Adding a Timed Button to a Project
In this tutorial you will learn how to add an on button that will provide power to your project for an amount of time and then turn off again. We will be using a Solid State Relay (SSR) to deal with AC (alternating current) voltages like what you would see coming out of your wall at your house.
If you would like to follow along with this tutorial, you will need the following:
Before getting started, you may find some of the concepts below helpful.
- How to Solder
- Voltage, Current, Resistance, and Ohm's Law
- How to Use a Multimeter
- Alternating Current (AC) vs. Direct Current (DC)
- How to Power a Project
- Connector Basics
- Electric Power
- Controllable Power Outlet