Arturo José Jumpa SanchezNicholas Lambiase

Smart Power Strip

Internet controlled power strip with dimming capabilities

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Smart Power Strip

Things used in this project

Hardware components

SparkFun ESP8266 Thing - Dev Board
SparkFun ESP8266 Thing - Dev Board
Amazon Echo
Amazon Alexa Amazon Echo
Custom Zero cross detection circuit + 3CH TRIAC module
See schematic diagram below
Seeed Studio Nylon Strain Relief Fitting NPT 1/2"
Female Power Receptacles
Any 5V AC/DC supply would do

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE
Alexa Skills Kit
Amazon Alexa Alexa Skills Kit
AWS Lambda
Amazon Web Services AWS Lambda
AWS DynamoDB
Amazon Web Services AWS DynamoDB

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Makerbot Replicator (Fifth Generation)
Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)


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Custom parts and enclosures

Smart Strip Enclosure

Housing for the electronic components

Enclosure cover

Cover for the project enclosure

3ch Dimmer Module

3D view of the dimmer module


Housing for the smart power strip electronics

Cover Blueprint

Cover for the smart power strip


3Ch opto-isolated dimmer module

This circuit takes care of providing the zero cross detection signal and switching the TRIACs on

ESP8266 Thing Dev Board

Connections to ESP board


Smart Power Strip Code

Code and summary of project


Arturo José Jumpa Sanchez

Arturo José Jumpa Sanchez

3 projects • 7 followers
Mechanical engineer by training, tinkerer of all things by trade
Nicholas Lambiase

Nicholas Lambiase

0 projects • 1 follower