Daniel Legut
Published © Apache-2.0

Green Box: Remotely Controllable Power Consumption

Green Box: Manage & monitor your energy use remotely! Plug in, access, and save power. Eco-friendly control at your fingertips.

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Green Box: Remotely Controllable Power Consumption

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Blues Global Starter Kit
×1
One Channel 5V Relay
×1
Wired Outlet Plug
×1
Fused Power Socket with Rocker Switch
×1
AC to DC 5V Power Supply
×1
Power Cord
×1
ACS712 Current Sensor
×1
1/8 inch (3mm) Acrylic Sheets
×5
3D Printing Filament PLA
×1
Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
×1
20 Gauge Wires
×1
24 Gauge Wires
×1
30 Gauge Wires for Wire Wrapping
×1
Soldering Flux
×1
M3 Nylon Fasteners
Nylon doesn't conduct electricity
×1
M3 Nylon Standoffs
Nylon doesn't conduct electricity
×1
M3 Nylon Fasteners
Nylon doesn't conduct electricity
×1
Super Glue
×1
USB-A to Micro USB type B
×1
Cotton Balls
for cleaning burn marks on cut panels
×1
Cotton Swabs
for cleaning burn marks on cut panels
×1
Rubbing Alcohol
for cleaning tooling marks
×1

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE
VS Code
Microsoft VS Code
Blues Notehub.io
Blues Notehub.io
Python 3.10.0
KiCad
KiCad

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Helping Hands
Wire Strippers
Wire Wrap Tool
Portable Soldering Iron
Dremel 3D40 Printer
https://fox.build/ makerspace
Big Blue Laser Cutter
https://fox.build/ makerspace
X-Acto Knives
For cleaning up 3D printing parts.
Clay Shaping Tools
I've found clay shaping tools are good for cleaning up 3D printed parts.

Story

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Custom parts and enclosures

gcode for 3D print of Edges

Bottom Panel

Side Panels

Top Panel

Front Panel

Back Panel

3D Print Edge STL

3D Printed Foot

You can add 4 of these to bottom of box.

Schematics

Schematic Image

Open it in an image editor

Code

Green Box Remotely Controlled Outlet

Git Version Control Software

Credits

Daniel Legut

Daniel Legut

1 project • 1 follower
Software Engineer with over 5 years of experience developing new products and services.

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