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Blinds (Or Any AC Power Motor) Control

How to control several roller shutters with inexpensive relay boards (not ruining them) with physical buttons and remotely simultaneously.

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Blinds (Or Any AC Power Motor) Control

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Arduino Nano R3
Arduino Nano R3
×1
4-CHANNEL RELAY CONTROLLER FOR I2C
ControlEverything.com 4-CHANNEL RELAY CONTROLLER FOR I2C
×1
Solid state 4 channel board
×1
Blind motor
Up to 4 motors can be controlled with one Arduino.
×1
Capacitor 100 nF 630 V
Quantity per motor.
×1
Resistor 100 ohm (0.5 W min!)
Do not use precision resistors (the blue ones)! Quantity per motor.
×1
Varistor 275 VAC
Quantity per motor.
×1
Diode generic
Any signal or power diode is OK. Quantity per blind.
×3
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Optional for remote control
×1
nRF24 Module (Generic)
Optional for remote control
×2

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE
Domoticz
Optional, only for remote control. Any other automation controller can be used or even none, it is just to trigger the console command.

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)

Story

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Schematics

Blinds control schematic

Arduino controlling 4 blind motors

Code

Arduino sketch

Credits

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