Garrett Bartley
Published © GPL3+

Home Outlet Monitor

Monitor the state of a home outlet or circuit and send an alert when the power to the outlet or circuit goes out.

EasyFull instructions provided30 minutes1,577
Home Outlet Monitor

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Spark Core
Particle Spark Core
Also works with a Photon (or even Electron!)
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USB LiPo/Li-Ion Charger
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Resistor 220 Ohm
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Resistor 330 Ohm
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Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
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Breadboard (generic)
Breadboard (generic)
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USB Power Supply (500mA+)
With appropriate USB micro/mini cable
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Li-Ion Battery 500mAh
500 mAh or greater recommended
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Software apps and online services

IFTTT - Particle Channel

Story

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Schematics

Breadboard Schematic

The basic schematic. The battery and charger are different from what I actually used but are very similar. The graphics in the schematic are what I had to work with. ;-)
Particle power monitor bb

Code

particle-power-monitor

Teh code

Credits

Garrett Bartley

Garrett Bartley

16 projects • 44 followers
Husband, father, maker.

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