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# Recommended future project: Turning a computer on via RaspPipleasenospy 2016-04-13 18:20
Could you do a project for turning on your pc remotely? I figured the GPIO pins could be connected to a pc's PS_ON pins.

You could use a IFTTT recipe (only on Android) to activate an app or process that would tell the RaspPi to turn the computer on. The recipe could be like (If I connect to my Home Wifi.... then turn pc on)
# RE: Comments and Suggestionsboredman 2016-04-14 10:14
First thing that comes to my mind is to use Wake-On-Lan, if your PC is connected by wired ethernet. There are many smart phone apps which will send a magic packet to a MAC address on a press of a button.

Perhaps you can build a small device that plugs into USB port and initiates a computer wakeup USB HID call. I've done that with my Arduino-based IR remote controller:
Instead of IR, you could use a BT module and have your phone send a command to it this way.

Of course, your suggestion of tapping directly to PS_ON pin on motherboard would also work. You would still need some kind of device to implement connection to your phone.

Thanks for the tip about IFTTT. I am not familiar with it, but it looks very interesting. Will read up on it!
# Home Energy Monitoringsharuvman 2017-03-18 03:31
I am interested to buy a prototype unit of 'Home Energy Monitoring system' that you have described in your website. May I know what is the cost and how I can arrange for shipping.

# RE: Home Energy Monitoringboredman 2017-03-18 15:42
Unfortunately, I can't help you there. I do these projects as a hobby, for my own amusement and it doesn't make sense for me to build a few additional units for sale. However, all the code and instructions are open source, so anybody is free to duplicate the designs or improve on them, whether it is for profit or not. ;-)

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