the digital era.

  AcidBurn7uk 12:27 17 May 2004
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Is it possible to control your house lights from your computer. Somebody I met in college said that they had this set-up but I din't believe them at the time. I assume it would be expensive if it was possible, but does anybody know if it is??

  woody147 12:38 17 May 2004

You could do this by connecting a PLC (programmable logic controller) up to your computer.
Why you'd ever want to is anyones guess.

  Graham ® 12:53 17 May 2004

PLCs click here

  Kate B 18:04 17 May 2004

my Dad controlled the heating from his Apple II back in the late 1970s - he had temperature sensors wired up to the machine via some code he'd written! I guess anything is possible ...

  AcidBurn7uk 18:33 17 May 2004

Not interested in doing it (yet!) but was just wondering if it was possible, Thanks all.

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