Home automation system
GNU Phantom.Home is a computer controlled home automation system. The software includes a circuit diagram for building the Phantom.Home.Controller, a simple circuit board that attaches to your PC's parallel port. Using the combination of hardware/software you can control (ie flip on and off) nearly any 120v device. With a little bit of electronics know-how, you can probably control nearly any device at any voltage by modifying the circuit boards to meet your needs. The simple circuit included can be created and built for around $25.00. The modules cost around $10.00 (basically a heavy duty relay). Phantom Home is now compatible with HDML, so if you have an HDML wireless phone you can use it to operate the system.
released on 28 June 2000
31 January 2001
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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 January 2017.
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