FreeBSD and controlling an alarm via relay
achill at matrix.gatewaynet.com
Tue Jul 5 12:54:46 UTC 2011
Στις Tuesday 05 July 2011 14:30:47 γράψατε:
> 2011-07-05 12:02, Achilleas Mantzios skrev:
> > Στις Tuesday 05 July 2011 11:41:38 ο/η Bernt Hansson έγραψε:
> >> 2011-07-04 12:39, Achilleas Mantzios skrev:
> >>> Hello, sorry for the cross-post but i believe this question might seat in both lists.
> >>> I am the guy who had the done the old 1.23.3 zoneminder port some years ago, and i am thinking of installing/testing
> >>> the new 1.24.4 port, submitted by bsam at FreeBSD.org.
> >>> Besides the basic functions, i am thinking of re-using some old techniques by which i controlled
> >>> the home alarm via a NC/NO circuit (basically it was an enhanced door contact),
> >>> driven by an old zyXel modem, which in turn was driven by a small perl program driving the com port, and
> >>> which was called by a deamon reading zoneminder shared memory info directly.
> >>> That way i could trigger the alarm system getting into alarm state, whenever zoneminder detected motion,
> >>> in a fully controlled and programmatic way.
> >> Is this what you you are looking for
> >> http://www.telldus.se/products/tellstick
> > Basically i am thinking of something like this:
> > http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/USB-Eight-Channel-Relay-Board-RS232-Serial-Controlled-/110710829016?pt=UK_BOI_Electrical_Components_Supplies_ET&hash=item19c6e12fd8
> > a USB controlled 8-channel relay board, rs232 serial controlled
> OK. Velleman has 8 & 16 channel relay boards, K8056, K6714 (8channels)
> and K6714-16 (16Channels). I have an schematic from elektor/elektuur
> with which you can control 64+ outputs from the printerport.
Thanx, this one looks a little pricey, @ 119$, the USB i refered to is in the ranks of 30euros.
> > What would be my chances with this on FreeBSD 8.2?
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