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## 4x Relay Phidget

ID: REL1000_0
Recommended for new designs: This product (or a similar replacement with a compatible form, fit and function) is estimated to be available for ten years or more.

Switch the power of up to four circuits at 210W of DC power or 1750 VA of AC power with this mechanical relay module.

## $30.00 Quantity Available: 1000+ Qty Price 5$28.50
10 $27.00 25$24.00
50 $21.00 100$19.50
250 $18.00 500$16.50
1000 $15.00 The REL1000 is a mechanical relay that will let you control the power circuits of as many as four separate devices. This Phidget connects to your computer through a VINT Hub. #### Features: • Control up to four separate devices • Rated for 210W of DC power or 1750 VA of AC power • DC applications - switch a circuit of up to 30V at 7A. • AC applications - switch up to 12A or 277V AC, as long as the total power doesn't exceed 1750 VA • Requires external Power supply #### Technical Details: • Isolation - A voltage spike on the load side of the relay will not damage the control side #### VINT Hubs This Phidget is a smart device that must be controlled by a VINT Hub. For more information about VINT, have a look at the VINT Primer. You can use a Phidget Cable to simply and easily connect the two devices. Here's a list of all of the different VINT Hubs currently available: Product Board Image Part Number Price Number of VINT Ports Controlled By HUB0000_0$30.00 6 USB (Mini-USB)
HUB5000_0 $60.00 6 Local Network (Ethernet or Wi-Fi) SBC3003_0$120.00 6

#### Phidget Cables

Use a Phidget cable to connect this device to the hub. You can solder multiple cables together in order to make even longer Phidget cables, but you should be aware of the effects of having long wires in your system.

Product Physical Properties
Image Part Number Price Cable Length
3002_0 $2.00 600 mm 3003_0$1.50 100 mm
3004_0 $3.00 3.5 m 3038_0$2.25 1.2 m
3039_0 $2.75 1.8 m CBL4104_0$1.75 300 mm
CBL4105_0 $2.00 900 mm CBL4106_0$2.50 1.5 m

#### Power Supplies

This Phidget requires a power supply between 8 and 30V DC. We recommend that you use a 12V 2A DC power supply, since this is more than enough power to operate all four relays. Select the power supply from the list below that matches your region's wall socket type.

Product Electrical Properties Physical Properties
Image Part Number Price Power Supply Current Output Voltage Wall Plug Style
3022_0 $10.00 2 A 12 V Australian 3023_1$10.00 2 A 12 V European
3024_1 $10.00 2 A 12 V North American 3025_0$10.00 2 A 12 V British
3084_0 $1.50 500 mA 12 V European 3085_0$1.50 500 mA 12 V North American
3086_0 $10.00 1 A 24 V North American PSU4013_0$20.00 2.5 A 24 V
PSU4014_0 $40.00 5 A 24 V PSU4015_0$20.00 1 A 24 V
PSU4016_0 $40.00 15 A 24 V PSU4017_0$75.00 15 A 24 V
PSU4018_0 $20.00 5 A 12 V ## Part 1: Setup ### Select Device Your Phidget must be connected to a device with a VINT port using a 3-wire Phidget cable. ### Which device are you connecting to? ### HUB0000 - Select OS ## Select your Operating System: ### HUB5000 - Select OS ## Select your Operating System: ### SBC3003 - Select OS ## Select your Operating System: ### HUB0000 - Windows ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library ## Step 2: Connect Devices ## Step 3: Verify Connection ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library Before you begin using your Phidgets, you will need to install the Phidget Library. 1. Download the installer for your system: ● 32-bit Installer Download ● 64-bit Installer Download If you're unsure which one you should get, press ⊞ WIN + Pause/Break: Before installing our libraries, be sure to read our Software License. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 2. Open the download. If it asks you for permission, select Run ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3a. Select Next ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3b. Read the Licence Agreement. Select Next. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3c. Choose Installation Location. Select Next. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3d. Confirm Install ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3e. Wait for Installation to complete. This should only take a few moments. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3f. Installation Complete. Close installation Window. ## Step 2: Connect Devices ● Connect USB Cable to your Windows Computer ● Connect VINT Device(s) ## Step 3: Verify Connection 1. Open the Phidgets Control Panel: If your Control Panel does not open, look in your taskbar. Double click the Phidget Icon. ## Step 3: Verify Connection 2. If connected, your Phidgets will appear in the Phidget Control Panel. ## Done! If you're able to see and interact with your devices in the Phidget Control Panel, you're done with the Setup part of this guide. Scroll down to Part 2: Using Your Phidget for the next step. For more help installing in Windows (e.g. manual install, using a VM, etc.), visit this page: ### HUB0000 - MacOS ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library ## Step 2: Connect Devices ## Step 3: Verify Connection ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library Before you begin using your Phidgets, you will need to install the Phidget Library. 1. Download the installer for your system: ● OS X 10.11+: Installer Download ● Mac OS X 10.7 - OS X 10.10: Installer Download ● Mac OS X 10.5 - OS X 10.6: Installer Download Before installing our libraries, be sure to read our Software License. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 2. Open the download and double click on Phidgets.pkg ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3a. Select Continue ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3b. Read and continue. Read the License and click Agree. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3c. Here, you have the option to select the installation location. Select Install to continue. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3d. MacOS may ask for permission to install. Enter your username and password and Install Software. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3e. Wait for Installation to complete. This should only take a few moments. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3f. You may see a message that the extension has been blocked. Select Open Security Preferences. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3g. Beside the message for Phidgets Inc, Click Allow. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3h. Installation Complete, Click Close. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3i. To delete the installer, click Move to Trash. ## Step 2: Connect Devices ● Connect USB Cable to your Mac ● Connect VINT Device(s) ## Step 3: Verify Connection 1. Open the Phidgets Control Panel: ## Step 3: Verify Connection 2. If connected, your Phidgets will appear in the Phidget Control Panel. ## Done! If you're able to see and interact with your devices in the Phidget Control Panel, you're done with the Setup part of this guide. Scroll down to Part 2: Using Your Phidget for the next step. For more info installing in MacOS (e.g. developer tools, driver extension, etc.), visit this page: ### HUB0000 - Linux ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library ## Step 2: Connect Devices ## Step 3: Verify Connection ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 1. First, you need to install the libusb-1.0 development libraries. For example, in Debian based distributions: apt-get install libusb-1.0-0-dev You’ll also need a C compiler and builder, if you don’t already have one installed. apt-get install gcc apt-get install make ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 2. Next, download and unpack the Phidgets library: ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3. Use the following commands in the location you unpacked to install the library: ./configure make sudo make install ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 4. (Optional) You can also download and unpack the following optional packages: phidget22networkserver - Phidget Network Server, which enables the use of Phidgets over your network phidget22admin - Admin tool to track who is connected to your Phidgets when using the network server libphidget22extra - Required for phidget22networkserver and phidget22admin libphidget22java - The Java libraries for Phidget22 For installation instructions for these packages, see the README file included with each one. ## Step 2: Connect Devices ● Connect USB Cable to your Linux Computer ● Connect VINT Device(s) ## Step 3: Verify Connection 1. The easiest way to verify that your libraries are working properly is to compile and run an example program. Download and unpack this C example that will detect any Phidget: ## Step 3: Verify Connection 2. Next, open the terminal in the location where you unpacked the example. Compile and run using: gcc HelloWorld.c -o HelloWorld -lphidget22 sudo ./HelloWorld ou should receive a “Hello” line for each Phidget channel that is discovered: I don’t see any Phidgets show up in the HelloWorld example You need to run it with sudo in order to be able to access USB devices. In order to use Phidgets without sudo, you need to set your udev rules. See the Advanced Information page on the final slide of this guide for details. ## Done! If you're able to see your devices in the Hello World example, you're done with the Setup part of this guide. Scroll down to Part 2: Using Your Phidget for the next step. For more info installing in Linux (e.g. Udev rules, old versions, etc.), visit this page: ### HUB5000 - Windows ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library ## Step 2: Connect Devices ## Step 3: Connect Wireless ## Step 4: Verify Connection ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library Before you begin using your Phidgets, you will need to install the Phidget Library. 1. Download the installer for your system: ● 32-bit Installer Download ● 64-bit Installer Download If you're unsure which one you should get, press ⊞ WIN + Pause/Break: Before installing our libraries, be sure to read our Software License. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 2. Open the download. If it asks you for permission, select Run ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3a. Select Next ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3b. Read the Licence Agreement. Select Next. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3c. Choose Installation Location. Select Next. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3d. Select Next to confirm install. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3e. Wait for Installation to complete. This should only take a few moments. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3f. Installation Complete. Close installation Window. ## Step 2: Connect Devices ● Connect Power Jack ● Connect VINT Device(s) ● Connect Ethernet to a Router or Switch (optional) ## Step 3: Verify Connection Choose a setup method: ### Connection (Mobile) ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 1. When you connect the power supply to the HUB5000, the red LED should turn on. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 2. On your mobile device, go to the Wi-Fi settings and connect to the HUB5000: ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 3. When asked for a password, enter the password printed on the HUB5000’s label. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 4. Once your device is connected to the HUB5000’s WiFi signal: Click on the WiFi network and find an option that says “Manage router” or “Visit homepage”. Go to your internet browser and type 192.168.100.1 in the address bar. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 5. Create a password for your HUB5000. You'll use it to access the Configure Page from now on. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 6. Navigate to the network page. Change the Mode to Client. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 7. Enter your Wifi Network details and click Save & Apply. It may take a few minutes for your Phidgets to appear in the Phidget Control Panel, which we’ll check in the next step. ## Step 4: Verify Connection 1. Open the Phidgets Control Panel: If your Control Panel does not open, look in your taskbar. Double click the Phidget Icon. ## Step 4: Verify Connection 2. If connected, your Phidgets will appear in the Phidget Control Panel. ## Done! If you're able to see and interact with your devices in the Phidget Control Panel, you're done with the Setup part of this guide. Scroll down to Part 2: Using Your Phidget for the next step. For more help installing in Windows (e.g. manual install, using a VM, etc.), visit this page: ### Connection (Ethernet) ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 1. When you connect the power supply to the HUB5000, the red LED should turn on. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 2. In your Web Browser, enter hub5000.local ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 3. Create a password for your HUB5000. You'll use this password to access the Configure Page from now on. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 4. Navigate to the network page. Change the Mode to Client. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 5. Enter your Wifi Network details to use your Hub wirelessly and click Save & Apply. You can then disconnect the ethernet cable. It may take a few minutes for your Phidgets to appear in the Phidget Control Panel, which we’ll check in the next step. ## Step 4: Verify Connection 1. Open the Phidgets Control Panel: If your Control Panel does not open, look in your taskbar. Double click the Phidget Icon. ## Step 4: Verify Connection 2. If connected, your Phidgets will appear in the Phidget Control Panel. ## Done! If you're able to see and interact with your devices in the Phidget Control Panel, you're done with the Setup part of this guide. Scroll down to Part 2: Using Your Phidget for the next step. For more help installing in Windows (e.g. manual install, using a VM, etc.), visit this page: ### HUB5000 - MacOS ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library ## Step 2: Connect Devices ## Step 3: Connect Wireless ## Step 4: Verify Connection ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library Before you begin using your Phidgets, you will need to install the Phidget Library. 1. Download the installer for your system: ● OS X 10.11+: Installer Download ● Mac OS X 10.7 - OS X 10.10: Installer Download ● Mac OS X 10.5 - OS X 10.6: Installer Download Before installing our libraries, be sure to read our Software License. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 2. Open the download and double click on Phidgets.pkg ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3a. Select Continue ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3b. Read and continue. Read the License and click Agree. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3c. Here, you have the option to select the installation location. Select Install. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3d. MacOS may ask for permission to install. Enter your username and password and Install Software. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3e. Wait for Installation to complete. This should only take a few moments. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3f. You may see a message that the extension has been blocked. Select Open Security Preferences. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3g. Beside the message for Phidgets Inc, Click Allow. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3h. Installation Complete, Click Close. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3i. To delete the installer, click Move to Trash. ## Step 2: Connect Devices ● Connect Power Jack ● Connect VINT Device(s) ● Connect Ethernet to a Router or Switch (optional) ## Step 3: Verify Connection Choose a setup method: ### Connection (Mobile) ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 1. When you connect the power supply to the HUB5000, the red LED should turn on. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 2. On your mobile device, go to the Wi-Fi settings and connect to the HUB5000: ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 3. When asked for a password, enter the password printed on the HUB5000’s label. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 4. Once your device is connected to the HUB5000’s WiFi signal: Click on the WiFi network and find an option that says “Manage router” or “Visit homepage”. Go to your internet browser and type 192.168.100.1 in the address bar. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 5. Create a password for your HUB5000. You'll use this password to access the Configure Page from now on. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 6. Navigate to the network page. Change the Mode to Client. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 7. Enter your Wifi Network details and click Save & Apply. It may take a few minutes for your Phidgets to appear in the Phidget Control Panel, which we’ll check in the next step. ## Step 4: Verify Connection 1. Open the Phidget Control Panel: ## Step 4: Verify Connection 2. If connected, your Phidgets will appear in the Phidget Control Panel. ## Done! If you're able to see and interact with your devices in the Phidget Control Panel, you're done with the Setup part of this guide. Scroll down to Part 2: Using Your Phidget for the next step. For more info installing in MacOS (e.g. developer tools, driver extension, etc.), visit this page: ### Connection (Ethernet) ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 1. When you connect the power supply to the HUB5000, the red LED should turn on. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 2. In your Web Browser, enter hub5000.local ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 3. Create a password for your HUB5000. You'll use this password to access the Configure Page from now on. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 4. Navigate to the network page. Change the Mode to Client. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 5. Enter your Wifi Network details to use your Hub wirelessly and click Save & Apply. You can then disconnect the ethernet cable. It may take a few minutes for your Phidgets to appear in the Phidget Control Panel, which we’ll check in the next step. ## Step 4: Verify Connection 1. Open the Phidget Control Panel: ## Step 4: Verify Connection 2. If connected, your Phidgets will appear in the Phidget Control Panel. ## Done! If you're able to see and interact with your devices in the Phidget Control Panel, you're done with the Setup part of this guide. Scroll down to Part 2: Using Your Phidget for the next step. For more info installing in MacOS (e.g. developer tools, driver extension, etc.), visit this page: ### HUB5000 - Linux ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library ## Step 2: Connect Devices ## Step 3: Connect Wireless ## Step 4: Verify Connection ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 1. First, you need to install the libusb-1.0 development libraries. For example, in Debian based distributions: apt-get install libusb-1.0-0-dev You’ll also need a C compiler and builder, if you don’t already have one installed. apt-get install gcc apt-get install make ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 2. Next, download and unpack the Phidgets library: ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3. Use the following commands in the location you unpacked to install the library: ./configure make sudo make install ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 4. (Optional) You can also download and unpack the following optional packages: phidget22networkserver - Phidget Network Server, which enables the use of Phidgets over your network phidget22admin - Admin tool to track who is connected to your Phidgets when using the network server libphidget22extra - Required for phidget22networkserver and phidget22admin libphidget22java - The Java libraries for Phidget22 For installation instructions for these packages, see the README file included with each one. ## Step 2: Connect Devices ● Connect Power Jack ● Connect VINT Device(s) ● Connect Ethernet to a Router or Switch (optional) ## Step 3: Verify Connection Choose a setup method: ### Connection (Mobile) ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 1. When you connect the power supply to the HUB5000, the red LED should turn on. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 2. On your mobile device, go to the Wi-Fi settings and connect to the HUB5000: ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 3. When asked for a password, enter the password printed on the HUB5000’s label. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 4. Once your device is connected to the HUB5000’s WiFi signal: Click on the WiFi network and find an option that says “Manage router” or “Visit homepage”. Go to your internet browser and type 192.168.100.1 in the address bar. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 5. Create a password for your HUB5000. You'll use this password to access the Configure Page from now on. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 6. Navigate to the network page. Change the Mode to Client. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 7. Enter your Wifi Network details and click Save & Apply. It may take a few minutes for your Phidgets to appear in the Phidget Control Panel, which we’ll check in the next step. ## Step 4: Verify Connection 1. The easiest way to verify that your libraries are working properly is to compile and run an example program. Download and unpack this C example that will detect any Phidget: ## Step 3: Verify Connection 2. Next, open the terminal in the location where you unpacked the example. Compile and run using: gcc HelloWorld.c -o HelloWorld -lphidget22 sudo ./HelloWorld ou should receive a “Hello” line for each Phidget channel that is discovered: I don’t see any Phidgets show up in the HelloWorld example You need to run it with sudo in order to be able to access USB devices. In order to use Phidgets without sudo, you need to set your udev rules. See the Advanced Information page on the final slide of this guide for details. ## Done! If you're able to see your devices in the Hello World example, you're done with the Setup part of this guide. Scroll down to Part 2: Using Your Phidget for the next step. For more info installing in Linux (e.g. Udev rules, old versions, etc.), visit this page: ### Connection (Ethernet) ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 1. When you connect the power supply to the HUB5000, the red LED should turn on. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 2. In your Web Browser, enter hub5000.local ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 3. Create a password for your HUB5000. You'll use this password to access the Configure Page from now on. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 4. Navigate to the network page. Change the Mode to Client. ## Step 3: Connect Wireless 5. Enter your Wifi Network details to use your Hub wirelessly and click Save & Apply. You can then disconnect the ethernet cable. It may take a few minutes for your Phidgets to appear in the Phidget Control Panel, which we’ll check in the next step. ## Step 4: Verify Connection 1. The easiest way to verify that your libraries are working properly is to compile and run an example program. Download and unpack this C example that will detect any Phidget: ## Step 3: Verify Connection 2. Next, open the terminal in the location where you unpacked the example. Compile and run using: gcc HelloWorld.c -o HelloWorld -lphidget22 sudo ./HelloWorld ou should receive a “Hello” line for each Phidget channel that is discovered: I don’t see any Phidgets show up in the HelloWorld example You need to run it with sudo in order to be able to access USB devices. In order to use Phidgets without sudo, you need to set your udev rules. See the Advanced Information page on the final slide of this guide for details. ## Done! If you're able to see your devices in the Hello World example, you're done with the Setup part of this guide. Scroll down to Part 2: Using Your Phidget for the next step. For more info installing in Linux (e.g. Udev rules, old versions, etc.), visit this page: ### SBC3003 - Windows ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library ## Step 2: Connect Devices ## Step 3: Verify Connection ## Step 4: Connect Wireless ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library Before you begin using your Phidgets, you will need to install the Phidget Library. 1. Download the installer for your system: ● 32-bit Installer Download ● 64-bit Installer Download If you're unsure which one you should get, press ⊞ WIN + Pause/Break: Before installing our libraries, be sure to read our Software License. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 2. Open the download. If it asks you for permission, select Run. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3a. Select Next. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3b. Read the Licence Agreement. Select Next. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3c. Choose Installation Location. Select Next. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3d. Select Next. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3e. Wait for Installation to complete. This should only take a few moments. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3f. Installation Complete. Close installation Window. ## Step 2: Connect Devices ● Connect Power Jack ● Connect VINT Device(s) ● Connect Ethernet to a Router or Switch in the same network as your Windows PC ## Step 3: Verify Connection 1. Open the Phidgets Control Panel: If your Control Panel does not open, look in your taskbar. Double click the Phidget Icon. ## Step 3: Verify Connection 2. If connected, your Phidgets will appear in the Phidget Control Panel. Now that the SBC's ethernet connection is verified, it can be connected to wifi. If you don't have a USB wifi adapter or you're planning to stay on ethernet, you can scroll down to Part 2: Using Your Phidget ## Step 4: Connect Wireless 1. In your web browser, enter phidgetsbc.local ## Step 4: Connect Wireless 2. Create a password for your SBC. You'll use this to access the configuration page from now on. ## Step 4: Connect Wireless 3. Navigate to Network -> Wireless. Select your Network, enter the wifi password and select Add This Network. ## Step 4: Connect Wireless 4. Scroll down to your saved networks, click on your network and select Join This Network. ## Step 4: Connect Wireless 5. It should now say connected in the status column. You can now unplug the ethernet cable. ## Step 4: Connect Wireless 6. Return to the Phidget Control Panel to access your Phidgets. ## Done! If you're able to see and interact with your devices in the Phidget Control Panel, you're done with the Setup part of this guide. Scroll down to Part 2: Using Your Phidget for the next step. For more help installing in Windows (e.g. manual install, using a VM, etc.), visit this page: ### SBC3003 - MacOS ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library ## Step 2: Connect Devices ## Step 3: Verify Connection ## Step 4: Connect Wireless ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library Before you begin using your Phidgets, you will need to install the Phidget Library. 1. Download the installer for your system: ● OS X 10.11+: Installer Download ● Mac OS X 10.7 - OS X 10.10: Installer Download ● Mac OS X 10.5 - OS X 10.6: Installer Download Before installing our libraries, be sure to read our Software License. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 2. Open the download and double click on Phidgets.pkg ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3a. Select Continue ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3b. Read and continue. Read the License and click Agree. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3c. Here, you have the option to select the installation location. Select Install. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3d. MacOS may ask for permission to install. Enter your username and password and Install Software. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3e. Wait for Installation to complete. This should only take a few moments. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3f. You may see a message that the extension has been blocked. Select Open Security Preferences. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3g. Click Allow. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3h. Installation Complete, Click Close. ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3i. To delete the installer, click Move to Trash. ## Step 2: Connect Devices ● Connect Power Jack ● Connect VINT Device(s) ● Connect Ethernet to a Router or Switch in the same network as your Mac ## Step 3: Verify Connection 1. Open the Phidget Control Panel: ## Step 3: Verify Connection 2. If connected, your Phidgets will appear in the Phidget Control Panel. Now that the SBC's ethernet connection is verified, it can be connected to wifi. If you don't have a USB wifi adapter or you're planning to stay on ethernet, you can scroll down to Part 2: Using Your Phidget ## Step 4: Connect Wireless 1. In your web browser, enter phidgetsbc.local ## Step 4: Connect Wireless 2. Create a password for your SBC. You will use this to access the configuration page from now on. ## Step 4: Connect Wireless 3. Navigate to Network -> Wireless. Select your Network, enter the wifi password and select Add This Network. ## Step 4: Connect Wireless 4. Scroll down to your saved networks, click on your network and select Join This Network. ## Step 4: Connect Wireless 5. It should now say connected in the status column. You can now unplug the ethernet cable. ## Step 4: Connect Wireless 6. Return to the Phidget Control Panel to access your Phidgets. ## Done! If you're able to see and interact with your devices in the Phidget Control Panel, you're done with the Setup part of this guide. Scroll down to Part 2: Using Your Phidget for the next step. For more info installing in MacOS (e.g. developer tools, driver extension, etc.), visit this page: ### SBC3003 - Linux ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library ## Step 2: Connect Devices ## Step 3: Verify Connection ## Step 4: Connect Wireless ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 1. First, you need to install the libusb-1.0 development libraries. For example, in Debian based distributions: apt-get install libusb-1.0-0-dev You’ll also need a C compiler and builder, if you don’t already have one installed. apt-get install gcc apt-get install make ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 2. Next, download and unpack the Phidgets library: ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 3. Use the following commands in the location you unpacked to install the library: ./configure make sudo make install ## Step 1: Install Phidgets Library 4. (Optional) You can also download and unpack the following optional packages: phidget22networkserver - Phidget Network Server, which enables the use of Phidgets over your network phidget22admin - Admin tool to track who is connected to your Phidgets when using the network server libphidget22extra - Required for phidget22networkserver and phidget22admin libphidget22java - The Java libraries for Phidget22 For installation instructions for these packages, see the README file included with each one. ## Step 2: Connect Devices ● Connect Power Jack ● Connect VINT Device(s) ● Connect Ethernet to a Router or Switch in the same network as your Linux machine ## Step 3: Verify Connection 1. The easiest way to verify that your libraries are working properly is to compile and run an example program. Download and unpack this C example that will detect any Phidget: ## Step 3: Verify Connection 2. Next, open the terminal in the location where you unpacked the example. Compile and run using: gcc HelloWorld.c -o HelloWorld -lphidget22 sudo ./HelloWorld If everything is working, you should receive a “Hello” line for each Phidget channel that is discovered: I don’t see any Phidgets show up in the HelloWorld example You need to run it with sudo in order to be able to access USB devices. In order to use Phidgets without sudo, you need to set your udev rules. See the Advanced Information page on the final slide of this guide for details. Now that the SBC's ethernet connection is verified, it can be connected to wifi. If you don't have a USB wifi adapter or you're planning to stay on ethernet, you can scroll down to Part 2: Using Your Phidget ## Step 4: Connect Wireless 1. In your web browser, enter phidgetsbc.local If you're using a terminal-only Linux machine, use the browser on your phone instead. (If you use a phone, you need to enter the IP address your router assigned to the SBC instead of phidgetsbc.local) ## Step 4: Connect Wireless 2. Create a password for your SBC. You will use this to access the configuration page from now on. ## Step 4: Connect Wireless 3. Navigate to Network -> Wireless. Select your Network, enter the wifi password and select Add This Network. ## Step 4: Connect Wireless 4. Scroll down to your saved networks, click on your network and select Join This Network. ## Step 4: Connect Wireless 5. It should now say connected in the status column. You can now unplug the ethernet cable. ## Step 4: Connect Wireless 6. Run the HelloWorld example again to confirm that your Phidgets are accessible over wifi. ## Done! If you're able to see your devices in the Hello World example, you're done with the Setup part of this guide. Scroll down to Part 2: Using Your Phidget for the next step. For more info installing in Linux (e.g. Udev rules, old versions, etc.), visit this page: ## Part 2: Using Your Phidget ### About The REL1000 has mechanical relays that will let you control the power circuits of as many as four separate devices. It is suitable for both AC and DC applications. You interact with the REL1000 through the Digital Output Channel Class to switch power to your circuit or device on and off. ### Explore Your Phidget Channels Using The Control Panel You can use your Control Panel to explore your Phidget's channels. 1. Open your Control Panel, and you will find the following channels: 2. Double click on a channel to open an example program. Each channel belongs to the DigitalOutput channel class: Power Relay: Turns the relay on and off In your Control Panel, double click on "Power Relay": ## Part 3: Create your Program ## Part 4: Advanced Topics and Troubleshooting How do I know what channel, serial number, or hub port to use in my program? Before you open a Phidget channel in your program, you can set these properties to specify which channel to open. You can find this information through the Control Panel. 1. Open the Control Panel and double-click on the red map pin icon: 2. The Addressing Information window will open. Here you will find all the information you need to address your Phidget in your program. See the Phidget22 API for your language to determine exact syntax for each property. Failsafe Feature Starting from firmware version 110, using Phidget22 library versions 1.0.0.20190107 and later, this device supports the use of a failsafe feature to put your device in a safe state should your program hang or crash. With this feature, each Digital Output channel on this device has its own independently settable failsafe timer. If the failsafe is not enabled, the device will behave as it did before the addition of this feature, maintaining the last state or duty cycle it received until it is explicitly told to stop. Enabling the failsafe feature for a channel starts a recurring failsafe timer. Once the failsafe timer is enabled, it must be reset within the specified time or the channel will enter a failsafe state. Resetting the failsafe timer will reload the timer with the specified failsafe time, starting when the message to reset the timer is received by the Phidget. For example: if the failsafe is enabled with a failsafe time of 1000ms, you will have 1000ms to reset the failsafe timer. Every time the failsafe timer is reset, you will have 1000ms from that time to reset the failsafe again. If the failsafe timer is not reset before it runs out, the channel will enter a failsafe state. For Digital Output channels, this sets the output to a FALSE state. On the REL1000 this switches the relay contact to the Normally-Closed position. Once the channel enters the failsafe state, it will reject any further input until the channel is reopened. To prevent the channel from falsely entering the failsafe state, we recommend resetting the failsafe timer as frequently as is practical for your applicaiton. A good rule of thumb is to not let more than a third of the failsafe time pass before resetting the timer. Once the failsafe has been enabled, it cannot be disabled by any means other than closing and reopening the channel. When you use a failsafe in your program, we strongly recommend setting up an error event handler to catch the Failsafe Error Event, to allow your program to catch the failsafe event. If you want your program to try to automatically recover from a failsafe state, you can close and re-open the channel from the error event handler after determining a failsafe condition caused the event. Safety The relays on the REL1000 are SPDT (Single pole, double throw). This means there is a common pin (C), a normally open pin (NO) and a normally closed pin (NC). When the relay is off (i.e. no power running through the relay coil), the switch will be resting in the NC position, as seen in the diagram. When the relay's Digital Output object is toggled in software, it will switch to the NO position. If the Digital Output object is closed (using the Close() method), the relay will always return to the NC position. For this reason, it is considered a best practice to call Close() at the end of your program. If communication between the REL1000 and your computer is broken (e.g. if the Phidget cable is unplugged), the relay will not change state. You will get a detach event for the attached channels of that Phidget. It is recommended you handle this case in your Digital Output detach handler. Since communication between the relay and computer is already interrupted, you can not tell the Digital Output to return to the NC position unless you use the Failsafe feature. (See Failsafe section in this User Guide or in the Phidget22 API documentation) #### Product Specifications Board Properties Controlled By VINT Relay Properties Number of Relays 4 Switch Type SPDT Load Current Min 100 mA Turn-off Time Max 5 ms Turn-on Time Max 8 ms Contact Resistance Max 50 mΩ Dielectric Strength 1.5 kV AC Electromagnet Coil Resistance 70 Ω Switching Power Max (Real) 210 W Switching Power Max (Apparent) 1.8 kVA Electrical Properties Load Voltage Max (DC) * 30 V DC Load Current Max (DC) 7 A Load Voltage Max (AC) 277 V AC Load Current Max (AC) 12 A Current Consumption Min (VINT Port) 500 μA Power Consumption 40 mW Supply Voltage Min 8 V DC Supply Voltage Max 30 V DC Physical Properties Recommended Wire Size 12 - 24 AWG Operating Temperature Min -40 °C Operating Temperature Max 70 °C Customs Information Canadian HS Export Code 8536.41.00 American HTS Import Code 8536.41.00.50 Country of Origin CN (China) *Note: Switching this relay at voltages higher than 30V will result in a reduced product lifespan. Please Note: This relay cannot be switched at its maximum AC voltage and current at the same time. Ensure that total power of the load does not exceed the switching power for the relay. For example, you can switch this relay at 277V AC and 6.3A (1750VA), or at 145V AC and 12A (1750VA), but not at 277V and 12A (3324VA). #### Estimated Relay Lifespan The lifespan of the relays on this Phidget vary depending on how much current you're switching and whether it's AC or DC. The following graph illustrates the relationship between load current and relay lifespan: The vertical axis is the lifespan of the relay (number of actuations) and the horizontal axis is load current in amps. As you can see, increasing load current from 5A to 10A can reduce relay life by more than half. #### Documents #### Product History Date Board Revision Device Version Comment June 2017 0 101 Product Release May 2019 0 110 Added failsafe timer functionality #### Software Objects Channel NameAPIChannel Power Relay DigitalOutput 0 - 3 #### API  Choose a Language C C# / VB.NET Java JavaScript Max/MSP Python Swift Phidget API Manager API Networking API Connection API Logging API Dictionary API Back Forward Print this API #### Code Samples  Choose a Language Choose a Device Serial Number: ? #### Example Options #### Downloads  Make your selections to display sample code.  #### Code Samples Language: APIDetailLanguageOS DigitalOutput Visual Studio GUI C# Windows Download DigitalOutput Java Android Download DigitalOutput JavaScript Browser Download DigitalOutput Multi-Channel Example JavaScript Browser Download DigitalOutput Objective-C macOS Download DigitalOutput Swift macOS Download DigitalOutput Swift iOS Download DigitalOutput Visual Basic .NET Windows Download DigitalOutput Max/MSP Multiple Download #### Have a look at our relay boards: Product Electrical Properties Image Part Number Price Load Current Max (AC) Load Voltage Max (AC) Load Current Max (DC) Load Voltage Max (DC) 1012_2B$95.00
1014_2B $55.00 12 A 277 V AC 7 A * 30 V DC 1017_1B$85.00 2 A 250 V AC 2 A * 120 V DC
3051_1B $17.00 12 A 277 V AC 7 A * 30 V DC 3052_1$15.00 2.5 A 28 V AC 2.5 A 40 V DC
3053_0 $30.00 (per channel) 9 A 28 V AC (per channel) 9 A 40 V DC 3054_0$10.00 500 mA 28 V AC 500 mA 40 V DC
PSU1000_0 $15.00 15 A 125 V AC REL1000_0$30.00 12 A 277 V AC 7 A * 30 V DC
REL1100_0 $25.00 8 A 30 V DC REL1101_0$50.00 8 A 30 V DC
REL2001_0 $10.00 12 A 277 V AC 7 A * 30 V DC REL2002_0$12.00 2 A 240 V AC 2 A 120 V DC
REL2103_0 $15.00 10 A 30 V AC * 10 A 30 V DC #### Hockey Puck Relays For applications with a higher switching power, Hockey Puck style relays are the more robust choice: Product Electrical Properties Image Part Number Price Control Voltage Min Control Voltage Max Load Voltage Min (DC) Load Voltage Max (DC) Load Voltage Max (AC) 3950_0$20.00 4 V DC 32 V DC 30 V DC
3951_0 $25.00 4 V DC 32 V DC 50 V DC 3952_0$30.00 4 V DC 32 V DC 30 V DC
3953_1 $15.00 4 V DC 32 V DC 280 V AC 3958_0$45.00 3 V DC 32 V DC 5 V DC 120 V DC
3962_0 \$15.00 4 V DC 32 V DC 280 V AC