This Art Controller Relay Kit from Evil Mad Scientist is a stand-alone relay board with an on-board ATtiny2313 microcontroller which governs timing and logic and possesses the ability to control a single electromechanical relay for switching loads of up to 24VDC or 40VAC. Each Art Controller comes equipped with a single pole - double throw (SPDT) sealed relay which can handle a current load of up to 5A (10A Normally Open). This means that when current is applied to the coil it throws a simple changeover switch, terminating the connection from the NC (Normally Closed) contact to ground and closing the NO (Normally Open) contact. Use them to switch high voltage/high current devices. This is a stand-alone, pre-programmed, board which is ideally used in projects where you need to switch and electronic load on or off with a relay and timer.
The Art Controller may look like your typical relay board but, in fact, it is more flexible in time range and functionality. Each controller is equipped with an 8-position DIP switch giving you the ability to select times from one second all the way to 31 hours. SInce the ATtiny2313 comes pre-programmed any adjustments to timing can be done through the DIP switch without any additional programming!
The Art Controller is sold as an easy-to-assemble kit and includes everything listed below with clear assembly instructions and additional tips listed in the documents section.
This kit was a collaboration between EMSL and a couple kinetic art sculptors who needed a simple board to control their art. Checkout some of CTP and Nemo Gould’s pieces!
Note: This kit includes a screw terminal for power, but does NOT include a barrel jack. Check the related items below.
- 1x Art Controller PCB
- 1x ATtiny2313 Microcontroller
- 1x GSLA SPDT 5A Relay
- 1x 8-Position DIP Switch
- 1x 100uF 10V Capacitor
- 1x 10uF 50V Capacitor
- 1x 2N4401 Transistor
- 1x 1A Linear Regulator
- 1x 6-32 x ¼" Screw
- 1x 6-32 Kep Nut
- 1x 6-pin Header
- 1x 20-pin Socket
- 1x Screw Terminal, 3-pos
- 2x Screw Terminal, 2-pos
- 2x 1N5817 Diode
- 2x Yellow LED, 3mm
- 3x 1K Resistor
- 3x 0.1uF 25V Capacitor
This product is listed in:
Documentation and Resources:
- The Maker Revolution
The Maker Revolution celebrates the creation of new devices and the modification of existing ones - the transition from a consumer buying goods to eventually having a major part in their creation. The Maker Revolution places strong emphasis on free (...
We deliver Australia-wide with these options:
- $3 for Small Items (4-6 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
- $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
- $8.32 for Express Post (1-2 days, tracked)
- Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region
International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:
- $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
- $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)
If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.
Our physical address:
Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
Please checkout our customer service page if you have other frequently asked questions such as "do we do purchase orders" (yes!) or "are prices GST inclusive" (yes they are!). We're here to help - get in touch with us to talk shop.