Master Controller

The master controller is a hardware/software combination that controls and monitors physical devices.  Using a USB device switch states are detected and lights/relays are activated.

Original Design

Parallel Port controlled
Check out that huge power supply.

Parallel Port controlled

Parallel Port controlled
Figuring out where all the wires went.
Some wires went to the studio lights & switches

New Equipment

Motion, Temperature, Light sensors
Sump Pump relay
Sump Pump relay
Sump Pump relay
Sump Pump relay

New Design

mounted slave

Zone Minder

Upgrade cameras

IP cameras w/ POE $1000

Ethernet cable
$109 500′ outdoor

16 port (8 w/POE) Ethernet switch
$115 Linksys LGS116P 80 Watts

Computer $1000
2 ethernet
32 meg ram
loads of HD space