Reply to post: Re: Ré causing, not curing chaos

PC lab in remote leper colony had wrong cables, no licences, and not much hope


Re: Ré causing, not curing chaos

I've used the simple resistor/capacitor drop method successfully. Great for low-current stuff like a PIR but no good at all for anything higher current. But where it works its simple, cheap, and more efficient than you'd think.

The circuit I disapprove of most are the touch-switch lamps which use a 0.5p resistor to isolate you from the mains. Yeah, really safe.

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