Achieve intelligent linkage and power saving with the Smart Power Strip featuring the RL78/G10 low pin count, compact, low power general-purpose microcontroller.

Description

The Smart Power Strip is a popular household appliance, which is widely used in intelligent linkage control and power saving of connected devices.

This Smart Power Strip solution features the RL78/G10 low power consumption, small package MCU. It can control the power supply of multiple terminals in conjunction simultaneously, such as a mainframe computer (master device) and a monitor (slave device), or a television with a set-top box and router, etc. The timer function of the RL78/G10 can detect when master outlet is turned on or off and supply power to slave outlet automatically when master outlet is on.

Key Features

  • Demo board includes the RL78/G10 MCU
  • Offers intelligent linkage control and power saving: If the device connected to the master outlet turns on or off, the power supply of the slave outlet will be automatically turned on or off with a delay of 100ms
  • The default threshold is set to 30W, to improve anti-interference
  • When the power of the device connected to the master outlet is larger than the default threshold, the MCU uses a relay to turn on the power supply of the slave outlet
  • When the power of device connected to the master outlet is less than the default threshold, the MCU uses a relay to turn off the power supply of the slave outlet

Smart Power Strip

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RL78/G10

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Renesas demonstrates the Smart Power Strip quick solution featuring the RL78/G10 microcontroller.
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Renesas demonstrates the Smart Power Strip quick solution featuring the RL78/G10 microcontroller.
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Renesas demonstrates the Smart Power Strip quick solution featuring the RL78/G10 microcontroller.

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