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Sound Activated: Electronic Voice Activated Switch

These electronic switches are activated by voice, sound, infrared, etc.

Voice activated switches is are activated by sound, but some are specifically tuned to the voice frequencies. These voice and sound activated switches will help you build circuits that detect or operate once a voice or sound is detected...

Photo: Sound Voice Activated Relay Switch Sound Voice Activated Relay Switch
This mini-VOX - voice operated relay - is based on a circuit published in Silicon Chip, 9/1994, p31.
Photo: Sound Activated Electronic Switch Sound Activated Electronic Switch
Adjust the sensitivity of this circuit to control a Relay that can turn on whatever is connected to the contacts of the relay. Very practical circuit for a variety of projects. Turn on a light when your dog barks, or set of a siren when an intruder makes
Photo: Touch Switch Relay Board Touch Switch Relay Board
Both a touch and a contact switch are built on one PC board so that the builder can see how each works. A battery can power the contact switch but you'll need an AC power supply for the touch switch to work well. The circuit switches a relay with a 3 Amp
Photo: Light Activated Relay Switches Light Activated Relay Switches
Three relay-based electronic switching circuits that switch according to light levels.
This super cool circuit behaves as a clapper-switch. You clap and the circuit turns on. Clap and it turns off. Great as a light clap switch.
Photo: InfraRed Remote Control Switch - Infared Remote Control InfraRed Remote Control Switch - Infared Remote Control
Power on/off almost anything with this infrared controlled electronic switch. Some spell it Infared!
Photo: Home Car Alarm Security System Electronic Kit Home Car Alarm Security System Electronic Kit
This circuit is an alarm for the home, car and a lot more. It employs a magnet and reed switch to trigger the circuit. An intergral piezo sounder produces the alarm sound (100dB). There is also a relay capable fo handling up to 10 amps that will switch wh
Photo: Motion Detector Ultrasonic Movement Detector Motion Detector Ultrasonic Movement Detector
The circuit uses a matched pair of 40 Khz transducer elements to detect movement up to 22 feet away. You may add a relay (not included) to switch higher voltage loads. The unit switches a LED for movement indication. Sensitivity is setable via control. Cr
Photo: Sound Activated FM Transmitter Sound Activated FM Transmitter
Sound turns on the transmitter, which operates in the FM radio band. A neat way to catch a thief in another room or garage. The volume of sound needed to trigger the circuit is adjustable. The two stage transmitter has good range and the circuit powers do
Photo: Light Activated Music Box Light Activated Music Box
This circuit will play a tune when light strikes a light dependent resistor, such as when a music box lid is opened.
Photo: Count-Down Timer - Relay Output Switch Count-Down Timer - Relay Output Switch
Timer kits are an ever popular item with the hobbyist. This uses a 555 timer IC and goes from 8 seconds to 8192 seconds.
Photo: Timer Circuits Relay Switches Timer Circuits Relay Switches
Timer circuits are handy for many experimenters projects, not to mention the photo lab. This kit has three separate circuits that can be used individually or together. Each circuit has a separate 5 Amp relay. Circuits operate on 9 Volt DC.
Photo: Photo Sensor with Control Relay Photo Sensor with Control Relay
The most popular use for this kit is to make you own night-light. It can also be used to switch just about any appliance on or off in light or darkness. Light sensitivity is adjustable over quite a range. The relay can handle up to 10 Amps at 110VAC. Oper
Photo: Parallel Port Relay Switch Board Parallel Port Relay Switch Board
Use an old PC as a "dedicated controller" to turn on or off devices lab or radio shack. The circuit includes eight relays controlled with (included) software for either DOS or Windows 3.1. The kit is a boon to the Science Fair project, laborator