Turning On/Off 6600 Remotely

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I brought this (AC/DC Power Relay with Protection & De-Bounce. Screw Terminals. 120V Trigger Input)

Anyone have a wire diagram, idiot proof how to wire this up to the 6600 to turn it on and off remotely.
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Hugo Escalante

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rjguidrysr

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Use that myself.  Shield of RCA to Common and to Normally open to RCA center pin.
Power up needs to hold this shorted for as long as you want 6600 on and works perfectly.
Need to look carefully for the N/C and N/O.  Top to bottom in your picture is N/O common N/C 
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So what I want to do is turn on the Flex 6600 remotely from a Wemo type device.
So if I wire it according to your reply and plug the relay in to wall socket, I'm I able to then connect the Wemo to the power supply and remotely turn the power supply on/off and the 6600 will too??
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Yep just need a dry contact to the remote jack.
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rjguidrysr

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Hugo, yes control the WEMO device which will apply A/C power to the relay and the dry contacts of a this  device will turn the 66oo on.  You need to enable this on the Radio Setting panel.  That enable remote control.  Hope that helps. I am using it right not that way.  I control the PC and monitors and rotor as well with WEMO devices. 73, Good luck!
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It is implied that the 12VDC supply to the radio is always on, just the remote jack on the radio gets shorted together the entire time the radio is to be turned on. Unsure what the results would be switching power on and off with the remote jack shorted, doesn't sound desirable to me anyway.
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rjguidrysr, can you provide a link to your device?
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Clay N9IO

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Neil N3DF thanks for the info, still learning new tricks.
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rjguidrysr

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Amazon quick delivery and works great.  I picked up a box of 1 foot long power cords offered as well and make odd shaped wall plugs/transformers able to fit nicely on all outlets.  There are  8 controlled and two on all the time if needed.  WifI if needed and I looked inside and well made!

 
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Unit is easy to set up: get a IP address and set a TCP port  so my unit is say 192.168.1.134 port 8001
At home PC just use my static IP at remote or domain name and port 8001 and I have full control of unit, it's setting and logged data as well.
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I've had good luck with this device which sells for $12 

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B071XHF67G/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I plugged it into the raspberry pi that I use for remote access VPN and remoting the SPE amplifier (via USB). When I want to power cycle the 6600 I just use a command line command. There is existing open source software (available in debian/raspian) for interfacing with this unit. 

If anyone is interested I can share the name of the command line program. I think it's usbrelay.