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Sparkfun posted another handy tutorial, this one covers how to use a relay to switch wall power via one little ol’ 5-volt microcontroller. A very helpful ability to add to your palette, which of course requires the obligatory “mains supply” caution statement – Don’t Touch! I very much look forward to resetting my cable modem via AVR, how bout you? – Controlling Big, Mean, Devices