The Raspberry Pi can make a great home automation controller. But to be really useful, it needs to be able to turn electrical appliances and lights on and off. That means it needs to be able to control 110V safely.

In this lesson, you will combine the PIR sensor from Lesson 12 with the Powerswitch Tail 2 module from Adafruit, to automatically switch something on when movement is detected.

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