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Using a free Google Mini

Discussion in 'Projects & Mods' started by goodmanners, Jul 7, 2019.

  1. goodmanners

    goodmanners Member

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    So I got a Google Home mini for free with my Spotify account. I was using WeMo plug in adapters to wirelessly control turning on and off the pinball machines in my pinball room.
    But with the Google mini set up and linked to the WeMo plugs and switches now I can just walk into the games room and turn on lights and machines using voice commands. Plus I named each switch to the machine so I can say "Hey Google turn on Iron Maiden" and Google will turn on that machine...

    The Google minis are cheap now and I am going to put one in each room of the house. I like the way they integrate with the plug switches to turn pins on and off downstairs. There are some cheap switching plug options available now too.

    Anyone else do anything similar?
     
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    "Turning on the iron Maiden"
    I have these on my pins and arcade games. Great for hard to reach switches.
     
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    You can group your plugs and set a mood lighting with Phillips hue. Walk into the room and say "hey Google, turn on the arcade"
     
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    Are the plugs expensive? Thanks.
     
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    They can be. They are 20-25 bux. WeMo plugs are 40
     
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