All this work has finally resulted in a working prototype!

Tonight I finished the ground wires, wired all the power, cut out a panel for the C14 power connecter and switch, and mounted the solenoid. I connected my Ubuntu laptop, ran MPF with my simple config, and saw everything work!
Here are a few pics of the process. First, cutting a power panel:

Next, here it is all put together:

And the wiring behind the scenes:

Finally, the solenoid mounted in its new home. I still need a spring to reset the position.

Author: homechicken

Dvorak Typist. Mandarin Speaker. Mugwump. Commander of Her Royal Majesty's 102nd Garden Gnome Regiment. Collector of Hobbies. Cat Whisperer. Maker of Things.

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