Considering the price of that contactor, is there any reason not to use a solid state relay of sufficient load capacity eg
Edit: being aware of course...
I don't think you're missing much by not having access to IFTTT - maybe a location-based link or two that could be useful. You could download IFTTT and scroll through all the pre-built automations to see if anything warrants the $10.
Same as ThatGuy_ZA suggests, maybe investigate Home Assistant...
I have a Dell Optiplex 745 USFF, definitely a little elderly. Last week it decided to do a random restart shortly after a cold boot (booted into Windows 7, then it restarted shortly after I had opened an app) and then repeated this behaviour a few times at different intervals.
I opened it and...
I'm in a very similar position with Home Assistant and Sonoff switches using AlexxITs integration.
Most of the automations I find are for use with Tasmota, and are often applied with Node Red.
The eWeLink app still works with unflashed Sonoff kit, so I just use the Power-on State switch on the...
Is this the minister himself (see video at end of article) going for a joyride in/on one of these things?
@zippy320 - head on over to the app store and install Google Home, Google Assistant and Home Assistant, they work fine on iPhone. Also bear in mind that you can get all your Sonoff kit into Home Assistant (HassOS) without having to flash with Tasmota.
I have this camera's brother - the main difference is that mine does not do colour at night, and H264 vs H265. Good quality camera, good images, apps and software seem solid enough. You're paying for some extra features (siren, strobes etc) that you may not have a use for.