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Author: Marko Mäkelä

This plugin drives a solid-state relay by the TxD line of a serial interface (RS-232). The relay powers the monitor and the speakers on or off. Whenever the playback is suspended, the output equipment will be switched off.

Hardware requirements

  • serial interface (RS-232)
  • solid-state relay

Software requirements

  • vdr >= 1.5.1
  • vdr 1.4 and Shutdown-Rewrite >= 1.0
  • vdr 1.3 and vdr-suspend patch >= 0.4.1


[1] Plugin homepage
[1] Instructions for building a relay circuit