slowgrinder said: Is this thing UL listed? Don't burn down your house. I have bought some other things from Etekcity that said UL, CSA, ETL, etc. in the listing, but had no stickers on the actual components.
Although they looked OK, I do not believe they were tested by anyone.
Edit- The picture shows ETL, so maybe these are OK
posted: Jul. 29, 2014 @ 7:06p
I have these and love them.
posted: Jul. 29, 2014 @ 9:22p
Bagofchips said: Buy now, figure out why later. I second that.
posted: Jul. 29, 2014 @ 9:57p
eighteenRabbit said: I have these and love them. Do they make any sound when switched on or off ? (relay clicking ?)
I have had an X10 system for many years and it's never been 100% reliable. Recently, after a storm some outlets no longer respond to X10 signals. I'm tired of trying to debug it. I'm going to buy this. I really don't like the idea of another remote lying around though.
posted: Jul. 29, 2014 @ 10:08p
skidmark said: Remote switches like these are great for elderly folks. looks like a useful device
yes, but then where did i put the remote?
(i have too many remotes already)
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posted: Jul. 29, 2014 @ 11:31p
You just get another remote thingy that sets off a buzzer that you stuck to your original remote.
posted: Jul. 30, 2014 @ 12:42a
DOOMI said: nguyenvht said: why not. in for 1 lol, that is my thought process on so many threads. My wallet is getting less and less fat all the time. hahahahahaha I'm in too....I am with you...since I found this site....been spending crazy!!!
posted: Jul. 30, 2014 @ 8:40a
i don't see what's with the name "auto-programmable" part. it's just a switch to my understanding. i've purchased these before; we use them for appliances that always stay on that we don't want to unplug when we're done using like bread machine and rice cooker. we also use for a lamp and stereo, so we don't need to bother with the actual device's power switch [and we can toggle it's power state from a distance].
posted: Jul. 30, 2014 @ 8:47a
If you don't have Amazon prime and want this set, here's another link:
Edit: I just noticed these are described as "used" (from eBay / Etekcity)
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posted: Jul. 30, 2014 @ 8:47a
This should come in handy during the Xmas season to control the indoor Xmas lights.
posted: Jul. 30, 2014 @ 8:51a
Normally I can resist but I'm already using a couple of different "remote control outlets" that I find quite handy. having 5 that operate from one remote....well, I had to buy. Then again might as well add a couple small items from my wish list while I was there.
these work pretty well for me. I used them for about a year now. They have randomly turned on 3 times total, but i guess that might be because someone was running a ir scanner? who knows, it only happened 3 times.
posted: Jul. 30, 2014 @ 9:59a
onlyvimal said: does coupon code still works "OFF9938U "? yes
posted: Jul. 30, 2014 @ 10:15a
No clue what I would use this for....
Can it turn off my Fatwallet account so I don't spend more money?!?!?!?
I use them for controlling the lamps and fan from my bed. Ditto for the guest bedroom. Turn on the living room lights from the outside.
posted: Jul. 30, 2014 @ 11:52a
Maybe I should buy this for my children. Where would I buy this?
posted: Jul. 30, 2014 @ 12:01p
joealbernpatana said: Maybe I should buy this for my children. Where would I buy this? Click the link in the first post
posted: Jul. 30, 2014 @ 12:50p
Do I need this? No Did I buy this? Yes
No wonder I'm getting a bit wider...... and my wallet a bit thinner.... Thanks OP and FW
posted: Jul. 30, 2014 @ 12:56p
> $19.99 with free shipping on orders $35+
In case it's not clear to anyone else, if you have prime, you don't need $35+ to get the free shipping.
posted: Jul. 30, 2014 @ 3:37p
The price dropped to 23.50 before $7 coupon code. Also shipping dropped from $6.49 to $5.49 (no free prime shipping now though).
I called Amazon a few minutes ago and they cancelled my order from yesterday and I placed a new order.
posted: Jul. 30, 2014 @ 4:54p
$23.50 - $7 discount + $5.49 S/H (Not eligible for Amazon Prime) = $21.99 is what I'm showing. How do I get free shipping with Prime?
posted: Jul. 30, 2014 @ 5:06p
PatKane said: $21.99 - $7 discount + $5.49 S/H (Not eligible for Amazon Prime) = $21.99 is what I'm showing. How do I get free shipping with Prime? I see $23.50 (July 30 @ 6pm EST) not $21.99
You have to sign-up for prime ($99 per year) on Amazon's site
posted: Jul. 30, 2014 @ 5:08p
typo in my post has been fixed (starting price is indeed $23.50).
I have Prime and item is now showing as "Not eligible for Amazon Prime"
posted: Jul. 30, 2014 @ 5:13p
PatKane said: typo in my post has been fixed (starting price is indeed $23.50).
I have Prime and item is now showing as "Not eligible for Amazon Prime" You're right. Looks like they dropped the free shipping with prime. With shipping now, it's 2 bucks more than with free prime shipping before.
posted: Jul. 30, 2014 @ 5:39p
Specifications Power input/output: 120V/60Hz, max. 1200W 10A Low power consumption: 1.8w
Yeah, kind of good & suck... They should make it for 110/220 V.
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