With this 7 outlet Smart Strip Power Strip, the outlets work together to switch your devices on and off automatically, saving you money on your electric bills.
Two of the outlets always have power (the red ones), allowing you to plug-in devices that should never turn off, like an alarm clock radio.
Of the other five, one of the outlets is the main outlet (blue), and the other four of the outlets are "controlled" (one is transformer-spaced). Those four controlled outlets will automatically turn off whenever a 10% (or more) drop in current to the main outlet is detected, and automatically turn on when an increase of 7 watts or more in power to the main outlet is sensed.
It has a lighted power switch, and is wall mountable. The Smart Strip has two RC filters to help prevent false switching. The 6 foot long power cord is a heavy-duty power cord. It uses 1 watt of electricity when fully energized, and 0 watts when the switched outlets are off.
How to use:
Plug your computer into the main outlet (blue), and its peripherals (ie router, speakers) into any of the other four non-colored outlets. When you shut down your computer, all of the peripherals will also turn completely off. When you turn on your computer, the peripherals will all turn on. This way there is no idle current (also known as 'phantom load') flowing to your peripherals. You can also use this for your TV, DVD player, and speakers. You don't need to switch anything on the power bar, it automatically comes on when your computer does.
Think of all the devices that you have plugged in all the time, and the fact that all of them are slowly sipping power--modern big-screen TVs, and CRT computer screens alone draw 5-20 watts when turned off. The Energy Star website estimates that this electrical usage creates the equivalent greenhouse gas emissions to 3 million cars on the road.
Electrical specifications include:
- Rating: UL 1449 Rating 120 Volt 50/60 Hz
- Surge Protection: 1225 joules, 48000 amps, 130 volts
- EMI/RFI Filtering2 Spike Blocking Bar coil chokes, up to 60 db line noise reduction
- Manufacturer Warranty: 2 Years
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