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Smart Power Strip WiFi Power Bar 5ft Extension Cord Compatible with Alexa Google Home and IFTTT TECKIN Surge Protector with 4 USB Charging Ports and Smart AC Plugs for Multi Outlets

Last Updated: June 4, 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.2
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
552
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0
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Review Summary - 537 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Software Platform
 221
alexa, google home, smart life app, power strip, google
+87%
-13%
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" ...  Linked up easily with Jinvoo app and works great with alexa ,all four AC outlets are individually controlled switches or can be used as a single 4 gang with power strip comand,also the 4 Type A USB switch is 1 switch.  ...  "
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" ...  Alexa setup and control is quick and easy. ... Individual outlets can be relabeled in the software for quick access although you need to allow Alexa some leniency with naming as my wife's name wasn't interpreted by her (jealousy?).  ...  "
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" ...  Works flawlessly with Alexa.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was easy, app is great .  ...  "
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" ...  Can control all of that using our echo dot or the alexa app on our phones. ... I set up an Alexa routine that flashes the lamps off and on for a few seconds and then announces it's cleanup time for the kids and then plays some dancing music while they clean before bedtime.  ...  "
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" ...  Operates from my "Google Home" and from the "Smart Life" app.  ...  "
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" ...  Integration with Alexa also works well - though you can either only turn the whole power strip on or off using voice command.  ...  "
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" ...  Love it when it worked hoping for a new update and upgrades on it will make it perfect  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 168
app, google home, devices, smart, control
+88%
-13%
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" ...  While these are not connected via HomeKit (you can consider using HomeBridge), I can still setup scenes from within this app and control it via Siri commands.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great with Alexa. ... Haven't tried to connect with Google but will be easy enough.  ...  "
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" ...  The companion app makes it is easy to setup and works very well with Google Assistant and my other devices.  ...  "
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" ...  The clincher was the built-in support for Google Home devices!  ...  "
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" ...  It automatically showed up in my Alexa smart device list as well which is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to set up the power strip with my Google Mini Home and my phone as well.  ...  "
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" ...  I own several smart plugs and this is one of the best on the market.  ...  "
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" ...  It works with Alexa too so that's even better, if I forget to turn the lamps off I can do it from anywhere.  ...  "
Apps
 124
smart life app, alexa, google home, smartlife, smart
+82%
-18%
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" ...  Paired very easily with my google home app and I'm able to tell my google home to turn off individual plugs or the whole power strip.  ...  "
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" ...  It paired VERY easily with the Smart Life app on my phone which then synched with the Smart Life Skill in my Alexa app.  ...  "
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" ...  It integrates well with google home and the smart life app is easy to navigate.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as claimed , I already had the 'smart life' app installed on my phone controlling a different IOT device, so it was simple to add add this new device & personalize.  ...  "
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" ...  The companion app makes it is easy to setup and works very well with Google Assistant and my other devices.  ...  "
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" ...  The app and integration with Amazon Alexa work very well. ... Need either a notification thru the app or restore pre-outage configuration.  ...  "
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" ...  The biggest surprise that made me quite happy was that it uses the same Smart Life app (on Android) that I use for my smart light bulbs. ... You can also label and set timers for each outlet through the app.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy set up, simple app, works well with Google Home!  ...  "
Ports
 110
usb ports, plugs, individually, controlled, usb
+88%
-12%
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" ...  Both the power plugs and the USB outlets provide a tight secure connection. ... The 4 USB plugs are controlled as one outlet. ... The USB port DOES support Rapid Charging for my Motorola G6 phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I have two of these and a few of the single socket smart plugs!  ...  "
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" ...  If you need a power strip with individually controlled outlets and USB ports, this is a really good choice.  ...  "
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" ...  I have several WIFI enabled devices that I can connect to this one hub.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't have any issues with the USB part even!  ...  "
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" ...  I can control each individual plug. ... I really like that it has the USB plugs as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy setup, quick WiFi connection, nice design, especially the layout of outlets and USB ports gives me enough space to plug multiple devices at the same time. ... After naming the plugs in the Smart Home App, I was able to voice-control each outlet and 4 USB ports via Google Home.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought two, one at each end of the family room with a lamp for each and bought USB charging cables for mini USB and Apple lightning devices.  ...  "
Setup
 107
easy, instructions, easy to set, app, easy to setup
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Setup was easy and only took about 20 minutes to name every outlet and test they all worked with the app. ... Unplugged it from where I did the setup and moved it to the room it was needed in and everything was flawless.  ...  "
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" ...  The setup only took about 30 seconds.  ...  "
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" ...  This power strip was easy to set up, too.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple, easy to set up, and it's a power strip that I can control with my Google Home.  ...  "
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" ...  set up a breeze.  ...  "
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" ...  Setting up: It took a few minutes to set up. ... I had to try the AP mode to get it connected, but once connected, everything was easy to figure out.  ...  "
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" ...  The product looks really sleek and it was fairly easy to install. ... It took a few times to get everything connected, but from there it was a breeze.  ...  "
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" ...  Setting this strip up was very easy and the app is actually surprisingly good.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 102
easy to set, app, setup, set, easy to use
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Fairly easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was easy, app is great .  ...  "
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" ...  It's very easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple and awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup and use.  ...  "
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" ...  The manufacturer was very easy to work with and they were very kind. ... It was also very easy to set up and pair with my google home.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy set up, simple app, works well with Google Home!  ...  "
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" ...  The instructions in the box to integrate with the app appear to be slightly outdated but are relatively easy to figure out.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 50
working, stopped working, month, using, died
+38%
-62%
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" ...  This product has quit working after three months of little usage.  ...  "
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" ...  USB stop working in 3 months.  ...  "
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" ...  but probably 1 of 10 attempts.  ...  "
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" ...  The strip shuts off after five days, sometimes less.  ...  "
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" ...  until it died a week later.  ...  "
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" ...  This stopped working in less than a month after set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Owned and used product for just under two months, come home one evening to product being completely dead and unusable, cannot get any satisfaction from Amazon and the only way to contact support at the manufacturer is via email.  ...  "
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" ...  First one lasted 2 months - second one lasted two weeks.  ...  "
Power Consumption
 47
strip, smart power strip, recommend this power, highly recommend, teckin
+85%
-15%
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" ...  In my opinion, the value of this power strip supercedes the amount paid.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had no issues with this easy to use smart power strip.  ...  "
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" ...  What a cool power strip. ... TLDR: the Teckin power strip is an easy product to give 5-stars to.  ...  "
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" ...  The first power strip worked great.  ...  "
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" ...  I would definitely recommend this power strip.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent power strip! ... Highly recommend this power strip to make your home smarter!  ...  "
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" ...  Great power strip. ... The entire power strip can be turned on or off remotely.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, I'm satisfied with this purchase and would recommend it if you were looking for a smart power strip.  ...  "
Wifi
 39
network, 5ghz, wi fi, router, power strip
+62%
-38%
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" ...  Just click add device, go through a few on screen instructions, and choose your wifi network. ... I used the check network function within the Smart Life app and interestingly it said that the network connection was poor on both devices, even the one that is working perfectly fine.  ...  "
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" ...  If you have a highly secure home network, like I do, do not expect this device to work.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to match and pair with the right WiFi.  ...  "
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" ...  You must have a 2.4ghz wifi connection for it to connect to.  ...  "
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" ...  hooks to Iphone to allow Wifi management  ...  "
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" ...  I have several WIFI enabled devices that I can connect to this one hub.  ...  "
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" ...  The Google Wifi broadcasts both a 2.4 and a 5 Ghz signal with the same name. ... To do this, I renamed the Google Wifi and then put my phone into Hotspot mode with the network name I wanted to use. ... Meaning my network is called "Home Network" and that is what my Google Wifi was transmitting. ... I renamed the Google Wifi to be "Home Network1" then put my phone in to hotspot mode with the network "Home Network" and used the same password as what I was using on the Google Wifi.  ...  "
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" ...  In the search the WiFi smart power strip from Teckin pop up.  ...  "
Price
 33
money, worth, value, good, waste
+88%
-12%
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" ...  I have been looking for a product like this for some time and I found this and the price was "DEFINITELY RIGHT".  ...  "
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" ...  With this price, I can't ask for more.  ...  "
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" ...  All in all a great product for the price and time will only tell what the longevity is but it seems to be built quite sturdy with a heavy cord and plug so I think It'll be fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the money!  ...  "
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" ...  My money back would just be easier.  ...  "
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" ...  It's pretty good for used as an aquarium controller, especially for that price.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the money  ...  "
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" ...  I say its worth the $$$  ...  "
Charging
 33
usb, charge, chargers, usb ports, strip
+91%
-9%
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" ...  I labeled 1 turbo charger and 1 charger for my phone it has magnetic attachments you can swap out as they are both turbo chargers 1 is double the amps so I use that as turbo and label other as charger for my phone , 2 clock (smart device which now controls it even if i dont have my phone since it is set up just by saying hay Google can u turn off light , or floor lamp or just lamp it learns I have it to Hay Google can you turn off light and it says ok and off goes the light even from 15 ft awa  ...  "
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" ...  I was looking for a solution to have a strip hub for my key devices giving the possibility of charging my usb gadgets.  ...  "
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" ...  Enough power to charge 12" iPad Pro using usb slot.  ...  "
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" ...  Good thing is that 4 USB ports are available so I can charge my all cell phone and tablets.  ...  "
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" ...  It's perfect for my office setup with all of my USB devices charging right off of it, and a timer set for my printer and stereo to make sure they turn off if I forget to by nighttime.  ...  "
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" ...  This plugged in solidly like a charm and it’s right by my nightstand, perfect for lamp, CPAP, Kindle/phone charging and an electric fan (husband needs the heat turned up at night) so I don’t have to choose between charging my phone and having the light on.  ...  "
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" ...  Like I use one of the outlets for my phone charger and I have setup a schedule for the outlet to turn off and hour after I go to bed and turn on an hour before I wake up. ... Now I don't worry about leaving my phone on charge all night.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this power strip primarily to connect with Alexa and control charging of my smartphones and laptop.  ...  "
Capacity
 27
house, home, family, living room, control
+96%
-4%
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" ...  I always forget to turn off my living room lamp.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I can say "Hey Google, turn on Family Room outlet 2" and the light comes on.  ...  "
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" ...  All in all a good purchase and I will probably be buying more to automate other areas of my house.  ...  "
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" ...  I have use it in my bedroom to control lights around the room.  ...  "
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" ...  I plan to add one of these in my office and in my guest room to finally have nearly every light and device in my house controlled by Alexa.  ...  "
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" ...  I've got all of my living room lighting setup through the strip and it sits unobtrusively under the sofa.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly what we needed for our home office  ...  "
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" ...  I already had one of these in my house.  ...  "
Network
 26
router, network, connected, 5ghz, 2 4ghz
+58%
-42%
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" ...  Never had any signal drops or any other issues.  ...  "
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" ...  The Google Wifi broadcasts both a 2.4 and a 5 Ghz signal with the same name.  ...  "
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" ...  super reliable have never had an issue with it ever disconnecting from my network.  ...  "
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" ...  So far this has been working great, my router is very far away and it gets the signal just fine, it’s very responsive, no issues so far.  ...  "
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" ...  It was somewhat far away from my internet router and still, reacted quickly and effortlessly every time.  ...  "
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" ...  Note: My Router has 2 radio status (2.4 & 5Ghz).  ...  "
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" ...  And getting it onto a very strong WiFi network meant I almost literally had to place it right next to the hub.  ...  "
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" ...  My WIFI is 5GHz (ORBI) and devices automatically selects 5GHz or 2.4GHz.  ...  "
Marketplace
 25
works, advertised, product, works as advertised, tried
+84%
-16%
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" ...  Works just as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Once I did that it works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Product is exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  This works exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Its good product and is as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Seller is uber nice and very good to work with.  ...  "
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" ...  Works just like advertised.  ...  "
Build Quality
 24
build, nice, looks, dropped, well
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Love having control with broken arm!  ...  "
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" ...  Set up is easy, packaging is high quality, the device has very solid construction.  ...  "
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" ...  The adapter is leek in design and hard build.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and good quality materials  ...  "
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" ...  I moved to a place without lots of electrical outlets, and half of them won’t reliably hold the plug in the right position.  ...  "
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" ...  +Great, sturdy plastic, not heavy but doesn't feel cheap  ...  "
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" ...  It is a sturdy device and thus far has performed as designed and without any apparent dirty current.  ...  "
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" ...  Cute features before it broke.  ...  "
USB
 17
usb ports, 4, controlled, control, 4 usb ports
+88%
-12%
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" ...  This is slightly more than the amazon smart plug and you get 4 plugs and USB.  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to control every plug and the USB hub.  ...  "
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" ...  NOTE: the individual USB ports cannot be controlled separately from each other. ... either all 4 USB on or all off.  ...  "
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" ...  The extra USB ports are nice too.  ...  "
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" ...  each receptacle and the USB group are individually controllable and nameable.  ...  "
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" ...  The usb bank can be turned on or off.  ...  "
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" ...  Each plug (including USB) can be controlled separately.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like that it has the USB plugs as well.  ...  "
Returns
 16
returning, sending, return window, replacement, refund
+19%
-81%
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" ...  If can't figure this out by tonight, I am sending it back!  ...  "
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" ...  I'm giving up and sending it back.  ...  "
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" ...  Sent it back.  ...  "
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" ...  Will be returning them.  ...  "
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" ...  This was garbage.  ...  "
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" ...  The vendor was nice and tried to work with me on a replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  Returned this junk sfter reaching out to manufacturer for support only to be ignored.  ...  "
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" ...  Hopefully it works or I’ll be returning it.  ...  "
Controls
 15
power button, switches, button, use, switch
+47%
-53%
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" ...  if it DIDNT TURN SWITCHES OFF AND ON BY ITSELF.  ...  "
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" ...  Even a power button off and on wont help.  ...  "
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" ...  Cannot manually turn on the outlets with the button, it's just completely dead.  ...  "
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" ...  You can not control anything with a power button on it so keep this in mind.  ...  "
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" ...  No status lights, no response when pressing the power button, no nothing.  ...  "
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" ...  The options are not listed alphabetically so you have to read each option to find the correct one. ... That is a big pain and even once it is done I only have control over turning on/off the power for the entire SS30 and not individual outlets.  ...  "
Features
 13
function, timer, lights, light, even
+85%
-15%
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" ...  It took multiple times to set it up, I had to do it through the API mode which is fine.  ...  "
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" ...  For example, a lamp.  ...  "
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" ...  Cute features before it broke.  ...  "
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" ...  it even has a schedule function.  ...  "
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" ...  Glad it has lights that indicate whether the strip is on (in case I had turned the light of manually).  ...  "
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" ...  I have it set up to control various lights, filters, skimmers, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  One of this is enough for me to control a tank's main light, night light, pump, and CO2, all on different schedule.  ...  "
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" ...  it has a very bright red light.  ...  "
Product As Described
 11
advertised, works as advertised, product, exactly, described
+100%
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  This works exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Its good product and is as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Once I did that it works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works just as described.  ...  "
Design
 9
nice, well, look, built, also
+100%
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" ...  I like that it looks nice and sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes in a really sleek box and look very professional on my desk.  ...  "
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" ...  Also it looks great.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks good i am happy that I got it haven’t tried it yet I am sure I will appreciate it.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice looking and well built.  ...  "
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" ...  Solidly built and looks nice in white.  ...  "
Delivery
 8
time, product, expected, delivery, received
+100%
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" ...  This product was delivered promptly, works great and is a great addition to my smart home.  ...  "
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" ...  Received it as expected 2 days after order was placed.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery: The product came neatly packed and was delivered on time.  ...  "
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" ...  ^_^ Arrived much quicker than expected.  ...  "
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" ...  I am on my second box.  ...  "
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" ...  Package arrived on time and in great condition.  ...  "
Cables
 7
power, plugs, plug, perfectly, long
+71%
-29%
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" ...  The 5 foot power cord was a nice feature as other devices I have looked at have short cords like 1 to 3 feet.  ...  "
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" ...  This device replaced four individual ports in my den and really made a difference in cord upkeep too.  ...  "
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" ...  The power cord is heavy gauge and a good length.  ...  "
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" ...  The cable is long enough and the device has a good appearance too.  ...  "
Cleaning
 6
clean, works great, sturdy, app
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Allows me to set a timer to turn on/off lights as well as makes it easy to shut off filter and heaters for cleaning.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a sturdy device and thus far has performed as designed and without any apparent dirty current.  ...  "
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" ...  The power strip appears to be well made and the design is very clean and simple.  ...  "
Remote
 5
control, power, strip, wifi
+100%
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" ...  Once you download the third-party free "Smart Life" remote control software (iOS in my case) and are on the same local wifi as the remote, it finds the unit, lets you name it, and gives you full control.  ...  "
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" ...  WiFi connection setup and remote control is great.  ...  "
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" ...  It is through this method that the power strip bypasses your router and is actually being controlled by a remote server somewhere out in the cloud.  ...  "
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" ...  Decent price for power strip with remote capabilities. ... Simple remote control of each outlet and usb slots collectively using ios app.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 4
get, faulty
-100%
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" ...  Maybe i got lemons?  ...  "
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" ...  Perhaps I got a defective unit.  ...  "
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" ...  Came in DOA.  ...  "
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" ...  Did I get a defective unit?  ...  "
Bluetooth
 4
get, able, works great, work, wi fi
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Bluetooth is not working.  ...  "
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" ...  Also bluetooth couldn't locate which device I was trying to pair which also seems odd.  ...  "
Battery Life
 4
timer, power
+100%
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" ...  Safer and saves power from items that trickle charge or have standby power.  ...  "
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" ...  It helps me not to ruin my batteries by overcharging and integrates seamlessly with my Echo.  ...  "
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" ...  And they are fast charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Like: I only want my Uber E Scooter to charge a max of 5 hours.  ...  "
Wash Programs
 3
schedule, function, even
+100%
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" ...  You can also set a timer for such items which is convenient.  ...  "
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" ...  it even has a schedule function.  ...  "
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" ...  Each can be on it's own timer.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 3
+33%
-67%
Overall performance
 3
+100%
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" ...  It does it's job.  ...  "
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" ...  It does the job.  ...  "
Cable Length
 3
length, good, power, plugs, long
+67%
-33%
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" ...  The power cord is heavy gauge and a good length.  ...  "
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" ...  The cable is long enough and the device has a good appearance too.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 3
smart, surge, protector, outlets, 6
+33%
-67%
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" ...  When its waking you up at 3am cause its bored (i guess), not much different than a regular surge protector (except a surge protector wont wake you up).  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this surge protector because it has 6 outlets, most of the other brands has 4. the price for this was a bit high compared to others, but i made the sacrifice just to get the 6 outlets.  ...  "
Data reception
 3
wifi, phone, even, 4g, 2
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  To do this, I renamed the Google Wifi and then put my phone into Hotspot mode with the network name I wanted to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Ok so why I brought this up is 99.5% of smart phones also run on AC internet meaning 4g or if on internet 5G not 2.4G which these smart devices run on yes all of them as of now  ...  "
Size
 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Super convenient device!  ...  "
Fit
 3
strip, power, plastic
+33%
-67%
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" ...  The inability to control plugs separately, and no mounting holes on the back keep this from getting a five.  ...  "
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" ...  The one I received was in a loose plastic bag instead of the typical cling-film stuff, and the casing had a dull, nicked up, shopworn appearance.  ...  "
Comfort
 3
outlets, laptop, l, even, control
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I put them on and discovered they are so comfortable and actually well made.  ...  "
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" ...  Sometimes l doze off/fall asleep or l get busy and leave the room to do things l need to do and l hate coming back and seeing that l forgot that the battery was running low and l didn’t have the laptop plugged in so the laptop shuts off - now l have the perfect solution.  ...  "

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Specifications

Connectivity
WiFi:  Yes 
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WIFI