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Smart Power Strip WiFi Plug TECKIN Multiple Outlet Surge Protector USB Bar FCC certified Remote Control Timing Schedule Compatible with Alexa Echo Google Home IFTTT

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.5
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
290
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
7
Spam Test
PASS
Yes
WIFI
Yes
3G
Yes
USB
4
NUMBER OF USB PORTS

Review Summary - 283 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Software Platform
 115
alexa, google home, smart life app, google, power strip
+83%
-17%
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" ...  As long as you follow the sequence of installation, like any other "works with Alexa" gizmo. ... Open the app set an account ... Do a search for a new device within that app. ... Open Alexa do a search for the skill which is usually the same name as mentioned in #1 add the skill enable it and log in. ... Within Alexa do a search for a new device .  ...  "
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" ...  I use it with Alexa and it’s flawless. ... Setting up the access is easy if you’ve done skills like this with Alexa before.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, if your main purpose of buying this was for the Google voice control feature, it works best with products that have an on/off switch.  ...  "
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" ...  You are able to control each individual outlet with the app, Google Home, as well as Amazon Alexa. ... You can also name each slot whatever you would like to customize your experience with Alexa or Google Assistant.  ...  "
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" ...  The app interface feels fairly modern and I don't feel the immediate need to remove it after initial setup.  ...  "
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" ...  It is fast and easy to install configure with all sorts of automated scheduling options in the iPhone/Google Apps.  ...  "
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" ...  Bottom line: functional, no hassle setup, works easily with the Smart Life app. ... I now own a number of wifi products that work with the Smart Life app, and being in the ecosystem this really works into it nicely. ... I use smartlife app on iOS / iphone and the app now includes Siri support. ... 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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" ...  Combined with my other individual smart plugs and outlet switches, with everything connected to Alexa, my house definitely feels more like an actual smart home.  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 80
app, smart, power strip, smart home, echo
+81%
-19%
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" ...  It automatically showed up in my Alexa smart device list as well which is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great with my sons echo dot.  ...  "
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" ...  I use Google Home, and once paired, I'm using Google to control it .  ...  "
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" ...  Can control all of that using our echo dot or the alexa app on our phones.  ...  "
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" ...  but it works perfectly now and it connects regardless if I'm at home or not.  ...  "
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" ...  I was super excited to receive my smart plug but it appears to be used.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this power strip primarily to connect with Alexa and control charging of my smartphones and laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  Works flawlessly with Alexa  ...  "
Apps
 70
smart life app, alexa, smartlife, google home, google
+76%
-24%
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" ...  Using the app is pretty simple.  ...  "
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" ...  So far no issue, works well with Alexa and the Smart life app.  ...  "
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" ...  I like how I can control it from my Alexa app and all I have to do is say a few words then it turns on or off.  ...  "
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" ...  Even though this is a setup issue with the Smart Life App, their support team was very helpful to provide instructions how to make it work correctly.  ...  "
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" ...  App works no problem and was free. ... My daughter loves turning the lamp on by asking Google.  ...  "
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" ...  The app works great, i mainly use these with my google home products, and my amazon alexa on firesticks.  ...  "
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" ...  I set up the SS30 on the Smart-Life App and also set them up on Alexa. ... I especially like the schedule function on the Smart-Life App.  ...  "
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" ...  The app interface feels fairly modern and I don't feel the immediate need to remove it after initial setup.  ...  "
Ports
 54
usb ports, plugs, individually, outlet, controlled
+89%
-11%
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" ...  The strip allows you to individually control each outlet (there are 4 of them plus 4 usb slots) which is a really handy feature.  ...  "
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" ...  with this power strip, I get 4 individual outlets and 1 for usb. ... I set up different names for each outlet as to what was plugged into it.  ...  "
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" ...  I put like devices on the USB ports, since they all turn on / off together.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Each plug (including USB) can be controlled separately.  ...  "
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" ...  The plug strip works well.  ...  "
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" ...  It works great im able to individually control each power port to turn on different lights that arent smart bulbs. ... Its big and the ports are evenly spaced out to fit different sized power plugs and adapters.  ...  "
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" ...  I have purchased Teckin products before (Smart Plug Mini Outlets), they have all worked flawlessly and so does the new Smart Power Strip.  ...  "
Setup
 53
took, app, easy to set, easy, minutes
+85%
-15%
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" ...  Setup for both rooms took only 10 minutes, and everything is working perfectly.  ...  "
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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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" ...  My initial investment was in the individual power plugs from Teckin which are also easy to setup and use so when the power strip came my way I was interested in checking it out. ... Alexa setup and control is quick and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Really easy to set up if you are familiar with wifi and Bluetooth connections, once it was all set up it works great, each plug is independently controlled so it's perfect for a smart home.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Setup is fairly straightforward and using it is just as easy.  ...  "
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" ...  I have two of these hooked up and I have to say I am blown away by their simplicity to install and use, as well as the ability to control each outlet separately!  ...  "
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" ...  Though it took few minutes to figure out the MAC address and whitelist the power strip, it worked flawlessly with Alexa after the initial setup.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 39
easy, app, setup, simple, fairly
+100%
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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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" ...  It was pretty easy to set up and works exactly how I need it to.  ...  "
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" ...  Alexa setup and control is quick and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  This item was easy to set up and works great.  ...  "
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" ...  The setup was extremely simple as I’m already a user of the Tuya app.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s simple to use. ... The app for it is ok. It’s pretty easy to use but it’s a little clunky.  ...  "
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" ...  Using the app is pretty simple.  ...  "
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" ...  This works exactly as I hoped and easy to set up in the app.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 32
months, month, stopped working, died, completely
+22%
-78%
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" ...  Doesn’t work anymore  ...  "
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" ...  Well it worked until it stopped today.  ...  "
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" ...  Did I get a defective unit?  ...  "
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" ...  This product has quit working after three months of little usage.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Stopped using it and won't use the other two.  ...  "
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" ...  It failed to connect about 6 times.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried like hell to get my iPhone to work with it, but after an hour I gave up and wrote it off as defective.  ...  "
Wifi
 27
network, 5ghz, wi fi, router, connected
+56%
-44%
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" ...  I decided to purchase these after previously buying two Smart Wi-Fi Plug SP20 which I found to be extremely user friendly and easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  In the search the WiFi smart power strip from Teckin pop up.  ...  "
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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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" ...  hooks to Iphone to allow Wifi management  ...  "
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" ...  Upon connecting the strip to the wifi, my strip easily connected once I remembered to connect on 2.4 hz wifi.  ...  "
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" ...  WiFi connection setup and remote control is great.  ...  "
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" ...  I had previously bought a Teckin single wi-fi controllable outlet that is working very well so I thought I would try this out for the living room where I have a few items I want to control.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Power Consumption
 22
strip, smart power strip, single, teckin, strips
+86%
-14%
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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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" ...  Love this power strip!  ...  "
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" ...  I have the single plugs and now I have the Smart power strip!!  ...  "
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" ...  Fantastic power strip.  ...  "
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" ...  Hopefully it can save us some money on our power bill.  ...  "
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" ...  The smart power strip works well.  ...  "
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" ...  The first power strip worked great.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great power strip. ... I really like that each power socket is individually controlled - its like getting 4 in one!  ...  "
Charging
 20
usb, usb charging ports, phone charger, usb ports, timer
+90%
-10%
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" ...  The USB port DOES support Rapid Charging for my Motorola G6 phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I have connected the (3) family room lamps, my weather station display and my USB phone charger. ... The lights, weather station display and USB phone charger are all on schedules and all the items are connected through Alexa Skills so I can just tell Alexa to turn them on and off.  ...  "
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" ...  4 USB charge ports are convenience to charge multiple devices simultaneously.  ...  "
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" ...  Went right in and now I can control lights, equipment and charging for multiple devices.  ...  "
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" ...  I am using this to control several devices in a utility room like battery chargers and security system devices.  ...  "
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" ...  I use this as my charging station for my phones, tablet, and smart watch.  ...  "
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" ...  I simply use to charge devices.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this power strip primarily to connect with Alexa and control charging of my smartphones and laptop.  ...  "
Capacity
 16
house, living room, home, family, strip
+94%
-6%
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" ...  I've told my friends and family about it and plan to buy several more for other areas in my home.  ...  "
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" ...  I use this in basement for home entertainment center.  ...  "
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" ...  I use the single socket wifi outlets in my room, and this power strip works great for my living room, where many items are connected in the same area.  ...  "
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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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" ...  I control multiple lamps in my living room with this.  ...  "
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" ...  I also have my light plugged in, which I can control from anywhere in the house.  ...  "
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" ...  The new Smart Power Strip is in my family room. ... What a convenience to just tell Alexa to turn the family room lights off at bedtime and not have to go to each light and flip the switch.  ...  "
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" ...  I always forget to turn off my living room lamp.  ...  "
Network
 16
router, connected, network, 2 4ghz, 5ghz
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Both of them switched all outlets to off when the wifi flickered.  ...  "
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" ...  I do recall I had a couple of router reboots during that month but this should not be cause for the power strip to just go and stay offline even after the router comes back up. ... I tried testing by rebooting my router again but this time it connected ok.  ...  "
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" ...  I moved it to a different outlet in the house, nothing changed.  ...  "
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" ...  The device never connected to my wifi, telling me it couldn't connect to 5GHz. ... Since my router has both 2.4 and 5GHz and because I have several other devices connected on 2.4 GHz, this was strange, to say the least.  ...  "
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" ...  I reset it, I brought it right next to the router, AND YES I CHECKED IT WAS 2.4GHz.  ...  "
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" ...  Opened my router settings.  ...  "
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" ...  I didn't bother testing beyond that point, but one implication of that is that if your internet cuts out but your router is still up and running, this device will not function as intended and you will have to rely on manually activating and deactivating the device.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried multiple routers (it can only connect to 2.4GHz networks) and it just won't connect to my network.  ...  "
Marketplace
 15
works, tried, seller, received, one
+73%
-27%
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" ...  Works as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Seller contacted for follow up.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works just like advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Seller is uber nice and very good to work with.  ...  "
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" ...  Works just as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Will be ordering more.  ...  "
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" ...  Not sure how this brand and seller has so many great ratings.  ...  "
Build Quality
 15
surface, sturdy, plug, plastic, build
+73%
-27%
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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.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price and build quality of this item you can’t go wrong purchasing this item.  ...  "
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" ...  Love having control with broken arm!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and good quality materials  ...  "
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" ...  Solidly built and looks nice in white.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up is easy, packaging is high quality, the device has very solid construction.  ...  "
Price
 13
money, worth, waste, value, think
+85%
-15%
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" ...  I say its worth the $$$  ...  "
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" ...  My money back would just be easier.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price and build quality of this item you can’t go wrong purchasing this item.  ...  "
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" ...  making all this happen for $29 buck totally a deal for me  ...  "
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" ...  I bought two of these because they seemed great for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  And at such a great price!  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Returns
 13
sending, return window, replacement, refund, returned
+23%
-77%
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" ...  Hopefully it works or I’ll be returning it.  ...  "
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" ...  This was great for one month, at which time it completely died just after the return window closed.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought them too long ago to return to Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm returning it.  ...  "
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" ...  The vendor was nice and tried to work with me on a replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  We will be returning this first thing Monday.  ...  "
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" ...  If can't figure this out by tonight, I am sending it back!  ...  "
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" ...  Sent it back.  ...  "
Controls
 9
power button, button, switches, switch, outlets
+33%
-67%
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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.  ...  "
USB
 9
usb ports, controlled, 4, turned, separately
+78%
-22%
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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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" ...  Each plug (including USB) can be controlled separately.  ...  "
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" ...  each receptacle and the USB group are individually controllable and nameable.  ...  "
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" ...  This is slightly more than the amazon smart plug and you get 4 plugs and USB.  ...  "
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" ...  You should get a list of the smart power strip + individual entries for each plus & 1 USB.  ...  "
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" ...  The usb bank can be turned on or off.  ...  "
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" ...  It also include four USB ports which come in very handy .  ...  "
Features
 7
function, timer, lights, even, sunset
+86%
-14%
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" ...  The 4 USB plugs function as a whole, so you turn them all on or off at the same time, with the same features you have above.  ...  "
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" ...  it even has a schedule function.  ...  "
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" ...  Cute features before it broke.  ...  "
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" ...  For example, a lamp.  ...  "
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" ...  it has a very bright red light.  ...  "
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" ...  I have it set up to control various lights, filters, skimmers, etc.  ...  "
Product As Described
 5
advertised, described
+100%
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works just like advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works just as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described.  ...  "
Delivery
 5
product, delivery, arrived, received
+100%
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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.  ...  "
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.  ...  "
Cleaning
 4
clean, works great, sturdy, app
+75%
-25%
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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.  ...  "
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.  ...  "
Remote
 3
strip, power, control, wifi
+100%
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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.  ...  "
Data reception
 3
wifi, phone, even, 4g, 2
+67%
-33%
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" ...  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  ...  "
Design
 3
nice, looks, built
+100%
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" ...  Nice looking and well built.  ...  "
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" ...  Solidly built and looks nice in white.  ...  "
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

Body
Size:  60 meters
Connectivity
WiFi:  Yes 
3G:  Yes 
USB:  Yes 
Number of USB ports:  4 
Yes
WIFI
Yes
3G
Yes
USB
4
NUMBER OF USB PORTS