D-Link's New Wi-Fi Smart Plug Allows You to Remotely Monitor, Control Devices
May 6, 2014 3:00 AM
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D-Link's Smart Plug is priced at $49.99
For those that like to keep close tabs on energy usage or even have the ability to power on/off a device from anywhere, D-Link has just introduced a new solution to service your needs.
The Wi-Fi Smart Plug (DSP-W215) plugs into a single wall outlet and gives your control over one powered device. Using the mydlink app — which works on
devices (sorry, Windows Phone users) — energy-conscious individuals can set schedules to turn on/off any electronics device or appliance, and even monitor energy usage remotely.
mydlink iOS app for D-Link's Wi-Fi Smart Plug
The Wi-Fi Smart Plug includes Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) to make setup easy and also offers overheat protection just in case any of your devices get a little hot under the collar.
The Wi-Fi Smart Plug is available starting today for $49.99.
D-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug
Of course, D-Link is not the first company to introduce such a device for consumers.
Belkin’s WeMo Switch
(F7C027fc) – also priced at $49.99 -- offers similar functionality and also comes with a companion app that works on
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RE: Kinda dumb
5/6/2014 2:11:17 PM
I could use this in my RV to shut off devices overnight to reduce draw. Hopefully the app controls more than one device.
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