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Belkin "Conserve" Surge Protector with Remote Switch Reviews

SoCalSolar

Really cool power strip!

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Pros: SOOOO EASY to reduce vampire loads!

Cons: ...it is a bit bulky, but see review for why - so not really a con...

I discovered this product on Planet Green's Wa$ted show - the episode with the Firehouse. Basically you have 2 outlets for stuff that needs to stay on - the directions list examples: DVRs, routers, alarm clocks, etc.  The rest of the outlets (either 6 or 8 available), are powered off via a remote switch.  The unit is kinda bulky overall - really about 50% larger than I expected - but I realized quickly that wall-warts (the black box transformer kind of plugs) will not overlap other outlets reducing the usable number, which I have had happen on other strips.  They are also oriented sideways, which helps with large plugs and wire management.  There are indicator LEDs for grounding and if...
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