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Remote Power Switch - 1 Outlet - Home Automation and Remote Reboot (Routers, WebCams, Servers, etc)

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The Single Outlet IP Switch is designed to automatically check if the network connection is online. Should the internet connection go down, the outlet is designed to automatically power-cycle. Users can also remotely turn on/off/reset the outlet via the Android/iOS App or the User Interface (web browser) or schedule timed on/off/resets*.

Uses for the 3Gstore Single Outlet IP Switch:

  • Home users who have to manually power-cycle their router to re-gain internet connectivity 
  • IT Professionals who need to automatically or remotely reset devices
  • Preventing your connection from timing out or going dormant
  • Create an automatic power schedule (ex: turn on at 9am & turn off at 5pm)

*The iPhone/Android application is required to update the firmware on the IP Switch. All other controls can be accessed either via the app or the web interface.

NOTE: the single-oulet switch cannot be configured for custom external or internal ping targets. If this is a feature that your application requires, please see the Dual Outlet IP Switch, which allows changes to be made to both external and internal IP addresses.


Tech Support and 24/7 Support Portal Access Included: Our expert tech support is included for free with your purchase. You'll also have 24/7 access to our online Support Portal (which includes step-by-step guides, tip sheets, documentation, manuals, and more)! You can view all the support items you'll have access to by clicking on the "Support" tab above.


The primary feature of the unit is very simple: it monitors an internet connection and power-cycles the connected devices if the internet connection goes down. This simple feature alone can be very useful if your mobile broadband or cable/DSL connection drops, and all you need to do is reset the router to re-gain connectivity - this will automatically reset the router for you, without anyone having to visit the location and manually cycle power.

Basic Specs:

  • Dimensions: 2 3/8" x 3 3/8" x 3 5/8"
  • Weight: 0.44lb
  • 1 ethernet port (6' flat ethernet cable included)
  • 1 controllable power outlet

Tech Specs:

Socket Type 1x North American (Type B, NEMA 5-15R)
Electrical Rating

Input 125~250Vac, 50/60hz
Output 10A

Fuse Type 10A Thermal Fuse
Available Outlets 1x fixed
Internet Controllable Socket 1x fixed
Power ON / OFF / RESET controlls

1) From iPhone/Android app
2) From LAN web user interface
3) Through a remote web server

Firmware

Web based upgrades NOT available - Upgrades/Reloads of firmware require the iPhone/Android app

LED Indicators Green (internet status), Red (outlet power), Yellow (server status)
Function Button 1) Press once to enter "Add Mode" or
2) Press and hold for 10 seconds to reset the device
Support Android/iOS APP, IE, Safari, Java
Network Protocols HTTP, TCP/IP, UDP, Dynamic DNS, DNS Client, DHCP
Network Access 10/100 Base-T , RJ45 (Cat.5)
Operating Environment 0°C ~ 60°C at 10% ~ 90% relative humidity. For indoor use only.
Certifications FCC


The Remote Power Switch will save you time and mon

The Single Outlet Remote Power Switch is an easy-to-use device that will monitor internet connectivity and automatically power-cycle critical equipment when an outage is detected. The uses for the Remote Power Switch are endless, including remotely rebooting routers, automatically resetting equipment on a schedule, keeping an internet connection from going dormant, monitoring connectivity, and doing away with the cost of sending a technician into the field to perform a simple hardware power cycle. Time and money are important to any home or business, and the Remote Power Switch will save you both!

Read our full review of the Single Outlet Remote Power IP Switch


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Date Added: 05/21/2015 by Timothy Y. (Washougal, WA)
The switch replaced a wemo wifi switch. Installed in 5 minutes. Setting up control on Android phone took minutes. Great product. minor drawback for some is that it is not wireless. Did not matter in my case. Much prefer this over the wemo.

Date Added: 05/13/2015 by Jerry B. (Pinckney, MI)
The product is shipped with no instructions so obviously it did not work in the beginning. Reset never happened when needed. Finally after launching the web user interface it took me entirely to long to realize that the system was in manual and by pure luck I found out how to put it in auto(I think). Maybe it is working now?? As a manufacturing engineer I have written tons of operator instructions for complicated equipment/machinery and obviously the maker of this switch hasn't! 3g has dropped the ball here!

3Gstore Comments:
A getting started guide was printed on the invoice included in the box. We're sorry you missed that! Additional guides and manuals are also available in the support portal, and of course you're welcome to call us for technical support - one year of tech support is included with your purchase.

Date Added: 05/12/2015 by Timothy Y. (Washougal, WA)
Was using the Belkin Wireless Wemo. Fine idea but had trouble when I changed router out and wanted to re-install Android App on tablet. So I gave the Remote Power Switch a try. It requires Cat 5 to the router. It is not wireless. I actually preferred that. I use it to remotely power on and off Amateur Radio Equipment. Literally to less than 15 minutes to install, connect, get Android App and use. Great Product.

Date Added: 05/08/2015 by Margaret T. (E Syracuse, NY)
The single outlet IP switch is a very nice product. It was a very smooth installation. Thank you. Thank you.

Date Added: 05/06/2015 by Jurgen H. (WHEAT RIDGE, CO)
Again north korean worthless toy...this is good for onsite only..........absolutely no dynamic dns facility in place.................why in the world would you use this on a remote site without ip management...of course if all of your jobs are on static ips you got it made...other than that its a gloryfied toy.

3Gstore Comments:
We're sorry you were so dissatisfied with the Remote Power Switch. If you need to access the Switch remotely, you can use the mobile app to do so, although that is somewhat limited in terms of what you can do.

If you can set up dynamic DNS on the router you have the Switch connected to, you would then be able to access it that way. You probably just need to set up a port forwarding rule as well, unless you do not have anything else on your network using port 80.

If you are using the Switch to reset a router or modem, it is important to know that you should ONLY reset the outlet when you are accessing it remotely. Manually powering it OFF remotely, will cause you to loose your connection to it. However, if you're using the Switch to reset something else on your network (say a WiFi access point or camera, for example), the power On or Power Off commands would work just fine. This is because you're not powering down the hardware that provides the Switch with a local and Internet connection.

Also, please remember that we provide one year of technical support with your purchase - you have not contacted us for assistance yet, and we will be happy to help!

Date Added: 05/06/2015 by Carlos C. (Bayamon, PR)
Actually worked like a charm and already tested it this week! Very simple instructions and easy to setup. I noticed some people complaining of the product, I guess maybe they didn't even follow the instructions step by step. I will just let you know that I had some issues at some point after undergoing a power failure at home. Once the power came, I wasn't able to get image from my dvr. I thought it had something to do with my isp but wasn't the case. Sadly I was away from home but to my luck, I thought of checking the host address I created (dyndns) for my camera system. Once I got to the page, I noticed the switch captured the dvr's IP address. I was actually seeing the switch settings and not the home page to access my cameras images. I was able to change the setting to get the ip from auto to manual and then assigned a new address to the switch; that's when I got image again!!!! Maybe that's something that has happened to some of your customers before. For me it was an easy fix though. Thanks for the switch and your service!

Date Added: 04/30/2015 by Tim R. (Wichita Falls, TX)
Setup was a bit tricky for me as I'm not an IT guy, however their support responded promptly(after hours) to my email for help. Had to wait longer for our own IT guy to get back to me on how our DHCP server was set up. If you're not familiar with networking, just follow the instructions to the letter and you should be fine. Updating firmware was not an issue, just had to connect the switch to our wireless router. No big deal, but noticed another reviewer couldn't figure that out. The two things that really sold me on this unit is 1) The phone app for android. 2)The Ethernet connection. I don't feel that in our case a wireless connection is reliable enough for what we need. I was also very glad that the auto reset function is able to be disabled as we don't need/want it for our purposes. Price was nice too. Bottom line, switch works as advertised, though admittedly may be a bit tricky for some(like me) to set up.

Date Added: 04/27/2015 by Qien H. (New York, NY)
Works great.

Date Added: 04/27/2015 by Mike S. (Waynesboro, VA)
It worked as advertised. Simple to connect. Appears to be a quality product.

Date Added: 04/09/2015 by Rocco S. (Mentor, OH)
So far I love this power switch. I bought two for home in Cape Coral,Florida. I have been experimenting with it in Ohio. What I love most is this company!!! This is one of the first companies that actually helped and cared to answer all my question and treated me like a friend!!!!! If this works as well as I think it will ,I will also contact Digital Watchdog and suggest that they advise buyers to consider getting one with the security systems. This company has been just fantastic. I will update when installed in Florida 1260 miles away!!!!I would buy again from 3G !!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Can I send an http request (get or post) to the switch's web interface to turn on/off the device connected to the outlet? Example of the specific request would be helpful.
Not shown anywhere is the Settings screen where one sets the address that this device will check to verify Internet connectivity. Explain please: does this have to be an URL (which needs a DNS to be resolved) or a simple xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx IP address?
I'm having an issue with the mobile application. Is it OK to uninstall the app and re-install it if I am NOT at the same location as the Switch?
If I have (at a remote cabin) Internet connectivity, can I send, over the Internet, a command to the single outlet unit and have it turn off then on the router its connected to?
Where can I find information on how the web browser functions work?
How long does the switch wait after a reboot before it starts pinging again?
Can you turn off the automatic reboot if internet connection drops and just use this for remote rebooting of a device?
After a complete power loss, does the unit default to on or off?
How many watts is this rated for?
How frequently does the switch ping to confirm the internet connection?
If I purchase Remote Power Switch - 1 Outlet, can I put the APP on several cellphones to control only one unit?
Can you remotely access the switch using an iPad/iPhone?
What sites does it ping? Does it use ICMP or HTTP requests?
Does the single outlet IP switch have a physical option for turning on power to an outlet (such as the switches on the two outlet model) or can power only be turned on through software?
Can I control the outlet from a remote host with a script (e.g. telnet, http request)?
How many outlets can you control with a single App?
How is this different than the two-outlet model? Please be specific.
Would like to see screen shots of the menus. Are these menus the same as or similar to the 2 outlet version?

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