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Need an auto switched power receptical

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    Need an auto switched power receptical

    Since I have gone with my Yamaha sound projector from my Pioneer Elite receiver I lost a switched power supply I used to use for my sub woofer. I don't like the idea that the sub woofer amp is on all the time and I find the auto function of the sub woofer doesn't always detect the receiver is sending a signal until it goes over a certain level.

    Anyway RadioShack use to have smart power switch that you could adjust to turn on a outlet when the power draw increased. The would account for standby power mode line my sound projector has.

    I have seen the smart power strip from http://www.smarthomeusa.com/Shop/Har...ble/Item/LCG1/

    But I was looking for something more like a single plug in to the receiver and another plug to the sub woofer.

    Any suggestions?

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    Re: Need an auto switched power receptical

    Assuming you have a trigger port on the back of your receiver...

    http://www.xantech.com/products/cont...tchers/ac1.htm

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      #3
      Re: Need an auto switched power receptical

      Afraid I don't. My old Pioneer did but for some reason Yamaha decided that their sound projectors don't need them.

      Thanks for the info....

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        #4
        Re: Need an auto switched power receptical

        With Xantech if you don't have a trigger, you can use a module to sense whether an audio port is active, and led is lit, a video port is active, a device is pulling more or less current than normal... You can then use one of those modules to control the controllable receptacle. You are only limited by your creativity.

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