surge protector with remote control

  1. Jaysee

    Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

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    I picked up a surge protector with a remote control today. Now, I can turn the lights off on the 125, 20 and 5 from my bed :)
     
  2. Butterfly

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    Cool! That's a really neat idea :) Beats having to get up and turn the lights off when your done watching the fish.
    Where did you find it?
    Carol
     

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    That's really nice and not outlandishly expensive. Thanks for sharing that. let us know how you like it. Maybe do a review of it after a while in the review forum.
    carol
     
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    Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

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    It's nice that there are 2 full time plugs too, so they all aren't on the remote.
     
  6. Akari_32

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    Dear God thats exciting! *.* I need one of those!!
     
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    I was thinking the same thing :giggle:
     
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    Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

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    The one light on the 125 doesn't have a switch, so I have to plug and unplug it to turn it on and off. Well NO MORE! I knew there was a better way :)
     
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    Akari_32 Fishlore Legend Member

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    Why on earth would any company make a light with no switch??


    ... Unless of course, they ALSO sell timers? LOL
     
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    Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

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    it's been rigged to work....
     

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    Well, that makes sense LOL I suppose thats ok (as long as you don't burn the place down, and kill your old-lady under-neighbor XD)
     
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    Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

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    It's protected and all, just the switch hasbeen removed
     
  13. pirahnah3

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    Neat idea! I might have to look into this for other things...

    all my tanks are on their own surge strips with a timer for the light. Most also have a small UPS for the air pump as well.
     
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    Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

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    you can also get single plug adapters to make anything remote controlled.
     
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    Actually have one of those (its old as heck thou) on my lamps in the living room
     
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    Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

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    I can't tell you how much I love this thing :)
     
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    Lazy!

    Kidding! What a great idea!
     
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    Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

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    Who, me?? :;hi2
     
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    All lights Ive bought dont have switches... Shows how third world rubbish kicks you hard.

    I put switches on all of them myself
     
  20. Wendy Lubianetsky

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    That is very industrious of you!! I need one of you around. I fall asleep watching my fish in the bedroom. :rolleyes:
    I don't know if a remote would help me. 1) I would lose it just like I lose my TV remote control constantly and 2) I would probably fall asleep before I hit the off switch. LOL :;cr

    But, in all actuallity that is a great idea, and Home Depot. I'll have to keep my eye out for that. :;wk
     

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