4 sockets with automatic standby shutdown 1
permanently on socket
1.5m mains cable
1.3m restart switch lead length
Standby power learning function
Voltage: 240V ac 50Hz
Maximum current: 13A
Maximum load: 3kW
Approved to the appropriate parts of BS1363,
BS5733, BSEN 60730. 13A combined rating for appliances connected
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What appliances can I use this product for?
Answer: Desk top computers and their
peripherals such as printers, monitors and scanners. You can plug
up to four appliances to be controlled into one device.
Q. What devices is it not suitable for?
Answer: Devices that require to be continuously
powered. This may include routers including wireless routers and
fax machines; laptops that require connections to mains power to
recharge batteries; computers that go into standby but require
power to maintain their data. It is also not suitable for devices
that perform activities such as timed recording or remote updating
eg advanced TVs, DVD recorders, some set top boxes;
Q. What does it actually do?
Answer: The PC Automatic Standby Shutdown will
learn the standby power of your arrangement of appliances and then
automatically cut off the power to the 4 controlled sockets a
short while after you shut down your computer hence saving standby
Q. What is the fifth socket for?
Answer: Any appliance can be plugged into this
socket as it stays always powered. Most practically an appliance
that needs to be continually on would be plugged into this socket
such as a wireless router or fax machine.
Q. Is there any set up of the device required?
Answer: Yes, the simple set-up procedure allows
it to learn about the Standby power level of the appliance or
appliances that are attached. The setup procedure is in the
Q. How do I re-enable the four sockets after
they have shut down?
Answer: You can press the button briefly on the
‘flying lead’ which you should attach conveniently close to your
computer or briefly press the button on the housing which will do
the same thing.
Q. Do I need to re-programme the device if I
unplug and re-plug in any appliances?
Answer: Yes, you must re-programme the device
every time you plug-in or un-plug anything from the device, even
if you un-plug then plug-in the same appliance.
Q. Where do I place the button?
Answer: Place the button conveniently near to
your computer. You can use the sticky pad on the button to attach
to a suitable surface that can’t be damaged by a tacky adhesive
such as your monitor housing.
Q: Is the device battery powered?
Answer: No, it takes its small amount of power
from the mains supply.
Q: Can the device be used outside?
Answer: No, this product is for indoor use
Q: Do you have any other standby control
Answer: We have single way (plug adapter) and 5
way versions which are suitable for Home Entertainment (Audio
Visual) systems. We also have a radio remote control socket and