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post #1 of 5 Old 07-05-2012, 02:16 PM - Thread Starter
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I've used a smart strip autoswitching power strip for the past several years. I use my av receiver to controll a digital crossover and three profound amps.

The entire time I've had it, it worked marginally. For a week or two it would work. Then I would switch the receiver off, and it would take 5 minutes to turn the amps off.

Recently it started not switching the devices off at all.

Can anyone reccomend a device to replace it with that will actually work? I'd like to spend less than 50$ if possible.
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post #2 of 5 Old 07-06-2012, 02:40 PM
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For that price? Nothing I would plug a power amp into.

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post #3 of 5 Old 07-12-2012, 06:13 AM
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If you have the capability, you can build one yourself.

I have used two DIY units in my rack to switch amplifiers for years...

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You can use one of our Advanced PowerStrips. A lot of AV folks use our 12 outlet unit because it has high surge protection ratings. If you have a smaller system you can use the 7 outlet item - works in exactly the same way.

http://www.tricklestar.com/us/index.php/products-1/advanced-powerstrips.html

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Those look like nice Products....do they have UL 1449 or similar ratings?

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