Good control for railway electrics

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Rhinochugger

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Alexa, can you sort out this plug arrangement :devil::devil:
 
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Note the original unit is not IP rated for outside use..

Obviously, it can be used to feed devices that ARE outside.
 
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Note the original unit is not IP rated for outside use..

Obviously, it can be used to feed devices that ARE outside.
That is a very good point, the 2 i have are in a ip rated plastic box, in a summer house in the garden.

Now if Massoth had an Alexa skill that would be cool
 
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I use the Sonoff range of devices in my home automation system, for indoor and outdoor security lights. They are very good but I don't use Alexa. When I want a light switched on, I get up and use a switch. :)


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Had a look at them, but unsure how these would be wired, maybe its me but you couldn't just wire your kettle to one, could you!!
 
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Had a look at them, but unsure how these would be wired, maybe its me but you couldn't just wire your kettle to one, could you!!
Designed for a 'fixed' installation, rather than a 'plug-in' solution..

Would would certainly end-up cutting/stripping mains wires. Not difficult, more a case of working through methodically, but if unsure you would have to add the cost of getting a Sparky in.
 
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Alexa, find me a sparky :devil::devil::devil::devil::devil:

Oh dear, the Guv'nor has really started something:mask::mask::mask::mask::mask:
 
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Been able to say " Alexa Train on " for a year now whole of house is automated with z-wave devices.
 
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My 13 Amp plugins R/C seem simpler, and I believe they are voice activated, "wife switch on side lights" :mask::mask::mask::mask::mask::mask::mask::mask:
 
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After working with IT all day, the less my relaxation time involves it the better I like it... (Ludites'r'us.)
 
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My 13 Amp plugins R/C seem simpler, and I believe they are voice activated, "wife switch on side lights" :mask::mask::mask::mask::mask::mask::mask::mask:
Brave man!
 
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After working with IT all day, the less my relaxation time involves it the better I like it... (Ludites'r'us.)
Same here Paul. Like to switch off from the tech when I get home (when the family allows it of course - they all think I'm family tech support too).