[K12OSN] A non-X10 solution

Christopher K. Johnson ckjohnson at gwi.net
Tue Jun 22 11:42:09 UTC 2004

Chris Thomas wrote:

>Recently, I was looking for a web hosting company. At
>one company, they had a "virtual tour" of their data
>center. An interesting item that they had was a power
>strip that contained a nic in it that allowed someone
>to remotely cold boot a computer, router, whatever.
>They could tur off and on the power to any plug
>remotely. I am looking for a similar item so I can
>reset my dsl modem at work. I know that X10 has a
>similar product that is able to control lites, power,
>and stuff but I am not a big fan of their products.
>Does anyone know of such a product?
Something like this?

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