[mythtv-users] Slightly OT - Power Control

Steve Adeff adeffs at gmail.com
Sun Nov 20 14:08:59 EST 2005

On Sunday 20 November 2005 12:45, Robert Denier wrote:
> Can anyone think of a simple device to buy that connects to a computer that
> allows you to turn off and on a 115V device?
> An obvious Myth application would be to control a pc monitor with a fixed
> on off switch, or perhaps a fixed audio amplifier.  Of course, I'm actually
> tentatively planning to stick it on my satellite modem's connector and let
> a cron job force reset the thing every night so, hopefully, it stays stable
> the rest of the time.
> Actually for my purpose, a little power timer like at a hardware store
> would likely work.  I do have an eventual goal to control an audio
> amplifier's power from a linux console though..
> [I do realise I could build something, but I'd rather just find a stock
> solution.]
> -Robert



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