Questions tagged [power-control]

For questions about devices that allow manual control of the power features of another device. Do not use this tag for questions about supplying power.

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Remote physical reboot

To avoid long explanations: I have an old server with old code that hosts important data ; The configuration for a new machine will take me a while ; But the old machine MUST run all the time ; The ...
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USB hub with power (and data) control

Many (and fast) USB hubs are available in the market, but most of them do not provide a selective control over their single ports. From the OS, I would like to be able to: activate and deactivate ...
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ATX Power Supply Unit with one/some Always-On Molex Connectors?

I know (current) ATX PSU will turn off its power after the PC shutdown. This is good. I know (old) AT PSU will leave its connectors with power on even after the PC shutdown. Ref: https://en.wikipedia....
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UPS that can supply a lot of power for a short time

I live in a rural area where power outages happen quite often but my house has been equipped with a diesel generator to counter those outages, yet it takes 17 to 20 seconds to spin up, so all of the ...
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Reading and activate/disable power of specific outlets

We want to offer Colocation in a DataCenter and therefore we need to messure the energy consumption of every single server via API. Also we need to be able to switch the power on/off state for every ...
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Thermostat independently controlling and registering heat use for multiple zones with remote on/off?

I am looking for a smart-ish thermostat, which can: Separate usage for, say, heating zone 1, heating zone 2 and hot water. Heating zone 2 might be radiators heated by a gas boiler or an air to air ...
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Smart Home: controlled power receptacles

I want to get power receptacles controlled via web and buttons. Specifications: I need an one-room system, wireless. Electric power system here is bad for signal transferring. WiFi (Z Wave, ZigBee,...
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Specify Output Voltage of a USB Dongle

I am looking for some device which offers an API to specify the voltage output of an USB port. So actually I want to give power to some hardware by the USB Port and I want to specify on the PC if I ...
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5V, ~3A - 18650 li-ion battery bundle charger/balancer

I have a 15600MAh battery pack that came in one of my devices. Long story short, the controller circuit that charges the batteries was fried in a power outage, but the batteries are still good. I have ...
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Reasonably priced Internet-controlled power outlet?

I have a peripheral (and occasionally a home server) that hangs and I have to power cycle them to get them to respond again. I know there are corporate-targeted power strips with the ability to turn ...
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Power on/off 230V power cable from software

I am looking for a way to power on/off a 230V power connector from software. The most ideal way would be if it could be controlled from linux, but anything could be ok.
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With what type of device could I power off/on another USB device programmatically?

I have a remote server (running far, far away), which has a very important USB device plugged in (call T). Sometimes this device simply dies. If this happens, a simple plug out - plug in solves the ...