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Great Basic Outlet Timer
on August 15, 2017
I bought this to maximize the life of a nightlight. The nightlight in my kids room is the type that projects an image onto the wall or ceiling. While it has a sensor to only turn on at night, because of placement in the room it was on 24/7. Also do not need it on all night. It is LED so not concerned about energy as much as the fading of the image disc.
This unit is doing the trick for me and works very well. I did not test to see if any current was drawn when the outlet is off, however for my application, had there been current, the nightlight would have been on to some extent.
Easy to set the timer, with settings of 30 minutes, 3 hours, or 6 hours that can also be changed on the fly.
Simply press the button to turn on.
I would consider it stylish as far as similar items are concerned
Large. Plugged into the top outlet, it is fine, but if I had to plug into the bottom outlet it would cover part of the top outlet.
Lack of time settings, maybe an 8 or 12 hour as a fourth option would be nice.
The only ways to turn off the plug once you press the button is to wait for the timer to turn it off or unplug the Belkin outlet from the wall. Would be nice to simply press the button a second time to manually turn off the outlet.
Price is a tad high in my opinion for most applications (including what I purchased it for). It seems for most uses where you are going to push the button to turn this unit on, it would take years to make the cost of the unit back in energy savings.
Overall I would purchase again, but only for certain applications given the price. I would consider other items in Belkin's Conserve line of products.