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I have an outlet that's live, and I want to make it switched without having to get an electrician. Suggestions?

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Presto! (Emeril would say - BAM!)

Heath/Zenith BL-6136-WH Wireless Switch Outlet, White


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P.S. Did you try googling for it yourself first? Just sayin'...

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Thanks! (And yes, but I think I might not've known enough to get very far. I ended up looking at a number of x10 options but couldn't find the right one. This looks simpler than everything else I found. Much obliged.) – Jeff Fry Feb 25 '12 at 6:00
If you like the answer, you can click on the arrow to accept his answer. – SteveR Feb 25 '12 at 14:59

Woodworkers often want to be able to control a dust collector remotely, so they sell remote controlled switches for that purpose. I use one like this, and it works exactly as advertised.

dust collector switch

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