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I haven't even installed my smart plug yet and I can already answer this. The plug will turn it on but how would it press the button to brew? Again, I can already say it won't do that. Another answer mentioned using a switch bot. Okay. So smart plug $10-$15 plus switch bot $20 ... Dude, just go buy a coffeemaker with a… see more I haven't even installed my smart plug yet and I can already answer this. The plug will turn it on but how would it press the button to brew? Again, I can already say it won't do that. Another answer mentioned using a switch bot. Okay. So smart plug $10-$15 plus switch bot $20 ... Dude, just go buy a coffeemaker with a clock/timer. They've been around FOREVER and will both turn themselves on and brew your coffee for you and you don't even have to make a whole pot. You can get an entire coffee maker for like $25 then use your smart plugs for something else/something that doesn't already have the ability to turn itself on/ect. :) see less I haven't even installed my smart plug yet and I can already answer this. The plug will turn it on but how would it press the button to brew? Again, I can already say it won't do that. Another answer mentioned using a switch bot. Okay. So smart plug $10-$15 plus switch bot $20 ... Dude, just go buy a coffeemaker with a clock/timer. They've been around FOREVER and will both turn themselves on and brew your coffee for you and you don't even have to make a whole pot. You can get an entire coffee maker for like $25 then use your smart plugs for something else/something that doesn't already have the ability to turn itself on/ect. :)
Em
· May 24, 2020
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You probably don't want this device to use 5 ghz wi-fi, which has a limited amount of signal channels. 2 ghz wi-fi has fewer channels, running at lower speeds, and is generally conjested with traffic from your neighbor's wifi. You won't, however, notice a difference in lag for a smart plug due it is only using about … see more You probably don't want this device to use 5 ghz wi-fi, which has a limited amount of signal channels. 2 ghz wi-fi has fewer channels, running at lower speeds, and is generally conjested with traffic from your neighbor's wifi. You won't, however, notice a difference in lag for a smart plug due it is only using about 1 kilobit per second over a connectionless protocol to activate or deactivate the plug. This plug, running on the 2 ghz wi-fi, means that there is one more channel available on the 5 ghz wi-fi for a device that really needs it, like a TV or a gaming console, which tend to transmit at around 25,000 kilobits per second each. see less You probably don't want this device to use 5 ghz wi-fi, which has a limited amount of signal channels. 2 ghz wi-fi has fewer channels, running at lower speeds, and is generally conjested with traffic from your neighbor's wifi. You won't, however, notice a difference in lag for a smart plug due it is only using about 1 kilobit per second over a connectionless protocol to activate or deactivate the plug. This plug, running on the 2 ghz wi-fi, means that there is one more channel available on the 5 ghz wi-fi for a device that really needs it, like a TV or a gaming console, which tend to transmit at around 25,000 kilobits per second each.
Mike
· January 4, 2019
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As long as you have the app and the outlet is paired with your Alexa app, you can control it through the app (no echo device needed).
Carrie DeCormier
· October 21, 2018
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All of the answers that suggest being on "A and B 120 volt sections" are wrong.
This device works over WiFi. That old "A and B" advice is for obsolete powerline systems like X-10.
Any problems are due to WiFi signal quality. … see more
All of the answers that suggest being on "A and B 120 volt sections" are wrong.
This device works over WiFi. That old "A and B" advice is for obsolete powerline systems like X-10.
Any problems are due to WiFi signal quality.
The Smart Plug and Echo do NOT need to be on the same "120 volt section." see less
All of the answers that suggest being on "A and B 120 volt sections" are wrong.
This device works over WiFi. That old "A and B" advice is for obsolete powerline systems like X-10.
Any problems are due to WiFi signal quality.
The Smart Plug and Echo do NOT need to be on the same "120 volt section."

Kris
· March 19, 2020
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What would be the reason? You are limited to 15A per smart plug so a splitter would do the same thing leaving the second outlet free. If you had a 20A rated socket and a both 15A appliance and a 5A appliance that would make sense.
fizzix1
· October 31, 2018
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I feel the same way I only bought this smart plug because of a deal from Amazon for 4.99 now that said I have like having it and would pay up to 10 dollars for another one but that is where I draw the line.
Archer1012
· January 18, 2019
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Terrific question. I have not tried. My experience is that it wirelessly turns whatever is plugged into it On or Off. It does not appear to have control over multiple items if a multiple connection is plugged into it.
Globalaza
· October 25, 2018
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If you put the Alexa App on your cell phone, you can use your phone to control the devices via your cellular network. Your individual devices are connected via your home WiFi, so that connection should work as long as your router is working. Your cellular data carrier provides the necessary internet connection when y… see more If you put the Alexa App on your cell phone, you can use your phone to control the devices via your cellular network. Your individual devices are connected via your home WiFi, so that connection should work as long as your router is working. Your cellular data carrier provides the necessary internet connection when your ISP drops WAN, you still have an internet connection through your cellular provider. You just have to give Alexa commands though the app on the cell phone. see less If you put the Alexa App on your cell phone, you can use your phone to control the devices via your cellular network. Your individual devices are connected via your home WiFi, so that connection should work as long as your router is working. Your cellular data carrier provides the necessary internet connection when your ISP drops WAN, you still have an internet connection through your cellular provider. You just have to give Alexa commands though the app on the cell phone.
Amazon Customer
· July 15, 2019
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They are steep, but I've used several other smart plugs and these are by far the most reliable and simplest to use on the market right now. Other smart Plugs I have frequent issues with dropped network, having to restart, or rejoin to my network or the app. I've never had an issue with these losing their network or hav… see more They are steep, but I've used several other smart plugs and these are by far the most reliable and simplest to use on the market right now. Other smart Plugs I have frequent issues with dropped network, having to restart, or rejoin to my network or the app. I've never had an issue with these losing their network or having to unplug it to restart it. Never had to join them back to the app either.

Keep an eye out for the deals they have, they general have them for 5 each every so often if you buy through Alexa. see less
They are steep, but I've used several other smart plugs and these are by far the most reliable and simplest to use on the market right now. Other smart Plugs I have frequent issues with dropped network, having to restart, or rejoin to my network or the app. I've never had an issue with these losing their network or having to unplug it to restart it. Never had to join them back to the app either.

Keep an eye out for the deals they have, they general have them for 5 each every so often if you buy through Alexa.

Save the Giraffes
· December 9, 2019
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if the flat iron has an always on switch and it is on, yes
Daniel Hill
· March 7, 2019