• 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Superb gadget

    • Written by from HARTLEPOOL

    I'm not sure who answers the questions on these products but I can only assume they haven't bought one and are purely speculating. Let's clear up the UK 220V issue straight off. It IS 220V and works perfectly in the UK. Any mention of 110V is for the US plugs and is nothing to do with the UK plug. If you walk into an Apple Store and take a look at the bottom of the box it makes it quite clear that the plug is a 220V version.

    Unfortunately Apple are using the US photos which doesn't help the confusing but trust me, it's the UK plug and will work fine.

    Onto the device. It's a fairly bulky thing and very similar to the old plugs you'll have seen for turning your lights on and off when on holiday. Well this of course does exactly that but it works remotely so you can be switching your lights on and off from anywhere in the world. The other very useful feature is the ability to set times for the switch to come on and off and at set times including picking specific days. As you add more switches you just give them custom names and before you know it you've got home automation in the palm of your hands.

    This really is a great device that does exactly what it says on the tin.

    125 of 136 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Product. Wanting more now...

    • Written by from Ontario

    I just got home with my new WeMo switch. Easy to hook up. Secure once married to your wireless network. I wasn't sure it would work away from home, but it works awesome over 3G / 4G with my VPN to home. It is like I am just there at home.

    Wish it was a little cheaper in price, but works as advertised. The rules work good. I was worried the app would have to stay open to make it turn on and off with a rule. It looks like the switch has some smarts and knows what time it is.

    Now I want about 10 more for the house.

    140 of 167 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Brilliant

    • Written by from Narberth

    Brilliant product. So useful and simple to set up and use. Better than those light timers when your away. I even use it to switch lights off when the wife is home to make her jump. Worth getting one for that!

    93 of 99 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Simple and superb

    • Written by from Maulden

    This white plug-in-plug adapter is a very simple gadget to set up. Previous experience with these WiFi enabled things has been patchy, but this was incredibly easy. Plug it in, press the button and then configure the WeMo through the easy to use App. Simple. I was expecting a tricky part, but there wasn't one.

    If you are keen to explore further, you can set rules from the App itself and activate, or deactivate them remotely, simply switch it on and off remotely, or if you are really adventurous, you can register for "If This Then That" which is a web-based system which enables you to link the WeMo to external "Actions", like a website reporting that the sun is setting in your area, or that the temperature will be below zero that day...

    Unbelievably simple, and the possibilities are almost endless.

    Get one. Then see how long it takes before you are thinking about getting another...

    71 of 77 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Solid product

    • Written by from Calgary

    I use this device to control my espresso machine, which works best if it warms up for 1/2 hr before I use it. The WeMo works great as a timer outlet, scheduling the machine to turn on before I wake up in the morning. But the real value to me is being able to start the machine from my phone if I am out and decide I want a coffee when I get home. No more waiting for warm up.

    Works well with Time Capsule wireless router. And is much cheaper than other home automation solutions. Very fit for purpose.

    63 of 67 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Finally

    • Written by from MONT-SAINT-HILAIRE

    I have been looking for a device like this one for a while. Even when I'm half way across the globe it works perfectly.

    59 of 65 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Cool!

    • Written by from Oak Ridge

    This device is really neat! It was much larger than I had expected, but the functionality is awesome! I'm really happy I purchased this and will be getting more in the future!

    57 of 64 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Device

    • Written by from SAINT AUGUSTINE

    I travel a lot and I have 3 of these running the lights in my house. Easy to set up and nice to have different time schedules for the week and the weekend. If you are using multiple timers, there is a feature that allows you to take a picture of the room they are in so that you can distinguish them on your iPhone.

    46 of 53 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Easy Set Up

    • Written by from Santa ana

    This is a great product that requires no technical skills. You can control your lights from anywhere you have WIFI or 3G connection. APP is nicely designed and simple. Highly recommend this product.

    31 of 35 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Brilliant

    • Written by from Rochdale

    Received this product today. Easy to set up. Product works exactly as it says it should. Tested it via my home WIFI and over 3G and both work perfectly. WIFI is instant on and off, over 3G there is a slight pause but only a second or two. The list is endless what can be done with this product and now I've tried and tested it I will be purchasing a few more.

    28 of 30 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Got it, love it, and want a few more!!!

    • Written by from San Diego

    So, don't hesitate if you're into app-enabled products.

    27 of 32 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great product!

    • Written by from Palo alto

    excellent product! was very impressed with the ease of setup. Didn't expect to be able to have it up and running in 2-3 minutes.

    26 of 30 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Works as advertised

    • Written by from Edmonton

    Setup was straightforward. I got it connected to my home wifi and hooked up to IFTTT within minutes. Has a lamp set up to turn on and off automatically based on sunset/sunrise events, and it has been working flawlessly so far.

    28 of 34 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Switch it up

    • Written by from West Palm Beach

    I just got this and think it is just the coolest little device I've seen in a while. It's efficient and unique and works like a charm. It has many different uses and you can use it on the go for at home from any of your iOS devices. Now that I have one I want more. You can set it up on a timer , or just use your IPhone to control the switch from wherever you are. I highly recommend it to anyone.

    28 of 35 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Awesome !!

    • Written by from Winston-Salem

    This is a great device !! It was easy to set up and works Great !! It works from anywhere !!! Going back to my Apple store to get a few more !!!

    23 of 27 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Cool

    • Written by from San Diego

    Based on some of the other reviews, I am bracing myself for a somewhat hard time setting my 2 switches up and was very pleasantly surprised when it was a breeze -- it was literally plugging in the switches, download WeMo app from app store, find WeMo Wifi on Setting, open WeMo app. Voila! Would gladly fill my house with these switches if they are more affordable ; )

    13 of 16 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    worked first time, easy to use

    • Written by from London

    This switch gives complete remote control of electrical appliances. I bought this switch so I could remotely control the light in the front room so not to return to a dark house in the evening. Works perfectly and have now though of many more uses: electric blanket, slow cooker, room heater. This is a revolutionary idea and Belkin has done it right. It is a little bulky but no more than any other timer. Well done.

    13 of 16 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Amazing!

    • Written by from Knoxville

    I love that I can turn my light on when I leave work so I dont come home to a dark house! You can also set it to turn on the electronic of your choice at a certain time on a certain day. Amazing! Plan on getting more! Buy now!

    17 of 24 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Works as advertised

    • Written by from North York

    I received the unit as a Christmas gift. Downloaded the app for my phone. Had a bit of trouble with the app not seeing the unit at times. However, an app update fixed the issue and everything works flawlessly. Now am using IFTTT to link it to the task I'm using it for, which is cool in itself.

    6 of 8 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Almost perfect....

    • Written by from Forest Lake

    Have got 5 WeMo Switches and a Motion Detector and have had zero problems getting them up and working.

    Only issue seem to be that sometimes when I have pulled a switch from the PowerPoint it can lose its config......the Motion Detector keeps its config when moved.

    Also the app doesn't let me change the name or icon of a device once setup.

    Bring on the light switch and while your at it can you make them as Powerpoints so I can replace the ones I have in my wall and control them remotely....maybe even a powerboard would be cool to.

    Also the scheduling is excellent but havnt yet tried IFTTT.

    5 of 7 people found this useful