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5Gstore Remote Power Switch - 2 Outlets - Remote Automation and Remote Rebooting (Routers, WebCams, Servers, etc)

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The 5Gstore IP Power Switch is a simple product that automatically power-cycles any device when internet connectivity is lost. All you have to do is connect the included ethernet cable from the 5Gstore IP Switch to your router, and then connect the power cables of the devices that you want to be power-cycled when internet connectivity is lost, like your DSL modem and router. Once you have everything connected, press the "UIS" button, and everything will be up and running. The 5Gstore IP Switch automatically pings five different targets (which you can specify), and when it is unable to ping the specified targets, it will power-cycle any devices that are connected to its power source.

Uses for the 5Gstore IP Switch:

  • Home users who have to manually power-cycle their router to re-gain internet connectivity 
  • IT Professionals who need to automatically or remotely reset devices
  • Preventing your connection from timing out or going dormant
  • Create an automatic power schedule (ex: turn on at 9am & turn off at 5pm)

If you are a current user of the IP Switch, you can download the latest version of the user manual here: IP Switch User Manual (PDF)

The primary feature of the unit is very simple: it monitors an internet connection and power-cycles the connected devices if the internet connection goes down. This simple feature alone can be very useful if your mobile broadband or cable/DSL connection drops, and all you need to do is reset the router to re-gain connectivity - this will automatically reset the router for you, without anyone having to visit the location and manually cycle power. While the unit's main feature is very simple and may be the only feature most customers will use, the unit also includes some more advanced features:

  • Web Interface: Allows you to monitor status, view logs, and change advanced settings & configurations via web browser
  • Power Scheduling: Up to 20 schedules may be set to turn power on/off to specific ports at specified times
  • Logs: To keep track of when the unit had to reset power, etc
  • Dynamic DNS Support & Remote Admin: Allows customers to log in via the web to access controls, view logs, and remotely turn on/off power to specific ports or reset power
  • GTalk Messenger Support: Sends you notifications and allows you to issue commands to check the status, as well as turn on/off power or power-cycle certain ports via GTalk
  • Advanced Network Configuration: Allows you to set up to obtain a static IP address and use different DNS servers and change HTTP web admin interface port
  • Save/Restore Configuration: Allows you to save and easily restore your configuration. Good for customers who are purchasing multiple units, as they can create a custom configuration file and apply it to all of their units instead of manually configuring each unit

If you are interested in the more advanced features of the IP Switch, check out our 5Gstore IP Switch Advanced Features Review!

Basic Specs:

  • Dimensions: 5" x 5" x 2"
  • 1 ethernet port (6' flat ethernet cable included)
  • 2 controllable power outlets

Tech Specs:

Socket Type 2x North American (Type B, NEMA 5-15R)
Electrical Rating Input: 125~250V~50/60Hz
Output: 10A (for 2 sockets) & DC5V, 500mA (for USB port)
The 10A output to the outlets is independent of the network card’s usage. The network card itself uses about 5W (including the LEDs).
Fuse Type 10A Thermal Fuse
Available Outlets 2x fixed
Internet Controllable socket 2x fixed
Power ON / OFF switch Individual outlet power ON / OFF LED button (Press & hold 2 seconds)
Power Indicator Orange LED
Reset to Factory Defaults Reset button located to the right of the Ethernet port
Internet Indicator Green LED
Web Server CPU 32-Bit RISC CPU
Supported Browsers All
Supported Network Protocols HTTP, TCP/IP, UDP, SMTP, Dynamic DNS, DNS Client, SNTP, BOOTP, DHCP, FTP.
Network Access 10/100 Base-T , RJ45 (Cat.5)
Firmware Upgrades/Reloads can be done via the GUI or the Utility program (available for Windows and Mac)
Operating Environment 0°C ~ 60°C at 10% ~ 90% relative humidity. For indoor use only.
Certifications CE, FCC (tested to be compliant with FCC 47 CFR Part 2 and Part 15 Class B equipment regulations)
LED Functions
Internet controllable outlets ON Orange LED button ON
Outlet 1 ON, Outlet 2 OFF Outlet 1 LED ON, Outlet 2 LED OFF
Outlet 1 OFF, Outlet 2, ON Outlet 1 LED OFF, Outlet 2 LED ON
System in Protect Mode (UIS On/Off button pressed) Blue LED ON
No Internet Connection Blue LED OFF
Internet is Online Blue LED Blinking

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Date Added: 07/14/2019 by Loren S. (NORMAL, IL)
There are problems with firmware versions 9306 and 9319. Hardware reset switch does NOT reset settings to Factory Default, it only does a restart and randomly Outlet Status goes to "Off" and have no Outlet control. Can only recover by doing a "Manually Restart the System" or cycling power on the switch.

Date Added: 07/10/2019 by Janet A. (Ballwin, MO)
This item keeps me in touch with my work computer!

Date Added: 07/04/2019 by Gef. (Clermont, FL)
Good buy, does what it says. Would get 5 * if the app worked properly! Fails to save everyday events and unlimited option.

Date Added: 07/04/2019 by Gef. (Clermont, FL)
Good buy, does what it says. Would get 5 * if the app worked properly! Fails to save everyday events and unlimited option.

Date Added: 05/01/2019 by Dean B. (MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
Our DSL modem was freezing periodically. Centurylink is the provider and the modem was bought from them, as was the previous modem, both froze up randomly. Might freeze 4 times in 1 day and then keep running for a couple weeks. I assume the incoming signal quality must have a large variance. This became a problem for our home security system's server. This IP smart switch now power cycles the modem each time it freezes up. Total recovery time from a freeze to back online is about 5 minutes. I consider this a big success. Seems like the modem could include this feature in its own internal design if the designers acknowledge this is a common problem for modem users.

Date Added: 04/07/2019 by Thomas B. (Winnipeg, MB)
Delivered quickly to Canada. Switch was easy to setup and performed exactly as advertised.

Date Added: 03/29/2019 by Steve P. (Exton, PA)
Awesome product. Saves making a special trip to a remote location to reset the router/modem if connection is lost. Great for vacation home or cabin, especially if you have WiFi security cameras!

Date Added: 03/26/2019 by Steve A. (Santa Clara, CA)
A very capable product that allows configuration file upload. I use a DHCP server app on a windows machine in order to quickly and easily push config (including static IP) into each switch.

Date Added: 03/15/2019 by Mike M. (Austin, TX)
Good product, already have 2 used in different locations

Date Added: 02/06/2019 by Anthony W. (Taree, NS)
I have only had my Remote Power Switch installed for 2 weeks and it has paid for itself already. It has saved about 500km of driving and time as well as the convenience of being able to reboot router and switch after hours. I haven't had it long enough to give the full 5 stars, but definitely recommend this switch.

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IP Switch Manual (UIS-522B for MNT.NBU.7322) Download installation guide/manual
IP Switch (UIS522B) - Manual Download installation guide/manual

Purchasing this product gets you access to the following exclusive 5Gstore resources:
How to Access IP Switch from Cloud Service 06/19/2019
IP Switch - Link to Current Firmware
UIS522B Firmware MNT.NBU.9319 (May '19)
UIS522B Release Notes - MNT.NBU.9319 05/15/2019
UIS522B Release Notes - MNT.NBU.9306 05/14/2019
UIS522B Release Notes - MNT.NBU.7322 04/01/2017
UIS522B Release Notes - MNT.NBU.7323 06/01/2017
Control Outlet and Get Status via HTTP (UIS522B)
IP Switch (UIS522B) - Firmware Steps 05/19/2017
IP Switch Skype Quick Start Guide 05/02/2017
2 Outlet IP Switch Quick Start Basics 06/01/2017
Client List Tip Sheet 08/10/2015
IP Switch 2 Outlet-1 Outlet Auto Reset Only 08/06/2015
IP Switch - E-mail Notification Setup 02/17/2015
2 Outlet IP Switch Advanced Ping Settings
IP Switch Change/ Disable Stun Server 06/11/2014
IP Switch Firmware Release Notes (2-Outlet) 01/29/2015
IP Switch Google Hangouts App Issue 04/18/2014
Remote Power Switch - Changing the Fuse 01/28/2014
Dual Outlet Power Switch - Connection Tips 12/16/2013
IP Switch - Google Talk/ Hangouts Setup 07/24/2015
IP Switch - Can't Locate Switch OR No IP/ 11/09/2012
IP Switch Dual Outlet - Factory Reset Steps 11/08/2016
IP Switch - Open DNS Issues 06/22/2012
IP Switch - Utility Software (Windows Only)

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