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Stop Throwing Money Away on Standby Power!


Ever unplug your phone charger or turn off a lamp at night, only to wonder how much energy those seemingly insignificant things use throughout the day? We’ve all been there. But what if you could easily track your appliance’s energy consumption and control it remotely, saving money on your bills in the process?

The Smart Plug Mini from frient is your key to becoming a more energy-aware homeowner. This handy little device plugs directly into your existing sockets, transforming any appliance into a smart, controllable device. Here’s how it empowers you:

  • Remote On/Off Control: Ditch the mad scramble to turn off that forgotten iron upstairs. With the Smart Plug Mini and a connected smartphone app, you can switch on or off any appliance plugged into it, from anywhere, anytime.
  • Energy Consumption Tracking: Curious about how much energy your devices are guzzling? The Smart Plug Mini cleverly tracks your appliance’s energy use, giving you valuable insights into your home’s overall consumption. This knowledge is power! By identifying hidden energy drainers, you can make informed decisions to reduce your usage and save money.
  • Simple Setup, Big Benefits: The Smart Plug Mini is designed for ease of use. Simply plug it in, connect it to your home’s Wi-Fi network via the app, and voila! You’re ready to remotely control your appliances and gain valuable energy usage data.

Imagine the Possibilities:

  • Reduce Standby Power Drain: Many electronics continue to consume energy even when switched off. The Smart Plug Mini lets you completely cut power to these “vampire appliances” when not in use, saving you money in the long run.
  • Schedule Power Usage: Set specific times for lamps, TVs, or even electric heaters to turn on and off automatically. This is perfect for routines or ensuring you don’t leave something running accidentally.
  • Peace of Mind: Did you leave the curling iron on? No worries! With remote control, you can switch it off from anywhere, providing peace of mind and potentially preventing accidents.

The Smart Plug Mini is a small investment with big returns. Take control of your energy use, save money on your bills, and enjoy the convenience of remotely controlling your appliances. It’s a win-win for your wallet and the environment!

Smart Plug Mini – electricity consumption tracker and remote switch in one

It gets even smarter with the frient Smart Plug Mini.

This device not only lets you control your electrical appliances remotely – it also lets you track their electricity consumption.

This way, you can always see how much power your appliances are using and have them turned off if they use too much, allowing you to lower your electricity bill.

The friently Smart Plug Mini also lets you automate your connected appliances, so you can have them turn on, for example, at a given time.


Avoid standby consumption with the Smart Plug Mini

Want to use power on appliances that are not in use? We didn’t think so.

Many of your appliances consume a low but noticeable amount of power on standby mode which can pile up over time.

But no worries – the Smart Plug Mini has you covered. When connected to a Smart Plug Mini, you can completely turn off your appliances (without having to go around unplugging things all the time), and you can even set up schedules to turn them off at times when they are not in use, for instance, during the night.

However, if you don’t want to turn off your appliance completely, you can still get some power-saving benefit from the Smart Plug Mini.

Because the Smart Plug Mini (and all the other frient smart home devices) are communicating via Zigbee – a wireless communication protocol consuming less power than, for example, WiFi – it’s designed to use minimal standby power.

If you have any questions about the frient smart home products then please get in touch.

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