In this article we’ll talk about the new smart plug socket called Alfawise PS-17-WPE. This is not the first smart socket from the Chinese manufacturer. In April 2018, Alfawise released its first PS-16-WPE smart socket.
Compared with the previous version, the new smart socket Alfawise PS-17-WPE has received improvements in both design and functions. Now, any device in your home can become smart.
Let’s look at 5 reasons why the smart plug socket Alfawise PS-17-WPE deserves your attention.
Alfawise PS-17-WPE: Price
Alfawise PS-17-WPE is 16A smart socket with IP66 water protection, Amazon Alexa and Google Home voice assistant support and remote control via Smart Life app on smartphone.
The plug socket is capable of powering electrical appliances with power up to 3.5 kW, and supports connecting up to 150 devices via Wi-Fi network.
Given the smart functions and power, the price of Alfawise PS-17-WPE is really good. You can order it for only $25.
Alfawise PS-17-WPE: Water Resistant
One of the main advantages of Alfawise PS-17-WPE smart socket is water resistance. This device is protected against water according to IP66.
It can be used safely in the wettest areas of your home, such as bathroom, kitchen or laundry room. You can also place PS-17-WPE smart socket outdoors, and not worry about rain, high humidity or dust.
Despite IP66 protection, Alfawise PS-17-WPE is not full waterproof. In other words, the socket must not be completely submerged.
Alfawise PS-17-WPE can work outdoors at temperatures from – 30 to +60 degrees Celsius.
PS-17-WPE cover closes even if something is plugged in. You can pull the cord down. The cover has a special hole.
Alfawise PS-17-WPE: Quality Materials
Alfawise’s new smart socket is made from high quality electronic components. The user can access the internal equipment by unscrewing the four screws on the case.
The case is made of high-quality ABS plastic, which has a long service life.
By the way, the cover is fireproof, so you can not worry about the safety of connected devices.
Alfawise PS-17-WPE: Control
There are several ways to control Alfawise PS-17-WPE smart socket. Firstly, you can use the application on your smartphone called Smart Life. The socket supports up to 150 connected devices at a time.
Alfawise PS-17-WPE is also controlled by Amazon Alexa and Google Home virtual home assistants. They allow you to control the socket using voice commands.
As you know, all functions work through Wi-Fi network, so you need a stable and fast home Internet.
Alfawise PS-17-WPE: Functions
Why do you need a smart socket? First of all, you can turn even simple electronic devices into smart ones.
You can not only remotely turn on/off your home electronics with Alfawise PS-17-WPE, but also set a timer. For example, you can program the socket so that the kettle prepares you fresh coffee in the morning.
Another scenario is to turn on the air conditioner or humidifier remotely. When you return home from work, you will be waiting for coolness and pleasant air.
The new PS-17-WPE socket supports 8 timer modes.
Alfawise PS-17-WPE is easy to place both indoors and outdoors. For only $25, the smart plug socket offers rain and dust protection, voice control, a timer and remote control using the app on your smartphone. I think it is a good deal.