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Arlec PB89HA Grid Connect Smart 5 Outlet Powerboard

Arlec PB89HA Grid Connect Smart 5 Outlet Powerboard

MPN: PB89HA
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Jumbo Bug-Sponge
Jumbo Bug-SpongeCentral Highlands and Goldfields, VIC

Smart powerboard spontaneously powers off.

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Purchased for its stated ability to run daily routines, as I wanted to automagically turn stuff off at night and on during the day. I was happy to use the gridconnect app which takes some understanding but does work as advertised. It does do all of that, but will at irregular and unpredictable intervals, just turn all the sockets off, making it useless to me. I've reluctantly gone back to an analog timer switch and dumb powerboard.

Purchased at Bunnings Warehouse.

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Murray B.
Murray B.Southwest, VIC

great

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i have 5 of these, they have lost a connection once, easily fixed with a reset. One socket stopped working i have had them for about 18 months. paired with google home i turn them off with voice commands which is handy

Purchased in at Bunnings Warehouse.

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Great product… initially

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Amazing Powerboard at first. Works well with Google and fairly easy to setup. Bought two from Bunnings. First one died, thought it was an overload but second one died a few weeks later. Only master would. Seems to be a recurring issue. Would not recommend

Purchased in at Bunnings Warehouse for $45.

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Wayne H.
Wayne H.South East Queensland, QLD
  • 14 reviews
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We bought 3, one with power pass through always on, and 2 with USB. All of them failed outside of their warranty.

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all 3 of them stopped working after 18 months to 2 years outside the 1 year warranty. Bunnings no longer sell them.
Worst power board ever bought, considering I have conventional power boards 20 years old that still work.

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Purchased in for $44.

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Kushan
KushanGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC
  • 2 reviews

Stopped working

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After been used for few months all the outlets except the always on stopped working. Wifi power on switch is blinking like there is an internal short circuit. Such a waste of money. Not recommended to buy.

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Will
WillWestern Australia

Worked well initially

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Great idea and initially appeared to be a good product but after 6 months 3 out of the 4 powerboards I bought have gone offline. I can repair them (as in factory reset & reconnect) and get them working for a few days but they go offline again. One of them has worked flawlessly for over a year so not all bad.

Purchased in at Bunnings Warehouse for $40.

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Andrew
AndrewCentral Queensland, QLD
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A Clever (Though Overpriced) Smart Powerboard

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Purchased in at Bunnings Warehouse for $43.58.

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James D.
James D.
  • 6 reviews
  • 5 likes

Good when it works. But does not last long

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I have bought one in january 2020 from bunnings. Worked well and served the purpose.. But mid april 2020 it just completely died. No lights, no power. I dont get why it did not last long. It is only powering my wifi repeater which is probably less than 20watts at max?

My lost, i dont have the receipt anymore so i cant go for warranty.

I might just have bought a lemon but hey il put it in review to see if others have the same experience.

Purchased in at Bunnings Warehouse for $20.

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DavidN
DavidNGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
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Arlec reinvented itself through Grid Connect integration with powerboard, plugs and controls

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Purchased in at Bunnings Warehouse for $39.95.

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Questions & Answers

leeann c.
leeann c.asked

The reset button on arlecpb89ha powerboats doesn't work, gridconnect app doesn't see the board - any ideas to get this working?
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