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Best remote control switch for PC Start/Reset

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  1. michael

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    Hi guys,

    Would please guide me on buy the best Best remote control switch for PC Start/Reset.
    I do know some from logisys, but which one is the best?


    EDIT:- is below switch is good for PC start/reset ?
    http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=RM02&cat=GDT
    Thanks.
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    If it's a standard desktop PC, you need a open/close switch, not a 12v PS switch. Assuming you are connecting it to the PWR header on your mother board?
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    The power button on your PC is a momentary switch (push for "on" or push for "off"). I believe the remote switch you linked to is a toggle switch (toggles the contacts between closed or "on" and open or "off") and would not work.
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    It looked more like a 12v supply?

    So, something more like this:

    http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-IR-Remote-Power-Switch-for-PC/
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    Or you can WOL with a smartphone.
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    Well one thing I don't understand here is that, how it says start/reset your pc either manually OR remotely, as I can see that those power/reset wires from MB would go into PCI wireless card power/reset pins THEN WHERE WOULD THAT FRONT PANEL POWER/RESET WIRES GO ?????

    Well I did read about installation pdf on that site i guess it has two option of power/reset wires to be connected on that PCI card.

    can you just confirm.

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    The front panel wires would connect to the card and the card would connect to the motherboard.


    A few years ago I took apart an old RC car and hooked it up to a USB header providing 5VSB power and the power and reset pins. Worked great. It was a fun and simple project.
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    Yes. I read about it on pdf , it has two options.
    Just waiting the right time to order from frozencpu.com
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    univerasal remote control
    compatable with every tech at home.
    no installation required.
    kick arse price
    ONLY FOR 0.75 EURO
    price is w/o shipment and taxes
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    it will fit to any system spec :)

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