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Power Switcher/Splitter


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I apologize if this does not make sense or is confusing. But I am looking for a device that is similar to an hdmi or audio/video cable splitter/switcher but for power. What I mean is I want a device where I can plug in 3 or more power cables and it has one power cable to plug into a power bar. Then I can select which device gets power. Like for example I plug in a blu-ray player, xbox and ps3 into this device, I select the first device and power to the blu-ray goes to the blu-ray player, then I can select the second device and power stops going to the blu-ray player and goes to the xbox and so on. I would love it if there is a device that has both hdmi and/or audio/video plus power. I tried searching around the net for it but either it does not exist or I am using the wrong terminology. If anybody knows please help.
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why do you need to select which device has power? why not just have them all plugged into a power strip?
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Reason I want this is because I have just to many items to plug in so if I got a device like I can plug in more of the items.
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since you're switching main's power you'd have to be carefull and actually pay attention to what you're doing but.

you could build a switch board with normal wall outlets and light switches. it would be a little dificult to have it where turning on one switch would turn off the rest, so you'd have to do that manually.
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That sounds to complicated to me and I would probably end up frying all my gear lol
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