turn off speakers when i turn pc off?

  zincy 18:45 16 Feb 2011

Hello all

I was wondering if there is any plug or something that will help me turn off my speakers when I power down my pc? My pc is a desktop and the reason why I'm asking is my power button on my speakers is behind my sub woofer which makes it bit difficult sometimes.

Any ideas?


  Bris 19:07 16 Feb 2011

I think this is what you are looking for. You plug your PC into the master socket and your speakers into one of the other sockets and when you turn off your PC it senses this and turns off the other sockets.

click here

  Pineman100 19:08 16 Feb 2011

Only two ways I can think of: either switch off their mains supply at the wall, or reposition the woofer to make it easier to get at the power switch.

You can get mains sockets that are remote controlled. Would that help?

click here

  Pineman100 19:09 16 Feb 2011

Bris posted while I was typing!

I think his idea is best.

  Bris 19:27 16 Feb 2011

You can get one from Argos.

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  Bris 19:30 16 Feb 2011

Sorry the links a mess but it works!

  zincy 20:11 17 Feb 2011

thanks for the tips!
i never heard of that before bris, but i might actually use it for my tv! Albeit being bit pricey!

  britto 21:56 17 Feb 2011

was given one of these, a mate got it free from electricity company
click here

plenty on ebay

same thing

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  john bunyan 22:14 17 Feb 2011

I have a double "Wall type" switched socket near my desktop into which my speakers are in one and my External Hd is in the other, so I only turn them on in use.That way I can, for example switch off the USB Hd before unplugging. I have a USB lead into which I can plug an iPod or other things instead of scrabbling about on or behind the tower (under the desk)

  zincy 22:16 17 Feb 2011

any link to this john? im not 100% sure what it looks like

  zincy 22:21 17 Feb 2011

britto thats is very good find! nice price too!

this has actaully made me think I could do more than just use it for my computer!

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