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FS: New SwitchBox app, Group Buy and SIM Card access


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Aug 5, 2014
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Hey guys,

We're entering our 3rd year with SwitchBox, and have been hard at work on a new Free App. We are pleased to announce that it has been approved by Apple and includes lots of new free features!

Also, all new SIM cards and SwitchBox units shipped to you guys, will include a free online account for checking credit usage and SIM account status (a feature requested by all).

If anyone is interested in getting a new SIM card with free online account, or a cheaper SwitchBox unit this month... we can offer some discounted units from our current stock if we get a group buy going.

If interested, Send me a PM or email to:
[email protected]


Check below for images and new feature list.

- New SwitchBox App, for Free download on App store
- Using internet-based texting and phone calls, we were able to make an iPad tablet app and use Wifi only to trigger the Switchbox circuit
- SwitchBox company is paying for all customers "internet based" phone calls and text usage, included in purchase of a $299 Switchbox. (SIM card rates still apply)
- Permits use of many Switchbox units at same time, on one App
- Graphical User Interface for Reception, ON/OFF status and SIM credit on account
- Outlet 1 "On/Off" button defaults to phone call operation only with initial App launch; Once phone button is deactivated, turns back to SMS style latching command
- All whitelist, password commands, etc are performed with App, no need to memorize any code


The SwitchBox

The easiest, cheapest and safest way to remote control any electrical device. $299 ($Group buy discount available)

For Pilots: No more driving to the airport hours before a flight. Turn on your Engine Heater from your cellphone, and simplify your cold flying routine! TIP: Activate a 2nd device like a Cabin Heater for your sensitive avionics, or a Coffee Maker before you arrive!

For General Use: Your new 'Smart Home' with the easy automation from SwitchBox. Remote control your heating, lighting and air conditioning, from anywhere in the world. TIP: Turn On the A/C before you get home, or check to see if you left the lights On and turn them Off.


- Electrical: 120V/60hz. Max Power Handling 1500Watts/15Amps

- Network: T-Mobile Preactivated, $3.00 credit on account Free for 3 months. Cost to run for the entire year ~$30

- Features: Custom Timer up to 18 hours, Security List for blocking unknown callers, Includes 6' extended Antenna

- Warranty: 1 year Mfr parts & labor, 30day money back guarantee, FCC and CE certified

- Operating Manual found at http://switchboxcontrol.com/s/switchboxmanual.pdf

- Shipping: In Stock

Pictures and Press Below

Jan 7, 2013
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I believe this one you can control without any app, it just uses text messages sent to the box. The app just makes it easier - you can give the outlets names, and it formats and sends the text for you.


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Aug 5, 2014
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Tmobile just changed the pay-as-you-go plan.

It's still $3 per month but they deduct $3 from the account each month , regardless if you use the minutes or not.

For example, in the past if you loaded $10 on your account, it would be active for 90 days and if you never placed a call or text you did not lose any credit during that period. If you used only the phone call option for Outlet 1, on day 1 and day 90 there would still be $10 in the account. Now, each month tmobile takes $3 to be on their pay-as-you go plan.

They just changed the plan and the service. We'll know better next month when they train the reps on the new policy.


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