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In order to detect cortes de energía to your appliances (like fridges, pumps, etc.) it is enough that you plug your iSocket to any free wall socket as long as this socket located on the same electrical circuit (powered from the same breaker) with your appliance. You do NOT need to plug your appliance into iSocket, because iSocket detects mains failure - power interruptions in your wall socket. If you do plug your appliance into iSocket you need to turn it on in order to energize your equipment connected into iSocket because internal relay of iSocket is turned off by default. You do this in the 'Power Switches' section.

NOTE! Connecting your appliance into iSocket without real needs you create a so called extra point of failure. For example, occasionally you can turn it off and de-energize your appliance, or you can mess up with thermostat settings and it will be turned off, or internal relay of iSocket will fail and your appliance will be de-energized. Note about relays: they are designed for resistive loads, not for inductive. Some fridges/freezers with pumps will have surges on power on/off events and there will be inductive load that may damage relays. It is not failure of your fridge, neither iSocket. This is how fridges/freezers designed and how relays are designed too. We do NOT recommend to plug fridges/freezers into iSocket directly without real needs.

What is the "real needs" then? Well, say, you don't have any free wall outlet for iSocket on the same electrical circuit that your appliance. If you are going to plug your fridge into iSocket keep in mind that reminder about relays. Another reason why you may want to plug your appliance into iSocket is because you want to switch it on/off/reboot remotely (say, you have a router). This is absolutely fine as these are features of iSocket: remote switch on, remote switch off, remote reboot. So the main reason when your appliance should be connected to iSocket is when you plan to use these features. That is when you need the 'Power Switch' feature.
First of all please check the previous question about whether you need to plug anything into Socket at all. For corte de energía detections you can use Socket on any free wall socket as long as it on the same electrical ring with your appliance. It's better explained in another question.

The internal switching mechanism of iSocket (relay) only supports resistive load. This is a completely normal practice for devices of this class. The opposite of a resistive load is an inductive load. How to distinguish inductive and resistive loads? Inductive load is usually indicated by the presence of a motor mechanism in the device. Examples of inductive loads: pumps, fans, refrigerators. Such devices can damage the switching mechanism of the device (relay) and your device will stop working for this very reason.

You should not create an unnecessary points of failure without extreme needs. That is the core problem of any installation where a customer want to have "a mediator" between the wall and the appliance. If your application is just detection of cortes de energía do NOT plug anything into iSocket, especially when you do not have a feature to switch this outlet on the iSocket - see the previous question.

Also the relay will be off during remote firmware update procedures, which we, however, do NOT perform without customers will.

This explanation might look too tech and not what you usually see from different smart plugs vendors, but this is just because we care. Otherwise principles for all smart plugs are the same - they have a small relay mechanism, which is for resistive load mainly.
Al iSocket Smart Socket sólo puede conectar equipos con clavijas. El iSocket Smart tiene un relé de 16A. Esto significa que puede conectar aproximadamente 3500W de carga en países con ~230VAC (países europeos u la mayoría del resto) o 2000W para países con ~120VAC (por ej. países de norte América). Esto es para carga resistiva continua. Si su país tiene limitaciones (por ej. 13A en UK), por favor siga las normas. Puede consultar las especificaciones técnicas del iSocket en nuestra web. Si necesita conectar altas cargas puede considerar nuestros productos profesionales para integradores de la familia iSocket Smart Home. Por ejemplo, un relé iSocket Smart puede conectar casi cualquier carga mediante contactores.
Appliance failure detection feature relies on the fact of current passing through the relay of iSocket from the wall socket into your appliance. When your appliance that is connected into iSocket draws power from the wall socket iSocket knows it, so your appliance is operating as it is consuming power. Once your appliance is broken it stops consume power and iSocket detects it.

Hence the following limitation on the use of this feature apply. If your device is turning on and off during normal operation then you will never be able to distinguish a breakdown from a normal operation and there is no straightforward way to do this. Take the refrigerator, for example. During normal operation its motor is constantly turned on and off. How can you find out why the refrigerator turned off? Has it broken down or because the motor has turned off?

You may only detect failures of appliances that suppose running on constantly. Note, in order to use this feature you have to order a proper iSocket model with energy meter or select specific applications on checkout. Please read also previous two questions before you plug anything into iSocket.
It has a very little active power of about 1W only.
El iSocket está diseñado con una tecnología única muy avanzada, "iSocket Online 24/7" que hace que el dispositivo siga trabajando incluso tras un corte en la red móvil. Su iSocket nunca colgará. El estado de la red móvil no afecta al relé. Esto significa que aunque la conexión se pierda durante un rato, el relé del iSocket permanecerá en el mismo estado que estaba antes de la interrupción.
El iSocket está diseñado para usarse en ambientes secos. Lo hemos probado a -30ºC en Finlandia, pero TENGA EN CUENTA que el dispositivo tiene una batería Li-ion que no soporta temperaturas frías. El dispositivo está verificado para trabajar por encima de -10ºC. Puede encontrar más información en las especificaciones técnicas de cada producto en nuestra web. Por favor lea este artículo.
Muchos clientes usan el iSocket justo para eso - resetear el router cuando se pierde la conexión a internet. Sin embargo, el iSocket no puede detectar fallos en internet en su router. Tiene que saber que internet falla (por ej. pérdida de la conexión al servicio) y luego reiniciar el aparato mediante un mensaje o una llamada al iSocket al que está enchufado el router. Sin embargo, algunos modelos (por ej. iSocket Environment Pro) tienen una entrada que acepta valores lógicos "1" o "0". Probablemente puede usar esta entrada. No tenemos una solución exacta porque depende de cada router pero hay algunas ideas: Si su router tiene algún tipo de salida de alarma que cambia su estado cuando internet se pierde, puede conectar esta salida a la entrada del iSocket. Luego puede configurarlo para reinciar el enchufe principal (salida del relé) del iSocket cuando detecte algún cambio de estado en la entrada. Si su router no tiene esa salida de alarma puede intentar encontrar algún dispositivo Ethernet que pueda detectar fallos en internet y tenga una salida de alarma. El dispositivo se conecta a su router por Ethernet y la salida de alarma de éste a la entrada del iSocket. Finalmente, puede detectar fallos en internet con un software. Por ej. un servicio de software externo puede hacer un ping a su router cada minuto y avisarle cuando se pierda la conexión. Cuando esto ocurra puede enviar un mensaje de reinicio al iSocket o llamarlo y éste reiniciará su router.
Since 2021 iSocket is a Plug-and-Go hassle-free solution with integrated connectivity that allows your iSocket to be connected to any available cellular network. We pay cellular service providers a base fee. On the top of that we pay a fee for data usage. Each feature of iSocket creates additional data usage. On the top of that we use clustering solutions for our servers and pay a fee to datacenters. This clustering solution allows you too see real-time status of your device 24/7/365. Each feature of iSocket creates additional usage of these server resources too. We believe that our fees are minimal, and most part of them are used to pay for the services of third parties. These two examples are only part of the full picture. It might not be so obvious how much work is going on there on the background when you just look at the interface, which we aimed to create very simple for end users.
Cada producto en la web del "Mundo del iSocket" posee una página individual donde se encuentra toda la información sobre el producto. Puede hallar información detallada para los productos en la pestaña Especificaciones técnicas en dicha página.