I've been using remote RF outlets to control Christmas decorations for years. It's definitely easier than trying to get under and around the tree to plug lights into an outlet or go outside to plug in the outdoor lights. Yet I constantly lose (and miraculously find) the remote every year. I've also had a 434 MHz transmitter for a while and decided to put it and the Particle Internet Button to use. It's (almost) a perfect match considering the RF remote can control 4 outlets and the Particle Internet Button has 4 buttons! The only thing lacking is that the RF remote has "all on" and "all off" buttons. Meh.
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