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General Chat Thread, WOL Kettle in General; nuff said....
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    WOL Kettle

    nuff said.

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    well...not really enough said tbh


    are you making one? do you want one? have you seen one?

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    I'm with you on this one... Such a device would be ruddy brilliant... instant tea

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    What if its got no water in and you switch it on!

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    Bloody useless without the Robot to make the tea and bring it back to you! I mean you've still got to get out the chair to get the tea

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    maybe you could hack a roomba to do that.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quackers View Post
    What if its got no water in and you switch it on!
    thats what a sensor is for - detect water level if water level is below this level then device wont turn on, if it is then water will boil as the device will be switched on ( Device being the kettle in this case obviously )

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    I get the feeling that the WOL kettle won't on it's own be seen as a big development, however it a prerequisite of the WOL technician.

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    Actually I started an automated kettle once, with: a tea maid thing that my parents used to have; an asterisk phone system; a mains relay; and a door release gadget with a phone interface. Nearly worked

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    iKettle - buy at Firebox.com

    And they said I was crazy...

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    You definitely win the "Epic thread necro with relevant post by original poster" award, good work! Considering you haven't posted here for four years, I salute you

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    I can see the though process now. "OMG a WOL kettle!! I knew I wasn't crazy. I'm off to tell those fools at Edugeek I was right all long"

    Show the manufactures this thread and try to claim royalties for the idea.

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    I want a WOL Toaster and a WOL Mini Oven as well.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    I want a WOL Toaster and a WOL Mini Oven as well.....
    They all need to interface so the toaster can tell the kettle to boil at the right time so they they finish in perfect sync.

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