I bought a smart power strip to manage my electricity usage at home. I have a large desktop machine that is my main computer during the times when I am at home. I have my main power supply hooked up to the master outlet on the smart power strip, and all other hardware (my speakers, monitors, and an XBox Kinect) hooked up to the slave outlets. When the master outlet is not being used, electricity should also be cut off from the other components.
When I turn off my desktop at night or when I leave for work, the other components shut off as expected. However, I have been noticing that when I come home or sometimes after I shut down my computer, the monitors and speakers will be on (indicated by the illuminated LEDs in the hardware).
I have been trying to figure out what the cause of the problem is, because this had not been happening when I initially bought the power strip. I have tried adjusting the sensitivity on the smart power strip, but this has not helped. Could this issue have been caused by my machine or is it a problem with the smart power strip itself?
UPDATE: I'm using a Smart Strip LCG5 manufactured by BITS Limited. A lot of people have been leaving negative reviews on Amazon for the LCG3 model because of a problem that sounds similar to mine. BITS Limited customer support has been leaving comments on those reviews, and I am currently corresponding with them to fix my problem.