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How set timers

Written Instructions for analog:

1) Timer dial rotates as time passes, and trippers turn circuit on and off.

2) Set some trippers/ segments.
(identify trippers-segments below)

3) Move override switch to each position,

4) Then rotate timer dial two full revolutions.

5) Watch how load turns on-and-off to understand how to set timer.
Slide switch


(a) Move slide switch to each position, then rotate timer dial two full revolutions.
Rotary switch

HB113 override switch
-OR- (b) Change or move override button, then rotate timer dial two full revolutions.
Override switches

1) Each timer has override switch

2) Move override to each position and then manually rotate timer dial to see how load turns on-off

FM1 override switch
Some timers have 3 positions for the switch. Try each position.
Pins
Click pins in and out

Pins
Click pins in and out
GM40 timer dial
Tripper pins

Move Pins/ segements with finger or small tool

Resource: Timers with Pins
FM1 series
GM40 timer
GE
Woods
Tork
Intermatic



Vertical analog
Segments move back and forth

Hagar EH 010 timer
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Hagar timers
Set current time on vertical analog timer
Vertical analog

Move trippers to side


Resources:
See din rail timers


Raise segments using finger

Timer segments
Raise segments


GE box timers

Pull up segments

See outdoor timers
See plug-in timers

Segments

Raise segements with finger
Each segment is 1/2 hour

Resources:
See segment timers
See outdoor segment timers



Push segments down and outward

Segments

Push segments down and outward
Each segment is 15 minutes

Resource:
Analog timers with 15 minute intervals
Insert tripper on dial


Intermatic E1020 and 1010
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Order Intermatic Trippers
Push down and rotate moveable tabs


GE timers


Trippers

Trippers move small switch located on edge of timer dial



Resource: Timers with trippers
Intermatic analog timers
Intermatic Trippers and parts
Set current time

1) Identify hours on dial

2) Identify daylight and nighttime hours

3) Rotate dial until current time lines up with triangle

Rotate dial until current time lines up with arrowhead.
This will set the clock.

Rotate dial until current time lines up with arrowhead
Set current time

Rotate dial until current time lines up with arrowhead.
 FM1 timer dial
Rotate dial until current time shows on clock face
Vacation timers are preset for random on-off times and cannot be programmed

Timer randomly turns light on and off.
Woods 59202 vacation timer

Vacation timers cannot be set

Vacation timers are pre-programmed.
Rotate dial until current time and day line up with arrowhead.

Resource:
See random vacation timers
Aube
Brinks - Arlec -Westek _geyser - Fato - Onesto - HPM - Hamilton etc
Dayton
Gardena

GE
Hagar
Honeywell
Intermatic
Intermatic ST01C
Intermatic EJ500

Leviton]
Moonray - Paradise - Portfolio
Malibu
Kichler
Sylvania
Sprinkler timers

Timex - Deihl - Steyle - etc
Tork
Utilitec
UPM
Westinghouse-Stanley
Woods
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Programmable timers
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Gardena T1030    
Gardena                          Utilitec
       Westek TE06WHB
Timex                                 Woods

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ST01C
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LCD display is not lighted

Intermatic ST01C buttons
All Intermatic timers

Digital wall timers that do not require neutral wire

ST01C  7-day/ battery operated no neutral required / single-pole or 3-way/ 1 year warranty

Ei600  / same as ST01 except 5 yr warranty instead of 1 yr warranty

/astronomic or programmable/  single-pole 3-way/ 1 yr warranty/ No neutral/ uses CR2 battery
Programmable or Astronomic dawn-dusk/ 6 ON and 6 OFF settings per 7-day week
Incandescent, CFL, LED, motors, ballast, DC loads/ AC and DC loads 24V up to 277Volt.
Permanent override/ No loss of memory in power outage or battery change

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Intermatic ST01 timer
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Manuals/ resources:
ST01C manual
Sell sheet with model numbers
Ei600 manual
Sell sheet with model numbers
How to program ST01c and Ei600 timers
How to wire ST01C and Ei600 timer diagrams
Control any 240volt load with ST01c or Ei600 timer
How to wire this timer to control water heater or any heavy-amp load
Push button until number or letter displays:
F always OFF; O Always ON
D ON at dusk, OFF at Dawn
Numbers 1 through 9 means ON at dusk and OFF 1-9 hours later
1.-9. ON right now, OFF 1-9 hours later
More timers with same features
One-button photoeye digital timers

Westinghouse 00453 timerWestek SLC6CFLWoods-59479
Rotate dial to select options:
Off = always OFF; ON - always ON
Dusk-Dawn means ON at dusk, OFF at dawn
Select 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 hours: then timer turns ON at dusk, and lights turn OFF 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 hours later

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Outdoor photoeye timers
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Tork 701A   Pass and seymour RT12
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How to wire In-wall timers/ All brands

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Timer for Iron

Countdown timer for electric iron
Simple touch at Amazon
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Timers fail frequently?

 More than one timer has same problem? Test outlet.
Outlet polarity Test outlet with circuit analyzer from hardware
Read circuit analyzer
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Never assume power is OFF

Use non-contact voltage tester on timer, on wire, on outlet to see if power is present.
Press button on tester, if single beep then no power is present. If continuous beep then power is present.
Never stand on bare ground, always stand on dry boards, do not hold or touch anything metal when working on timer or water heater that has power, tape tester leads to wood sticks, never touch wet water heater, or flooded water heater, or timer that had a short or fire without turning power OFF.


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Orange 10 gauge 30 amp


Orange/ #10 gauge for for 30 amp circuits including water heater
with ground
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10-2 gauge/ 30 amp
10-3/ 30 amp

NMB is house wiring
UF is underground

Yellow 12 gauge 20 amp


Yellow/ #12 gauge wire for 20 amp
with ground
Buy:
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12-3/ 20 amp

Rolls of stranded wire

NMB is house wiring
UF is underground
White 14 gauge 15 amp


White/ #14 gauge wire for 15 amp
with ground
Buy:
14-2 gauge/ 15 amp
14-3/ 15 amp

NMB is house wiring
UF is underground

Copper ground wire
Use same size as other wire in circuit

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Ground rods at Amazon


Multimeter

Test for breaks in wire/ Test for voltage
Most appliance require 80% rated voltage to function correctly
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Electric testers at Amazon 
Resource:
How to test and replace element
How to test thermocouple
Element tests for 120 volts
How to test wire
Safety when testing wires:
Never touch wet or previously flooded appliance.
Never stand on wet surface when working on electric.
Never stand on bare soil, put down dry boards.
Tape tester leads to wood sticks to keep hands away from power.
Use non-contact voltage tester before touching wires.
Never touch or lean into any made of metal.
Remove metal objects from pockets.
Do not use oxygen or fuel accelerants in same room as electrcial repairs

Resource:
Basic house wiring

Non-contact voltage tester

Test for power without touching connectorss
NEVER assume power is OFF
Buy:

Non-contact voltage tester Amazon
Electric testers at Amazon
 
Resource:
How to test electric power is off

Resource:
How to install terminals
Treminals

Terminals

Buy:
Terminal kit
Blue for 16-14 wire
Yellow for 12-10 wire
Read about terminals
wire connector assortment

Twist-on wire connector assortments

Do not reuse old connectors 
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Resource
How to select and install twist-on wire connectors
Weatherproof wire connector

Weatherproof wire connector

Connector cavity is full of silicone
Built-in cover keeps silicone in place
Protect from water, dust etc
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Tighten connector 
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How to select and install twist-on wire connectors
Push on wire connectors

Push-on wire connectors in place of twist-on connectors

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Red 3P connector for 10-14 gauge wire
Lever connectors for stranded wire at Amazon
add solder to stranded wire

Turn stranded wire into solid wire

Add solder to 1" length of tightly twisted stranded wire to make into solid wire
Heat wire. Touch solder to wire. Let cool. File away over-solder.
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Resource

Timer caught fire

linesman pliers
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Fire inside timer caused by stranded wire
Keep enclosure door closed at all times

Fire caused by stranded wire

Do not use stranded wire under screw plate

Applies to timers, switches, outlets, pumps etc.
Small devices, with small loads, such as lamp socket, stranded wire is fine
Add solder to 1" length of tightly twisted stranded wire to make into solid wire
Heat wire. Touch solder to wire. Let cool. File away over-solder.
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Resource

Timer caught fire
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