1. C

    Not So Simple Timer Install Question(s)

    So I am needing some assistance, and hope someone here can help me out. I will do my best to explain what I have and what I am wanting to do. I have a water pump (to my well) which comes on when pressures in my holding tank reach a certain level, that is pretty simple. In addition to this, I...
  2. J

    Adding a dimmer switch to in wall timer

    I put in led high hats in my soffit outside. They are operated by a timer switch. The problem is the lights are too bright. I want to add a dimmer switch to tone down the brightness. I tried to do it myself by adding a dimmer switch in between timer and lights. I tried all combinations...
  3. linuxthefish

    UK Mechanical plug in timer with electric water cylinder on economy 7?

    I came across a small electric hot water heater under the sink with a moulded plug in my friend's rented flat. He's on economy 7, and wishes to use a mechanical plug in timer to ensure the water is only heated on night rate. The flat is rented so changing the socket to an FCU is out of the...
  4. R

    USA Chamber/Oven doesn't shut off with timer

    Hello, I was giving project to replace our old temperature heat chamber/oven with newer one. It required for me to use the same timer from the old oven to use for the newer oven. (timer and oven have the same spec 208V/20A with L6-20). I worked with electrical, but not often and still...
  5. E

    Danfoss tp9000 service interval timer reset

    So I've read some similar older threads that have posted some images on how to reset this damn thing (only had my boiler serviced 4 months ago). Can anyone help with the sequence as the other thread help doesn't seem to work with mine...
  6. S

    Mechanical timer

    Hello. I got an old venner mechanical timer and need some advice. I need to connect it to a unit, how would one do that? It is a, b and c outputs. Wich to use? Thanks for help.
  7. P

    new timer switch

    Hi I have 3 light switches in a single box. 1 switch controls the hallway lights, the 2nd switch controls the garage inside lights and the 3rd switch controls the outside lights. I would like to replace the outside light switch with a timer switch. The switch I will take out has 2 black wires...
  8. F

    Help regarding a Horstmann Electronic 7 timer

    Hi, I'd like some help on an issue I'm having with my Horstmann electronic 7 timer if anyone can help me please. Our electricity bills currently seem very high for this time of year, they're coming out at £80 a month for a 2 bed apartment, with both me and my partner being out between 08:30...
  9. C

    Imersion timer

    We have an vented system boiler, the boiler is quite large and struggles to run rate low enough to just heat water. The tank has an imersion heater fitted, I'd like to switch this with a contractor driven by a singe channel heating programmer. I plan to put a tank stat between the programmer...
  10. A

    help with wiring of timer

    Sorry for being such a simple question but just need help attaching wires in correct location. Right now have a simple off/on switch and want to replace with a timer. The switch now controls a light and it is the only one connected for it. so somewhat simple but.....I am just not sure on...
  11. A

    Fitting an APT timer to Dual Immersion heater

    Hi there, I'm looking for some advice regarding the above, I have a very basic type 'on/off sink/bath' switch on my copper cylinder immersion heater, I want to ad a very basic timer as mentioned above i.e. the mechanical dial types that have push/pull pins etc. the instructions that come with...
  12. S

    Timer and contactor wiring help

    I’m installing 5 downlights and 20 x 6W garden spike lights and I haven’t done much timer/ contactor wiring and I was wondering if this diagram was correct. The lights will only come on from 5:00pm until 10:00pm Cheers.
  13. A

    Domestic Fitting an 'APT Timer' to a dual Immersion Heater

    Hi there, I'm looking for some advice regarding the above, I have a very basic type 'on/off sink/bath' switch on my copper cylinder immersion heater, I want to ad a very basic timer as mentioned above i.e. the mechanical dial types that have push/pull pins etc. the instructions that come with...
  14. happyhippydad

    Is there a standalone weatherproof timer?

    I am looking for a weatherproof timer to switch a 2 gang socket on/off. I can find plenty of single sockets that incorporate a timer but I cannot find one with with 2 sockets, or just a separate weatherproof timer (suitable for sockets, 16A) that I could then use to switch a standard 2 gang...
  15. D

    Extractor fan to timer type

    Hi I’m thinking of changing an extractor fan (in a WC) to one with a run on/timer. The current set up doesn’t have an isolator, and wiring runs from the light bulb to the fan, which is sited in the ceiling about 18” away. The fan is vented through a flat roof above. Now, I realise that i’ll...
  16. D

    Timer for contactor control

    Hello all, I am needing a din rail mount timer which will control a contactor. It will need to have a function which will allow me to have the contactor energise for 30mins. Off for 30mins. On for 30mins and repeat forever. New to this and i am getting confused with On delay, Off delay timers...
  17. Lwols

    a Fused Digital Timer Spur switch

    Hi all, (Just reposting, there was some confusion, I was mistaken for a domestic electrician, I'd like to think I have basic understanding, but I'll stick to carpentry!) There were some great replied on the original thread, but I thought id post again, with the info I posted, you never know...
  18. Lwols

    Fused Digital Timer Spur Switch

    Hi all, Would somebody draw a diagram of how they believe a Fused Digital Timer Spur switch should be installed. A bit of information; There are 6 floor standing outdoor LEDs. 1.5mm SWA feeding each and routed back to the consumer unit. Shall be protected by a 6amp Wylex RCBO. Thanks in...
  19. Dustydazzler

    Bizarre fault today immersion timer

    got a phone call from my brother at about 1.30pm to say his immersion timer had caught fire and completely melted. I thought he was exaggerating so popped round to take a look. And yep it had completely melted into a big ball of moulded black sticky plastic...:eek: This timer was fitted when he...
  20. T

    Humidistat or Run on Timer

    Evening all. I have a customer whose bathroom is soaked with condensation after the shower has been on. its worst I have seen. I am going to install a 4 inch 60litre/sec fan but would like an opinion on whether to go with a humidistat or run on timer. I would appreciate your expertise. Thanks
  21. J

    Wiring extractor fan with timer

    Hi all I have just moved into a flat and my extractor fan doesn't work so i have bought and fit a new one but I cant figure out how to wire it. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks
  22. N

    Weatherproof timer ans Spur Unit

    Hi Does anyone know of a weatherproof simple on/off timeswitch and Switched Spur thats available? Its going to be undercover, so not in direct contact with rain/sun etc but there will be moisture. Thanks
  23. S

    Timer Circuit Help Needed

    I need to install a timer circuit to activate a solenoid valve so it operates for 2 minutes every hour. I was thinking of using either a mechanical timer (but the increments are often not small enough) or a digital din rail mounted timer but I'm unsure if I can program one to these...
  24. M

    Boiler timer doing my head in

    Hi is anybody willing to talk me through wireing up my boiler controller ...
  25. D

    Someone replaced a light switch with a timer..

    Bit of a first for me. Looking around a house to tidy up as a buy to let and couldn't find the light switch in one of the bedrooms. Some searching later revealed the previous owners had replaced the switch with an analogue timer o_O It was the front bedroom so best guess is they had it to give...
  26. P

    How turn off OFF PEAK option

    Hello everyone . I've got some problem with boiler timer . He turns on ,, Peak off " option in the night time and start heating up the water cos He thinks that my electric meter is in the night tariff but It's not .. I've got standard meter. How can I turn it off or What Can I do ?? Everything...
  27. rolyberkin

    Sangamo timer clock not working

    I have a client who has one of the below, I have never worked on one. He states that it is not switching on the lights although the emergency light part of the lighting is apparently being charged, he has re set the timer etc. Does anyone work on these a lot and is there any quick solutions or...
  28. P

    Help with Danfoss Service Interval Timer

    I have the same problem as the OP in this old thread service interval timer help! - https://www.electriciansforums.co.uk/threads/service-interval-timer-help.100630/ I tried the solution offered there but unfortunately the instructions must be for older models of the thermostat. My model is...
  29. J

    Timer Switch on E7 system

    Hello all, I hope you might be able to help me solve an issue. I rent a flat with storage heaters and E7. The Timer Switch for the cheap periods has never worked, so in the past I've just had to move the sliders manually to use the heaters, but now even that doesn't work, as some electrical...
  30. littlespark

    Adding a run on timer to an existing fan

    Is there such a thing? Job i'm looking at has a bathroom with no window. There is a 230v inline fan in the roofspace, vented from above the shower cubicle to... well... the extraction doesn't go anywhere, but that's another problem. Taking the grill down I can see the fan, but its screwed to...
  31. S

    Can I join the black wires? Need to improve some hacked French wiring to restore timer control

    So, I'm checking why the heating won't work in a little apartment in France. There are 4 wall-mounted electric heaters and there is a timer on the wall which should be controlling them all via a pilot wire. There is a note on the timer in badly scrawled French about the new heater meaning the...
  32. pirate

    Recommendations please for a good quality immersion heater timer

    Hello all. As the title says, I am looking for a good quality, robust switch/timer to control a 3kw immersion heater. At present it is simply plugged into a socket in the loft, but needs to be controlled from the kitchen below with a decent timer, preferably one that will fit onto a single...
  33. M

    Extractor fan, hourly timer....

    I have a customer who has a extractor fan in a storage container used for ventilation. They would like a timer fitted which enables the fan to come on for 10 minuets every hour. Im struggling to find an off the shelf timer that would let me do this? Anyone got Any ideas? Cheers
  34. U

    Can you fit a timer for a towel rail in the bathroom

    Hi all, It seems to be normal practice to mount electric timers outside the bathroom, but so long as its outside zone 2 a towel rail timer can be inside the bathroom? I'd rather have it inside the bathroom than visible in the hall. We're planning to have the towel rail less than 60cm...
  35. loulew

    Towel rail timer control

    Hi all, I’m currently doing a bathroom re-furb and i’ve installed a dual fuel heated towel rad. It’s fed via an FCU outside the room which then currently goes to a kudox controller just underneath the rad, both of which are zone 2. The client has just asked how to use the controller and I’ve...
  36. S

    Bathroom fan with timer and motion sensor

    Hi please can someone help me on this situation I wired 3 core and earth from light to fan isolater from isolater to fan Problem I got the fan is it’s only got live and neutral no switch live connection My fan is m100-pir/t monsoon It’s got motion sensor and timer jus confused were do I put...
  37. W

    Help needed wiring mechanical timer switch

    Hello all, you helped a lot last time. I am trying to replace a light switch with a mechanical timer: Greenbrook Mechanical Timer 230V - https://www.screwfix.com/p/greenbrook-mechanical-timer-230v/4883r The current setup with the switch plate removed looks like this: Above this switch is...
  38. L

    Heating timer replacement

    I'm trying to replace an old Landys and Gyr RWB2 heating & hot water timer with a Horstmann 425 Tiara. I'm just a bit perplexed as to the wiring - I've looked and the wiring diagram for the old timer and tried to convert it to the new 'tiara' timer. But it looks totally wrong. Can someone...
  39. J

    Staircase Timer Switch on LEDs

    Made a bit of a boo boo and have replaced 10 standard light fittings in a stairwell for LED's without thinking about whether or not the staircase timer would work with it. It didnt! Can anyone recommend a staircase timer switch that will work with 320w of LEDs? Ive searched on line and come up...
  40. N

    Horstmann timer on/off switches?

    Hi All- We are having some issues and think our electric brick heaters might be coming on during the day and causing our electric bill to be sky high. Can anyone tell us how to remove the extra ON OFF switches on this Horstmann timer pictured below? I have arrows pointing to the ones we want to...
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