1. telectrix

    Landis & Gyr RWB 2 Channel Programmer Central Heating & Hot Water Timer Module

    HELP !!! i need to replace the above. priced at £225.00, client not happy. what i would like from esteemed experts in heating field is ... what can i replace with at sensible cost. connection wise, there is only L and N in and a T/E back to wiring centre in 3 and 4.
  2. B

    Timer push button

    Hello guys, i 'm looking for a solution for a noisy heat pump in my garden. I would like to have a push button on my neighbours side that he and I can both push. That button push stops the electric current to the heat pump for a certain time. For instance 2 hours. So we can relax outside...
  3. J

    PIR timer override

    As always, I'm a level 2 student so please ignore the ignorance. Is it possible, and if so how, to wire up a PIR with a switch that has the ability to turn the light off after the PIR has been activated. Or in all cases do you have to wait for the timer to expire? Side question - are there...
  4. J

    Economy 9 timer

    Hi all, Bit of a niche question - I have an economy 9 setup in my flat, so seperate circuit for heating / hot water that turns on for 9 hours a day. I want to switch to economy 7, but apparently the heating circuit will still only turn on for the same 9 hours. Is there a fused spur timer than...
  5. E

    Start device with timer.

    Hi there Im looking for some sort of electrical box with a start button and behind a timer you can set for X hours every time the start button are activated. I plan to put them on out door fans so they dont run all day and night because people dont turn them off. Do any of you know of such a...
  6. J

    Storage heater local timer

    I have 2 storage heaters in the flat I let out (in London). They are 3.5KW As far as I am aware there has never been a separate off peak supply for these heaters. Around 5 years ago the heaters were replaced and one timer was fitted to each heater in place of the switch - the model was Timeguard...
  7. B

    Can I use this Time Delay Switch on a panel heater?

    Just a quick one! I believe this time delay switch should work for my old panel heater (1.25kwh) because it handles loads up to 16A. Can anyone confirm this for me? I had someone tell me I needed a fused spur switch but others tell me I don't. FYI: the aim is to ensure the panel heater turns...
  8. R

    Prodis Dishwasher PRO30450 Timer Motor

    Prodis Dishwasher PRO30450 Timer Motor. Commercial dishwasher. I know that's terribly specific but I can't find anything anywhere on the net for this machine. Timer motor is defective. Keeps jamming mid cycle because gears are worn. So it only needs a motor. But I can't find either the motor or...
  9. O

    Extractor Fan (with timer) Wiring Help (UK)

    Hi, I can't find a manual for the extractor fan I'm removing to replace on the ceiling of my bathroom. It is a timed extractor fan with 3 points which I imagine means I just need to match the correct cables to the new fan. I don't understand what the meaning of each point is on the old fan to...
  10. D

    How to connect multi function timer

    Stupid question I'm sure...but...I have this Timer (V0DDTS), a live and neutral wire coming from the wall, a live and neutral going to the fountain pump...how do I connect it? Once connected what setting would give me 1min of power on, and then 5min of power off? Feel kinda dumb must be honest...
  11. A

    Unable to use timer with LED lamp (possible to bypass switch?)

    Hi, I’ll start off by saying I’m not qualified but have done some electrical work before and do the odd bit of DIY where I can. I have an LED lamp that I would like to use with a plug in timer and it turns off fine. The problem is when it turns back on power goes to the built in switch (see...
  12. A

    Staircase timer 4 wire and 3 wire

    hi everybody :) i have recently bought a staircase timer, and on the side of it there are 2 different wiring diagrams. one of it says 3 wire and the other says 4 wire. I have always connected them in the 3 wire diagram but i'd like to know what is the other one and for when it is useful. here is...
  13. B

    Adding a relay to the timer on my submersible 1/2hp 230v pump. It was recommended by the timer manufacturer.

    Looking for advice to add a relay to a well pump timer. 1/2 hp 230v submersible @750’. The timer is rated at 10amp. 1578238119 Does anyone have any recomendations?
  14. D

    Problems fitting Fused Timer Spur Switch

    I purchased a 7 day timer fused spur switch to replace a standard fused spur on a downstairs wc electric towel radiator. It seemed like it would be a simply swap out. However, it looks like the water supply earth bonding is connected into here and uses a thicker earth cable than the new spur...
  15. Christopher Parkinson

    Can't get staircase timer to work

    (diy level) Does anyone have experience with staircase/corridor timer switches. I've bought about 6 different makes of the damn things and I can't get any to work. I've been getting advice from a self described electronics expert but he has not been able to tell me what I'm doing wrong...
  16. multimick

    timeguard imm timer

    bought a timeguard immersion timer today to switch an immersion heater on and off ,no problem there then ,however on reading the literature it says it only switches 100 watts of led's. whilst i understand inrush on led's its a bit strange it can handle 16 amp resistive but only 100watt of led.s
  17. M

    bathroom fan timer problem

    Hello dear forum, I have a ceiling fan that seems to work alright when i switch it on. However when i put an electronic timer switch, instead of a physical switch, the fan does not work, the switch circuit does not seem to be powered, i.e. the leds are off, the buttons do not seem to have any...
  18. MarkRibbands

    Timer and local thermostat control of 3 x heaters on 3 phases. Wiring logic help please!

    I'm fitting oil-filled panel heating into two rooms of a remote workshop, with (currently) a 20A x three phase supply. Control, for occasional use only, is needed as follows: 1. A wall-mounted and easily-adjustable mechanical timer to set all the heating to come on an hour or two before people...
  19. L

    Fan heater cutting out due to auto timer

    I recently installed ‘FX20VE Downflow Fan Heater with Pullcord and Timer’ 6 in total and am wondering if there is any way of disabling the auto timer that keeps cutting out after 30 minutes. This is because the heating is intended to be controlled by a wall thermostat.
  20. A

    UK Help wiring a mechanical timer

    Hi all! I need help wiring my mechanical timer. I saw a similar thread but the cables are different. Thread My current installation: My new mechanical timer: The schematic for both wiring: (New at the top, current at the bottom) I will really appreciate some guidance on the correct set...
  21. D

    Extractor fan with timer

    Hello everyone, Just hoping to check to see if this has been done correctly. Had a bathroom fitted and had an extractor fan put in by the bathroom fitter (I assume he did not use an electrician for this part). The fan I got was one with a timer. We discussed it being on for 30 min after. I...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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.
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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.
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. D

    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...
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