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Re: [APD] Timers
With enough pins. . . .
These that run on motors are cheaper than the digital
timers but they lose the time if the power goes out, if
that matters to the user. The digital timers with batt
backup "remember" the time.
--- "Richard J. Sexton" <richard at aquaria_net> wrote:
> At 02:46 PM 1/13/2005 +0000, you wrote:
> >I'm looking for a sophisticated timer. I have a small
> paludarium set up and
> >i'm using an ultrasonic humidifier with it to provide a
> cool mist and keep
> >the emersed plants moist. However, I don't want to use
> a standard timer to
> >control the mist; i'm looking for something that runs on
> an hourly cycle.
> >In other words, I don't want it to be on for 12 hours
> and off for 12 hours.
> >I want it to be on for 20 minutes then off for 40
> >Does anybody know if such a timer exists and, if so,
> where I can get one??
> The cheap hardware store tieers will do this. You insert
> pins into the dial
> to control the switching. You just need one that comes
> with lots of pins.
> $7 in stores here with about a dozen pins.
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