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From: Fred Bloggs
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Subject: Re: looking for simple AC timer for a lamp ( turn on manually ->
30-minute - 1-hour delay -> auto-turnoff)
Date: Sun, 03 Nov 2002 01:55:40 GMT
NNTP-Posting-Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2002 17:55:40 PST
Organization: EarthLink Inc. -- http://www.EarthLink.net
Sanjay Punjab wrote:
> I have a desktop light (used for treatment of Seasonal Effective
> Disorder) that I want to connect into some type of timer where I can
> press a momentary switch, the light then turns on and then will turn
> off automatically within a specific time period I set it to (between
> 30 minutes to 2-hours).
> I can't find an off the shelf product that will do this for me and I
> would like to avoid developing a circuit from scratch.
You can get surplus for $4.50.
It is catalog # TMR-7 if you can't link to that long thing.
Timetech # TT-1663. Spring-wound mechanical 2 hour timer shuts off
equipment or lights after prescribed interval up to 2 hours.
Normally-open contacts. Turn shaft clock-wise to activate device.
Contacts rated 15 Amps @ 250 Vac. 2.28" x 2" x 1.2" thick plastic
housing. 0.25" qc or solder terminals. Metal 6mm diameter half-moon
shaft. Brass 8mm threaded bushing. UL, CSA.
Your Price: $4.50 each
In stock, ships within 24-48 hours.
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