Designed for controlling outdoor decorations and holiday lighting * Use for the filter pump of an above ground pool * Up to 2 ON/OFF settings per day * For applications up to 15 Amps * Standard 3 prong ground plug and receptacle
I have owned 4 of these. I bought this to run my car block heater and a ceramic heater. 11 amp total. it worked for one winter. then the next it wouldn't work, so I bought another and the same thing happened. took it apart and the white plastic peice that keeps the contacts from touching had melted and deformed making it difficult to spin. this was used under the 15amp rating. I even used a watt meter to monitor the output. the 3rd one, the motor stopped moving the time wheel. only have one working now and ..
I've been using this type of timer for my two outdoor pond pumps (for waterfalls) for years. They turn the pump on in the morning and off in the evening.About five years ago, one finally failed and I quickly got a replacement at the local hardware store. Then a few days ago, the other timer failed. Off to the store, but I was told that the company that made them was out of business.I then went to Home Depot and Lowes, and neither had these timers, just complex digital timers that are a pain to program. Many..