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Old 03-30-2018, 06:52 PM   #1
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What is a good 7-day digital timeclock...one that the customer can figure out fairly easily?
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Old 03-30-2018, 07:01 PM   #2
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https://www.amazon.com/Intermatic-T7.../dp/B000GHN9JG
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The intermatics or tork's are about as dirt-simple as you can get.
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An astronomical time clock. Intermatic st01 is my go to.

I leave the instructions wedged between the wall plate and the wall. That way if they call back to change a setting I know they'd rather pay than learn.
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I second the guys that said Intermatic, never had a problem with them at all.
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This is what I've been using lately, like mentioned above, leave the instructions tucked in behind the unit.

https://www.amazon.com/Intermatic-ET...=et8015cr&th=1
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Just to let you guys know, here in Florida we just passed a law which makes daylight savings time all year long. It will not take effect unless or until approved by Washington, D.C. And on that note, one senator just introduced a bill to make the entire USA daylight savings time all year long. Who knows if any of it will pass. There are arguments on both sides, and one of them is kids at the bus stop in the morning when it's dark out, and we know right now is not a politically correct time to harm school children. So nobody knows what or if anything will come out of it.
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Just to let you guys know, here in Florida we just passed a law which makes daylight savings time all year long. It will not take effect unless or until approved by Washington, D.C. And on that note, one senator just introduced a bill to make the entire USA daylight savings time all year long. Who knows if any of it will pass. There are arguments on both sides, and one of them is kids at the bus stop in the morning when it's dark out, and we know right now is not a politically correct time to harm school children. So nobody knows what or if anything will come out of it.
I'd like to see that pass.
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A plain jane Intermatic timer or Tork useally work very well ., simple to set up.

Yuh I leave instruction behind it too.

MikeFL ., Really they did pass it not too long ago ? that state law that have to be signed by Governer.,
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...and one of them is kids at the bus stop in the morning when it's dark out...
Awh no the dark!

What's gonna happen when the little ****s have to go to work early and is dark out
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A plain jane Intermatic timer or Tork useally work very well ., simple to set up.

Yuh I leave instruction behind it too.

MikeFL ., Really they did pass it not too long ago ? that state law that have to be signed by Governer.,
Passed house, senate and signed by governor, but needs Washington approval before it can take effect.

Signed by the governor about a week ago.
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This is what I've been using lately, like mentioned above, leave the instructions tucked in behind the unit.

https://www.amazon.com/Intermatic-ET...=et8015cr&th=1
These are what I'm using in several parking lots around my city.

Some I put in a few years ago, and haven't had to re-adjust or reset. No drift at all.
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Just to let you guys know, here in Florida we just passed a law which makes daylight savings time all year long. It will not take effect unless or until approved by Washington, D.C. And on that note, one senator just introduced a bill to make the entire USA daylight savings time all year long. Who knows if any of it will pass. There are arguments on both sides, and one of them is kids at the bus stop in the morning when it's dark out, and we know right now is not a politically correct time to harm school children. So nobody knows what or if anything will come out of it.
Even so at some point they are waiting for the bus in the dark. I really think it is a non-issue but who am I lol. I hate the time changes FWIW.
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I also recommend Intermatic. I installed one at a facility while I was a maintenance tech there for some rail siding lights. I kept getting called up there at night because the lights weren't on and Norfolk Southern told the plant they would not pick up or deliver if the lights were not on. These lights were on mechanical time clocks and what was happening is power would go out and no one would think about having to reset the clock to the proper time. So I ordered and installed a 7 day electronic astronomical time clock. These clocks had a 100 hour super capacitor in them so power could be out for several days and the clock would retain the proper time and programming. I also set it up to turn on and off with the sun up sun down times and automatically adjust for DST.

So unless these units failed completely it was very unlikely they would ever need to be adjusted.
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