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Old 04-23-2015, 04:47 PM   #11
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12v timer - Newegg.com

How about one of these??
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Old 04-23-2015, 05:18 PM   #12
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12v timer - Newegg.com

How about one of these??
That's a good site I just checked it out and bookmarked it THANKS....
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Old 04-26-2015, 11:02 AM   #13
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IF that is a wind up switch, you can use it for 12v. The switch doesn't know if your passing 12v or 110v,
You are 100% correct. I'd use that rotary switch.
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Still nothing from OP as to what he wants to control. A simple 110v timer switch from Lowes/HD might be just the answer.
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I am looking for a 12 volt switch that is also a timer (manually turn on, then time out and open the circuit after 1-60 minutes).
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Still doesn't tell us what he wants to control. i.e. lights, fan, etc.
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Still doesn't tell us what he wants to control. i.e. lights, fan, etc.
I asked him the same question at post#6, all he said that specks said it pulled 1.2 amps DC can't be much but lights or something. Oh he did say he has a $50.00 budget....He said he wanted it simple like the wind up he shown with a 0 to 60 min. timer only. Maybe he figured it out already and like so many others never let folks know. And we are like cattle just keep answering them with idea's....
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Old 05-01-2015, 09:22 PM   #18
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i am looking for a 12 volt switch that is also a timer (manually turn on, then time out and open the circuit after 1-60 minutes). something similar to what you'd find in a house for an exhaust fan. i have found hundreds of them rated for AC applications. i cannot seem to find anything BASIC for dc applications. i dont want/need a fancy, programmable unit that consumes power to keep its memory.....i just want simple. my budget is $50


i know these are alot less than $50, but something like this for DC applications would be perfect. the smaller the better.


Not quite $50.00 but, this will do what you're asking
(have a programmable timer) & much more.....not all info. is on the site but a ph. call will get all.....I can't take credit for this find; "Old Coot" here on our forums put me on to this product.....can't thank him enough!.....I am using two of these systems in my TT.....one of them as "3/way"......these RX's (switchs) can be "Taught" to listen to something like 30 different "TX's" (wall mounted push/buttons).....you can control a circuit from 30 different locations!.....FWIW
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Majority of cases you can use an AC switch for DC but not the reverse.....You have to read the specs stamped on the unit.........J
I have used AC switches for DC applications with no probs!!!!!!!!!!!! J
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well, the common household timer switch works like a charm guys. thanks for the help. i am using it for a fuel transfer pump going from the auxiliary tank in my bed of my pickup to the main tank. i wanted it on a timer so i wouldnt forget the pump on.
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