Intermatic FD2HW Timer, 2 Hour Decorator Spring Wound Timer - White
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| This single-pole, single-throw energy saving timer uses no electricity to operate. Designed to replace any standard wall switch, single or multi-gang, and automatically limit the "ON" time of fans, lights, motors, heaters and other energy consuming loads. Has a time limit of 2 hours.|
Unit is supplied with a molded white time dial plate which is designed to fit either toggle or decorator style switch plates; single or multi-gang. No field modifications are required to fit either style switch plate. An exclusive "up front" terminal connection with teeter type terminals and an easy "press-on" knob design ensure quick and easy installation.
Features:• These timers are designed to replace any standard wall switch, single or multi-gang, and automatically limit the "ON" time of fans, lights, motors, heaters and other energy consuming loads
• Time limits 2 Hours
• Its a "hold feature" which allows the user to override the automatic shut-off function for extended use of the load as required.
• 1 HP, 125 VAC
• 2 HP, 250 VAC
• 20 Amp., 125 VAC
• 10 Amp., 250 VAC
• 10 Amp., 277 VAC
• 7 Amp., 125 VAC tungsten
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A few issues with this switch.
Its not all that well made. If you are using 14 gauge or larger, the switch will flex within its frame and be a pain to line up with a decora plate. Not to mention the fact you have to file one edge down slightly to fit into a standard decora plate as ours was too large to fit.
The biggest issue is its noisy. We placed this switch out on a porch to operate a large ceiling exhaust fan (Florida). Not only could we hear the switch ticking away over the noise of the fan, but we could hear it inside the house as well. The switch lasted less than an hour before we removed it.
The Leviton switch (sku 164000) we replaced it with was a substantially better build quality and did not make any noise at all.
on 12-02-2010 by MayBean
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