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Utilitech TM-097 Owner's Manual

In-wall timer.
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ITEM #0141224
Before initial use, if LCD screen is blank, connect with
power for at least 30 minutes to charge the internal
MODEL #TM-097
battery. After the screen displays, the unit is ready for
IN-WALL TIMER
programming.
1. This device is to be installed in a wall box measuring
at least 3 in. x 2 in. x 2-1/2 in. (standard single gang
Call customer service at 1-866-994-4148,
electrical wall box) and wired in
8 a.m. - 6 p.m., EST, Monday - Thursday,
Strip Length:
accordance with National Electrical
8 a.m. - 5 p.m., EST, Friday.
Code.
PACKAGE CONTENTS
2. Straighten each conductor and strip 3/4 in.
of insulation from each wires.
A
B
3. Installing In-Wall Timer
3
Ground
Neutral
Ground wire (Green)
Neutral
Neutral wire (White)
Hot wire
Load wire (Black)
Hot wire (Black)
Load
C
D
wire
1. Insert the ground or bare wire(s) into the hole(s)
labeled "G" (near green screw) (see figure 3).
PART
DESCRIPTION
QUANTITY
2. Insert 2 neutral wires into the holes labeled "N"
(near silver screw) (see figure 3).
A
Timer
1
3. Insert the hot wire into the hole labeled "L-I" (near
B
Wall plate
1
brass screw) (see figure 3).
C
Mounting screws (Wall box)
0.748 in. - 2
4. Insert the load wire into the hole labeled "L-O"
(near brass screw) (see figure 3).
0.33 in. - 2
D
Mounting screws (Wall plate)
5. Tighten all screws firmly
* Tools Required for Assembly (not included):
(see figure 3-5).
flathead screwdriver.
6. Carefully fold wire into
wall box and mount timer
(A) into wall box using
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
mounting screws (CC),
then attach the wall plate
Warning: To avoid fire and/or shock, turn off power.
using the mounting
Make sure the power is off before wiring. If you are
screws (DD).
unsure or uncomfortable with installation, contact a
7. Restore power by flipping the breaker to the "on"
licensed electrician.
position or re-installing the fuse to the circuit.
AB14644
• MANUAL (ON or OFF) — turns always ON or OFF
3-6
only when user presses the ON or OFF button.
The display is blank, showing neither RDM nor
AUTO.
3. Overriding Timer Settings
The ON or OFF buttons
override the current
programmed events. To
3/4"
(1.9cm)
override the current
program (either ON or OFF),
press the ON or OFF button.
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
1. Setting the Clock
NOTE: If the timer is not in
Wall
"Manual (ON or OFF)" mode,
1. Open the door.
it will obey the next programmed event. This allows
2. Press TIME button.
the user to manually turn a light on and allow the
3. Display will flash for a 15 seconds. If no other
program to shut the light back off at a preset time.
action taken, clock may engage with the incorrect
time.
4. Setting Programs
4. Press the
" " or " "
button until the display shows
the current YEAR then press SET/RE button.
Timer has up to 7 customizable ON/OFF Event
5. Press the
" " or " "
button until the display shows
Settings to turn devices on and off at different times
the current MONTH then press SET/RE button.
and on different days as programmed.
6. Press the
" " or " "
button until the display shows
the current DAY then press SET/RE button.
1. Press MODE repeatedly until the display
7. Press the
" " or " "
button until the display shows
shows AUTO.
the current HOUR then press SET/RE button.
2. Press the PROGRAM
8. Press the
" " or " "
button until the display shows
the current MINUTE then press SET/RE button to
button once. The display
complete time setting.
will look as shown at the
right. The
"
ON
" in
the
lower right hand corner
2. Operating the Time Switch
indicates that you are now
programming EVENT 1
Press the MODE button repeatedly to set the timer
which you want your
to Automatic, Random or Manual (ON or OFF) mode.
device turned ON.
NOTE: For the time switch to run programmed
3. Press the SET/RE button to set up the time.
events, it must be set to "AUTO" mode.
4. Press
the
" " or " "
button repeatedly until the
display shows the DAY(s) when you want
• AUTO — runs all events automatically, according
press SET/RE
button.
to the schedule you have set. The word "AUTO"
The options are:
appears in the display.
• All days of the week (MO TU WE TH FR SA SU)
• RDM (Random) - Timer will randomly turn devices
• Individual days of the week (MO, etc.)
ON/OFF within15 minutes 5 times per day. This is
• Weekdays only (MO TU WE TH FR)
a security feature in which ON and OFF times
• Weekends only (SA SU)
randomly, creating a more "lived-in" look.
5. Press
the
" " or " "
button repeatedly until the
THIS TIMER IS FOR USE WITH A 125 V AC POWER
display shows the HOUR when you want
then
SOURCE. 125 V AC / 60 Hz
press SET/RE
button.
6. Press
the
" " or " "
button repeatedly until the
DO NOT ATTACH A DEVICE THAT EXCEEDS THE
display shows the MINUTE when you want
then
UNIT RATINGS:
press SET/RE
button.
15 A / 1,875 Resistive (General Purpose)
7. Repeat Steps 3, 4, 5, 6 to set the OFF time for
8 A / 1,000 W Tungsten (Incandescent)
Event 1
8.3 A / 996 W Standard Ballast (Fluorescent)
SU
3
500 VA Ballast (Electronic)
AM
Two kinds of settings can cause the timer to work in
1/2 HP (Horsepower Motor)
an unexpected way:
ON
AUTO
- Set up events in progressive order of time (for
example, 8:00 pm ON, 9:00 pm ON, 10:00 pm
WARNING
ON
OFF
ON — NOT 8:00 pm ON, 10:00 pm ON, 9:00 pm
TO AVOID FIRE, SHOCK, OR DEATH, TURN OFF
ON).
POWER AT CIRCUIT BREAKER AND TEST THAT
- Do not overlap event times (for example, 8:00 pm
POWER IS OFF BEFORE WIRING.
ON /12:00 pm OFF, and 9:00 pm ON / 11:00 pm
MODE
OFF).
CAUTION
TIME
reset
• Do not attach a device that exceeds the unit ratings
5. Reviewing Events Programmed
as described in the Safety Information section of this
PROGRAM
SET/RE
manual.
1. In the current time display, press the PROGRAM
• Wattage of lamps or appliances controlled must NOT
button repeatedly to check your settings.
exceed rated capacity.
2. When finished, press the TIME button to return
• FOR INDOOR USE ONLY.
the display to the time of day.
• Installation by a licensed electrician to local, state
and national codes is recommended.
6. Clearing (Deleting) an Event
• Remove wall plate and make sure both hot and
neutral wires are present in the junction box. If both
1. Press the PROGRAM button as many times as
wires are not present, additional wiring will be
4-2
necessary to locate the setting you want to clear.
necessary before installation can be completed.
2. Press and hold the SET/RE for 3 seconds button.
• Check that all wire connections are secure.
3. When finished, press the TIME button to return
• Place all wires inside junction box. Fit timer into
the display to the time of day.
junction box.
• Reconnect electrical power.
ON
HELPFUL TIPS
WARRANTY
• In case of an operational failure of the timer, use a
paper clip and insert into the RESET hole to clear all
• For information on product warranty please call
the settings and restart.
customer service at 1-866-994-4148, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.,
EST, Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., EST,
then
Friday.
SAFETY INFORMATION
• This product is guaranteed to be free of defects for
a limited period of one year from the date of
Please read and understand this entire manual before
purchase.
attempting to assemble, operate or install the product.
• If the product suddenly malfunctions and is not
damaged by external factors or personal reasons
within the one year warranty limit from the day of
purchase, the product maybe considered for repair.
If the product is damaged due to natural disaster like
fire, lightning, flood, hurricane, etc., the product will
not be considered for repair.
TROUBLESHOOTING
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE
CORRECTIVE
CAUSE
ACTION
Timer turns
1. Programmed
1. Press
PROGRAM
ON/OFF at
event(s) are
button to review the
incorrect
incorrect.
settings and revise
times or
2. Timer is in
them as necessary.
skips some
RANDOM mode,
See OPERATING
of the
which varies
INSTRUCTIONS.
programmed
switching times
2. If you don't want to
times.
up to 15 minutes
keep the timer in
(to give your home
RANDOM mode,
a "lived-in" look).
press MODE to
change to AUTO
mode.
The attached
The timer is wired
Disconnect wires,
device turns
incorrectly.
remove timer,
off
re-install per the
immediately
instruction manual. If
after being
problem persists,
turned on.
contact certified
electrician.
LCD screen
The included
Battery will
is blank.
rechargeable
automatically
battery has lost its
recharge after
charge.
installation.
LCD screen
The light or
Make sure the light
is on but
attached device
or attached device is
attached
itself may be
switched ON.
device is off.
switched OFF.
Printed in China

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  • Page 1

    HOUR when you want then SOURCE. 125 V AC / 60 Hz purchase, the product maybe considered for repair. MODEL #TM-097 battery. After the screen displays, the unit is ready for The display is blank, showing neither RDM nor press SET/RE button.

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