The Marineland Aquarium Light Timer tuns aquarium lights on and off automatically.
Designed especially for use with all freshwater and marine aquarium lights, Marineland's Aquarium Light Timer is easy to set, features a manual override, and is grounded for operational safety. Rated at 15 amps, it has almost twice the current capacity of light timers. Plus it's compact, space-efficient plug arm does not hog outlets on power strips!
Set Current Time: Rotate numbered dial until selection arrow points to current time of day. NOTE: Shaded section=night hours. In case of power failure, reset dial to current time.
Set Working Time: Activate (press down) grey dial clips for each hour of day or night you want light to be on. NOTE: Each clip represents 15 minutes of working time.
Set "Timer On" (top of timer): Plug light into timer and timer into electrical outlet. To deactivate timer control, slide switch to "OUTLET ON"
WARNING: To avoid possible electric shock, special care should be taken in use of this timer with other aquarium equipment. For each of the following situations, do not attempt repair yourself. Return the timer and/or appliance to an authorized service facility or discard.
A. Carefully examine the appliance after installation. It should not be plugged in if there is a water on the timer or appliance parts not intended to be wet.
B. Do not operate any appliance if it has a damaged cord or plug, or if it is malfunctioning or if it is dropped or damaged in any manner.
C. To avoid the possibility of the appliance plug or receptacle getting wet, position aquarium stand and tank to one side of a wall mounted receptacle to prevent water from dripipng onto the receptacle, plug or timer. A "drip loop", shown in the figure at right, should be arranged by the user for each cord connecting an aquarium appliance to a receptacle and the timer. The "drip loop" is that part of the cord below the level of the receptacle or connector, if an extension cord is used, to prevent water fro traveling along the cord and coming in contact with the receptacle. If the plug, timer or receptacle does get wet, DON'T unplug the timer and / or appliance. Disconnect the fuse or circuit breaker that supplies power to the timer and appliance. Then unplug and examine for presence of water in the receptacle.
D. Close supervision is necessary when any appliance is used by children.
E. Always unplug and appliance from an outlet when not in use, before putting on or taking off parts, and before cleaning. Never yank cord or pull from outlet. Grasp the plug and pull to disconnect.
F. Do not use an appliance for other than intended use. The use of attachments not recommended or sold by the appliance manufacture may cause an unsafe condition.