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AutoChron Programmable Wall Switch Timer

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ITEM# 12728085
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    ITEM#: 12728085

    The AutoChron wall switch timer will save money by allowing your light and fans to turn on and off automatically. These fully programmable timers can save heating costs, make your house more secure and set sleeper timers.

    Simple to program and with seven clearly labeled keys, this wall switch timer is user friendly. Sized to fit over any wall switch cover, this timer offers quick and easy installation. The high-contrast display is easy on the eyes, and the color of the device matches the decor of any room.

    • Simple key-tap programming
    • Installs easily over any wall switch cover
    • Requires two (2) AA batteries (not included)


    Material Plastic
    Type Toggle
    Dimensions 5.0x3.0x2.0
    Warranty 1 year Limited Manufacturer
    Model Number 81000
    Country of Origin China

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    • Does Exactly what it is made for

      This was purchased for some light switches located in my garage that control my outdoor lighting. I couldn't have found a better solution. They are a bit bulky but i have them in my garage so no one sees them. Have worked perfectly since i purchased them.

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      This product works very well

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    • Works well with any bulb.

      Bought this devise because other electronic timer would not function properly with LED bulbs. Since this one just closes and opens the existing switch, it works fine. The batteries only need to be replaced every 6 months and it operates at least twice per day.

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    • CEO of Indian Creek Farmstead

      I have bought several of these and they work fine

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    • Worry free light management

      We have 3 of these for our outdoor lights. I mainly purchased for the security purpose of when I go out of town. I ended up just setting and forgetting so when I come home my lights are on and go out in the morning. I'm known to forget to turn them off in the morning. Now I'm worry free. They come on and go off at random times due to the fact that I can program them daily or weekly or weekends. Love this product!

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    • Most Helpful

    • Perfect Alternative

      Not all of my light switches have updated wiring. Therefore I could not install a programmable light switch. How is it installed? The AutoChron Programmable Wall Switch Timer screws into the bottom of the light switch making it secure. Remove the bottom screw from you switch plate, pull open the front panel on the timer switch and you'll line an opening with the bottom opening on the face plate. Screw the timer switch into position. How does it work? A plastic piece sits over the switch. Program the on and off time for every day of the week as a whole or individually. When the timer turns on and off, the plastic piece moves up and down, flipping on and off the switch. Yes, there is the sight of a white box sitting on your light switch. However, I think it's a perfect alternative for programming my front porch light to turn on and off. The switch timer runs on batteries.

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    • Ingenous Device

      Ingenous device, easily programable. Installation a no brainer. Only drawback is that the device is only slightly bulky, but I'm pleased nonetheless. How could it be any simpler?

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    • This product solved a long-standing problem.

      For years, I tried different timer switches to control our outside lights. I tried everything--even a switch connected to a wireless network. Nothing worked well; some didn't work at all--in part because it's a very tight squeeze in the switchbox. This product solved the problem quickly and simply. It's a snap to install (no wiring) and just plain works. I even like the fact that it makes a little buzz when it operates--it's a reminder that the lights are going on or off. I've very glad I found this.

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    • Easy to install, a little noisy, but works great!

      I own 3 of these babies. They are BASIC to install (just screw them on top of the existing switch). They are sortof noisy (just the noise of the mechanism moving up or down to turn the switch on/off). But I love these, easy to program, can have multiple programs. Highly recommend.

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    • does the job

      My neighbor said she could always tell when we were on vacation because the kitchen lights were constantly on. This product took care of that. Did have to remove the switchplate to allow the timer to get the necessary leverage to manipulate the switch. Works great.

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    Questions & Answers

    • Do you have to program this weekly?

      • Hello Peggy 0725, this item features daily, weekly, and multiple-day program selections. Thank you for shopping with us.

    • Why did you choose this product?

      • Replacement

      • Features work well for my application.

      • had one that went bad/broke. Wanted to replace it.

      • Hoping it works as expected.

      • Currently have several in operation and they work fine

      • Already own one and I love it!

      • I purchased one of these five years ago and is currently in service at our home. This purchase is for my daughter.

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    • Can this unit be used over a standard British Double light switch socet

      • Thank you for your inquiry. No, these are made for standard toggle switches which are prevalent in the USA but not common in Canada or England.

    • Can I use this on a two switch wall plate?

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    • does this unit work with cfl and flourescent lights

    • Can this Timer be used on 'rocker/ Decora' wall switches? If not, do you know of a product that does? Thank you.

      • Yes, this item will work with any wall switches.

      • As per the owner's manual - this product can only be used on TOGGLE style light switches. It will not work on Decora (or rocker) style light switches.

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