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I have a intermatic/malibu ML300TW low voltage light transformer that will work manually by turning the on off knob but once the timer gets to the place it should turn on, it stops. Almost like it does not have enough power to trip the lights on. Once on (WITH A KNUDGE OR A MANUAL ON)it will shut itself off. Ideas?

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  • Dan Todd May 11, 2010

    Have you tried dousing the inner works with WD-40? Mine does the same thing and it works for mine.

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I don't think the timer runs on 240 volts does it? You can switch 240, but the timer uses 120 volts to run. You might check the connections and timer clock rating more closely. Also, the 'off' & 'on' trippers are different, make sure you use the right one.

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SOURCE: I have an intermatic/malibu low voltage outdoor

I think you can add any Malibu 12V lights rated for the 300 W power pack. Make sure that the total output stays below the 300W limit.
http://www.malibulights.com/ and click on Products and the different available lights will be detailed with the voltage and wattage.
You just have to click on the category, then the specific light and Product details.
This tier light would be acceptable http://www.malibulights.com/Products/Detail.aspx?category=Low+Voltage+Lighting&subcategory=Tier+Lights&sku=8301-9200-01&series=TIR-2009-1&seriesname=Cast%20Metal%20Tier%20Light&id=195

This flood light can also be put on the system
http://www.malibulights.com/Products/Detail.aspx?category=Low+Voltage+Lighting&subcategory=Flood+Lights&sku=8301-9602-01&series=FLD-2009-2&seriesname=20W%20Cast%20Metal%20Flood&id=206

I hope this helps.

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Posted on Sep 24, 2010

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I think you have the ET70215C SPDT
http://www.intermatic.com/products/timers/electronic%20time%20switches/next%20generation%20time%20switches.aspx
If this is not your timer, then add a comment.

Manual for ET70215C (same manual is for other models too)
http://www.intermatic.com/~/media/files/intermatic/products/instructions/timers/et70215c%20-%20english.ashx

Just as you figured, timer has selectable voltage.
Page 28 shows wiring diagrams and jumper settings:
Timer comes with a jumper, and then you select with voltage by installing jumper
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Sample wiring diagram below shows 120Volts:
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ET70125 appears to have 8 terminals.
Some models have 5 terminals.
There are many ways to wire this timer. Off hand I can think of 10 different ways.
Add a comment if you need help with a specific project.
In any case, the clock terminals are 1 and 2.
To put voltage to the timer switches in the simplest wiring options, is to put a jumper wire from terminal 2 to 3
If you are using 240-277 voltage with two hot wires, you still need to jumper from clock terminals to switch terminals. For example one jumper wire from terminal 2 to terminal 3 & then second jumper wire from terminal 1 to terminal 6

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