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There are two small wire with round clip inside the timer. I want to know the position for those two wire on my 240 v timew. thank yuo

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There are dozens of timers made by Intermatic - most look very similar. Please provide the model number of your timer so I can get you the information you need for YOUR timer - not one the "kinda looks like it"

Posted on Mar 25, 2011

  • Steve Mar 30, 2011

    I had hoped you'd reply with your model info - but that hasn't happened. I believe the two small wires you are referring to are those that power the small clock or timing motor. These wires would connect to two terminals that have a constant 240 volts between them - regardless if the switch was on or off. Again, had I known which model you have, I could tell you exactly where they belong.

    It is also very important that this clock be used in places that have a 50Hz frequency - not 60Hz which is common in North America. Attempting to use this timer on a 240V 60Hz system will cause the clock to overheat and lose about 3 hours per day.

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http://waterheatertimer.org/See-inside-main-breaker-box.html

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