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Resetting the timer for Auto - Vista Pro Digital 7-day Electronic Timer Dtc-170 Dtc170

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Open following link to identify timer and download manual:

I do not know how to 'reset timer for auto'
The reset button is small round button with R

Manual says: "ON/AUTO/OFF" override. Press "ON/AUTO/OFF" or the
button with the "HAND" symbol to force the timer into permanent
"ON" "AUTO" program or permanent "OFF" mode.'

When within the programmed window (preset time period),
cycle through "ON/AUTO/OFF" button to "ON" mode
(indicated by lighted red LED above display), and then

I have not tested this timer, but the manual sounds vague and confusing, leading me to believe you have to tinker around with the buttons and settings to make sense.

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Posted on Mar 27, 2011


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