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UPM website seems to be closed down.
I downloaded manuals some time ago and posted a page
UPM timer manuals:

UPM Heavy Duty... | Answered on Nov 23, 2010

Do you mean UPM RTC100 remote control timer set?

Smarthome usually posts manuals with their products:
See if this is your product:
pdf manual

add a comment if this is not your timer

UPM Indoor... | Answered on Nov 21, 2010

In wall timers and manuals are shown on following link.

ETW350 manual:

Select from 3 different functions:
1) 24-hour Programmable
2) Countdown timer function so lights turn off after period of time
3) Random function so lights turn on randomly and house looks lived-in

I am not going to write out the steps because they show in the manual.
But a specific part of the manual might be confusing.
So add a comment and I will help until we will get the timer working.

UPM Programmable... | Answered on Nov 20, 2010

If I understand this correctly, you a have a 120 volt supply cable consisting of a black and white insulated wire. You have two cables that go out of the box - each of those cables has a black and white insulated wires as well. One of those load cables is to remain on all the time, the other is to be controlled by this switch.

You didn't provide a model number for your switch - and there are several made. If yours is the ETW350, or similar; it has a BLUE load wire, a WHITE neutral wire, a BLACK supply wire and a GREEN ground wire.

Connections are as follows. UPM GREEN wire connects to ground (that should be the the other bare or green insulated wires in the box). The UPM BLACK will connect to the other BLACK "supply wire" that is currently connected to the other BLACK "always on" load wire. The UPM BLUE connects to the BLACK load wire that is to be switched on and off. Lastly, the UPM WHITE wire will connect to the other WHITE wires that are currently all connected together.

If yours is not this model - I have no way of knowing how to help you wire it with any reasonable certainty. If you are unsure of the the model or are unable to locate the model info or manual, please call a licensed electrician to perform this work for you. Be safe, be smart.

I hope this helps & good luck!

UPM Programmable... | Answered on Nov 04, 2010

ET160 is a UPM plug-in type digital timer

If you have problems with specific part of manual, add a comment and I will answer


UPM Indoor... | Answered on Oct 30, 2010

You did not specify UPM outdoor timer model.
1)ET525C has 7 buttons, and is shaped like a computer mouse, and has a photocell
2)DT420 & ET420 are dusk-to-dawn timers with clear plastic cover
3)DT523 is dusk-to-dawn and shaped like apple phone
4) PT555 is box-type with a door and timer has 6 screw terminals

I'm going to shoot-wild and offer programming for the one shaped like a mouse, the ET525c.
Here is manual
Download manual if you have high-speed, so you can see print larger.
Manual has 10 pages so I can't repeat everything. You will have to read along with your copy of manual.
1) Timer has MODE choices: I will help you program specific on-off times.
2) Setting the clock: Press SET > press Up-Down to choose day of the week ... if today's newspaper says Friday, set timer to Friday
3) Press Set again to confirm day of week
4) Press arrows to set hour. If your watch says 10:30 am, click arrow until 10 am shows
5) Press Set to confirm hour
6) Press arrow to set minutes, until minutes match your watch.
7) Press Set again to confirm everything.

Clock is displayed now

Programming timer:
Timer gives you 20 programs
PROG1 PROG2 etc to 20
Each program needs a DAY it will operate
Each program has ON time, and OFF time
Select PROG1 using UP key
Manual page 6 has diagram showing how display looks
Press UP until PROG1 ON shows
Notice: PROG shows in upper right corner, and 1 ON displays to the right of time
This means PROG1 ON

Note: sometimes the instructions say press UP, and sometimes they say press UP or Down ... when in doubt, write out the instructions, and it helps you understand.

Now press Set to begin
Press UP and different days will show. MO for Monday, Weekdays, weekends.
Press Set to confirm days you want PROG1 to turn ON
Press UP or DOWN to set hour you want PROG1 to turn ON
Press Set to confirm hour
Press UP or DOWN to set minutes you want PROG1 to turn ON
Press Set to confirm hour

Half way done with PROG1, you need to set PROG1 OFF times

Press UP until PROG1 OFF shows
Look at display, and look at figure page 6 manual
To right of time is number 1 with tiny word OFF, in upper right corner of display is PROG

Press Set to start
Press arrows until day shows (default will flash same days you picked for ON times) Tip: keep the same days!!! or timer will reset ON times for some reason.
Press Set to confirm days timer will turn PROG1 OFF
Press UP and DOWN to set hour for PROG1 OFF
Press Set to confirm hour
Press UP and DOWN to set minutes for PROG1 OFF

To advance to PROG2, PROG3, PROG4-20, press UP key

To end programing mode, press DOWN
If no keys are touched for 1 minute, timer returns to clock mode

Instructions carry on with more options, if problems persist, take aspirin and post again in the morning.

UPM Heavy Duty... | Answered on Oct 05, 2010

OK NC== Normally CLOSED.
NO==Normally OPEN.
SO IF you use the NO, the thing will BE OFF, at the start.
If you use the NC, the thing will BE ON, at the start.
The COM. Is the the common connection to all.

UPM Programmable... | Answered on Mar 31, 2010

Yes this does sound like a faulty timer, to be more specific it sounds like the triac device inside the timer is failing.


UPM Programmable... | Answered on Mar 02, 2009

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