MTD8 Timers

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  1. pXius

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    Are anyone familiar with these?

    I wired them up, but the don't turn off completely....

    I've got them on my Lighting fixtures. The lights turn off but not the fans in the fixtures.

    Am I doing something wrong? Is my wiring messed up?

    Electrical Guru's?

    @lIghty
     
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  3. dallasg

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    how do you have it wired?
    mine works
     
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    Like the diagram suggests.

    1 and 2 are Live and Neutral.

    And live gets bridged to the bottom of the unit from the top, believe its the whole on the right hand side (bottom).

    And the bottom center is connected to the lights.

    So hole on left hand side is open.

    Lights receive Neutral from the neutral bar, or in this case, same source of neutral going into the top of the MTD8.
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    what gets me is that the light turn off and fans run, i was thinking they have their own power source, i assume they dont
     
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    Nope they don't. The timer is wired in the place where the fixture plug normally would go.

    What I dont get is that it worked with the plain old analog timers.
     
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    Not 100% firmiliar with it and its connection setup, please post a pic of it so I can help.
     
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