Skimmer on a crocodile float switch

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  1. KATHIE

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    Hi Guys

    I have an issue with my skimmer and power outage. When power goes down the excess water from DT drains into sump.
    When power switches back on Skimmer overflowers. I want to add a crocodile float switch to my skimmer.
    What do you guys think? Ideas are more than welcome.
     
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    You can look at installing a "delay on timer" for the skimmer, if power comes back on the Skimmer
    will only start once the timer is done.
     
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    Wheres the best place to get them
     
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    Most electrical supply stores sell them , I bought one Dec for R350 , not using it anymore , somewhere in the garage.
     
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    Thanks. Is there any specific one that I need to ask for.
     
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    No , just get one with the specific delay you want eg. 5min or 10min delay before the skimmer will start again and depending where you want to mount it (DB or not)
     
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    Tnaks bud. I will get one on the weekend.
     
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