07-03-2019, 03:33 AM
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Re: Mistking timer
Basically, Set cycles through the slots and Clock modifies those slots.
You use Set to go from the "Auto / On / Off" setting to P0*, then P1, then P2, then P3 ... up to P9, then it goes back to "Auto / On / Off"
When you stop at any slot (P1, for example), pressing Clock cycles through the various things you can change for that slot. I believe the first thing you set is which days of the week you want it to go for. Then you set the clock (hour:minute:second), then the duration you want it to last for (hour:minute:second). You press Up or Down to change the number while it's flashing.
So, if you wanted to set your timer to turn the pump on at 8:00am for 1 minute, 4:00pm for 1 and 1/2 minutes, and 12:00am for 30 seconds, you might make these three slots look like this:
8:00:00am - 00:01:00
4:00:00pm - 00:01:30
12:00:00am - 00:00:30
*I'm not near a MistKing timer right now, so I'm not 100% sure that "P" is the correct letter. I think it is, but I'm not sure.
EDIT: Also, a couple of mistakes I made the first time I programmed the timer:
1) You have to go all the way through the slots to make any changes you made go into effect. This has been my experience, at least, although I haven't tested on every parameter. I do know that, if you set the entire timer to be "On" and then want to turn it back to "Auto" (which is the setting you'll usually be on), you have to go through all the slots, past P9, back to "Auto / On / Off".
2) Don't mistake the duration time for the clock time! Originally I thought the duration time (the time on the right side) was actually another clock time. I thought it started at the time on the left side clock, and finished at the time on the right side clock. So I set it as 12:00:00am - 12:00:30. I thought it would last for thirty seconds ... not twelve hours and thirty seconds. Fortunately, I figured something was amiss before the terrarium flooded.
Last edited by Kinstrome; 07-03-2019 at 03:40 AM.