Model # 15318

Internet #202788262

Store SKU #137863

GE In-Wall Digital Countdown Timer
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GE

In-Wall Digital Countdown Timer

  • Simple push of a button turns lights, fans and heaters on and off
  • Countdown timer can be set to go off in various intervals
  • Helps cut energy costs and keep your home safe
$22.86 /each

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Replace your old wall switch or spring-wound timer in seconds with the Push Button Countdown Timer from GE. With a simple push of a button, lights, exhaust fans and heaters will turn on and off at your leisure, keeping your energy costs low and your home safe. The countdown timer can be set on intervals of 5, 15 or 30 minutes and 1, 2 or 4 hours and fits any decorator-style single or multi-gang wallplates. The timer does not need use a neutral wire, making it easy to install, and works with CFL, LED and incandescent light bulbs.

  • Use to control the on/off operation of lights, exhaust fans and heaters
  • Replaces wall switch or older spring-wound timer
  • Push button on/off override
  • Choose a desired time to shut off: 5, 15 or 30 minutes; 1, 2 or 4 hours
  • Fits decorator rocker-style single or multi-gang wallplates
  • Easy to install, no neutral wire needed
  • Works with CFL, LED and incandescent lighting
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Works for one minute and then is unresponsive

I successfully set up this timer in the upstairs bathroom, and now I'm trying to install one in the downstairs bathroom. After getting it all set up and switching the breaker back on the fan turned on for one minute (as expected). Then it turned off (as expected). But now none of the buttons on the switch will turn it back on again. Thinking it may have been a faulty switch, we exchanged it for a new one. The new one exhibits the same behavior. Any idea why this is happening?
Asked by: Anonymous
Purchased 2 and they did the same. Came on for one minute, turned off, pushed all the buttons, nothing. they maybe made buy GE but had Home Depot name on them. Note last week sold for 19.95 1/27/16, this week 1/30/16 reduced to 9.95 looks like a clearance to me. Bottom line 2 and a half hours plus gas out of my life.
Answered by: Bob
Date published: 2016-01-31

How do the LEDs function?

The timer works, but I don't understand the LEDs. I expect that the time I select would light the adjacent LED, but it only flashes for a fraction of a second every 15 seconds. Is that intentional?
Asked by: Anonymous
Mine does that too. I find it really annoying. I looked up the manual, and that is the intended purpose. The LEDs flash to show you which duration is, or was previously, selected.
Answered by: Gordo
Date published: 2016-07-21

can this be installed for fan only? Using only +,_ and a ground wire?

Asked by: Anonymous
Yes. That's exactly what I used it for in a restroom.
Answered by: Sarkazein
Date published: 2016-06-29

On/Off override switch

Hi, I understand the timer funtion, select a time button and the lights stay on for that amount of time and then switch off. What my question is; when you push the large on/off button do the lights stay on indefinitely until the button is pushed again or does it just turn off the current timer setting. i.e. does the large button act as a normal light switch (on indefinitely / off indefinitely)
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, the big switch does cause it to function the way you imagine. But in my experience the reliabillity of this switch is just not good enough to employ. Mine failed after working for a week.
Answered by: BigDog
Date published: 2017-02-12
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In-Wall Digital Countdown Timer is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 76.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Nice Switch I bought the product some months ago. It has performed as expected without a problem. I read about the lights blinking every 20 sec when timer is off. My unit does not do that. When switch is off all LEDs remain off all the time. One feature I like and that my unit does have is the ability to permanently turn the LEDs on while the switch is operating the fan. This is accomplished by Holding the upper two buttons (5min and 15min) at the same time for about 5 sec or until all LEDs flash. That will reprogram the LED of the selected timer to stay on while fan is running. Again, it may be that this switch is a previous version that is somehow redesigned????
Date published: 2016-09-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I read reviews & looked at different digital timers. A friend had this timer in their home. I l... I read reviews & looked at different digital timers. A friend had this timer in their home. I liked the time selections even holding the big button for 5 seconds for infinite time. So far, it has meet my expectations, except for longevity, of course. I looked for the LED to do a flash very 20 seconds as mention by another reviewer, but mine just flash once when operated per instructions. Yes, it would be nice for one LED to be like a night light (another reviewer, not happy) and to move as a visual count down timer (as suggested by a reviewer), but for this price, it is very good. If it last five to ten years than it will be excellent and I should have given it five stars.
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Installed this with a bathroom fan. At first had an issue getting it to ground but after re-wirin... Installed this with a bathroom fan. At first had an issue getting it to ground but after re-wiring it, we have had no problems in the past 2 weeks. I like that you can do a manual override or a set amount of time. I have not experienced the blinking light issue that others have complained about but I installed it in a stand alone bathroom so maybe we just don't notice it.
Date published: 2016-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Replaced an old windup timer that was no longer timing correctly, it would stay on until we turne... Replaced an old windup timer that was no longer timing correctly, it would stay on until we turned it manually. This one is an excellent replacement. My only suggestion is that the wire nuts supplied be large enough to connect the stranded leads to #12 solid wires. I had to use a larger nut nut and tin the stranded leads to make a good connection.
Date published: 2016-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great time saver, utility saver, safe lighting. I've used this time down for several years in my workshop for exterior lighting. . Needed to install another for my deck lighting, installed right by the patio door. Why is this not carried in store? First one was, second one had to order on line. Allows never to forget turning off lights. Plan to use another in the bathroom.
Date published: 2016-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Installed this switch 3 weeks ago; installation/instructions are straight forward. Product works/... Installed this switch 3 weeks ago; installation/instructions are straight forward. Product works/installs just as described; no surprises. No neutral wire needed; just a good ground.
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light timer I bought two switches for two different lights. They work great. As mentioned on other review's you must have the ground wire connected to earth ground or it will not work.
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ExcellentDigitalTimer Really like the ease of install & use of this tiimer. Great compliment to Perfectoe Heater. I think I will install it with appropriate lights in the future.
Date published: 2017-01-03
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