Model # DT620

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Intermatic 15-Amp Heavy Duty Plug-In Digital Timer
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Intermatic

15-Amp Heavy Duty Plug-In Digital Timer

  • Up to 28 On/Off settings
  • 2 grounded receptacles
  • Easy to program
$19.09 /each

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This heavy duty digital timer by Intermatic turns lights and appliances on and off automatically. It automatically adjusts to sunrise/sunset times for dusk-to-dawn setting. It is the ultimate event planner.

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Does this take up two wall outlets or one?

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November 1, 2015
I need one of the outlets for my computer so it cannot be timed. Can this plug into the bottom and leave the top outlet accessible?
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May 20, 2016
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It takes only one outlet but its size may preclude the second outlet from being used if the second plug is large. If a simple lamp cord, it should work in the second outlet.
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Hampton VA
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May 18, 2016
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No...this item needs to be plugged into the upper outlet of a duplex receptacle. Placing it into the lower outlet would block access to the upper outlet.
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Milwaukee, WI
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November 3, 2015
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The unit only blocks one (1) outlet on a typical duplex outlet so long as you don't rotate the unit 180 degrees to intentionally block the other outlet.
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November 2, 2015
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Yes, the timer is designed to not obscure the adjoining outlet.
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Can this timer be set to turn on/off one time , once per week?

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January 16, 2016
ie: every Sat. On at 10am, off at 2 pm.
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May 21, 2016
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Yes. This timer can be used to turn on a light on Saturday at 10 and off at 2. This would happen each Saturday thereafter.
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January 27, 2016
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Yes, this timer can be set for weekly reminders.
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January 18, 2016
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Yes, events can be specified to trigger only on individual days if desired.
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I want to set an air conditioner to run for 40 minutes and turn off for 20 minutes repeatedly all day, will this work?

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August 8, 2016
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Hello, the DT620 has 28 programs and can do 14 on times and 14 off times per 24 hour period.
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You can program 28 events per day. An on time is one event, an off time is a second event. So in theory I guess this would work. However, you have to program a specific time on and off, not 40 minutes on then 20 minutes off. In other words, you would have to program it to come on at 8:00 am then off at 8:40, then on at 9:00 am, then off at 9:20, and so forth. This timer isn't very intuitive when Read More
You can program 28 events per day. An on time is one event, an off time is a second event. So in theory I guess this would work. However, you have to program a specific time on and off, not 40 minutes on then 20 minutes off. In other words, you would have to program it to come on at 8:00 am then off at 8:40, then on at 9:00 am, then off at 9:20, and so forth. This timer isn't very intuitive when programming, so if you do this, it will work, but following the instructions, may drive you crazy. More importantly, this timer is rated at 15 amps maximum, you will have to check the a/c's specifications, but I doubt this timer can handle that kind of surging from an appliance like an air conditioner--a simple 60 watt light bulb--no issue--an air conditioner-- doubtful. Read Less
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Are the two receptacles each programable seperately?

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July 6, 2016
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Both outlets switch together and are NOT individually programmable.
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No. The outlets use whatever timing instructions you entered, but each outlet will follow the same timing instructions.
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Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 30 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Digital Timer The timer is very nice in that it adjustes to the season (dusk / dawn settings), and you can have lights come on automatically instead of having to turn them on. The draw back to this product is that it is a little difficult to program, and without the instructions it is almost impossible. Please make sure to store your original programming instructions in a safe place for future use. Other than the programming concerns, this is a nice time that does a very nice job with my low voltage lighting. October 18, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by I bought another one This the second timer of this model that I've purchased. The first one was to replace an earlier Intermatic model that had given up the ghost. This new model has been working so well that I decided to invest in another one. I use them to turn indoor lamps on and off and what I like about this model is that it automatically adjusts for the daily sunset times, so there's no need to periodically reset (it as was a necessity with the old model). I have set the 'off' time at a specific time and it turns off exactly then. It can also be set up for varying sunrise times, although I personally don't use that feature.Yes, it's a little complicated to do the initial set-up...I had to clear it out and start again a couple of times, but it can be done with a little patience. Four stars...it would be five if the set-up was less complicated. October 5, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Product! I am very happy with this purchase. For years I have been dealing with manual click timers and combining them with a photo cell. These work great to install in a lighting transformer. I know that at dusk and dawn it will turn on/off where as with a photo cell there are so many unknown variables. September 27, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Works as intended but no manual override Relatively easy to program, works as intended. However, there does not seem to be an override feature; I have a floor lamp connected to it, and there is no way to manually turn the floor lamp on or off without unplugging it and plugging it into a different outlet. Also, the product was shipped to us defective; I had to take apart the battery and put it back in for it to properly function. After doing that it worked, though. August 23, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Intermatic Timer battery back up device This timer with a battery back up. This device is good when there is an outage, but the clock and the timer set will not be messed up compared to other devices which don't have. August 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent Timer The programming instructions are clear & concise. This timer works exactly as I expected; including the override feature that I wanted. The programming was the easiest of any similar product that I have previously owned. The knob makes programming very easy! I really do not understand any of these negative comments by others; I have had no problems with the DT 620, and would recommend it to everyone who wants an easy to program timer and one with a feature that allows the user to override the program without deleting or disabling the program. May 18, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Versatile timer, great for eb and flow. Timer works great for multiple every day usage. Can also be set for alternating days or sunrise/sunset. This is my go to timer for accuracy and dependability. Only downfall is the spinning nob, used for adjusting just about everything, begins sticking after about a year and numbers begin jumping all over the place. A little faness and patience and you can overcome this issue. June 28, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by DON'T LOSE THE INSTRUCTIONS! The biggest challenge is programming - it's not intuitive. If you lose the instructions, you're hosed. I use it for Christmas lights. Each year, I need the instructions because the programming procedures are so stupid. It's not one where if you've done it once, you'll remember it. When it's set correctly, it works fine. But getting it set correctly may take a bit of trial and error. A device as simple as a timer should not require instructions to be regularly referenced. April 28, 2016
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