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Melnor Automatic 1-Outlet Hose Timer


Automatic 1-Outlet Hose Timer

$29.97 /each

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Product Overview

Keeping your lawn and garden healthy and green is easy with the 6 cycle, Electronic Water Timer. The super simple programming makes set-up a breeze. The oversized screen keeps the entire program visible. Water up to 6 times a day or easily skip days or water once a week.

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Customer Questions & Answers

What is the shortest length of time you can set this timer for? I am looking for something as low as 2-3 minutes.

Asked by: Patch
The shortest amount of time allowed between waterings is 4 hours. The longest is every 7 days. However there is a manual button that lets you turn on the water even if it's not during the "set" time frame. The minimum amount of time for this is 5 minutes, but you can take off the "time" you put on with the manual button when you are done with your job/project. This does however, as it's name implies, requires you to work the controls. It cannot be programmed to be done at a later time.
Answered by: Laurie
Date published: 2015-09-20

should this be hooked up stright to city water pressure

Asked by: Anonymous
Sure. I hooked mine up to my house faucet. We are on city water. It works great. If it is too powerful, just turn down your faucet a little bit to adjust the pressure. Hope this helps.
Answered by: ICDI
Date published: 2016-05-27

When i hooked up the timer and turned the water on... The sprinker started.... even though i had it set for 5am

Asked by: Anonymous
Makes sure you have the manual turned off otherwise it overrides programmed time
Answered by: Natoshia
Date published: 2015-09-20

how do i return it if unsatisfied with the performance of the product? Also is it available in stores?

Asked by: Anonymous
Hi Joe, I don't know about returning it if you bought it online, but I bought mine in the store. It was outside on the shelves by the gardening section. Hope this helps.
Answered by: ICDI
Date published: 2015-09-20

why did 2 fail? display, leaks

Poor quality, manufactiii
Asked by: Ken
This is a question better asked using our contact page at so our technicians can get the details they need to determine why the timers failed.
Answered by: Melnor
Date published: 2016-07-12

what is the approximate battery life for 3100 series?

Asked by: jep0
I installed the best Energizer lithium battery three months ago and haven't changed it yet --
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2016-05-01

do you carry Melnor's automatic rain delay option? I believe it is called "AquaSentry"?

Asked by: Fred
The Melnor Item 3300 Aqua Sentry Wireless Moisture Sensor is not carried in the Home Depot stores but is carried on Home Depot.Com.
Answered by: Melnor
Date published: 2016-05-01

I need to be able to water my greenhouse every 2 hours does this timer have that option?

Asked by: jdakoz
The shortest amount of time allowed between waterings is 4 hours. The longest is every 7 days.
Answered by: Laurie
Date published: 2015-09-20
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Customer Reviews

Automatic 1-Outlet Hose Timer is rated 3.1 out of 5 by 139.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Got 2 of these & no problems I have two of these, 1 that's a year old and another I bought 3 months ago. I use them to run a micro sprinkler/drip system. Both have been great and I have not had any issues with them. One note: Make sure you get a pressure regulator and install it before the timer (I have a 25 psi one) as I believe that's why mine haven't leaked/failed. Also, I made sure I brought this in for the winter to avoid any freeze damage.
Date published: 2013-04-16
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Shut off valve sticks I have 5 3015's in operation; all of them are enclosed in water valve housings for protection from sun and cold. They work very well until they die. Unfortunately, over the last 5 years, I have had to replace 3 of the 5 because they quit turning on; apparently the shut off valve sticks. The shut off valve itself is encased in a plastic housing that cannot be opened for cleaning. Number 4 just died which is why I am writing this review and giving them a 2-star rating.
Date published: 2015-08-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Doesn't last long - model 3015 The solenoid has quit working, will not shut off..
Date published: 2016-08-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Three Strikes and You're out I've had three of these timers over the past three years. Each has worked well during the summer purchased to water my small garden. Each unit work fine when disconnected in the fall but failed to function after winter storage (batteries removed and stored inside). The on/off valve won't work and water comes out from every hole and seam. The company did replace my unit last year. I'm asking for yet another replacement. I will use them as long as they will send them to me but I'll never buy another.
Date published: 2015-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Aqua timer by Melnor This item is very easy to hook up, once you gather all the pieces. I bought the timer from Home Depot, but bought about 80% of the remaining parts from my nurseryman. Even thought this seems like a over kill for a home Gardner, it saves me a ton of time! I was spending about 2 hours watering my plants ( about 75 hanging baskets and numerous pot plants. Another item, we, in San Antonio, are in a water conversation mode. With the Aqua Timer, it waters for a preset time and length of watering. I now have it set for 5 minutes once per day! This saves a lot of water!
Date published: 2015-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Makes my job easier After almost 'losing my lawn' due to forgetting to water it I looked for something to help me 'remember'. I found the hose timer while searching the Home Depot App and decided to get it. It was the best decision I've made. After hooking it up to my water spigot and sprinklers I haven't had a problem at all. It's easy to program, runs on a battery, and automatically takes care of my previous lawn watering problem. This is the second time I've purchased this item as I was adding a sprinkler to my back yard. I've been using the first one I purchased for almost 2 years now and it's still "going strong".
Date published: 2016-06-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Junk. I've now gone through 3 Melnor timers in less than a year. The first one wouldn't even turn on after storing it indoors (with the batteries out) over the winter. I returned it and got another. It worked about two days, then never shut off. I overwatered my garden for the several days before realizing the water was running continuously. The third one worked about 6 weeks before developing the same problem. I'm done. Its not a random lemon. These things are lightweight, cheaply designed, poorly manufactured junk.
Date published: 2013-07-28
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Waste of money This water timer only lasted a week. It was easy to program but limited in it's capabilities. It was programed to water 4 times a day for 4 minutes. It worked fine for a week. Then the water did not turn off at the programed time. I went to their web site and followed their direction for troubleshooting, it did not work. (pulling out the batteries wait for 30 seconds and reinsert) The water valve is still stuck on open. The manual mode did not turn off the water either. - a piece of Junk. - I live in Southern California (Zone 10) and it's April so there is no possibility for frost. This is my second Melnor timer. The first time was the model 2007. It did last the season but not much longer.
Date published: 2013-05-03
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