Invoke a Timer

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Benapilot
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Invoke a Timer

Postby Benapilot » Sun Mar 11, 2018 1:35 pm

I just installed a solenoid valve for my RODI unit into my freshwater storage tank. I currently have it on a timer, every Saturday morning it opens and stays open for 8 hours.

When I mix up new saltwater, I'll need to open the solenoid valve to replenish the RODI tank. Is there a way to invoke the timer so I won't forget to close the valve later?

Thanks!
Chris
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Re: Invoke a Timer

Postby n2585722 » Sun Mar 11, 2018 1:47 pm

I do not use a timer i use the float switch function with a low level switch and a full switch. I also have a float valve on the DI input to the tank incase of a falure to turn it off by the controller. The Solenoids I used cannot be powered full time. I also use the RO side of my RODI to feed my ice maker. so I have the feed soleniod for the RODI unit on a timer to turn on for a few minutes every hour to refill the pressure tank for the RO. I also use an alarm triggered by the DI fill output to keep the soleniod open if the DI storage tank is being filled. I also have a leak dectector around the RODI and storage tanks that will shut off the main RODI solenoid and other pumps in that location in the garage.
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Danny

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Re: Invoke a Timer

Postby Kylarse » Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:18 am

I've done the same, but I'm just using a standard plug in timer that has daily settings. Same timer I use for holiday lights outside. Digital, and programmable. Westinghouse model T26462

https://www.amazon.com/Westinghouse-Out ... B00RU63360
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