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    Do I need a mechanical timer?

    My thought was have the lights on the timer from dusk-dawn, and turn off when not in use with the button on the controller. at least they won't be on 24x7 when the wife & kids forget to turn them off (like they do with every other light in the house). I'm sure I'll get some automation...
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    Do I need a mechanical timer?

    Thanks Dave, We do have 2 Pentair intellibrite color leds going in.. There is a controller with that, but no timer. I guess I'll ask the electrician to connect the timer to the lights, and not the pump/heater? Does that make sense, is the timer the same for lights vs pump/heater? Thanks for...
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    Do I need a mechanical timer?

    We're having a new pool installed (16x32 vinyl). Electrician just bonded and we're waiting for an inspection. We were talking a bit about what he will be installing to power the pump/heater (no SWG). He's putting in a 60am panel with 1 mechanical timer for the pump heater. Do I even need that...