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Control Lights up to 1800W with a Timer to Increase Convenience, Home Security and Energy Savings
Outdoor Dusk-to-Dawn Plug-In Timer with Adjustable Photocell
Outdoor Dusk-to-Dawn Plug-In Timer with Adjustable Photocell (High Wattage)
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Outdoor Dusk-to-Dawn Plug-In Timer with Photocell (High Wattage)
Item# 11259
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  • Ideal for use with plug-in security lighting, seasonal lighting, and patio lighting
  • Weather resistant drip-proof cover for outdoor applications
  • Built-in adjustable photocell senses ambient light levels and is activated by darkness
  • Set on time for two, four, six, eight or ten hours - or from dusk to dawn
  • Optional manual on/off override and random lighting
  • Handles up to 1800W

Essential Info

Using an automatic timer eliminates the need for you to manually turn lights on or off. The Outdoor Dusk-to-Dawn Plug-In Timer with Photocell takes care of this process, offering a more convenient and secure home environment while promoting energy conservation. It has a weather resistant drip-proof casing so it can be mounted in an indoor or outdoor setting and can be used with almost any two and three pronged plug-in light setup. The timer will be activated when the photocell senses that the ambient light level is at darkness. The photocell also has an adjustable sensitivity which allows you to fine tune the lighting threshold it takes to turn on. With a dial switch, set the amount of time you want the power to remain on once it is active: two, four, six, eight or ten hours; or from dusk to dawn. Use it for a few indoor and outdoor lights to keep you from coming home to a dark house or to give your home that lived in appearance to help deter criminals. You can also program the timer to run in a random mode at night while you are away on vacation. An LED light even indicates when the timer is on. By limiting the amount of time your lights are on after dark you can significantly reduce the amount of energy being used as well as the associated costs.

Important Note: If this product is being installed in an outdoor location, it should be mounted at least three feet above the ground (with the receptacle plug facing down) to avoid a shock hazard.


What's Included

  • Outdoor Dusk-to-Dawn Plug-In Timer with Adjustable Photocell
  • Mounting Bracket
  • Owner's Manual
  • Specifications


    Manufacturer:UPM Marketring
    Manufacturer Product No.:DT420
    Power Rating:120VAC, 15A
    Maximum Load:1800W resistive, 600w tungsten
    Warranty:One year, limited

    Important notes:
    Defective exchanges for identical item within 30 days of purchase. After 30 days, please contact the manufacturer.
    Manufacturer contact information: UPM Marketing Inc, Tel: (888) 468-6876 Ext 230


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    16 Ratings
    5 star: 50%  (8)
    4 star: 19%  (3)
    3 star: 12%  (2)
    2 star: 6%  (1)
    1 star: 12%  (2)
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    BRANDY -- seffner, FL   9/17/2011
    Love it!!
    PHILLIP -- carmel, IN   5/7/2011
    This timer failed after 2 weeks, but replaced a unit that worked flawlessly for 2 years outdoors through severe winter and summer weather. Smarthome provided a free shipping label to return the defective unit and I'm now using #3. Hope it gives me another 2 years like the first one.
    ROBERT A -- guilford, CT   5/4/2011
    Our Dusk to Dawn timer works as advertised. The price was right and the product does the job.
    CLAUDIO -- san francisco, CA   12/25/2010
    it works great, just as advertised.
    IGOR -- carmichael, CA   12/9/2010
    Received, everything is good. I like your customer service
    TED -- simpsonville, SC   4/18/2010
    The first Dusk-to-Dawn timer I received turned out defective after a few days of working. Smarthome offered to refund or replace. I chose a replacement and Smarthome replaced the timer quickly and with no fuss. The replacement seems to be working well. I appreciate the great customer service Smarthome provided.
    A -- phoenix, AZ   1/16/2010
    Excellent choice. I plug my old Malibu timer into it and take the pins out of it. Then use this to operate my Malibu light on the Dusk-to-Dawn timer. It works great and a cheaper alternative to buying a dusk-to-dawn transformer.
    WILLIAM -- washoe valley, NV   12/25/2009
    Product works fine. Has relieved me from resetting timers as seasons and/or power outages affect on/off times. Best feature is the 2-4-6 hour on time after dusk.
    JERROLD -- pleasanton, CA   12/22/2008
    The product works as described, though the build quality could be better particularly the switches.
    WAYNE -- deltona, FL   11/30/2008
    I have had multiple problems with these photo cell timers. I have had to send 2 back because the did not work and am going to send 2 more back because they have stoped working after a few weeks. Will not purchase any more of this product.
    BLAKE -- camas, WA   9/17/2008
    WOrks like a champ!

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