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Danielibew952

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Tuesday, November 6th 2018, 5:43pm

No dc voltage

I purchased a new orbit easy dial timer install went fine. I went to run it in manual and I had no dc voltage on the output terminals. I disconnected the witing to valves and put system into manual again and I had 29v dc. Reconnected the wiring and have 0v dc. Am I missing something

mrfixit

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Tuesday, November 6th 2018, 6:51pm

DC? Is it a battery operated timer or does it plug into the wall?

Danielibew952

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Tuesday, November 6th 2018, 7:58pm

No dc voltage

It uses an ac input so it plugs into the wall. The outputs to the valves are dc voltage

Wet_Boots

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Tuesday, November 6th 2018, 10:04pm

Do some resistance testing of your wiring. The Orbit Easy Dial series, and indeed any controller powered by a plug-in transformer, is putting out AC and not DC.
https://www.orbitonline.com/site_files/m…20(2)1final.pdf

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