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Slyguy00
08-18-2014, 11:54 PM
So my ato turns off and on constantly and not only is it extremely annoying but I'm sure at the rate its going it will burn something out. Im wondering if there is a way to program it so that it only comes on once every 30 minutes? Any help would be appreciated.

Aquattro
08-18-2014, 11:56 PM
I set mine to turn on for 10 minutes 4 times a day. Probably some other way to do it every interval, but I don't worry about it

Slyguy00
08-19-2014, 12:01 AM
Yea mine is literally on and off like every few minutes. I saw somewhere there was a code to make it only turn on so many times every hour or whatever you like. Thats the code I'm looking for.

ronau
08-19-2014, 12:11 AM
Are you using floats? If so, can you set them further apart so there is a larger tolerance.

Slyguy00
08-19-2014, 12:16 AM
Yea I'm using two floats, but I have it set up so one is in the water and one is out. Not sure if thats how most people do it, but my thinking was if the water rises up to the second float then it shuts down the ato.

Slyguy00
08-19-2014, 12:18 AM
http://i936.photobucket.com/albums/ad204/Slyguy00/Mobile%20Uploads/BA356D0C-AD52-4136-A281-165486B66BD5_zpss25wei0v.jpg (http://s936.photobucket.com/user/Slyguy00/media/Mobile%20Uploads/BA356D0C-AD52-4136-A281-165486B66BD5_zpss25wei0v.jpg.html)

ronau
08-19-2014, 03:22 AM
http://forum.neptunesystems.com/showthread.php?1172-ATO-Two-Float-Switches-and-BRS-50ml-min-Peristaltic-Pump

Slyguy00
08-19-2014, 03:26 AM
Thanks Ronau! Thats exactly what I was looking for. Much appreciated.

whatcaneyedo
08-19-2014, 04:33 PM
This has worked without issue for me so far:

Set ON
Min Time 000:30 Then ON
If Sw4 OPEN Then OFF
If Sw1 OPEN Then OFF
If Sw3 CLOSED Then OFF

Switch 4 and 1 are just like yours. 3 is a water on the floor sensor. When it comes on it runs for at least 30 seconds... but I should add some language so that it doesn't just run steady if the switches fail.