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740 and 760 Logix Timer Programming Instructions
Last Updated: 11/26/2017
Best place to start is the un-programmed state:

Press and hold "set" ( square ) and "down" ( arrow ) buttons together for 5 seconds.

Then press and hold "set" ( square ) button for 5 seconds.

You will now see three flashing lines:

* First Step is Valve type, Your Logix Timer is installed on.

Use the arrows to choose ( select ) the letter "F" if used on Backwash Only Valve, otherwise ( if water softener ) you will be setting the Resin Capacity of your Water Softener.

Step Two: Resin capacity.

Capacities:
0.75 for 24K ( 3/4 cu.ft. ) - most 8" diameter tanks
1.0 for 32K ( 1 cu.ft. ) - most 9" diameter tanks
1.25 for 40K ( 1.25 cu.ft.) - most 10" x 44" tanks
1.50 for 48K ( 1.50 cu.ft. ) - all 10" x 54" tanks
2.0 for 64K ( 2 cu.ft.) - most 12" diameter tanks
2.5 for 80K ( 2.5 cu.ft. ) - most 13" diameter tanks
3.0 for 96K ( 3 cu.ft. ) - 14" x 65" tanks

Press the set button to accept.

A. Time of day will be displayed.

1. Press the set button to make it flash.
2. Use arrows to set correct time ( note PM is indicated, and no indication is AM ).
3. Press the set button to accept.

B. Set day of week. Repeat steps 1,2, and 3 above.

C. Set time of regeneration ( typical 2:00 a.m. is used ). Repeat steps 1,2, and 3 above.

D. Set calendar override (for demand units) or days to regenerate (for timer units). Repeat steps 1,2, and 3 above.

NOTE: On demand units will normally be set to 0.

E. Set salt dosage. Repeat steps 1, 2, and 3 above.

NOTE: You have L for low, S for standard, and H for high.

Standard is the most efficient. NOTE: Newer Logix 742, and 762 should be 9 lbs. per cu.ft. as standard. You won't see L,S, or H.

F. Set estimated capacity. * Do Not Set -


NOTE: Estimated capacity is calculated by the unit. You do not want to change this value.

G. For Logix 760, 762 ( but not 740, 742 ) Set hardness level of your water ( Number of GRAINS Hardness - Adding 3 for each 1 ppm of Iron in water ). Repeat steps 1, 2, and 3 above.
And watch this Video by manufacturer - https://youtu.be/epljZD9SaA4
The unit will now display the time.

To put in Manual Regeneration

For preset time to regenerate: Press and release manual regeneration button.

For immediate regeneration: Press and hold manual regeneration button for 5 seconds.



The GE Osmonic Autotrol Valves 255 and 268 have been available with the Logix electronic controls for several years now ( 740 and 760, or 742 and 762 ). This 1 minute video shows how to start a manual regeneration for tonight or immediate start.
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CLICK HERE FOR - 740 AND 760 PROGRAMING STEPS as shown in the Owner's Manual

You can Download a complete 740 / 760 Logix service manual from the manufacturer:
Autotrol Logix 740/760 Manual



Watch the Programming Steps to see how simple it is.

**** NOTE:
If you have the Logix 742 / 762 controller, it will "Normally" be set up for the Valve Type it's attached to, but should you get a replacement Logix controller, or the Logix control is generating an Error 3 code after running the first cycle ( C1 ), then you may need to
"Select Valve Type" step.
There are options ( different Valve Types ) you have to select from ( Your Valve Body type is marked on the silver ID sticker on the back or side of the valve body ).

255 = 255, conditioner ( water softener ).
263 = Performa filter 263, filter backwash
268 = Performa conditioner 268, ( water softener )
Also, less common Valve Types, 268FA, 273, 278, 293, 298

It's Critical that it matches your valve body type, if you are using the Logix 742 or 762 controller.

What to do if you are getting an < Err 3 on 740,742,760, or 762 Logix Timer >



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