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460TC Timer Off Set When Multiple Valves Used
Last Updated: 02/25/2019
When two valves are controlled by the 460TC timers, and you need them to run on different nights,
You can:

To "off set" the digital timer, you can leave one unplugged for 1 day.
Have them SET to the same frequency ( Days... every 3rd is default ).
By leaving one unplugged and started up one day later ( plug in and set time ), that will make sure they are running of different nights.

OR

Most dealers would have them go the same night, and keep the Rust filter 2 hours fast ( starting at 12 midnight ) and the Softener at standard time ( starting at 2 a.m. each night ).
Either way will keep them from running at the same time.
.

460TC is a replacement for 440 timers, and is a little "simpler" to program.
It has improved drive motor, electronic timer, and only 3 drive gears ( old 440 had 8 and 4 that loved to break ).

And since we have been asked, let me say, once programmed and running,

There is no way to tell when the next regeneration will be ( what night ), or when the last regeneration occurred by looking at the timer.
However,
It will start over counting the days between regenerations, if you CHANGE the days setting.
Example"
Set to 3 ( default ) after plugging IN and setting Time of Day, then on the 3rd night it will RUN ( at 2 a.m. ).



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