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irrig8r
01-08-2009, 02:49 PM
Anyone using them much? Favoring one type over another? Know of any better than the following?


Vista has this one:

http://www.vistapro.com/Product.aspx?ProdID=462&CatID=4&typeID=9

http://www.vistapro.com/Files/inst/RM-150-Inst.pdf


Unique has one called the Sequencer:

http://www.uniquelighting.com/product_pages/Sequencer.htm

http://www.uniquelighting.com/product_pages/sequencerinfo.pdf


Nightscaping has had theirs the longest I think, called the Islander Relay:

http://www.nightscaping.com/instructions/timers/islander_rely_inst.pdf

Lite4
01-08-2009, 08:09 PM
I have used the vista relay with positive results. I can't honestly speak to the quality of the others as I have not given them a tumble yet.

irrig8r
01-08-2009, 08:26 PM
I've heard reports of some NS units failing with less than adequate voltage applied.

So the Vista unit seems pretty robust?

mudcat
01-08-2009, 08:36 PM
I've heard reports of some NS units failing with less than adequate voltage applied.

So the Vista unit seems pretty robust?

Sounds like poor install not bad product.

Lite4
01-08-2009, 10:55 PM
Well I don't know if robust is the word I would use, but I have used about 10 or so without any failures. So maybe.

Chris J
01-08-2009, 11:05 PM
Sounds like poor install not bad product.

"gasp!" yet another Floridian making negative comments. Oh My!

irrig8r
01-08-2009, 11:39 PM
Sounds like poor install not bad product.

You're right. Sounds like it was installed outside the 10.5 V to 12 V specs.

I was thinking about Murphy's talk about LEDs requiring less voltage input (or a greater range), and thinking that a relay that would operate at lower voltage might be useful.