Programmable Control Center & Timer
(610-2470)                 Operation                  Faxback Doc. # 39295

Control Center Operation

It is easy to manually operate your Plug 'n Power system, but be sure you
have a complete chart of your system so you know exactly what you are
controlling.  See the system chart at the end of this manual in Faxback 
Doc. # 64464.

Notes: Each rocker button on your controller performs two functions - ON
       or OFF, bright or dim, and so on.  These functions are clearly 
       marked.  Pressing the top of a rocker button activates one function
       and pressing the bottom activates another.

       To send commands, you must set the control center's mode switch to
       RUN.

Controlling Modules by Unit Code

You can independently control any module or group of modules that you set
to a particular unit code.

1.  Set the control center's SELECTOR switch to the desired unit code 
    range (1-4 or 5-8).

2.  To turn on all devices connected to modules with the same unit code
    setting, press ON for the desired unit code (1-5, 2-6, 3-7, 4-8).

    To turn off all devices connected to modules with the same unit code
    setting, press OFF for the desired unit code (1-5, 2-6, 3-7, 4-8).

Note: You cannot program more than 4 unit codes at a time, either 1-4 or
      5-8, but you can not mix and match.

Turning ON All Lights

The 'all lights on' command lets you turn on all the lights connected to 
light dimmer modules, wall switch modules, or 3-way modules.

Press ALL LIGHTS ON.  All light modules set to the control center's house 
code immediately turn on (even light modules set to unit codes 9-16).

CAUTION: Do not use a module that responds to the 'all lights on' command
         to control a potentially dangerous device (such as a heater or
         fan).

Turning OFF All Units

The 'all units off' command lets you turn off all modules.  Simply press 
ALL UNITS OFF.  All modules set the control center's house code turn off 
(light and appliance modules, and even modules set to unit codes 9-16).

Dimming Lights

Follow these steps to dim any light connected to lamp dimmer modules.

1.  Set the control center's SELECTOR switch to the desired unit code
    range (1-4 or 5-8).

2.  Press ON for the unit code of the lamp dimmer module(s) you want to
    dim (1-5, 2-6, 3-7, 4-8).

3.  Press and hold DIM until the light dims to the desired level.

    If you dim the lights too much, press and hold BRIGHT to raise the
    light level.

Manually Controlling Lights and Appliances

Even though your lights and appliances are connected to Plug 'n Power 
modules, you can still turn most of them ON and OFF manually.

  For most lights or appliances, simply turn their power switch OFF and
  back ON again.

  For three-way lamps, you might need to turn the lamp's switch several
  times before the light turns on.

  You always have manual control of wall switch modules by simply using
  their ON/OFF buttons.

  You cannot manually turn on instant-on TVs that are connected to Plug 'n
  Power modules.

Timer Operation

Setting the Clock

Follow these steps to accurately set the clock.  This ensures proper timer 
operation.

1.  Set the control center's mode switch to SET CLOCK.

2.  Press TIME > to advance the time or TIME < to move the time backward.
    The PM indicator lights for PM times and turns off for AM times.  Be
    sure to correctly set AM or PM.

    Note: Tap the buttons to change the time by 1 minute.  Hold down the
          buttons to rapidly change the time.

3.  Set the mode switch to RUN.

Setting Automatic ON/OFF Times

CAUTION: Test the entire system by manually operating it from the control
         center before using timer operation.  This helps to ensure you do
         not accidentally turn on the wrong device.

This procedure lets you set the control center to automatically turn a 
module or group of modules ON or OFF at the same time every day.  For 
example, you can set the timer to turn ON the modules that you set to unit 
code 2 at 12:45 PM every day.

You can set two ON times and two OFF times for each unit code in either 
range (1-4 or 5-8).

1.  Set the mode switch to PROG. SET.  The display changes to the timer
    mode.

2.  Set the SELECTOR switch for the range of unit codes (either 1-4 or 
    5-8) you want to control with the timer.

3.  Use the TIME < or > button to set the timer to the time you want a
    module (or group of modules) to turn ON. Be sure to correctly set AM
    or PM.

4.  Press ON for the unit code of the module(s) you want to control with
    the timer.

    Note: If you try to program more than two ON times for a unit code,
          the control center displays 18:88.  To clear this display, set
          the mode switch to PROG. REVIEW, press the unit code's ON button
          again, then press CLEAR twice.

5.  Use the TIME < or > button to set the timer to the time you want a
    module (or group of modules) to turn OFF.  Be sure to correctly set AM
    or PM.

6.  Press OFF for the unit code of the module(s) you want to turn OFF at
    the set time.

    Note: If you try to program more than two OFF times for a unit code,
          the control center displays 18:88.  To clear this display, set
          the mode switch to PROG. REVIEW, press the unit code's OFF
          button again, then press CLEAR twice.

7.  Repeat Steps 3-6 to program another timer event.

8.  Set the mode switch to RUN.

Setting One-Time Timer Events

Sometimes you will want to set up an event that happens only one time, and 
then clears from memory (for example, when you want a light to turn ON 
before you get back home from a late evening).  To do this, press ONCE 
within 4 seconds of pressing the unit code button when setting the event 
(see "Setting Automatic ON/OFF Times" above).

Using the Security Feature

Security events vary the minutes of an ON or OFF time to give your home a 
lived-in look when you are away.  For example, if you set a security event 
for 7:30 PM the first day.  On the following days, the event occurs 
between 7:00 PM and 7:59 PM.

To activate security, press SECURITY within 4 seconds of pressing the unit 
code button when setting the event (see "Setting Automatic ON/OFF Times" 
above).

Note: Do not set OFF or ON timer events to the same hour as a security
      event for that code.  For example, if you set a security event ON 
      time at 7:30 PM and a timer event OFF time at 7:45 PM, the security
      event ON time can change to 7:50 PM, and the module would stay ON 
      until 7:45 PM the next day.

Setting the Wake Up Alarm

The wake up alarm can keep you from having to wake up to a dark house.  
Simply program an event for unit code 1 or 5 at the time you want to wake 
up, then set WAKE UP to ON.

At the ON time, the buzzer sounds for 10 minutes.  While the buzzer is 
sounding, you can press any button to activate a 10-minute snooze feature.  
The buzzer turns OFF and sounds again in 10 minutes, but the module stays 
ON until you turn it OFF by pressing OFF for that module or until another 
timer event turns it OFF.

To turn OFF the alarm, set WAKE UP to OFF.

Note: On weekends or holidays, you can temporarily disable the wake-up
      function and timer events for unit code 1 or 5 by setting the mode
      switch to SET CLOCK and WAKE UP to OFF.

Using the Sleep Function

The sleep function lets you set a module (or group of modules with the 
same code) to turn OFF or ON after the length of time you select (in 15 
minute increments).  You can set up to two sleep times on the control 
center.

Using the Sleep Function to Turn OFF a Module

Press ON for the unit code you want to control.  Then, within 4 seconds, 
press SLEEP once for each 15 minutes you want the module(s) to remain ON 
before automatically turning OFF (one press = 15 minutes, two = 30 
minutes, three = 45 minutes, and so on).

Using the Sleep Function to Turn ON a Module

Press OFF for the unit code you want to control.  Then, within 4 seconds, 
press SLEEP once for each 15 minutes you want module(s) to remain OFF 
before automatically turning ON.

You cannot cancel a sleep time once it is set, but if you do not want to 
wait for a sleep time to elapse, you can manually turn a light or 
appliance ON or OFF using the control center's ON or OFF buttons for that 
unit code.

Reviewing Timer Events

1.  Set the mode switch to PROG. REVIEW.

2.  Press ON or OFF for the unit code you want to review.  The set time
    for that unit code appears on the display.  Press the button again to
    display a second timer event that you set for the same unit code.

Note: If you use the security feature, event times change every day.  The
      hour always remains the same, but the minutes change each time the
      event occurs.  The control center displays the time of the next
      security event.

Clearing Timer Events

To clear a timer event, follow the steps for reviewing timer events.  
Then, while the control center displays the event time, press CLEAR.
(EB 5/5/97)
(EB - Rev. 03/06/01)

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