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Manuals for programming UPM timers are each longer than space allowed for free answer:
Open following link to identify your timer, open manual, write out instructions if they seem confusing, re-post question about any specific part of any UPM timer manual, and add exactly which timer you are working with, and add link to that manual so expert can read manual alongside you.
http://waterheatertimer.org/UPM-timers-and-manuals.html

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UPM Programmable... | Answered on Apr 09, 2011


Open UPM DT420 manual on following link:
http://waterheatertimer.org/UPM-timers-and-manuals.html#DT420

The manual is longer than allowed for free answer and has important illustrations and options.
Please read the manual in addition to instructions given below.

Copied directly from the manual:
1) Select AUTO using the slide switch
2) Select the desired On-period (2, 4, 6, 8, 10 hours) using the dial switch
3) For continuous Dusk to Dawn operation, Select CONTINUOUS using the dial switch.
Timer turns ON automatically at dusk and turns off according to how you set 1 2 and 3.
If timer does not operate, or if it turns on at odd times, then it is broken.

Note: UPM manuals normally leave out important information, but this particular instruction matches closely with similar products and is probably accurate.

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UPM Programmable... | Answered on Feb 28, 2011


Please add a comment with band and model of timer so I can advise others about this difficulty.

UPM Programmable... | Answered on Feb 24, 2011


You posted under UPM 350 programmable timer
http://waterheatertimer.org/UPM-timers-and-manuals.html

Manuals for all UPM timers are missing key explanations, despite the lengthy manual.
I think there are 3 things to look for:
1) Program1 is ON and program2 is OFF and program3 is ON etc.
2) When setting days, be sure that ON and OFF are set for same days so there are no conflicting programs.
3) Timer gives three modes: Countdown and Random and Programming. Countdown is for a bath fan when you want to turn on fan with push of button and have timer turn off fan automatically after the countdown expires. Do not use countdown or random functions when you want timer to perform ordinary on-off functions.

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UPM Programmable... | Answered on Feb 24, 2011


You posted under UPM programmable wall timers.
These timers are not set for humidity.
Add a comment with exact product you are working with.

UPM Programmable... | Answered on Feb 15, 2011


May I get the model # of the switch to help you more

UPM Programmable... | Answered on Feb 13, 2011


Link below shows UPM DT420 plus manual:
http://waterheatertimer.org/UPM-timers-and-manuals.html#DT420

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UPM Hardware &... | Answered on Jan 23, 2011


Fixya does not make timers. We answer questions, for free, and for a price.
UPM makes UMP timers.
GE makes GE timers, etc.

1) My guess is that you move switch to angle line.
This is because other timers have similar instructions, except say move to angle line.

2) In either case, you have 2 options.
Try 1 option, and if that doesn't work, then try other option.
If neither option works, then timer is probably defective.
Most timers have 1 year limited warranty.

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UPM Programmable... | Answered on Jan 13, 2011


15086 timer:
Pressing door will override timer setting and manually turn switch ON-OFF.
Press door or open timer door, and press any of 4 buttons located in corners.
You know information posted so far:

However, you are moving the small switch from Timer to OFF.
And when switch is OFF, the override does not work because circuit is OFF.
You want a timer that can switch programming OFF, and not switch circuit OFF, so that device toggles between timer and ordinary switch.

Looking at timers on the market today, I cannot think of any in-wall programmable or box timer that does what you want. Each has manual override that reverses timer function, but when you set timer to OFF, the circuit is OFF.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Programmable.html#Aube

Plug-in-type timers have override button that turns programming off, and then you can operate table lamp normally with the lamp switch. But in that case, the lamp has separate switch that operates outside of timer functions.

GE 15070 24-hour mechanical timer could do what you want:
http://waterheatertimer.org/images/GE-15070-mechanical-timer.jpg
In this specific case, when you wanted to operate timer like a light switch, you would move all the pins inward, and then use the on-off switch. The problem with this idea is the pins are tiny, and you need very good eyes or a light-source and small tool to continually adjust pins.

See GE timers and manuals:
http://waterheatertimer.org/GE-timers-and-manuals.html#15086

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UPM Programmable... | Answered on Jan 07, 2011


The ETW193 is only good up to 500 watts. Many space heaters are higher wattage than that. What is the wattage of yours? If it is 1000 w or 1500 w, you probably damaged the switch. If the other switch is mechanical, it may handle higher loads than the electronic switch.
Gary

UPM Programmable... | Answered on Jan 06, 2011


You are replacing a single-pole switch that has two wires.

You posted under UPM timer.
But UPM timers have a red wire instead of a blue wire, so you have different brand.

Some GE programmable timers and some Leviton timers have a blue wire.
Here are instructions:
-Green wire goes to bare ground wire.

-Timer black wire goes to black wire
-Timer blue wire goes to white wire.

-Located in back of electric box are white wires twisted together and covered with wire nut. These are neutral wires. Timer white wire connects to these wires. This will power electronics inside the timer.
-If your box does not have white neutral wires described above, then connect timer white wire to bare ground wire along with timer green wire.
-Turn power ON, and push on-off button. If timer works, then it is wired correctly.
- If timer doesn't work, then reverse Timer blue and Timer black wires.
- If lights blink on-and-off, then you connected white wire incorrectly, review wiring shown above.

If your box does not have neutral wires or bare ground wire as described above, then buy Walmart.s Brinks 46-1022 or Intermatic ST01C or Intermatic EJ500 or Aube T1032. These timers do not need neutral or bare ground wire.

UPM Programmable... | Answered on Jan 01, 2011


You posted under UPM timers.
Product photos and Manuals appear on following link:
http://waterheatertimer.org/UPM-timers-and-manuals.html

If your timer does not show on link above, then try following link:
http://waterheatertimer.org/Woods-timers-and-manuals.html

UPM Programmable... | Answered on Dec 20, 2010


You posted under a timer that looks like UPM brand ET525C

Timer appears at bottom of page:
http://waterheatertimer.org/UPM-timers-and-manuals.html
If this is not your timer, then add a comment with description of timer, and buttons.
I can probably identify timer.

Here is 14-page low resolution manual for ET525C:
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/UPM525-Manual.pdf

Also the following page shows Woods timers and manuals for identification of your timer:
http://waterheatertimer.org/Woods-timers-and-manuals.html

If above links do not fit your timer, and you do not want to describe it by adding a comment, Fixya also offers phone support.
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UPM Heavy Duty... | Answered on Dec 20, 2010


1-800-GO-TO-UPM for technical support
UPM page for remote timers
http://www.upm-marketing.com/categories/remotecontrolsets.html
UPM used to post manuals with their product, but they evidently stopped last month, thinking that offering less would promote their product better.

I have 2 manuals for UPM remote timers:
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/RCT100_RT601-Manual.pdf
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/RC420+TR310-remote-manual.pdf

The manuals are 6 pages long and 5 pages long, making it impractical to write out all the steps without input from you.
If you review the manuals and say which one applies to your timer, and then add a comment with exactly what part of manual is confusing, and describe the buttons on your timer so I can tell which one you have, I will help further for free.

If above answer is not exact enough, or if you don't want to read the manual, then please take the simple step and pay for a fixya expert who will talk with you on the phone for a price and walk you through the steps.
Be sure to give the fixya paid expert links to manuals shown above so they will know what steps to tell you.

UPM Remote... | Answered on Dec 16, 2010


Sorry we are not able to help you with your problem

UPM Remote... | Answered on Dec 05, 2010


ETW350 is programmable timer that offers 3 different timer
functions: Program, countdown and random.
Timer has 20 different settings.
UPM site is not available recently, but UPM timers are still being sold.

Operation manual is not very clear how to program ON and OFF times.
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/UPM-etw350.pdf

That being said, usually with programmable timers, you program ON time. And then program OFF time.

I do not own this timer so I can't test ETW350 like I've tested other timers.
I think the way this timer works, is program1 is ON.
And program2 is OFF.
Again, manual is not CLEAR about ON and OFF times.

Following instructions assume timer is wired correctly, timer is set for current time, and you want to set 'timer' function and not 'random' function.
Here's how to set program1.
Press arrow buttons until 1 shows in display. This is program1.
Press Set button.
Select day for program1 ON using arrow keys
Press Set button.
Select hour for program1 ON using arrow keys.
Press Set button.
Select minute for program1 ON using arrow keys.
Press Set button.
Use arrow keys until 2 appears on display. This is program2.
I believe program2 is for OFF times.
Set program2 using same steps above.
Be careful to match ON and OFF days ... for example ON 7pm Monday and OFF 9pm Friday will keep lights on from Mon through FRI.
Conflicts in programming will cause timer not to work. For example program1 ON 7pm Monday, program2 OFF 9pm Monday ... but programs3-4 say opposite times.
Make a schedule of program times before starting to avoid conflicts.
Try steps above and test fire that timer, and then add a comment.

UPM Programmable... | Answered on Dec 02, 2010

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