The Orbit Digital Timer (our item #TM4)
is versatile and very easy to setup. Here's how...
The MODE/NEXT button on the left selects the function - SET or AUTO or SET
MANUAL or OFF or DELAY. Keep clicking until the correct function
The two +- buttons in the middle change values such as time
or number of minutes.
The CONFIRM button on the right accepts changes to the program and
advances to the next drip irrigation function. Digital timers can
also be used as sprinkler timers.
Please note - if you hesitate more than one minute between steps,
the timer automatically reverts to the AUTO mode and you will have
to start the setup from the beginning.
Setup date, time and watering days
Let's begin by selecting the current day of
the week ... Click MODE/NEXT until the word SET is flashing then
Use the +- buttons to select the current day of the week. Click
CONFIRM to accept date.
Use the +- buttons to change to the correct time of day and PM or
AM. Hold the buttons down to go fast. Click CONFIRM to accept time
Use the +- buttons to select the days of the week you wish to water.
As you select each day, press CONFIRM to toggle between non watering
(no drop showing) and watering (drop showing).
You may instead choose to water every second day (2nd) or every
third day (3rd) by choosing that option and clicking the CONFIRM
button, rather than choosing each day of the week individually.
Click on MODE/NEXT to accept the watering days. Now you can set
the duration of drip irrigation watering.