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Light Switch Timer - Fits over standard sockets no wiring required

Code: A07QY

Light Switch Timer - Fits over standard sockets no wiring required is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 48.
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  • DIY Installation No Wiring required
  • Simply fits over your existing Light Switch
  • Only Police approved timer for your lights

Product details

Light Switch Timer - Fits over standard sockets no wiring required

• DIY Installation No Wiring required
• Simply fits over your existing Light Switch
• Only Police approved timer for your lights
• Works with 1,2 or 3 gang switches
• works with any type of bulb including all energy saving bulbs, CFLS and LEDs
• 7 day timer with up to 9 programs per day.

Have you ever wanted to be able to have your lights come on when you’re not home or away on holiday?

This easy-to-install device is perfect for making the house look occupied when you're out late, away on holiday or don't want to come home to a dark house.
The 24-Hour, 7-Day Digital battery operated Timer enables you to programme your lights to switch on/off at specified times, over individual days or across a combination of days.
The unit is simply installed over the existing light switch on your wall in under a minute and requires no wiring to install and can be easily removed when not required.
Ideal for holidays and for the longer dark winter months.
Requires 2 AA batteries
Dimensions - H130mm * W95mm * D53mm

*Please Note : this item can not be used on Flush fitting light switches.
Specification
Power Requirements 2 x AA batteries
Height 130 mm
Width 95 mm
Depth 53 mm
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant Product - Does what it says I wanted something that could control the light switch in my mother’s room, instead of a plug in lamp timers and this does the job perfectly. It is very quick and easy to install and programme and you can remove when no longer needed. I was always worried that the old plug in lamp timer was a bit of a fire risk e.g. the lamp falling over, and am glad I can now safely use the ceiling light in a controlled way. I'm really pleased with this buy, it such a simple idea I can't believe I've not seen these before. We have it fitted in my mothers bedroom and its good that it can control switches with multiple gangs. My mother is in her 60's and can over-ride the light switch timer whenever she wants with ease. Brilliant!!
Date published: 2014-09-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Clever little gadget I bought a few of these as they are the only automatic switch i could find that would work with LED lights. Fitting them is amazingly simple and takes a few minutes. A few minor negatives, they are noisy in operation, the blurb states illuminated switches but you would need to be an owl to see them and it says it works with a 3 gang light switch but will only switch 2 of the switches. Even so this is a very inventive product simple in design and does the job well. Its good to see there is still a place for electro mechanical devices in todays electronic world - recommended.
Date published: 2015-07-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Easy to fit but noisy This device is easy to fit and set up and has the advantage of not having to break into the existing light switch wiring when doing so. The programmer is also easy to set up. As the device is using the existing light switch there is no hassle with being restricted to the type of lamp you are using; i.e. LED, tungsten, etc. My main complaint with the device is the noise it makes when it switches on and off. The motor drive which operates the roller to push the switch over is quite noisy and, if you were a light sleeper you may be disturbed by it, if it is operating while you are asleep. The fact that the switch is mounted on a stud wall also makes this worse as the sound travels.
Date published: 2016-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product I bought one of these to control my lights for when I am away on holiday and would recommend these if you want to have lights coming on and going off when your away. Seeing as there are no reviews I thought I would share mine. The best way to describe is like a timer plug fits into a socket in the wall this fits over the light switch on the wall. you ft the bracket by loosening the screw on the switch a few turns, tighten them back up and your done! A small wheel then rolls up or down the switch physically pressing the switch on and off. It does make a whirring noise for a couple of seconds. The on off buttons allow you to turn the lights on and off manually or you can even remove the unit and use the light switch normally with the bracket in place. Programming was similar to any 7 day digital timer . I like that on a 2 or three gang switch you can choose to program one or two of the switches. I can see this will soon be a permanent fixture in the winter as the wife likes to have a light on when she gets home - Its brilliant
Date published: 2014-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Highly recommended. "This is such a simple but clever device; an absolute doddle to fit and easy to program -- I also really like the random overnight (between 1am and 5am) mode. We were burgled before we got one of these devices, no doubt because our house was pitch black at the time -- no more! Even just having it turn the porch light on and off as a welcome home is a simple but great improvement. Having more than one in different rooms really beats having lamps on timers. Highly recommended."
Date published: 2014-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Random lighting problem sorted! I have a light sensor light at the front of my house which I like to leave on during the dark winter nights so I can see to get the key into the front door. The problem is that the sensor light is too sensitive and switches itself on during cloudy days. Hence when I get home from work the front of the house is in total darkness because the light has been on all day when it should have turned itself off. This light switch timer is the best thing since sliced bread! It is so easy to install with simple timer options. Its also nice that I did not have to spend money calling an electrician to fit it. So now the light at the front of the house will turn on and stay on when I want it to, and turn off when I want it to without interference from cloudy skies or other lights inside the house. I am going to buy a few more for the other light switches. Fantastic!
Date published: 2014-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy peasy!!!!! What a simple but great solution to timing light switches. Going to probably buy another couple. Only thing you don't get told is that the timer requires needs 2 x AA battery to operate, but other than was up and working within 5 minutes of postman delivering.
Date published: 2015-03-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Light switch timer Works well fairly easy to set up. Only disappointment was that when it's connected to a two or three gang light switch it turns all of them on or off at the same time. If it was designed to turn lights on and off individually it would look more realistic by anyone observing your property.
Date published: 2015-03-31
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what are the fitting instructions

Asked by: peddler
please see the below manual https://maplindownloads.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/A07QY-user-manual-9580.pdf
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-04-15

Will this light timer fit over a switch which has a dimmer setting??

Asked by: Jayy
Unfortunately i am sorry but the item in question doesn't support use in you intended application.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-04-05

Ok let's try how thick is the plastic. I don't mean the dimensions of the product.

Asked by: Tracie
Unfortunatley the thickness of the plastic is not specified by the manufactures .
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-03-28

I have two sockets close together. I need to know the thickness of the plastic to ensure it will fit between them. (I did try qualifying previous question but wasn't able to)

Asked by: Tracie
The measurments for this item are : Dimensions - H130mm * W95mm * D53mm
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-03-28

Will the batteries last longer than 4 weeks as I shall be away from home for that period of time 

Asked by: Brin
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item in your intended application I am sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you. This will be dependent on how often the item is set to turn on and off.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-03-27

I have two sockets next to each other. How much space is needed around each socket?

Asked by: Tracie
Dimensions - H130mm * W95mm * D53mm
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-03-27

Is there a mobile app to activate this

Asked by: Suemac
Unfortunately i am sorry but the item in question doesn't support use in you intended application.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-03-13

Does this product work where i only want one of the switches to come on with a two gang light switch. For instance i want them to turn my outside lights on in my garage but the switch is a two gang which operates my internal garage which I don't want on.

Asked by: Lees
Yes, the unit operates by pushing rollers down over the switches and physically flipping them. You can adjust the rollers so that only one is in use and aligned to a specific switch in the two gang. When you want to use the other switch, just lift the timer from the cradle and you have manual access to both switches.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2017-02-21
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A07QY Light Switch Timer - Fits over standard sockets no wiring required (1+) £29.99

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