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Old 01-24-2012, 01:35 PM   #1
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T5ho with one cord but two buttons for lights

is there any what to have this fixture on a timer to handle the two lights....it has one cord but does have two sepertae buttons to operate each light? also any good ideas on a lighting schedule if i cant put it on a timer??
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those lights will work fine with a timer, they will just come on at the same time.

I have been told to keep my lights on for 8-10 hours. maybe schedule it around the times you are home.

example: so if you get home at 5pm and go to bed around 11... set the time to start at 2pm till 11pm
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those lights will work fine with a timer, they will just come on at the same time.

I have been told to keep my lights on for 8-10 hours. maybe schedule it around the times you are home.

example: so if you get home at 5pm and go to bed around 11... set the time to start at 2pm till 11pm



tHANKS YEA I GET HOME AFTER THE MARKET CLOSES SO THAT 4 SO THAT SHOULD WORK FOR ME AND ITS NOT A PROBLEM RUNNING BOTH LIGHTS AT THE SAME TIME RIGHT ?I HAVE TWO DIFFERENT BUBLS
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tHANKS YEA I GET HOME AFTER THE MARKET CLOSES SO THAT 4 SO THAT SHOULD WORK FOR ME AND ITS NOT A PROBLEM RUNNING BOTH LIGHTS AT THE SAME TIME RIGHT ?I HAVE TWO DIFFERENT BUBLS
It will be fine.. I have 3 bulbs on mine
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Put them on a timer and that's that lol thanks again
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Put them on a timer and that's that lol thanks again
yeah! it makes things so much easier... 1 less thing to worry about
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