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Old 05-19-2012, 12:02 AM  
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I have some 1500w light towers that we would like to turn on and then have the option to turn off manually or after a 2 hour period. We have four of these towers. I am having a hard time finding switches to do this. Is there a way to cut the load to the switch... maybe a relay or something?


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Old 05-20-2012, 07:08 AM  
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Sounds like a situation where you need a contactor and some override switches.
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