You may have seen my previous post: DIY: How to Install a 3-way programmable light timer. One commenter was asking about a low wattage solution and I’ve been meaning to post an update on my new timers I’m using with LED light bulbs. The install is essentially the same as the above link.
I purchased 4 of these Intermatic timers in December of 2015. They have all been working flawlessly with LED bulbs and the install was super easy.
- Set it once – follows daily changes for sunrise/sunset times
- Single-pole or 3-way applications up to 100 feet
- Controls all lighting and heavy-duty loads like fans and appliances
- Up to 40 on/off settings per week
I had a problem with the Honeywell timer working flawlessly with LED’s. It needed a specific minimum load. This timer works perfectly with one low-watt LED bulb. Mine are currently used for outside lights with candelabra type LED bulbs.
I’m currently using these FEIT bulbs exclusively with these timers with no issues: