Need help figuring out what this is

Old 11-27-08, 10:22 PM
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Need help figuring out what this is

So i just moved into my new place and there is some weird switch or something in the bathroom. It's the middle one and it's surface looks like a calculator screen and the buttons dont seem to work.


Old 11-28-08, 03:41 AM
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It looks to be a variable speed control and timer for the exhaust fan. Being electronic, it has probably taken a spike and died. Good idea, however, to have the fan run for 10 minutes after you leave the bathroom and evacuate moisture, etc.
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If this is a control for vent/exhaust system, 20+ minutes is recommended to exhaust humidity from bath and shower.
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My guess is that it's a ventilation control with a night light. The blank area could also be a programming screen. Kill the power and remove the cover plate. You can probably read a part number and look it up on the internet. It may well be provided as a part of the vent fan. If you can figure out who made your vent you can probably look it up on their site.
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Hi mikeL333,

It is a Programmable Timer Switch, the brand is Leviton
Following the link below you will see the specs
Product specs

The model is Decora Programmable Timer

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