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#6308162 - 05/23/16 10:41 AM older model spincast
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Any experience with these. Had one that the lease that hasnt been used in a couple years. Put a 6v in it and clock turned on, test motor and throws corn great. But when I program it, it wont go off at set time. Has 6 feed option times. And each one has an on and an off.
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#6308234 - 05/23/16 11:29 AM Re: older model spincast [Re: magspa]
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Replace it with the timer
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#6309153 - 05/24/16 05:48 AM Re: older model spincast [Re: magspa]
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I had an old one given to me several years ago that did almost the same thing, but with a digital timer. I called the manufacture and they sold me a new timer for like $15 plus a few dollars for shipping, so you may try that. You can also just buy a new timer that will fit in the unit, if you want to do that.

Depending on upgrade cost, may want to consider one as mentioned above, I have "the timer" in 12v from Kevin (TxAg) on here and it is crazy good.
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#6309223 - 05/24/16 07:16 AM Re: older model spincast [Re: magspa]
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Through google found the owners manual for this older model. When you test the motor it displays "on". SO when i would test it I left it like that because i want it on. Apparently your supposed to press again to display "off". Also the on/off times for each feeding need to be 1 minute apart. Ill try it out again this weekend.
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#6309508 - 05/24/16 10:44 AM Re: older model spincast [Re: magspa]
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Sounds like the Monarch, it's not ON until the display reads OFF.
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#6309919 - 05/24/16 03:59 PM Re: older model spincast [Re: magspa]
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Originally Posted By: magspa
Through google found the owners manual for this older model. When you test the motor it displays "on". SO when i would test it I left it like that because i want it on. Apparently your supposed to press again to display "off". Also the on/off times for each feeding need to be 1 minute apart. Ill try it out again this weekend.



You are correct, on the old models you have to set the off time 1 minute later than the on time. For the feed times that you do not use, leave the on and off time blank (actually I believe it was dashes).


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#6309928 - 05/24/16 04:03 PM Re: older model spincast [Re: magspa]
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And yes after you test the motor, hit test again to turn it off.
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#6310003 - 05/24/16 05:06 PM Re: older model spincast [Re: magspa]
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Thanks..good to know thats one less feeder ill have to fix.
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#6310050 - 05/24/16 05:40 PM Re: older model spincast [Re: magspa]
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The ON and OFF indicate the timer's internal motor switch, usually a pair of big transistors. It's actual run time is controlled with a external control/knob. That's how I figure it anyhow.
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