Shabbat Timer – Light on Timers for the Sabbath
Observing the Shabbat (the Sabbath) within Orthodox Judaism requires you to refrain from what is considered turning electricity on or off during Shabbat. They may also refrain from adjusting the intensity of electrical appliances.
Our new light switch timer is in fact perfect as a Shabbat light timer, a device that will give you control of your home’s lighting. As it has a seven day timer you can set it for any day you like and there is no danger of forgetting to set it each week. It also the only timer that works with LED and energy saving bulbs avoiding the issue of incandescent bulbs.
oneg Shabbos and Yom Tov,
When it comes to oneg Shabbos and Yom Tov, having light only turn on when you program them – does not waste money leaving them on for the whole weekend.
The light switch timer is a digital timer that controls your light switch. It has a built-in motor that “flicks” the light switch up or down according to your schedule. It can be programmed for individual days of the week meaning you can program the uni to turn on every Friday evening and off again on Friday night, and back on for Saturday morning.
Programming the Shabbat light timer
There are Nine Program slots (plus 1 Random Program Timer) making it perfect as a shabbat timer light
It is so easy to install and requires no wiring. It mounts directly on top of an existing light switch. In addition it can also be used on single double or triple gang light switches allowing you decide to which of the switches you want to control.
Designed and manufactured by Essex-based company Switched On Products, in addition to being used as a shabbat light timer – the device can also be used to to provide timed security lighting within empty homes – or when you are away on holiday or perfect for the winter months or when homeowners are away on holiday.
“We are delighted that we’ve been able to offer the community a practical, easy to use solution which means main house lights can be programmed to switch on and off automatically during observance of Sabbath and Yom Tov.”