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Pittsburgh Garden Railway Society
C/O Ann Celento
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Canonsburg PA, 15317

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Dave Bodnar

A Capable & Inexpensive Digital Timer

I recently came across a single board timer with a 3 digit LED display at a good price that appeared to have capabilities that make it ideal for many model railroading applications.  It is designed to activate a relay for a set number of seconds then turn the relay off for another set number of seconds.  Both of these times (time on and time off) can range from 1 second to 999 seconds and are clearly shown on the red LED display making setup a snap. 
Read more about it here:   http://trainelectronics.com/Articles/Timer_LED_display/