Configurable light timer and method of receiving data to control the operation of a configurable light timer

  • US 9,049,116 B2
  • Filed: 03/07/2014
  • Issued: 06/02/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/30/2010
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A configurable light timer adapted to receive data to control the operation of the configurable light timer, the configurable light timer comprising:

  • a control circuit;

    an input portion coupled to receive a portable memory device by way of a connector on the configurable light timer, wherein the portable memory device stores data having an on time and an off time to be used by the configurable light timer and is configured to be removed after the data is downloaded; and

    a memory coupled to receive the data stored on the portable memory device;

    wherein the control circuit accesses the data from the memory after the data is downloaded and the portable memory device is removed; and

    wherein the control circuit applies the on time and the off time of the data based upon a current time maintained by the configurable light timer.

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