Apex Code not Kicking off Auto feeder

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This was working a few days ago, but seems tochave stopped working and am trying to figure out why. From my understanding this shpuld run at 15:59, 17:59, and 19:59, but the feeder never triggers. Dod I do something wrong or does anything seem off? Is my understanding of how this should work incorrect? The return pump is on.

Fallback Off
Set OFF
OSC 000:00/000:20/120:00 Then ON
If Time 20:02 to 15:59 Then OFF
If Output Return_Pump = OFF Then OFF
 

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This was working a few days ago, but seems tochave stopped working and am trying to figure out why. From my understanding this shpuld run at 15:59, 17:59, and 19:59, but the feeder never triggers. Dod I do something wrong or does anything seem off? Is my understanding of how this should work incorrect? The return pump is on.

Fallback Off
Set OFF
OSC 000:00/000:20/120:00 Then ON
If Time 20:02 to 15:59 Then OFF
If Output Return_Pump = OFF Then OFF
Go to tasks and then to AFS and see if any software updates. Also plug into a different port in the EB832 and on the fusion page assure the bar is on auto
To verify connection, click on and it should run manually
 
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Go to tasks and then to AFS and see if any software updates. Also plug into a different port in the EB832 and on the fusion page assure the bar is on auto
To verify connection, click on and it should run manually
I am using the avast plank and not the Neptune AFS. This is to turn the outlet on.
 

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I am using the avast plank and not the Neptune AFS. This is to turn the outlet on.
Very similar. .. . . . plug into a different port on the EB832 and on the fusion page assure the bar is on auto after you set your selected times and verify connection by clicking on and it should run the Avast manually via outlet
 
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I am able to manually start the feeder from the apex.
 

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Any suggestions on where to start the initial edits?


 

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This is how my plank runs - Feeds every hour from 1PM up to and including 8PM.
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This was working a few days ago, but seems tochave stopped working and am trying to figure out why. From my understanding this shpuld run at 15:59, 17:59, and 19:59, but the feeder never triggers. Dod I do something wrong or does anything seem off? Is my understanding of how this should work incorrect? The return pump is on.

Fallback Off
Set OFF
OSC 000:00/000:20/120:00 Then ON
If Time 20:02 to 15:59 Then OFF
If Output Return_Pump = OFF Then OFF
Your code will never turn the feeder on the way it is written.
Try removing your Set OFF or changing it to ON

Here's what I use:

OSC 000:00/000:30/000:30 Then ON
If Time 00:00 to 15:00 Then OFF
If Time 15:02 to 18:00 Then OFF
If Time 18:02 to 00:00 Then OFF
If FeedB 000 Then ON
 

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This was working a few days ago, but seems tochave stopped working and am trying to figure out why. From my understanding this shpuld run at 15:59, 17:59, and 19:59, but the feeder never triggers. Dod I do something wrong or does anything seem off? Is my understanding of how this should work incorrect? The return pump is on.

Fallback Off
Set OFF
OSC 000:00/000:20/120:00 Then ON
If Time 20:02 to 15:59 Then OFF
If Output Return_Pump = OFF Then OFF
The only thing I see in your code is your OSC statement is saying on for 20 seconds then off for 2 hours. To get it to run the same time - you'd need to use OSC 000:000/000:20/119:40 to keep the timer in that same two hour window.
 
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I removed the Set Off line and updated the wait to 119:40. Hoping this resolves the issue. Thank you for the help and suggestions!
 
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Unfortunately the feeder did not kick off today. Really confused on what the issue is.
 

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Unfortunately the feeder did not kick off today. Really confused on what the issue is.
I have one other thought. I was looking through the documentation but I can’t find exactly what I was looking for.

I’d try to plug it into outlet 4 or 8 and try there. The plank draws very little power and I believe outlets 1-3 and 5-7 are digital relays and outlets 4 and 8 are mechanical.

For example, my Tunze ATO will not switch on and off properly in any other outlet due to the low power consumption.

Try one of those outlets and see what happens. I know that I have my plank in outlet 8 and it works no issue.

I’d also be curious to know if the UI shows the outlet as off although it’s still actually on.
 

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I just use a cheap Wi-Fi outlet to control my plank I actually now use 2. The pump turns on before and runs longer than the feeder
 

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This is straight from Avast's site:
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I would not remove the fallback statement. Fallback purely tells the outlet what to do in the case the EBx loses communication with the Apex head.
 

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This is straight from Avast's site:
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I would not remove the fallback statement. Fallback purely tells the outlet what to do in the case the EBx loses communication with the Apex head.
This is the one I suggested and agree it was written wrong . If this is used, should work.
 
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I removed the set off line, but left the fallback off. My code, minus times, matched avast's site and didn't trigger it. I added set on and it started working for a few seconds, but not the full time. I'm about togove up and switch to 'If time x to y then on' and deal with the 1 minute run time.

Current code:
Fallback OFF
Set ON
OSC 000:00/000:10/119:50 Then ON
If Time 00:00 to 16:00 Then OFF
If Time 20:01 to 00:00 Then OFF
 

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I removed the set off line, but left the fallback off. My code, minus times, matched avast's site and didn't trigger it. I added set on and it started working for a few seconds, but not the full time. I'm about togove up and switch to 'If time x to y then on' and deal with the 1 minute run time.

Current code:
Fallback OFF
Set ON
OSC 000:00/000:10/119:50 Then ON
If Time 00:00 to 16:00 Then OFF
If Time 20:01 to 00:00 Then OFF
Try outlet 4 or 8 before you do that. If your code is right, something else is wrong. Digital relays take current to function properly. The plank may not have enough to be consistent.
 

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