Apex not turning on/off t5's

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I have the Aquatic Life t5 hybrid plugged into outlets 1 and 2 on my eb8. I have the outlets configed for lights, and to turn on at 900 and off 2000, but when set to Auto in Fusion they never turn on or off.

I haven't tried ports 4 and 8 but I thought these would draw enough power to not need that?
 
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This is how my configuration looks on fusion for my t5 Aquaticlife fixture. You need to wait a full minute once the time on is meet. If on at 12:00 you probably see t5 turning on at 12:01. Also take a look at temp settings if your adding that option.

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Thanks!

Why the full minute though?

I also checked my local apex setup and it seemed to be off by about 10 mins compared to the Fusion time...I matched the clocks as close as I could so hopefully that's fixed but I wonder why they weren't in sync?
 

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It's simple coding logic.

Look at a basic statement:
If time 12:00 to 18:00 then on

Basically this tells the apex to turn on an outlet at 12:00 then off again at 6pm. So to take this logically the times ticks to 12:00 the light turns on, but will not turn off till 18:01. Simply because at 18:00 the statement is still true, but at 18:01 the statement is false so it turns the outlet off.

Think of the coding as a true/false statement and the "time" statements make much more sense.
 

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