Setting an alarm for my Klir Filter

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I’ve relegated my Apex to a frag tank and added a Klir filter roller to that system. I have Apex programmed to run the Filter. I did the same system using the Hydros on my display tank and was able to set everything up within a few minutes, including the alarm that I can’t figure out how to get to work on Apex.
I could use some help getting this done assuming it’s possible on Apex.

This is the alarm I want and how I want it to work.
Using a virtual outlet; I want to set the outlet to switch on if the Klir doesn’t move for 23 hours.

This is what I’ve tried:

The name of the virtual outlet is - “Klir_Alrm”
The name of the outlet that controls the “Klir is Klir-8”

Here is the programming I’ve tried using on the “Klir_Alrm” V/O

SET OFF
IF OUTLET Klir-8 OFF THEN ON
DEFER 1380:00 THEN ON

What happens is I save the programming, Apex saves it.
But… in reality Apex saves this:

DEFER 287:44 THEN ON and Apex turns the V/O on
My assumption is Apex won’t take that much time in the Defer statement. I have no idea why Apex converts the time to what it does and turns on the V/O, nor why Apex saves the programming without giving you any sort of message. Maybe it’s the dated interface Apex uses, I don’t know. But it’s really frustrating.

I’m at a loss as to how to make this work on Apex or if it’s even possible.

Thanks for your help
 
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The maximum Defer timer allowed is 999:59 (16 hours, 39 minutes, 59 seconds).

To create a longer timer, you need to link multiple virtual outputs together, but it gets complicated.
 
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The maximum Defer timer allowed is 999:59 (16 hours, 39 minutes, 59 seconds).

To create a longer timer, you need to link multiple virtual outputs together, but it gets complicated.
Thank you. That’s what I thought. I really like my Apex but the Hydros is so much easier and more versatile.

I’m hopeful with this BRS buyout Apex gets updated.

so, if i used two V/O’s the second one would be turn on when the first one goes on a d the remaining defer time time out. Then the alarm would be triggered by the second V/O.

Is that correct?
 
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