Product Reviews

LAP Mechanical Immersion Timer

LAP Mechanical Immersion Timer
Average Customer Rating:
3.059 out of 5
3.1
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(51 Reviews) 51
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 51 reviews
5 stars
11
4 stars
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3 stars
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2 stars
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1 star
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32 of 51(63%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
Review 1 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Simple Mechanical Operation
21 Nov 2014
By
, Brighton
"Had one of these now for many years on the Immersion heater. Bought another for a friend to control an electric towel rail. Simple to set no need to keep digging out the instructions. Marked down reliability only because the neon has failed on my old device like they do. Can be found cheaper elsewhere but not bad price here if no time to shop around."
Review 2 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Reliable and affordable
17 Nov 2014
By
, High Wycombe
"It does what it says on the tin. A bit poor on the number of features but very good reliability compared with the electronic versions."
Review 3 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Excellent product
29 Oct 2014
By
, Christchurch
"Easy to fit and simple in operation. Note: it has no on/off switch so you'll need to retain any existing switch in the circuit, if you need to turn it off - especially if the immersion heater is only used as backup to a full central heating/hot water system."
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 4 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Immersion heater timer
22 Sep 2014
By
, Kidderminster
"Very easy to set up and use. No digital display which the elderly seem to prefer."
Review 5 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Excellent and simple to use
20 Aug 2014
By
, Inverness
"Simple to fit and operate. As a DIY'er you just can't go wrong with any aspect."
Review 6 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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easy to use product
20 Jun 2014
By
, dorset
"Easy to install and easy to use, a great product and good value for money."
Review 7 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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good price & works
18 Dec 2012
By
, Christchurch
"Bought it to replace timer that has died.. easy to install no problems.."
3 of 4 people found this review helpful.
Review 8 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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works well
10 Nov 2012
By
, isle of man
"four stars good value works as it is set to work no hesitation to give a honest review"
Review 9 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Great little timer
31 Aug 2012
By
, Peterborough
"I just wanted a simple timer to switch a pump on and off at fixed times of the day at a reasonable price - and that's exactly what I got. I couldn't be more pleased. Its current switching capacity is amply sufficient which will give it a long life and switching can be set as many times in the day as is needed in 15 minute sections."
5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
Review 10 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Idiot Proof
9 May 2012
By
, Staffordshire
"Very simple to fit and use. The only issue for us 'oldies' is the size of the setting pegs, they are very small.
Brilliant product for the price.
"
Review 11 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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lap immersion timer
20 Sep 2011
By
, home
"it is a pretty good timer, when taken from box..what lets it down is terminals are a bit tight and fiddely towork,otherwise easy to wire up.agood diy man 10 min max.
what let mine down badly timer did not work.
i just might have been ulucky.
"
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 12 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Good Value
17 Oct 2014
By
, Camberley
"Good VFM can't rate it for reliability yet but appears to be good."
Review 13 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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LAP Timer
1 Aug 2014
By
, Luton
"Bought this as they are good value. Unfortunately had to take this back for exchange as it didn't work on timer, but Screwfix changed it without quibble."
Review 14 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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24hr timer
16 Jun 2014
By
, Great Yarmouth
"Good value, easy to install, the switches for setting the times are a little small, but unless you've got huge fingers they shouldn't prove to be a problem."
Review 15 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Budget timer
11 Jun 2014
By
, Herefordshire
"Good value, BUT very fiddly connections. Not really enough room and terminals small and difficult to connect especially when you are working in a confined space. I would recommend pre-wiring before fitting"
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 16 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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immersion
28 May 2014
By
, staffordshire
"I have not installed the item yet but it appears to be very suitable for the application for which it was purchased"
Review 17 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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All you need
5 Aug 2013
By
, Stirling
"Just a basic timer but does the job. 15 min timer segments are fine for an Immersion heater timer. Not had it long enough to report on reliability. Easy to fit."
Review 18 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Good value timer
23 May 2013
By
, London
"The only criticism of the timer was difficulty with the connections. The terminal hole for the earth leads is too small in the centre of the connection block but managed it eventually."
Review 19 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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LAP Immersion Timer
5 Sep 2012
By
, Edinburgh
"This was a replacement for a similar item which lasted about 2 years. There are cosmetic differences between this item and the previous model and manufacturer's names are different but the new item has identical mounting and connections.
The problem with the older model was that the internal switch got hot so plastic deformed.
Hopefully the new item has better internal components. Time will tell!"
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 20 for LAP Mechanical 24-Hour Immersion Timer 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Works Fine
7 Aug 2012
By
, Canberley
"A bit fiddly to wire up, I mounted mine with the connection block upwards which made it easier to see, and I recommend inserting the earth wire first. Clock has been running for 3 weeks now using peak time solar panel output, no problems so far."
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