Q = What are the 'trigger cords' for?
A = The 'trigger cords' activate and deactivate your light bank.
It uses a standard 120 Volt circuit to open and close the high
power relay inside the Helios 8 lighting
controller. When the trigger cords activate the relay, you will
hear a 'thunk' sound. This is the relay turning ON your light bank.
When the trigger cords defeat the 120 Volt power to the relay, you
will hear the 'thunk' sound again and your lights will be OFF. To
operate your light bank, plug the 'trigger cords' into a 120 Volt
24 hour appliance timer (we suggest Apollo 8 or Apollo 9 120V
timers) and set your required lighting schedule (normally 18 hours
in vegatative stage and 12 hours in flowering stage). Your grow
lights will operate based on the ON/OFF settings on the 24 hour
timer. Two trigger cords allow the grower to stagger light ON times
or have two separate timing schedules. See application diagram for