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Texas Hunter Premium Digital Timer for Directional Fish Feeders

Texas Hunter Premium Digital Timer for Directional Fish Feeders

Item Code: DFT12

UPC: 762987002919

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The DFT12: Texas Hunter Digital Timer for Directional Fish Feeders


The Timer is the heart of any feeder. The ultimate success of a fish feeding program will depend on the accuracy and reliability of the Timer. The Premium Digital Timer from Texas Hunter is designed to provide long term trouble-free operation.


Feed times are very precise and the timer comes with built-in diagnostics. By simply pressing a button, you will know if your Timer, battery, and solar charger are working properly. There is even a troubleshooting feature to verify proper motor operation.


The Texas Hunter Premium Timer was specifically designed for directional feeders utilizing two motors. This Texas Hunter timer provides a dual stage operation required to accurately schedule the proper sequencing and run time of each motor. These Texas Hunter Premium Directional Timers are included with all Texas Hunter Directional Fish Feeders.

Optimize your fish feeding program with the Texas Hunter Premium Digital Timer, the premier choice for pond and lake management professionals nationwide. Engineered for reliability and convenience, this timer is an indispensable tool for ensuring the consistent growth and health of your aquatic stock.


Key Features:

Durable and Reliable: Our timer operates in extreme weather conditions ranging from -30°F to 158°F, ensuring dependable performance year-round.

User-Friendly Interface: Features a simple three-button input and a large, clear digital display, making it accessible for users of all ages. Setting up your feed times is quick and hassle-free.

Flexible Programming: Easily program up to nine different feeding times per day. Each feeding can last from one second to one minute, tailored to meet your specific needs.

Advanced Technology: Integrated with a dual-stage design that precisely controls each motor’s sequencing and run time, enhancing the effectiveness of your feeding strategy.

Comprehensive Diagnostics: Includes a built-in battery tester displaying battery status as good, fair, or poor and an integrated solar charger indicator. A test feature allows you to check the timer, battery, and motor functionality at any time.

Maintenance-Free: Connects directly to the feeder’s battery or solar charger without the need for internal fuses, coupled with a memory chip that retains all feed settings even when the battery is disconnected.

Long-Term Warranty: Comes with a robust five-year warranty, underscoring our commitment to quality and your satisfaction.

Perfect for any of our 12-volt dual-motor directional feeders, the Texas Hunter Premium Digital Timer is designed to enhance your fish feeding program's efficiency and effectiveness. Whether you're looking to replace your existing timer or outfit a new feeder, this timer ensures that your feeder operates smoothly and reliably.

Ready to take your fish management to the next level? Purchase your Texas Hunter Premium Digital Timer today, or explore our extensive selection of fish feeders equipped with this state-of-the-art timer system. 


Elevate your fish feeding routine with Texas Hunter – where precision meets performance.


This timer works with the following feeders:

Q: How easy is it to use the Texas Hunter Premium Timer? A: The Texas Hunter Premium Timer was designed with ease of use as a priority. It's so user-friendly that most people can operate it without needing to refer to an instruction manual.


Q: Why does the Texas Hunter Timer have only three buttons? A: The timer's minimalist design includes just three buttons to enhance simplicity. Users scroll through options with the Menu button, select features, and then set times or events. This straightforward approach eliminates the need for additional buttons.


Q: What is the feeding frequency and duration capability of the Premium Timer? A: Users can set the Texas Hunter Premium Timer to dispense feed between one and nine times daily. Each feeding can last from 1 to 60 seconds, and you can adjust the duration for each feed time to control how much feed is dispensed.


Q: How does the solar charger integrate with the Premium Timer? A: The solar charger connects directly to the Premium Timer, which is equipped to detect solar output and show a charging status on its display.


Q: What happens if the battery connections are incorrect? A: If the wires are connected in reverse, the timer utilizes this reverse polarity as a diagnostic tool to test the motor. If the feeder doesn't operate, reversing the wires to the battery terminals can confirm whether the battery and motors are functioning correctly.


Q: Does the Premium Timer include a battery tester? A: Yes, the timer features a built-in battery tester that evaluates the battery's voltage and displays the status as Good, Fair, or Poor.


Q: What is the purpose of the receptacle on the bottom of the timer? A: The receptacle on the 2014 model of the Texas Hunter Timer is used for running diagnostics and updating the programming as needed.


Q: What are the benefits of the test feature on the Timer? A: The test feature serves two main purposes: verifying the feeder's operational status and allowing users to gauge the amount of feed distributed during set durations. You can select any run time from 1 to 60 seconds in test mode to accurately assess the feed output.


Q: Is there a fuse built into the Texas Hunter Timer? A: The timer includes a thermal fuse that automatically resets, eliminating the need for replacements and enhancing the system's reliability.


Q: Why does the Texas Hunter Timer not contain a battery? A: The timer operates using the same battery that powers the feeder motors, simplifying the system and reducing maintenance needs.

Q: Can the Texas Hunter Timer operate in extreme temperatures? A: Yes, the timer is designed to function in a wide range of temperatures, from -30 to 158 degrees Fahrenheit, ensuring reliability under various environmental conditions.


Q: Will disconnecting the battery erase programmed feeding times? A: No, the Texas Hunter Premium Timer includes a memory chip that permanently saves all feeding settings, regardless of power interruptions.

  • DFT12 Timer: 5 Year Limited Warranty