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IDEC offers several varieties of multi-range and multi-function timers, with many different models in each series. Choose the right timer based on your timing function, time range, contact configuration and socket needs. The ON Delay GE1A timer offers ranges up to 10 hours, and so do the multifunction RTE timers, while the GT3A offer ranges up to 180 hours. All timers have corresponding IDEC sockets to make the most efficient connection. For more information about which products will work best with the timer you choose, contact IDEC Technical Support.

Multi-Timer Functions

RTE Series


The new RTE series timers offer the most popular timing functions in 2 models (Power and Signal Triggered) together with high power 10A contacts. In fact, they use our famous RH2 relay, so you can be sure of the reliability. Powered Triggered Models offer standard ON Delay, Interval and Cycle ON & OFF timing functions, while Signal Triggered Models offer 6 distinct timing functions. Both are tubular pin base or .187" quick connect terminals. All models mount into industry standard sockets or standard 45mm square panel cutouts using an optional adaptor.

Key Features

  • 10A DPDT contacts
  • Timing ranges up to 600 hours (20 time ranges per model)
  • Available with either tubular pin or .187" solder/quick connect plug-in terminals
  • Mounts in plug-in socket or with optional panel mount adaptor
  • Power "ON" and output "OUT" indicating LEDs
  • UL listed and CE marked

Documents and Downloads
RTE Series Catalog

GT3 Series


There are several available styles of GT3 Series Timers. GT3A Analog Timers, GT3D Digital Timers, GT3F True Power OFF Delay Timers, GT3S (Star-Delta) and GT3W Dual Time Range Timers offer several different options for your multi-function requirements. There are also multiple models in each GT3 style, with different pin configurations and time ranges. There are four selectable operation modes on each model of GT3A timers. GT3D timers have 6 time ranges, 16 timing functions and time delays up to 99.9 hours with precision time setting. GT3W timers also have 8 selectable operation modes, time ranges up to 300 hours, and sequential start and independent ON/OFF timing functions. Each one has a corresponding IDEC socket.

Key Features

  • GT3A: 16 timing functions in 6 different models, capable of delays up to 180 hours
  • GT3D: Time set precision with count up/down LCD display
  • GT3F: True Power Off delay timer in SPDT or DPDT, up to 10 minutes
  • GT3S: Star-Delta timers
  • GT3W: Dual knob adjustements for 8 special timing functions with time ranges up to 300 hours
  • 8 or 11 tubular pin termination, use industry standard sockets
  • Use industry standard sockets
  • UL-recognized, CSA certified TUVV approved and CE marked

Documents and Downloads
GT3 Series Catalog

Single-Function Timers

GT5 Series


The GT5 series ON Delay timers offer a space and cost saving alternative to multi-function timers. Available in SPDT, DPDT or 4PDT with .110" solder/quick-connect plug-in terminals. Time ranges up to 60 minutes and contact ratings up to 5A.

Key Features

  • GT5P: Specify time range per model
  • GT5P: SPDT (8 pin octal)
  • GT5Y: DPDT or 4PDT (.110" blades)
  • GT5Y: Four time ranges per model
  • GT5Y: Uses the same sockets and hold-down clips as IDEC's RY4S and RU series relays
  • Control settings by hand or screwdriver
  • Power "On" and timing "Out" indicating LEDs

Documents and Downloads
GT5 Series Catalog

GE1A Series


IDEC GE1A series of timers are simple, yet flexible (ON Delay) time delay relays. It is extremely easy to configure the GE1A for a wide variety of set times and is a perfect fit for the large OEM who wants a simple "plug and play" timing solution. The GE1A provides delays up to 10 hours, two different contact configurations and are designed to meet most application requirements. With 8 pin octal termination and a variety of accessories, DIN rail, surface or through-panel mounting is available.

Key Features

  • 45mm x 45mm DIN standard housing
  • Large, clear knob for easy setting
  • Time delays from 0.1 sec to 10 hours
  • Delay on Make (ON delay) function
  • "Power" and "Out" LED indicators
  • UL listed, CSA certified, TUV approved and CE marked
  • Optional clear, plastic cover

Documents and Downloads
GE1A Series Catalog
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