Light Switch Timer | Police Approved Retro Fit Timer Switch - A No Wiring Home Security Lighting & Burglar Deterrent

(53 customer reviews)

– A retro fit timer that installs in 1 minute and requires no wiring – Simply fits over your existing light switch

– A light timer that works with any type of light fitting or light bulb including energy saving bulbs, CFLS and LEDs

– Can be used on single, double or triple gang light switches

– Home security 7 day digital timer, with up to 9 programs per day – featuring three modes – random, pre-programmed and manual

– The Light Switch Timer is approved & recommended by The Police through their Secured by Design crime prevention initiative

SKU LST001 uk113 Category



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SBD certification date 2014 – 2021

Light Switch Timer by mydome

Protect your home, when you’re out

The Timer Switch is an easy and reliable way to program your existing light switch into a programmable light switch

A dark home looks like an empty home

4 out of 5 burglaries occur when there’s no-one at home. A dark home or dimly lit lamps are signs that a home is an easy house to target.

  • When the mains lights are on burglars assume someone is at home
  • Deter a burglar before he even thinks about targetting your home
  • The Light Switch Timer will give you that added security and peace of mind.
The practical upgrade to the traditional timer plug
  • Police Approved & Actively Recommended through their Secured by Design initiative
Strong Features With Long Lasting Benefits
Easy DIY installation – Less than a miniute

The retro fit timer has been designed to be easily installed and removed when not in use

No wiring required

Electrician free solution

The light switch timer can be used by any individual with no prior knowledge or expertise needed

Compatible with all bulb types

The patented design means the timer switch will work with all bulbs such as:

  • Energy saving bulbs
  • CFLS
  • LEDs
Works with 1,2 or 3 gang switches

Allows the user to easily move the light switch timer to different switches and create different lighting illusions so no visible pattern is detectable.

On multiple gang switches the user can choose which switches are activated / programmable.

Ideal for switches that control:

  • Landing
  • Hallway
  • Porch
2 Year battery life – with low battery indicator

Low energy use allows the user to benefit from an extended battery lifetime without having to frequently change batteries.

  • A low battery indicator on the LCD screen warns the user that batteries should be changed soon. (particularly useful if the product is being used unattended for an extended period of time)
7 day timer for weekly programming

7 day digital timer, with up to 9 programs per day. Programmes can be grouped across days or set for different times across individual days.

Installation – 3 Easy Steps
1. Loosen screws

Not compatible with:

  • Flat/Flush light switches
  • Dimmer switches,
  • 4 gang light switches,
  • 1960’s retro rocker switch
  • Narrow / slim line light switch

(View listing images for illustrated examples)

2. Install the timer

Place the light switch timer control unit in to the cradle provided

3. Programme your lights

Three modes

  • Manual (Normal on/off operation of switch)
  • Pre-programmed (Build a personal timetable)
  • Random (A programme that turns lights on/off once a night between the hours of 1 – 5am at random throughout the week)

Online videos can be found for programming

Designed To Be Used For
The dark winter months

A light welcoming you home in the dark winter months

The retro fit easy-to-install device is perfect when you’re out late, away on holiday or don’t want to come home to a dark house.


Do you leave a light on for your pet?

Ideal for all pets left at home in the dark specifically dogs and cats.

Rather than keep lights on all day for our pets simply programme lights to turn on once its dark

Holiday homes or vacant rental properties

Battery operated security timer switch allows you to have your house lights come on and off at different times on different days to make it appear like your home is occupied.

(24/7 time function capabilities)

Porch, security and landscape lighting

light switch timer is also great for making sure the lights turn off when they are not required for landscape lighting and external security lights

53 reviews for Light Switch Timer | Police Approved Retro Fit Timer Switch – A No Wiring Home Security Lighting & Burglar Deterrent

  1. Martin Brookes

    I have tried two of these on several different switches with and without the spacers and with brand new batteries. Although the unit appears to work (the mechanism moves) it does not actually switch the lights on or off. I have not been able to find any telephone number on the website to make an enquiry. Unfortunately I bought these a few years ago so am not entitled to a refund which I feel morally entitled to.

    • mydome (verified owner)

      I assume our helpful customer service team were able to resolve your issues and resolve the matter.

  2. Dinesh

    Do you sell spare cradles? I’ve cracked ours by accident

  3. Kevin Mc Daid (verified owner)

    This is a brilliant game changer, simple and cheap way to add a timer to existing light switches. We live in a remote area, its great to be able to come home and have the driveway lights on, especially in winter. Install in minutes and easy to programme.
    Excellent customer service too if something goes wrong.

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