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Egg Timer

Require: IP-Symcon >= 5.0

An egg timer that runs for a certain amount of time and can be rewound at any time. Ideal for use in events and scripts.

function scope

  • A simple egg timer
  • Can be rewound at any time
  • Runs for an adjustable time
  • Controllable via the WebFront
  • Easy integration into events and scripts via the active variable

software installation

Install the 'Egg Timer' module via the Module Store.

Setting up the instances in IP-Symcon

  • Under 'Add Instance' the 'Eggtimer' module is listed under the vendor '(device)'.

Configuration Page:

Name Description
Update Interval The interval at which the remaining time is updated (If the selected interval is greater than the remaining time, "Active" will not be set to false again until the interval has expired)


The status variables/categories are created automatically. Deleting individual ones can lead to malfunctions.

Status variables

Name Type Description
Active boolean Determines whether the egg timer is running or not; Setting it again restarts the timer
Time in seconds integer The duration in seconds that the egg timer runs; After the time has elapsed, "Active" is set to false
Remaining string Displays the remaining time of the running egg timer
Canceled integer Indicates whether the Active variable was switched off again before the time expired and thus the timer was canceled.


In the WebFront the running time of the egg timer can be set and enabled/disabled

Any questions?