Timer automatically starts when turned on
I've been designing an automated drilling rig, and for the longest time I couldn't figure out what was going wrong. I've finally found the answer. Timer blocks automatically start when turned on. This is most aggravating.
The drilling rig has a dig and retract function which each have their own set of timers. Since the action sequence is a bit different, theses function need their own separate timers. Both sets of timers get called by the sensors, but one set is off. To switch function, I need to turn on one set of timer blocks, and turn on the other set. This is where the problem happens. The timers automatically begin their sequence which causes the drill to be ejected. I've found a way around this by adding "Stop" to the reset block, but the reality is that turning on a timer does not mean that I want it to start. It just means that I want it to be in a state where it can be called by the sensors.
I would really appreciate if the timers did not automatically start when turned on. I'm certain that I'm not the only one who has run into this weird issue.