Problems with Timer Card in relation to Input Selection

Hello everyone,

I would like to implement the following for my automations, but also for my dashboard - and after a lot of research I am currently stuck.

I would like to use an Input_Select to choose between three different sizes of coal in order to automatically start and display timers of any length for my grill.

Unfortunately, I don’t know a solution for customizing a single timer or displaying different timers correctly in my dashboard. The trigger is a smart socket, which switches the grill on and heats the coal.

Does anyone have any ideas? I have currently created three different timers, but cannot display the appropriate timer depending on the Input_Select.

Many thanks in advance!

Best Regards,

PS: The screenshot currently shows a static timer with static duration. I’d like to become more flexible on that changing the Input Selection.

After some thought and research, I have now found a solution to my own problem.
It showed me that I thought too complex as necessary.

I am now using a built-in Conditional Card and that’s the solution for my UI.

When I select “25er”, it should show the timer.coal_25 Card.
When I select “26er”, it should show the timer.coal_26 Card.

To automate the timer, I easily use three different automations:

IF Switch is on AND Input_Select = " x ", then start timer.“x”

If anyone is searching for a solution like me, I advise: Don’t think too complex :sweat_smile:

Have a nice day!