DIG - 4 Station Battery Operated Controller - 740A

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$138.87
$95.98
SKU 740A-000

DIG’s waterproof 720A, 740A and 760A, two-, four- and six-station battery operated controllers are designed for challenging sites without AC power for above- or below-grade installation. The controllers include wire connections for a master valve, a rain sensor and up to six DC latching solenoids. Powered by two AA alkaline batteries that last for more than one season, the 7X0A series offers economical and reliable results with programming versatility and operation simplicity.

The 7X0 series controllers each feature seven buttons with a large, easy-to-read display, EasyFlow™ navigation, simple icon-based programming with an AM/PM clock, four programs, five start times per day per program in weekly or cyclical operation, watering duration of up to 5 hours and 59 minutes in 1-minute increments per program, manual run by valve or by program, monthly budget, rain delay for up to 99 days, watering restriction by month, and 20 preset smart programs utilizing historical ET.



Features
  • Powered by two AA alkaline batteries with a 60 second safe period when replacing batteries that prevents the settings from being lost
  • Watering flexibility with a selection of watering frequencies including weekly, odd, even, and cyclical with five start times per day
  • Seven buttons with integrated high resolution screen
  • Simple, icon based intuitive programming and EasyFlow navigation
  • Simple Smart historical ET feature for spray heads and drip irrigation automatically adjusts irrigation schedules monthly
  • Low battery indicator
  • On activation, the controller displays if irrigation is set to water for the day and if any of the additional programming features are active
  • Daily and monthly programming restriction options to comply with cities and municipals watering restrictions
  • After fifteen minutes the controller screen turns off automatically to conserve energy
  • Semi-automatic and manual operation with timed countdown to off
  • Program On/Off button allows the user to turn off the controller and reactivate it as desired
  • Retractable coiled cord
  • Brackets for solenoid and wall mounting options are included
  • Utilizes RoHS compliant components
  • Reset option allows erasing of all programs to default settings except time, day, and date
  • Non-volatile memory holds programs indefinitely without batteries except date and time
  • Completely waterproof (IP68)
  • Rain sensor connection included
  • Can be mounted on a range of actuators and solenoid valves
  • Captured solenoid plunger and spring for easy maintenance
  • Easily retrofits to most manufacturers valves with one of our seven adapters
  • Three year warranty
Controller Specifications:
  • Type: DC
  • Body: IP68
  • Power source: two AA alkaline batteries (not included)
  • Power input: constant 11 volt
  • Program mode: Seven keypad buttons with integrated liquid crystal display
  • Temperature range: 38F to +130F (3C to +54C)
  • Solenoid: 7-12 VDC, two-way latching, normally closed
  • Solenoid control orifice: .065 (1.65 mm)
  • Encapsulated solenoid thread: 11/16 in.-12 UN male thread
  • Retractable wire: 8.1 inch (coiled length when extended, approximately 36 in.)
  • Sensor connection: normally closed 6 inch (15 cm) yellow wire ( 16 AWG)
  • Adapters included to convert Rain Bird, Hunter, and Toro valves (model 710A-000)
  • Mounting options: solenoid or valve box mounting
  • Valve type: actuators, anti-siphon or globe valves (NPT or BSP)
Materials:
  • Housing: high impact plastic
  • Solenoid housing: glass reinforced nylon
  • Plunger & spacer: 430F stainless steel
  • Plunger rubber cap: EPDM
  • O-ring: Buna-N
  • RoHS
Programming Options
  • Custom programming schedules with a weekly calendar, odd days, even days, intervals from one to thirty (1-30) days or 1 to 12 hours utilizing yearly calendar with leap year
  • Five start times per day in normal programming and one start time per day in intervals of 1 to 12 hours
  • Durations up to 5 hours and 59 minutes in one-minute increments
  • 20 preset historical ET programs available for 10 climate zones, with 10 for drip irrigation and 10 for spray heads, to use with any irrigation setup and including the option to review the new calculated duration
  • Monthly seasonal adjustment through the seasons with option to reduce the program duration setting to 0 or to increase it up to 200% in 5% increments without modifying the controller's program duration; also can be used to fine-tune the preset ET program for each month
  • Irrigation suspension for up to 99 days with auto-restart; resumes irrigation automatically
  • Program Off button allows the user to turn off the controller and reactivate it as desired
  • Manual On/Off button with semi-automatic feature utilizing the program runtime and shows the time left to run with quick override
  • Daily and monthly programming restriction feature allows controller to bypass irrigation schedules. Can be used to comply with city and municipal watering restrictions

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