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- Model C400 - Battery Operated Controller with Solenoid & Three Adapters



Designed for residential and commercial applications where AC power is unavailable and as a solution to automating a single valve. The compact in size and completely waterproof Single Station Battery Operated Controller from DIG is available with a curly wired DC latching solenoid and three conversion adapters to fit Rain Bird, Toro, and Hunter valves.

  • Controller type: DC
  • Power source: two AA alkaline batteries (not included)
  • DC Solenoid with enclosed plunger: two-way magnetic latching, normally closed, 7-12 Volt
  • Encapsulated solenoid thread: 11/16 in.-12 UN male thread
  • Temperature range: 38°F to +130°F
  • Retractable solenoid wire: 8.1” (coiled length when extended, approximately 24 in.)
  • Sensor connection: normally closed yellow wire
  • Adapters included with controller convert to Rain Bird, Hunter, and Toro valves
  • Materials:
    • Controller plastic housing: high impact plastic
    • Plunger & spacer: 430F stainless steel
    • RoHS compliant.
  • Programming options
    • Watering duration: from 1 minute up to 5 hours and 59 minutes set in one minute increments
    • Watering frequency: weekly or cyclical schedule with odd days, even days, or intervals from one to thirty (1- 30) days utilizing 365 day yearly calendar with leap year
    • Up to four start times per day in weekly or cyclical schedule provides added flexibility for any type of watering application including sandy or clay soil.
    • Rain Off/Delay option with automatic restart up to 99 days
    • Program Off option holds program until reactivated
    • Manual cycle via the program with automatic shutoff option

  • Powered by two AA alkaline batteries with a safe period of 60 seconds to replace without losing the program
  • Watering flexibility with a selection of watering frequencies and four start times
  • Seven buttons with integrated high resolution screen
  • Easy to read LCD display with AM/PM clock and icon-based intuitive programming for easy navigation
  • Blinking notification on days the controller is active
  • Programming time options in AM/PM or 24 hour
  • After programming, the controller display indicates if irrigation is set to water for the day and if any of the additional programming features are active
  • Non-volatile memory retains program and controller integrity (excluding time)
  • Manual irrigation cycle can be performed via the controller's manual program button or via the solenoid
  • One button for Program Off until reactivated or as an irrigation suspension override (rain mode)
  • After fifteen minutes the controller screen is turned off automatically to conserve energy
  • Low battery indicator
  • Easily retrofits to most manufacturers' valves with one of the three adapters included
  • Semi-automatic, automatic, or manual operation
  • Retractable cord for easy removal of the controller
  • Latching solenoid with encapsulated plunger and spring for reliable operation
  • Wire ready for a rain sensor
  • Completely waterproof (IP68) - can operate in harsh environments
  • Environmentally friendly - utilizes RoHS compliant components
  • Battery life up to three years
  • Three year warranty

Used for controlling a single valve such for any drip irrigation or sprinkler zone the single station battery operated controller provide a simple way to automate and control any brand name valve without electrical connections.

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