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CANADIAN MIKE
03-04-2009, 06:59 PM
Hi guys, thanks for the responses on the compressor, I'd thought I would throw you another bone.... I'm looking into remotes and wondered if this TRC would be the best one out there, I've mostly installed the EZ PRO JR. controller. Please give me your feedback
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irritation
03-04-2009, 07:03 PM
Nelson??
We thought you were a professional.:hammerhead:

Tom Tom
03-04-2009, 07:33 PM
This guy can set you up: :drinkup:

http://cgi.ebay.com/wireless-remote-4-all-sprinkler-irrigation-controllers_W0QQitemZ280310576803QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item280310576803&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=72%3A1205|66%3A2|65%3A12|39%3A1|240%3A1318|301%3A1|293%3A1|294%3A50

Wet_Boots
03-04-2009, 07:35 PM
"Nelson - we're better than Orbit!"

CANADIAN MIKE
03-04-2009, 07:59 PM
Nelson is the only timer out there that you can pre-program each month individually for the water budget

Wet_Boots
03-04-2009, 08:02 PM
Nelson is the only timer out there that you can pre-program each month individually for the water budgetNot a bad feature, sez me.

CANADIAN MIKE
03-04-2009, 08:03 PM
and that's the only reason I use that timer, the rest of the products I use are mostly hunter

Mike Leary
03-04-2009, 08:12 PM
Not a bad feature, sez me.

And you are?

DanaMac
03-04-2009, 08:46 PM
Nelson is the only timer out there that you can pre-program each month individually for the water budget

I'm pretty sure the Waethermatic SL has something like that. And I think the new Rainbird that is coming out later this spring/summer has a feature like that too. Maybe I'm wrong.

Tom Tom
03-04-2009, 09:10 PM
I'm pretty sure the Waethermatic SL has something like that. And I think the new Rainbird that is coming out later this spring/summer has a feature like that too. Maybe I'm wrong.

Yup, your right about the SL

TRILAWNCARE
03-04-2009, 09:12 PM
Nelson is the only timer out there that you can pre-program each month individually for the water budget

One word. "Calsense" (http://simplythebest.net/sounds/WAV/WAV_files/miscellaneous_WAV_files/hallelujah.wav)

FIMCO-MEISTER
03-05-2009, 08:39 AM
This guy can set you up: :drinkup:

http://cgi.ebay.com/wireless-remote-4-all-sprinkler-irrigation-controllers_W0QQitemZ280310576803QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item280310576803&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=72%3A1205|66%3A2|65%3A12|39%3A1|240%3A1318|301%3A1|293%3A1|294%3A50

Very interesting Tom. He has been working on that remote for a while now. Looks like he gets premade cables and cuts the end off. I'd be curious to see his wiring code. His issue has been the issue I've run into when looking into building a remote. The licensing fees on the transmission. 1000 meter transmissions are cheap but go up to a mile range and you better sell a lot of remotes to justify the cost. Kudos to him though. I hope he keeps working at it. I'm not sure that remote would survive Henry using it for one month. A RM will last 7 years from my experience.

Also has reel. Same 350.00 price. Seems to think that is an irrigators max purchase price for equipment I guess.

http://cgi.ebay.com/sprinkler-irrigation-poly-pipe-uncoiler-reel-4-pex_W0QQitemZ280311849389QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item280311849389&_trksid=p3911.c0.m14&_trkparms=72%3A1205%7C66%3A2%7C65%3A12%7C39%3A1%7C240%3A1318%7C301%3A1%7C293%3A1%7C294%3A50

The hand held transmitter is the size of most cell phones and can easily be carried in your pocket. The range on the transmitter is 1000 meters (3000 feet) line of sight but line of sight is not necessary. To give you an example of just one of the range test we performed. In a typical city neighborhood, with the receiver inside a garage we were able to go 4 blocks away, roughly (1,200 feet)before we lost a good signal. There has been times on big commercial systems that we had the receiver in the basement of a building and could not get a signal in about 20% of the property. In that case we had to walk about 10-20 yards to get a signal. The reason we told you this is because we want to be honest and are not claiming that this unit will always transmit flawlessly. One option that would reduce or eliminate this (dead zone) is by having a wire harness male end on the exterior of the building. Let us assure you that getting a signal from inside a small commercial / residential home has not been any trouble at all.

Tom Tom
03-05-2009, 09:56 AM
I think he is using these:

http://cgi.ebay.com/12-CH-RF-Wireless-Remote-Control-Robotic-Sprinkler-FCC_W0QQitemZ400034358804QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item400034358804&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=72%3A1205|66%3A2|65%3A12|39%3A1|240%3A1318|301%3A1|293%3A1|294%3A50

The transmitter is exactly the same