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Old 08-02-2010, 02:13 PM
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Too bad you can't just install another Toro Monitor controller. If temperatures in the valve box are an issue, you could get some relief by digging a much deeper box, and adding an inner divider.

Depending on the current drawn by the solenoids, you could look at using a 5-watt, 20-ohm dropping resistor. Actual power drop in the resistor will be more like one watt, but it doesn't hurt to spec this stuff conservatively.

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