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Old 07-11-2013, 01:47 PM
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Although I loathe anything Orbit, I suspect that Orbit controller is not the problem. Most likely it is in the wiring, a connection, or a solenoid. I have plenty of customers with Orbit controllers and they work fine.
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Old 07-11-2013, 09:59 PM
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Although I loathe anything Orbit, I suspect that Orbit controller is not the problem. Most likely it is in the wiring, a connection, or a solenoid. I have plenty of customers with Orbit controllers and they work fine.
Turns out to be the solenoids. All 3 were fried. They were reading in the 5's when I checked the resistance. Orbit timer was working properly.
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Old 07-11-2013, 11:39 PM
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Turns out to be the solenoids. All 3 were fried. They were reading in the 5's when I checked the resistance. Orbit timer was working properly.
It still should be moved to the garbage can though...
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Old 07-12-2013, 02:06 AM
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Turns out to be the solenoids. All 3 were fried. They were reading in the 5's when I checked the resistance. Orbit timer was working properly.
It is a good practice to measure the resistance again once the solenoids have been replaced.
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Old 07-12-2013, 10:15 AM
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It is a good practice to measure the resistance again once the solenoids have been replaced.
Can I ask?
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Old 07-12-2013, 10:48 AM
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Can I ask?
Why of course you can.

How are you Chief? Your dad called yesterday to ask if i had seen you. I don't know is all is all i could say.
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Old 07-12-2013, 10:58 AM
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Dad's memory is failing him .....
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Old 07-12-2013, 11:26 AM
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Dad's memory is failing him .....
There comes a time.......
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Old 07-12-2013, 05:08 PM
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Step one- remove orbit timer from wall

Step two- place orbit timer directly in garbage can

Step three- install professional timer

Step four- do what 1idejim said
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