SRR - Some Assembly Required. Batteries Not Included...

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by jeffinsgf, Jul 11, 2007.

  1. jeffinsgf

    jeffinsgf LawnSite Senior Member
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    Okay, so the disclaimers that accompanied all my favorite childhood toys should have been on the SRR remote box, too. But that's alright -- I had as much fun with it today as I did with anything I ever got in my pre-teen years.

    I did have to make another trip to town when I found out you needed a conduit box connector and a piece of pipe to mount the receiver to the controller. After that little chore, the rest of it was plug and play. Glad I noticed that the battery didn't come with it, or that would have been a third trip.

    With my system spread over an acre -- that remote is going to come in real handy when I am tweaking. Is the connection the same as the long range remote? The SRR does everything I need from anywhere in the yard, so I am glad I didn't part with the bucks for the fancier one. I can see where you guys would need the increased range, however.
     
  2. remotes are the best.........
     
  3. DITTO...........
     
  4. PurpHaze

    PurpHaze LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,496

    Any Hunter controller with a SmartPort will accept either the SRR or ICR remote receiver.
     
  5. TRC also makes a converter for the sidekick.
     
  6. Also the range issue isn't as big a factor as the durability. My durability rating for the remotes I know about are:
    Rain Master by far
    TRC Commander or Sidekick about the same
    Hunter ICR
    None of the little HO remote can take much abuse
     
  7. jeffinsgf

    jeffinsgf LawnSite Senior Member
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    Well, since I'm not commercial and I don't have to hand my remote to trench monkeys, I think I'll be fine. :dancing:
     
  8. MarcSmith

    MarcSmith LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,157

    i love my TRC commander, that coupled with my maxicom....so nice....but she does gobble up the 9v batty's
     
  9. sprinklerguy1

    sprinklerguy1 LawnSite Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 6

    I love the ICR remote.... you can power through anything with it.
     

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