Who has used a Rain sensor on your controll box??

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by jonspolaris, Aug 25, 2001.

  1. jonspolaris

    jonspolaris LawnSite Member
    Posts: 130

    Has anyone used a rain sensor??? Our controll box is a Rainbird EXP-LX 16. I thought it might be eiser to I dident have to turn it off every time it rained ( im not aways home when its raning).

  2. dan deutekom

    dan deutekom LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 424

    I use a rain sensor on every irrigation system that I install. Most controllers have terminals for them and if they do not you just install the sensor in series in the common wire.
  3. smithsonmi

    smithsonmi LawnSite Member
    Posts: 75

    Look at sensors like the Hunter Mini-Clik that dry on their own and turn the system back on. The old dump the tray sensors I do not like.
  4. HBFOXJr

    HBFOXJr LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,712

    Use Hunter Mini-clik. Reliable and easy. I never install a job without one.
  5. LeoS818

    LeoS818 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 122

    We use the hunter mini-clicks on our systems. Works good. You can also adjust how fast they dry out and reset themselves.
  6. imon

    imon LawnSite Member
    from pa
    Posts: 3

    NJ law along with being certified

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