Best commercial controller for the money?

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by lawnmaniac883, Jul 19, 2007.

  1. lawnmaniac883

    lawnmaniac883 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,613

    Ok guys I have decided that the RC 1260B is toast, kids must have opened it up and twisted the zone wheel the opposite way therefore breaking off all of the tangs inside, just great!

    So I know this has been debated over and over and I would search but dont have the time to weed through X is better than Y. What I have here is currently a 6 zone system with a new pump start relay. What I need is a controller atleast in the 8 zone preferably higher arena. Must be commercial and must come with a lockable cabinet either metal or plastic, not stainless too much $$. Remote control, etc is not needed but the ability to be expanded on is definately necessary. Thanks fellas

    PROFESSORRAIN LawnSite Member
    Messages: 246

    pro-c/or rb modular
  3. EagleLandscape

    EagleLandscape LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Garland, Texas
    Messages: 4,350

    Weathermatic SL1600 with SLW20 weather monitor. pays for itself in less than a year on a commercial property. Never have to do seasonal adjustments, amazing.
  4. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 18,335

    Hunter Pro-C or ICC, Rainbird Mod
  5. Bigred350

    Bigred350 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 811

    Rainbird mod. It also has a lock on it to prevent someone screwing with it.
  6. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 23,171

    Everybody will scream "pricey!", but the Rain Master brand has some stuff
    worth looking at, especially if Weather-Matic SLs are being considered.
    The SL is a nice clock,
  7. lawnmaniac883

    lawnmaniac883 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,613

    How about hunter ICC, good choice?
  8. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 18,335

    My personal favorite for a sub $200 controller. Very flexible, expandable, reliable.
  9. londonrain

    londonrain LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,129

    ICC for the cost hands down....
  10. JB926

    JB926 LawnSite Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 150

    i may get chewed out for this but we have had much success with the Irritrol Total Control. 5 year warranty and the lockable plastic cabinet is pretty durable.

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