DIG’s ECO1™ILV is an advanced single-station solar powered irrigation controller mounted on a 3/4″ in-line valve for use with drip irrigation or sprinkler systems. Power is derived via a patented, time-tested internal photovoltaic module and microelectronic energy management system that is fueled by ambient light (solar). This provides power to the controller through the day anytime, anywhere and in any weather.
The controller uses features that include five start times per day, watering duration of up to 5 hours and 59 minutes, Manual Run, Monthly Budget, Rain Off with restart in up to 99 days, System Off and Irrigation Off for any month of the year. It also has additional features that include daily watering restrictions that can be used on any watering event that requires curbing by cites and municipalities.
|Single Station Ambient Powered Controller with 3/4 in. Inline Valve
|Single Station Ambient Powered Controller with 1 in. Inline Valve
The ECO1™ ILV solar-powered irrigation controller can be installed above the ground only. It has a 3/4” or 1” inlet and outlet with female pipe thread and it can be installed directly onto a 3/4” PVC with male pipe thread. The controller can be part of a drip irrigation or sprinkler system valve manifold or as a stand-alone unit installed above the ground. Make sure that the valve is installed with the flow direction arrow engraved on the side pointed away from the water source, and that the solenoid is on the outlet side of (downstream from) the valve.
Recommendations: Wrap all fittings with TEFLON tape. Do not use pipe cement (solvent) or pipe dope on the valve as it will damage the valve thread and void the warranty. Do not over tighten.
Programming: This controller uses seven programming buttons to navigate its high resolution LCD icon based display. The controller’s four buttons (left, right, up and down arrows) are used to select or modify a program parameter, the large button in the center is used to accept the parameter change and move or skip to the next step or icon, the right lower button is used for manual on/off, and the left lower button is used for program off or to stop irrigation when it is raining.
This controller requires light as the source of energy and will take about 45 minutes to charge
Review the instruction manual included with the unit for details.
Review the instruction manual included with the unit for details