Category Archives: Control Boxes

What Does ‘P err’ Mean on a Hunter X Core Controller?

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If you own a Hunter X Core Control box and see ‘P err’ on your controller then it means nothing will work (or it may come on for a few seconds and then fail) and there are two possible causes. The first and most common is that the master solenoid coil has developed an electrical […]

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Warranties on Control Boxes

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So your control box has stopped working? Chances are it will be covered by warranty as most have two years of factory warranty and if a product simply fails we will replace it at no cost to you. However sometimes boxes fail as a result of user error. The box in the image is just […]

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The World’s Worst Irrigation Controller

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What can I say?… If you have one of these then you know what I’m talking about. They are one of the most difficult and least intuitive to program. We can fit a better one for you! This is the Brighton Reticulation Blog and our main site can be found here For service or advice […]

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Easy Retrieve Memory on Hunter X Core

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Another good reason to choose the Hunter X Core Controller is the ‘easy retrieve’ memory function, which means I can come and set your controller, you can fiddle with it, make adjustments and then discover all has got weird, before implementing the memory retrieve procedure below and taking it back to where you want it. […]

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Hydrawise Control Box

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A little while back I reviewed the first model of the Hydrawise controller, an innovative new device that allows you to control your irrigation from desktop, android or iPhone app. The first offering was functional but not that pretty and fairly expensive. The team at Hydrawise have now released a couple of new models, done […]

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Control Box Upgrade

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Spring is the busiest time of year for the replacement of reticulation control boxes. At the end of winter we stroll out to switch the retic back on only to discover the box has died and needs replacing. We specialise in the supply and installation of top quality reticulation control boxes and generally prefer the […]

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Tricky Access Irrigation

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Sometimes it can be difficult to install a system when there is no way of running wire from the control box to the solenoids. Maybe the liquid limestone went in too quickly and people hadn’t considered the future problems.  It may not be all over…   There are a couple of battery powered solenoids models […]

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How To Program a Hunter X Core

This is the most common controller we use so for those who would like some easy to follow instructions here they are courtesy of Hunter Part 2 – some more advanced programming: This is the Brighton Reticulation Blog and our main site can be found here For service or advice with irrigation problems or the […]

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My Retic Won’t Shut Off

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For people with Hunter X Core Controllers this is one of the most common issues and it arises because the controller is incorrectly programmed. What happens is the system comes on at 5.00am (or whenever you have set it for) runs thru the whole cycle and then does it again… and again… and again… The […]

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Need a New Control Box?

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  We specialise in the supply and install of a huge range of quality control boxes. To find out more click here to go to our dedicated control box site. We have all the necessary licences and insurances.

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