Tag Archives: control box

Add a Station Failing in Ocean Reef

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I’ve been using ‘Add a stations’ for a while now as they are great for turning one power wire into two and solving the problem of having to run a new cable. This week I arrived at a job in Ocean Reef where a 5 year old device appeared to have failed. One station would […]

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Joondalup Irrigation Control Box Installation

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? About 18 months ago I installed a Hunter X core at a property in Joondalup¬†and in the last month or so it has stopped operating. I went to assess it and if necessary replace it under warranty. The panel had no display and there was no power coming from the transformer, so my guess […]

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Hydrawise Start Delay

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I like techy gadgets and I’m usually the first one to buy new technology so the Hydrawise had some real appeal. However the one feature that really lets it down is the time delay between turning a station on and it actually operating. When you’re servicing sprinklers having to wait for one minute just for […]

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Weak Wifi Signal on Hydrawise

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I’ve installed a few hydrawise controllers now and with one exception have found the biggest challenge to be that the controller struggles to pick up the wifi signal unless it is very close to the router. On all other occasions the client has either had to install a wireless signal booster or move the controller […]

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My Sprinklers Have Lost Pressure

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A common service call is for sprinklers that have lost pressure. Sometimes the answer is easily detectable and other times its less clear. Some checks to do: Is it just one station or all of them? If its all of them then your master valve is most likely the problem. If its just one station […]

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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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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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Control Box Need An Upgrade?

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Does your controller look like this one? Chances are if it does then it might need replacing… Give me a call on 0400044236 for great prices on a new controller all set up and ready to go! This is the Brighton Reticulation Blog and our main site can be found here For service or advice […]

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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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