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X Core Hybrid Controllers

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This is the control box you would use if you have no access to mains power. It is totally battery operated and does not require a 240v supply. I came across one of these in Butler this week and only realised when we arrived that it was a hybrid. The trick here is that none […]

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Can I Repair My Retic Control Box

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The short answer is probably ‘yes’. You can repair anything if you want to, but it isn’t good economics. The last time I checked the cost of repairing a control panel for a retic box it was around $150.00 at an electronics specialist. Then there is the removal and replacement – allow another $150.00 and […]

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Controller Manuals

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  Not sure how to set your control box and lost the manual? Then just check this page and you may well find your box listed and them manual that is required.

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Control Box Problems

Every now and then you hit puzzling jobs. Today was one of those. Yesterday I tested the retic, set the control and box and left with everything working well. Then just as I had got home the phone rang and it was the person who I had just worked for. Their retic no longer worked… […]

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How Much Does it Cost to Set a Reticulation Controller

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  Before I got into retic I used to get my wife to do this… so if you find it difficult then know you’re not alone! These days I can set most controllers quickly and easily so its a case of having a minimum charge. For local suburbs (anywhere north of Hester Ave) I charge […]

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Reticulation Controller for the Tap?

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  Reticulation off the tap can be done, but always with significantly less pressure than off the mains. If you are going this route then it makes sense to get both a ‘double adaptor’ for your tap and a good quality digital controller that will allow the reticulation to function as if it were off […]

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Unknown Error Message on Holman 1248 Controller

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I was doing a backyard install yesterday on a home in Carramar where the developers had used a 6 station Holman 1248 Control Box.¬†Everything was looking sweet but each time I tested the new stations (5 & 6) an error message would appear on the display. It said ‘error 2 station 3’ and the ‘fuse’ […]

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