At BTME 2023 (Stand 132), Rain Bird Landscape and Sports Turf irrigation will be displaying a number of new products including the new RC2 Smart Irrigation controller and the modular ESP-LXME 2 traditionally wired models.
Used in conjunction with and accessed through the Rain Bird Mobile App, the RC2 enables users to manage remotely residential and light commercial installations. Contractors and site managers have full WiFi control of irrigation scheduling for multiple sites and zones. Through alerts, users can monitor and manage all irrigation events and warnings in real-time, ensuring the landscape will receive only the water it needs while potentially saving up to 50% in water.
Compatible with Rain Bird's IQ4 Cloud irrigation management system, the ESP-LXME 2 traditionally wired modular models focus on water conservation, flexibility and simplicity in use. The controller allows the user to customise irrigation station capacity from 12 to 48 stations. 40 independent irrigation programs can be set with up to10 starts per program. Water management features include FloManager which manages demand to maximise use of water and shorten total watering times. The PRO model offers extra flow sensing capability including FloWatch which protects against high and low water flow conditions.
The IQ4 Platform provides state of the art irrigation monitoring, programmming and control features. The software includes the Dry Run capability to visualise irrigation programming and demonstrate graphically what to expect from the system before it happens.