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Wednesday, January 14th 2004, 3:58am

by SprinklerGuy

progressive electronics already makes something for this:

http://sescodatasystems.com/prog/irrigation.html


Station master Pro

Tuesday, January 13th 2004, 10:47am

by aquamatic

Tom- Exactly what I am talking about. Im sure something like this comes in handy at times

Paul

Monday, January 12th 2004, 2:47am

by drpete3

I cant remember the physics. Is this a parallel circuit or a series circuit? Good tip.

Saturday, January 10th 2004, 12:15pm

by Tom

You can make a very simply device yourself. You need 3 - 9volt batteries. Plug them together to create a 27 volt supply. Radio shack would have everything you need. I have one myself that I use to test solenoids and to actuate a valve in the field.

Wednesday, January 7th 2004, 4:46am

by drpete3

The only down side that I see is if the wire nuts are already on then they would need to be removed to make the connection.

Tuesday, January 6th 2004, 4:33pm

by aquamatic

Im sure there is something! That is a good idea! I will check with a heating and cooling supply house and get back to everyone.
I just thought such a device would be helpful

Tuesday, January 6th 2004, 7:02am

by drpete3

Just an idea but home furnace controls I think are 24v systems and (heating and cooling guys) they may have a devise that is capable of supplying 24 v to a valve maybe through alligator clips.

Monday, January 5th 2004, 10:53am

by RVLI

Never heard of such a thing.

Sunday, January 4th 2004, 4:12pm

by aquamatic

Basically a device that would electronically activate a valve to turn on.

I was thinking that maybe a high end power multimeter that might supply the proper voltage would do

Thursday, January 1st 2004, 8:58am

by RVLI

Like a valve locator?