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PAR+ES Decoder Controller

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The PAR+ES Sat Decoder combines the features
and benefits of a controller system with those of
a decoder system. The resulting advantages for
the user include:

  • Easy Installation
  • Reduced Installation Costs
  • Easy Expansion

 

 

The idea is simple:

1. Install the controller.

2. Connect a decoder to the nearest wire path.

  • Uses up to 90 percent fewer wires than
    conventional hardwire systems.
  • Built-in diagnostic tools.
  • Compatible with all Rain Bird Golf Decoders
    (i.e. FD-101, FD-102, FD-202, FD-401
    and FD-601).
  • Simply attach new decoder to the wire path.
  • Operates as a standalone controller or
    add a Rain Bird® Central Control System for
    greater control.
  • Operates up to 72 decoder addresses.

3. Program controller with decoder address.

Station Capacity

  • 72 decoder addresses, up to 16 solenoids operating simultaneously (60 Hz)

Configurations

  • Standalone, two-wire, Link and Link with Radio

Electrical Input (50/60 Hz)

  • 115 VAC Nominal 98 – 132 VAC
  • 220 VAC Nominal 208 – 232 VAC
  • 240 VAC Nominal 225 – 255 VAC

Electrical Output

  • 26.5 VAC, 5.25 AMP

Station Load Capacity

  • Up to two (2) 24 VAC, seven (7) VA solenoids per station depending on decoder type.

Plastic Pedestal Dimensions

  • Width: 17" (43.2 cm)
  • Height: 34¾" (88 cm)
  • Depth: 21" (53.4 cm)

Programs

  • No limit with Rain Bird Central Control Systems. Six (6) automatic (12 start times each) and two (2) manual in standalone mode.

Water Budget

  • 0 – 200% in 10% increments

Station Runtimes

  • 1 – 120 minutes, in 1 minute increments

Languages

  • English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish and Dutch

Grounding Requirements

  • Less than 10 ohms

Compliance

  • UL & C-UL Listed
  • CE approved
  • C-Tick Compliant and FCC

Maximum Wire Length Between Controller and Decoder

  • #12 AWG
    • Star Design: 3.8 miles (6.1 km)
    • Loop Design: 15.2 miles (24.4 km)
  • #14 AWG
    • Star Design: 2.4 miles (3.8 km)
    • Loop Design: 9.6 miles (15.2 km)

Maximum Wire Length Between Decoder and Rotor

  • 456 ft (#14 AWG)

Maximum Wire Paths

  • Four (4), plus multiple branches per wire path.