ESP-LXME with ClimateMinder Control

Traditionally wired controller with remote access

ESP-LXME with Rain Bird ClimateMinder remote access allows growers to review, update, and initiate irrigation cycles from any web-enabled device. With the same ease of use as the standalone ESP-LXME controller, this upgraded unit includes a plug-and-play cellular cartridge for remote on-demand access to create or modify irrigation programs from a web-enabled device.

 

Features

Upgraded controller with remote access allows a web-enabled device to:

  • Create or modify irrigation programs
  • Move irrigation sets
  • Adjust the irrigation schedule for the next seven days
  • Manually start or stop a station or program
  • Check current and remaining runtimes
  • Change the controller between off, auto, or manual
  • Reverse synchronize any changes made in the field to the remote system

Controller Features

  • 8 station controller base unit, expandable to 48-station with modules
  • Master valve/pump start circuit
  • Proven reliability over wireless valve control systems
  • Up to 96-hours continuous runtime
  • Optional Flow Smart Module
  • 5 simultaneous stations
  • Plastic, locking, UV resistant, wall-mount case

Specs

Control Cartridge

  • Plug-and-play module with internal antenna (external optional)
  • 3G AT&T cellular sim card

Operating Specifications

  • Station run timing: up to 96 hrs
  • Seasonal Adjust: 0% to 300% (16 hrs maximum station run time)
  • 4 independent programs (ABCD), ABCD programs can overlap
  • 8 start times per program
  • Program Day Cycles include: custom days of the week, odd, odd no 31st, even, and cyclical dates
  • Manual station, program, test program

Certifications

  • UL, cUL, CE, CSA, C-Tick, FCC Part 15

Electrical Specifications

  • Input required: 120 VAC ± 10%, 60Hz 
  • Output: 26.5 VAC 1.9A
  • Power back-up: Lithium coin-cell battery maintains time and date while nonvolatile memory maintains the schedule
  • Multi-valve capacity: Maximum five 24 VAC, 7 VA solenoid valves simultaneous operation including the master valve, maximum two solenoid valves per station module

Dimensions

  • 14.32” W x 12.69” H x 5.50” D (36.4 cm W x 32.2 cm H x 14.0 cm D)

 

Model Comparison

ESP-LX Series Controller with ClimateMinder Control

  • CMLXME: ESP-ME 8-station traditionally wired controller with cell modem and ClimateMinder remote access

Accessories

  • CMLXEXTANT: External GPRS Antenna (optional)
  • CMLXMESM12: ESP-LXME 12-station expansion module
  • CMLXMEFSM:  ESP-LXME Flow Smart module

Upgrade Kit to Convert Stand-alone ESP-LX Controllers

  • CMLXNCCGP:    GPRS/Cellular Network Communication Cartridge with internal antenna
  • CMLXEXTANT:    External GPRS Antenna (optional)

Stand-alone Controller

  • CMLXDWOM: ESP-LXD 50 station two-wire decoder controller
  • CMLXMEWOM: ESP-LXME 8-station controller

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