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IC System™
Integrated Control From Anywhere

Sprinklers on golf course

IC System™
Integrated Control From Anywhere

Make Your Investment Work Smarter

You can’t be everywhere at once. The Rain Bird® Integrated Control System (IC System) changed the remote irrigation game and continues to offer intelligent benefits other systems can’t match. Connect your Central Control directly to rotors and valves to streamline installations, check diagnostics and troubleshoot from anywhere via smartphone, tablet or computer. Make the smarter choice with IC System for powerful, precise property management.

  • Intelligent Communication

    In an easy-to-use design, IC CONNECT™ simplifies course management. Collect crucial data from the field and centralize control of greens fans, lighting, fountains and water features.

  • Intuitive Connection

    Your Central Control directly connects to your rotors and valves and minimizes complexities, simplifies troubleshooting, saves on labor costs and improves aesthetics by eliminating satellites and hubs from your course.

  • Instant Confidence

    Advanced two-way communication from the field to your Central Control catches issues before they become problems and provides assurance your system is working–so you can focus on success.


Hear from Rain Bird IC System Users

Whether you're making small upgrades to your golf course or planning a total renovation, you want a partner by your side before, during and after installation. Oakland Hills got just that when they switched to our IC System. Watch the video to learn more about the team's seamless transition to the Rain Bird IC System.


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Easier to Install. Simple to Maintain.

IC System eliminates the most common challenges of traditional systems. Less wire and fewer components means you have less to buy, install, maintain and troubleshoot.  

IC System Simplicity

The Complications of Competitive Two-Wire Systems

 More components mean more parts can fail, including hubs and satellites. These complications can lead to expensive issues when something goes wrong. In other words, satellites on the course can create extra failure points.

The Complications of Competitive Two-Wire Systems



With an Integrated Control Module (ICM) built into every IC Rotor and Valve, the Rain Bird IC System gives you unrivaled two-way communication everywhere on your course. 

  • Up to 90% less wire
  • Test over 1,000 stations in 45 seconds
  • Add components wherever there is MAXI Cable


IC System Layers


Manage integrated control sensor inputs to collect information from your course and turn non-irrigation products on and off with Rain Bird IC CONNECT.

  • Gather data from flow and lake level sensors or rain cans
  • Centralize ON and OFF control for transfer pumps, greens fans, lighting, fountains and water features
  • Control DC Latching Solenoids with the IC-TFU Device



Bring the intelligent IC System to your satellite course with Rain Bird’s ICI+ and ICI+LINK. Simply update your existing PAR+ES Controllers with the IFX Satellite Board*.

  • Add IC Rotors and Valves by just tapping into the existing satellite MAXI Cable
  • Extend the life of your current system without a complete overhaul
  • Expand to a hybrid system that combines satellites, decoders and IC System into one central control

* The IFX Satellite Board is standard in all Rain Bird PAR+ES Satellites manufactured after 12/22/2019 and is compatible with all PAR+ES, PAR+ and MSC+ Satellites.


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