TBOS-BT Bluetooth, Battery-Operated Irrigation Controller

Commercial Control for Battery-Powered Systems

The TBOS-BT 9V Battery Controller provides commercial-level irrigation control that you can program with your smartphone via the free Rain Bird mobile app. Install the controller in street and highway medians, roundabouts, or anywhere you need irrigation control but do not have AC power.

The vandal-proof case makes it ideal for public or high foot traffic areas. With the Rain Bird app you can create flexible schedules that automatically adjust for the season and have multiple programs and start times.



Rain Bird Mobile App Features for TBOS BT
Create, review and transmit irrigation programs  
Capability to set zones or programs to manually irrigate  
Basic programming includes 3 independent programs A,B and C, each with 8 start times per day
Stations can be assigned to several programs with different watering run times  
Run time is from 1 minute to 12 hours in 1-minute increments  
Five watering day cycle modes (Custom, even, odd, odd-31, cyclical) selectable by program for maximum flexibility and watering  
Program and global Monthly Seasonal Adjust; 0% to 300% (1% increments)  
Delay watering from 1 to 14 days  
Built-in ID with naming capability. The control module and stations can be individually named  
Optional passcode  
Permanently turn the controller off to prevent irrigation  
Battery indicator reports the status of the control module's battery  
Capability to clear the control module’s irrigation program
Controller Features
Operates for approximately one full year using one 9-volt alkaline battery  
Completely potted to obtain IP68 conformity  
Independent station operation allows sequential start times (with stacking in case of overlap) restriction compliance  
Master valve output on TBOS BT1, 2, 4, & 6 Control Modules  
No loss of irrigation program after a battery replacement
Valve Compatibility
Rain Bird TBOS Potted Latching Solenoid (K80920) - DV, DVF, ASVF, PGA, PEB, PESB, GB, EFB-CP, BPE and BPES series  
Hunter 458200  
Irritrol DCL  
TBOS-BT System Components
Rain Bird Mobile App Features for TBOS BT
Available for Android and IOS devices


Available in 4 models: 1, 2, 4 and 6 stations. Operates one valve per station
Station timing: 1 minute to 12 hours in 1-minute increments with a 365-day calendar. Stations can be assigned to multiple programs
Active sensor connection accommodates Rain Bird® RSD-BEx Rain Sensor
Operates with only one 9V alkaline battery (Energizer™ and Duracell™ are recommended) type 6 AM6 (international standard) or 6LR61 (European standard); battery not included
Battery life is approximately one year with a high-quality 9V alkaline battery
IP-68 rated waterproof case for reliable operation under water
Fits Rain Bird valves: DV, DVF, ASVF, PGA, PEB, PESB, GB, EFB-CP, BPE and BPES series. 150 psi (10 bar) maximum operating pressure
Fits Non-Rain Bird valves: Hunter 458200, Irritrol DCL, Toro DCLS-P
Maximum Wire run between the module and solenoid:
18 AWG (0.75 mm2) 32 ft (10 m)
16 AWG (1.5 mm2) 100 ft (30 m)


Control Module: Width: 3.8" (9,5 cm), Height: 5.1" (13,0 cm), Depth: 2" (5,3 cm)
Latching SolenoidWidth: 1.4" (4,0 cm), Height: 2.4" (6,0 cm), Depth: 1.5" (4,2 cm)

Model Comparison

TBOS-BT1: (1 Station)  
TBOS-BT2: (2 Station)  
TBOS-BT4: (4 Station)  
TBOS-BT6: (6 Station)
TBOSPSOL: TBOS Potted Latching Solenoid  
TBOSADAPP: Adapter for Non-Rain Bird plastic valves    
TBOSADAPB: Adapter for Non-Rain Bird brass valves
RSDBEX: RSD Series Rain Sensors

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