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18 VDC Programmable Battery Operated Controller


18 VDC Programmable Battery Operated Controller

The C017, C018, C019, and the C020 (DIG 510 series) contemporary design, single station battery operated controllers from DIG include 3/4”, 1” 1 1/2” or 2” high flow, in line globe valves.

Category: DC Controllers & Valves

Available ModelsPartPrice
C017 : Battery Operated Controller with 3/4 in.  In-Line Valve Battery Operated Controller with 3/4" In-Line ValveC017$86.69 ea.
C018 : Single Station Battery Operated Controller with 1” In-Line Valve
Single Station Battery Operated Controller with 1” In-Line ValveC018$91.01 ea.
C019 : Single Station Battery Operated Controller with 1-1/2” In-Line Valve
Single Station Battery Operated Controller with 1-1/2” In-Line ValveC019$169.80 ea.
C020 : Single Station Battery Operated Controller with 2” Line Valves
Single Station Battery Operated Controller with 2” Line ValvesC020$184.52 ea.

The advance, 3-wire battery operated controllers have smaller size profile and it operated by two 9-volt battery. Used for drip irrigation or sprinkler systems in residential, commercial or agricultural applications and as a cost-effective repair for existing irrigation systems, this line of heavy duty controllers features a large LCD display with four buttons to program and complete water proofing capability for use inside a valve box or above.

Programming features include AM/PM clock, four start times per day, watering duration from one minute to eleven hours and 59 minutes in one-minute increments, 7 day programming schedule or cyclical from 3 hours to 30 days, rain delay of up to 30 days and more.

The controllers use two nine-volt alkaline batteries that can last up to one year. All valves are made of durable reinforced nylon with stainless steel spring and have flow control with manual on/off.

  • Available
    • C017, C018, C019, C020 : 3/4" and 1", 1-1/2" and 2" NPT female inlet and outlet
  • Body Styles
    • C017, C018, C019, C020 : globe valve or angle valve
  • Dimensions
    • C019, C020 : Controller with valve, 1 1/2" and 2": 9.5"W x 10L x 3 7/8" H
    • C017, C018 : Controller with valve, 3/4" and 1”: 8" W x 7.5 L x 3 7/8" H
  • Flow rate
    • C019 : 1 1/2": up to 132 GPM
    • C018 : 1": .2 to 35 GPM
    • C020 : 2: up to 160 GPM
    • C017 : 3/4": .1 to 28 GPM
  • Materials
    • C017, C018, C019, C020 : Controller: Body - ABS, Inner parts - Acetal
    • C017, C018, C019, C020 : Diaphragm: nylon fabric reinforced polyisoprene (NR)
    • C017, C018, C019, C020 : Solenoid inner metal parts: stainless steel
    • C017, C018, C019, C020 : Valve body and cover: glass reinforced nylon
    • C017, C018, C019, C020 : Valve: Metal parts and screws: stainless steel 303
  • Operating pressure
    • C017, C018, C019, C020 : 10 to 150 PSI
  • Power draw
    • C017, C018, C019, C020 : .2 amp per cycle
  • Power source
    • C017, C018, C019, C020 : 18 Volt DC (two 9-volt alkaline batteries not included)
  • Solenoid
    • C017, C018, C019, C020 : Adaptor thread 3/4"-20 thread UNES-2A
    • C017, C018 : Dry latching
  • Temperature range
    • C017, C018, C019, C020 : 38 to 130 F
  • Automatic, semi-automatic and manual operation
  • Available with 3/4", 1", 1-1/2" and 2" in-line valve
  • Battery life up to one year
  • Color coded three wire connector with 3/4" -20 threaded solenoid
  • Constructed of durable, high impact plastic and stainless steel
  • Digital display blinking indicates low battery
  • Easy to read AM/PM clock
  • Four button keypad with an integrated liquid crystal display (LCD)
  • Frequency choices of a 7 day weekly schedule or intervals of every 3 hours, 6 hours, 12 hours and every day to 30 days
  • High flow with low pressure loss
  • Internal manual bleed
  • Irrigation suspension override (rain mode)
  • Manual flow control
  • Manual irrigation cycle via the controller or the valve
  • Non corrosive materials
  • Normally closed
  • One piece diaphragm with reinforced plastic housing for reliable, leak free valve closing
  • Powered by 2, 9 volt alkaline batteries
  • Program stored up to 20 seconds during battery change
  • Rain delay up to 30 days
  • Self cleaning stainless steel pin on 1-1/2" and 2" valves
  • Three year manufacturer’s warranty
  • Tough, glass-filled nylon body and cover for long life
  • Up to four start times per day
  • Water budget up to 95% in 5% increments
  • Watering duration from one minute to twelve hours in one minute increments
  • Withstands harsh climatic conditions, completely waterproof
    • Installation for 3/4" - 2" In-line Valve Controllers

      Flow rates verses head loss for 3/4" thru 2" valves

      PRESSURE LOSS (psi)

      Flow rates (GPM)

      5

      9

      13

      18

      22

      26

      31

      35

      -

      -

      3/4"

      3

      3.5

      4.2

      6

      7.2

      8.5

      X

      X

      -

      -

      1”

       

      3

      3

      4

      4.5

      5

      5.5

      7

      8.5

      -

      -

      Flow rates (GPM)

      20

      35

      45

      55

      65

      90

      120

      132

      154

      160

      1-1/2"

      2.5

      2.8

      3.2

      3.2

      4.2

      5.0

      6.6

      8.5

      X

      X

      2"

      2.4

      2.6

      2.7

      2.8

      3.1

      4.3

      5.3

      6

      8.5

      9.1