|Manufacturer:||The Drip Store
The solar powered Drip Zone Assembly model VA017 is a drip zone unit made of a solar powered timer with ¾ FHT inlet, ¾” backflow device, ¾ inch filter with 155 mesh screen, 25 PSI preset pressure regulator and a swivel adapter with .700 OD . The drip zone supports installation simplicity with reliable performance and affordable price to start a drip irrigation system from a faucet.
The solar powered Drip Zone Assembly allows for automation of a drip irrigation zone, provides protection to the drip emitters and micro sprinklers from particles that may enter the system, and reduces or regulates the incoming pressure of the water entering the micro irrigation system to the appropriate operating pressure of 25 PSI, which is within the range of recommended operating pressures for a drip irrigation system.
The most common method used with drip irrigation installation in home gardening is faucet installation. Begin the installation by connecting the solar powered hose end timer to the faucet first, before the backflow device. This method provides a better balance to the kit assembly when used with hose end timer. Next, attach the filter, then, the pressure regulator and last the swivel adapter that connect the drip zone to the drip tubing.
The solar powered hose end timer in this assembly is the EVO100 from DIG. The hose end timer features a large, easy-to-read LCD screen and simple, icon-based programming with weekly or cyclical programs, four start times per day, durations of up to six hours, program delay of up to 99 days, program off, manual operation, and a sensor wire connection to accept a rain sensor.
• All-purpose, complete drip zone includes a solar powered hose end timer is powered by a patented time-tested, internal photovoltaic module and microelectronic energy management system fueled by ambient light (solar), backflow device, filter, 25 PSI preset pressure regualator, and swivel adapter
•Easy to install and program
•Watering flexibility with a selection of watering frequencies and four start times per day
• Large capacity filter with 155 mesh screen
• Regulates the pressure to the suggested operating pressure of a drip irrigation system with a preset 25 PSI pressure regulator
•Manual irrigation cycle can be performed via the manual program button
•Quick release faucet swivel adapter for easy programming, installation and removal
•Energy conservation feature automatically turns the hose end timer screen off after fifteen minutes
•Power level meter indicates the approximate charge (energy available)
•Semi-automatic, automatic, or manual operation
•High flow diaphragm valve with DC solenoid available in 3/4" FHT inlet with screen and MHT outlet
•Easy rain sensor installation through external wire
•Waterproof construction ensures reliable operation in harsh environments
•Environmentally friendly and energy independent; utilizes RoHS compliant components
•Constructed of UV-resistant, durable plastic material to withstand the most adverse conditions
• Operating pressure: 10 to 100 PSI