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What is the maximum distance I can run wire between the controller and the valves?

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FAQs, Installation Procedures

Below is a chart indicating the maximum wire runs that can be used
when installing Hunter AC solenoids and valves.

Valve Wire Sizing (Maximum One-Way Distance in Feet Between Controller and Valve)
Ground WireControl Wire
 
18
16
14
12
10
8
6
18
850
1040
1210
1350
1460
1540
1590
16
1040
1340
1650
1920
2150
2330
2440
14
1210
1650
2150
2630
3080
3450
3700
12
1350
1920
2630
3390
4170
4880
5400
10
1460
2150
3080
4170
5400
6670
7690
8
1540
2330
3450
4880
6670
8700
10530
6
1590
2440
3700
5400
7690
10530
13330

 

Below is a chart indicating the maximum wire runs that can be used when operating Hunter DC Latching solenoids with the XC Hybrid.

 

XC Hybrid Wire Length (Controller to Valve)
Wire SizeMaximum Distance*
 
Feet
Meters
18 AWG / 1.0 mm
550
168
16 AWG / 1.2 mm
870
265
14 AWG / 1.6 mm
1380
420
12 AWG / 2.0 mm
2200
670
* Using Hunter DC Latching Solenoids

The NODE, SVC and WVC can have a maximum of 100 feet of 18 AWG wire between controller and valve.

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