Date: Monday, October 22, 2012
Large-scale sites such as shopping centers, industrial complexes, college campuses, and multi-unit housing complexes require high-powered remotes that can cover long distances. The new Roam XL long distance remote is a powerhouse in a small package. It features a simple user interface with 128 different programmable addresses. It also boasts a signal strong enough to go through buildings at long distances. With nothing in its line of site, the Roam XL can communicate with your Hunter controller from up to
Date: Saturday, October 13, 2012
Battery-operated control allows irrigation to occur virtually anywhere, including isolated sites and power-restricted areas. The new Node controller is quickly becoming the industry’s go-to battery-operated solution. The compact Node mounts to valve solenoids quickly and easily. Its solid construction ensures it can handle the harsh environment of a valve box. It‘s also waterproof in up to 12 feet of water, so there’s no need to worry about water ever affecting performance. The Node can be powered by one
Date: Monday, June 18, 2012
Current situations dictating a subsurface irrigation system vary from legislative mandate to controlling vandalism, runoff and everything in between. At Hunter, we believe the main criteria for successful subsurface irrigation is the uniform lateral movement of water. Different soils have different abilities to move water horizontally, and traditional solutions of reduced row spacing and increased run times are not an efficient use of water. The Eco-Mat provides the best solution to this problem by rapidly
Date: Monday, June 18, 2012
FX Luminaire's latest game-changing innovation in LED lighting is the Luxor lighting controller featuring zoning and dimming capabilities and a full color digital interface. Look for it at upcoming trade shows where FX is featured.
With Luxor controlling an LED landscape lighting system, lights don’t simply turn on and off, they come alive. Luxor offers both zoning and dimming capabilities that allow for virtually limitless design possibilities. Zoning allows lights to be programmed into preset groups,
Date: Friday, June 1, 2012
July is Smart Irrigation month. It’s a great reminder that all of us in the irrigation industry should be doing all we can to create systems that use water as responsibly as possible. Here are some tips from Hunter that can help you do your part to conserve water.
Design: Select the proper irrigation products for the landscaped area and plant material being used. Don’t forget to separate irrigation into zones that coincide with plant types that have similar watering requirements.
Date: Thursday, May 3, 2012
Hunter is introducing a robust new communications solution for the IMMS-ACC controller system: a GPRS “smartphone” wireless com module. The ACC-COM-GPRS looks like other ACC communication modules from the front, but has a built in GPRS phone with a SIM card installed.
IMMS software can include many different Site communication options. Purchase of the GPRS com module option includes a data plan for the first year of operation. The GPRS device must be activated by Hunter Tech Support upon installation. The
Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Hunter Industries announces Solar Panel, a new accessory for the Node and XC Hybrid battery operated controller families. The Solar Panel provides maintenance-free operation by harnessing the sun’s energy to power the controller 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for years on end.
Adding the Solar Panel accessory to either the Node or the XC Hybrid controllers is an easy process that can be done quickly by any installer. Once connected, the Solar Panel supplies 100% of the controllers’ power, and eliminates
Date: Thursday, April 19, 2012
Hunter's Pro-C has a well-earned reputation as a highly innovative light commercial/residential irrigation controller. Its modular design and sensor compatibility offer flexibility and efficiency for a wide variety of needs. Now the Pro-C offers one more bold option: the ability to control landscape lighting. This new innovation is meant to be a major convenience for those who already work in lighting, and an easy introduction to lighting control for those who may be just adding landscape lighting to their