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New Training Course on Hunter Valves Now Available

Date: Friday, September 14, 2012

Control valves are the heart of an irrigation system, and Hunter has assembled one of the broadest line-ups in the industry. From low flow to high flow, clean water to dirty water, and low pressure to high pressure, there is a Hunter valve that will work reliably for years. In the Valve Intelligence module, you'll learn how Hunter valves operate, and the many features that give them the ability to withstand the harsh elements of residential and commercial irrigation systems. To get started, go to: http://...

FX’s Luxor Takes Lighting Control to a New Level

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,...

Hunter's New Eco-Mat is a Bold Subsurface Innovation

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...

Water Saving Tips for Smart Irrigation Month

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. Enhanced Processes 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....

Hunter Employee Spotlight: Kenneth McEneany

Date: Friday, May 18, 2012

At Hunter, our philosophy for building a successful leadership team is simple. We identify, reward, and promote smart, talented people who embody our core principles every day they walk into the office. This kind of steadfast dedication is how Kenneth McEneany, our Vice President of Manufacturing, rose to his position as one of our most trusted executive leaders. Ken has been at Hunter for over 15 years. He started in November of 1996 as the Quality Assurance Manager. Since Hunter has so much stock...

IMMS Central Control Now Has GPRS Connectivity Option

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...

New Solar Panel Now Available for Node and XC Hybrid

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...

Pro-C Upgrade Allows Landscape Lighting Control

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...

Hunter Rotors: A Revolution Still Running Strong

Date: Thursday, February 23, 2012

Hunter Industries was built on the innovation of gear-driven rotors. Brought to life through the brilliant mind of Edwin J. Hunter in 1981, gear-driven rotors allow a steady stream of water to flow through a sprinkler’s nozzle and efficiently cover wide expanses of turf. This was revolutionary at the time, because the industry standard was “impact” style sprinklers. The innovation of gear-driven rotors provided a more efficient and reliable way to irrigate. Today impact irrigation is all but obsolete....

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