DUAL is Hunter’s innovative two-wire plug-in for the I-Core controller. Designed to bring the convenience and efficiency of two-wire technology to all, the DUAL system can operate up to 48 zones via a single pair of wires, at distances up to 7,500 feet (2.3 km). All 48 zones can be installed on a single path, or divided over multiple paths to take advantage of pipe trenches. Because it only requires two wires, DUAL offers unmatchable savings in labor, wire, and money. Since it’s I-Core compatible, system operators still receive advanced features and benefits like flow monitoring, quick system overview access, a factory-installed SmartPort®, six language capability, and a bold, graphic display. Dual decoders are available in one and two-station versions. Aptly named Dual-1 and Dual-2, the decoder choices ensure any I-Core Dual system is customizable to the needs of any installation.
Two-wire decoder system for I-Core controllers
Decoder station sizes available: 1, 2
Field programmable decoders (no serial numbers to enter)
DUAL-S external surge arresters
DUAL decoder module display and push button programming makes it easy to program decoders at the controller itself
DUAL decoders can be field programmed with the Hunter ICD-HP. No need to remove decoders from the two-wire path
Decoder module displays decoder operation and diagnostic information
Waterproof connectors for connection to two-wire path included with all DUAL decoders and DUAL-S surge arrester
Can operate up to 48 stations of combined decoder and conventional control, making system retrofit easy
Number of 2-wire paths: 3
Solenoid finder feature assists in locating valves in the field.
The DUAL Decoder System starts with the I-Core controller and adds the benefits of a two-wire decoder system.
Field programmability means no lengthy serial numbers to enter in the controller, and no time lost re-programming decoder assignments after a controller change. Each decoder is programmed with its actual station (valve) numbers for simplicity and reliability. Decoders may be re-programmed at any time if desired.
All Hunter decoders feature wireless programming and diagnostic access from the ICD-HP handheld programmer. Patented technology allows programming and diagnostics through the housing of the decoder, without removing a single wire or waterproof connector. Program, operate, and diagnose decoders in-place in field valve boxes.
Hunter’s unique jacketed decoder wire is high-strength, durable, sunlight protected, and part of the integrated lightning management system. Twisted pair conductors are color-coded for decoder system connections, and the outer jackets can be uniquely color-coded to organize field wire runs and assist in future wire tracking. Tough PE (polyethylene) jacket protects wire from sharp rocks and exposure to UV rays. Available in two standard wire gauges for different length requirements.
Each Hunter decoder includes 2 DBRY-6 waterproof connector kits, UL listed to 600V direct burial. Only the best connectors will do in the critical two-wire path, but there is no need to go shopping for them separately. Suitable for all sizes of ID Wire connections.
10,000 ft with ACC/ICD systems
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* Fixed or modular indicates the controllers ability to expand the number of stations from a base count.
Dual Model Specifications