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In this video, learn how to create a watering schedule for your Hunter Eco-Logic irrigation controller and how to use features such as seasonal adjustment, delay between stations, quick check diagnostics, and more.
Programming your Eco-Logic controller correctly will keep your lawn looking its best. Setting the correct date and time is the first step to programming. Once you set your program start times, it's very easy to eliminate a program start time. Configuring days to water allows you the flexibility for selecting odd or even days or intervals from 1-31 days. Continue reading for instructions on programming your Eco-Logic irrigation controller.
An irrigation program consists of three parameters:
1) A program Start Time. Only one Start Time in required to start program. Additional Start Times will repeat the program.
2) Watering duration for each station.
3) Days to water. A program will run all stations assigned to it in sequential order. Programs are independent and stations can be assigned to both programs.
Press the Mode button until the arrow is pointing at the Current Time/Day position.
The year will be flashing. Use the or buttons to change the year. Press the button to proceed to setting the month.
The month will be flashing and the icon will be displayed. Use the or buttons to change the month. Press the button to proceed to setting the day.
The day will be flashing and the icon will be displayed. Use the or buttons to change the day. Press the button to proceed to setting the time.
The time will be displayed. Use the or buttons to select AM, PM, or 24hour. Press the button to set the hour.
Hours will be flashing. Use the or buttons to change the hour shown. Press the button to move to minutes.
Use the or buttons to change the minutes shown. The date, day and time have now been set.
NOTE: One start time will activate all stations sequentially in that program. This eliminates the need to enter each station’s start time. Multiple start times in a program can be used for separate morning, afternoon, or evening watering cycles.
Press the Mode button until the arrow is pointing at Start Times .
Program A will be displayed. (If Program B is desired, press the button).
Use the or buttons to change the start time.
Press the button to add an additional start time, or button for the next program.
With the arrow pointing at the Start Times position, press the or buttons until you reach 12:00 AM. Push the button once to reach the OFF position.
Press the Mode button until the arrow is pointing at Run Times .
Use the button to select a program (A or B).
Press the or buttons to change the station run time from 1 minute to 4 hours. Press the button to advance to the next station.
Press the Mode button until the arrow is pointing at Water Days .
Use the button to select the desired program.
Arrows point at the specific days of the week in which watering is to occur. Press the button to activate that day or the button to cancel watering for that day.
This feature is uses numbered days of the month for watering instead of specific days of the week (Odd days 1st, 3rd, 5th, etc.; Even days 2nd, 4th, 6th, etc.).
When in the Water Days mode, press the button until the cursor is above either ODD or EVEN on the display.
Press the button to select, or the button to cancel either ODD or EVEN days to water.
You can select interval watering from 1 to 31 days.
When in the Water Days mode, press the button until the cursor is over INT. Press the button and the interval watering icon will be displayed and a 1 will be flashing.
Press the or button to select the number of days between watering days (1 to 31 days). This is called the interval.
The controller will water the selected program at the next start time and will then water at the interval programmed.