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X-Core®

This simple irrigation controller offers optional on-site smart ET watering adjustments and handheld remote operation.
Number of Stations 2, 4, 6, 8
Type Fixed
  • Smart: Save water and money by installing a Solar Sync® weather sensor.
  • Versatile: Up to 8 stations with 3 programs and 4 start times each .
  • Maintenance: Cycle and Soak, Seasonal Adjust, and other water-saving features.
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EPA WaterSense® Approved 
Recognized as a responsible water-saving tool when used with a Solar Sync Sensor 

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XC-200i X-Core Controller, 2-station, indoor, 120 VAC with lead and U.S. plug +
XC-400 X-Core Controller, 4-station, outdoor, 120 VAC with lead and U.S. plug +
XC-600 X-Core Controller, 6-station, outdoor, 120 VAC with lead and U.S. plug +
XC-800 X-Core Controller, 8-station, outdoor, 120 VAC with lead and U.S. plug +

Choose: user-installed options

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606800

AC Solenoid for all Hunter irrigation valves

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ROAM-KIT

ROAM Remote Kit, includes transmitter, receiver, SmartPort Wiring Harness, and 4 x AAA batteries

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ROAM-XL-KIT

ROAM XL Remote Kit, includes transmitter, receiver, SmartPort Wiring Harness, 4 x AAA batteries, and plastic carrying case

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SOLAR-SYNC-SEN

Solar Sync Sensor, wired, includes 25' wire and gutter mount

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WSS-SEN

Solar Sync Sensor, wireless, includes receiver and gutter mount

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RAIN-CLIK

Rain-Clik Sensor, wired rain sensor with Quick Response Technology shutoff, includes 25' wire

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RFC

Rain/Freeze-Clik Sensor, wired with Response Technology shutoff, includes 25' wire

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WR-CLIK

Wireless Rain-Clik Sensor Kit with Quick Response Technology shutoff; includes sensor, receiver, and aluminum mount

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MINI-CLIK

Mini-Clik Sensor, wired rain sensor, adjustable from ⅛" to ¾" of rainfall, includes 25' wire and aluminum mount

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FREEZE-CLIK

Freeze-Clik Sensor, wired, shuts off system at 37ºF

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WIND-CLIK

Wind-Clik Sensor, adjustable wind control, high-wind shutdown from12 to 35 mph, 24 VAC, 5 A

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FLOW-CLIK

Flow sensor kit includes sensor and programming module; sensor requires FCT fitting for pipe installation

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SOIL-CLIK

Soil-Clik Sensor, soil moisture sensor system; includes sensor and receiver module

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Contact your local distributor for product availability and ordering.

Specifications

Operating Specifications

  • Transformer input: 120 VAC
  • Transformer output (24 VAC): 1 A
  • Station output (24 VAC): 0.56 A
  • P/MV output (24 VAC): 0.28 A
  • Sensor inputs: 1
  • Approvals: Plastic IP54 (outdoor), UL, cUL, FCC, CE, UKCA, RCM
  • Warranty period: 2 years

Videos

Locating Irrigation Wires and Valves with a Wire/Valve Locator

We’ll show how to set up a typical wire and valve locator, how to locate a valve, track and mark the wire location to aid in troubleshooting wiring i

Locating Wiring & Connection Defects Using a Ground Fault Locator

Once you’ve determined that the controller and valve are working properly, you need to take a closer look at the wiring to determine where the proble

Grounding and Ground Testing for Irrigation Systems

In this video, we’ll cover typical grounding specifications; two-wire decoder system grounding; Hunter ICD decoder grounding; using the Dual-S surge

Troubleshooting Irrigation Systems with a Pro50K or a Station Master Pro

When you are looking for a bad wire, testing a solenoid's health, or testing the power output from an irrigation controller, it is essential to have

Multimeter Basics: Troubleshooting an irrigation system using a Multimeter

We’ll be going over the basic functions of a voltmeter and how you can use it in locating problems within your irrigation system.

X-Core® Rain-Clik® not turning off sprinklers

Rain Clik - Rain Sensor Not Turning Off the Sprinklers You can manually test proper operation of the rain sensor by using the One Touch Manual Start.

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Features

This entry-level residential controller offers simple operation with Solar Sync® compatibility. With easy-to-configure control for up to 8 stations, including 3 programs and 4 start times each, the X-Core is the perfect solution for residential applications. Install the smart Solar Sync ET Sensor to regulate irrigation run times daily based on locally measured weather. The X-Core is also compatible with Hunter remotes for quick, wireless activation of irrigation. Installation, operation, and maintenance are designed to be simple while still delivering optimal efficiency and reliability.

Key Benefits

Number of stations: 2, 4, 6, or 8 (fixed models)
Solar Sync® accessory saves water based on local weather conditions
Built-in key lock on outdoor models protects against vandalism
3 flexible programs with 4 start times each and up to 4-hour run times
QuickCheck™ Technology provides simple diagnostics of faulty field wiring
Hide Programs setting shows 1 program and 1 start time for simplification
Short-circuit protection detects wiring faults and skips the station without system damage
Easy Retrieve™ Memory backs up the full irrigation schedule
Delay Between Stations for slow-closing valves or pump recharge
Cycle and Soak prevents water waste and runoff in areas with elevation changes or tight soils
Seasonal adjustment for quicker schedule adjustments without changing run times

Advanced Features

Add a Solar Sync® Sensor to your Hunter controller to enable automatic smart control and maximize water savings. Solar Sync measures local weather conditions to help the controller fine-tune watering schedules according to exact site needs. Hunter controllers installed with Solar Sync are independently verified to offer an extensive list of water-saving features. Solar Sync is EPA WaterSense® approved. Click here to learn more about Smart Controllers

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A manual back-up utility that stores complete controller scheduling and setup information in back-up memory.
The Programmable Rain Delay feature enables a user-specified number of days to keep the controller in the OFF mode, following a local rain storm. This will prevent watering during inclement weather, and reverts to automatic scheduled irrigation once the delay period elapses.

The QuickCheck feature makes field wiring issues easy to assess with the push of a button. QuickCheck displays an ERR message when a field wiring short is detected on a particular station number.

This feature offers protection against unreliable power, retaining current time, date, and program data.

Automatic short circuit protection is a feature found in all Hunter AC powered controllers. This feature automatically detects electrical faults, which are typically caused by wiring issues. Only affected stations are skipped, allowing all other stations to water normally as programmed.

This feature allows for quick adjustment to irrigation run times based on seasonal weather conditions.

Global: The Global option provides a Seasonal Adjustment percentage to all station Run Times on all of the controller's Programs.

Daily: With the addition of a Solar Sync ET Sensor, the controller has the ability to automatically implement daily adjustments based on measured local weather.

Users can program a delay between stations as the controller advances from one station to the next. This delay can range from a few seconds (to permit slow-closing valves additional time to close) to a much longer period of time (to allow pressure tanks time to recharge), based on user requirements.
The ability to specify which program will be shut down in response to a specific sensor alarm. This allows programs unaffected by the sensor to continue automatic operations.

Training

Product Training
Certificate Program

The program covers the key benefits and competitive advantages of best-in-class Hunter irrigation products.Choose from two tracks to customize your learning experience according to the topics that are most important to you. The first track focuses on popular core products, while the second track covers advanced products.

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