Hunter Solar Sync weather sensor
Solar Sync Sensor
Solar Sync Sensor
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Solar Sync® Sensor

This sensor automatically adjusts controller run times daily based on local climate conditions to reduce water usage and improve plant health.
Sensor ET/Rain/Freeze
Type Wired & Wireless
  • Automatically adjusts irrigation duration based on weather conditions using on-site solar radiation and air temperature
  • Quick Response® instant rain shutoff and freeze shutoff at 37°F
  • Maintenance-free design with integrated battery for wireless models
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EPA WaterSense® Approved 
Recognized as a responsible water-saving tool by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Model Description Add to List
SOLAR-SYNC-SEN Solar Sync Sensor, wired, includes 25' wire and gutter mount +
WSS-SEN Solar Sync Sensor, wireless, includes receiver and gutter mount +
WSS-TR Solar Sync Sensor, wireless, transmitter +
WSSR Solar Sync Sensor, wireless, receiver only +

Choose: user-installed options

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WS-GUARD

Wireless Sensor Guard, vandal-resistant; for flat surfaces or pedestal mounting

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WR-GUARD

Wireless Receiver Guard, vandal-resistant; for flat surfaces or pedestal mounting

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Solar Sync® Sensor
Solar Sync® Sensor
Solar Sync® Sensor
User installed options

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Specifications

OPERATING SPECIFICATIONS

  • Solar Sync:
    • Adjusts run times daily 3 minutes before midnight using the last 3 days of ET (evapotranspiration) data
  • Quick Response:
    • Time to turn off irrigation system: approximately 2 to 5 minutes for Quick Response
    • Time to reset Quick Response: approximately 4 hours under dry, sunny conditions
    • Time to reset when fully wet: approximately 3 days under dry, sunny conditions
  • All models switch rating (24 VAC): 3 A
  • Wired models include 25' of 20 AWG sheathed, two-conductor, UL-approved wire
  • Wireless model operating frequency: 433 MHz
  • Wireless model range is 800' line of sight from sensor to receiver
  • Multiple wireless receivers can be operated from a single wireless sensor
  • Approvals: UL, cUL, FCC, CE, RCM
  • Warranty period: 5 years

Videos

Smart Control Technologies. Are We in a Paradigm Shift?

In this episode of Counter Buzz, we talk about Smart Control Technologies and how it new innovations in controller technology is changing the product

Solar Sync: Smart Control Made Simple
A brief overview of how the Hunter Solar Sync works to convert most AC powered irrigation controllers to smart control.
Pro-C with a Solar Sync

In this video, learn how to properly install a Solar Sync sensor and learn the different Solar Sync programming functions, plus how to make future ad

Be a Hero. Save Water. Save the Day.

Do you like heroes who battle villains and save the day? If so, this Smart Irrigation video by Hunter Industries is for you!

Soil-Clik: Connecting a Soil-Clik and a Solar Sync

When paired together, the Hunter Solar Sync and Soil-Clik make the ultimate smart irrigation solution for your sprinkler system.

Wireless Solar Sync: Troubleshooting
This video helps identify and troubleshoot common issues that may arise when installing and setting up a Hunter Wireless Solar Sync® sensor.

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Features

The Solar Sync ET sensor is an advanced weather sensor that calculates evapotranspiration (ET) and adjusts Hunter controllers daily based on local weather conditions. Solar Sync measures sunlight and temperature, and uses ET to determine the correct seasonal adjustment percentage value to send to the controller. The controller then uses its programmed run time and adjusts to Solar Sync’s seasonal adjustment value to modify the actual irrigation run time for that day. In addition, the Solar Sync ET sensor integrates Hunter’s popular Rain-Clik™ and Freeze-Clik® sensors providing quick response in shutting down your irrigation system during rain and/or freezing conditions. The Solar Sync is compatible with most Hunter controllers and applicable to residences, businesses, and municipalities alike.

Key Benefits

Automatically adjusts irrigation duration based on weather conditions using on-site solar radiation and air temperature
Quick Response® instant rain shutoff and freeze shutoff at 37°F
Maintenance-free design with integrated battery for wireless models
Adjustable vent ring allows for shorter or longer reset period
Rugged polycarbonate housing and metal extension arm
Includes gutter bracket and wall mount with wireless models
Use with Hunter standard controllers, Centralus™ with ICC2 or ACC2, and IMMS™ online central control installations

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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