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X-Core - Valve Wire Distance

The chart below indicates the maximum wire runs that can be used when installing Hunter AC solenoid valves with controllers. The example in the chart below demonstrates the most commonly used wire size for station control and ground wire ( e.g.,12 AWG = 3390 feet).

NOTE: Valve Wire Sizing (Maximum One-Way Distance in Feet Between Controller and Valve)

Ground Wire Control Wire (ft)
 
18 AWG / 1.0 mm
16 AWG / 1.2 mm
14 AWG / 1.6 mm
12 AWG / 2.0 mm
10 AWG / 2.5 mm
8 AWG / 3 mm
18 AWG / 1.0 mm
850
1040
1210
1350
1460
1540
16 AWG / 1.2 mm
1040
1340
1650
1920
2150
2330
14 AWG / 1.6 mm
1210
1650
2150
2630
3080
3450
12 AWG / 2.0 mm
1350
1920
2630
3390
4170
4880
10 AWG / 2.5 mm
1460
2150
3080
4170
5400
6670
8 AWG / 3 mm
1540
2330
3450
4880
6670
8700
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