The two major components of FLOW OPERATIONS are the Flow Manager and the Flow Monitor features. Checking either will display a reminder of the steps required to set up these features. Press the soft key for Continue to set up the selected function.
FLOW MONITOR verifies the actual flow matches the learned flow for all running stations, and performs diagnostics or shutdowns when alarms occur. Flow Monitor requires one or more flow sensor inputs in order to operate, and at least one Master Valve (P/MV) per flow sensor to be effective. Learn more
FLOW MANAGER uses station flow information to run simultaneous stations to reach a flow rate target that is specified by the user. It will turn on as many stations as it can to stay at or near the flow target until there are no more stations to run. This does not require a flow sensor input. Learn more
MAINSAFE™ TECHNOLOGY has its own check box. MainSafe is a special function for higher-level flow monitoring and mainline protection. MainSafe is a separate level of flow management and monitoring for higher-level flow in complex systems. Do not enable MainSafe until you are fully informed about this feature. Learn more
MainSafe requires a separate flow meter and master valve. It is designed to protect longer runs of large-diameter mainline pipe that are upstream from the Flow Zones. If a mainline pipe experiences a high flow or continues to flow when all irrigation is suspended, MainSafe provides a rapid shutdown response to prevent a prolonged serious leak. This can also be configured to watch over separate, always-on manual watering pipes, and provide an emergency response if a break occurs.
From the HOME menu, select the lower right soft key to view the MAIN MENU.
Turn the scroll wheel to the right to view the FLOW menu. Press wheel once and scroll to select the FLOW OPERATIONS option.
Using the scroll wheel, check the boxes to ENABLE FLOW MANAGER and/or ENABLE FLOW MONITOR if desired.