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Sunday, February 4th 2018, 2:37pm

Orbit Controler With Indexing Valve

As you may have guessed, I installed an Orbit Water Master #57196 in place of an old pin timer. I see now that I didn't do enough homework as these controllers typically need to control independent valves. I have the old indexing valve and need to know if it's possible to make these compatible. Evidently I need a pause between zones but I'm not sure the controller is capable. I'm trying to save money so the least expensive route? Thank you so much! Steve


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Tuesday, February 6th 2018, 7:16am

If you can program a delay between zones activating, say at least a minute, then you can run an indexing valve with your controller.

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