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TBOS Field Transmitter - Rain Bird Battery Operated TBOS Field Transmitter

Our Price: $185.95




The Rain Bird TBOS battery-operated line of buriable controllers allows the use of automatic irrigation in the absence of AC power. TBOS is easy to program; vandal-resistant; and reliable. With a host of flexible features; the TBOS will meet all of your irrigation needs with only a 9V alkaline battery.






TBOS Field Transmitter - Rain Bird Battery Operated TBOS Field Transmitter

Rain Bird
TBOS Field Transmitter
Battery Operated

Field Transmitter required for programming control module.

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Tech Spec (107 KB)

  • Ideal for commercial applications; including municipal parks; street and highway landscape projects and construction projects.
  • Convenient temporary option for providing uninterrupted irrigation while repairs are made to an AC-powered system.
  • 365-day calendar (adjusts for leap year).
  • AM/PM or 24-hour display.
  • Basic programming (standard mode) includes 3 independent programs; each with 8 start times per day. Run time is from 1 minute to 12 hours in 1-minute increments on a 7-day calendar.
  • Additional cycles (turbo mode) include even; odd; odd-31 and 1-6 day program cycles for maximum flexibility.
  • The low battery indicator warns of failing batteries in the TBOS field transmitter or TBOS control module.
  • Independent station operation allows simultaneous start times or sequential start times based on system hydraulic capacity.
  • The TBOS field transmitter has a large Liquid Crystal Display (LCD); with self-explanatory function icons. Each function is indicated by an easy-to-understand symbol.
  • The 7-key keypad is equipped with a 'beep' sound to confirm that a key has been pressed for fast and sure programming.
  • One TBOS field transmitter programs an unlimited number of TBOS and UNIK Control Modules
  • Fully backward compatible - operates in standard mode with all components of Rain Bird's UNIK controller line.
  • The field transmitter and control module have external optical connectors for easy plug-in.
  • It is possible to transmit information even if the module is under water.
  • The TBOS potted latching solenoid will mount on all Rain Bird valves in the DV; DVF; ASVF; PGA; PEB; PESB; GB; EFB-CP; BPE and BPES series.
  • The TBOS solenoid adapters will adapt the potted latching solenoid for use in retrofit applications with selected Irritrol® (Hardie/Richdel) and Buckner® valves or Champion® and Superior® valve actuators.

  • Control Module

    • Available in 4 models: 1;2;4; and 6 stations
    • Operates one valve per station
    • Station timing: 1 minute to 12 hours in 1-minute increments with a 365-day calendar. Stations are assigned to a single program.
    • Operates with only one 9V alkaline battery (Energizer™ and Duracell™ are recommended) type 6 AM6 (international standard) or 6LR61 (European standard); battery not included.
    • Battery life is approximately one year with a high-quality 9V alkaline battery.
    • Waterproof case and dual-sealed battery compartment for reliable operation under water.
    • Mounting bracket on top of control module for the ON/OFF switch for the TBOS Rain Shut-off Device.
    • Control Module Dimensions:
      • Width: 3 3/4" (9;5 cm)
      • Height: 5 1/8" (13;0 cm)
      • Depth: 2" (5;3 cm)
      • Weight: 17.64 ounces (500g)
    • Maximum Wire run between the module and solenoid:
      Wire Size (AWG) 18 16 14
      Maximum Distance (feet) 32 50 80
      Wire Size (mm2) 0;75 1;5 2;5
      Maximum Distance (m) 10 15 24

    Field Transmitter

    • Field Transmitter required for programming control module.
    • Field Transmitter Dimensions:
      • Width: 3 1/2" (9;0 cm)
      • Height: 7 1/2" (19;0 cm)
      • Depth: 1 7/8" (4;5 cm)
      • Weight: 7.05 ounces (200g)
    • Operating temperature: 32° to 140° F (0° to 60°C)

    Potted Latching Solenoid

    • Two 18 gauge (0;75mm) wires are supplied: 23.6 inches (60 cm) long.
    • FitsRain Bird valves: DV; DVF; ASVF; PGA; PEB; PESB; GB; EFB-CP; BPE and BPES series
    • 150 psi (10;3 bars) maximum operating pressure Latching
    • Solenoid Dimensions:
      • Width: 1 3/8" (4;0 cm)
      • Height: 2 3/8" (6;0 cm)
      • Depth: 1 1/2" (4;2 cm)

    Solenoid Adapters

    • Easy to install
    • Black adapter for plastic valves allow the TBOS potted latching solenoid to be used with selected Irritrol (Hardie/Richdel) and Buckner valves
    • Brown adapter for brass valves allow the TBOS potted latching solenoid to be used with selected Champion and Superior valve actuators.
    ircuits; skips shorted stations; and continues irrigation cycle.
  • Power supply overload; backup fuse: 3.0 Amp SLO-BLO
  • Battery backup: 9VDC; Ni-Cad rechargeable for programming under battery power and for maintaining active program-in-progress during a power outage
  • Heavy-duty electrical surge protection for both input power and field outputs
  • UL Listed; CSA; CE; C-Tick approved



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