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How To Install A Wireless Rain Sensor

How To Install A Wireless Rain Sensor

Sensors - Parts and Components

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Hunter Wireless Irrigation Rain Sensor
  1. Disconnect power to the irrigation system controller
  2. Always mount the reciever FIRST, adjacent to the controller with either the screws provided or double-sided foam tape
  3. Attach reciever control wires to the sensor inputs OR to break the valve common
  4. Disconnect common valve wire and common pump/master valve wire (if present)
  5. Attach white wire to common wire(s) with a wire connector
  6. Attach brown wire (only) to common terminal on controller
  7. Connect the red wires to controllers 24 VAC power source terminals
  8. Straighten the receiver antenna wire upward and the sensor/transmitter antenna wire downward
  9. While holding the sensor/transmitter at close range to the receiver, press and hold the spindle to test the wiring. the power, signal and sensor status indicators should be on
  10. Adjust the rainfall adjustment cap to desired rainfall activation amount
  11. Adjust the vent ring to the desired dry-out rate
  12. Mount the sensor/transmitter in an unobstructed location away from sprinklers
  13. Check to see if your irrigation / Sprinkler system works

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