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Irritrol IBOC-PLUS Battery Operated Controller

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Irritrol IBOC Outdoor Sprinkler Timer

Designed to control commercial irrigation systems with no A.C. power, the Irritrol® IBOC® Plus controller operates with a battery. For dependable performance in commercial applications, the IBOC Plus features a steel cabinet and key/lock door as well as an optional steel locking pedestal for free-standing installations.

Automatic controller(s) shall be IBOC Plus Series with stations (4, 8, or 12) as manufactured under the brand name of Irritrol to be installed or wired in accordance with manufacturer’s published instructions and applicable electrical codes. Valves installed must be converted from standard AC solenoid to 24-volt DC latching solenoid (DCL) for Irritrol valves.


Controller shall be powered by one 6-volt lantern battery (not included) or solar powered with optional SPC-2. Battery life shall be a minimum of 1 year. Battery life shall be displayed as a percentage of total life. Controller shall have 3 independent programs with 8 start times per program. Controller shall be able to operate up to 12 standard latching solenoid valves (1 solenoid per station) and 1 master valve/pump start latching relay. Station times shall be 1 minute to 23 hours 59 minutes, in 1-minute increments, displayed as hours and minutes. Controller shall have a 365-day calendar with weekday, interval (1-62), and odd/even scheduling with automatic leap-year adjustment. Controller shall have the capability to exclude specific days from the watering schedule when using odd/even day option. Controller shall have water budgeting (10-200%), start-time stacking within program, program looping and station stacking. Controller shall have programmable (1-10 minutes) test cycle. Operation will be automatic, semi-automatic and manual operation modes. Manual cycle shall be programmable from 1 to 99 minutes. Controller shall have non-volatile memory to retain program data and programmable rain off (1-30 days). Controller shall have programmable rain sensor hook up and programmable master valve hook up. Electronic circuit breaker shall automatically detect short- and open-circuit conditions on station output. Controller shall have user selectable instruction displayed in either English or Spanish. Maximum operating pressure shall be 120 psi.

Irritrol Plus IBOC

Product Details

  • Solar power converter can be mounted up to 80 feet (24 meters) from IBOC Plus (SPC-2 option)
  • Programmable “Rain Delay” postpones automatic operation for up to 30 days
  • Program review and erase
  • Large, easy-to-read LCD displays English or Spanish
  • One- to 10-minute programmable test cycle
  • Fully programmable manual cycle acts like a fourth temporary program
  • Selectable, programmable master valve
  • 365-day calendar with automatic leap year adjustment
  • Start-time stacking within each program
  • Station stacking for up to three stations plus master valve at one time
  • Enhanced lightning protection
  • Water budgeting
  • Electronic circuit breaker detection for open and shorted conditions
  • Battery capacity displayed in remaining percentage
  • Optional rain sensor input selectable by program
  • Five-year warranty

Operating Specification

  • Station run times: 1-minute to 23 hours, 59 minutes
  • Start times: 8 per program for up to 24 daily starts
  • Watering schedule: 7-day calendar, odd/even date with day exclusion or 1-62 skip days
  • Water budgeting: 10-200% in 10% increments

Electrical Specifications

  • Powered by one 6-volt alkaline battery or one SPC-2(solar power converter)
  • Output: 24 V dc latching
  • Master valve output 24 V dc latching
  • Rain sensor input selectable per program
  • Irritrol, Hardie and Richdel valves must be converted from AC with 24 V dc latching solenoids (E2003 or DCL)
  • Maximum operating pressure: 120 psi (8,27 Bars)

Optional Accessories

  • RS500 Wired Rain Sensor
  • Pedestal mount (P-2B: all station models)
  • Solar converter (SPC-2; includes batteries)
  • E2003 or DCL latching solenoid

Solar Option

Simple mounting on top of any IBOC Plus controller model or mounted up to 80 feet (24 meters) from the controller

Maintenance-free gel cell battery: 3-year life

Solar load ratio: 6-to-1 (provides full power to IBOC Plus with only two hours of direct sunlight per day)


  • 25-27 V dc/50mA
  • Solar amp/hrs. per day: 600mA, typical
  • Load amp/hrs. per day: 100mA, typical

Operation temperature

  • -22°F to +60°F (-30°C to +16°C)

Storage temperature

  • -40°F to +80°F (-40°C to +27°C)
4, 8 & 12
Enclosure Type:
Controller (DC)
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