Hunter ICM-600 I-Core 6 Station Sprinkler Timer Expansion Module
6-Station plug-in expansion module
Features & Benefits of the Hunter I-Core 6 Station Expansion Module
The I-Core is Hunter's controller for demanding commercial and high-end residential applications. Loaded with innovative features like state-of-the-art flow monitoring, quick system overview access, a factory-installed SmartPort, six language capability, and a bold, backlit display, the I-Core should be considered for most high-end irrigation projects. A big reason the I-Core is so unique is its sheer versatility. The plastic cabinet version is expandable from 6 to 30 stations, and the metal cabinet model can handle up to 42. Adding a DUAL two-wire module and decoders can expand station capability to 48. Stainless steel and pedestal models are also available, providing a broad range of enclosure choices. With other add-on options like a ROAM or ROAM XL remote and the built-in conservation-focused solar-Sync, I-Cores possibilities are all but limitless.
When used with Solar Sync, the I-Core is certified by the EPA as a Watersense-approved controller yet another reason why the I-Core stands alone as the commercial controller of choice.
The Hunter Plug-In‚ Expansion Module adds 6 stations to the Hunte‚ I-Core Controller‚ With the plug-in expansion module, the options are endless. Include multiple levels of surge protection for high lightning areas‚ The Hunter Plug-In Expansion Module is compatible with the following products:
Hunter 30 Station Indoor/Outdoor Controller With Plastic Cabinet (IC-600-PL)
Hunter 42 Station Indoor/Outdoor Controller With Stainless Steel Cabinet (IC-600-SS)
Hunter 42 Station Indoor/Outdoor Controller With Plastic Pedestal (IC-600-PP)
Hunter 42 Station Indoor/Outdoor Controller With Metal Cabinet (IC-600-M)
Station Module Installation
Open the inner face pack door and locate the Slide Lock. Move the Slide Lock bar to the power Off position.
The module needs to be inserted into the first open module slot position from the left or the next available position in the back of the controller. Do not skip slots by leaving them empty.
Insert the module with the gold tab on the top of the module facing up. Slide the module straight in until it clicks into place.
Slide the Slide Lock into the Power On position.
The controller will automatically identify any new modules that have been added. You can turn the dial to set station run times to confirm the correct number of stations has been acknowledged.
Power Module Installation
The I-Core power module supplies power to the face pack and accessory terminals. It typically does not need to be removed, however can be replaced for servicing.
To install the Power Module, open the inner face pack door, and locate the module lock bar. Move the Slide Lock bar to the power Off position.
Insert the power module into the first slot position from the left, with the gold tab on the top of the module facing up. Slide the module straight in until it clicks into place.
Move the Slide Lock to the Power On position.
The Power Module must be in place in order for the controller to operate and function.
Expand Your Sprinkler Irrigation System With The Hunter I-Core 6 Station Expansion Module
Features Of The Hunter I-Core 6 Station Expansion Module
The I-Core expansion module is designed to be used with the Hunter I-Core controller. This product allows for the user to extend their zone coverage by 6 additional stations at a time. The ICM-600 is compatible with both the metal and plastic enclosure Hunter I-Core controllers. The plastic model can be expanded from 6 to 30 stations while the metal version is expandable from 6 to 48 stations. These modules are recommended for irrigation systems that require a high demand for power for commercial and large residential systems.
4 Controller Compatibility Options:
Hunter 30 Station Indoor/Outdoor Controller With Plastic Cabinet
Hunter 42 Station Indoor/Outdoor Controller With Stainless Steel Cabinet
Hunter 42 Station Indoor/Outdoor Controller With Plastic Pedestal
Hunter 42 Station Indoor/Outdoor Controller With Metal Cabinet
How To Install A Hunter I-Core 6 Station Expansion Module
Sprinkler Warehouse has a variety of tutorial videos to demonstrate how to use our products including the Hunter expansion modules. The station module is typically installed in one of the empty bays following the power module in the controller unit. The I-Core can be expanded by up to 4 station modules. There are only a few simple steps to install an ICM 600 I-Core expansion module. First, open the face panel and move the slide lock bar to the off position. Next insert the module into the first open slot available and click the product into place. Note it is important that you not skip any empty bays when installing a new module. Now turn the slide lock to the on position. If these steps are followed correctly, then the controller will automatically register the new stations that have been added. You can now turn the dial to the desired run times.
Hunter I-Core Station Expansion Module Controller Details
The plug-in expansion module has the ability to add an additional six zones to the I-Core controller. The station plug-in expansion has the capability to enhance both the plastic cabinet and metal cabinet versions of the I-Core controller. If the customer requires more than six additional zones, then a second or third 6 station plug-in module can be purchased and installed into the same controller. The plastic model is expandable up to 30 stations while the metal version is expandable up to 48 stations. Sprinkler Warehouse has the best deals on expansion modules compatible with the Hunter I-Core controller.
Learn More About Modular Controllers And Expansion Modules
Looking for more information about expansion modules and how they work? Check out Sprinkler School online for free. Sprinkler School offers a variety of articles and video tutorials to get our customers started with their sprinkler irrigation system. Sprinkler Warehouse also provides product-specific brochures and manuals to help our customers understand more about the products we sell and the accessories that can be purchased in addition.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is an expansion module?
An expansion module is designed to be used with a module irrigation controller. Each module controller has a specific module expansion device or devices that can be used with it. For example, the ICM-600 is designed to be used with the Hunter I-Core modular controller. This module is not compatible with other Hunter timers such as the ICC2, HCC, ACC, or ACC2; it is only compatible with its designated controller.
What controller is the ICM-600 compatible with?
The ICM-600 expansion module is only compatible with controllers within the Hunter I-Core series. These controllers include the Hunter IC-600-PL, the IC-600-SS, the IC-600-PP, and the IC-600-M. The plastic model can be expanded from 6 to 30 stations and the metal enclosure is expandable from 6 to 42 stations. Each of these controllers can be purchased at Sprinkler Warehouse online and in-store.
How many zones does the ICM-600 expand to?
The ICM-600 has the ability to expand a controller's stations to an additional 6 stations. The Hunter I-Core modular controller has 4 bays that can be used to install 4 ICM-600 expansion modules. The plastic cabinet IC-600-PL can be expanded up to 30 stations. The metals cabinets, IC-600-SS, IC-600-PP, and the IC-600-M can be expanded up to 42 stations.