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Rain Bird ESP-9V 6 Station Battery Operated Controller | ESP9V6

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ESP-9V 6 Zone Battery-Operated Controller

Features & Benefits

  • Waterproof case ensures long life even when installed in a valve box
  • Dual-sealed battery chamber with rubber insert and O-ring keeps water out
  • IP68 certified for protection against dust and water intrusion
  • Large LCD display (85% larger than Hunter® Node) with easy-to-navigate user interface)
  • Non-volatile (100-year) program memory keeps your schedule safe even if batteries are dead
  • Mounts in valve box using solenoid mounting bracket, using two screws affixed to the valve box or on a wall using the optional wall-mount kit
  • The plastic controller case has outstanding resistance to weather, yellowing and aging
  • Sensor input with bypass override
  • Master valve/pump-start circuit (multi-zone units only)
  • Rain sensor bypass for all zones
  • Controller operates with one or two 9-volt alkaline batteries
  • Tougher, Easier, and Longer Lasting
  • Get reliable automatic irrigation control when you don't have AC power with the ESP-9V Series Battery-Operated Controller.
  •  Installs Anywhere. Even Underwater.
  • The  ESP-9V waterproof case and dual-sealed battery chamber ensure long life even when installed in a wet, muddy valve box. In harsh environment testing, the ESP-9V outlasted the competition by 70%. After being submerged in water at alternating extreme hot and cold temperatures the ESP-9V was still going strong after the competition failed in less than two days.

Scheduling Features

  • Common programming features are easily accessed on one screen, making programming quick and easy
  • At-a-glance programming eliminates confusion by showing the run time, start times, and watering days for each zone
  • Automatic zone stacking ensures that only one valve irrigates at a time. If zones are scheduled to water at the same time, the ESP-9V will automatically irrigate the lower number zone first.
  •  Dedicated manual watering button for easy manual watering
  • Manually water all zones or a single zone on demand
  • One-touch manual start allows you to start a full programmed irrigation cycle with the touch of a button
  • Contractor Rapid Programming automatically copies the start times and watering days from zone 1 to all remaining zones at initial setup
  • Run times, start times and watering days are customizable by zone
  • Contractor Default allows user to save and restore the irrigation schedule

Operating Specifications

  •  Operates for one year using one 9-volt alkaline battery or more than two years with two 9-volt alkaline batteries
  • Station Timing: 1 to 240 minutes (per start time)
  • 6 independent start times per zone
  • 4 watering day options per zone: Custom days of week, Cyclic (every 1 to 30 days), ODD calendar days, and EVEN calendar days
  • Delay watering: 1 to 9 days
  • Seasonal adjust: 10% to 200%


cULus, FCC, IC, CE, RCM (AMCA), IP68, RoHS

Controller Hardware

  •  Solenoid mounting bracket for easy mounting on a valve
  •  Rubber cover protects the controller's face
  •  Optional: Wall mount bracket


  • Width: 5.35" (13.59 cm)
  • Height: 4.04" (10.26 cm)
  • Depth: 2.42" (6.15 cm)
  • Weight: 2 lbs (907 g)

LCD Screen Size

  • Width: 2.25" (5.72 cm)
  • Height: 1.25" (3.18 cm)

Optional Wall Mount Dimensions

  •  Width: 4.25" (10.76 cm)
  • Height: 6.875" (17.46 cm)
  • Depth: 1.785" (4.53 cm)
  • Weight: 3.6 oz (107 g)
More Information
Brand Rain Bird
Expandability Fixed
Power Source Battery Operated
Type Battery Operated Controller
Application Light Commercial|Commercial
Warranty 3 Years
Series ESP9V
Zones 6
Integrated Valve No Integrated Valve
Enclosure Type Outdoor
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