Irritrol KwikDial Controllers

Irritrol KwikDial Controllers

KwikDial, the ideal residential controller from Irritrol, offers a unique combination of sophisticated features and simple operation. Excellent scheduling flexibility is provided by its automatic, semiautomatic and manual operations, a wide range of watering intervals, and the ability to make percentage changes to watering duration for seasonal adjustments.

An easy-to-use dial and four large push buttons make programming simple, and an optional remote system with station start/pause/resume/ off capability enhances ease of maintenance. Peace of mind is ensured by the controller's electrical surge protection; a self-diagnostic, electronic circuit breaker; and built-in memory that maintains time, date and programming information for 24 hours in the absence of AC power.

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Type Fixed Station Controller Fixed Station Controller Fixed Station Controller Fixed Station Controller
Material Plastic Plastic Plastic Plastic
Colour Grey, Blue Grey, Blue Grey, Blue Grey, Blue
IP Rating Weatherproof Weatherproof Weatherproof Weatherproof
Power Supply 240v AC 240v AC 240v AC 240v AC
Power Output 24v AC 24v AC 24v AC 24v AC
No. of Programs 3 3 3 3
No. of Start Times 3 3 3 3
No. of Zones 4 6 9 12
Max. Run Time 240 Minutes 240 Minutes 240 Minutes 240 Minutes
  • The main safety concern is regarding the water supply. To avoid contamination of the mains water upstream, in most municipalities, a Dual Check Valve is required at the water connection.

  • In rare applications, like on a wall under a well covered patio where the space is 100% dry all the time & not exposed to the sun, an indoor controller will continue to operate without issue. But if you’re not sure, we recommend installing an outdoor model. If something does go wrong with your controller due to water damage or the LCD screen failing from sun exposure, the warranty is voided so it’s not worth the risk.

  • A garden tap is an excellent place to connect your irrigation system. Ideally, install a connection point behind the tap (turn the water off first) so you can still use your tap to fill a bucket when you need to.

  • Yes, irrigation controllers typically have a manual function, this will allow you to both operate all zones, or each one individually as you please.

  • No, unless you’re tapping into your water supply, a plumber isn’t required. Most domestic irrigation systems can be installed by anyone half handy.

  • In some states a rain sensor is mandatory, but regardless it’s something you should include in your irrigation system. Having your system turn on in the middle of a day of rain is not only embarrassing, it’s a terrible waste of water & the overwatering is bad for your garden!

  • There’s no single answer for any system because of a range of factors. So work with trial and error. If you’ve got no idea, maybe start at 5-10 mins. Then think about watering days depending on the time of year, if it’s summer, everyday, but winter maybe once a week.

  • Well you’re in the right place! We’ve got it all here. The first step, is drawing out a plan of your garden, to scale of course. We’ve got Grid Paper in our Product Guides & all the advice you’ll need in there too!

  • We get any number of calls from people across the country who've bought from overseas & have problems. From electrical output problems to thread compatibility problems & other problems that we aren't able to help with!

    By buying from SunshowerOnline, right here in Australia, you can be sure that your warranty issues are covered, that compatibility & compliance isn't an issue & that you'll be able to get helpful after service advice. 

  • Domestic irrigation controllers will always operate zones one at a time. Even if you try to operate 2 to come on at the same time, the controller will automatically delay the operation of the second zone until after the first zone has finished running.

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