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Rainbird ESP Controller

Rain Bird LX

Rain Bird LX

Rain Bird LX Applications

Modular design for ultimate versatility

Single enclosure simplifies installation

Review, modify programming at the satellite


Rain Bird Features

• A cost-effective DTC (Direct-to-Central Communication Cartridge) can be added to the ESP-LX Modular Controller, upgrading it to an IQ Satellite Controller. This enables remote programming and monitoring with the use of IQ software.

• Multiple communication options including phone, cellular and direct connect.

• Large LCD display.

• Multiple language support.

• Modular station capacity up to 32 stations.

• Program and station run time review.

• Seasonal adjust % by program.

• Monthly seasonal adjust % automatically adjusts station run time each month of the year.

• Cycle+Soak™ by station.

• Sensor input programmable by station with master bypass switch.

• Master valve/pump start programmable by station.

• Programmable rain delay.

• Programmable delay between station by program.

• Manual station(s), program, test program operations.

• RASTER™ diagnostic test.

• Non-volatile program memory retains programming during a power outage.

• Electronic diagnostic circuit breaker.

• Alarm light visible through outer door.

• Satellite firmware re-flashable from IQ Central.

• Removable faceplate is programmable under battery power.

Rain Bird LX Specifications

• Number of programs: 4 independent programs (D program can be programmed to overlap ABC programs).

• Independent Programming schedule:

– Weekly: 7-day cycle

– 1 to 31 day cycle

– Even days

– Odd days (with or without the 31st)

• Up to 8 start times per day per program.

• Station timing from 0 to 12 hours:

– 0 to 120 minutes in 1-minute increments.

– above 120 minutes in 10-minute increments.

• Number of stations: 8 to 32 stations by adding 4-station or 8-station extension modules.

• Input required: 230 VAC -50Hz

• Output: 26,5 VAC 1.9A

• Power back-up: Lithium coin-cell battery maintains time and date (10 years) while nonvolatile memory maintains the schedule (100 years).

• Multi-valve station capacity: Up to two 24 VAC, 7VA solenoid valves per station plus a master valve


Rain Bird LX Dimensions

• Width: 36,4 cm

• Height: 32,2 cm

• Depth: 14,0 cm


RRain Bird LX Models

ESPLXMEUR: 8-station controller base

ESPLXMSM4: 4-station Module

ESPLXMSM8: 8-station Module


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