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7-Step Renovation Roadmap for Golf Course Irrigation Systems

Renovating a golf course irrigation system is not an undertaking to be taken lightly. Whether it’s a complete system renovation or a partial one, following a seven-step renovation roadmap makes the process easier and less disruptive. Some key players share their experiences to help those considering a renovation in the future.

2019-10-02T14:21:20-07:00

How to Fix Rain Bird Central Control COM Port Issue After Windows 10 Update

Did you recently perform an update on your Windows 10 Rain Bird Central Control computer and are now having issues with your COM port? Completion of the Windows 10 update 1803, released on approximately July 10th, 2018, has caused users to experience reassigned COM ports. This prevents the Central Control from communicating with connected devices

2018-10-24T08:00:25-07:00

Tips on Rain Bird MI FREEDOM Software Commands

Remote access to Rain Bird central control is as convenient as the Internet, with Rain Bird’s MI Series Mobile Controller software. This software runs on the central control computer to provide remote irrigation control via any web-enabled mobile device. Available in Advanced and Professional versions, users can activate sprinklers and programs; view which sprinklers and programs

2018-10-24T07:28:10-07:00

Tips for Successful Rain Can Installation, Operation and Maintenance

A clear and unobstructed mounting location is necessary to obtain accurate rainfall readings. The Rain Can must be mounted level for proper operation of the tipping mechanism and accurate recording of rainfall. The mount for the Rain Can should be sturdy enough to allow very little to no movement in windy conditions, vibrations from movement due to wind will reduce accuracy.

2018-10-19T13:09:26-07:00