Golf course communities are well known for their valued amenities and gorgeous landscapes. Property managers are challenged with reducing their labor and maintenance costs while maintaining the high standards of their guests and residents. When Landscape Architects design layouts for numerous homes with multiple hydro-zones, it is assumed that high-quality water and efficient emitters are used.
During automatic irrigation, Rain Bird Flo-Manager® automatically allocates flow to provide the best uniformity and performance which limits the number of rotors that can be turned on at one time. Watch a quick how-to video that demonstrates how to turn on all of your rotors at one time.
Learn how to maximize the benefits of Rain Bird Central Control by using the temporary adjust feature.
Watch how you can quickly add and remove stations from programs directly from the map in Rain Bird Central Control version 8 software.
Did you know you can calculate how much it costs to run your irrigation system with Rain Bird Central Control? Watch the video below to learn how to calculate this information and use it to make informed decisions.
How to Use Dynamic Flo-Manager® in Rain Bird Central Control to Save Money & Increase Life Expectancy
Watch how to use the Dry Run feature in Rain Bird Central Control to make sure Dynamic Flo-Manager is minimizing water and electrical usage and to take the strain off of aging pipe networks, adding life and economy to the system.
Cycle+Soak is an exclusive feature in Rain Bird Central Control software that allows users to precisely schedule and apply water to be consistent with the infiltration rate of the soil in each specific area around the golf course.
With optimum levels proactively maintained, inputs will be lower and playing conditions improved. Less water and electricity will be consumed and remedial works such as chemicals and cultural practices will be minimized. Rain Bird Central Control allows for the user to set a required water use deficit on each program, area and even every station if required. This allows the Central to accurately apply just the required amount proactively to deliver consistent turf and playing conditions. When directly linked to a Rain Bird weather station this can be done automatically delivering peace of mind and ease of use for the user. Simply tick the box and allow Rain Bird to look after the turf before course staff and the golfers even notice the requirements.
Running your Central Control with evapotranspiration (ET) saves time and money by addressing the plants direct needs based on the exact weather and ground conditions. Watch a short tutorial video on how to setup your Rain Bird Central Control to run using ET.
Learn how to use Rain Watch™ in your Rain Bird Central Control. Rain Watch technology maximizes water efficiency, while minimizing system wear and tear, through intelligent, real-time decision-making based accurate rainfall measurement.
In order to allow the Central Control to run using ET, your best option is to ensure in-field and Central Control setup is accurate. Inputting the data from the field including Spacing (shape type and distance), Rotor (Type and nozzle set up) flow rate and arc details allows the CCS to have an accurate
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.
A how-to video on how to replace PRS tubes on Rain Bird Golf Rotors.
Watch the benefits of Rain Bird's exclusive self-flushing action and how it ensures Rain Bird Rotors are built to last.
Curious about IC CONNECT and what is required to add it to your irrigation system? Below we answer some frequently asked questions. What sensors can the IC-IN work with? –IC-IN should work with any sensor that has a signal output of the following types: Voltage:0-10 VDC Current:4-20 mA DC Contact Closure: - Pulse Counting