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Grow your Business with Battery Power

Versatile, reliable, flexible, these are just a few adjectives that could pertain to battery-powered controllers.    More
Thursday, July 1, 2004 Lisa Fratt

Controllers Hook Up with the Internet

Wherever you go, whatever you read, people are talking about the Internet. Whether it’s about going online to make purchases, do research, read the latest news, or to check email, a day doesn’t go by that the Internet is not mentioned.    More
Saturday, November 1, 2003 Keith O Neill

New Technology - 2-Wire Controllers

Todays irrigation controllers have become extremely sophisticated, incorporating computer technology to improve timing and diagnostics. However, as advanced as the technology becomes, you cannot escape the necessity to connect the controller to each and every valve with a bundle of dedicated wire.    More
Saturday, March 1, 2003 Bruce Blau

Can Batteries Keep Turf Clocks Ticking?

Commercial irrigation wouldn't be what it is today if controllers ceased to exist. Let's face it, without the timely, precisely measured application of water to maintain turf and landscapes in good and uniform condition, irrigation as we know it would be no more. Here lies the importance of quality controllers.    More
Monday, April 8, 2002 Tracy Powell

Wireless Controllers ... No Strings Attached

Installing sprinklers and controllers in an area without AC power has always been a difficult and frustrating problem for contractors. There was a time, some years ago, when it couldn’t be done.    More
Saturday, December 1, 2001 Katherine Woodford

The Changing Face of Controllers

Shaking his head, as he looks at the new controller his grandson, Kenny, is demonstrating for their prospective client, Asa’s thoughts stray back to days gone by.    More
Wednesday, May 2, 2001 Katherine Woodford

Battery Operated Controllers - Filling A Need

As we read in the last issue of Irrigation & Green Industry, the technology of the battery-operated controller has been greatly improved. To further prove the worth of this burgeoning alternative to traditional electrical systems, Peoria, Illinois-based L.R. Nelson Corporation continues to evolve their line of wireless controllers.    More
Monday, April 2, 2001 Tracy Powell

Controllers Go Remote

Well, guess what? It doesn’t have to be this way anymore! If you haven’t begun making the move toward selling and installing remote-operated controllers, you are missing the boat. No longer limited to the commercial market, these controllers are available in price ranges that make them affordable for the average homeowner.    More
Tuesday, August 1, 2000