Automatic Yard Watering System - how to instructions
The Yard Watering System allows you to water up to 4 sprinkler stations or Lawnbelt Kits. Each station is watered separately starting with station 1 and ending with station 4.
This auto timer system allows you to automatically water your yard up to 3 different times per day.
Setting the watering times for your timer (model 58872N)
Detail instructions on how to set timer
Rotate the dial to positions indicated for setup.
1. Turn Dial to Set Clock
Press the + button to advance clock time (hold button for quick advance). Press the – button to reverse clock time (hold button for quick advance). *keep in mind am/pm
2. Turn Dial to Set Day
Use the < and > buttons to move cursor (blinking line) over current day.
3. Turn Dial to Start Time
Each start time cycles through all watering stations (1, 2, 3, and 4). Cycle A is for if you want to water once a day. Add Cycle B if you want to water two times a day (2 different start times). Add Cycle C if you want to water three times a day (3 different start times). Use < and > buttons to select start time A, B, or C . Use the + and – buttons to set desired start time.
Repeat steps for other cycles if you want to water more than once a day.
4. Turn Dial to Run Time
Use the < and > buttons to select the run time for valves stations 1, 2, 3, or 4. Use the + and - buttons to increase and decrease the run time. 3. Turn dial to accept the run time.
5. Turn Dial to How Often
Select which days to water or every 1 to 14 days. All stations and cycles will water on selected days. Use the < and > buttons to select which days to water.
Optionally select interval. 1 is every day, 2 is every other day etc. up to 14 days. 4. Use the + and – buttons to increase and decrease the number of days. (note selecting Interval also clears watering days on left side of screen.
6. Turn Dial to Auto
Timer waters according to programmed start time(s), run time(s), on the programmed days or interval; this is where you want the dial to have your program run. Manual Watering allows you to water immediately without interrupting the set cycle(s).
Press ENTER to run all stations once as previously programmed in RUN TIME section. Or, use the < and > buttons to select which station(s) to manually water.
7. Setting a Rain Delay
Delay watering cycle during precipitation to conserve water 1. When in AUTO, press + button for 24 hrs, 48 hrs, or 72 hrs Screen will flash between clock and hours remaining before programmed cycle resumes. To remove rain delay, press CLEAR, or turn dial to OFF and then back to AUTO.