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LEIT® XRC 4 to 28 Station Controllers

The LEIT® XRC is an advanced, waterproof, wireless water-management controller powered by ambient light (solar). The XRC’s low power photovoltaic module collects light to produce pollution-free electricity which is stored and used to power the controller day and night in any kind of weather. The LEIT® XRC operates 4 to 28 zones without a connection to the power grid, delivering a cost-effective alternative to conventional AC control systems.

The LEIT XRC’s two-way radio capabilities allow the user to remotely connect to the controller via one of the LEIT Link™ Remote Control Handsets from a distance of up to 800 feet line of site. The LEIT Link™ is a practical solution to field communications with LEIT XRC controllers in remote or hard to reach sites.

The LEIT® XRC series controllers have up to twelve independent watering schedules per valve, supporting a range of water management options for commercial and municipal applications. The controllers’ programming capabilities also include multi-lingual software selections when powering on, durations of up to five hours and fifty nine minutes per station, running groups of stations together within any of the programs, manual run with skip to next, monthly budget, status reports, monthly and yearly history reports, MV/P setting options, station diagnostic capabilities, enhanced security, sensor options, remote or local operation setting, and two-way, remote radio communication utilizing the LEIT Link Remote Control Handset for a complete stand-alone system.

Features:

  • No AC power required, no AC permit requirements and no fees
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  • Quick and easy installation
  • Environmentally friendly; uses clean, renewable solar power
  • Powered by a low power, self-contained photovoltaic module
  • Internal microelectronic management system collects light to produce pollution-free electricity that is stored and used to power the controller day and night in any kind of weather
  • Diagnostic features, sensor capability, and two-way remote control communication allow installation in any location
  • Non-volatile memory holds programs indefinitely, without batteries
  • Remote programming and management capability using one of the two-way LEIT Link™ Remote Control Handsets
  • Liquid crystal display is easy to read under almost any daylight conditions
  • Programming is easy intuitive, using a self-guided menu and four durable, sealed buttons
  • Bilingual software selection in English-Spanish, English-Italian, and English-French each time the controller powers up for ease of programming
  • Isolated from electrical ground, offering virtual immunity to ground currents from overhead power lines and/or close proximity lightning strikes
  • Simple to install; easy access wire connector accommodates standard irrigation wire up to 12 gauge
  • Two terminal strips can handle up to 28 hot wire stations, sensor wire, MV/P wire, and two common wires
  • Use with the LEMA 1600HE solenoid actuator, which can be mounted on most brand name valves using one of seven adapters
  • Maximum valve wire run lengths exceeding 4,500 feet (one way)
  • Withstands harsh environmental conditions; completely waterproof
  • Unit mounts securely to a rugged galvanized steel mounting column using stainless steel lock bolts
  • Vandal resistant, waterproof enclosure fashioned from UV resistant, super tough material endures extreme hot, cold, wet, or dry weather
  • UV resistant lens protects the photovoltaic module from moisture, dust, chemicals, and impact damage
  • Can connect rain, moisture, or freeze sensors to an individual valve or to the entire system using the SKIT 8821-4 switch type sensor adapter
  • Four year manufacturer warranty

LEIT Link™

The LEIT Link™ supports two way radio communications to a LEIT XRC controller via one of the two remote controller handsets available. Each transmits of information and commands to a particular LEIT XRC controller receive confirmation.
Upon connection to a LEIT XRC controller using a LEIT Link™ remote control handset, the current running program and current open valve information is provided. The user can then also review status and history reports, modify program settings, temporarily interrupt a running program to do a manual run, and test or skip to the next valve mode from a distance of up to 800 feet in line of site. In the Check Status mode, the handset can display time, date, budget, sensor activation, and solenoid integrity. In Uplink History, one can review the hourly usage of each valve by month or year, including manual run usage.

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 LEIT® XRC 4 to 28 Station Controllers
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Model Description
LEIT XRC system controller
LEIT XRC20 20 station plus MV/P
LEIT XRC04 4 station plus MV/P
LEIT XRC24 24 station plus MV/P
LEIT XRC06 6 station plus MV/P
LEIT XRC28 28 station plus MV/P
LEIT XRC08 8 station plus MV/P
LEIT XRC10 10 station plus MV/P
LEIT XRC12 12 station plus MV/P
LEIT XRC16 16 station plus MV/P

Specifications:

  • Number of stations: 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 16, 20, 24, and 28 stations plus a master valve or pump start, without AC power hookup, batteries, or conventional solar panels
    • Terminal strip can handle up to 28 hot wire stations, an MV/P wire, and two common wires
  • Power source: ambient light(solar)
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  • Controller light level requirements for normal operation: minimum of 8,000 Lux (morning) to 100,000 Lux (mid-day)
  • Time to fully charge on a clear day: up to two hour
  • Controller output: alternating, 5-volt DC pulse
  • Station capacity: one LEMA 1600HE solenoid actuator per each set of red and white wires
  • Sensor connection: normally closed, none active
  • Weight: 4.9 lbs (2.2 kg)
  • Operational temperature: 14-140°F (–10- 60°C
  • Dimensions: 7.5" W x 12 3/8” H x 4.5" D (19 cm W x 30.4 cm H x 11.4 cm D)
  • Material: UV resistant, super tough plastic body and lens endures extreme hot, cold, wet, or dry weather

Security:

  • Entry: Requires LEIT Key to enter and energize liquid crystal display (not included, use 9 volt battery)
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  • Programming password eliminates potential error by another user
  • Password can be changed at any time during program setup
  • Standard stainless steel lock secures weather resistant exterior panel
  • Optional security using heavy duty stainless steel enclosure

Programming Capability:

  • Watering durations from 1 minute to 5 hours and 59 minutes
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  • Four programs with three start times per program allows for a range of irrigation applications
  • Custom programming with 7-day calendar, odd/even days, or once every 1-39 day rotation
  • Status report provides information on active programs or valves, month deactivations, rain stop, remote or local mode, and station short circuit if activated
  • Rain delay up to 99 days with auto-restart
  • Global monthly water budgeting from 10- 200% in 10% increments
  • Custom grouping of stations allows the controller to operate any number of stations per group together in any of the programs (if hydraulic limitations are not exceeded)
  • Manual run allows for repeat testing of individual valves, semi-automatic cycling by station with quick override via manual setup, skip to the next valve, or full program run
  • History reports provide operating history on each valve with total programmed watering time and total manual run time. This information is available for the current month and the previous 11 months, and the current year versus previous year
  • Monthly off option allows shut-off of irrigation for any month of the year. All months are active by default
  • Open or short circuit detection allows the controller to detect shorts and/or open wires. The Short and Open valve test is deactivated by default.

Remote Control Handset Specifications:

  • MUTI-PRO™ Remote Control Handset: communicate with up to 99 controllers with the same secure ID code
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  • Remote handset Input: 12-volts using 3.6-volt Nim/MH rechargeable cell battery pack
  • Remote handset wall charger: 120AVC/60 H2, 12-volt DC @ 250 mA (included)
  • Radio frequency: radio module operates in the ISM band 900-928 MHz US and Australia (866/869 MHz Europe)
  • Battery recharge: up to four hours of continuous operation
  • FCC approval, part 15 of FCC rules for spared spectrum, international radiators, and part 15 sub C specification
  • Dimensions: 4.0” W x 8.6” H (10.1 cm W x 21 cm H)
  • Material: UV resistant, high impact plastic

System Components

  • Controller installation requires the following components: LEIT XRC controller, mounting column with mounting kit, LEIT Key, and 1600HE solenoid actuator, valve adapter, or 160HE-XXX inline valve (3/4 inch to 2 inch)
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  • Controller installation components (optional): SKIT switch type sensor adapter if rain sensor is used, RKIT interface kit if pump or relay is used
  • LEIT MULTI-PRO™ remote control handset for up to 99 controllers or LEIT MASTER™ remote control handset for 99 groups of controllers, and stainless steel enclosure to protect the controller



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    08/11/2015

    LEIT Irrigation Control Systems

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    01/15/2015

    LEIT X & XRC



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    1 Detail controller column mounting Thumb_e_1_leit_x_controller PDF DWG DXF
    2 Detail controller column mounting with stainless steel enclosure Thumb_e_2_leit_x__ss_enclosure PDF DWG DXF
    3 Detail valve box 3/4" and 1" Thumb_d_2__remote_control_valve PDF DWG DXF
    4 Detail valve box 1 1/2" and 2" Thumb_d_3__remote_control_valve PDF DWG DXF
    5 Detail drip zone assembly Thumb_d_4_leit_with_filter_and_regulator PDF DWG DXF
    6 Detail Rain Sensor mounting using SKIT Thumb_d_5__sensor_wiring PDF DWG DXF
    7 Detail system installation with Accessories Thumb_e_7_installation_1600he PDF DWG DXF
    9 Watermark Electronic Module - Battery Version Installation with DIG LEIT S-Kit Thumb_wem-bwiths-kit-leit PDF

Specifications

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    04/02/2013

    LEIT® X and XRC Controller Specifications


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1600HE Solenoid Installation - for LEIT Controllers

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