Rain Bird ESP8MC Rainbird 117VAC Outdoor 8 Station Hybrid Irrigation Controller

SKU: 482694
Brand: Rain Bird Model: ESP8MC Condition: New

Rain Bird ESP8MC Irrigation Controllers

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The power of an advanced water-management tool in an easy-to-use package. The ESP-MC is a commercial-duty controller for the basic or sophisticated user. Four programs, a real-time calendar, Rain Bird's exclusive Cycle+Soak water management software, and the best customer satisfaction program in the industry, helping you conserve both water and money.For Commercial Use


  • 12 hour watering duration: Any or all stations to aid in drip compatibility
  • 4 independent programs with eight start times each: Allow mixed irrigation applications in a single controller
  • Two master valve/pump start terminals: One programmable by station to provide better irrigation control
  • All Programs Can Overlap: Maximize hydraulic efficiency and minimize watering time
  • 365-day Calendar with Leap Year Intelligence: One-time date/time setting
  • Programmable Rain Delay: Enables system to stay off for up to 99 days with auto-restart
  • Upgradeable to Maxicom and SiteControl Satellite
  • Independent Day Cycle Program
  • Water Budget by Program: Provides adjustments from 0 to 300% in 1% increments
  • Cycle+Soak by Station: Allows total station run time to be split into usable cycles, minimizing puddling and runoff
  • Programmable Delay Between Stations: Time for water well recovery, or slow closing valves to turn off completely
  • Manual Watering: Station or Program
  • Sensor Inputs and Override Switch: LED indicates when irrigation is suspended by sensor
  • Non-volatile Memory: Maintains time/date for over 10 years during a power outage
  • 10 year Lithium Battery: Maintains Date/Time during power outage-Diagnostic Circuit Breaker: Identifies electrical shorts, provides "FAULT" message on LCD screen
  • Mounting Plate/Bracket: Fast, secure, vandal resistant installation
  • Quick-connect Terminal Strip: Fast installation
  • Universal Remote Ready: Includes pre-installed connectors for addition of remote products
  • Heavy-duty Transformer: Simultaneous operation of up to nine 24VAC, 7VA solenoids
  • Removable, Battery-Programmable Front Panel: Convenience of both programming instruction and prior to installation


  • Input Required: 117VAC 10%, 60Hz
  • Output: 26.5VAC, 2.5A
  • Station Load Capacity: Up to two 24VAC, 7VA solenoid valves per station plus master valve or pump start relay
  • Diagnostic Circuit Breaker: Skips and indicates stations with overload circuits
  • Power Supply Overload, Backup Fuse: 3.0 Amp SLO-BLO
  • Battery Backup: 9VDC, Ni-Cad Rechargeable, maintains active program in progress during a power outage
  • Heavy-duty Electrical Surge Protection: Both input power and field outputs
  • UL Listed; CSA, CE, C-Tick approved

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