DIG | 710A Series Battery Operated Controller
DIG | 710A Series Battery Operated Controller
DIG | 710A Series Battery Operated Controller

DIG | 710A Series Battery Operated Controller

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Completely waterproof and able to operate in harsh environments, the 710A series single-station battery operated controller with sensor connection is used for above-ground or below-grade installation on a wide range of brand name valves. Powered by two AA alkaline batteries that can last up to three years, the controller offers programming flexibility for convenient and easy operation. It includes seven buttons with a large, easy-to-read LCD screen and icon-based programming with five start times per day in weekly or cyclical mode. Additional features include monthly budget, rain delay of up to 99 days with automatic restart, 20 preset smart programs utilizing historical ET, and monthly and daily programming restriction options to comply with city and municipal codes.


  • Powered by two AA alkaline batteries with a 60 second safe period that prevents the settings from being lost when replacing batteries
  • Watering flexibility with a selection of watering frequencies including weekly, odd, even, and cyclical with five start times per day
  • Seven buttons with an integrated high-resolution screen
  • Simple, icon-based intuitive programming and EasyFlow™ navigation
  • Simple Smart™ historical ET feature for spray heads and drip irrigation automatically adjusts irrigation schedules monthly
  • Low battery indicator
  • On activation, the controller displays if irrigation is set to water for the day and if any of the additional programming features are active
  • Daily and monthly programming restriction options to comply with city and municipal watering restrictions
  • After 15 minutes the controller screen turns off automatically to conserve energy
  • Semi-automatic and manual operation with a timed countdown to off
  • Program On/Off button allows the user to turn off the controller and reactivate it as desired
  • Retractable coiled cord
  • Brackets for solenoid and wall mounting options are included
  • Utilizes RoHS compliant components
  • Reset option allows erasing of all programs to default settings except time, day, and date
  • Non-volatile memory holds programs indefinitely without batteries except date and time
  • Completely waterproof (IP68)
  • Rain sensor connection included
  • Can be mounted on a range of actuators and solenoid valves
  • Captured solenoid plunger and spring for easy maintenance
  • Easily retrofits to most manufacturers’ valves with one of our seven adapters
  • Three-year warranty

Controller Specifications:

  • Type: DC latch
  • Operating pressure: 10 to 150 PSI, (.7 to 10.5 bar)
  • Body: IP68
  • Power source: two AA alkaline batteries (not included)
  • Power input: constant 11 volt
  • Program mode: Seven keypad buttons with integrated liquid crystal display
  • Temperature range: 38°F to +130°F (3°C to +54°C)
  • Latching Solenoid: 7-12 VDC, two way, normally closed
  • Solenoid control orifice: .065 (1.65 mm)
  • Encapsulated solenoid thread: 11/16"-12 UN male thread
  • Retractable wire: 8.1" (coiled length when extended, approximately 36")
  • Completely waterproof (IP68 certified) - can operate in harsh environments
  • Sensor connection: normally closed 6"(15 cm) yellow wire ( 16 AWG)
  • Adapters included to convert Rain Bird, Hunter, and Toro valves (model 710A-000)
  • Mounting options: solenoid or valve box mounting
  • Valve type: 3/4" to 2" globe inline valves (NPT or BSP) or 3/4" and 1" actuators and anti-siphon valve (NPT)
  • Materials:
    • Housing: high-impact plastic
    • Solenoid housing: glass-reinforced nylon
    • Plunger & spacer: 430F stainless steel
    • Plunger rubber cap: EPDM
    • O-ring: Buna-N
    • RoHS

Programming Options

  • Custom programming schedules with a weekly calendar, odd days, even days, intervals from one to thirty (1-30) days or 1 to 12 hours utilizing a yearly calendar with leap year
  • Five start times per day in normal programming and one start time per day in intervals of 1 to 12 hours
  • Durations up to 5 hours and 59 minutes in 1-minute increments
  • Twenty preset historical ET programs available for 10 climate zones, with 10 for drip irrigation and 10 for spray heads, to use with any irrigation setup and including the option to review the new calculated duration
  • Monthly seasonal adjustment through the seasons with an option to reduce the program duration setting to 0 or to increase it up to 200% in 5% increments without modifying the controller's program duration; also can be used to fine-tune the preset ET program for each month
  • Irrigation suspension for up to 99 days with auto-restart; resumes irrigation automatically
  • Program Off button allows the user to turn off the controller and reactivate it as desired
  • Manual On/Off button with semi-automatic feature utilizing the program run time and shows the time left to run with quick override
  • Daily and monthly programming restriction feature allows the controller to bypass irrigation schedules. Can be used to comply with city and municipal watering restrictions

Distinguished among the 710A features are 20 Simple Smart™ programs based on monthly historical Evapotranspiration (ET) for spray heads and drip irrigation, with an editing feature that can be used as part of the controller programming. Combining one of the historical Evapotranspiration preset programs and a rain sensor can help seasonally adjust or prevent unnecessary watering.

how to specify
Model Description
710A Controller Only
710A-000 Including adapters for Bermad, Rain Bird, Hunter, and Toro valves
710A with Actuator
710A-011 3/4" actuator to convert manual anti-siphon valve including 1" adapter
710A with Anti-siphon Valve
710A-ASV-075 3/4" anti-siphon valve (NPT)
710A-ASV-075BSP 3/4" anti-siphon valve (BSP)
710A-ASV-100 1" anti-siphon valve (NPT)
710A-ASV-100BSP 1" anti-siphon valve (BSP)
710A with In-line Valve
710A-075 3/4" in-line valve (NPT)
710A-100 1" in-line valve (NPT)
710A-150 1 1/2" in-line valve (NPT)
710A-200 2" in-line valve (NPT)
710A-075BSP 3/4" in-line valve (BSP)
710A-100BSP 1" in-line valve (BSP)
710A-150BSP 1 1/2" in-line valve (BSP)
710A-200BSP 2" in-line valve (BSP)



DIG 710A Series Instruction Manual


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