Hose Timer General Knowledge
This article contains some general information on Orbit’s hose timers and their specs.
What is the working pressure of hose timers? – 5-100 PSI
What is the flow rate of hose timers? – 2.7-18 GPM
What type of batteries do our hose timers need? – Battery-operated timers require 2 X 1.5 v Batteries, and we recommend using Alkaline batteries.
When does the timer stop working due to batteries not having enough power? – Once the voltage of the batteries is at 2.8VDC the low battery symbol comes on. The timer will not work once the batteries get to 2.6VDC.
Do hose timers have a backflow preventer? – Hose End Timers do not have a backflow preventer. You would need to install an Anti-siphon Valve on the hose end.
Is freeze damage covered under warranty? – Freeze damage is not covered under our warranty.Back to Support page
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