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Rain Bird ESPLXIVMP Two-Wire Controller with Smart Valve Technology, 40 Program

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$ 2,301.44

Rain Bird’s newest 2-Wire Controller has many powerful new features like the Integrated Valve Module that stays in constant communication with the controller to provide efficient irrigation and advanced diagnostics. The ESP-LXIVM supports up to 60 stations standard or 240 stations with LX-IVM Pro. Up to four 2-Wire paths can be connected, plus flow sensing and advanced flow management tools that set new industry standards for state-of-the art water management.



  • 60-station capability standard expandable to 240 stations with LXIVM Pro Panel
  • Four available sensor inputs (one wired plus up to three on 2-Wire path) with override switch.
  • Eight (Seven plus 1) for LX-IVM Pro
  • Five flow sensors supported (LX-IVM),
  • Ten for LX-IVM Pro Supported Field devices: IVM-SOL, IVM-OUT and IVM Smart Valves
  • Supports IVM-SEN sensor devices (flow sensing and weather sensor support) and IVM-SD surge devices (one per 500 feet of two-wire path or every 15 devices required)
  • Central Control capable with Rain Bird IQ Communications Cartridges and software
  • Six user-selectable languages
  • 10 independent programs (LX-IVM) or 40 Programs (LX-IVM Pro)
  • Removable front panel is programmable under battery power
  • Compatible with Rain Bird Landscape Irrigation and Maintenance and Third Party Remotes
  • Plastic, locking, UV resistant, wall-mount case, Optional Metal and Stainless Steel Case & Pedestal

Water Management Features:

  1. Learn Flow utility and flow usage totalizer help optimize water usage*
  2. FloWatch™ protection for high and low fl ow conditions set by the user FloManager™ manages hydraulic demand, make full use of available water to turn on as many stations as possible without exceeding water supply and reducing the total time to complete irrigation cycles
  3. SimulStations™ allows stations to operate at the same time; up to 8 with LX-IVM and 16 with LXIVM Pro
  4. Cycle+Soak™ by station
  5. Rain Delay up to 30 days
  6. 365-Day Calendar Day Off (up to 5 days)
  7. Station Delay by program
  8. Normally Open or Normally Closed Master Valves programmable by station; up to 5 with LX-IVM and 10 with LX-IVM Pro
  9. Optional Weather Sensors are programmable by station to prevent or pause watering; up to 4 with LX-IVM and 8 with LX-IVM Pro
  10. Seasonal Adjust by Program or by Month


  • Station timing: 0 min to 96 hrs
  • Program level and global Monthly Seasonal Adjust; 0% to 300% (96 hrs maximum station run time)
  • 8 start times per program
  • Program Day Cycles include Custom days of the week, Odd, Odd no 31st, Even, and Cyclical dates
  • Manual station, program, test program


Diagnostic Features:

2-Wire Mapping: Maps the devices to corresponding wire paths in the controller to help quickly find and resolve issues
Self-Healing: Automatically detect “fixes” to wire path and splice issues and re-start irrigation without reliance on manual intervention
Two- Way Communication: with Intelligent Valve Modules (IVM) communication happens both ways enabling key features
Self-Shutoff : Once loss of power is detected, automatically shutoff valve to avoid leaks
Alarm light with external case lens
2-Wire diagnostics to simplify and expedite troubleshooting
Four isolated wire paths prevent full system failure under a single short
Trending 12-month electrical history reports and proactive action