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Rain Bird ESPLXME2P LXME Series Professional Modular Controller

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$ 675.40
SKU ESPLXME2P

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Next generation in control for traditionally wired irrigation systems

The popular Rain Bird LXME Series commercial controllers have been upgraded now offering 40 programs, a large backlit LCD screen, and simplified programming. The LXME2 is a fully modular controller allowing the user to customize station capacity from 12 to 48 stations and upgrade to the LXME2 PRO by purchasing the PRO controller or installing the Pro Smart Module. The LXME2 PRO gives the user access to one flow sensor input, advanced flow management capabilities, and a second MV2/P pump start output.

Modular Design

  • Easy upgrade from LXME to LXME2 by swapping the front panel*
  • 12-station base unit expandable to 48 stations with (4) 12-station modules
  • Access a flow sensor and a second MV2/P booster pump start circuit or normally closed master valve by upgrading to the LXME2 PRO. To upgrade, purchase the LXME2 PRO controller or the Pro Smart Module can be purchased separately.
  • *LXME2 controllers only accept 12 station modules

Intuitive Operation

  • 40 programs allow for ultimate flexibility in irrigation schedueling
  • Large backlit LCD display with easy to navigate softkey user interace
  • Copy and paste functions for easy programming of multiple stations

Powerful Water Management

  • FloManager™ manages hydraulic demand, making full use of available water to shorten total watering time
  • SimulStations™ are programmable to allow up to 5 stations to operate at the same time (Max 2 SimulStations per station module)
  • LXME2 PRO models include additional flow management capability and an additional second MV2/P for station level booster pump control 

Specifications

Controller Features

  • Large backlit LCD display with easy to navigate softkey user interface
  • Hot-swappable modules, no need to power down the controller to add/remove modules
  • MV1 – Normally closed or Normally open Master valve/pump start circuit
  • Master valve delay and inter-station delay
  • 6 user-selectable languages
  • Non-Volatile (100- year) program memory
  • Standard 10kV surge protection
  • The front panel is removable and programmable under battery power

Water Management Features

  • FloManager™ manages hydraulic demand, making full use of available water to shorten total watering time
  • SimulStations™ are programmable to allow up to 5 stations to operate at the same time
  • Water Windows by program plus Manual MV Water Window
  • Cycle+Soak™ by station
  • Rain Delay
  • 365-Day Calendar Day Off
  • Programmable Station Delay by program
  • Weather Sensor programmable by station to prevent or pause watering
  • Program or Global Monthly Seasonal Adjust


Diagnostic Features

  • Alarm light with external case lens
  • External alarm port (0.1A max)
  • Program summary and review
  • RASTER™ station wiring test

Operating Specifications

  • Station run timing: up to 96 hrs continuous runtime
  • Seasonal Adjust: 0% to 300% (16 hrs maximum station run time)
  • 40 independent programs (programs can overlap)
  • 10 start times per program
  • Program Day Cycles include: custom days of the week, odd, odd no 31st, even, and cyclical dates
  • Manual station start, manual program start, test all Stations

Electrical Specifications

  • Input required: 120 VAC ± 10%, 60Hz; 230 VAC +10% -6%, 50 Hz.
  • Output: 26.5 VAC 1.9A
  • Power back-up: Lithium coin-cell battery maintains time and date while nonvolatile memory maintains the schedule
  • Multi-valve capacity: Maximum five 24 VAC, 7 VA solenoid valves simultaneous operation including the master valve, maximum two solenoid valves per station module

PRO Models Only

  • PRO features can be accessed by installing the LXME2 PRO Controller or by replacing the LXME2 base module with a PRO Smart Module (PSM-LXME2)
  • FloWatch™ protection for high and low flow conditions with user defined reactions
  • Flow sensing capability (1 input)
  • Learn Flow - Automatically Learn Flow rates based on real-time usage
  • Flow Usage Totalizer
  • MV2/P - Additional 2nd booster pump start circuit or normally closed master valve programmable by station

Retrofit Applications: Previous generation LXME controllers can be upgraded with LXME2 hardware

  • Cabinet - LXME era cabinets (chassis) are compatible with LXME2 hardware and do not need to be upgraded
  • Faceplate - LXME faceplate can be swapped with an LXME2 faceplate (LXME2FP)
  • 12 Station Modules (ESP-LXM-SM12) - Existing wiring to 12 station modules can remain unchanged
  • 4 & 8 Station Modules - Not supported (replace with ESP-LXM-SM12)
  • Base Module (BM2-LXME) - Is compatible with the LXME2
  • Flow Smart Module (FSM-LXME) - Not supported (replace with PSM-LXME2)
  • Flow Smart IQ Connection Module (IQ-FSCMLXME) - Not supported (replace with IQ-PSCMLXME2).
  • 6 Pin Remotes - Not compatible with LXME2

Dimensions:

  • Width: 14.32"
  • Height:  12.69"
  • Depth:  5.50"