ARC8 App Based Residential Controller - 8 Zone

Special Price $149.00 List Price $276.94
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  • Simply smart watering – Use your mobile device to set, monitor and adjust schedules from anywhere
  • Greater scheduling flexibility – Keep your lawn healthy with three individual programs (A, B, C) and four start times per program for 12 total start times

  • Self-adjusting technology reduces water usage up to 30% – Automatically skips or adjusts daily watering duration based on historical weather averages, yesterday’s known weather and tomorrow’s weather forecast in a local postal code; can be applied to all programs simultaneously or to individual programs

  • Powerful water features – Easily meet regional watering restrictions with advanced features like notifications, custom program cycles, rain delay and more

  • Rugged design – Robust set screw terminals to accommodate up to eight stations plus master valve/pump start relay and rain/rain freeze sensor; controller comes preinstalled in a contractor-grade case to withstand even the harshest environments

  • Watering delay – Suspend watering for up to 14 days when it rains even without a rain sensor; programming automatically resumes when delay has ended

  • Convenient access sharing – Safely share control for a specified time with family members or landscaping and maintenance professionals that may wish to adjust programming or make system repairs

  • Intuitive design – Simple commands at the controller interface complemented by advanced features accessed through the Rain Bird mobile app with or without WiFi available on-site.
  • Smart home compatible – Use your voice to control sprinkler system when connected to Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant

ARC Troubleshooting Guide

ARC Manual

EPA WaterSense Amazon Alexa Compatible

  • Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor/Outdoor
  • Zones/Stations: 8
  • Controller Type: Smart/Self-adjusting Weather-based

Becoming smarter with your watering has never been so easy!

Put control of your sprinkler system in the palm of your hand with a smart irrigation WiFi controller from Rain Bird.

The ARC8 Controller provides simple commands at the controller interface that are complemented by advanced features accessed through the Rain Bird mobile app.

With the ability to accommodate up to eight stations plus master valve/pump start relay and rain/rain freeze sensor, this controller is suitable for both indoor and outdoor mounting.

The controller provides flexible scheduling features to accommodate a wide variety of landscape applications that can be adjusted automatically all year long to ensure a healthy, beautiful landscape, saving you time and money. That’s The Intelligent Use of Water™


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More Information
Model ARC8
Zones/Stations 8
Indoor/Outdoor Indoor/Outdoor
Controller Type Fixed Station, Smart/Self-adjusting Weather-based

Height 7.86 Lenght: 7.92 Width: 3.51

Programs Program-based scheduling (A, B, C)
Program Day Cycles Custom days of the Week, Odd days, Even days, Cyclical (water every x days)
Start Times per Zone/Program 4 start times per program
Electrical Specifications
120VAC (±10%) @ 60Hz
Nominal: 0.68A at 24VAC
             Maximum: 1.0A at 24VAC
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