Solenoid valves

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hmm was wondering if anybody had any experince with these type of electrical solenoid valves that work with a controller, are they raliabe with the controller etc....
the valves in the pic isnt exactly the product i`m talking about, but just to give an idea...

 

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solenoids can become faulty so its best to invest in something of good quality.. are thses for water flow? i have a friend who has his system kitted with a few of these and a hunter water controll system.. i must actually give him a call tomorrow and check how they are operating..
 

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Are you talking about something like the solenoid valves we get in our washing machines that open and close for the hot and cold water?
 

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that might be it, i will go back to the shop and take a few pic for u guys, its for irrigation... u can set them on a month schedule, hmmmm totally automatic water changes, if you add a timer on your pump from the water containers
 
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I also looked at solonoid valves to do a surge device. Most require at least 2 to 3 bar pressure to operate.
 

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You can always try a 30 000 l pump and you may get 1000 l out of it.:p

I must admit "people" get confused when you ask them for a pressure pump in SA and I have had 1 or 2 argument about them, but there is a big difference between the 2.But they don't seem to understand. You can always use a pool pump I think that will do the trick.
 

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my mate is using an espa pices pump 9saltwater safe) and it is operating fine.. he has 4 of the solenoids operating and is using the same pump to feed his skimmer...
 

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