Model # SST900I

Internet #100633712

Store SKU #558210

null 9-Station SST900i Indoor Simple-To-Set Irrigation Timer
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9-Station SST900i Indoor Simple-To-Set Irrigation Timer

$69.97 /each

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Product Overview

This indoor-mounted timer is so easy to use you can forget the instructions. Its intuitive zone-by-zone scheduling allows you to set watering times differently for each area of the yard, providing greener results with less water. By turning the dial to each zone, you can easily set more or less watering for full sun and shaded areas, or water slopes and clay soils in short intervals to allow water to soak in, avoiding runoff. You can also set different timing and frequency of pop-up sprays vs. rotor zones and customize watering of trees and landscaped areas in Drip zones. Each zone's setting can be reviewed easily in one view with a turn of the dial.

  • Controls up to 9 valves
  • Simple zone-by-zone setting allows you to customize watering schedules for each area of your yard
  • No complex programming - just turn the dial to a zone, then choose start time, watering duration and days of week
  • Large easy-to-read screen and lighted buttons allow you to review settings at a glance
  • One-touch seasonal adjustments allow you to increase watering in hot, dry months and reduce it in rainy periods
  • Long lasting durability with superior surge protection plus a sealed case to protect against moisture, insects and grime
  • Color coded terminals make it easy to connect zone wires as well as master valves, pump start relays or a rain sensor
  • Includes timer, transformer with 6 ft. cord plus installation guide
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Customer Questions & Answers

Can I set the zones for different days and times of day?

I would like to set up the system so that each zone can be operated independently of the others. For example: if zone 1 and 3 are a drip line system in a flower bed can I set it up to operate on different days and times from zones 2, 4, and 5? Or, are all zones either on or off on the same days but with adjustable times of operation? Is it all or none? or can I set up a plan specific to each zone?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes. Each zone can be set to run each day of the week independently of others. Each zone can be set to run up to 4 times a day as well.
Answered by: Timskins
Date published: 2016-08-24

does this sprinkler work where I'm using a well and the controller must trigger a pump relay switch ?

Asked by: dick
Yes, the controller does work with a Pump Start Relay. You can find instructions to wire it in the Use and Care Manual, page 5: http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/pdfImages/19/1981b742-7c6a-4039-84c9-8e9fbc55c3e6.pdf
Answered by: Ray
Date published: 2016-05-29

Does this have to be hard wired or does it have an electrical plug that you plug in?

Asked by: mary
Has a small transformer to plug into a standart wall outlet.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2016-06-25

Compatible valves

It this compatible to Irritrol valves?
Asked by: Olga
Yes, it works with all valves
Answered by: Ray
Date published: 2015-10-29

Can this Controller operate at least 3 valves (Stations) at the exact same time? Do you know of any that can?

Asked by: Dennis
I believe it runs only 1 zone at a time.
Answered by: Mike
Date published: 2016-12-06

I haver 9 stations, will I be able to water any one station at a time manually. Or do I have to go thru all 9 stations? Or is their another model ?

Asked by: Chief
Yes you could water each station manually.
Answered by: Timskins
Date published: 2016-07-22

OK to mount in a water-tight box outside?

Can this unit be mounted in a water-tight irrigation box mounted on an exterior house wall? The box has housed my previous timer for many years and I have not had any water problems. Also, if I wanted to change my exterior box because it is older, is there a compatible box to house this unit?
Asked by: norcalgolfer
Yes, this can be housed in an outdoor timer box. As long as the box is designed for timers with the proper weather resistance and the timer fits with a flush mount in the box there is no restriction in use. The Home Depot stocks this type of box in stores.
Answered by: Rain Bird Marketing
Date published: 2017-02-14

It is compatible with other rain sensor brands ?

Asked by: Sam33
Yes, works with all others
Answered by: DrishoukdworkforHD
Date published: 2016-06-09
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Customer Reviews

9-Station SST900i Indoor Simple-To-Set Irrigation Timer is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 70.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the 2nd one I bought - for good reason. I installed it at one house, then I moved and bo... This is the 2nd one I bought - for good reason. I installed it at one house, then I moved and bought one for my new house. Perfect if you want to run just 1 zone, i.e. you have a dry patch but don't need to run all zones. Or, for winterization you can quick select zone to run.
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality irrigation timer Easy to use, easy to install. Let's you know when a single siphon valve solenoid is out with an error message.
Date published: 2016-09-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from very easy to install, easy to set up zones and watering times etc very easy to install, easy to set up zones and watering times etc
Date published: 2017-02-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great irrigation timer! This irrigation timer is very easy to set and operate.
Date published: 2016-09-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from easy to install Easy to install. I wish it has a cover on the front.
Date published: 2016-09-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A few tricks to make programming even easier Very easy to install and program, but the manual isn't clear on a few things. 1) You should set all the zones to start at the same time if you want them to run in sequence. This way you can easily use the seasonal adjustment to run longer or shorter. 2) If you want to run twice per day, you DO have some control over the interval. Current options are +1, +2, +3, +4, +6, +9, +12. You just push the 2 times per day button to cycle through the options. There isn't a battery backup, but the unit holds its programming during a power failure, although the clock will need resetting.
Date published: 2014-05-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awesome Timer - But Not Perfect I really love this timer. The programming functions are so easy that a child could do it. I have two complaints though: 1) There is a button to "Run All Zones". I only wish this button ran the zones that are programmed. One of my zones isn't programmed to run daily (like the rest). I use this zone only on an ad-hoc need. So when I press "Run All Zones", I wish it would only run the zones that are turned on/active. 2) My second complaint is about the additional watering times. I wish these could truly be based on a time of day and not offset hours.
Date published: 2016-08-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Simple to operate, but quite limited capability I have long-preferred using Rain Bird valves and sprinkler heads because of their reliability, so buying this Rain Bird controller seemed like a no-brainer. I can't speak for the reliability since I just installed and programmed it. It is very easy to set up; the plethora of buttons mean there are little or no settings buried in menus. That's the good news. The not-so-good news is that this controller has some pretty limited functionality. Examples: 1. If you have one area that you want to water manually (I just sewed some grass seed and want to hit a particular zone manually on the really hot/dry days), it's easy to select that zone and turn it on for a given duration. But, you have to hang around and wait for it to finish, and then turn the knob back to auto. If you turn the knob back to auto right away, it shuts the manually-operated valve off immediately. If you leave the control knob set to the chosen zone, it won't run the auto program and if you forget to put it back, non of your zones will operate. It's as if you turned the whole unit off. So if you're on your way out the door to go to work or to the store and just wanted to hit one zone, you're really inconvenienced by having to wait around until the zone finishes. 2, You can't assign zones to a group, and start them at a specific time, with individual times for each zone. All you can do is program each zone individually. You need to keep track how long each one is running to program the next zone accordingly. You could program all the zones at the same time, and the unit is smart enough to run each zone individually, in sequence, but being able to set a group start time and just assign zones to that group would be much easier. 3. The rain delay is global; it affects all zones. Since you can't assign zones to groups, you can't choose a different rain delay option for one group vs another. In all, this is not a bad timer, but I expected more. Given the limitations of this unit compared to the 20-year old Motorola unit I just replaced, I have to say the Motorola unit had much more capability that I used often, although it was a little klunkier to program.
Date published: 2016-06-15
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