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null Blue Stripe Drip Battery-Operated Hose-End Timer

Blue Stripe Drip Battery-Operated Hose-End Timer

$2210 /each
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Product Overview

The Toro Blue Stripe Drip Battery-Operated Hose-End Timer can be used for operating drip or hose-end sprinklers. It is battery operated, so there are no electrical wires to connect. Frequency settings allow watering every hour or up to every 3 days. You can set the duration for watering for 1 minute up to 120 minutes.

  • Easy to program for operating drip or hose-end sprinklers
  • Connects to any standard outdoor faucet or hose bibb
  • Battery operated, so there are no electrical wires to connect
  • Duration times allow watering for 1 - 120 minutes
  • Frequency settings allow watering every hour or up to every 3 days
  • Low battery indicator

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Customer Questions & Answers

Can this be used on a gravity water barrel with very low pressure such as a stand alone rain barrel?

Asked by: Anonymous
yes That is what I bought it for. Works perfect.
Answered by: reb104
Date published: 2015-09-20

where does the battery go

sorry lost my instructions and need to replace battery, where and how .
Asked by: Anonymous
The batteries go in the bottom of the unit. You have to remove the cover with a phillips screwdriver. It takes two AA batteries.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2015-11-07

I want it to run at least 6hours and then repeat for the next day. Will this work?

I want it to turn the water on and irrigate for at least 6 hours, each day.
Asked by: Anonymous
It won't run for that long at one time.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2015-11-07

Does this timer have a specific direction of flow? Does it have to be installed with the female connector nearest the faucet/water source?

In order to orient the timer upright on our pipe, it had to be installed with the male connector toward the water source. The water doesn't fully shut off after the watering time and continues to dribble. Do you think it is an internal failure or does it have anything to do with the direction of water flow through the timer?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, the female connector should be attached to the outdoor faucet or hose bib. Attaching it at the male end is likely the reason for the leak you are experiencing.
Answered by: Toro
Date published: 2015-09-17
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Customer Reviews

Blue Stripe Drip Battery-Operated Hose-End Timer is rated 3.1 out of 5 by 38.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from use many of these. one of the few battery operated... use many of these. one of the few battery operated timers,that work on gravity flow,,, the hose end connection can break easily ...older ones use C batterys new one use AA happy with that need to get more soon.....
Date published: 2017-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2017-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great. Works great.
Date published: 2017-07-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Set it and forget it !! This is actually a very good unit. Batteries last all summer long. Keeps my grass looking green and healthy with minimal effort. The only problem is this: The plastic part that screws on to your faucet becomes brittle over time. Every year, I take the unit off for winter and each year the black plastic breaks off. I will be purchasing my 3rd unit in 3 years. If they made that piece out of a stronger material this unit would be a perfect 5 stars. Due to it breaking every year, this unit, in my opinion only rates 3 stars.
Date published: 2006-05-16
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Lasts 2 seasons This is a simple, very easy to use product. Unfortunately, it only lasts 2 seasons. I have had one fail where the plastic material inside the faucet connector became brittle and broke. The second unit developed pinhole leaks at the faucet connector. I've used Orbit, Melnor, Gilmor and Toro hose timers. Toro's durability is the worst of the group. Orbit units have a similiar problem to Toro, but their customer service is outstanding. They have replaced cracked units out of warrant for me.
Date published: 2007-11-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Set timer in house and then install it I like this timer because it serves 2 basic purposes. You can use it as a timer for a garden hose or for a drip system. I needed to design a drip line system but did not finish the design or buy all the parts. Memorial Day weekend is here and I will be away. We needed plants watered. I inserted 2 AA batteries and then waited for the start time. The next day at 5 AM, while in the house, set the frequency to 24 hours and the duration for 20 minutes. Now it was all set to go as soon as I installed it. I bought a brass manifold with a 4 hose hookup. Then attached the manifold to my hose bib. I used some Teflon tape on the male threads and then attached the garden hose. Since I had already tested the spray pattern on the watering end of the garden hose and determined where to locate the spray head, I was all set to use it. I took a picture and sent it to a neighbor and my daughter to solve their watering problem. Lou81
Date published: 2011-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple & Easy to set Pro: Easy programming, one dial sets the frequency for watering and the other dial sets the duration. Water inlet is standard 3/4 garden hose connection as well as the outlet. I run well water through it with no problems. Con: The only drawback I could find is with the duration timer. It has settings for 1, 3, 10 etc min. They skipped the 5 min setting which I could have used, no biggie but would have been nice. I'll probably buy another one of these, we like this unit better than the LED display units.
Date published: 2011-08-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not a reliable Timer I purchased 3 of these from Home Depot in March 2014 and had to return all of them over a 5 week period due to the timer failing to open. What happens is when it is supposed to open you just hear a clacking sound and it just does not open or just as bad it opens and then will not close while still making the same sound. We had a flood in the greenhouse with one and we had a week later another that failed to open but at least we caught it before everything dried up. The 3 rd one out of the package failed the first time it was to open. All of these had new out of the package batteries so spare yourself the grief and get something else.
Date published: 2014-07-26
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