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Orbit

Model # 27995

Internet # 100038387

Store SKU # 642705

3/4 in. x 30 ft. Port-A-Rain Tandem System

$19.97 /each

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PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Model # 27995

Internet # 100038387

Store SKU # 642705

The Orbit Sun Mate Port-A-Rain Tandem System attaches to a standard garden hose and provides a rain-like spray. This portable watering system includes two 15 ft. reinforced garden hoses, 2 interchangeable nozzles and 3 Port-A-Rain sprinkler heads. Ideal for spot watering or for yards where underground irrigation is not needed. Also great for uneven contours in yards.

  • Attaches to a standard garden hose
  • 452 sq. ft. of total coverage
  • Each sprinkler covers a circle with up to a 24 ft. Dia
  • Adapts to a wide range of yard contours
  • Note: product may vary by store

SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions
Coverage Area (sq. ft.) 
452 
Fitting Size 
3/4 In. FHT 
Product Depth (in.) 
6.5 
Product Height (in.) 
15.5 
Product Width (in.) 
12.5 
Details
Base Material 
Plastic 
Commercial / Residential 
Residential 
Decorative 
Yes 
Maximum Pressure (PSI) 
80 
Maximum Spray Distance (ft.) 
12 
Motion Sensor 
No 
Returnable 
90-Day 
Sprinkler Base Type 
Stand 
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty 
7 years 

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Review Rating: 2 & Up
Maximum Spray Distance (ft.): 10 - 20
Brand: Orbit
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3/4 in. x 30 ft. Port-A-Rain Tandem System
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If I buy 4 orbit port-a-rain tandem system will they connect together

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jboogie
East Saint Louis
July 21, 2012
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Palm Bay, FL
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May 22, 2015
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Yes, but you'll probably have a corresponding reduction in range.
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Gig Harbor, WA
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May 6, 2015
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Yes, but you may not have enough water pressure to get the full effect from using that many at one time.
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Covington, WA.
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August 20, 2014
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If your water system can handle it, I don't see why not. I would only run 2 systems in line than put a zone manifold in. I think the product would perform better.
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Phoenix, Az
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August 5, 2014
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hi, yes they will connect together , but you wouldn't have good water pressure to use them all at the same time . the water wont make it through the 12 sprinkler heads .
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July 19, 2014
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yes - but I would not recommend this product. it does not perform well
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Brick NJ
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June 10, 2014
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Water pressure is the key - They will connect but they may not work well after they have been running for a minute and all the air is pushed out of the system - if you buy them get yourself some extra hose in case you need to split them to get the right pressure
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June 10, 2014
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Yep. Each one has an in and out port. You just have to cap the last one in the chain. However, I have found that the water pressure starts to diminish as it reaches the third and fourth one. So I have two sets of three hooked up to two different spigots.
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March 14, 2013
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Yes, just undo the last head port and you should be able to attach OR you could use a connector at the second sprinkler head to connect the last two.
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Tangelo
Chicago
July 26, 2012
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Hello this is Tangelo from the Home Depot Community!
They will connect together, but do you have enough pressure to make all of them work. Your best bet is to try 2 sets (6 sprinkler heads) and see how that goes first.
I hope this helps, if you have any more questions you can find me on our website at community.homedepot.com
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Can you link more than the three heads up to one system or do you need to split them with a zone valve manifold?

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Sparky
NY
April 13, 2013
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Palm Bay, FL
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May 22, 2015
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Yes, you have the option to add more heads, but you would probably lose some range with the more heads you add.
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Gig Harbor, WA
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May 6, 2015
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It would depend on your water pressure to link more than one unit in my opinion,
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Covington, WA.
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August 20, 2014
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You can put multiple in line if your water pressure can handle it. If you have low pressure you will need to split them off and use a manifold to regulate witch heads get water and when.
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st paul, mn
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July 19, 2014
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Sure, you could cut and splice the hose to add more heads, but the hose and sprinklers on the unit are extremely low quality. You could accomplish the same thing with better quality hose and sprinklers. If needed to set up several sprinkler heads, you would need some pretty good water pressure.
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Brick NJ
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June 10, 2014
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It depends on your water pressure - sometimes more heads allow you turn the water all the way on while less heads might have back off on how much pressure you send - or you might waste water
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December 10, 2013
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You can only run 3 heads at a time, but you can turn off each head at the sprinkler to manage the individual heads so only 3 are active at a time
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April 15, 2013
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Each sprinkler head on the Port-A-Rain is using approximately 3.5 gallons per-minute (GPM). I have attached a link to our movie on YouTube about how to measure water flow. Once you know your water flow, you will be able to figure out how many heads you can add to your line. For example, if your available water flow is 17.5 GPM, you can have up to 5 heads on one line using 3.5 GPM each.
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Does it come with caps for the end sprinkler?

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Kansas City, MO, USA
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Yes, it comes with an end cap.
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Rated 2.8 out of 5 by 74 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by useful Great design. I went with 4 instead of 5 because of quality. Not bad but not great. June 21, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Not worth 20.00 the idea behind this is what most are looking for but not when you put connect and start running the water to only find that it barley sprays. Its almost just as bad as holding your water hose and watering your lawn. Not enough pressure or distance coverage. May 12, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Forget It! Sorry, a great idea but pure junk. Poorly constructed sprinkler and hose makes this a very bad buy. May 15, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Maybe good for small applications in water restricted areas Nice concept, but the mini spray sprinklers deliver little. Best application is where water is at a premium, but to get some water down in the South Florida dry Spring, this purchase was a waste of money. May 2, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Ok but not what I expected I bought these online from homedepot.com and they came already opened and had mud on them. Obviously used and returned. A few of the fittings had pipe thread on them to reinforce the idea that they were used. Next time I will NOT use the online store and just walk into a brick and mortar store and have a choice in what I purchase. Now off my soap box, they are made from plastic and are very light. So light in fact that a curl in the hose will mess up all 3 sprinklers. I ended up screwing them Into wooden stakes for anchors. April 4, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Total Waste of Money Total piece of junk. With all 3 on I get roughy a 2' radius out of each. Not worth my time to return. Could've just thrown $20 in the shredder which would've been quicker. April 24, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great product to customize watering area Highly recommend this product if you are looking to water a yard or garden that is not square. We used this product in our back yard which has many curves and areas we didn't want watered. The adjustable sprayers allow you to choose between 0-360 degrees of coverage. Also appreciate that the short hoses that connect each of the sprinklers are included in the package. I've tried to create one of these on my own in the past and it never worked this good. September 17, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by A raining success This sprinkler system is great. Out of the box it worked like a champ. We put sod down and used this to water. It made my job easier to ensure healthy growth and a full green lawn. I would definitely recommend this to others that are just laying sod, general watering or letting their children or grandchildren play in it. August 20, 2014
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