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Orbit

Model 57096

Internet #202314093

Store SKU #263530

Super-6 Controller with Remote

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The Orbit Super-6 Electrical Water Timer offers 2 separate programs so you can set watering schedules for individual stations (not included) by day of the week, desired watering intervals or even and odd days. The timer comes with a remote control that operates the stations from up to 200 ft. away.

  • Controls 2 separate watering stations (not included) without interrupting set programs
  • 2 independent programs enable you to set separate watering schedules based on the days of the week, desired watering intervals and odd/even days
  • 1- to 99-minute watering time settings offer flexibility
  • 1-touch rain delay feature provides settings for 24, 48 and 72 hours
  • Intuitive controls and easy-to-read LCD screen offer ease of use
  • Installs on a wall for simple access
  • Operates individual stations up to 200 ft. away with the included remote control
  • Remote helps reduce the time spent walking back and forth to the timer during testing and sprinkler adjustments
  • Does not work with a pump or master valve
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can you add more than six zones to this unit with remote ?

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April 18, 2013
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Los Angeles, CA, USA
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April 29, 2014
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No.
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Lake Arrowhead, CA, USA
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September 5, 2013
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No, you would need to buy another controller with 12 stations.
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July 16, 2013
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Not that I saw. I think you would need to get another station.
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New Jersey
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May 14, 2013
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The timer is set up for 6 or less zones only. Other timers let you plug in additional modules that allow to add more zones.
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April 18, 2013
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Hi Jon,
Unfortunately the maximum number of zones for this unit is 6. Any additional zones will require an additional timer.
Mike,
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Can controller be installed outdoors without an added outdoor box?

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Scottsdale Az
December 2, 2012
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No.
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December 3, 2012
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My previous controller was installed in the garage, so I simply disconnected and connected. I will say this controller does not appear to be "weatherproof" in any way. Had it for a few months now...very easy to install, but then again, I simply disconnected and reconnected existing wiring.
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December 3, 2012
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Thanks for the question. The following are recommendations for the timer:
-The timer should not be exposed to the weather or operated at temperatures
below 32° or above 113° Fahrenheit. (0° c + 45° c).
-Installation works best inside a garage or protected area. The Timer
should not be mounted outdoors.
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Does Model # 57096 Orbit Super-6 Controller have a connection for a pump relay?

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Fort Myers, FL
July 16, 2012
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Yes.
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no
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July 16, 2012
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No it does not. Thanks!
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timer goes off at random times even after re-programing system

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July 6, 2012
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Ray..have you tried resetting the unit to factory defaults and then programming? Also most timers have two programs (A and B). You might have programmed one accidently and the unit is running both programs.
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July 9, 2012
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Please call Orbit technical support at 1-800-299-5555, and they can trouble shoot the timer and fix the error. Thanks!
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 19 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Orbit Controller with Remote I'm not sure why Home Depot doesn't stock this item in their stores. It's a great controller and the remote control is the greatest part. No more running back and forth to the controller when testing/adjusting sprinklers. February 10, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by So far so good Installed it at the end of the season, so I haven't put it through its paces fully. Works well. Takes a bit to get used to the programming style, but is flexible enough for most people. Having the remote is nice. Are there better programmers? yes. This is a good buy and a good price. Time will tell on the quality of the unit Take the time to read the manual for the programming methods, Not as flexible as other timers, but should be fine for a basic system. November 3, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good buy The unit works good, however the 6th zone on mine does not turn off after auto run has finished. Maybe mine has a defect. Easy to set up. September 2, 2015
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Not the best This timer has a very small liquid cristal screen which is very difficult to read in a dark garage. This unit is shipped without any batteries and any mounting hardware. Programming is somewhat combersom because two available programs are not identical - have different timing options. Having a holder for a remote is a nice feature, however the remote itself has limited functionality: while most people will use it for system testing and tuning, time choices are 2, 10, and 30 min. Fortunately, there is a stop button. The timer came faulty. It was a good idea to do all the testing before installation as the timer responded to the remote only one time out of 5-8 attemps at the close range. I spent hours for the testing checking my batteries, pressing a reset button on the unit - it was just bad. I returned the timer to the store but did not want to test my luck again with this unit and spent about 23 dollars more for a much better Orbit model 28566 at another store since Home Depot did not carry it. May 9, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Great Product..still have not used remote. So far this product has been great. The odd-even watering day feature works great with my city's watering ordinance. This unit replaced a non-functioning unit so old that it had rotary dials for zone timers and was 3x the size. The unit was easy to install, I had to install an outlet for the transformer plug since the old unit was wired to 120V direct. I also used industrial strength velcro to attach to wall as opposed to drilling holes, unit is so light that it works great. Have not had an opportunity to use the remote yet so this is why the unit got 4 stars instead of 5. June 13, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Ms Unfortunately I didn't get to use this. I ordered it when my old one started giving me trouble. I had to order this one from Home Depot on line, but before it arrived the county came out & worked on my old one & re-adjusted it & I didn't have any more problems. So when the new one arrived I was not in need afterall to use it. I am giving it the best rating because the service from Home Depot was great & I am sure that I would have been more than happy with it. I got to see it in person & it looked good quality wise. If my old one quits I will order this one again. March 28, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Don't buy this model if you need a master valve feature to control a pump In years gone by, a master valve control was built into sprinkler timers. So I assumed that this timer would come with this feature built in as well. Not true. There was no information in the specifications and/or the description to suggest it did or did not have this feature. So, I assumed it had this feature as my old timer had. Well, I learned the hard way that Orbit and/or Home Depot do not include information on this feature when describing the their products. Another model from Orbit did have this feature, but again this feature is not mentioned in the description/specifications and/or packaging. So, make sure when dealing with Orbit products you know what you are buying. May need to go to Orbit customer support on the web before purchasing. If I had done this, I would have saved grief and money (had to pay for return shipping myself) and time. July 16, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by great buy very easy to set up, works as promised, LOVE the remote. makes extra watering a snap and makes it easy to adjust system without the in and out of the valves. September 2, 2014
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