Model 7001

Model 7001

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Galcon Model 7001 Controller  

Galcon’s 7000 series is a user-friendly, battery operated automatic controller.  Based on the latest waterproof technology, the 7000 controller is specifically developed to perform in all weather conditions for optimal irrigation control, including inside a valve box. All products are ideal for drip and sprinkler systems in home gardens, flower pots, roof gardens, and flowerbeds.  Great for Residential and light commercial use, the controller can be installed directly to a PVC pipe using a threaded PVC male adapter or directly to a faucet using a hose to pipe thread fitting.


  • Six buttons with large integrated liquid crystal display
  • Operated by one 9V alkaline battery
  • Watering duration from one minute to twelve hours in one minute increments
  • Frequency choices of 7 day weekly schedule or interval every 3 hours, 6 hours, 12 hours and every day to 30 days
  • Easy to read AM/PM clock and program with the use of six buttons
  • Four start times per day in a weekly mode
  • Weather resistant
  • Automatic, semi-automatic and manual operation
  • Choice of hose thread to pipe thread fitting included in the box
  • Easy to use manual start/stop button via the controller
  • Manual opening and closing via the orange manual lever
  • Irrigation can be suspended via the controller to prevent unnecessary irrigation during rainy weather (rain mode)
  • Low battery indicator to alert when battery is low
  • Battery life is up to two years
  • Emergency backup program of 5 minutes every 24 hours if no buttons are pressed in 10 minutes after battery installation
  • Controller can be detached via 30" coiled cable for easy programming

Controller Specifications:

  • Controller and valve dimensions:4 1/4" W x 3-1/4" D x 6 1/4" H
  • Dry latching solenoid
  • Power source: 9-volt DC (one 9-volt alkaline battery)
  • Solenoid adapter thread: 3/4”
  • Temperature range: 38º to 130º F

Valve Specifications:

  • 3/4 inch NPT with female inlet and outlet included
  • 1 to 28 gallons per minute Flow range
  • 10 to 120 psi Operating pressure (special note: this timer requires at least 10 psi to function, therefore it will not work with low pressure or gravity feed systems)
  • Valve temperature: up to 180º F

Controller Materials:

  • ABS Body
  • Solenoid inner metal parts: stainless steel

Valve Materials:

  • Glass reinforced nylon valve body and cover
  • Nylon fabric reinforced polyisoprene (NR) diaphragm
  • Stainless steel 303 metal parts and screws
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