BEST HOSE TIMER 2020 (10 best garden hose timers you need to know about
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|3 x 6 x 10.7 inches||1.04 pounds||Raindrip||Check Price|
|Gideon Dual Valve||6.2 x 5.4 x 4.3 inches||1.2 pounds||Gideon||Check Price|
|3.1 x 7.9 x 7.2 inches||1.28 pounds||Melnor||Check Price|
|Gideon Dual-Valve Timer||6.5 x 5.4 x 3.1 inches||1.19 pounds||Gideon||Check Price|
|Faucet Timer Single||6.7 x 4 x 2.5 inches||15.2 ounces||Buteny||Check Price|
|Programmable Hose||6.3 x 5.8 x 2.9 inches||15.2 ounces||Brightown||Check Price|
|Orbit 62024||9.4 x 7.1 x 1.9 inches||10.4 ounces||Orbit||Check Price|
|Gilmour Single Outlet||2.5 x 4.5 x 5.5 inches||1.28 ounces||Gilmour||Check Price|
|Hydrofarm HGWT||4.3 x 3.9 x 7.9 inches||9.6 ounces||Hydrofarm||Check Price|
|Orbit 62034||3.1 x 0.3 x 4.5 inches||3.84 ounces||Orbit||Check Price|
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1. Orbit 62061Z 1 Outlet Dig. Hose Timer, Green
With this timer you won’t experience watering your plants over or under. Depending on what you want, you can set it to different modes which include manual, rain delay, or water conservation. Best choice for on budget gardeners.
- Built-in rain delay feature stops your planned software for 24, 48 or 72 hours
- You can turn it on or off to conserve water during drought conditions
- Built with a wide LCD display screen for simple programming
- Simple to use and needs no equipment during implementation
- Made with robust and weather-resistant content
- Rain delay for water conservation
- High weather-resistant design.
- Highly recommended for the budget-minded suburban gardener.
- Only disadvantage I have found so far is that the material the timer is built I n is not highest quality but it does the intended job very well.
- Other thing would be if you are working with more than two sprinklers the water pressure is quite low if working with multiple sprinklers.
2. Rain drip R675CT Analog 3-Dial Water Timer
The Rain drip Analog (appx. $29) has a three-dial configuration that functions to monitor the performance efficiently, so you never need to think about water waste. It can also stop automated watering for up to 72 hours, which is convenient, but there is no choice for a fixed start time, which isn’t as helpful as that.
This one has mix review from customers but for me I think it’s really affordable and works really well without any programming.
- Can be set to provide
- multiple times during the day
- Easy to program
- Attaches to any outdoor hose
- 3 separate automatic dials
- Building feels strong
- Power level indicator
- Ran easily from batteries
- Requires first setting manually
- Unless batteries are replaced within 15 seconds this timer won’t work
3. Orbit 62034 Mechanical Watering Hose Timer, Green
Here’s a reasonably priced timer for the hose that we find on the site. If you haven’t chosen the perfect product for your use, you might want to check this out. This is yet another hose timer from Orbit. It uses the same simple concept you normally see with the products from this brand. Even though it has a classic design and a simple application, it performs its purpose quite effectively. It functions as an electronic kitchen timer, basically. First you need to turn it on to the maximum level and then you set it to the amount of time that you want your sprinklers to start watering your garden. Unlike other hose timers it does not use any sophisticated, heavy-tech systems.
- The Orbit hose timer functions like an egg timer, as the Instapark concept did.
- Easiest water timer device to use
- Oversized dial is both easy to turn and easy to read
- A stable and heavy duty solution that will last for years to come
- No batteries or power source needed
- Really low price
- Turn the dial to the watering period you want it to, and just walk away. When it’s done it’ll turn off the water. It means you need to be home to start it, like the Instapark, too. But this is a fantastic little device for a basic model which frees you up for other tasks.
- Manual dial must be switched to operate
- Cannot be pre-programmed for multiple sessions
4. Melnor 53280 Four Outlet Digital Water Timer
The Melnor Hydrologic Four Zone Water Timer is your best alternative for outdoor living in your lawn yard, if you want the utmost versatility. This gives you the opportunity to plan zonal irrigation according to your expectations.
- Zinc link nut with anti-slip rubberized coating grip
- Wide LCD screen
- Waters periodically up to 24 hours a day programmed for individual days of the week
- Simple to use rubberized multi-function system
- No additional valves to buy
- Manual rain delay control
- Quick to use
- Exceptionally flexible You can customize various irrigation patterns for different zones
- Trustworthy output Works up to six months on just two alkaline AAA batteries
- Many configurations are a tad bit difficult to configure so hold on to the owner’s manual
- Several watering cycles can need large amounts of water which could be a problem in famine-prone areas
5. Orbit B-Hyve Smart Faucet Timer
- Simple to mount.
- Hundreds of schedule possibilities.
- can be modify
- according to
- Alexa voice-recognition features.
- CONS Lacks precise control of the real use of energy.
- Does not qualify for IFTTT or third party integrations.
6. Orbit 62024 Single-Dial Hose Watering Digital Timer
This is an automated timer for the water hose equipped with one outlet. For quick selection of your preferred settings an enormous knob comes in handy. There are 16 watering-duration options set between 2 and 90 minutes. You get three frequency bands for watering: every day, every other day and every 3rd day. This timer is designed to support a standard faucet and features an auto on / off switch to allow water to be preserved.
It is also very easier to fit in, and is also fairly simple to use.
- Elegant convenience–this timer makes things extremely simple to configure–will be set up and work in minutes
- Discreet style–elegant appearance won’t draw attention to itself
- Affordable alternative –costs less than many of the more complex options available
- Multiple functionality watering choices–adjust watering pace and time
- Restricted if you want a console with more choices–but when you turn it on, it’s connected to basic programming–can’t choose the time any other way.
- Just be aware, this model is only for use in North America. They have copies of it available overseas worldwide.
7. Instapark Programmable Hose Timer6. Orbit 62024 Single-Dial Hose Watering Digital Timer
This Instapark hose timer is significantly more complicated to set than some other digital units and is water resistant and climate-resistant. Its single-outlet design allows it useful for basic irrigation tasks, but it does not allow multi-zone watering installations. Still, it’s a durable little unit and would work well in the garden either inside a greenhouse or out.
- Mainly sold as “foolproof” to work
- Many multifunction choices–choose time, frequency and duration of watering Tough, Climate-resistant built to last and should give you many years of use Great battery life–lasts for ages between battery changes
- Simple-to-read, colorful LED display screen that switches time, water timercondition and battery rates
- Rain delay and manual functionalities–giving you greater flexibility Straightforward, foolproof operation–user-friendly and easy to program
- Attaches to any outdoor yard hose
- Timer selection possibilities leap from 5 mi.
- Timer setting possibilities switch from five minutes to one hour with no gapsbetween
- Valve limits flow and pressure–not really the best pick if high pressure is crucial
- Plastic valves –would have been more durable if made of metal
8. Gilmour Single Outlet Electronic Water Timer: Best for Smaller Lawns and Yards
- Single outlet timer
- Simple to configure and use
- Affordable price point
- Water cycles spanning from one minute to 360 minutes
- Reliable and well created
- The Gilmour Single Outlet Electronic Water Timer was a smash with no drawback to mention in my experience.
9. Gideon Single-Valve Hose Water Timer Sprinkler Timer
- Quick to attach and configure–includes swivel locking and quick functions
- Great flexibility–allows you full control about how and when irrigation is handled
- Quick control of rain delay–quick to stop irrigation for a certain number of hours or days
- Backlit LCD –easy to see in bright sunlight or at night
- Waterproof, rainproof and designed to last–this is a powerful durable device
- Can only pick preset programs-can’t create your own
10. Instapark Auto-Shutoff Mechanical Water Timer
- Irrigation time can be set at whatever time (similar to an egg timer), and is marked at intervals of 15 minutes with the ability to set at any time from 1 minute to 2 hours
- Auto-turnoff up to 120 minutes (2 hours)
- Simple-to-read and convenient-to-use mechanical dial
- Functions well with a variety of water pressure ranges.
- Connects directly to any outdoor garden hose
- The water flow can be somewhat limited based on the location of the hose’s line
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