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Rain Bird has produced and offered the industry’s broadest range of irrigation products for landscape, agriculture and, golf, sports field, private and public projects.


ESP-LXD Series Two-Wire Decoder Controllers


Controller Features

  • 50-station capability standard expandable to 200 stations with optional ESPLXD-SM75 modules.
  • Four available sensor inputs (one wired plus up to three decoder managed) with override switch.
  • Five flow sensors supported.
  • Supported decoders: FD-101TURF, FD-102TURF, FD-202TURF, FD-401TURF, FD-601TURF.
  • Supports SD-210TURF sensor decoders (flow sensing and weather sensor support) and LSP-1 line surge protectors (one per 500 feet of two-wire path required).
  • Central Control capable with Rain Bird IQ Communications Cartridges and software (see pg. 102).
  • Advanced Features From Cycle+Soak™ to Contractor Default Program™, the ESP-LXD offers innovative features proven to cut installation expenses, troubleshooting time and water use.
  • Program backup and barcode decoder address entry with the optional PBCLXD.
  • Six user-selectable languages.
  • Removable front panel is programmable under battery power.
  • Plastic, locking, UV resistant, wall-mount case, Optional Metal and Stainless Steel Case & Pedestal.
  • Compatible with Rain Bird Landscape Irrigation and Maintenance Remote – Flow Smart Module™ factory installed or field upgradable.
  • Plastic, locking, UV resistant, wall-mount case, Optional Metal and Stainless Steel Case & Pedestal.

Water Management Features

  • Cycle+Soak™ by station.
  • Rain Delay.
  • Calendar Day Off.
  • Programmable Delay Between Stations by program.
  • Master Valve programmable by station.
  • Sensor programmable by station.
  • Program & Monthly Seasonal Adjust.

Diagnostic Features

  • Programming prompts.
  • Alarm light with external case lens.
  • Electronic circuit breaker.
  • Program review.
  • Variable test program.
  • Two-wire diagnostics to simplify and expedite troubleshooting.


Operating Specifications

  • Station timing: 0 min to 12 hrs.
  • Program level and global Monthly Seasonal Adjust; 0% to 300% (16 hrs maximum station run time).
  • 4 independent programs (ABCD); ABC programs stack, ABCD overlap.
  • 8 start times per program.
  • Program Day Cycles include Custom days of the week, Odd, Odd no 31st, Even, and Cyclical dates.
  • Manual station, program, test program.


  • cULus [US and Canada], WaterSense (when upgraded with  ET Manager Cartridge) [US], CE [European Union], IPX4, RCM [Australia and New Zealand], Smart Approved WaterMark [Australia].

Upgrade Options

  • LXMM metal wall-mount case.
  • LXMM-PED metal pedestal.
  • IQ-NCC Network Communication Cartridge.
  • ESP-LXD-SM75 75-station module.
  • PBC-LXD Programming Backup Cartridge.

Electrical Specifications

  • Input required: 120 VAC ± 10%, 60Hz (International models: 230 VAC ± 10%, 50Hz; Australian Models: 240 VAC ± 10%, 50Hz).
  • Power back-up: Lithium coin-cell battery maintains time and date while nonvolatile memory maintains the schedule.
  • Multi-valve station capacity: up to 2 solenoid valves per station; simultaneous operation of up to eight solenoids and/or master valves.

Dimensions (W x H x D)

  • 14.32” x 12.69” x 5.50” (36.4 x 32.2 x 14.0 cm).