Irritrol PCW Control User Manual
FCC Part 15 Rule
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part
15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference
in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.
If this equipment causes interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the
equipment on and off, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following
1. Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
2. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
3. Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
4. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
The user may find the following booklet prepared by the Federal Communications Commission helpful: “How
To Identify and Resolve Radio-TV Interference Problems”. This booklet is available from the U.S. Government
Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402. Stock No. 004-000-00345-4 s.
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Form Number 373-0762 Rev. A
Where are my schedules and/or
The schedules are contained in the
XML files. Each XML file can contain
numerous schedules. You can save
these files to any directory, such as
Windows 7 - C:\Users\USER_ACCOUNT\Ap-
The software crashes or does not
respond when I open a file or when
using a default site.
Either the file you are trying to open
or the default file the software is
trying to open is missing some
Open the file using MS Word or any other
text editor and see if there are any Sched-
ules that are missing the <Events> tags. If
these schedules are present, then remove
them and save the file. If this does not work
then please contact Irritrol Support so that
they can review your file.
The irrigation does not come on
according to the schedule shown
in the software.
Most likely the controller(s)’ date
and time are off.
Under Tools->Preferences, click the option
to synchronize controller(s)’ time. Next, hit
the “Send” button in the software to update
the date and time in the controller(s).
I cannot click and hold the bot-
tom edge of the zone segment to
change the watering duration.
The zone is assigned to the Schedul-
To customize the zone, click on the ADVI-
SOR tab, when the zone is highlighted,
uncheck “Use Advisor”.
I have most of my zones on the
Scheduling Advisor, and I have
checked “Update schedule chang-
es without prompting”, but I do not
see scheduling changes with the
The computer is turned off at the
time of day the system was told to
check the weather on the internet.
Click on “Get Forecast” at the time you want
the system to regularly retrieve the weather
information. Make sure it is a time of day
your computer is on and connected to the
My system is using the Scheduling
Advisor, but keeps on watering
even when it’s raining.
The internet weather is unaware of
For the most water savings based on the
weather, we recommend the addition of an
Irritrol rain or rain/freeze sensor.
Troubleshooting Guide (continued)