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Hunter Soil-Clik Programming and Operations

The bar steps in the display represent centibars of soil water tension on a scale of 10 to 100. High numbers indicate dry soil or soil from which it is very difficult for plants to extract moisture.

The level of the arrows indicates the point at which irrigation will be shut off.

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0–10 Very Wet
10–30 Sand
30–60 Silt & Loam
60–100 Clay
100 Very Dry

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Start with a mid-range setting based on the table or local experience.

Observe results, and adjust as needed. Press (+) to increase, (-) to decrease.


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When the moisture level is reached, Soil-Clik stops the irrigation. This is shown by the  symbol.


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The Pause button overrides the Soil-Clik. It will allow the controller to water normally, even if the soil moisture level has been reached.

When it is in Pause mode, the Pause symbol is shown and the rest of the screen is blank.

NOTE: PAUSE DOES NOT PAUSE WATERING. IT OVERRIDES THE SOIL-CLIK AND ALLOWS WATERING.

Press Pause again to return to normal operation.


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Press the  (Measurement) button to update the moisture level reading. The Measurement icon will appear. An updated measurement (bars) will appear within 5 seconds.


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The Alarm symbol shows an internal malfunction. Replace the Soil-Clik Module if this occurs


SOIL-CLIKInstallation and Setup

This video will show you how to properly install and program a Soil-Clik irrigation moisture sensor to turn your sprinkler timer into a smart irrigation controller. Learn where to place the probe, the correct depth of probe installation, how to pre-soak the sensor, how to install the probe using a slurry mix, and connect the module to your irrigation controller.

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