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Rain bird 5000 series rotor sprinkler heads in this segment. We will discuss the basic basic operation and adjustments on the rain bird 5000 series rotor sprinkler heads. There is proper technique required to make these adjustments failure to follow the proper techniques could result in damage to the gears or other components.
Within the assembly. Adjusting the arc coverage area on the rainbird 5000 series rotor. There are two configurations of the rainbird 5000 series rotor full circle and part circle the arc coverage area on the full circle model is not adjustable the arc on the part circle model is adjustable from 40 to 360 degrees.
These adjustments are made using the various adjustment slots. Shown here the 5000 series part circle rotor. Has adjustable left and right trip points to adjust your 5000 series rotor begin the process by first observing where the left and right trip points are currently set do this by simply watching the rotation.
And noting where the rotor reverses direction. If the left trip point is okay then proceed to the next step as you see here this rotors left trip point is appropriate for the surrounding landscape.
If it is not okay turn the water off to the sprinkler. Using a rainbird screwdriver and adjustment tool. Insert the tool into the slot shown here and turn the tool 90 degrees.
If you do not have this tool you can grasp the top of the turret with your fingers and lift the riser from the case. Now simply pull up on the screwdriver and the riser will lift out of the rotor case. There will be some resistance from the retraction spring located in the rotor assembly.
When you have lifted the riser out of the case grasp the stem of the riser assembly as shown here now with the water turned off turn the turret counterclockwise to the existing left trip point caution. If the rotor turret does not turn easily to the left first turn it clockwise to the right trip point then turn it counterclockwise to the left trip point to set the new left trip point continue turning the turret counterclockwise until you reach the desired new trip point location you will probably notice. Some resistance as you turn the turret counterclockwise to the new left trip point position this resistance is normal.
This adjustment feature is made possible by a slip clutch within. The rotor assembly.
Do not attempt to make this adjustment with water flowing through the head. It could damage the gears and the head may quit rotating making this adjustment with water flowing will void. The manufacturers warranty on this rotor to adjust the right trip point turn the turret clockwise.
Until the right trip point is reached if this trip. Point is not satisfactory return. The turret to the left trip point insert your screwdriver into the arc adjustment slot.
Shown here to increase the arc turn the screwdriver in the clockwise or plus direction to decrease the arc turn the screwdriver in the counterclockwise or minus direction each full rotation of the screwdriver will increase or decrease the arc 90 degrees. When the maximum of 360 degrees or the minimum of 40 degrees. Has been set you will hear a clicking noise.
Do not attempt to adjust the rotor beyond the maximum or minimum after the right trip. Point is set test your art.
Coverage area by simply turning the turret back and forth. And confirming that the trip points are where you want them if you need to tweak these adjustments. Follow these procedures until you are satisfied with the arc adjustment turn the water onto the zone.
And confirm that the head is covering the ark desired adjusting the arc radius on your 5000 series rotor. If the arc distance needs to be reduced you can make this adjustment by inserting your screwdriver into the raised slot shown here and turning the nozzle retention screw clockwise. This adjustment will allow for up to a 25 reduction in the arc radius.
This adjustment can be made with the sprinkler rotor running if you are trying to get a greater arc radius from your 5000. Rotor be sure not to turn the nozzle retention screw counterclockwise. Too far doing so could result in the nozzle being blown out of the rotor and possibly lost.
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