|Dimensions||20 × 95 × 170 mm|
Chatterbox Valve Locator
The Holman Chatterbox Valve Locator is a simple device for locating electrically operated solenoid valves in the ground. Just clamp onto the controller terminal block, run that station (valve) on manual operation and the coil will make a distinguishable ‘chattering’ noise. This noise is used to locate the valve. With its compact size, the valve locator diagnostic device can easily be kept in your pocket, ready for use.
- Pocket size
- No batteries required
- Used to locate solenoid valves
To Locate a Single Valve
Disconnect the required station number wire on the Controller Terminal Block. Clamp one alligator clip from the ‘Valve Locator’ to the station number on the Controller Terminal block. The other alligator clip from the ‘Valve Locator’ must be connected to the field wire.
Using the manual cycle on the Controller, turn on the required station (valve). The coil on the valve will start to ‘Chatter’ in the ground and the sound will lead you to the valve.
To Locate all the Valves
Disconnect the Common Wire (or wires) marked ‘C’ on the Controller Terminal block. Clamp one alligator clip from the ‘Valve Locator’ to the terminal marked ‘C’ on the controller. The other alligator clip from the ‘Valve Locator’ must be connected to the Common Wire (or wires). Using the manual test cycle on the Controller, manually turn on the stations for a minimum run time of 2 minutes. The Stations (valves) will come on sequentially one at a time and you will be able to locate the valves by the ‘chattering’ noise.