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Rain Bird Factory Trained
IQ™ v3.0 Technician

Class Code 1105 - 8 hours

This training introduces and defines the role of the IQ™ v3.0 system hardware components. Hands on installation activities include communication between the Central Control Computer and the family of IQ-NCC Network Communication Cartridges. The participant should have working knowledge of the landscape irrigation system including sprinkler, valve, and controller installation. Prerequisite: This course requires a working knowledge of Windows 7 or Windows 8 computer operating systems.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Setup, configure and program all IQ-NCC Communication Cartridges.
  2. Configure and operate IQ-Direct, IQ-Server and IQ-Client Satellite Controllers from the IQ™ v3.0 Central Control System computer.

Course Outline

The material is presented in a combination of instructional methods. There will be lectures, demonstrations, and student practice sessions. The overall objective of this class is to introduce and strengthen the IQ Technician on the methods used to communicate from the Central Control Computer to the IQ Direct, IQ Server, and IQ Client Satellite Controllers in addition to communicating to the WS-PRO2 and WS-PROLT Rain Bird Weather Stations.

Unit 1 Introduction to IQ™ v3.0 Central Control System
Unit 2  Overview
Unit 3 Components
Unit 4 Software – Add Satellite / Configure / Stations
Unit 5 IQ™ v3.0 Cartridge Training
Unit 6 IQ-NCC Configurator Training
Unit 7 Practical Work Stations 1- 8
  • Work Station 1 – IQ Primary WiFi and Secondary Direct Connect/Hardwire
  • Work Station 2 – IQ Primary Ethernet and Secondary SS Radio
  • Work Station 3 – IQ Primary General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
  • Work Station 4 – IQ Primary SS Radio
  • Work Station 5 – IQ Primary Direct Connect
Unit 8 Review, Examination and Evaluation

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