Maxicom Technician

This hardware training is designed to introduce and instruct the technician responsible for the maintenance, upkeep, troubleshooting and repair of the Maxicom Central Control irrigation system. Training is focused on each of the system’s hardware components followed with hands-on installation activities with the Central Controller, Weather Station, Site SAT, Cluster Control Unit, Satellite, and sensors. Additional topics include advanced communication protocols covering Ethernet, Wi-Fi, and Advanced Spread Spectrum modems as they integrate with the Maxicom Central Control system.

Course Outline

Unit 1 Introduction to Maxicom² Technician

Unit 2 Maxicom Hardware Components

Unit 3 Communication Protocols

Unit 4 Cluster Control Unit (CCU)

Unit 5 ESP-SAT Satellite Controller

Unit 6 Sensors

Unit 7 Practical Exercises (Programming Pulse and Sensor Decoders)

Unit 8 Practical Exercises (Programming PT3002/322)

Unit 9 Weather Station

Unit 10 ESP-Site Satellite

Unit 11 Practical Exercises (Work Stations 1,2,3,4)

Unit 12 Ethernet Communication Options for Maxicom

Unit 13 Spread Spectrum Radio Applications for Maxicom

Unit 14 Review & Examination

Suggested Experience

The participant should have working knowledge of the landscape irrigation system including sprinkler, valve, and controller installation.