Rain Bird® 500/550 Series

Rotation Time: 

  •  360° in ≤ 180 seconds; 150 seconds nominally

 Holdback: 

  • Block:  10' (3.1 m) of elevation 
  • SAM/Hydraulic: 15' (4.6 m) of elevation

Nozzle Trajectory: 

  • 51 Nozzle:  12° 
  • 52, 53, 54 Nozzles: 25°

Maximum Stream Height: 

  • 51 Nozzle:  5' (1.5 m) 
  • 52, 53, 54 Nozzles: 13' (4.0 m)

Solenoid:  24 VAC solenoid power requirement:  

  • 0.41 amp inrush current (9.8 VA);  
  • 60 cycle: 0.25 amp holding current (6.0 VA);  50 cycle: 0.32 amp holding current (7.7 VA)
  • Surge Resistance:  Up to 25kV standard on  electric models

Top-Serviceable Rock Screen™  and Replaceable Valve Seat:   On models 500E, IC, S/H

Full-Circle: 

500E:  Electric 
500IC: Integrated Control 
500S/H:  Combined use Stopamatic (SAM)  or Hydraulic (N.O.)* 
500B: Seal-A-Matic™ device

Maximum Inlet Pressure:  

  • Models 550E and IC:  150 psi (10.3 bars)
  • Models 550S/H and B: 100 psi (6.9 bars)

Pressure Regulation Range:  60 to 100 psi  (4.1 to 6.9 bars)
Factory Pressure Settings:  550E/IC available in 70  and 80 psi (4.8 and 5.5 bars)
Inlet Threads:  

 

 

Models E, IC, S/H:  1.25" (3.2 cm) ACME  

Female Threaded 
Models B: 1" (2.5 cm) ACME Female Threaded

Dimensions: 

Body Height: 

  • Models E, IC, S/H:  12.0" (30.5 cm)
  • Models B: 9.6" (24.5 cm)

Pop-Up Height to Mid-Nozzle:  
Models E, IC, S/H, B:  2.6" (6.6 cm)

Top Diameter:  

  • Models E, IC, S/H:  6.25" (15.9 cm)
  • Models B: 4.25" (10.8 cm)