Turf Comparison

Numbers MOTOROLA NETAFIM® Ranch System LLC™ Hunter® Weathermatic®
I/O CAPACITY-The Benefit of high capapcity Up to 500 D Inputs/ A Inputs and 500 Outputs per controller Up to 48 per controller Up to 48 per controller Up to 48 per controller (99 w/ Decoder) Nodes up to 12 with expansion board
Software License One Time License Purchase Web Based-Recurring One Time License Purchase* One Time License Purchase Web Based-Recurring
Communication Methods Radio, Cellular, IP, 2 Wire, Wireline, Fiber Radio, Cellular, IP, Wireline , Fiber Radio, Cellular, IP, 2 Wire, Wire Radio, 2 Wire, Wireline Cellular
Radio Specs (True Wireless) Range: 80 Miles, Non Line of Sight, Business Band Licensed Radio Range:Up to 2 Miles, unlincesed Radio Range:Up to 2 Miles, unlincesed Radio Range:Up to 3.5 Miles, lincesed Radio and N/A

Software

GUI-Graphic User Interface YES NO YES YES Online Interface
Central YES, Internal, Cloud based, or Remote Server NO (Wireless monitoring via Radio/Cell only) YES, Cloud based YES, Internal YES, Cloud based
Stand Alone YES, RTU Stand Alone YES YES YES NO
Remote Access Yes, Supports iOS, Android and Windows OS YES, Supports iOS and Android YES, online YES- AT FIELD UNIT Yes, Supports iOS, Android and Windows OS
OPC Object Linking and Embedding for Process Control YES, FULL OPC/API NO NO NO NO

Features

SMSAlerting YES YES YES YES YES
E-Mail / Voice Alert YES NO NO YES NO
Flow Monitoring YES YES YES YES YES
Reply SMS YES NO NO NO NO
Weather/Soil/Geographic based Irrgigation Control YES YES YES YES YES
Different Access for Users YES NO NO NO NO

Other

SWAT complaint YES-SMART/SWAT YES-SMART/SWAT NO NO NO
Uprgrade Ability Forwards/Backwards Forwards Forwards Forwards Forwards
Barrier to Entry* $3,500 $2,500 + Management+ Communication $2800 $3100 $2,7000+ Management+ Communication Fees
Sigma Six Quality Standards YES NO NO NO NO
Repair Options Modular Boards, I/O Modules, CPU Controller Controller Controller Node and Controller
Support DIRECT AND DISTRIBUTOR Distributor Distributor DISTRIBUTOR (Direct W/Golf Application) Distributor