Live Streaming – IQ4 Expert

This training introduces the IQ4 Central Control platform covering the irrigation controllers and components as well as the software program and its primary functions related to basic and advanced operation, monitoring, programming and reporting.  Exercises include connecting to irrigation controllers using a cellular communication cartridge. 

Course Outline


Unit 1 Overview of the IQ4 Central Control System

Unit 2 IQ4 System Components

Unit 3 IQ4 Communication Training

Unit 4 IQ-NCC Configurator Software Training

Unit 5 IQ4 Cloud System Setup

Unit 6 Controllers

Unit 7 Programs

Unit 8 Activity

Unit 9 Reports

Unit 10 System Status

Unit 11 Practical Exercises

Learning Objectives


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

1. Setup, configure and program IQ-NCC-GP (Cellular) & EN Communication Cartridges.

2. Program and operate the IQ4 Central Control System Software.

3. Configure and operate IQ-Direct, IQ-Server and IQ-Client Satellite Controllers from the IQ4 Cloud operating platform.

Suggested Prerequisites


The participant should have working knowledge of a landscape irrigation system including sprinkler, valve, and controller installation. This course also requires that the participant should have a working knowledge of the Windows 7 or higher computer operating systems. Before the class session, each participant or group should have at a minimum the following items:

  • One of the following ESP-LX Controllers:
    • ESP-LXME with Base Module and Station Module
    • ESP-LXD
    • ESP-LX IVM
    • ESP-LX IVM Pro
  • IQ-NCC 3G Cartridge with SIM card pre-installed
  • If the participant or group would like to set up IQ Net Server and IQ Net Client Satellite Controllers using Hardwire (Direct Connection) or Radio, we recommend having the following components:

    Controllers – two of any of the following ESP-LX Controllers:

    • ESP-LXME with Base Module and Station Module
    • ESP-LXD
    • ESP-LX IVM
    • ESP-LX IVM Pro

    Hardwire (Direct Connection)

  • IQ-NCC RS Cartridge
  • IQFSCMLXME Module
  • IQCMLXD Module
  • (2) CM Straight Cables
  • USB to Serial Adapter
  • Loose Wire
  • Wire Strippers
  • Radio

  • IQ-NCC RS Cartridge
  • IQ-SS Radio (2) w/ Power Supply and Antenna
  • IQ-SS Radio Programming Cable and Adapter
  • (2) CM-Y Cables
  • (2) DB9 Serial Cables
  • Location Information and Class Registration

    August 6, 2020
    Live Streaming
    August 13, 2020
    Live Streaming