Baseline Irrigation Solutions

 
The Only Controller Powerful enough for the 9/11 Memorial in New York City, NY

Brochures:

Features of the Solar Powered version of the BaseStation 3200DC controller.
Features and Benefits of the world's ultimate intelligent irrigation controller
Features and Benefits of the Baseline's powerful, large-scale intelligent irrigation controller
Product information about Baseline's patented Soil Moisture Sensors
Product details about Baseline's family of Two-Wire decoders
Features of Baseline's Conventional Wire Solution - the Powered biCoder
Information on how to turn your mobile phone into an irrigation remote control
Information on the only irrigation system that integrates with Building Management systems
Information about Baseline's Flow biCoders and Flow Sensors and Meters
Information about the WaterTec S100 Residential Smart Irrigation Add-on unit
Features of Baseline's Central Control Product, BaseManager and BaseManager Web. These products are compatible with Baseline's legacy irrigation controllers.
A Description of how the BaseStation 1000 Stacks up against the competition.
Features of Baseline's new Mid-Level Commercial Intelligent Irrigation Controller
Features of Baseline's new shared flow controller
Product Features and benefits of the BaseStation 3200 and new V12 firmware
Features of Baseline's Central Control product. Compatible with BaseStation 3200 V12 and BaseStation 1000 irrigation controllers.
This brochure describes how Baseline's irrigation products can benefit large sites such as schools and parks

Spec Docs:

Technical details, product detail and specification information for the BaseStation 3200
A comprehensive overview of how all the parts & pieces of a BaseStation 3200 system fit together.
A comprehensive overview of how all the parts & pieces of a BaseStation 6000 system fit together.
Technical details, product detail and specification information for the BaseStation 6000
Technical details, product detail and specification information for Baseline Soil Moisture Sensors
Technical Specifications & Details for Baseline's two-wire decoder products
Powered biCoder Specifications and Technical Details
Specifications and Technical Details for Baseline's Mobile Access
Specifications and technical details for the Legacy version of BACnet Manager that is compatible with Legacy BaseManager (version 1.4.10)and the BaseStation 3200 Legacy irrigation controller
Specifications and Technical Details for Baseline's Family of Flow biCoders
Specifications and Technical Details for Baseline's Family of Flow sensors
Technical details for Baseline's cell modem communication module
Specification information from 3M about the 3M DBR/Y two-wire connector.
Description of the various specifications for all Baseline flow devices
Specifications and technical details for Legacy BaseManager and Legacy BaseManager Web. These products are compatible with Baseline's legacy irrigation controllers.
Technical specifications and data for the BaseStation 1000
Specification information for surge arrestors and grounding
Technical specifications and details for the BaseStation 3200 and the new V12 firmware.
A comprehensive overview of how all the parts & pieces of a BaseStation 1000 system fit together
Technical details for Baseline's WaterTec S100 residential smart irrigation unit
A comprehensive overview of how all the parts & pieces of a BaseStation 3200 V12 irrigation system fit together
Technical details for Baseline's Ethernet radio module
Specifications and technical details for BaseManager 2.0. This product is compatible with Baseline's BaseStation 3200 V12, and BaseStation 1000 irrigation controllers.
Technical details for Baseline's Wi-Fi Module for the BaseStation 3200 irrigation controller
Technical details for Baseline's Wi-Fi module for the BaseStation 1000 irrigation controller
BACnet protocol implementation conformance statement for Baseline's BaseManager 2 (Application Software Version 2.0.1)
BACnet protocol implementation conformance statement for Baseline's BaseStation 6000 irrigation controller
A comprehensive overview of how all the parts and pieces of a FlowStation and a BaseStation 3200 irrigation controller fit together.
Technical specifications and data for the FlowStation shared flow controller
Technical details for Baseline's BACnet Manager 2 compatible with BaseManager 2 and BaseManagerWeb 2
General specification information for Baseline's BaseStation 3200 V12 irrigation controller in Microsoft Word format. Suitable for including in specifier's documentation.
General specification information for Baseline's BaseStation 1000 irrigation controller in Microsoft Word format. Suitable for including in specifier's documentation.
General specification information for Baseline's BaseStation 3200 V12 irrigation controller in Microsoft Word format. This non-proprietary spec does not give the manufacturer's name or the brand name of a product, which enables the irrigation designer to specify Baseline products while complying with the requirements in the bidding documents.
General specification information for Baseline's BaseStation 1000 irrigation controller in Microsoft Word format. This non-proprietary spec does not give the manufacturer's name or the brand name of a product, which enables the irrigation designer to specify Baseline products while complying with the requirements in the bidding documents.
General specification information for Baseline's grounding requirements in Microsoft Word format. Suitable for including in specifier's documentation.
General specification information for Baseline's grounding requirements in Microsoft Word format. This non-proprietary spec does not give the manufacturer's name or the brand name of a product, which enables the irrigation designer to specify Baseline products while complying with the requirements in the bidding documents.
General specification information for Baseline's conventional wire products in Microsoft Word format. Suitable for including in specifier's documentation.
General specification information for Baseline's conventional wire products in Microsoft Word format. This non-proprietary spec does not give the manufacturer's name or the brand name of a product, which enables the irrigation designer to specify Baseline products while complying with the requirements in the bidding documents.
General specification information for Baseline's two-wire products in Microsoft Word format. Suitable for including in specifier's documentation.
General specification information for Baseline's two-wire products in Microsoft Word format. This non-proprietary spec does not give the manufacturer's name or the brand name of a product, which enables the irrigation designer to specify Baseline products while complying with the requirements in the bidding documents.
General specification information for Baseline's central control features in Microsoft Word format. Suitable for including in specifier's documentation.
General specification information for Baseline's central control features in Microsoft Word format. This non-proprietary spec does not give the manufacturer's name or the brand name of products, which enables the irrigation designer to specify Baseline products while complying with the requirements in the bidding documents.
General specification information for Baseline's flow sensors and hydrometers in Microsoft Word format. Suitable for including in specifier's documentation.
General specification information for Baseline's flow sensors and hydrometers in Microsoft Word format. This non-proprietary spec does not give the manufacturer's name or the brand name of a product, which enables the irrigation designer to specify Baseline products while complying with the requirements in the bidding documents.
General specification information for Baseline's shared flow controller in Microsoft Word format. Suitable for including in specifier's documentation.
General specification information for Baseline's shared flow controller in Microsoft Word format. This non-proprietary spec does not give the manufacturer's name or the brand name of a product, which enables the irrigation designer to specify Baseline products while complying with the requirements in the bidding documents.

Support Docs:

A comprehensive look at how to successfully start watering with Baseline's soil moisture sensors
Instructions on how to update the software version of a BaseStation 3200
Extended Warranty Application for BaseStation 3200 Products.
User manual for the BaseStation 3200 irrigation controller
User manual for the BaseStation 6000 advanced irrigation controller
Description of the mounting locations for a BaseStation 3200 in a "P" series stainless steel pedestal.
Instructions on how to configure a Lantronix Wi-Fi module in a BaseStation 3200 Legacy irrigation controller.
Instructions on how to Configure a Lantronix Ethernet Modem on a BaseStation 3200.
Detail of mounting locations for a BaseStation 3200 in an "X" Series enclosure.
Instructions on how to display a BaseStation 3200 Screen on a PC.
Instructions for updating a 3000+ or 3200 with older "8." or "9." Code Revisions to Current Code.
Netafim User Manual for BHM Series Hydrometers
Complete Manual for the BaseStation 1000 Irrigation Controller
User manual for the V12 firmware version of the BaseStation 3200 controller
Description of the clamp meter Baseline Support recommends for two-wire trouble shooting purposes.
Printable Overlay Artwork for Upgrading a BaseStation 3200 to the V12 Firmware
Printable version of the New V12 Label for BaseStation 3200 Controllers in the "C" Series Enclosure
Printable version of the New V12 Label for BaseStation 3200 Controllers in the "X" & "P" Series Enclosures
Instructions for updating a BaseStation 3200 controller from 11.7.5.15 firmware (or earlier) to V12 firmware. For this no-cost option, you will download the firmware update from the Baseline web site and print labels from the web site.
Instructions for updating a BaseStation 3200 controller from 11.7.5.15 firmware (or earlier) to V12 firmware. Contact your dealer to purchase this option.
Instructions for updating a BaseStation 3200 controller from 11.7.5.15 firmware (or earlier) to V12 firmware. Contact your dealer to purchase this option.
Instructions for updating a BaseStation 3200 controller from 11.7.5.15 firmware (or earlier) to V12 firmware. Contact your dealer to purchase this option.
This document describes the steps for downloading a firmware update from the Baseline web site and applying it to the BaseStation 1000.
Printable instructions for updating the BaseStation 3200 V12 firmware from the Baseline web site.
Guide for getting your new BaseStation 1000 irrigation controller set up
Instructions for configuring a Lantronix Wi-Fi module to work with the BaseStation 3200 V12 or the BaseStation 1000 irrigation controller
Instructions for updating a BaseStation 3200 V12 firmware over the Internet from the controller or from LiveView
Instructions for updating a BaseStation 1000 firmware over the Internet from the controller or from LiveView
Instructions for configuring the Gateway, Endpoint, or Repeater Ethernet radio unit.
An overview of how BaseManager Web 2.0 works and describes the requirements for a self-hosted server.
User manual for Baseline's central control software.
Guide for getting your BaseStation 3200 V12 irrigation controller set up
Guide for getting your BaseStation 6000 irrigation controller set up
User manual for the legacy BaseStation 3200 irrigation controller (11.7.5.15 code version)
Quick reference guide for the legacy BaseStation 3200 irrigation controller (11.7.5.15 code version)
Manufacturer's guide to configuring the settings on an Ethernet radio
Instructions for getting your BaseStation 1000 or BaseStation 3200 irrigation controller connected to BaseManager 2.0
Netafim User Manual for BFM Series Flow Meters
User manual for the FlowStation - Baseline's shared flow controller
This document describes the steps for downloading a firmware update from the Baseline web site and applying it to the FlowStation.
How to select the best irrigation cable to match Baseline's specificaitons

Case Studies:

Compares evapotranspiration-based watering with soil moisture sensor-based watering
The City of Eden Prairie, Minnesota installed Baseline controllers and soil moisture sensors. This case study demonstrates how much water and money they are saving.
The Portland Water Bureau conducted a two-year study to investigate the ability of soil moisture sensor-based irrigation to reduce water usage at landscape sites in Portland, Oregon.
The University of Florida compared the water savings on irrigation systems equipped with soil moisture sensors with other smart irrigation systems.

Spec Drawings:

Detail for installing a BL-5401 coach's button
Detail for grounding a pedestal enclosure for a Baseline irrigation controller.
Layout Detail for a BaseStation 3200 Two-wire project
Detail for installing a Baseline two-wire biCoder
Detail on how to install a soil moisture sensor on a conventional wire system
Detail on how to install a Baseline soil moisture sensor in relation to a plant's root ball
Detailed drawing for a Master Valve/Flow Meter installation
Detailed drawing for installing a pump start biCoder
Detail for installing a PFS flow sensor
Details for installing a Baseline flow biCoder and a third-party flow sensor
Detail for grounding Baseline's wall mount enclosures
Detail for installing a Baseline two-wire biCoder
Detail for installing a Baseline two-wire biCoder
Detail for installing soil moisture sensors on a two-wire system
Detail for locating a soil moisture sensor in a zone that is watered with part circle rotors
Detail for installing a lightning arrestor on a two-wire path
Mounting detail for pedestal enclosures
Detail for mounting a C cabinet for a Baseline irrigation controller
Details for mounting an X cabinet for a Baseline irrigation controller
Detail for installing and wiring a BHM150 or BHM200 hydrometer
Detail for installing and wiring a BHM300 or BHM400 hydrometer
Drawing that shows the two-wire wiring layout for a BaseStation 3200
Detail for installing a Baseline two-wire biCoder
Detail for installing a Baseline two-wire biCoder
Detail on how to install a lightning arrestor on two-wire path.
Details for mounting an X cabinet for a Baseline irrigation controller
Detail for installing a PFS flow sensor
Detail for grounding Baseline's wall mount enclosures
Detail for grounding a pedestal enclosure for a Baseline irrigation controller
Detail for mounting a C cabinet for a Baseline irrigation controller
Detail for installing a BL-5401 coach's button
Details for installing a Baseline flow biCoder and a third-party flow sensor
Detailed drawing for installing and wiring for the BL-5201PR pump start biCoder
Product drawing for the BaseStation 3200P
Product Drawing for the BaseStation 3200C
Product Drawing for the BaseStation 3200X
Placement of a soil moisture sensor in relation to a plant's root ball
Detail on how to install a Baseline soil moisture sensor with part circle rotors
Detail for installing soil moisture sensors on a two-wire system
Detail for installing a soil moisture sensor on a conventional wire system
Detail for installing and wiring a BHM150 or BHM200 hydrometer
Detail for installing and wiring a BHM300 or BHM400 hydrometer
Detailed drawing for a master valve/flow meter installation
Detail for installing a Baseline two-wire biCoder
Mounting Detail for Pedestal Enclosures

Install Guides:

Instructions for setting up and configuring a self-hosted instance of Baseline's BaseManager 2.0 server
Product Manual for the WaterTec S100 - 2007 version.
Product Manual for the WaterTec S100 - 2008 version.
Installation guide and user manual for the current version of the WaterTec S100 -- Baseline's smart watering add-on for residential irrigation controllers
Installation Instructions for the BL-5308 Flow biCoder
Instructions for installing the Baseline BL-5309 flow biCoder that is designed to work with electromagnetic type flow sensors and flow meters.
Installation instructions for the BL-5315B soil moisture biSensor
Instructions for installing and setting up BACnet Manager software on a PC. Applies to BaseManager 1.4.10 versions only.
Instructions for installing the BL-5201/5202/5204 biCoders
Instructions for installing the BL-5303 air temperature sensor
Instructions for installing the BL-5401 coach's button
Installation instructions for the BL-5402 event biCoder
Instructions for installing the BL-LA01 surge arrestor
Instructions for installing the BL-5200-PCK powered biCoder. This biCoder can be mounted in an existing enclosure.
Instructions for installing a BL-5201PR Pump Start/Stop biCoder
Instructions for installing a BL-5200R powered biCoder. Includes instructions for connecting a biSensor.
Instructions for installing a C cabinet enclosure that will house a Baseline controller
Instructions for installing a P pedestal enclosure that will house a Baseline controller
Instructions for installing an X cabinet enclosure that will house a Baseline irrigation controller
Instructions for installing a Baseline cell modem in a BaseStation 1000 or BaseStation 3200 V12 controller
Instructions for installing the BL-1000MEXP expansion module in Baseline's BaseStation 1000 irrigation controller
Instructions for installing Baseline's BL-5201MV Master Valve biCoder in an irrigation system
Instructions for installing a Baseline BHM Series Hydrometer with an incorporated Flow biCoder
Instructions for installing an Ethernet radio that comes in an X-series enclosure.
Instructions for installing a Gateway or Repeater Ethernet radio unit that comes in a C-series enclosure.
Instructions for installing Baseline's BL-PFS300 & BL-PFS400 Flow Sensors
Instructions for installing Baseline's BL-PFS100, BL-PFS150, & BL-PFS200 Flow Sensors
Instructions for installing the X cabinet on a pedestal
Instructions for installing and configuring a Wi-Fi module on a BaseStation 1000 irrigation controller
Instructions for configuring a self-hosted BaseManager 2.0 server that is deployed as a virtual machine
Instructions for installing a Shared Flow biCoder on the two-wire path
Installation instructions for the BFM series flow meters
Instructions for installing an antenna for use with Baseline's Ethernet radio unit

Advanced Programming:

An overview of how you can use Baseline products to keep a pond or cistern full when it's being used for irrigation
Instructions for using a biSensor to monitor the water level in a pond or cistern. Describes how to program the BaseStation 3200 controller to refill the reservoir with a start condition
Instructions for using a biSensor to monitor the water level in a pond or cistern. Describes how to program the BaseStation 1000 controller to refill the reservoir with a start condition
Instructions for programming a BaseStation 3200 controller to pause irrigation programs while a reservoir refills to an acceptable level
An overview of rainwater harvesting for irrigation use
An overview of using a pond or a cistern as a water source
Instructions for using a biSensor to monitor the water level in a pond or cistern. Describes how to program the BaseStation 3200 controller to shut down irrigation when the water in the reservoir drops below a certain level
Instructions for using a biSensor to monitor the water level in a pond or cistern. Describes how to program the BaseStation 1000 controller to shut down irrigation when the water in the reservoir drops below a certain level
Instructions for programming a BaseStation 3200 controller to shut down one water source when the water drops below a specified level
An overview of how Baseline's BaseStation 3200 irrigation controller deals with water restrictions
An overview of Baseline's terminology for points of connection. Also covers basic design scenarios and gives examples for programming the BaseStation 3200 irrigation controller for those scenarios
Instructions for programming a BaseStation 3200 irrigation controller to draw water from separate sources based on priority
Instructions for setting up your Baseline irrigation controller to have a connected 110V electrical circuit turn on/off based on the settings in a program
Estimating how much data is transferred across the network when using BaseManager to operate a Baseline irrigation controller
How to configure lower threshold moisture sensor-based watering on a BaseStation 1000 irrigation controller
How to configure upper threshold moisture sensor-based watering on a BaseStation 1000 irrigation controller
How to configure lower threshold moisture sensor-based watering on a BaseStation 3200 irrigation controller
How to configure upper threshold moisture sensor-based watering on a BaseStation 3200 irrigation controller

BaseStation 1000 -- Configuring Concurrent Zones
This video describes how to configure the BaseStation 1000 smart irrigation controller to run multiple zones at one time.  The video shows how to configure the settings for an individual program and for the controller as a whole.
BaseStation 1000 -- Enabling or Disabling a Program
This video describes how to enable or disable programs in the BaseStation 1000 smart irrigation controller. This feature allows you to set up a program for a special use, and then disable it later when you no longer want it to run.
BaseStation 1000 -- Overview of the Menu Options

This video walks through the menus that are available on the BaseStation 1000 smart irrigation controller. It describes the options under each of the main menus and how to navigate through the menus and select the options that you want to use.

BaseStation 1000 -- Setting a Seasonal Adjustment for a Program

This video describes how to set up a seasonal adjustment for a program on the BaseStation 1000 smart irrigation controller. If your area is experiencing a period of unseasonably dry or wet weather, you can use the seasonal adjustment factor to increase or decrease the amount of water that a program is applying without having to change the runtimes for individual zones.

BaseStation 1000 -- Setting the Date & Time

This video describes how to set up the date and time on the BaseStation 1000 smart irrigation controller. It describes the steps for setting the time and configuring the time format.

BaseStation 1000 -- Testing Devices and the Two-Wire

This video for the BaseStation 1000 smart irrigation controller describes how to test a zone, a soil moisture sensor, the two-wire, and all devices on the two-wire and it describes the results of each test. The video demonstrates how to find the messages related to errors.

BaseStation 1000 Overview
Information about the BaseStation 1000, including information on specifying and ordering.
BaseStation 1000 Searching for and Assigning Devices

This video shows how to search for an assign zones and other devices in a BaseStation 1000 smart irrigation controller by Baseline.

BaseStation 3200 V12 -- Assigning Zones

This video for Baseline’s BaseStation 3200 V12 irrigation controller shows how to assign biCoders (decoders) to zones.

BaseStation 3200 V12 -- Configuring Zones

This video for Baseline’s BaseStation 3200 V12 irrigation controller shows how to configure the various settings for zones including assigning a zone to a program, setting the run time, configuring a primary zone, and linking zones. Be sure you have performed the assigning zones procedure first.

BaseStation 3200 V12 -- Learning Flow
This video for Baseline’s BaseStation 3200 V12 irrigation controller shows how to learn flow for an individual zone or for all the zones in a program.
BaseStation 3200 V12 -- Setting Up Mainlines
This video for Baseline’s BaseStation 3200 V12 irrigation controller shows how to set up your mainlines including how to assign POCs to mainlines and how to assign mainlines to programs. Before going through this video, you should watch the video for setting up points of connection.
BaseStation 3200 V12 -- Setting Up Points of Connection

This video for Baseline’s BaseStation 3200 V12 irrigation controller shows how to configure your points of connection or water sources. The video shows various scenarios with mainlines, master valves, pumps, and flow meters and explains how to configure these devices.

BaseStation 3200 V12 -- Setting Up Programs
This video for Baseline’s BaseStation 3200 V12 irrigation controller shows how to set up programs after you have assigned your biCoders to zones and configured your zone settings. The video shows how to set up start times, start days, water windows, concurrent zone settings, and explains the advanced features for a program.
BaseStation 3200 V12 -- Setting Up Soil Moisture Sensors

This video for Baseline’s BaseStation 3200 V12 irrigation controller shows how to set up moisture sensor based watering with the upper and lower threshold watering strategies.

BaseStation 3200 V12 -- Setting Up Start, Stop, Pause Conditions
This video for Baseline’s BaseStation 3200 V12 irrigation controller shows how to set up a start, stop, or pause condition for a program. The video shows how to configure these conditions for event decoders, soil moisture sensors, and air temperature sensors.
BaseStation 3200 V12 Overview
Product information about the V12 Firmware for the BaseStation 3200, including ordering and specifying information.
BaseStation 6000 -- Configuring a Remote Base Unit (Serial Connection)
How to set up a Remote Base Unit on a BaseStation 6000.  This video covers RBUs that use a Serial Connection to communicate with the field.  (BL-6111-SR or a BL-6111-WB via a BL-6100C-SR2WB Bridge Unit.
BaseStation 6000 -- Configuring a Zone
Help on configuring a new zone into the BaseStation 6000 Software.
Legacy BaseStation 3200 -- Assigning Soil Moisture Sensors
How to assign a soil moisture sensor in a Legacy BaseStation 3200 (11.7.5.15 Code)
Legacy BaseStation 3200 -- Assigning Zones
Demonstration of assigning a biCoder serial number or conventional wire terminal serial number to a zone number in the Legacy BaseStation 3200. (11.7.5.15 Code)
Legacy BaseStation 3200 -- Configuring Soil Moisture Sensors
How to configure a soil moisture sensor in a Legacy BaseStation 3200 (11.7.5.15 Code)
Legacy BaseStation 3200 -- Manually Starting a Program
How to manually run a program in the Legacy BaseStation 3200 (11.7.5.15 Code)
Legacy BaseStation 3200 -- Manually Starting a Zone
How to manually start a zone, or zones, in the Legacy BaseStation 3200 (11.7.5.15 Code)
Legacy BaseStation 3200 -- Messages & Alerts
A quick look at Messages and Alerts in a BaseStation 3200 (11.7.5.15 Code)
Legacy BaseStation 3200 -- Performing a Self Test
A look at the testing and troubleshooting features of a Legacy BaseStation 3200 (11.7.5.15 Code)
Legacy BaseStation 3200 -- Setting the Date & Time
A demonstration of setting the date and time on a Legacy BaseStation 3200. (11.7.5.15 Code)
Legacy BaseStation 3200 -- Setting up a Master Valve
An overview of how to set up a Master Valve in the Legacy BaseStation 3200. (11.7.5.15 Code)
Legacy BaseStation 3200 -- Setting Up Soak Cycles
How to set up and use Intelligent Soak Cycles in a Legacy BaseStation 3200 (11.7.5.15 Code)
Legacy BaseStation 3200 -- Setting Up the Controller Like a Timer
How to program a Legacy BaseStation 3200 controller with a simple timer-based program. (11.7.5.15 Code)
Legacy BaseStation 3200 -- Setting Up Water Windows
Information on how to use Water Windows in a BaseStation 3200 (11.7.5.15 Code)
Legacy BaseStation 3200 -- Setting Up Zone Water Times
A look at the features available in the Zone Water Times dial position. (11.7.5.15 Code)
Legacy BaseStation 3200 -- Using Day Intervals
How to use the different features available in the Day Intervals menu for setting up start days. (11.7.5.15 Code)
Legacy BaseStation 3200 Overview
An overview of the features of the Legacy BaseStation 3200.  (11.7.5.15 Code)
LiveView
A short video demonstrating Baseline's revolutionary LiveView with a BaseStation 1000.
Preview of the BaseStation 1000
A quick overview of the New BaseStation 1000 Controller