US Patent No. 10,561,079

IRRIGATION CONTROLLER WITH REVERSIBLE OPERATOR CONTROLS


Patent No. 10,561,079
Issue Date February 18, 2020
Title Irrigation Controller With Reversible Operator Controls
Inventorship Richard C. Stange, Oceanside, CA (US)
Thomas C. Kadien, Vista, CA (US)
Steven B. Cook, Oceanside, CA (US)
Kok Huat Chong, San Diego, CA (US)
Assignee HUNTER INDUSTRIES, INC., San Marcos, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,561,079

1. An irrigation controller comprising:a face pack comprising one or more actuable controls configured to enable a user to enter or select a watering program for an irrigation system and at least one display on a front side of the face pack;
a wiring hook up area configured to be in electrical communication with the face pack; and
an interior door configured to rotate on a hinge to cover at least a portion of the wiring hook up area when the interior door is closed and to expose at least a portion of the wiring hook up area when the interior door is open, the interior door having a first side facing away from the wiring hook up area when the interior door is closed and a second side facing towards the wiring hook up area when the interior door is closed;
the face pack configured to be moved from a first position relative to the interior door to a second position relative to the interior door, wherein the front side of the face pack is viewable from the first side of the interior door in the first position and the front side of the face pack is viewable from the second side of the interior door in the second position;
the face pack further configured to maintain the electrical communication with the wiring hookup area when being moved to the second position.