safe figures for Garden Micro Sprinklers

PhotoCircular pattern
(Standard)
Radius (throw)Flow RateMax Distance to next same sprinkler
(closer is better)
90º Blue & Black1.8mt0.75 Lt/min1.5mt
90º Black, adjustable0mt → 2.0mt0 → 2.0 Lt/min1.5mt
180º Green1.0mt1.4 Lt/min1.0mt
180º Blue & Blue1.5mt0.75 Lt/min1.5mt
180º Green & Black1.8mt1.2 Lt/min1.5mt
180º Black, adjustable0mt → 1.8mt0 → 2.0 Lt/min1.5mt
360º Black1.0mt1.9 Lt/min1.0mt
360º Black, adjustable0mt → 1.2mt0 → 1.5 Lt/min1.0mt
360º Blue spinner2.0mt0.8 Lt/min1.5mt
360º Green spinner2.5mt1.5 Lt/min1.5mt
360º Red spinner2.5mt2.0 Lt/min1.5mt
PhotoOtherWetted AreaFlow RateMax Distance to next same sprinkler
(closer is better)
360º Mister, Yellow & Black0.25mt0.42 Lt/minnot applicable – okay for single plant watering
Narrow strip, Blue & Black5.0mt x 0.5mt0.75 Lt/min1.5mt
Wide strip, Blue3.6mt x 1.0mt1.5 Lt/min1.0mt

Garden Sprinkler note: Plants grow in the way of garden sprinklers, so the further apart you put your sprinklers, the sooner they will be overgrown. A good maximum grid style layout for larger gardens using 180deg 2piece sprinklers (e.g. green & black) in combination with spinners, is 1.5mt x 2mt.

safe figures for RainBird static (non-rotating) adjustable pop-up

Circular pattern (standard)

PhotoNozzle #Radius (throw)Flow rate @ 180º
(½ for 90º and double for 360º)
Maximum distance next ‘same nozzled’ sprinkler
(closer is better)
12’3.2mt4.5 Lt/min3.2mt
15’4.0mt 7.0 Lt/min4.0mt

Strip Pattern

PhotoNozzle #Wetted AreaFlow RateMax Distance to next same sprinkler
(closer is better)
Left Corner4.0mt x 1.0mt2.0 Lt/min4.0mt
Right Corner4.0mt x 1.0mt2.0 Lt/min4.0mt
End Strip4.0mt x 1.0mt 2.3 Lt/min4.0mt
Centre Strip8.0mt x 1.0mt4.5 Lt/min4.0mt
Side Strip8.0mt x 1.0mt4.5 Lt/min4.0mt

safe figures for RainBird 3500 rotating adjustable pop-up
(comes with complete nozzle set)

PhotoNozzle #Wetted AreaFlow RateMax Distance to next same sprinkler
(closer is better)
0.754.4mt3.0 Lt/min4.4mt
1.05.4mt4.0 Lt/min5.4mt
1.56.0mt6.0 Lt/min6.0mt
2.07.0mt8.0 Lt/min7.0mt
3.0 8.0mt (becoming too thirsty for this distance)12.0 Lt/min8.0mt
4.08.6mt (becoming too thirsty
for standard residential)
16.0 Lt/min8.6mt

safe figures for RainBird 5000 rotating adjustable pop-up
(comes with complete nozzle set)

PhotoNozzle #Wetted AreaFlow RateMax Distance to next same sprinkler
(closer is better)
1.0 Low angle7.5mt4.0 Lt/min7.5mt
1.5 Standard angle8.8mt6.0 Lt/min8.8mt
2.0 Standard angle9.3mt8.0 Lt/min9.3mt
2.5 Standard angle9.6mt10.0 Lt/min9.6mt
3.0 Standard angle10.0mt12.0 Lt/min10.0mt
4.0 Standard angle10.8mt (becoming too thirsty for standard residential)16.0 Lt/min10.8mt

Remainder: Usually too thirsty for standard residential multiple sprinkler use

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