• 4-16 Zone (Station) Modular Controller

  • Easy to use button interface and menu system with shortcut buttons for quick access to the most-used functions

  • Easily upgradeable to Smart control and wireless, cloud-based connectivity through proprietary Smart Connect® receiver

  • Backlit LCD display

The Toro EVOLUTION® Series Controller is a one-of-a-kind irrigation controller designed to help you meet your residential and light commercial customers’ needs. Modular between 4 and 16 stations, the EVOLUTION controller features a unique and intuitive menu system that delivers straightforward programming and easy-to-understand prompts. Shortcut buttons provide quick access to basic irrigation functions, while the advanced menu makes available specialized features, such as Grow In schedules, an Auxiliary schedule for accessories, and delayed starts between zones.

Pairing the EVOLUTION Series Controller with a Smart Connect plug-in receiver will allow wireless connectivity to water saving accessories, such as an ET-based Weather Sensor, Precision™ Soil Sensor, or SMRT Logic Internet Gateway.

Learn more at www.toro.com/evolution

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SMRT Logic™ Compatible

Toro SMRT Logic offers cloud-based landscape control anytime, from anywhere. Through the SMRT Scape™ app or website, users are able to remotely control and manage their irrigation system, outdoor lighting, or other key features of their landscape from wherever they may be. SMRT Logic communicates to the EVOLUTION through a Smart Connect™ transceiver that uses a secure 900 MHz radio signal to communicate to the controller.

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Wireless Connectivity

When paired with a Smart Connect receiver (sold separately), the EVOLUTION Series controller is able to communicate wirelessly to a series of powerful and water saving accessories, including the ET-based Weather Sensor, Precision™ Soil Sensor, Auxiliary Relay, Handheld Remote, or SMRT Logic. SMRT Logic is a unique internet gateway that allows cloud-based control of your landscape through the SMRT Scape™ website or app.

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Backlit LCD Display

The EVOLUTION Series controller features a backlit LCD display that makes programming the controller and making adjustments in the future easy and straightforward. The multi-lingual display can be set to one of six different languages.

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Station Count Flexibility

Available 4- (EMOD-4) or 12- (EMOD-12) station expansion modules are designed for fast and secure customizing of the EVOLUTION Series controller’s station count. The expansion modules are hot-swappable.

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Wireless Weather Sensor Add-On Device

Uses live temperature and solar measurements as well as historical weather data for your location to calculate the amount of water needed from the irrigation system.

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Handheld Remote Add-On Device

Backlit display makes maintenance checks a snap, day or night, allowing you to run sprinklers or schedules from up to 1000 feet away.

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Precision™ Soil Sensor Add-On Device

Up to three soil sensors can be used (one per schedule) to monitor the moisture level in the soil and prevent over- and underwatering. With up to a 500 feet wireless range, there’s no digging required to install.

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Wireless Auxiliary Relay Add-On Device

Up to two wireless relays can be used to turn on lighting, pumps, or fountains, just to name a few possibilities.

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Powerful Transformer

The 1.25 amp transformer is capable of powering up to four solenoids simultaneously.

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Schedule Adjustment

Reduce or increase irrigation runtimes between -95% and +150% of your schedule. Adjustments can be applied across the entire schedule or individual stations. Irrigation can also be manually delayed to the next scheduled start or by up to fourteen days.

  • Power
    120 Vac, 60 Hz
  • Dimensions
    11.25” W x 7.75” H x 4.5” D and 4.5 pounds
  • Weight
    4.5 lbs. (2 kg)
  • Number of Stations
    4 base stations; modular up to 16 stations (4- and 12-station modules)
  • Number of Programs
    Up to three irrigation schedules, each with up to four start times; and one Auxiliary schedule
  • Run Time
    Station Runtimes from one minute to twelve hours (adjustable in one minute increments)
  • Enclosures
    Indoor with hinged door (EVO-4ID); Outdoor with UV-resistant case and hinged locking door (EVO-4OD)
  • Output Power
    24 Vac, 1.25 amps
  • Battery
    Single 9V battery maintains the controller’s time and date during power outages and allows ‘armchair’ programming; non-volatile memory maintains current irrigation programming.
Documents Type Language
Product Literature EVOLUTION Series Controller – The New Standard in Irrigation Control – Brochure English PDF
Product Literature EVOLUTION® Series Controller Product Literature English PDF
Manual EVOLUTION® Series Controller – User's Guide (373-0775) English PDF
Manual Auxiliary-Relay Manual (373-0809) English PDF
Manual Auxiliary-Relay Manual (373-0809) FRENCH French PDF
Manual Auxiliary-Relay Manual (373-0809) SPANISH Spanish PDF
Manual EVOLUTION Firmware Update (373-0824) English PDF
Manual EVOLUTION Firmware Update (373-0824) FRENCH French PDF
Manual EVOLUTION Firmware Update (373-0824) GERMANY German PDF
Manual EVOLUTION Firmware Update (373-0824) ITALIAN Italian PDF
Manual EVOLUTION Firmware Update (373-0824) PORTUGUESE Portuguese PDF
Manual EVOLUTION Firmware Update (373-0824) SPANISH Spanish PDF
Manual Handheld Remote Manual (373-0808) English PDF
Manual Handheld Remote Manual (373-0808) FRENCH French PDF
Manual Handheld Remote Manual (373-0808) GERMAN German PDF
Manual Handheld Remote Manual (373-0808) ITALIAN Italian PDF
Manual Handheld Remote Manual (373-0808) PORTUGUESE Portuguese PDF
Manual Handheld Remote Manual (373-0808) SPANISH Spanish PDF
Manual Smart Connect Manual (373-0812) English PDF
Manual Smart Connect Manual (373-0812) FRENCH French PDF
Manual Smart Connect Manual (373-0812) GERMAN German PDF
Manual Smart Connect Manual (373-0812) ITALIAN Italian PDF
Manual Smart Connect Manual (373-0812) PORTUGUESE Portuguese PDF
Manual Smart Connect Manual (373-0812) SPANISH Spanish PDF
Manual Weather Sensor Manual (373-0806) English PDF
Manual Weather Sensor Manual (373-0806) FRENCH French PDF
Manual Weather Sensor Manual (373-0806) GERMAN German PDF
Manual Weather Sensor Manual (373-0806) ITALIAN Italian PDF
Manual Weather Sensor Manual (373-0806) PORTUGUESE Portuguese PDF
Manual Weather Sensor Manual (373-0806) SPANISH Spanish PDF