RIVERSIDE, Calif. (February 6, 2013) - Toro has recently released Version 2.1 of its Lynx® Central Control System. Enhancements include sensor input support, which monitors flow, pressure, rain, temperature, and status inputs for Network VP® and E-OSMAC® field hardware. Sensor information is presented in both text and graph formats, with user-defined alarms and preprogrammed responses.
Lynx also provides advanced diagnostics for your GDC 2-wire system to make sure it's always operating correctly. Every time you water, the GDC system verifies communication with every module. If there is a problem, the Course Report in Lynx shows you when and where it happened, automatically.
With every new version, Lynx strengthens its ability to provide peace of mind and to help golf course superintendents improve playing conditions and save water. The number one reason customers give for buying Lynx is its ease of use. Here are a few comments from current users:
"The ease with which I can schedule and adjust my water program is the best feature. It also reduced my water window considerably, which saved my company on energy costs."
"Lynx is a timesaver and the most powerful tool I have to manage my golf course. Its ability to fine tune and micro manage when I desire, quickly and easily, make Lynx an outstanding tool."
"Extremely easy to use. Fewer steps required to execute things. Real-time action. Manual ET starts. Database is easy to make changes to."
For golf course personnel who want the ability to manage their irrigation systems right on the course, Lynx Mobile enables remote control of Lynx from any mobile device connected to the Internet.
Customer Quote: "Lynx is the best system to tie in multiple course monitoring systems. It's not just irrigation, but much more. It's a fantastic piece of software that is easy to use and gives you full control over your system, especially coupled with Lynx Mobile."
Customer Quote: "There have also been a few occasions where we've set programs up from home after forgetting to set them up in the office. It would have taken me an hour and a half if not for the online and Lynx Mobile features."
For even more precise control, Lynx integrates with Toro's Turf Guard® wireless soil monitoring system. This system monitors soil moisture, salinity and temperature information, and communicates it to the Lynx system to help users make more informed irrigation decisions.
"Lynx is designed to put all the information you need at your fingertips, from scheduling irrigation to troubleshooting," said David Angier, senior marketing manager, Toro Golf Irrigation. "The 2.1 release builds in more knowledge and efficiency with sensor inputs."
To learn more about the Lynx system and what's new in Version 2.1, visit www.toro.com/lynx or ask your Toro distributor for details.
About The Toro Company
The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) is a leading worldwide provider of innovative turf, landscape, rental and construction equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. With sales of more than $1.9 billion in fiscal 2012, Toro's global presence extends to more than 90 countries through strong relationships built on integrity and trust, constant innovation, and a commitment to helping customers enrich the beauty, productivity and sustainability of the land. Since 1914, the company has built a tradition of excellence around a number of strong brands to help customers care for golf courses, sports fields, public green spaces, commercial and residential properties, and agricultural fields.www.toro.com.
New Version 2.1 with sensor input support gives golf courses increased efficiency