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5000 Series Rotors

With Exclusive Triple-Blade Wiper Seal

Rain Bird 5000 Series Rotors

Offering unmatched performance from 25' to 50', Rain Bird 5000 series rotors are ideal for residential, light commercial and commercial applications. By combining the industry’s only Triple-Blade Wiper Seal with unrivaled Rain Curtain™ nozzles, 5000 series rotors give you even coverage and enduring reliability that the best contractors demand.  

Exclusive Triple Blade Wiper Seal
Providing seven times the leak protection of single-blade wiper seals, the Triple-Blade Wiper Seal makes 5000 rotors the most leak-resistant rotors on the market. Designed to keep water in and debris out, the Triple-Blade Wiper Seal saves you time and money—and it saves your reputation, too.
Rain Bird's exclusive triple-blade wiper seal

Industry-Leading Rain Curtain Nozzles
Engineered to provide a uniform spray pattern that competitors can’t match, Rain Curtain nozzles deliver large water droplets for superior wind resistance and gentle close-in watering that eliminates brown spots around the head.

Options for Every Application
With three models available (Plus, PRS and SAM), 5000 series rotors give you options that meet the expectations of your business or the demands of any jobsite. (For moredetails, see models below.)

Backed by a 5-Year Trade Warranty
Built to the highest quality standards, every 5000 series rotor is backed by the confidence of a 5-year trade warranty.

 

The reliability and performance of the 5000 Series is available with these great optional features. Click below to learn more.

5000 Plus Flow Shut-Off Option5000 PRS Pressure Regulation Option5000 SAM Check Valve Option

FEATURES

Rain Curtain Nozzle Technology

  • Rain Curtain Nozzles standard on all 5000 Series Rotors
    • Large water droplets for greater wind resistance
    • Effective close-in watering
    • Even distribution over the entire radius
  • Tree of nozzles including four low angle (angle of trajectory 10°) and eight standard angle Rain Curtain Nozzles (angle of trajectory 25°) provides 25' to 50' (7.6m to 15.2m) distance of throw
  • Self-aligning nozzles

Installation and Maintenance

  • Slip clutch mechanism for quick adjustment on installation
  • Faster maintenance with a new self-cleaning arc adjustment screw
  • The 5000 Plus features a flow shut-off device to stop the flow of water to a particular head while the system is still in operation
  • Top-adjust arc adjustment requiring only a flathead screwdriver
  • Radius adjustment screw allows up to 25% radius reduction without changing nozzles

Design Solutions

  • 5000 in 4", 6" and 12" available in shrub or in stainless steel
  • 5000 Series 4" and 6" models available in stainless steel
  • Award-winning MPR nozzle set simplifies design and installation by providing matched precipitation from 25' to 35' (7.6 to 10.7m)
  • Standard rubber cover for extra protection. 5000 Plus Series features a green cover while the 5000 Series features a black cover
  • 40-360° arc rotation and reversing full-circle rotation in one. (A non-reversing full-circle only unit is also available)
  • True 4" (10 cm), 6" (15.2 cm) and 12" (30.5 cm) pop-up (measured from the cover to the nozzle

Durability

  • Heavy-duty cover assembly for extra durability in residential or commercial applications
  • Heavy-duty retract spring assures positive pop-down
  • Pressure-activated triple-blade multi-function wiper seal protects internals from debris and assures positive pop-up and retraction
  • Additional O-rings and seals for extra protection in "gritty" water
  • Five-year trade warranty.

Options

  • Stainless steel riser helps deter vandalism on public turf areas (4" and 6" models only)
  • Pre-installed Rain Curtain Nozzle on most popular 5000 and nozzle combinations
  • Seal-A-Matic (SAM) check valve holds up to 7 feet (2.1m) of elevation change to prevent puddling and erosion caused by low head drainage
  • Purple cover for easy identification of non-potable systems

Operating Range

  • Precipitation rate: 0.20 to 1.01 inches per hour (5 to 26 mm/h)
  • Radius: 25 to 50 feet (7,6 to 15,2 m)
  • Radius may be reduced up to 25% with radius reduction screw
  • Pressure: 25-65 psi (1,7 to 4,5 bar)
  • Flow Rate: 0.73 to 9.63 gpm (4,2 to 36,6 l/m)

Specifications

  • 3/4" (20/27) NPT female bottom threaded inlet
  • Reversing full and part circle adjustment 40° – 360°
  • Full circle only adjustment 360°

Dimensions

  • Pop-up height: Shrub; 4" (10,2 cm); 6" (15,2 cm); 12" (30,5 cm)
  • Overall body height: Shrub: 7 3/4" (19,7cm) 4": 7 3/8" (18, 5 cm); 6": 9 5/8" (24,5 cm); 12": 16 7/8" (42,9 cm)
  • Exposed surface diameter: 1 5/8" (4,1 cm)

NotePop-up height measured from the cover to the nozzle. Overall body height is measured popped down

Optional PRS Feature

  • In-stem pressure regulator (PRS) reduces operating pressure to 45 psi (3,1 bar) for optimal nozzle performance
  • PRS saves water by:
    • Eliminating head-to-head pressure variations
    • Eliminating misting due to high pressure
    • Improving nozzle distribution uniformity by operating the nozzle at optimum pressure
  • Maintenance-free design can be easily retrofitted into existing 5000/5000 Plus, T-Bird™ and Hunter® PGP™ (using UPG model) rotor cases without digging up the entire body
  • Pressure: 25-75 psi (1,7 to 5,2 bar)

 Rain Bird Rotor Family Brochure 
 5000 Series Sell Sheet
 Tech Specs, 5000 Series
 Tech Specs, 5000 Series, Spanish

 5000 Series User Manual 
 5000 Series Performance Chart

Rain Bird 5000 Series vs. Rain Bird 5505 Series Rotors
Rain Bird 5000 Series vs Hunter I20 Series Rotors

PRS with Flow Optimizer Brochure
PRS with Flow Optimizer Brochure, Spanish
PRS Flow Comparisons and Savings
PRS Leave Behind Sheet 
PRS Water Savings Card 
PRS Odometer Sticker 
 5000 PRS Certification Test Summary, US units 
 5000 PRS Certification Test Summary, metric units

 MPR Nozzles Sell Sheet
 Rotor Nozzle Replacement Guide