This timer can be used for irrigation systems that have up to 6 zones or valves. With a convenient remote control, watering a specific zone, or running your entire program becomes a breeze. The remote control allows you to operate individual stations up to 200 ft This reduces wasted time walking back and forth to the timer during testing, sprinkler adjustments and repairs. It also allows you to spot water specific zones from your front porch without interrupting your timer's set program. It has two independent programs that can be set to run you sprinkler system multiple times in a day from 1 to 99 minutes. If it rains, there is a convenient rain delay button that postpones your program for 24, 48 or 72 hours.