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Guardian Valve Controller

Guardian | GVC1
Guardian Valve Controller - Closed
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Guardian Valve Controller - Installation

Guardian Valve Controller

Guardian | GVC1
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Product Description

Install in minutes and never worry about water damage again. Guardian will automatically close your water main when Leak Detectors (sold separately) sense leaks and freezing temperatures. Use the iOS & Android app, with no monthly service fees, to monitor and control your system from anywhere in the world.

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  • The Valve Controller easily installs over the existing quarter-turn metal ball valve from ½" - 1.25" without any tools.
  • Splash resistant housing.
  • Recommended for indoor use.
  • Use with your existing plumbing with no tools or pipe cutting.
  • Offline functionality and an optional battery backup work together to offer unparalleled reliability.
  • Add over a hundred additional Leak Detectors and other devices to expand your system’s capabilities at any time.

Power Specs

  • Power Supply: 12V DC 2A Power Supply (Included, 10ft length)
  • Optional Battery Backup: 8 hrs + 1 valve close motion


  • Apps: iOS, Android
  • Wireless Connectivity: Bluetooth LE, Wi-Fi, Guardian RF (1000ft range)
  • Subscription Fees: None
  • Wi-Fi Required: Yes, only for setup, remote control, and notifications
  • Inputs: Power, Minijack (Remote Sensor Probe + RS-485c)
  • Available Data: Valve status, temperature, leak detection near valve (with optional probe)

Physical Attributes

  • Dimensions: 8.34" × 6" × 3.5" (W × H × D)
  • Required Tools: None
  • Ingress Protection: Splash-proof; for indoor use only

Additional Features

  • Automatic water shut-off during leaks
  • Motor stall detection & notification

Physical Interfacing Options

  • LED Status Indicator: Power, Wi-Fi, Guardian RF, and Valve Status
  • Button Functionality: Open, Close, Stop, and factory reset
  • Audible Alerts: Yes, via Buzzer
  • Visual Alerts: Yes, via LED

Supported Valves

  • Supported Valve Types: Most 1/4-Turn metal ball valves (except T-handle)
  • Supported Sizes: 1/2" – 1-1/4"
  • Torque: 14 – 18 N×m


  • Power outlet within 10 ‘ of valve or extension cord
  • Wi-Fi with internet access (for setup, remote notifications, and control only)
  • Appropriate clearance around the valve for Valve Controller (see below)
  • Compatible valve (see above) that is operable by hand
  • iOS or Android Smartphone with internet access


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