Guardian GVC1 Valve Controller
$189.00 Regular price $199.00 Sale price

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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.

Guaranteed Savings of $150 in your first three years

Features & Tech Specs
  • 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.
  • Add over a hundred additional Leak Detectors and other devices to expand your system’s capabilities at any time.
  • Use with your existing plumbing with no tools or pipe cutting.
  • Offline functionality and an optional battery backup offer unparalleled reliability.

Physical Attributes

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

Additional Features

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

Power Specs

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

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

Physical Interfacing Options

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


  • 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)
  • 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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