Transform Your Indoor Garden with Trolmaster Hydro-X System Main Controllers HCS-1 & HCS-2

Enable effective management of your indoor garden's environment with these powerful main controllers from Trolmaster. Improve your plant health and enhance your yield by ensuring they receive the perfect balance of temperature, humidity, light, and CO?. Choose from the Hydro-X Environmental Controller (HCS-1) or the advanced Hydro-X Pro Controller (HCS-2) to suit your requirements.

Features and Benefits

  • Customisable and Modular Design: Configure the system to your specific needs and easily expand as your garden grows.
  • Efficient Environmental Control: Manage grow lights, HVAC systems, mini-split air conditioners, dehumidifiers, humidifiers, and CO? generators or regulators.
  • Free Smartphone App: Monitor and control all settings and alerts remotely using the TrolMaster App, available for both HCS-1 and HCS-2.
  • Multiple Sensors and Control Modules: HCS-2 is compatible with up to 50 sensors and 50 control modules, enabling precise management of larger grow spaces.
  • Personalised Crop Schedules: Program an entire crop cycle's settings with the Hydro-X Pro's built-in calendar, including reminders to ensure critical tasks are completed.

How to Use

  1. Choose the appropriate Trolmaster main controller for your needs: HCS-1 for single-zone environmental management or HCS-2 for enhanced customisation and larger-scale operations.
  2. Install the main controller and the included sensor(s) in your grow space, following manufacturer guidelines for optimal placement.
  3. Connect the main controller to your grow lights, HVAC systems, dehumidifiers, humidifiers, and CO? equipment using the provided RJ12 cable set.
  4. Configure the settings in the controller to create the ideal environment for your plants, making adjustments as needed throughout the growth cycle.
  5. Download the free TrolMaster App to your smartphone to remotely monitor and control your system from anywhere, anytime.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

These Trolmaster Hydro-X System Main Controllers are ideal for indoor gardeners, hydroponic enthusiasts, and greenhouse professionals seeking precise environmental control to optimise plant growth and yield. HCS-1 is best for single-zone management, while HCS-2 is more suited for larger, multi-zone operations or those requiring advanced customisation features.

Notes from Aqua Gardening

  • Before connecting to the internet to use the TrolMaster App, please note that most land-based and cellular internet services are compatible. However, HughesNet / Satellite internet is NOT compatible with TrolMaster controllers.


What is the main difference between the Hydro-X Environmental Controller and the Hydro-X Pro Controller?

The main difference between the Hydro-X Environmental Controller (HCS-1) and the Hydro-X Pro Controller (HCS-2) is the screen interface. The Hydro-X Pro Controller comes with a 10.1' touchscreen and a web-based software, providing greater flexibility and customization options. The Hydro-X Pro also allows up to 50 sensors and control modules to be connected, while the Hydro-X Environmental Controller comes with a 3-in-1 Temp/Humid/Photocell sensor.

Can I use the free TrolMaster App to control the Hydro-X System Main Controllers?

Yes, both the Hydro-X Environmental Controller (HCS-1) and the Hydro-X Pro Controller (HCS-2) are compatible with the free TrolMaster App. This allows you to access all of the settings and alerts on the system from anywhere at any time.

Are the Hydro-X System Main Controllers compatible with various internet services?

TrolMaster's main controllers can be connected to most internet services, including land-based and cellular internet. However, they are not compatible with HughesNet or satellite internet services.

Can the Hydro-X Environment Controller and Hydro-X Pro Controller work with different HVAC and lighting systems?

Yes, both controllers can control most grow light brands, HVAC systems, mini-split air conditioners, commercial dehumidifiers and humidifiers, as well as CO2 generators or regulators.

Is it possible to create sub-zones within a single grow space using the Hydro-X Pro Controller?

Yes, multiple sub-zones can be created within the single grow space by linking specific sensors to specific control functions, allowing for greater customization and control of your grow environment.

Can I schedule entire crop cycles and receive reminders using the Hydro-X Pro Controller?

Yes, the Hydro-X Pro Controller features a built-in calendar and preset options, which allow you to create multi-week crop schedules and set reminders for critical tasks. This helps ensure you maintain optimal conditions for your plants throughout the grow cycle.

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Product Manual

View PDF brochure for Hydro-X Environmental Controller HCS-1

(SKU: 131405)

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