Raindrip R560DP automatic drip irrigation system review

The Raindrip R560DP is an efficient watering system for every level gardener.

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Top Ten Reviews Verdict

The Raindrop R560DP is an easy to use drip irrigation system with everything you need for quick installation. It comes with a timer, is fully customizable and is an efficient way to conserve water.


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    Easy to set up and program

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    Waters up to 20 plants

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    Customizable settings

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    Timer included


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    Plastic connectors are flimsy

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    Needs batteries (not included)

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    Doesn't come with backflow preventer

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    Not for lawn use

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The Raindrip R560DP is an affordable automated watering system designed to treat plants all year round. 

Drip irrigation systems work by delivering just the right amount of water slowly and precisely to each plant or plant area, right where they need it – in the root zone. It is also a great way to save water compared with regular watering.

Bear in mind however that this particular product is not designed for lawn use.

Raindrip R560DP: Key specs

Size: Waters up to 20 plants
Dimensions: 13.07” x 9.53” x 4.65” 
Color: Black
Weight: 1.16kg
Power: Batteries for timer (not included)
Price: $35.68

Set up is simple and quick, and the Raindrip R560DP is easy to program, too. It’s comes with a timer for stress-free gardening, and it’s customizable so if you need to expand the system, you can buy extra tubing, feeder lines and fittings. 

The Raindrop R560DP is designed to be tool-free and has a three-step set up process. Each kit contains (almost) all the bits you need for a basic installation.

Raindrip R560DP: Design

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Drip irrigation systems are incredibly efficient as they are designed to precisely release water to the root of plants. The Raindrop R560DP is no exception, and this starter kit has (almost) everything you need to get going. 

The timer and black tubing are threaded just like a hose, so it's easy to hook up and start using your system on plants, hanging baskets and containers (NB. not suitable for lawn use). 

It is designed to be really easy to set up and use - if you can attach a garden hose, you can install this system. The Raindrop R560DP is also fully customizable, and comes equipped with barbed tees, elbows and connectors to make adjustments. It also has a battery-operated timer to automate watering (batteries not included).

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Raindrip R560DP: Features

Save time, water and effort with the Raindrip R560DP automated drip irrigation system. 

This affordable kit has everything you need to get started and can water up to 20 plants. 

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It’s customizable so you can expand the build, expand and repair the drip irrigation system as needed.

It’s easy to set up and use, so is ideal for any level gardener. The kit includes a water timer, 75 feet of ¼” supply tubing with ¾” FHT adaptor, 20 PC drippers, tubing hold-down clamps, barbed couplings, elbows and tees. 

Raindrip R560DP: User reviews

The Raindrip R560DP irrigation drip kit scores 4.3 out of 5 on Amazon, with 64% giving it the full five stars. Positive reviews praised how easy it is to install and program. Negative reviews cited issues with a few of the components not being sturdy enough.

Maddy Biddulph

Maddy has been a writer and editor for 25 years, and has worked for some of the UK's bestselling newspapers and women’s magazines, including Marie Claire, The Sunday Times and Women's Health. Maddy is also a fully qualified Level 3 Personal Trainer, specializing in helping busy women over 40 navigate menopause.