Plumbing Multiple Heads, some questions

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  1. terpjr

    terpjr New Member

    Jul 15, 2013
    Hi all,
    I am installing a new master bath in my house and I have a couple of shower questions that I can not find consistent answers to online.

    I am planning on 3 heads...a normal shower head, an overhead "rain" head and a hand held wand mounted on a side wall.

    I have a delta r10000 universal valve and a delta r11000 3/6 rough diverter.

    I understand that the mixer feeds theee diverter, and that the diverter can then feed three heads. The diverter can be used with a 3 setting or a 6 setting selector trim, the cartridge comes with the trim. We would go with the 6 setting which will allow any head to be used individually or any 2 used together.

    The pieces came with 1/2" inlets, is this adequate? should i try to find a company that has 3/4". We are not using body sprays.

    Do I need a pressure balancing loop in this situation? If so, does anyone have a diagram of this?

    I am not new to installing showers...but have never done multiple heads.

    Has anyone worked with these Delta models before? any hints/tricks?

  2. johnfrwhipple

    johnfrwhipple BATHROOM DESIGN & BUILD for both Canada & the US

    Jul 20, 2009
    Design Work World Wide: Bathrooms Vancouver Area
    North Vancouver, BC
    I would think that the divetor will adjust the pressure evenly and that you should go with the any two option. With no body jets 1/2" lines is fine I'm sure.
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