Shower valve that has individual Thermostatic and Pressure Control, and 2 way (at least) diverter for tub and shower?

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hightmplr3

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New to the forum, but long time lurker! I am looking for a very, very, niche plumbing situation for an alcove tub. The shower side will be behind a fixed piece of glass (they have hardwood floors throughout the bathroom that they don't want to get wet), and the controls/valve will be on the opposite side from the shower head and hand shower. I intend for the tub filler to be in the middle of the backwall, and it will NOT have a diverter on it. Additionally, the distance from the valve and the # of 90's needed to plumb the tub spout would certainly risk water coming out the shower head. So, option #1 would be to do a thermostatic, volume control valve with diverter for the shower/hand shower and tub. The only brand I can find that is rated/OK'd for the tub to be on the diverter built into the valve is Isenberg's valve/trim: https://www.isenbergfaucets.com/pro...er-trim-with-pressure-balance-valve-2-output/ . In this case there would need to be a diverter near the shower side to control the handheld, handheld+rain shower, and only rain shower head, which is not a problem.

Question: Is there any other valve/trim that would accommodate this situation? Anyone have experience with the Isenberg brand and are there any failure points to worry about? The last thing I need is to plumb this for a RARE brand that cannot be serviced or repaired easily. There is only one dealer in the Colorado area.

The other option would be to do 2 completely separate valves for the tub and shower/handheld. I was thinking something like the Moen valve trim w/the three way diverter: https://www.moen.com/products/Cia/C...-transfer-M-CORE-transfer-valve-trim/UT3331BL and the 1 handle for the bath faucet: https://www.moen.com/products/Cia/Cia-Matte-black-M-CORE-3-series-tub-shower-valve-only/UT3361BL
Any thoughts or input would be appreciated. The "making the valve on the same wall as the shower head" is out of the question with this scenario (and the reason for the complexity), so I hope I do not get a lot of these kind of responses.

Also, a waterfall tub spout is what I am intending to use on the center of the backwall of the alcove. Something like Isenberg's cascade flush mount one: https://www.isenbergfaucets.com/pro...B-cascade-flow-built-in-water-fall-tub-filler
 

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Moen M-core with a U361 transfer valve will control 3 devices. Sounds like that would work, and have better serviceability than a niche valve that no one carries available parts for.
 

John Gayewski

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I think they would be happier with a roman tub filler (or similar) and a shower valve. You'll have a better shot at filling the tub in a decent time.
 
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