This tripod has a large water jet for more coverage than standard pulsating heads. It can provide water coverage up to 5800 sq. ft. (86ft. diameter). The tri pod comes with trip levers for full or partial coverage with reversing full circle setting, a deflector dial to set distance. It's impulse arm eliminates wasteful side and back splash. The diffuser screw allows for easy fingertip adjustment of water stream for even coverage. The sprinkler head has 3/4" NPT connection to base.