Reasons to buy Orbit 57950:
Reasons to buy Rachio 2 Generation :
It is fully automatic whereby it uses Weather Sense technology to automatically adjust watering-schedule so as to deliver the right amount of water to your plants. Additionally, this technology provides watering basing on site conditions such as slope, soil type, sun/shade, history and live-weather-feeds.
Comes with B-hyve timer that will help to save up to 50% more water compared to traditional controllers. Additionally, this device has been approved and certified to save you a lot of money on water-bills.
Uses WeatherSense Technology to connect to local weather data systems in-order to give your landscape the exact amount of water it needs. Additionally, this device can recalculate your watering schedule in-order to provide your plants with necessary amounts of water and at the right time.
Comes with a Wi-Fi sprinkler timer that helps to restrict water-usage and even allows you to control water-flow from anywhere using a Smartphone with a B-hyve App.
This device will send you an instant-alert on your smart-device with a B-hyve app in-case any section of the water-system get a problem.
Features a strong Wi-Fi reception that is compatible with only 2.4Ghz Wi-Fi connections so as to help you manage your watering from anywhere in the world using an Android or iOS smart device. Additionally, this device can also be wirelessly connected to different smart-home-systems.
Features fully-customizable zones whereby you can give them individual-names and watering-time so as to keep different sections of your yard looking healthy.
Supports most rain, soil and freeze sensors so as to provide the right amount of water to your plants in different weather-conditions.
Can support a 2.4Ghz wireless-connection in-order to help you manage it from anywhere using your Smartphone or with a smart-home-system while at home as long as its connected to a network.
Works with Amazon-Alexa for remote voice-control. However, you will need to read through the included quick guide to know how you can use your B-hyve with Alexa to control your watering with simple voice-phrases.
Can be remotely accessed and controlled from anywhere in the world using your Android or iOS smart device or even from your computer with a B-hyve App. In fact, this device only requires a Wi-Fi connection to help you access remotely from anywhere.
It is very easy to install and setup because it utilizes a swing panel that facilitates for easy access to the angled wiring terminals which makes wiring simple and convenient in just minutes. Additionally, it also features a plug-and-go line cord that can be cut for hardwired applications.
This is the best budget-friendly, advanced, smart sprinkler you will ever get on the market today. Although its actual-price may depend on the store where you’re purchasing it from, it’s still cheaper than most advanced smart-sprinklers.
The B-hyve Wi-Fi timer will allow you to control and monitor water-usage from anywhere using your Smartphone. In fact, with device you can remotely monitor and control your sprinklers as if you were right next to the timer.
It will help you to create custom schedules for your landscape using the B-hyve App on your mobile-phone or manually using the large LCD-Screen with controls/buttons. On the other hand, this device can also use catch-cup-technology to produce professional scheduling results.
Features 2-models with either 6 or 12 zones that are fully-customizable in-order to meet your yard watering needs.
It is very durable and even comes with a lockable, weather-resistant cabinet that allows it to be installed outdoors without risk of weather damage and theft. Likewise, this device offers an encrypted and secure wireless-connection that facilitates for a secure communication.
Uses only 110-Volts and its only compatible with North American electrical outlets and International versions are only available for markets outside North America. Additionally, this unit features a power-input of 120V AC/60Hz and a power-output of 24V AC.
Unit is certified for the rigorous WaterSense and SWAT testing protocols. This implies that it will help you save water and energy. Likewise, this device is also eligible for local rebates which will help you save more on water-bills.
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