Mode between and eco and normal

Sangjin Lee
Updated at 2019-10-17 03:41:11 UTC 

I am exploring different smart watering modes. The normal mode waters the lawn too long for me but the eco mode too little. It appears that the eco mode is exactly the same as normal but the watering time is half of normal.


In my case, I would like to set up a smart mode that waters 75% of the normal. How can I configure the smart mode to do that?

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Weird watering plan

Manuel Roca
Updated at 2019-10-12 11:34:00 UTC 
I don’t understand why smart watering is planning to water my 6 zone area in different ways if they have all the same type of soil, sprinkle head, size, and species. 

That give me not much confidence on the intelligence of the system. 

Any ideas? Do I have to reset all the system? 


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Scheduling ( Two Smart watering levels; Smart disabled)

Netro Support
Updated at 2019-10-07 02:55:21 UTC 

There are 2 different levels of Netro’s smart watering you can choose(Go to Settings->Zones->Smart Zone)


 1. Smart watering: Level advanced

This is the default setting of smart watering. In this level, your zones will be watered automatically by Netro with smart schedules.

Netro will do everything for you, you do not need to set up the program/schedule.

Netro will skip smart watering and programs when there is large amount of rain(>0.2inch/ 5.08 mm) or watering regulations and manual restrictions.

You can inspect the Smart schedules in the calendar view. They are with the blue water-drop icons.

 

 

2.Smart watering: Level basic

In this level, no smart schedule will be generated. You will need to add programs manually (go to Settings->Programs to add programs) and Netro will skip programs when there is large amount of rain(>0.2inch/ 5.08 mm) or watering regulations.

 If you do not want smart zone schedule to override your own programmed schedule, you can set up the Smart Zone level from Advanced to Basic, which only skip rainning days for your programmed schedule.

Please note when smart zone is enabled, your local regulations will automatic override your own program if there is any conflict. So when you set up your own program watering time, please do not conflict with your local Regulations if there is any. To check up regulations, please go to Settings->Regulations.

 

 

3.Smart-zone feature disabled

If you want to create your own programs and turn off smart zone feature and rain delay feature, go to Settings->Zones->Smart Zone and toggle the enable button. When the smart zone is disabled, the system will strictly follow the user program to water the zones. There is no intelligence here. Netro will not skip your schedules when there is rain. Regulation feature will not be in effect as well.



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Netro Sprite + Netatmo Rain gauge + Wunderground

Tony D.
Updated at 2019-09-24 21:08:17 UTC 

Hello everybody,

I own a Sprite and a Netatmo weather station. By now I have configured the Netro App to use Wunderground as the meteo provider. More specifically I have configured my own Netatmo Weather station as a provider. I have to say that it works pretty good in forecasting weather conditions. I would like to know if somebody else is using this configuration and owns also the rain gauge module. In case, does provide the correct rain amount of rainfall in the Netro app Discover page. It would be nice if the Netro "AI" could use the exact rainfall from the rain gauge provided through wunderground.


Anyone experimenting with this?

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watering sequence

Gérard GALBOIS
Updated at 2019-08-26 18:23:46 UTC 

It is unfortunatly not possible to change  in which ordre the watering will act.

for exemple I need to water zone 5 after zone 7 because zone 7 is at a higher level than the electro valve and remaining water pressure, after watering is stopped,  is to strong and prevents the valve to close . by watering supplemantary  zone 5 which is lower the pressure diminishes ans the valve of zone 7 closes..

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How does a whisper sensor work with a drip system?

L F
Updated at 2019-08-25 23:46:33 UTC 
I have a couple whisper sensors monitoring my lawn and drip system.   I understand how they can monitor the soil in my lawn but I’m wonder how the whisper works on my drip system as it doesn’t see the moisture that’s added to the soil(the emitter isolates the water to the plant) or the rate the plants use it like the one in the lawn does.  I’m assuming it’s just estimating like the Netro would on it’s own.  Is there much value to using a whisper on a drip zone?
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Smart watering once a week?

Andrea D.
Updated at 2019-08-22 05:51:16 UTC 

Hello there,

I'm new to netro and I tried to setup smart watering but the data I provided it will do it just once a week. 

How is it possible? Is it safe to water just once a week? 

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Unexpected smart schedule

Tony D.
Updated at 2019-08-12 09:35:56 UTC 

Hi,

I set up a sprite connected to a whisperer. In the smart scheduling I see that my two zones would be watered in the following way the next day:

- zone 1: 6:00 16 min.

- zone 2: 6:17 15 min.

- zone 1: 6:46 16 min.

- zone 2: 7:02: 15 min.

I have 1 minute delay between each watering.

What I see the next morning is only the first two waterings made but not the second. Specifically:

- zone 1: 6:00 16 min.

- zone 2: 6:17 15 min.

I'm worried that my lawn is missing water since these days we are having the hottest days of summer (41 Celsius).

My whisperer now (11:23 AM august 12th) reads 0 lux, 23 C, 89% topsoil and 72% subsoil for zone 1 and 70% for zone 2. The whisperer is connected both to zone 1 and zone 2 so I don't know why I get different subsoil readings.

Immediately below I see "Moisture" "All day" both for zone 1 and zone 2. Could you please explain this behavior?

It would be nice if you could provide a blog post with all combinations of possibilities and related meanings.

UPDATE

In the web application I have found "User" in the restriction column searching. In the iOS app the only restriction I found to be activated could be the "Moisture to skip watering" in the watering adjustment for the whisperer sensor which is set to 80%.


Thank you in advance,

Tony  

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Runs for 9 hours at a time

Cindyluvender
Updated at 2019-08-07 00:27:20 UTC 
I have smart watering enabled with a preference for watering times between 1 and 7.  The schedule shows the system is running from 1 - 10 am and then again starting at 6:00 pm - 9:36.  How do I get this adjusted? My water bill was the highest it has ever been!
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Smart Watering advanced watering times

itsthesun
Updated at 2019-08-06 20:42:23 UTC 

Hey I'm all setup and running with my sprite and things are great!


My issue is that the advanced smart waters is choosing times that are early in the morning when I shower and its reducing the water pressure for me and I'm sure the heads have less pressure coming out since I am using water too. 


Is there anyway without going to basic scheduling and making my own programs that I can edit the times in the morning it waters?

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water amount

Gérard GALBOIS
Updated at 2019-07-31 05:37:55 UTC 
I have installed several Wisper ands would Like to know what rate of water would be acceptable on surface and deep down? 
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30 minutes = 10 minutes X 3

Paul Como
Updated at 2019-07-27 11:49:20 UTC 
How do I set my program to run each zone for 30 minutes each, but water 10 minutes 3 times each.  I thought this used to be an option, but I don’t see it.
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Whisperer and smartzone configuration

Alfonso Olias Sanz
Updated at 2019-07-19 13:45:19 UTC 

I have set up all the zones with the whisperers. And there is something I do not understand.

One of the zones usually get flooded in autumn because the type of soil retains lots of water. 


But the whisperer and the smart zone is saying that the zone has to be watered more time than the other zones. 

My question is if the whisperer adapts the irrigation schedules and the time is watering per zone. Depending on the moisture, weather conditions  and type os soil.  It is clear that the soil type determines how much and how often to water. 


Here in the following link (https://www.netrohome.com/shop/products/whisperer)says that "Netro accurately measures the water capacity and drainage rate of your soil, making sure your soil always receives the perfect amount of water at the perfect time."

That is fine, but it is confusing that in the app I can still define the type of soil.


A second question I have is that I can define the watering strategy (Regular, ECO etc...) I want to know if the whisperer and the controller will notify me if I have to change the strategy based on the weather conditions and the type of soil, plants etc...


Any idea?

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Why do you describe your system as AI?

Doug Clark
Updated at 2019-07-07 18:06:07 UTC 
This isn’t AI!
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Reset Moisture Level

firewally
Updated at 2019-07-06 14:06:03 UTC 

Hi!


For testing reasons I "watered" one of my zones manually, which increased the moisture level (but I did not water this zone actually). How can I reset the moisture level of one or all zones to get a proper calculation again and to have all my zones (that are absolutely identically configured) showing the same level and getting the same scheduled watering?


Thanks!

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Forecast provider for Italy

Gabriele Gianello
Updated at 2019-07-03 11:53:03 UTC 

Have you already schedule to connect METEO.it and THE WEATHER CHANNEL ? The available providers are not so fine tuned with ITALIAN forecast data system. Please see attached screenshot of the three different forecast provided today from your three providers :




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Rain versus no rain

Dennis G
Updated at 2019-07-03 03:27:38 UTC 
I understand feature for setting rain delay, but would find it useful to adjust smart scheduling to say there was NO rain on a day it was forcasted. We have had >90 degreeF days and today smart schedule had rain as forcast, but we only had a trace - meaning the lawn needs irrigation but Smart is preventing/delaying it. I know I could increase the amount of rain threshold,  but it will still not correct for when that amount of rain has occured in the area - just not here.
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Manual scheduled run did not run

Yanke Liang
Updated at 2019-06-24 11:07:31 UTC 
Scheduled a one time run for a certain time in Settings->Program, but the app didn’t show the run in the schedule and the irrigation did not run either. Any idea how to set up a one time run when smart feature is enabled? Thanks 
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Netro Sprite not adhering to "Time Frame" setting

Jonathan B.
Updated at 2019-06-24 03:20:54 UTC 

Hi... I've set my Netro Sprite's watering "time frame" (under Settings) to be between 7 and 11pm. It still however schedules its watering start time at 6pm.  How can I fix this?


Thanks

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Start / End time

Junglim Huh
Updated at 2019-06-21 10:14:14 UTC 
I have set start/end water time in preference, but it is watering outside the assigned time. Anyone else experience that, and how can I fix this?
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