Whisperer setup works - but never reconnects to network

Ken Wiens
Updated at 2021-10-03 16:59:12 UTC 

I have 2 whisperers and have the same behaviour from both.  One worked for a few months and then failed.  The second one is brand new and never has worked.


For both devices I have done the full reset many times.  The reset and subsequent setup appear to work.  The Whisperer connects to the network and I can change the LED colour (so I know my phone and the whisperer are talking).  I then power off the whisperer and turn it back on for a transmission test.  The device powers on, the LED comes on and then within about 20 seconds the LED turns red and the unit shuts off.  This is supposed to indicate that the whisperer cannot reconnect to the network (and that I should move closer to my router).  I moved it right up to within 1 foot of the router and still cannot reconnect.


The fact that I had 2 of these and neither works suggested the problem was not with the devices, so I replaced the router with a high end Asus Zenwifi mesh network.  This still did not resolve the problem.


I do not believe I have a battery issue.  The units have sat in the sun for about 6 weeks during this testing.  The support documentation in 1 place says the setup must be done within 20ft of the router and in another place says the setup must be done within 20 feet of the sprite.  I've tried both and in both cases the setup appears to work properly. But in no case can I reconnect to my network after the unit is set up.


Both units are hardware version 2.2 and firmware version 2.2.0.  My app version is 2.5.3.  Server Status reports OK (response time 1.0 s)


Any suggestions for what else I can try?

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Netro sensor stopped working

Lyndon Whyatt
Updated at 2021-10-02 21:03:34 UTC 
Hi, my Netro Smart Plant sensor has stopped working. I’ve tried a hard reset for 8 seconds but no LEDs come on.
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Inaccurate readings

Julie Huynh
Updated at 2021-10-02 00:54:34 UTC 

My Netro Whisperer is starting to give what seems like random moisture reads. It does from 49 to as high as 85 and saying moisture level increased when nothing was watered.

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Can you implement this improvement?

Growbro
Updated at 2021-09-29 23:10:23 UTC 
Under the tab which has the history of moisture that can be sorted by today, week, month - please make the today tab the same as the week and month tab. It is much easier to see and more useful to see if the data is laid out from left to right in a line graph, rather than in two different circles for AM and PM - you have to switch back and forth which isn't ideal, and it's harder to see when the moisture drops are happening.
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Connecting Pixie to Google Home

SteveRTR
Updated at 2021-09-28 18:41:34 UTC 

I have the Pixie set up and working and showing in the Netro App. When I go to link Netro to Google Home the error message I get is no devices were found in your Netro account. The Pixie is definitely in my account.

Any help appreciated.

Thank You,

Steve 

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Association of whisperer with pixie zone

Lee Stocks
Updated at 2021-09-25 01:02:17 UTC 

I have 2 pixie hose faucet timers on 2 zones with 2 whisperers.

On one zone the whisperer is associated with the pixie on the other zone it is listed separately .

How do I associate the second whisperer  with the second pixie zone?

I have tried going into the second pixie settings , sensor , edit but nothing is listed.

Thank you

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Battery Charging issue

Billy Wood
Updated at 2021-09-23 14:08:21 UTC 
I have a Whisperer that the battery runs down on, even when placing it in good sunshine. I can place it under a lightbulb a couple inches away for a couple of days and it charges up. But after placing back in th yard it goes down again. This is after placing it right next to another Whisperer that charges just fine. Have tried deleting and reinstalling. Is there something else I should try?
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Doubts about installation and required devices

Juan Pascual
Updated at 2021-09-22 17:57:24 UTC 
I would like to know how to manage the following garden.
I currently have 5 areas of lawn and other plants, with 3 Hunter PGP sprinklers for each area. Of these 5 zones, there are two with a lot of shade, and the rest are sunny (central Spain).
On the other hand, I have another zone with 6 diffusers, and a last one with a drip system for the Leylandy hedge.
I am interested in acquiring a Spark programmer but... how many Whisperer would I need?

How does Spark differentiate between the different zones and how does it combine the amount of humidity needed? The type of grass I have is made up of Raygrass, Fescue, Poa, and Agrostis. I could send you a plan of my system for your advice.


the outer lines indicate the individual irrigation fields.
AREAS A1 - A2 -A3 - A4 -B1 and B4 are the shadiest areas.
These areas are shadier due to the height of the hedge.

For orientation, a straight line between points 13 and 8 marks the North-South line, where 13 is South and 8 is North.
Neither the diffuser area nor the drip line of the hedge is represented here.
The water inlet is located in the legend E1, between sprinklers 12 and 13.


Thank you very much.


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Lots of questions!

Thomas Ingleton
Updated at 2021-09-22 13:39:22 UTC 

Hi Netro Community, I just bought a house with a huge yard and the Netro system. Spent a lot of time identifying zones and getting the watering right by nozzle type, square footage, etc. Some areas still seem too dry and others’ too wet. So…


How can I be sure I have selected the right soil type? 


How can I verify I have the right grade of slope selected by zone? 


Other ways I can help Netro identify dry spots? 

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Winterizing using a third party service

Marc Reisacher
Updated at 2021-09-21 09:56:54 UTC 
How do I give access to the guys that blow my lines out when I'm not there. Is there a way for them to open each zone without me giving them access to my wifi?
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No actual data in APP shown

J H
Updated at 2021-09-21 07:10:31 UTC 

I installed my Whisperer and it seemed to work but after a couple of days when I checked the APP it just shows 0 at all three datafields. I see values in the overview (weeks, month etc.) though. What can I do to correct this? 


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Zone name

Michele Russo
Updated at 2021-09-21 02:24:05 UTC 

Hello. I cannot chance The nome of zone. Only Zone1- Zone 2 but IS more nice with name. Can you help me ?


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Schedule

nessy
Updated at 2021-09-20 15:06:51 UTC 

Hi

My watering unit is programmed to water my lawn as necessary under the programs algorithm. However, I have numerous days when the watering is done twice— for exam0e it will run all the zones and immediately run the same zones again.  Anyone know how to fix that?

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What does the attention icon means?

Shai Amiel
Updated at 2021-09-20 10:25:23 UTC 
What do the attention icon means it appears sometimes next to the smart schedule 
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Moisture reading not working

Nancy Lamm
Updated at 2021-09-18 22:32:21 UTC 
It has rained for past 2 days and it still says moisture in grass is 50-60%. I don’t have sensors but my understanding is it supposed to change due to weather forecast! It doesn’t so not very smart!
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Default Smart Zone settings

Ken Laberteaux
Updated at 2021-09-17 00:51:11 UTC 

Each Smart Zone can be set to a preset, e.g. Frequent, Deep, Boost, EPA, etc.  If you click Customized, you can choose the Min and Max Soil Moisture, and the Flow Rate (inches/hour).  Presumably, there is a default value of these three choices for each of the presets.

How can I find out what the presets are for these three values?  e.g. for the EPA preset, what is the Min, Max, and Flow Rate?  Same question for all of the Smart Zone presets.

Thanks!

Ken

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Manual en Español

Juan Pascual
Updated at 2021-09-16 21:27:37 UTC 
Topic: General

Buenos días.


No encuentro los manuales en Español.


Pueden indicarme donde los encuentro en la web?


Gracias 

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turn watering off without deleting schedules

BOB COOPER
Updated at 2021-09-16 17:05:56 UTC 
I want to turn watering off without deleting schedules.  I need to do some repairs
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new xfinity box

gary graham
Updated at 2021-09-16 04:04:06 UTC 
Topic: General
i have a new xfinity box. all i get is fast blinking light . i try to reset does no good. i have a netgear router too. im at wits end !!!!!
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Moisture sensors not working

Nancy Lamm
Updated at 2021-09-15 14:13:04 UTC 
It rained yesterday yet my moisture sensors have not changed. How do you reset it or get it to measure correctly??
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