Moisture level showed by sensor

Alfonso Olias Sanz
Updated at 2020-05-25 16:08:09 UTC 


Sensor 2 says moisture level is 7% after very heavy rain, but the weekly view says 92% 


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Pixie sync Sprite

Sebastian Diaz
Updated at 2020-05-19 02:50:59 UTC 

Hello, i have a netro sprite with 6 zone, i need controlate when i watering zone 4 (example) on sprite... open the pixie too. It is possible ?


Thanks you Sebastian

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Zones are not activating since I changed 1 of the solenoid

Yves Desrosiers
Updated at 2020-05-17 18:31:27 UTC 

Hi

Had to replace a solenoid on the valve on one of my 2 zones and when I do a manual 5min watering on zones 1 or 2 none of them start. I can hear the click of the main valve opening but none  of the zone 1 or 2 valves is opening...if I use the override on the valve to open manually, the water does pass...seem the controller is not sending any open command to eather solenoid of zone 1 or 2 ..

Thanks for your help :)

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Program set for 20 minutes per zone but watered for only 5 min

EASTBOBDAM D
Updated at 2020-05-17 13:18:19 UTC 

Hello All, I have three zones and created a program to do a deep water for 20 min. Starting from 5AM and ending at 6AM which is expected to run every 3 days. This morning was the first time I ran it and noticed on my home screen it said watered for 5 min. Any reason why this changed? I'm thinking smart watering has to do with this? If so, I'd like to try and keep this feature for the rain aspect (not to run when it will rain). I read if you disable smart watering (which I can't find this feature anymore), then it will still run the  program when it rains,anyway if I'm in the right ballpark to have your cake and eat it too. 


Thanks in advance

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Link to smart light

leshemnoam
Updated at 2020-05-16 17:53:06 UTC 
Is it possible to link an activity such as a scheduled zone watering to switch a specific smart light? I have 6 smart lights in my kitchen and would love if they where linked to my 6 watering zones. 
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hedges

Andrea Colombelli
Updated at 2020-05-14 19:45:52 UTC 
hi, which setting is recommended for irrigating hedges?
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Default rain settings

jbart65
Updated at 2020-05-12 21:31:24 UTC 

What is the default setting for not watering the day before and after a rain day? I think it was to skip the day before and of, but not the day after (wish I could reset defaults). Why is the default what it is?


Also, why is the rain delay trigger 0.2? What would happen if I changed it to 0.1?

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where is the rst button

Jennml
Updated at 2020-05-12 18:00:51 UTC 
help just getting this set up. came with my house. the light is not blinking. can’t find a start button
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Suited for exterio?

Joan Peiro
Updated at 2020-05-09 01:50:15 UTC 
Can I install the Sprite control unit at exterior location? Can it be installed at exterior weather exposure (rain) or sun light?
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Whisperer

Andrea Merito
Updated at 2020-05-08 07:20:50 UTC 

hello,

 I have a problem with a Whisperer, it turns off, when turned on it detects the data, after an hour it should detect the data again instead it turns off.  I bought 3, the other 2 work perfectly.  I send you photos of zone 6 where the Whisperer is connected.  I did the reconfiguration again but nothing has changed.  I need help.

Thanks

Andrea

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Master valve

Sasha Obradovic
Updated at 2020-05-07 20:56:46 UTC 

Hello,

Is there a way to use only master valve Without engaging any other zones?

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Whisperer Changing Colors

Patrick
Updated at 2020-05-06 02:32:37 UTC 
My Netro Whisperer sensor LED changed colors from blue to red on its own.  Is this normal?
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Sprite app says its watering but it is not

byonmarz
Updated at 2020-05-03 18:02:31 UTC 

It has been working for 3 weeks, but now it does not. 

I have checked all 7 zones. No wiring issues. Has proper voltage. 

It just won't come on. How do I get it to work again. This is a new unit. Sprinklers are all fine and had a tune up when the Sprite was installed. 

I have unplugged it and plugged it back in. I need help soon, I have new sod and many new plants in my yard and gardens. 

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Sprinklers don’t work

Richard Mundy
Updated at 2020-05-02 18:59:26 UTC 

Hi

Although the app tells me I’m on line my sprinklers will not activate. I’m not sure if there been a recent update, however had the same problem last year with firm wear. I’m based in the UK, so not sure if this makes a difference 

Please help

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Carlo Monico
Updated at 2020-04-26 06:59:36 UTC 

Buongiorno, ho installato correttamente la centralina Netro.

Ora ho installato due sensori whisperer, li ho collegati alla centralina e vedo i dati correttamente ma non riesco a collegarli alle due zone che ho creato.

Leggono solo i dati ma restano indipendenti dalle zone irrigate.

Ho provato a resettarli e reinstallarli ma non mi viene mai chiesto in che zona abbinarli.

Nella home Page della centralina Netro, entrando nella cartella sensori non vengono visti.


Grazie.

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Plant Sensor

Ntenaive
Updated at 2020-04-25 21:56:51 UTC 
I turned my irrigation system on this year, and the controller is working great. However, the plant Sensor hasn't checked in since last year; so I went to reconnect it to my wifi. When I press the button 6 times, all I get is a flashing red light.
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Power outage detection and more

Gian Piero Pepino
Updated at 2020-04-25 09:23:06 UTC 
Hello,
I’ve just bought my first Sprite and Whisperer and really eager to receive them and start them running in my garden.
In Italy, where I live, we often have this situation: during “off summer season” we live in town, but the garden is located in an holiday site, for instance at the seaside house (this is my case). It may happen that we experiment, sometimes, but unpredictably, a “power outage” accident. 
As far as I know, Netro has implemented a “cloud application”. Is it possible to be promptly advised that a “power outage” has just occurred? That would be quite useful, since if I’m promptly known of the issue, I can immediately take a properly action to recover the outage (with the help of a neighbour for instance). This may also be some kind helpful to support the diagnosis around the cause of the issue. I think that the “use case” might be the following: if Sprite is not set to “off mode” and have “no answer” to the check, send a message “possible power outage on Sprite id XXX”. Desirable channel of communication: email, whatsup, sms, … I’d really appreciate to know what you think about my proposition. I really deem it could be a very appreciated “complementary, but valuable service”.
Second question: is there any update on the list of the Meteo Forecasting Providers thar are supported by Netro? I’m interested particularly in Meteo.it and 3bmeteo.com
Thank you very much for your attention and support
Gian Piero
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Best sync option?

jbart65
Updated at 2020-04-22 02:56:17 UTC 

Got a Pixie. Set my sync time to 6 hours for now. Hopefully I won’t have to tinker much.


Is there any compelling reason I should set it to 1 hour or 3 hours if I don’t plan to mess with the settings? Does Netro have a recommendation?

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google home not connected

maxtrash
Updated at 2020-04-21 23:01:57 UTC 

I have added netro to google home. The netro device in my garden now shows offline "does not respond". It flashes to "connecting" each second which quickly fails. 

controlling via the app works fine.


what could be going on?

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Keep Connected option

jbart65
Updated at 2020-04-17 17:38:10 UTC 

Since wifi uses a fair amount of regular power, I assume the Pixie cannot be kept connected to the Internet or remain online for long periods of time. Yet the instructions and website don't seem to offer much guidance, and if so, I have not been able to find it.


So I experimented. I set the Keep Connected option to 9 am to 7:30 pm for Thursday. Seems the battery went dead in a day. 


I gather the Keep Connected option is limited. If so, any guidance would be appreciated. I did find it concerning that neither the Netro app nor the experimental web app showed the rapid deterioration in battery power.


Ideally users would have the option to set multiple blocks for Keep Connected. For example, I would like the Pixie to stay online from 7 am to 8 am and then again from 6 pm to 7 pm. Is that something that's in the works? I know most customers might not need such an option, but for some such as myself it would be useful.


I also imagine there is some kind of obstacle to the device sending out a WAKE UP command when a user wants to connect. Such as feature would obviously be great.


The particulars: 


The Netro app said I had 82% power at the start of Thursday. The app also said I had 82% power as of Friday morning (data appeared frozen in retrospect).

 

On Friday afternoon, the app suddenly told me it was zero power (while the experimental web app told me it was at 84% power and then 9% power on Fri afternoon). The app went from showing itself to be ONLINE, as it should, to NEXT SYNC. No warning or anything or the app showing a gradual depletion of power.

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