Unit measurements

Homestead One
Updated at 2019-09-17 20:29:09 UTC 
Is there a chance to swap the measurement units to km/h? 
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Reposting - No reply to commemt.

Kirk Davis
Updated at 2019-09-17 12:12:15 UTC 

Having a problem since upgrade of the app. Doesn't seem possible unless the main unit updated as well. Valves close within a few minutes of being activated by manual start, or programmed schedule. Have not test with smart watering disabled, but it happens on manual starts, so not sure that is even a variable. The Zone still shows as actively watering in the application. If you submit a stop  action by pressing the red square,then restart, via the sideways triangle, the zone will come back on again. However, it shortly shuts back off, while still showing the zone as being actively watered. This is happening across all four of my zones. Curiously, if you unplug the controller after the valve shuts off, but the app still shows it watering, wait a bit, and then plugit back int-the zone comes backon shortly after reboot.

Tested countless times, hasn't finished a cycle in a month. The zone stops sending the 24v signal causing the pump relay to snap shut and turn off the water supply, or perhaps the zone valve. Either way, appears to be a very odd defect. Do I need a replacement unit?  (BTW, I have all smart fumctioms disabled) 

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Netro has updated max day regulation

Netro Support
Updated at 2019-09-18 02:35:08 UTC 

To the Netro Community,


Recently Netro has enabled the max day Restriction in Settings->Regulation for those cities which limit watering to one or two days per week. We are aware that many cities are under mandatory regulation and the penalty for violating the water regulations is large, therefore, we have enabled the max day regulation.

Users can go to Settings->Regulations to check and please feel free to report us if the regulation is not correct.

For some local regulation, we are not quite sure if it is conservation plan or  mandatory regulation. If the regulation is not needed, please write to us support@netrohome.com and we will check and update our regulation database accordingly.


Thanks,
Netro Support


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Feature request

Tony D.
Updated at 2019-09-12 20:32:30 UTC 

I wasn't able to find a way to read the IP address assigned to the Sprite and/or Whisperer could you consider adding a page in the app where you can read the value?

Thank you,

Tony

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Whisperer not working as expected

Tony D.
Updated at 2019-09-09 12:57:04 UTC 

I've been using my sprite with a Whisperer since a few months. The sprite works wonderfully but the whisperer has serious probloms. I get incorrect readings. Specifically my whisperer is stating 1% topsoil moisture level. Honestly this is impossible after a sprinkling succeded at 6:00 this morning. This misbehaving is going on since the first week. It works for the first day or two after resetting the whisperer but then it goes weird. On other occasions instead the topsoil moisture was stuck at 98% even after several days of not sprinling in full summer with temperatures over 35°. 

I have tried anything from resetting the whisperer to changing spot. At this point I'm led to think that the whisperer is broken.

Is anybody else having this strange behavior?

Do you have any other suggestion to solve this problem?


I have noticed that you are not giving due importance on support requests in this forum about whisperer problems. In my opinion you should put more effort into this.

https://netrohome.com/forum/posts/73/show_question

https://netrohome.com/forum/posts/132/show_question

https://netrohome.com/forum/posts/199/show_question

https://netrohome.com/forum/posts/289/show_question

https://netrohome.com/forum/posts/366/show_question

https://netrohome.com/forum/posts/392/show_question


Thank you

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Windows 10 APP or web page

Emanuel Di Giusto
Updated at 2019-09-06 19:46:57 UTC 

Good product but there is not a windows 10 APP or the possiblity to setup by browser directly to IP address of netro. There is not web server inside.


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Manual run time screen

Rich Christenson
Updated at 2019-09-06 10:25:49 UTC 

How can I adjust the manual run time for all zones?  They all seem to be different (one is one minute).


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How do I know how long a zone watered on its last schedule?

Ron White
Updated at 2019-09-04 16:44:17 UTC 
How to determine prior watering schedule?
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New Whisper not reporting

Derrick Rose
Updated at 2019-09-04 17:11:14 UTC 
I recently ordered a second whisper and installed it the same way as the first one I received (which is still working fine)  It connects just fine and I can even change the color of the LED for a while.  But it reported only once to the app and that was it.  I have tried reconnecting it to WiFi, I even deleted it in the app and reinstalled it with no success.  After the initial connection it seems to just stop working.
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Power Transformer

DeanH
Updated at 2019-09-04 02:31:34 UTC 
I have my controller in my garage here in the desert.  The transformer seems very hot to the touch.  Is this a problem??
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System went basqerk?

Ron White
Updated at 2019-08-27 01:21:18 UTC 
My system says it watered yesterday, which it didn’t, and it’s telling me the next watering is in 8 days during my 100 degree days.  What’s going on?
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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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Yellow triangle with ! Inside

Michael Pakalolo
Updated at 2019-08-24 16:15:54 UTC 
What does the yellow triangle with the ! mean next to the schedule 
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Weather Provider

Martin Müller-Zantop
Updated at 2019-08-22 10:57:44 UTC 

Can you please explain to me the big difference of the next watering days using different weather providers? As you can see in my print screens the data of temperature and humidity are nearly the same. With one provider next watering cycle will be in 2 days and with another in 11 days.

Thank you for your comments 

Regards 

Martin 



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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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Internet connection problems

danadcock
Updated at 2019-08-20 14:07:11 UTC 
Topic: General
I have had a lot of trouble with losing netro's connection with internet. My old router failed so I replaced it with an expensive mesh wifi system which provides wonderful service to everything I have tried to connect except my Netro! I have now discovered that it will not work with anything but 2.4 GHz wifi. The new wifi does not provide 2.4 connection. Is there a workaround for this? Or do I have to throw out my new state-of-the-art $400 5 GHz wifi to get my somewhat obsolete $100 Netro to work?
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Why water twice a day?

Ron White
Updated at 2019-08-19 19:05:12 UTC 
My 2nd watering cycle on even numbered days is during the highest heat of the day and it’s burning my shrubs in zone 4.  Why not once a day in evening hours for good soaking?
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Drain

Moe
Updated at 2019-08-17 23:31:13 UTC 

Hi. 

We r in Toronto canada and we have extremely cold winter , every year we are asking expert to come and drain the water from the system. I would like to know can i do same with running cycle or still i have to ask expert to come and drain the system?

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Feature Request: API

cjmulk2
Updated at 2019-08-17 03:18:34 UTC 
Would it be possible to publish your API? I (and I'm guessing many others) would like to be able to integrate Netro into tools like Home Assistant
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