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I'm not understanding how "estimated frequency and duration" works...

Izio Sem
Updated at 2020-07-18 07:24:18 UTC 

Ciao.

Just installed Netro Sprite.

I enjoyed to set up the zones with advanced Smart watering, but I'm not confident with what is reported in "estimated frequency and duration". The frequency showed in the setting page seems too long (e.g. every 6 days)... but, if I see what is scheduled in the calendar it seems much closer to my expectation (e.g. every 2 days).   How daoes it work??


Thanks

Maurizio

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Does Netro whisperer underestimate moisture?

Rick Agrawal
Updated at 2020-07-16 19:12:17 UTC 
I added a whisperer to one of our zones. Recently the moisture content was between 25-30%. We are having a hot summer with many days with 110 degrees. I believed it and watered for good 15-20 minutes. It turned out despite all those water the soil moisture went up to 45-50%. I went and checked again, the soil looks pretty good and appeared moist. 

Just curious if the whisperer tends to underestimate moisture?
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Watering Frequency

Andrei Stancovici
Updated at 2020-07-16 05:36:44 UTC 

Hello.

I installed my netro yesterday and now after watering all zones it shows me that the next watering will be in 5 days. It seems to be to far away in the future since it's 35 degrees celsius and sunny all day

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Smart watering issue?

Ananth
Updated at 2020-07-15 13:14:40 UTC 
My system is not watering using smart schedule. keeps changing the watering days. even though not enough rain. unable to change the weather station on the app.
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user manual in spanish

Alejandro
Updated at 2020-07-14 10:00:20 UTC 
can i get user manual in spanish for netro sprite?
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Not enough watering time

Homestead One
Updated at 2020-07-08 20:04:00 UTC 

Hi,


I have anabled the smart watering for my netro.

I have 4 zones activated.

My question is why netro water big areas only for 1 or 2 min and the small areas for 5 mins. 

I have done all the settings(sun, shade, soil tile, grass tile, area in sqm). 


Please help. 


Thank you


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Watering adjustment for whisper

Arthur
Updated at 2020-07-08 16:08:19 UTC 
What's a preferred setting for watering adjustment on the whisperer for just a grass lawn? (I currently have 20% add water 80% stop water) is that too low/high?
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Hozelock

Alan George
Updated at 2020-07-06 18:50:08 UTC 
Hi, I have a Hozelock Micro Irrigation system with multiple Universal Drippers that supply 40 Litre per hour. I would welcome any advice on the best way to set up the app, for a Netro Pixie and this setup. Should Smart Zone be used on basic or auto with user fixed schedules.  Any advice welcomed from experienced Nitro users on the best way to use my new Netro device. Thanks.
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Question about smart watering durations

sw238
Updated at 2020-07-05 15:42:38 UTC 

Hey, I'm a techie and I have a question about your "smart watering". What is the feedback loop that you use?


My zones are vastly different -- some have very small spray heads, and some have very large rotors that pump out a lot of water. At first glance, I cannot see any way to (a) indicate how much water is delivered per zone or (b) indicate how moist the soil actually is.


Assuming that I have not missed anything, I have a few suggestions:

  1. Provide a mechanism for indicating the water deliver rate for each zone
  2. Provide a mechanism for manually imputing the actual, measured moisture of the soil
  3. Provide a "hint" mechanism for each gone (e.g. "This zone is too dry" / "this zone is too wet") which would in tyrn influence the smart watering.
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Advanced smart watering not working

Michael Fortwengler
Updated at 2020-07-04 19:06:14 UTC 
I have advanced watering set up and it shows that it will water every six days for an hour broken into 10 minute segments. However, in reality, it only waters for 10 minutes and then shifts the schedule to the next day. It never waters more than 10 minutes even though the schedule says it will total an hour. My moisture levels always stay low in the 50% range and never automatically go to 100% unless I force a manual watering. This is very frustrating. 


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Not watering nearly often enough.

Rob and Susan Tartre
Updated at 2020-06-24 20:13:25 UTC 

I need the Netro system to water every day in this hot, dry climate. Our lawn is turning brown. It’s used to being watered every day. The smart watering system is watering every 4 days. I have both the frequency set to high and the moisture levels set to high. I do not have sensors. What else can I adjust to get it to run every day. I’m trying to figure out how to choose everyday using the smart system. Do I just need to set manual program? That kind of defeats the purpose of having smart watering (adjusting for rain, etc.)

Thank you for any help!!

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Certificate Expired?

Robohead
Updated at 2020-06-19 20:03:10 UTC 
My Netro app on my phone and iPad will not let me sign in today. Instead, it shows an error message saying the Netro website certificate has expired and it’s dangerous to login. This is concerning because I did not know that if the website is down, I do not have any control over watering my lawn. None. Is there a way to get around this or do I need to return my sprite 6 smart water controller?
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Whisperer plus basic smart watering

Andy Black
Updated at 2020-06-15 21:10:38 UTC 

Hi,


If you are using the “basic” smart watering mode, is Whisperer data considered to turn off a watering schedule similar to what is done with the weather forecast?


Thanks,

Andy

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Smart zone when temperature change

Junglim Huh
Updated at 2020-06-14 12:28:36 UTC 

Does smart zone adjust water time depending on temperature change?

For instance, does smart zone automatically adjust to water more for those days over 90 degrees and water less for cooler days?

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Frequent mode

Junglim Huh
Updated at 2020-06-12 20:20:04 UTC 
Frequent mode vs regular, which consumes more water?
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Deactivate or disable smart watering

Maegan Nelson
Updated at 2020-06-10 08:59:42 UTC 
How do I disable the smart watering programming?  
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Multiple Zones share readings from 1 Whisperer?

JDWalburg
Updated at 2020-06-08 15:26:52 UTC 

I have a whisperer in one of my zones connected perfectly. I have a large back yard, so 3 of my zones are essentially the same. No difference zone-to-zone on the sunlight, slope, grass type, soil type, etc...


Can I have multiple zones use that one whisperer for data? I like the soil moisture readings from the sensor (currently sensor zone shows 33% moisture but the other two zones without the whisperer show 65% moisture).


Thank you!

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Thanks for IFTTT

Joe Ryan
Updated at 2020-06-07 22:38:39 UTC 

I notice that the IFTTT apps are pre canned. I have 3 whisperers and would like to control 3 different zones. I got around this by choosing a to water when moisture fell below 40% and 50% for 2 different zones. I there a way to trigger 3 different zones at the same 40% moisture?

Again Thanks for your efforts.


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A way to dial it down

esassone
Updated at 2020-06-07 01:51:41 UTC 
Last summer I used Smart Zone Regular mode.  It did a great job but it watered somewhat more than I would have liked.  I checked all the other mode settings and outside of ECO which looked to cut it in half I didn't see any mode that would do what I am looking for.  For customized I didn't see a clear way to have it water say 20% less than Regular mode.  Is there a straightforward ways to do this?   Seems like a nice feature would be to be able to adjust a mode up or down in say 5% increments or so.  That way we would have all Smart Zone Advanced benefits without having to do a lot of manual customization.   thanks
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Moisture to Skip Watering

Derrick
Updated at 2020-06-02 23:59:08 UTC 

I have a whisper installed and was wondering if the setting "Moisture to Skip Watering" is based on topsoil or subsoil moisture.

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