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B-hyve 12-Zone Indoor/Outdoor Smart Sprinkler Controller, Works with Amazon Alexa

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  • Activate your sprinklers or adjust your schedule from anywhere
  • Automatically adjusts watering based on what your landscape needs
  • Monitor your lawn maintenance remotely from any smart device
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Save water, money and time with the Orbit Wi-Fi sprinkler timer. A few user inputs creates a customized sprinkler system that automatically adjusts watering each month based on your lawn or garden needs. Use a smart device as a remote control to activate your sprinklers or adjust the schedule wherever you are. Orbit's Wi-Fi timer has an innovative dial and large LCD display that provide complete control at the timer. The sprinkler timer will continue to water on the stored schedule if you lose Wi-Fi connectivity, or you can make changes right at the timer. Familiar easy-to-set technology makes changing your timer programming simple even without Wi-Fi.
  • The B-hyve app is fully functional for Android, iOS or web devices and gives you control wherever you need it - Program your timer on the app, at the timer, or let the weather-based software create a program for you
  • WeatherSense technology provides watering based on site conditions such as slope, soil type, sun/shade, historical ET and live weather feeds - It automatically adjusts your controller to deliver the right amount of water to your plants
  • Utilize the swing panel for easy access to the angled wiring terminals, which makes wiring simple and convenient and the plug-and-go line cord that can also be cut for hardwired applications
  • B-hyve is EPA WaterSense approved and certified, ensuring it will save you water and energy - This can also make your B-hyve timer eligible for local rebates, which can save up to 100% of the cost on your timer
  • The Orbit B-hyve Wi-Fi sprinkler timer comes in a weather-resistant case, allowing you to mount your timer indoors or outdoors without risk of weather damage and a locking cabinet that keeps your timer safe from harm
  • Works with Amazon Alexa for voice control (Alexa device sold separately) - Contact us for a quick guide on how you can use your B-hyve with Alexa to control your watering with a simple phrase
  • Integrate your B-hyve timer with use of Catch Cups (Orbit 26251) to save up to 50% more water than with traditional controllers - Optimize the way you water, so you can keep everything lush and green without breaking the bank
  • Compatible and compliant only with North American electrical outlets - International versions are available for markets outside North America

  • APPLICATIONS: Only for use with irrigation systems
  • VARIATIONS: Comes in 6- and 12-station versions. If you need a different station count than either of those, there are several different B-hyve options suited to fit your needs

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BrandOrbitOrbitRain BirdRachio
NameB-Hyve Smart Hose Faucet Irrigation Controller/Wi-Fi HubB-hyve 12-Zone Indoor/Outdoor Smart Sprinkler Controller, Works with Amazon Alexa8-Zone Smart Irrigation Wi-Fi Timer Version 2.0R3 Smart Sprinkler Controller, 16 Zone
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Number of Zones112816
Smart TechnologyApp ControlledSmart TimerSmart Timer,Wi-FiApp Controlled,Smart Timer,Smart Watering,Voice Controlled,Wi-Fi
Timer TypeHose-EndDigitalDigitalDigital
Compatibility TypeGarden Hose CompatibleNo Additional CompatibilityRain Sensor CompatibleRain Sensor Compatible,Weather Station Compatible
Sprinkler LocationAbove groundAbove ground,Below groundAbove ground,Below groundBelow ground
Mount LocationFreestandingWallWallWall
Program TypeProgrammableOdd/Even Day Program,ProgrammableProgrammableCalendar Setting,Interval Setting,Multi-Zone Programming,Odd/Even Day Program,Programmable,Rain Delay,Schedule Programming
FeaturesBattery Back-upBattery Back-up,Digital Display,ElectronicBattery Back-up,Digital Display,Electronic,Surge ProtectionNo Additional Features
Number of Programs438100
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Back Battery Type
Color Family
Compatibility Type
No Additional Compatibility
Battery Back-up,Digital Display,Electronic
Hub Required
No hub connection available
Rain Switch
Irrigation System Component
Mount Location
Number of Programs
Number of Start Times
Number of Zones
Pack Size
Power Options
Power Type
Program Type
Odd/Even Day Program,Programmable
Remote Access
No Remote Access
Requires Hub?
No Hub Required
Smart Home
Smart Home Enabled
Smart Home Protocol
Smart Technology
Smart Timer
Sprinkler Location
Above ground,Below ground
Sprinkler Type
Timer Type
Timing Segments
1 hour,1 minute,10 minutes,15 minutes,30 minutes,45 minutes,5 minutes
Voice Control Hub Required
No Hub Required for Voice Control
Works With
Alexa, Proprietary App

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Manufacturer Warranty
2-Year Limited

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  • 4.4
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  • 81%recommend this product
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Water Lawn from Recliner while watching TV.
Unit has a learning curve, download manual from company website, you will need it! Once set it is easy to use, no longer having to go outside to set controller, wifi works great.
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Great product! Easy to install and directly self...
Great product! Easy to install and directly self guided from your mobile phone. The level of sophistication built in to help automate the sprinkler system is admirable, even down to soil type and slope level of each zone.
    I purchased the Orbit B-hyve to be able to control my (existing) sprinkler system from anywhere w...
    I purchased the Orbit B-hyve to be able to control my (existing) sprinkler system from anywhere with a cell phone or tablet. Installation was straightforward. So far I have only used manual setting. It only takes a few seconds to initiate a total system watering from either the controller itself or cell phone/tablet. I like that any instructions from the keypad or remote device will be displayed instantly on both. Very happy with purchase. Installed for one month.
    • Verified Purchase
    • Recommended
    Works great in Phoenix w/additional $5 device.
    This thing has been everything that I wanted it to be. It has taken the guess work out of the watering aspect of my garden for almost a year (purchased last August, this is June). An important note though—I installed this thing on the west side of my Phoenix home and it gets unadulterated desert Sun for hours. This does overheat the device and it shuts down triggering a “device disconnected” message to the app on your phone which then requires you to cycle the power off and then back on. To get around this, I installed a programmable exterior wifi outlet (also sold at HD) that automatically turns the device off for the peak heat hours and back on for the cool hours so it can reconnect and plan the next days operations. It works like a charm! I’m out an extra $5 and about fifteen minutes of connecting/programming time and it has been solid since! I plan to update this review as the years carry on
      • Recommended
      2 found this review helpful
      Great for homeowners
      This is a great little irrigation control box. Super easy to set up, just connected the irrigiation wires from my broken controller and thats about it. I watched a Youtue video on how to set it up and that made it pretty clear. Did all the set up from my phone so I didn’t even need to touch the control box once I connected the wires and pluged it in. I took pictures of the different zones in the app to make it easy to see what heads I want to run and can set up the schedule for when to irrigate. Best part was when it rained here it shut of the watering schdule for a couple of days so I didn’t waste water.
        • Recommended
        6 found this review helpful
        I can say Amazing and easy to use
        I can say Amazing and easy to use
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        • Recommended
        Simple Install, EZ wifi setup, and worked after a hiccup with zones
        Decided to upgrade from a 19 year old Rainbird controller without a rain feature, to help control water usage to keep water bill down and save money. Talked to my local sprinkler guy and this was the one he recommended. I have 7 zones so had to buy the 12 zone controller. I took the advice of the instructions and took a picture of my old wiring before dis-installing and that made zone hook-up simple and kept the same zone numbers . Orbit App was simple to download, which i did first, and then set aside pending the hardware install. The Orbit unit is quite heavy and I hope the 2 drywall anchors are sufficient (time will tell). Of course the old hole wouldnt work and the wiring was a little different so I had to lower the new unit because the wire screws were at the bottom of the old unit and are in the middle of the new unit. Programming the zones was the only hiccup. I used the App and it crashed on zone 7, so I had to reinstall the first 6 zones-then save, then manually add zone 7 again, then it worked. While doing the zone check the App lets you name or add pictures of the zones, I have my own map, so I didnt do that, but it might be nice for some people. I did all my programming through the App and wonder if I’ll ever use the control box on the wall???
          • Recommended
          3 found this review helpful
          Dependable, great value. Programming takes getting used too but works well.
          I have had 2 of these controllers for 3 years now. I can easily check, modify program or do manual watering on the box or remotely using the smartphone while in my backyard or overseas. It needs a strong WiFi signal to connect remotely. Mine are located in the garage. Afters I installed a WIFI booster nearby they have worked flawlessly. The Android app is superb; It is stable and easily lets you add pictures of your zones for quick recognition. The unique advantage of this model versus so many others is that the programming information is saved locally on the box itself. not just in the cloud. I will continue operating with the current program if Wifi is down. Power cuts and other outages can stop WIFI. WIFI router can hangs and need to be rebooted. This has happened a few times while I was traveling abroad with no way to reboot WiFi remotely. As for programming, you need to understand the methodology of setting up to 3 named 'Programs, (time and frequency-scheduled events) and 'Zones' collection of distinct irrigation areas associated to a watering port on the controller. You name and save Zones (watering port on the controller) but program them by opening a 'Program' and assigning the Zone to it. In the "Program" interface you can set the irrigation duration for the Zone. While looking up a 'Zone', you can only do supplemental manual watering (Start/Stop 'Test') for any length of time, but that will not alter the programmed feature recorded in the 'Program' is is linked to. This feature is great not just for testing while hooking up the irrigation but also for some supplemental watering during a heat wave.
            2 found this review helpful
            I am working a few Bugs out of it, had to reset it this Tuesday Morning,6/23/20, and sometimes Al...
            I am working a few Bugs out of it, had to reset it this Tuesday Morning,6/23/20, and sometimes Alexa gives it a command, and the Sprinkler does not start up.
            • Verified Purchase
            • Recommended
            Great in theory, fail in execution
            I was very exited to get this wifi-enabled sprinkler timer, but was quickly disappointed as it kept disconnecting. Finally one day it disconnected from my WiFi and customer support could not help. So they shipped me a new one as they said the first one was dead. The new one worked for a few months and then started shutting off one of my zones. I deleted the zone and reprogrammed it, but nothing fixed the problem. It would turn off and not alert me, so I missed watering our grass several days. Then the other week stopped working completely. Of course, this happened while we were out of town during a very warm week and all of my grass is dying. Now the digital screen simply says "No AC" when plugged into a functioning wall outlet. I have tested the outlet - I have confirmed it is hot and that other devices work when plugged into it. This product is great in concept, but the execution is awful. It has been so much more trouble than it was worth. I should have just gotten an old fashioned timer that does NOT connect to WiFi. I do no recommend.
            Response from OrbitIrrigationJul 2, 2020
            Hi, I definitely understand your disappointment, and on behalf of the team, we apologize for the poor experience. Our objective is to ensure customers have a great experience with our product and support. It appears we missed the mark. Please feel free to reach out to me at reviews@orbitonline.email to further discuss. I want to make sure that you are taken care of. Best, Janice - Customer Care Manager OrbitIrrigation
              3 found this review helpful
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