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R3 Smart Sprinkler Irrigation Controller, 8 Zone

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  • Control your watering from anywhere with the Rachio App
  • Saves time, money and water by adjusting to weather changes
  • Easily replaces your current controller
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About This Product

This Rachio R3 Smart Sprinkler Irrigation Controller helps you easily control your sprinkler system. The convenient app allows you to schedule your sprinklers, observe water usage and more from just about anywhere. It's also compatible with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple Home Kit and more.

Highlights

  • Save money and water: see up to 30-50% savings on your monthly water bill
  • Avoid watering in the rain: exclusive Weather Intelligence Plus automatically skips unnecessary waterings with features like Rain Skip, Wind Skip, Freeze Skip and more
  • Control from anywhere with the easy-to-use app: run sprinklers, view upcoming schedules and observe your estimated outdoor water usage
  • Experience fast DIY installation
  • Rachio smart sprinkler controllers replace 97% of existing sprinkler controllers and are compatible with 95% of systems; install in 30 minutes or less with no special tools needed; our in-app installation tutorial helps you get online and watering in no time
  • Deliver all the water your plants need; no more, no less
  • Rachio creates tailored smart schedules based on the specific needs of your lawn, including plant type, soil type, sun exposure and more
  • Save even more with local rebates
  • As a WaterSense labeled product, Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller may be eligible for rebates up to the cost of the controller
  • Enjoy Rachio with all major smart home platforms: compatible with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple Home Kit, Nest and more
  • Click here to learn more about Eco Options and Water Conservation
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Product Information

Internet # 305970493

Model # 8ZULW-C

Store SKU # 1003923851

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Specifications

Dimensions: H 5.6 in, W 1.4 in, D 9.1 in

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)

9.1 in

Product Height (in.)

5.6 in

Product Width (in.)

1.4 in

Details

Back Battery Type

No Backup

Color Family

Whites

Commercial/Residential

Residential

Compatibility Type

Rain Sensor Compatible, Weather Station Compatible

Features

No Additional Features

Included

Mounting Hardware, Transformer

Indoor/Outdoor

Indoor

Irrigation System Component

Controller/Timer

Mount Location

Wall

Number of Programs

100

Number of Start Times

100

Number of Zones

8

Pack Size

1

Power Options

Hardwired, Plug-in

Power Type

Hardwired, Plug-In

Program Type

Calendar Setting, Interval Setting, Multi-Zone Programming, Odd/Even Day Program, Programmable, Rain Delay, Schedule Programming

Remote Access

Remote Access

Requires Hub?

No Hub Required

Returnable

90-Day

Smart Home

Smart Home Enabled

Smart Home Protocol

Wi-Fi

Smart Technology

App Controlled, Smart Timer, Smart Watering, Voice Controlled, Wi-Fi

Sprinkler Location

Below ground

Sprinkler Type

Fixed, Pop-Up, Rotary

Timer Type

Digital

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, Control4, Google, Google Assistant, Nexia, Samsung SmartThings

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty

2 Year

Questions & Answers

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Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5

  • 4.7 out of 1,537 reviews
  • 83% recommend this product
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Great Smart Sprinkler!
Bought this to replace our aging ESP-M Rainbird controller. Felt great to remove the rain sensor equipment (If your sensor is in great shape, it has a slot you can install it in)! Easy to install, mine was going to be outside, so I needed the exterior cover as well. Also simple to install if you’re comfortable with some minor wiring similar to a wall outlet. Pro Tip: Our wiring was too short, and had to make some last minute modifications, so triple check it’s long enough.
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    • Recommended
    Great controller
    Great smart controller. All my customer's love this controller so far. Very easy setups
    by
      This is the third one of these I have installed and these work really well. Easy to install and setup. I’m not sure the automatic watering calculation is accurate but very easy to adjust schedules and times through the phone.
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      • Verified Purchase
      Excellent purchase
      After my best friend recommended Rachio, I was hesitant to put in my new house. However, my father needed to replace his controller, so I recommended Rachio and helped him install it. After hearing his additional positive feedback for o0 days, I decided to purchase one. I had my 14 year old son help install it to learn some basic electronic skills. Total install time was about 45 minutes for 18 zones. Experience thus far has been 100% positive. Highly recommend.
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        Best !
        Easy to install…easy to set up and program ….very intuitive!
        by
          excellent smart controller
          Easy to install. Watch a lot of YouTube videos prior to installing to ensure I could connect tge wire. Functional, weather smart, easy to setup, and works greats especially rebate from city. Excellent way to upgrade from an ancient rainbird device. Hight recommend to conserve water.
          by
            • Recommended
            An easy decision
            This is my second Rachio-3. After installing one at our previous home, I figured I would try an existing controller in our new home. I soon realized the Rachio is so much simpler and easier to set up. Swapping the new Rachio-3 for the existing futzy controller took about 35 minutes from unboxing to completion of setup.
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              So much easier and reliable
              I had seen the ads on social media for over a year and wanted to buy the system to replace an antique Rainbird controller from the 1990s. The only problem was the 16 zone limit and I had 17. Well I finally researched and found that doubling up zones is doable as long as there is sufficient water pressure to run the 2 zones simultaneously. This was easier than I thought and I regret not buying it sooner. The Rachio app allows me to run the entire system from anywhere I am. It uses local weather to adjust and skip days which s huge!! Super easy to install and run!
              by
                Once it's set up, it waters well
                The concept is good and the watering happens on schedule... once you get thru the steps for each valve. So many tabs across the top (faded out and easy to miss) and bottom. It would be easier if the controls for each valve were in one place...description, days, timing, etc. Also, for a California native garden, you're supposed to water one hour for 3 consecutive days then nothing for several weeks. I haven't discovered a calendar option in all these tabs. Still, it's great to be able to control from my phone.
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                  Broken 90 Found
                  The ability to easily add a short run after dusk during extreme summer heat was a water saver. While predawn runs occur while sleeping, the evening run had neighbors and myself concerned as water was running down the street from the yard drainage pipes. The use of the cellphone to turn zones on and off with the Rachio App helped locate the culprit zone. Since the leak was underground, it took short runs to pinpoint the exact location. The digging effort was minimal because of Rachio control. A broken threaded 90 was able to be extracted without cutting. Testing could be performed with the Rachio App to check each sprinkler head now that full pressure had been restored to the zone. The precise ability to remotely turn on and off a zone is greatly appreciated and made the repair a one person task without calling for professional assistance. A savings of water and repair costs occur as each zone is easily examined by the homeowner for analysis and improvement.
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