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RainMachine Mini-8 2nd Generation Weather Aware Smart WiFi Irrigation Controller - 8 Zones. Simple Touch. NOAA, EPA Certified

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  • 8 Zones
  • Simple Touch
  • Adjusts "Watering Time" Based on 7 Day Advanced Weather Forecast
  • EPA WaterSense Certified
  • Location Based Weather Forecast
  • 802.11n WIFI
  • AC Input 24VAC
  • Iphone/Android Connect

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RainMachine Mini-8

RainMachine Mini-8

  • - New
  • - 8 zones, weather aware smart Wi-Fi irrigation sprinkler controller
  • - Simple Touch Interface
  • - Adjusts watering time based on weather
  • - Location based weather forecast (NOAA)
  • - Forecast spatial resolution: up to 1.5 Km
  • - Freeze control & heat wave protection
  • - EPA WaterSense Certified
  • - Operating temp: -20C to 50C (-4F to 120F)
  • - Optional outdoor enclosure
  • - WIFI: USB 802.11N, 2.4Ghz, US/Japan/EU
  • - AC Input: 24VAC, 50/60Hz, 750mA (adapter included)
  • - Wire size AWG 18-22
  • - Dimensions: 115 x 115 x 27mm (4.5 x 4.5 x 1.1 in)
  • - Warranty: 2 years
  • - Android and iPhone Apps
  • - Model number: SPK2-8


RainMachine Mini-8
DASHBOARD
Monitor Everything. Temperature, Rain and multiple Program activity
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ZONES
Manually Water zones with the flick of a switch.
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DEVICES
Access multiple Rainmachines from one screen.
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SETTINGS / PROGRAMS
Set Programs, Weather Sensitivity and System Settings.

RainMachine Mini-8
 
Conserve water.
Save your wallet.
RainMachine Mini-8

According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as much as 70% of a home's total water use during the dry season may go to landscape irrigation. Experts estimate that more than 50% of landscape water is wasted due to overwatering.

RainMachine Mini-8

Using seven-day forecasts, the RainMachine efficiently adjusts your watering schedule using real time temperature, wind and rainfall data. It was scientifically designed to improve watering efficiency and dramatically reduce water waste.

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NOAA
A weather ready nation.
RainMachine Mini-8

RainMachine connects via Wi-Fi and downloads weather data every 6 hours. NOAA employs satellites, radars and thousands of weather stations, delivering the most accurate weather forecast on Earth.

RainMachine Mini-8

Advanced climate modeling running on huge datacenters are free for you to use in your garden.

NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RainMachine Mini-8
Garden from any Screen.
Easy Connect. Easy Control.

Connect from a smart phone or tablet to control water use remotely. The application automatically discovers any RainMachines on your local network and makes them accessible through an easy-to-use secure interface.

RainMachine Mini-8
Enhanced security.
Keep the password to yourself.

Do not expose your garden to the Internet. RainMachine keeps all credentials local, on your device, not on a internet server. This means you do not have to rely on a third party service to protect your garden.

RainMachine Mini-8
Multiple Data Sources.
Ultimate data stability.

The RainMachine has the ability to gather meteorological data from multiple data sources, increasing accuracy and reliability. Imagine a chorus of voices singing in unison, if one voice stops, the song will still go on. That way, your garden can rely on accurate data on which to base watering schedules.

RainMachine Mini-8
 
Extreme Temperatures.
Your plants are protected.
RainMachine Mini-8

The RainMachine protects your garden against unexpected hot or freezing conditions. For example, it ceases to water if temperature goes below a preset value.

RainMachine Mini-8

Additionally, you can suspend all programs for a number of days or months, according to your local climate.

During extremely hot days, the RainMachine will increase water output to provide your garden with the optimal amount needed to flourish.

RainMachine Mini-8
Nobody else owns your Garden.
Cloud independent by design.

By design, nobody else has the control of your garden. You are not tethered to a cloud service of any kind.

RainMachine connects via Wi-Fi to trusted National and International weather data sources and adjusts daily watering amount. The machine stays in sync with Nature for optimal efficiency. All this data is available free to RainMachine users.

RainMachine Mini-8
OpenSource, the Ultimate Accountability.
Code. Share. Evolve.

Because we provide our evapotranspiration formula source code and API, we make our work trusted and verifiable. User contributions from around the world will help the community and continue to evolve the product.


Learn more about the Green Electronics Mini-8

General

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Brand
RainMachine
Model
Mini-8

Type

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Type
Programmable

Detail

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Electrical
Electrical
Adjustable
Adjustable
Automatic Shut-Off
Automatic Shut-Off
Measures
Time
Number of Zones
8
Amazon Alexa Compatibility
Yes
Google Assistant Compatibility
Yes
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
RainMachine Mini 8

Pros: Easy to Install and setup.
Had it working in 30 minutes.
Reporting is great.
Phone app works great.

Cons: Little complicated to get it working with google home but I got it.

Overall Review: Water bill is my highest bill so I hope it saves me some money.

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5/ 5
Stop Looking THIS IS THE ONE

Pros: Hands off after setup. Easy to use in any situation. Worked with four different brands and models of routers and modem/router combos. Literally every single one I tried worked. It gets weather real time from my WUnderground weatherstation in my back yard so literally if i t rains across town and not here it still knows to water and not schedule incorrectly. Amazing!

Cons: It has two or three times lost internet connection over the past two years. I didn't know until I tried accessing it via the app. Watering still was taking place so no huge issue - just a slight annoyance.

Overall Review: I would highly recommend this product. I have had no real issues and today I needed to work on a few sprikler heads - adjust etc. It was great to be able to roam the property and turn on and off the zones without having to run back and forth to the controller.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Easy Install RainMachine better than RainMan

Pros: Easy setup
Loaded App on my Smart Phone, and it walked you through setup
(be sure to have your router password handy)
Interface easy to use, Local Login or WWW Login.
Eight Zones individually controlled
It is truly a SMART Irrigation Controller it Talks to N.O.A.A. ( National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) to predict its operational needs Hot /Cold /Wet /Dry
It will guide you trough almost any type of watering condition you are likely to encounter. slope, soil type, Water Restrictions, Plant types, Sun exposure, sprinkler type, area size.
It uses your Smart Phone to Geo-Locate the system for accurate weather settings.
Hey this is smarter than your Gardener

Cons: Had trouble Figuring how to turn on manual watering, but good news,
it's easy use mouse to grab Zone Time button slide to right!
Connector did not like stranded 18Ga wire, solid 20Ga is good

Overall Review: I built a really awesome system 30 years ago, but the clock motors died, I always wanted a truly Smart system and this RainMachine has ALL the Bells and Whistles and so much more. A Smart System like this 15 years ago would have cost over $1000 and not have had even half the features.

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Pays for Itself!

Pros: I've saved on my water bill much more than the cost of this unit since I installed it three months ago, replacing a traditional controller. Its ability to reduce watering based on weather far exceeds that of a rain sensor. The ability to control it from you phone or tablet is very cool when you are servicing the system.

Cons: The housing is too small to contain the wires unless you can hide the wires inside your wall. I purchased a plastic housing for the unit to cover the wires, even though my installation is indoors.

Overall Review: Be aware that it is 8 zones only if you don't have a master. It is 7 zones if you have a master valve.

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Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Very easy to install and setup!

Pros: -Very small unit
-Has 8 units
-Mobile app has a lot of detail
-Can be used without manufacture website

Cons: -Setup was a little confusing at first, but didn't take more than 5 minutes to setup
-Had to purchase a separate outdoor enclosure.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
4/ 5
Quite useful device

Pros: I easily paired the device with my WiFi inside my house and verified that the mounting location was in range. It was easy to pull the old wiring from the old controller and attach. The power brick was larger than the old brick which required a bit of work. The programming was setup after some confusion and it's working well. Best of all, I don't have to do much when rain is forecast. The unit adjusts and the other weather adjustments seem targeted at saving water.

Cons: The interface isn't quite as intuitive as I expected. The enclosed manual isn't all that great but the website helps. The initial setup took a bit but I seem to have gotten it down. I have yet to calculate the actual area covered by bubblers so the machine's calculations will work better.

Overall Review: I have recommended this for my friends. We are all more aware of the need to adjust watering to weather and the device makes that easier.

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Ownership: more than 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Thank the lord for this machine!

Pros: - I no longer have to hand water my front yard in 100+ degree weather.

Cons: - None

Overall Review: I mean look if you've got a working irrigation controller and you love it then good for you I'm not trying to sell anyone. When my wife and I bought our home we had this giant ugly half broken old irrigation system that was out of place and a pain to program. I bought this like a year ago on sale and installed it and got it working with my phone only to find out my front anti-siphon valve was leaky. So for the past year I have been hand watering our palm trees and bushes. It sucked when it got hot and I did not do it nearly as often as I should've and we lost a couple plants. Finally had someone come out to fix the anti-siphon valve since I obviously wasn't getting around to it. I'm in love now. If I want to water the plants I can do it from my phone. Also setting up a schedule was way too easy. I've programmed plenty of those antiquated controllers and they range from confusing to pain in my a**. This thing is how it should be. Easy, simple interface and you tell it what you want it to do. For me I have a single zone in my front yard with a desert landscape so it's pretty straight forward.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Great product and very easy to install

Pros: - installed in minutes
- provides great features such as 'soak' that splits watering time to minimize run off

- so much easier to turn zones on and off than trying to remember number codes and sequence of buttons to push

Cons: - non yet

Overall Review: - awaiting rebate from my water company that should make this 'free'

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