Spring 2018 Firmware Release
We are pleased to announce the 4.0.926 firmware release.
This release contains enhancements and bug fixes. This release is available for RainMachine HD-12 and HD-16 made after 2015 and all Mini-8 devices.
Here are a couple of new features introduced on 4.0.926:
Web and Local UI improvements (15).
Many Web app and Local UI improvements, details available here.
Program Start Date and End Date
Choose the start date and end date for your programs and this will repeat yearly by default.
Imagine having separate watering programs for each season.
Program Use Adaptive Frequency
Allow RainMachine to manage irrigation by skipping nonoptimal watering cycles.
This feature promotes deeper root growth by skipping watering if the calculated daily amount is below a certain threshold.
Change program zones order
You can order the program zones sequence the way you want.
Drag & Drop to change their order under Program properties screen.
Minimum watering time per zone
Set a minimum watering time per individual zones, not per RainMachine device.
New zone vegetation types
Choose between warm season grass and cold season grass.
Open the Zone Advanced Settings and look for Vegetation Type option.
Adding Support for multiple weather stations for WUnderground weather service (Web).
No longer restricted to using just one station.
Open Weather Map weather service (Web)
With this release, you will be able to use OWM weather service.
RainMachine Firmware Auto-Update
Allow RainMachine to auto-update its firmware when a new one will be available.
This option is set "ON" by default but can be easily turned "OFF" from the RainMachine device system settings.
Fix for Wi-Fi WPA2 "KRACK" vulnerability
All our RainMachine devices have been patched against Wi-Fi WPA2 "KRACK" vulnerability.
To find out more about this Wi-Fi WPA2 security issue follow this link.
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