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  • Adaptive Frequency
    Adaptive frequency is a smart feature of RainMachine that allows skipping a programmed cycle if the quantity of irrigation applied is too low to be beneficial to plant growth. I...
  • What is a Program
    A program is a schedule in which selected zones can be watered at a given time.  If a zone is a the "where" a program is the "when." Programs set the frequen...
  • Creating or editing a Program
    A RainMachine watering program can be easily created by following few easy steps using the local touch interface, Rainmachine iOS, and Android mobile apps or RainMachine web app...
  • Program Zones Run Time: Suggested vs. Custom
    The RainMachine will auto-adjust program zone durations based on weather. For example, hot days require more water, cool days require less, and on rainy days it may not water at...
  • Auto-Adjusted or Fixed program zone times based on weather
    Auto-Adjusted zone timesBy default, RainMachine smart irrigation algorithm use weather data from the weather services user have selected to auto-adjust the program zone watering...
  • Manually Running a Program
    In order to manually run a program, go to Programs, choose the program you want to start and press "Play". This will have the program run through each zone on its list...
  • Cycle and Soak
    "Water, rest, water, save" Cycle and Soak is a useful RainMachine program irrigation feature that helps prevent runoff and allow more time for different types of soil...
  • Winterizing
    Winterizing to Prevent Winter Damage There are many things to think about when Winterizing your Irrigation system.Do I have a Automatic or Manual Drain Valve to empty the water ...
  • Creating a Program for New Sod/Vegetation
    Best Practices for New Sod/Vegetation When working with New Vegetation you typically need to water multiple times a day to make sure the soil remains moist all day. The reason i...
  • Control garden lights
    With a 24 Volt DC Relay Switch you can now activate not only Out Door Lighting but other various 110 Volt operated devices. The Relay would run directly to a zone of your choos...