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Device Sharing

Did you know you can share your device with a friend, family member, or neighbor? Its a fairly simple process, and here is how you can go about doing that. Users have the ability to share devices. Sharing will allow the end user to grant access to their B-hyve device with any user who has…Read More »

How to register for the Orbit Sprinkler System Designer

If you are wanting to create an account for our Orbit Sprinkler System Designer, then this article will help. First, you want to go to https://design.orbitonline.com/ Then you will want to click the “Sign up” button at the top of the page. Finally, you will want to fill out the required information for your account to…Read More »

How do I update my firmware

To update the firmware on your B-hyve device, please follow the steps below. From the home page of the app, select the “My B-hyve” button in the bottom right corner Select “Devices” Choose the device you wish to update the firmware on Scroll down to “Update Firmware”, and select that option. If your device can…Read More »

How to check B-hyve firmware version

To check the firmware version on your B-hyve device, please follow the steps below. From the home page of the app, select the “My B-hyve” button in the bottom right corner Select “Devices”  Choose the device you wish to check the firmware version on Scroll down until you see “Firmware Version: XXXX” and this will…Read More »

Solenoid Buzzing

If you are hearing a buzzing noise coming from the solenoid on your Orbit timer, then this is to be expected. Some solenoids can be louder than others, but the buzzing comes from the magnets inside the solenoid being electrically activated and vibrating. Should you notice the noise, then as long as your valve is…Read More »

What happens to my saved programs if my B-hyve timer goes offline

When a B-hyve controller loses WiFi connection, there are certain functions that will continue, and other functions that will no longer work. One very important thing to know is that even if your controller loses WiFi connection, if you had any custom programs created prior to the connection loss that were already running, then those…Read More »

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