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B-hyve timer not showing the correct time or date/ programs are turning on at random times

If your B-hyve Device is not keeping time, using an incorrect time or your programs are turning on at random times, then this article should help with that. There can be a few steps that can help address this issue. First, we’d recommend power cycling the B-hyve device. To power cycle, simply unplug the device…Read More »

How to Program your B-hyve Indoor/Outdoor Controller

Need to program your timer but you’re not sure where to start? We’d be happy to show you how to create programs. Let’s begin. What is the purpose of the A, B, C, and D programs? The different programs would be used if you have certain stations that need to run separately from the rest…Read More »

How To Resolve Audio Alert Failure on Your B-hyve Smart Flood Sensor

If you’re getting Flood alerts to your app, but you’re not receiving the audio alerts from the sensor itself, its possible your speaker isn’t making a proper connection. Resetting that connection will typically resolve this issue. 1. Insert a flathead screwdriver into the open slot.  2. Turn the screwdriver 90º to snap open the cover…Read More »

How To Resolve Frequent Disconnections With Your B-hyve Smart Timer

If your timer disconnects often, and you find yourself unplugging it to re-connect frequently, this is the article for you. There are a couple of steps you can take that may resolve the issue. First, please download and install the OrbitAssist application on your phone or tablet using the steps found here. Using the OrbitAssist application,…Read More »

How To Select A Sprinkler Type

In the B-hyve App, you are able to select one of three different options under a zones details. This will help with making sure that if you choose to use smart watering, then the smart watering programs will be accurate. The three types are SPRAY, ROTOR, and DRIP. To access this feature from the home page select the “Zones” section…Read More »

What is Smart Watering Effective Rainfall

The effective rainfall setting adjusts watering schedules based on the percent of natural rainfall that reaches the plants in this zone. Potted plants and other plants that are indoors, under awnings, or otherwise not receiving rainfall may get less than all of the rain that falls.   Select the appropriate setting for the plants in…Read More »

How to Adjust your Smart Watering Schedule

Watering schedule adjustments allow you to adjust the estimated run-time and estimated days between watering for this zone.  IMPORTANT NOTE: The estimated run-time and estimated days between watering are NOT constant. Based on weather conditions, and the needs of your plants, the actual run-times and intervals will vary throughout the year. The estimates are shown…Read More »

How To Program Your XR Indoor/Outdoor Smart Timer

Need to program your timer but you’re not sure where to start? Let’s begin. What is the purpose of the A, B, C, and D programs? The different programs would be used if you have certain stations that need to run separately from the rest of your stations. For example; Your grass may need to…Read More »

Pairing Your B-hyve Hose Timer and Hub

This article will help with pairing your B-hyve hose timer and hub to your B-hyve app and home WiFi network. Before we begin let’s take a look at some of the requirements of the B-hyve WiFi Hub: You should download and run the OrbitAssist application using the steps found here to make sure your WiFi network is configured to…Read More »

How do you resolve a pump fault error

A fault message appearing on your timer or phone typically means that your Timer is detecting a short in the wire connected to the PUMP terminal. We’d like you to remove the wire from the PUMP terminal on your Timer, and try running a station or program manually. If the fault message does not appear,…Read More »

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