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How to tell multiple timers to smart water at different times

If you are using multiple B-hyve timers, and want to use smart watering with each of them, then you will need to adjust the smart watering program for each device. In order to do this, you will need to add a “Suggested Start Time” for the smart watering on your B-hyve devices. Be sure to…Read More »

All stations are receiving 24 Volts AC

If testing the voltage coming from your timer, if none of your stations are running then you will see that each of your stations is outputting 24 Volts. The timer does this constantly to check for faults. Once you tell a specific station to run, then only that station should be putting out 24 Volts…Read More »

How to program your timer

If you are looking for help with programming your Orbit or B-hyve timer, then this article should help. This article contains links to both our Orbit and B-hyve line of timers and will help you in programming your device to fit your needs. Please check below to find an article to fit your needs. *Note:…Read More »

How to factory reset your B-hyve device

There are several different B-hyve devices, and not all of them use the same method to factory reset. This article will show you how this is done for each device. Factory resetting is very important when initially pairing your device to the B-hyve app, but it can also assist when you have had any WiFi/Router…Read More »

Programming Basics

Want to take full advantage of your underground sprinkler timer?  This may be the guide for you.  What are stations and zones? A station or zone refers to a group of sprinklers attached to the same valve.  Your timer will turn on the valve to let water flow to the sprinklers in that zone/station.  The…Read More »

How to Wire a Timer

Each valve should have two wires coming off of the solenoid. One wire will be connected to a common wire (usually a white-colored wire) along with every other valve. The common wire is attached to the COM terminal on the timer (there are multiple common terminals, it doesn’t matter which it goes in). The second…Read More »