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How to Replace a Sprinkler Valve Parts

Here is a video on how to replace the diaphragm inside a valve. Each valve has it’s own diaphragm. You will need to match the model of the diaphragm with the model of the valve. Here is a video on how to replace the solenoid on a valve Most solenoids on Orbit valves are interchangeable….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 »

How to prepare your underground system for winter

To turn your Sprinkler system off for the winter, you will want to blow out the lines first, to remove any water and prevent freeze damage. We recommend contacting a professional to do this. Here is a video on steps you can take without blowing out the system If you have a B-hyve device, it…Read More »

Easy Dial Timer Programming Videos

This article is full of videos pertaining to the Orbit Easy Dial Timer. Each video has a brief description of what the video goes over and should help with any programming questions you may have. In this video, we run through how to program your Orbit Easy Dial timer with basic programming: This video is…Read More »

Easy Set Logic Timer Programming Videos

In this video, we explain some of the vernacular and meaning behind general programming terms: In this video, we run through how to run your Orbit Easy Set timer manually without having to alter any scheduled programs: In this video, we run through how to utilize multiple start times in our Easy Set underground timers:…Read More »

How To Determine The Type of Soil In Your Yard

Different types of soil can hold different amounts of water. B-hyve adjusts your watering schedule based on the specific type of soil in this zone.  Perform a ribbon test to know the type of soil in your yard.   Here is a visual guide for the Soil Ribbon Test: Clay Clay is typically heavy with…Read More »

How To Pair your B-hyve Indoor Smart Watering Timer

This Article will walk you through pairing your B-hyve Indoor Smart Watering Timer. This video shows how to pair a B-hyve indoor underground timer to the B-hyve WiFi app. Doing so will give you total control of your timer and unlock the many smart watering features, automatic rain delays and remote watering from anywhere in…Read More »

Pairing The B-hyve Hose Faucet Timer to an Existing WiFi Hub

The following video goes over how to connect a B-hyve Hose timer to an existing B-hyve WiFi Hub on your B-hyve account. Before starting this pairing process, you should download and run the OrbitAssist application using the steps found here to make sure your WiFi network is configured to work best with the B-hyve Hub. You will then want to make…Read More »

B-hyve Indoor/outdoor 1st Gen Android Pairing (ABC model)

If you have the B-hyve Indoor/outdoor timer (First GEN model) and you are trying to pair your device using an Android phone/tablet, then this article will help with getting your timer connected to your home WiFi. First-Time Setup Make sure the timer is plugged in and powered on. Verify that the Wi-Fi connection signal in…Read More »

B-hyve indoor/outdoor 1st GEN iOS pairing (ABC model)

If you have the B-hyve Indoor/outdoor timer (First GEN model) and you are trying to pair your device using an iOS phone/tablet, then this article will help with getting your timer connected to your home WiFi. First-Time Setup First-Time Setup Make sure the timer is plugged in and powered on. Verify that the Wi-Fi connection…Read More »