Tag Archives: wifi

B-hyve controllers and 2.4GHz WiFi networks

If you had any questions on why most of the B-hyve devices require a 2.4 GHz, then this article should help. Currently, all models of B-hyve timers (except for the B-hyve XR) and our WiFI hubs require a 2.4GHz WiFi to connect to the internet. This is how the devices were designed, and this cannot…Read More »

Will my B-hyve controller still run its scheduled programs if it loses WiFi connection?

If you have your B-hyve device programmed to run the watering schedule that you set, if the device were to lose connection to WiFi then it would still continue to run these programs as scheduled. You will not be able to control the device or make any schedule adjustments while the controller is offline if…Read More »

Gen 2 B-hyve Indoor/Outdoor Timer (ABCD version) Not finding the OrbitSmartHome Network

If your Gen 2 B-hyve Indoor/Outdoor timer is asking you to connect to your timers “OrbitSmartHome Network”, then this article will help with getting your timer connected to your WiFi. The first step should be to take a look at your timer and find the button that says either “PROG ABCD” or “PROG ABC”. If your timer says “PROG ABC” then…Read More »

My Timer is not finding any Wi-Fi Networks

Sometimes your timer may not find a Wi-Fi network. There are a few steps you can take to try to resolve this issue. Make sure your router is broadcasting a 2.4 GHz network. Most Orbit products do not communicate with 5 GHz networks (the exception to this, being our B-hyve XR model that can use…Read More »

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