The Orbit B-hyve is a reasonably priced sprinkler controller you can program and control using your smartphone. It supports Alexa voice commands and creates watering cycles based on your weather and soil type.
Easy to install
Scheduled and weather-based watering
Works with Amazon Alexa
Locking weatherproof case
Large manual controls and LCD panel
The app could have used a few more scheduling options
No IFTTT or third-party device integration
No usage reporting
LCD panel not backlit
What is Orbit 57950 B-Hyve Sprinkler Controller
The Orbit B-Hyve smart sprinkler controller lets you remotely turn on and off your irrigation system, through the smart application. The app also helps you to set an automatic schedule. A perfect smart sprinkler timer for new installations or for replacement applications, the B-hyve Wi-Fi controller is available in 6- and 12- station models to cover most residential sprinkler systems. It also can also adjust the watering based on the local weather to avoid wasting water and deliver the right amount of water to your plants.
Design and Features
Smart Control: The B-hyve app gives you the ability to control your smart sprinkler controller wherever you need it to program it.
Smart Watering: The WeatherSense technology provides watering based on site conditions such as soil type, slope, sun/shade, historical et, and live weather feeds, to deliver the right amount of water to your plants.
Easy to Program: Create a program that will be the most beneficial to your lawn’s specific needs. Set up timers, and zones, and make adjustments to your smart sprinkler controller with just the push of a button through the application or manual buttons.
Easy To Install And Use: Utilize the swing panel for easy access to the angled wiring terminals, which makes wiring simple and convenient and the plug-and-go line cord can also be cut for hardwired applications.
EPA Certified: B-hyve is EPA WaterSense approved and certified, ensuring it will save you water and energy.
Waterproof Design: Mount the B-hyve® Smart Indoor/Outdoor Irrigation Controller is a sturdy, waterproof design that features a keyed entry to protect your console.