The Orbit B-hyve XR indoor/outdoor sprinkler controller offers plenty of features, including a built-in LED screen and full color matrix display that provides live data information and status updates.
Easy Programming through the application
Lots of scheduling options
Dual-band Wi-Fi support
Can be mounted outdoors
Wiring might require some finagling to successfully connect
Quite bulky in size
Onboard hardware controls are far from intuitive
What is Orbit B-hyve XR Smart Sprinkler Controller?
The B-hyve XR smart sprinkler controller is the ultimate high-performance sprinkler system timer for the best-looking yard on the block, with long-range Bluetooth and dual-band Wi-Fi eliminate connectivity issues and allow you to control your watering from anywhere in the world at any time while saving water and reduce your water consumption bill. It is also featured with smart WeatherSense® technology, this sleek, indoor/outdoor timer is fully weather-resistant without the need for a costly weather enclosure. Three full-color digital displays and a multicolor LED light ring allow you to instantly know what your timer is doing no guessing. The B-hyve XR smart sprinkler system allows you to maintain your property with ease.
Design and Features
Easy Programming: Use the free B-hyve app to set duration times, create watering schedules, get alerts and control everything right from your smartphone.
Bluetooth Technology: The controller’s long-range Bluetooth connectivity also makes for a fast pairing process.
Auto Adjusts To Weather: The XR automatically adjusts schedules and timing around weather conditions to weather changes, including rain, wind, and freeze delays, and gives more water in dryer times too.
EPA WaterSense certified: B-hyve is also EPA WaterSense certified to save water, and may be eligible for rebates from your local water or utility agency.
Exclusive WeatherSense Tech: B-hyve’s exclusive WeatherSense tech receives local weather data and adjusts your smart sprinkler controller to deliver the right amount of water to your plants.
WIFI Performance: A stronger Wi-Fi with a 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz dual-band connection, with fewer signal interferences.
Weatherproof Design: Weatherproof resistance allows for outdoor mounting without a protective cover.
Digital Display: Multi-color LED light ring and three full-color active matrix displays allow you to instantly see your timer status and show additional information about the sprinkler timer.
Sleek Design: Sleek and attractive design which means you don’t need to hide it when mounted indoors.
Easy to Install: You can install your B-hyve® Sprinkler Controller in just a few minutes. It is featured a magnetic cover with a quick reference guide inside the cover for easy access to the wiring.
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