Tagged: smart schedule
June 27, 2018 at 9:42 pm #4036
Just setup the 4 station b-hyve, only 2 stations. Answered all the questions for smart watering.
The calendar says it will run both stations twice, back to back. for a total of *90 minutes*
How is that smart. I’ve been running an old-school timer for years 15 min per station every other day. My yard is going to be a SWAMPSpread the love!June 27, 2018 at 11:15 pm #4039
You can turn down the runtime for each zone in smart details under watering schedule adjustments. If you’d like me to take a look at it as wee please provide me with your mac address.Spread the love!June 27, 2018 at 11:37 pm #4041
MAC Address: 44:67:55:40:74:be
Please take a look. That default really sounds excessive. Its a similar problem with “smart” thermostats. If I enable “auto” everything here in SoCal my air conditioning never turns off.Spread the love!June 27, 2018 at 11:56 pm #4044
@rjb101, I’ve updated your timers firmware. Also i’ve taken a look at your other settings, and everything seems to be in order. Right now it’s scheduled to run every Thursday sta. 1 for 30min sta. 2 for 9min, starting at 8Am and 8:42Am. There are however a few extra watering’s scheduled as well. From your posts i’d assume sta 2 is ok, however to adjust sta 1 you will need to go to zones> zone 1> smart details> Watering schedule adjustments> then you can shorten the runtime to what ever you’d like.Spread the love!June 28, 2018 at 4:08 pm #4065
So, I tried that, I set the adjustment to 50% less. The app is VERY buggy. It took a long time fo that adjustment to be reflected in the schedule. When I go back into the adjustments the slider is back at 0%. It seems like the UI is not reflecting the change I made even though the schedule does. It also looks like my Zone 2, which I did not adjust, is no longer scheduled – it was yesterday.
Asynchronous programming is not that hard but done poorly it will ruin your app.
I have to wonder if any testing was done on this app before releasing it. The UI design attractive but the implementation needs a lot of work. I’ve noticed other bugs too, like you can’t really delete a zone. If I delete zone 1 and try to add it back it comes back with the same settings, photo etc.Spread the love!June 29, 2018 at 10:03 pm #4146
It sets back to zero, because that become the new standard (the zero), and is adjusted from that point. it does take some time for the new program to schedule, but it should update by the lasts at midnight. As of right now your zone 2 is scheduled to water on Sunday, and zone 1 will water Monday.
When you are making runtime adjustments The amount of time it will actually water for is displayed at the top just to the right of estimated duration. The same goes for interval adjustments. They are displayed in the calendar for each moth the number of days between each scheduled watering. Please let us know if you have any other questions.Spread the love!June 29, 2018 at 10:10 pm #4147
Thanks for the clarification. Thats not very intuitive.Spread the love!
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