Best Automatic Irrigation Controllers Comparisons and Specifications

Orbit 57946 B-hyve Smart Indoor/Outdoor 6-Station WiFi Sprinkler System Controller


  • ULTIMATE WIFI AND TIMER CONTROL - The B-hyve app is fully functional for Android, iOS or web devices and gives you control wherever you need it. Program your timer on the app, at the timer, or let the weather-based software create a program for you.
  • SMART WATERING - Weather Sense technology provides watering based on site conditions such as slope, soil type, sun/shade, historical ET and live weather feeds. It automatically adjusts your controller to deliver the right amount of water to your plants.
  • 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 that can also be cut for hardwired applications.
  • CERTIFIED TO SAVE WATER AND MONEY - B-hyve is EPA WaterSense approved and certified, ensuring it will save you water and energy. This can also make your B-hyve timer eligible for local rebates, which can save up to 100% of the cost on your timer.
  • DURABILITY AND SECURITY - The Orbit B-hyve Wi-Fi sprinkler timer comes in a weather-resistant case, allowing you to mount your timer indoors or outdoors without risk of weather damage and a locking cabinet that keeps your timer safe from harm.
  • WATER SAVINGS - Integrate your B-hyve timer with use of Catch Cups to save up to 50% more water than with traditional controllers. Optimize the way you water, so you can keep everything lush and green without breaking the bank.
  • VOICE CONTROL - Works with Amazon Alexa for voice control . Visit for a quick guide on how you can use your B-hyve with Alexa to control your watering with a simple phrase.
  • USE WITH 110V ONLY - Compatible and compliant only with North American electrical outlets. International versions are available for markets outside North America.
  • BATTERIES : 1 CR123A batteries required.
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 3.62 pounds
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 1 pounds
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 3 x 9 x 8 inches

Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller


  • MOST 5-STAR RATINGS. Amazon’s most- and highest-rated WiFi sprinkler controller is the Rachio Generation 2 Smart Sprinkler Controller.
  • UNBEATABLE USABILITY. Download the Rachio app to care for your lawn remotely with your smartphone, tablet or laptop, use a connected home system or run zones directly from the controller itself.
  • ADAPTS TO YOUR LAWN. Set your own schedules or input details like plant type and sun exposure to let Rachio automatically water your lawn with exactly what it needs to thrive, and not a drop more. Detect leaks and maximize watering precision with the Wireless Flow Meter. Leverage sensitive Vortex technology to detect even low-flow leaks before they reach crisis
  • ONLY WITH RACHIO - RAIN AND WIND SKIPS. Rachio Weather Intelligence uses comprehensive weather data to automatically adjust your irrigation schedule based on the latest local forecasts.
  • SAVE WATER, SAVE MONEY. Reduce your water bill by up to 50% while keeping your garden healthy. EPA WaterSense certified - eligible for utility rebates of up to 100% off .
  • MOST-CONNECTED CONTROLLER. Works with top smart-home platforms, including Amazon Alexa and Google Home - more than any other smart sprinkler controller.
  • EASY INSTALLATION. Install it yourself - no special tools or expertise required.
  • BEST-IN-CLASS CUSTOMER SUPPORT. Help is available whenever you need it .
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 3.15 pounds
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 2.5 pounds
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 9.2 x 1.5 x 5.5 inches
  • DEPARTMENT : Lawn and Garden

Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller


  • Save money and water! See up to 30-50% savings on your monthly water bill. Compatible with master valve, pump relay, or indexing valve. App Compatibility-iOS 10.3+ and Android 4.4+; subject to change. Mobile app is required to connect the controller to Wi-Fi. Web app available on most browsers
  • Avoid watering in the rain. Exclusive weather intelligence plus automatically skips unnecessary watering with features like rain skip, wind skip, freeze skip, and more.
  • Control from anywhere with the easy-to-use app. Run sprinklers, view upcoming schedules, and observe your estimated outdoor water usage.
  • Experience fast DIY installation. Rachio Smart sprinkler controllers replace 99% of existing sprinkler controllers. Install in 30 minutes or less with no special tools needed. Our in-app installation tutorial helps you get online and watering in no time!
  • Deliver all the water your plants need; no more, No less. Rachio creates tailored Smart schedules based on the specific needs of your lawn, including plant type, soil type, sun exposure, and more.
  • Enjoy Rachio with all major Smart home platforms. Compatible with Alexa, Google Assistant, apple HomeKit️, nest, and more!
  • Save even more with local rebates. As a WaterSense labeled product, Rachio Smart sprinkler controller may be eligible for rebates up to the cost of The controller.
  • BATTERIES : 1 AAA batteries required.
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 2.9 pounds
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 2.9 pounds
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 9.1 x 1.4 x 5.6 inches

SST600IN Irrigation Timer Indoor 6-Station

Rain Bird

  • This timer is so easy to program you won't need the instructions
  • Simple zone-by-zone settings allow customized watering schedules for each area of your yard
  • Designed for indoor installation within a garage, home, or waterproof shed
  • One-touch seasonal adjust allows increase to watering time in hot, dry months or reduction in cool, rainy periods
  • Delay suspends watering for up to 72-hours; when delay ends programming automatically resumes

Rain Bird CP100 In-Line Automatic Sprinkler Valve

Rain Bird

  • Residential / light commercial grade 1" female threaded inlet and outlet valve; works with any standard sprinkler timer
  • Designed for below-ground installation out of sight and away from playful hands
  • Operates automatically or manually with manual bleed screw
  • Reverse Flow design reduces stress on diaphragm for dependable operation
  • Energy efficient, low power encapsulated solenoid with captured plunger
  • Buna-N diaphragm provides superior performance in harsh water environments
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 5.7 pounds
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 14.4 ounces
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 3 x 5 x 5 inches

Netro Sprite-6-INT Smart Sprinkler Controller


  • Fully Automatic - EPA WaterSense certified, dynamically creates and adjusts watering schedules optimized for your plants/lawns
  • Lifetime Cloud Service - Connects to WiFi, monitors and controls your sprinkler system anywhere from iOS, Android devices and Web browsers
  • Eco Friendly - Save up to 50% of your outdoor water use with advanced water saving technologies including weather forecasting and historical statistics
  • Water Restriction - Alerts and auto complies to the watering rules in your local area
  • Easy Installation - Installs or replaces in around 15 minutes with basic tools. No professionals required. Indoor use only. 24VAC power adapter NOT included. You can power your Netro with the existing 24VAC power adapter from your old sprinkler controller
  • BATTERIES : 1 CR2 batteries required.
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 1.1 pounds
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 8.2 ounces
  • PACKAGE DIMENSIONS : 8 x 8 x 1.9 inches

RainMachine Pro-8, Cloud Independent


  • CLOUD INDEPENDENT - All personal data stored locally. Rain Machine continues to work even when Wi-Fi is down.
  • 8 ZONES + MASTER VALVE - Rain and flow connector. Wi-Fi & 10/100 Ethernet. 1. 77" Color touch screen.
  • SMART SCHEDULE & SAVE WATER - Save water with real-time weather adjustments .
  • FREE WEATHER DATA - Direct access to NOAA, METNO or , Open Weather Map, NetAtmo. Use National or Personal Weather Stations for pinpoint accuracy.
  • CONTROL FROM ANYWHERE - Color touch screen, iPhone, and Android, PC browser access with dashboard stats. Access from home, work or vacation.
  • BATTERIES : 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 2.84 pounds
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 1 pounds
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 6 x 6 x 1 inches

Orbit B-hyve 57915 Smart 4-Station WiFi Sprinkler System Controller

Orbit B-hyve

  • Wi-fi - fully functional with Android, iOS or web app for total control, wherever you need it
  • Weathersense technology provides smart watering based on site conditions such as slope, soil type, sun/shade, historical ET and live weather feeds
  • In addition to smart mode, the Orbit B-hyve Smart Wi-Fi indoor timer can operate four custom watering programs with up to four start times each
  • Epa WaterSense and SWAT certified means it saves water and may be eligible for rebates from your local water or utility agency
  • Built-in manual watering Override at the timer allows you to start or stop watering without using the app
  • Use with 110V only - compatible and compliant only with North American Electrical outlets. International versions are available for markets outside North America
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 2.1 pounds
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 1.9 pounds
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 3.5 x 7 x 8.8 inches

Rain-Bird Lnk Link WiFi Module Mobile Wireless Irrigation Controller Upgrade


  • Operates like a wireless remote control for your irrigation system while onsite or an internet-based monitoring and control system when offsite
  • LNK WiFi is compatible with Rain Bird ESP-TM2 controllers and ESP-Me controllers manufactured after November 2, 2016.
  • Built-in mobile notifications provide troubleshooting access, simplify service calls, and warn of freezing conditions when expected
  • Automatic weather adjustments provide daily run time changes, saving up to 50% in water
  • Superior programming capabilities that are designed to meet the most stringent water restrictions
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT : 3.2 ounces
  • ITEM WEIGHT : 3.2 ounces
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS : 1 x 1 x 2 inches