Homeowners, landlords, property owners, anyone looking to have more control over watering of all sized lawns and gardens. This next generation sprinkler system is controlled from our free B-hyve app on your smartphone to set watering schedules, monitor water usage, and save money.
Why Choose the B-hyve XR?
Adjusts to Local Weather
Automatically adjusts to weather changes, delays watering in the rain, and gives more water in dryer times as needed.
Easy Programming on Free App
Create watering schedules, set duration times, get alerts, and easily control all of your watering right from the app on your iOS or Android device.
Stronger Wi-Fi Connection
A stronger Wi-Fi connection is achieved with dual high-powered radios, allowing you more control at greater distances with no Wi-Fi interference issues.
Let Mother Nature Do the Heavy Lifting
Smart watering sets automatic delays for rain, wind and freezing temperatures, even when running a traditional program, saving water and money.
Fully automatic smart watering, traditional programs, and advanced audit settings. You name it - B-hyve has it.
Your B-hyve looks ahead at the weather forecast, shuts off water during rain, then recalculates your watering schedule.
The only smart sprinkler controller that integrates catch cup technology to product professional scheduling results.
First-Class Innovation at a Fraction of the Cost
Dual-band, high-powered radios give a stronger connection and eliminate interference. Control all scheduling and functions from our free B-hyve smartphone app on iOS or Android. 8 or 16 stations allow you to cover any sized yard or garden.
A weatherproof case allows for outdoor mounting without a protective box. A multi-color LED status light ring and button allow you to see current operations and three full-color active-matrix displays show additional information about the sprinkler timer. Sleek, attractive design means you won’t need to hide it when mounted indoors.
Auto Adjusts to Weather
The XR automatically adjusts schedules and timing around weather conditions to implement rain delays or add watering time during dry months. All this works together to keep your lawn healthy automatically and save you money.
The Orbit B-hyve XR Smart Sprinkler Timer brings innovation to a new level. B-hyve timers allow you to control your watering from anywhere in the world on your iOS or Android device or via the web app while saving water and lowering your water bill. WeatherSense technology uses advanced local weather data automatically creating watering schedules that deliver the right amount of water to your plants, avoiding any water waste. This sleek, indoor/outdoor smart timer is fully weather-resistant without the need for a costly additional weather enclosure. 3 full-color digital displays and a multi-color LED light ring allow you to see exactly what the timer is doing in an instant. Fully equipped with dual-band (2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz) Wi-Fi, a long range Bluetooth (BLE 5) radio, and an internal, plug-and-go transformer. The push-and-go wiring terminals and built-in bubble level make installation quick and easy.
Features and Benefits
Easy programming: use the free B-hyve app to create watering schedules, set duration times, get alerts and control everything right from your smartphone, the controller’s long-range Bluetooth connectivity also makes for a fast pairing process.
Auto adjusts to weather: automatically adjusts to weather changes, including rain, wind and freeze delays, and gives more water in dryer times too.
Protect your lawn investment: 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.
Quick control: multi-color LED light ring and three full-color digital displays allow you to instantly see your timer status without any confusion, the built-in manual watering override button on the timer also allows you to start or stop watering without using the app.
Save your plants: provides smart watering based on site-specific conditions such as plant type, slope, soil type, sun/shade, historical ET, live weather feeds, and more.
Advanced tech: a strong Wi-Fi connection is achieved with dual (2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz) high-powered radios, allowing you more control at greater distances with no Wi-Fi interference issues. B-hyve works with both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, so you can control and use your B-hyve controller with a simple phrase.
Security and durability: the weather-resistant construction allows the timer to be mounted indoors or outdoors, the digital lock-out keeps unwanted people from changing watering at the timer, and the customizable lights-off stealth mode allows the timer to go unnoticed while mounted outdoors.
Easy to install: the robust and simple push-and-go wiring terminals make set-up a snap, and the magnetic wiring cover smoothly locks into place, there’s also a built-in bubble level to help ensure picture perfect mounting on the wall.
Use with 110-Volt only: compatible and compliant only with North American electrical outlets, international versions are available for markets outside North America.
Built-in manual watering override button on the timer allows you to start or stop watering without using the app.
Digital lock-out keeps unwanted people from changing watering at the timer.
Customizable lights-off stealth mode allows the timer to go unnoticed while mounted outdoors.
Magnetic wiring cover smoothly locks into place.
Robust and simple push-and-go wiring terminals make set-up a snap.
Built-in bubble level allows for picture perfect mounting.
EPA WaterSense and SWAT certified means it saves water and may be eligible for rebates from your local water or utility agency.
Available in both 8-station and 16-station models.