Q: Is the YoLink Sprinkler Controller water-resistant or waterproof for outdoor use?
A: No, the YoLink Sprinkler Controller is not water-resistant or waterproof, as it is designed primarily for indoor use. If you plan to use it outdoors, make sure it is protected from water and rain exposure.
Q: Can I operate the YoLink Sprinkler Controller using voice commands with Google Assistant or Alexa?
A: Yes, the YoLink Sprinkler Controller is compatible with Google Assistant and Alexa, enabling you to control the system with voice commands, such as turning it on or off.
Q: What power supply is needed for the YoLink Sprinkler Controller?
A: The YoLink Sprinkler Controller requires a 24VAC power supply. If you are setting up a new sprinkler system, you will need to purchase a separate 110V to 24V AC adapter.
Q: How does the ECO function work on the YoLink Sprinkler Controller?
A: The ECO function is based on the YoLink network service. When enabled, you must set your location in the app, which will synchronize local weather information. If it detects rain, the controller will automatically pause watering for a set period of time.
Q: How can I configure rain delays on the YoLink Sprinkler Controller?
A: To establish rain delays, manually input the desired number of hours to pause water operation in the sprinkler controller app whenever rain is anticipated or occurring.
Q: Does the YoLink Sprinkler Controller work with a rain sensor?
A: The sprinkler controller does not have direct compatibility with rain sensors. However, you can manually add rain delays to the controller in the event of rain.
Q: How can I run watering zones individually on the YoLink Smart Sprinkler Controller?
A: The YoLink Sprinkler Controller does not have a dedicated option to test just one valve. However, you can work around this by switching to manual mode, setting the other zones to 0 minutes, and then starting the watering cycle. This will effectively actuate only the valve you want to test.
Q: How can I silence the beeping sound when pressing buttons on the YoLink Sprinkler Controller?
A: To silence the beeping sound, you will need to contact YoLink customer support and provide them with the device EUI number. They will assist you in updating the firmware. Once the update is completed, you will be able to disable the beep sound on the device.
Q: How can I set up the YoLink Sprinkler Controller to run different zones on different days (e.g., zones 1-3 on weekdays and zones 4-6 on weekends)?
A: To control different zones on different days with the YoLink Sprinkler Controller, you will need to contact YoLink customer support and provide them with the device EUI number. They will help you update the firmware. After the firmware update, you can configure the desired schedule on the actual device. Make sure not to set it up again in the app, as the app settings will overwrite the previous settings you made on the device.
Q: What does the 0/20 display on the YoLink Sprinkler Controller screen for each zone represent?
A: On the YoLink Sprinkler Controller screen, the display of 0/20 for each zone indicates the current watering progress. A 0 means the sprinkler is not currently watering. If the display shows 1/20, it means that 1 minute of the sprinkler's watering time has passed. When the display reads 20/20, it indicates that the watering for that specific zone has been completed.
Q: Does the YoLink Sprinkler Controller have an EPA WaterSense label or endorsement?
A: No, the YoLink Sprinkler Controller does not have the EPA WaterSense label or endorsement. Obtaining a rating or endorsement from an agency can be time-consuming and costly, and it is not anticipated to be pursued within the current year.
Q: What should I do if the YoLink Sprinkler Controller's display is blank (black)?
A: If the YoLink Sprinkler Controller's display is blank, first try pressing the menu button to see if anything appears on the screen. If the display remains blank, please contact YoLink customer support for further assistance.
Q: Does the YoLink Sprinkler Controller provide a power-off notification?
A: No, the YoLink Sprinkler Controller does not support a specific power-off notification. However, if the controller loses communication with the hub, you will receive a device offline notification to alert you of the issue.
Q: Does the YoLink Sprinkler Controller support YoLink Control-Device to Device Tech?
A: No, the YoLink Sprinkler Controller does not support YoLink Control-Device to Device Tech.
Q: What does the YoLink Smart Sprinkler Controller do?
A: The YoLink Smart Sprinkler Controller replaces your existing controller and allows you to remotely access, control, and edit watering schedules for your lawn from anywhere, at any time.
Q: How many zones can be connected to the YoLink Smart Sprinkler Controller?
A: The YoLink Smart Sprinkler Controller can connect up to a maximum of six watering zones and one master valve (not all systems have a master valve).