Holman EVIE: Evaporative Intelligent Eco/Rain Sensor for WX8 Irrigation Controller

Upgrade your WX8 Irrigation Controller by adding the Holman EVIE - Evaporative Intelligent Eco/Rain Sensor to your system. This rain sensor enhances your watering efficiency by automatically adjusting the watering schedule based on climate conditions, ensuring optimum irrigation for your garden.

Features and Benefits

  • Automatic adjustments: The EVIE Sensor modifies your watering schedule based on real-time weather conditions, promoting eco-friendly irrigation and water conservation.
  • Easy compatibility: Designed specifically for the WX8 8 Station Wi-Fi Irrigation Controller, it seamlessly integrates with your existing setup.
  • Wireless connection: The sensor connects to the WX8 via radio signal, eliminating the need for hard wiring and making installation simple and convenient.
  • Remote control: With the Holman Home app, you can control your irrigation system from anywhere with an internet connection, allowing for optimal garden watering management.
  • Improved garden health: The EVIE Sensor ensures your plants receive the right amount of water, reducing water waste and promoting the overall health and growth of your garden.

How to Use

  1. Install the EVIE Sensor in an open area of your garden, away from covering or obstructions that could affect its ability to accurately measure rainfall.
  2. Connect the sensor to your WX8 8 Station Wi-Fi Irrigation Controller by following the manufacturer's instructions for wireless connectivity.
  3. Configure the EVIE Sensor settings using the Holman Home app on your smartphone, tablet, or computer.
  4. Monitor the sensor's performance and make adjustments as needed using the Holman Home app to ensure optimal watering conditions for your garden.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

The Holman EVIE Evaporative Intelligent Eco/Rain Sensor is best for gardeners and homeowners who have a WX8 8 Station Wi-Fi Irrigation Controller and want to enhance the system with automatic weather-based adjustments. It's ideal for those wanting to responsibly manage water usage, reduce waste, and improve overall garden health.


How does the Holman EVIE Sensor work with the WX8 Wi-Fi Irrigation Controller?

The Holman EVIE Sensor connects wirelessly to the WX8 Wi-Fi Irrigation Controller and automatically adjusts your watering schedule based on your local climate conditions. The sensor collects information about rainfall and evaporation rates, allowing for smart watering adjustments to help conserve water and maintain a healthy garden.

Do I need any additional equipment to install the EVIE Sensor?

No, the EVIE Sensor connects to the WX8 Wi-Fi Irrigation Controller via wireless radio signal, so you don't need any hard wiring or additional equipment to install the sensor. Just follow the setup instructions to connect the sensor to your controller.

How far can the EVIE Sensor be placed from the WX8 Irrigation Controller?

The wireless range of the EVIE Sensor is designed to cover typical residential properties. However, the exact range depends on the layout of your garden and potential obstructions. If you're experiencing connectivity issues, try moving the sensor closer to the Wi-Fi Irrigation Controller to establish a stable connection.

Can the EVIE Sensor be used with other irrigation controllers or systems?

The EVIE Sensor is specifically designed for use with the WX8 8 Station Wi-Fi Irrigation Controller by Holman Home. It may not be compatible with other controllers or systems from different manufacturers.

Is the EVIE Sensor weatherproof?

Yes, the EVIE Sensor is built to withstand different weather conditions such as rain, wind, and sun exposure. However, we recommend placing it in an open area without any coverings to ensure accurate data collection.

Can the EVIE Sensor help reduce my water usage?

Absolutely! By automatically adjusting your watering schedule based on climate conditions, the EVIE Sensor can help conserve water and reduce your overall water consumption. Its smart watering adjustments ensure your plants receive the right amount of water according to their needs, avoiding over-watering and unnecessary water waste.

How often do I need to maintain or check the EVIE Sensor?

The EVIE Sensor requires minimal maintenance. However, it is a good idea to check it periodically to ensure it's functioning properly and hasn't accumulated any debris or dirt that could obstruct the sensor. It is also recommended to check for any firmware updates that might improve the performance or functionality of the sensor through the Holman Home App.

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