Rain Bird puts the user top-of-mind to make set-up easy. Following a few simple prompts, you can unlock the power of the RC2 after it’s connected to a WiFi Network. This video will walk you through each step and show you how easy it is.
Only some job sites have WiFi It could be a new construction site, or the homeowner isn’t around to provide a password. That won’t stop a Rain Bird professional with the RC2 Controller. Built into each RC2 is a wireless access point that allows you to connect and set up a controller without losing time. […]
The connected home is here, and homeowners have adopted everything from doorbells, thermostats, garage door openers, lighting, and security. With the Rain Bird RC2, homeowners and contractors can benefit from adding irrigation to a connected home. Watch this to learn what the RC2 is all about!
Sometimes a Rain Bird WiFi controller has a successful WiFi connection where the light on the WiFi module is blinking green, and the user is able to connect to the controller with a mobile device when at home, but when they are outside the range of their home network they get the Communication Error “The […]
If your Rain Bird WiFi controller is not able to stay connected to your home WiFi network it may be on the outside edge of the WiFi signal broadcast by your WiFi router. This is seen at the controller with a blinking red WiFi Module. This can be improved by moving the router closer to […]
Rain Bird WiFi Controllers communicate in three different ways, as explained below. This is important to understand because the speed of the controller connection is affected by which method is being used. In general, the three as listed in order of fastest, to least quick in connecting. The three methods are also listed in closest, […]
You are able to use any of the WiFi network connections, guest or otherwise, so long as they are Internet connected and are 2.4 GHz WiFi networks. Rain Bird WiFi will not connect to 5 GHz WiFi networks. Note: Public guest networks that require the acceptance of policy and terms will not work due to […]