Knowledge Center WiFi Network

2.4 GHz vs. 5 GHz WiFi networks

Rain Bird WiFi controllers only connect to 2.4 GHz WiFi Networks. Rain Bird WiFi controllers are often installed outdoors, or other locations away from the indoor WiFi Router, so 2.4 GHz is the best WiFi network for this purpose. 2.4 GHz WiFi networks travel farther than 5 GHz. Though 2.4 GHz networks transmit data slower, […]

Syncing the Rain Bird App and the WiFi Controller Panel

Your WiFi controller and the Rain Bird app synchronize automatically when your mobile device connects to the controller, and then when changes are made in the app and the “Done” button is selected. There are no additional steps required to synchronize the two. It is important to remember to press “Done” when making any schedule […]

Rain Bird WiFi Controller Countries Supported

As of Jan. 2021, the LNK WiFi Module that pairs with Rain Bird WiFi compatible controllers is supported in the following countries. If the LNK WiFi Module and Rain Bird App is installed in a country not on this list, then weather data, Automatic Seasonal Adjustment, and other features may not be available. Additional countries […]

Setup: WiFi network connection troubleshooting

If you are having issues connecting to your WiFi network during setup please try the following: Verify that you are connecting the controller to a 2.4 GHz network since 5 GHz is not supported Verify the network you are trying to connect to is not an unsupported satellite ISP or is commercially secure* Check the […]