Weather and Integrations

OpenSprinkler's Weather-based Adjustment, and Integrations

Using Weather Adjustments
Overview OpenSprinkler can leverage online weather data to make daily adjustments to the station water time automatically. The data is retrieved from Da...
Tue, 13 Dec, 2022 at 10:02 PM
The Interactions between Rain Delay, Rain Sensor, and Weather Algorithm
Rain Delay is a manual control – it stops the controller from watering for a specified amount of time. Rain Sensor requires installing an external rain sens...
Thu, 31 May, 2018 at 11:08 PM
Creating an IFTTT Applet to receive OpenSprinkler notifications
From Firmware 2.1.7, push notification support has been added, by using IFTTT (If-This-Then-That). To do so, you need to obtain an IFTTT Maker (Update: t...
Tue, 27 Dec, 2022 at 7:19 PM
Using OpenSprinkler with Amazon Echo or Google Home Assistant
NOTE: this article is being actively edited to reflect the up-to-date information about IFTTT. You can use voice input such as Amazon Echo or Google Ho...
Tue, 13 Dec, 2022 at 10:22 PM
Getting a Weather Underground (WU) API Key
Update: between 2018 to 2019, Weather Underground (WU) was acquired by IBM, changing their API service and the process to apply for an API key. At the mome...
Sat, 5 Oct, 2019 at 8:35 PM
How to use MQTT
Note: this is an ongoing support article that's subject to changes as we add more MQTT features to the firmware. Introduction: From firmware 2.1.9(...
Fri, 19 Jun, 2020 at 1:00 AM