The Hardware

  • Easy install and setup.

    Under 30 minutes with no special tools or expertise required. Quickly connect to your home's Wi-Fi.

  • Replaces almost any controller.

    Works with your current sprinkler system, up to 16 zones.

  • Water directly from controller.

    Run zones right from your controller. Manual access allows for local control.

  • Make it waterproof.

    Our optional outdoor enclosure protects your controller in all weather situations. Hardwire option included.

Full Hardware Specs

The App

  • Remote control.

    Start, stop and change your sprinklers from your phone or computer.

  • Real-time notifications.

    The Rachio app will let you know what's happening with your yard, from rain delays to faulty valves.

  • Detailed water usage reporting.

    Know how much water you're using in your yard.

  • Share access with others.

    Option to share full or limited access with your irrigation professional.


  • Customized for each zone.

    Get a tailored schedule based on specific plant types, soil types, nozzles and sun exposure.

  • Any schedule you want.

    Specify times and dates for when your schedules should run.

  • Eliminate runoff.

    Smart Cycle breaks up your schedule into smaller periods to maximize soil absorption rate.

  • Certified and tested.

    EPA WaterSense Certified and SWAT tested, Rachio is proven to save water while keeping your plants healthy.


  • Auto adjust with Weather Intelligence ™.

    Waters automatically based on past, present and future weather, plus seasonal adjustments. No need to worry about updating schedules.

  • Never water in the rain.

    Rachio connects to a network of thousands of weather stations to get the latest weather.

  • Proactive rain skipping.

    Automatically skips watering due to forecasted rain, instead of just reacting to real-time rain.

  • Cold weather delays.

    Automatically skips watering due to low temperatures.

Gen 2 Technical Specs

  • Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller
  • Power Supply with 6-ft Cord
  • Mounting Hardware
  • Quick Start Guide
iOS 9.0+ and Android 4.0+. Web also available on most browsers.Mobile app is required to connect the controller to Wi-Fi.
Works with Nest, Amazon Alexa, The Google Assistant, IFTTT, Wink, Control4, Nexia and others.
8-zone and 16-zone models
  • Dimensions: 9.25" L x 5.625" H x 1.625" W
  • Weight: 1.2 Lbs
The Rachio controller must be connected to the AC power adapter included. DC Transformers are not supported.
  • Power Supply: External Transformer
    (6-ft cord - 2.5mm x 5.5mm Female barrel plug)
  • Transformer Power Input: 120V AC / 60Hz
  • Transformer Power Output: 24V AC
  • Designed for 24V AC Solenoids
Temperature Range: -31F to 140F
Wi-Fi (2.4GHz) required. Supports dedicated 2.4GHz and dual-band networks.

(Coming Soon)
Smart wire terminals sense which zones are active, and provide feedback if your irrigation system might have a problem.
Supports master valve/pump relay.
2-year limited warranty.
In the event of Wi-Fi outage or intermittency, the controller’s memory retains the last saved schedule received from the Rachio cloud and maintains the schedule until an update can be downloaded.
Custom outdoor enclosure is available (optional). Enclosure is weatherproof and allows for hardwiring.