Long time listener… first time caller.
Any suggestions on creating multiple “start times” for any one schedule? Currently, you can select stations to include, and dial in their durations… but only one start time per “schedule.”
My suboptimal issue is that I have some stations with bubblers and sprinklers on the same station. “Cycle and soak” doesn’t really work for those stations.
My work around has been to create 2-3 separate “schedules” (depending on number of times I want to run through the stations in a day), each with their own start times. (“6am front sprinklers,” “4pm front sprinklers,” etc). This seems excessively complicated. As you can see, I’m trying to use my fancy Rachio the same way I used my “old” sprinkler timer. (Select stations… set start times… set durations… done). Trying to explain my Rachio system to my not-so-bilingual landscaper has been quite a challenge. =( Any suggestions/tips/tricks would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks for the quick reply.
I will stick to the “1 program per start-time” for now. The multiple start times per day is more of an issue in the summer (Las Vegas) when run-off results in wasted water. Until then, I will look forward to the next software release!!! Thanks again.
I have requested this feature and totally agree. I have multiple Rachio controllers and “cycle and soak” is appropriate for some, but not for others. I just want to set a program, and enter a few start times to run that program. It seems like it would be easy to configure.