SMART GARDEN HUB – smart controller for smart garden
The company GreenIQ introduced an innovative controller for smart garden SMART GARDEN HUB, which is designed to control the automatic irrigation system considering weather data.
Moreover, the device takes into account the weather conditions currently and projected. He gets them communicating over the Internet with the nearest weather station. So that actually have the control of automatic watering via the Internet with the possibility of saving water and energy.
SMART GARDEN HUB has a waterproof enclosure (IP55), for which obustroeny 6 outputs for the 6 zones of irrigation (valve voltage 24V AC), the additional master output for connecting a master valve, pump or dispenser, fertilizer, and output to control optional external relay on/off light.
In addition, there are inputs for water flow sensor and rain, 3 inputs for soil moisture sensor and the function “Freeze Pause” protecting the irrigation system from freezing, stopping irrigation at temperatures below 3°C.
One of the key advantages of SMART GARDEN HUB is the ability to control irrigation and lighting remotely using a Wi-Fi connection between the brand and GreenIQ mobile app for smartphones and tablets based on iOS and Android, well, or same web app on Windows PC or Mac.
The user 4 independent automatic programs for each zone, the ability to program watering by time start and end days of the week, “watering every “x” days” and mode of “Always On” (always on). for any zone.
SMART GARDEN HUB, according to the manufacturer, due to the optimization program irrigation allows to save up to 50% of water consumption on the irrigated plot. To control the process the user can use reports saved volumes of water.
In addition to management capabilities with app SMART GARDEN HUB remarkable ability to integrate with IoT devices and smart home systems: applets IFTTT, Amazon Echo, the sensor detect smoke and carbon monoxide Nest, Crestron, Control4 and Smart Home Gideon. This allows the user to control irrigation and to obtain information about the scheduling of automatic irrigation, its implementation, consumption, water leakage and so on.
SMART GARDEN HUB can be connected sensors: soil moisture Vegetronix, PlantLink and Toro, Netatmo rain gauge, water flow sensor and GreenIQ weather station Netatmo.
SMART GARDEN HUB does not require complicated installation, convenient to setup and operate. To use the controller in temperatures from -20 to +55 °C, relative humidity non-condensing 10% to 90%.
According to the information portal Smartphone.ua, supplied with the controller provides power supply 220V/24V AC 1A, instructions for installation and operation, a set of labels for cables, card GreenIQ c username and password, screwdriver, fastener kit, measuring tape, and a cable type twisted pair 1 m
The SMART GARDEN HUB sizes are 15×5.3 cm and weighs 1.5 kg power consumption – 3.5 watts. Communication represented by Ethernet port 10/100BASE-T (RJ-45), Wi-Fi 803.11 b/g/n up to 150 Mbit/c, Wi-Fi router with support DHCP.