Rachio announces HomeKit support for the Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller

Rachio announces HomeKit support for the Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller

When it comes to smart home devices, AWT readers know that one of my favorites is the Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller (link to AWT review). This device is the third generation of an iPhone-controlled sprinkler controller that makes it simple to ensure the best possible irrigation of your landscaping while using as little water as possible. Today, Rachio announced that it has added HomeKit support to the Rachio 3, making it the first smart sprinkler controller to use Apple’s home automation framework.

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Review: Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller

Review: Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller

I’ve had a Rachio smart sprinkler controller since just before the first generation was released, and it’s changed the way that I use water on my lawn and garden. Rachio recently released its third-generation smart sprinkler controller, the Rachio 3 ($229) and with each successive model the product just gets better. Let’s take a look.

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