Rachio URC Module

Easily integrate your GEN1 or GEN2 Rachio Iro with URC for full access to each zone and more.

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MSRP: $199
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Now URC dealers can integrate the Rachio Irrigation Controller into the Total Control platform with ease. Simply add our module to the project and it will auto-configure the URC system showing you each zone, it's name, status, ability to control the zone and more!

URC Module Features

  • Works with both GEN1 and GEN2 Rachio Iro controllers
  • Manually control zones from URC interfaces:
    • TKP-7000
    • TKP-2000
    • TRC-1080
    • TRC-1280
    • TRC-820
    • URC Mobile Phone & Tablet (iOS/Android) Portrait and Landscape
  • Syncs all data between the different URC interfaces
  • Supports more than one connected Rachio Irrigation Controller
  • Automatically configures zones and names, fully two way compatible
  • View current zone status and trigger with customizable runtime using slider
  • Rain Delay
  • Pause and resume schedule e.g 
    • If music is playing in the back yard, automatically enable a raid delay so the sprinklers don’t turn on.
    • You're having guests over for a picnic and do not want the system to resume until 10pm.
    • Garden vegetables need to be watered at the same time each day but you are away from home during this time.
  • Automate events in your house based on the sprinkler system or vice versa
  • Quick Remote Shortcuts
    • The Red program button is for turning the schedule off.
    • The Green program button is for turning the schedule on.
    • The Yellow program button is for activating the Rain Delay.
    • Volume Up and Volume Down are tied for ramping the Manual Runtime Duration. The runtime range is from 1 minute to 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • Dynamically displays zones based on their enabled/disabled status in Rachio

Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller, 2nd Generation

  • Instantly take control from anywhere. Rachio gives you complete access to adjust your sprinkler system from your Android, iOS and laptop devices.
  • Weather intelligence. Waters automatically based on past, present, and future weather plus seasonal adjustments. No need to worry about updating schedules.
  • Saves you water and money. EPA WaterSense certified smart watering, including automatic rain delays, can save users over 50% of their outdoor water use. Plus, eligible for rebate options up to 100% of retail value.
  • Easy installation. Replace your current controller within 30 minutes. Works with any sprinkler system up to 16 zones, with no special tools or expertise required, and connects with your home WiFi.
  • The most connected sprinkler controller. Integrates with Nest, Amazon Alexa, IFTTT, Wink, Control4, Nexia and other top tier home automation systems for expanded functionality.
  • Designed for the future. Cloudbased software allows for constant updates, expanded capabilities, and integration with new platforms. 

 

Driver License:  Site (one required per project)

v1.0
 - Initial Release

Overview
This module supports user interfaces on the following URC products: TKP-7000, TKP-2000, TRC-1080, TRC-1280, TRC-820, URC Mobile Phone (iOS/Android), and URC Mobile Tablet (iOS/Android).

Ensure you have setup and can control your Rachio Irrigation Hub(s) with the Rachio Mobile Application before integrating into the control system. Each module is tied to one account, but one account could have multiple devices connected to it.

Installation

  1. Import the URC module into Accelerator. Restart Accelerator before continuing.
  2. Add the module to your project (Accelerator STEP 4)
  3. Identify IP address and Port (Accelerator STEP 6)
    1. URC requires every IP module to have an IP Address. Rachio does communication through the cloud therefore the IP address can be entered as 0.0.0.1 or something similarly to satisfy the settings.
  4. Accelerate menus (Accelerator STEP 10)
  5. 3rd Party 2-Way Settings (Accelerator STEP 11)
  6. Here is where you configure your Licensing, Access Token, and module parameters. Each parameter must follow a specific format listed below or the module will not read in the parameters correctly.
    1. The license key is obtained via purchase from this website.
    2. The Access Token is obtain by Logging into the web app at https://app.rach.io. Inside the web app, click on the menu button to expose the left side slide-out menu. At the bottom of the menu, you will see 'API Token:' followed by a 36 character token. This is the token to be entered in the AccessToken property.
    3. Manual Runtime is the default time, in minutes, for a zone to be on for.
    4. Rain Delay is the default time, in hours, to delay the current schedule.
    5. Format:
      1. LicenseKey=[key];AccessToken=[token];ManualRunTime=[minutes];RainDelay=[hours];
    6. Example:
      1. License Key
        1. LicenseKey=1234567890;AccessToken=123-abc;ManualRunTime=5;RainDelay=1;
      2. Trial Mode
        1. LicenseKey=;AccessToken=123-abc;ManualRunTime=5;RainDelay=1;
  7. Accelerate macros (Accelerator STEP 12)
  8. Download and Test!

Tips

  • The Red program button is for turning the schedule off.
  • The Green program button is for turning the schedule on.
  • The Yellow program button is for activating the Rain Delay.
  • Volume Up and Volume Down are tied for ramping the Manual Runtime Duration. The runtime range is from 1 minute to 1 hour and 30 minutes.

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