Welcome to the installation guide for your irrigation system. You can check out the this article to gain an understanding of your irrigation system.
Step 1. Replace Your Old Controller
Take a picture of your current wiring. This will help you identify the correct sequence of wires.
- Master Valve - Optional
- Zones - Wires are Connected to Zone Valves
- Common Wire or Ground Wire
- Rain Sensor - Optional
Disconnect your old controller and remove sprinkler wires. Adhere a numeric labeling sticker to tag each associated wire for easy identification.
Remove your old controller from the wall.
Step 2. Install Your Yardian Controller
Identify an appropriate spot to mount your Yardian so that the camera is able to view your designated location (e.g., inside the garage).
Open the top cover.
Mark the wall for the screws. Mount the Yardian with the screws.
Open the inside cover.
Connect sprinkler wires according to the corresponding labels.
Note: Please specify rain sensor type (normally open or closed) in Yardian app if applicable.
Note: If you have a master valve, connect it to any zone and specify it in Yardian app.
Close the inside cover and the top cover.
Note: Please make sure you hear a click sound by pressing at the top of the inside cover.
Plug the Yardian electrical cord into the home outlet.
About Firmware Updates
We are constantly adding new features for the Yardian, so you might see an automatic firmware update once your Yardian is connected to the Internet. The update might occur after 5~10 mins when there are no watering activities (usually activated by "Instant Control").
Please DO NOT turn the power off when you see the LED blinking red:
Software may be updated when Yardian is connected to the Internet. Please DO NOT turn off the power when the LED is blinking RED. Interrupting the software update process may result in system malfunction.
Close The Covers Properly When Installing Outdoors
Please make sure you hear a click sound by pressing at the top of the inside cover:
Please press the 4 corners firmly: