Melnor 15043C WiFi Aquatimer Control Unit User Manual

Melnor, Inc. WiFi Aquatimer Control Unit

User Manual

Copyright © 2015, Melnor, Inc.  15043_INS_E_001TMTMThis guide will help you connect your  WiFi AquaTimer to your home WiFi network using a smartphone or tablet.  After the initial setup, you can program your timer from a smart phone, tablet or computer.If at any time you need assistance, feel free to  contact our support toll-free at:844-MELNOR1  (844-635-6671) or by email at: wisupport@melnor.com2After opening the package, please ensure you have all parts.• Valve Unit• Control Unit• Yellow Setup Tool• Power AdapterTM3Install batteries in the Valve Unit. You will need to supply  4 alkaline AA batteries.   Ensure the battery  cover is locked.Note:  Do not use lithium  or rechargable batteries in this product. 4Determine the best location for the Control Unit.  The Control Unit will need to be plugged in at all times. It needs to be located in an area that has good WiFi signal as well as within 200 feet of the Valve Unit.Walls, electrical equipment and other materials may aect this range.7On your smart device, download and  install the “Melnor AquaTimer  Conguration” app.Before launching the app,  proceed to step 8. The app is only used to  connect the timer to your home WiFi network.6Ensure that your smartphone or tablet is connected  to the WiFi network you want to use  for your WiFi AquaTimer.  If not, switch your WiFi network in the smart device  settings.This is for setup only.  Once connected, you can control your timer from anywhere. 5Use the included power adapter to connect the Control Unit to an indoor wall outlet.You should see ashing LED lights, alternating between “STATUS” and “CONFIG”.Setup GuideIf you discover that you are missing a part, please contact us: 844-MELNOR1 or wi
Copyright © 2015, Melnor, Inc.  15043_INS_E_00TM8Remove the Yellow Setup Tool from the bottom of the Control Unit  and gently push it into the  “Setup” button until the  “CONFIG” light is lit solid  and  the “STATUS”  light goes out.13Go to: www.wiaquatimer.comClick on “Register” on the top menu bar.Follow the prompts to setup your account.Once registered, you will need to log in using the password you just created.Note:  It is important for you to remember your login information.  You will need to access this website to program and review your WiFi AquaTimer.12You no longer need the Melnor AquaTimer Conguration app.  You can turn it o and uninstall it at anytime.  If you ever need to setup your timer on another WiFi network, you can easily reinstall the app. Moving forward, everything can be completed using any web browser on a smart phone, tablet or computer.14The website will then prompt you to enter the serial number of your Control Unit.  You can nd the 12-character serial number on the back of the Control Unit.TMSSID  Network NamePassword xxxxxxGateway IP Address Enter the network password for your WiFi home network.The app will use this information to add your WiFi AquaTimer to your WiFi home network.Press “Start”.  TMSSID  Network NamePassword xxxxxxGateway IP Address the app.Beside “SSID” you should see the name of your WiFi home network. If you don’t see the correct network name, your smart device is not connected to the WiFi network. 15Next, you enter your postal code. This information is used to provide local weather information.11On the Control Unit, watch for the Cong light to go out and the Status light to begin ashing.  This process may take several minutes.  Please be patient. Congratulations, the Control Unit  is now connected to your  home WiFi network.Note: Depending on your network, the app may or may not conrm the connection.  If the Status light has started blinking,  the unit is connected.TM
Copyright © 2015, Melnor, Inc.  15043_INS_E_00Zone1 Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4ZoneStart WaterWater For (min)Water EveryEco ModeA zone is what is watered from one of the timer outlets.  You can easily name Zones under Setup.Select the Start Time of the rst watering cycle of the day. All watering cycles must be complete by 11:59 p.m.How many minutes would you like to water?How often do you want to water? Once every 4 , 6, 8 or 12 hours  -or-  Once every 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 days?Saves water by repeatedly opening and closing the valve during the watering cycle, allowing more soak-in and less run o. (ON/OFF)TM150431 2 3 4Simple ProgramUse this grid to determine your wateringneeds before you begin programming.16The website will then prompt you to enter the 4-character serial number of your Valve Unit. The serial number is printed on the bottom of the unit.  Press “Finish Registration”.The website will  take you to the Home page.During setup, It may take a few minutes for all information to be visible on the home page.18The Valve Unit has four Zones or water outlets to attach hoses.  Each Zone can have its own watering program.Tip: You may want to leave one outlet unprogrammed for everyday use with a hose and nozzle. To enter a program, click “Edit” under the Zone you want to program.Remember, you can now log in to your account from any smart phone, tablet or computer. 19Watering programs can be either “Simple” or “Advanced.”  The grid below is to help you plan your watering before you begin programming. For “Advanced” programming, after clicking “Edit”, change the Zone Editing Mode from “Simple” to “Advanced.”  This will provide additional  programming options. 17Attach the Valve Unit to an outside faucet.  Firmly tighten the coupling nut.  Do not overtighten.Turn the faucet on and leave it on while the timer is in place. Attach a hose to each outlet you want to use. You can then attach sprinklers, soaker hoses or drip style watering systems.  TM150431234
Copyright © 2015, Melnor, Inc.  15043_INS_E_00Zone1 Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4Zone A zone is what is watered from one of the timer outlets.  You can easily name Zones under Setup.Watering ModeSelect Day(s) to WaterSelect from Multiple Days (to select specic days of the week); Even Days (even numbered calendar days); Odd Days (odd numbered calendar days)If you selected Multiple Days above, choose which days you want to water.  Each watering cycle can be dierent.Start WaterWater For (min)Eco ModeSelect the Start Time for each watering cycle. All watering cycles must be complete by 11:59 p.m. In Advanced Mode, each cycle can have its own start time.How many minutes would you like to water? In Advanced Mode, each cycle can have its own watering duration.Saves water by repeatedly opening and closing the valve during the watering cycle, allowing more soak-in and less run o. (ON/OFF) In Advanced Mode you can determine specic lengths for the watering (ECO Time On) and soaking periods (ECO Time O).TM150431 2 3 4Advanced ProgramUse this grid to determine your wateringneeds before you begin programming.FCC 15.19(a) (3):  This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules.Operation is subject to the following two conditions:(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and(2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.FCC 15.105 (b):  This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:- Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.- Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.- Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.- Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.FCC 15.21: CAUTION: Changes or modifications not approved by the responsible party could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. This device complies with Industry Canada license-exempt RSS standard(s).Operation is subject to the following two conditions:(1) this device may not cause interference, and(2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.The antenna(s) used for this transmitter must be installed to provide a separation distance of at least 20 cm from all persons and not be co-located with any other transmitters except in accordance with FCC multi-transmitter product procedures.FCC 15.105 (b):  Conformité aux normes FCC Cet équipement a été testé et trouvé conforme aux limites pour un dispositif numérique de classe B, conformément à la Partie 15 des règlements de la FCC. Ces limites sont conçues pour fournir une protection raisonnable contre les interférences nuisibles dans une installation résidentielle.Cet équipement génère, utilise et peut émettre des fréquences radio et, s’il n’est pas installé et utilisé conformément ment aux instructions du fabricant, peut causer des interferences nuisibles aux communications radio.Rien ne garantit cependant que l’interférence ne se produira pas dans une installation particulière. Si cet équipement provoque des interférences nuisibles à la réception radio ou de télévision, qui peut être déterminé en comparant et en l’éteignant, l’utilisateur est encouragé à essayer de corriger les interférence par une ou plusieurs des mesures suivantes:• Réorienter ou déplacer l’antenne de réception.• Augmenter la distance entre l’équipement et le récepteur.• Branchez l’appareil dans une prise sur un circuit différent de celui auquel le récepteur est connecté.• Consultez votre revendeur ou un technicien radio / TV pour assistance.AvertissementLes changements ou modififications à cet appareil sans expressément approuvée par la partie responsable de conformité pourraient annuler l’autorité de l’utilisateur de faire fonctionner cet équipement.FCC 15.21: ATTENTION : Tout changement ou toute modification n’ayant pas reçu l’approbation du responsable peut annuler l’autorisation donnée à l’utilisateur de se servir de cet équipement. Cet appareil est conforme avec Industrie Canada exempt de licence Rss standard(s).Son fonctionnement est soumis aux deux conditions suivantes :(1) cet appareil ne peut causer d’interférences, et(2) cet appareil doit accepter toute interférence, y compris des interférences qui peuvent provoquer un fonctionnement indésirable du périphérique.Melnor, Inc., 109 Tyson Drive, Winchester, Virginia 22603, U.S.A.

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