Tips and Tricks

How to Fix Rain Bird Central Control COM Port Issue After Windows 10 Update

Did you recently perform an update on your Windows 10 Rain Bird Central Control computer and are now having issues with your COM port? Completion of the Windows 10 update 1803, released on approximately July 10th, 2018, has caused users to experience reassigned COM ports. This prevents the Central Control from communicating with connected devices [...]

2018-08-07T12:11:54+00:00

Tips on Rain Bird MI FREEDOM Software Commands

Remote access to Rain Bird central control is as convenient as the Internet, with Rain Bird’s MI Series Mobile Controller software. This software runs on the central control computer to provide remote irrigation control via any web-enabled mobile device. Available in Advanced and Professional versions, users can activate sprinklers and programs; view which sprinklers and programs [...]

2017-11-06T16:18:26+00:00

Tips for Successful Rain Can Installation, Operation and Maintenance

A clear and unobstructed mounting location is necessary to obtain accurate rainfall readings. The Rain Can must be mounted level for proper operation of the tipping mechanism and accurate recording of rainfall. The mount for the Rain Can should be sturdy enough to allow very little to no movement in windy conditions, vibrations from movement due to wind will reduce accuracy.

2017-07-18T17:46:01+00:00