Rachio has just announced version 3 of their popular sprinkler system controller. Rachio's generation 2 hardware was such an improvement on their first controller it may be hard to top. Gen 3 looks great and has new hardware to go with it. First Look video below!
Rachio's approach to irrigation hardware has been pretty straightforward.
Replace your existing irrigation controller, water smarter, take advantage of mobile to control it.
What they have done over the past 2 iterations is make it easier to do all three. Generation 2's hardware simplified the install immensely and the Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller looks to do the same as well as offering more options for the homeowner. So how do you improve on an already great controller?
Increase the smarts with enhanced weather data
Add a 5Ghz radio along with 2.4Ghz Wi-Fi
Add long range communication for add on devices
Let's just jump to the new devices. Rachio is announcing an add on flow meter called the Rachio Wireless Flow Meter. It will sense water flow and shut down water supply if it detects a leak.
This is an interesting addition to the product because it moves Rachio from a true DIY product to on that may need help from a professional. If you know your sprinkler system you know you have a back flow valve somewhere on your property. It is usually above ground and the Flow Meter can install in-line, after the backflow valve. Rachio has tips and guidance on the install if you would like to attempt it yourself but it may be prudent to involve your irrigation pro if you don't already have the tools to perform this type of work.
The "smarts" surrounding Rachio 3 cannot be overlooked. Their new weather intelligence is impressive. You can gain insight on weather data within a 36 foot radius of the Rachio 3 controller. Thirty Six Feet!
Rachio 3 ships April 2018 and can be pre-ordered today at http://www.rachio.com Rachio Flow ships May 2018. Pre-Sale pricing is $279 for the 8 Zone and Wireless Flow Meter. $329 for the 16 Zone and Wireless Flow Meter. Outdoor enclosures are still $29.
Flow Install Guidance - https://www.rachio.com/pdf/flow-install-overview_final.pdf
Canon printer is one of the top brand in world of printers. This brand is nothing without their customer’s satisfaction. The customer’s satisfaction is essential part of canon so time to time it launch the latest model versions with more better features. Standard Pixma MG5750 is one of the them.
Canon Standard Pixma MG5750 is based on cloud-based printing administrations. It means the Pixma MG5750 can be set up to print from cloud administrations such as printing through your google drive.
Pixma printer have five ink print motor, that is join through color based such as dark shade,cyan,yellow inks, cyan fuchsia for better content printing. Its menus are attached with four way rocker switches combined with three devoted catches beneath the screen which can be conflicting through synchronies setup. Its ink cartridges are come and rising up through control board Contact Support Number
The Pixma have mid-range speed because its delivered standard quality text at 11.5 pages per minute and produced color graphics test at 3.6ppm which is exactly good. Its also have a black photocopy of an A4 page which took within 10seconds. Scanner plays the important role in printers.If the scanner quality is not good than printer is just like a waste material nothing else. So scanners also improve the quality of the printer as well as in speed measures. Anyone connect printer through USB connection and scan the documents within 15seconds or a 300 dots per inch. Scans were also a sharp with accurate colors and high dynamic range. The MG5750 is affordable to buy and run has decent speeds and great quality results.But regarding in all features of this printer Cannon also provide the technical helpline to their customers if anyone can suffers or enjoy from this printer services they can share or complain on this technical support services lines. By this lines customer direct connect to the company groups. This is the best part for canon users.. It is physically possible to embed the color based cartridges in the wrong space. The printer's paper plate have an uncommon format where printed pages spill onto a stop that turns out of the information plate - it looks fundamental, yet the perfect outline keeps everything clean.
This probably deserves it's own thread but I'm not sure where it should go...
Just visited CEDIA 2017 in San Diego and one of the HOTTEST products just announced (and that I hadn't heard about before the show) is the new Netgear wireless IP Camera.
The folks that do the popular ARLO camera have a new line called FlexPower that uses the same physical packaging but is a completely separate system.
The FlexPower is a battery operated (rechargeable) wireless IP Camera that is fully ONVIF compatible.
It is a very clever system where a "base station" provides the ONVIF interface and controls multiple wireless cameras. The cameras themselves are motion-activated, but the base station makes it all transparent to standard ONVIF systems.
Looking forward to seeing these when they ship at the end of October.
If it works smoothly with 3rd party NVR systems (like Blue Iris and SecuritySpy, etc.) this could be a real game changer - the benefits of a wireless/battery-powered camera connected to a standard back-end NVR.
I have been looking at Synology for a great NAS and happened to stumble across this......https://www.synology.com/en-global/products/RT2600ac
Does anyone know how this works?
I just got a Surface 2 running Windows 8.1 RT. I am looking for a all in one , printer, scanner copier that will run on the 8.1 RT. Has any found a product that will work? The windows compatibility site isn't very helpful. Thanks