Programming time vs Restrictions

Luca Manfrin
Updated at 2020-04-07 09:28:22 UTC
Topic: Smart watering

Which is the difference between specify time range into preferences/programming and restrictions rules?


it seems that programming set a run time range to be applied to all zones while restritcions is a more flexible way to set time range and many other rules that can be applied to all or to specific zone. is it correct?


if programming time range is (completely) different (means never overlapped to) from time range set with restriction rules..what happens? not watering at all?

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Netro Inc
Updated at 2020-04-08 07:15:13 UTC

Hi Luca,


If you create a program or restriction, Netro will strictly follow the watering time and duration, however, preferences will not. Netro will try to water during your preferred time. However, if Netro believes your watering is not enough, it will still water your zones regardless of you preferred watering time. 


Yes restriction is a more flexible way than programs to set time range and many other rules that can be applied to all or to specific zone.


When you create a program, please make sure it will not conflict with restrictions. If programming time range is different from time range set with restriction rules, Netro will not water.


Netro has three watering modes, please check this article for more information. https://netrohome.com/forum/posts/111

Thanks,
Netro Support