Rain Bird


This rainbird component allows interacting with LNK WiFi module of the Rain Bird Irrigation system in Home Assistant.

There is currently support for the following device types within Home Assistant:

Configuration

To enable it, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
rainbird:
  host: IP_ADDRESS_OF_MODULE
  password: YOUR_PASSWORD

Configuration Variables

host

(string)(Required)IP Address of the Module

password

(string)(Required)The password for accessing the module.

Please note that due to the implementation of the API within the LNK Module, there is a concurrency issue. For example, the Rain Bird app will give connection issues (like already a connection active).

Sensor

This rainbird sensor allows interacting with LNK WiFi module of the Rain Bird Irrigation system in Home Assistant.

Add the following to your configuration.yaml file to enable the rain sensor:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
sensor:
  - platform: rainbird
    monitored_conditions:
      - rainsensor

Configuration Variables

monitored_conditions

Conditions to be monitored.

rainsensor

Returns the sensor level.

Switch

This rainbird switch platform allows interacting with LNK WiFi module of the Rain Bird Irrigation system in Home Assistant.

Add the following to your configuration.yaml file to use the switch platform:

switch:
  - platform: rainbird
    switches:
      sprinkler_1:
        zone: 1
        friendly_name: "Front sprinklers"
        trigger_time: 10
        scan_interval: 10
      sprinkler_2:
        friendly_name: "Back sprinklers"
        zone: 2
        trigger_time: 20
        scan_interval: 10

Configuration Variables

zone

(string)(Required)Station zone identifier.

friendly_name

(string)(Optional)Just a friendly name for the station.

trigger_time

(integer)(Required)The default duration to sprinkle the zone.

scan_interval

(integer)(Optional)How fast to refresh the switch.