Rachio Product Comparison

Meet the Rachio family of products - each designed to extend your homeowners' smart home capabilities to the lawn. Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controllers automatically create watering schedules that lower water bills and ensure healthy yards, while the mobile app allows management of the sprinkler system from anywhere.

Generation 2

Gen 2

Rachio 3

Rachio 3 + Flow Meter Bundle

Rachio 3 + Flow






No recurring fees for the pro or homeowner


Pro pricing for 3-unit case packs on the Rachio Pro Store.

Free 2-day shipping from Rachio Pro Store.

Local distribution partners: ADI, Amazon Business, Ewing, SiteOne.


Replaces any existing residential sprinkler controller.

Professional installation in under 30 minutes.

Additional 30 minutes

No special tools or skills required for pros.

Fittings not included

Extended 4-year warranty with professional installation.

Optional waterproof outdoor enclosure with hardwiring option.

Easy-press connectors, 14 & 18 gauge wire support.

Direct Access features to set-up limited schedules when WiFi is not present.

Magnetic cover that locks right into place.


Two ports for advanced irrigation - rain, freeze or flow; master valve terminal.

Operating temperature: -4°F to 140°F

Compatible with both Android and iOS platforms.

Supports Dual Band Wi-FI (2.4 GHz & 5 GHz)

Compatible with Rachio Wireless Flow Meter using long-distance Flex radio.


Control from anywhere with Rachio’s intuitive, user-friendly app.

Standard Weather Intelligence™ with Rain, Feeze, Wind, Saturation Skips and more.

Easily customize zones with plant types, sun exposure, spray-head types and more.

Train roots to be more drought-resistant for a healthier, stronger lawn.

EPA WaterSense Certified - Save up to 50% on outdoor watering.

Compatible with smart home platforms like Nest, Amazon Alexa, Google Home and more.

Shared access allows irrigation professionals to program and monitor schedules via mobile.

Upgraded Weather Intelligence™ Plus with hyperlocal 36-ft radius accuracy.

On-Unit Run, Pause and Skip buttons.

Leak detection and blockage notifications.

Low-flow leak detection with sensitive Vortex Technology.

Insant zone shut-off triggered by leak detection.

Precise outdoor water usage monitoring.

Rachio 3 and Generation 2 controllers

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