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Rachio's first controller for pros

The R3 Pro Series Controller provides a professional-grade installation experience for a variety of applications.

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Rachio 3 Pro Series controller
  • No software fees

  • Supports 2.4 / 5 GHz routers

  • Faulty wiring alerts

  • 4-year warranty

Key features

  • 8- or 16-Zone Wire-Ready Terminals
  • Weatherproof outdoor enclosure
  • Hardwire-capable and includes 6' pigtail
  • 1 MV & 2 Sensors for flow and rain
  • Supports 2.4 / 5 GHz routers
  • Faulty wiring alerts
  • 4-year warranty
Rachio 3 Pro Series controller

Where to Buy

Rachio partners with irrigation distributors to provide in-store same-day pickup and education. We encourage all contractors to establish an account and relationship with their local irrigation supplier which provides the best pricing, availability, purchase terms, and rewards.

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R3 PRO vs Gen 3 Comparison Chart

Pro Series controller provides a professional-grade Wi-Fi irrigation solution to maximize water efficiency. Do more for your customer with the smartest weather data, simplest app, and fastest install.

Rachio R3 PRO
Released 2022
Rachio GEN 3
Released 2019
Basics

Zone Counts

Rachio R3 PRO
Released 2022
8, 16
Rachio GEN 3
Released 2019
8, 16

Pump/Master Valves

Rachio R3 PRO
Released 2022
1
Rachio GEN 3
Released 2019
1

Sensor Ports

Rachio R3 PRO
Released 2022
2
Rachio GEN 3
Released 2019
2

Flow Monitoring
(supports: badger, cst, everydrop, flowmec, toro)(wired)

Rachio R3 PRO
Released 2022
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Rachio GEN 3
Released 2019
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Indoor/Outdoor

Rachio R3 PRO
Released 2022
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Rachio GEN 3
Released 2019

Weatherproof Enclosure

Rachio R3 PRO
Released 2022
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Rachio GEN 3
Released 2019
Connectivity / IoT Compatability

Wi-Fi Support & Bands

Rachio R3 PRO
Released 2022
2.4 / 5 GHz
Rachio GEN 3
Released 2019
2.4 / 5 GHz

Home Integrations

Rachio R3 PRO
Released 2022
Alexa, Apple HomeKit, Control 4, IFTTT, Wink, Control 4, Google Assistant, SmartThings, Nexia
Rachio GEN 3
Released 2019
Alexa, Apple HomeKit, Control 4, IFTTT, Wink, Control 4, Google Assistant, SmartThings, Nexia

Software Fees

Rachio R3 PRO
Released 2022
$0
Rachio GEN 3
Released 2019
$0
Installation

Dirt-Resistant-Faceplate

Rachio R3 PRO
Released 2022
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Rachio GEN 3
Released 2019

Wire-Ready/Captive Terminal Screws

Rachio R3 PRO
Released 2022
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Rachio GEN 3
Released 2019

Includes 6’ Pigtail

Rachio R3 PRO
Released 2022
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Rachio GEN 3
Released 2019

Includes Pre-wired Strain Relief

Rachio R3 PRO
Released 2022
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Rachio GEN 3
Released 2019

Hardwired Capability

Rachio R3 PRO
Released 2022
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Rachio GEN 3
Released 2019

Lockable Enclosure for Security

Rachio R3 PRO
Released 2022
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Rachio GEN 3
Released 2019
Troubleshooting

PCBA Engineered for Testing

Rachio R3 PRO
Released 2022
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Rachio GEN 3
Released 2019

Volt Ohms Meter Testing

Rachio R3 PRO
Released 2022
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Rachio GEN 3
Released 2019
Warranty

Warranty Years

Rachio R3 PRO
Released 2022
4
Rachio GEN 3
Released 2019
2
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