Rachio 3 Compatibility and Tech Specs

What's in the Rachio 3 box? 

  • Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller
  • Power Supply with 6-ft Cord
  • Mounting Hardware
  • Quick Start Guide

App Compatibility

  • The Rachio mobile app is available on iOS 10.3+ and Android 4.4+. Web app is available on most internet browsers.
  • Mobile app is required to connect the controller to Wi-Fi.

Wi-Fi Connection

  • Requires 2.4 or 5 GHz wireless network signal available at the installation location

Power Requirements

The Rachio controller must be connected to the AC power adapter included. DC Transformers are not supported.

  • Power Supply: External Transformer
  • (6-ft cord - 2.5mm x 5.5mm Female barrel plug)
  • Transformer input: 120 VAC ~60Hz 300mA
  • Transformer output: 24 VAC 1000mA

Zone output (24 VAC): Compatible with 24VAC Solenoids

Wind Skip Rachio feature

Hardware Compatibility

Rachio 3 is compatible with:

  • Rachio Wireless Flow Meter
  • Master valve / pump relay
  • 3rd Party Sensors 
    • Rain Sensor: Wired & Wireless Normally Closed (NC) sensors
    • Soil Sensor: Wired & Wireless Normally Closed (NC) sensors


  • Rachio 3 works with Nest, Amazon Alexa, The Google Assistant, and others.


  • 8-zone and 16-zone models


  • 2-year limited warranty.

Optional Outdoor Enclosure 


For more information about the Rachio 3, or to pre-order your Rachio Smart Water System by April 13th, click here.

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