The Holman WX1 is a class leading home irrigation wifi controlled tap timer. Devices are controlled in the Holman Home app and, once configured, can also be integrated with your existing Google Home assistant / Amazon Alexa! Just say, “Hey Google, turn on the garden tap <as per your device name when setting up>” and the magic happens! I’m mentioning this specifically because this compatibility is NOT mentioned in any of the literature or product packaging for the WX1.
Price: $79ea (1 x WX1) - Dec 2020
Required: 1 x Smart Hub Price: $99 (1 x Hub, 1 x WX1) - Dec 2020 ...
Read moreThe hub is what manages each WX1 tap timer (max 4 x WX1’s per Smart Hub) - and to my surprise, the Smart Hub is also a wifi controlled power outlet! You can remotely control the power outlet through the app or Google Home Assistant / Alexa (just like your WX1) - perfect for converting lamps / lights into ‘smart lights’!
Note: the hub will only run on 2.4gHz wifi band (not 5.0 gHz) - this is identified during the setup process. You will need to connect to 2.4 prior to adding the hub to your Holman account.
Each WX1 uses 4 x AA batteries. Don’t forget these when you’re at Bunnings!
• Ability to set up multiple schedules per device (20 mins at 06:00am, 40 mins at 19:00 etc)
• Automations based on events - eg, ‘if raining in suburb, you can automatically delay watering by 24/48/72hrs’ and not have to touch a button!
• No tools required for installation - simply hand tighten onto tap.
• It would be ideal to have a summary of all water consumption over a specified period (not just a summary of consumption per device). After all, having multiple devices under the one location (home) should enable an overall usage summary for a date range. I’m sure this is easily available through future app updates?
I would highly recommend this product to homeowners looking for improved visibility over their watering regime and in turn, opportunities for water savings through the graphs/smarts built into this product.
Today I’ve upgraded all my taps from the deplorable Holman BTX1 to the new WX1’s. I absolutely regretted buying the BTX1’s and was hesitant to invest in Holman again because of this product. After taking a leap of faith (and keeping my receipt just in case!), I can honestly say that this is a significant step up from the BTX1 and well worth the investment. I’m confident you’ll agree. Happy ‘smart’ watering!
I’ve had to replace the FOUR AA batteries in the tap timer 3 times so far. I’ve had it 1 week. This seems a tad ridiculous to me. Have you sold me a lemon Holman?
Hello Poida, If this is indeed happening, please contact us directly on 1300 716 188. We will assist you further. This is not seen in our WX1 timers so please give us a call. Thank you, your Holman Team.
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