Rain Bird ARC8

Take control of your sprinkler system with the Rain Bird ARC8, a smart irrigation WiFi controller that puts convenience at your fingertips. This innovative controller allows you to easily manage your sprinkler system through the Rain Bird mobile app, giving you the power to adjust settings and schedules from anywhere in the world.

With its versatile design, the ARC8 can accommodate up to eight stations, including a master valve/pump start relay and a rain/rain freeze sensor. Whether you’re mounting it indoors or outdoors, this controller is built to withstand the elements and provide reliable performance.

One of the standout features of the ARC8 is its flexible scheduling options. You can customize watering schedules to suit your specific landscape needs, ensuring that your plants receive the right amount of water all year long. This not only saves you time but also helps you maintain a healthy and beautiful landscape while reducing water usage and saving money.

The Rain Bird ARC8 is part of Rain Bird Corporation’s extensive lineup of irrigation products, making it a trusted choice for farmers, golf courses, sports arenas, commercial developments, and homes worldwide. With over 80 years of experience and more than 450 patents, Rain Bird is dedicated to providing the highest-quality products that promote “The Intelligent Use of Water.”

Thanks to its compatibility with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple iOS, and Android devices, the ARC8 offers seamless integration with your smart home ecosystem. You can easily control your sprinkler system using voice commands or the intuitive mobile app, giving you unparalleled convenience and control.

Don’t settle for outdated sprinkler controllers. Upgrade to the Rain Bird ARC8 and experience the future of smart irrigation.

Rain Bird ARC8

  • Product Dimensions: 7.92 x 3.51 x 7.86 inches
  • Weight: 3.66 pounds
  • Item model number: C53114
  • Date First Available: July 1, 2022
  • Manufacturer: Rain Bird
  • Country of Origin: Mexico
  • Control: WiFi-enabled
  • Supported Platforms: Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple iOS 8 or greater, Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) or later
  • Number of Zones: 8
  • Programs per Zone: 3 (A, B, C)
  • Scheduling Options: Days of the week, odd/even calendar days, cyclic (every 1 to 14 days)
  • Start Times per Zone: Up to 4
  • Run Time Range: 1 minute to 6 hours
  • Compatible Sensors: Master valve/pump start relay, rain/rain freeze sensor
  • Indoor/Outdoor Mounting: Yes


  • Control: The Rain Bird ARC8 is WiFi-enabled, allowing for convenient control and management of irrigation schedules through supported platforms like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple iOS, and Android devices.
  • Number of Zones: With 8 zones, this product offers flexibility in managing different areas of a landscape or garden, allowing for customized watering schedules.
  • Programs per Zone: The ARC8 supports up to 3 programs (A, B, C) per zone, providing even more flexibility in watering schedules and customization options.
  • Scheduling Options: This product offers various scheduling options, including days of the week, odd/even calendar days, and cyclic schedules (every 1 to 14 days), allowing for efficient and tailored irrigation based on specific needs.
  • Start Times per Zone: Up to 4 start times can be set per zone, enabling precise control over when watering begins and ensuring optimal water distribution.
  • Run Time Range: The Rain Bird ARC8 allows for a wide range of run times, from 1 minute to 6 hours, accommodating different watering needs for various plants and soil conditions.
  • Compatible Sensors: This product is compatible with master valve/pump start relay and rain/rain freeze sensors, enhancing water conservation efforts by automatically adjusting irrigation based on weather conditions.
  • Indoor/Outdoor Mounting: The ARC8 can be mounted both indoors and outdoors, providing flexibility in installation options.


  • Product Dimensions: The Rain Bird ARC8 has relatively large dimensions (7.92 x 3.51 x 7.86 inches), which may require more space for installation compared to smaller models.
  • Weight: At 3.66 pounds, this product is relatively heavy, which may affect installation and portability.
  • Item Model Number: The item model number (C53114) may not be as intuitive or memorable compared to more descriptive model names.
  • Date First Available: The product is set to be available from July 1, 2022, which may limit immediate access for customers who require an irrigation solution sooner.
  • Country of Origin: The Rain Bird ARC8 is manufactured in Mexico, which may impact purchasing decisions for customers who prefer products made in specific countries.