How to set up a Holman Smart Home - Holman Industries
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Whether it’s Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, voice command or smartphone-controlled, technology is evolving and becoming ingrained in our lifestyles along with our homes!

There are many ways that creating a smart home can help you around the house and in the garden. At Holman, we have recently introduced more smart products, we will show you how you can integrate these into your home and garden, outlining the special features of each. We’re constantly looking for new innovative solutions to make gardening easier and more enjoyable!

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Manage all your Holman smart home products from a single app with Holman Home. When setting up the devices, you’ll need to download the app from the Google Play or App Store. Manage your watering options and lighting controls with ease from a single app. Adjust settings, monitor schedules and make updates all from your smartphone.

RGB Colour Wi-Fi Garden Light Controller

Control your garden lights from anywhere in the world with our new RGB Wi-Fi Garden Light Controller, all you need is a smartphone and Wi-Fi access. Connect it to an existing system to upgrade your lights or check out our blog on how to set up your own RGB Garden Lights here. Once installed you can adjust the colour, intensity, create lighting displays or choose existing scenes, schedule start times and so much more. You can even link it to Alexa, Google Assistant or Siri for voice command control.

For more information on our RGB Wi-Fi Garden Light Controller, head over to the product page.

WX8 Wi-Fi Irrigation Controller

The WX8 Wi-Fi Irrigation Controller is the ultimate upgrade in irrigation. Connecting up to 8 stations, the WX8 can be connected to an existing system. Control and manage your watering anywhere on the globe with an internet connection. Schedule your watering patterns exactly how you need them, with 3x starting patters, 8x watering stations and 7-day selection.

For further details on the WX8, or how to wire a controller check out our 3 Minute Thursday video.

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Aspect Wi-Fi Weather Stations

Maintain a healthy garden requires careful decision making and precise weather monitoring. Closely monitor your localised weather conditions with our Aspect Wi-Fi Weather Station range. Providing indoor and outdoor reading with up to 14 unique weather data points, and weather report from Weather Underground. With this level of localised data, you can know the weather in your backyard, from almost anywhere – available directly on your smartphone.

For a more in-depth view on weather data and our Weather Station range, check out our product range here.

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Comments (16)

  1. How can I change the wifi network on my 6 devices? I currently have 2 wifi networks running concurrently but want to change my Holman products to the new network.

    1. To change the network For any Holman Home product, you need to disconnect and reconnect the devices:

      Tap the pencil (or cog, depending on the device) icon in the top right corner of the Holman Home app. At the bottom of this screen choose ‘Remove Device’ and tap ‘Disconnect’.
      If you accidentally press ‘Disconnect and wipe data’ then your device will factory reset and lose all settings.

      For lighting and irrigation controllers, simply disconnect and then re-add them using the new network.

      Ideal steps to disconnect a WX tap timer from your current network:
      – Remove Tap Timer/s
      – Remove the Socket
      – Remove the Hub

      To reconnect to your desired network, add tap timer devices in the reverse order as they were disconnected.

      If you run into any issues while changing over to the new network, please reach out to our customer service team at support@holmanindustries.com.au. They will be more than happy to assist with troubleshooting. Thank you!

  2. Can you run 2 x wifi hubs, each connected to 4x WX1 tap timers? I’ve got 2x hubs and 8x timers and seem to getting conflicts with timers going offline or controlling incorrect timers.

  3. hi just change phone and can remember my account details to log back in. please help me reset the app. thanks Graham

    1. Hi Graham,

      When logging in, your account will be the email address that was used to create the Holman Home account. If you don’t remember your password, you can click “Forgot Password” at the bottom of the screen and a verification code will be sent to your email address. Enter the verification code on the app to create a new password and access to your original account.

      You can also choose “Sign Up” instead of “Log In” to create a new account with a different email. A new account requires you to reset and then reconnect all devices, as well as reprogram your schedules and alerts.

      While they can’t help with your account getting reset, if you require assistance with reconnecting your devices, contact our customer service team at support@holmanindustries.com.au
      They can help to troubleshoot connection issues with you.
      Thank you!

  4. Can the wx8 controller be used as the hub for the wx1?
    I bought 2 extra wx1 for my mother in laws place but did not use them. I’d like to use them at my place but since she has the hub and I have (or will have soon) the wx8 I was wondering if I could just use that.

  5. I am struggling to set the different stations to start automatically at separate times, (example- Station 1 turn on @6:40 for 10 mins then station 2 start at 6:50 for 10 mins then station 3 to start at 7:00 for 10 mins).
    Every time I set the first station it works after saving then when setting station 2 & 3 the first 2 will cancel out and only the time set for the 3rd will work… Its like the save is not actually saving.

    1. Hi Brad, we are sorry you are having trouble with your controller. If you can get in touch with our customer service team and include your product code, they will be able to help you along with the start time process. They will also be able to determine if your controller is working correctly or not. Please contact them here: support@holmanindustries.com.au

  6. Hi I’m struggling to link my sparkliest to my google home. I follow all the steps to link Holman home to google but then say it’s linked but nothing changes can’t find the sprinkler

    1. Hi Jack, if you can get in touch with our customer service team and include your product code, they will be able to help you along with the linking steps. Otherwise, we have a self-help article available on how to link all of our Holman Home products to Google Home. You can read the article here: https://support.holmanindustries.com.au/hc/en-au/articles/4405433399961-How-to-use-Google-Home-to-control-Holman-Home-devices or get in touch with customer service here: support@holmanindustries.com.au

  7. Hi, can I control my Wi-Fi Garden Light Controller with Homekit or a smart switch (installed in the wall like a normal household light switch)?

    1. Hi Jimmy,

      Thanks for your questions. Unfortunately, our Wi-Fi Garden Light Controllers are not compatible with Apple Homekit. When using our controller, we suggest that you connect it to a power source that is not interrupted. If you use a smart switch to turn the controller off and on, you may experience some connection issues between the controller and the Holman Home app. There is a wide range of scheduling options already available on Holman Home that will allow you to turn your lights on and off as needed. Please let us know if you have any other questions, Dayna.

    1. Hi Charles, you can use Siri to control some aspects of the WX1 Tap Timer, however, you will still need to go into the app to set up smart automations.

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