How to properly place the RK Base Station?

Follow these guidelines for optimum base station replacement:

  • Place in a shade or partial shade when possible. If no shaded area is available, consider purchasing the RoboHome or build your own shelter.
  • Install on a level, dry area without loose dirt/stones/crushed rocks
  • Protect from street view (to prevent theft opportunity)
  • Install in the largest area/zone of the yard “Main zone”
  • Install a maximum of 15 meters (50ft) from power outlet.
  • Install at least 1m (3ft) from nearest sprinkler head
  • Must have 3m (10ft) of straight wire before the base station and 1m (3ft) after the base station (Base positioned on a straight stretch of wire. Download the RK User Guide for more information.