Version History – IQ4 – Cloud software from Rain Bird Corp.

July 02, 2020


  1. Enabled Registration Page

June 29, 2020

Bug Fixes:

  1. Fixing of the display issue when running multiple stations at once would show wrong stations running
  2. Improved reliability around log retrieval and auto-sync
  3. Fixed a column filter issue that would remove the filter
  4. Fixed an issue around not showing the correct stations irrigating when you manually advance a station
  5. Auto Sync will now happen after 30 minutes since the last change. It was previously 60. This will help get changes to controllers faster.
  6. Performance and speed improvements throughout
  7. Updates to manual and automatic watering monitor
  8. Miscellaneous bug fixes


  1. Simple ET improvements that detail the adjustment factors NEW
  2. New options for manual sync to interrupt irrigation NEW
  3. Added the ability to see flow alarm details and clear them NEW
  4. Flow Log Graph will show program and station details NEW
  5. Added Simple ET information in the Program Panel NEW
  6. Station details are available on the Station Runtime screen within a program NEW
  7. Added the ability to export reports to .csv (spreadsheet format) files NEW


June 11, 2020

Bug Fixes:

  1. On/Off switch changed to make it easier to understand what state it is in
  2. Fixes to address High Memory Issues
  3. When the cursor hovers over Adjusted Runtime, it shows a pop-up box with all IQ4 adjustments to the adjusted runtime including Simple ET and Program Adjust
  4. Fixed the alignment of the Dryrun and Flow Log Graph UI and flow amounts
  5. Fixed errors that occurred when editing a large number of stations or programs
  6. Enabled the ability to delete a landscape type or sprinkler type from a station
  7. When editing a station, fixed the bug that too many stations appeared in the Station tab
  8. Miscellaneous bug fixes

Date: May 12, 2020


  1. Temporarily disabled Registration Page
  2. Temporarily disabled Dryrun

Date: May 5, 2020

Bug Fixes:

  1. “Select All” missing in IQ4 mobile applications

  2. DryrunTM shows incorrect runtime for Simple ET programs

  3. DryrunTM did not return any irrigation data for watering day cycle other than custom all days

  4. After starting a Program, the status of the program does not show the real time status in the Status Column for LXME controllers

  5. IQ3 to IQ4 import failure for French clients
  6. User cannot add or edit a station
  7. Simple ET does not work with ESP LXIVM controllers
  8. When editing a program, station # (next to checkbox) changes 

  9. After starting a Program, the status of the program does not show the real time status in the Status Column

  10. Activity | Completed shouldn't have an Acknowledge button

  11. Dryrun did not return any irrigation data for watering day cycle other than custom all days

  12. Batch Edit does not allow the Save button to become active

  13. Give faster feedback when manually starting Programs and Stations

  14. Miscellaneous bug fixes


  1. Privacy Notification

  2. Manual Operations buttons updated

  3. Add Version History link to About page

  4. Add in-app notifications for application updates

  5. Add circle around Weekday buttons so they look like buttons.

Date: February 25, 2020

Bug Fixes:

  1. DryrunTM runs for more than 31 days

  2. Missing the Flow Rate field in Master Valve Edit box for ESP LXMEF controllers.

  3. ESP LXME controller does not show all firmware files

  4. Miscellaneous bug fixes


  1. Add column in Stations tab for decoder and IVM Addresses

  2. DryrunTM added to IQ4 for all ESP LX controllers


Recommended System Requirements

  • Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 Service Pack 1
  • Intel I5-540M or equivalent processor
  • 3 GB RAM (minimum)
  • 10 GB available disk space
  • 1024x768 pixel screen resolution
  • 8X CD ROM drive
  • Internet Access

Latest Firmware Release Versions

  • NCC Communication Interface Cartridge Firmware Version 1.57
  • LXME Satellite Controller Firmware Version 3.90
  • LXD Satellite Controller Firmware Version 3.51
  • LXIVM Satellite Controller
    • Front Panel Firmware Version 2.17
    • LXIVM Bootloader Version 0.3
    • Module - 2-wire Version 1.2
    • Module SMBus Version 1.1
    • Module Bootloader Version 0.19
  • MRM Micro Firmware Version 4.03
  • MRM Radio US Firmware Version 4.09
  • MRM Radio Europe Firmware Version 4.12
  • SRR Radio Firmware Version 4.09

Approved External Modems, Sensors, USB to Serial Port Adapters

Contact Rain Bird Global Support Plan.

Country Phone Email
United States & Canada 1-866-GSP-XPRT
Europe 00800-555-72477
Australia 1800 225 512
Rest of the World 1.520.434.6216

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