You will not! While bluebot does require power, most installation locations have accessible power nearby (especially near your water heating system). The bluebot device comes with a dedicated USB-C power cable that has a 6’ cord. If this does not reach your nearest power, you can simply run an extension cord.
We chose dedicated power intentionally, as you may need to install bluebot in a location that is not easily accessible. Battery power requires ongoing maintenance of the device, removal, replacement & re-installation. In an effort to make bluebot’s installation process as “set it and forget it” as possible, dedicated power was the obvious choice.
Outdoor/weatherproof extension cords are an excellent method of getting power to a bluebot that has been placed on an irrigation line, often in an irrigation water box.
By popular demand, we are testing solar powered packs as an alternative power supply for bluebot and will make them available within our store once they pass testing and quality control.
If you would like to speak to a member of the bluebot team, simply navigate to Settings > Support from within the app and choose your preferred method of communication. Otherwise, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org