Spruce Gen 1, Gen 2, and Gen 3 differences

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Spruce Controller

 Gen 2Gen 1
Appearance
Dimensions160 x 160 x 35 mm185 x 110 x 22 mm
Wireless RadiosWi-Fi
Zigbee
Zigbee
Connectivity RequirementsWi-FiSmartThings Hub
AppiOS, Android, WebScheduler SmartApp in SmartThings Marketplace
Maximum Zones16 + 1 Master or Pump Port16
External or Wired Inputs2 (Rain Sensor or Flow Meter)1 (Rain Sensor)
Power Supply1 Amp, 24VAC0.5 Amp, 24VAC
Overcurrent DetectionOn-board current measurement and PTC FusePTC Fuse
Physical Zone TogglesYes, via Push ButtonsYes, via Touch Buttons

Spruce Sensor

 Gen 3Gen 2Gen 1
Appearance
BatteryCR123ACR2477CR123A
MeasurementsSoil Moisture
Surface Temperature
Soil Moisture
Surface Temperature
Soil Moisture
Surface Temperature
Wireless RadioZigbeeZigbeeZigbee
ConnectivitySpruce Gen 2 Controller
SmartThings Hub
Spruce Gen 2 Controller
SmartThings Hub
Spruce Gen 2 Controller
SmartThings Hub
Pairing MethodMagnetMagnetButton
Pairing IndicatorLEDAudible BeepLED
Fastening TypeTwist offScrews (4x)Screws (2x)
Ability to force manual updateMagnet tapNot availableNot available

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