2011 – SMS Chatterbox

Having ventured into electronics with the Electronic Dual Timer and having it establish itself as one of the most portable and affordable automation devices, John was looking for new ways to help farmers with their irrigation.


With the advancement of mobile communications and the importance of water conservation, knowing where your water was became very important.


The SMS chatterbox is effectively a witches hat placed at the bottom of the bay that sends you a text message when it’s feet get wet.


A simple concept and a wonderful innovation that has saved lots of water and sleep!


This product is still popular today and has lead to the Chatterbox PRO, which is light years ahead in functionality!