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Old 11-17-2014, 10:50 PM   #1
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Satellite plus led

Anyone with a satellite plus tell me if 2 fixtures can be controlled by one single ramp timer? I've been told both but I can't figure it out.
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Old 11-18-2014, 12:05 PM   #2
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When I was doing my research on LED lights, it was apparent that the Current Satellite Plus lights were not really meant to work with their ramp timers (seems kind of silly to me). You could make it happen, but not with full functionality. Have you checked their website? They have a fairly good breakdown of what will and will not work with the ramp timers.

Just curious, why two Satellite Pluses?


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Old 11-18-2014, 12:14 PM   #3
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Yes. More spread and par. One sat plus on a 20 definitely is not enough to grow what I want but I like the light. I'm going to go ahead and build the arduino for 30 bucks then the light will do everything except make my coffee every morning. Lol
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Yes. More spread and par. One sat plus on a 20 definitely is not enough to grow what I want but I like the light. I'm going to go ahead and build the arduino for 30 bucks then the light will do everything except make my coffee every morning. Lol
You know how to do that? Maybe you make me one and I could pay you for it? I've wanted one for sometime, not all that computer savy these days..

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I picked up the Ecoxotic E-series for my tank. More power on the light and it had the ramp up/down feature I really wanted. Plus it's practically the same as the Satellite plus in terms of size, remote, etc. Timer is integrated. It's a great light.


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You know how to do that? Maybe you make me one and I could pay you for it? I've wanted one for sometime, not all that computer savy these days..

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You asked if I knew how to do it? When I'm done and it works....then I'll tell you the answer. Lolol

It seems really simple if you can solder. I'll keep you posted.
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Hahah.. fair enough. I thought it required a good deal of programming? Can you simply download the code?

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Hahah.. fair enough. I thought it required a good deal of programming? Can you simply download the code?

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Yes the code is already done then you can modify to your lighting needs/schedule.

I agree the code was the hard part....the other is just looking at pictures and schematics and soldering. Check out the thread at planted tank. Go to the last posts where I replied.
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