Float switch problems By Migity1 on 1/17/13
Migity1 wouldn't recommend this product to a friend
I was really disappointed with this float switch....
First my sump is rimless, so the screw to tighten it down is to short. Second, no matter how I assemble the bracket the floats are not adjustable to my water level. Also one of the locking screws won't tighten. And lastly,there is no snail/weed guard. (Didn't like soldering new plugs on the wires either.)
Perfection of ease By Scott on 1/7/13
Scott would recommend this product to a friend
This was hands down the easiest upgrade I have done to my tank. Within 15mins of opening the box I had a functioning ATO. Very good product!!
No instructions, but that's ok. By Andrew on 9/13/12
Andrew would recommend this product to a friend
A bit of a pain to put together, since there are no instructions. However, I found a video of someone assembling it. The still picture on the site works well too--just something to figure out how the pieces of plastic fit together. The business end works well, and I haven't had any problems with salt creep causing the switch to fail, as one reviewer mentioned. I did solder mine to the wire harness and used some shrink tubing around it. Make sure whatever connection you use is waterproof.
Much easier By steve on 9/9/12
steve would recommend this product to a friend
Brought this for my rkl 2 and it's awesome
. Much easier then me always having to add the water. BRS is the best
good By evan on 9/9/12
evan would recommend this product to a friend
works well, but the float can fail with salt buildup
Adjustable and Sturdy By Timothy on 8/27/12
Timothy would recommend this product to a friend
Have this setup and working great with my Apex (Its a float switch... you can use it with any controller).
Only thing I don't like is that the set screw meant to mount it securely against the sump is too short. An extra scrap piece of acrylic fixed that issue. I'd buy again in a heartbeat
Rk single float switch By moises on 6/11/12
moises would recommend this product to a friend
A bit price but, looks like a solid product. Only have had it for a few weeks but so far so good. Does what it needs to do. A bit of a hasle to figure out how to use it, but 15mins of tinkering with the Rkl and u should figure it out. No instructions needed.
Wow By Ethan on 5/17/12
Ethan would recommend this product to a friend
This product really helped me get my salinity dialed in and working perfectly!!!
Perfect kit..... By Daniel on 5/15/12
Daniel would recommend this product to a friend
All in one box and ready to go! installed for ATO and controlled by my Apex controller. Great quality and I like that they are adjustable!
Great Value, but alot of work By Keith on 4/21/12
Keith would recommend this product to a friend
The brackets are not wide enough to fit over my sump lip. Fortunetly, I was able to attach it to one of the baffles. The wiring requires alot of extra work to configure and it requires water proofing the connections. You will likely need extra wire as the wire that comes with it may not be long enough. My RKE is about 4 feet from the floats. I spent about 3 hours on this part of the project just waiting for liquid tape to dry between coats. I would have preferred also that Digital Aquatics had an air pressure version of the device to cut down on cleaning later.
Works Well By Jim on 9/4/11
Jim would recommend this product to a friend
Works really well and keeps my sumps water level. The float switch looks like it uses magnets to run so you shouldn't have to worry too much about electrical currents off the switch part. You will need a soldering iron and some shrink tubing cause you will need to attach the wires from the switch to the wires to the plug. You will also need a SL1 or SL2 to run this.
works great, easy to set up By richard on 8/27/11
richard would recommend this product to a friend
works great. only thing you need is an sl1 module, a pump and a top of water resevoir. easy to set up when looking at a picture of it. couldn't figure it out at first looked at the picture on here and then smooth sailing after that