Awesome! but hard to connect to myreef 2.0 By Adam on 12/2/12
Adam would recommend this product to a friend
This product is amazing and i will never set up a tank without one again. Every aspect of this controller is incredible. From the dedicated timers, to the controllers, to the head unit. My only complaint is that the instrctions provided by digital aquatics suck. I had to use the wonderful online chat from BRS to connect my RKL to my computer correctly. After connected, programming is a breeze. I just wish i would have gotten the plus. Best controller and value on the market!! It would get 5 stars if it wasnt for the stupid instructions.
Great Product. By James on 11/28/12
James would recommend this product to a friend
Bought this after purchasing the BRS Complete Alk/Ca/Mg dosing system. I needed something to control the pumps. Looking at digital timers and etc. I felt from a cost and flexibility perspective this was the easier chose. I found it hard to find a timer that would do less than a minute and various schedules I felt may be required for dosing. I already had a ReefKeeper 2 therefore knew Digital Aquatics made a good product. I have a unique setup where my sump is in the garage which made it impossible to use RK2.
Now that I have this and with the modular design I'll planning build this out enough to replace the RK2. With the RD1 I can have a panel in the garage and one in the house by the tank.
Want piece of mine? BUY AN RKL By Alex on 10/6/12
Alex would recommend this product to a friend
I got a ReefKeeper lite Lvl 1 after finding out that 3 times with internal backup and a power strip would run me upwards of 70 bucks. This meant for another 45 I could get a device to control them to the T with the ability to monitor my heater (heater failure is one of the top causes for reef crash). The Modular design makes in easy to expand to your needs, no requirement to shell out hundreds at once. I have since added a PC4 and SL1 and couldn't be happier.
Seriously, stop thinking about it and make the purchase! Your one stuck heater away from a fried tank.
best value hands down! By mike on 10/4/12
mike would recommend this product to a friend
this product is outright awesome, so happy with it. surperior functionality. has saved my tank more than once
AWESOME STARTER CONTROLLER By Bo on 9/15/12
Bo would recommend this product to a friend
This is a great starter system for the price. You can always add more modules as you need but for most beginners into reefing, this is more than adequate to handle lights, protein skimmer, heater and pump needs. If you have more outlet needs as this comes with 4, you can always get another outlet strip (PC4) to handle your needs. Overall this is a great product, fairly straightforward, and cost effective way to get into automating your tank.
WHY DID I WAIT THIS LONG? By Jason on 9/14/12
Jason would recommend this product to a friend
Just purchased the ReefKeeper Lite to control my lighting and temps. I was able to program two light cycles and set up my heater and cooling fans in only twenty minutes. I cannot believe I waited this long to do it.
Make sure to visit the DA website to download the product manual. It sure makes it easier to understand.
Good controller, Bad instructions By Steven on 8/30/12
Steven would recommend this product to a friend
Have to say, I am happy with the controller, but the instructions are worthless. If I hadn't watched the BRS video setup, I might have returned it. But with their video and the digital aquatics forum, I figured it out. All in all it is a great product, and kudos to the BRS guys.
must have! By mikey on 8/15/12
mikey would recommend this product to a friend
this unit does it all for half the cost of most other controllers! couldn't believe how well this worked and how easy it was to set up. and the fact that its fully expandable makes it a great purchase for a beginner looking to expand
A Must Buy By Viet on 8/1/12
Viet would recommend this product to a friend
The Reefkeeper is easy to setup and does everything mentioned in the BRS videos. I highly recommend this product to anybody. Thanks BRS!!!
ease of knowing By Bruce on 8/1/12
Bruce would recommend this product to a friend
this product has made tank management so easy i can finally just sit and enjoy the beauty which is this hobby.
Good device overall By Alex on 7/31/12
Alex would recommend this product to a friend
I bought reefkeeper to automate my fans, lights, heaters, etc. I didn't have as many issues as some others reported here, but after 20 years in IT, I do agree that the software is quirky and sometimes unstable. The cost of accessories is also outrageous.
Fantastic By Ron on 7/12/12
Ron would recommend this product to a friend
Great Product, I love this controller and the fact that it can expand with me and my hobby at a great price.