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Old 06-12-2012, 02:34 PM   #1
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Default $20 PIDs vrs Auberins $45 PIDs?

What is the deal with these cheap PIDs I see for sale everywhere? Do they measure up to the same quality as the Auberins? Or am I just day dreaming?


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Old 06-12-2012, 02:36 PM   #2
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Sorry I to do this. . .

Please use the search function, there are several threads discussing these.

Mainly product quality, SSR function, and lack of manual control.


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Old 06-12-2012, 07:11 PM   #3
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When it comes to PIDs the auberins PID are actually cheap compared to most. You can pay a lot of coin for PIDs in teh commercial world.

I can't speak for the other PIDs, but I do know auberins stands behind their product, is there to trouble shoot, goes above and beyond what they are required to when it comes to warranty or product issues. For all those reasons I believe it is well worth the extra $15 each PID for the auberins product.

I have had my electric system rolling for over a year and a half and though I upgrade my panel, I still have my first original PID and it is working well.
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Aubers are nice. I know from the leg work i have been running, trying to find equivalent, most of the PIDs you will find cheap are Celcius only, no Fahrenheit. That will be your biggest difference.
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Thanks Cidah and Hatrickwah! Ordered two Auberins today.
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Thanks Cidah and Hatrickwah! Ordered two Auberins today.
awesome! you will have to tell S.M.A.S.H. what you are building! Multizoned fermentation chamber?
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I am finally going to build my control panel and throw away my mock up cardboard one!


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