My first thoughts on Jebao MLW Wave Makers

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I have had one of these for about a year of off and on use. It is now running in my new tank with a Nero 3. Mine is the MLW 5. My only complaint is you can only have 2 programs a day. If they can’t do unlimited at least give more than 2. Being able to change it to 4 programs a day would have been plenty.
I think it is yet an another restriction makes no sense.
I just wish there would be a way submitting suggestions to them to modify their design of the app. Currently their website still have no information about the MLW line let alone the app.
 
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I looked on ebay, aliexpress, and Amazon. The Jebao MOW is significantly more expensive than the coralbox qps and the Jebao SOW. I like the "OW" models as they swivel. About $60can more if I go MOW.
Do you know what the differences are between the MOW and MLW models? I thought maybe only one had the app but I see both of them feature this. Is the only difference that the MOW swivels. I like this feature as well so would buy this over a non-swivel type. For example the specs on the MOW-3 look exactly the same as MLW-5 other than the shape of the powerhead. Are there other differences?
 
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Do you know what the differences are between the MOW and MLW models? I thought maybe only one had the app but I see both of them feature this. Is the only difference that the MOW swivels. I like this feature as well so would buy this over a non-swivel type. For example the specs on the MOW-3 look exactly the same as MLW-5 other than the shape of the powerhead. Are there other differences?
The shape is different and LCD controls are MLW feature only
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Can’t you create a program with how many ever modes as you want? I could on the SLW20M.

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I couldn’t at first but I am not intended to use timers.
I only had this issue when set it to master
 
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I find the intellectual property (IP) rights argument interesting. If Jebao or any other china manufacturer wanted to go big or go home and replicate the echotech mp40 I could understand that argument.

 

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I own a swl wave maker. I was unaware of any ip theft but was surprised to see how much it resembled the nero3. My hygger mini crapped the bed and I needed a small wave maker asap. I can't recall why I went with jebao (maybe because the hygger stopped working after 5 months) but it has done well so far.I won't drone on about it's flaws, it is what it is for that price point. I might rethink supporting them in the future but for now I'll worry about supporting my tank
 

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no it only lets me put 2 modes per 24hr. yours showed you have 4 modes running in a 24hr time
Yes, it is 4 different modes during a 24 hour cycle. It is actually split into 5 segments. I did not encounter any limits while setting it up. I can try to walk you through it if you could dm me.
 
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What do you mean the LCD controls are MLW only? I see an LCD featured with the MOW series. Is there something specific on the MLW LCD?
Sorry my bad. Both has display on its controller.
 
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