Turbo's Aquatics Algae Scrubber Rev 5 teaser!! Discounted Rev 4 units available!

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Gen 3 LED boards went back to the drawing board around Thanksgiving unfortunately. We thought we had the solution, but the tech was not as smart and effective as we thought it was (and that the manufacturer said it was). However this was not a complete setback, and it actually led me to a slightly better and more long-term flexible solution. It would actually allow multiple solutions, meaning, you could dim the LEDs with an RF remote, with a knob, push-buttons, or an external signal (PWM or 0-10V) much more easily and also without changing the lights.

So things are still moving along...but continuing with the "not as fast or as planned" path.
And still not taking preorders, right? (I am on the interest list already)
 
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I have some general updates in this newly posted thread


Here are the first couple that are most pertinent to this thread

1) Current Algae Scrubbers:

We have a long list of people who have been VERY patiently waiting for a Rev 4 "Ding & Dent" scrubber. We currently have 10 L4s and 20 L2 in the build process and these will be ready to ship by the end of next week. I'll be contacting you if you are on my waitlist!

2) Next Version: Rev 5

This is still moving forward, but issues with the new LED board design are still causing the final design to drag behind. We're estimating 3-6 months until release.

3) CWT Aquatics merger (absorption)

Some may not be aware, but I was also part-owner of CWT Aquatics - sumps built around Algae Scrubbers (both mine and Clear Water Scrubbers). As of last year, I'm 100% owner (mutual/amicable buyout) and on 12/31/21, CWT Aquatics was officially merged into Turbo's Aquatics.
 

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I have some general updates in this newly posted thread


Here are the first couple that are most pertinent to this thread

1) Current Algae Scrubbers:

We have a long list of people who have been VERY patiently waiting for a Rev 4 "Ding & Dent" scrubber. We currently have 10 L4s and 20 L2 in the build process and these will be ready to ship by the end of next week. I'll be contacting you if you are on my waitlist!

2) Next Version: Rev 5

This is still moving forward, but issues with the new LED board design are still causing the final design to drag behind. We're estimating 3-6 months until release.

3) CWT Aquatics merger (absorption)

Some may not be aware, but I was also part-owner of CWT Aquatics - sumps built around Algae Scrubbers (both mine and Clear Water Scrubbers). As of last year, I'm 100% owner (mutual/amicable buyout) and on 12/31/21, CWT Aquatics was officially merged into Turbo's Aquatics.
We desperately need a preorder for Rev 5 :p (I know you don't take them, I asked you maybe 10 times..)
 
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If you are on my waitlist and haven't received an email from me, check your junk/spam folders. I've resorted to by backup gmail account, and now I'm stalking tracking people down here on R2R, IG, FB, you name it...

Here's what I know:

If you use Yahoo, hotmail or AOL, you need to understand how to actively whitelist someone (through the browser login, the stuff on "their end"). Yahoo is the bane of my existence.

If you use any Apple-based email: they don't let you whitelist, they decide what emails to send you, and they don't show you a "spam" folder. Emails just go into the nether. iCloud and the like are the bane of the bane of my existence.

Gmail is not too bad. Please consider getting a gmail burner account.
 
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Production update: I've heard back from almost 90% of people on my interest/wait list, Rev 4 discounted L2s and L4s have been shipping out by the next day

L2s: I'm caught up on my list for anyone that wanted an L2 and have units in stock ready to ship.

L4s: I'm nearly caught up on this list, with more units in the build queue that will be available by the end of next week or earlier. After that, there will be a bit of a lag until the next batch (but likely only a few weeks).

Rev 5: Moving forward. Patent process initiated. Once that is further along, I'll start revealing a few things.
 

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