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Apex Controller Base Unit - Neptune Systems

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Apex Controller Base Unit - Neptune Systems

Now you can upgrade your Apex Classic with the newly available Apex Controller Base Unit. This Apex Base Unit is fully compatible with all Apex modules and accessories including the Energy Bar 8 and Energy Bar 4. 

Enter the Apex:

  • Takes corrective measures for you, preventing catastrophes
  • Alerts you via smart phone, if things go off track
  • Monitors your equipment
  • Tracks manual test results, maintenance, livestock purchases, and aquarium observations
  • Manages full equipment operation with simple setup wizards via the Apex App.
  • Takes the place of light timers, heater controllers, pump controllers, etc.
  • Instantly check on your aquarium from anywhere in the world

Monitors:

  • pH
  • ORP
  • Salinity
  • Temperature

Includes:

  • Apex Controller Base Unit
  • pH 7 & pH 10 calibration packet
  • Conductivity (salinity) calibration packet

Specifications:

  • 4.75"L x 5.25"H x 3.25"W

**This Apex Controller Base Unit is not compatible with the Apex Jr. 


Manufacturer Info

Neptune Systems Aquarium Supplies
Neptune Systems is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of aquarium controllers. The company was founded in 1995 for the purpose of developing affordable water quality monitoring and control instrumentation. Their engineering team has extensive expertise in computer hardware and software system design as well as a background in water quality analysis. Neptune Systems uses these finely-honed engineering skills to develop innovative monitoring and control solutions for use in reef and fresh water aquariums, aquaculture tanks, hydroponics systems and general laboratory use. Neptune Systems is best known for their AquaController line. The company is known for their innovation and customer centricity.

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Can i use this to with the older EB8 Energy Bar in order to use the Trident?
Asked : Jun 02, 2019
By : Chuong Nguyen, San Diego
 
 
 
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Hello Chuong, Thanks for the excellent question. Yes, you can us the Apex Base Unit with your old EB8 or EB4. But you will not get the power monitoring like the new EB832. The Trident will come with its own power supply as well as an AquaBus cable. Cheers!
Answered : Aug 09, 2019
By : Ivan G.
 
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Is an Apex calssic needed for this to work or would it work by itself?
Asked : Mar 05, 2019
By : Christopher
 
 
 
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Hello Christopher, The Apex Base unit can work stand alone. You may need to purchase a power supply from Neptune Systems if you do not have an EB4, EB8 or EB832. The Neptune System Apex Base Unit power supply can be purchased here: https://tinyurl.com/y69l6fdj Cheers!
Answered : Aug 09, 2019
By : Ivan G.
 
 
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I bought this to upgrade my Apex classic. It does not bring a whole lot more to the table, however, what it does bring is simple convenience. Modules and firmware are easily upgraded over a built in wireless connection via apex fusion. Furthermore, it allows one to use all upcoming modules that were...Read More
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