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Used 16 Channel LOR Starter Kit

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Hello,

I am bidding on a ebay for a 16 Channel LOR Starter KIT. It's one year old and hase everyithing included. What is the highest you wouldpay for it?

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It would be hard to say it really depends on what you want to put in it. I personally would rather not spend more than $300 on it being used. But that being said I do not know if the license is transferable on the software so you may have to buy new software because depending on what you want a basic will not get you far anyway. I personaly prefered the PC series from LOR which is cheaper you can get on already assemble you just have to hook up the wires for like $210 brand new I went that route and went ahead and bought myself the Advanced software starter pack which gave me all the room for expansion I wanted. With the gerneric advanced starter package and a PC board you can get them together brand new for around $280. Thats my 2 cents worht atleast.

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I canceled the bid the software is not transferable.

What is the difference between the CTB16PC (assembled) and the LOR1602W.

If I get the CTB16PC, that would be cool?

Or if I get the PC-CTB16PC-COMPLETe which I need to connect the wires (how difficult is this?) and the started pack, I will be cool.

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I canceled the bid the software is not transferable.

What is the difference between the CTB16PC (assembled) and the LOR1602W.

If I get the CTB16PC, that would be cool?

Or if I get the PC-CTB16PC-COMPLETe which I need to connect the wires (how difficult is this?) and the started pack, I will be cool.

The 1602W is the commercial version. If you get the PC version, there is nothing wrong with it at all, but you will need a computer to run the show.

Connecting the wires can be done in about 30-45 minutes. This is the version that I will be adding for my mega tree this year.

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Hello,

I am bidding on a ebay for a 16 Channel LOR Starter KIT. It's one year old and hase everyithing included. What is the highest you wouldpay for it?

well here is my though about this ...not to bash or said anything again LOR but why dont you build yourself a 8...16..or 24 chanel controler for less than 100 $ ... there are few dyier controler co-op going right now at others site for them and the software to run them is free ......

cheer

Ps i am not sure if i am alloy to put down the other diy site but send me pm if you want them

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I'm a large LOR user with +-32 controllers and have 10 DIY controllers. For a new person I can say with experience, LOR is worth the money. Now I'm not saying the DIY stuff is not or I wouldn't have some. :)

The LOR setup is easy and worth the extra money for new people. I originally bought 4 1602w controllers but then found the CTB16PC. After buying a few complete, I started to purchase kits. After I had this down I started getting solder kits for fun.

My advice. Buy the CTB16PC, Advanced S2 software and a USB-RS485 with booster. It's easy to work with and the support is very good.

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I really think I am going to go with the suggestion below. I have to try and figure my power situation first.

I have 100 AMP service in my old house. With 20 breakers. I can't put tandem breakers in the box I have. So I tested all the breakers and mapped out where everything is. I bought the house from the original owners from 1945, He did too many things himself that were not done right. But out of the 20 I found 3 breakers that have no labels and I turned them off and I test all lights and appliance and eveything is still on. So I am hoping to use thse 3 spots to run the lights. Depending on how well I get this going this year may need a sub panel for next year.

Is there a 1 year warranty with the LOR stuff?

Thanks for all your help!

Tony

]I'm a large LOR user with +-32 controllers and have 10 DIY controllers. For a new person I can say with experience, LOR is worth the money. Now I'm not saying the DIY stuff is not or I wouldn't have some. :)

The LOR setup is easy and worth the extra money for new people. I originally bought 4 1602w controllers but then found the CTB16PC. After buying a few complete, I started to purchase kits. After I had this down I started getting solder kits for fun.

My advice. Buy the CTB16PC, Advanced S2 software and a USB-RS485 with booster. It's easy to work with and the support is very good.

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I'm new to computerized displays for 2010 and I ordered the LOR PC Kit that you solder yourself. I had no previous soldering experience and the kit was very easy for me to put together and it worked like a charm for me. It's only about $25 cheaper than the ones that you just have to put the cords on, but it's cool to know that I built it and I'm sure it will be cool to tell other people that I built it in December.

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