Bought a second hand reef angel

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:52 pm
Hi

Need some advice.

I bought a second hand reef angel. It does not have a usb 2 ttl cable. I am from South Africa and we have no RA dealers anymore. The cable costs $30 but shipping to SA is $55. that is more than I paid for the controller. Not worth it. So do I just go for the Bluetooth attachment instead?

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:33 pm
Can you post a photo?
Roberto.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:48 pm
rimai wrote:Can you post a photo?

Hi Roberto

A photo of what exactly?

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:18 pm
NVM. I got confused with another user.
You can probably get a USB-TTL converter cable in SA.
Roberto.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:53 pm
rimai wrote:NVM. I got confused with another user.
You can probably get a USB-TTL converter cable in SA.


I have looked at this option but I don't know witch one to get?
There are 2 different types:
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FTDI Cable 5V VCC-3.3V I/O
FTDI Cable 5V VCC - 5V I/O

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:30 pm
5V I/O
Roberto.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:07 am
Hi Roberto

Do you still sell the Bluetooth attachment? If I use the cloud WiFi can it remotely program my RA.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:41 pm
No to both.
Roberto.

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