In a previous article we introduced the VorTech Interface for Neptune Controllers, technically called the AquaBus Wireless Expansion Module (WXM). They can now officially be pre-ordered from Neptune Systems, will retail for $124.95, and will be available April 12th. Below is a little more information from the manufacturer’s website.
The Wireless expansion module (WXM) is scheduled to begin shipping the week of April 12th. Orders will be shipped in the order in which they were received.
The WXM features are:
Wirelessly controls any of Ecotech’s wireless pumps (WWD or EcoSmart). 11 Independent channels to support 11 pumps. Supports Ecotech’s Constant, Reef Crest, Lagoon Random, Pulse, Sync and Anti-Sync modes. Modes of operation can be changed through the day. Plug and Play. Automatically recognized when installed into the system. Pumps can be dynamically added/removed from the system. Two AquaBus connectors for flexible expansion via AquaBus Comes with 3′ AquaBus cable. Fully upgradeable. WXM firmware and pump firmware can be updated for feature enhancement. Led Status indicator and wireless status indicator Compatible with Apex and Apex Lite systems