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Solo Controllers By Automation Direct?
Looking for honest reviews of SOLO temperature controllers by Automation Direct.

Our organization currently uses Omega Platinum series controllers for temperature applications but I'm curious about the performance of SOLO controllers by Automation Direct.

According to the sales literature the SOLO option will provide identical functionality at half the cost so what's the catch? Can anyone speak to the performance of either brand? This is a not a manufacturing environment so the usual uptime concerns are not so much of a factor, however we would like to program ramp sequences, view data through a PC interface, and be able to maintain SP +- 2deg C. Links to each brand are below.

SOLO
https://www.automationdirect.com/adc/Overview/Catalog/Process_Control_-a-_Measurement/Temperature_-z-_Process_Controllers?gclid=Cj0KCQjwx43ZBRCeARIsANzpzb8rAd6HQN1KdJCrDcScs3eFKXJkLt31wGFEmVUG80lh-NwaLhegyFoaAuNnEALw_wcB#bodycontentppc

OMEGA
https://www.omega.com/pptst/CNPT_SERIES.html