Luna Black Box: anyone tried it yet?

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Luna Black Box: anyone tried it yet?

Post by WoodlandHills » Apr 09, 2018 12:06 pm

https://lunacycle.com/luna-black-box-bb ... rogrammer/

Has anyone tried this? I live in a Mac home and haven't ever bothered to mess with programming my BBSHDs in PC emulator mode. It sounds like this could be very useful for those in this situation or for those without a desktop/laptop at all.

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Re: Luna Black Box: anyone tried it yet?

Post by neptronix » Apr 09, 2018 12:51 pm

That's kinda cool, but why?
A used computer + the correct controller is cheaper than this. $50 computers are everywhere.

I'll admit, rolling my bike over to my desktop/laptop computer and dangling a cord out is a pain in the ass, but i wouldn't pay $150 and buy a piece of hardware that's specific to bafang just for the convenience of avoiding that.

Just my 2 cents..
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Re: Luna Black Box: anyone tried it yet?

Post by WoodlandHills » Apr 09, 2018 5:28 pm

My home is too small for another computer, cheap or otherwise, and we are still downsizing even more into a tiny house type place. Why buy a laptop that needs another charger, when I can keep this in the bike tool box? Also it is a lot easier to bring the programmer to the bikes than the bikes to our Mac. The buck and a half cost is not a big deal. I was just wondering if they are reliable and if they worked as advertised.

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Re: Luna Black Box: anyone tried it yet?

Post by Raisedeyebrows » Apr 09, 2018 10:59 pm

The device would be a handy tool for shops who installed Bafang systems to have, customers could swing by for a free reprogrammIng on the fly right out in the driveway.
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Re: Luna Black Box: anyone tried it yet?

Post by dustNbone » Apr 10, 2018 12:23 am

It's a pretty cool idea, the price isn't unreasonable for what it is. I can see the market for it.

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