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Luna Cycle's "preprogrammed" LCD and upgraded 20 amp controller combo

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Luna Cycle's "preprogrammed" LCD and upgraded 20 amp controller combo

Does anyone know if the Luna Cycle LCD and 20 amp controller combo is really a different LCD than an original (kickstarter) LCD?  Can I just buy the controller and reprogram my existing display or do I really need to buy their display too?

https://lunacycle.com/batteries/gauge/lcd-dashboard-for-sondors-bike-hot-rod-programmed-kt-lcd3/

 

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I'm cleaning this up here.

There are two versions of the LCD:

  1. Aftermarket unbranded LCD - called: KT-LCD3 / Wendy LCD / Aftermarket LCD Display
  2. Branded LCD (looking the same like the aftermarket unbranded LCD but WITH Sondors logo on it see picture here: show picture)

Please note, sondors sold to every version of the bike a lcd. they are not marked but different!

Long story short: 

  • The first eBike from Sondors (distributed via the first Indiegogo campaign) is compatible with the KT-LCD3 Aftermarket LCD and the at that time distributed LCD from Sondors
  • All other eBikes from Sondors (distributed via Kickstarter / gosondors.com / sondors.com) ARE NOT compatible with the aftermarket unbranded LCD. Only with in that time distributed LCD Display (branded with Sondors Logo) from SOONDORS.

 

Please note: YOU CANNOT tell the difference between the branded Sondors LCD distributed with Sondors eBikes sold over Kickstarter and Sondors eBikes sold over sondors.com - They look exactly the same but are not going to work on each other bike. (Kickstarter 'branded' Sondors LCD will not work with an bike from sondors.com due to different communication protocols)

This is due to a change in the communication protocol. Sondors did that to stop aftermarket sales (which were cheaper than the Sondors LCD itself (around 50$ I think).

 

So if you have an Sondors eBike sold after the first campaign. You will need to buy Controller and the aftermarket unbranded LCD (both 100$ - will ship faster to your housedoor...) or you buy the corresponding Sondors branded LCD. (100$)

 

If you have any questions, please ask ask ask. There are no dumb questions. We are here to help. 

 

Thanks and have a great day,

Andi

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