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The low end Blue Sky unit doesn't require the IPN ProRemote, as it has a button on the front panel for doing equalizations.
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The Blue Sky controllers, and IIRC, the Outbacks can be set to do so as well. The Morningstar controllers are fairly recent and have no track record as of yet AFAIK.
Yes, the Outback can equalize but it is manual, if I recall correctly. I still do not see why anyone would risk equalizing automatically... especially should they have gells/agms.

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If the system runs well and the threshhold is set correctly, I think it could be fine for any battery type. I wouldn't bet gels on a new controller though...good thing I have wet cells. According to the manual. the morningstar does have a computer program for tracking charging, and if the automatic equalizing is unacceptable, it can be switched to manual only. The program may cost more though.
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