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    Lens generators

    I want advice 2G or SGX generator , advantages and disadvantages

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    2G, not even a comparison in reliability.

    SGX is poorly designed with motherboards exposed to electrostatic dust and sensors that are constantly not working.

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    We are using a manual generator for now and we want to get either 2G or SGX , we do not have any technician here in Ghana in case of repairs so l want a generator which is durable and will not give a lot of problems

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    Quote Originally Posted by Innes Omaboe View Post
    We are using a manual generator for now and we want to get either 2G or SGX , we do not have any technician here in Ghana in case of repairs so l want a generator which is durable and will not give a lot of problems
    Keep using manual! All newer ones you need tech help!

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    Thanks Lenny, but we need a computerized one for backup , so 2g and SGX , which one will you recommend

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    No, you really don't -- there are plenty of Coburn 108, 112 and 113 generators on the market.

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    This is the question...

    Quote Originally Posted by Innes Omaboe View Post
    I want advice 2G or SGX generator , advantages and disadvantages

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    Quote Originally Posted by braheem24 View Post
    This is the question...
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    We are using a manual generator for now and we want to get either 2G or SGX , we do not have any technician here in Ghana in case of repairs so l want a generator which is durable and will not give a lot of problems

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    Quote Originally Posted by Innes Omaboe View Post
    Thanks Lenny, but we need a computerized one for backup , so 2g and SGX , which one will you recommend

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    Any computerized generator (as you should well know) is going to need technicians to service it and keep it running. Once a lab gets a computerized genny in-house, it won't be used for back up, it will become the main generator, with the manual relegated as a back up.

    Stick with a rebuilt 108, 112, or 113 and you won't have any problems getting parts or supplies. Move to a computerized genny, and where are you going to get motherboards, sensors, etc etc etc ad infinitum when parts machines are no longer available? And who is going to do the servicing? OP says he has no technicians.

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    Quote Originally Posted by braheem24 View Post
    2G, not even a comparison in reliability.

    SGX is poorly designed with motherboards exposed to electrostatic dust and sensors that are constantly not working.
    I second and third this opinion, not even a comparison is right. Smaller footprint and larger range of curves.

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