I had my eye on both units. I’ll perfectly honest my choice for Grobo and design changes I’d like won’t please everyone.
Grobo - Canadian owner and operated.
Seedo - Owners in Israel not sure where manufactured
Grobo Comunication - Good
Seedo Commincation - Garbage
- So I like the fact that you can plant more then one plant in a Seedo but no chance of 5 being successful, just a selling gimmick.
- No one in the public has a Seedo yet so I can’t evalute performance but here is some of my speculation.
- Too short
- moving light trays are a great idea for side lighting but the LEDs have to be weak enough to not cause light burn.
- Yet to be determined light spectrum results with multiple LED lights that could fail over time.
- Since the light panels move, more chance of failure. (Moving parts)
- They use a rockwell slab growing medium and what appears to be a very shallow reseviour. How often will that need topping up?
- CO2 being added to grow. The amount of times the door gets opened the benefits of it are out the door, literally.
- Takes up more floor space.
- $2400 final price…ouch.
The reason I bought my Grobo over the Seedo was comunication from the companies. I understand that start up companies struggle with dates for circumstances out of their control but Seedo has got to be the worst at perdictating dates or just outright lying. I don’t trust them in the short term or long term.
Grobo design changes and some pros and cons.
- My biggest dispointement so far is the app. (Sorry app developers, unlock the stuff please) The lack of monitoring is frustrating.
- The opaque door. I understand that this part of the design and sets it out from the rest of the compition. I think the money could have been spent better elesewhere on the unit not to mention the amount of support many growers have required for the door.
- I know many people would like a camera built in. Waste of money it’s like me buying a camera to watch paint dry and adds more cost to a unit and creates a whole new mobile connection issues, I have security cameras so I know. (Buy a Go-Pro if you want to watch a plant grow, lol)
- Both Seedo and Grobo low to the ground…I’ve seen taller people complain.
- Since the sensors are already there some notifications to alert the grower. Hey to warm, cold, humid, something isn’t right…I always seem to come back to the app.
- Grobo’s height seems about right. Seedo will fair well with Indica strains but will fail hard on many Sativas due to being so short.
- To design better features cost money. Cost is huge if continues to increase from where it is now regardless if you throw in the kitchen sink consumers will say nope to expensive. Lose the opaque door for something more beneficial for the grower to more successful.
- Sea of green screen racking and way of supporting and performing LST on plants.
As time goes on I’ll have more ideas. Depends on what strain I’m smoking at the time, lol. Also appoliges for any typos or grammar mistakes. I can’t be arsed going back to check, lol.