Differences between the Orbit Marine LED, Orbit Marine IC and the Orbit Marine IC PRO

Our 24-hour saltwater reef aquarium light, aka the Orbit Marine, is wirelessly controlled and fully customizable. Designed specifically for saltwater aquarium environments, the Orbit Marine is the perfect choice for marine aquarists at any level. Key features of this awesome system include active weather programming and sunrise/sunset scheduling.

There are a few key differences between the Orbit Marine, the IC, and the IC Pro systems. Use our handy guide to figure out which one will work best for your tank’s needs.

Orbit Marine

The Orbit Marine includes the powerful Ramp Timer Pro LED controller with wireless IR (infrared) remote, providing two independent light channels to program. Key features:

  • Easily customizable: 24 hour on/off time, ramp up and dim down duration (0-30 minutes)
  • Adjustable moon light color, brightness and duration
  • On-demand weather effects including cloud cover, storm with lightening and fading moonlight
  • Input up to four customized lighting schedules (two pre-programmed ones area already included)
  • Two color channel control – Blue (420/460nm Actinic Blue) & White (Dual Daylight 6,500K, 10,000K)
  • Ideal for soft corals and some LPS corals

Each Orbit Marine IC PRO system includes:

  • Orbit Marine LED light fixture
  • Adjustable docking legs (pre-installed)
  • 24VDC UL approved transformers
  • Ramp Timer PRO LED Controller

Orbit Marine IC LED

The Orbit Marine IC LED is a step up – and the key is LOOP! LOOP is the first and only system specifically designed for connecting and syncing lights, pumps and accessories into a single, controllable network. From programming a daily light cycle with weather patterns, to creating surging water flow, LOOP is designed to help you get the most from your aquarium components. Key Features:

  • Control both your pumps and lights simultaneously
  • Easy to program and schedule: 24-hour wireless control of sunrise, sunset and moonlight. Schedule random clouds throughout the day by forecasting the weather.
  • Create active weather & make waves: roll clouds horizontally across your tank; random lightning strikes produce a more natural, visual effect. Random cloud cover soothes both you and your fish.
  • Enjoy full spectrum control: experience strong coral growth and amazing fluorescence with breakthrough 90° domed spherical optics provide excellent penetration and color blending. 660nm Red and 565nm Green are also available with the IC LED.

The Orbit Marine IC is a great way to sync your entire aquarium setup – and customize essentially everything!

Each Orbit Marine IC PRO system includes:

  • Orbit Marine IC LED light fixture
  • Adjustable docking legs (pre-installed)
  • 24VDC UL approved transformers
  • LOOP IC LED controller w/Wireless Remote
  • Orbit IC Manifold HUB

Orbit Marine IC PRO

The Orbit Marine IC Pro includes all of the great features and of the Orbit Marine IC LED, with the added benefit of being two LED strips (double the light) and including a wave pump manifold. This produces a higher PAR for both LPS and SPS corals and makes the system wave pump ready. Simply connect any eFlux accessory wave pump and you’re ready to go!
Key Features:

  • Adjustable daylight, sunrise/sunset and moonlight color spectrum and intensity & automatically simulates sunrise, sunset and moonlight
  • Four dynamic effects and presets including cloud cover, fading lunar and storm with lightning
  • Upgradeable & expandable – add any eFlux Wave Pump or upgrade to Bluetooth for more control
  • Wireless IR remote and new controller mounting system
  • New Full Spectrum LED Chip Spectrums that include Dual Actinic 420nm/460nm,Dual Daylight 6,500K/10,000K, and RGB (Red/Green/Blue) with 90 degree domed optics

Each Orbit Marine IC PRO system includes:

  • Two Orbit Marine IC LED light fixtures
  • Adjustable docking legs (pre-installed)
  • 24VDC UL approved transformers
  • LOOP IC LED controller w/Wireless Remote
  • Orbit IC Manifold HUB & eFlux Wave Pump HUB