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Old 08-28-2015, 12:09 AM   #11
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Great! Thanks Dan!!


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Old 08-28-2015, 12:29 AM   #12
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Our 2012 Berk 390BH60 also came with motion sensor. I was a little sceptical when we first got the unit but it works like a charm.

Perfect for those middle of the night storms or ones that come up while away on an outing.
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Old 08-28-2015, 12:30 AM   #13
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Hi, Nathan! Our 2015 Legacy didn't come with that system either. I checked prices to add it, which looks like an easy chore, but the cost is about $500 for the controller. I don't have any experience with them but friends gave told me they didn't care for them as they retracted the awning in a light breeze. Could be adjustment issues or ? For now, mine will remain manual at that cost. Watch the cheaper controls on Amazon...they most likely aren't for the particular model you have and there us a huge difference.


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Our awning has a variable sensitivity. We keep it on high. It takes a stiff wind to trigger a retraction yet sensitive enough to prevent damage.

It's a fantastic option yet I would be very reluctant to pay $500 plus $200/hr shop fee.

Although I feel sure that shop rates in the US would be much less.
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Old 08-28-2015, 10:01 AM   #15
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Yes, they did away with the wind sensors in the newer models. As Nathan mentioned, probably made the cut to keep the price point.
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Old 08-29-2015, 02:08 PM   #16
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Found a logo on my awning "Carefree". Also found this on Amazon. Not sure I understand what is $500 as this seems to retract the awning with wind? Am I missing something?! Thanks all

http://www.amazon.com/Carefree-SR009.../dp/B004RCUR8M


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Old 08-29-2015, 02:17 PM   #17
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Carefree of Colorado is not cheap! The OTD awning replacement just cost me $1400.00. I had an estimate for a manual awning over the dinette windows, $1000.00.


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Yep, Nathan - I thought that was great, too, but check your model number and I think you'll find it won't work with the model FR uses, thus the much more expensive one.
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Carefree of Colorado is not cheap! The OTD awning replacement just cost me $1400.00. I had an estimate for a manual awning over the dinette windows, $1000.00.


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Paul I got my over the window awning from Shadepro for around 300 with covers. Shadepro or Sunpro I don't remember the name but they are based in Az.
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So, do you make some to fit a Berkshire awning? Carefree of Colorado Eclipse model?
If you will post a picture of the ends of the awning tube I should be able to tell you if they will fit.
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