When comparing ACTON BLINK QU4TRO vs Marbel 2.0, the Slant community recommends ACTON BLINK QU4TRO for most people. In the question“What is the most advanced electric skateboard?” ACTON BLINK QU4TRO is ranked 3rd while Marbel 2.0 is ranked 4th.
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Pro Front and rear lighting
The board comes with customisable front and rear lights (120 lumens and 90 lumens, respectively).
Pro Premium lithium batteries
Uses Samsung's 18650 Lithium Ion battery instead of the cheaper off-brand alternative.
Pro Customizable regenerative braking
Electronic regenerative braking that is customizable for your personal preference.
Pro Longest range Bluetooth controller
The board's Bluetooth controller comes with a long range, low energy chip - BLE121LR
Pro Most parts are user serviceable
Including a simple motor pulley.
Focus was placed on designing components to be self-serviceable and even upgradeable by the users. As a result, almost everything can be serviced by the user.
Several of the Marbel 2.0 parts are backwards compatible with the Original Marbel Board.
Pro Carbon fiber protective deck encases lights and electronics
The boards deck is manufactured with pre-impregnated carbon fiber composite materials, making it light without sacrificing the protection of electronic components.
Pro Powerful motor with enhanced torque
This board's 3000 watt 63 mm motor is more powerful and delivers more torque than the one from the original 50 mm Marbel board motor, making the board capable of climbing hills 25% steep.
Pro Lifetime supply of free belts
Marbel ships the board with spare belts for replacement (one per motor). When the original belt wears out and you need to use the spare one just mail one back to Marbel for another one, free. That way you always have a spare in hand.
Pro Features a USB port for device charging
External devices can be charged on the board using its 500mA/5V USB port.
Pro 6 different wheel options
Marbel offers 2 wheel pulley sizes and 6 different options of wheels, including the large 101mm 75a.
Pro Marbel map displays how far you can go
The board's companion app features a map that shows how far you can go with the board's current charge.
Pro Firmware is easy to update
The board comes with a companion app that facilitates firmware updating.
Pro Acceleration, braking and top speed can be customized
Remembers your most recent personalized settings and allows you to set the exact acceleration level, braking level, and top speed. It also offers readouts of your remaining range, odometer, trip distance, top speed, and lights for a truly personalized riding experience.
The Marbel 2.0 and its remote are certified with water and dust ingress protection of IP65, certified in January.
Pro Planned anti-theft system
If someone knows their board has been stolen, they can make the stolen board useless within an hour. It's important to note that the feature is not yet available.
Con Too expensive
At $1600 it is too expensive. Belt motors might be a cheaper and better option.
Con Very heavy
Can be too heavy to carry or even push when out of battery
Con Single belt motor
single belt motors give too much power to one side of the board and can spin out at times.
Con Customer Service is a drag
Take them a week to reply.
Con Takes a while to charge completely
Completing a full charge takes 90 minutes.