Pump efficiency gallons moved per watt is practically linear. Water Velocity at Various Power Settings As discussed earlier, water velocity is the true metric we should use when determining the sizing of a pump for an aquarium. This does a few things for us. As Figure 12 shows, this propeller pump delivers more gallons per watt consumed at lower speeds. I offer information on ‘gallons per hour’ simply to determine if the MP40’s output is reasonably close to that advertised. Skip to navigation Personal tools Log in.

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Also can be used to replace a damaged or faulty driver on your VorTech QuietDrive. Battery Backup Mode Blizzard.

Vortech MP40w Quiet-Drive Pump | Charterhouse Aquatics

Lagoon Mode Lagoon mode simulates a low-energy lagoon environment. Also shop in Also shop in. The recent price reduction of this pump certainly makes it more competitive in a ecofech now crammed with manufacturers. Excellent item, just what my 6ft marine tank needed. I was surprised to see the new MP working harder in Gyre mode than in maximum Constant mode amount of work being determined by wattage drawn.

First, VorTech took the pump motor out eecotech the aquarium, now QuietDrive takes the noise out of the motor. The second phase follows with a surging motion to move the detritus into the overflow and out of the aquarium.


Color sample is PLA material. Our offices ecoteh open Mon-Fri 9 to 5, but if you are unable to get hold of us, just leave a voicemail message with an email address, and we will get back to you. Create a standing wave in your aquarium and demonstrate the true power of the fully operational VorTech QuietDrive control system. But see Figure 7. The gold standard for generating flow in reef tanks, the VorTech is unsurpassed in beauty and functionality.

Dana Riddle thoroughly evaluates the new MP40 QuietDrive propeller pumps for their functionality and performance. Since gallons per hour is calculated using flow velocity and area, it is apparent that, at a given output, increasing the ceotech of the pump discharge reduces velocity. This page was last updated: In Stock – Get it by Thursday, Jan. Gallons per hour is the standard for determining pump output.

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I was curious if the MP40 was more efficient at a given operational speed. You will receive a notification via email within 12 hours. Avoid strong acids as they might damage pump components. Included are pictures of one of th You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website.



Ecotech Mp40

Power usage is an on-going, and often ignored, cost. Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. The Battery Backup is reef tank insurance in an aluminum housing.

With the VorTech Quiet Drive, choosing the proper water circulation equipment has never been more simple. Water Velocity at Various Power Settings As discussed earlier, water velocity is the true metric we should use when determining the sizing of a pump for an aquarium.

Safely for aquarium use. Made a difference in the tank within a couple of hours seem to work completely differently to any pumps that I have used in the past.

Over the course of several hours, the flow pattern will go from very chaotic to calm, followed ecotecu a detritus-clearing exotech at the very end of the cycle. Selecting the program is easy – Press the Mode button on the controller to scroll through various options operational mode wcotech indicated by color of the Control Dial.

Disassembly is easy – simply twist the discharge nozzle counter-clockwise to remove it.