Next Generation of Water Moving Technology
The Maxspect Gyre is the world`s first "gyre"- generating water moving device for aquariums. Compared to traditional powerheads and wavemakers that are based on propeller nozzle flow technology, the Maxspect Gyre is based on advanced crossflow technology which produces massive horizontal water movement leaving little to no deadspots in its wake.
Max Flow 2,300gph | 8~35 watts | 25-100+ gallons
Includes Single Gyre XF230 Pump and Advanced Controller
Applicable for glass or acrylic aquariums up to 1/2 in.
Gyre - Crossflow Technology
A) Virtually no dead spots
B) Evenly distributed flow rate throughout the entire aquarium
C) Water bounces back from the other side to create a full circulation, ie. generating "gyre flows"
Standard Pump Propeller Nozzle Technology
A) Dead spots with relatively poor water movement
B) Very strong flow in the center, making coral placement very difficult
C) Very weak flow near the other end of the aquarium
Why gyre generator and not wavemaker?
Wavemakers excel in making waves, while waves are spectacular to watch in motion, they are in fact moving the majority of the water vertically up and down, with relatively low horizontal movement, especially near the bottom of the aquarium.
On the other hand, gyre generators excel in moving sheer flow of water from one side of the aquarium to the other. The sheer flow of water is so strong that i would bounce back from the opposite site to achieve full circulation within an aquarium, ie. generating "gyre flows".
- Unique Flow Virtually Eliminates Dead Spots
- Evenly Distributed Linear Flow
- Discrete Design
- Twin Directional Flow Cages
- End Cap to Convert to a single Gyre
- Waterproof Silent Suspension Magnet Mount
- Advanced Controller with Mount
- Pump Dimensions (LxWxH): 10" x 2.95" x 1.57"
- Weight: 1.4lb
- Flow Rate: 2100-2300gph
- Power Consumption: 8w-35w
- Ideal for Aquariums: 25 -100gal
Power Supply Unit
- Gyre Pump with Magnet Mount
- Advanced Controller with mount
- Power Supply, Spare Rotors, Snail Screens, End Cap and Cages
*Each power supply and controller can operate two Gyre XF230 Pumps (2nd pump sold separately).
Gyre Advanced Controller - 2nd Generation of Gyre Control
- Model: GM85-360200-F
- Input Voltage / Current: 100\240vAC 50/60Hz
- Output Voltage / Current: 24vDC 3A
- Weight: 300g /0.7 lb
- Cable Length: 10ft controller to pump), 5ft (power supply to controller)
Fully customize the flow pattern of your Maxspect Gyre pump and take advantage of simple syncing of two pumps with the ease of one intuitive controller. The new advanced controller is far-far superior than the first generation and will blow your mind with features and versatility!
The Gyre Advanced Controller features 5 different water movements
- Dual Pump Operation(2nd Gyre pump required, sold separately)
- 5 Water Movement Modes
- 6 Adjustable Flow Variables
- 4 Link-up Methods
- Customizable Flow Cycles
- Two 24-Hour Preset Modes
- Battery Backup Operation
- Intricate Feed Mode
6 Adjustable Flow Variables
- Constant speed
- Gradual pulsing mode
- Random mode
- Alternating Gyre mode (2nd Gyre pump required, sold separately)
- Maximum Flow
- Minimum Flow
- Maximum Flow Time
- Minimum Flow Time
- Ramp Up Time
- Wind Down time
*Specifications are subject to change without notice. Weight and dimensions are approximate.
- Lunar Tidal Cycle
- Oceanic Gyre Cycle
Warranty 12 Months Limited Manufacturer`s Warranty
Product Manuals & Documentation
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