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AquaticLife Smart Buddie Booster Pump - 50 to 100 GPD RO Systems

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Smart Buddie Booster Pump - 50 to 100 GPD RO and RO/DI Systems

YOUR Water MADE Better - Increase the effectiveness of your RO system!

Reverse osmosis booster pumps are used to increase the pressure going into your RO or RO/DI system which make it operate more efficiently and can decrease consumption of DI resin. Designed as an accessory for Reverse Osmosis units in areas with low water pressure, or for users that want maximum output and the best quality filtered water from their RO systems. The Smart Buddie booster pump is quiet, easy to install, and can significantly increase water output. Reverse osmosis is a pressure-driven process. Small residential RO units will theoretically operate on very low pressure--down to 35 psi--but the reality is you won`t get a lot of water and the product water quality may be compromised if the unit runs below 45 psi. RO units typically run well on municipal water pressure of 60 psi, but they run even better with a small pump to boost the pressure to 80 psi or higher. The increased pressure will also improve the economy of the unit (it will run less waste water) as well as the quality of the water. RO units thrive on pressure!

Product Features:
  • The high pressure switch turns off the booster pump if the filtered water pressure is greater than 33.35 PSI, prolonging the life of the pump. Buddie Fit press-fittings make it easy to plumb tubing into the existing RO system.
  • The sealed pressure pump is low-voltage and powered by the included transformer, which ensures safe, quiet operation. Easily plumb into most reverse osmosis systems to increase water pressure up to 90 PSI and reduce waste water. RO units thrive on pressure!
  • The Smart Buddie Booster Pump includes an internal automatic flush valve that flushes the membrane for 18 seconds every time the unit is activated. Flushing clears debris build-up on the membrane, and is critical to obtaining peak performance from the RO unit. After flushing filtered water production will begin.
  • Low pressure switch turns off the booster pump if water pressure is less than 7.25 PSI, extending the life of the pump.
  • Dimensions: 7.5" x 4.5" x 9"
Includes:
  • Low-voltage Pump, Internal Automatic Flush Valve, High & Low Pressure Auto Shut-off





Product Manuals & Documentation

AquaticLife Smart Buddie Booster Pump - 50 to 100 GPD RO Systems

Owner's Manual available for download in Adobe PDF file format

Manufacturer Info

AquaticLife Aquarium Supplies
AquaticLife is a Southern California based company that innovates, markets & manufactures premium branded aquarium equipment. AquaticLife products and information are designed to bring the experience of marine life into the home. The company manufactures a variety of aquarium products for both freshwater and saltwater applications. Water quality monitors and testing supplies, water filtration and submersible pumps are just a sampling of what this up-and-coming company offers. AquaticLife is best known for their stylish, powerful and extremely user-friendly light fixtures. They are also recognized for their outstanding customer support and helpful educational materials.

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Does this unit have a built in check valve on the product water side? Mine continues to turn on and off after my float valve is activated and I'm concerned about back flow to the membrane
Asked : Jul 13, 2019
By : Lou
 
 
 
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How do you adjust the output pressure. I would like to tone it down a bit. It is at 95psi and I would like to dial it back to around 80psi. Worried about possibly too much pressure for the fittings.
Asked : Nov 21, 2018
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Simple and easy
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Vibration
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I’ve been using this with the Marine Depot KleanWater 6-Stage Advanced RO/DI System - 100 GPD for 3 years now with no problems. The only negative is the pump has some vibration to it. I put a rubber pad underneath the pump to cut down on noise.
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Greatly increased pumping efficiency

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After adding this pump, my waste water decreased and it filtered much quicker.
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Awesome booster pump
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Easy to install.
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Needs on off switch, you have to unplug it to turn it off.
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Easy install and it worked as advertised.
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Great Booster Pump
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Easy to use, saves water and time, does exactly what it is designed to do, quietly
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Really none, but I do wish it would flush the RO membrane for at least a minute
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I recently purchased everything to upgrade my RO/DI to 6 stage and inluded this booster as part of the upgrade. It has cut my time making my weekly water change and top off water in half and with the addition of the inline triple TDS meter the whole process is streamlined. Great product. Even flush...Read More
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Great pump
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Quiet. Saves water. Works amazing.
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None.
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I have the aquatic life classic 100 gpd rodi system. When I used just the pressure from my house, the waste was insane and it took 4 hours to fill a 5 gallon bucket. This pump brought my psi up from 40 to 80 and filling the 5 gallon bucket in 1 hour. Filling up my trash can, that I mix my saltwater...Read More
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Wonderful product
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Works
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No way to adjust in box
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It has worked flawlessly since day one olny complaint is it doesn't come with any way to adjust it easily
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Self contained booster pump. Plug and Play
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doesn't come with RO tubing
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Great product. Before this product, my water pressure was about 60PSI which is pretty good. I was getting about a 3 to 1 ration. (3g waster, 1g filtered) and was pretty happy. I decided to try this and I'm happy I did. My water ration is 1 to 1 (1g waste, 1g filtered). At some point it'll pay itself...Read More
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