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Thank You Manny
The filters changing time will depend on water quality however the bottom 3 filters (Sediment, Carbon Block, and DI resin) typically will last 6-9 months and I have included the kit below.
Additionally the RO membrane will need to be replaced less often closer to 2 years.
The waste water will have higher TDS than your standard tap water and ideally it would be safer to drink your tap water over the waste water. Feel free to let us know if you have any further questions!
Our units do not have the built in ability to split. This can be achieved by adding a John guest 3 way ball valve.
Also does it come with a float valve?
To connect to a washer in many cases an adapter such as the garden hose utility sink adapter can be used. The 4 stage system will not come with a float valve however it can be purchased separately. Feel free to let us know if you have any further questions!
Will I have zero TDS if not using a DI resin? Is the DI resin used for drinking water purposes?
DI water is not recommended for drinking, as it can remove electrolytes and minerals from your body over prolonged periods of time. :-)
40 PSI is right at the low end of the PSI rating for our systems. Our highest recommendation is to give the permeate pump which uses the waste water to increase the flow into the system. I have included a link below, Feel free to let us know if you have any further questions!
The maximum pressure recommended is in the high 70-80s 65 is often the most optimal for the membrane. Feel free to let us know if you have any further questions!
It is certainly okay to leave water in the housing and tubing however if storing for use longer than 1 month you may want to inspect for bacteria growth or other issues. Feel free to let us know if you have any further questions!
If you have a booster pump and the PSI is too high you can adjust the booster pump with an allen key to reduce the PSI. It is not recommended using any ball valve to adjust pressure. Feel free to let us know if you have any further questions.
Thank you so much!
Our units with TDS meter, pressure gauge and DI are not recommended for human consumption as they are not NSF certified. If you remove the TDS meter and pressure gauge you can tee off the line leading to the DI resin from the RO membrane to get RO only water. Feel free to let us know if you have any further questions!
All BRS RO/DI systems reflect the latest in reverse osmosis technology with updated filters, components and design updates.
Value systems:Designed to treat for chlorine, low volume chloramine usage and most well water*. Value systems are compact, portable, upgradeable and most importantly affordable.
Universal systems: Designed to be best in industry filtration for chloramines, chlorine and well water as well as cover the widest array of contaminates. This is the ideal solution if you simply want to know you have the best filtration available.
*If you are unsure if your city uses chlorine or chloramines you can use a LaMotte Insta-Test Free & Total Chlorine & Chloramine Test Strip or call your city's water treatment facility. If you don't want to bother with that, get the Universal system and know you are covered. Over 40% of municipal water supplies are now treated with hard to remove chloramines. This number is growing everyday so we recommend to the Unversal systems. If you select a Value system today, it is future proof and fully upgradeable. We offer Value to Universal Upgrade Kits which are super easy to install.
The Value Plus model is our most popular in this series; it includes a TDS meter and pressure gauge to monitor and ensure system performance as well as a flush kit to protect and prolong membrane performance.
4 Stages of Filtration:
- Purtrex 1 Micron Depth Sediment Filter
- BRS 1 Micron Universal Carbon Block (35,000 Gallons Chlorine / 3,500 Gallons Chloramines)
- 75 GPD Dow Filmtec Membrane
- Pre-filled Single Deionization (DI) stage with refillable cartridge
Parts Bag Includes:
- Filter wrench to tighten and loosen canisters
- Chrome faucet connector with adapter rings to make a non-permanent connection to kitchen sink
- Utility sink/garden hose adapter to make a non-permanent connection to garden hose or laundry tub
- Insta-Test Free & Total Chlorine Strips to test water for proper filter replacement
- Automatic shut-off valve
- Mur-lok Push Connect dual EPDM O-Ring fittings
- 10 Ft Each of 1/4" Blue, Red and Black Tubing
- All BRS Value Reverse Osmosis units exclusively feature NSF-certified BRS Universal Carbon Block Filters with 30% more carbon than standard blocks, NSF-certified Purtrex depth sediment filters and American made NSF-certified DOW reverse osmosis membranes
- Includes Total and Free Chlorine test strips to help identify if your city is using chlorine or chloramines
- Limited Lifetime Warranty which includes unlimited support via chat, phone or email with our WQA certified customer service staff
- Dimensions: 16" x 7" x 15.5"
Quick Compare - BRS Value RO/DI Systems
|BRS 4 Stage Value||BRS 4 Stage Value Plus||BRS 4 Stage Value Water Saver Plus|
|Gallons Per Day||75 GPD||75 GPD||150 GPD|
|Sediment Filter||Purtrex 1 Micron Depth Sediment Filter||Purtrex 1 Micron Depth Sediment Filter||Purtrex 1 Micron Depth Sediment Filter|
|Carbon Block||BRS Universal 1 Micron Carbon Block||BRS Universal 1 Micron Carbon Block||BRS Universal 1 Micron Carbon Block|
|Membrane||75 GPD Dow Filmtec Membrane||
75 GPD Dow Filmtec Membrane
(2) 75 GPD Dow Filmtec Membranes
|Deionization||Single DI Stage with Refillable Cartridge||
Single DI Stage with Refillable Cartridge
Single DI Stage with Refillable Cartridge
|Glycerin Filled Pressure Gauge||
|Dual Inline TDS Meter||✓||✓|
|Water Saver Upgrade Kit||✓|
Nice Unit By Mike on 1/27/2017Mike would recommend this product to a friendThe is a very nice unit. The installation was very easy.
Super easy to setup and use. By Jay on 1/20/2017Jay would recommend this product to a friendI've been using this unit for a few weeks now, and I love it. Opened the box, had it connected and ready to go in about 15mins. And right out of the box, you can tell that is is a good quality product.
Perfect Water By eschulist on 1/13/2017eschulist would recommend this product to a friendI finally bought this during their Black Friday sale and had to jump on it at that price! The quality of the RODI system is amazing. I love that everything is well assembled and labeled with all the parts you need to hook it up for non-permanent installs. I however wanted this tapped right into my water main so it took a small trip to Home Depot to get a sharkbite T Valve with a 1/4" output. The install was super easy and I'm now making 0 tds water for my reef.
Best RO/DI out there By Tywillie on 12/20/2016Tywillie would recommend this product to a friendI first purchased the stage 4 value package. After contacting my local water supply, I found out we had a large amount of Chloramines added. I then upgraded to the stage 6, which was so easy to do. Needless to say this system is really nice, and gives me the purest water to use for my reef. If you need an endless supply of perfect water, look no further.
Top Notch By AcanSkywalker on 12/14/2016AcanSkywalker would recommend this product to a friendWith their built in flush kit, pressure gage, & Mur-lock fitting this excellently constructed, plug & play RODI system is truly top notch. I bought this during the Black Friday sale after reading the across the board 5 star reviews here and couldn't be happier.
Great rodi By Scott on 11/27/2016Scott would recommend this product to a friendMy first RODI system runs great, 75gpd is a bit slower then I was expecting so upgrading to the 150gpd. Only problem with mine is it leaks in two locations. I attempted rehosing and adding Teflon tape to the hose but leaks continue. Slow leaks so I'm not too concerned.
Excellent By Strat1960s on 11/21/2016Strat1960s would recommend this product to a friendI spent more time gathering the two or three tools I needed to make the connections and mount it to the wall than actually installing the RODI unit. I tapped into the cold water line for our washer and used the drain as well. I let it run to clear out the dust and I was good to go. Now I find myself asking what I can use the RODI water for. In the iron, in the radiator, in the fish tanks, and so on....
Great rodi By Erik on 11/4/2016Erik would recommend this product to a friendThe BRS unit is super high quality. 2 of the fittings came broken in the box but the staff at BRS overnighted me replacements plus extras. Super impressed with the quality and customer service. bought an extra carbon block and canister to upgrade this to a 5 stage and it works perfect to filter the high tds and chlormines from my cities water. Couldnt be happier.
Great product By John on 10/27/2016John would recommend this product to a friendProduct works,,, only problem I had was my water pressure was at 20psi,, so I bought a booster and it kicked it up to 90 psi which causes some leaks but not a problem,, I put a towel under it cause it's not like I use it all the time,, can't blame the product for my water pressure problems so,, as a ro/di,, it's a great system
Fantastic product just like all the reviews say! By Kyle on 10/24/2016Kyle would recommend this product to a friendI am brand new to the salt water hobby. Decided to start my tank off right by buying a RODI system and i followed all the great reviews on here. The system is perfect! Just like all the reviews say it was easy to hook up and get great quality water for my tank. Its much bigger in size and weight than i expected honestly but that's cool. The build quality is great and you can really tell this is an awesome product. The built in TDS meter is a great feature, i would highly recommend this system to anyone.
Great quality, easy to use By Alex on 10/23/2016Alex would recommend this product to a friendProviding awesome water for my reefs. I've got chloramines in my local supply and it was easy to add a canister of carbon to fully eliminate the problem.
Great. By Corey on 9/25/2016Corey would recommend this product to a friendWhat more can I say that hasn't been said. It's a great product that comes ready to use right out of the box. Within ten minutes of receiving the package I was already making water. The output of Rodi water is great despite the amount of waste water it makes. I just use it to fill my washer. I've already done two 50% water changes to get rid of the unconditioned water and I already see a difference. The water is crystal clear and the fish seem to love it. Now that I have this filter in my arsenal it might be time for me to add some coral and invertebrates.