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  • A powerhead with no cords in the tank? | Product Spotlight EcoTech VorTech Pumps

VorTech MP10 ES Propeller Pump - EcoTech Marine

SKU: 300230


  • First Impression.... By Adam on 11/25/2014

    Just received my MP10 last night and had the opportunity to play around with it for a few hours. Oh, before you freak out about the power cord missing, check under the plastic mold, its tucked away under it. Right out of the box you can tell it has great build quality and just a solid unit. Set up was pretty straight forward and fairly easy to accomplish as well.

    Controller/Driver - Most of the modes were pretty easy to figure out, just the "long pulse" mode took some time to fully understand the set up. Key is to be patient and slow when exploring the different modes. I know we dont like instructions but a good read of the quick start guide is helpful. It will probably take some time playing around to get it dialed in perfect for your liking.

    What I really like about this MP10 is the power you get from its small footprint. I dont have a lot of room in my Nuvo 16 so the MP10 was the only logical way to go. So its small, powerful, and highly adjustable settings....all great things to have.

    What I dont like about this is the price, pretty expensive. Another issue I have is that it is a bit noisy, even after i adjusted the wet side to the dry side as instructed by the quick start guide. I have heard that in time the noise goes away....so time will tell.

    All in all, I think its a great product and in time we will see if it is worth the money spent. I do think it will be.
  • Great powerhead By Albert on 6/29/2014

    This is a great powerhead for nanos. The large number of options you have with the programming is amazing compared to your standard powerhead. At first it may seem noisy, but it quiets down significantly over time. Although this version doesn't have the wireless chip, it can be purchased separately and easily installed into the driver from ecotech's website. This is a great option for nano reefers who want a great powerhead but also have limited budget and don't need the wireless capability right away. I would definitely recommend everyone try out this wonderful pump!

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