Nice pump By Flawedexistence on 2/24/2017
Flawedexistence would recommend this product to a friend
Since purchasing my BRS RO/DI system I've been somewhat plagued with low water pressure in the system. Usually I see about 45psig, which is pretty marginal so I purchased the booster pump. It makes a big difference! My psig shot up to 90. The pump is easily adjusted with a small hex wrench and I set mine at 80psig. Water flow is very strong now. I mounted the pump on the wall just below my RO/DI setup. Took maybe 20 minutes to install everything. Well satisfied.
Needed adjustment, but works great otherwise By J-Bird on 2/23/2017
J-Bird would recommend this product to a friend
The pump itself arrived only putting out 60psi, which was practically useless for $150. The pressure switch cut off was only at 40psi as well. Thankfully I figured out how to adjust them, so now the pump puts out 90psi against the RO membrane and the pressure switch cuts out at 70psi on the tank side.
Working great so far, the power supply and pump itself is quite heavy and feels quality. Only complaint is the vibration is audible across the house, but I'm sure some anti-vibration rubber mounts will help. Also one of the brackets for the pump came broken, so it only has 3 mounting holes on mine, not 4.
Works great By Kawajetski914 on 2/14/2017
Kawajetski914 would recommend this product to a friend
I had a boosted pump that really didn't do the job. So I lost hope.than Aquatec 8800 was popping up all over the web.after reading the reviews, I decide to give it a try..well as you read above this pump does everything you need it to do. Save waste water pump out cleaner RO water faster and no Nosie. VERY HAPPY with this pump.
Awesome By Jason on 1/14/2017
Jason would recommend this product to a friend
Allows your RO/DI system to run at the recommended PSI instead of whatever your water pressure is from the city. Shutdown switch works great. Setup and mounting the pump is simple.
Aquatec Booster Pump By Brandon L. on 1/7/2017
Brandon L. would recommend this product to a friend
I'm kicking myself for not purchasing this before. In all my years of reefing, this has got to be one of the best additions I have ever made. Was at 45psi before and at 95 now. Water was a trickle before and it's now a nice steady stream. My unit vibrates quite a bit. It's mounted on the wall and is audible in my daughters bedroom up above my garage. Minus one star for the vibration but this thing seriously kicks butt.
Worth every Penny! By keith on 12/9/2016
keith would recommend this product to a friend
I bought my RO/DI unit and I was only getting 35 psi. Once I bought this booster pump, it is now reading 90 psi. It works so much faster and much better than it use to. The TDS is at 6 now and the best I was getting before was 11. If you are getting less than 50 psi, I would highly recommend this!
Super Quiet, low vibration - really works! By Jerry on 12/6/2016
Jerry would recommend this product to a friend
Like others here, my water pressure was down around 40psi. At that pressure, the RO unit is very inefficient and you get mostly waste water. I'm super pleased with this booster pump. I agree with the other reviewers, Even if you have "ok" water pressure, this will boost it to the optimum level for the RO unit. You'll get much more filtered water and much less waste water. It will extend the life of some of your key filter components too. I also want to mention how quiet this pump is. This pump is barely audible. All you can hear is a soft low thrum. It's also low RPM, so it has very little vibration. The vibration it does have is low frequency, and the rubberized mounting pads easily absorb it. I can set this on a table top and it doesn't budge. The power supply consists of a white module, with a fairly long power cord on each side (one running to the pump, the other to your AC outlet). The pump comes with two rubber plugs sticking out of the input/output holes. You really have to pull really hard to get these out. A note to that effect would be good in the instructions. The video doesn't mention this either. In one scene they are there, and in the next they are magically gone.
Wish I had got this sooner! By Chris on 12/6/2016
Chris would recommend this product to a friend
After many years of using RO/DI units at typical residential house pressures I finally broke down and bought this...wish I had done it sooner!
Typical pressures at the unit would run from 30-40 PSI before...now consistently run at 90 PSI. The performance boost is amazing. Not only rate of creating product water...but rejection ration and rate at which DI resin is consumed.
Seems a bit pricey until you see what it can do...would never run my RO/DI without one now!
1/4" Aquatec 8800 Booster Pump Kit Does what it says. By Joseph on 10/2/2016
Joseph would recommend this product to a friend
Boosted my pressure from 40 psi to 90. Works Great!
Wow you need this... By franksreefs on 8/24/2016
franksreefs would recommend this product to a friend
I have a well with enough pressure for normal household things. I'd heard that a booster pump was necessary if you have a well. So when the RO unit and the pump arrived, I set it up WITHOUT the pump just to see what would happen. I purchased the glycerin-filled pressure gauge so I could see the pressure as it was operating. Pressure was 20-30psi and the unit was barely producing any water. So I hooked up the pump and wow what a difference! Very satisfied. You seriously need a booster pump with a well.