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Old 02-15-2012, 07:41 AM   #971
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How would you hook up the solenoid and check valve in to the system it is something I would like to put on my unit
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Old 02-15-2012, 09:13 AM   #972
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If you buy the kit it should have instructions. Basically, the line from the Carbon Filer to the RO Membrane goes through one set of ports on the solenoid and the discharge line goes through the check valve first then through the other ports on the solenoid and on to the float valve. When the float valve closes, it builds up pressure which causes the solenoid to close stopping water from going to the RO Membrane (and consequently out the waste line). The check valve makes sure that the pressure doesn't bleed off. As soon as the float opens again, pressure will bleed off allowing water to flow.
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Old 02-15-2012, 09:22 AM   #973
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Where can I get the kit do you have a link for it
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Old 02-15-2012, 09:37 AM   #974
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Here is one from Bulk Reef Supply but there are lots of places you can get them. I am sure you could find some on E-Bay

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Old 02-15-2012, 10:34 AM   #975
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Lol, Rob sent me that link too!

Question: how do you deal with TDS creep? If your RO units are plumbed in and automatic, how can you run for 3-5 minutes before saving the water?

There have been a few articles floating around stating that even in the best RO units, you can get "TDS creep" in the first water that comes out.
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From what I have tested its still 0 Tds the DI reason should still pull that out
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Old 02-15-2012, 11:36 AM   #977
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Like Christmas!
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Old 02-15-2012, 01:25 PM   #978
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Opinions?

I still need to cut off the cables, but...
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Old 02-15-2012, 03:35 PM   #979
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Tim, looks good. A lot more cleaner look than the fluorescents. How does the brightness compare in your opinion. Hard to tell without a side by side comparison. When you get a chance maybe you could do something like that. I'm glad you got it.
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I'm really happy with it so far.

I'll give a more extensive write-up in a bit, but briefly, the Radion at 55-60% "appears" to be BRIGHTER than the T5's.

More to come.
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