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Old 06-05-2012, 11:22 PM   #1
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New RO/DI unit install

Just received and installed the 5 stage unit from BRS and the flow on the waste line is good but on the GOOD line (blue) is very slow , almost a trickle . Is there a way to get more pressure on the blue line . Oh I forgot to say , I have the five stage system.
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Old 06-06-2012, 02:16 AM   #2
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I've got the 5+ system from BRS. It's just the way it is. Making RODI water is pretty slow unless you have really good water pressure to begin with (100 psi+). You can always get the booster pump or the add-on to change it from a 75gpd to a 150gpd system.

I usually turn on my rodi system on when I get home from work and turn it off in the morning before I go to work. Usually gets me close to fill up my 45g brute trashcan.
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Old 06-06-2012, 09:14 AM   #3
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Thanks for the reply Rick , I've got the same system . I thought I did something wrong during the install .
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I have a 5 stage system not from BRS but similar, and I have 65psi water pressure. (call your water utility give them your address sometimes they can tell you how much pressure you have at your house) and mine just puts out a trickle. I've heard thats good because it makes better water and less waste, I've heard some higher gpd units that flow more water either don't filter the water as good or generate a lot of waste water to boost the gpd a little bit. I also bought a 3g tank for mine so I have 3 gal on demand. You can buy one online or at lowes or home depot for around $40.
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Old 06-06-2012, 04:59 PM   #5
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I just installed my BRS 5 stage and am making water today. I have a 32 gal. can for storage and it is about 3/4 full right now and I started at 10 am today. According to the instruction sheet the 75gpd will put out 3.12 gal. or RO/DI per hour which is just a slow trickle. I love it. It makes my portable unit look like a toy.
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Old 06-06-2012, 07:36 PM   #6
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It looks like I'm going to have to look for a storage tank tonight . I'm going to look for one with a valve on the bottom , I seen one @ my LFS. I'll ask to see where they got them from .
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Old 06-07-2012, 03:29 PM   #7
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did'nt even know it until I got the pressure guage, my water pressure in a 150 unit apartment building is at 80psi so my water fills pretty good.
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