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Old 01-01-2014, 09:56 PM   #1
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Speed control on a power head ?

Will this work on a hydor Koralia power head
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Old 01-02-2014, 09:43 AM   #2
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I'm sure it will. Anything that regulates voltage should work.
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Old 01-02-2014, 09:52 AM   #3
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Not necessarily. I would think that they controllable Koralias would be ok, but not the regular EVO's, as they are not meant to be run on a controller.
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Generally when they say they aren't meant to be run on a controller is that it's not made for the constant start and stop of wavemakers. Unless the motor is specifically designed for it they will wear out faster.
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Also, not necessarily. The standard EVO's are not "controllable" but work with the wave makers that do a simple on/off. The controllable Koralias are the ones that are meant to be on a wave controller that slows the speed and speeds it back up, not the simple on/off.

I'm not saying it won't work, I'm saying that the controllable EVO's are meant to be on something like this, and the regular EVO's aren't.
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Didn't work ! When I tryed turning it down it shut off
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Old 01-04-2014, 02:10 PM   #7
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I had a feeling it wouldn't...
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Old 01-04-2014, 10:15 PM   #8
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The motors on the non-controllable pumps have an electronic kill switch. When the voltage drops below a threshold value, it shuts off.

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