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D5 Variable vs Non Variable if using a fan controller to control?

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http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_201&products_id=21689

It says that the variable model handles external throttling better, is this true of just marketing jargan?
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http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_201&products_id=21689
It says that the variable model handles external throttling better, is this true of just marketing jargan?

There is a switch at the back that lets you pick speeds 1-5. The non-vario model runs at speed 4 always.
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thank you for reading the thread title, I appreciate it.thumb.gif
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thank you for reading the thread title, I appreciate it.thumb.gif

I answered the question in the first post. Hence the quote marks..........

As for the question in the title that is not mentioned in the first post at all..........
You can control the speed of the pump by playing with the voltages. But you will need a fan controller in the first place that can handle high wattage (the pump takes over 1amp). It will not run at speed 5 since it's design for speed 4. You can make it run faster with making it run above the 12V that the fan controller gives it by modding the controller. But that is not worth the time or money.

Thanks for creating an easy to read first post thumb.gif

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Lol still didn't answer my question.
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Lol still didn't answer my question.

The question was answered; if not, then fix the way you asked it.

It is not marketing jargon.
Without speed control knob -> use a high wattage fan controller.
With speed control knob -> use direct power supply connector. No point hooking it up to a high wattage fan controller. BECAUSE THAT WOULD BE REDUNDANT.
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The Koolance PMP-450 is a reliable high-flow pump with built-in speed control knob. It handles external control throttling better than the PMP-450S.

I asked if this was true, you never answered my question at all.
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All i am saying is if your going to try and help someone and post in there thread atleast try and answer the question they are asking instead of trying to increase your post count,

Can anyone tell me if this is true though? I assume on the variable version of the pump the adjuster on the back is still through voltage is it not?
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All i am saying is if your going to try and help someone and post in there thread atleast try and answer the question they are asking instead of trying to increase your post count,
Can anyone tell me if this is true though? I assume on the variable version of the pump the adjuster on the back is still through voltage is it not?

Yes the adjuster in the back changes the voltage going into the pump motor.
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