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So I am not totally sure how to run the pump without plugging everything in, I bought a really cheap 250 watt psu for like 15 bucks to just run the pump while filling. But just to make sure from what I gathered you take a paper clip and connect the green and black wire, then you plug in the 4-pin with the yellow and black wires to the psu and you are ready to go? And just out of curiosity what is the 3-pin connector with the blue wire for?

And obviously plug it into the wall.
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Yes. You have it right.

Be sure that you are able to cycle the PSU on and off readily as you will need to do so as you initially fill the loop.

I'm not certain which blue wire you are refering to, but if it is one the pump then it may be the speed sensor.
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Yes. You have it right.

Be sure that you are able to cycle the PSU on and off readily as you will need to do so as you initially fill the loop.

I'm not certain which blue wire you are refering to, but if it is one the pump then it may be the speed sensor.
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You aren't allowed to bump your own thread until 24 hours after the last one. Also can you post pictures?? Just easier to understand what cables you are talking about. All you need is to plug in the 4-pin and you should be fine. Just make sure not to run teh pump dry
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You aren't allowed to bump your own thread until 24 hours after the last one. Also can you post pictures?? Just easier to understand what cables you are talking about. All you need is to plug in the 4-pin and you should be fine. Just make sure not to run teh pump dry
Sorry but yeah here this is from a site but this is the pump I have, dont have my camera on me



There is a 3-pin and a 4-pin.
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post #7 of 9
the 4pin is for power, the 3 pin is for pump speed sensor

paper clip on the green & black and you're good to go

check out some youtube videos on filling your loop, you'd gotta cycle it on/off to fill it, make sure not to run the pump dry or it'll die
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Originally Posted by koven View Post
the 4pin is for power, the 3 pin is for pump speed sensor

paper clip on the green & black and you're good to go

check out some youtube videos on filling your loop, you'd gotta cycle it on/off to fill it, make sure not to run the pump dry or it'll die
can you not just pour water in as it runs, or does it move the water too quickly?
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can you not just pour water in as it runs, or does it move the water too quickly?
You can, but it's risky. If the water is too quick, you can risk running it dry. Also once your loop is filled, if you continue to pour, your res is going to fill to the brim very quick. If you're not paying attention, you could risk a spill.
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