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Silencing the X2O 750 12V Pump/Reservoir

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For anyone that owns this pump, you know that it sounds kind of like a fish tank if you are sitting next to it. The pump is all I can hear when I have my fans on low, so I'm trying to silence the pump. Any proven methods?

I was thinking of cutting 4"x4" (approx) sections of butyl rubber, taping to all sides of the enclosure with the tape that is sticky on both sides. Obviously cutting holes for the barb locations/power cord/and pour hole.

My main concern is whether heat would be an issue if the enclosure is mainly covered.
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Originally Posted by nugget toes;11904599 
My main concern is whether heat would be an issue if the enclosure is mainly covered.

Heat won't be an issue as the pump is fully submerged in water and all of it's heat is dumped into your loop.

That sounds like a solid plan to both isolate against case vibration and reduce direct bearing noise.
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I'll give it a go then!
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I'll give it a go then!

Will it be able to fit into the bays if you put that all around the reservoir. I know mine has hardly any clearance when sliding into the bays.
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I'll give it a go then!

Did this ever work out for you?
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