PWM Speed Controller for a Brushless DC Water Pump

PWM Speed Controller

Is is possible to control the speed of a Solar Water Pump? YES, we can customize our pumps to work with a 0-5V or PWM speed controller.  What is a PWM Speed Controller? PWM stands for Pulse With Modulation. One simple and easy way to control the speed of a motor is to regulate the of voltage across its terminals or regulate the voltage to the … Read More

Solar Pumps for Ponds

An Eco-friendly Solution for a Healthy Pond Today we are going to consider 2 scenarios when to use solar pumps for ponds: Scenario 1An existing pond becomes unbalanced, resulting in:  – algae buildup or algae bloom – fish death – stagnant, foul-smelling water, or – a breeding ground for mosquitos. Scenario 2You want to build your own pond without a natural-fed … Read More

Home Aquarium Pumps – How to Find The Perfect Pump?

B1 Circulating Pump

What should you consider? If you are aspiring to be an aquatic hobbyist, looking for home aquarium pumps, there are a few things to consider before heading to the pet store. The pump you choose for your fish tank needs to be compatible with the kind of filter you have. What kind of filter you pick is dependent on what … Read More

D5 Solar Hot Water Pump Losing Pressure, Drain Back System

Why is my D5 Solar Hot Water Pump Losing Pressure? Paul had a problem with his D5 solar hot water pump losing pressure, or so he thought at first. Here’s what happened… Here’s the Issue… Paul (Customer) writes: I am using the D5 solar hot water pump on a solar heated hot tub. It worked perfectly last winter and I … Read More

An Ideal Hydroponic Pump – The B3 Circulating Pump

Hydroponic Pumps Hydroponic gardens have become more and more popular as a healthy alternative to store-bought produce. However, the concern of many people is, What pump is equipped for the job? Will my hydroponic pump last? One of our popular pumps that could be used in hydroponics is the B3 Circulating Pump. This is a submersible pump. Mike’s Choice: The B3 Circulating Pump This … Read More

What Kind of Pump Do You Need to Brew Your Own Beer, eh?

Are you looking at pumps for beer brewing? At US Solar Pumps we offer a variety of pumps, all dependable and energy efficient. Mike’s Choice – What pumps for beer brewing do we recommend? The D5 Solar Hot Water Pump is a strong little pump. The pumps’ temperature range is 230 F / 110 C. Normal fermentation of beer is between … Read More

Blog – Ask Mike?

Ask Mike about DC Solar Powered Water Pumps and Micro DC Pumps! Welcome to our blog!  Mike Kehoe has been in the DC nSolar Powered Pumps business since 2006.  After dealing with many customers and troubleshooting problems for years he has knowledge on which pumps are right for your need.  In this blog you’ll find information on: Troubleshooting ideas for … Read More