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Old 05/04/2011, 11:14 AM   #1
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Profilux control of Tunze

I have two Tunze pumps on opposite sides of an 8 foot tank. I have a splitter connected to L1L2 and each control cord for the Profilux inserted into L1 and the other into L2 on the splitter. I have set the L1 and L2 to 3 - 8 volts (because I copied someone else's but I have no idea why). On the pump control, I have 2 pumps in group one and 2 pumps in group 2 (but I assume group two is inactive unless I add a second splitter to L3L4; is that correct?).

The options (which I have no idea what they do) are:

No current
Permanent current
Permanent opposite current
sequence 1
sequence 2
surge 1
surge 2
random

Does anyone know what these are (or a link where they are explained)? I have the minimum time as 5 minutes and the maximum time as 5 minutes.

The pumps are set at min 15 percent max 25 percent. Things are running but I have no clue what I am doing or what the proper settings should be. Help would be most appreciated!!


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Old 05/04/2011, 06:38 PM   #2
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I'm using two Tunze 6055 and an MP40 on my tank, but I use sequence 1 with 30% min to 80% max, off at night (only MP40 on night mode does the job), and 80% for storms (not that I use it).

Here's the info I got off the manual and I think this is one of the few sections that I find useful.

Hopefully, this is helpful.

6.5.2.1 Operational mode
Off – the pumps of this group are permanently off.
Permanent – the pumps are permanently active and operate synchronously.
Permanently alternating – The pumps are permanently active and operate alternating, i.e. if pump 1 runs with max.
speed, pump 2 runs with min. speed and the other way round.
Sequence 1 – Here, always exactly one current pump of this group is switched on alternating. The duration for the
change from one pump to the next one can be set, see below. When the last pump of this group was active, the cycle
starts again with the first pump of this group. If this group consists of 2 pumps, then the ebb-tide-simulation is
generated. If only one pump belongs to this group, it is switched on and off alternating.
Sequence 2 – Similar to Sequence 1, but the pumps are not switched one after the other, instead of that, they are
activated in an alternating order.
Surge 1 – The pumps of this group are switched on one after the other until all pumps are active, then the pumps are
switched off again in the same order until all are off. The time until the switching state changes again can be set (see
beneath).
Surge 2 – Similar to Surge 1, but the pumps are switched off in the inversed order in which they had been switched on
before.
Random – Using a random generator, all, some or none of the pumps belonging to this group are activated in a
continuous random variation. The time until the switching state changes again can be set (see beneath).

6.5.3 Pump settings
For each pump the following settings can be made individually:
Minimal – minimal power (during a wave trough or if pump inactive)
Maximal –maximal power (during a wave crest)
Night – maximal performance during nocturnal change
Storms –maximal performance during a storm
Behavior while feeding pause – adjustable is Pump uninvolved (Feeding pause don’t affect this pump), Pump at
minimum (pump is operated during the feeding pause only with minimal power) or Pump off (pump is switched off
during the feeding pause).


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Old 05/04/2011, 07:09 PM   #3
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That is absolutely wonderful!!! Thanks ever so much. What manual are you looking at?


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Old 05/04/2011, 08:12 PM   #4
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I copied the info off v5.07


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Old 05/04/2011, 09:41 PM   #5
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Thanks again. My documentation supplied was one version earlier.


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