The top 10 things to know about the Vectra M1 & L1 DC Pumps from Ecotech Marine

Last week we were fortuante enough to be at Ecotech Marine headquarters in Allentown PA for the official unveiling of the company’s first controllable DC centrifugal pump, the Vectra M1 and L1. Last Friday’s live Google Hangout Q&A with Tim…

Vectra M1 and L1 pump specs, pricing and availability announced

The Vectra L1 DC pump that was leaked a couple of weeks ago has a little brother, the Vectra M1 pump, and both new pumps have the specs and pricing to rock the aquarium world. It was revealed today that…

Vectra L1 pump from Ecotech marine

The Vectra return pump is a new product from Ecotech Marine that was just leaked in a single image. The spy shot appears to show a typical DC pump body, a Mean Well power supply, a QuietDrive driver, and the box for…

VorTech Driver Mounting Bracket coming soon

We’ve just come across some sneaker shots of an as of yet unannounced product from Ecotech Marine, the Vortech Drive Mounting Bracket. After years of relying on a simple two sides of Velcro, Ecotech Marine has finally deemed fit to…

Hands on video with the Ecotech Marine Radion Mounting System

There are simple tank mounts, and then there are mounting systems. The Radion Mounting System aka RMS is in the latter category and while it seems like it could be just a simple mounting solution, the level of thought and consideration of…

We sit down with Ecotech Marine to find out how QuietDrive works

Like many of you, when we first heard that the new QuietDrive controller for Ecotech Marine Vortech pumps resulted in 90% less noise, we simply couldn’t believe it. We could fathom how better motors, high tech bearings, and other engineering refinements could…

Ecotech Marine QuietDrive is a revolution in DC motor performance and silence

Ecotech Marine’s new QuietDrive is not just a new pump, or a new controller, but a completely new way to drive brushless DC motors which is going to revolutionize the way that users experience their Vortech pumps. The promise of…

QuietDrive is new pump technology from Ecotech Marine

It is highly likely that Ecotech Marine will launch new generation Vortech pumps in the coming months using new pump technology that has yet to be revealed. According to information we have dug up and other signs pointing to a…

Ecotech Marine is bringing the Nyos line to America

We have featured Nyos aquarium products several times over the years to highlight many of their interesting and otherwise refined aquarium ideas. After incubating in Europe for the last few years, it seems that Nyos is ripe for the American aquarium…

Is Ecotech Marine planning on a new pump?

EcoTech marine, the purveyor of premium high quality pumps and lighting equipment for both freshwater and saltwater tanks recently dropped the price of one of their most popular pumps by one hundred dollars. Suffice to say the price drop has…