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  1. rob189

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    ok well im thinking of turning my tank into a room divider. my current system lacks an auto top-up. so im going to add one. is it possible to connect a RO unit directly to the auto top up in such a way that it will cut off when the chamber gets to a certain level?
    i hope it makes sense. i hope you can coz then i would never physically have to top up with RO ever again :)

    thanks in advance

    oh and any other little ideas that will make life easier will be greatly appreciated
     
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    Connecting a RO unit directly up to a ATO is very dangerous. If the float sticks or solenoid jams then you could end up with a flood and a brackwater tank.
     
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    when in doubt get more than 1 float:yeahdude:
     
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    OK but you have been warned.
     
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    rather fill up your ro container with the ro on a solinoid
     
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    ok im not doing that idea anymore...back to the drawing board
     
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    +1

    extreemly dangerous
     
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    Well, you could install an electronic sensor that measures the water level. When the sensor activates, it shuts off the ro unit......:whistling:
     
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    would the price of this sensor make my dad wish that i wasnt born?:p
     
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    :lol::lol::lol:
     
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