please help with sun suns

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  1. Trev

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    Guys I have two sun suns that are on a boyu wave controller and when ever they start up 4 out of 10 times its in reverse, has anyone ever had this issue before and how do you sort it out?

    Thanks
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  3. brettb2020

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    they do tend to do this. but lets be honest, they not the best. and they dont seem to like switching on and off. they will not last long. if you wanna use a sun sun just switch it on and leave it.
     
  4. deadmeat2016

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    sounds pretty weird dude, if they use 2 point plugs, try flipping the plug around.
    Also i used the sunsun's with a controller that turned one on and one off, alternating. they lasted about a week before they wouldnt even start anymore so remeber, sunsun's are a cheap alternative so dont expect them to perform like a tunze or somthing :p
     
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    I had the same issue,tried using the sunsun pumps on the boyu controller,the pumps end up breaking very soon after.
     
  6. neo

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    I have been running two sunsun 6000l/h pumps on the boyu flip-flop controller for 5 months now with no issues.
    The sunsun's i have are those double throated versions, they run for about 15min each before switching to the other one.
    Then i have a seyo which started with its cluck-cluck startup crap a week after i bought it, my sunsun's are dead silent on startup and run in the correct direction each time, I'm very happy with them, don't know about the smaller one's, maybe the fact that mine got two propellers each helps to sort out the direction issue.
    I would also suggest not running them for less than 10min each at a time, and as said above try flipping the two-point plug around, you never know.
     
  7. gMAN

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    Is there a way to nennie proof these pumps?
     
  8. Perky Pets

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    Im using the sun suns, with no hassle , but the boyu controllers HAVE given me problems,

    when ive used the boyu set the pumps last , but have swoped out two controlers to get one that lasted.
     
  9. ziyaadb

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    yes take them out either the nennies or the sun suns
    seio controller works 100s on the sun suns ramps power up from 50% to 100% no issues
     
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    You guys are getting me worried, ive got 2 seio 4400L's with controller and im getting so paranoid about the going wrong :arghhhh:
     
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