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Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby sparker » Thu 12 Feb, 2015 8:38 am

Keen to know pricing options on this when they become available guys.

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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby chromus » Thu 12 Feb, 2015 6:00 pm

Wrong wholesaler :roflmao:

(thread since moved to correct spot)
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby sparker » Thu 12 Feb, 2015 7:28 pm

Lol can you move it for me then?
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby chromus » Thu 12 Feb, 2015 7:51 pm

Done - hopefully they will get back soon, there was a post in the equip forum about upgrade/mix n match of parts with older models you may want to see too.
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby AquaBlue » Thu 12 Feb, 2015 8:20 pm

Hi Guys
These products have not been released as yet so I can't really say much sorry
Every time EcoTech release an upgraded product there is an update path available for older product
QD is very very cool is all I can say untill the offical launch
Not to forget that the mp40qd great to boot.
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby AquaBlue » Wed 18 Mar, 2015 11:31 am

Nothing available as yet sorry
Ecotech are trying to keep up production on the MP40WQD at this stage.
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby sparker » Thu 16 Apr, 2015 3:36 pm

Any updates on this now that you have the pumps and spare wetsides?
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby AquaBlue » Thu 16 Apr, 2015 3:41 pm

Hello Sparker
No sorry. They still don't have stock.
We only received 1/2 of MP10QD an all the MP60QD that we ordered by the looks of it.
I don't think production is keeping up with demand presently.
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby Cisco_fishco » Mon 15 Jun, 2015 12:32 pm

Hi Tim,

Has there been any news on this since April?

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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby JohnoL » Tue 15 Sep, 2015 9:29 pm

Any update on this guys?
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby atti » Wed 21 Oct, 2015 12:45 am

JohnoL wrote:Any update on this guys?


On another forum,

A user has posted that he purchased the MP10 QD upgrade kit from Aqua Blue.
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby ssscuz » Thu 05 Nov, 2015 1:00 pm

Any idea if we can upgrade the mp40 yet?

US people seem to be getting them
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby aidanmary » Thu 05 Nov, 2015 10:14 pm

I think you can Nathan I asked a little while back and I'm pretty sure he said the upgrade is available
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby aidanmary » Thu 05 Nov, 2015 10:17 pm

just had a look at the email and the mp40qd driver upgrade is $113.13
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Postby ssscuz » Fri 06 Nov, 2015 9:38 am

Thanks Aidan. I'll send them a message
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby sparker » Fri 06 Nov, 2015 9:40 am

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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby Brett240 » Mon 05 Sep, 2016 11:00 pm

looking for more info on this? is there a link to the new drivers anywhere? pretty keen to update my MP40's
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby AquaBlue » Tue 06 Sep, 2016 7:11 am

What would you like to know Brett?
There are three parts to a QD Controller, wet side and dry side. I don't recommend doing all three as you might as well go and buy a new mp40wqd from your local LFS. If you want to upgrade the controller or wetside they are priced at approx $100 each if your pump was originally delivered in Australia. If it was brought in from overseas we don't supply parts nor warranty for such items.
You can't us a QD dry side on a WES controller but you can upgrade a WES controller to QD.
Then new QD Wet sides are great as there is now only three parts and they are simple and easy to maintain.
If you need further information please call the office
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby mr1jz » Tue 06 Sep, 2016 11:54 am

What about if I dropped my QD and now it's not so quiet.
Can I replacement bearings for it or does it need to be sent away?
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby AquaBlue » Tue 06 Sep, 2016 11:56 am

Not good news I am afraid.
We don't have dry side bearings as a part.
We only sell new dry sides
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby mr1jz » Wed 07 Sep, 2016 1:26 pm

Can I send you my dry side and controller and have a new dry side fitted?
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby AquaBlue » Thu 08 Sep, 2016 7:32 am

Its not worth the postage for you Mr1jz
its three philips head screws on the back of the unit. Remove the control knob.
Unclip the white mulex plug on the old dry side and to the control board
Clip in the new one
put the three screws back in and put the control knob back on.
If could not take more than 5 mins if you were cooking dinner and playing with the dog at the same time.
HOWEVER sure if you want to post it back we can do it for you.
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby mr1jz » Thu 08 Sep, 2016 11:50 pm

No worries.
What's the best way to order one then and what's the damage?
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby AquaBlue » Fri 09 Sep, 2016 7:39 am

Please contact the office 07 3804 6407 nicole or Jess would love to help you out. Please jus have your serial number ready
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby mr1jz » Fri 09 Sep, 2016 12:46 pm

Cheers. Just rang and ordered one.
I wish my retailer had told me that I could replace it for a reasonable price. They told that I would be better off buying a new one.
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Re: Vortech QD upgrade path

Postby AquaBlue » Fri 09 Sep, 2016 3:34 pm

Good To see your sorted
They most probably just made a mistake
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