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Swiftech MCP300™ Inline Watercooling Pump Review

Author: Ryan Shrout
Manufacturer: Swiftech

Features and Specifications

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The MCP300™ occupies less space then the Eheim 1048 or the ViaAqua.1300 making it a perfect choice for those with limited room who require a high flow pump

It is equipped with blue anodized aluminum impeller housing, and outlet fitting, that feature integrated ½” quick-connect cartridges. This custom made impeller housing addresses the main issue of the Ehiem pumps impeller housing cracking

Swiftech also offers a variety of adapters for use with smaller or larger tubing diameters:

DescriptionPart # Picture

1/2" Stem to 1/2" tube ID hose barb PI251616S

1/2" Stem to 3/8" tube ID hose barb PI251612S

1/2" Stem to 3/8" tube OD quick-connect PI061612S

1/2" Stem to 1/2" tube OD quick-connect elbow PI221616S

It is a centrifugal magnetically driven pump, which works well inline or submerged.

Quiet smooth operation

Rated for 50 000 hrs life span

Comes in either 115 volt or 230 volt versions for those in Europe .115 volt = 22 watts 230volt=25 watts

Retention mechanism:

The pump can be installed vertically with the included rubber suction feet or for those tight fits, horizontally; with the included Velcro retaining harness .The mounting harness includes a neoprene sponge cushion to help absorb vibrations and noise

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