The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - Powering a Burkert 6011A
View Single Post
post #2 of (permalink) Old 12-12-2012, 04:36 PM
Planted Tank Guru
Seattle_Aquarist's Avatar
PTrader: (50/100%)
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 3,098
Originally Posted by parker679 View Post
I just purchased a Burkert 6011A from ebay and wanted to be sure I wire it correctly.

The 6011A is 24V DC, 4W.

To power it I found, also on ebay, an AC adapter that outputs 24V DC and 400mA. I just want to be sure that the amperage is enough.

Also, as far as I've read it's just a matter of splicing the solenoid wires onto the plug and I'm good to go, correct?

Hi parker679,

The output of the power supply is 9.6 amps so it should meet your power requirement. As for the installation I don't do solenoids so I will leave that part of the question to others.

45 Gallon Tall; 96 Watt AH Supply CF; 6700K; & 30 Gallon Long; 2X36 Watt AH Supply CF; Press. CO2; UGF; Heat Treated Montmorillonite Clay
Greater Seattle Aquarium Society (GSAS)

Seattle_Aquarist is online now  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome