12V Water Pump with Pressure Switch, Self-Priming (4.0L/min, 5.5 Bar, 12V DC)

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R 1,099.00
R 829.00
This 12V DC Water Pump is self-priming and includes an automatic pressure switch. It is commonly used in South Africa for small off-grid applications (water supply, irrigation, camping, boating) and portable solutions (car wash sprayer). When installed correctly, this pump provides years of quiet operation.
  • Includes automatic pressure switch set at 5.5bar (80PSI)
  • Draws 2.6A only
  • Suitable for various applications: freshwater circulation in camper, solar water systems, drip irrigation, fish tanks, hydroponics & more
  • Sealed switches & electro-coating to prevent corrosion
  • Soft rubber mounting tabs to reduce vibrations

This product is sourced and distributed by ALTIMUS, a South African company based in Cape Town that specialises in drip-irrigation, DC electrical and solar components.

How to use:

  • To start and prime the pump, the discharge line must be open to prevent airlock
  • The pressure switch will automatically shut off the pump when the discharge valve is closed and the pressure has risen to 5.5bar
  • The pressure switch will restart the pump when the valve is open and the discharge line pressure drops
  • Works well with 12V battery, solar panel connected through a 12V solar charge controller
  • When using 10mm pipe, it is recommended to secure the connection with small clamps or cable ties
What's in the box?
  • 1 x 12V DC Self-Priming Water Pump
Product specifications:
  • Type: Self-Priming Water Pump; 2 chamber diaphragm
  • Working voltage: 12V DC
  • Maximum flow: 4.0L/min 
  • Rated current: 2.6A
  • Pressure switch: 5.5bar (80PSI)
  • Inlet & outlet diameter: 9.5mm (3/8") hose barb, suitable for 10mm pipe
  • Max. Liquid temperature: 60°C
  • Self-priming vertical suction lift: Up to 1.2m 
  • Run dry: Not recommended
  • Motor: Permanent magnet, Intermittent
  • Duty protection: Thermal overload, automatic restart
  • Dimensions [l x w x h]: 17 x 10 x 6cm

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