Beckett Waterfall Pump Specs

Beckett Corp.

W5000

produces Beckett Pumps for ponds, waterfalls and gardens. Beckett is an American company based in Norfolk, Virginia. Both consumer and industrial pumps are sold under this brand, and these pumps can also be used to create cascading waterfalls in a patio or garden. Beckett pumps are sold throughout the world and are available at retailers like Home Depot.

The W5000 SP pump moves as much as 5,000 gallons of water an hour when at a 1-foot lift. It is for very large waterfalls, including waterfalls up to 50 inches wide. It puts out 445 watts (W) of power, and it is a 4 amp pump. It requires 1.5-to-2-inch ID tubing and it features a seal-less design, which makes it more energy efficient. It is 8.75 inches long by 6 inches wide by 6.5 inches high. The product number is 7115010, and the pump costs approximately $130 in 2010. It comes with a two-year warranty.

W1150

This Beckett pump moves as much as 1,150 gallons of water an hour and is for waterfalls up to 1 foot wide or medium-sized waterfalls. It also uses the seal-less design. The pump requires 1-inch ID tubing. It's a 1.2 amp pump and produces 60 hertz (Hz) and 144 W of power. The W1150 pump is 6.62 inches long by 4.5 inches wide by 4.92 inches high. It comes with a two-year warranty, and the product number is 7104710. As of 2010, this pump costs between $70 and $80.

W3500

The Becket W3500 SP is for large waterfalls up to 35 inches wide at a 1-foot lift. It moves water at 3,500 gallons an hour. It is 8.75 inches long by 6 inches wide by 6.5 inches high. It is a 2.5 amp pump producing 300 W and 60 Hz. You must use 1.5-to-2-inch ID tubing with this model. It comes with a two-year warranty, and the product number is 7114310. As of 2010, this pump costs approximately $100.

W600

This pump is for smaller waterfalls, up to 6 inches wide, and it uses the seal-less design. It moves 600 gallons of water an hour and it uses ¾-inch ID tubing. It is 6.11 inches long by 4.5 inches wide by 4.92 inches high and produces 70 W of power. This is a 0.6 amp pump, and its product number is 7107910. As of 2010, the W600 pump costs approximately $60.

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