VorTech Controller


With our VorTech-Controller ProfiLux 3 computers are able to operate up to 11 radio controlled VorTech® propeller pumps from EcoTech Marine® independently from each other. The VorTech-Controller will be connected over PAB (ProfiLux Aquatic Bus, ProfiLux 3 only) and doesn’t need any additional power supply.

Functions overview

Supports all VorTech operational modes

  • Constant speed
  • Lagoon Random Mode
  • Reef-Crest Random Mode
  • Short Pulse Mode
  • Long Pulse Mode
  • Feed Modus
  • Battery Backup-Modus

For EcoSMART-pumps these modes are supported additionally

  • Tidal Swell Mode (EcoSMART TSM)
  • Nutrient Transport Mode (EcoSMART NTM)

Further features

  • 11 independent channels for 11 VorTech pumps.
  • Besides the VorTech modes you can also use all built-in wave functions of the ProfiLux.
  • Firmware of pumps and VorTech-Controller can be updated for future enhancements.
  • The VorTech-Controller will be recognized automatically and can be configured easily.
  • Pump assignments can be changed.
  • The operational mode can be varied through the day, define up to 12 time intervals where different settings are active.
  • 2 PAB-ports are present for a flexible bus wiring.
  • 4 LEDs for indication of PAB-state and pump-state.
  • No extra power supply needed (Bus-powered).
  • New functions in firmware 1.03:
    Define special settings which are activated when extra functions of the ProfiLux are in progress, like maintenance, automatic waterchange, thunderstorm or feed pause.

Further information about  EcoTech Marine propeller pumps can be obtained here:


The picture below shows a VorTech MP40w ES Propeller Pump