Installation and mounting manual for EK-XTOP Revo D5

Installation and mounting manual for EK-XTOP Revo D5 PWM
RGB (incl. pump)
This product is intended for installation only by expert users. Please consult with a qualified technician for installation. Improper installation may result in damage to your equipment. EK Water Blocks assumes no liability
whatsoever, expressed or implied, for the use of these products, nor their installation. The following instructions are subject to change without notice. Please visit our web site at www.ekwb.com for updates. Before
installation of this product please read important notice, disclosure and warranty conditions printed on the back of the box.
Before you start using this product please follow these basic guidelines:
1. Please carefully read the manual before through before beginning with the installation process!
2. The EK High Flow and EK-PSC type fittings require only a small amount of force to screw them firmly in place since the liquid seal is ensured by the rubber o-ring gaskets.
3. The use of corrosion inhibiting coolants is always recommended for any liquid cooling system.
STEP 1: PREPARING THE PUMP (already done by
STEP 2: PREPARING MOUNTING HOLES
EK)
Unscrew the ribbed threaded ring that attaches the Laing pump’s
original factory top and the main pump core housing with motor.
Store the original top, the original o-ring gasket and the attaching
ring in a safe place.
First you have to prepare place where the pump will be installed.
Take enclosed sticker which has 4 designated holes.
Stick it to the PC case where you want to place the pump. Be careful of correct pump position. (Step 4)
Take a drill (5mm) and drill 4 holes on designated points.
Mounting holes
Factory original
pump top
D5 pump body with
motor
Twist LEFT to unscrew!
STEP 3: INSTALLING THE XTOP AND HOLDER (already done by EK)
XTOP comes in two (2) port version. Pump Top has central inlet port and side OUTLET port (see right picture below).
1. Take the sealing gasket [2] and place it on the pump [3].
2. When the sealing gasket is in place take the pump and place it into the XTOP [1]. You can rotate XTOP to alternate the position of the OUTLET PORT to meet your
requirements.
3. Fix the pump [3] on the XTOP [1] using nut [4].
4. Take the rubber dumper [5] and place it into the Holder [6] as shown on the picture below.
5. When the Dumper [5] is installed in to the Holder [6] push the assembled part onto the Pump [3]. You can rotate the pump to alternate position of the outlet port to meet
your requirements.
6. Take the Screws M3x12 [8] and secure the pump onto to the holder. You should use Allen Key 2mm. Plate [7] with two M3 thread holes is preinstalled by EK.
7. Now you successfully assembled the pump. Position the bottom Holder [6] holes on to the previously drilled holes and secure the assembled pump with FOUR enclosed
screws M4x10 and PVC washers [9].
CONNECT THE RGB LED (4 wire) [10] to RGB HEADER on the motherboard.
10
Please ensure that arrow indicator on the connector is on 12V side on motherboard
RGB HEADER as shown on picture. Failure to do so can damage motherboard or LED strip.
RGB LED connector
2
4
1
6
Outlet port
5
3
8
Inlet port
7
9
EK Badge
Revision 1 Released on 2th of February, 2018.
STEP 4: ATTACHING FITTINGS
Screw in the fittings in the G1/4 threaded openings on plastic top. EKWB recommends using EK-ACF fittings with the EK-XTOP Revo D5 series pump tops. To ensure that the
tubes are securely attached to the barb/fittings, please use hose clamps or an appropriate substitute.
It is mandatory to use the correct INLET and OUTLET ports:
1. The OUTLET (pressure port) is the G1/4 threaded opening on the side of the pump top housing.
2. The INLET port (suction port) is the central G1/4 threaded opening on the EK-XTOP Revo D5 front face plane. Please refer to the picture on the right!
Use reservoir to feed the pump in order to prime it:
Connect reservoir outlet port with EK-XTOP Revo D5 inlet port!
To radiator or water block
This water pump & EK-XTOP Revo D5 can be used in any mounting configuration (position) apart from being
mounted upside down! Mounting the pump upside down may result in pump running dry and eventually lead to
premature failure of the pump!
Horizontal mount
Vertical mount
From
reservoir
OK
OK
Mounted upside down? NOT OK!
Revo D5 Soft Damper
Additional Revo D5 Damper is enclosed. For vertically mounted pump use of Revo D5 Soft Damper is recommended.
Top pyramids
must face UP
IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES:
VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE: Once the installation is completed, it is a recommended practice to test the cooling circuit for leaks prior to powering up the computer. We
recommend a 24 hour leak test prior to powering up the computer. Do not test the water block using tap water pressure. This will rupture the top of the housing and render
the block unusable (and will void your warranty).While all efforts have been made to provide the most comprehensive tutorial possible, EK Water Blocks assumes no liability
expressed or implied for any consequential damage(s) occurring to your equipment as a result of using EK Water Blocks cooling products, either due to errors or omissions on
our part in the above instructions, or due to failure or defect in the EK Water Blocks cooling products.
WARRANTY:Our products are warranted against defects in materials or workmanship for a period of 24 months beginning from the date of delivery to the final user. During this
period, products will be repaired or have parts replaced at our discretion provided that: (I) the product is returned to the agent from whom it was purchased; (II) the product
has been purchased by an end user and has not used for commercial purposes; (III) the product has not been misused, handled carelessly, or used in a manner other than in
accordance with the instructions provided describing its installation and proper use. This warranty does not confer rights other than those expressly set out above and does
not cover any claims for consequential loss or damage. This warranty is offered as an extra benefit and does not affect your statutory rights as a consumer. This warranty is
voided if the product comes in contact with aggressive UV additives or other improper liquids.
Any other RMA issues can be reported to www.ekwb.com/support for further analysis.
REQUIRED TOOLS:
Allen key 2.5mm and allen key 2mm ( Both are enclosed)
Revision 1 Released on 2th of February, 2018.
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