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Model #554530

Nextgen VCMX-20ULS 115-Volt Condensate Removal Pump

  • Compact pump design with an overflow switch for safety
  • Oil-resistant tank with a removable 1/4-turn check valve
  • External test/run lever offers easy operation
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Product Overview

Engineered with contractor input and Little Giant quality. The new line of Nextgen condensate pump is designed to outsmart, outlast, out-cool, out-quiet, and out-perform every other condensate pump out there. With its 66-year history of commercial pumps and pump systems, Little Giant is one of the most powerful brand names in HVAC, recognized worldwide for its quality and reliability.
  • California residents
  • Oil resistant tank and check valve
  • Slim footprint design
  • 1/4-Turn removable check valve
  • External test/run lever
  • External overflow safety switch

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Price
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Ratings
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Voltage115v115v230v115v
Amperage (amps)11.50.51.1
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
10.25
Product Height (in.)
6.5
Product Width (in.)
4.75

Details

Amperage (amps)
1.5
Cord Length (ft.)
6
Features
No Additional Features
Housing Material
Thermoplastic
Included
No Additional Items Included
Inlet Connection
Plain end
Maximum Discharge Flow (gallons/hour)
84
Maximum Discharge Pressure (psi)
0
Maximum Horsepower (hp)
.033
Outlet Connection
Barb/rib
Pack Size
1
Power Type Required
AC
Product Weight (lb.)
4.75
Returnable
180-Day
Tank Capacity (gallons)
0.5
Vertical Lift (ft.)
20
Voltage
115v

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
No Certifications or Listings
Manufacturer Warranty
2 Years

Questions & Answers

17Questions26Answers

Is it quiet?

Asked by Mary December 3, 2018
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if ur familiar with these pumps, this pump is about the same noise level as other pumps. As this pump has a smaller tank than my old pump, so it runs more often (more noise more often) If u have the room, look for a pump with a larger tank.

Is the external overflow safety switch normally open or normally closed?

Asked by Filibuck June 16, 2016
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The overflow switch can be configured for normally opened or normally closed operations. The instructions detail how to do so.

How long is the supplied tube and is there a max distance/elevation it can pump?

Asked by brandeeno November 12, 2015
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no tube supplied at least in my purchase and I believe its 20 ft max elevation it can pump

what kind of maintenance is required for this pump

Asked by bf March 11, 2019
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Generally speaking condensate pumps don’t require a lot of maintenance. However the liquid condensate collecting in the tank can promote the growth of algae and grime depending on the source of the condensate and how often for the pump cycles. For this reason, I like the community respondent put a little vinegar in the tank periodically. It will sit in the tank and break down any build up.

My company just installed your Little Giant condensate pump unit. I could not find any informatio...

Asked by help October 8, 2020
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Installed on my Heatpump. Works great!

I intend to use this with a 70 pint/day dehumidifier in my unfinished basement.

Asked by DrH May 6, 2019
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Easy to install, I hooked it up to my heatpump, works great

How do you remove the green algae from in side pump

Asked by Tom January 3, 2018
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poor some Clorox inside a cup or so let it cycle then in about 15 minute flush it with water

My question concerns the tank capacities of VCMX-20 models. I am considering purchasing a Little...

Asked by bhshandyman June 19, 2018
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The two models you have referenced differ only in that the "T" in the VCMX-20ULST comes packaged with 20' of 3/8" tubing for discharge. Little Giant does not publish the internal volume of the tank but I know it to be a little less than a half gallon. I have this pump in my home. I upgraded to it because mine is used to pump away the condensate produced by a high efficiency gas heater. Most condensate pumps are used to remove the water taken out of the air by and air conditioner. The condensate produced by the combustion of fuel in a high efficiency boiler or furnace is acidic and destroys the plastic in most condensate pumps. This one was designed to handle acidic water.

Are the safety switch terminals marked for hook up? And how hard is it to access them?

Asked by Larry November 28, 2016
2
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Yes easy hook up

Will this pump replace my older little giant white topped pump easily?

Asked by Olboy August 29, 2014
2
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It should, it's one of the smallest size pumps out there and has three optional ports to connect to.

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Customer Reviews

  • 72 Customer Reviews
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars overall
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Mission Viejo, CA
Excellent value pump with good features.
Ease of installation :
4
Quality :
4
Value :
5
I decided to buy this pump after I found the condensate from our A/C unit coming up from under the floor slab. I cut the drain pipe and directed it to a bucket for a while. An HVAC technician came out and looked at it. He recommended putting a condensate pump in which he would be happy to do for a few hundred dollars. I thought that was a great idea and knew I could do it myself. I looked around at various HVAC suppliers, but finally found this one on HomeDepot.com for a way better price. I found this pump to be a great value and I liked the features it came with, especially the high level switch. The pump is of all plastic construction, however it seems to be high quality. It pumps out all the water in just a couple of seconds, which I found surprising the first time I saw it run. It comes with a mounting bracket so you can mount it directly to the side of your air handling unit. Unfortunately, the pump didn't mount completely tight and it can move around a little while resting in the bracket. I don't think it will cause any problems though. You have to purchase some 3/8 I.D. tubing to run from the discharge fitting of the pump to a suitable drain. I went to the washing machine drain pipe. The feature I like the most is the HIgh Level Switch. It is a SPDT switch that can be used to shut down the air conditioning all together and/or sound an alarm. I wired it up to do both and it works awesome! I would recommend this pump to anyone.
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Walla Walla, WA, USA
Solid Product
Ease of installation :
5
Quality :
4
Value :
4
I am happy with how smoothly the unit runs. It either moves the water very quickly, or it's control setpoints are closely spaced, or both. It cycles on-off more often than the one it replaced, with an on duration of about 6 seconds. This may be easy to fix, but I don't consider it broken. I expected I could just attach 1/2 inch pex tubing and this was a mistake. I had to wrap the discharge nipple with electrical tape as a temporary bodge. Don't buy new discharge tubing until you have the unit. Just pull the check valve with the nipple on it and take it to the home center to get the right size tubing. I expect it will last at least a year, and that will confirm it was a good buy. The photos show the unit in the box I made to muffle its noise. I used a 2-inch thick piece of foamboard insulation and quite a bit of duct tape. I'll make a plywood box to wrap it with heavy material and I expect it will be nearly silent.
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Longmont, CO, USA
Piece of cake!
Ease of installation :
5
Quality :
5
Value :
5
Hard to say what I liked best about this product. In addition to the positives noted above, the manufacturer tech support was outstanding! They anticipated the homeowner installer, and were available every step of the way for me! I had to alter the product slightly in order to install in my crawl space using the drains as configured. I had to remove the safety switch, because I needed that drain port. I then placed a moisture sensor on the crawl space floor so that I would be alerted in the event of an overflow. They helped me figure out how to do all of this, and get the furnace up and running again. Really great support, they never once talked down to me because I wasn't a professional. Running real smooth for over a month now. No problems!
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Michigan, USA
Works as advertised
Ease of installation :
5
Quality :
4
Value :
4
I ordered this pump partly based on reviews and it seemed like a good quality pump. The overflow switch can be wired into most modern furnace/AC control boards. This is a nice feature, especially if you are away from home with the AC on. Pump is quiet and has no issue pumping condensate vertically 6 feet and horizontally 20 feet into a deep sink (We has no nearby floor drains). Overall a great product at a great price.
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It was easy to install, and it's been running great...
It was easy to install, and it's been running great for a few weeks now, even with a long line to drain in the laundry tub.
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The pump was as advertised and replaced the existing pump...
The pump was as advertised and replaced the existing pump that failed.
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Easy to install plug in replacement for an old condensate pump.
Easy to install plug in replacement for an old condensate pump.
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Easy to install and works great!...
Easy to install and works great!
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