Build Rev 2Rubber mat for sound and vibration reduction
Build notes: The pump noise level is around 75dB, about like a vacuum cleaner or hair dryer. It is a piston-driven pump and therefore vibrates during operation. To minimize the noise and vibration, we padded the interior walls, lid and floor of the enclosure with rubber mat that includes some dead air space (PVC weave or rubber nodules). The ones we specificied are included in the parts list, but the key is to keep it away from the fans that cool the unit, off of the pump’s cooling fins; and away from the power module.
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