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Davey 5290HRS2 Twin Impeller Remote Start Firefighting Pump

SKU P2194G
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Original price $7,320.00 - Original price $7,320.00
Original price
$7,320.00 - $7,320.00
Current price $8,418.00
For added security in a bushfire situation, or to eliminate travel time to a remotely located pump, the Davey Remote Start Firefighter Mark II provides a number of options for prioritised starting and stopping; manually, remotely via SMS or automatically via daily schedules or via local wired inputs/sensors. Emergency start via heat sensor or local emergency button always takes priority over all other operations.

Ideal for firefighting, external home fire protection sprinkler systems, tank to tank water transfer, high head general water transfer and irrigation.

Start options are:

• Heat sensors (Davey optional accessory P/N: 402939)

• Remote switch, e.g. float switch, panic button in house, etc.

• Electric (via key switch) or recoil starter

• SMS start (subject to subscription and reception) – Immediate, delayed start/timed run or scheduled In the event of a heat sensor or local emergency start button start the pump unit can only be stopped by the following methods:

• Key switch on engine turned to OFF position

• SMS stop signal

• Engine stop due to no fuel remaining or oil alert system shut down

For other, non-emergency initiated operations, the stopping options include:

• Timed operation expired

• Loss of prime or similar protection device activated


Self Priming Pumps The SIM in the unit’s control centre is factory fitted and ready to use utilising the Telstra network across Australia. As long as the site has the ability to allow SMS's to be sent and received, the Davey control centre will operate. Ongoing use of the SMS function is subject to reception and subscription status. An annual SIM subscription is required to maintain SMS connection – go to to set up an account and arrange payment.

Davey model 5190HRS2 (Single Stage) and 5290HRS2 (Twin Stage) Remote Start Firefighter pumps are powered by Honda’s electronically managed iGX270 petrol engines. For easy starting the engine also has a fully automatic choke.

Electric starter (12V AC 28amp hour battery required) and recoil starter fitted, ensures a choice of starting methods, even if the battery is flat or removed.

The engine has dual preset speeds (3600rpm and 2800rpm) adjustable via a toggle switch on the side of the control centre. For all SMS or timer shutdown events the control centre will automatically set the run speed to the low setting for 15 seconds before allowing the engine to stop.

The Davey Firefighter pump end features:

Heavy duty wide vane impeller for longer life, improved performance and easier cleaning in the case of blockage.

Single stage is ideal for medium pressure high volume applications.

Twin impeller design provides the versatility of high flow rates with strong pressure.

Thrust balanced impeller design to extend engine life.

Pump casing, diffusers and impellers manufactured from quality corrosion resistant marine grade aluminium for long life.

3 way discharge port for easy installation with a choice of plumbing sizes. The 3 way discharge is easily adapted to the old 3 way outlets.

Polyester coated pump casing, exterior and interior, for added corrosion resistance. Self priming from up to 6m for more versatile installation options.

Patented floating impeller neckrings front and back.

The front neckring helps improve pumping efficiency, the back neckring helps extend seal life and dramatically reduce engine wear.

Huge 1½" priming port for extra quick filling.

Large drain port with bayonet fit plugs.

Plugs have safety retention system. Viton seal and o-ring kit available for herbicide/ insecticide spraying.

• Float or pressure switch contacts open

Up to 3 users can be registered to operate and receive SMS feedback. All registered users receive SMS feedback and warnings, such as:

Pump Start and Pump Stop

• Battery Low

• General Status

• Engine Service and SIM Subscription reminders

  • Genuine Honda iGX270 petrol engine
  • Fuel tank capacity 5.3L
  • Fuel consumption 2.4L/hour @ 3600rpm
  • Fitted with spark arrestor
  • 430L/min max flow
  • 90m head max
  • Inlet port size 2" threaded
  • Outlet port size 1x2", 2x1"
  • Weight 34kg
  • Dimensions 675x521x597

No hoses are included with the pump, please order these separately from the Hose & Fittings section on this website or give us a call to discuss your requirements.

FREE Service Pack

Valued at $59.00!!


  • 1 x 1L engine oil
  • 1 x replacement air filter
  • 1 x replacement NGK spark plug
  • 1 x spark plug spanner

Get The RIEQUIP Advantage!

  • Every pump is test run before dispatch
  • 2 year Commercial warranty
  • 4 year Domestic warranty
  • Service agents nationwide
  • Guaranteed spare parts backup for the life of your pump!

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