Minimax M2 Water Softener – Questions & Answers

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Asked by bobobo60 on 20th August 2021 Report this content
My M2 is about 10 years old; working perfectly till today it suddenly makes a lot of noise and draining water away. I turned off all the levers, the noise stopped and hope to turn it again in the morning to see what happens. Any ideas how to stop the noise? Many thanks

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Asked by Interestedwollaston on 10th December 2017 Report this content
Could we cook with and drink the softened water?

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Asked by Ablecain on 13th June 2017 Report this content
Why am I suddenly getting salt deposits around the bottom edge of the cover?

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Asked by bandari on 17th July 2016 Report this content
Can the MiniMax be plumbed from either side so that the opposite side can be positioned flush against the cupboard wall? If not, from which side is the pipework fitted? Thanks in advance.

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Asked by r.battersby on 2nd March 2016 Report this content
What is the price please of the M2 MiniMax?

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Asked by alij127 on 9th April 2015 Report this content
I'm about to order a water softener, but am unsure of the difference between the Minimax M2 and the TwinTec S3. Both seem to have great reviews, and I can't find a comparison anywhere. Does anyone know the difference, and what would be better in a small, 2 adult household?

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Report this content grimwau Written on: 10/04/2015
Hi, I have the minimax 2 and when I researched the alternatives the Twin Tec seemed to be exactly the same spec so I suspect it is the same item just branded differently. My Minimax 2 is brilliant although I do get through on average 2 salt blocks every 3 weeks or so and there are only three adults in the house.
Report this content alij127 Written on: 10/04/2015
Thanks grimwau, that'll be why I can't find the difference between them. They're about the same price too as it happens, just different local suppliers. Not too bothered by the salt usage, as anything will be better than limescale!!
Asked by neilmatthews on 19th December 2014 Report this content
I am thinking of having the MiniMax M2 fitted. After installation, does this affect drinking water quality?

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Report this content Minimaxm2 Written on: 23/02/2015
Hello, Thank you for your message and sorry for the delay in replying... It depends on your personal choice - see their site for a detailed answer to this question.
Report this content grimwau Written on: 10/04/2015
Make sure you installer runs a separate feed to your drinking water tap as although soft water tastes OK hard water is better to drink.
Asked by ar.hopkins on 21st January 2014 Report this content
We use about 98 cu metres of water per year, how many litres would a Minimax 2 use for regeneration and how many salt blocks?

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Report this content Minimaxm2 Written on: 23/02/2015
The simplest way to answer this question for the benefit of other readers is to say that you will use approx 3/4 of a block of salt per person per month, depending on water usage and local water hardness. This is what the average customer tends to find. With regard to water regeneration, again to keep it simple, the Minimax M2 is the most advanced block salt softener with just 17 litres of water used per regeneration.
Asked by JohnRL on 1st January 2014 Report this content
I want to do a manual override to start Minimax M2 softener (due to axccidental ingress of dirt into the water chamber) following a clean out. How can I do this?

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Report this content Minimaxm2 Written on: 23/02/2015
The easiest and simplest way to do this is to just turn on a couple of taps until the softener kicks in to regeneration - The softener is designed to be easy to use without complicated controls to reset.
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