Scotch Yoke Pump Motor

$880 - $905
The Simple Pump Scotch Yoke Pump motor is the perfect choice for easily adding a motor to an indoor Simple Pump system.
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Simple Pump Motor Advantages

  • Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) Compliant which ensures public health protection through compliance with U.S. federal drinking water standards.
  • Works with a DC power source or our solar power systems in a 12v and 24v DC motor configuration.
  • Can be powered with solar panels, a vehicle battery, a generator-fed battery, a solar generator, or an AC-DC converter.
  • Capable of pumping water to a max lift* of 225 feet. * (water level + vertical rise + 100' equivalent for pressure)
  • Can pump into your pressure tank giving you full use of all your home’s plumbing fixtures
  • Freezeproof and operates reliably 24/7 in high wind and hard freeze temperatures
  • Can be easily converted from a hand pump to a motor-operated pump or vice versa without the need to convert the entire pump system
  • Can be installed in a wide well or cistern with the use of our mounting plate adaptor
  • Standard connection to a 3/4″ hose or 3/4″ FNPT pipe
  • Works with a DC power source or our solar power systems
  • 12v and 24v DC motor option
  • Can be configured in a weather-resistant, stainless steel enclosure that provides protection from the weather and the outdoors
  • Can be configured as a standalone indoor unit where you provide protection from the weather and the outdoors. This can be a pump house or a similar enclosure that provides protection to the motor unit.

Power Requirements

The power requirements for the Scotch Yoke drive at 100-foot static water level, pumping into an ambient tank are:


  • 18 amps peak
  • 25 amp fuse
  • 11-12 amps average draw


  • 9 amps peak
  • 15 amp fuse
  • 6-7 amps average draw

Indoor Configuration

The perfect choice when you have a shelter for the pump system, and you want to take care of all power generation and electronics.

The 105ME/GM (scotch yoke mechanism) or LBLD24-1 (link drive mechanism) replaces the lever arm mechanism with five points of connection.  Both are offered in 12VDC or 24VDC.

Motor add-on price starts at $850 depending on the exact model.
(The motor price is additional to the base hand pump.)


  • Shelter, e.g. a pump house or smaller enclosure that gives a similar level of protection.
  • All components to provide and control the power to the motor.