Smart Pump

A revolutionary automated pump system.
Designed and built in Australia.
Competitively priced and versatile, it is suitable for wineries of all sizes.
Wine Batching Smart Pump

With 30 years experience supplying pumps to the Australian wine industry, Ridgelea has developed the Marksman smart pump.   

  • Delegate a transfer to the Marksman and free up a cellarhand.

  • Make blending mistakes a thing of the past!

  • Hit a tank dip while having a cuppa.

  • Top a tank over lunch.

The Marksman Smart Pump can be supplied with different pump types and sizes to suit your needs.

Standard features include:


  • Easy batch control

  • Tank sensors to stop over-filling

  • Multiple safeguards to prevent wine loss

  • “Gentle Start” for filling empty tanks

  • Touchscreen with smartphone control

  • History function that records all transfers onto a USB drive.

Wine Batching Smart Pump
Wine Batching Smart Pump
Wine batching Smart Pump

The standard configuration of the Marksman pump includes:

  • Mencarelli Menc Inox 50 rubber impeller pump (reversible)

  • 3kW 6 pole motor

  • Endress + Hauser 10D magnetic flowmeter

  • 7" colour touchscreen

  • Smartphone dedicated to the pump for remote control

  • Onboard charging station for the smartphone

  • Router and antenna providing it's own wi-fi network

  • Pressure transducer

  • Tank sensor bar (to hang over the neck of the tank you are filling - this will stop the pump when the tank is full)

  • 20m cable for tank sensor

  • 10m 3 phase power cable and plug

The user interface consists of 4 main screens:

  1. Batching

  2. Manual

  3. Parameters

  4. History

A permanent status bar shows the status of the pump and sensors at all times.

During operation the system will shut down automatically on any of the following events:

  • Completion of the set batch volume

  • The tank sensor is active indicating a full destination tank

  • No flow

  • Erratic flow (usually caused by an empty feed tank)

  • Failure to communicate with the radio transmitter (if in use)

Marksman Tank Sensor
Screen 2
Screen 2

Screen 1
Screen 1

screen 4
screen 4

Screen 2
Screen 2


To ensure that the Marksman is perfectly suited to your winery, the following options are available:

  • Radio transmitter for tank sensors

  • Centrifugal Pump with pneumatic valve*

  • Different size pumps

*Compressed air must be supplied by the winery

Call us now to discuss how this pump can revolutionise your workflow!