October 2014 Automatic Pool Cleaners Product Focus

Interested the various automatic pool cleaners out there? Check out this roundup of models from some of the top manufacturers.

Paramount Pool & Spa SystemsParamount Pool & Spa Systemswww.1paramount.com(800) 621-5886

Paramount’s patented, rotating and fixed nozzles are strategically placed in the pool floor, steps and benches. These in-floor nozzles pop up systematically and direct a powerful jet of water to sweep large debris and dirt into the pool’s main drain. As the pool is being cleaned, the system also circulates the water for better chemical distribution and reduces chemical loss through evaporation. Paramount makes systems for concrete, vinyl and fiberglass pools.

Hayward Pool ProductsHayward Pool Productswww.hayward.com(888) HAYWARD

Hayward’s new AquaVac 500 robotic cleaner comes equipped with a microprocessor-based program that determines the most efficient cleaning path possible using up to 94 percent less energy. Its dual-mode technology makes it possible to choose from just two cleaning programs: fast bottom only or a deep full bottom, wall and waterline cleaning. Pool owners can simply select the cleaning frequency that best matches their pool debris load.

Fox PoolsFox Poolswww.foxpool.com(717) 764-8581

The SmartKleen robotic cleaner maneuvers around any shape pool utilizing lightweight polymers combined with the patented “quick-drain” system. Specifically programmed for floor and wall basin vacuuming and brushing, the unit is designed to save time by not climbing pool walls. The SmartKleen is engineered to clean aboveground/smaller inground pools up to 14 feet by 28 feet by 6 feet deep, and offers “obstacle escape” mode to keep from getting stuck on obstacles.

Pentair Aquatic SystemsPentair Aquatic Systemswww.pentairpool.com(800) 831-7133

The Kreepy Krauly Racer cleaner is the only pressure-side cleaner that scrubs for more efficient cleaning, the company says. It quickly gets pools sparkling clean with one-third more power, a massive intake, and a built-in rotating brush. Plus, it cleans continuously in both forward and reverse modes for complete, uninterrupted coverage. Night Cruize LED lights, powered by the cleaner’s water turbines, illuminate and enhance nighttime cleaning.

Water TechWater Techwww.watertechcorp.com800-298-8800

The new Blue Diamond Pro cleans pools up to 25 feet by 75 feet in four hours or less. The robotic cleaner uses the Aqua Smart system that automatically changes directions to systematically clean every centimeter of the pool, which reduces cleaning time. The Blue Diamond Pro operates independently of the filter system, features an air sensor for ramps and can be changed from “floor only” mode to “floor/wall” mode.

Zodiac Pool SystemsZodiac Pool Systemswww.zodiacpoolsystems.com(800) 822-79331

A model of efficiency and innovation, the Zodiac MX8 suction pool cleaner is equipped with Cyclonic Suction, offering maximum vacuuming power and speed. The MX8 works with two-speed and variable-speed pumps and requires 30 percent less flow than any other cleaner in its class, operating at only 22 gpm, the company says. Accessories include X-drive technology for maximum torque and maneuverability and a 36-foot twist-locking hose for greater range.

PoolvergnuegenPoolvergnuegenwww.thepoolcleaner.com(707) 566-0400

The revolutionary PoolCleaner family from Poolvergnuegen includes two- and four-wheel suction PoolCleaners and an innovative pressure PoolCleaner. They are available in dark bottom colors and made in the United States. They are reliable and easy to install, and suitable for all pool surfaces and shapes, the company says.

SmartPoolSmartPoolwww.smartpool.com(888) 560-7665

SmartPool is proud to introduce its lineup of advanced robotic cleaners for the 2015 season. In addition to their standard features, including direct-drive motors, Quick-Drain system and ultra-lightweight handling, all of SmartPool’s climbing and scrubbing robots now come with a new floating swivel, eliminating all cable twisting and kinking. The new feature comes at absolutely no additional charge. Pictured is SmartPool’s new NC74S with new floating swivel.

Only About InnovationsOnly About Innovationswww.onlyaboutinnovation.com(305) 677-26441

The SkimmerMotion is an automatic pool skimmer that serves as a companion to an automatic pool cleaner. To use, simply attach it to an automatic pool cleaner, and while the APC cleans the bottom, the SkimmerMotion takes care of surface-level debris before it falls to the bottom. The system uses no batteries or moving parts, meaning it has a long service life.

Solar Pool TechnologiesSolar Pool Technologieswww.solar-breeze.com(877) 350-7665

Solar-Breeze is a disruptive cleaning product field tested by thousands of pool owners worldwide. According to Solar Pool Technologies, it is the world’s only autonomous solar-powered robot that continually skims the pool surface to remove dust and debris before they sink. The product also dispenses chlorine while in use to help keep pool water clean.

Aqua ProductsAqua Productswww.aquabot.com(800) 221-1750

The Aquabot Rapids XLS is designed for all pool surfaces, including gunite. The XLS features an extra-long 60-foot cable and ergonomic handle design with two extra-large top access filter baskets, making emptying between cleaning cycles easy. The XLS has two passive brushes for agitating debris coupled with the industry’s strongest pumps, the company says. Comes with two-year bumper-to-bumper warranty.

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