Tag: Controls

Automation

Automation that doesn’t break the wallet. I recently had an inquiry about swimming pool automation. My customer has a very nice gunite pool. The equipment configuration is quite simple since there is no spa. Essentially, we have to control a

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Technology

Technology and Swimming Pools We are entering an interesting time concerning technology and our swimming pools. It is important to understand what is available and how it may impact the enjoyment of your swimming pool. Just because a technology advancement

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Dispensers

Chemical Dispensers A chemical dispenser can be one of several things. There are traditional chlorinators, connected to the pool’s plumbing, that deliver a constant feed of chlorine into the water. A cheaper, simpler solution, is a floating chlorinator that actually

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Freeze Protection

Freeze protection only helps if it works. I touched on this subject in my last post and I have written at length about it before. It is worth repeating every year though, so hopefully some of you will read and

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iAquaLink 2.0

Promising an easier setup process, Zodiac introduces the iAquaLink 2.0 The original iAquaLink is a great piece of pool control technology, but it does fail on one specific point. It is incredibly hard to set up once the components are

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OmniLogic

Hayward is launching a new automation controller called the OmniLogic. Recently, I was investigating the major manufacturer’s solutions for controlling pools via smartphones and I stumbled upon this. Apparently, Hayward has developed a new automation device. Hayward has manufactured control

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Going Green

Variable speed pumps are giving pool owners a way to save some green. I am asked many times each swimming season about how much electricity a pool pump uses and how much it costs. I find that these numbers are

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iAquaLink

Zodiac has polished up its AquaLink RS interface with the new iAquaLink revision. The three major players in swimming pool automation all have new slick looking interfaces for our smartphones and tablets. Today I want to focus on Zodiac’s offering,

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