From the spec of my very basic Krystal Clear Model 603 filter pump which came with 12'x36" 2k gallon pool, it pumps at a rate of about 500 g/h, so I will need at least 4 hours for a full cycle. Would that be a recommend daily run of the filter or maybe add some margin to run it close to 5-6 hr a day?
To automate this process, I decided to use a regular heavy duty outdoor electric timer, but quickly realized it won't work with this 603 filter pump. The pump's electric plug has Reset and Test buttons. Reset has to be pushed (red indicator on) for a filter pump to run, and once a timer turn power off - Reset gets triggered.
How do you guys control your filters? Has anybody done it automatically or do you run it manually? If you do use a timer, which one can you recommend so it wouldn't trigger filter's reset?