I am currently a jug tosser and I've been considering adding a SWG. I apologize in advance, but I'm trying to determine the parts needed to make the conversion and I don't know the parts needed. I know an electrician, but he doesn't have any pool equipment knowledge. I plan to buy the parts and have him do the install.
Right now I have two intermatic timers, one for the pump and one for my pressure side cleaner booster pump.
I also have a small electrical panel with available breakers. I also have a regular household type plugs (don't know the term).
I install the SWG directly as a replacement to the Nature 2 Fusion inline chlorinator which I purchased before I knew anything about pools and before finding this website. I no longer use the mineral cartridge and I only use chlorine pucks when my CYA is down or when I go on vacation.
Because of my pool size and chlorine demand from my lab-otter mix and insanely tall tulip poplar trees, I think the Intellichlor 60K is the biggest/largest chlorine output. Is this correct?
I found the SWG cell here:
Which of these controllers would be best for future automation systems:
Does the controller get wired to the intermatic timer that controls the pump?
Do I need a flow switch and what does it do?
Does the flow switch come with the salt cell or the controller listed above?
Where does the flow switch need to be installed before or after the cell and how far apart?
How long is the cord of the salt cell? I have about 2.5 feet from where I want to install the power controller to my electrical panel post.