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    Intellitouch indoor control panel not responding control actions

    Thanks Ogdento. I was able to find the indoor panel firmware version is 1.023. The outdoor unit must have been updated at some point before 5 years ago as theat's when I bought the house and I installed the VSF 2 years ago. The ScreenLogic is able to control the VSF though it does seem a bit...
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    Intellitouch indoor control panel not responding control actions

    Details of testing. I have 3 items connected to 2 serial ports. Comport 1 - Screeenlogic and VSF pump. Both working fine. Being a controls guy, this is not preferable, however, it seems to work as only one device talks at a time. Comport 2 - Indoor control panel Pentair part number 520164...
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    Intellitouch indoor control panel not responding control actions

    Thanks for the responses and for the clarification on the firmware update. My indoor board started working (for awhile) immediately after I installed the Screenlogic and ran the firmware loader software that goes with it, then restarted the i7. I was under the impression the loader software was...
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    Intellitouch indoor control panel not responding control actions

    Hi all, my indoor Intellitouch panel responds to some button presses but not others. I am getting the error retrieving data message when trying to recall data from the central control board and the control actions (turn on spa, lights, etc) don't do anything other than beep when the buttons are...
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    Aqua Rite showing zero salt. Generating LED on for several seconds then off. No Power LED

    New thermister installed and all works. If there was ever a question that the thermister was the problem, here's what happened when I touched it. Thanks for all your help guys!
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    Aqua Rite showing zero salt. Generating LED on for several seconds then off. No Power LED

    Thanks James. thermister is on order and display board has been reseated.
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    Aqua Rite showing zero salt. Generating LED on for several seconds then off. No Power LED

    Looks like you nailed it C0d. I used the process referenced by the documentation mknauss linked and verified that the digital readout (varied between 6 and 9V) matches the voltage between the bottom thermister terminal and the left terminal of R15, but is a mismatch with the voltage between the...
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    Aqua Rite showing zero salt. Generating LED on for several seconds then off. No Power LED

    Thanks mknauss, I was hoping to hear from you on this. C0d, thanks for the suggestion. I was surprised by the bridge rectifier wiring as well and was wondering if this was what caused the problem. The black wire on the upper rectifier was on the wrong connection. It was definitely generating...
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    Aqua Rite showing zero salt. Generating LED on for several seconds then off. No Power LED

    Hi all, a couple of months ago I put my SWG back in service with a new T-15 cell after several years. It worked very well until this week. Now the display shows 0 salt. When the pump turns on, the Generating LED turns on solid for a few seconds but the Power LED never comes on, then the...
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    mguzzy. That seems to account for my salt level drop from 2900 to 2800 on the SWG readout. I'll add some.
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    Thanks to all. I was hoping to have some updates on the tuning of the SWG but due to a bunch of very heavy rains and winds (tree Crud in pool a lot) over the past week and this week, I've shocked it pretty good. However, SWG sitting at 2800 and continues to run. I've set it to 50% for the time...
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    mknauss, signature now updated. Thanks. Pool math suggests 350 to 550 CH. I have 400. Can't go much lower and stay within range. How do you stay within range and keep the scaling down? Also, how do you get rid of scaling below the water line (i.e. its on a step about 6 in below the surface.)
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    My testing with new TA chemicals identified that my old chemicals were reading off (low). I had 120, which is slowing dropping over the weeks and now at 100. All of my other levels are within suggested ranges per pool math. My CSI is slightly positive at 0.08. I noted an earlier comment that a...
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    Rancho, when you say the 'first change', I completed this test both times and there was no noticable change until the entire sample went to wht I thought was a brick colour (maybe this was brown??), which happened at 3200. The instructions point out the first change is the indicator as well, and...
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    Hi all. The Salt Solutions T-15 unit finally got delivered after 7 days, though it was sent 2-day priority with USPS. Packaging looks good and the quality of the item is fine. Installed with no leaks and started up with no issues other than it's reading 2800ppm rather than 3200 which I got with...
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    Thanks for checking Saturn94. I just got off the phone with him and verified. All is good.
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    Called salt solutions. The only difference is the core charge. I put in an order. ChlorinatorPro site notes they won't have units until the 25th so that's no bueno.
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    Thanks wireform. I checked out that link yesterday. I states T-15 but the picture shows a GLX cell 5. this product is under their "Products we repair' section for $325 (rebuilt??) and there is a different T-15 under the 'Products we sell' section for $380 which is a rebuilt. This is unclear. Do...
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    Thanks Rancho. I was just reading through the post aj referred to. ChlorinatorPro ($319) and Salt Solutions ($380) are both noted as companies that the members have had good experiences with. Its good to hear that Chlorinatorpro is also a member. I'm sure when there's something wrong with a...
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    Hey Jimmythegreek, thanks for the tip on sealing. I have been considering Fantastico Travertine for the coping. Any thoughts on using travertine or on the proper sealant to use?
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    Based on a bit of research it seems I need a new salt cell. I have a low Amperage. I ran a diag and the instantaneous salt reading is at 1500 (actual is close to 3000) and my average is now reading only 2200 consistently, the low salt and check cell lights have returned. Etc. Assuming these...
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    Here's where I am so far. Salt at 2800 and adding slowly to get to target of 3000-3100. Directions in the manual suggested operating range is between 2700 and 3400 (with ideal at 3200) so I put it in auto and got a blinking check cell and low salt indicators. Readout noted 1100. Removed cell and...
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    It is currently a T-15. I didn't know to look for calcium deposits but I'll disassemble and recheck.
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    Thank YippeSkippy. So a 30,000 gallon unit would be preferred? FYI, I just cleaned it removing any debris from the inlet with my fingers and spraying water through it. What is the recommended method?
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    mguzzy, I'm guessing it will need a replacement. How do I size a replacement? I have a 15,000 gallon pool. If I'm reading the Hayward info correctly, the T-15 looks like it is designed for 40,000 gallons. If I get a different speced cell, will it have the same form factor and drop into place?
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    For anyone interested, this is my salt cell. I'm expecting it will need to be replaced. Salt at approx 2500 so still need to get a bit higher before testing.
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    Getting there with salt at 2400 and rising. SWG reinstalled and ready to go. I also reread my OP and realized a made a mistake in my initial posting that the pool guy was suggesting phosphates. This is incorrect. He was suggesting borate. I'm going the SWG direction any but wanted to point...
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    Kit is on order wireform. I get what you're saying but I'm comfortable with the 'creep up' method mguzzy and others suggested so this is a good ballpark for the moment. ajw22, my pH is 7.8. mguzzy, I'll be raising the CYA to 70 per the chart. Can this be be done at the same time as salt...
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    Sanitizing pains. Tried SWG, Liquidator, chlorine tablets and bleach. Tired of fighting. Need help. Thinking Ozonator

    About to start reinstalling the SWG and here are my numbers today FC 4, TC 4.5, TA 90 (tends to go down over time but I usually keep at 80-90), CH 350, CYA 45, Salt 1200 (this is my first test and could only get strips for the moment, ordering titrating for future accuracy) Pool math suggest...