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    M600, Marina, and warranties

    All- When I bought my M500 a few years back, I remember hearing/reading that if you didn't buy from a listed Maytronics dealer, you got a 2-year warranty instead of a 3-year. Now that I'm back in the market for an M600, I don't see anything like that as far as I can tell. Is this still a...
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    Update: Dig underway!! | New (+1st timer) Pool Build - North DFW

    Do you have a pic of the Sky Blue Treasure you could post? Interested to see the differences side-by-side. Thanks!
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    Robots- any alternatives to dragging the cord across decking?

    With 2" PVC shouldn't be a hassle snaking the cord through.
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    Robots- any alternatives to dragging the cord across decking?

    Yup- so no outlet in the ground/stub box- it will be continuous cord from the robot, up out of the pool, back down into the skimmer/stub, through the PVC, and up out of ground to the power supply (off the ground). Pool is 35' long, then 8' to the house, and a few feet up off the ground plus a...
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    New Build in Dallas

    Finalized the contract this morning; PB got on the phone with his Jandy rep and confirmed that with an RS system board, only the iQ20-A is required for complete web/app control. If I ever have a need for a wall-mounted panel for inside the house for guests, I'll mount an old iPad :)
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    Robots- any alternatives to dragging the cord across decking?

    That's really cool. Essentially PB will give me the "poolside" solution, but without the inductive link (which is fine, as the cord from the power supply to the "skimmer"/induction connection point will be through PVC as opposed to buried in the dirt). It would just be a continuous line. I...
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    Robots- any alternatives to dragging the cord across decking?

    PB said he'd run a 2" PVC line to a stub/box that would look like another skimmer cover and I'd run the cord thru that, which isn't a bad idea.
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    Robots- any alternatives to dragging the cord across decking?

    All- I've got a new pool build in the planning stages; I've had a robot in the past, with the outlet on a wall 8' or so from the pool edge, power supply mounted on the wall, with the cord dragging across the ground/decking to get to the pool. I'm in Dallas, and keep the robot in year-round...
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    New Build in Dallas

    @NCMike thanks- that helps a lot as well! The RS-PS12 is the RS system, and jived with what I'm thinking about the remote capabilities (the IQ20-A adds on the wireless).
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    New Build in Dallas

    Getting down to the nitty gritty on equipment here. According to this: https://www.jandy.com/-/media/zodiac/global/downloads/sl/sl6458.pdf?force=1 I only need the iQ20-A (wireless adapter) for newer RS and PDA systems. For older systems, I need the iQ20-RS (wireless adapter + card). PB...
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    New Build in Dallas

    Yes on the clay.
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    New Build in Dallas

    PB isn't getting an engineer; they do a lot of work in my part of the city; I'm assuming they're using a conservative set of specs (though I have no clue what counts as conservative); there's a lifetime warranty on the shell (haven't seen a contract yet so need to confirm the verbiage)...
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    New Build in Dallas

    This is huge- appreciate it! So, to be sure, I'm going to ask for an RS-P8 system board (single body of water, with max. # of relays), with iAquaLink (for web + mobile app), and a OneTouch panel (which will get mounted either at the pad or inside the house)? Side note, because we don't have a...
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    New Build in Dallas

    At whatever I've got available to me at the pad. Apologies, closest thing I've ever had to automation was my Stenner on a timer :) I'm assuming that, thru either the iAqualink phone app, One Touch, or PDA, they all send commands to the "system board" (in my case, an AquaLink PDA-P8). And...
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    New Build in Dallas

    Thanks! I will be able to use iAqualink (phone app) with whatever setup they're putting together (I don't have model numbers yet from them- instead, I gave them my own list above). Looks like the One Touch is a mounted panel- the PDA will be more of the "leave it poolside" device and I'd use...
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    New Build in Dallas

    All- I had a prior thread started quite a long time ago; wanted to start a new one as 1) a lot has changed and 2) we're finally nailing down a contract. Using a local, large PB we've used in the past for reno work; we're building a new home and the builder will GC over the PB (we're not...
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    Preliminary specs for a new build

    Months (and months) later, we're finally about to get started on the house, and just got some preliminary plans back. Have a lot to work thru on equipment (PB is a Jandy shop). For the time being, here are some structural details I hope you'd all give me some feedback on (we're looking at...
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    Preliminary specs for a new build

    Fire pit- it's totally up in the air right now. Our home builder threw it in because we wanted the decked area to be the "socialization" area. Good callout on the height and obstructing the view. Ground level outside is ~4 inches below the house level, and youngest is 12, but definitely...
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    Preliminary specs for a new build

    So here's a preliminary drawing of the space I'm working with, with initial thoughts on placement and size (might go a little wider; the home builder likes the length where it is so the top end is aligned). Below and to the right of the blue lines will be decking of some sort, and those red...
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    Preliminary specs for a new build

    Greatness- thank you! Will update the thread when I've got something to show.
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    Preliminary specs for a new build

    All- Hello! We're moving again- we'll be gutting a house, and having all the fun of designing it like it was brand new construction. Still in Dallas. There's a decent-sized backyard that we're going to pulling a very large tree out of, cleaning it all up, and putting in a new pool. Right...
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    Rusted diving board bolts

    If I may, make sure to clean/get the dirt/dust out of the hole before the bolts go in so they can grab properly.
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    CYA disappeared

    Hear ya. What ended up happening: last night after sundown, didn't measure and just dumped in enough 10% liquid chlorine to bump me up by 18ppm. Left cya alone at zero for max benefit. An hour after sunrise this morning, still cloudy, 14fc .5cc. Ph7.5 and 100alk (I'm usually 80-90)...
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    CYA disappeared

    I slept in a little... after an hour of sunshine, FC=14, CC=.5. Still very cloudy, but white cloudy, from using calhypo (need to get to Home Depot today to check for liquid chlorine). Also need to grab some CYA because I just realized I'm out. Going to get the granular and let it dissolve...
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    CYA disappeared

    As of right now, FC is 5, and CC is .5. However, I don't usually measure CC. And I realized I did it wrong (I let the team down!). Correct method is add 5 drops R3, then count drops of 871 (this is on my TF100). Earlier, I only added one drop of R3, and I got just a bit of pink, the same...
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    CYA disappeared

    FC is 0 and CC is .5 pre-shock- you're asking what they are right now post-shock? I dumped in 7lbs of 73% cal-hypo so ~20FC (but it is bright and sunny right now, I just didn't want to wait any longer than I needed to). Will go thru SLAM tonight and hopefully find some liquid chlorine at Home...
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    CYA disappeared

    That's interesting... FC is 0 from a sample I took and saved from not more than 2 hours ago before shocking. CC was .5 (barely off-clear, 1 drop cleared it up), and pH was ~7.7 (where it's been 7.5 as recent as a week ago). Don't know if those qualify as "high"; I could have very easily been...