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    Dolphin lacking suction/power

    It looks like the issue was the receptacle. I found while doing an unrelated upgrade that it is 120v at the breaker but only 50v at the receptacle. I plugged it in elsewhere and now it's working beautifully. No idea how long the receptacle has been like this as it is mainly used for the pool...
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    Dolphin lacking suction/power

    Thanks, will try that. Are instructions the same as cartridge filters? 1:5 ratio, soak 1 hr-overnight, then rinse? Are tsp and dishwasher detergent equally effective or is one of them better? I noticed the problem after opening the pool this year. At first I thought it was just that it...
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    Dolphin lacking suction/power

    I have a Dolphin Oasis 25 that is about 5 years old. I use the accordion style fine filter, still the original one. I've noticed that although it is pick up debris, it is missing a lot, both large and small. Instead, it seems to be pushing it around. I've watch it go over debris and not...
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    Dolphin M5 vs Dolphin Oasis Z5

    How does taking it out while running damage the unit? I'm surprised there aren't major warnings in the manual about this.
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    where do you store your robot?

    Thanks for link. I assumed that they were made handle the elements like other pool equipment. I was looking online for a cover but didn't see one. I guess I'll have to make one myself or get a small shed to house it.
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    where do you store your robot?

    I'm getting a Dolphin Z5. Can the caddy, robot and power supply stay outside all summer? The instructions say to keep it in a cool/dry area, out of direct sunlight and excessive heat. I was hoping to keep it outdoors next to my pool equipment but wonder if some sun and rain will damage it? I...
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    Dolphin Oasis Z5 Experience

    Didn't you check the return policy before buying? It says more than once on the page that if its been used there's a 20% restocking fee. Reducing it to 10% sounds generous to me.
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    Is M5 worth extra cost? Confused...

    I'm debating between the M5 Supreme which my pool shop sells for $1599 CDN or the Z5 which I can get from Epic for $1199 US. Only difference from what I've read is the extra roller and the remote, plus my pool shop offers free demo rentals. The extra cleaning options seems useful. Or should I...
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    Oasis Z5 Question - Stuck on bottom grates

    I have a vinyl pool. Does that mean its more likely to be a problem? Any idea if that would cause a problem with it climbing walls too?
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    Oasis Z5 Question - Stuck on bottom grates

    Is this a common problem with the M5/Z5? I was planning to order the Z5 but now am having second thoughts. Is the issue the shape/height or location of openings? My cover is similar to this: http://bluewavepoolspa.com/images/pool-drain-covers-1.jpg
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    pool cleaner recommendation

    I was looking at that one too. My pool shop offers trial demos of this one so I might take advantage of it. I have no experience with auto cleaners. My biggest concern is if it can handle the narrow ledge in the deep end and the walk out steps.
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    pool cleaner recommendation

    I need to replace an older Hayward Navigator that the previous owner had but no longer works. Given the cost to have it inspected and parts replaced I'd rather invest in a new one. I don't want another Navigator as I don't want the hassle of having to regularly replace parts. Kidney shaped...