pool automation

  1. Maxsmerling

    In Need of Plumbing Expert for Hire - Sarasota, FL

    Hi all, Great forum, first of all, and I’d like to express great gratitude for the excellent advice available here. I’m a new pool owner (old pool and plumbing, new gear) and I think we got a bit taken by our pool builder. Looking for an expert in the Sarasota area to give some paid consulting...
  2. M

    Jandy Zodiac RS-4 wall panel is dead- do I need to replace it?

    Hi, We have an inground pool with a Pentair VSP pump, Hayward sand filter, gas heater, salt water generator, and 5 port caretaker pop up cleaners in our pool. The pool is a 34,000 G pool and has the Iaqualink automation setup. The pool turns on at 6AM, shuts off at 9PM, the pool lights go on...
  3. S

    Compool upgrade to Easytouch w/ ScreenLogic - automation

    Been reading a lot of postings and very appreciative of all the great info and contributors. Finally ready to pull the trigger on pool automation but have a few questions hopefully you can help me with. I have the Compool LX3800…..which I assume means I’m a candidate to upgrade to easytouch...
  4. B

    Big move across the country and my first pool in Orlando, FL

    This looks like an amazing community and i’m Grateful to the work by the admins for a super clean forum. I’m an ex federal communications specialist (1st retirement) and a communications researcher at the University of Hawai’i School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST). (2nd...
  5. MyAZPool

    Pentair IntelliCenter Pool Control Dashboard Instructional Guide

    Pentair IntelliCenter Pool Control Dashboard Instructional Guide (nodejs-poolController and nodejs-poolController-dashPanel) - Table of Contents – 1. Purpose and Background 2. Credits 3. Theory 4. Hosting Platform Options 5. Location and Connectivity Considerations and Options 6. Equipment...
  6. K

    New Pool Owner (Spa and Pool mode reversed)

    Hi All, Happy to be here and already making use of the forms to do my research! We purchased a house with a Gunite Saltwater pool for the kids :) I have never owned a pool before and we just had it opened. The folks that opened it were not too familiar with all the equipment especially the...
  7. T

    Connection Issues with Pentair Protocol Adapter / Easytouch 8 system

    What I am seeing: After restarting my system this spring I am having issues connecting to my system with my ScreenLogic software from both my phone app and my computer. Checked all cabling to eliminate this as an issue. Problem: I can only connect to my Pentair Easy Touch 8 pool system for...
  8. MyAZPool

    IntelliCenter Quick Reference/Information Guide

    Preface - As the new Pentair IntelliCenter Automation Control System moves further into the mainstream of pool automation, there appears to be an increase in the amount of just basic questions recently regarding IntelliCenter installation, configurations and standard operation. Most of these...
  9. P

    Looking for a cheap way to automate my pool valves for cleaner and spa

    Since moving into our new house I have been trying to automate as much pool maintenance as possible without breaking the bank. After getting some quotes around town I quickly found out that the pool automation game is tightly controlled by a few major players (Jandy, Hayward, Pentair, etc.) and...
  10. B

    Aquarite P4 connection to Superflo (as a two speed pump) - PUMP DOESN'T TURN ON BY AUTOMATION

    Until board burnt out, system worked as follows: Automation would turn pump on based on TIMER1 9am-11am at high speed Automation would kick in TIMER2 from 11am-5pm at low speed. Aux2 light would come on. I could manually turn pump on by pressing filter button and pressing it again would bring...
  11. MyAZPool

    IntelliCenter Service Mode

    Found a bit of a quirk with my IntelliCenter Automation System, that is not addressed in the IntelliCenter Control System User's Guide. While attempting to assist with a "Service Mode" issue in the following thread: Intellicenter - service mode, timeout - what does your pump do?, I put my...
  12. MyAZPool

    Schedules/Manual OP Priority

    BACKGROUND: So last night, I was heating up the Spa for the first time since integrating my new Pentair automation. During the spa "heat-up", my scheduled (cleaning) program "kicked-in" and of course switched the "bodies of water" or "POOL(s) from SPA back to POOL, and of course causing the...
  13. MyAZPool

    IntellipH Installation, setup and initial settings

    Based on the advice and suggestions of so many here on TFP, I have made the decision to install the IntellipH versus the IntelliChem. I really like many of the IntelliChem features with integrating with automation and all, but I guess my main concern is with the ORP reading issues with pools...
  14. MyAZPool

    Threaded Temperature Sensor (probe)

    I have been looking everywhere for a threaded water temperature sensor (10k ntc thermistor) or where someone has done this already. I’m googled out. :confused: The big 3 make sensors where you have to drill a small hole in the pipe and then use a saddle clamp to hold the sensor in place (no...