variable speed pump

  1. damon5683

    My To do list for 2021 swim season.

    Hello Everyone, Thanks for your help in 2020 getting my pool going. This year I want to add a propane heater, Variable speed pump and CircuPool RJ60-SWG to my setup. I thinking about going to Leslies for the pool equipment and install because it seems so many people are not dependable in this...
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    Replacing single speed pump with dual or variable speed

    Hi all, I’m looking to replace a single speed pump that died at the end last season with either a dual speed or variable speed pump.I live in the northeast, so the pool is open for about 4 months a year and it’s not very large (9k gallons) or a very complicated setup. My pool guy recommends a...
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    iAqualink 2.0 & Jandy VS pump setup to use different speeds at different time etc...

    Hello All, Hope you can help with this one. Trying to help my neighbor setup his iAqualink 2.0 with his Jandy VS Pump and heat pump. I'm having a hard time in the Aqualink programming trying to figure out the following: Pool pump will from from 8am-5pm everyday I want the pump to filter from...
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    NEW to VS pumps - How to calculate turnaround?

    I just replaced my old single speed pump with a Hayward TriStar 1.85HP VS pump. I have 1.5" plumbing. How can I calculate the flow rate GPM at XX RPM with this pump and this plumbing size? My goal is to use this information to schedule my different speeds and intervals to move the 13k...
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    Pentair VS SuperFlo pump run at a constant RPM pumps less water as time goes on.

    I just got a brand new Pentair VS SuperFlo pump. I'd like to have my pump running 24/7 at the lowest speed required to turnover the pool. This is what I'm observing: I set my valves to be in pool mode only (no spa), I programmed the SuperFlo to run at a single low RPM all day long, I'm not...
  6. K

    HELP! Flow Problem!

    Hi Everyone, I'm new to TFP and to pool ownership. We purchased a home with an 30k gallon IG gunite pool 2 years ago (this is our third summer). Here is a quick run down of the first issue I want to tackle with this pool: Year 1 We swapped out the old pump for a VS-SVRS pump and had no issues...
  7. O

    Multiple Questions about Maintaining Older Pool

    Hello everyone! In the past year my wife and I purchased a home with a pool that I believe was built late 80s/early 90s. It has been a bit of a crash course learning how to care for the pool. Now I have multiple questions for the community to see if I can get some advice on what I should...
  8. J

    Variable Speed Pump sizing

    Pool noob in search of the invisible water (something I read and got a kick out of). Bought a home and both pool pump motors need replacing (corroded, locked up). I have two seperate circuits. One for the in-floor cleaning system (Paramount PV3) and heater (Sta-rite Max E-therm). The other for...
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    Seeking advice - suction cleaner and variable speed pump

    Hi guys New to the forum and to pool ownership - thanks in advance for your help. I have a Hayward Tristar VS pump and have just purchased a Pentair Rebel 2 suction cleaner. I also have the Poolrite style vacuum plate with the valve to control the skimmer. I’ve followed the instructions to...
  10. P

    New Pool Install - Pump Orientation

    Hey guys. I'm still very new around here, but wanted to reach out for some opinions. Basically my pool is still in construction. the equipment was set down a few weeks ago by the plumbers. I took a look at it and it seems like they put my pump in a very inconvenient orientation? So it...
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    Replacement for Hayward Ecostar SP3400VSP

    My Hayward Ecostar just got a "pump stalled" error. After reading about this on the internet I consider myself lucky that I got 5.5 years out of it with absolutely no problems. It might be because I have a PS3000 Intermatic surge protector installed, and because I rarely ran the pump at speeds...
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    Variable speed pump install

    Hello! I would like to upgrade to a variable speed pool pump. Here are my design priorities: Quiet operation Reliability (proven brand / model) Ease of fitting into existing plumbing Energy efficiency Ergonomics / ease of accessing controls (since VS motors have the timers built-in) I have...
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    Pentair Intelliflo VS 2013 version issues

    I turned off my pump the other day to clean my filters, and when trying to turn it back on, it would not react to most buttons I pushed giving me a KEY ERROR, key not in use. Sometimes it would prompt for the password but when hitting the Enter middle key I would again get the key error...
  14. J

    Heat pump showing low pressure

    I had a new Rheem heat pump installed about 2 months ago. Before that, I replaced my single-speed pump with a variable-speed, which I mostly left with the default settings (couple hours high speed, 10 hours low speed, couple more or so at mid-speed). After installing the heat pump, I adjusted...
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    Variable Speed Pump Settings

    We just installed a Pentair Intelliflo VSF pump at our new home, and would like some advice on how to set up rpm and run time at each rpm to maximize energy efficiency. Pool is about 15,000 gal In-floor cleaning system with it's own pump Waterfall, spa, each with their own pumps as well, DE...