variable speed pump

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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...