Jandy Aquapure 1400 - R.I.P.

EmmaApp

Well-known member
May 29, 2017
77
Houston
Our Jandy SWCG appears to have completely given up the ghost. Following a thorough cleaning and 24-hours on 100% I've tested the water by loosening up the return connection to the cell and the FC is 0.4 - also 0.4 in the pool. The cell is about 5 years old.

I put a couple of gallons of bleach in the pool a few weeks ago and did an overnight chlorine loss test and the results were less than 1.0

We've been maintaining chlorine levels with bleach and shock (to push up the CYA a little more) since then,

Questions:
1. Can you replace the inner plates? Or do I need to buy a completely new device?
2. If I were to go with another brand, are there any that would fit in the same space or would I have to get someone to plumb it in for me?
3. Which represents best value for money...? Price, longevity, functionality etc.

Thanks all
 

Jimrahbe

Mod Squad
TFP Expert
LifeTime Supporter
Jul 7, 2014
14,435
Bedford, TX
Emma,

Seems to me that another Jandy Aquapure 1400 would make the most sense.. You can just buy the cell for about $550 to $600.. That is about $120 bucks a year... Seems pretty good to me. No plumbing changes.

What am I missing? Why do you not want another 1400??

Thanks,

Jim R.
 

EmmaApp

Well-known member
May 29, 2017
77
Houston
Thanks, I was just looking at the IC40 thinking it might be a good option - then realized I'd have to buy a power pack with it.
 

NG64

New member
Oct 5, 2019
3
Lower Alabama
Emma,

I have replaced my Jandy 1400 SWG cell twice now in the 10 years I have owned this pool. Each time it was the power pins inside where they attach to the plates. I grew frustrated paying $500-700 for a new cell each time due to what looks to me to be a design flaw. I looked into other options and found this:


It is a direct replacement, alot cheaper and has been working great for the last 6 months. I have noticed though it needs the salt levels to stay right at 3500 or slightly above.