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Forum: Salt Generators (SWCG) & other Chlorine Feeders

Trichlor feeders, salt-based generators and systems, feed pumps, and more.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: SWCG (Salt Water Chlorine Generators) - Pro & Con

    ______________________________________ SWCG (Salt Water Chlorine Generators) - Pro & Con Even though 30+ years in the pool business has taught...

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 06-15-2018 06:21 PM
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    06-17-2018 12:35 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: FAQs & Guides: Salt Water Pool Systems (SWCG) & other Cl feeders

    ________________________________ FAQs & Guides: Salt Water Pool Systems (SWCG) & other Cl feeders ________________________________ Salt...

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 06-03-2018 07:55 AM
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  1. Saniclear 40 SWCG Trouble

    Opening the pool last month the salt system never registered correctly. I have cleaned the cell really well. It is only 5 seasons old. We keep it...

    Started by Fiveattripp‎, 05-02-2022 07:28 PM
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    05-24-2022 04:00 PM Go to last post
  2. Intex Salt System on an inground pool?

    Long time lurker, first time poster. Thanks for the forum, I have been using the BBB system for a few years now and it is working out quite well. ...

    Started by regardie‎, 03-28-2014 11:04 PM
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    06-06-2020 10:29 PM Go to last post
  3. Are wasps attracted to salt pool water?

    My pool has a salt generator but I haven't used it in a long time. It was just easier to float chlorine tablets. But the wasps are driving us crazy...

    Started by JohnASmith‎, 05-25-2020 11:27 AM
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  4. How to successfully select & operate a Salt Water Chlorine Generator system for pools

    ______________________________________ How to successfully select & operate a Salt Water Chlorine Generator system for pools ...

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 06-17-2018 05:40 PM
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    10-11-2019 06:58 PM Go to last post
  5. Having a pool installed next year with salt system. Is ozone addition a good thing?

    Hey, been a long time since I've been here and glad this place is still active. Got divorced, got a new woman and we bought a house. So we are...

    Started by frayedend‎, 09-27-2019 09:50 AM
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    10-05-2019 01:21 PM Go to last post
  6. Dig 220 SWCG and Force Reverse: Polarity Matters

    Dig 220 SWCG and Force Reverse: Polarity Matters I have a Pool Pilot Dig 220 with an SC-48 on a 16x32 above ground thatís 15 plus years old. SWCG...

    Started by 16X32AG_Bob‎, 07-21-2019 10:56 AM
    dig 220, force reverse, low amps, swcg
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  7. It's been a long time since I was here. Can someone help me find...

    Hi, This is Scott. I had been an adopted and advocate for BBB since Ben started many many years ago. I am know in my area as the expert in...

    Started by sestrich‎, 05-23-2019 12:13 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    05-23-2019 02:51 PM Go to last post
  8. SWCG Comparison Published

    I've just posted a preliminary, but complete comparison between SWCG (salt water chlorine generators) by Auto Pilot, Compu Pool, Hayward, Jandy,...

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 08-26-2010 10:30 PM
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    05-20-2019 10:05 PM Go to last post
  9. Salt Generator Question

    I have an AquaRite Electronic Chlorine Generator. Opened pool yesterday and already had 3100 PPM of salt in pool. Power light is on fine for...

    Started by captainron19‎, 05-10-2019 10:09 AM
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    05-11-2019 09:05 PM Go to last post
  10. Inaccurate Salt Reading and other problems with Aqua-Rite

    I had my 12,000 gal pool resurfaced in March. When I turned the Aqua Rite system back on, I had a solid red light for No Flow. I bought a new flow...

    Started by te619‎, 08-19-2018 11:17 AM
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    08-27-2018 02:11 PM Go to last post
  11. Greetings from SoCal / AquaRite schematics

    New here and I come in peace. I am quite new into pool ownership but I have no issues keeping the water chemistry in check. Electronic is my hobby...

    Started by koolit‎, 08-27-2018 05:40 AM
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    08-27-2018 09:45 AM Go to last post
  12. Mineral Springs Flashing Generating Sanitizer Button

    a past thread helped me to identify a problem i was previously having with my Mineral Springs pool system. My power and generating sanitizer buttons...

    Started by WMathews86‎, 08-20-2018 01:44 PM
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    08-25-2018 12:48 PM Go to last post
  13. Changing inground pool over to Salt water??

    We are changing over to a salt water system in our pool and need to know what the best Variable Speed Pump is to use? I don't want a Pentair because...

    Started by MrChopper2U‎, 08-11-2018 09:36 PM
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    08-14-2018 06:41 AM Go to last post
  14. salt level issue with Hayward Aqualogic

    I have a hayward aqualogic AQL-ps-8. The system reads a salt level of 3400 but an independent test shows and actual level of 2600. Therefore it just...

    Started by chuck1956‎, 08-06-2018 02:05 PM
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    08-06-2018 04:40 PM Go to last post
  15. CompuPool CPSC SWCG - Power button unresponsive

    Good afternoon I have just moved into a house with an in-ground pool using a CompuPool CPSC. It is approx. 4 years old and had been working fine...

    Started by johnpot‎, 07-23-2018 03:23 PM
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    07-28-2018 11:36 AM Go to last post
  16. No lights on my SWCG system

    So frustrating...We have a Saniclear 40 SWAG. Of course it is 3 months out of warranty! When you turn the system on after just a few minutes all of...

    Started by Fiveattripp‎, 07-05-2018 01:44 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-06-2018 01:55 PM Go to last post
  17. Pentair IntelliChlor IC60 reduced output?

    I have been using the IC60 for 5 years. My pool could have used a IC40 but I over did it thinking would not need to run the IC60 as hard. ...

    Started by pettinej‎, 06-28-2018 12:01 AM
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    06-30-2018 01:40 PM Go to last post
  18. SWCG vs SWG -- those electrodes generate CHLORINE, not salt!

    ________________________________________ SWCG vs SWG -- those electrodes generate CHLORINE, not salt! ________________________________________...

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 06-19-2018 06:50 PM
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    06-19-2018 06:50 PM Go to last post
  19. Question Looking for advice - new salt system or replacement electrode

    Hi all, I just bought a house in November that had a pool. I am new to the pool world but learning tonnes. I have a Zodiac Duoclear 60 salt...

    Started by Parsonsc‎, 06-13-2018 10:44 AM
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    06-13-2018 09:03 PM Go to last post
  20. Jandy APURE35 Low Temp/Check Salt

    Indicator is on when salt is 4000 ppm and temp is 80 Deg and CL is 4.0, Is cell working properly? Cell is clean, power is normal.

    Started by rdougert‎, 06-10-2018 09:25 AM
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    06-11-2018 10:29 PM Go to last post
  21. Is my Rainbow 300 chlorinator working properly with my VS pump?

    Hello Forum. We have a 14,000 gallon gunite chlorine pool. We have had trouble getting chlorine levels up and I believe it may be the...

    Started by MarkyMackSTL‎, 06-04-2018 04:38 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    06-07-2018 07:33 AM Go to last post
  22. Pentair Intellichlor IC20, Green cell light is flashing

    The green cell light is flashing and the pool has no chlorine. I checked chemistry and everything seems to be in line, except the chlorine and...

    Started by krdowns‎, 05-18-2017 08:26 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-03-2018 05:07 PM Go to last post
  23. Question Which is the best shock to use with AquaRite salt cell inground pool

    Hi I just replaced my AquaRite T-15 salt cell with a Bluework BLT15-3W salt cell seems to be working fine. I am looking for suggestions for the...

    Started by Crown‎, 06-02-2018 06:39 PM
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    06-03-2018 02:31 PM Go to last post
  24. Advice Needed

    Hi Experts, I would really like to convert to a saltwater pool. Would appreciate any advice or recommendations you have for a good system. My pool...

    Started by Calicat2u‎, 04-29-2018 09:56 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    05-15-2018 11:11 AM Go to last post
  25. Pool Dad needs help

    Hi guys and gals, I have an 18x33 pool that is hard plumbed with 1.5" pipe and I have a 1.5 HP superpump with a cartridge filter. Last summer my...

    Started by scottk517‎, 03-28-2018 12:25 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    04-09-2018 05:49 PM Go to last post
  26. Adding a SWCG and need help

    I've been doing the BBB method very successfully for years and would like to add a SWCG for convenience. I would appreciate any equipment...

    Started by paigemetoo‎, 06-04-2017 12:31 AM
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    06-16-2017 11:52 AM Go to last post
  27. salt ppm on SWCG readout is on the rise

    What can cause the reading on the system to rise. We got the system at the start of this season. Had to have the first one replaced after 2 months...

    Started by Fiveattripp‎, 08-27-2016 02:16 PM
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    08-29-2016 04:09 PM Go to last post
  28. How long did your cell last?

    We had a pool installed back in 2012 with a Hayward Aqua Rite SWCG. I bought the T-15 cell under the advice that a more powerful cell working at 50%...

    Started by PJM361‎, 05-31-2016 11:37 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    08-26-2016 10:38 PM Go to last post
  29. diagnosing low amps problem in Pool Pilot

    Hi there! I have a Pool Pilot bought in 2006, and I have replaced the cell a few times, always with original parts. After the most recent...

    Started by semenzato‎, 08-06-2016 07:42 PM
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    08-07-2016 03:52 PM Go to last post
  30. New Salt System Questions

    We converted our system to salt the first of May. This is a Jacuzzi Saniclear 40 system. All has been Beautiful until last night. I check the water...

    Started by Fiveattripp‎, 06-26-2016 02:03 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 14,892
    07-28-2016 11:08 PM Go to last post

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