This pool cleaner is designed for inground pools up to 50 feet. It features a tangle-free line, ballasts for helping clean the walls and waterline, and an LED light that indicates when the unit is full. Additionally, the device has a weekly scheduler so you can decide how often it cleans.
This is a pricier option that may not fit comfortably in everyone's budget.
This unit is suitable for gunite, vinyl, fiberglass, pebble, and tile, and it comes with pre-programmed steering sequences that will help the machine clean the entire pool more effectively. The self-adjusting turbine vanes help deliver maximum power to the cleaner in all circumstances.
If you have angled inclines and corners, there is a chance this unit could get hung up for a bit when trying to determine a course of action.
The impressively large top-loading cartridge filter along with the variable micron filtration allows this unit to rid your pool of small debris and algae. The continuous rubber tracks are designed to grip better than wheels and help the device climb walls.
Care must be taken to untangle the cord after every cleaning as it can knot up on you and cause your cleaner to lose its effectiveness.
The X-Trax tires are designed to keep the unit moving with minimal hangups. The cleaner exhibits impressive performance when climbing walls and navigating tight corners. The adjustable intake allows the device to be as effective at picking up small debris as it is when sucking up leaves.
This unit requires a watchful eye and diligent maintenance in order to keep it running efficiently.
The unit is easy to set up and comes with interchangeable parts so you can customize the look of your penguin. Hayward's Smart-Drive steering system allows the device to clean your flat-bottom pool in about two hours.
The effectiveness of this automatic pool cleaner depends on the power of your pump. If it's not strong enough, you may be disappointed.
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If you want something that cleans your pool continuously, consider a suction pool cleaner. This type of cleaner moves throughout your pool, suctioning debris and algae from its floor and sides. It will have wheels or tracks to help it move along pool surfaces. Before you buy, consider the programmability of any suction pool cleaner you’re considering. Some offer more control over the cleaning cycle than others. Maneuverability is also important for the cleaner to be able to reach all parts of your pool efficiently. These machines should be able to climb the sides of your pool walls as well as roll along the bottom of the pool.
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