First of all, for all you people complaining that it is letting air into your pump, you have it connected to the wrong line. This is not meant to suck debris into your filter, it is meant for the water that discharges out of your pump and back into your pool to go into this pool cleaner. It uses the water pressure FROM your pump to move around back and forth, as well as operate a venturi to bring debris into a screened compartment. There is no way it can suck air into your pump, unless you have
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I had to bypass my solar collectors to get enough water flow to operate properly. Be sure you have a pump that delivers at least 1200 GPM.
I think it could use more suction, though. I'll leave it run overnight and see how things look in the morning.
2 years ago
Easy to assemble did it today,,, Simple Words: You attach the hose to the connector that puts water BACK INTO the pool NOT the one that sucks water into the PUMP. That said ,,where hose C goes into B & where C goes into D have water coming out no matter how many times I tried to tighten they don't,,,only spin. Vac has to be moved manually several times. Was so hoping this would work so I don't have to use a hand vac that removes water because of the sandy dirt. HELP
10 months ago
I bought this a month ago and seems to work ok. Run it for an hour and it seems to just start pushing everything to the outside. Then it starts to clean a little here and there. Only has to be an 1/8th full then it won't pick up anymore. The hoses seem to leak don't know if that is affecting the cleaning process.
We recently purchased this little wonder and are totally impressed by it! Wonderful cleaning done to the entire pool. I would definitely recommend it to anyone with an above ground pool. Ours is 24 x 24 round, it covered the whole pool in less than 2 hours time. I couldn't believe all the stuff it had picked up when I took the bag out to clean. Stuff I couldn't even see before I put it in the pool. Cleaning of the bag is kind of a pain; but well worth it. If it ever goes bad, I will definitely
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8 years ago
This is an excellent product to clean the pool. Once you get the timing down (going back and forth across the pool) it pretty much works on its own. It cleans better than our other automatic cleaner, the Shark (which runs off the pool pump). You do NOT need to tie a rope with a floater on it as some describe. Just gently pull it across the pool and gently pull up until you can reach it to pull it out of the pool. My ONLY complaint is that it's time consuming to clean the bag. I only wished I
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8 years ago
Greatest Little Pool Guy
My husband has been cleaning our pool for years and we finally decided to invest in a cleaner to help. We picked this one because of the reviews and we are very happy we listened! We also didn't want one that went through the filter so this was our choice. I've never seen him get so excited about turning something on and just watching it go to work.
This is the next best thing to having a cleaning crew come clean it for you!
this is the best unit I have ever owned---I have owned others that went through the filter but this by far is the fastest easiest to set up and use---if and when this one has to be replaced I will get another one---I have already recommended this unit to 2 friends---great unit don't pass it up---
10 months ago
Better than Vacuming!
Bought this to free up my time from the weekly vacuming. Works great! Water is also much more clear due to the robot's circulation of the water and debri at the bottom of theach pool. Don't hesitate to buy! You won't be disappointed at all.
11 months ago
We just purchased this last week & we are having the same problem as Margaret. It stays in the same area, moves slow & it doesn't seem to move more than 5-6' at a time in an hours time. Hopefully there is someone /something can do to make this work
I bought this a Month ago, opened the pool up, having holes from squires on it, and it was GREEN !! I mean Kermit the frog home GREEN....opened the box, put the mesh filter bags on, threw it in, plugged it in, set it for large pool and BAM !!! it started working...after a few times filling the mesh bags I switched to the fine filter bags and soon the pool was back to swim condition. I wish I had seen this before !!! I had the POLARIS 65 before for years buying 3 over the years not cleaning well
... read more and worst of all having the unit flip over many times (usually when i'm not home) and EMPTY MY POOL FOR ME !!!! What a great device !! REVIEW15
2 years ago
I bought this pool cleaner to replace a Polaris 360, and it does a great job of cleaning. Was highly disappointed when the hands broke off the second time I lifted it from my pool, though when I contacted Aquibot they sent me a new handle immediately.
3 years ago
Great Purchase--Like having a MAID for my pool!
I bought the pool Rover a month ago, and have used it weekly since to keep the pool sparkling clean! It is so nice to be able to do other chores, and have the pool ready for a quick splash to cool off. This thing is WAY more helpful than my kids! We have an octogon pool, with a depth running from 3 feet to 8 feet deep and it does a great job---even the walls, which is still pretty amazing for me to watch! I realize that I am easily entertained, but the first time out of the box, both my daughter
... read more and I sat beside the pool with a cold drink and just watched the Rover manuver and clean!
This is the third one I have purchased over the years. I really like the. My only complaints are the cord is too short to reach all of my 16 X 32 pool. Connectors do not interconnect with old ones so cannot be lengthened by using old cords (which are fine (cords don't go bad; motor in the cleaner does if left in the water too long...my bad!) Doesn't seem as powerful as last one I purchased but it does a respectable job.
2 years ago
This is my 3rd product from "Smart Kleen! Can't seem to get them to last more than a 3 years! Replacement part prices are ridiculously expensive and have to ship back and forth at my cost and pay a diagnostic fee on top of pumps and motors which cost almost $300 plus above expenses! It did work good aside from cord twisting but I'm going broke over these!
10 months ago
I am very pleased with the way it vacuums up my pool . I actually bought this after 2 years of having the Dolphin nautilus, which stopped working almost exactly 2 years from purchased date and I paid $700 for it . So I didn't want to pay that much for a another one.
I have to say so far so good hopefully this one will last more than 2 years
When shopping for above ground pool cleaners, be sure to consider if it is compatible with your specific pool shape and size. Some above ground pool cleaners only work on flat bottoms while other above ground pool cleaners work on flat and dished-out bottoms. Of course, if you have questions about any of the above ground pool cleaners or any of the pool supplies from In the Swim, our customer service team of experts is always happy to answer any questions you may have via phone or email.
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