SPN (Swimming Pool News) June 2022

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A New Range Of Cleaning Robots For Public Pools Zodiac®, the well-known and swimming pool equipment specialist, is continuing its development and has created, for the first time, a new range especially for professionals in the public swimming pools sector. The company has launched two series and four electric robotic cleaners designed for public and communal swimming pools found at hotels, campsites, sports centres and water parks. Zodiac® has divided the range into two groups depending on its customers’ needs. The new range of Vortrax robotic cleaners are sturdy and resistant to intensive daily use in small- and medium-sized public pools and are easy and effortless to operate by all. Available to the British pool market through AstralPool UK, the new Vortrax family of Zodiac® robotic

The VORTRAX™ TRX 7700 iQ


pool cleaners for public swimming pools meets the sector’s needs with robust, intelligent and highly efficient designs. For the daily maintenance of communal swimming pools, cleaning the bottoms and walls of small- and medium sized pools up to 25 metres, Zodiac® recommends the VORTRAX™ series. Using powerful cyclonic suction, they efficiently suck up all types of debris. Two models are available in this series, the TXR 7500 iQ and the TXR 7700 iQ. Meanwhile, the two cleaning robots ARCO™ and ARCOMAX™ have been specifically developed for intensive use in medium- to large-sized pools up to 50 metres. AstralPool UK 01329 514000 www.astralpool.co.uk

UK-made Smart Pool – The Ultimate Control System Certikin’s Smart Pool is the ultimate in the automated control of pool equipment and operational processes. This pioneering system can be customised to suit all brands of pool equipment and applications, providing the effortless control of heating, filtration, lighting, dosing, the pool cover and much more – providing total peace of mind for the pool owner. Designed and manufactured in the UK, Smart Pool offers its comprehensive array of control, monitoring and reporting functions via a mobile (Apple IOS and Android), tablet or PC. It has the option of an additional touch screen on a ‘central control hub’ and is Amazon Alexa enabled for many functions. Easy to install and connect, it’s intuitive to use and can even co-ordinate equipment operation with local weather forecasting for maximum efficiency. Specific key features include manual or timer control of pump, heating, lights, cover (open only) and UV; manual or automated dosing to manage pH and ORP; monitoring and reporting of temperature, flow state, pressure, pH and ORP; three additional open auxiliaries are available for feature control (such as garden lights or swim jets); sunset activation to operate cover and lights etc; and, such is the level of its smartness, it can be configured to order acid and chlorine automatically too! In addition, Smart Pool creates a 300-hour history of pool parameters. The package comprises the Smart Pool hub unit, cable glands for the box, installation and user manual, temperature sensor, cable for pressure switch, flow switch and 2.5mm jumper cables. Certikin 01993 777200 www.certikin.co.uk

SCP Extends Its Already Impressive Range Of Pool Cleaners SCP is proud to announce the extension of its range of cleaning robots with the addition of new Zodiac and Polaris models. Polaris® is part of the Zodiac® family of products and has been around for over 40 years. The SCP range is composed of all the technologies on the market and can meet the demands of any pool owner. It features: • Hydraulic robots with the Hayward® and Vektro® brands • Battery operated robots with the Vektro® brand • Electric robots with the Hexagone®, Hayward®, Maytronics®, Zenit® and now Zodiac® and Polaris® brands. With the extension, SCP offer four new robots, some of which are equipped with

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iAqualink™ control technology. This feature allows the control of all Zodiac® products via a smartphone application and in particular the following Polaris robots: • The W675 with onboard sensors (gyroscope and accelerometer)

• The W655 with 4-wheel drive for ease of movement, three cleaning cycles and control box • The W635 with two cleaning cycles. The fourth new model is the W445 for in-ground and above-ground pools with rigid walls. It is suitable for pools of all shapes (both polyester shell and tiles) and features a large capacity filtering tank and extra large suction mouth (22 cm). All of the new models also feature easy access to the filter and present in SCP’s 2022 catalogue. SCP UK 01293 546126 www.scpeurope.com

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