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Polaris F9550 Review 2021 – Pros, Cons & Final Verdict


Review Summary The Polaris F9550 will appeal to anyone with a large inground pool that requires frequent maintenance. It will not appeal to someone on a tight budget or someone with a small pool that doesn’t require enough maintenance to justify the cost. The Sofware created cleaning path is the Polaris F9550 top selling point, […]

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Dolphin Premier Review 2021 – Pros, Cons & Verdict

Dolphin Premier robotic

Dolphin Premier – A Quick Look   SmartNav scanning With SmartNav scanning, the Dolphin Premier can map out the optimal cleaning course, making sure that there aren’t any wasted passes and getting the job done in as timely and as efficiently as it can. This is a significant improvement over pool cleaners that wander the […]

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Dolphin Oasis Z5 Review 2021 – Pros, Cons & Verdict

Dolphin Oasis Z5

Oasis z5 – A Quick Look Tracks and brushes Like a tank, the Oasis z5 operates on tracks, not wheels. The tracks help keep it gripped to the sides of the pool while spinning brushes on the same drum that power away grime and algae in its path. It also has a dual-track system so […]

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Dolphin Nautilus CC Plus Review 2021 – Pros, Cons & Verdict

Pool cleaner in pool

Dolphin Nautilus CC Plus – A Quick Look Clever Clean The Dolphin Nautilus CC Plus comes with the Clever Clean scanning system. It will use onboard sensors to scan your pool and figure out the fastest way to clean the entire pool and will get it done in about two hours. What’s more, Clever Clean […]

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Polaris F9450 vs F9550: Which One’s Best?

Polaris F9450 vs F9550

Polaris has two great, effective robotic pool cleaners in the F9450 and F9550. Both incorporate features that pool owners have for years been dreaming of. They are programmable and can change course mid-cleaning to get the job done more effectively and faster. They both have nice wide intake mouths and easy to empty debris canisters […]

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Polaris 380 vs Polaris 3900: Which One’s Best?

Polaris 3900 upper part

Sifting through the pile of pressure-side pool cleaners, at the top of the heap you find the Polaris 380 and the 3900. The 380 is an improvement on Polaris’ popular 280 model, replacing the shaft-drive mechanism with a belted system. This cuts down on maintenance times and replacement part costs, adding benefits to an already […]

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Polaris 360 vs 380: Which One’s Best?

Polaris 360 vs 380

Polaris took its highly popular, successful 280 pressure side pool cleaner and split it off into two different tool lines: the 360 and the 380. The 380 is basically the 280 but with three jets instead of two, which makes for faster, more complete cleaning. They also added a few hundred dollars to the price […]

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Zodiac MX6 Review 2021 – Pros, Cons & Verdict

removing hose of mx6

Zodiac MX6 – A Quick Look   Cyclonic cleaning The MX6 comes with a single, powerful turbine that kicks up dirt and debris from the bottom of your pool so it can get sucked into the cleaner. This doesn’t just aid it in aggressively cleaning your pool surfaces, it also helps it climb walls and […]

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Polaris 360 Vac-Sweep Review 2021 – Pros, Cons & Verdict

Polaris 360

Polaris 360 – A Quick Look   Booster pump free operation The attraction of a pressure side cleaner is that it places less strain on your pool pump because it’s using water that the pump is already pumping. The flip side is that pressure side cleaners usually require an additional booster pump to build up […]

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Polaris Vac-Sweep 3900 Review 2021 – Pros, Cons & Verdict


Polaris 3900 – A Quick Look TailSweep PRO The Polaris 3900 is the first pressure-side pool cleaner that comes with the TailSweep PRO as a standard feature. TailSweep PRO disperses high-pressure water jets through a center diffuser, thereby significantly cutting down on water splashing outside the pool. It also directs those jets into corners and […]

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