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Anyone with experience using pool cleaning robots?  

 

I'm looking at 3 from Pool Pro&Lab aka JD Pools,  The basic ACTIVE 10 seems to do everything while the ACTIVE 20 and ACTIVE30i just add non-essential bells and whistles 

 

Any recommendations please 

 

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17 hours ago, MyThaiYou said:

Thank You!  Model?  I think Dolphin is another name for the same Pool Pro&Labs maytronics brand but can't be sure

Maytronics (Israely parent company) for Dolphin & other model brands. There are other more economical brands just as good! Check reviews and ongoing costings (Consumerables)!

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The robots marketed by JD are identical (except  for  the plastic cover) to the original branded Maytronics Dolphin robots distributed by SwimmingPoolsThailand.

I  have been using  a S200 from  SPT in  my  4.5 x 12 pool for over two years. This machine is excellent. SPT is the official service agent  and I  get  10% discount  on  consumables (tracks, filters, etc).

 

I just discovered that SPT have a video report on Dolphins on their site from an independent company in the USA. This will answer most questions.

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57 minutes ago, Chaichara said:

The robots marketed by JD are identical (except  for  the plastic cover) to the original branded Maytronics Dolphin robots distributed by SwimmingPoolsThailand.

I  have been using  a S200 from  SPT in  my  4.5 x 12 pool for over two years. This machine is excellent. SPT is the official service agent  and I  get  10% discount  on  consumables (tracks, filters, etc).

 

I just discovered that SPT have a video report on Dolphins on their site from an independent company in the USA. This will answer most questions.

 

Thank you so much for your help and link to that independent video.

 

My only remaining big question is this:  my pool is 12 meters swimming area plus 2 meters shallow toddler area so total 14 meters long and between 1.5 and 2 meters deep.  All the 'domestic' pool robots SPT - S100-S200-S300 (JD Pools E10-E20_E30) all state for 12 meter pools.  

 

Because my pool is up to 2 meters deep I know I need the S200/E10 model - but will this be enough to cope with my extra length or do I need to move up the the M400 range - VERY expensive!!??

 

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On 12/4/2020 at 4:10 PM, MyThaiYou said:

What do you think kind guys and ladies?

 

Can Maytronics/Dolphin domestic pool robot S200 / E10 cope with longer than 12 meter pools....?

 

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 I would be concentrating on getting the water in balance 1st on this pool! Is anything living in there?

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3 hours ago, Bagwain said:

 I would be concentrating on getting the water in balance 1st on this pool! Is anything living in there?


this is an old picture I used because the dimensions are drawn on. The pool is clean at the moment. 
 

any thoughts from people with 12 meter pool robot - on whether it can cope with extra 2 meter paddling area ? Much appreciated 

 

thank You 

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