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DOLPHIN-BY-MAYTRONICS-S-100 View product
DOLPHIN BY MAYTRONICS S 100
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HAYWARD-POOL-VAC-XL-2025ADCA View product
HAYWARD POOL VAC XL 2025ADCA
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HAYWARD-SHARKVAC-XL-ROBOTIC-CLEANER View product
HAYWARD SHARKVAC XL ROBOTIC CLEANER
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KREEPY-KRAULY-SPRINTA-PLUS View product
KREEPY KRAULY SPRINTA PLUS
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PENTAIR ONGA HAMMERHEAD
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Costs
Price ($) Expand to view more details.

Recommended retail price as of December 2020.

$1499
$549
$1499
$689
$295
$1990
$649
$449
Test results
Performance score (%) Expand to view more details.

The two main performance assessments are cleaning and stoppages. For cleaning we measure how much of the debris is removed from the pool at the end of the cleaning cycle. We also record the number of stoppages and blockages, time out of service and the cause of stoppage.

Ease of use score (%) Expand to view more details.

We assess the quality of the instructions, ease of assembly, ease of clearing blockages and ease of adjusting the pool cleaner if required.

CHOICE Expert Rating (%) Expand to view more details.

The CHOICE Expert Rating is made up of performance (60%) and ease of use (40%).

Recommended products
Recommended Expand to view more details.

We recommend pool cleaners with a CHOICE Expert Rating of at least 90%.

Type
Type Expand to view more details.

There are three types of pool cleaners - robot, suction and pressure. In this test we've only tested robot and suction types. Inertia driven suction cleaners are the Creepy Crawly looking cleaners while geared suction cleaners have wheels or tracks.

Specifications
Dimensions (cm, LxWxH)
Weight (kg)
Contact
mydolphin.com.au
hayward-pool.com.au
hayward-pool.com.au
kreepykrauly.com.au
pentairpool.com.au
pentairpool.com.au
zodiac.com.au
zodiac.com.au
Maximum usable pipe cable length (m) Expand to view more details.

For suction types this is the maximum distance of the hose when attached to the filter inlet, for robots it's the maximum distance of the cable from the pool's edge.

The pool cleaner is suitable for Expand to view more details.

The types of pools the pool cleaner is suitable to be used in.

Supplied items
Pipe cable length (m)
Warranty (years)
Comments
Good points
Bad points
Related products
Availability Expand to view more details.

Discontinued products may be available second hand or on clearance at some outlets.