Category Archives for Reviews & Comparisons

Polaris F9550 Review – Pros, Cons & Final Verdict

Polaris F9550 filter

Polaris 9550 – A Quick Look ActivMotion sensor The promise of a robotic pool cleaner is that of freedom. The owner can set it loose and the robot controls the rest of it. That worked, kind of, in the early days. With the growth of mapping and AI technology, things have improved greatly. The Polaris […]

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Polaris F9450 Review – Pros, Cons & Verdict

Polaris F9450 – A Quick Look ActivMotion Sensor The F9450 features the ActivMotion sensor system that incorporates an accelerometer to speed up cleaning and correct its own course so that it cleans your pool rapidly and efficiently. This feature also keeps tabs on the cleaner’s location in the pool so that you can let it […]

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Polaris Vac-Sweep 3900 Review – Pros, Cons and 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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Hayward Navigator Pro Review – Pros, Cons & Final Verdict

Hayward Navigator Pro

Hayward Navigator Pro – A Quick Look Silent operation A unique turbine design combined with the already-quiet operation of Hayward’s suction-side Navigator Pro make it truly silent but deadly when it comes to grit and debris on the bottom of your pool. The Navigator Pro hooks onto the pool’s existing suction system and automatically runs […]

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Hayward Aquanaut 400 Review – Pros, Cons and Verdict

Hayward Aquanaut 400 front view

Hayward Aquanut 400 – A Quick Look Adjustable roller skirt The Aquanaut 400 comes with an adjustable roller skirt that helps maintain consistent pressure over uneven surfaces. If there’s a wrinkle in the way or some other obstacle, the skirt will adjust itself to cover it without sacrificing much of the suction necessary to clean […]

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Hayward Aquabug Review – Pros, Cons and Verdict

Hayward Aquabug

Hayward Aquabug – A Quick Look Personalized from their family to yours The Aquabug comes with four distinct facial features: Wanda the Whale, Diver Dave, the Aquacritter and the Hayward Aquabug. Each has a different colorful face with a distinct color scheme. Depending on which one goes best in your pool, it will add a […]

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Dolphin Triton Plus Review – Pros, Cons and Verdict

Dolphin Triton Plus in pool

Dolphin Triton Plus – A Quick Look Rapid cleaning for maximum convenience The phone rings and it’s your business partner. He’s coming over in a couple of hours with a client from out of town who wants to take a dip in your pool. No time? No problem for the Triton Plus, which comes with […]

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Dolphin Premier Review – 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 of all the surfaces it has to clean, 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 […]

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Dolphin Oasis Z5 Review – 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 – Pros, Cons and 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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