Category Archives for Reviews & Comparisons

Aquabot X4 Review – Pros, Cons & Verdict

Aquabot x4

Aquabot X4 – A Quick Look Sweating the small stuff Rotating microbrushes scrub algae, bacteria, and pollen from your pool, as well as larger stuff, and it works right up to and including the water line. That stuff loosened from the floors and sides of your pool, the X4 cycles 85gpm of water through its […]

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Zodiac MX8 Review – Pros, Cons and Verdict


Zodiac MX8 – A Quick Look Built for mobility Its X-Drive directional control gears allow the MX8 to go everywhere in your pool, including those hard-to-get corners and stairs. If it ends up in a corner, it will turn itself around without your help. Its X-Trax mobility system delivers superior climbing ability for walls and […]

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Zodiac MX6 Review – Pros, Cons & Verdict

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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 stairs […]

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Polaris 380 Vac-Sweep Review – Pros, Cons & Verdict

Polaris 380

Polaris 380 – A Quick Look Thorough cleaning The Polaris 380 was designed to take the old 280’s reputation for doing a fast, outstanding job of cleaning floors and walls and apply it to the entire pool. It uses three nozzles instead of two and is designed to dig into corners and clean stairs. Easier […]

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Polaris 360 Vac-Sweep Review – 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 of that is that pressure side cleaners usually require an additional booster pump to build […]

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Polaris 280 Vac-Sweep Review – Pros, Cons and Verdict

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Polaris 280 – A Quick Look Filter bag to prolong operational life The Polaris 280 comes with a filter bag where debris is filtered through before it reaches the internal chambers of the pool cleaner. Depending on which kind of bag (it comes with a standard one, but there are ones available to accommodate the […]

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