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The CircuPool Universal Series is a top choice for value and convenience for backyard saltwater pools. Serving as an easy replacement for any size existing Hayward® AquaRite® unit, the Universal40 is an upgrade with guaranteed compatible plumbing.
With higher power and a longer lifespan than many popular brands, its digital controller works automatically with your pump & filter and constantly monitors the salinity level and temperature of the pool which makes operation incredibly simple!
Featuring long lasting titanium electrodes and backed by award-winning service and warranty, it's one of the best values of almost any salt system in the price range. The Universal40 is an outstanding choice for anyone looking to upgrade or just dive into a great new salt chlorinator and provide more chlorination power!
This adaptable system is intended to easily replace any existing Hayward style salt system with a 15,000 to 40,000 gallon rating, so the Universal40 can replace any size Hayward Aqua Rite systems with no cutting or gluing, making it a snap to upgrade your salt pool system!
Compatible System Replacement for: Hayward® Goldline Aqua Rite®, SwimPure Plus®, AquaRite 900®, SwimPure Extreme®, Mineral Springs®, NatureSoft®, AquaPlus®, LeverEdge Guardian®, Blue Essence®, H40 systems and more. Please note that this model's individual components are not intended to be interchangeable between brands (ex: use of one brand’s electronics with another brand’s cell).
*Please note CircuPool products are not affiliated with Hayward Industries, Inc. The use of such trademarks herein is for informational purposes only, and the product(s) are not those of Hayward Industries Inc., but rather are simply compatible with the referenced Hayward product.
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2.0 lbs /day
4 Years Limited*
Manufacturer Rated Lifespan
Manufacturer Max Capacity:
Digital - LCD Screen, LED Indicators
Yes - High, Low, Displays ppm
Yes, Reverse Polarity
Warranty Penalty for Self-Install:
Yes, 24 hours
Yes, Independent Flow Switch
1.5" & 2”
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Rated Amperage (120V/240V):
2A / 1A
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Designed for Outdoor Installation and Operation
The CircuPool Universal40 controls feature a steel sheet-metal box with hinged and latching door, similar to the panel on a circuit breaker. Thanks to the keyholes on the control box, it’s easily mounted to a nearby wall, post, or support with the help of a few basic screws secured to the wall or other support.
Inside the Control Center door, there’s a small LCD screen that displays average salinity readings, temperature, cell voltage, cell current, your chosen chlorine output percentage, instantaneous salinity, and different cell type settings.
These controls have a dial that can be used to raise or lower the chlorine output, and a three-position switch to activate or deactivate the system, or activate the super chlorination mode.
The electrolytic cell for the Universal40 is housed in opaque-plastic and contains built-in titanium electrode plates and a built-in power supply cord.
The housing also features matching threaded connections on the inlet and outlet which fit the Hayward Aqua Rite for easy, direct conversion and quick access for maintenance, cleaning, or seasonal removal.
These threaded connections attach to 2” and 1.5” unions, which can be glued to the existing PVC return-line plumbing.
CircuPool Vertical Installation Kit for RJ+ and Universal Series installations
Cleaning Stand fitting Hayward Salt Cells and select CircuPool Salt Cells
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