Swimming Pool Automation
(Automatic Swimming Pool Controls)

There are a number of reasons pool owners might decide that automatic controllers would be beneficial. One of the more prominent though is to have timers that control the pump, filter, and automatic cleaner. These timers can be set up to turn the pump and filter on at certain times, with interlock features that ensure the pump is running when necessary (e.g., during heating times, cleaner operating times, etc.). Such features help avoid plumbing meltdowns and cleaner booster pump failure.

Remote controls allow you to turn different pool features off and on from any location. Some controllers are even accessible by phone and via the Internet, allowing you to turn on the spa and warm it up before your arrival, or even clean your pool for that unexpected get together.

The following sections describe automatic controls from two of the most popular manufacturers: Jandy (byZodiac)Pentair.

Jandy (by Zodiac) Pool Systems

Jandy (by Zodiac) has long been regarded as the leader in pool and spa automation by bringing easy to use and attractive control systems to the pool and spa industry. Jandy (by Zodiac) Pool Systems bring simple push button operation of pool and spa equipment indoors. What does this mean for you? No more trips to the equipment pad and reduced energy bills! The days of going out into the cold and stumbling around in the dark to operate pool and spa equipment are over. Schedule off peak operation of pumps and filtration.

Innovation and ease of use is the formula for carefree enjoyment of a backyard paradise and Jandy (by Zodiac) Control Systems will always bring that, plus more:

Digital Control and Water Purification in One

Introducing Jandy (by Zodiac)’s NEW Purelink Water Control Systems, combining the power of AquaLink RS Control Systems with the state-of-the-art AquaPure Chlorine Generator.

Advanced Digital Control Systems

AquaLink RS One Touch, All Button, and PDA bring you simple indoor management of all pool and spa equipment, water features, lighting and more, as follows.

  • Constant display of current programs, equipment status, as well as water and air temperatures;

  • Exclusive interface with the Jandy AquaPure chlorine generator for convenient indoor monitoring and control of all your sanitation needs;

  • Wireless option available.

Basic Control Systems

An economical way to operate your pool and spa equipment using lighting and water controls from indoors. Equipped with easy to read LED readouts that provide equipment status feedback for up to four (4) pool and spa features.

Chlorine Generator

Utilizing ordinary salt, the electrolytic AquaPure cell generates free chlorine for your pool. As the salt in the water passes through the AquaPure cell, it converts to free chlorine and continuously kills bacteria and algae, while maintaining the desired sanitization you need to keep your water pure and clean. When the chlorine is finished purifying the pool water, it converts back into salt and the whole cycle repeats:

  • Easy, economical and automatic: simply set the chlorine levels and AquaPure takes care of the details. You’ll have more time to enjoy your pool and spa with AquaPure!

  • AquaPure and PureLink are the ONLY salt chlorine generation systems that communicate with wired and wireless AquaLink RS Controls.


Introducing Jandy (by Zodiac)’s Aquapalm Wireless Remote, designed to be the “must have” add-on to new or existing OneTouch and All Button control systems equipped with Rev K software or later. The AquaPalm extends your control to all corners of your backyard:

  • Spa side control with water and temperature readouts;

  • Features include ways to enhance and safeguard your pool and spa investment, such as the TeleLink telephone interface, light dimming, and designer faceplates options.

Pentair Control Systems

IntelliTouch® — Put your pool on cruise control with automated control systems. IntelliTouch control systems make pool and spa ownership more relaxing and fun. Now it’s as easy as pushing a button to operate your pool and spa just the way you want, day or night. And IntelliTouch takes the work and worry out of scheduling your heating, filtration and cleaning cycles, as well as making sure your equipment runs at peak efficiency. Simple programs automatically operate pumps, valves, heaters, pool and landscape lighting, water features… all from inside your home or at poolside, with a variety of control panels and remote controls. Enjoy your pool and spa the hassle-free way.

Pentair IntelliTouch Control Panel

Pentair IntelliTouch®
Pool Control Systems

Simple to Use

IntelliTouch is easy to program. Simple menus allow you to create and change programs without complicated sequences. Control panels have large, sharp, high-resolution screens that include commands and icons that are easy to view, and function buttons can be custom named for easy identification.

For every pool/spa configuration

Whether you have a stand-alone swimming pool, a pool and spa combination, pool with separate spa, or even water features and landscape lighting, IntelliTouch makes it easy and convenient to control any configuration, large or small, with the simple touch of a button.

ScreenLogic2® interfaces for IntelliTouch systems: take control of your pool and spa

Control from across the deck or around the globe

Pentair ScreenLogic2 Pool Automation Control Interface

Pentair ScreenLogic2 Pool
Automation Control Interface

The ScreenLogic2 Interface allows you to control the key functions of a pool or spa using the IntelliTouch® and EasyTouch® control systems, through controllers such as an iPad®, iPhone®, iPod touch® mobile digital device, Android® device and PC or Mac® computers. It’s the ultimate in convenience. Furthermore, color touch screens are one-command simple, and provide total control of pool, spa, lights, cleaner and water features, all integrated into devices with e-mail, web access and other digital capabilities. ScreenLogic can also be upgraded to a full home automation solution, including audio, security, climate, irrigation and more.

ScreenLogic2® gives you next generation control for your pool, spa and home:

  • All ScreenLogic2 kits come with a protocol adapter and ScreenLogic2 Interface PC program on CD;

  • You can monitor and control your pool and spa from an Apple Watch® wrist wearable device;

  • Have Alexa™ activate your spa or water feature circuits or tell you the status of your pool with a simple voice command from your Amazon Echo® devices;

  • Remotely manage from a Mac® Computer* or PC using the ScreenLogic2 Interface application;

  • Easily change, track and monitor history of pH and ORP levels when using the IntelliChem® Water Chemistry Controller with IntelliTouch® or EasyTouch® automation systems;

  • ScreenLogic2 app now allows full-color lighting control for both IntelliBrite® LED pool, spa and landscape lights and MagicStream® Laminars.

EasyTouch® — The simplest pool and spa control system is now more capable

Scheduling and controlling the operation of pool and spa equipment and backyard accessories became blissfully automatic when EasyTouch® control systems were launched in the late ‘90’s. Today, new additions to the EasyTouch family provide the same convenience and push-button simplicity as the original, but with far greater capabilities.

EasyTouch systems are now available for both pools and pool/spa combinations with shared filtration systems. You choose from systems with the ability to control either 4 or 8 pools, spa and accessory functions, as well as the revolutionary IntelliChlo® automatic chlorine generator: the most user-friendly and sophisticated system on the market.

Pentair EasyTouch® control systems

Pentair EasyTouch®
Control Systems

There are also a variety of control devices for the ultimate in convenient operation: indoor control panel, spa-side remote or wireless handheld units.  In each case, you get the ultimate in simple and convenient programming and operation.  Everything is under control with EasyTouch and simple as can be.


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