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Increase Cleaning Ability in Performance with Gen 2 NanoFiltration

Nearly every swimming pool owner struggles with a dirty pool. Whether it is a green algae-filled pool or cloudy pool water, it can be a major hassle to get rid of it. The constant manual vacuuming and scrubbing adds up. But what if there was a solution to this problem? Luckily, there is.

A simple solution that does all the hard work for you is a robotic pool cleaner. Like a roomba for your pool, a pool robot will navigate your pool, scrub, and clean it for you. In the past, these pool cleaners only vacuumed the larger objects and failed to capture small debris. However, this is no longer the case.

Dolphin NanoFilters

With the introduction of Gen2 models, such as the Dolphin ProLine and Dolphin Max-Series, there is a new type of filter: NanoFilters. These next generation filters allow the pool robot to capture more and unlock their full potential. What would be left by the Gen 1 robots, is now captured and cleaned, providing a deeper and more thorough clean. In our testing, we found these filters to be a signifant upgrade and well worth it as the NanoFilters unleased a clean our test pools have never seen before.

Why are NanoFilters important?

Filters are the key feature of any pool robot. Without a real filter, the robot will only vacuum your pool's larger particulates and not capture the debris that pollutes your water. Otherwise, this gunk is just simply recirculated through your pool and not eliminated. This is where NanoFilters step in.

Powered by a high surface area, these advanced pleated microfiber panels allow the pool robot to clean and capture more. What would normally flow through the standard filter is captured by the NanoFilter. This eliminates a majority of contaminants in your pool water before they ever reach your pool's primary filter.

What is the difference between standard filters and NanoFilters?

The difference between NanoFilters and the standard filters found on Dolphin robots is huge. With an increased surface area, these highly pleated microfiber panels capture dirt, debris, and algae that would simply pass through the standard filters. This advanced filtration is a signifcant upgrade and one that is well worth it. The NanoFilters trap gunk that would otherwise be recirculated into the water column. This ensures that your pool robot keeps harmful contaminants at bay and keeps your water crystal clear.

Dolphin NanoFilters vs Standard Filter

Looking at the two side-by-side, the difference is stark. Rather than the plastic mesh of the past, the new generation has deep ridges that allows the filter to trap pollen, algae, bacteria, pet dander, and more. Water is pushed through the robotic pool cleaner's motors and filters it. Rather than just vacuum and capture the large debris, the pool robot now acts as a secondary filter within your pool system. As many of the top pool robots clean 4000 - 4500 GPH, the robots will now not only vacuum, but can filter and clear up cloudy pool water.

Best Pool Robots for Leaves & Algae

Finding the best pool robot for algae and leaves, just became a lot easier. NanoFiltration allows your pool robot to do both. Just because the NanoFilter captures microscopic particles, doesn't mean it cannot effectively capture leaves and algae.

Dolphin Sigma NanoFilters

In our testing, we found the NanoFilters did a fantastic job at picking up leaves, twigs, and acorns. In just one cleaning cycle, our Dolphin Sigma captured the a ton of fallen leaves and acorns that dropped into our pool. The performance of a NanoFilter cannot be underestimated, as it is an essential feature you need when looking into purchasing a new pool robot.

What Dolphin robots have NanoFilters?

Every Dolphin ProLine model includes the NanoFilters in the box. This includes the:

The Dolphin Max-Series also has NanoFilters avaliable:

Select Authorized Dealers, such as Poolbots, even includes the NanoFilters for free with purchase of a unit. You can check out the Dolphin Cayman and Dolphin Escape.

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