Dolphin Active 40

Dolphin Active 40 Robotic Pool Cleaner Review

Best Price
$1799
The Dolphin Active 40 Robotic Pool Cleaner has the following:
  • Waterline Scrubbing - Super efficient on vertical surfaces for optimal waterline scrubbing
  • Super Scrub - Intense scrubbing-power of pool surfaces, providing thorough cleaning
  • Weekly scheduler - Customize your weekly schedule cleaning times to fit your needs
  • Easy Access Filter - Top-load filter access for easy and convenient debris removal and cleaning
  • Plug'n'Play - Just plug it in, drop into the pool, for a hassle free clean
  • Dolphin Active 40 Poolside
  • Dolphin Active 40 Poolside 2
  • Dolphin Active 40 Underwater 3
  • Dolphin Active 40 Poolside Cleaning Robot 4
  • Dolphin Active 40 Underwater 5
  • Dolphin Active 40 Poolside Waterline Cleaning 6
  • Dolphin Active 40 Poolside Cleaning Robot 7
  • Dolphin Active 40 Underwater Wall Cleaning 8
Scorecard

Ratings

Waterline Cleaning Excellent Excellent
NanoFiltration Bad Not Available
Pool Coverage Good Average
User Experience Good Average
No Restocking Fee Bad Sellers May Charge 20%+ Restocking Fee
30 Day Trial Avaliable Bad No Free Trial
Warranty Good 2 Year Warranty
Check mark Highs

Anti-Tangle Swivel - Prevents Tangles

Schedule Cleanings - Run every 24, 48, or 72 hours

Energy Efficient Motors

2 High Speed Scrubbing Brushes

Waterline Cleaning

X icon Lows

Lacks multiple filter options - Similar units come with 2+

Not a great value when compared to alternative robots

Restocking Fee Up to 20%

Shorter Warranty Than Premium Robots

Better Value Units Avaliable


Compare to higher rated robots

Dolphin Sigma Robotic Pool Cleaner

Dolphin Sigma Pool Cleaner

Dolphin Premier Robotic Pool Cleaner

Dolphin Premier Pool Cleaner

Best Price

$1347

Check mark Highs

Dolphin's Best Pool Robot Yet - More Features, More Filters, & More Power.

Most Advanced Dolphin Ever - Utilizes Gyroscope

Includes NanoFilters - Unlock a Deeper Clean

Quad Scrubbing Brushes - 4X Cleaning Power

Utilizes 3 Dolphin ProLine Commercial-Grade Motors

Best Price

$1297

Check mark Highs

Only Dolphin with a Leaf Bag - includes Multi-Media

Waterline Cleaning Beast

New, High Performing Dolphin ProLine Model

NanoFiltration - Premier's NanoFilters allow it to clean deeper than standard Dolphin pool robots

3 Year Warranty

Dolphin Active 40
Robot Class: In Ground

Features

Waterline / Tileline Cleaning

Clean where other robots can't.

90% of the bacteria in your pool is on the waterline. Don't get confused with robots that are "Wall Climbing". There is a big difference. Waterline cleaning means the Dolphin Active 40 actively scrubs and sticks to the waterline scrubbing away this problem area in the pool. It is a feature you don't want to miss.


Dolphin Wall Climbing

Wall Climbing

Provides floor and wall coverage

Dolphin Active 40 is able to easily clean your walls of your pool.The Dolphin Active 40 combines wall climbing with the even more important waterline cleaning to provide a deep clean in your pool, giving you full floor, wall, and waterline coverage in your pool.


Smartphone App

Control the Dolphin Active 40 from anywhere.

With the its myDolphin Plus smartphone app, you can schedule cleanings, manually control, and fine tune your Dolphin Active 40.


Anti-Tangle Swivel

Anti-Tangle Swivel

No more tangled cords.

With an anti-tangle swivel, the Dolphin Active 40 can fully explore and clean your pool without ever getting stuck. The innovative design allows the robot to move freely 360 degrees around your pool, without ever knotting the cord.


Energy Saver

Ultra Efficient

Save hundreds of dollars a year while cleaning your pool!

Dolphin Active 40 saves hundreds of dollars a year in energy when compared to pressure-side or suction-side cleaners.


Dolphin WiFi Power Supply

Plug and Play

Simply Plug Dolphin Active 40 in and start cleaning!

Set up has never been easier. No installation needed. Dolphin Active 40 is ready to go right out of the box. No extra pumps, plumbing, or anything else needed. Simply plug Active 40 and start cleaning!

Videos

Pool & Shop

Where To Buy

Seller Buy From Availability Shop Online
In-Store Exclusive $1799 Similar Robots

The Dolphin Active 40 is only sold in-stores. Robots that are sold in-stores only are often overpriced when compared to their online counterparts. Usually marked up $100-300 more and with a shorter warranty, you may want to consider an alternative robot.

Looking for the best deal on the Dolphin Active 40 and other robotic pool cleaners? Look no further, we have you covered. We searched the web and found the best deals on Maytronics, Aquabot, Polaris, and other cleaners.


Customer Reviews


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3 and half stars 3.7 Based on Reviews

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Question & Answers

Question
Why won't this cleaner climb the walls?
Answer

The above ground robotic pool cleaners are designed specifically for cleaning the FLOORS ONLY.

Question
What is the typical life span of a Dolphin robot?
Answer

The Dolphin is designed to last many seasons. However, the lifespan differs from Dolphin to Dolphin. Many different factors play a role, such as amount of use, pool chemistry, and pool surface.

Question
What DIY repairs can I complete on my Dolphin?
Answer

DIY repairs should be completed by an authorized technician. Please contact your local retailer for service, Maytronics directly at 1-888-365-7446 or the support page of our website.

Question
What are the voltage requirements for the Dolphin power supply?
Answer

The Dolphin requires a standard 120v outlet for power.


Pool Attributes

Specifications

Pool Types In Ground
Pool Size 50 ft
Pool Shape Rectangle, Oval, or Freeform
Obstacles Steps, Ladder, Drain Cover, Ledges, Pop-Ups
Surface Gunite, Fiberglass, Vinyl, Liner
Cleaning
Waterline Cleaning Yes
Number of Filters Included 1
Filter Cleaning Top Access
Cleaning Coverage Floor, Walls and Waterline
Cleaning Cycle(s) 1.5, 2 hrs
Number of Brushes 2
Connectivity & Automation
Remote operation No
WiFi / Bluetooth WiFi: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Smartphone App Yes
Automated Weekly Timer Yes
Other
Full Bag Indicator Yes
Cable Length 60 ft
Anti-Tangling Swivel Yes
Restocking Fee No
Warranty 2 Years
Caddy Included Optional Caddies Available
Official Website
Official Dolphin Premier Comparison Page Dolphin Active 40 vs Dolphin Premier
Official Dolphin Sigma Comparison Page Dolphin Active 40 vs Dolphin Sigma
Part Number 99996271-US
ASIN

Dolphin Active 40
Robot Class: In Ground

Accessories

Terra Premium Caddy

Terra Caddy

The Must-Have Dolphin Accessory

Weather and UV-Resistant. Terra Caddy is the go-to Dolphin Caddy. Sealed and protected, the Terra Caddy is covered in a protect resin that cures to an extremely hard layer, making it resistant to scratches and weathering. The resin cures very hard, making it solvent-resistant and scratch-resistant. This level of protection makes the Terra Caddy stand up to rain, sunshine, termites, and more.


Dolphin Universal Caddy

Dolphin Caddy

Move and Store

A robotic pool cleaner is an investment, so make sure to protect it. The Dolphin Universal Caddy is a solid caddy that gets the job done. Easily store and transport your robotic pool cleaner to keep it lasting for years to come.


Dolphin Robotic Pool Cleaner Replacement Parts

Replacement Parts

Need extra filters, replacement power supply, or new climbing rings?

Looking for Dolphin Active 40 replacement parts? Well, you've come to the right place. Shop all replacement parts for the Dolphin Active 40 and all other Dolphin models.


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