For big inground pools, the Hayward Super Pump is a good affordable one to buy. However, if you’re upgrading an above ground pool’s pump, then the Intex Krystal Clear saltwater system will make your life as a pool owner much easier.
Changing an above ground pools water circulation system by using the saltwater system means you don’t have to regularly deal with chemicals to treat the water.
All you need is this saltwater system, bags of salt and you’re sorted.
Gentle On Your Skin
If the lessened work involved is not enough to convince you to use a saltwater system, then perhaps the gentle water might. You know how your skin always feels sticky and smelly when you get out of your traditonal pool? Well, not with the saltwater system. It’s also good for your swimming clothes too – none of those yellow stains in your childrens clothing during the swimming season.
Ready For Use In Your Above Ground Pool
Many of Intex’ above ground pool can be converted to use the saltwater system.
Here’s a video of an above ground pool pump with a saltwater system and what the owner thinks about it.
Comparison of Intex Krystal Clear Saltwater System
Bear in mind that these Saltwater system needs a Intex filter pump to run. If you don’t have one, buy the saltwater and filter pump combo. If your pool already has one, then the stand alone saltwater system is sufficient.
Sand is often not included in these purchases as well. The sand you need depends on how big your pool is.
|Name (all new models with Electrocatalytic oxidation)||Features||Pool Water In Gal.||Filter Pump Flow Rate|
|Intex Krystal Clear Salt System E.C.O ,(electro catalytic oxidation)||Model No: 28669EG||up to 15,000 gal||700-3,000 gph (2,650 – 11,355L/hr)|
|Intex Krystal Clear Salt System (ECO)||Model No:|
ECO 7110 & ECO 8110
|up to 7,000 gal (26,500L)||between 700-3,000 gph (2,650 – 11,355L/hr)|
|Intex 120V Krystal Clear Saltwater System (ECO System)||Model No:|
28679EG16 and No.34; Tank diameter; 0.95 hp motor; Pump flow rate 2650 gph. System flow rate 2150 gph
|4,800 to 15,000 Gallon Capacity||combo set of sand filter pump and saltwater system|
Sand filter with 1600 Gallon per Hour filtering capacity
|up to 12,800 (gallons)||combo set of sand filter pump and saltwater system|
Don’t Know The Water Capacity Of Your Intex Above Ground Pool?
Here’s a guide to each intex pools water capacity and salt needed to operate a saltwater system
|Pool Name||Size||Water Capacity In Gallons||Salt Needed In Pounds (lbs)|
|Easy Set Pool||15′ x 48″||3,795||95|
|Easy Set Pool||18′ x 48″||5,455||136|
|Easy Set Pool||18′ x 52″||5,894||147|
|Ultra Frame Pool||15′ x 36″||3,282||82|
|Ultra Frame Pool||15′ x 42″||3,861||97|
|Ultra Frame Pool||15′ x 48″||4,440||111|
|Ultra Frame Pool||18′ x 48″||6,423||161|
|Ultra Frame Pool||18′ x 52″||6,981||175|
|Ultra Frame Pool||24′ x 52″||12,481||312|
|Oval Frame Pool||12′ x 20″ x 48″||4,393||110|
|Oval Frame Pool||12′ x 24″ 48″||5,407||135|
|Oval Frame Pool||12′ x 28″ x 52″||6,925||173|
|Rectangular Frame Pool||9′ x 18″ x 52″||4,545||114|
|Rectangular Frame Pool||16´x 32″ x 52″||14,364||359|
Intex Saltwater System Installation
It’s advisable to have a professional install this system. However, the Intex saltwater system is quiet easy to install especially for the handy diyer. Here’s a video instruction on how to install the Intex pool pump.