For suction side cleaners, there are three top contenders on Facebook group sites. These include “The PoolCleaner” sold by Hayward, the Pentair Rebel, and the Polaris Atlas.
A lot of service pros don’t like suction-side cleaners at all, (this tends to be true in areas with a lot of trees,) but many nonetheless say that The PoolCleaner, by Poolvergnuegen, is the only one they would recommend. Hayward’s AquaNaut and Phoenix models are essentially the same cleaner, with different color schemes and different purchase locations. Hayward owns the Poolvergnuegen name and launched the other two cleaners to expand the appeal. The best choice of the three pretty much depends on the price and whether there’s a rebate at the time of purchase.
The PoolCleaner is a high performing suction pool cleaner that provides enough power, traction and balance to efficiently clean pools with deep ends. Features such as self-adjusting turbine vanes ensure maximum power at virtually any flow and effortless debris management. Adjustable skirt and tire treads work together with programmed steering to ensure easy wall-climbing, obstacle management, and maximized pool coverage while delivering the best surface clean.
Whether you go with the 2-wheel or 4-wheel drive, The PoolCleaner is a great cleaner. The 2-Wheel Suction Drive comes with approximately 33 feet of hose and is ideal for most averagesized pools without a deep end.
The 4-wheel drive comes with approximately 40 feet of hose and is best suited for larger pools with a deep end. The additional wheels maintain power and balance in pools with deep ends.All of the PoolCleaner models have self-adjusting turbine vanes. These flexible vanes ensure maximum power at virtually any flow; their ability to move allows easy passage of large debris to ensure full cleaning.
The PoolCleaner has multiple pre-programmed internal steering sequences, which cause the left wheel to periodically reverse, allowing The