UPDATED: Oct 13, 2019.
The Polaris 9550 Sport is one excellent in-ground pool cleaner that gives other pool cleaners a bad name. It comes in a compact and sleek design accompanied with a 70-foot long cable, a controller head unit, and a caddy for storage and transportation. This device is designed and accessorized to the last detail to ensure it optimizes on cleaning your in-ground pool.
For instance, it uses a four-wheel drive system to maneuver the pool and has two scrubbers attached between the front wheels of the cleaner for scrubbing your pool’s surface. The cleaner then uses the vortex vacuum technology to suck up debris that has been removed from the pool floor, enclosing them in the canister before releasing water back into the pool. Its ability to easily climb makes it a great tool for cleaning any pool’s floors, walls, and waterline.it also has some next generation features that are pretty impressive such as the easy lift system that brings the cleaner to the surface of the pool upon pressing the lift button.
The seven-day programmable timer that allows pool owners to schedule cleaning sessions is another notable feature that comes with the Polaris 9550. Riddled with the best features technology has to offer, this cleaner is able to tackle a typical cleaning job within two and a half hours and can handle pools that are up to 60 feet long. With a two year warranty, you can rest assured you are purchasing a durable product when it comes to the Polaris 9550 Sport.
Easy lift System.
This is a very impressive system that stops the cleaner from whatever it was doing and brings it to the surface of the pool. To determine the side of the pool that the robot comes to, long press the lift button. The easy lift system is very useful when it comes to emptying the canister when full. While lifting the cleaner from the water, be sure to use the handle as opposed to the cord.
Remote with motion sensing.
The Polaris 9550 is accessorized with a motion sensor remote that allows users to control it while under water. This comes in handy when targeting specific spots in the pool ensuring it literally never misses a spot while cleaning.
Vortex Vacuum Technology System.
The Vortex Vacuum system does an excellent job at sucking up dirt and debris from the pool and directing them to the canister. It claims to have a 25% vacuum power higher than other cleaners of its kind and can handle large debris such as pebbles easily.
Filter Debris Canister.
The canister of this cleaner is well equipped for filtering out dirt before the water is released back into the pool. It also comes in a unique shape that allows for very easy cleaning without touching the dirt in it.
Dirty Canister Indicator.
A dirty canister indicator, (something you rarely find in other in-ground cleaners) tells you when the canister is full and needs emptying. This saves you the hassle of constantly checking.
Solid blade brushes.
The Polaris 9550 uses solid blade brushes to scrub off the floor of your pool. These are very efficient at upsetting any stubborn debris that may have adhered to the floor in the pool.
7-day programmable system.
Another unique feature is the scheduling system that allows you to plan for cleaning ahead of time. After scheduling the cleaning, you can forget about it and the Polaris 9550 will do the remembering for you.
Four wheel drive system.
It uses four wheels to maneuver the pool’s terrains which paired with motion sensing abilities make it a perfect tool for pool cleaning. Motion sensing prevents it from getting stuck in one place within the pool.
Easy to assemble caddy.
A caddy is provided for storage and transportation of the pool cleaner. It is pretty easy to assemble as it does not require any tools. It also stores the device in an upright position to facilitate water drainage.
- Easy to clean debris canister.
- Comes with a lot of control
- Comes in a compact design ideal for storage.
- The caddy is pretty strong and easy to assemble.
- The Vortex Vacuum technology allows an excellent cleaning job for any pool.
- Allows for scheduled cleaning of your pool.
- The easy lift system is a huge bonus for accessing the cleaner when needed.
- It does not offer any speed control features.
- The remote control takes a bit of time to respond.
Although it comes at a considerably high price, the Polaris 9550 Sport is a very efficient in-ground pool cleaner. It is designed with user comfort in mind by accessorizing it heavily with gadgets that allow you to clean your pool with as little effort and time as possible. If you are looking for a top notch in ground pool cleaner that is low maintenance, effective and durable, then this is just for you.