Master Spas jet Away Owner`s manual

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MASTER SPAS OWNER’S MANUAL
Welcome To Ultimate Relaxation!
Thank you for choosing your new spa built by Master Spas. Please read the
entire Owner’s Manual before installing and using your spa. The goal of this
manual is to provide you with safety and operational information plus some tips
that will help you enjoy your spa to its fullest.
At the time of print, this manual is accurate in its information. Master Spas
reserves the right to change or improve its product without prior notice.
To check on updates or for other information, please visit www.masterspas.com
and follow the links to the customer service section.
Record Of Ownership
Name _____________________________________________________
Address____________________________________________________
City _____________________________ State ______ Zip
___________
Date Purchased ______ /______ /_______
Model ________________________ Serial
#______________________
Dealer Name _______________________________________________
*Serial Number Location
The serial number for your spa is located in the filter area, on the spa system
pack, or on the listing plate on the skirting. It will start with "M" followed
by a 6-digit number. Ex. M704590
6927 Lincoln Parkway
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46804
260-436-9100
www.masterspas.com
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Important Safety Instructions
All Spa Models, Personal Safety ............................................................................3-6
Glossary of Spa Terminology ..............................................................................7-11
Installation
Electrical Installation Requirements ..............................................................................12
Wiring Schematic ..............................................................................................13
Site Preparation ............................................................................................14-15
Installation Instructions ....................................................................................16-17
Water Chemistry Terms ....................................................................................18-19
Spa Water Maintenance - Master Spas and Down East Spas
ECO PUR™ Information ......................................................................................20
Water Quality Maintenance Start-Up ......................................................................21
Advantages of ECO PUR™ ....................................................................................22
Water Quality Maintenance Schedule - ECO PUR™ ....................................................23
Spa Water Maintenance - Freedom Spas
Spa Water Maintenance Start-Up ............................................................................24
Spa Water Maintenance Schedule ........................................................................25-26
Water Maintenance Trouble-Shooting ....................................................................27
Why Chemicals are Important ..............................................................................28
Maintenance Recommendations ............................................................................29
Winterizing Your Spa ............................................................................................30
Master Spas
Specifications ....................................................................................................31
Initial Start-Up ..............................................................................................32-37
Diagnostic Messages ........................................................................................38-39
Periodic Reminder Messages..................................................................................39
Master Spas - Legend Series - LSI 557/LSX 557
Initial Start-Up ..............................................................................................40-41
Diagnostic Messages ........................................................................................42-43
Down East Spas (2 - 3 Pump Systems)
Specifications ....................................................................................................44
Initial Start-Up ..............................................................................................45-47
Diagnostic Messages ........................................................................................48-49
Freedom Spas and 1 and 2 Pump Systems
Freedom Specifications ........................................................................................50
Initial Start-Up ..............................................................................................51-52
Diagnostic Messages ........................................................................................53-54
Max Stereo System ..........................................................................................55-56
Flat Screen TV (FST)..........................................................................................57-58
Dolphin Remote ..............................................................................................59-66
Trouble Shooting Guide ....................................................................................67-68
Regular Maintenance Procedures ......................................................................69-71
Care of Spa Cover, Spa Cabinet & Filter Cleaning ....................................................72
Spa Maintenance Records ................................................................................73-76
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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Save These Instructions
Included with your new spa is a safety sign.The sign is for you and your
guest’s protection and is suitable for outdoor use in wet locations.The sign
should be placed in a location visible to all users of the spa.
Please take time to point out the physical location of the safety sign and the
importance of the safety precautions displayed on the safety sign to all of your
guests. Remember your safety and the safety of anyone who enjoys the use of
your spa is our utmost concern.
The sign should be mounted with screws or another type of permanent
fastener. Additional or replacement signs can be obtained from your dealer
or direct from the factory.
Introduction
It’s time to relax! You now have your very own portable spa by Master Spas, Inc.
By fully understanding the operation of each of the features of your new Master
Spa, you will be assured of many years of hassle-free, hot water therapy and fun.
Your safety is of paramount importance to the MasterSpas family.We urge you to
read and become thoroughly familiar with all safety aspects addressed in this
manual.
Through reading and totally understanding the important information in your
owner’s manual, you will realize that you now own THE ULTIMATE
RELAXATION MACHINE!
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Important Safety Instructions
When installing and using this electrical equipment, basic safety precautions
should be observed including the following:
Read And Follow ALL INSTRUCTIONS
1. WARNING. To reduce the risk of injury, do not permit children to use this
product unless they are closely supervised at all times.
2. DANGER - RISK OF CHILD DROWNING. Extreme caution must be
exercised to prevent unauthorized access by children.To avoid accidents, insure
that children cannot use a spa or hot tub unless they are closely supervised at
all times.
3. WARNING. A pressure wire connector is provided on the surface of the control
box inside the spa to permit connection of a minimum No. 8 AWG solid copper
bonding wire between this point and any metal equipment, metal enclosures of
electrical equipment, metal water pipe or conduit within 5 feet (1.5M) of the unit.
4. DANGER - RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK. Install spa at least five (5) feet
(1.5M) from all metal surfaces. A spa may be installed within five (5) feet
(1.5M) of metal surfaces if, in accordance with the National Electrical Code,
each metal surface is permanently connected by a No. 6 AWG (8.4mm) solid
copper conductor attached to the wire connector on the terminal box. A
grounding lug is provided for this purpose.
5. DANGER - RISK OF INJURY. The suction fittings in this spa are sized to
match the specific water flow created by the pump. Should the need arise to
replace the suction fitting or the pump be sure that the flow rates are compatible.
*NOTE: Never operate the spa if the suction fittings are broken or missing. Never
replace a suction fitting with one rated less than the flow rate marked on
the original suction fitting.
6. DANGER - To reduce the risk of injury to persons, do not remove suction grate.
Suction through drains and skimmers is powerful when the jets in the spa are in
use. Damaged covers can be hazardous to small children and adults with long hair.
Should any part of the body be drawn into these fittings, turn off the spa
immediately. As a precaution, long hair should not be allowed to float in the spa.
7. WARNING. Install spa so that water can be easily drained out of the compartment
containing electrical components so as not to damage equipment. Also, when
installing spa, allow enough room to access for servicing. Contact your local dealer
for their requirements.
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Important Safety Instructions (cont.)
8. WARNING - TO REDUCE THE RISK OF INJURY:
(A) Always enter and exit a spa slowly.
(B) Do not use the spa alone.
(C) Before entering the spa, always measure the water temperature with an
accurate thermometer.Tolerance of water temperature regulating devices can
vary as much as plus/minus 5° F (3° C).
(D) Persons suffering from obesity or with a medical history of heart disease,
diabetes, high or low blood pressure or circulatory system problems should
consult with their physician before using the spa.
(E) Since excessive water temperature has a high potential for causing fetal
damage during early months of pregnancy, pregnant or possibly pregnant
women should limit spa water temperatures to 100° F (38° C).
(F) Excessive water temperature can be dangerous.The water in the spa should
never exceed 104° F (40° C).Water temperatures between 100° and 104° F
are considered safe for a healthy adult. Lower water temperatures are
recommended for extended use (exceeding 10 minutes) and for young
children. Long exposures at higher temperatures can result in hyperthermia.
HYPERTHERMIA
Hyperthermia occurs when the internal temperature of the body reaches a level
several degrees above the normal body temperature of 98.6° F.
THE SYMPTOMS OF HYPERTHERMIA INCLUDE:
Dizziness • Fainting • Drowsiness • Lethargy • Increase in Internal Body Temperature
THE EFFECTS OF HYPERTHERMIA INCLUDE:
Unawareness of Impending Hazard • Failure to Perceive Heat
Failure to Recognize the Need to Exit Spa • Physical Inability to Exit Spa
Fetal Damage in Pregnant Women • Unconsciousness Resulting in a Danger of Drowning
(G)
(H)
Children’s body temperature can increase more rapidly than adults in the same
water with elevated temperatures (above 99° F). Children should spend less time in
water above body temperature than adults.
The use of a spa while under the influence of alcohol, drugs and/or medication may
lead to unconsciousness with the possibility of drowning.
*NOTE: Persons on medication should consult with their physician before entering the spa
since some medication may induce drowsiness while other medication may affect heart rate,
blood pressure and circulation.
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Important Safety Instructions (cont.)
9. People with infections, sores or the like should not use the spa.Warm and hot
water temperatures may allow the growth of infectious bacteria if not properly
disinfected.
10. DANGER - RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK. Do not permit any electric
appliance, such as a light, telephone, radio or television, within five (5) feet
of the spa. Never operate any electrical appliances from inside the spa or
while wet.
11. WARNING - RISK OF SUFFOCATION. If this spa is equipped with a gas
heater, it is intended for outdoor use only, unless proper ventilation can
be provided for an indoor installation.
12. “CAUTION - RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK.
Do not leave the CD compartment open.”
“CAUTION - RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK.
Replace components only with identical components.”
The CD player /DVD controls are not to be operated while inside the spa.
“WARNING - PREVENT ELECTROCUTION. Do not connect any
auxiliary components (for example, additional speakers, headphones,
additional audio/video components etc.) to the system.”
These units are not provided with an outdoor antennae.
Do not service this product yourself as opening or removing covers may expose
you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service
personnel.
If the power supply/supply cord(s) are damaged, water is entering the TV,
speaker, CD compartment, or any other component in the electrical equipment
compartment area, the protective shield is showing signs of deterioration, or
there are signs of other potentially hazardous damage to the unit, turn off the
circuit breaker from the wall and refer servicing to a qualified service personnel.
The unit should be subjected to periodic routine maintenance once every quarter
to make sure that the unit is operating properly.
13. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
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GLOSSARY OF SPA TERMINOLOGY
1. NECK JETS
2. SHOULDER JETS
3. THERAPY JETS
4. MASTER BLASTER
FOOT THERAPY JET
Your new Master Spa features a variety of jet
styles. All jets, regardless of style return the
water to the spa. Air is mixed with the water
by using the air controls creating a gentle to
most vigorous massage. Water flow is adjusted
by simply turning the outer face of the jet.
Your Master Spa will have a combination of
pulsating, rotating, dual pulsating and directional adjustable jets. The Legend Series and
most of the Down East 3 and 4 pump systems,
feature the Master Blaster Foot Therapy System.
Neck, Shoulder,Therapy Jets
Master Blaster
5. JET DIVERTER VALVE - Located on the topside of the spa, this valve
physically diverts the flow of water from one jet zone of the spa to another
jet zone.
Be sure that no sand or particles are brought into the spa as they will cause the
diverter to seize up. It is best to turn the diverter valve only when the pump is
turned off.
Jet Diverter
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6. CASCADE WATERFALL VALVE - Located on the topside of the spa, this
valve adjusts water flow to the cascade waterfall.This feature is available on
the Legend Series only.
Cascade Waterfall Valve
7. AIR CONTROL VALVES - These are located around the top of your spa.
You may increase or decrease the force of your jets by opening or closing
the air control valves.Typically, one dial controls the air to water ratio and
mix to one group of jets.When not in use the air controls should be kept in
the closed position, as air bubbles tend to cool the water.
Air Control Valve
Air Control Valve
8. TOPSIDE CONTROL PANEL -You may safely control all functions from
inside or outside your spa using the Topside Control Panel.This Panel is used
to control the water temperature, pumps, the spa light, automatic filtration
cycles and other advanced functions.The digital display will give you a
constant temperature readout and will notify you in case of certain
malfunctions. Several user programmable functions are also available.
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9. PERSONAL REMOTE CONTROL - The Legend Series (LS) spas have
additional remotes which allow the user to control the jet therapy while
remaining in his/her seat (if applicable). By pressing the control one time,
you will activate low speed. Press the pad again for high speed and again
to turn it off.
Personal Remote Control
10. EQUIPMENT ACCESS PANEL - Located behind the side panel below the
Topside Control Panel, this area houses the major components responsible for
the spas operation.Those components include the pumps, heater, control
panel box, Ozonator, and LED light system (if applicable). Pump and
equipment placement may vary by model.
11. ACCESS PANELS - These are located on all four sides of the spa. All of the
panels are removable should service be required.
12. DRAINING YOUR LEGEND OR DOWN EAST SPA- The drain is located
behind the front panel on the far right side.You can access the drain by
unscrewing the black thumb screws and removing the corner panel. Grasp
the drain cap, and pull the assembly out all the way. Unscrew the cap, then
push the assembly back in half way to start the flow of water. Attach a garden
hose, if desired. Draining times may vary by model using the external hose
bib. A sump pump may also be used to drain the spa quickly.
*NOTE: When pushing or pulling the assembly in or out, water will drip from the
drain during the transition.This is normal.
13. DRAINING YOUR FREEDOM SERIES SPA- The drain is located behind
the front panel on the far right side, grasp the hose bib cap and turn it counter
clockwise. Attach a garden hose, if desired.Turn the black knob on the side of
the valve a quarter turn. Draining times may vary by model using the external
hose bib. A sump pump may also be used to drain the spa quickly.
Legend and
Down East
Drain
Freedom
Drain
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13. FILTER LID -Your filter lid will serve to prevent major objects from
entering your filter area and possibly damaging your filter elements which are
located under the filter lid.These filter elements are designed to remove
small debris and oils from your spa water.
14. WEIR GATE - The weir gate is the horizontal door located in front of the
filters that trap debris in the filter area.
15. SPA LIGHT -Your spa light is designed for safety and is located in the
interior wall of your spa.The on/off switch is located on the topside
control panel.
16. EQUIPMENT CONTROL SYSTEM - This houses the wiring and electrical
components necessary to operate the spa.
17. SPA HEATER - This element is an electric heater housed in a stainless steel
tube. It is thermostatically controlled and equipped with a high-limit
temperature safety shut-off sensor.The high-limit sensor cannot be reset until
the temperature within the heater assembly drops several degrees below the
shut-off temperature of 108° - 110° F (varies by model). Should the
high-limit switch trip repeatedly, contact your dealer or qualified service
representative to diagnose the problem.
18. SLICE VALVES - These valves are used by service personnel to shut off water
to the heater, main pump system and secondary pump system so that the
water does not need to be drained should the spa require service.
*NOTE: Slice valves must be completely open during normal operations.
*NOTE: Legend Series spas are the only models that come with slice valves
on all pumps.
Slice Valve
and Pump Union
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19. MAIN PUMP - This produces water flow through the main jets in the spa.
The first pump may be operated on two speeds. Low speed will produce
efficient water circulation during filtration and gentle jet action. High speed
should be used for maximum jet action.The main pump is controlled by the
“Jets” or “Jets I” button on the Topside Control Panel or by using the Personal
Remote Control next to the Aqua Pressure Seat (Legend Series only).
20. SECONDARY PUMP - This produces water flow through the other jet
system in the spa (if applicable).The second pump operates similar to the
main pump and is controlled by the “Jets II” button on the Topside
Control Panel or by using the Personal Remote Control next to the reverse
molded neck therapy seat (Legend Series only).
21. CIRCULATION PUMP - This produces water flow through the heater in
the spa and provides the water flow necessary to actuate the ozone generator.
This fractional HP pump runs for 24 hours of efficient filtration and
heating.This pump is standard on all Legend Series and Down East models.
22. PUMP UNION - These are used by service personnel to easily service
the pumps.
23. HEATER UNION - These are used by service personnel to easily service
the heater.
24. OZONATOR -Your ozonator will operate in conjunction with your
filtration system and circulation pump (if applicable). It will deactivate when
any other control function is manually activated and will reactivate after one
hour of inactivity.The ozonator is standard on all Legend Series and optional
on all Down East and Freedom Spas.
Ozonator
25. THIRD PUMP (on select models)
This produces water flow through the Master Blaster Jets located in the foot
well of your spa.This pump functions on high speed only.
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ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
HAVE YOUR ELECTRICIAN READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION
BEFORE INSTALLATION BEGINS
Electrical connections made improperly, or th
e use of wire gauge sizes for incurring
power which are too small, may continuallyblow fuses in the electrical equipment box,
may damage the internal electrical controls and components, may be unsafe and in any
case will void your warranty.
It is the responsibility of the spa owner to ensure that electrical connections are
made by a qualified electrician in accordan ce with the National Electrical Code and
any local and state electrical codes in force at the time of installation.
These connections must be made in accordance with the wiring diagrams found inside the
control box. This equipment has been designe
d to operate on 60Hz. alternating current
only, 240 volts are required. Make sure thatpower is not applied while performing any
electrical installation. A copper bondinglug has been provided on the electrical
equipment pack to allow connection to local ground points. The ground wire must be at
least 10 AWG copper wire and must be connected securely to a grounded metal structure
such as a cold water pipe. All MasterSpas equipment packs are wired for 240 VAC
only. The only electrical supply for your spa must include a 50 AMP switch or circuit
breaker to open all non-grounded supply conducto
rs to comply with section 422-20 of the
National Electrical Code. The disconnectmust be readily accessible to the spa
occupants, but installed at least five feet from the spa. A Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupter
(GFCI) must be used to comply with section 680-42 of the NationalElectrical Code. A
ground fault is a current leak from any one of
the supply conductors to ground. A GFCI
is designed to automatically shut off powerto a piece of equipment when a current fault
is detected.
Power hook-up to the spa must be 240 volt 3 wire plus ground (6 AWG copper).
Route the cable into the equipment area for final hook-up to terminals inside the control
panel. The spa must be hooked up to a “dedicated” 240 volt, 50 amp breaker and GFCI.
The term “dedicated” means the electrical ci
rcuit for the spa is not being used for any
other electrical items (patio lights, applianc
es, garage circuits, etc.). If the spa is
connected to a non-dedicated circuit, overloadi
ng will result in “nuisance tripping” which
requires resetting of the breaker switchat the house electrical panel.
Rev. 05/01/06
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WIRING SCHEMATIC - 240 VOLT SPA HOOK-UP
Balboa
Instruments
G.F.C.I Breaker Box
Incorporated
Wire Key
Green (Ground)
Red (Hot)
Black (Hot)
White (Neutral)
50
TEST
House Breaker Box
Spa System Box
50
ON
OFF
TB1
OFF
ON
OFF
ON
1
2
3
4
5
GRN (GROUND)
ON
OFF
BLK (HOT)
ON
OFF
RED (HOT)
BLK (HOT)
WHT
GRN
GRN (GROUND)
RED (HOT)
WHT
BLK (HOT)
RED (HOT)
WHITE (NEUTRAL)
BLACK (HOT)
RED (HOT)
GREEN (GROUND)
NOTE: For a 240 V
dedicated hook-up, the
white neutral wire is
not required between
the G.F.C.I. and the
system box.
WHT (NEUTRAL)
IDF00007.mac 6/17/97
* Actual wiring of GFCI will vary by manufacturer of GFCI.The GFCI shown is a Square D.
Improper wiring of GFCI may result in permanent damage to spa system box. Repair /
replacement of spa system box is not covered under warranty when damage results from
improper wiring.
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SITE PREPARATION / GENERAL GUIDELINES
Portable spa installation is simple when properly planned.To that end, it is
important that you read the following information carefully and consult with
your Master Spas dealer.
1) Access - The actual dimensions of your new spa will determine the amount of
space that is needed in moving the spa from curbside to its final installation
area. Be sure to measure side yard dimensions, gates or doors and vertical
obstructions such as roof overhangs and overhead cables. Any other space
limiting obstacles such as trees or shrubs must be evaluated.
2) If the spa is being installed indoors, dimension limitations such as stairs,
ceilings and walls must be taken into consideration. Please have your Master
Spas dealer or delivery service review site or installation plans prior to
delivery.
3) Surface/Pad Requirements - When your new spa is filled with water and
bathers, it may weigh as much as several tons. It is imperative that the base
beneath the spa can support the actual weight.The spa must be on a
uniformly firm, continuous, and level surface.The recommended foundation
is a concrete pad with a minimum thickness of four (4) inches with steel
reinforcement bars crossed throughout the pad.
IMPORTANT
When installing your spa indoors, on a wood deck, or balcony, the same load
requirements must be met.Total load may be as much as 90 pounds per square
foot.You should speak with a qualified contractor or your local building department to confirm that your surface is adequate for supporting a spa. Be sure to
locate your spa so that equipment remains above grade and is not subject to
flooding.
The equipment side(s) of the spa must be accessible in the event that future service is needed. Periodical maintenance checks require entry into the equipment
bay.When possible, it is wise planning for the future to leave access to all sides of
the spa in the event your spas plumbing requires maintenance.Your spa warranty
does not cover the cost of providing access for service.
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GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR OUTDOOR INSTALLATION
Again, proper planning will increase your total enjoyment factor with your new
spa. Listed below are some additional items to consider when planning your
installation.
•
How spa will complement landscaping and vice versa
•
View from inside spa and view of spa from inside of home
•
Exposure to sunlight and shading from trees
•
Privacy
•
Getting to spa from house and return
•
Proximity to dressing rooms and bathrooms
•
Storage for spa chemicals
•
Local building codes (if applicable)
•
Power cable
GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR INDOOR INSTALLATION
Installing your spa indoors creates an entirely different set of considerations.
Here again, with proper planning, no matter what room your spa goes in, it will
be your favorite room.
•
Work with your Master Spas dealer and contractor to insure all local
building, electrical and plumbing codes are met
•
Plan for a floor drain to drain off excess water or for draining and cleaning
your spa
•
A ventilation fan may be necessary due to high humidity created by your spa
•
Finished material in your spa room should also be capable of withstanding
increased humidity
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1.) Put spa in final position that allows for access to equipment and spa
components.
2.) Remove front side panel (This is the side where the main topside control
panel is located) so electrical can be hooked up to the spa system pack.
Panels are removed by unscrewing the screws in the corner sections and
then lifting up the panels out of the retaining tracks.
Removing of Panels
4.) Be sure all pump and heater unions are secure. Each pump has 2 unions and
the heater has 2 unions. A newly delivered spa may have loose unions caused
in transporting the spa. Check that all slice valves are open, in the up
position. Again, the slice valves may become closed during transportation
of the spa.
Slice Valve
and Pump Union
5.) Fill spa to the "minimum safe water level" sticker.We recommend filling the
spa through the filter area.
6.) Turn the power on to the spa. Spa will go through its priming mode.
This lasts approximately 5 minutes.
7.) Be sure the jets in your spa are open by turning the face of the jet.
Note:The Master Blasters are only turned on/off through the use of the
“Jets 3” button or the diverter valve (if equipped).
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8.) It may be necessary to bleed air from the motor(s) on your spa if, after start
up, your spa pumps do not operate.
Due to the nature of water flow and hydro-therapy pumps, please be advised
that air locking of pumps may occur. Master Spas has taken measures to
reduce the possibility of this, but it still may occur, especially after refilling a
spa. This is not a service covered under warranty.
To relieve an airlock situation, loosen the union (see picture) on the discharge
of the pump (the end of the pump that water is being pushed through). Water
should leak out. Tighten the union and test the pump for proper jet flow.
If needed repeat process.
Pump Union
Slice Valve
Airlock
9.) Adjust water chemistry according to the instructions provided in the
"Spa Water Maintenance Section" (page 20) for Legend Series and Down
East Spas. Freedom Spa models should follow the " Spa Water
Maintenance-Initial Start-Up Section" (page 24).
10.) Your spa water will heat approximately 5° - 8° per hour, for all 240V spas.
This varies depending on the size of the spa.
Step into the soothing waters of your new Master Spa!
Relax and enjoy.
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WATER CHEMISTRY TERMS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Before jumping into the Spa Water Maintenance, here are some terms to help you.
1. Parts per million, or ppm: This is a form of measurement used in most pool
or spa chemical readings. Best described as any one million like items of equal
size and make up, next to one unlike item , but of equal size. This would be
one part per million.
2. Average size spa: What is it? The national spa and pool institute (NSPI)
states; 350 to 400 U.S. gallons is average. As a general rule, chemical dosages
are the same for any spa between 100 and 500 U.S. gallons. Spas over 500
U.S. gallons the dosage would be double. Under 100 U.S. gallons would be
on a case by case basis.
3. Total Alkalinity: This is a measurement of the ability of the water to resist
changes in pH. Put another way, it is the water’s ability to maintain proper
pH. Total alkalinity is measured in parts per million from 0 to 400 plus, with
80 to 150 ppm being the best range for spas. With low alkalinity, the pH will
flip, or change back and forth, and be hard to control. With high alkalinity it
becomes extremely difficult to change the pH.
4. pH or potential hydrogen: This is a measurement of the active acidity in the
water, or it is the measurement of the concentration of active hydrogen ions
in the water. The greater the concentration of active hydrogen ions, the lower
the pH. pH is not measured in parts per million, but on a scale from 0 to 14,
with 7 being the neutral. In spas when ever possible, a measurement between
7.2 and 7.8 is best. Whenever possible, it should be between 7.4 and 7.6.
With low pH, the results can be corroded metals, etched and stained plaster,
stained fiberglass or acrylic, eye / skin irritation, rapid chlorine or bromine
loss, and total alkalinity destruction. With high pH, the results can be cloudy
water, eye / skin irritation, scale formation and poor chlorine or bromine
efficiency.
5. Shocking: This is when you add either extra chlorine (superchlorinate) by
raising the chlorine level above 8 ppm, or add a non-chlorine shock
(potassium monoperoxysulfate or potassium monopersulfate) to burn off
the chloramines or bromamines. A non-chlorine shock acts by releasing
oxygen in the water, which serves the same function as chlorine. The
advantage to using non-chlorine shock, is you can enter the water within 15
minutes after shocking. Using chlorine, you must wait until the total chlorine
reading is below 5 ppm. One thing to remember, a non-chlorine shock will
not kill bacteria or disinfect.
6. Sequestering: This can be defined as the ability to form a chemical complex
which remains in solution, despite the presence of a precipitating agent
(i.e. calcium and metals). Common names for sequestering chemicals are;
minquest, stain and scale control, metal-x, spa defender, spa metal gone, (etc.).
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WATER CHEMISTRY TERMS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Before jumping into the Spa Water Maintenance, here are some terms to help you.
7. Filtration: Filters are necessary to remove particles of dust, dirt, algae, etc.
that are continuously entering the water. If the spa is not operated long
enough each day for the filter to do a proper job, this puts a burden on the
chemicals, causing extra expense. Filtration time will depend on the spa size,
pump and filter size, and of course, bather load. A spare cartridge should be
kept on hand to make it easy to frequently clean the cartridge without the
need for a long shut down. This will also allow the cartridge to dry out
between usages, which will increase the cartridge life span as much as twice.
Replace the cartridge when the pleats begin to deteriorate. Cartridge
cleaning should be done a minimum of once a month. More often with a
heavy bather load.
8. Sanitizers: This is what kills the germs and bacteria that enter the water from
the environment and the human body.
A. Chlorine
1. Only one type is good for spa use
a. Sodium dichlor which is a granule, fast dissolving,
and pH neutral
2. Chlorine is an immediate sanitizer.
B. Bromine (Note: Bromine use is not recommended with Eco Pur filters.)
1.Two types of tablets.
a. Hydrotech
b. Lonza
2. Bromine is a slow dissolve chemical and may take a few days to
develop a reserve or reading in the water.
9. Total dissolved solids (TDS): Materials that have been dissolved by the water.
i.e. Like what happens when you put sugar in coffee or tea.
10. Useful life of water (in days):Water should be drained at least once every
180 days. Useful life may vary by usage and bather load.
11. Defoamer: Foaming may be caused by body oils, cosmetics, lotions, surface
cleaners, high pH or algeacides as well as other organic materials. Low levels
of calcium or sanitizer can also cause foaming. Also, double rinse your
bathing suits as they will hold residual soap after being washed.
12. Calcium hardness: Water that is too hard (over 250 ppm) can promote scale
formation in components and on spa surface. Water that is too low
(below 180 ppm) may also shorten the life of metal components on the spa.
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SPA WATER MAINTENANCE
Legend Series Spas and Down East Spas
* All Down East and Legend Series Spas use the Eco Pur mineral
filter(s).This section pertains specifically to maintaining water
chemistry in spas that have the Eco Pur mineral filters.
SPECIAL NOTE
ECO PUR™ water purification system is designed to reduce the use of
conventional sanitizers.You will still be required, periodically, based on usage
to add a small amount of chlorine to oxidize organic compounds. ECO PUR™
will not eliminate the need to maintain proper water chemistry but can make
the maintenance a more natural experience.
Master Spa Products are not designed to be used with Biquanides.These chemicals are found in SoftSwim® and Baqua Spa.
Due to adverse effects from these types of products, the warranty of the spa may be void.
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WATER QUALITY MAINTENANCE START-UP
Legend Series Spas and Down East Spas
For ECO PUR™ Water Purification System
Optional: Fill your spa using a Pre-filter, which can be obtained from
your local dealer.
Step 1:
During initial filling of the spa with fresh water, add a sequestering
agent such as Mineral Clear or Stain and Scale, etc. depending on the
brand name. Allow to circulate and filter for at least 12 hours.
Step 2:
Test water for pH, total Alkalinity, and Calcium hardness.
The pH should be 7.2 - 7.8 and the total Alkalinity 80-150 PPM.
Calcium hardness levels should be maintained between
150 and 250 PPM (part per million).
Step 3:
Adjust pH, total Alkalinity (TA) and Calcium hardness utilizing the
directions on the chemical bottles provided by your dealers start up kit.
Step 4:
It may be necessary to retest and add additional chemicals
to get to the proper levels in Step 3.
Step 5:
Add 2 oz. of concentrated chlorinating granules
(sodium Dichlor-s-triazinetreone) per 500 gallons on initial start up
to begin sanitizing the spa water. It is important not to add the
chlorinating granules until the pH, alkalinity and calcium hardness
have been adjusted to their proper levels.
SPECIAL NOTE:
We recommend a level of 1.0 ppm chlorine residual be maintained.
* It may be necessary to rinse your filters within the first few days after filling
your spa to ensure that they are not restricting water flow due to the initial
removal of heavy contaminents in source water.
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THE ADVANTAGES OF ECO PUR™ MINERAL PURIFICATION
Legend Series Spas and Down East Spas
• Destroys most bacteria, pathogens, algae, and fungi.
• Removes many heavy metals like lead and mercury from water.
• Removes calcium carbonate and hydrogen sulphide from spa water to protect
heaters and equipment from precipitation.
• Helps stabilize the pH and alkalinity of the spa water.
• Reduces up to 90% of chemical usage and still provides safe odor-free water.
• Depletes excess chlorine after chemical shock to prevent damage to skin, hair,
and swimwear.
• Produces ultra clean clear water.
SPECIAL NOTES
The ECO PUR™ water purification system contains specific minerals found in nature that
when combined create an effective bactericide and algaecide that will protect your spa
water. Mineral purification will not oxidize organic compounds and will require periodic
doses of chlorine to assist in sanitization and oxidation processes required to maintain
clear spa water:
o ECO PUR™ water purification will not alter the pH of spa water.The mineral
combination will actually aid in stabilizing the pH. ECO PUR™ does not alter
the (TDS) total dissolved solids as it performs sanitization in the filter and does
not add anything to the water.The use of sequestrants and stain and scale
inhibitors is not required for regular maintenance and should only be used in the
start up procedures.
o The main function of the ECO PUR™ water purification system is to provide
clean and clear spa water.The ECO PUR™ system is effective at destroying
most bacteria and algae that will be found in the spa water, but proper
chemical balance and filtration are also key components in maintaining healthy spa
water. Always ensure that the pH and TA of the spa water is checked and balanced
at all times.To ensure proper filtration, clean the outer filter cartridge, with a
"filter cleaner" every 30 days and rinse the ECO PUR™ cartridge with a hose to
remove buildup of containments. (Do not soak ECO PUR™ mineral cartridge in
filter cleaner.) If water appears to be visually cloudy or dull or has an odor, shock
water with 2 oz of chlorine to remove excessive containments.
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WATER QUALITY MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE-ECO PUR™
Legend Series Spas and Down East Spas
BEFORE EACH USE - Check spa water with a test strip for proper sanitation
levels and adjust accordingly to the proper levels.
ONCE A WEEK Add 3 Tablespoons of a non-chlorine shock or 1 tea
spoon of Dichlor to spa per 250 gallons.
3 TIMES A WEEK Test water using chemical test strips. Adjust sanitizer,
pH and Alkalinity accordingly.
ONCE A MONTH* - Soak your filter elements overnight in a bucket with spa
Filter Cleaner and then rinse with clean water before
re-inserting. (The ECO PUR™ mineral element should
never be cleaned in a filter cleaner. Just rinse
with water.)
EVERY 180 DAYS Drain and refill your spa, replace with a new
ECO PUR™ element, repeat start up procedure.
AFTER EACH USE - Add 1 tablespoon of non-chlorine shock or 1/3
teaspoon of Dichlor to spa per 250 gallons.
AS NEEDED If water looks hazy, shock treat with 1 teaspoon of
Dichlor per 500 gallons.
* These are general recommendations for water quality maintenance that may
vary by usage and or bather load. Depending on bather load and frequency of
use, drain and refill times may vary as well as the frequency of cleaning your
filters.
* Foam Gone may be used when excessive foaming occurs. Be sure to use only
a drop or two at a time. Over use of Foam Gone will result in cloudy,
milky water.
NOTE:
As an alternative to non chlorine shock, Dichlor may be substituted.
1 tsp. Dichlor = 3 tablespoons of non chlorine shock
USE ONLY SPA CHEMICALS
(some pool chemicals are not suitable for spa use).
* when cleaning filters, be sure to never have the pumps (including the
circulation pump) running without the filters in place. Failure to do so may
result in debris in the pumps causing unwarranted damage.
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SPA WATER MAINTENANCE - START-UP
Freedom Spas (For Spas without Eco Pur™ Mineral Purification System)
1. Read the spa owners manual first.
2. Clean the surface with a spa general purpose cleaner or wipe down with a
clean wet towel.
3. Begin filling the spa with fresh water. If possible, do not use softened water.
4. When the spa has 2 to 4 inches of water on the bottom, add the
recommended amount of a sequestering chemical for that size spa. See the
chemical bottle for correct amounts.
5. When the spa is full, run the pump on high speed for 30 minutes without air
controls open. This will give the sequestering chemical time to mix well with
the water. Allow sequestering chemical 12-24 hours to properly filter in the
water before proceeding with any further steps.
6. Using test strips or a test kit, test for total alkalinity, and adjust if necessary to
between 80 to 150 ppm using the pH / alkalinity increaser or decreaser 1oz.
at a time. Wait 15 minutes, retest, and adjust if necessary. The pump should
be running on high speed during this time without air controls open.
7. Using test strips or a test kit, test for pH, and adjust if necessary to within the
7.2 and 7.8 range using the pH / alkalinity increaser or decreaser 1/2oz. at a
time. Wait 15 minutes, retest, and adjust if necessary. The pump should be
running on high speed during this time, without air controls open.
8. Add the sanitizer of choice, following label directions. If chlorine is used,
broadcast the recommended amount across the surface of the water, with the
pump running on high speed. Wait 15 minutes, retest, and adjust if necessary
to a total chlorine reading of 1 to 3 ppm. If bromine is used, add bromine
tablets to the bromine feeder following label directions. With the pump
running on high speed, add 2oz. of sodium bromide, and shock the spa with
2oz. of non chlorine shock. It may take several days adjusting the bromine
feeder to obtain a total bromine reading of 3 to 5 ppm. A bromine reading
may not be obtained on the first day.
9. If any foam develops, add a defoamer at the base of the problem area.
Use only enough defoamer to get rid of the foam. This is usually one or two
drops. Do not pour large amounts of defoamer into water.
10. Wait two days, and begin a three day a week maintenance program.
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SPA WATER MAINTENANCE - START-UP
Freedom Spas (For Spas without Eco Pur™ Mineral Purification System)
DAY ONE
1. Test and adjust total alkalinity if necessary to between 80 to 150 ppm using
the pH / alkalinity increaser or decreaser 1oz. at a time. Wait 15 minutes,
retest and adjust if necessary. The pump should be running on high speed
during this time with the air controls closed.
2. Test and adjust pH, if necessary, to within the range of 7.2 to 7.8 using the
pH / alkalinity increaser or decreaser, 1/2oz. at a time. Wait 15 minutes,
retest and adjust if necessary. The pump should be running on high speed
during this time with the air controls closed.
3. Test and adjust sanitizer level. Add chlorine following label directions to
maintain a free chlorine level of 1 to 3 ppm. If using bromine, adjust feeder
to maintain a total bromine level of 3 to 5 ppm. Add bromine tablets to the
dispenser if necessary, following label directions.
4. Add a water clarifier following label directions. If the spa is equipped with
an ozone unit, we recommend adding an enzyme product in place of the
clarifier, following the label directions.
5. Use a small amount of defoamer only if necessary.
DAY TWO SKIP
DAY THREE
1. Test and adjust total alkalinity, if necessary, to between 80 and 150 ppm using
the pH / alkalinity increaser or decreaser, 1oz at a time. Wait 15 minutes,
retest and adjust if necessary. The pump should be running on high speed
during this time with the air controls closed.
2. Test and adjust the pH, if necessary, to within the range of 7.2 to 7.8 using
the pH / alkalinity increaser or decreaser, 1/2oz at a time. Wait 15 minutes,
retest and adjust if necessary. The pump should be running on high speed
during this time with the air controls closed.
3. Test and adjust sanitizer level. Add chlorine following label directions to
maintain a free chlorine level of 1 to 3 ppm. If using bromine, adjust feeder
to maintain a total bromine level of 3 to 5 ppm. Add bromine tablets to the
dispenser if necessary, following label directions.
4. Add sequestering chemical, following label directions for maintenance.
5. If necessary, clean water line with a spa general purpose cleaner or enzyme
product.
6. Use a defoamer only if necessary.
(cont. next page)
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Freedom Spas (For Spas without Eco Pur™ Mineral Purification System)
DAY FOUR SKIP
DAY FIVE
1. Test and adjust total alkalinity, if necessary, to between 80 and 150 ppm using
the pH / alkalinity increaser or decreaser, 1oz. at a time. Wait 15 minutes,
retest and adjust if necessary. The pump should be running on high speed
during this time with the air controls closed.
2. Test and adjust the pH, if necessary, to within the range of 7.2 to 7.8 using
the pH / alkalinity increaser or decreaser, 1/2oz. at a time. Wait 15 minutes,
retest and adjust if necessary. The pump should be running on high speed
during this time with the air controls closed.
3. Test and adjust sanitizer level. Add chlorine following label directions to
maintain a free chlorine level of 1 to 3 ppm. If using bromine, adjust feeder
to maintain a total bromine level of 3 to 5 ppm. Add bromine tablets to the
dispenser if necessary, following label directions.
4. Shock with 2oz. of non chlorine shock, or superchlorinate following label
directions. A spa should be shocked at least once a week even if it is not
used. If using chlorine as the sanitizer, the spa should be shocked whenever a
free chlorine reading of 1 to 3 ppm cannot be obtained without raising the
total chlorine level above 5 ppm. Always shock a spa after any heavy bather
load.
5. Check filter cartridge and clean if necessary. Clean with cartridge filter
cleaner, following label directions. It is best to have a spare cartridge on
hand, to prevent long spa down times while the cartridge is being cleaned.
Never operate your spa without the filters in place.
6. Use a defoamer only if necessary.
DAY SIX AND SEVEN SKIP
With a spa, you are working with a small volume of hot water, which
causes chemicals to have a shorter life span, and bacteria, along with
other things, to grow faster. A spa is less forgiving than a pool, and
requires that whatever is put into it have a pH as close to neutral as
possible. That is why only chemicals made for spas should be used.
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SPA WATER MAINTENANCE TROUBLE-SHOOTING GUIDE
Problem
Possible Causes
How To Fix It
Chlorine / Bromine Odor
• Excessive Chlorine or
bromine levels
• Shock water with non-chlorine
shock treatment
• Low pH
• Adjust pH if necessary
• Low levels of sanitizer
• Shock water with non-chlorine
shock treatment or adjust sanitizer levels
• pH out of range
• Adjust pH level if necessary
• Bacteria or algae growth
• Adjust sanitizer if necessary
• Dirty filters or inadequate
filtration
• Clean filters and adjust filtration
times
• Water chemistry not balanced
• Adjust chemistry levels
• Suspended particles or organic
materials
• Add spa clarifier (see dealer)
• Old water
• Change spa water
Scum Ring Around Spa
• Build up of oils, dirt and
organic elements
• Wipe off with a clean towel
Eye / Skin Irritation
• Unsanitary water
• Shock spa with non-chlorine shock
• Free chlorine level above 5 ppm
• Allow level to drop below 5 ppm
• Poor sanitizer / pH levels
• Adjust according to spa test strip
results
• High levels of body oils, lotions,
soap, etc.
• Add small amount of defoamer
Water Odor
Cloudy Water
Foaming
RECOMMENDED LEVELS OF CHEMICAL
Chlorine 1.0 - 3.0 ppm
pH 7.2 - 7.8
Total Alkalinity 80 - 150 ppm
Calcium Hardness 180 - 250 ppm
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WHY ARE CHEMICALS IMPORTANT IN A SPA
1. Evaporation: As water evaporates, only pure water evaporates, leaving the
salts, minerals, metals, and any unused chemicals behind. Adding water adds
more salts, minerals, and metals. In time, the water can become saturated
with these dissolved solids and can cause stains or scale to form on
the walls of the spa or a scale build up inside the equipment. Colored or
cloudy water, and possible corrosion of plumbing and fittings may also occur.
2. Heat: Heat causes evaporation to happen faster. Heat also causes certain
minerals and metals to precipitate out of solution.
3. Air: Dust and airborne dirt particles are introduced into the spa.
4. Environment: The environment surrounding the spa is also a consideration.
Watch for pollen, grass, sand, dirt, lawn fertilizer, dust storms, insects,
dogs, cats, etc.
5. Consider the human next: In a heated spa, the average adult sweats 3 pints
per hour. This person also brings in the spa surface dirt, soap, body oils,
deodorant, hair spray, hand and body lotion, perfume and cologne, make up,
lipstick, and suntan lotion. To this you can add spit, urine, bacteria and virus
germs from open sores or certain body parts. To this let’s add spilled drinks,
cigarette ash, and various play things. Now multiply this times 4 or 6 people
in an average 375 gallon spa and then try to use the water for a few months!
Remember:
The maintenance routines set forth in this manual may need to be adjusted
depending on how much the spa is being used.
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MAINTENANCE RECOMMENDATIONS
Your spa requires periodic draining and cleaning to ensure a safe, healthy
environment. It is recommended that you clean your spa at least every 180 days.
Heavy bather load will require cleaning it more often.
TO DRAIN YOUR SPA
• See page 9.
TO CLEAN YOUR SPA SURFACE
• With a soft cloth, wipe down the spa surface with a non-abrasive spa surface
cleaner that may be purchased through your local spa dealer. Do not use paper
towels. Be sure to rinse residue from spa surface.
• If your spa has developed an oily or chalky residue at the waterline it may
require special treatment. Consult your dealer.
TO REFILL YOUR SPA
• Be sure to close the drain valve.
• Fill the spa with water. Be sure water level is above skimmer opening to the
minimum safe water level label.
• Refer to your spas corresponding start-up section with any questions.
TO CLEAN YOUR FILTER ELEMENTS (also reference page 72)
The filter in your spa is one of the most important components of your spa. It not
only is essential for clean water, but also for extending the life of the spa equipment. Your filter elements must be cleaned regularly (once a month on average)
with normal spa use. With heavy use, they will need to be cleaned more often.
• Turn spa off. Never have the spa running when removing your filters as debris
can be pulled through into the equipment causing unwarranted damage.
• Remove filter element(s).
• With a garden hose, spray each element under pressure. Periodically, the
elements need to be soaked in a filter cleaner compound. Check with your
dealer for details on cleaning and/or filter replacement recommendations.
• Replace filter elements.
• Be sure water level is adequate.
• Turn spa on.
• Only clean ECO PUR™ element with water.
• Depth loading filter is a disposable filter and should be replaced as water
conditions require.
CARE OF YOUR SPA PILLOWS
• Your spa pillows need to be rinsed periodically to remove any chemical residue.
This should help to eliminate pillows becoming stiff and discolored.
• If spa is not to be used for a period of time, pillows should be removed.
Pillow life will be extended.
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WINTERIZING YOUR SPA
Many people find they enjoy using their spa more in the winter than any other
time. Your spa is designed to be used year round in any type of climate.
*However, if you decide you don’t want to use your spa in the winter, you must
drain it and follow the winterizing steps listed below:
1.) Drain your spa completely using the drain valve (see "To Drain Your Spa") or
use an inexpensive submersible pump that you can buy from your dealer or
your local hardware store.
2.) Use a shop vac to get all standing water out of your unit.
3.) Remove access panels from equipment area.
4.) Loosen all pump unions
5.) Remove winterizing plug from the face of the pump(s).
6.) Using your shop vac in a blowing mode, insert the hose into the nozzle of
each jet and blow the trapped water from the lines into the interior of the spa.
7.) After this is completed, use the shop vac to remove any standing water in the
spa and in the equipment area.
8.) Clean the spa with a soft cloth and a non-abrasive spa surface cleaner.
9.) Replace access panels.
10.) Cover spa to prevent water from entering the spa.
*Disclaimer: Master Spas does not recommend winterizing your spa. If you choose to do so,
any damage that may result is not covered under the spa warranty.
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MASTER SPA - LEGEND SERIES - SPECIFICATIONS
Spa
Model
Spa
Dimensions
Electrical
Required
Number of
Pumps
Jet
Count
LSI 557
66"x84"x32"
240 volt 50 amp
230 gallons
535lbs/2451lbs
3 pump
37
LS 700
84"x84"x36"
240 volt 50 amp
410 gallons
820lbs/4235lbs
4 pump
76
LS 750
84"x84"x36"
240 volt 50amp
435 gallons
830lbs/4454lbs
4 pump
68
LS 800
94"x94"x36"
240 volt 50 amp
485 gallons
860lbs/4900lbs
4 pump
76
LS800STS
94"x94"x36"
240 volt 50 amp
485 gallons
870lbs/4910lbs
4 pump
77
LS 850
94"x94"x36"
240 volt 50 amp
510 gallons
870lbs/5118lbs
4 pump
69
LSX
94"x94"x36"
240 volt 50 amp
450 gallons
895lbs/4644lbs
4 pump
87
LSX 557
66"x84"x32"
240 volt 50 amp
210 gallons
565lbs/2314lbs
3 pump
48
LSX 700
84"x84"x36"
240 volt 50 amp
380 gallons
855lbs/4020lbs
4 pump
81
LSX 1050
94"x120"x39"
240 volts 50 amp
595 gallons
1055lbs/6011lbs
4 pump
90
LS 750 STS
84"x84"x36"
240 volts 50 amp
435 gallons
880lbs/4504lbs
4 pump
68
LS2X
94"x94"x36"
240 volts 50 amp
475 gallons
895lbs/4852lbs
4 pump
81
LS2X STS
94"x94"x36"
240 volts 50 amp
475 gallons
895lbs/4852lbs
4 pump
81
LSX
1050 STS
94"x120"x39"
240 volt 50 amp
595 gallons
1115lbs/6071lbs
4 pump
90
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MASTER SPA - LEGEND SERIES
Your Master Spas MS5000 is an EL5000 system. Please reference the sections in this document that apply to the EL5000.
Note regarding the EL and GL systems: Mach 2.0 EL and GL systems function identically, but conform to different International requirements.
This reference card will refer to EL systems for the sake of simplicity, but the information given applies to both EL and GL products.
This reference card lists all features that are available.Your spa may not respond as described in this document as specific operation
varies by system and equipment used. If your spa is not fully equipped, the panel buttons on your spa control may not be laid out
as shown.
The pump responsible for heating and filtration (circ systems) will be referred to simply as the pump.
Timeouts refer to a preset length of time that a function is programmed to operate before shutting off automatically. Certain
conditions (filters or freeze) can cause a function to operate longer, while faults can cause a function to operate for a shorter
length of time.The system keeps track of timeouts regardless of other conditions occurring.
In multi-button sequences, if buttons are pressed too quickly in sequence, they may not register.
Initial Start-up
When your spa is first actuated, it will go into Priming mode (after displaying
some configuration information). The Priming mode will last for up to 4 minutes
and then the spa will begin to heat and maintain the water temperature in the
Standard mode. You can exit Priming mode early by pressing "Warm" or "cool".
Icon Legend
Heat Icon – Indicates different stages of heating.
Jets Icon – Spins fast on high speed; spins slow on low speed.
Light Icon – Press the "Light" button to turn the light on and
off. If you wish to change the "function" of the lights, turn the
lights off, then on within 5 seconds. If you wish to leave the
lights in the same "function" setting for the next use, turn the
lights off and do not turn back on for at least 5 seconds.
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Setting the Time
Once the spa has been properly connected the first time,
notice the "Time" icon appearing on the screen.
Press
Then
Select the hour by pressing
Press
or
(Each press changes the time by 1 hour)
to enter.
Select minutes by pressing
or
(Each press changes the time by 1 hour)
Press
to exit the time setting procedure and enter the
optional filter cycle programming.
Press
to exit programming.
Optional Filter Cycle Programming
You are not required to set filter cycle; however, it is an option available to you.
To change the filter cycle settings:
Press “Time” “Program/Mode” “Program/Mode” “Program/Mode” within 3
seconds.You will see the “PROGRAM,” “FILTER 1” and “START TIME” icons
appear on the display.
Press “Warm” or “Cool” to choose the filter start time hour. Enter the hour by
pressing “Program/Mode”. Press “Warm” or “Cool” to choose the filter start time
minutes. Each press changes the start time by 5 minutes.
Enter the minutes by pressing “Program/Mode.”
Press “Program/Mode” to see the “PROGRAM,” “FILTER 1” and “END TIME”
icons. Adjust the time as done above.
Press “Program/Mode” to see the “PROGRAM,” “FILTER 2” and “START TIME”
icons. Adjust the time as done above.
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Optional Filter Cycle Programming (cont.)
Press “Program/Mode” to see the “PROGRAM,” “FILTER 2” and “END TIME”
icons. Adjust the time as done above.
Pressing “Program/Mode” will enter the new filter cycle times into the system
and display the current water temperature.
Pressing “Time” at any time during this programming sequence will save the values entered
up to that point and exit programming.
If you would like to select continuous filtration, set the filter 1 start and end
times to be the exact same time.
Temp Set (80˚F - 104˚F / 26.0˚C - 40.0˚C)
The start-up temperature is set at 100˚F/37.5˚C. The last measured temperature
is constantly displayed on the LCD.
Note that the last measured spa temperature displayed is current only
when the pump has been running for at least 2 minutes.
Warm / Cool
Press the "Warm" or "Cool" button once to display the set temperature. Each
time either button is pressed again, the set temperature will increase or decrease
depending on which button is pressed. After three seconds, the LCD will
automatically display the last measured spa temperature.
Time
When time hasn’t been programmed, the TIME icon flashes. To set the time,
press "Time" then "Program/Mode". Use the "Warm" and "Cool" buttons to
adjust time. See previous page for more detailed instructions.
Program/Mode
This button is used to switch between standard, economy, and sleep modes.
Press "Program/Mode" to enter mode programming, press "Cool" to cycle
through to desired mode (LCD flashes until confirmed), then press
"Program/Mode" to confirm selection.
Standard mode maintains the desired temperature. Note that the last measured
spa temperature displayed is current only when the pump has been running for at
least 2 minutes. The "STANDARD" icon will display until the mode is changed.
Economy mode heats the spa to the set temperature only during filter cycles.
The "ECONOMY" icon will display until mode is changed.
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Pressing "Jets 1" while in Economy mode puts the spa in
Standard-In-Economy mode, which operates the same as Standard Mode,
then reverts to Economy Mode automatically after 1 hour. During this time, a
press of the "Program/Mode" button will revert to Economy Mode immediately.
Sleep Mode heats the spa to within 20˚F (11˚C) of the set temperature only
during filter cycles. The "SLEEP" icon will display until mode is changed.
Standby Mode
Pressing "Warm" or "Cool" then "Jets 2" will turn off all spa functions
temporarily. This is helpful when changing a filter. Press any button to exit
Standby mode.
Jets 1
Press the "Jets 1" button once to turn pump 1 on or off, and to shift between
low and high speeds (if equipped). If left running, the low speed turns off after
2 hours and the high speed turns off after 15 minutes.
It may also activate for at least 2 minutes every 30 minutes to detect the spa
temperature (polling) and then to heat the set temperature if needed, depending
upon mode.When the low speed turns on automatically, it cannot be deactivated
from the panel; however, the high speed may be started.
Jets 2
Press the "Jets 2" button once to turn pump 2 on or off, and to shift between
low and high speeds if it is a two-speed pump. If left running, the pump will turn
off after 15 minutes.
Jets 3
Press the "Jets 3" button once to turn pump 3 on or off, and to shift between
low and high speeds if it is a two-speed pump. If left running, the pump will turn
off after 15 minutes.
TV Lift (if equipped)
Press the “FST” button once to raise the TV;
Press the “FST” button again to lower the TV.
Invert
Press the “Warm” or “Cool” button, followed by the “Jets” button to change the
numbers in the display to read upside down.
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Light
Press the “Light” button to turn the light on and off. If left on, the light
automatically turns off after 4 hours.
L.E.D. Light
Press the "Light" button to turn the light on and off. If you wish to change the
"function" of the lights, turn the lights off, then on within 5 seconds. If you wish
to leave the lights in the same "function" setting for the next use, turn the lights
off and do not turn back on for at least 5 seconds.
Circ Pump
Your system may be configured to work in one of three different ways:
1.) The circ pump operates continuously (24 hours) with the exception of
turning off for 30 minutes at a time when the water temperature reaches
3˚ F (1.5˚C) above the set temperature (most likely to happen in very
hot climates).
2.) The circ pump stays on continuously, regardless of water temperature.
3.) The circ pump will come on when the system is checking temperature
(polling), during filter cycles, during freeze conditions, or when another
pump is on.
Preset Filter Cycles
On your MS5000 system, the circ pump, low speed of pump 1, and the ozone
generator will run during filtration. At the start of each filter cycle, the lowest
speed of all pumps will run for 5 minutes.
(The following is specific to all systems that are programmed according to time)
There are two filter cycles per day.The start/end times of each cycle are
programmable.To program, set time as instructed above, then press
“Program/Mode” to advance to the next setting (or to exit after the last setting).
The default filter cycles are as follows:
The first filter cycle is automatically activated at 8:00 AM and operates the pump
until 10:00 AM.The filter 1 indicator icon will light when filter 1 is running.
The second filter cycle is automatically activated at 8:00 PM and operates the
pump until 10:00 PM.The filter 2 indicator icon will light when filter 2 is
running.
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Clean-up Cycle (optional)
When the pump is turned on by a button press, a clean-up cycle begins 30
minutes after the pump is turned off or times out.The pump and the ozone
generator will run for one hour.
Ozone
On most systems, the ozone generator (if installed) runs during filter cycles
(except when pump 1 is operating at high speed on a a non-circ system) and
during clean-up cycles.
On some systems, the ozone generator operates whenever the pump runs.
If your system is configured with the optional ozone suppress feature, the ozone
generator will turn off for 1 hour any time a function button (Jets 1, Jets 2, etc.)
is pressed.
Freeze Protection
If the temperature sensors detect a drop to 44˚F (approximately 6.7˚C) within
the heater, then the pump automatically activates to provide freeze protection.
The equipment stays on until 4 minutes after the sensors detect that the spa
temperature has risen to 45˚F (approximately 7.2˚C) or higher. In colder
climates, an optional additional freeze sensor may be added to protect against
freeze conditions that may not be sensed by the standard sensors. Aux freeze sensor
protection acts similarly except with the temperature thresholds determined by
the switch and without a 4-minute delay in turnoff. See your dealer for details.
Locking the Panel (PL )
Press "Time" "Jets 1" then "Warm" within 3 seconds. When locked, the PL
indicator light will light. All buttons are frozen except the "Time" button. To
unlock the panel, press "Time" "Jets 1" then "Cool."
Locking the Set Temperature (TL )
Press "Warm" or "Cool" then "Time," "Jets 1," and "Warm" within 3 seconds
to activate the lock. The TL indicator light will light when the set temperature is
locked.
To unlock the set temperature, press "Warm" or "Cool" then "Time", "Jets 1"
and "Cool."
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Diagnostic Messages
Action Required
Message Meaning
No message on display.
Power has been cut off to the spa.
The control panel will be disabled until power
returns. Time of day will be preserved for
30 days on your system. Spa settings are
preserved on all systems.
"Overheat" - The spa has shut down.
On some systems, an alarm may sound.
One of the sensors has detected 118˚F
(approximately 47.8˚C) at the heater.
DO NOT ENTER THE WATER. Remove the spa
cover and allow water to cool. Once the heater
has cooled, reset by pushing any button. If spa
does not reset, shut off the power to the spa and
call your dealer or service organization.
"Overheat" - The spa has shut down.
One of the sensors has detected that the
spa water is 110˚F (approximately
43.3˚C).
DO NOT ENTER THE WATER. Remove the spa
cover and allow water to cool. At 107˚F
(approximately 41.7˚C), the spa should
automatically reset. If spa does not reset, shut off
the power to the spa and call your dealer or
service organization.
"Ice" - Potential freeze condition
detected.
No action required. The pumps will automatically
activate regardless of spa status.
Spa is shut down. The sensor that is
plugged into the Sensor "A" jack is not
working.
If the problem persists, contact your dealer or
service organization. (May appear temporarily in
an overheat situation and disappear when the
heater cools.)
Spa is shut down. The sensor that is
plugged into the Sensor "B" jack is not
working.
If the problem persists, contact your dealer or
service organization. (May appear temporarily in
an overheat situation and disappear when the
heater cools.)
Sensors are out of balance. If this is
alternating with the temperature, it may
just be a temporary condition. If the
display shows only this message (periodically blinking), the spa is shut down.
If the problem persists, contact your dealer or
service organization.
A substantial difference between the
temperature sensors was detected. This
could indicate a flow problem.
Check water level in spa. Refill if necessary.
If the water level is okay, make sure the pumps
have been primed. If problem persists, contact
your dealer or service organization.
Persistent low flow problems. (Displays
on the fifth occurrence of the "HFL"
message within 24 hours.) Heater is shut
down, but other spa functions continue
to run normally.
Follow action required for "HFL" message.
Heating capacity of the spa will not reset
automatically; you may press any button to reset.
Inadequate water detected in heater.
Check water level in spa. Refill if necessary.
If the water level is okay, make sure the pumps
have been primed. Press any button to reset.
Inadequate water detected in heater.
(Displays on third occurrence of "dr"
message.) Spa is shut down.
Follow action required for "dr" message. Spa will
not automatically reset; you may press any button
to reset.
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Message Meaning
Action Required
See the M-7 Installation Instruction Manual for
complete instructions on Power-up and Pump Priming.
The Priming mode will last for up to 4 minutes and
then the spa will begin to heat and maintain the water
temperature in the Standard mode.
When your spa is first actuated,
it will go into Priming mode.
After the pump has been running for 2 minutes,
the temperature will be displayed.
Temperature unknown.
Temperature not current in Economy or
Sleep mode.
In Economy or Sleep mode, the pump may be off for
hours outside a filter. If you wish to see the current spa
temperature, either switch to Standard mode or turn
Jets 1 on for at least two minutes.
Standby Mode has been activated by
pressing a button combination on the
user panel.
Press any button to leave Standby mode and return to
normal operation.
Periodic Reminder Messages (Press the “Mode” button to reset a displayed reminder)
Action Required
Message Meaning
Every 7 days
Test and adjust ph chemical levels per manufacturer’s
instructions.
Every 7 days
Test and adjust sanitizer chemical levels per
manufacturer’s instructions.
Every 30 days
Remove, clean, and reinstall filter per
manufacturer’s instructions.
Every 30 days
Test and reset GFCI per manufacturer’s instructions.
Every 90 days
Drain and refill spa per manufacturer’s instructions.
Every 180 days
Clean and condition cover per manufacturer’s instructions.
Every 180 days
Clean and condition wood per manufacturer’s instructions.
Every 365 days
Install new filter.
WARNING! SHOCK HAZARD! NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS.
Do not attempt service of this control system. Contact your dealer or service organization for assistance.
Follow all owner’s manual power connection instructions. Installation must be performed by a licensed
electrician and all grounding connections must be properly installed.
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Initial Start-up
When your spa is first actuated, it will go into Priming mode, indicated by “Pr.”
The Priming mode will last for less than 5 minutes (press “Warm” or “Cool” to
skip Priming Mode) and then the spa will begin to heat the spa and maintain the
water temperature in the Standard mode.
This system is equipped with a 24-hour circ pump.The circ pump and ozone
generator (if installed) run continuously.
Warm/Cool (80˚F - 104˚F / 26˚C - 40˚C)
The start-up temperature is set at 100˚F/37˚C.The last measured temperature is
constantly displayed on the LCD.
Note that the last measured spa temperature displayed is current only
when the pump has been running for at least 2 minutes.
To display the set temperature, press the “Warm” or “Cool” pad once.
To change the set temperature, press the pad a second time before the LCD stops
flashing. Each press of the “Warm” or “Cool” pad will continue to either raise or
lower the set temperature.
After three seconds, the LCD will stop flashing and display the current spa
temperature.
Jets 1
Touch the “Jets 1” button once to activate pump 1. Press the “Jets 1” button again
to turn off the pump. If left running, the pump will automatically turn off after
15 minutes.
Jets 2
Touch the “Jets 2” button once to activate the pump. Press the “Jets 2” button
again to turn off the pump. If left running, the pump will automatically turn off
after 15 minutes.
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Light
Press the “Light” button to turn the light on and off. If left on, the light
automatically turns off after 4 hours.
L.E.D. Light
Press the "Light" button to turn the light on and off. If you wish to change the
"function" of the lights, turn the lights off, then on within 5 seconds. If you wish
to leave the lights in the same "function" setting for the next use, turn the lights
off and do not turn back on for at least 5 seconds.
Mode
Mode is changed by pressing the “Warm” or “Cool” button, then pressing the
“Light” button.
Standard mode is programmed to maintain the desired temperature. Note that
the last measured spa temperature displayed is current only when the pump has
been running for at least 2 minutes. “St” will be displayed momentarily when you
switch into Standard mode.
Economy mode heats the spa to the set temperature only during filter cycles.
"Ec" will display solid when the temperature is not current, and will alternate
with the temperature when the temperature is current.
Sleep mode heats the spa to within 20˚F /10˚C) of the set temperature only
during filter cycles. "SL" will display solid when the temperature is not current,
and will alternate with temperature when temperature is current.
Preset Filter Cycles
The first filter cycle begins 6 minutes after the spa is energized.The second filter
cycle begins 12 hours later. Filter duration is programmable for 2, 4, 6, 8 hours
or for continuous filtration (indicated by “FC”).The default filter time is 2 hours.
To program, press “Warm” or “Cool”, then “Jets.” Press “Warm” or “Cool” to
adjust. Press “Jets” to exit programming.
The low speed of the pump runs during filtration and the ozone generator
(if installed) will be enabled.
Freeze Protection
If the temperature sensors detect a drop to below 44˚F /6.7˚C within the heater,
the pump automatically activates to provide freeze protection. The equipment
stays on until 4 minutes after the sensors detect that the spa temperature has risen
to 45˚F /7.2˚C or higher. In colder climates, an optional additional freeze sensor
may be added to protect against freeze conditions that may not be sensed by the
standard sensors. Aux freeze sensor protection acts similarly except with the
temperature thresholds determined by the switch and without a 4-minute delay in
turnoff. See your dealer for details.
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Diagnostic Messages
Action Required
Message Meaning
No message on display.
Power has been cut off to the spa.
The control panel will be disabled until power
returns. Time of day will be preserved for
30 days on your system. Spa settings are
preserved on all systems.
Temperature is unknown.
After the pump has been running for 2 minutes,
the temperature will be displayed.
"Overheat" - The spa has shut down.
One of the sensors has detected
118˚F/48˚C at the heater.
DO NOT ENTER THE WATER. Remove the spa
cover and allow water to cool. Once the heater
has cooled, reset by pushing any button. If spa
does not reset, shut off the power to the spa and
call your dealer or service organization.
"Overheat" - The spa has shut down.
One of the sensors has detected that the
spa water is 110˚F/43˚C.
DO NOT ENTER THE WATER. Remove the spa
cover and allow water to cool. At 107˚F/ 42˚C,
the spa should automatically reset. If spa does not
reset, shut off the power to the spa and call your
dealer or service organization.
"Ice" - Potential freeze condition
detected.
No action required. The pumps will automatically
activate regardless of spa status.
Spa is shut down. The sensor that is
plugged into the Sensor "A" jack is not
working.
If the problem persists, contact your dealer or
service organization. (May appear temporarily in
an overheat situation and disappear when the
heater cools.)
Spa is shut down. The sensor that is
plugged into the Sensor "B" jack is not
working.
If the problem persists, contact your dealer or
service organization. (May appear temporarily in
an overheat situation and disappear when the
heater cools.)
Sensors are out of balance. If alternating
with spa temperature, it may just be a
temporary condition. If flashing by itself,
spa is shut down.
If the problem persists, contact your dealer or
service organization.
A significant difference between the
temperature sensors has been detected.
This could indicate a flow problem.
Check water level in spa. Refill if necessary.
If the water level is okay, make sure the pumps
have been primed. If problem persists, contact
your dealer or service organization.
Persistent low flow problems. (Displays
on the fifth occurrence of "HL" message
within 24 hours.) Heater is shut down,
but other spa functions continue to run
normally.
Follow action required for "HL" message.
Heating capacity of the spa will not reset
automatically; you may press any button to reset.
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Diagnostic Messages (cont.)
Action Required
Message Meaning
Possible inadequate water, poor flow, or
air bubbles are detected in the heater. Spa
is shut down for 15 minutes.
Check water level in spa. Refill if necessary.
If the water level is okay, make sure the pumps
have been primed. Press any button to reset, or
this message will automatically reset within 15
minutes. If problem persists, contact your dealer
or service provider.
Inadequate water detected in heater.
(Displays on third occurrence of "dr"
message.) Spa is shut down.
Follow action required for "dr" message. Spa will
not automatically reset; you may press any button
to reset.
WARNING! SHOCK HAZARD! NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS.
Do not attempt service of this control system. Contact your dealer or service organization for assistance.
Follow all owner’s manual power connection instructions. Installation must be performed by a licensed
electrician and all grounding connections must be properly installed.
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Spa
Model
Spa
Dimensions
Electrical
Required
Mystic
82"x60"30"
240 volt 50 amp
185 gallons
450lbs/2590lbs
2 pump
24
Cape Cod 3
84"x84"x36"
240 volt 50 amp
425 gallons
715lbs/4115lbs
3 pump
58
Cape Cod SE 84"x84"x36"
240 volt 50amp
425 gallons
745lbs/4145lbs
4 pump
73
Exeter 3
84"x84"x36"
240 volt 50 amp
410 gallons
705lbs/3985lbs
3 pump
57
Exeter SE
84"x84"x36"
240 volt 50 amp
410 gallons
735lbs/4015lbs
4 pump
72
Windsor 3
94"x94"x36"
240 volt 50 amp
510 gallons
760lbs/4840lbs
3 pump
66
Windsor SE
94"x94"x36"
240 volt 50 amp
510 gallons
790lbs/4870lbs
4 pump
81
Portsmouth 3 94’x94"x36"
240 volts 50 amp
485 gallons
750lbs/4630lbs
3 pump
67
Portsmouth
SE
94"x94"x36"
240 volt 50 amp
485 gallons
780lbs/4660lbs
4 pump
82
East Hampton 120"x94"x39"
SE
240 volt 50 amp
620 gallons
970lbs/6135lbs
4 pump
74
Westbrook 3
94"x94"x36"
240 volt 50 amp
460 gallons
760lbs/4592lbs
3 pump
57
Westbrook SE 94"x94"x36"
240 volt 50 amp
460 gallons
790lbs/4602lbs
4 pump
72
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Initial Start-up
When your spa is first actuated, it will go into Priming mode, indicated by "Pr."
Be sure the pumps and heating system are free of air by cycling the pumps on
and off with the spa-side panel buttons.The spa will not heat during priming
mode, allowing time to verify all air is purged from the heater.The Priming
mode will last for less than 5 minutes (press "Warm" or "Cool" to skip Priming
Mode) and then the spa will begin to heat the spa and maintain the water
temperature in the Standard mode.
East Hampton 3 / Portsmouth 3 / Windsor 3 / Exeter 3 / Cape Cod 3 /
Westbrook 3 (3 Pump System)
East Hampton SE / Portsmouth SE / Windsor SE / Windsor STS /
Exeter SE / Westbrook SE /Cape Cod SE (4 Pump System)
Note: Refer to p. 51 for Mystic operations.
Your system has a 24-hour circ pump.The circ pump and the ozone
generator run continuously.
Warm/Cool (80˚F - 104˚F / 26˚C - 40˚C)
The start-up temperature is set at 100F°/37°C.The last measured temperature
is constantly displayed on the LCD.
Note: The last measured spa temperature displayed is current only
when the circ pump has been running for at least 2 minutes.
To display the set temperature, press the "Warm" or "Cool" pad once.
To change the set temperature, press the pad a second time before the LCD stops
flashing. Each press of the "Warm" or "Cool" pad will continue to either raise or
lower the set temperature. After three seconds, the LCD will stop flashing and
display the current spa temperature.
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Jets 1
Touch the "Jets 1" button once to turn pump 1 on or off. If left running,
and the pump will automatically turn off after 15 minutes.
Jets 2
Touch the "Jets 2" button once to turn pump 2 on or off. If left running,
pump 2 will automatically turn off after 15 minutes.
Jets 3 (if equipped)
This button is used to turn the pump 3 on and off. If left on, this device
automatically turns off after 15 minutes.
Light
Press the "Light" button to turn the light on and off. If left on, the light
automatically turns off after 4 hours.
Mode
Mode is changed by pressing the "Warm" or "Cool" button, then pressing the
"Mode" button.
Standard mode is programmed to maintain the desired temperature. Note that
the last measured spa temperature displayed is current only when the pump has
been running for at least 2 minutes. "Std" will be displayed momentarily when
you switch into Standard Mode.
Economy mode heats the spa to the set temperature only during filter cycles. "
Ecn" will display solid when temperature is not current, and will alternate with
temperature when temperature is current.
Sleep mode heats the spa to within 20°F/10°C of the set temperature only
during filter cycles. "SLP" will display solid when temperature is not current,
and will alternate with temperature when temperature is current.
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Filtration
The circulation pump runs constantly for filtration and the ozone generator
(if installed) will be enabled.
Freeze Protection
If the temperature sensors detect a drop to below 44°F/6.7°C within the
heater, the pump(s) will automatically activate to provide freeze protection.
The equipment stays on until 4 minutes after the sensors detect that the spa
temperature has risen to 45°F/7.2°C or higher.
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Diagnostic Messages
Action Required
Message Meaning
No message on display.
Power has been cut off to the spa.
The control panel will be disabled until power
returns. Spa settings are preserved on all systems.
Temperature is unknown.
After the pump has been running for 2 minutes,
the temperature will be displayed.
"Overheat" - The spa has shut down.
One of the sensors has detected
118˚F/48˚C at the heater.
DO NOT ENTER THE WATER. Remove the spa
cover and allow water to cool. Once the heater
has cooled, reset by pushing any button. If spa
does not reset, shut off the power to the spa and
call your dealer or service organization.
"Overheat" - The spa has shut down.
One of the sensors has detected that the
spa water is 110˚F/43˚C.
DO NOT ENTER THE WATER. Remove the spa
cover and allow water to cool. At 107˚F/ 42˚C,
the spa should automatically reset. If spa does not
reset, shut off the power to the spa and call your
dealer or service organization.
"Ice" - Potential freeze condition
detected.
No action required. The pumps will automatically
activate regardless of spa status.
Spa is shut down. The sensor that is
plugged into the Sensor "A" jack is not
working.
If the problem persists, contact your dealer or
service organization. (May appear temporarily in
an overheat situation and disappear when the
heater cools.)
Spa is shut down. The sensor that is
plugged into the Sensor "B" jack is not
working.
If the problem persists, contact your dealer or
service organization. (May appear temporarily in
an overheat situation and disappear when the
heater cools.)
Sensors are out of balance. If alternating
with spa temperature, it may just be a
temporary condition. If flashing by itself,
spa is shut down.
If the problem persists, contact your dealer or
service organization.
A significant difference between the
temperature sensors has been detected.
This could indicate a flow problem.
Check water level in spa. Refill if necessary.
If the water level is okay, make sure the pumps
have been primed. If problem persists, contact
your dealer or service organization.
Persistent low flow problems. (Displays
on the fifth occurrence of "HFL"
message within 24 hours.) Heater is shut
down, but other spa functions continue
to run normally.
Follow action required for "HFL" message.
Heating capacity of the spa will not reset
automatically; you may press any button to reset.
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Diagnostic Messages (cont.)
Action Required
Message Meaning
Possible inadequate water, poor flow, or
air bubbles are detected in the heater. Spa
is shut down for 15 minutes.
Check water level in spa. Refill if necessary.
If the water level is okay, make sure the pumps
have been primed. Press any button to reset, or
this message will automatically reset within 15
minutes. If problem persists, contact your dealer
or service provider.
Inadequate water detected in heater.
(Displays on third occurrence of "dr"
message.) Spa is shut down.
Follow action required for "dr" message. Spa will
not automatically reset; you may press any button
to reset.
WARNING! SHOCK HAZARD! NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS.
Do not attempt service of this control system. Contact your dealer or service organization for assistance.
Follow all owner’s manual power connection instructions. Installation must be performed by a licensed
electrician and all grounding connections must be properly installed.
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FREEDOM SPA- SPECIFICATIONS
Spa
Model
Spa
Dimensions
Electrical
Required
670L
84"x72"x34"
240 volt 50 amp
300 gallons
490lbs/2950lbs
1 pump
24
Brunswick
83"x83"x36"
240 volt 50 amp
320 gallons
580lbs/3660lbs
1 pump
30
Brunswick 2
83"x83"x36"
240 volt 50 amp
370 gallons
600lbs/3680lbs
2 pumps
30
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Weight
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Therapy
Pumps
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Count
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Initial Start-up
When your spa is first actuated, it will go into Priming mode, indicated by “Pr.”
The Priming mode will last for less than 5 minutes (press “Temp” to skip Priming
Mode) and then the spa will begin to heat the spa and maintain the water temperature in the Standard mode.
Warm/Cool (80˚F - 104˚F / 26˚C - 40˚C)
The start-up temperature is set at 100˚F/37˚C.The last measured temperature is
constantly displayed on the LCD.
Note that the last measured spa temperature displayed is current only
when the pump has been running for at least 2 minutes.
To display the set temperature, press the “Temp” pad once.
To change the set temperature, press the pad a second time before the LCD stops
flashing. Each press of the “Temp” pad will continue to either raise or lower the
set temperature.
If the opposite direction is desired, release the pad and let the display revert to
the current water temperature. Press the pad to display the set temperature,
and again to make the temperature change in the desired direction.
After three seconds, the LCD will stop flashing and display the current spa
temperature.
Jets
Touch the “Jets” button once to turn pump 1 on or off, and to shift between low
and high speeds (if equipped). If left running, the low speed of the pump will
automatically turn off after 15 minutes.
Jets 2
Touch the second “Jets” button once to turn pump 2 on or off. If left running,
pump will automatically turn off after 15 minutes.
Light
Press the “Light” button to turn the light on and off. If left on, the light
automatically turns off after 4 hours.
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Mode
Mode is changed by pressing the “Warm” or “Cool” button, then pressing the
“Light” button.
Standard mode is programmed to maintain the desired temperature. Note that
the last measured spa temperature displayed is current only when the pump has
been running for at least 2 minutes. “St” will be displayed momentarily when you
switch into Standard mode.
Economy mode heats the spa to the set temperature only during filter cycles.
"Ec" will display solid when the temperature is not current, and will alternate
with the temperature when the temperature is current.
Sleep mode heats the spa to within 20˚F /10˚C) of the set temperature only
during filter cycles. "SL" will display solid when the temperature is not current,
and will alternate with temperature when temperature is current.
Preset Filter Cycles
The first filter cycle begins 6 minutes after the spa is energized.The second filter
cycle begins 12 hours later. Filter duration is programmable for 2, 4, 6, 8 hours
or for continuous filtration (indicated by “FC”).The default filter time is 2 hours.
To program, press “Temp” then “Jets.” Press “Temp” to adjust. Press “Jets” to exit
programming.
At the beginning of each filter cycle the pumps purge for 30 seconds; the pump
purges for 5 minutes.The only effect filter duration has is: 1) During the filter,
the low-speed of pump 1 never turns off, and 2) In Economy and Sleep Modes,
heating only occurs during the filter cycle.
Freeze Protection
If the temperature sensors detect a drop to below 44˚F /6.7˚C within the heater,
the pump automatically activates to provide freeze protection. The equipment
stays on until 4 minutes after the sensors detect that the spa temperature has risen
to 45˚F /7.2˚C or higher. In colder climates, an optional additional freeze sensor
may be added to protect against freeze conditions that may not be sensed by the
standard sensors. Aux freeze sensor protection acts similarly except with the
temperature thresholds determined by the switch and without a 4-minute delay in
turnoff. See your dealer for details.
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Diagnostic Messages
Action Required
Message Meaning
No message on display.
Power has been cut off to the spa.
The control panel will be disabled until power
returns. Time of day will be preserved for
30 days on your system. Spa settings are
preserved on all systems.
Temperature is unknown.
After the pump has been running for 2 minutes,
the temperature will be displayed.
"Overheat" - The spa has shut down.
One of the sensors has detected
118˚F/48˚C at the heater.
DO NOT ENTER THE WATER. Remove the spa
cover and allow water to cool. Once the heater
has cooled, reset by pushing any button. If spa
does not reset, shut off the power to the spa and
call your dealer or service organization.
"Overheat" - The spa has shut down.
One of the sensors has detected that the
spa water is 110˚F/43˚C.
DO NOT ENTER THE WATER. Remove the spa
cover and allow water to cool. At 107˚F/ 42˚C,
the spa should automatically reset. If spa does not
reset, shut off the power to the spa and call your
dealer or service organization.
"Ice" - Potential freeze condition
detected.
No action required. The pumps will automatically
activate regardless of spa status.
Spa is shut down. The sensor that is
plugged into the Sensor "A" jack is not
working.
If the problem persists, contact your dealer or
service organization. (May appear temporarily in
an overheat situation and disappear when the
heater cools.)
Spa is shut down. The sensor that is
plugged into the Sensor "B" jack is not
working.
If the problem persists, contact your dealer or
service organization. (May appear temporarily in
an overheat situation and disappear when the
heater cools.)
Sensors are out of balance. If alternating
with spa temperature, it may just be a
temporary condition. If flashing by itself,
spa is shut down.
If the problem persists, contact your dealer or
service organization.
A significant difference between the
temperature sensors has been detected.
This could indicate a flow problem.
Check water level in spa. Refill if necessary.
If the water level is okay, make sure the pumps
have been primed. If problem persists, contact
your dealer or service organization.
Persistent low flow problems. (Displays
on the fifth occurrence of "HL" message
within 24 hours.) Heater is shut down,
but other spa functions continue to run
normally.
Follow action required for "HL" message.
Heating capacity of the spa will not reset
automatically; you may press any button to reset.
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Diagnostic Messages (cont.)
Action Required
Message Meaning
Possible inadequate water, poor flow, or
air bubbles are detected in the heater. Spa
is shut down for 15 minutes.
Check water level in spa. Refill if necessary.
If the water level is okay, make sure the pumps
have been primed. Press any button to reset, or
this message will automatically reset within 15
minutes. If problem persists, contact your dealer
or service provider.
Inadequate water detected in heater.
(Displays on third occurrence of "dr"
message.) Spa is shut down.
Follow action required for "dr" message. Spa will
not automatically reset; you may press any button
to reset.
WARNING! SHOCK HAZARD! NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS.
Do not attempt service of this control system. Contact your dealer or service organization for assistance.
Follow all owner’s manual power connection instructions. Installation must be performed by a licensed
electrician and all grounding connections must be properly installed.
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MAX STEREO SYSTEM / SPA THEATER SYSTEM (STS)
Available on select Master Spa and Down East Models
WARNING:
Never remain in your spa longer than 15 minutes per session when the
water temperature is above 98˚ F. If you wish to spend more time in your
spa, whether enjoying music, watching tv, or just lounging, be sure to keep
the spa water at or below body temperature (98.6˚ F).
* Please refer to the Kenwood Stereo Owner’s Manual for specific operations.
The Max Stereo System includes a Kenwood CD/FM Stereo with subwoofer,
two pop up speakers, except on Freedom Spas (4 on the LSX 1050 model) and
two exterior speakers.
STEP 1
To use the pop-up speaker system, press down
onthe button located in the corner.This will
automatically raise the speaker for use.
STEP 2
You can control the stereo selections via an optional
remote (see your local dealer for details), or on the
stereo itself.
STEP 3
When finished using the stereo speakers,
pressing on the top speaker will then
lock it in the down position.
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MAX STEREO SYSTEM / SPA THEATER SYSTEM (STS)
Available on select Master Spa and Down East Models
Note: Speakers should be in the down position before covering your spa.
Failure to do so will result in damage not covered under the warranty.
Note: UV rays may interfere with the operation of the remote.
Note: Do not place wet CD’s into the stereo at anytime.
Note: Do not place wet DVD’s into the DVD player at anytime.
Note: AM channels will be very limited in reception and in most
cases be unavailable.
Note: Speakers should be in the down position before covering your spa.
Failure to do so will result in damage not covered under warranty.
Note: UV rays may interfere with the operation of the remote.
Note: If your Windsor STS television will not come up when you press the T.V.
lift button, make sure that your dealer removed the lift system’s shipping
straps.
FREEDOM LINE STEREO SYSTEM
System includes a CD/FM Stereo with two marine grade cabinet speakers.
* Please refer to the Stereo Owner’s Manual for specific operations.
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MAX STEREO SYSTEM / SPA THEATER SYSTEM (STS)
LS 750 STS, LS 800 STS, LS2X STS and LSX 1050 STS
Note: We have included the stereo and DVD owner’s manual with your spa.
This should be read to see the specific operation of these components.
Note: Do not place wet DVD’s or CD’s into the players at any time.
Resulting damage will not be covered under warranty.
System includes a 17” flat screen color television, DVD player, Kenwood
CD/FM Stereo system with subwoofer, and two pop up marine grade speakers
(4 on some models), two exterior speakers, water resistant Dolphin remote, and
one touch up and down for TV and speaker housing.
The TV and pop up speakers can be raised and lowered by pressing the one
touch up and down STS axillary button. Be sure the TV and speakers are down
before placing the cover on the spa. Resulting damage is not covered under
warranty if the cover is installed while the TV and speakers are still in the
upright position.
Note: The television communicates with the wireless remote via IR.
Please note that the IR is a line of sight communication method and
the range and functionality can be compromised by sunlight and other
wireless communications interferences that are not controlled by
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SPA THEATER SYSTEM (STS) / STEREO SYSTEMS (continued)
LS 750 STS, LS 825, LS2X STS and LSX 1050 STS
Your STS spa (and any spa with a stereo) comes equipped with a locking,
water resistant enclosure for the DVD player and stereo.
Figure 2
Figure 3
Figure 1
We have installed an F-81 television coaxial cable connector located under the
front panel for your convenience.This can be utilized if you wish to add a cable
connection or satellite connection to your STS.
Note: Due to the brightness of daytime light, it may be difficult to view the TV
during daytime hours. Please consider this when placing your spa outdoors.
It also may be difficult to operate the dolphin remote due to UV rays.
Note: If your STS Spa is equipped with the optional Dreamstone cabinet, your
equipment access to the A/V system will utilize the housing shown in figure 3
and will be equipped with a Dim mount stereo.
WARNING:
Never remain in your spa longer than 15 minutes per session when the
water temperature is above 98˚ F. If you wish to spend more time in your
spa, whether enjoying music, watching tv, or just lounging, be sure to keep
the spa water at or below body temperature (98.6˚ F).
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DOLPHIN REMOTE / KENWOOD A/V SYSTEM
Legend Series
All STS spas come with a Dolphin Remote Control.This remote uses both
radio frequency and infrared signal to control TV, DVD, and Stereo functions.
It will also operate the therapy pumps, spa light and fiber optics if so equipped.
The blower and opt. 2 buttons are not used.
The Dolphin Remote has 2 AA replaceable batteries.These may be replaced by
removing the 5 screws on the back of the Dolphin. Care should be taken when
replacing the cover so that the water seal is not damaged.
Note: Any time the batteries are replaced, the TV, DVD, and Stereo
components may need to be reprogrammed into the Dolphin Remote.
Note:The Dolphin Remote should not be left floating in the spa for extended
periods and should not be stored under the spa cover or left outside exposed to
the weather.
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DOLPHIN REMOTE OPERATION
Power Key: (A)
Turns the power on and off to the TV and DVD.
NOTE: To turn on the Kenwood CD player, use
the Mode (F) button in the CD mode.To turn off
the Kenwood stereo press and hold this button.
Volume Buttons: (C)
Adjusts the volume in the selected device.
Channel Buttons: (H)
In the CD mode, these buttons will scan
CD tracks or scan radio presets. In TV mode,
it will search through the TV channels.
Spa Function Buttons: (D)
Will control the pump 1, 2, 3 and the light
operations.
Mode Button: (F)
In the CD device mode, controls power
to the unit and serves as the "Function" button
on the CD player. (Press and hold this button to
turn off CD player.) In the TV device mode, this
button will switch to the video input to watch
DVDs and to the tuner for watching TV.
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DOLPHIN REMOTE OPERATION
Setup Button: (J)
Use this button to program device codes
(see page 62).Your Dolphin Remote has been
preprogrammed at the factory for all
components included.When the batteries are
replaced, the code for each component may
need to be reprogrammed.
Device Mode Buttons: (I)
Select unit to control by pressing device
button once.
Directional Buttons: (B)
These buttons will navigate through "Menu"
options in the DVD device mode.
Numeric Keypad: (E)
These buttons will change the TV channel
manually in the TV device mode.
NOTE: If utilizing a satellite receiver it is
necessary to point the Dolphin Remote directly
at the receiver as the RF portion of the Dolphin
remote is not programmable.
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DOLPHIN REMOTE
Programming Device Codes:
NOTE: Your remote has been
preprogrammed at the factory for all
components.When the batteries are
replaced, these components may need to
be reprogrammed.
1.) Select Device (I) The LED will blink once
to confirm.
2.) Press and Hold the "Setup" button (J)
The LED will blink once, and then twice
to continue.
3.) Enter the four digit code on the Numeric
keypad (E) - the LED will blink twice
after the last digit to confirm.
4.) To lock in the code press the
"POWER"(A) button.
Master Spas Device Codes
Kenwood CD / 0337
KEC DVD / 1238
KTV 17" Flat LCD / 0180
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SYSTEM OPERATION
To Watch TV
Turn on TV
1) Select Device (TV). (I)
2) Press Power. (A)
3) Select Tuner input using the Mode button. (F)
Note:You may need to step through several
unused video inputs.
4) Select desired channel. (E or H)
Select input on CD player
1) Press power to select proper input.
NOTE: The following procedure is for
initial set up and programming of
TV channels.
(If using either a satellite receiver or cable box make
sure unit is on before starting this procedure.)
1) Select TV device. (I)
2) Press the Arrow up button (B) to bring up the
TV menu.
3) Use the channel down button (H) to highlight
setup.
4) Press the volume up button (B) to select
either CATV or TV.
5) Use the channel down button (H) to highlight
auto program.
6) Press the volume up button (B) to start
programming.
7) Your TV will now program all available
stations into memory.
Note: Menu will disappear after 10 seconds.
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SYSTEM OPERATION
To Watch DVDs
Turn on TV
1) Select Device (TV). (I)
2) Press Power. (A)
3) Press Mode to select Video Input. (F)
Turn on Stereo
Stereo is always on unless Master Power button
is pressed on the stereo.
Turn on DVD Player
1) Select Device (DVD). (I)
2) Press Power. (A)
3) Load disc into DVD Player.
4) Press Play Button.
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DEVICE MODES / FEATURE BUTTONS
CD Mode
(F) Mode
This button will switch tuner to AM.
(G) Enter
This button will switch tuner to FM.
(C) Vol Up / Down
The main volume for the theater system is
controlled through the stereo.
(H) CH Up / Down
These buttons will scan radio station presets
and CD audio tracks.
(A) Power
Switches inputs.
NOTE: AM stations will be very limited in
reception and in most cases will be unavailable.
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DEVICE MODES / FEATURE BUTTONS
DVD Mode
(C) Vol Up / Down
Main audio is controlled through the CD
stereo.These buttons will adjust DVD audio
output level to the CD player.
(A) Power
This button will control power to the unit.
(B) Directional Buttons
These buttons will navigate through selections
on the DVD menu.
TV Mode
(F) Mode
This button selects the video or tuner input
on the TV.
(A) Power
This button controls power to unit.
(E) Numeric Key pad
These buttons will direct prompt individual
TV Channels. For channels
Above 100, push the LAST button
(Between VOL and CH), and then the
final two digits of the desired channel.
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SPA TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE
NOTHING ON THE SPA OPERATES1.) Check the control panel display for any messages. If there is a message,
refer to the diagnostic section on that model spa.There you will find the
meaning of the message and what action is to be taken.
2.) If there is no message on your control panel, check and reset the GFCI
and house breaker.
*The GFCI should be located in a weather
proof box close to the spa, but no closer than
5 ft.
If the spa does not respond, contact your local service company.
PUMP(S) DO NOT OPERATE 1.) Press the “Jets” button on your control panel.
If you hear the pumps trying to operate:
A. Check that all the slice valves are open. See photo on page 10.
B. Pump may need to be primed. See page 17.
C. Check that the air controls are open. See photo on page 8.
If you do not hear anything from the pump, contact your local service
company.
POOR JET PERFORMANCE
1.) Make sure pump is operating
2.) Check that the water level is adequate
(up to minimum safe water level side)
3.) Make sure the jets are open and the air controls are open.
See pages 7 and 8.
4.) Check for dirty filters. Clean if necessary.
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SPA NOT HEATING
* If the spas heater has failed, the majority of the time it will trip the GFCI
breaker. If the spa is not heating and has not tripped the breaker, please follow
these steps:
1.) Check the control panel for diagnostic messages. Refer to your spa
models diagnostic message area in previous sections.
Follow steps to alleviate message.
2.) Check water set temperature at control panel.
3.) Check for dirty filters. Clean if necessary.
4.) Check “heat mode” the spa is set in. Spa should be in standard mode.
5.) Check the control panel for heater light indicator and / or thermometer
icon. If the light is on or the indicator icon is moving, the spa should be
heating.Wait a reasonable amount of time (approximately 1 hour) to see
if the water temperature is changing.
6.) Check to make sure that the pump is primed and all slice valves are open.
7.) Reset power to the spa at GFCI breaker.
8.) If spa is still not heating, contact your dealer for service.
GFCI IS TRIPPING
The Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) is required, by NEC code
(National Electrician Code), for your protection.The tripping of the GFCI
may be caused by a component on the spa or by an electrical problem. Such
electrical problems include, but are not limited to, a faulty GFCI breaker,
power fluctuations, or a miswire. It may be necessary to contact an electrician
if your local dealer recommends doing so.
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REGULAR MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
Note:
These are areas that will require the spa owner to perform routine
maintenance.These are not areas covered under the warranty
of the spa.
CLEANING JETS
The majority of jets in your spa can individually be turned on/off. If any of
these jets become hard to turn, it will be necessary to remove the jet to clean
it as grit/sand and mineral deposit may be present.
Jets in the Legend Series and Down East line are removed by turning the
collar and then pulling out the jet. Most jets in the Freedom Spa can be
removed by turning the collar then pulling the jet out.The smallest jets in the
Freedom line are fixed and cannot be removed.
Most jets in the Down East and Freedom Spas can be removed by turning the
collar, then pulling the jet out.The smallest jets in the Down East line are
removed by turning the collar counter then pulling the jet out.The smallest jets in
the Freedom Spa line are fixed and cannot be removed.
TO CLEAN JETS
Place the jet(s) in a bucket, fully immerse in white vinegar. Let the jet(s) soak
overnight and then rinse with water. Reinstall the jet(s). It may also be
necessary to clean the grit/deposit from the white jet body using an old
toothbrush.
CLEANING DIVERTER VALVES
Some Legend Series and Down East Spas have diverter valves. Due to mineral
deposits and grit/sand that may get into the internal parts of the diverter
valve, it may become hard to turn or freeze up completely. In this case, it is
necessary to remove the handle and cap of the diverter valve. Before
proceeding, make sure the power to the spa is turned off. (cont. next page)
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Turn the cap piece counter clockwise. It may be necessary to put a clean rag
over the cap and turn it with a wrench.
Once loose, the cap and handle can be pulled up out of the white
plumbing fitting.
Wipe down the internal piece that attaches to the cap and handle.
Soak the cap and handle in white vinegar.
The white plumbing fitting should also be wiped down. If the surface of the
white plumbing has become too abrasive, you can take wet, fine sandpaper
and smooth it out. It is also helpful to use a lubricant (use silicone based,
not petroleum based) to allow for an easier turn of the diverter handle.
Rinse the diverter internals and reassemble.
In the future, it is helpful to turn the diverter valve only when the pump is
not on. Cleaning your diverter valve should occur every time you drain
your spa.
DRAINING YOUR LEGEND OR DOWN EAST SPA-The drain is located
behind the front panel on the far right side.You can access the drain by
unscrewing the black thumb screws and removing the corner panel. Grasp
the drain cap, and pull the assembly out all the way. Unscrew the cap, then
push the assembly back in half way to start the flow of water. Attach a garden
hose, if desired. Draining times may vary by model using the external hose
bib. A sump pump may also be used to drain the spa quickly.
*NOTE: When pushing or pulling the assembly in or out, water will drip from the
drain during the transition.This is normal.
DRAINING YOUR FREEDOM SERIES SPA- The drain is located behind
the front panel on the far right side, grasp the hose bib cap and turn it counter
clockwise. Attach a garden hose, if desired.Turn the black knob on the side of
the valve a quarter turn. Draining times may vary by model using the external
hose bib. A sump pump may also be used to drain the spa quickly.
Legend
Down East
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Freedom
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REPLACING YOUR LIGHT BULB
If your light bulb goes out, it is very easy to replace.
Use a 12 volt, 6 watt bulb that should be available through your dealer.
First, make sure the power to the spa is off.You can access the spa light fitting
by removing the spa panel.
Once the panel is removed, unfasten the black fitting inside the white
light assembly, by turning it counter clockwise.
Attached to the black fitting is the light bulb. Replace the bulb and reinsert
the fitting, by turning it clockwise.
If the white lens cap needs to be removed, insert a flat head screw driver as
shown in the picture below.
This may also be necessary when installing
an LED light.
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CARE OF YOUR SPA COVER
Always cover your spa when not in use.This will greatly reduce energy consumption and
will cause spa water to heat more rapidly.Water loss and chemical usage will also be
reduced.
• Be sure to lock down all straps on cover after each use to prevent wind damage.
• Do not allow spa to sit uncovered in direct sunlight.This may cause damage to
exposed surfaces of spa and possible discoloration of spa fittings.
• Periodically hose off both sides of spa cover for maximum life of cover. Once a
month use a vinyl cleaner and conditioner on the vinyl portion of your cover.
Rinse residue off.
NOTE: IF YOUR SPA IS GOING TO BE LEFT EMPTY FOR PROLONGED PERIODS,
DO NOT REPLACE COVER DIRECTLY ON SURFACE OF SPA. PLACE 2”-3”
BLOCKS BETWEEN COVER AND SPA.THIS ALLOWS FOR ADEQUATE
VENTILATION OF COVER AND SPA.
NOTE:The cover warranty is provided through the cover manufacturer and not through
Master Spas.You will need to mail the cover warranty back to the cover manufacturer.
CARE OF YOUR SPA CABINET
Your quality spa cabinet is produced from hand-crafted cedar. It has been factory treated
with a stain/sealer to maintain its appearance and to preserve its life. Several times a
year (especially if located outdoors) it is recommended that your cabinet be re-treated.
Your local dealer or service center can recommend the appropriate product based on
your cabinet finish. Periodically, remove dust, dirt and grime with clean water.
If your spa has the DuraMaster™ Polymer Skirt or Master Wood option, it just needs to
be hosed off periodically. No other maintenance is required.
FILTER CLEANING
NOTE: Never operate the spa without filters in place. If done, damage will result to
pumps and other components.We recommend having an extra set of filters to install
when cleaning the filters.
1.) Turn power off to the spa.
2.) Remove any large or floating debris from the filter area.
3.) Remove the filter(s). Remember, ECO PUR™ mineral filters should only be rinsed
down and never soaked in a cartridge cleaner. Outer filter(s) should be periodically
rinsed and soaked in a cartridge cleaner. Follow cartridge cleaner instructions.
Depth loading filters should be replaced every 6 months or as necessary depending
on bather load.
Legend Series Spas/Down East Spas Procedure
Freedom Spas Procedure
5.) Rinse filters and reinstall.
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Change ECO PUR™
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Soak Filter
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Test
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Clean and Condition
Spa Cover and Cabinet
Miscellaneous
Service
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