Polaris Pool Cleaner Model Differences

Today, we are going to discuss the different types of Polaris swimming pool cleaners so you can easily decide which pool cleaner is best for your unique swimming pool needs. We will begin by showing you the differences between the various models and separate which ones are suction-side and which ones are pressure-side pool cleaners:
Suction-Side Swimming Pool Cleaners:
Polaris ATV:
Suction-side pool cleaners uses your existing filter system to produce the suction needed to clean your in-ground swimming pool. Some systems might have a dedicated vacuum line for the pool cleaner. Other wise, the pool cleaner’s hose connects through the skimmer and sucks up debris then passes it through the filter as it works its way around the swimming pool.
ATV Features:
  • Cleans the bottom and walls of any size pool
  • Fastest, most powerful suction cleaner available
  • No booster pump required
  • Extra large bottom opening to pick up large debris
  • Built-in reverse mechanism makes sure your ATV does not get stuck, and can keep cleaning in reverse
  • Flow regulator automatically optimizes the water flow to the cleaner
  • 5/1 warranty
Pressure-Side Swimming Pool Cleaners:
Polaris 280 and Polaris 380:
Pressure-side pool cleaners require a booster pump to power them as work their way around the swimming pool sucking up debris into their bag and sending the remaining water through to the filter. Your filter system must have a dedicated booster pump to operate.
280 Features:
  • Cleans the bottom and walls of any size pool
  • Double jets for a cleaning time of around 3 hours
  • Runs off separate booster pump
  • Extra large bottom opening to pick up large debris
  • 5/1 warranty
  • Available in Black Max Model
380 Features:
  • Cleans the bottom and walls of any size pool
  • 3 jet propel system for cleaning in 3 hours or less
  • Runs off separate booster pump
  • Extra large bottom opening to pick up large debris
  • 10/1 warranty
  • Available in Black Max Model
Pressure-Side Swimming Pool Cleaner without a Booster Pump:
Polaris 360:
This pressure-side pool cleaner does NOT require a booster pump, but works the same way as the Polaris 280 and Polaris 380, sucking up debris into their bag and sending the remaining water through to the filter.
360 Features:
  • Cleans the bottom and walls of any size pool
  • Does not require a booster pump
  • Needs a pump with at least 1hp
  • Large bottom opening
  • Available in Black Max Model
  • Unique filter bag that removes debris before they reach your pump
  • 10/1 Warranty
Now that you have a better understanding of the differences in the Polaris pool cleaner models, feel free to learn more about Polaris Pool Cleaners.