Dolphin needs no special mention when it comes to delivering the best pool cleaning experience. With Dolphin, you know you do not have to spend hours scrubbing and vacuuming your pool. There are a plethora of Dolphins available in the market – each one boasting of unique features. Out of the all the remarkable Dolphins, our topic of discussion would be one among the best – Dolphin S300i. This one is loaded with features – those that you wouldn’t want to miss out on. That said, keep reading to learn what Dolphin S300i has in store to offer you.
|Pool cleaner type||Robotic|
|Ideal for pool type||In-ground pools|
|Pool size||Up to 50 feet|
|Cleaning coverage||Floor, walls and the waterline|
|Cleaning mode||Regular, Fast, Waterline, and Ultra Clean.|
|Cleaning cycles||1, 1.5 , 2 and 2.5 hours|
|Filtration||Multi-layer filtration system with integrated fine and ultra-fine filters|
|Navigation and maneuverability||PowerStream mobility system|
|Brushing||Brush + Active Scrubber|
|Brush type||All-terrain brush|
|Cable length||60 feet|
|Anti-tangle swivel cable||Yes|
|MyDolphin mobile app||Yes|
|Easy to clean filter basket||Yes|
|Delayed Operation button||Yes. This delays the next cleaning cycle.|
Assembly – Assembling this Dolphin hardly takes a few minutes. One can do it easily without any professional assistance.
Weight – Dolphin S300i is a lightweight model. This eliminates the struggle caused when the cleaner is to be carried from one place to another.
Filtration – Talking about the filtration capabilities of Dolphin S300i, you get a dual filtration system here. This system ensures that you get a spotless pool in no time.
Scrubbing – With two scrubbing brushes – one in the front and the other at the back, you will be left with nothing but a sparkling clean pool. The active brush rotates at a speed that is twice the seed of the standard one resulting in a super clean pool.
Pool size – It is ideal for all in-ground pools that are up to 50 feet.
Coverage area – The coverage area includes the pool floor, walls and the waterline.
Smartphone compatible – What better than being able to control the robot using your Smartphone? Well, this is exactly what Dolphin S300i offers. By using the MyDolphin mobile app, you can control this Dolphin very easily. This application is available for both Android and iOS devices. The application allows you to choose the modes, get notifications, set a timer, select a cycle and a lot more.
Wall climbing – Climbing the sides of your pool is no longer an issue for this Dolphin. The two rubber tractor-like treads help the cleaner to propel through the water and eventually climb the sides of the pool.
CleverClean scanning technology – This Dolphin is equipped with a CleverClean scanning technology. This technology in combination with the front edge sensor enables the cleaner to scan the entire pool thereby ensuring total pool coverage.
Filter baskets – The filter basket has two baskets on each side. One of these aims at collecting coarse debris like leaves and acorns while the other traps fine particles like sand and dirt. This Dolphin’s filter basket is absolutely easy to clean. All that you have to do is just lift the basket and spray it using a garden hose. This simply means that you no longer have to deal with messy debris bags. Additionally, this being a top access filter makes it all the more easy and convenient to remove the filters.
Navigation – The CleverClean technology talks volume about superior navigation. This ensures that every inch of the pool is covered thereby assuring the user of an exceptional cleaning experience. This Dolphin is smart enough to take the most efficient route while cleaning. Well, not just that, it automatically navigates around obstacles and quickly returns to its cleaning pattern.
User comfort – The built-in carry handle throws light on the user comfort of this cleaner.
Control panel – The head unit of the Dolphin consists of a control panel that has blue backlit controls. The power button is on the left. The right side has various operation buttons.
Bluetooth compatible – One of the most remarkable features of this cleaner is that it is Bluetooth compatible.
Cable – The length of the cable that comes with this pool cleaner is 60 feet. This is sufficient for large pools. The cable is anti-tangle in nature. This means that the cable won’t tangle when the robot does its job of cleaning.
Weekly scheduling – Dolphin S300i supports the weekly scheduling feature. With the help of this feature, you can schedule the robot to work as per your requirement – it can work daily, work every other day, and every three days. You do not have to be around everytime you want to get your pool cleaned. Just drop in the Dolphin and it will do its job.
Cleaning Time – With this cleaner, you can select the cycle time as well. You can choose the cleaner to do its job in 1, 1.5, 2 or 2.5 hours.
Cleaning modes – You have four different cleaning modes to choose from – Regular, Fast, Waterline, and Ultra Clean.
PowerStream Mobility System – The PowerStream Mobility System caters to the creation of multi-directional water jets. This ensures a constant grip on all vertical and horizontal surfaces.
Manual drive button – Using the manual drive button, you can steer the robot around the pool in the direction you want. This is an excellent feature when you want certain areas to be cleaned thoroughly.
Tilt mode – The tilt mode aids in steering the robot by tilting your phone in the direction you want it to go.
Fast mode – You get an option of fast mode with this cleaner. Enabling this option allows the unit to clean the pool floor alone.
Delayed Operation button – This helps in delaying the next cleaning cycle so as to allow dirt to settle at the bottom of the pool.
Caddy – Dolphin S300i includes a caddy. With this, storing the cleaner is no longer going to be an issue to worry about. This two-wheeled caddy helps in securing your pool cleaner. Here, you get place to hang your cable as well. With caddy, the shelf life of the cleaner is improved as well.
Climate Care Certified – This being a Climate Care Certified pool cleaner, you are going to save both water and money as your electricity bills won’t be high.
Warranty – It comes with a warranty period of two years.
If you are looking for a robotic pool cleaner that is loaded with features then Dolphin S300i is worth investing in. This does an excellent job in scrubbing and cleaning your pool in a matter of a few hours. In addition to this, it is packed with all the latest features that you wouldn’t want to miss out on. Say goodbye to manual cleaning and bring home Dolphin S300i. A soothing pool experience awaits you!
Frequently asked questions
- What is the ideal pH under which the Dolphin can be operated?
A pH of 7 to 7.8 is considered ideal for the operation of the Dolphin.
- How to operate this Dolphin?
Firstly, connect the cleaner to the power supply. After doing so, the LED light indicator on the power supply turns blue. Now place the cleaner in the pool and press the ON button on the power supply. Your cleaner will start its job right away.
- How to store the dolphin when it will not be used for a considerable time?
When you are not going to use the Dolphin for quite some time, you need to store it carefully. Firstly, ensure that there is no water in the cleaner. Clean the filter cartridges well and reinstall them. Store the pool cleaner in an upright position on the caddy. Keep the caddy away from direct sunlight, rain and frost. Also, roll the cable so that it is free of kinks.
- What is the ideal temperature at which the Dolphin can be operated?
Before using the Dolphin to clean your pool, ensure that the temperature is in the range of 6 to 35 degree Celsius.
- Is there any relation between the climbing performance of the Dolphin and the temperature?
Yes. The climbing performance might get affected if the temperature is below 15 degree Celsius.
- Why does the Dolphin not turn and follows just one direction?
The reason for this is the stuck debris. Removing the debris does the job.
- Why are the brushes too dry?
The reason for this could be that the brushes are not soaked well in the water.
- What to do if the Dolphin doesn’t move?
Check that the cable is well-connected to the power supply. Also, check that there is no obstacle that’s blocking the unit.
- Why does the Dolphin not climb walls?
The reasons could be –
- Clogged filters
- Unsuitable pH level of the pool.
- Unsuitable temperature
- Stuck debris
- Too much algae in the pool.