Hayward C-800 Generic Cartridge - NFC1280



Part # NFC1280

  4.6 Average  



Part # NFC1280

Dimensions End Cap = Round, Length = 17 3/8", Outside Diameter = 8 1/2", Inside Diameter = 4 1/16"

Alternate Part #'s 17507, C-8600, C800RE, C8600, CX800-RE, CX800RE, FC-1280, FC1280, HAY06209, PA80, R173270, UNI605245, XLS-804

Product Description


  • Our generic replacement cartridges are less expensive than the original manufacturers' brands yet still meet the same high quality standards.  The key components of a cartridge - filter media, core, and end cap - are all designed for maximum water flow and cartridge life.
  • The filter media is point bonded polyester with even fiber distribution which results in an even dirt load and increased water flow.  
  • The Sharp & Uniform pleated media provides filtration area (square footage) that meets or exceeds the original manufacturers' specifications.  
  • An open core design provides sturdy support for the media without restricting flow.  Increased flow rates result in less wear on the pump and reduced energy usage.  
  • Anti-microbial end caps inhibit the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew while supporting the core and media.
  • Banded Pleats maximize flow during operation, and help to reduce the frequency of cleaning.  Banded pleats also make the cartridge easier to clean.
  • We carry thousands of generic cartridges to replace all of the most popular OEM brands such as Sta-Rite, Pentair / Pac Fab, Hayward, Purex, American Products, Jacuzzi,  Hot Springs, Coleman, and more. 

You should consider the Microban version of this filter!

Why Microban Protection?

Water and an ample food source provide the ideal condition for bacteria to quickly multiply and grow. In fact, on an unprotected surface, some microbes can double in number every 20 minutes. And only when they’ve multiplied to hundreds of thousands, can they actually be seen by the naked eye.

The images below show bacteria growth on a standard pool filter cartridge versus a pool filter cartrdge infused with Microban® antimicrobial protection over a 24 hour period.

Microban Pool Filter Cartridge

After viewing these images, you can see how Microban® protection begins to work immediately, disrupting key bacterial cell functions so that bacteria are unable to grow or reproduce on the surface. While on the unprotected surface, bacteria quickly multiply.

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Product Specifications

Cal Spa
Filter Model:
Hayward Star Clear II C800
8 - 1/2 in.
17 - 3/8 in.
Top Style:
Top Inside Diameter:
Bottom Style:
Bottom Inside Diameter:
Filtration Area:
80 sq. ft.
Media Weight:
4 oz.
OEM #:
Unicel #:
Filbur #:
Pleatco #:

?     Asked on 10/6/2016 by Bruce Hibberd

How do we get a phona # for, ordering A 2 filters for our fountain, We lost our catalog. am not sure size or no.THANKs Bruce Hibberd 805 6492636

A     Answered on 10/12/2016 by Stacey M.

Hello Bruce, our phone number is 888-367-3082, please just have the model type and make of your filter to better assist you with finding your filter.

?     Asked on 7/27/2016 by Donald Murphy

This will fit C800-B

A     Answered on 7/28/2016 by Alan M.

Hello, this replacement cartridge will replace the cartridge in a Hayward Star Clear II C800 model filter including the C800-B.


Review Summary

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The Most Helpful Review

2     0

 (5 out of 5 stars)  Good - Inexspensive Filters

from Temple, Georgia ()

Pros: Cost less

These filters worked as well as the originals, were a lot less costly and arrived within the stated delivery window. I would definitely order these filters again.!!

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The Most Recent Reviews

 (5 out of 5 stars)  Filter


This filter fit perfectly and saved me alot of money then buying at local pool store

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 (5 out of 5 stars)  Great Filter

from Arcadia, FL ()

Pros: quality, price

Cons: none

This replacement filter cartridge was great for the price. It was a little tight putting in the first time but has been fine since. I will use this product in the future.

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 (4 out of 5 stars)  Great price


Pros: Price

Cons: Wait and see

So far so good have had this for almost a week now and no complaints For the price you can't go wrong

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 (4 out of 5 stars)  Hayward replacement filter

from Fla ()

Pros: good construction / fair price

This was a good value replacement for the Haywood filter. If you are replacing your old Hayward C-800 filter - give this one a try! I am sure you will be very satisfied and enjoy the savings. Good fast service as well.

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 (4 out of 5 stars)  Fine Replacement

from Boca, FL ()

Pros: less expensive

Purchased this product and it arrived on time w/ no issue. Used it immediately and it works well.

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 (5 out of 5 stars)  Is the best Swimming Pool Cleaner

from Lehigh Acres, Fl ()

I buy my last Filter in other pool suppl,y and the cost was 3 times more, and i found INYOPOOLS !!!!!!! and i don't need others stores to buy all I need to my pool, the Quality is excellent, and the services, prices are the best!!!!!!!

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 (5 out of 5 stars)  Great replacement filter

from Coral Springs, Fl ()

My product arrived even before the funds cleared my bank account. The filter appears to be of excellent quality and provides increased water flow through the center core for easier cleaning that was not present in my original filer.

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