- At what percentage should I set my salt chlorine generator’s out?
At what output percentage should I run my salt chlorine generator?
As with everything pool related, it depends. We suggest you start your salt chlorine generator at 50 percent output and run it for a couple of days, then check the chlorine level. In a balanced pool, a good chlorine level is 1-3 parts per million. If your chlorine levels are low, you can raise the percentage, and if it’s high you can lower the percentage. The output percentage means your cell will only be active for that percentage of time in a pump’s run cycle. For example, if your pump is set for an 8-hour cycle, and your salt chlorine generator is set at 50 percent; your cell will only be producing chlorine for 4 of those hours total.
If you ever get behind in your chlorine output, use the super chlorinate feature on your generator’s control box. Super Chlorinate increases chlorine output to 100 percent and keeps it that way for about 24 hours, then reduces down to your normal output settings.
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