Quick Reference Guide

Quick Reference Guide provides a quick overview of spa’s your main spa’s main

The Reference Card provides a quick overview of your functions and functions and the the operations accessible with your digital control accessible with your digital control pad.

Starting Pump 1:
Press Pump 1 button to turn Pump 1 on at low speed. Press a second time to turn Pump 1 to high unless it has been manually deactivated.
The Pump 1 indicator lights up when Pump 1 is on speed.
Starting Pump 2:
Press Pump 2 button to turn pump 2 on. A second tome turns Pump 2 off. A built-in timer automatically turns Pump 2 off after 20 minutes, unless it has been manually deactivated.
The Pump 2 indicator lights up when Pump 2 is on at high speed.
Starting Pump 3
Press Pump 3 button to turn Pump 3 on. Press a location by the model and series.
Starting Pump 4 (Epic series only):
Press Pump 4 button to turn Pump 4 on. Press a second time to turn Pump 4 off. A built-in timer automatically turns Pump 4 off after 20 minutes, unless it has been manually deactivated.
Starting Pump 5:
Press Pump 5 button to turn Pump 5 on. Press a second time to turn Pump 5 off. A built-in timer automatically turns Pump 5 off after 20 minutes, unless it has been manually deactivated.
Starting the blower:
Press the Blower button once to turn on the Therapy Air (TA) blower. A second time turns the TA blower off.
Setting water temperature:
Use Up or Down arrow button to regulate water temperature. The temperature setting will be displayed for 5 seconds to confirm your new selection. Water temperature can be adjusted by 1o increments from 59 to 104oF (15 to 40oC).
The temperature symbol indicates the desired tem- perature, NOT the current water temperature.
Automatic water heater start:
When water temperature is 1oF (0.5oC) lower than the Set Point, the heater will automatically turn on & heat until the water temperature reaches 1oF (0.5oC) above the set point.The Heater indicator lights up when the heater is on.

SpaBoy Boost (if equipped)
Press and hold the Pump 2 key for 10 seconds to initiate SpaBoy boost which runs the SpaBoy electrode for 30 minutes regardless of the ORP setting. When activated “Sbb” will be displayed.

Invert Display
Push and hold the blower key for 20 seconds to invert the display.

Temperature unit:
Press and hold the light button for 5 seconds to toggle between oF and oC.

Press Light button to
If your Spa is equipped with Ultimate lighting you can toggle through the the color options by pressing the light button ON/OFF/ON.Press Light button to turn light on. Press a second time to turn the light off. A built-in timer automatically turns it off after 2 hours, unless it has been manually deactivated.The Light indicator is displayed when the light is on.

Waterfall
The waterfall will be operated by turning pump 1 on and adjusting a small bear paw control nearest to the waterspouts to vary the amount of flow. This can turn vary in location by the model and series.

Standby mode:
Press and hold Pump 3 button for 5 seconds to enter standby mode. The “stby” message is displayed and heating & filtering will be disabled for 30 minutes.Pressing any button will exit standby.Note: If the system is turned down while the heater is on, Pump 1 will run for an additional 3 minutes.

Pad Lockout:
There are two modes you can choose from: Full or par- tial lock. Full lock means that all keypad functions are locked. Partial lock means that only the basic functions will remain accessible (pumps, blower, light).Locking your digital control pad:

Press and hold Pump 1 for 5 seconds. The display will show “LocP”, with “P” representing partial lock. Release the button and the keypad will be in Partial lock mode. Keep button pressed down for 5 more seconds if you want to be in Full lock mode. The “LocF” message will then be displayed.When control pad is locked, all automatic functions will run as usual.

If a button is pressed down, a “LocP” or “LocF” message will be displayed for 1 second. To unlock the keypad, simply press and hold Pump 1 button again for 5 seconds.

Boost Mode:
Press and hold Pump 2 button for 5 seconds to enable Boost mode. In this mode, Pump 1 high speed and the ozonator will run for 45 minutes. When enabled, “boo” message is displayed. This mode is used to speed up filtration after intensive use of the spa or to help mix chemicals just added to the spa. Pressing any button will exit boost mode.

Fogger Waterfall
The Fogger Waterfall is controlled by pressing and holding the“light”button for 2 seconds. This will activate the lights, fogger and the small pump that operates the system. Press- ing the“light”button once will turn the Fogger/Waterfall off.

The system will stay active for 2 hours unless it has been manually turned off using the “light” button.It is advisable on first start up or restart that water is put into the opening of the Fogger/Waterfall to fill up the area to prevent premature damage to the Fogger units.

PROGRAMMING THE SETTINGS

During a filter cycle:
– Pump 2, Pump 3 (Pump 4 & Pump 5 on an epic series spa) and the blower run for 20 seconds, then
– Pump 1 runs at low speed for the programmed number of hours (see below), and
– The ozonator is turned on.

Press the Filter button (pump 5 on options. Your display will show “Sett” and from here you will be able to choose your settings.

Press your Filter/Pump 5 button again. Your display will now show the settings for your Filter Duration.

Use your arrow keys to select your Ozone Cycle Duration.
You can select from 1 to 24 hours per day.

Press your Filter/Pump 5 button again. Your display will now show the settings for your Onzen system (if equipped).

Use your arrow keys to select your Onzen Cycle Duration.

You can select from 1 to 24 hours per day.

Press your Filter/Pump 5 button again. Your display will now show the settings for your Filter Cycle Duration.

Use your arrow keys to select your Filter Duration in hours.

You can select from 0 to 6 hours.

Press your Filter/Pump 5 button again. Your display will now show the settings for your Filter Cycle Frequency.

Use your arrow keys to select your Filter Cycle Frequency from 1 to 4 times per day.

Please note: You will see the options that are applicable to your spa. If you have neither ozone nor onzen, you will proceed directly into setting your Filter Duration. Also, though an Epic topside is of a different design, the steps are as shown. You can move backwards through the settings by pressing the Pump 3 button (Pump 4 on Epic series spas). The Pump 1 button will allow you to exit without saving any changes. When you get to the end of the options, press the filter key one last time to save changes and begin a filter cycle immediately. If you do not press the filter key again your changes will be saved and the filter cycle will begin when you have programmed it to do so.

45 Minute filter cycle time-out: If you turn a pump, blower or light on during a filter cycle, the cycle will be interrupted and will only resume 45 minutes after you (or the system) have turned the last active output off.

TROUBLESHOOTING
ERROR CODE

DESCRIPTION
PRR – Temperature probe is disconnected from the base board
HL (Flashing) – Over temperature. The water temperature of the spa is > 112oF (44.5oC)
Hl – High limit. The temperature of the heater barrel is > 119oF (48oC)
FLO – Flow Switch Open. The flow switch is reading no flow while pump 1 is running.
FLC – Flow Switch Closed. The flow switch is reading flow while pump 1 is off.
OTH – Heater barrel is heating too quickly. Only checked while the heater is on.
FrEEzE ProtEct – Freeze protect mode. Starts when the water temperature is < 50oF (10oC) and ends when the water temperature reaches 59oF (15oC) Requested feature would overload the breaker and as a result has been declined.
GF – Requested function has been disabled due to a suspected ground fault. Topside has been partially locked
LocP – Topside has been partially locked
LocF – Topside has been fully locked
+S+ – When spa is powered up it performs a check to see if the hi-­limit probe is attached to the heater barrel. While this is happening “tSt” will be displayed.
HPT – If the heater probe test fails then HPT will be displayed.
Hd – If the hi-­limit probe is disconnected from the board “Hd” will be displayed.
PH – If Spa-­Boy is installed and the pH is above 8.2 “pH” will be displayed.

*If activated in Low-level programming the lights will flash when there is an error code present

Note: For an expanded descrition of the Error Codes, download the Error Codes Quick Reference Card for the following link http://www.arcticspas.com/support/

Further troubleshooting guidance is also available from the following Link: myarcticspa.com. Open the Troubleshooting tab along the horizontal tool bar.

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