Table of Contents important Hot Tub Owner information ...1 FCC Notice ...1 important Safety instructions for all Spa Owners ...2 Entrapment Risk ... 6 Hyperthermia ... 7 Important Additional CSA Safety Instructions (Canada Only) ... 8 Locating Your Sundance Hot Tub ...9 Outdoor Location ...
880 SERIES important Safety instructions for all Spa Owners reAd ANd FOLLOW ALL iNSTrUCTiONS CAreFULLY! This spa was manufactured to meet the standards and specifications outlined in the “Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act” (VGB Safety Act). When installing and using this spa, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including: dANGer: •...
if each metal surface is permanently connected (bonded) by a minimum No. 8 AWG (8.4 mm²) solid copper conductor attached to the wire connector on the grounding lug, inside the equipment compartment on the equipment box. • A grounding wire connector is provided on this unit to connect a minimum No.
880 SERIES • Always test the spa water temperature before entering the spa. The user should measure the water temperature with an accurate thermometer since the tolerance of water temperature-regulating devices may vary as much as +/- 5°F (2°C). WArNiNG: •...
• Always shower before and after using your spa. Maintain water chemistry in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions. Failure to do so may result in contracting a waterborne illness (e.g. an infec- tion, bacteria or virus). WArNiNG: chemistry, proper ventilation is recommended to reduce the risk of contracting a waterborne illness (e.g.
880 SERIES entrapment risk The Consumer Products Safety Commission/USA has reported that users of pools and spas have become entrapped (stuck) to drain and/or suction fittings causing death, drowning, or serious injury (see diagram below). This spa was manufactured to meet the standards and specifica- tions outlined in the “Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act”...
880 SERIES important Additional CSA Safety instructions (Canada Only) When using this electrical equipment, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including the following: 1. reAd ANd FOLLOW ALL iNSTrUCTiONS. 2. A green colored terminal or a terminal marked G, Gr, Ground, Grounding or the nal box or compartment.
Locating Your Sundance Hot Tub iMPOrTANT: Because of the combined weight of the spa, water and users, it is extremely important that the base upon which the spa rests be smooth, flat, level and capable of uniformly supporting this weight, without shifting or settling, for the entire time the spa is in place.
880 SERIES Outdoor Location In selecting the ideal outdoor location for your hot tub, we suggest that you take into consideration the following: • The proximity to changing area and shelter (especially in regions subject to cold weather). • The pathway to and from your hot tub (this should be free of debris so that dirt and leaves are not easily tracked into the hot tub).
Nonetheless, this hot tub must be installed properly to ensure dependable usage. Please contact your local Sundance Spas dealer or local building department should you have any questions regarding your installation. Proper grounding is extremely important. Sundance hot tubs are equipped with a current collector system.
880 SERIES electrical installation instructions (240V Service) iMPOrTANT NOTiCe: The electrical wiring of this hot tub must meet the requirements of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and any applicable state or local codes. The electrical circuit must be installed by a qualified electrician and approved by a local building/electrical inspection authority.
7. Select the power supply entrance you want to use (Figures A-B, pages 13-14) and remove the short cabinet panel from the front of the hot tub, then feed cable through the large opening provided on the bottom of the control box. 8.
880 SERIES Figure B (equipment Area for All Models except Maxxus) Note: Pump, ozone, and drain locations may vary by model Sentry Control Box Power Supply Entrance(s) Jets Pump #1 Heater Hot Tub Drain (Removable Exter- nal Drain Cap) Air Blower Pump Drain Plug(s) Figure C Sentry Control Box...
Maxxus Power requirements ® Sundance hot tubs are designed to provide optimum performance and flexibility of use when connected to their maximum electrical service. However, they are shipped factory configured for their most common preferred electrical connection as follows: • North American 60 Hz Model: If you prefer, a qualified technician can perform a minor circuit board modification that allows the hot tub to operate on a different electrical...
880 SERIES Altamar/Cameo/Majesta/Marin/Optima Power re- quirements Sundance hot tubs are designed to provide optimum performance and flexibility of use when connected to their maximum electrical service. However, they are shipped factory configured for their most common preferred electrical connection as follows: •...
Hot Tub Fill Up Procedure For best results, read each step in its entirety before proceeding with that step. 1. Prepare The Hot Tub For Filling • Clear all debris from the hot tub. (Although the hot tub shell has been polished at the factory, you may want to treat it with a specially formulated hot tub cleaner.) Consult your dealer for additional information prior to filling hot tub.
880 SERIES 4. Activate jets Pumps Turn on all jet(s) pumps and blower to ensure proper mixing when adding start up chemical in step 5. 5. Add Start-Up Chemicals Add the hot tub water chemicals as recommended by your Sundance Spas dealer.
important Heater details: • The maximum temperature for which the hot tub can be set is 104°F (40°C) and the minimum is 80°F (27°C). • For Cameo and Optima hot tubs powered with a 40 amp service, turn off jets pump #1 and jets pump #2 to operate heater. •...
880 SERIES Water Fill Volume Model Altamar ...395 Gal (1,495 L) ...10.0 oz Cameo ...370 Gal (1,401 L) ... 9.0 oz Majesta ...330 Gal (1,249 L) ... 8.0 oz Marin...320 Gal (1,211 L)... 8.0 oz Optima ...420 Gal (1,590 L) ...10.5 oz Maxxus ...550 Gal (2,082 L) ...14.0 oz *Use average fill volume for chemical maintenance 10.
13. Consult your authorized Sundance Spas dealer for chemical rec- ommendations, then add chemicals to hot tub water to achieve a constant sanitizer reading within the levels recommended by the As- sociation of Pool and Spa Professionals printed on the inside cover of this manual.
880 SERIES 10.0 Hot Tub Features (All Models) 10.1 Main Control Panel Functions A. Select Button: Scrolls menu through filter cycle programming features. Manually activates the circulation pump when it is in an off state for a 1 hour duration. B.
10.2 LCd Screen Functions = Lock: Indicates panel, set temperature, or filter cycle program- ming is locked. = Heat: Indicates heater is on. = Ozone: Indicates optional CD ozonator is on (page 61). = Adjust Filter Cycle: Indicates filter cycle programming feature is accessed.
880 SERIES Figure F (Maxxus Hot Tub Features) Main Control Panel Handrails with LED Light (2 ea.) Lights (2 ea.) Pillows (4 ea.) Fluidix Nex Jets (8 ea.) Fluidix Intelli-Jets (3 ea.) Air Controls with LED Light (8 ea.) Whirlpool Jets (2 ea.) Gravity Drain 10.
Figure G (Optima Hot Tub Features) Main Control Panel Handrails with LED Light (2 ea.) Light Pillows (4 ea.) Fluidix Nex (4 ea.) Fluidix Intelli-Jets (5 ea.) Air Controls with LED Light (5 ea.) Whirlpool Jets (1 ea.) Gravity Drain 10.
880 SERIES Figure H (Cameo Hot Tub Features) Control Panel Handrails with LED Light (2 ea.) Light Pillows (3 ea.) Fluidix Nex Jets (6 ea.) Fluidix Intelli-Jets (2 ea.) Air Controls with LED Light (5 ea.) Whirlpool Jets (4 ea.) Gravity Drain 10.
Figure i (Altamar Hot Tub Features) Main Control Panel Handrails with LED Light Light Pillows (3 ea.) Fluidix Nex (4 ea.) Fluidix Intelli-Jets (6 ea.) Air Controls with LED Light (5 ea.) Whirlpool Jets (1 ea.) Gravity Drain 10. Massage Selectors (2 ea.) Air Injectors (14 ea.) 12.
880 SERIES Figure j (Majesta Hot Tub Features) Main Control Panel Handrail with LED Light Light Pillows (3 ea.) Fluidix Nex (6 ea.) Fluidix Intelli-Jets (6 ea.) Air Controls with LED Light (5 ea.) Whirlpool Jets (2 ea.) Gravity Drain 10.
880 SERIES 11.0 Operating instructions Your Sundance ® hot tub has a touch-sensitive control panel, massage selector valves and air control knobs located on the top rim of the hot tub (Figures F-K, pages 24-29). These controls let you operate many of the special functions of your Sundance ®...
A. Press and hold the WArMer ( B. Press and hold the jeTS 1 ( seconds. You will see the temperature rise to 106°F (41°C) on the LCD display. To lower the temperature, press the COOLer ( C. When the overtemp has been activated, the white decimal point after the last digit will flash on and off every second as an indicator for being in the overtemp mode.
880 SERIES Press Once Press Again Press Selects or “freezes” your low speed blending color of choice. Again BLUE (X4) VIOLET (X5) RED (X6) AMBER (X7) GREEN (X8) Press Again Selects one of 7 solid (high-intensity) colors of choice. 11.7 Selecting The desired Massage Action ®...
11.8 Adjusting Fluidix Reflex, Nex, ST And Intelli-Jets These jets in your new hot tub offer the advantage of no moving parts and zero maintenance. They can also be adjusted for a high and low impact massage, providing the ultimate massage! To Adjust Jets 1.
On the rim of your hot tub is a screw-off cap labeled “SunScents Fragrance Dispenser” (pages 24-29). It is designed to contain packages of a specially made fragrance available from your Sundance Spas dealer. The fragrance is carried into the hot tub water by the air coming through the injector system when the air blower is on.
12.0 Heating Modes The control system in your hot tub activates a programmable “Standard” or “Economy” mode which effects when the heater operates. Refer to Sections 12.1 and 12.2 below for additional information. 12.1 Standard Mode (Factory default) Standard mode is typically selected by customers in cold climates where heat up times are extended due to lower ambient temperatures.
880 SERIES 13.0 Programming instructions 13.1 Programming Filter/Circulation Pump The Sentry control system allows you to easily adjust two separate aspects of filter/circulation pump operation: • The time of day (start time) the filter/circulation pump turns on. • The length of time (duration) the filter/circulation pump operates. The factory default start time is 12:00AM (midnight).
Summer Logic: In warm weather, the water temperature in the hot tub may exceed the set temperature. This condition may occur due to heat transference from the filter/circulation pump and jets pumps. If the water temperature is higher than 95°F (35°C) and rises two degrees above the set temperature, a “Summer Logic”...
880 SERIES When a programmed filter/heating cycle activates, the LCD screen displays the following message: At any time, you may check the programming of any economy mode filter/heating cycle by first pressing (CYCLe) through the menu by pressing either (CYCLe) button.
13.5 Main Control Panel Lock To help prevent unauthorized use of your hot tub, the Sentry controls incorporate a unique panel locking system which disables the controls on the panel. • To Lock The Main Control Panel: Press (diSPLAY) (MOde) , and (UP) each.
Hot Tub Maintenance Proper and regular maintenance of your hot tub will help it retain its beauty and performance. Your authorized Sundance Spas dealer can supply you with all the information, supplies, and accessory products you will need to accomplish this.
dANGer: BY eNTrAPMeNT! • Keep hair, loose articles of clothing or hanging jewelry away from suction fittings, rotating jets or other moving components to avoid entrapment that could lead to drowning or severe injury. • Never use the spa unless all suction guards, filter, filter lid, or skimmer assembly are installed to prevent body and/or hair entrapment.
880 SERIES TO deCreASe riSk OF deATH, drOWNiNG, Or eNTrAPMeNT, ALWAYS TUrN POWer TO THe HOT TUB OFF BeFOre reMOViNG THe MiCrOCLeAN ULTrA FiLTer ASSeMBLY! Filter Cleaning/replacement Procedure: dANGer: CreASe riSk OF deATH, drOWNiNG, Or eNTrAP- MeNT, NeVer OPerATe SPA WHeN FiLTer iS NOT PrOPerLY iNSTALLed Or iF Weir ASSeMBLY iS dAMAGed Or ALTered! Monthly Filter Cleaning Procedure...
2. Rinse debris from all outer filter (1) pleats using a garden hose and high-pressure nozzle. Repeat process until all filter pleats are clean. Then rinse debris from inside of filter (1). If chemical cleaners are used, follow manufacturers instructions. Lightly rise filter insert (2) and place in clean location.
880 SERIES draining Procedures: 1. Turn off power to hot tub at breaker. 2. Locate the 3" gray drain valve cap on side of the hot tub cabinet. Unscrew drain valve cap to expose the underlying male garden hose fitting (Figures A-B).
Place both hands on Press inward with pillow with thumbs as thumbs to curl pillow shown. lip inward so you can grab it with fingertips. Wash pillow(s) in a mild detergent soap and warm water solution. Never machine wash your pillows or attempt to clean them with a cleaning agent! To reinstall pillows: Simply align pillow over mounting stud receptacle, then gently push inward to snap in place.
6. Use only recommended cover lift systems. 7. Use only chemicals and cleaners recommended by Sundance Spas. 8. Remember to keep spa covered when not in use. Maintaining proper water levels assures efficient operation and efficient electrical usage.
Tip hose down and allow to drain, then reinstall hose and clamp. 8. Re-install cabinet side panels and cover hot tub so that no moisture can enter into it. Consult your Sundance Spas dealer if you have any questions regarding winter use or winterizing. 14.8...
880 SERIES WArNiNG: WiLL: • Increase risk of contracting a waterborne illness (e.g. an infection bacteria or virus) and/or respiratory ailments. • Damage the equipment, components and spa shell, which are not covered under the hot tub’s warranty. CAUTiON: Never store hot tub chemicals inside the hot tub’s equip- ment bay.
Many other additives are available for your hot tub. Some are necessary to compensate for out-of-balance water, some aid in cosmetic water treatment and others simply alter the feel or smell of the water. Your Authorized Sundance Spas dealer can advise you on the use of these additives. 15.4...
NOT eNTer THe WATer! Remove hot tub cover to speed cooling. See “Water is too hot” (page 65). If condition persists, contact your Sundance Spas dealer or qualified service technician. If the hot tub water is more than -7°C cooler than the temperature setpoint, jets pump #1 and heater will automatically activate to provide freeze protection.
OPEN SENSOR (heater disabled) or SHORTED SENSOR (hot tub is deactivated) The high-limit temperature sensor is non-functional. This must be repaired only by an Sundance Spas dealer or qualified service technician. OPEN or SHORTED SENSOR (heater disabled) The main temperature sensor is non-functional. This must be repaired only by an Sundance Spas dealer or qualified service technician.
2. If nothing appears on the screen: A. Check the household circuit breaker. B. Contact you Sundance Spas dealer or qualified service technician. Depress JETS Button. If no sound is detected or if a buzzing sound...
Switch hot tub to “Economy” mode to turn heater on only during programmed filter cycles (page 48). experienced after a reasonable period of time, con- tact your Sundance Spas dealer or qualified service technician. 12 hours a day (page 48).
880 SERIES 20.0 Circuit Board Pin Assignments JP20 JP19 Refer to pages 15-16 for additional jumper configuration details. JP20-1 Not Used JP19-1 On =°C JP19-3 Not Used JP19-5 Enables the logic for the Multi Color LED Light JP19-7 Not used JP19-9 Not Used JP9-1...
21.0 Typical Hot Tub Wiring diagrams A-B (North Ameri- can 60 Hz Models Only) 2-Pole Circuit Breaker with 2-Wire Grounded Load Connection (3 Wires to Hot Tub, 2-Hot (L1-L2), 1-Ground) 240 VAC White (N) Black (L1) Red (L2) Main Service Panel with GFCI...
880 SERIES 22.0 Optional Stereo receiver Functions 22.1 Stereo receiver Control Functions BAND SUBW ZONE AQ-CD-3 Models equipped with the stereo option only: To start enjoying your new Stereo Receiver, please read the following operation instructions in their entirety. 1. Power Button: Press PWR (Power) to turn deck on or off. 2.
B. “MENU” will be displayed for 2 seconds, and then “CONTRAST” will appear on the display. C. To navigate through the menus use the ( press the MENU button repeatedly. D. To adjust the selected menu item, press the VOLUME Up (7) or Down (8) buttons.
880 SERIES BAND SUBW ZONE AQ-CD-3 • VOLUMe (Volume Level) button to adjust the desire volume level, the volume level will be shown on the LCD display ranging from 00 (lowest) to 46 (highest). • SUBWOOFer (Sub-woofer Level) Volume Up or Down button to adjust the Sub-woofer lever from “00” to “12”. Note: The Sub-woofer level control is only applicable if the unit is equipped with the optional subwoofer line out, and only if the unit is connected to an optional sub-woofer speaker.
• BASS-Q: (Bass Qua Volume Up or Down button to adjust the desired Bass Quality Factor to 2N, 1N, 1W or 2W. See Figure 1. Shows the Bass Quality factor (Curve characteristics) of each step 15.0 12.5 10.0 Level (dB) •...
880 SERIES BAND SUBW ZONE AQ-CD-3 • BALANCe : User has 5 seconds to use the Volume Up or Down button to adjust the Balance between the right and left speakers from R12 (full right) to L12 (full left). “C00” represents an equal balance between the right and left speakers.
13. iX-Bass Button (XBAS) Button: Press the iX-BASS button to turn on the iX-BASS function, and “iX-BASS” will appear in the LCD display for 3 seconds. Press the iX-BASS button again to turn off the iX-Bass function. 14. AS/PS (Automatically Store/Preset Scan) Button: While in seek mode the stereo unit will automatically select 6 strong stations and store them in the current band.
880 SERIES BAND SUBW ZONE AQ-CD-3 20. Preset 6/UP Button: In Tuner mode, any station can be stored as preset 6 by simply pressing and holding this button for 2 seconds, after the desired station is selected. To recall the station preset, simply press and release this button.
• File name • Song name • Artist’s name • Album name The system can only display the first 8 letters of ID3 tags. If the recorded information is longer than 8 letters, text will scroll to the left once, then the 8 first letters will be displayed. If specific info has not been recorded on an MP3 disc, NO FOLD, NO TRK, NO TLT, NO ALBM, NO ART will display.
880 SERIES 22.2 Stereo Audio Receiver Specifications Tuner FM tuning Range ...87.5-107.9 MHz FM Signal-to-Noise ... 80 dB Stereo Separation... 45 dB Capture Ratio ... 2.0 dB AM tuning Range ... 530.1-710 kHz Usable Sensitivity (IEC Standard) ... 22.5/27.0 (µv/dBf) General Power ...DC 11.5 -14.4V Pre Output Voltage ...
22.3 CD/MP3/WMA folder/file hierarchy When selected for play, folder search, file search or folder select, files and folders are accessed in the order in which they were written. Because of this, the order in which they are expected to be played may not match the order in which they are actually played.
880 SERIES A. Cd/MP3/WMA File/folder play 1. There are three different play methods as following: • Press the M2 button more than 3 seconds during playing an MP3/ WMA disc for “intro play” to all files of the current folder. “Intro play” should restart from the first song of the current folder, after all files in the current files have been intro-played.
22.4 Stereo Audio receiver Troubleshooting Before going through the check list, check wiring connection. If any of the problems persist after check list has been made, consult your nearest service dealer. Symptom Cause No power The fuse is blown Presence of CD disc inside the player Inserting the disc in reverse Disc cannot...
880 SERIES ERROR Mechanism Error Maybe disc dirty/disc Disc Error scratched/disc upside down 22.5 Standard Wireless remote Control Functions A remote control is supplied on all spas with the optional audio system. This remote provides control over some of the radio and CD playback functions.
B. Bonding the remote and Stereo If your remote does not operate the stereo, you may need to bond them by pressing on of the following methods: • Press and hold the MUTE button for 5 seconds or; • Press the four buttons MODE, MUTE, BAND/SEARCH, and TOP buttons at the corners one by one clockwise.
880 SERIES 22.7 Wireless remote Battery replacement Procedure 1. Turn the remote unit over and locate the battery door (Figure A). 2. Rotate the battery door, with a coin, counterclockwise until the dot aligns with the Open arrow (Figure B). 3.