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STA-RITE IntelliPro VS-3050 Quick Start Manual

Variable speed swimming pool pump
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Variable Speed
Swimming Pool Pump
Quick-Start Guide
Step-by-step instructions
for easy set-up and operation



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  • Page 1 ™ IntelliPro Variable Speed VS-3050 Swimming Pool Pump Quick-Start Guide Step-by-step instructions for easy set-up and operation...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents PAGE 1 Before You Get Started 2 The Performance Secret 4 Safety Warnings 5 Wiring/Plumbing 6 Control Panel 7 Stand-Alone Set-Up 8 Priming 9 Speed Settings 10 Changing and Saving Speeds 11 Setting Speeds for Various Applications 12 Warning and Alarm Conditions...
  • Page 3: Before You Get Started

    Before you get started... You’re about to discover just how simple it is to program the IntelliPro Variable VS-3050 Speed Pump. Within minutes, the IntelliPro will be ready to: VS-3050 • Slash energy costs by 30% to 90% or more •...
  • Page 4 ™ IntelliPro Quick-Start Guide VS-3050...
  • Page 5 How is this incredible performance possible? The IntelliPro is the first pump to use a permanent magnet synchronous VS-3050 motor (PMSM). But the real secret is the IntelliPro’s four settable and adjustable speeds (from 400 to 3450 GPM). That’s how you optimize pump speed for the most efficient fl ow possible.
  • Page 6: Safety Warnings

    Warnings Before you begin programming, please read the important safety warnings below. • Never go inside the drive enclosure. The capacitor bank holds a 230 volt charge, even if there is no power to the unit. • Do not submerse the IntelliPro VS-3050 •...
  • Page 7 Wiring The IntelliPro should be wired line side, i.e. directly to a 220V to 240V circuit VS-3050 breaker with a minimum 20 amp rating or other source of “line” voltage supply. IntelliPro is designed for 230V applications only. 115V circuits will not operate and could cause damage to the pump.
  • Page 8: Control Panel

    Control Panel Speed 1, speed 2, speed 3, and speed 4 button/LED: Press one of the speed buttons to select the desired preset pump speed. The pump preset speeds are: Speed 1 (750 RPM), Speed 2 (1500 RPM), Speed 3 (2350 RPM), and Speed 4 (3110 RPM).
  • Page 9: Stand-Alone Set-Up

    Priming the pump for the fi rst time or after service Important: Follow these steps before removing pump lid and priming Stand-Alone Set-Up (no controller or appliance communicating with IntelliPro The IntelliPro must be primed before starting for the first time. It may take several VS-3050 minutes depending on water depth, pipe size, and length.
  • Page 10 To Prime the IntelliPro VS-3050 Turn the pump clamp and lid in a counterclockwise direction until they stop, and remove. Fill the pump strainer pot with water. Reinstall the pump clamp and lid onto the strainer pot. The pump is now ready to prime. Make sure all electrical connections are clean and tight.
  • Page 11: Speed Settings

    Starting the Pump Ensure that the pump is powered on and the green power LED light is on. Press the Start button to start the pump. Stopping the Pump Press the Stop button. IntelliPro Speed Settings The IntelliPro to the following: 1 = 750 RPM 2 = 1500 RPM 3 = 2350 RPM...
  • Page 12 Changing Pump Speeds Saving Adjusted Speed Resetting Speeds to Factory Default You can change these presets in 10 or 20 RPM increments. Each setting can be adjusted to run at speeds between 400 RPM and 3450 RPM. Typically the lower speeds are used for filtration and heating. The higher speeds can be used for spa jets, water features, and priming.
  • Page 13: Setting Speeds For Various Applications

    Obtaining the ideal fl ow for a given application is an audio-visual feedback process, and may Setting Speeds for require some trial and error. When you have eliminated cavitation, and water is fl owing Various Applications quietly and smoothly through the pump, you have arrived at the most efficient speed setting. Example: Setting Ideal Filtration Speed Press any Speed button 1 through 4.
  • Page 14 Alarm Conditions Alarm and Warning LED Sequences Drive Temperature Warning Unknown Alarm Drive Temperature Alarm Power Out Alarm Over Current Alarm Over Voltage Alarm Warnings and Alarms If an alarm condition occurs, the pump will stop running and the red LED will fl ash continuously to indicate the presence of an alarm.
  • Page 16 For more detailed instructions on IntelliPro ™ installation, VS-3050 operation, and troubleshooting, refer to the IntelliPro VS-3050 Installation and User’s Guide, P/N 357291. This manual can be viewed and downloaded at IntelliPro ™ Quick-Start Guide VS-3050 P/N 359514 Rev. A 1/08 U.S. Patent Pending...