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Read this document before operating / installing this product
LTP0131 REV 1.05
- (project rel 7.02)

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  • Page 1 Installation Manual Important Read this document before operating / installing this product LTP0131 REV 1.05 - (project rel 7.02)
  • Page 3 Table of Contents Contacts Safety Instructions 1 - Installation 1.1 Positioning Equipment 1.2 Clearances 1.3 Dimensions 1.4 Plumbing 1.4.a Plumbing Requirements 1.4.b Plumbing Diagrams 1.4.c Water Connections to Heat Pump 1.4.d In-Line Chlorine Feeders 1.4.e Water Flow Rates 1.4.f Adjusting Water Flow Using ΔT (Delta-T) 1.4.g Maintaining Ability to Winterize 1.4.h Adjusting Water Pressure Switch 1.5 Electrical...
  • Page 4 For further assistance, please contact the installing dealer of this product. To better assist you, please have the heat pump model and serial number available. See "Identifying Model Specifications" on page 65. Product Information: Website https://therecreationalwarehouse.com/ Service Information: www.AquaCal.com/request-heat-pump-service/ Website Phone (1) 727-823-5642 8-5 pm, Eastern M-F Hours SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS For personal safety, and to avoid damage to equipment, follow all safety instructions displayed on the equipment and within this manual.
  • Page 5 Failure to heed the following may result in injury or death. WARNING Installation and repairs must be performed by a qualified technician. The heat pump contains refrigerant under pressure. Repairs to the refrigerant circuit must not be attempted by untrained and/or unqualified individuals. Service must be performed only by qualified HVAC technicians. Recover refrigerant before opening the system.
  • Page 6 1 - Installation Failure to heed the following may result in injury or death. WARNING Installation of this equipment by anyone other than a qualified installer can result in a safety hazard. The information contained throughout the "Installation" section is intended for use by qualified installation technicians familiar with the swimming Pool/Spa safety standards.
  • Page 7 1.1 Positioning Equipment Failure to heed the following may result in damage to equipment. NOTICE Do not install equipment inside of a building. Outdoor Use Only Do not install equipment inside of a room or building. Heat Pumps require unobstructed airflow for proper operation. Heat Pumps should never be installed indoors or in a location where airflow is restricted.
  • Page 8 1.2 Clearances Proper air circulation is required for the heat pump to operate efficiently. The following diagrams show the minimum clearances required for the proper operation of the heat pump. Avoid storing chemical containers near the heat pump. The chemicals can cause equipment damage. Avoid placing objects near or on top of the heat pump.
  • Page 9 1.3 Dimensions (Leisure Temp LT55) (Leisure Temp LT400) Page - 6...
  • Page 10 (Leisure Temp LT600) (Leisure Temp LT700 & LT800) Page - 7...
  • Page 11 (Leisure Temp LT1000) 1.4 Plumbing 1.4.a Plumbing Requirements Failure to heed the following may result in damage to equipment. NOTICE Do not use glue on the threaded portion of the equipment’s unions. A glued-in-place union will prevent the equipment from being properly winterized. The heat pump must receive water flow within the specified minimum ranges under worst-case conditions such as a fouled water filter.
  • Page 12 1.4.b Plumbing Diagrams Plumbing diagrams are provided in this section as a planning guide to the sequence of equipment, valves, and fittings. The basic plumbing configurations for typical installations are shown. If the installation does not closely follow any of the supplied plumbing diagrams, Leisure Temp Technical Support is available for installation advice and guidance.
  • Page 13 Heat Pump with Spillover Spa (One filter Pump) Heat Pump with Spillover Spa (Two filter Pumps) Heat Pump with Solar Panels in Plumbing Circuit Page - 10...
  • Page 14 Heat Pump with Gas Heater backup Multiple Air Source Heat Pumps 1.4.c Water Connections to Heat Pump Heat Pump union sizes are specified on diagrams. Connections to site plumbing are made via PVC solvent cement to the female slip socket of the plumbing unions. Failure to heed the following may result in damage to equipment.
  • Page 15 Leisure Temp LT55 (Leisure Temp LT400 and LT600) (Leisure Temp LT700, LT800 and LT1000) Page - 12...
  • Page 16 1.4.d In-Line Chlorine Feeders Place in-line chlorinators downstream from the heat pump and as low in elevation as possible. If an erosion type feeder is used, it is recommended that a Hartford Loop be installed to protect internal heat pump components. A Hartford Loop is not necessary with a Salt Chlorine Generator.
  • Page 17 flow rates. This requires the filter to be cleaned or back-washed. Keep baskets free of debris. A large quantity of debris in the pump and skimmer baskets can reduce water flow. Check for improper valve settings. A partially closed valve after the filter, or a full-open bypass around the heat pump, will cause insufficient water flow through the heat pump.
  • Page 18 1.4.f Adjusting Water Flow Using ΔT (Delta-T) The Delta-T is the temperature difference between the water temperatures entering and leaving the heat pump. The equipment can be fine-tuned for maximum performance by balancing water flow rates to maintain an ideal ∆T. The adjustment procedure must be completed with the unit in heating mode.
  • Page 19 MODEL TEMPERATURE 3° to 7° F LT700 (1.7° C to 3.9° C) 3° to 7° F LT800 (1.7° C to 3.9° C) 3° to 7° F LT1000 (1.7° C to 3.9° C) Table 1 - Temperature Chart PLEASE NOTE - Temperature differences are based on pool water temperatures of 69°...
  • Page 20 If the heat pump continues to operate after a water pressure switch adjustment, deactivate equipment and perform additional troubleshooting. 1. Remove heat pump access panel. 2. Locate the water pressure switch. It will be outside and along the bottom edge of the electrical enclosure. The exact location varies by model.
  • Page 21 Electrical Standards Standards Title The electrical installation must conform to the current NFPA 70, Nat'l Elec. version of the National Electric Code (NEC), and all Code 2017 applicable local and state codes IEC 60335-1 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - General Requirements Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety –...
  • Page 22 1.5.b Incoming Power Access Holes (Leisure Temp LT55) (Leisure Temp LT400 and (Leisure Temp LT700, LT600) LT800, LT1000) Page - 19...
  • Page 23 Failure to heed the following will result in injury or death. DANGER Deactivate power while routing wiring to control board. Follow all National Electric Codes (NEC) and/or State and Local guidelines. (Leisure Temp LT55) (Leisure Temp LT400 and LT600) (Leisure Temp LT700, LT800, and LT1000)
  • Page 24 1.5.d Verifying Transformer Setting Transformer voltage must be confirmed and set correctly depending on the measured voltage found on the site. Incorrect settings may cause heat pump damage. The following procedure will allow the installer to set the heat pump's transformer for the appropriate site voltage. Failure to heed the following will result in injury or death.
  • Page 25 1.6 External Equipment 1.6.a Connecting a Call Flex To support a direct connection to a call flex accessory, Leisure Temp heat pumps are equipped with optional terminal blocks on the microprocessor. The microprocessor is located on the low-voltage side of the electrical enclosure.
  • Page 26 Configure Call Flex Enter "Installer Menus", then proceed Page - 23...
  • Page 27 1.6.b Connecting External Controllers to Heat Pump To support a direct connection to an external controller, Leisure Temp heat pumps are equipped with optional removable terminal blocks on the microprocessor. The microprocessor is located on the low-voltage side of the electrical enclosure. Failure to heed the following will result in injury or death.
  • Page 28 b.1 Connecting Smart Bus Controllers Wire Connections External Controller 1. Deactivate power to heat pump and external controller. Communication Port 2. Remove electrical access panels on the heat pump and external controller. 3. Route 22-gauge, 2-conductor, low-voltage wires from the external controller communication port (com port) to the low voltage side of the heat pump's electrical enclosure.
  • Page 29 5. If dip-switch settings are required, configure them on the external controller now. Failure to heed the following will result in injury or death. DANGER Deactivate power to the external controller while setting dip-switches ® Example - Jandy AquaLink This external controller has dip switches. Confirm they are properly positioned to operate a heat pump.
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  • Page 31 SMART COMM FAULT 10. If after 45 seconds, the heat pump displays a " ": A. Confirm dip switches - If external controller uses dip switches, confirm switches are in the correct position. Otherwise, proceed to confirm wiring. a. Deactivate power to the external controller. b.
  • Page 32 1. Deactivate power to heat pump. 2. Remove heat pump electrical access panel. 3. Route 22-gauge (minimum), 2-conductor, low-voltage wires from the controller to the low voltage side of the heat pump's electrical enclosure. Follow all National Electric Codes (NEC) unless State or Local guidelines supersede.
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  • Page 34 1.6.c Connecting Gas Backup Heater to Heat Pump To support a direct connection to a gas backup heater, Leisure Temp heat pumps are equipped with optional terminal blocks on the microprocessor. The microprocessor is located on the low-voltage side of the electrical enclosure.
  • Page 35 Gas Heater's Pool and Gas Heater's Fireman Switch If the Gas Heater requires a Common Connection fireman (cool down) switch, it is the installer's responsibility to ensure this requirement is met. Figure 5 Failure to follow the manufacturer's installation requirements may result in damage to the gas heater.
  • Page 36 Configure for 24-Hour Mode Enter "Installer Menus", then proceed Page - 33...
  • Page 37 Configure for Scheduled Mode Enter "Installer Menus", then proceed Page - 34...
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  • Page 39 1.6.d Connecting Multiple Heat Pumps (Master / Slaved) Up to 16 heat pumps can be connected and controlled from a primary heat pump. There are two reasons for using a multiple heat pump configuration: 1. Controlling multiple heat pumps from one location; the master heat pump. 2.
  • Page 40 7. Connect any additional heat pumps as indicated, doubling up the wires as shown. See Figure 9 . Confirm the same color wires connect to the same wires on each heat pump ("Y" to "Y" and "B" to "B"). Up to 16 heat pumps can be controlled by one heat pump.
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  • Page 42 Slaved (Secondary) Heat Pumps Go to the next connected heat pump and configure it as a slaved unit with a heat pump address of "01". Each additionally connected heat pump will require a unique heat pump address ("02", "03", etc.) Enter "Installer Menus", then proceed Page - 39...
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  • Page 44 1.6.e Connecting a Pool/Spa Switching Relay A direct connection to an external flow relay switch has been provided on the terminal microprocessor. A pool/spa relay switch will automatically change between the pool and spa thermostat depending on the position of the plumbing valves. When water flows to the pool, the pool thermostat will be used.
  • Page 45 Connecting Switch 1. Deactivate power to heat pump. Dry Contact Connection Points to the 2. Plumb the switch as indicated in accessories installation Microprocessor instructions. 3. Remove heat pump electrical access panel. 4. Using two of the three wires from the installed switch, route wires to the low voltage side of the electrical enclosure.
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  • Page 47 1.7 Program Heat Pump for the Customer 1.7.a Setting Date and Time Set the heat pump's time and date using the following steps. Page - 44...
  • Page 48 1.7.b Setting Time and Date Format The heat pump's time and date format can be customized. Customize Time The time can be displayed in 24-hour military time (the default display is 12 hour). Enter "Installer Menus", then proceed Page - 45...
  • Page 49 Customize Date The date can be displayed as Day-Month-Year (the default is Month-Day-Year). Enter "Installer Menus", then proceed Page - 46...
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  • Page 51 1.7.c Selecting Celsius or Fahrenheit Set the water temperature to show in either Fahrenheit (default) or Celsius. Enter "Installer Menus", then proceed Page - 48...
  • Page 52 1.7.d Setting Entry Code Option The entry code feature can prevent unauthorized temperature adjustments. This feature initiates after the heat pump goes into the sleep mode for the first time. Failure to heed the following may result in damage to equipment. NOTICE Before enabling the entry code feature, be sure to record the code.
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  • Page 54 1.7.e Using Entry Code to Access Heat Pump If a user entry code has been enabled in the user menu, an entry code will be required to access heat pump options. PLEASE NOTE - If the entry code has been misplaced, the heat pump will need to be reset to factory defaults. After three minutes of inactivity, the heat pump's sleep mode will activate.
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  • Page 56 1.8 Cleaning Equipment After Installation Installer - If you need to clean the equipment after installation, please use the following guidelines. Failure to heed the following may result in injury or death. WARNING Possible electric shock hazard - Deactivate power to all electrical devices on the pad when washing heat pump. Do not restore electrical power until equipment is completely dry.
  • Page 57 Polishing 1. Polish the heat pump's cabinet panels using an approved polishing agent and following the manufacturer’s instructions. Do not use chemicals on the display panel. 2. Rinse the heat pump panels with fresh water, wipe, and buff panels using a dry soft cloth. 3.
  • Page 58 2 - Troubleshooting IN THIS SECTION: Fault Codes AIR TEMP SENSOR OPEN or AIR TEMP SENSOR SHORT CLOCK LOW BATTERY DEFROST1 SENSOR OPEN or DEFROST2 SENSOR OPEN DEFROST1 SENSOR SHORT or DEFROST2 SENSOR SHORT ERROR AT MASTER UNIT HIGH PRESSURE FAULT HIGH WATER TEMPERATURE HP5 SYSTEM LOCKOUT LOW PRESSURE FAULT...
  • Page 59 2.1 Fault Codes A fault code indicates a specific issue or condition that will require action before the equipment can resume operating. Please perform the following troubleshooting. If the issue reoccurs, please contact Leisure Temp. See "Contacts" on page 1. Failure to heed the following will result in injury or death. DANGER Deactivate power while routing wiring to control board.
  • Page 60 DEFROST1 SENSOR SHORT DEFROST2 SENSOR SHORT ISSUE Shorted defrost sensor. RESOLUTION A qualified technician should replace the defrost sensor. ERROR AT MASTER UNIT ISSUE The heat pump is slaved to a master heat pump that is displaying a fault code. RESOLUTION The error at the master heat pump must be corrected before the slaved unit will resume operation.
  • Page 61 HP5 SYSTEM LOCKOUT ISSUE The heat pump has locked due to five high-pressure faults during one call for heating . RESOLUTION 1. Deactivate then reactivate power to the heat pump to clear error. 2. Troubleshoot the high-pressure issue causing the error. See "HIGH PRESSURE FAULT"...
  • Page 62 OTA SYSTEM LOCKOUT ISSUE A malfunction has occurred that could allow the water temperature to surpass a safe level. An installed "Over Temperature Alarm" kit has disabled the system. See "Available Accessories" on page 67 for more information. RESOLUTION Call for service. SMART COMM FAULT ISSUE Heat Pump is not receiving a signal from an external controller using a smart bus connection point.
  • Page 63 Blank Display ISSUE The Heat Pump may have an incoming power problem. RESOLUTION Confirm electrical power is being supplied to the heat pump from electrical disconnect(s). Display Panel Not Responding ISSUE The heat pump's display panel will not respond to user input. RESOLUTION 1.
  • Page 64 "SET TO SWITCH REMOTELY" Displays ISSUE "SET TO SWITCH If when pressing the "Pool / Spa" button the display flashes the message REMOTELY", the heat pump is using a remote relay switch or a 3-wire controller. RESOLUTION The Pool and Spa thermostat automatically switch when using these modes. Operation manually will not be available when using these external devices.
  • Page 65 Heat Pump Won’t Shut Off ISSUE The heat pump will not deactivate. RESOLUTION PLEASE NOTE When the heat pump is set to off, the display will show the current water temperature or no water flow indicator. 1. Confirm the correct mode has been set on the heat pump. 2.
  • Page 66 Ice Forming on the Heat Pump Ice Forming on the Heat Pump ISSUE When conditions are too cold for proper operation, the heat pump will enter a defrost mode. This prevents ice from building up on the evaporator coil. RESOLUTION Heat Only Units: The heat pump may develop a fine layer of white frost on the outside coil before entering the defrost mode.
  • Page 67 3 - Appendix IN THIS SECTION: 3.1 Factory Defaults 3.2 Identifying Model Specifications 3.3 Weights 3.4 Heating Recommendations 3.5 Available Accessories 3.1 Factory Defaults Certain programming options have been preset at the factory. These options can be overwritten for site- specific conditions.
  • Page 68 Installer Menus MENUS DEFAULT OPTIONS SET DATE FORMAT Fahrenheit SET TEMPERATURE UNITS Fahrenheit Celsius SET BACKUP HEAT MODE SCHEDULED 24HR SET ENTRY CODE ENABLED SET USER ENTRY CODE SET CALL-FLEX INSTALLED SET CALL-FLEX MODE CALL FLEX 3.2 Identifying Model Specifications 1.
  • Page 69 Model Number Example 3.3 Weights NOTE: Specifications subject to change. Model Type Model Number Install Weight 180 Pounds Leisure Temp LT55 (81.6 kg) Leisure Temp 175 Pounds LT400 (79.4 kg) Leisure Temp 200 Pounds LT600 (90.7 kg) Leisure Temp 240 Pounds LT700 (108.9 kg) 245 Pounds...
  • Page 70 3.5 Available Accessories Accessories may be purchased through an authorized dealer of Leisure Temp products. Bypass Valve Kit (# STK0135) When high flow rates are outside recommended specifications, please use this kit or an alternative bypass valve system. This kit can be used to control excessive water flow through the heat pump.
  • Page 71 Plumbing Unions 2 Inch Unions - (# PLS2627) Temperature Port Kit (# STK0096) This port can be used to adjust water flow using Delta-T. The kit comes with port, installation components, and a temperature probe. Page - 68...