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cpamario
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Posted - 03/09/2020 :  09:31:34 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am trying to control my Pentair Superflo Variable Speed Pool Pump via Insteon/ISY in order to have better scheduling control over the different speeds the pump provides.

In looking at the pool pump's manual, I see that I can connect an external low voltage control system to control each of its 4 speeds (One I/O connection per speed)



I was looking at the Insteon 2450 Low Voltage I/O module, but see that it only provides control over one output while I need to have 4 separate outputs. I suppose I could have 4 of these 2450 units in my pool box, but was hoping to just have one device to save space.

Is there a device similar to the Insteon 2450 that can provide 4 separate low voltage outputs and interface with ISY? Any other recommendations for my system?

BLH
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Posted - 03/09/2020 :  2:57:55 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Smartenit makes a 4 relay output Insteon module. I don't know how well the ISY994i handles it. You may get more data if you ask on the UDI Forums.
https://smartenit.com/product/ezio4o/
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cpamario
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Posted - 03/09/2020 :  3:35:39 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you for the feedback. I will look into that product and post on the UDI Forum.
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cpamario
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Posted - 01/18/2021 :  11:22:24 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Just wanted to report back that the 4-Relay INSTEON Controller offered by Smartenit did work. I have now turned the dumb Pentair Superflo Variable Speed Pool Pump into a smart pump and have programmed out a schedule that makes more sense compared to the limited scheduling options that come with the pump from factory. I used this with ISY to accomplish the programming along with the phone control and Alexa control over the pool pump.
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BLH
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Posted - 01/18/2021 :  3:13:21 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you for the update.
Good to see you got it working.
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Matthew York
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Posted - 06/06/2021 :  2:00:39 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
What type of cable is required? A 2 conductor or a 4 conductor?
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cpamario
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Posted - 06/06/2021 :  5:01:26 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
This is the cable I used:

Pentair 353129Z 25' Cord Digital Input Kit
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MCTHE53
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BLH
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Posted - 06/07/2021 :  04:02:06 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Matthew York

What type of cable is required? A 2 conductor or a 4 conductor?



The diagram in the original post. Shows a 6 conductor cable.
5 are signals and the 6th one is a common ground.

I found a connection diagram that was not overly clear. If the pump has a waterproof connector on its side. It would be best to use the cable pointed out.

Edited by - BLH on 06/07/2021 06:43:46 AM
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