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Polaris 9550

If you are the proud owner of a home pool, you should be smart when it comes to maintenance and use the Polaris 9550 for the job of cleaning your pool. This inground robotic pool cleaner is able to clean pools that measure up to 60 feet in length. For more information regarding its performance and what it has to offer, continue to read this review. Here you will find everything you need to know about it.

Cleaning Performance

The 9550 offers floor, waterline only, floor/wall, and custom cleaning modes. It can tackle any pool terrain, and it scrubs the tile line with the solid-blade scrubbing brush. Some of its features are:

  • Climb Steps – It can climb the steps and walls of the pool to clean these surfaces thoroughly. Therefore, it will clean your pool’s water and surfaces to perfection
  • Vortex Vacuum Technology – This feature gives it 25% more vacuum power when compared to other cleaners on the market in order to provide excellent results
  • ActiveMotion Sensor Technology – Automatically controls its position at all times, providing an unmatchable navigation. It allows for complete cleaning coverage without any hang-ups

The 4-wheel drive technology offers an increased stability. In addition, the rear water propulsion system allows the product to reach debris under the stairs and in tight corners to ensure that it will do a marvelous job of cleaning your pool.

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Design and accessories

This Polaris robot pool cleaner has a gorgeous, modern design. It weighs 21 pounds. It measures 16.9 inches in width, 18.9 inches in depth, and 10.6 inches in height. The cable is 70 feet long, enabling it to clean pools that measure up to 60 feet in length. Some of its particularities are:

  • Caddy – It includes a premium, compact transport caddy that can easily be assembled in a few minutes without using any tools
  • Programmable – The 7-day programmable timer that it features has fully customizable cleaning cycles so you can control it according to your own needs
  • Remote Control – You can use the remote control to maneuver the settings from a distance as it has a wide range

Ease of use

As we already mentioned, the Polaris 9550 comes with a useful, compact transport caddy that is incredibly easy to assemble without using any tools. The assembly instructions for the transport caddy can be found in the manual that comes with the product. Some of its particularities are:

  • Automated Lift System – This makes removing the cleaner from the pool incredibly easy. This system will move it toward the edge of the pool, and then it will drive it to the surface for easy removal. More details and instructions about the Lift System feature can be found in the manual that comes with it
  • Dirty Canister Indicator – It eliminates the guesswork, announcing you when it is time to empty the filter canister

Another aspect that makes it very easy to use is the fact that it comes with a handheld remote control. The remote control is stored on the cleaner caddy next to the control unit, and it is factory synchronized to it. The directional commands that the remote control offers are forward, backward, turn left, turn right, and stop. Also, the remote control features the Lift System button that you press when you want to remove the cleaner from the pool.

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Operating costs

The 9550 costs just pennies per day to operate, reducing energy consumption nearly 90%. The feature that helps it be energy efficient is the ActiveMotion Sensor technology that keeps track of it, finding a short path that it should follow to finish cleaning the pool faster. This feature, combined with the Vortex Vacuum technology that gives the robot a superior suction power, make it the ideal choice to go with if you are looking for an energy efficient model.

General Troubleshooting

In the following table, we will list common symptoms that the 9550 robot pool cleaner might encounter, explain their causes, and provide you with easily fixed to these issues. As you will notice, some problems can be easily fixed by you, while others will require professional assistance.

Problem Solution
Error code appears on display just after start.
  • #1. Remove it from the pool, and submerge it again properly.
  • #2. Unplug the floating cable and reconnect it.
  • #3. Contact Polaris customer service department.
Flashing lights appear when the robot is cleaning the pool.
  • #1. Remove and re-submerge the cleaner.
The robot does not climb side walls.
  • #1. Properly clean the filter canister.
  • #2. Perform a shock chlorination treatment on the pool walls.
Tangling cable.
  • #1. Place the needed amount of cable length in the pool and unravel the rest.
Ineffective cleaning.
  • #1. Clean the filter canister properly.
  • #2. Spread out the floating cable across the entire pool length.
  • #3. Replace the cleaning brushes.

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Warranty and Support

This pool cleaner is backed by a 2-year warranty. During this period of time, the Polaris 9550 will be repaired or replaced if anything happens to it. If you encounter any problems with the cleaner, contact the technical support team on the telephone number listed on the manufacturer’s website. You will receive the needed help promptly, the seriosity of the technical team being praised by all people who have purchased the product already.

Final Thoughts

The 9550 robotic pool cleaner produced by Polaris is one of the best examples of excellence in the market. Not only does it boast an impeccable design that is granted by the clean lines and modern appearance, but the robotic device is accompanied by numerous features that help make its performance flawless. Being recommended for pools that measure a maximum of 60 feet in length, it is the perfect choice to go with no matter if you have a small, medium, or large swimming pool. The 4-wheel drive technology that it features provides an enhanced stability and a reliable overall performance. It boasts a impeccable navigation through the pool, navigation that is granted by the ActiveMotion Sensor technology it comes with. Due to the fact that it is produced by one of the most serious and renowned manufacturers out there, there is no need to worry about the durability aspect. Additionally, it is backed by a generous warranty that further proves just how much the manufacturer trusts this product. We view it as a must-have for all pool owners out there, and we strongly recommend that you invest your money in it if you want to keep the pool clean without actually putting any effort into the pool maintenance process yourself.

Logan Hewitt
Logan Hewitt
Logan was born and raised in Bakersfield, California, one of the most affected American cities by pollution, experiencing firsthand the phenomenon’s dangers. He worked in retail for a small electronics shop for 5 years, where he had his first experience with air purifiers. With his interest in technologies that are meant to improve life quality and the technical skills he gained with the passing of time, Logan is able to provide readers with in-depth analysis of life-changing devices.