Smartpool NC22 SmartKleen Review

Having a swimming pool on your property is without a doubt an amazing thing. However, besides the fact that you can relax and swim as many times as you want and at any time you want, you need to make sure you follow the right steps in order to clean and disinfect the water very well. By doing so, you will highly protect your health. In order to obtain an excellent result, you must go for a good pool cleaner. With so many models available out there, choosing one will probably be quite difficult, especially if you haven't bought a…

Smartpool NC22 SmartKleen Ratings

PERFORMANCE - 89%
ENERGY EFFICIENCY - 93%
CONVENIENCE - 85%
DURABILITY - 88%

89%

VERY GOOD

What we like about the Smartpool NC22 SmartKleen robotic pool cleaner is that it is an energy efficient unit. What we do not like is the fact that it cannot clean the steps of your pool, although it provides an excellent result when it comes to the floor and walls.

User Rating: 4.1 ( 3 votes)

Having a swimming pool on your property is without a doubt an amazing thing. However, besides the fact that you can relax and swim as many times as you want and at any time you want, you need to make sure you follow the right steps in order to clean and disinfect the water very well. By doing so, you will highly protect your health. In order to obtain an excellent result, you must go for a good pool cleaner. With so many models available out there, choosing one will probably be quite difficult, especially if you haven’t bought a device like this before. Therefore, we suggest going for the Smartpool NC22 SmartKleen robotic pool cleaner. This unit costs $313.31, and it is absolutely great for above-ground and smaller in ground pools up to 14x28x6 inches deep. For more information regarding this item, you should continue reading this review.

Technical specifications

This automatic pool cleaner is specially designed for above ground and in-ground pools up to 14x28x6 inches deep. It will do the same excellent job on all surfaces, including vinyl liner, fiberglass, and concrete. This machine can clean the floor and the walls of your swimming pool. It cannot clean the steps like other cleaners can do, but it is still a wonderful machine which will help you obtain a very clean pool. The unit has without a doubt a superior ability to maneuver pools of any shape, offering an unparalleled vacuuming and scrubbing. Dirt and debris will effectively be trapped in the filter bag of this device. This in-turn will allow the user extend the length of the filtration and pump system. There are 2 fine porosity filter elements. In terms of cleaning time, this cleaner will do its job in about 2 hours.

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Features

This pool robot features a powerful direct-drive motor for slip-free traction and excellent vacuuming and a built-in tracking technology called Intelligent Navigation that works extremely well on dirt spots by switching direction without the aid of walls or steps. Also, it features a Direct-Drive motor for greater traction, Brush-to-Port suction for thorough vacuuming of fine debris, leaves, and acorns, a Quick-Drain System so that you can easily remove the unit from the water, and 2-hour Automatic Shut-Off. This cleaner doesn’t feature a remote control, and it cannot climb steps like other cleaners can. Moreover, this product features a 2-year limited warranty, and it is an ETL, CSA and CE Approved item.

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Design and accessories

This automatic pool robot is compact and tough when it comes to performance. Its compact and lightweight design revolutionizing the way you maintain your swimming pool. The power cord of this machine measures 40 inches, the whole unit measures 13.25 x 15 x 17.5 inches, and it weighs 18 lbs. A caddy can be bought separately, and unfortunately, this unit doesn’t come with a remote control either.

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Noise and energy efficiency

In order to help you save money on your energy bills, this clever device shuts off automatically after every 2 hours. Furthermore, the Intelligent Navigation feature that this device has, means that your swimming pool cleaning route is controlled in such a way that it actually takes less time to clean your pool and therefore, considerably reduce the energy consumption.

Ease of use and durability

Thanks to the Quick-Drain System that this robotic pool cleaner has, you will be able to easily and quickly remove it from your swimming pool. Using this device is without a doubt piece of cake. What you actually need to do is to place it into the pool and rotate it in order to release any air, and plug the supply directly into a GFI protected outlet. Once you do so, you must turn the device on. If these steps are followed correctly, the unit will do its job for about 2 hours.

Final Thoughts

What we really like about this device is the fact that it is specially designed for both in-ground and above ground pools and it can do a great job on all surfaces, including fiberglass, concrete and vinyl liner. Despite the fact that it is not capable of cleaning steps, it provides excellent results when it comes to the floor and walls. One of the most interesting things about this cleaner is the Intelligent Navigation also known as built-in tracking technology, which makes it work extremely well on dirt sports. Furthermore, the Direct-Drive motor, the Brush-to-Port suction as well as the Quick-Drain System are just a few features that boot the performance of this unique device. However, like any other device, it also has some drawbacks. As mentioned before it cannot climb steps and it doesn’t come with a remote control like other cleaners.

PROS CONS
Durable and long lasting Not suitable for big pools
It is equipped with an extra large filter bag It cannot climb pools
It features an advanced navigation system  
It features a 1-year warranty  

10 Comments

  1. Marry says:

    I am interested in buying an advanced pool cleaner which can climb and clean the walls. Is this model what I am looking for?

    • Becky Eddinson says:

      Unfortunately, it doesn’t climb walls. However, it is a great cleaner which will surely satisfy all your needs.

  2. Becca says:

    There is a caddy included?

    • Becky Eddinson says:

      This pool cleaner doesn’t come with a caddy. The caddy should be bought separately.

  3. Armin says:

    Does it clean fine particles such as sand and dirt?

    • Becky Eddinson says:

      Hello, Armin! This is an amazing pool cleaner, that will surely help you get rid of sand and dirt.

  4. Jenna says:

    Does it come with repleacement parts?

  5. Caroline says:

    Can you please tell me if it gets stuck in corners?

    • Becky Eddinson says:

      Hellow, Caroline! Nobody has complained about this aspect, so if you are on the hunt for an efficient robotic pool cleaner than doesn’t get stuck in corners, this model is definitely an option worth taking into consideration.