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Old 05-27-09, 11:04 AM
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my aquarite is reading 3000 my pool guy says my salt is 4000 .is it possible to be out by 1000.
 
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Old 05-27-09, 02:25 PM
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There is a variance with strips, and a variance with aquarite. But that is a pretty big difference. I would take sample to store and have them check, use the average of the three.
 
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Old 05-28-09, 06:41 PM
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Normal variance displayed by the AquaRite can be as much as 400ppm. You might need to clean the cell if you haven't done so already.
 
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Old 06-01-09, 01:43 PM
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Hi Tim,
I've had a salt chlorinator for 5-6 years now & I know the strips have never matched my aquarite. Last year (finally!!) one pool store near me became able to measure my salt level but I previously I had found a little digital measurer online. It a digital TDS (I think that stands for Total Dissolved Solids) which works great.
 
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