System start-up – Pentair EasyTouch Pool/Spa Control System LX-100EZ User Manual
Rev. F 3-26-04
Apply power to the system.
At the LX-100 RF Power/Load Center, verify that the POWER "ON" status light is illuminated, and make sure that
all of the Service Switches are in the “AUTO” position.
If the status light is not on, check the 3 amp circuit breaker which is located above the faceplate. If the circuit breaker
has tripped (indicated by a white tab), push to reset.
On the Hand-held Remote, press the “SPA” Push-button to turn the spa on.
Verify that the Valve Actuators have rotated to spa circulation, the filter pump has been activated and the heater has fired.
Press Push-buttons #A, #B, and #C and check that appropriate equipment is being activated.
At the Intake and Return Valves, flip toggle switch on rear of Actuator(s) between “ON1” and “ON2” positions as
necessary so that valves have rotated to pool circulation.
At the LX-100 RF Power/Load Center, verify that the FILTER PUMP Time Clock is operating.
To set the time of day, rotate the dial in a clockwise direction until the hours and minutes line up with the white arrow at
eight o’clock position on clock face.
To program daily operating cycle(s), depress the desired number of sections around the perimeter of the dial by pushing
towards the center. For each section depressed, the filter pump will operate for 15 minutes.
If the system has a POOL CLEANER Time Clock, verify that it is operating, and check that it also activates the filter
pump when the FILTER PUMP Time Clock is not programmed on.
At the LX-100 RF Power/Load Center, slide the SPA Service Switch to “FILL”, “DRAIN” and back to “AUTO”
position, and verify that the Valve Actuators are rotating accordingly.
If one of the Valve Actuators is 180 degrees out of phase, flip toggle switch on rear of Actuator between “ON1” and
At the LX-100 RF Power/Load Center, verify that the filter pump is being activated from the “ON” and “OFF”
positions of the FILTER Service Switch.
Verify that the auxiliary equipment is being activated from the “ON” and “OFF” positions of the AUX1, AUX2 and
AUX3 Service Switches.
Slide FILTER Service Switch to the “ON” position and the HEATER Service Switch to the “SPA & POOL”
position, and verify that the heater has fired.
If the heater doesn’t fire, check the controls inside the heater and also the wiring connections.
At the LX-100 RF Power/Load Center, return the HEATER Service Switch to the “SPA ONLY” position and all the
other Service Switches to the “AUTO” position.