Zodiac MX8™

Ultra-Efficient Suction Pool Cleaning Robot

Combat debris with the Zodiac MX8, Ultra-efficient suction pool cleaning robot that cleans faster and more aggressively than any other suction cleaner.

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Ultra-Efficient Suction Pool Cleaning Robot

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Zodiac MX Flow Regulator

The Zodiac MX8 is ready to battle your pool's toughest dirt and debris. The dual cyclonic suction enables the MX8 to move faster and deliver unsurpassed vacuum power, while requiring 30% less flow. Its ultra efficient design requires less flow than any cleaner in its class for maximum energy savings. Best choice for solar, 2-speed, and variable-speed pumps.

It has a wider cleaning path than competitor models, with a large vacuum inlet to capture larger debris. maX-drive technology promotes maximum torque and extreme maneuverability, allowing the MX8 to aggressively clean your pool walls and floors. Its twist locking hose enables quick, secure attachment to the cleaner head and the cleaner includes 39 feet of hose.

Features

  • maX-Drive advanced dual navigation for best pool coverage with no hang ups. Thoroughly cleans floor, walls, and waterline of any size or shape pool
  • Dual Cyclonic Vacuum provides maximum suction power and extreme wall climbing ability
  • Cyclonic suction provides unsurpassed vacuum power, wider cleaning path, and largest debris intake
  • Flex-Power Turbine enables ultra-efficient operation on low flow without compromising power
  • For use on all pool surfaces

Specifications

Feature Description
Pool Type In-Ground
Cleaner Type Inground suction cleaning robot
Connection Skimmer or 1.5" Vacuum Line
Warranty 1 Year
Hose Type Advanced Twist Lock Long life
Traction maX-Drive Technology with X-Trax
Pool Surface(s) Concrete, Tile, Vinyl and Fiberglass

Models

Model Description
MX8 Zodiac MX8 US

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Automatic Pool Cleaners

Zodiac MX8 Parts List

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Accessories

Model Description  
FRV100 Zodiac MX Flow Regulator, 1/pk
CLC500 Zodiac Cyclonic Leaf Catcher
R0714300 Cyclonic Scrubbing Kit

Frequently Asked Questions

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Cleaner does not move or moves slowly

1. Confirm that the main drain is closed.
2. Check wheel speed to verify proper flow. Refer to section, "Check for Proper Flow" in the Owner's Manual.
3. Check to see if any interior teeth of the tracks are worn. If so, contact your dealer for replacement tracks.
4. Backwash filter and empty pump basket.
5. Check for debris jammed in engine. Refer to section, "Remove Debris from Engine" in the Owner's Manual
6. (MX8™/MX8™ Elite) Switch cleaner to large debris cleaning mode. Refer to section, “MX8/MX8 Elite Cleaner Vacuum Modes” in the Owner's Manual.
7. Check for air in system. If water level in pump basket drops or you see excessive air bubbles in the pump basket or coming from the return lines, there is air in the system. Check hose connections, tighten all fittings at pump and check o-ring at pump basket for wear.
8. Check the flow regulator valve to make sure the it can move freely with the water flow.

Cleaner patterns or does not cover entire pool.

1. Confirm proper hose length for your pool. Refer to section, "Determine Correct Hose Length" in the Owner's Manual.
2. Count wheel rotations to verify proper flow. Refer to section, "Check for Proper Flow" in the Owner's Manual. Adjust flow if necessary.
3. Ensure return line fittings are directed downward. Add a return diverter if necessary.
4. Make sure hose is not kinked or coiled. Lay in sun to straighten if necessary.
5. Verify hose float is positioned approximately 9" from cleaner head.
6. (MX8/MX8 Elite) Observe cleaner for more than five (5) minutes and ensure that each drive track is periodically reversing direction. If it is not, contact dealer or service center for help.

Cleaner gets stuck at stairs.

1. (MX8/MX8 Elite) Observe cleaner for more than five (5) minutes and ensure that each drive track is periodically reversing direction. If it is not, contact you dealer or service center for help.
2. Ensure the swivel on top of the cleaner rotates freely.
3. Count wheel rotations to verify proper flow. Refer to section, "Check for Proper Flow" in the Owner's Manual. Adjust flow if necessary.
4. Confirm proper hose length for your pool. Refer to section, "Determine Correct Hose Length" in the Owner's Manual.
4. Confirm proper hose length. Shorten if necessary.

Cleaner won't climb walls.

1. Count wheel rotations to verify proper flow. Refer to section, "Check for Proper Flow" in the Owner's Manual. Adjust flow if necessary.
2. Verify hose float is positioned approximately 9" from cleaner.

Cleaner riding on its side

1. Verify hose float is positioned approximately 9" from cleaner.

Resources

Zodiac MX8 Brochure (EN)

Item #: SL6702
File Size: 1350126
Language: EN

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MX6, MX8, MX8 Elite Quick Start Guide (EN, ESP, FR)

Item #: H053990
File Size: 4987222
Language: EN

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MX6, MX8, MX8 Elite Owner's Manual (ENG/ESP/FR)

Item #: H0539800
File Size: 16468512
Language: EN

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