Do you need help to change the ClearRay™️ bulb in your hot tub?It’s simpler than you might think, and we’re ready to guide you every step of the way. Before we dive into the nitty-gritty, let’s understand what ClearRay™ is in the context of your Jacuzzi® Hot Tub.
Before we dive into the nitty-gritty, let’s understand what ClearRay™ is in the context of your Jacuzzi® Hot Tub.
What is ClearRay™ ?
ClearRay™ is a hot tub water purification system that uses ultraviolet light to disinfect your hot tub water, to stop the growth of bacteria and treat 99% of water borne pathogens. This reduces the amount of hot tub sanitiser you need, saving you money and giving you a crystal clear spa.
Do I need chlorine with ClearRay™️?
ClearRay® reduces the amount of sanitiser you need in your hot tub by up to 50%. It’s compatible with both chlorine and bromine sanitisers. We stock premium Jacuzzi chemicals for quality you can trust.
How will I know it’s time to change my ClearRay™ bulb?
Your hot tub’s control panel will display a ‘blb’ message when it’s time to change the bulb. Refer to your tub’s manual for instructions on how to reset this message once you’ve replaced the bulb.
How do I change a ClearRay™ bulb?
We’ve put this step-by-step guide together to talk you through how to change your ClearRay™ bulb. Or, you can have your ClearRay™ bulb changed by one of our skilled hot tub technicians during your annual hot tub service.
You will need:
New ClearRay™️ bulb
Clean cloth or towel
Step 1: Turn Off Power to the Hot Tub
Prioritise safety by turning off the power to your Jacuzzi® hot tub. Locate the main power switch or circuit breaker and switch it off to create a safe working environment.
Step 2: Access the ClearRay® Bulb Housing
Use a screwdriver to remove the screws securing the access panel. Once removed, you should see the ClearRay® bulb housing.
Step 3: Remove the Old ClearRay® Bulb
Unscrew the old ClearRay™️ bulb from its socket by turning it counterclockwise. If needed, use a cloth or towel for a better grip
Step 4: Clean the Area
Wipe the area around the ClearRay™️ bulb socket with a clean cloth or towel to ensure a secure connection for the new bulb and prevent debris from entering the system.
Step 5: Proper Disposal of the Old ClearRay™️ Bulb
Responsible disposal of the old ClearRay™️ bulb is crucial due to its mercury content:
- Check local regulations for proper disposal.
- Securely package the old bulb if transporting to a collection point.
Step 6: Install the New ClearRay™️ Bulb
Insert the new ClearRay™️ bulb into the socket and turn it clockwise until securely in place. Avoid over-tightening to prevent damage
Step 7: Replace the Access Panel
Reattach the access panel using the screwdriver, ensuring all screws are tightened securely.
Step 8: Turn On Power and Test
Restore power to your Jacuzzi® hot tub. Allow the ClearRay™️ system a few minutes to power up. Check the ballast lights:
- Solid Green Light: Indicates the ClearRay™️ System is receiving power and operational.
- Solid Red Light: Indicates the UV bulb is activated for water purification.
Step 9: Enjoy Your Crystal-Clear Soak
With the ClearRay™️ bulb successfully changed and the system verified, indulge in a relaxing soak, knowing your Jacuzzi® is providing clean and clear water.
Need Some Extra Help?
For those who prefer visual guidance, we’ve also included a step-by-step video Or, if the DIY approach isn’t your style, don’t hesitate to reach out for your annual hot tub service.