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Hayward StarClear Cartridge Filter 50 Sq. Ft. W3C500, Above Ground

SKU W3C500
Original price $379.00 - Original price $379.00
Original price
$379.00 - $379.00
Current price $379.00

Why shop with Vita Filters


Hayward Star-Clear™ cartridge filters provide crystal-clear water and have extra cleaning capacity to accommodate pools and spas of all types and sizes.

  • For replacement or new pool installations, Star-Clear sets the standard of excellence and value.
  • Single locking knob securely fastens head to filter tank, eliminating bolts or clamps
  • An attractive, durable filter head may be rotated to conveniently position the pressure gauge and manual air relief
  • Injection-molded filter tank for dependable corrosion-free performance
  • Extra-large cartridge element with new precision-engineered core provides extra strength and maximum flow
  • Elevated, filtered water collector and debris sump prevent accidental by-pass of heavy debris to the pool or spa when the cartridge is removed for cleaning


  • Brand Hayward
  • Cartridge Yes
  • Clearance For Head Removal 28 in
  • Design Flow Rate 50
  • Drain Port Size 1/2 FIP
  • Effective Filtration Area 50 SQFT
  • Filter Type Cartridge
  • Footprint 11 x 11 INCH
  • UPC/GTIN 610377387026
  • Labor Warranty None
  • Number Of Filter Elements 1
  • Parts Warranty 2-year
  • Pool Type Above Ground
  • Pressure Gauge Yes
  • Product Dimensions 29.5 " x 10.5 " x 10.5 "
  • Product Height 29.5 in
  • Product Length 10.5 in
  • Product Weight 17 lb
  • Product Width 10.5 in
  • Public Design Flow Rate 18
  • Residential Design Flow Rate 50
  • Series Filters StarClear
  • Shipping Dimensions 28.6 " x 10.8 " x 10.8 "
  • Shipping Height 28.6 in
  • Shipping Length 10.8 in
  • Shipping Weight 16 lb
  • Shipping Width 10.8 in
  • Side Clearance - Filters 18 in
  • Tank Type GFR
  • Turnover 10 Hours 11250 GPM
  • Turnover 8 Hours 9000 GPM
  • StarClear Cartridge Filter Owner's Manual

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Disclaimer: Professional installation is required (not included). Proof of installation by an industry technician is required to validate the factory warranty.

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