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GS501Z Tech Sheet

Balboa Instruments
System PN 55471
System Model # GS5-GS501Z-RCA-3.0
Software Version # 43
EPN # 2817
Base PCBA - PN 54512-01
PCB GS500Z - PN 22015 Rev B
Base Panels
VL401 (LCD Lite Duplex) – PN 54094
VL402 (LCD Duplex Digital) – PN 54093
Optional Panels
VL200 (Mini bath) – PN 52144
VL240 (MVP240) – PN 53643
VL260 (MVP260) – PN 53645

Template used: 40599_M.pdf 04/16/2008

55471_97_B.pdf 04/30/2008

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2008 Balboa Changes Made New system Main PCB update to rev B Page 2 55471_97_B .30.07.System Revision History System PN EPN 55471 55471 Date Requested By 2817 04.2008 Balboa n/a 04.

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Power Up Display Sequence Upon power up. 2-SPD J44 VS500Z EXT RLY P/N 22972 REV D F4 K2 LINE J13 J22 J57 TST RST J6 J43 S1 J7 J8 SEN. the power up sequence is complete. you must reset Persistent Memory for your new DIP Switch Settings changes to take effect. which should match the version of your system.S. if these three numbers are .A V VAC COPYRIGHT 2005 HEATER A J43 on VS5xxZ and VS300 Series Main Board Shown. which are the SSID (the System Software ID). including how to adjust the Time of Day if using a Serial Deluxe style panel. and reset to 12:00 PM when power is restored. your system may function improperly. However.3A 250V FUSE 20A 250V F7 J50 K1 J17/26 J23 E. For example.) s “ ” will appear to signal the start of Priming Mode. (See illustration below) s Power up by connecting power source to spa. About Persistent Memory and Time of Day Retention: This system uses memory that doesn’t require a battery to store a variety of settings. Page 4 55471_97_B . during power loss to the spa. s Put a jumper across J43. A SEN. covering both pins. Refer to the Reference Card for the VS or GS System model of your spa for information about how the spa operates from this point on. SWITCHBANK A J43 on VS100/GS100 Series Main Board Shown.S.25A 250V J2A MADE IN U. J43 on GS5xxZ Series is located in approximately the same position.GND S1 TST SWITCHBANK A EXT. T RLY L AUX. “ ” should appear for all VS models running at 240VAC. and the heat mode. you should see the following on the display: s Three numbers in a row. the set temperature. Only models with a Serial Deluxe panel installed (VS5xxDZ and GS5xxDZ) can display the time. A SEN. s Power down again. INC. If you do not reset Persistent Memory.GND K6 RST SWITCHBANK A K1 J10 J18 F2 J18 E. F3A 250V K5 G C K4 J12 W1 SWITCHBANK A J29 J50 C G FUSE 3A 250V C G C S1 TST G C G J20 OZONE J23 C W4 PUMP F1 G C J6 J43 J29 C G J47 G J6 F4 FUSE . “ ” should appear for all VS models running at 120VAC. What we refer to as Persistent Memory stores the filter settings. At this point. B J9 J26 J43 F2 J60 J58 J12 J2 J6 U4 WHT AC Balboa U4 2 3 NEUTRAL VS100 P/N 22964_B MADE IN U. The third display of these numbers is the Software Version. F J7 J8 SEN. To reset Persistent Memory: s Power down by disconnecting power source from spa. that is a VS511SZ at version 38. other than A1.Basic System Features and Functions Any time you change a DIP Switch. Persistent Memory is not used for Time of Day. (*A heater which is rated at 4 kW at 240VAC will function as a 1 kW heater at 120VAC. s Wait until “ ” is displayed on your panel. B J1 K3 BLK AC BALBOA INSTRUMENTS. J43 TST C G J90 J46 W7 K8 K9 T1 W3 J1 J1A K5 W2 J20 F5. s Remove jumper from J43 (May also move to cover 1 pin only) s Power up again. s Displayed next is: “ ” (indicating the system is configured for a heater between 3 and 6 kW) or “ ” (indicating the system is configured for a heater effectively* between 1 and 3 kW). © 2006 1 K3 K2 W1 J13 T0.A. the system will lose the correct time. as well as all GS models.

2A 250V F3 10VAC J72 J17/26 1 J13 F3A 250V N N G J322 F1 F7 F10A 250V K1 K6 K9 2-Spd 1-Spd P1 P1 Ozone CIRC. T30A 480V J51 Disconnect slip terminal with green wires from J90 prior to performing HiPot test. s $UPLEX-AIN0ANEL s 6#IRC0UMP (optional) OPT.Wiring Configuration and DIP Settings Setup 1 (As Manufactured) PUMP 1 TB1 J46 N K8 C9 J20 K5 Spa LightN G F4. BLWR/PUMP 2 10VAC s 6/ZONE s 6!<6(Stereo) s K74ITANIUM(EATER G s 60UMP. T0. PUMP G Circ N Pump J255 J23 OZONE Blower Audio G N Visual J47 J52 J29 G AV J50 J F6. Failure to disconnect may cause a false failure of the test. Reconnect terminal to J90 after successful completion of HiPot test.

GND Balboa BALBOA INSTRUMENTS. P1. INC. J17/26. Test Mode OFF A6. 2-speed P1 A10. GS500Z PPbb COPYRIGHT 2007 MADE IN U.IGHT HIPot Testing Note: J71 T1 2 J2A J1A J58 J1 W2 J288 J2 K3 J266 3 1 J43 K4 4 J18 J10 U4 J57 F2 J101 HTR2 HTR1 K2 00 J19 S1 J90 J6 Heater rated @ 240V J11 must be Jumpered J60 1 TST SWITCHBANK A J8 J7 1 1 J12 J44 1 GS50xZ mode 1 J22 W1 E.0kW Heater A1. TE.0kW 3.0 kW WARNING: Main Power to system should be turned OFF BEFORE adjusting DIP switches.S. 50 Hz A2. WARNING: Persistent Memory (J43) must be RESET to allow new DIP switch settings to take effect. (See Persistent Memory page) SSID # 100 63 43 J11 J12 3. LT A8. Mode changes allowed A7. Degrees C A9. 3PEED s 6"LOWER s 63PA.A. Non-Circ Mode A5. P/N 22015_B EXT RLY 1 AUX F SEN A SEN B VAC J11 3. High Amp mode mode Low Amp 3=Temp 4=Light 2 3 4 Neutral (Common) AC Connections Special AC Connections 2 Line AC Connections 1 10 Volt Connections Relay Control Wires J43 Memory Reset 1 1 Wiring Color Key 3 Panel Button Positions Panel Button Assignments 1=J17/26 2=Pump 1 GS501Z Software 4 3 Board Connector Key 1 Typically Line voltage 2 Typically Line voltage for 2-speed pumps 3 Neutral (Common) 4 Ground 2 Note flat sides in connector Page 5 55471_97_B .

J43 When jumper is placed on 2 pins during power-up. sContact Balboa if you require additional configuration pages added to this tech sheet. DO NOT MOVE. IR Receiver is not compatible. Light A8 “ON” position: temperature is displayed in degrees Celsius “OFF” position: temperature is displayed in degrees Fahrenheit A10 “ON” position: heater is disabled while any high-speed pump or blower is running (low amperage mode) “OFF” position: heater can run while any/all high-speed pumps or blowers are running (high amperage mode) * Panels with button layout are not compatible when either A3 or A7 is ON. sRefer to Switchbank illustration on Wiring Configuration page for correct settings for this system. Temp. connect to J17/26.DIP Switches and Jumpers Definitions SSID 100 63 43 Base Model GS501Z DIP Switch Key A1 Test Mode (normally OFF) A2 “ON” position: Standard mode only “OFF” position: Std/Ecn/Sleep mode changes allowed A3 “ON” position: use Mini Panel * “OFF” position: use Digital Duplex or Light Duplex panel A4 Aux Freeze (must be OFF) A5+A9 Pump 1 speeds and Circ Modes: Alert: Blower or 1-speed Pump 2 is required.5kW or lower wattage heater. but may perform better on Pins 1 and 2. Panel Button Positions A3: OFF 1 1 2 A3:ON 3 1 2 4 3 4 4 3 A 2 A Panel Button Assignments 1=J17/26 3=Temp 4=Light 1=Pump 1 2=Light 3=Temp Down 4=Temp Up A7: OFF 2=Pump 1 A7:ON Page 6 Aux=J17/26 55471_97_B . ** J2 panel connector on Main Board must be a 6-pin connector. WARNING: sSetting DIP switches incorrectly may cause abnormal system behavior and/or damage to system components. If using 2. system will reset persistent memory. Temp Up with J17/26 on 1-button Aux panel ** “OFF” position: Button layout will be: J17/26. use GS500Z or GS515Z. Jumper must be on Pins 2 and 3 for GS50xZ software. For no Blower and no Pump 2. Temp Down. A5 A9 Circ Mode Pump 1 Speed OFF ON OFF ON OFF OFF ON ON Non-circ Circ "acts like Pump 1 low" (filters/polls/ect) 24 hours with 3°F shut-off 24 hours with 3°F shut-off 2-speed 1-speed 1-speed 2-speed A6 “ON” position: 50Hz operation “OFF” position: 60Hz operation A7 “ON” position: Button layout will be: Pump 1. Jumper Key J11 If using 3kW or higher wattage heater. Jumper must be on Pins 1 and 2 for GS51xZ/GS52xZ/GS5xxSZ/GS5xxDZ software. jumper can be set in either position. Light. J12 Factory set. jumper must be set on 1 Pin only. Leave on 1 pin only to enable persistent memory feature. Pump 1.

Note: J32 and J25 are electrically identical. W2 K3 J266 1 4 J43 K4 J57 BALBOA INSTRUMENTS.2A 250V OPT.A.GND OPTIONAL 3 G 10VAC F4. TN and TT Electrical Systems CIRC. J2 J288 3 K3 J266 N1 J20 J2A J1A 1 L1 K5 F3 TB1 All equipment (pumps. and heater) runs on service line L1. TN and TT Electrical Systems CIRC. Systems using multiple DIP switches for heat disable: Refer to system Hot Sheet DIP Switch Definition page and set both switches shown in Table 1 to ON positions. P/N 22015_B F2 W1 J101 HTR2 AV J50 J52 HTR1 K2 00 J90 J19 Systems using only 1 DIP switch (A10) for heat disable: For 1 x 16 Amp Service: DIP Switch A10 must be ON. T30A 480V J51 G J29 J23 OZONE PUMP 1 1 1 EXT RLY J12 J44 1 1 1 J11 VAC SEN B SEN A AUX F F1 F7 F10A 250V K1 K6 K9 1 TST SWITCHBANK A J8 J7 J60 J22 Balboa J18 J10 U4 E. P/N 22015_B Completely remove the white wire from J26 and J32. 1 4 J43 K4 J57 BALBOA INSTRUMENTS. PUMP N G N K8 N N G G J255 OPT. Systems using multiple DIP switches for heat disable: Refer to system Hot Sheet DIP Switch Definition page and set the switches shown in Table 1 such that total system amperage draw never exceeds rated service input. blower. INC. S1 J6 J F6. while all other J2 equipment.S.2A 250V J58 L1 J20 J2A J1A 1 L2 2 K5 F3 TB1 N2 C9 (2 x 16 Amp) 10VAC J17/26LinesJ72+ 2 Neutrals + 1 Protective Earth) 5 Wires (2 J71 G J322 EXT RLY 1 AUX F SEN A SEN B VAC J11 Systems using only 1 DIP switch (A10) for heat disable: DIP Switch A10 must be OFF. such as pumps and blowers.Electrical Service Configuration Options Systems with PCB Rev B Only AV J50 J52 J F6. BLWR/PUMP 2 T1 J1 The heater runs on service line L1. BLWR/PUMP 2 T1 J58 Protective Earth wire (Green/Yellow) must be connected to system ground terminal as marked. F2 W1 HTR2 J101 HTR1 00 K2 J90 J19 S1 J6 J60 1 TST SWITCHBANK A J8 J7 1 1 J12 J44 1 1 J22 Balboa J18 J10 U4 E.GND AS MANUFACTURED C9 G J322 J13 F3A 250V N J47 J46 Dual Service.S. Page 7 55471_97_B . T30A 480V J51 G J29 J23 OZONE PUMP 1 F1 F7 F10A 250V K1 K6 K9 J13 F3A 250V N J47 J46 Single Service. T0. T0. J288 N1 N Protective Earth wire (Green/Yellow) must be connected to system ground terminal as marked. run on service line L2. GS500Z PPbb COPYRIGHT 2007 MADE IN U. INC. The white wire may be attached to either terminal before removal. GS500Z PPbb COPYRIGHT 2007 MADE IN U. 2 J1 W2 This option is configured and shipped as the default. For 1 x 32 Amp Service: Set DIP Switch A10 such that total system amperage draw never exceeds rated service input. PUMP N G N K8 N N G G J255 (1 x 16 Amp or 1 x 32 Amp) 10VAC J17/26Line + J72 1 Neutral + 1 Protective Earth) 3 Wires (1 J71 G N 10VAC F4.A.

or J25. Page 8 55471_97_B .A. OPT.Service MUST include a neutral wire. P/N 22015_B J18 J10 U4 E. Systems using multiple DIP switches for heat disable: Refer to system Hot Sheet DIP Switch Definition page and set both switches shown in Table 1 to ON positions. INC. All main-board equipment run on service line L3. J19 S1 J6 J60 TST SWITCHBANK A 1 1 J12 J44 J8 J7 1 1 1 J22 Balboa BALBOA INSTRUMENTS.S. T0. run on service line L2. Completely remove the white wire from J26 and J32. Addtional equipment. GS500Z PPbb COPYRIGHT 2007 MADE IN U. Systems using only 1 DIP switch (A10) for heat disable: DIP Switch A10 must be OFF.GND OPTIONAL Protective Earth wire (Green/Yellow) must be connected J71 to system ground terminal as marked. sIf using an expansion board. BLWR/PUMP 2 J58 N 10VAC F4. black wire must connect to J28 (Line L2) only. the board must have fuse-protection. IMPORTANT . T30A 480V J51 G J29 J23 OZONE PUMP 1 F1 F7 F10A 250V K1 K6 K9 J13 F3A 250V N J47 J46 3-Phase Service. s3-Phase requires System PCB Rev B.2A 250V T1 L1 N F3 10VAC J72 J17/26 1 L2 J20 G TB1 L3 K5 5 Wires (3 Lines + 1 Neutral + 1 Protective Earth) J322 EXT RLY 1 AUX F SEN A SEN B VAC J11 NOTE: sNot all GS5xxZ systems can support 3-Phase.Electrical Service Configuration Options Systems with PCB Rev B Only AV J50 J52 J F6. TN and TT Electrical Systems CIRC. Completely remove the blue wire from J28 and J58. J2 The heater runs on service line L1. J1 with a line to neutral voltage of 230VAC. If an expansion board is installed. PUMP N G N K8 N N G G J255 C9 G J2A J1A 2 W2 J288 3 K3 J266 1 4 J43 K4 J57 F2 W1 HTR2 J101 HTR1 00 K2 J90 To an optional fuse-protected expansion board. such as expansion boards.

P/N 22015_B J10 U4 J57 Balboa J18 Systems using only 1 DIP switch (A10) for heat disable: For 1 x 16 Amp Service: DIP Switch A10 must be ON.S.Cap (Insulate) end. J43 K4 AS MANUFACTURED J20 10VAC 1 L2 K5 F3 TB1 L1 C9 Line . P/N 22015_B J10 U4 J57 Balboa J18 Systems using only 1 DIP switch (A10) for heat disable: For 1 x 16 Amp Service: DIP Switch A10 must be ON. GS500Z PPbb COPYRIGHT 2007 MADE IN U. Page 9 55471_97_B . 3 K3 J266 N J2A J1A J58 1 4 F2 HTR2 J101 L3 Line 3 .GND BALBOA INSTRUMENTS. For 1 x 32 Amp Service: Set DIP Switch A10 such that total system amperage draw never exceeds rated service input. PUMP N G N K8 N N G G J255 F4. BLWR/PUMP 2 T1 N Protective Earth wire (Green/Yellow) must be connected to system groundJ1 terminal as marked.A.Electrical Service Configuration Options Systems with PCB Rev B Only AV J50 J52 J F6. IT Electrical System (No Neutral) CIRC. HTR1 00 K2 J90 J19 S1 J6 1 TST SWITCHBANK A J8 J7 J60 1 1 J12 J44 1 1 J22 W1 E. For 1 x 32 Amp Service: Set DIP Switch A10 such that total system amperage draw never exceeds rated service input. T30A 480V J51 G J29 J23 OZONE PUMP 1 1 1 EXT RLY J12 J44 1 1 1 SEN B SEN A AUX F J11 VAC F1 F7 F10A 250V K1 K6 K9 1 TST SWITCHBANK A J8 J7 J60 J22 W1 E. PUMP N G N K8 N N G G J255 F4. Do not connect.Line voltage is 230VAC (1 x 16 Amp or 1 x 32 Amp) 10VAC J17/26LinesJ72+ 1 Protective Earth) 3 Wires (2 J71 G J322 J13 F3A 250V N J47 J46 3-Phase Service. T30A 480V J51 G J29 J23 OZONE PUMP 1 F1 F7 F10A 250V K1 K6 K9 J13 F3A 250V N J47 J46 Single Service. Systems using multiple DIP switches for heat disable: Refer to system Hot Sheet DIP Switch Definition page and set the switches shown in Table 1 such that total system amperage draw never exceeds rated service input.GND BALBOA INSTRUMENTS. and heater) runs on service line L1 with L2 acting as the return. T0. IT Electrical System (No Neutral) CIRC. blower. 3 K3 J266 1 4 F2 J101 HTR2 AV J50 J52 HTR1 K2 00 J90 J19 S1 J6 J F6. and heater) runs on service line L1 with L2 acting as the return. T0. s3-Phase requires System PCB Rev B.S. INC. the board must have fuse-protection. INC. GS500Z PPbb COPYRIGHT 2007 MADE IN U.2A 250V G OPT. J2A J1A J58 2 W2 J288 J2 All equipment (pumps. Systems using multiple DIP switches for heat disable: Refer to system Hot Sheet DIP Switch Definition page and set the switches shown in Table 1 such that total system amperage draw never exceeds rated service input. BLWR/PUMP 2 T1 2 W2 J288 Protective Earth wire (Green/Yellow) must be connected to system groundJ1 terminal as marked. J43 K4 OPTIONAL J20 10VAC 1 L2 K5 F3 TB1 L1 C9 Line .A.2A 250V G OPT. sIf using an expansion board. blower. J2 All equipment (pumps.Line voltage is 230VAC 10VAC J17/26LinesJ72+ 1 Protective Earth) 4 Wires (3 J71 G J322 EXT RLY 1 AUX F SEN A SEN B VAC J11 NOTE: sNot all GS5xxZ systems can support 3-Phase.

Ozone Connections Note: A special tool is required to remove the pins from the connector body once they are snapped in place.2A 250V J90 J58 2 W2 J57 J28 Page 10 55471_97_B . Check with your Balboa Account Manager for information on purchasing a pin-removal tool. PUMP B J47 W G Circ R B W Pump J25 J32 Line .White or Blue conducto Not used G J52 AV TB1 1 F4. Balboa Ozone connector configuration for 230VAC 50Hz: L Black or Brown Line Conductor Empty White or Blue Neutral Conductor Empty N Flat sides of sockets as shown J50 Audio G R B W Visual J29 J23 OZONE PUMP 1 2-Spd P1 R J51 F6.Black or Brown conductor Not used Neutral . T30A 480V CIRC. T0.

Duplex Panel Configurations Heat DEFAULT PANELS Blower Jets Temp A3 must be OFF Light BBlower Blo Bl l ow owwer owe er er VL401 (LCD Lite Digital) PN 54094 with Overlay PN 10669 s Connects to Main Board terminal J1 or J2 Set Heat Light Jets OPTIONAL PANELS VL402 (LCD Duplex Digital) PN 54093 with Overlay PN 10668 s Connects to Main Board terminal J1 or J2 s Not compatible with some configurations. not recommended for new designs A3 must be ON VL200 (Mini Panel) PN 52144 with Overlay PN 11095 s Connects to Main Board terminal J1 or J2 Blower Jets Temp Light VL240 (MVP240) MVP240) PN 53643 3 with ith O Overlay erla PN 11520 s Connects to Main Board terminal J1 or J2 Blower Jets Temp Light VL260 (MVP260) PN 53645 with Overlay PN 11521 s Connects to Main Board terminal J1 or J2 Page 11 55471_97_B .