Balboa VS520z Hot tub Heater- Spa Pack - PN # 55601

Balboa VS520z Hot tub Heater- Spa Pack - PN # 55601


Balboa VS520z    5.5-1.5 Kw Digital Spa Controller Multiple Pumps- This is the world's best spa pack! - Made in America     NOTE Read More
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Hot Tub Heater Description

Balboa VS520z


 5.5-1.5 Kw Digital Spa Controller
Multiple Pumps- This is the world's best spa pack! - Made in America


Digital Spa Controller


NOTE this is a VS520Z and will not work as a substitue for the VS520SZ.  Different top side controllers are used.

Do you have an expensive spa or hot tub heater that needs the spa pack replaced or upgraded?

Balboa VS520Z is the unit that can handle nearly every combination of electrical requirements. It uses M7 technology which is simply the best spa pack technology on the market. Completely digital circuitry means less failures, more accurate heating range, and much simpler to use. Accurate to +/- 1 degree

This spa pack works at either 120 VAC producing 1.5KW, or with a change of a jumper operates at 230 VAC producing 5.5 KW of heat. It fits any standard 2" or 1 1/2" plumbing making it ideal to upgrade any older mechanical or digital spa pack.

Replaces any Spa Pack from other manufactures! Don't be fooled, Balboa Spa Packs can replace any hot tub heater on the market including Gecko, Hot Springs, Len Gordon, Hydro Quip, LA Sas, Cal Spas, Coleman Spas, Beachcomber Spas, Artic Spas to name a few......

Build in programmable features such a cycle programming, freeze protection, sleep mode, economy mode and self diagnosis are just some of the features. It also has the ability to select how much current will be drawn by selecting how many pumps can run (0-3) and still have the heater come on. It has receptacles for:

two 2-speed pumps; one 1-speed pump or blower (not both); one circulation pump; one ozonator; one constant-on for Audio/Visual devices; one 12 volt light. All receptacles (except light) can be switched to supply 120 Volts or 230 Volts.

Comes complete with:

• VS520Z pak with 2" heater tail pieces,
• Plasticized control instruction sheet
• Complete instruction manual for retrofit situations produced by Northern Lights

The Patented M7 Technology removes the need for pressure sensors and remote heat sensors common on other older spa packs. This unique technology allows the spa pack to be positioned in any location or direction (before or after the pump or before or after the filter)


The unit is backed by a 1 year manufactures warranty that includes the heating element.

If you are looking for the best, comprehensive and most reliable replacement system on the market, then Balboa VS520Z with M7 technology is it. Balboa is the world leader in Spa Pack manufacturing both in quality and reliability. Please call us any time for more information 1 800 759 8990!


Balboa VS520SZ


• 10.56" High x 19.5" Long x 4.60" Deep
• Comes with 12 V light that will support LED lighting
• UL, CSA, and CE certification
• Optional infrared remote control is available
• 120 or 230 VAC ozone support
• 120/240VAC @ 60 Hz, 30-50 Amp 3 wire (needs neutral wire)
• Pump 1= 15 amp; Pump 2 = 15 Amp; Pump 3/Blower = 12 amp; Circulation Pump = 5 amp; Ozonator = 1 amp; A/V = 5 amp; Light = 12 v @ 1 amp

Pump supplying flow through heater must deliver 23 USGPM or more if heater is in 5.5kW mode. 3kW element is available requiring 15 USGPM, call us!



Requires a VL40X or VL2XX duplex top-side controller




Our on-staff engineer means you get much more than just a quality product when you buy from us. Our engineer will help you before your purchase as well as during installation and will always be there for ongoing support afterwards, FREE OF CHARGE! Call us or email us and you will quickly see our difference!


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Please allow 4-6 days for shipping via UPS Ground to USA or Canada.  You will be emailed a tracking number to the email address you provide us.  Expedited Shipping services are available!

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