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VS501Z Balboa Control System 54217-Z with Control Panel and Heater

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  • new control system 54217-Z
  • 4 button control panel included with kit
  • control box
  • balboa control system with topside 54217
Now: $498.77
RRP: $665.88


Balboa spa pack 54217-Z includes large topside control panel. 54217 control system.

This system is discontinued at Balboa and replaced by 50-BP5-500-55-K

Others may not include the wire for you, but with this system you also get the equipment cables included.

Balboa VS501 convertible spa control system works at either 120v or 240v.

This is the newest model of the VS501Z spa pack that includes the control panel, control panel overlay, heater and 2 cords (a 2-speed pump cord and a 1-speed pump or blower cord) and, a light kit with light cord along with a template for control panel mounting if needed.

Includes spa pack with heater, control panel with overlay,control panel template and light.


Plug For 120/240v 2-speed Pump 1

Plug For 120/240v Blower or 1-speed Pump

Plug For 120/240v Ozone, 12v Light,

Includes VL Panel Series VL401 Control Panel.

Note: Ozone Voltage Must Match Pump 1 Voltage.


control panel included
Control panel with 4 button overlay included (blower jets temp light).  Control panel measures 6 3/8" wide x 2 1/4" high.

VS501Z Balboa Control System 54217-Z with the larger Control Panel and 4kw Heater

You may also need control panel overlay 10752 (sold separately)  if using this kit for a 2-pump system where overlay shows Jets1 Jets2 Temp and Light.

Height    Width    Depth
10-9/16"    12-1/4"    4-1/2"

The Value Series (VS) family of Hot Tub Control Systems were designed using Balboa's patented M7™ temperature and flow sensor technology and a new universal control platform. The systems have a plastic enclosure to eliminate water intrusion.

replaces 306096 , 50-54217-Z , 52531-HC , 52531HC , 52531HC1 , 52531HC3 , 52589-HC , 52589HC , 54160-HC ,50-54217-Z, 54160-HC2 , View More 54160HC , 54217 , 54217-2 , 611006 , BAL52531HC , BAL54160HC , BAL54217.

System can replace Infinity Spa 54585 Balboa control system.  New model ships with 4kW heater included which has 2 built in sensors eliminating the need for external temperature and hi limit sensors.

Once these systems are gone, they will be replaced with the BP5 system BP5-500-55-K with a 5.5kw heater or BP5-500-40-K with a 4kw heater.

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1 Review

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    Posted by Jay Conroy on 29th Mar 2020

    Arrived in no time at all. Installed quickly. Could have used a little bit more informative wiring information. Didn't realize I had to re-wire circuit board for my 240v Pump. Otherwise all good!

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