DEV Diatomaceous Earth

Diatomaceous earth is a natural, eco-friendly water polisher.

For unsurpassed water clarity, choose Jandy’s DEV Series of Diatomaceous Earth filters.

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Nature’s Water Polisher

Diatomaceous earth is a natural, eco-friendly water polisher. Made of tiny fossil exoskeletons, diatomaceous earth is a safe and natural water polisher. The DEV filter traps debris as small as 5 microns, returning highly filtered water to your pool.

DEV filters have a curved grid design that creates balanced water flow throughout the filter tank, and are constructed with a heavy-duty, durable composite body made of corrosion- and UV-resistant materials.


  • Versa Plumb® ready for quick connection to Zodiac equipment
  • Clean/dirty indicator on pressure gauge allows you to know exactly when to clean the filter for optimal filtration and water savings
  • Easy grip handles for comfortable filter maintenance
  • Extra large 2" drain port allows for easy cleaning
  • Heavy-duty, durable composite body made of corrosion and UV resistant materials
  • Three backwash valve options available
  • 48" and 60" models available

Technical Details

  • Extra-large 2" drain port allows for easy cleaning on debris
  • Heavy duty, anti-corrosion band clamp
  • Designed to work with all Jandy Backwash Valves
  • Corrosion and UV resistant, high impact extra large tank
  • Includes 2" x 2 1/2" universal unions


Feature DEV48 DEV60
Filter Area 48 ft.2 60 ft.2
Design Flow Rate 2.00 gpm/ft.2 2.00 gpm/ft.2
Maximum Flow 96 gpm 120 gpm
Six Hour Capacity 34,560 gallons 43,200 gallons
Eight Hour Capacity 46,080 gallons 57,600 gallons
Max. Working Pressure 50 psi 50 psi
D.E. Required 5.0 lbs. 6.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight 95 lbs 101 lbs
Height ("A") 41 inches 47 inches
Footprint 25" diameter circle 25" diameter circle
Distance Between Inlet and Outlet 8" 8"


Models Description
DEV60 JPS Versa Plumb DEV60 Universal Unions Packout Assembly, DEV Filter 60 SF

Parts Breakout Diagram

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Dirt returns to pool.

1. Hole in filter cartridge, replace filter cartridge if necessary.
2. Worn o-ring seal inside filter. Replace o-ring.

High pressure on start up.

1. Small eyeball fitting in pool/spa
2. Partially closed valve on return line.
3. Pump may be oversized. Check selection.
4. Filter dirty. Clean filter per instructions.

Low water flow.

1. Check pump basket for debris.
2. Check for air leaks on suction side.
3. Check for restrictions or blockage in either suction or return lines.
4. Filter needs to be cleaned or replaced.
5. Pool water level too low.
6. Pump not primed.
7. Pump impeller vanes blocked.
8. Strainer baskets not being used and/or not being cleaned regularly.
9.Pump operating under speed (low voltage) or at low speed.

Short filter cycles.

1. Presence of algae. Check sanitizer levels.
2. Check pH and total alkalinity.
3. Pump output exceeds design flow rate of filter. Check pump performance.
4. Ineffective cleaning, check conditions, replace filter cartridge.

Water is not clear.

1. Insufficient sanitizer level.
2. Incorrect pool chemistry.
3. Heavy bathing and or dirt loads.
4. Incorrect flow.
5. Insufficient running times.
6. Filter is dirty. (Clean per instructions.)
7. Hole in filter element.


DEV Filter Sell Sheet

Item #: SL6253
File Size: 6153806
Language: EN-CA

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Jandy DEV Series Filter Specification Sheet

Item #: SA6260
File Size: 503031
Language: EN-CA

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Jandy DEV Series Filters I/O Manual

Item #: H0295200
File Size: 1512873
Language: EN-CA

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