Hayward SP1580x15 Power Flo LX

Hayward has been in the pool products business for several decades now. The Hayward brand is an assurance of quality and reliability. If you are in the market for a pool pump for your above-ground swimming pool, look no farther than the Hayward SP1580X15 Power-Flo LX Series. This above-ground pool pump is powered by a 1-1/2 horsepower motor and comes with a 6-foot cord.

The Hayward Power-Flo pool pump is a high-performance yet affordable product. With this pool pump, you don´t have to worry about rust or the motor overheating. The pump is self priming for ease of use and you can always count on a relaxing pool experience.


Most users of the 1-1/2 horsepower Hayward SP1580X15 Power-Flo LX Series give the pool pump top ratings. It´s obvious that the pump is a high quality product. Customers like this powerful pool pump for the following reasons:

  • High performance motor. The powerful 1.5 horsepower motor is reliable and can function maintenance-free. It is leak-proof even under continuous operation. The pump comes with a heat resistant seal so that it will not overheat. The motor also comes with an integrated thermal overload protector.
  • Corrosion proof housing. The Hayward Power-Flo LX comes in a reinforced, rust-proof thermoplastic housing. You don’t have to worry about rust stains in your pool. The pool pump can perform under any weather condition.
  • Quiet performance. Even with its 1.5 horsepower motor, the pump works quietly, thanks to its reinforced housing.
  • Quality performance. The Hayward Power-Flo is equipped with high performance impeller or rotor blades that provide non-stop quality operation. With its extra-wide openings, there is no danger that leaves and other materials in the water will clog the pump and hinder its operation.
  • Convenient cleanup. With the clear cover, you can easily see when the basket is full and needs to be cleaned out. The basket´s extra capacity can store more leaves and debris, allowing longer periods between clean ups.
  • An integral drain plug provides easy and convenient winter preparation.
  • Easy to install. No assembly is needed and all you have to do is connect it to your pool and filter.
  • Powerful motor. With its efficient design, the pump´s motor provides better suction and filters the swimming pool more efficiently.
  • Save on electricity. Because it runs more efficiently, the pump uses less electricity.


The Hayward Power-Flo LX Series pool pump is a high quality, high performance pump with a lot of great features. However, it does have a few drawbacks:

Only one speed. There is only one speed setting for this pump, and that is HIGH. Unlike most other pool pumps, it does not have a silent 24-hour low speed setting.
No ON/OFF switch. For some reason, this pool pump does not have a built-in power switch.
Short power cord. It only comes with a very short, 6-foot power cord.

The Bottom Line

The Hayward company is known for quality and the Hayward SP1580X15 Power-Flo LX Series 1-1/2-horsepower above-ground pool pump is testament to this. Most users are pleased with their purchase of this great product.

The price is great and the pump is cheaper to buy online than at your local store. Installation is simple. Just make sure you have all the necessary fittings to connect to your filter and pool. You won´t regret buying this Hayward pool pump.