Filtration System for Soft-Sided & Above Ground Pools. Extend your time between cleanings. The VL Series Sand Filter systems are designed for durability and value. Easy to assemble with precise component alignment, an integrated pump base and a familiar two-piece flange clamp design. Incredibly quiet pump and the proven sand filter technology provide trouble-free operation. The four-position, top-mount valve on the filter provides maximum flow at low pressure drop. Made with corrosion-proof, molded thermoplastic. Holds 42 pounds of AquaQuartz #20 silica sand (not included, #5451). Ideal for small above ground and soft-sided pools. Will greatly out perform standard filters that come with soft-sided pools. Clear pump cover lets you see when the hair and strainer basket needs cleaning, prevents large debris from clogging pump impeller. 1-1/4 inch and 1-1/2 inch hose adapters included. 115 Volts. Standard three-prong grounded 6 foot cord connection.