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1.5HP 2 Speed 48 Frame EMG Motor
Genuine 1.5hp 2 speed 48 frame motor manufactured by E.M.G Elettromeccanica S.R.L and designed specifically for pumps fitted to hot tubs and spas. Italian brand E.M.G manufactures many different types of Hot Tub pump motors and they supply two of the largest spa pump brands Waterway and Aqua-flo. Their Hot Tub motors are economical and designed for the European market with a rear cooling fan that blows ambient air from the rear of the motor when running through external cooling fins on the side of the motor.
This 1.5hp EMG motor will replace other types of hot tub pump motors with the same frame size from brands like EME, AO Smith, Franklin Electric, Century Laser, US Motors etc. This exact motor is a direct replacement for the two speed GC150 pump & old HA440 MagnaFlow pump found on Spaform spas.
EMG Motor Overview
- Speeds - This is a 2 speed Hot Tub pump motor so the low speed circulates the water for heating and filtration. The high speed is used for JETS or Boost operation when bathing in your Spa or Hot Tub.
- Frame Size - This is a 48 frame motor and it will fit a 48 frame pump wet end from brands such as Waterway, Aqua-flo, Sta-Rite, Vico, HydroAir & Balboa. See below for more information on motor/wet end frame sizes.
- Wiring - This replacement motor is NOT supplied with a new cable so you will need to swap over from your old existing pump motor when installing. You will have four wires, two of them are live for high and low speeds (Red, Brown or Black) so make a note when installing. Neutral (Blue or White) and Earth (Green). If you need a new cable for your new EMG motor then please see the related products.
- NOTE - This 2 speed 1.5hp motor does not come from EMG with the brass bridging connector which bridges across the two neutral terminals, swap this over from your existing motor otherwise you will only have one speed!
EMG Motor Specifications
- Manufacturer - EMG
- Part Number - EMG-M-1.5-48-2SPD
- Type of Product - Spa Pump Motor
- Number of Speeds - 2 (Low & high speeds)
- Motor Frame Size - 48 Frame
- Horse Power - 1.5HP
- Amps Low/High - 1.5/6.0
- RPM Low/High - 1440/2820
- Hz - 50
- Dimensions (MM) - Length: 245 (Excluding shaft), Height: 220, Width: 155
How do I know if my hot tub pump has a 48 Frame or 56 Frame motor?
Firstly dismantle your old hot tub pump by removing the four bolts that attach the wet end to the motor. At the rear of the motor, you will have the rear end of the motor shaft that runs all the way through the motor and threads onto the impeller inside the wet end. This shaft end will have a large flat slot for a screwdriver to go onto, simply get another screwdriver and trap the impeller inside the wet end and then unthread the motor shaft from the impeller. You will now have the wet end removed from the motor and you can work out if you have a 48 frame or 56 frame EMG motor.
48 Frame EMG Motors
There is only one type of 48 frame sized motor and will fit all modern day 48 frame pump wet ends. Measure diagonally the centres of two of the four bolt holes that attached the motor to the wet end, this measurement will be 130mm.
56 Frame EMG Motors - 6.3"
The modern 6.3" 56 frame motors will fit all modern day 56 frame pump wet ends. Measure diagonally the centres of two of the four bolt holes that attached the motor to the wet end, this measurement will be 147mm.
56 Frame EMG Motors - 6.1"
These 56 frame 6.1" motors are an old size and now no longer manufactured and you will need to replace your complete hot tub pump. These are NOT measured diagonally, they are measured side to side and the centres of two bolt holes that attached the motor to the wet end are 102mm. These are generally found on old Aqua-flo XP2 pumps.
We recommend replacing the mechanical shaft seal in your wet end as if this is leaking will cause your new motor to fail prematurely. See related products.
We're Here to help!
It can be a bit confusing choosing your new Hot Tub pump motor as brand names and models are not always written on them. The quickest way is to simply send us some images of the motor you are replacing though our Contact us page and let us do the work for you.
Delivery Your order will generally be dispatched on the same working day as receipt of payment. We ship via UPS and DPD with tracking.
When you place an order, it's often better to provide us with your mobile telephone number instead of your landline number. This is so we can give it to our courier, who will then text you your exact time and date of delivery, even down to the hour it will be delivered.
Please be aware: All the delivery prices listed below are inclusive of VAT. The VAT will be deducted at the checkout for countries that are exempt from paying UK VAT. *All spa covers are only shipped to UK mainland, please call for a shipping quote for all other delivery destinations.*
|Region||Cost & Delivery Time|
|Delivery to England, Wales & Scotland
(Excluding Scottish Highlands & Islands)
Order values over £100 - Free delivery (UPS 1-2 working days)
UPS 1-2 Working days - £6.50
DPD Next working day delivery - £9.00
DPD Next working day Pre-10:30 - £16.80
|Scottish Highlands & Islands||Delivery to the Scottish Highlands & Islands (Up to 30 kgs), Prices are doubled when over 30 kgs.
Economy delivery 2-3 days - £17.28
Next working day delivery - £20.16
|Northern Ireland||Delivery to Northern Ireland (Up to 30 kgs), Prices are doubled when over 30 kgs.
Economy delivery 2-3 days - £19.20
Next working day delivery - £24
|Isle Of Scilly||Delivery to Isle Of Scilly (Up to 20 kgs), Prices are doubled when over 20 kgs.
Economy delivery 2-3 days - £21.60
|Republic Of Ireland||Delivery to the Republic of Ireland (Up to 20 kgs), Prices are doubled when over 20 kgs.
Standard delivery 2-5 days - £19.64
|Isle of Man||Delivery to the Isle of Man (Up to 20 kgs), Prices are doubled when over 20 kgs.
Standard delivery 2-5 days - £26.40
|Jersey & Guernsey||Delivery to Jersey & Guernsey (Up to 30 kgs), Prices are doubled when over 30 kgs.
Standard delivery 2-5 days - £15.60
|Delivery to Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany,
Luxembourg & Netherlands.
|Standard Euro Delivery 2-5 days - £15.00 (upto 20kgs), Price doubles when over 20 kgs.|
|Austria, Czech Republic, Finland, Greece, Ibiza, Italy, Majorca, Menorca, Balearic Islands, Poland, Portugal (Mainland), San Marino, Spain (Mainland) & Sweden.||Standard Euro Delivery 2-5 days - £24.00 (upto 20kgs), Price doubles when over 20 kgs.|
|Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Croatia, Cyprus, Iceland, Macedonia, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia & Ukraine.||Standard Euro Delivery 2-5 days - £97.48 (upto 20kgs), Price doubles when over 20 kgs.|
|Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia.||Standard Euro Delivery 2-5 days - £44.40 (upto 20kgs), Price doubles when over 20 kgs.|
|Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Maderia, Norway, Switzerland, Tenerife.||Standard Euro Delivery 2-5 days - £40.60 (upto 20kgs), Price doubles when over 20 kgs.|
|Turkey & Malta.||Standard Euro Delivery 2-5 days - £78.89 (upto 20kgs), Price doubles when over 20 kgs.|
|Fuerteventura||Standard Euro Delivery 2-5 days - £42.00 (upto 20kgs), Price doubles when over 20 kgs. NO VAT charged.|
|Worldwide Shipping||We can ship parts worldwide. If your country is not listed above then please contact us for a shipping quote.|