DCM 5 Series Controller

An Ultimate Water Chemistry Solution for Aquatics Applications

The ProMinent® DCM 5 Series controller is the perfect partner for remote monitoring and controlling water parameters and processes. The DCM 5 Series precision, flexibility and uncompromising quality represent a world-class IIoT solution to ensure a safe and healthy water experience for your customers and peace of mind for you.


    Stay Connected
  • Receive email and text alarms
  • Make changes from your smartphone, tablet or computer
  • No apps required to connect and control
  • Automatic emailing of data logs
  • WiFi, RS485, Modbus, BACnet and 4G capable
    Stay in Control
  • Monitor and control
    1. 1. Combined chlorine
      2. UV systems
      3. VFDs
  • Precision chemical feed
    1. 1. Proportional and PID control strategies
      2. Control output of ProMinent pumps
    Stay Safe
  • Configurable digital interlocking to flowmeter and circ pump
  • 29 discrete assignable passwords at three access tiers
  • Simultaneous monitoring and control of ORP and PPM
    World-Class Accuracy
  • pH sensor accurate to 0.04 SU per NSF
  • PPM sensor compliant to USEPA 334.0

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Ordering Information

DCM 510 - Controller package for pH, ORP and Temp (P/N: 1080771)
DCM 511 - Controller package for pH, ORP and PPM on non-stabilized (CYA) water (P/N: 1080772)
DCM 512 - Controller package for pH, ORP, PPM and Combined PPM on non-stabilized (CYA) water (P/N: 1080773)
DCM 513 - Controller package for pH, ORP and PPM with CYA stabilized water (P/N: 1080774)

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Specifications Details
Operator Interface
Remote Fully interactive Ethernet TCP/IP graphical interface with security access codes
Local 4 line - 20 character OLED display, 12 buttons, multicolor status LED: Steady BLUE = "OK", Flashing RED = "ALARM", Steady RED = (Stopped), Multicoloroutput LEDs indicate relay output status as feeding/ off/ alarmed/ or stopped. Ethernet and WiFi status LEDs
Included Sensors pH, ORP, Temperature
Optional Sensors Free chlorine, total chlorine, calculated combined chlorine, salt generated free chlorine, stabilized chlorine, conductivity, bromine, feed verification, corrosion,flow rate, water level, UV Intensity, calculated LSI/Ryznar water totalizer
Field Upgrades Sensor input modules are available for field upgrades
Digital Inputs 8, (7 fully configurable) 
Analog Inputs 7 standard (configurable options) + 4 Optional (additional Temp, 4-20mA and 2 Corrosion) Examples: 1 Cond, 1 Temp, 1 pH, 1 ORP, 1 FAC, 1 TRC, 1 4-20mA and 2 Corrosion
Control Relays 5 (fully assignable)
1. Acid
2. Oxidant
3. Chlorine boost / Caustic feed
4. Probe Wash / Alarm
5. Filter Aid / Flow switch test & verify
6. Auto fill
7. Heater control
8. UV control
(Interlocked with sample and recirc flow when used for chemical feed)

Digital Outputs 4 (fully assignable as dry contact sets or variable frequency pump)
1. UV
2. Pump / VFD control
3. Chlorine / Ozone generator
4. Alarm/ Eco! mode for recirc pump
Base feed available if sensor disconnected

Analog Output 2 (optional isolated, 4-20 mA)

ORP assisting residual
Eco! Mode
Event timers
Uv boost / VFD control
Chlorine boost / Ozone control
Flow restored delay (adjustable)
Emergency "Off" for recirculation pump
Chem feed verfication (optional)
Pulsed pump speed
HTML server on board (standard)
10 base T, TCP/IP Ethernet, Optional wireless 3G cellular, Smartphone / iPad
HTML, micro web server with DHCP or user definable IP address
Local and remote access protected by access codes
Power 120 or 230 VAC, 60/50 Hz, 5A/3A, single phase only
Fusing 5 amp @ 120 VAC or 2.5 Amps @ 230 VAC
Surge Suppresion Relay 2-5 N.O. contacts snubbed @ 0.1 uF, 150 ohm
Accessory Power 15-22 VDC, Unregulated, Thermally fused @ 50 mA
Enclosure Non-metallic, NEMA 4X, 7.5"x11.3" x 5.5" (WxHxD)
Convenience NSF/ANSI/CAN Standard 50 UL 61010-1 CSA CAN/CSA-22.2 No. 61010-1-12
5 years on electronics
2 years on ORP, pH sensors
1 year on all other parts



Addendum: DCM510 Communication Driver Card Manual Rev.D | Part #: 1081672 | Updated: 10/24/18

Aquatics Instructional Videos

Video: DCM5 Interfacing With UV (WEBINAR) | Part #: xxxxxx | Updated: 1/31/14
Video: Equipment Offerings For Aquatics (WEBINAR) | Part #: xxxxxx | Updated: 11/15/13
Video: Start-Up Of DCM 502 (WEBINAR) | Part #: xxxxxx | Updated: 9/20/13


Cut Sheet: DCM 5 Series | Part #: 7750501 | Updated: 8/17/21
Cut Sheet: DCM Weather Hood Kit | Part #: 7750030 | Updated: 8/17/21

Case Study

Case Study: Emler Swim School | Part #: 7750201 | Updated: 6/5/13


Trackster | Part #: Version 3.2.5385 | Updated: 10/22/14
Trackster (WINDOWS XP ONLY) | Part #: Version 3.2.5381 WinXP | Updated: 10/22/14

Manuals And Instructions

Manual: DCM510 Browser Rev. D | Part #: 1081672 | Updated: 11/20/19
Manual: DCM510 Installation And Operating Manual Rev.E | Part #: 7500582 | Updated: 1/27/21

Quickstart Guide

Quickstart Guide: DCM510 Quickstart Duide | Part #: xxxxxx | Updated: 10/24/18

Firmware Updates

Version Update Summary Release Date
  • WARNING: It is required to have Remote HMI version 10 or higher
  • Modified Local HMI messaging on calibration, phantom input DPD calibration
September 25, 2019
  • WARNING: It is required to have Remote HMI version 10 or higher
  • Fix: Added Feature: Log-in Security - only one active user permitted per user ID
March 11, 2019

Remote HMI Updates (Web Browser HTML Updates)

Version Update Summary Release Date
  • Bug Fix: Trend Header, setpoint marker on Measure panel bar graph, varying Cycle setpoint locations
November 06, 2019
  • Bug Fix: Improve initial downloading
June 07, 2019
Help Files Instruction manual USB Update Zip File February 18, 2018