Fleck 5600 Econominder Mechanical Metered Water Softeners The Fleck 5600 has been on the market for over forty years and has lasted the test of time as one was found recently still working after thirty-nine years of operation.
The mechanical display makes it immune to power surges/lightning strikes etc..
This page has the metered on-demand type that backwash on your water usage which are more efficient with water and salt consumption. The 5600 Metered Control Valve • The system regenerates automatically when necessary, based on your actual conditioned water needs • Simple programming insures that the system operates at maximum efficiency • Saving you money on salt and water.
HOW IT WORKS: The Fleck 5600 measures your soft water usage; then, when it comes close to running out of soft water, it automatically backwashes that night at 2 A.M. (or the time of your choice).