GE 45000 Grain Water Softener GXSH45V Review


The GE 44100-Grain Water Softener System features SmartSoft technology that monitors water usage and anticipates future demand so you don’t run out of soft water. It has a 160 grains per gallon maximum hardness-removal capacity and it also removes 12 PPM of iron. Handy features such as programmable operation, an alarm and indicator lights and a permanent memory offer reliable, hassle-free operation. This system has the capacity and convenience features that make it ideal for families of 4 or more.

  • Extra-large capacity (45,100 grain capacity)
  • Soft water results in less hard-water scale buildup in water heaters and up to 25% less energy consumption. (Per research conducted by the Water Quality Research Council and Water Quality Association)
  • Water feels noticeably smoother to the skin
  • SmartSoft™ technology learns your families water-use patterns and anticipates future demands
  • Status LED light and audible alarm lets you know when salt is low


Audible Alarm Yes
Control Type Electronic
Indicator Lights Days to Empty; Low Salt; Status Light
Memory Backup 6 Hours
Salt Storage Capacity 200.0 lb
Style Sculpted
System Monitor Yes
Type Electronic-Demand Driven
Efficiency (grains per lb.-salt) 5350
Max. Clear Water Iron Reduction (ppm) 10
Max. Hardness Removal (gpg) 160
Plumbing Connection / Pipe Size In & Out (in.) up to 1-1/4
Regeneration Time (min.) 137-148
Resin Filter Type Standard Mesh
Resin Quantity (cu.ft.) 1.23
Resin Tank Size (in.) 10 x 40
Service Flow Rate (at 15 psi drop) 9.5
Water Used for Regeneration (gals.) 49
Valve Type High Flow


Capacity (grains) 45100.0 gr


Color Appearance Light Gray
Unit Color Light Gray


Overall Depth 19 in
Overall Height 48 in
Overall Width 19 in
Approximate Shipping Weight 121 lb
Net Weight 114 lb


Electronic Rating 24V; 60Hz


Installation Kit Included


Parts Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
Limited 3-Year Electronic Monitor;
Limited 10-year brine/resin tank
Labor Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
Warranty Notes For models produced on or after January 1, 2006
See written warranty for full details

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