water leak sensor

water leak sensor
WATER LEAK SENSOR
Undetected water can cause thousands of dollars in damage. Protect
your home from potential water damage by keeping a Water Leak
Detector anywhere flooding is a potential danger—near aquariums,
sump pumps, plumbing, sinks, refrigerators, dishwashers, washing
machines, water heaters, toilets, basement, and garages.
1
INSTALLING THE BATTERY
Insert coin between top and bottom halves of case. Turn coin to separate. Connect
9-V battery to clip. Position battery inside compartment and then close the case.
TESTING
Wet your finger and touch the two contacts, a loud alarm will sound. Alarm stops
when two contacts keep dry.
2
3
1. Alarm
2. Sensing Contacts
PLACEMENT
Place the Water Leak Sensor facing up, or on its right side with the metal sensing
contacts down, otherwise it will not function properly with contacts up.
3. Battery Access
FLOODING
A loud alarm will sound ceaselessly when the sensor is in contact with water. Alarm
will sound until the battery runs out, or up to 72 hours.
LOW VOLTAGE
A loud alarm will sound and LED light is activated intermittently when battery gets low.
NOTES
Although the Water Leak Detector depletes
battery only when alarm sounds, yearly battery
replacement and retest of Leak Alarm is
recommended for proper operation. Alarm will also
sound when battery gets low.
HELPFUL HINTS
Situation
Probable Causes
Solutions
False alarm sounds
Battery voltage is low
Change the battery
You’re using the Water Leak Sensor on a conductive
surface (ie. Metal)
Place a piece of thin paper or plastic between Leak Alarm
and metal surface
Metal contacts are up, not touching surface with
water
Make sure metal contacts are down on surface where water
is to be detected
Battery is dead
Replace the battery
Unit does not sound alarm even
when touching water
SPECIFICATIONS
Manufacturer
Smarthome
Manufacturer Product No.
71631 - Smarthome Water Leak Sensor
UPC
813922012217
Dimensions (Approximate)
3 1/4” x 3 1/4” x 1 3/8”
Alarm
Loud > 95db, up to 72 hours
Power
Powered by 1 x 9V 6F22 battery (included). Sound and LED indication are activated when battery is low.
Smarthome Limited Warranty
Smarthome warrants to original consumer of this product for a period of 30 days from date of purchase, this
product will be free from defects in material & workmanship & will perform in substantial conformity with its
owner’s manual. Warranty shall not apply to defects caused by misuse or neglect.
Questions?
For additional information, refer to the Smarthome Water Leak Sensor webpage:
www.smarthome.com/71631.html
Call our friendly tech support @ 1-800-SMARTHOME (800-762-7846)
Rev. 06-28-2011
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