Highly sensitive water leak sensor that measures water as shallow as 1/32 of an inch. Sensor ships with 6 feet of wire to attach to base unit, but you can add 100 additional feet if desired. Makes use of a 9-volt battery, and the sensor is designed to use as little battery power as possible.
May not detect small leaks in time. Would be nice if alarm's volume could be adjusted.
If you need multiple water detection sensors at a low price, this set gives you a great value. The 9-volt batteries to operate these sensors are included. Extremely loud alarm on the base unit of 130 decibels. Relatively easy to install with a suction cup or adhesive tape.
Sensor's wire to attach to the base unit is less than 4 feet long, which is shorter than most.
Smart water leak detection system that allows you to name each sensor, so you know exactly where the leak is occurring. Will receive alerts by e-mail, audio alarm, and flashing light. Can be set up to track leaks in almost any location. Runs from a battery, so installation is a snap.
Can be tricky to hook up to your WiFi network. May miss water from some small leaks.
Designed to operate in non-controlled temperature conditions, so you can employ these sensors almost anywhere. Sensor can be placed within 6 feet of base unit. Uses one 9-volt battery per sensor that's included, enhancing the value you'll receive.
Alarm could definitely be louder. No low-battery alarm available, so you must test it regularly.
Works in temperatures ranging from 32 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit. Receive notifications on the SmartThings app on your smartphone or through Amazon Alexa. Compared to some other smart devices, it's relatively easy to connect this water sensor to your WiFi network.
Limited to working with the SmartThings Hub system. Only runs from CR2 sized batteries.
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