Customer Testimonials

My water heater just sprung a leak. Your LeakDetect Alarm saved our hardwood floor and lots of money! Thanks! - Rod B. Chicago
 
I didn't realize that washing machine hoses need to be periodically replaced.  The LeakDetect alarm saved a big mess. - Barry O. Washington DC
 
I installed your LeakDetect alarm in our condo at the water heater.  Our neighbor below thanked us for not allowing his ceiling to get wet and cave in Peter P. Queens

It was some trouble to get your sensor behind our dishwasher.  However, the early warning of a leak helped to save a lot of time and expense - Corey W. Phoenix

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The pyramid shaped product contains the electronics which detect water.  There are two different versions.  Pyramid 211 does not have the capability for adding accessories.  Pyramid 216 has the capability for adding accessories.


Bottom View


Side View

Pyramid 211:  Without Accessory Jack
Can not add accessories with this pyramid.

Size:  Approximately 4" x 4" x 4"

 


Bottom View


Side View

Pyramid 216:  With Accessory Jack
May add accessories with this pyramid.

Size:  Approximately 4" x 4" x 4"

Note: Pyramid 215 is in a display package usually found in retail stores.  Pyramid 216 is packaged in a shipping package. 



Requires Either Pyramid 215 or 216

All of the following accessories may be used simultaneously with Pyramid 215 or 216 .  Up to 300' of any combination of pyramid and accessories may be connected together with 6 conductor cable and connectors.   No special tools are needed for installation.  Easy to use telephone type jacks and plugs are used.  Accessories do not operate with the telephone.



Accessory 800
6' SensorExtend™ Cable

Plugs into bottom
of pyramid


Connector
Close-up

Additional Sensors Extend Range

The Cable plugs into the bottom of the pyramid, is 6’ long and contains three additional sets of water sensors.  Connectors are used to extend the detection range.

Typical Uses

  • Place where floor is uneven.

  • Place in areas which are difficult to access, like behind washing machines and dishwashers

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  • Place in areas where additional coverage is desired, like around the water heater.

  • Place in areas where wide coverage is needed, like in ceilings, raised floors, basements or storage areas.

Accessory 801
High Water Sensor

Plugs into bottom
of pyramid

 

Sensor For Sump Pumps and Ice Machines

The Cable plugs into the bottom of the pyramid, is 6’ long and contains one additional set of water sensors. Connectors are used to extend the detection range.

Typical Use

Place on the discharge pipe of a sump pump.  The location should be slightly above [1" - 2"] the normal point where water will turn On the sump pump.  Then if rising water does not start the sump pump, it will activate the pyramid alarm.

Typical Installation

Accessory 830
Adapter For 12V to 24V Power Source 

Plugs into bottom
of pyramid

Connect to Battery Back-Up

The Adapter plugs into the bottom of the pyramid and is 10’ long.  Connection to a battery helps to assure that the Sphinx LeakDetect Alarm System is always operational. The existing 9V battery in the pyramid may be removed or it may remain in place as a back-up power supply.  Connectors are used to extend this cable.

 

Accessory 831
Adapter For 110V to 120V Power Source 

Plugs into bottom
of pyramid

Connect to Household Current

The Adapter plugs into the bottom of the pyramid and is 10’ long.  Connection to household current helps to assure that the Sphinx LeakDetect Alarm System is always operational. The existing 9V battery may be removed or it may remain in place as a back-up power supply.  Connectors are used to extend this cable.

 

Accessory 832
Adapter For Wired Security Systems  

Plugs into bottom
of pyramid

Connect to Existing Wired Security System

The Adapter plugs into the bottom of the pyramid and is 10’ long.  Connection to an existing wired security system transfers the benefits of your existing security system to the Sphinx system. One of the most important benefits is that your existing alarm system is also used to tell you that you have a water leak.  Connectors are used to extend this cable.

Separate Security System Circuit

A separate Normally Open [NO] circuit allows the alarm company to determine that unwanted water is the cause of the alarm. This circuit should originate in the Master Control Panel.

Accessory 840
Hold Down Bracket
 

Screws are not supplied.  Obtain 2 screws which are appropriate for your installation.

 

Secure the Pyramid
  • Use under sinks to prevent moving Sphinx when replacing the soap box.

  • Use security screws in rental units to help assure that Sphinx does not get removed.

  • Use in boats to assure that Sphinx does not move within watertight compartments. 

  


Up to 300' of common 28 gauge, 6 conductor telephone wire may be used as an extension wire to connect the pyramid to any and all accessories.  The following couplers and cables aid the development of a complete system.

Connector 810
In-Line Coupler
6 Conductors

Connects One Cable

 

 

Connector 811
4-Way Coupler
6 Conductors

Connect Up To Three Cables

 

 

Connector 820
1' Extension Cable
6 Conductors

Usually Connects Pyramid With Couplers

 

 

Connector 821
20' Extension Cable
6 Conductors

Extension Cable

 

 


The Kits combine Pyramid 216 with selected accessories.  Provides easier ordering of the accessories many people use.  Saves money over buying each item individually.


Starter Kit 910

CONTENTS [One of Each]

216 Pyramid With Accessory Jack
800 SensorExtend Cable   Extends Sensor Range
810 In-Line Connector   Connects Accessories Together
821 20' Extension Cable   Connects Accessories Together
-- 9V Battery Installed

 



Upgrades Kit 920

 

CONTENTS [One of Each]

216 Pyramid With Accessory Jack
800 SensorExtend Cable Extends Sensor Range
801 High Water Sensor Extends Sensor Range
810 In-Line Connector Connects Accessories Together
811 4-Way Connector Connects Accessories Together
820 1' Extension Cable Connects Accessories Together
821 20' Extension Cable Connects Accessories Together
831 110V - 120V Adapter Connects to Household Current
840 Hold Down Bracket Secures Pyramid
-- 9V Battery Installed

 
Contact Owner for More Information:  JohnDLemke@att.net