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Old 02-14-2019, 10:40 AM
 
Location: Southern California
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I'm looking for wireless sensor/indicator/alarm to tell me when a 110v power outlet has power.

I have a pump that is operated with a float switch. When the container fills with water the float powers up a 110v outlet that the pump is plugged into. I want to remotely get a light or sound to activate so that I know the pump is getting power.

If the light stays on, it means the water isn't get pumped out.
If the light doesn't turn on, it means there is either no power of the float is stuck.
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Old 02-14-2019, 10:49 AM
 
Location: Somewhere in northern Alabama
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Wouldn't it be more productive to have a sensor that alarmed when the water level was just above the normal level of float travel?
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Old 02-14-2019, 12:13 PM
 
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Assuming you are just wanting an audible alarm look for those fridge/freezer alerts. I bought one on amazon that sounds when the outlet connected to my garage fridge trips the GFCI.
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Old 02-14-2019, 03:33 PM
 
Location: Southern California
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Wouldn't it be more productive to have a sensor that alarmed when the water level was just above the normal level of float travel?
Yes, that would be sufficient.

Do you mean like this?
https://www.controlbyweb.com/xw112/?...xoCm1IQAvD_BwE
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Old 02-15-2019, 08:11 AM
 
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Sounds like a light bulb and a long cord to me. I sure wouldn't use a sounder, after a couple of hours of listening to it you will go over and rip it out, then you won't have your indicator any more.
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Old 02-15-2019, 08:39 AM
 
Location: Southern California
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Sounds like a light bulb and a long cord to me. I sure wouldn't use a sounder, after a couple of hours of listening to it you will go over and rip it out, then you won't have your indicator any more.
That's probably what I'm going to end up doing, I was trying to avoid drilling into the wood floors or exterior wall.
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