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Samsung - Water Leak Sensor

Model: GP-U999SJVLCAASKU: 6265831

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good sensor for piece of mind

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    KM8819
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    I have always had a couple of water sensors in the house to let me know in the event of a water leak or sump pump failure. Have spent the last couple of years building up my SmartThings base and decided to add one of these to the mix as well. It's small and can be placed anywhere. Tested it to make sure it works, but luckily haven't actually had it go off in a real event yet. Great to have the piece of mind knowing that I can get alerted in the event that I am not at home via SmartThings. I might eventually move this to another place like under a sink or dishwasher, but before I do that I will get one that has the wires and sensor I can stick into the sump pump pit itself and be notified before water gets to the top.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy Solution for Water Monitoring

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    Edward
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    I bought this because I have some old water heaters that I wanted to monitor for leaks in the pan before I replace them. These sensors are a great solution for those wanting water monitoring and have a Samsung Smartthings hub. Easy to setup, less than a couple of minutes each. I tested them by placing a drop of water in a plate and putting the sensors on top...boom, immediate alert on my phone! I wiped off the sensors and they indicated it was dry. Very inexpensive way to sense something that could potential end up being extremely expensive.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great so far!

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    Texan51
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    I purchased 2 of these sensors and so far they work great. I tested both the upper and lower contacts with a drop of water and I received almost instant notification on my cell for both the wet and dry states. Be advised you have to set up an automation for these notifications. Not sure how long the battery will last so only 4 stars. So far both sensors are still at 100% but I only installed them yesterday behind my washing machine and in the catch pan under my water heater.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very sensitive and gives you the temperature

    Posted
    JamesJ
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    I have a SmartThings hub. It took the usual amount of time to be discovered. Once it was in my system it automatically sent me an alert and a text when it got 'wet'. I just touched the contacts on the bottom for a few seconds to get it to sense that it was wet. It went dry within a minute or so after I removed my fingers. I can't figure out how to get my Amazon Echo to recognize it. It would be nice to get an alert on that if it gets wet.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works as expected

    Posted
    Samsung
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    Bought first one three years ago for my basement sump pump that never shuts off during spring melt and fall rains. Just a week ago I get a message that the sump pump area is wet. Have in been mulling around in that area of the basement earlier in the day I had accidentally bumped the cord and unknowingly unplugged it! Saved me from a flooded basement!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    handy device

    Posted
    mdm001
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    It's a little clunky and appears to go offline at times, but comes back online after not too long. I use it with the ST hub and am not sure if it's the hub or this device causing it to go offline. Or if that's what it's supposed to do? Anyway, when it's online it handy and gives me the temperature in addition to the condition of dry. I haven't had any wetness yet, but hopefully when I do, it will let me know. Was easy enough to configure and add to ST.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Sense of mind

    Posted
    jjrich
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    We purchased this for our mechanical room. This room not only has a sump pump, but also contains our water filtration system, softener, well tank, and water heater. It is an area we do not check on daily, but it gives us a peace of mind to know we will notify us if moisture is present. It also allows us to check the temperature and humidity in the room and the sensor battery level.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Peace of mind

    Posted
    DrKate
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    We travel a lot and it's good to know our sump pump isn't overflowing when we are out of town.. I can check for water on my phone and have a neighbor go in if there is a problem. I have one sitting on top of the sump pump and one where my AC dehumidifier pipe is..it has been known to block and flood the basement. Work like a charm if you even wet them with your finger they send an alarm.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Small and easy to setup

    Posted
    AceGirl
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    I checked out quite a few of these water detectors before choosing the Samsung. I already use many Samsung products and like the brand but was open to other items. I chose the Samsung ones because they are small, the app looked easy to use and I would be able to use the hub with other items in my home. So far, no issues and I have an added peace of mind that if a leak is detected that I will be notified.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Meh, connectivity seems to be an issue

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    ukcat
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    I placed these in bathrooms underneath the toilets to notify me of any leaks or problems in my vacation rental unit. Seems they don't stay connected as well when placed on the ground and underneath the back of the toilet and at least one of them is pretty close to the hub. I like the idea of them but I don't think they send out a strong enough signal in certain instances.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for out of the way locations

    Posted
    MrRoboto
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    I have this as part of my Samsung SmartThings system. My basement sometimes floods. I have this sensor in the basement, set to turn on a lamp connected to the smart things outlet. It is easy to set up, works well, and saves me trips into the basement. I bought more to place under sinks. If you already own the SmartHings hub, it is well worth the money.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect to place anywhere

    Posted
    boshop
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    I bought a couple of these to place in my laundry room, sump pump and hot water tank. Twice in the past I have had water leaks that damaged flooring and carpet. With these, that is now a thing of the past. They are great easy to configure and are small enough to place just about anywhere. Highly recommended

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A great replacement

    Posted
    n2caves
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    My old smart home system by Lowe's was no longer supported so I had to get a new one. The old leak sensors still worked but i added one of the Samsung ones. It was so much simpler to install and use that I bought several more and got rid of the old ones. This unit is just great!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great add on for SmartThings

    Posted
    jpack
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    This is a great add on for SmartThings. It adds sensors for water/leaks and temperature. I use it under my kitchen cabinet to ensure the pipes don’t get too cold (and don’t freeze) and to detect any leaks that may occur. It was easy to install in SmartThings and the batteries last a long time.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Ok

    Posted
    rusinki
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    They are not compatible with the wink hub 2 :-( shows as a door sensor (open, closed ) 1/2 cheaper than the DOME Water Leak Sensor . maybe it works better with Samsung - SmartThings Hub ?? but I can not say anything about it because I do not have this hub. Mine is connected to the wink hub

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works great

    Posted
    Gdlgiii
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    Tested this device and it passed the tests! What I did to enhance monitoring is integrated IFTTT with Smart things and set a rule to call my phone if a leak is detected. Tested it out while I was out by asking someone to pour water on sensor and it worked within 15 seconds of triggering!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works perfect

    Posted
    Herbie3510
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    This sensor is different from others in that depending on its placement, it can be used to notify you of water on the floor or being dripped on top of it. I like this capability most; aids in monitoring areas of concern before and after repairs.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Small and effective.

    Posted
    NewCondo
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    I have this in the laundry room. had a slow drip it let me know before the water damaged the wall. I fixed the leak and I relax knowing that if it leaks again Ill know before I step in a puddle. Side note it also report the temp so I can tell if the dryer has been done.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works right out of the box

    Posted
    HittR
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    Synced up well with SmartThings, tested a few times with minimal amount of water and alarmed correctly and quickly every time. Sensor is on the same floor as the SmartThings hub but I'm not sure that makes a difference. Definitely recommend and goes on sale frequently.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works

    Posted
    JeffH
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    My first smart thing I attached to my smartthings hub. Was really easy. Had it disconnect once since it has been setup. It was easy to reconnect. Hope it does not do that very often however, I have it in our finished basement and do not want any potential water damage.

    I would recommend this to a friend