WiFi Enabled Sump Pump Alarms

My Wifi Signal Strength is Too Low at the Sump Pump, What Now?

If you've concluded your Wi-Fi signal strength at your the sump pump is low, there are a number of ways to increase it.

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Level Sense Device Goes "Offline" Occasionally

The purpose of this article to help users troubleshoot wifi enabled sump pump alarms (generally Level Sense units) that occasionally go "offline".

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Test Your WiFi Signal Strength

Having a Wi-Fi enabled sump pump or septic alarm is just like any other home automation device - except for one thing - the location. Sump Pumps and Septic Systems are known to be distant from a home's wireless router. The purpose of this article is to help you determine if you have adequate signal strength.  We do have users who's wireless sump and septic alarms work great most of the time - however occasionally they will receive a nuisance notification from their wifi enabled high water alarm that it is "offline", only to come back on again a short period later....

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2.4 & 5Ghz: Which network do I us for Level Sense Pro?

Many homes now have dual band and even tri-band routers, guest networks, etc. Which one do you connect to? 2.4 GHz Vs. 5 GHz. Your Level Sense Pro uses a 2.4Ghz connection. This is intentional. 2.4Ghz is not going away anytime soon and will always be the standard for in-home IoT devices like Level Sense Pro for the simple reason that 2.4Ghz has more range than 5Ghz. 5Ghz carries more information and is great for video streaming, but not so great for devices.Our devices are rarely "right next to the router" so we want to design for the maximum range...

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