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jeff

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Protect pump drawing water for irrigation
« on: May 09, 2023, 09:58:14 AM »
I have a 1-1/2 hp pump drawing water from the lake for lawn irrigation.  I want to protect the pump if the flow stops.  Sometimes the filter in the lake will become clogged due to weeds.  What is the best solution?

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Re: Protect pump drawing water for irrigation
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2023, 04:31:48 PM »
The Cycle Sensor reads low amps when the pump is out of water and shuts of the pump to protect it.  You can see it here.
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Re: Protect pump drawing water for irrigation
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2023, 11:31:48 AM »
Does this unit have the ability to provide an alarm output contact so I can monitor if it trips?

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Re: Protect pump drawing water for irrigation
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2023, 12:49:03 PM »
The Cycle Sensor will show the fault on the display.  You can add a relay to the output of the Cycle Sensor if you want.  When the Cycle Sensor shuts off power to the pump it will also shut off power to the additional relay, which can be used to trigger an alarm or send a signal in many different ways.