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Take a look at Delta's new leak detector

Delta's $80 Leak Detector gets a lot of things right, but it's also a water-sensing device that isn't fully waterproof.

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Molly Price

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Introducing the Delta Leak Detector

Delta's new Leak Detector works without a smart hub, using your home's Wi-Fi to send alerts and notifications. 

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Design

This leak detector is compact and fits in most utility closets and under-sink spaces without being intrusive.

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Mobile monitoring

Monitor your leak detecting devices from your mobile phone. 

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Leak detection

Two concentric rings of conductive metal monitor for the presence of unwanted moisture. If moisture is detected, the device flashes, beeps and sends alerts via the Delta Leak Detector companion app. 

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Leak alerts

When a leak is detected, the Delta Leak Detector app will notify your mobile device. 

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Batteries

Delta's leak detector is powered by three AAA batteries in a compartment that is water-repellent but not waterproof. 

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Status monitoring

View the status of your leak detector at any time in the Delta Leak Detector app. Device history is also visible here. 

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Is Delta's Leak Detector a good deal?

Delta's leak detector will be available Oct. 12 for $80. For an in-depth look at this device, read our review. 

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