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Basement Watchdog

Model BWSP

Internet #100067307

Store SKU #130828

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0.33 HP Special + Battery Backup Sump Pump System

$268.00 /each
  • Pumps 1,730 GPH at 10' lift and 2,500 GPH at 0' of lift
  • Connect to an auto dialer, security system, or other device
  • Dual float switch provides 2X the protection

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The newly upgraded Basement Watchdog Special builds upon decades of reliability and adds even more features to protect your home from flooding. This battery-operated sump pump system is designed as an emergency backup to support the primary AC sump pump. It automatically begins pumping any time the existing sump pump fails. Easy to use controller sounds an alarm, illuminates a warning light, and describes what to do for maintenance. For added reliability, the float switch has, not one, but two floats. Should one float fail to operate, the second float automatically activates the pump. Basement Watchdog backup systems will pump during a power outage, main sump pump failure, primary float switch failure or if excess water is entering the sump pit. This new system now includes a weekly self-test of the pump, compatibility with maintenance-free AGM batteries, an improved charging and monitoring system and a remote terminal for easy connection to a security system, auto dialer or other similar device.

  • Pumps 1,730 GPH at 10 ft. lift to empty the sump pit in seconds and 2,500 GPH at 0 ft. of lift
  • Peace of mind when away from home, remote terminal allows the ability to communicate with an auto dialer, home security system or other device, to alert you to problems or required maintenance
  • Dual float switch provides 2X the protection
  • Runs weekly pump cycles to check for proper operation and to exercise the pump
  • Provides days of intermittent pumping power on a single battery charge
  • Fluid sensor monitors fluid level of the battery
  • Compatible with both wet cell and maintenance-free AGM batteries
  • Connect 2 batteries in parallel for double the run time
  • Automatic 1.6 Amp battery charger
  • Detailed instructions with over 90 pictures walk you through the installation process
  • Free lifetime technical support
  • Includes control unit with a dual float switch, a battery fluid level sensor, pump with a 1-1/2 in. PVC pipe adapter, battery box and 1.6 Amp charger (battery not included - sold separately)
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Water Alert - Dry Cell Battery

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December 22, 2015
Can I bypass the Water Alert that says that distilled water needs to be added to the battery since I am using a dry cell battery?
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June 30, 2016
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Yes, you can, all you have to do is sandwich the fluid sensor between the wing nut and the terminal on the positive side of the battery and that will bypass the alarm. There are illustrations on www.basementwatchdog.com or your manual if you would like to see what this looks like. Please call us at 800.991.0466 ext 3 M-F 9-5 CST If you are in need of further assistance.
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December 30, 2015
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Yes, just tie that wire into your positive battery terminal. That feature of the system doesn't work well anyway so I wouldn't rely on it. I ruined a battery because it didn't alert me. I just check the water level every month.
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how many hours will it run?

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The system will run with our 7.5 hour battery a total of 7.5 continuous pumping hours. Remember that when considering the actual pumping time that pumps usually don't run continuously but intermittently.
Hope that helps answer your question and remember you're always welcome to contact us at 800-991-0466 x 3 or at service@glentronics.com if you have any other questions or concerns.
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This product will run for 7.5 hours.
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Replacement Parts

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I'm looking for the control/charger replacement, is one available?
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Thank you for your question. We are the manufacturer of the Basement Watchdog products and would love to help you out with this. Please contact us directly as we will be able to assist you with this request. You can contact us directly at 800-991-0466 extension 3 for technical support. We are available Monday through Friday 9 to 5 Central Standard Time.
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We had problems with the fuse burning out. I added more Distilled Water to the Battery and sanded down the connectors to the battery.

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July 7, 2016
The third fuse I have placed in the device not burned out, but their is a fan noise that now is continuously on. Is this a malfunction or is the battery being charged?
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Thank you for your question. Please note that the controller fan will be on when the battery is charging sometimes but it should not be on continuously. Please contact us immediately if it does not stop. You can reach us Mon- Fri CST at 800.991.0466 ext 3 for tech support.
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