Gen-Ear LE® - General Pipe Cleaners

Sound Investment!

Now, a smaller investment gets you a better method for tracking down water leaks. The new Gen-Ear LE is a simplified, more economical tool with stronger sound amplification than other systems. Use it to pinpoint water leaks in residential and commercial water lines, whether they are under concrete slabs, in walls, swimming pools and hot tubs.

The compact amplifier fits easily in the palm of your hand. It provides noise-free amplification with built-in preset audio filters, so you don’t have guess what settings to use. And the high performance headphones with noise cancellation features block out interference from surrounding ambient noise. The ground sensor listens for the gurgling or hammering of water escaping from a cracked pipe under concrete, asphalt, or tile. For soft surfaces like grass or carpet, use the probe rods. Or, for above ground pipes or hydrants, you can use both the probe rods or the magnet attachment.

For especially hard to find leaks, the Sound Amplification Manifold (SAM) adds air to the line, increasing water pressure. This amplifies the leak sounds, making them easier to locate. The Gen-Ear LE will save you a lot of guesswork and unnecessary digging. And that saves you a lot of money.

Features

  • Locate water leaks under concrete slabs, in walls, swimming pools, and hot tubs.
  • Compact amplifier fits right in the palm of your hand.
  • Built-in preset audio filters eliminate interference from ambient noise.
  • Hear just the “whoosh” or “hiss” of the water leak.
  • High quality headphones with noise cancellation features to give you the clearest sound.
  • Ground Sensor locates through hard surfaces like concrete.
  • Probe rods locate through soft surfaces like grass or carpet.
  • Sensor magnet acts as contact probe on ground pipes or fire hydrants.
  • Safety mute button to protect operator from sudden loud noises and flashlight for night location built into amplifier.
  • Sound Amplification Manifold amplifies hard to hear leaks.

 

 

Finding the leak starts with a quality Ground Sensor. It locates leaks through hard surfaces, concrete,tile, etc. Threaded nipple accommodates sectional probe rods or magnet. Wind proof, shock resistant housing protects against handling noise interfering with locating process.

 

 

Take the leak sounds and pump them through the powerful Amplifier with built-in preset audio filters, low battery indicator light, and volume control. It’s mounted in a durable housing that fits easily in the palm of your hand. Safety mute button automatically shuts down the system when the headphones are removed to extend battery life. Includes built in flashlight for night location jobs. Operates on two AA batteries.

 

 

Finding the leak starts with a quality Ground Sensor. It locates leaks through hard surfaces, concrete,tile, etc. Threaded nipple accommodates sectional probe rods or magnet. Wind proof, shock resistant housing protects against handling noise interfering with locating process.

 

 

Sound surveying is much easier with the Sensor Magnet attachment. It threads onto the sensor to listen for leaks through above ground pipes, fire hydrants, water mains, iron valves, or steel pipes and fittings

 

 

 

Hard to find leaks get a boost with the Sound Amplification Manifold (SAM). It helps amplify hard to hear leaks by using air to pressurize the water line making leak location easier.

 

 

 

High quality David Clark® Headphones give you the clearest sound with superb noise cancellation features to block out interference from surrounding ambient noise.

Made of high-density polyethylene. The Gen-Ear LE Carrying Case is designed to withstand heavy use and protect your investment.

Locator and Transmitter

To find a water leak, you’ve first got to know where the water lines are. Locating buried pipes and utilities used to be tough. Not anymore! With General’s Hot Spot pipe locator and transmitter combination, locating is easier than ever. The 5-watt transmitter makes it easier because it gives you more signal to find. And the pipe locator’s on-screen icons lead you right to your target, without the long learning curve.

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Gen-Ear LE Water Leak Locator - Complete and ready to operate

Item # Catalog # Description Weight  
131240 GR-LE

Gen-Ear LE, includes Amplifier w/Mute Button, Headphones, Ground Sensor, Probe bars (3), Magnet, SAM Sound Amplification Manifold, and Carrying Case.

14 lbs

Specifications

Amplifier:
Input Impedance: 430k, Output Impedance: 4 – 10 Ohm
Amplification:
56 db +/- 3%
Filter Characteristics:
100 ~ 1000 Hz
Power:
Two 1.5-Volt AA Batteries
Power Consumption:
20 mA
Dimensions:
5-3/4″ x 1″ x 2-1/2″
Weight:
1 lbs.
Operating Temperature:
20°F ~ 130°F
Sensor:
Element: Piezoelectric Element, Sensitivity:1.00V/g at 400 Hz (Max.)
Headphones:
Dynamic Range: 10 – 20,000 Hz , Noise Reduction Rating: 23db
Carrying Case:
Dimensions: 20″ x 13.5″ x 9″ Weight: 7.5 lbs

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