Pipehorn Water Leak Detector Model LC-2500


Pipehorn Water Leak Detector Model LC-2500

Simply connect to the pipe and let the instrument pinpoint the leak for you

  • Faster Processor w/ 24bits DSP
  • New high sensitivity sensors
  • Powerful radios that send signals 3000ft
  • Large LCD Display

Standard Accessories

  1. LC-2500 Main Processor Unit
  2. Blue Pre-Amplifier w/ Radio Communication
  3. Red Pre-Amplifier w/ Radio Communication
  4. Two High Sensitivity Small Dia. Sensors for Metal Pipes
  5. Aviation Grade Headphones
  6. Instruction Manual and Field Guide (not shown)
  7. Heavy Duty Plastic Carrying Cases

Optional Accessories

  1. Two Red Sensors for PVC Pipes, “Poly” Services and Large Diameter Mains
  2. Portable Printer w/ Rechargeable Battery
  3. LC-2500 Windows™ PC Software

Red and Blue Pre-amp Specifications

  • Operating Temperature Range: -10 to 50°C
  • Applicable Standard IP52 (weather tight)
  • External Dimensions : 5.9 inches (W) x 4.3 inches (D) x 14.5 inches (H)
  • Weight: Approx. 6.3 lb. (with batteries)
  • Battery: 6 “D” Cells (std or rechargeable)
  • Continuous Operating Time: 10 hours minimum (at 20°C, backlight OFF)
  • Minimum Operating Voltage: 6.0V
  • Input Frequency Range: 20Hz to 5kHz (at THRU filter setting)
  • Input Frequency Range: 100Hz to 5KHz (at STD filter setting)
  • Input Sensitivity: 50 micro V, max.
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: 35dB, min.
  • Output Frequency: UHF under approved freq.
  • Modulation: Direct frequency modulation
  • Output Power 0.5W (500mW)
  • Output Impedance: 50 ohms

Sensor Specifications

  • Type Piezoelectric pick-up
  • Voltage Sensitivity: 2.5V/g (peak)
  • Applicable Standard: IP68 (water-proof)
  • Drop Resistance: 3 feet (asphalt)
  • External Dimensions: 1.2 inches diameter x 5.1 inches high
  • Weight: 15 ounces each
  • Power Supply System: 3-wire
  • Output Impedance: 100 ohms, max.
  • Power Supply Voltage 5.0V


The LC-2500 correlator is used to automatically pinpoint the precise location of the most difficult to find water leaks in pipes.

  • Compact and Light-Weight: The Main Processor Unit, weighing less than 7 lb., can easily be carried all day.
  • Ruggedly Built and Weather-Tight: The Main Processor Unit and the Pre-Amps/Transmitters can operate in rain storms, sub-zero temps., and direct sun for hours
  • No Built-In Rechargables: Runs all day on standard or rechargeable “D” batteries.
  • Easy to Set Up and Run: Input pipe materials, diameters, and lengths by simply selecting them in the program menus. The automatic functions can do the rest.
  • High Sensitivity Sensors Standard: The new LC-2500 sensors are very sensitive, small in diameter, and totally submersible.

Main Processor Unit Specifications

  • Operating Temperature Range: -10 to 50°C
  • Applicable Standard: IP52 (weather tight)
  • External Dimensions: 7.8 inches (W) x 4.0 inches (D) x 9.9 inches (H)
  • Weight: Approx. 6.8 lb. (with batteries)
  • Battery: 4 “D” Cells (std or rechargeable)
  • Continuous Operating Time: 13 hours minimum (at 20°C, backlight OFF)
  • Minimum Operating Voltage: 4.2V
  • Input: Radio or Cable
  • Display: Dot matrix LCD
  • Operation: Polarity correlation
  • Td Range: ±50ms, ±100ms, ±200ms, ±400ms, ±800ms, ±1600ms and automatic
  • Time Resolution: 25 ?s (in ±50ms range), 50 ?s (in ±100ms range), 100 ?s (in ±200ms range), 200 ?s (in ±400ms range), 400 ?s (in ±800ms range), 800 ?s (in ±1600ms range)
  • Filter Range THRU, 80Hz to 5,000Hz (4 low and 4 high)
  • Notch filter: OFF, 50Hz, 60Hz
  • Auto Filter: Automatically selected from FFT operation
  • Data Memory: 100 correlations
  • FFT Monitor: 1kHz, 2.5kHz, 5kHz (common to both channels)
  • Sound memory: For 16 seconds
  • External Interface: RS-232C