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PG9985 - DSC Wireless PowerG Flood Detector

PG9985 - DSC Wireless PowerG Flood Detector
PG9985 - DSC Wireless PowerG Flood Detector
Item# PG9985
List Price: $72.45
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DSC PG9985 Product Description:


The DSC PG9985 is a wireless PowerG indoor flood detector that continuously monitors for unacceptable water levels via a 1.8m (6 feet) cable. If water is detected (e.g. when both probes are in contact with the water) the PG9985 wireless communicates an alarm condition to the PowerG compatible alarm system.

The PG9985 senses the presence of water prompting advance warning of potential flooding. The tamper switch is activated when the cover is removed. In addition, the device is supervised and sends a probe disconnection alert upon the detection of a probe terminal connection failure. An LED lights whenever alarm or tamper events are reported. The LED does not light while a supervision message is being transmitted. Operating power is obtained from a 3V lithium battery. When the battery voltage is low, a "low battery" message is sent to the receiver.

The PG9985 transmitter is installed at a higher level on the wall with the probe located at floor level or a desired height. In the event there is a water leak, the probe will detect the moisture and deliver the information to the transmitter. An LED indicator on the PG9985 lets the installer choose the optimal location for installation, eliminating the effort of going back and forth to the keypad. Avoid mounting the transmitter portion of the device behind a metal object such as a washing machine, refrigerator or freezer. RF signals can be affected by metal objects. After every flood detection, each flood detector should be cleaned and dried.

Product Features:

  • Detects water at ground level
  • Ideal for basements, yachts and holiday houses
  • 6 ft. (1.8m) wire water probe
  • The flood probe is supervised to provide an alert upon a probe disconnection
  • Visible signal quality indicator helps to choose the optimal location for installation without going back and forth to the keypad
  • Configured from the panel - no hardware switches and no need to re-open the detector once closed
  • Longer battery life of 8 years (with typical use)
  • Low battery indication
  • PowerG robust industry leading commercial grade wireless technology keypad
  • Backed by DSC's 1-year limited manufacturer's warranty

DSC PG9985 Product Specifications:


  • Dimensions (L x W x D): 3-3/16" x 1-1/4" x 1" in (81 mm x 34 mm x 25 mm)
  • Weight (including battery): 53g (1.9 oz)
  • Communication Protocol: PowerG
  • Frequency Band (MHz): CE Listed PG4885: 433MHz; CE/EN listed PG8985: 868MHz; FCC/IC/UL/ULC listed PG9985: 912-919 MHz
  • Alarm Input: External flood probe
  • Supervision: Signaling at 4-min. intervals
  • Battery Type: 3V Lithium CR-123 type battery, Panasonic or GP only
  • Battery Life Expectancy: 8 years (not tested by UL/ULC)
  • Low Battery Threshold: 2.2 V
  • Battery Supervision: Automatic transmission of battery condition data as part of periodic status report and immediately upon low battery condition detection
  • Temperature Range: -10°C to 55°C
  • Humidity: Up to max. 93% RH, non-condensing
  • Compatible Receivers: 433 MHz Band: HSM2HOST4; HS2LCDRF(P)4; HS2IC-NRF(P)4; PG4920
    868 MHz Band: HSM2HOST8; HS2LCDRF(P)8, HS2IC-NRF(P)8; PG8920
    912-919 MHz Band: HSM2HOST9; HS2LCDRF(P)9; HS2IC-NRF(P)9; PG9920
  • Approvals: UL/ULC under UL2017 requirements

DSC PG9985 LED Strength Indicators:


Visual Signal Strength:

  • Green LED Blinks: STRONG
  • Orange LED Blinks: GOOD
  • Red LED Blinks: POOR
  • No blinks: No Communication

Only GOOD or STRONG signal strengths are acceptable. If you receive a POOR signal from the device, re-locate it and re-test until a GOOD or STRONG signal is received.

DSC PG9985 Product Compatibility:


  • DSC Iotega Control Panels
  • DSC PowerSeries Neo Control Panels
  • DSC PowerSeries Pro Control Panels
  • Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Plus Control Panels
  • Qolsys IQ Panel 4 Control Panels
  • Qolsys IQ Hub Control Panels (Model Numbers: QS9301-0208-840, QS9302-0208-840)
  • Qolsys IQ4 Hub Control Panels (Model Number: IQPH054)
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