We tested 12 models to see which respond fastest to smoke.
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Overall score is based on smouldering and flaming fire sensitivity.
“Good” or “OK” meant the alarm sounded quickly enough to alert you to danger.
“Poor” meant the alarm took significantly longer to sound.
“Extreme” sensitivity meant the alarm sounded so quickly they are more likely to issue false alarms.
Ease of use includes instructions and ease of installation.
Noise is measured in a quiet room 3m from the alarm.
Find out more about how we test smoke alarms
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Expiry date not embedded on fire alarm but printed on tag which is removed on install. Expiry dates of smoke alarms must be recorded on Tenancy Agreements. Furthermore these units are advertised as long lif but some have failed within 18 months will not be purchasing anymore of there over priced units when a more reliable unit can be purchased for half price.
Will not be purchasing any more and will advise all my contacts.
No, this product has too many drawbacks.