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Price is what we paid in December 2013.
About our test
Our test was conducted in the fire laboratory of the Building Research Association (BRANZ). We purchased 3 examples of each model. Our results are the average of the performances of the 3 examples.
The alarms were fixed to a ceiling panel in a mocked-up hallway adjacent to the door opening of a fireproof room (which was about the size of a single-car garage).
In both tests, the smoke density was measured at the location of the alarms using a laser light-source and detector.
09 Sep 2014, Cormac A.
Looks good, easy to test and hush, very loud alarm horn, inexpensive. I brought a couple of these for a new rental home we moved into. I wasn't going to battle with the absolutely useless property management and landlord to get some installed, or have them buy ionisation smoke alarms. $12 for a decent photoelectric smoke detector? Bargain, highly recommend.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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