First Alert Interconnected Wireless Smoke Alarm
Last updated date: March 29, 2019
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In our analysis of 66 expert reviews, the First Alert First Alert Interconnected Wireless Smoke Alarm placed 5th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.
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This First Alert SA511CN2-3ST Interconnected Wireless Smoke Alarm with Voice Location features an 85-decibel siren and voice alarm with 11 programmable locations that tells you where the danger is located. A photoelectric sensor detects smoke while minimizing false alarms from cooking or shower steam. These interconnected smoke detectors come in a convenient pack of 2 and are designed to work together throughout your home, with one alarm triggering the other alarm during an emergency, creating a home safety network. You can wirelessly connect it with up to 18 other First Alert enabled alarms in your home. The battery-operated alarms don't require hardwiring for installation and will provide con tinued monitoring even in the event of a power failure. In the event of a fire every second counts. If a fire were to begin in your basement and the alarm there sounded, you may not hear it right away if you're sound asleep two floors up. With traditional battery-operated alarms, you lose valuable time waiting for the smoke to rise to another alarm, on another level, before the alarm on your floor sounds. But with First Alert ONELINK alarms, if one detects danger, they all sound. This can alert you sooner, and it increases your chances of getting out safely. Until now, alarms that could signal each other were only available in homes with hardwired alarms requiring installation from an electrician. But First Alert ONELINK alarms communicate without wires. ONE Link-with Voice Location Smoke alarm is programmable with up to 11 locations in your home - when alarm sounds it will tell you the location of the smoke. The wireless feature allows multiple alarms to talk to each other - when one alarm sounds, they all sound. The wireless network operates on 914 MHZ 3 channels and will not interfere with other electronics. The ONELINK smoke alarms uses photoelectric sensing technology which is environmentally friendlier and which reduces nuisance alarms, making it ideal for cooking areas. It is also great for sensing slow smoldering fires quickly. A low battery signal alerts you to replace the battery. The test/silence button both silences a non-threatening alarm or low battery warning and allows you to test the unit's functionality. The AA batteries are easy to install in the convenient pullout battery drawer. Two AA batteries included.