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Hardwired 120-Volt Inter Connectable Smoke Alarm with Battery Backup

$14.97 /each
  • Easy to install
  • Access to the battery is well designed
  • Battery backup

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FireX i4618 alarm is a 120V hardwire smoke alarm and battery back-up feature. Utilizes ionization technology that may detect fast flaming fires sooner than photoelectric. Install this alarm in your home to provide you and your family an early warning in the event of a fire. Battery back-up feature provides protection even during power outages and the smart hush feature will silence false alarms.

  • Front loading battery feature for easy battery change, no need to remove the alarm from the ceiling
  • Test/reset button allows you to check on the sensor's functionality and cease false alarms
  • 9-Volt battery backup provides protection during power outages
  • Pre-stripped wiring harness with easy off cap provides easy access to wiring components
  • Inter connectable feature with up to 24 devices of which 18 can be initiating
  • Unit is equipped with piezoelectric horn that is rated at 85 dB at 10 ft.
  • 9-Volt battery (21025830)
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how do I stop the beeeping?

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Tenino, WA
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August 4, 2015
I have changed the batteries and tested, but the main detector will not quit beeping.
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September 19, 2015
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Three reason for it to be beeping.
1) Low or bad battery.
2) No A/C power
3) Smoke detector is bad and needs to be replaced.
If it is bad this is a very simple replacement. Turn the detector counter clockwise. You will see the wiring that snaps into the back of the detector. Simply un snap the wiring harness from the detector. Make sure you buy the same brand (under $15.00!at HD). Once you have the Read More
Three reason for it to be beeping.
1) Low or bad battery.
2) No A/C power
3) Smoke detector is bad and needs to be replaced.
If it is bad this is a very simple replacement. Turn the detector counter clockwise. You will see the wiring that snaps into the back of the detector. Simply un snap the wiring harness from the detector. Make sure you buy the same brand (under $15.00!at HD). Once you have the detector out of the box snap the harness into the new detector, gentle fold the wires back into the box and screw the new detector vlockwise onto the base. There are no exposed parts so there should be no electrical hazards. Best of luck. Read Less
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To temporarily stop the BEEPING, Removing Battery is not enough! It must ALSO be UNPLUGGED.
It is SAFEST to turn off the electrical circuit at the breaker box to make its green light go off.
Dismount unit by turning entire unit to left, unplug it with a firm grasp on unit and pull up on its plugin connection. Remove battery and push test button until no further sounds are heard.
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To temporarily stop the BEEPING, Removing Battery is not enough! It must ALSO be UNPLUGGED.
It is SAFEST to turn off the electrical circuit at the breaker box to make its green light go off.
Dismount unit by turning entire unit to left, unplug it with a firm grasp on unit and pull up on its plugin connection. Remove battery and push test button until no further sounds are heard.
I found in trouble shooting section of its on line manual, monthly cleaning is recommended by being blown out or less effective by vacuuming it. Monthly? It was NEVER done in 7 years AND it was NOT successful for my unit installed in my Centex home, so I will be replacing it. Read Less
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August 17, 2015
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Should of mentioned in my comment that before replacing the unit, you should have read the owners manual on maintenance of the unit first. Also check the manufacturing date on the bottom of the unit. Should be replaced every ten years. See NFPA recommendations
. http://www.nfpa.org/safety-information/for-consumers/fire-and-safety-equipment/smoke-alarms/safety-messages-about-smoke-alarms
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August 16, 2015
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The unit is bad and needs replacing, or the hard wiring lost its connection, either way it is a good idea to replace the unit. Always replace with all new parts and wiring connectors.
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August 15, 2015
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Will high humìdity or high room temperature set off alarm
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August 6, 2015
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It is possible that one of the other units in line with the one beeping, is in need of a new battery, or possibly the battery you replaced is not a good battery. Also, check to be sure that you have installed the battery in the correct position in the detector.
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How can I turn it off?

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You would have to remove the battery backup and then shut off the circuit in the service panel if it is a "dedicated" circuit which I believe it should be. That means there should a breaker switch that controls only the alarms. I believe battery only units are better and one in each room. Many local fire departments give them away.
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June 18, 2016
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Once installed these are not designed to be turned on and off. The battery is merely a back up power connection. So you can either disconnect the wires from the back of the unit, or turn off at the fuse box the particular fuse which powers this unit. The fuse box will probably turn off other electrical outlets which use this set of wiring.
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will this unit connect where the older Firex model g-6 was. Is the connecter/connection the same ??

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Yes, it fits and connects in the same opening. It may require disconnecting and reconnecting to the wiring of the home. Connection instructions are easy.
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Yes it should fit the connection to your older FireX model.
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How do I get the alarm from blinking red every 30 seconds?

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The light is green but it blinks red every 30 seconds. Bought it at Home Depot in Spring Hill on Monday. It had been returned apparently, because the box was torn apart. It was the only one on the shelf, so, foolishly, we took it.
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This is probably caused by a weak battery. Replace the battery, and if that doesn't work, there may be a short on the circuit board which means you should return it to HD for a new one or a credit.
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A red intermittent flash (every 30 or 40 seconds) indicates the detector is functioning properly. Read the instructions please.
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Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 183 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Hard wired, Interconnnected Smoke Alaem I Replaced a faulty smoke detector with this model. It was easy and quick to replace the faulty smoke detector with this new model. The installation instructions were understandable and easy to follow. The replacement smoke detector has been working for the last two months with no problems. July 26, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by I hope I'll never need this alarm to go off! Easy to install. I like that it's "hard-wired" to electricity, and has a backup battery (9V) that looks like is easy to change, and easily accessible without having to dismount the alarm (battery was included, which is nice). June 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Replacement smoke detectors I installed three of these to replace the original ones that were in the house. They were very easy to install and even come with the 9 volt battery for the backup feature. August 23, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great battery location and simple to install As my title says "Great battery location and simple to install" not much more to say about this . Very reasonable cost. August 16, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by SMOKE DETECTORS EASY TO REPLACE OLD SMOKE DETECTORS WITH THESE NEW ONES. August 16, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Easy install The fire alarm was easy to install. Simple instructions on how to install and I am no electrician but just a eager homeowner. This brand has been a quality product in the past and I decided to replace my old expired fire alarm for this new fire alarm.... And if you thought there was not a shelf life on fire alarms, well you are mistaken. I found out from the store's associate... The date due is on the inside cover of the alarm... Make sure you change out your alarms at the due date or you will have constant "chripping" . July 30, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Nothing Special; Good economical detector This is a low-cost detector. It was easy to install and I have had no problems with it. My only comment is that the green light to indicate that it is running from AC power is very faint and you have to look at it dead on, or you won't see it. I thought I had a problem with my installation, but didn't...just hard to see the light. Overall, no problems, no frills, good basic unit. July 27, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Easy to install Super easy to install and no problems since then. I replaced an older model with this newer one and had no issues. July 26, 2016
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