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Customer Reviews for First Alert Battery Operated Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector Alarm

Internet #202433891

Model #SCO5CN

  • Detects smoke and carbon monoxide
  • Detects smoke and carbon monoxide
  • EZ access battery drawer

Customer Reviews

  • 4.5
    out of 234 reviews
  • 91% recommend this product
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My contractor bought 8 of these brand new, have had them in a little over a year, in that time i have had about 8 false alarms. Nothing like having your brand new detectors malfunction at 2 am with two children in the house. Ive swapped out 2 already but tonight was the last straw, ripped all 8 down and my contractor is coming back with a different brand. Funny, the old school smokes never malfunctioned like this. Sometimes more technology isnt better. I will never have these in my house again.
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    2 people found this helpful
    Selected this model to replace 5 of the same model...
    Selected this model to replace 5 of the same model detectors in house using the same ceiling bracket. Detectors have logic that automatically disables them after 5 battery changes.
    by HD2018
    • Verified Purchase
    1 person found this helpful
    Comes with batteries. Easy to use and install.
    Comes with batteries. Easy to use and install.
    by Delite2014
    • Verified Purchase
    • Recommended Product
    It chirps loud enough but it doesn't distinguish between the...
    It chirps loud enough but it doesn't distinguish between the two smoke or carbon.
    by HomeDepotCustomer
    • Verified Purchase
    1 person found this helpful
    Easy to install. Alarm is loud enough to wake me,...
    Easy to install. Alarm is loud enough to wake me, and I sleep sound.
    by SANDRA
    • Verified Purchase
    Easy to mount. Seems to be working. Tested out ok....
    Easy to mount. Seems to be working. Tested out ok.
    by ReddogKS
    • Verified Purchase
    Local laws usually dictate these this type of detector. This unit has the best online price from ...
    Local laws usually dictate these this type of detector. This unit has the best online price from Home Depot. Depending on your floor plan; 1 unit per floor is recommended. I set mine in the center of the home. Total installation was less than 5 minutes. Get 1 for each floor level and/or 1 for each closed area like a garage or detached laundry room. My insurance required this type of detector.
    by AmericanPatrick
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      2 people found this helpful
      I had same one before which broke after 5...
      I had same one before which broke after 5 years that's why I bought this for easy installation. In my home I have four more. It's cheaper and working fine. Thanks
      by MUH2019
      • Verified Purchase
      easy to install
      easy to install
      by mulberry
      • Verified Purchase
      • Recommended Product
      Unit is easy to install and test. CO2 and smoke detection features are distinct.
      Unit is easy to install and test. CO2 and smoke detection features are distinct.
      by Joey
      • Verified Purchase
      • Recommended Product
      easy set up it has not worked and i do...
      easy set up it has not worked and i do not want it too, hope it does when the problem should arise.
      by jod
      • Verified Purchase
      Easy to install and effective.
      Easy to install and effective.
      by Smoke
      • Verified Purchase
      • Recommended Product
      Arrived on time just as advertised with battery included. I...
      Arrived on time just as advertised with battery included. I like having protection from smoke and carbon monoxide. Recommend this product.
      by BobR
      • Verified Purchase
      Excellent!...
      Excellent!
      by Richard
      • Verified Purchase
      Easy installation, perfect for my RV. Works just fine
      Easy installation, perfect for my RV. Works just fine
      by Sam
      • Verified Purchase
      • Recommended Product
      Worked as advertised ...
      Worked as advertised
      by Carter
      • Verified Purchase
      Nice items....
      Nice items.
      by Julie
      • Verified Purchase
      The First Alert smoke & CO detector does what it...
      The First Alert smoke & CO detector does what it is supposed to do, so far at least. There are two different tones for smoke & carbon monoxide. There is no voice alert like on the older First Alert detectors that I had before, but I was also getting a lot of false smoke alarms with the older units. These are good so far. I already set off the smoke alarm while I was making blackened catfish, so I know they work. And they are excellent for the price.
      by FinBheara
      • Verified Purchase
      1 person found this helpful
      Easy to install...
      Easy to install
      by Benjamin
      • Verified Purchase
      Typical smoke detector but I like that the test alarm cycles thru different patterns for smoke/fi...
      Typical smoke detector but I like that the test alarm cycles thru different patterns for smoke/fire and CO.
      by Handymom
      • Verified Purchase
      • Recommended Product
      Easy to install and no false alarms!
      Easy to install and no false alarms!
      by Jack
      • Verified Purchase
      • Recommended Product
      Works great....
      Works great.
      by Kjkerwin17
      • Verified Purchase
      Satisfied ...
      Satisfied
      by Carol
      • Verified Purchase
      Like advertised, easy to install....
      Like advertised, easy to install.
      by Cynthia
      • Verified Purchase
      Easy to hang and program.
      Easy to hang and program.
      by Russ
      • Verified Purchase
      • Recommended Product
      Massachusetts code does NOT allow these alarms. They beep the same tones for smoke AND carbon mon...
      Massachusetts code does NOT allow these alarms. They beep the same tones for smoke AND carbon monoxide. Residents wont know whats happening. Had them installed in a home we were selling and the fire inspector rejected them. Also, dual alarms must have voice. Thats why I gave 4 *s but would not recommend someone buying them.
      by Paul
      • Verified Purchase
      Excellent product, two alerts which are needed for safety!!!
      Excellent product, two alerts which are needed for safety!!!
      by HomeDepotCustomer
      • Verified Purchase
      • Recommended Product
      I love that it is a 2 in one product. I've had them a couple of months now. Easy to install.
      I love that it is a 2 in one product. I've had them a couple of months now. Easy to install.
      by SHEDLESS
      • Verified Purchase
      • Recommended Product
      Unfortunately I would not recommend these products. These are ILLEGAL in MASSACHUSETTS. They do n...
      Unfortunately I would not recommend these products. These are ILLEGAL in MASSACHUSETTS. They do not have voice activated alarm which is required in Massachusetts.
      by Mig
      • Verified Purchase
      1 person found this helpful
      easy to install and pleasant to look at
      easy to install and pleasant to look at
      by BigBob
      • Verified Purchase
      • Recommended Product
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