Is First Alert compatible with BRK?
First Alert ADF-12 BRK/Firex Smoke Alarm Adapter Plugs This product is compatible with BRK and Firex Smoke Alarms and saves time and installation costs when retrofitting existing homes or apartments.
Is First Alert same as BRK?
The same parent company (Newell Brands) owns First Alert and BRK. First Alert is our retail division, and BRK is our commercial division. Note: Although BRK packaging is different, rest assured that you’ll receive the same quality First Alert product.
Are First Alert smoke detectors interchangeable?
All modern hardwired First Alert, Onelink, and BRK alarms use the same wiring technology, and can interconnect. It’s also safe to mix and match several types of hardwired detector, like a photoelectric smoke alarm near the kitchen and a heat detector near the garage. Replace an Old Hardwired Alarm.
How do you silence a hard-wired smoke detector?
Hard-wired smoke detectors (which typically include a backup battery) are subject to similar issues as those that operate on a battery only. However, hard-wired units often require resetting after problems are addressed. Simply hold the reset button for 15 to 20 seconds to silence the noise.
How do I reset my BRK smoke detector?
First, turn off the AC power at the circuit breaker or fuse box. Next, remove the battery from Smoke Alarms with battery back-up. Finally, press and hold the test button for 5-10 seconds to discharge the branch circuit.
Can you mix and match hardwired smoke detectors?
Absolutely! You can mix and match hardwired First Alert, BRK, and Onelink models. All modern First Alert and BRK alarms use the same wire harness and connector.
Is the BRK 3120b battery backup smoke alarm required?
It meets building codes where AC/DC photoelectric and ionization combination smoke alarms are required. The BRK 3120B is a state of the art hardwired with battery backup smoke alarm that features dual photoelectric and ionization smoke sensing technologies. This alarm features two latching features and two silence features.
Is the First Alert 9120b smoke alarm battery backup?
Hardwired Smoke Alarm with Battery Backup: Designed to help promote household safety, the First Alert 9120B Hardwired Smoke Alarm with Battery Backup can provide a vital early warning of fire. This hardwired smoke detector uses an ionization smoke sensor to reliably detect smoke from hot, fast-flaming fires.
What kind of building code does model 3120b meet?
Model 3120B complies with UL217, CSFM, NFPA 72, HUD, FHA and other agencies that model their codes after the above agencies. It meets building codes where AC/DC photoelectric and ionization combination smoke alarms are required.
How to test an interconnected First Alert alarm?
Standalone Alarms: Press and hold the Test/Silence button until the unit triggers an alarm. Interconnected Alarms: Press and hold the Test/Silence button until the first unit triggers an alarm. All interconnected detectors should sound off. Repeat this process to test each alarm in the interconnected series.