Silhouette Low Cost Solution
for Multi-Unit Housing
Silhouette will save money when installed in:
ApArtments / Condominiums
Hotels / motels
universities / dormitories
Kidde’s revolutionary silhouette hardwired smoke and carbon monoxide
alarms utilize self-charging batteries that last the life of the alarm.
installing silhouette smoke alarms in your facility will reduce
labor and material costs. You’ll never need to replace batteries!
CONVENTIONAL SMOKE ALARM
vs. SILHOUETTE SMOKE ALARM
Labor and cost
a year for
life of alarm
No labor or battery
costs involved after
Silhouette is installed.
so you never
$60 replace a battery.
It makes sense to install Silhouette smoke alarms in your facility.
FeatUreS & BeneFitS oF SilHoUette
Sealed, rechargeable lithium battery — never needs to be replaced
• innovAtive new design
Sleek 1/2” low-profile design — blends into its surroundings
• eAsY to instAll
Fits most common electrical 2-gang and plastic round boxes
• one button design
Operates both Smart HushTM and Test functions
• tAmper resistAnt
Ensures uninterrupted performance and reduces liability
• seAled litHium bAtterY
No stolen batteries or worry of non-functioning alarm
• Continuous perFormAnCe
Alarm cannot be disabled
• produCt liFelong wArrAntY
Smoke alarm - 10 years
CO alarm - 7 years
exaMple oF SavingS witH SMoke alarM
Kidde Calculator for Silhouette Savings
Purchase Price $15 $70
Installation $60 $60
Batteries - 1st year $3 $0
Batteries - Yrs 2-10 $54 $0
1st year $5 $0
Yrs 2-10 $90 $0
Totals $227 $130
Your Savings $ 97
120V AC/DC Wire-in Low Profile
– Innovative low profile alarm design
– Ionization Sensing Technology
– One button design (operates Smart Hush™ and test)
Test verifies alarm operation
Hush silences nuisance alarms
– Sealed rechargeable battery backup (included)
will last the life of the alarm
– LED indicates alarm condition
– Alarm memory
– Pre-stripped wiring harness with tinned strands
Description Install Confidence
The Kidde Silhouette is a low profile AC/DC powered, Easy Installation
ionization smoke alarm that operates on a 120V power • Innovative low profile alarm fits in most common
source with a sealed rechargeable battery backup. electrical 2-gang and plastic, round boxes with 3 1/2”
This alarm uses ionization sensing technology. Ionization
sensing alarms may detect invisible fire particles • Pre-stripped wiring harness with easy off cap does not
(associated with flaming fires) sooner that photoelectric require stripper tool. Tinned strands increase
alarms. Photoelectric sensing alarms may detect visible conductivity and wire nut grip.
particles (associated with smoldering fires) sooner than
ionization alarms. Fewer Callbacks
• One button design for easy operation and less
Kidde strongly recommends that both ionization and confusion. Operates Smart Hush™ and alarm test.
photoelectric smoke alarms be installed to help insure
maximum detection of the various types of fire that can • Sealed rechargeable battery does not need to be
occur within the home. replaced for the life of the alarm.
This smoke alarm is available in a 4-piece cut case with User-Friendly Features
tray for easy display. This unit is a UL Listed product with a • Battery backup provides protection in case of
10-year limited warranty. power failure.
• Unit can be interconnected with up to 24 total devices
(12 smoke alarms and 6 heat alarms, CO alarms or
similar devices). See user’s guide for complete
10 UL instructions.
120V AC/DC Wire-in Low Profile Smoke Alarm Model Number KN-SMFM-i
Sealed Rechargeable Battery Backup
Architectural and Engineering Installation of Smoke Alarm
Specifications The smoke alarm must be installed to comply with all local codes having jurisdiction
in your area. All wiring shall be in accordance with articles 210 and 300.3(B) of the
US National Electrical Code, ANSI / NFPA 70 and NFPA 72. The multiple station
The smoke alarm shall be Kidde model KN-SMFM-i or approved equal. It
interconnect wiring must be in the same raceway as the AC power wiring. In addi-
shall be powered by a 120VAC, 60Hz source along with a rechargeable tion the resistance if the interconnect wiring shall be a maximum of 10 ohms.
battery backup. The unit shall incorporate an ionization sensor with nominal Make certain all alarms are wired to a single, continuous (non-switched) power
sensitivity of .50 to .98%ft. The temperature operation range shall be line, which is not protected by a ground fault interrupter. A maximum of 1000 ft.
between 40˚F and 100˚F (4.4˚C and 37.8˚C) and the humidity operating range of wire can be used in the interconnect system. Use standard UL listed household
shall be up to 85% relative humidity. wire as required by code.
The smoke alarm can be installed in standard junction boxes listed below.
The electrical connection (to the alarm) shall be made with a plug-in
connector. A maximum of 24 Kidde devices can be interconnected in a
multiple station arrangement. The interconnect system must not exceed the
NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) limit of 18 initiation devices, of
which 12 can be smoke alarms. With 18 initiating devices (smoke, heat, CO,
etc.), interconnected, it is still possible to interconnect 6 strobe lights and or
The alarm shall include a test button that will electronically simulate
the presence of smoke and cause the unit to go into alarm. This sequence
tests the unit’s electronics, battery and horn to ensure proper operation. Model Number: KN-SMFM-i
The unit shall include a piezoelectric horn that is rated at 85 decibels
at 10 feet. Single button operates both Smart Hush™ and alarm test for easy
operation and less confusion. The unit shall also include a low battery warning Power Source: 120VAC (80mA) with Rechargeable Battery Back Up
utilizing a brief alarm chirp every 60 seconds for a minimum of seven (7) days.
The unit shall incorporate red and green LED indicators. The green LED
indicates the status of the alarm. The red LED is a visual indicator of alarm and Audio Alarm: 85dB at 10ft
Temperature Range: 40˚F (4.4˚C) to 100˚F (37.8˚C)
Standby Condition: The green LED will be lit if on AC power or blink
once every 30 seconds if on battery backup. Alarm Condition: When the Humidity Range: up to 85% relative humidity (RH)
alarm senses products of combustion and enters alarm the red LED will blink
in unison with the sounder and the green LED will flash once every 2 seconds.
Size: 5.25” width x 1.5” depth x (.75”installed)
The flashing LEDs and pulsating alarm will continue until the air is cleared. Weight: .5lb
When the units are interconnected, only the green LED of the alarm(s) sensing
smoke or is being tested (the originating unit) will flash. All other units in the Interconnects: Up to 24 Kidde devices/18 initiating
interconneced system will sound an alarm and flash the red LED but the green Wiring: Quick-connect plug with 6” pigtails
LED will remain at is standby state. Alarm Memory: This smoke alarm is
equipped with an alarm memory, which provides a visual indication when an LED: Red, visual alarm indicator
alarm has been activated. The green LED will flash every 16 seconds to indi- Green, current state indicator
cate the memory condition. Smart Hush TM Mode: The green LED will flash
every 3 seconds but the alarm will not make any sound,
Warranty: 10 year limited
indicating the smoke alarm is in the Smart Hush TM Mode.
The unit shall at a minimum meet the requirements of UL217, NFPA72, 5.25” 1.5”
(chapter 11), The State of California Fire Marshall, NFPA 101 (One and two
family dwellings) Federal Housing Authority (FHA), Housing and Urban
Development (HUD). It shall also include a 10-year manufacture’s limited warranty.
Square Box Octagon Box Round Box 2 Gang Box
Width of screw posts
must not exceed .45”
Innovative low profile alarm fits in most common electrical 2-gang and plastic,
round boxes with 3 1/2” hole spacing. Depth of box must exceed 2 1/8”. Unit
will displace 7.5 cubic inches.
Ordering Dimensions Case/ Layers/ Skid
Number UPC I2F5 Pack Quantity (w x d x h inches) Weight Skid Skid Weight
21007288 0-47871-07288-0 100-47871-07288-7 Cut Case (4 units) 6.5 x 13.25 x 6 3 lbs 75 4 230 lbs
*Not for sale by individual unit
1016 Corporate Park Drive, Mebane NC 27302
1-800-880-6788 • www.kidde.com
Silhouette 120V AC Wire-in Low Profile
Carbon Monoxide Alarm with
Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery Backup
• Model KN-COPF-i • Part Number 21007426
Sealed Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery Backup
7-year product life (40% longer than other CO alarms)
Visible written instructions
Three instructional LEDs
Blue Digital LCD Display
UL 2034 Listed
Seven year limited warranty
NEW 40% LONGER LIFE THAN
LONGLIFE: OTHER CO ALARMS
Description Install Confidence
The Kidde Silhouette Carbon Monoxide Alarm is a low easy installation
profile AC/DC powered unit that operates on a 120V • Innovative low profile alarm fits in most standard 2-gang, metal or
power source. The sealed in rechargeable battery plastic electrical boxes.
backup lasts the 7-year life of the alarm to provide a • Pre-stripped wiring harness includes easy-off cap and does not
maintenance free design. require a stripping tool. Tinned strands increase conductivity and
wire nut grip.
This alarm uses advanced electrochemical CO sensing
technology, providing reliable protection against the • Rechargeable battery is turned on automatically when AC power
is supplied. (allow unit to charge for 24 hours on initial power up)
dangers of carbon monoxide. The battery backup
feature provides continuous monitoring of CO levels, Fewer Callbacks
even during power outages when AC-only units do not • Test/reset button tests CO alarm circuit operation, and allows
provide protection. This unit will interconnect with you to immediately silence the alarm.
other Kidde CO and smoke alarms to provide the earli- • Peak level memory button displays the highest CO level measured
est warning of a CO or fire hazard. The Digital Display since the last reset
feature allows for easy viewing of carbon monoxide • Sealed battery does not need to be replaced for the life of the alarm.
levels from 30-999PPM (parts per million).
This CO alarm is available in a 6-piece cut case with
• Green LED indicates power is being delivered to the alarm. Red LED
tray for easy display. The Silhouette CO is a UL Listed
light indicates unit is in alarm. Amber LED light indicates unit is the
product with a 7-year limited warranty. initiating alarm.
• Battery backup provides protection in case of power failure.
• Interconnectable with up to 24 devices (of which 18 can be initiating)
UL including smoke, CO and heat alarms. See user’s guide for complete
• Digital Display – Displays the level of carbon monoxide the unit is
sensing. The unit updates this reading every 15 seconds.
• Peak Level button displays the peak CO level recorded by the alarm
since it was last reset or unplugged
• Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery Back-up provides protection during
• 7-Year End of Life Warning – Alerts user to replace CO alarm after
7-years of operation (40% longer than other CO alarms).
Silhouette 120V AC Wire-in Low Profile
Carbon Monoxide Alarm with
Part Number 21007426
Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery Backup
architectural and engineering LED’s. A green LED will be steady on when AC power is present.
A red LED will flash in unison with the sounder pattern for both a smoke
Specifications or CO incident, or an error condition. The amber LED will illuminate if
that unit is the originating alarm in a CO incident.
The carbon monoxide alarm shall be Kidde Model KN-COPF-i or
The unit shall include a peak level memory feature that will store the
approved equal. It shall be powered by 120VAC, 60Hz source and
peak CO level sensed since the unit was last reset. The peak CO level
include a sealed in, rechargeable, lithium-ion rechargeable battery
stored in the unit’s memory shall be displayed (in ppm) on the digital
back-up. The temperature operating range shall be between 40°F
display by pressing the appropriate button on the unit. The memory
and 100°F (4°C and 38°C) and the humidity operating range shall
shall also be capable of being reset.
be up to 85% relative humidity (RH)
The unit shall be Listed to UL 2034. It shall also include a 7-year
The unit’s CO sensor shall be electrochemical and shall meet
manufacturer’s limited warranty.
the sensitivity requirements of Underwriters Laboratories UL2034
Single and Multiple Station Carbon Monoxide Alarms. The unit
shall provide accuracy of +/-20% + 15 parts per million (ppm) Technical Specifications
when reading CO concentration levels .
The alarm can be installed on the surface of any wall following Part Number: 900-0232
the UL/NFPA/Manufacturer’s recommended placement guidelines. Model: KN-COPF-i
The alarm can be installed in most standard 2-gang, metal or Power Source: 120VAC, 60HZ, 60mA max
plastic electrical boxes. Sealed-in, rechargeable,
A maximum of 24 Kidde devices can be interconnected in a lithium-ion battery back-up
multiple station arrangement. The interconnect system must not Sensor: Electrochemical
exceed the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) limit of
18 initiating devices, of which 12 can be smoke alarms. With 18
Audio Alarm: 85dB at 10ft
initiating devices (smoke, heat, CO, etc), interconnected, it is still Temperature Range: 40˚F (4.4˚C) to 100˚F (37.8˚C)
possible to interconnect 6 strobe lights and or relay modules. Humidity Range: up to 85% relative humidity (RH)
The unit shall incorporate a digital display that meets the sensi- Size: 4.83” x 4.76” x 1.49 “
tivity requirements of UL 2034. The display will identify the levels Weight: .62 lbs with battery
of CO in parts per million (ppm) once that level reaches 30ppm
Wiring: Quick connect plug with 8” pigtails
(i.e.: “abnormal” levels).
The alarm shall include a test button that will electronically
simulate the presence of CO and cause the unit to alarm. This Warranty: 7 year limited
sequence tests the unit’s electronics and horn to ensure proper 0.71
operation. In accordance with UL 2034 with requirements, the CO FROM WALL
sensor will not alarm to levels of CO below 30 ppm and will alarm
in the following time range when exposed to the corresponding
levels of CO.
70 ppm CO Concentration 60 – 240 minutes
150 ppm CO Concentration 10 – 50 minutes
400 ppm CO Concentration 4 – 15 minutes
The alarm shall utilize a piezoelectric horn that is rated at 85
decibels at 10 feet. When the unit detects carbon monoxide, the
alarm pattern will be four (4) short beeps - followed by five (5)
seconds of silence - followed by four (4) short beeps. The unit
shall incorporate an “Intelligent Interconnect” feature that allows
it to respond to a smoke incident when interconnected with
smoke alarms. During a smoke incident, the horn will sound in the
required, repetitive manner for a smoke alarm – three (3) beeps, a
pause, three (3) beeps, a pause. The digital display will also scroll 0.78
the word “Fire” across the display. The unit shall incorporate 3 INTO ELECTRICAL BOX
Part Dimensions Case/ Skid
Number I 2 of 5 Pack Quantity (w x d x h inches) Weight Skid Weight
900-0232** N/A Individual (Box) 5 x 12 x 5 1 lb. N/A N/A
21007426 100-47871-07426-3 Cutcase (6 units) 5.25 X 12.5 X 5.25 7lbs 196 1,372 lbs.
**Not for sale by individual unit - information for dimensional purposes only.
1016 Corporate Park Drive
Mebane NC 27302