"Smoke Alarm User' Guide"
Fully automatic test function recommended to install a smoke alarm on Testing the alarm USER’S MANUAL Advanced electronics ensure the best the ceiling as well. A flashing LED signals accurate operation. A possible operating readiness by means of an l A smoke alarm shall be installed in the loud, vibrating sound occurs in case of a PHOTOELECTRIC SMOKE automatic self-test function. sleeping area of a caravan. smoke alarm. A short whistling tone occurs ALARM l For complicated or extensive properties every 30 to 40 seconds for up to one month Battery warning function please request qualified advice from a safety signalling that the battery needs to be By means of a warning sound repeated every engineer or the fire brigade. replaced. 9 Volt Battery Operated 43 seconds (for up to one month), the smoke Test the smoke alarm weekly for your security detector signalises that the power supply of Regarding the installation of single smoke by pressing the respective button (for at least Photoelectric Smoke Alarm the battery is insufficient and it needs to be alarms it is distinguished between minimum 2 seconds) until you hear the alarm. replaced. and additional protection: If the smoke alarm cannot be heard after Control button pressing the button or if the LED does not Temporarily increases the detector’s flash, please do check the following points: sensitivity to test the alarm function. DINNING ROOM KITCHEN BEDROOM BEDROOM BEDROOM HALL BEDROOM l Is the device damaged? Noisy (85 dBA) piezoelectric warning l Is the device clean? (For your security sound LIVING ROOM KITCHEN please vacuum the outside cover Vibrant warning sound in case of fire alarm - LIVING ROOM BEDROOM regularly to remove dust and dirt.) high efficiency FINISHED BASEMENT l Is the battery working properly? Are you SINGLE-STORY RESIDENCE, APARTMENT M ULTIPLE STORY P LAN MOBILE HOME using the required battery type? Is the This device does not contain any battery connected properly? Replace the radioactive substances! HOUSE APARTMENT battery if necessary. Required to meet BSI recommendations Function Recommended for additional protection If the smoke alarm is still not working, do not Smoke caused by fire is very dangerous, Smoke Alarms with silence features attempt to repair it but contact a professional. especially because of today’s widespread use recommended for additional protection General of synthetic materials in modern homes that False alarms Smoke alarms sound their alarm horn when might generate poisonous vapours when The following locations shall be avoided: After every alarm, check if there is a fire. In they detect smoke. Everything preventing the burning. l Next to doors, windows, ventilators etc. case of a false alarm do not remove the smoke from reaching the alarm obstructs an The smoke alarm detects smoke caused by where draughts can deviate smoke from the battery, but fan the air around the smoke early alarm. smouldering at an early stage and warns by sensor. alarm until the alarm turns off (if necessary A single smoke detector provides only limited means of a loud, vibrant sound, thereby l In small or poorly ventilated garages or vacuum the outside cover) . After the alarm security. Fire in another room will only be waking inhabitants up at a point of time when kitchens where waste gas or vapour may the device is immediately ready for operation. detected after smoke reaches the alarm. It is a safe escape is still possible. cause false alarms. therefore recommended to install a smoke The smoke alarm operates according to the l In areas where dust and dirt can interfere Maintenance alarm on every level of the home if not in every scattered light principle. A light source and a with the smoke alarm operation or cause Periodic maintenance contributes to a long room. photocell are arranged so as to ensure that false alarms. service life of the smoke alarm and ensures a normally no light strikes the photocell. The l In areas where insects are likely to trigger failure-free operation. Inform yourself about fire safety rules and light source is activated in short intervals. the alarm. l Clean the outside cover with a damp cloth proper behaviour in case of a fire at your If the concentration of smoke particles in the l In damp or humid areas (e.g. in the at least every three months (do not use fire brigade! enclosure reaches a certain level, the light is bathrooms). any detergent!). reflected and reaches the photocell. This will l In rooms where the temperature may often l Vacuum the outside cover and vents Product characteristics set off a loud fire alarm. fall below –5°C or exceed +38°C. every three month. Never let the vacuum cleaner come in contact with the interior Photoelectric effect Placement Installation parts of the smoke alarm. This recently developed photoelectric sensor- l As most fires in flats start in the living l Attach the mounting bracket to the ceiling or camber is insensitive to interfering influences. areas, it is recommended to install smoke wall. Please note! Every device is separately calibrated in order alarms between the living and sleeping l Install the battery (included).Match the The smoke alarm requires sufficient power to to avoid false alarms due to, e.g., cigarette areas. terminals on the end of the battery with the operate. smoke. The power supply is electronically l As a minimum requirement a smoke terminals on the unit. Match “+” to “+” and “-” l Please use the appropriate type of brand regulated, thereby maintaining a constant alarm should be installed outside every to “-.” Push the battery in until it snaps in batteries (Type IEC 6 LR61, 9V). sensitivity of the alarm. sleeping area in a flat. If there are securely and cannot be shaken loose. l Please check the polarity of the battery separate sleeping areas a smoke alarm l Attach the Smoke Alarm to the mounting carefully. Battery operation is to be installed outside each sleeping bracket. Turn the smoke alarm clockwise l Please verify that the smoke alarm is The functioning of the detector is maintained area. (right) until it snaps into place. working properly immediately after even in case of a power failure. On an average l The minimum requirement for multi- l Check immediately after finishing the replacing the batteries. the battery’s (standard 9V battery) service life storey houses is to install a smoke alarm installation that the smoke detector works l In case of the battery warning signal is 1 year. on every floor of the house and outside properly by pressing the test button for at replace the battery immediately. each sleeping area, e.g. in the hallway least 2 seconds. Otherwise please change it at least once Signal lamp (LED) connecting the sleeping rooms or on the a year. A flashing small light (every 43s) signalises a stairway leading to this hallway. If there is failure-free operation. a room in the attic, it is strongly