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Aico Ei144RC Heat Alarm Mains Powered with Battery Back-up and Remote Control Functionality

Model No. EI144 by: Aico
Availability: Normally In Stock


List price £40.75
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The Aico Ei144RC is a heat alarm that runs on 230V AC mains power, and has a 9V PP3 Battery back-up capable of lasting up to 4 years in standby mode and capable of powering the alarm for up to 2 years without mains power.
Please note: this item is non-returnable; due to the nature of this item, it has an electronic component and sensor, and we cannot take this item back for a refund as "unwanted".
  • The alarm gives a fire warning when adequate heat enters the alarm.
  • This alarm is supplied with the Easi-fit base which allows very quick and simple installation of the heat alarm, combined with simple alarm head removal and replacement. The Easi-fit base automatically connects both mains power and battery as the detector slides on.
  • The Ei144 alarm from Aico can be controlled remotely by either a "Test, Silence, and Locate" Switch (Aico Ei1529RC) or a Manual Call Point (Aico MCP401RC). If the alarm is connected to other Ei "RC" mains powered alarms then the whole system can be controlled remotely. Up to 20 Aico Ei144RC alarms can be interconnected.
  • The alarm has other advanced features such as built in circuitry to aid suppression of voltage transients and RF interference to further reduce the chances of false alarms under such conditions.
  • The Aico Ei144RC alarm has one person test feature which allows a person to test if the alarms are interconnecting. When releasing the test button, the other alarms in the system will continue to sound for a further 3 seconds so you can hear if they are linking.
  • The alarm has a memory feature which will indicate if an alarm has been previously activated within a 24h period by flashing twice every 40 seconds. 

Aico Ei144RC Heat Alarm - Features

  • Fixed temperature fast response thermistor sensor, range 54° +/- 4°C
  • 9V Alkaline Battery Back-up 
  • Easi-fit base
  • Built-in test/hush button
  • Advanced suppression and calibration technology
  • Interconnectable to other Ei mains powered alarms
  • Memory feature indicates if an alarm has been previously activated
  • One person Test feature
  • Low power cell warning
  • Kitemarked to BS5446 Pt 2:2003
  • 5 Year Guarantee
  • Responds to heat build-up from large flaming fires
  • Ideal for use in the kitchen, garage, etc.
  • It can be interconnected wirelessly with other compatible smoke, heat, or CO alarms via RadioLINK if it is installed with an Aico Ei168RC RadioLINK base. 

Aico Ei144RC Heat Alarm - the Operation

  • The green indicator will illuminate to show mains power is present
  • The red indicator will flash every 40 seconds to show that the alarm has performed an automatic self test.
  • The red indicator will flash rapidly to show an alarm condition for the alarm that has triggered.
  • The "Test/Hush" button will either silence false alarms (if briefly pressed) or to perform a self-test (if pressed and held).
  • In "Test" mode the alarm will perform a self test and sound the horn.
  • In "Hush" mode the alarm enters a ten-minute period of reduced sensitivity to overcome false alarm conditions. It will then automatically reset itself.
  • When interconnected with other Ei mains powered alarms, an alarm on one unit will trigger all other interconnected alarms (only the triggered alarm will flash a red indicator).
  • The alarm will emit a beep every 40 seconds to indicate that the battery back-up is depleted and needs replacing.

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