This article is about the installation of Carbon Monoxide Alarm in caravan
Carbon Monoxide Alarm with 7 year warranty and 7 year battery life.
Husk CO (carbon monoxide) is dangerous:
CO (carbon monoxide) is an invisible and odorless gas.
CO (carbon monoxide) developed naturally in combustion processes, and the risk occurs when such gas furnace and gaskøleskabe not burn properly.
The problem with carbon monoxide occurs, if combustion takes place properly, and combined with a leaky, or to stop vent, wherein the flue gas and thus possibly the CO. have the ability, to be discharged into space, where you stay.
The following symptoms may stem from carbon monoxide poisoning:
• 35 ppm: This is the maximum allowable concentration of CO, as a healthy adult should be exposed to a continuous period of 8 timer.
• 200 ppm: Slight headache, fatigue, dizziness, nausea after 2-3 timer
• 400 ppm: Frontal headache during the 1-2 timer, for life threatening 3 timer
• 800 ppm: Dizziness, nausea and convulsions within 45 minutes. Unconsciousness within 2 timer. Death in the 3 timer.
• 1600 ppm: Headache, dizziness and nausea in the course of 20 minutes. death within 1 time.
• 12800 ppm: death within 1-3 min.
There are various carbon monoxide detectors on the market:
If a carbon monoxide alarm will not give an alarm, it does not exclude, that there may be CO (carbon monoxide) in other areas. A carbon monoxide alarm can not replace other alarms, such as smoke alarms and gas detectors.
What is carbon monoxide alarm should choose:
When purchasing carbon monoxide alarm should definitely choose the best, Here you may not save money.
Before choosing our carbon monoxide alarm, we had some requirements to be met: it should be excellence, so we are sure it works as it should. Our requirements are also, we do not want it to be connected 12 It was eller 230 volt. We want a battery operation with long life and long warranty period.
We have previously purchased alarms in the cheap end, but did not appear durability was as good, and you lose confidence, as well as the security is desired.
We therefore for the best on the market, so we are sure it works as it should, and we can have the peace of mind, we want by having carbon monoxide alarm.
We want a “carbon monoxide alarm in battery operation with long life and guarantee” – Yes there are high demands we place. But it is succeed, find it a carbon monoxide alarm on the market, which comply with our demands for a carbon monoxide alarm.
We selected: Choose only the best for your caravan – When you select Honeywell carbon monoxide alarm you get quality, safety and security (7 year warranty & 7 year batterilavetid).
Honeywell Carbon Monoxide Alarms (CO) which meets all our requirements for a carbon monoxide alarm:
• Top quality – Also used in public institutions
• With built-in battery “life & warranty” on 7 year (No connection to 12 It was eller 230 volt)
• Do not replace batteries in the lifetime, 7 year 🙂
• Maintenance free, and no parts need to be replaced
• You can easily move monoxide alarm over a new caravan
Why choose Honeywell?
Honeywell har i over 50 years been a leading manufacturer of industrial and commercial gas detection systems, typically used in the harshest environments in the world – Oil- and gasplatforme, refineries, utilities, military applications and semiconductor industries, to name but a few. Honeywell has more than 20 years used its expertise in gas detection not only to develop the first carbon monoxide alarm for housing, but also to become one of the leading manufacturers of carbon monoxide detectors in the world. Source: Honeywell
• High reliability
• Own proven sensor technology with long life
• Third-party certified by BSI to EN50291-1:2010 and EN50291-2:2010
• Sealed enclosure to protect against adverse environmental conditions
• Alarm Memory
• Event Logger
• Optional pre-alarm
• Low level monitoring mode
• Signal for end of life
• Driftomgivelser: temperature -10 °C – +45 °C
• 30-95 % relative humidity (noncondensing)
• Size 100 x 72 x 36 mm
• Weight 135 gram
The above just to name a few.
First impressions of the product:
The outer packaging gives a good impression of product quality, and when you open the package and take carbon monoxide alarm out of the box, is no doubt about it's quality you have to do.
Includes carbon monoxide alarm, mounting bracket,a small bag with a fastener and a bracket for wall attachment. In addition, included a very detailed user guide. Nothing is left to chance, you will find all the information you need, and you do not find information elsewhere on the Internet than from the manufacturer. since everything stated in the user manual.
It is also clear, carbon monoxide alarm is suitable for use in homes, caravans, static caravans, motorhomes and boats.
Smart and good details:
Assembly can be performed in two ways, You can choose to secure the bracket (back) directly to the wall, You can also use the little black gizmo that has the function, you can easily take down your carbon monoxide alarm without having to press the carbon monoxide alarm ago, Thus it is released from the backing. This installation should only be used in your home or if you are determined located. Are you driving with your caravan should be mounted fixed.
A further details as who is super smart and good, is that the battery is not loaded until you have installed carbon monoxide alarm is fixed to the rear cover (mounting bracket). When installing carbon monoxide alarm and fittings, activated battery (Smart) 🙂 .
When the carbon monoxide alarm sounds the alarm, you will on carbon monoxide alarm see, it glows red off “alarm”, and if mistakes will the bright yellow next to the text error. In the same way if it detects too much carbon monoxide, To the lysis next to the text “vent” the carbon monoxide alarm.
You will always see, why it gives alarm, and what you should do.
On the back of the carbon monoxide alarm is possible to write when one has always imbued his carbon monoxide alarm.
In the box, it is apparent, when to switch to a new carbon monoxide alarm. In this carbon monoxide alarm, it is apparent, it should be replaced in September 2023. How do you remember so it, we have inserted the time in our outlook tasks, and put it to get a popup information, that we must change carbon monoxide alarm. Thus, we in September 2023 get a piece of information we need to change carbon monoxide alarm 🙂 .
Where should you place your carbon monoxide alarm in the caravan:
Honeywell says the installation of facilities as one bedroom apartments, caravans or boats, where living, kitchen and bedroom are in the same room, the alarm must be placed as far from the cooking appliances as possible, but close to, where the person sleeps.
You should be aware of, carbon monoxide has the same density as air and therefore allocated equally in the room. However, since carbon monoxide is formed by a combustion process, the gas is likely to warmer than the ambient air and will be forced up to the ceiling.
In caravans where living, kitchen and bedroom are in the same room, carbon monoxide alarm should be placed as far from the cooking appliances as possible, but close to where you sleep.
Carbon monoxide alarm should hang freely, it means that you must not place it behind the doors in a closed cabinet, and there must be free space around the carbon monoxide alarm, so it can detect carbon monoxide in the air.
You can choose and install your CO alarm on the ceiling or on a wall surface. Attaching the ceiling, it must be at least 300 mm from any wall. Place the can on a flat wall, your carbon monoxide alarm fitted at least 150 mm from the ceiling. In addition, it must be located 1-3 meters of gas boiler, refrigerator gas stove – This installation is in housing.
As a starting point: For campers / caravans / mobile homes, The same preferences, as for ordinary housing regarding the respective distances.
But for caravans and looked like small spaces, the alarm can be placed lower than the specified respective distance and near people's breathing zone.
In our Kabe caravan we have chosen to place it on the bed (The headend). We have placed it on the underside of a shelf (See picture). When we are running campers, we have chosen a fixed installation of carbon monoxide alarm, Thus, the stuck when we run.
We are very pleased with this Carbon Monoxide alarm from Honeywell who live all our requirements for a carbon monoxide alarm.
It is also super good we should not think about changing batteries the next 7 year.
In view of the amount of a caravan costing. Typisk as. kr. 110.000 – 500.000, it's a small amount you pay for, to install a quality carbon monoxide alarm, and thus optimize your safety and security.
Is often asked where the above carbon monoxide alarm can be purchased: Here you can buy Honeywell carbon monoxide alarm:
See also article regarding “Smoke detector in a caravan”:
Below is a copy from Honeywell's brochures:
EN50291 defines the carbon monoxide level, where the unit should and should not go into alarm. The higher the concentration of carbon monoxide is, the faster the device sounds an alarm. It is based on, to carbon-monoxide poisoning effect determined by the carbon monoxide concentration and exposure time. Alarm point Erne ensures, the user always warned, when emergencies arise. Alarmniveauerne there: 50 ppm: Alarm between 60 and 90 minutes 100 ppm: Alarm between 10 and 40 minutes 300 ppm: Alarm in 3 minutes
Dangerous levels of carbon monoxide can be caused by faulty appliances, from which there begins to seep more and more carbon monoxide out over time. Pre-alarm provides an early warning of such situations, if activated, even if the alarm levels have not yet reached. If pre-alarms triggered frequently, it is recommended to call in a technician for further studies. Pre-alarm begins to give indications, when 25 % of the alert level (time and concentration) is reached. When, for example, the presence of carbon monoxide 43ppm, starts pre-alarm after 15-23 minutes
Low level monitoring mode:
To prevent unnecessary alarms caused by short-term peak values of carbon monoxide (eg. from cigarette smoke) prohibits the EN standard any alarm before 3 minutes with carbon monoxide presence or concentrations below 30ppm. Low-level-monitoring mode makes it possible to operate the device temporarily as a measurement unit. When the mode is activated, get the devices immediately the blue bleed-light to flash, if the CO level rises above 10ppm. Devices with a display also shows the current carbon monoxide levels.
The sensor plays an important role in ensuring a correct CO detection. Honeywell uses its own electrochemical cells: Ecosure® (7 year lifespan and warranty) Ecosure X® (10 year lifespan and warranty). More than 10 years of experience and strict quality control gives us assurance, that the cells operate throughout the life of the alarm.
Honeywell carbon monoxide alarms performing an automatic self-test of the electronics every 60. minutes.
Alarm Memory (End User):
Carbon monoxide leaves no trace, which can be detected by humans, and you may have a defective device, receiving the alarm to go ahead, while you are out. The memory function ensures, that the red light is flashing (LCD version also shows the levels PPM), until the button is pressed, and have passed 7 days.
event Logger (professional):
Honeywell carbon monoxide detectors detects an event history, which can be downloaded by professionals. It provides a more in-depth analysis of carbon monoxide incidents such as information on the concentration of carbon monoxide in the past 7 days and weekly maximum values throughout the life span. The dates for alarm events are recorded.
End of life:
Carbon monoxide alarms do not last forever and should be replaced after the date of end of life. The lifetime is mainly determined by carbon monoxide sensor. A standard for carbon monoxide detectors therefore requires, that all carbon monoxide alarms have a signal for end of life, which is implemented on all Honeywell carbon monoxide alarms.
Honeywell's X-Series alarms all have rubber-sealed houses. It protects the electronics from adverse environmental conditions such as. moisture and improves the reliability and service life. We have applied this technology with great success for many years in our commercial smoke alarms, subjected to particularly harsh environmental conditions.
There may be an alarm event, where you would like to do an extremely high lydalarms sums silent, for example, When you have the situation under control. By pressing the Alarm mute button on the device made the buzzer silent in 5 minutes. The alarm light continues to flash, as long as the unit detects a threat.
There is a common error, when the alarm warning of a nearly depleted battery. The alarm starts beeping once every minute accompanied by a flashing fejllys. Error silent allows you to make the buzzer silent in 24 hours and give you time to rectify the error. To restart the 24-hour timer in the morning, you can press the button again.
Test with reduced sound level:
The alarms must be tested regularly to ensure, that they are functioning correctly. When you press the Test button, start alarm POST, all lights are flashing, and alarm sounds. We have reduced the sound level for this test function significantly from the full alarm level 85 dB to protect your hearing. When you hold the button pressed, sounds the full alarm level.
Protected against abuse:
Professional landlords want to ensure, the installed alarms can not be disabled by their tenants. Our X-Series alarms have all sealed batteries, which can not be removed by the end user. Once they are installed, requires a tool (screwdriver) to switch off.
All Honeywell X-Series alarms lifetime batteries and carbon monoxide sensors - there are no additional charges for parts or labor for their installation. The only maintenance required is the occasional cleaning the product.
Inter Link allows you to connect multiple alarms for an alarm system. If either device goes into alarm, sounds all the other alarms also. It improves security significantly, especially in large buildings. All X-Series alarms upgraded to be connected wirelessly. *All electric-powered X-Series alarms can be connected with wire.
Power-operated alarms may face power failure. Therefore, all Honeywell electric-powered X-Series alarms fitted with a back-upbatteri