This article is about the installation of smoke detector in Camper:
Smoke detector with 10 year warranty and 10 year battery life.
Thinking about the security of your caravan ! – Safety is important to us, so we can use and sleep soundly in our caravan. This article deals in our opinion market best smoke detector.
Our Kabe caravan have a smoke alarm fitted, to be changed and much has happened, in terms of smoke alarms.
Smoke detectors are now much better, and is available with long battery life and lifetime.
A fire breaks out in a trailer there is a risk in a matter of minutes, at bla. smoke can harm a human.
Since the area is small in a caravan, it is important that you have installed a smoke detector that provides alarm, so you can react in time.
What smoke detector should you choose:
When purchasing smoke alarm for your caravan you should choose the best.
Our requirements before selecting the smoke detector was, that it should be in excellence. Thus we are sure it works as it should, our requirements were also, we do not want it connected to 12 It was eller 230 volt – We want a smoke alarm that is on battery operation, with long battery life and warranty.
We have previously purchased smoke detectors in the cheap end, but the quality is also then. If the function fails, lose confidence in the security they want, Therefore we go for the best on the market, so we are sure the smoke detector works, it must. And we have the reassurance, we wish of having a smoke detector installed in the caravan.
We want a “Smoke alarm in battery operation with long life and guarantee” – Yes it is immediately high demands we place, but it is succeed, to find a smoke detector on the market, which comply with our demands for a smoke detector. In addition, it has some cool features, we did not realize was possible.
We chose Honeywell which meets all our requirements for a smoke detector -We chose Model XS 100:
Choose only the best for your caravan – When you select Honeywell smoke detector you get quality, safety and security (10 year warranty & 10 year battery life):
• Top quality
• XS100 is an optical smoke detector, approved to EN 14604:2005, and exclusively uses an optical detection technique
• The smoke detector is suitable for use in homes, caravans, static caravans, motorhomes and boats.
• With built-in battery “life & warranty 10 year” (No connection to 12 It was eller 230 volt)
• Do not replace batteries in the lifetime, 10 year 🙂
• Maintenance free, and no parts need to be replaced
• You can easily move smoke detector into a new caravan
• Automatic self-test, performed automatically every 10. seconds.
• Driftomgivelser: temperature -10 °C – +55 °C
• 25-95 % relative humidity (noncondensing)
• Size Ø116 x 42 mm
• Weight 185 gram
The above just to name a few.
First impressions of the product:
In the box included smoke detector, mounting bracket, a small bag with screws and wall plugs.
In addition, included a very detailed user guide, you do not find information elsewhere on the Internet, than from the manufacturer with everything stated in the user manual.
It is also clear, that the smoke detector is suitable for use in homes, caravans, static caravans, motorhomes and boats.
Smart and good details:
A further details as who is super smart and good is, the battery is only activated when you have installed smoke alarm fixed to the rear cover (mounting bracket), See picture (Smart) 🙂 .
We liked that one can choose, whether you want the green light should flash (Smart), and good function.
When the alarm is triggered the smoke alarm in red, See picture:
The power indicator blinks every minut for, to show the batteries are ok.
Do not want the power indicator flashes every minut, you can on this smoke detector disconnect the power indicator, thereafter, “not” blink every minut 🙂 .
In the box, it is apparent, when to switch to a new smoke detector, this smoke detector, it appears it should be replaced in 2027 🙂 . How do you remember so it. We set the time in our “outlook tasks”, and put it to get a popup information, whether we need to change smoke detector, Thus, we will 2027 obtain information, that we need to change smoke detector 🙂 .
Where should you place your smoke detector in the caravan:
Our Kabe Caravans are fitted with smoke detector factory, we chose the same location so holes and marks on the ceiling, was not visible (See picture):
We are very pleased with this smoke detector from Honeywell, who live all our requirements for a smoke detector, and with good smart features, which we were not aware of.
It is also well super, we should not think about changing batteries the next 7 year.
The power indicator blinks every minut, to show the batteries is ok. But you can turn this feature off, which we have chosen to do -Smart and good function.
In view of the amount of a caravan costing. typically kr. 110.000 – 500.000, it's a small amount you pay for, to install a quality smoke detector, and thus optimize your safety and security.
Is often asked where the above smoke detector can be purchased:Here you can buy Honeywell smoke detector
See also article regarding “Carbon monoxide alarm in a caravan”:
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