Photoelectric Wireless Interconnected Smoke Alarm Base

$92.00

 

  • Wireless interconnect base for Lifesaver LIF5800 or LIF5800RL smoke alarms
  • RF module to wirelessly interconnect smoke alarms
  • Connect up to 24 smoke alarms in a network
  • 100m line of sight, 30m indoors
  • 240VAC mains powered
  • Quick to install and avoids cost of running interconnecting cables
  • All smoke alarms in the wireless network activates when one smoke alarm activates
  • Smoke alarms do not need to be on the same circuit
  • RF module approved and certified to AS/NZS 4286:2012
  • 1 year limited warranty with proof of purchase

Wireless interconnect base for Lifesaver LIF5000, LIF5800 or LIF5800RL smoke alarmsRF module to wirelessly interconnect smoke alarmsConnect up to 24 smoke alarms in a network100m line of sight, 30m indoors240VAC mains poweredQuick to install and avoids cost of running interconnecting cablesAll smoke alarms in the wireless network activates when one smoke alarm activatesSmoke alarms do not need to be on the same circuitRF module approved and certified to AS/NZS 4286:2012

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Description

Complies with Australian Standard AS 3786-2014

The Wireless interconnect base suits the Lifesaver LIF5800 and LIF5800RL smoke alarms.

It features a RF module that can wirelessly interconnect up to 24 smoke alarms. The wireless interconnect can be interconnected with every other smoke alarm in the dwelling so all activate
together.

The RF module is approved and certified to AS/NZS 4286:2012 and is 240VAC mains powered and operates up to 100m line of sight and 30m indoors.

The interconnect bases are quick to install and avoids cost of running interconnecting cable and alarms do not need to be on the same circuit

Recommended Locations of Alarms

EvacuLife strongly recommends that both ionisation and photoelectric smoke alarms be installed to help insure maximum detection of the various types of fires that can occur within the home.

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New Queensland Requirements

Prescribed Locations For Installing Smoke Alarms

Where practicable smoke alarms must be placed on the
ceiling. Smoke alarms must not be placed:
i) within 300mm of a corner of a ceiling and a wall;
ii) within 300mm of a light fitting;
iii) within 400mm of an air-conditioning vent;
iv) within 400mm of the blades of a ceiling fan.

There are special requirements for stairways, sloping ceilings, and ceilings with exposed beams. Specific requirements will be explained in the Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008.

If impractical for the prescribed location requirements to be met (e.g. may be affected by steam from shower or fumes from cooking), the owner may put the alarm at another location that will provide a warning to occupants of the dwelling.

Glossary of Terms

  • Dwellings – houses, townhouses (Class 1A) and units (Class 2).
  • Photoelectric – the method the device uses to detect smoke.
  • Hardwired – connected to the domestic dwelling’s electricity supply.
  • Interconnected – if one smoke alarm sounds all the other smoke alarms will also sound. Interconnection can be wired or wireless.
  • Substantial – work carried out under a building development approval or the total building works equals 50% of the dwelling over 3 years.
  • Storey – a space within a building which is situated between one floor level and the floor level or roof above.

For Existing Dwellings

FROM 1ST JANUARY 2017

When replacing smoke alarms, they must be of a photoelectric type which complies with Australian Standard (AS) 3786-2014.

Replacing smoke alarms

    • Existing smoke alarms manufactured more than ten years ago must be replaced. (Note: Smoke alarms should have the date of manufacture stamped on them.)
    • Smoke alarms that do not operate when Imagetested must be replaced immediately. ImageExisting hardwired smoke alarms that Imageneed replacement must be replaced with a hardwired smoke alarm.
    • Existing smoke alarms manufactured more than ten years ago must be replaced. (Note: Smoke alarms should have the date of manufacture stamped on them.) Smoke alarms that do not operate when Imagetested must be replaced immediately.
    • Existing hardwired smoke alarms that Imageneed replacement must be replaced with a hardwired smoke alarm.

Dwellings Being Sold, Leased Or An Exisitng Lease Is Renewed

FROM 1ST JANUARY 2017

    • Requirements as for existing dwellings.
    • Existing landlord’s and tenant’s obligations regarding the installation and testing of smoke alarms continue.
    • Property sellers must continue to lodge a Form 24 with the Queensland Land Registry Office stating the requirements of the smoke alarm legislation have been met.

New Dwellings And Dwellings Being Substantially Renovated

FROM 1ST JANUARY 2017

    • The development approval process for new dwellings and substantial renovations will ensure that building approvals received on or after this date will bring dwellings into compliance with the new laws.

Prescribed Locations For Installing Smoke Alarms

    • Where practicable smoke alarms must be placed on the ceiling. Smoke alarms must not be placed:
    • i) within 300mm of a corner of a ceiling and a wall;
    • ii) within 300mm of a light fitting;
    • iii) within 400mm of an air-conditioning vent;
    • iv) within 400mm of the blades of a ceiling fan.
    • There are special requirements for stairways, sloping ceilings, and ceilings with exposed beams. Specific requirements will be explained in the Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008.
    If impractical for the prescribed location requirements to be met (e.g. may be affected by steam from shower or fumes from cooking), the owner may put the alarm at another location that will provide a warning to occupants of the dwelling.