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Community 101: Requesting Features

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New Neighbor

Re: Community 101: Requesting Features Hard Wired Smoke / Carbon Detectors

Marley,

 

Clarifications

 

Interconnect -  This capability is important because if any interconnect smoke alarm goes off it triggers all of the interconnected smoke alarms. It s required by code.

 

Hardwired - Smoke and Carbon alarms are hardwired with battery backup in case of power failure.  The hardwired capability has a third wire that is used to interconnect all of the smoke & carbom alarms . This is also required by code.

 

Bruce

 

 

Bruce

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New Neighbor III

Re: Community 101: Requesting Features Hard Wired Smoke / Carbon Detectors

It is battery only - it can NOT be hardwired. (I just installed one that replaced a battery one)

New Neighbor

Re: Community 101: Requesting Features

I just installed a complete system and really like it so far, my one concern is the fact that the base siren volume is not adjustable. I don't have a large house and i have pets so when the system alarm is tested it is extremely loud, I wonder if Ring Tech's could make changes possible via updates, that would be great!