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Kidde I9070 User Manual

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Smoke Alarm

User's Guide
Model: i9070
ATTENTION: Please take a few minutes to thoroughly read this
user's guide which should be saved for future reference and
passed on to any subsequent owner.
Manual P/N 820-1494 Rev. B 0970-7201-00
• 9 Volt Battery Operated
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  • Page 1: Smoke Alarm

    Smoke Alarm User’s Guide Model: i9070 ATTENTION: Please take a few minutes to thoroughly read this user’s guide which should be saved for future reference and passed on to any subsequent owner. Manual P/N 820-1494 Rev. B 0970-7201-00 • 9 Volt Battery Operated...
  • Page 2: What To Do When The Alarm Sounds

    What to do When the Alarm Sounds! Smoke Alarm Procedure NEVER IGNORE THE SOUND OF THE ALARM! Smoke alarms are designed to minimize false alarms. Cigarette smoke will not normally set off the alarm, unless the smoke is blown directly into the alarm. Combustion particles from cook- ing may set off the alarm if it is located too close to the cook- ing area.
  • Page 3: Important Warning Statements

    HUSH Control to temporarily silence nuisance alarms. Thank you for purchasing this smoke alarm. It is an important part of your family’s home safety plan. You can trust this product to pro- vide the highest quality safety protection. We know you expect nothing less when the lives of your family are at stake.
  • Page 4: Product Specifications

    Manufactured in compliance with U.S. NRC safety criteria in 10 CFR 32.27. The purchaser is exempt from any regulatory requirements. Do not try to repair the smoke alarm yourself. Refer to the instructions in section 12 for service. LOSS OF POWER TO THE ALARM WILL RENDER THIS ALARM INOPERATIVE.
  • Page 5: Recommended Locations For Smoke Alarms

    • Smoke, heat, and combustion products rise to the ceiling and spread horizontally. Mounting the smoke alarm on the ceiling in the center of the room places it closest to all points in the room. Ceiling mount- ing is preferred in ordinary residential con- struction.
  • Page 6: Mobile Home Installation

    In such units, install the smoke alarm on an inside wall with the top edge of the alarm at a minimum of 4” (10cm) and a maximum of 12”...
  • Page 7: Locations To Avoid

    "OFF" arrow on the alarm cover. 2. After selecting the proper smoke alarm location as described in Section 1, attach the mounting plate as shown in Figure 5 and Figure 5A.
  • Page 8 3. Installation Instructions Alignment Marks FIGURE 5 When mounting in a hallway, the “A” line should be parallel with the hallway. 3. Make sure that the mounting screws are positioned in the small ends of the keyholes before tightening the screws. 4.
  • Page 9: Operation And Testing

    4. Operation and Testing OPERATION: The smoke alarm is operating once fresh batteries are installed and testing is complete. When the smoke alarm ion ization chamber senses products of combustion, the horn will sound a loud (85db) temporal alarm until the sensing chamber is cleared of smoke particles.
  • Page 10: Nuisance Alarms

    IDENTIFY THE SOURCE OF THE SMOKE AND BE CERTAIN A SAFE CONDITION EXISTS. LED INDICATOR: This smoke alarm is equipped with a red LED indicator with two modes of operation. Standby Condition: The red LED will flash every 40 seconds to...
  • Page 11: Maintenance

    A missing or improperly installed battery will prevent the battery carrier from closing and result in improper alarm operation. This smoke alarm uses a 9V carbon zinc battery (alkaline and lithium batteries may also be used). A fresh battery should last for one year under normal operating conditions.
  • Page 12 INSTRUCTIONS PRINTED ON THE BACK OF THE ALARM AND USE ONLY THE BATTERIES SPECIFIED. USE OF DIFFERENT BATTERIES MAY HAVE A DETRIMENTAL EFFECT ON THE SMOKE ALARM CLEANING YOUR ALARM YOUR ALARM SHOULD BE CLEANED AT LEAST ONCE A YEAR To clean your alarm, remove it from the mounting bracket as outlined in the beginning of this section.
  • Page 13: Limitations Of Smoke Alarms

    Home fires develop in different ways and are often unpredictable. For maximum protection, Kidde recommends that both Ionization and Photoelectric alarms be installed. • A battery powered alarm must have a battery of the specified type, in good condition and installed properly.
  • Page 14: Good Safety Habits

    • There are situations where a smoke alarm may not be effective to pro- tect against fire as noted by the NFPA and UL. For instance: - Smoking in bed.
  • Page 15: Nfpa Required Protection

    The radioactive element is safely contained in the chamber and requires no adjustments or mainte- nance. This smoke alarm meets or exceeds all government stan- dards. It is manufactured and distributed under license from the U.S.
  • Page 16: Service And Warranty

    (10) years from the date of purchase. The obligation of Kidde under this warranty is limited to repairing or replac- ing the smoke alarm or any part which we find to be defective in material,...
  • Page 17 QUESTIONS OR FOR MORE INFORMATION Call our Consumer Hotline at 1-800-880-6788 or contact us at our website at www.kidde.com Kidde, 1016 Corporate Park Drive, Mebane, NC 27302...