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0308-7206-02(130414)_quell_V1.qxd:_
2015.5.22
2:16 PM
10 Year Sealed Lithium Battery
Photoelectric
Smoke Alarm with Hush
Smoke Alarm User Manual
Model Q1400
Photoelectric smoke alarms are designed to detect visible particles
(associated with slow smouldering fires). Home fires develop in different
ways and are often unpredictable. For maximum protection against fast
flaming fires and slow smouldering fires, both ionisation and photoelectric
alarms should be installed.
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  • Page 1

    Photoelectric Smoke Alarm with Hush Smoke Alarm User Manual Model Q1400 Photoelectric smoke alarms are designed to detect visible particles (associated with slow smouldering fires). Home fires develop in different ways and are often unpredictable. For maximum protection against fast flaming fires and slow smouldering fires, both ionisation and photoelectric alarms should be installed.

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Please recycle where facilities exist. Check with Local Authority or Supplier for recycling advice. Introduction Model Q1400 If you have any questions about the operation or installation of your alarm, please call 1800 654 435. Figures 1A to 2B will help you determine the correct location of safety products that will help make your home a safer place.

  • Page 3

    0308-7206-02(130414)_quell_V1.qxd:_ 2015.5.22 2:16 PM Installation Instructions By law at least one smoke alarm must be installed on each level of your home (Figure 1B). Recommended Locations • In every room where someone sleeps with the door closed. The closed door may prevent an alarm located outside from waking the sleeper.

  • Page 4: Installation

    0308-7206-02(130414)_quell_V1.qxd:_ 2015.5.22 2:16 PM Installation DINING KITCHEN BEDROOM BEDROOM ROOM LIVING BEDROOM HALL BEDROOM ROOM BEDROOM Smoke Alarms for Minimum Protection LIVING KITCHEN ROOM Smoke Alarms for Additional Protection Ionisation Type Smoke Alarm with Alarm Silencer (Hush ) or Photoelectric Type BASEMENT ®...

  • Page 5

    0308-7206-02(130414)_quell_V1.qxd:_ 2015.5.22 2:17 PM Installation Figure 2A 30 cm (12 in) CEILING MINIMUM DO NOT INSTALL BEST PLACEMENT ACCEPTABLE PLACEMENT SIDE WALL 500mm NOT IN THIS AREA 1000mm DEAD AIR ANYWHERE IN THIS AREA DO NOT INSTALL PEAK CEILING Figure 2B 500mm NOT IN THIS AREA...

  • Page 6

    0308-7206-02(130414)_quell_V1.qxd:_ 2015.5.22 2:17 PM Installation Mobile Home Installation: For Well Insulated Mobile Homes Install smoke alarms as recommended on the previous pages. In mobile homes that are not well insulated extreme heat or cold can be transferred from the outside to the inside through poorly insulated walls and roof.

  • Page 7

    0308-7206-02(130414)_quell_V1.qxd:_ 2015.5.22 2:17 PM Installation To minimise nuisance alarms avoid these locations: • Do not install within 0.9m of the following: The door to a kitchen, or a bathroom that contains a tub or shower, forced air supply ducts used for heating or cooling, ceiling or whole house ventilating fans, or other high air-flow areas.

  • Page 8

    0308-7206-02(130414)_quell_V1.qxd:_ 2015.5.22 2:17 PM Installation 1. To ensure aesthetic alignment of the alarm with the hallway or wall, the “A” line on the mounting bracket should be parallel with the Remove hallway when ceiling Install mounting or horizontal when wall mounting. F F I I G G U U R R E E 3 3 C C 2.After selecting the proper smoke alarm location as described in on Page 2, attach the mounting bracket to the...

  • Page 9

    0308-7206-02(130414)_quell_V1.qxd:_ 2015.5.22 2:17 PM Installation 2.After installation/activation, test your alarm by depressing and holding down the Test button for a minimum of 1 second (or until the alarm sounds). This should sound the alarm. The alarm will sound at a low level to avoid discomfort. If the Test button is pressed for greater than 5 seconds, the alarm will sound at the full 85 decibels and may cause some discomfort TAMPER RESIST FEATURE...

  • Page 10: Operation

    0308-7206-02(130414)_quell_V1.qxd:_ 2015.5.22 2:17 PM Operation TESTING: Test by pushing the Test/Hush button on the cover and holding it down for a minimum of 1 second (or until the alarm sounds). Note: the first test sequence will be at a lower volume. Holding the Test/Hush button for longer than 5 seconds will result in the full 85 decibel sound output.

  • Page 11

    0308-7206-02(130414)_quell_V1.qxd:_ 2015.5.22 2:17 PM Operation NOTE: DENSE SMOKE WILL OVERRIDE THE HUSH CONTROL FEATURE. CAUTION: BEFORE USING THE ALARM HUSH FEATURE, IDENTIFY THE SOURCE OF THE SMOKE AND BE CERTAIN A SAFE CONDITION EXISTS. FLASHING LED LIGHT: This smoke alarm is equipped with a flashing red indicator light with the following modes of operation: •...

  • Page 12: Maintenance

    Using the fan on a range hood which vents to the outside (non-recirculating type) will also help remove these combustible products from the kitchen. This model Q1400 has a HUSH control that is extremely useful in areas prone to nuisance alarms. For more information refer to OPERATION AND TESTING"...

  • Page 13: Maintenance

    0308-7206-02(130414)_quell_V1.qxd:_ 2015.5.22 2:17 PM Maintenance CLEANING YOUR ALARM YOUR ALARM SHOULD BE VACUUMED ONCE A MONTH If the tamper resist feature has been activated you will need to follow the instructions on Page 8 to remove your alarm for maintenance. To clean your alarm, remove it from the mounting bracket as outlined in the beginning of this section.

  • Page 14: Fire Safety

    0308-7206-02(130414)_quell_V1.qxd:_ 2015.5.22 2:17 PM Fire Safety WARNING: Please read carefully and thoroughly. • Australian Standard AS 1670.6 states the purpose of installing smoke alarms is to provide early warning of a potentially life threatening condition and provide the maximum possible exit time. •...

  • Page 15

    0308-7206-02(130414)_quell_V1.qxd:_ 2015.5.22 2:17 PM Fire Safety Additional Information Smoke Detection - Where required by applicable laws, codes, or standards for the specified occupancy, approved single and multiple-station smoke alarms shall be installed as follows: • In all sleeping rooms with the exception: Smoke alarms shall not be required in sleeping rooms in existing one and two-family dwelling units.

  • Page 16: Good Safety Habits

    ABN 47 000 067 541 A UTC Climate, Controls & Security Company 149-155 Milton Street, Ashfield NSW 2131 Australia Telephone: 1800 654 435 Website: www.quell.com.au Chubb New Zealand Limited A UTC Climate, Controls & Security Company 3 Fisher Crescent, Mt Wellington, Auckland...

  • Page 17: Warranty & Contact Details

    0308-7206-02(130414)_quell_V1.qxd:_ 2015.5.22 2:17 PM 9. Warranty & Contact Details TEN YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY Warranty Chubb warrants to the original consumer purchaser that each new smoke alarm will be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use for a period of 10 years from the date of purchase.

  • Page 18

    ABN 47 000 067 541 A UTC Climate, Controls & Security Company 149-155 Milton Street, Ashfield NSW 2131 Australia Telephone: 1800 654 435 Website: www.quell.com.au Chubb New Zealand Limited A UTC Climate, Controls & Security Company 3 Fisher Crescent, Mt Wellington, Auckland, New Zealand Telephone: 09 270 7288 Website: www.quell.co.nz...

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