If you already live in an interconnected home...
If you live in a dwelling that is already interconnected with pre-existing smoke alarms and you just want a low frequency device installed in your bedroom, consider the Loudenlow Model IC-1
. It interfaces with FireX™ systems (or any system using the "+9VDC on Orange wire" signal), has battery backup, and generates a powerful, low frequency (around Middle C) whenever a fire anywhere
in the house sets off the smoke alarm system.
The IC-1 generally requires professional installation since it will be ceiling mounted and some basic AC wiring is involved. A handy do-it-yourselfer could also install it in about an hour.
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Note: There is a waiting list for this new item. If you want to get on our waiting list for this device, be sure to make a note of that in your email and provide your full name and number. We will do everything we can to accomodate you. We know this is an important safety addition to your home.
Since 1993 the NFPA has required all new homes to have AC connected, or "hardwired interconnected" smoke alarms. They provide a great advantage in that a fire detected in one part of the house sounds smoke alarms in all rooms of the house. Thus a family can be alerted to a fire much faster in many circumstances.
The sleeping areas are the most important rooms in the house regarding fire protection. In fatal fires, people sleeping, and never waking, is one of the leading reasons for preventable loss of life.