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Mains Powered Ionisation Smoke Alarm with Alkaline Battery Back-up - BRK 670MBX

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Product Overview

Interlinked with up to 12 compatible alarms, the BRK 670MBX is a mains powered ionisation smoke alarm with a 9V alkaline back-up battery. The 670MBX smoke alarm is quick to detect fast flaming fires, sounding an 85dB audible warning and is typically installed in landing areas. The BRK 670MBX is Kitemarked to the latest British Standards and has a 5 year manufacturer's warranty.

  • Power: 230V mains powered with back-up battery
  • Backup: 9V alkaline battery (included)
  • Warranty: 5 year manufacturer's warranty
  • Includes slimline twist-fit base suitable for flush mounting
  • CE marked and Kitemarked to BS EN 14604
  • Suitable for installations complying to BS 5839-6: 2019 Grade D2
  • Quick to detect fast flaming fires
  • Ideal for landing areas
  • Up to 12 units from the 600MBX series can be hard wire interlinked
  • An interlinked system provides the earliest warning of fire
  • Test and hush button facility
  • Suitable replacement for the DETA 1151 and DETA 1111 Ionisation Alarms
  • Supplied with fixings; 2 x screws and 2 x rawl plugs
  • Product warranty and life commences from date of purchase

Please note: for surface-mounted wiring such as trunking the base plate included with this alarm is not suitable; please see the BRK 770MRL with push-fit base instead.

Interlink

The table below shows all the units that can interlink with the BRK mains powered smoke and heat alarms.

Alarms from the Same Series

Model Number Type of unit Type of interlink
670MBX Ionisation Smoke Alarm Hard wire interlink
660MBX Optical Smoke Alarm Hard wire interlink
690MBX Heat Alarm Hard wire interlink
Technical Data

Technical Data

This is the technical data for the Mains Powered Ionisation Smoke Alarm with Alkaline Battery Back-up - BRK 670MBX.

Product Code BK670MBX
Alternative Product Codes BK670MBX, 670MBX, DETA1151, 1151, DETA1111, 1111
Weight 0.27kg
Dimensions (HxDia) 38x133mm
Sound Output 85dB at 3m
Back-Up Battery 9V alkaline
Operating Temperature +5 °C to +38 °C
Relative Humidity 10% to 85%

Product Datasheets

The following datasheets are available for this product.

FAQs (15)

Q. Can air purifiers affect ionisation smoke alarms?

A. Yes, air purifiers may cause ionisation smoke alarms to sound falsely.

Q. What smoke alarm should I use in a bedroom with an en suite bathroom?

A. It is usually recommended to install an optical smoke alarm in a bedroom. This is because optical smoke alarms are slightly quicker at detecting slow smouldering fires that can originate from upholstery type materials and over-heated wiring. Also, an optical smoke alarm would be less likely to sound a false alarm than an ionisation would, if steam/water droplets were present from the bathroom. Detectors should be installed as central to the room as possible; however for your application I would also consider the position of the en suite to make sure that the detector is not in the direct path of the joining door. This is just to try and avoid the chances of a false alarm. No detector is designed for use in bathroom areas.

Q. How do I safely dispose of my old smoke alarms?

A. Safelincs is signed up to Valpak's WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Distributor Take-Back Scheme (Registration ID: 7370). Private households can therefore drop off their electronic and electrical fire safety waste at their municipal recycling centre when they are purchasing new products from us. To find your nearest recycling centre, please visit www.recycle-more.co.uk.

Q. Can the mains powered smoke alarm range be connected to mains power via the lighting circuit?

A. Yes, hard-wired mains powered alarms can be wired to the unswitched live feed of the nearest frequently used lighting circuit.

Q. How long do the batteries last in smoke alarms?

A.

The 9V alkaline batteries last 12-18 months. Lithium batteries will usually last 5x longer than their alkaline counterparts, achieving around 5 years lifetime. Some lithium cells are also rechargeable, and when used in a mains-powered alarm may last for the entire functional lifespan of the alarm. Newer alarm models may also feature a "sealed" lithium battery. These batteries are specialist components which are designed to not be removed or need replacing by the user, and have been tested by the alarm manufacturer to ensure they last for the lifetime of the alarm.



Please Note: the actual lifetime of your batteries depends on how often the alarms are tested or activated, as sounding the alarm draws more power than when the alarms are "waiting" to detect fire. You should also read your alarm's manual to make sure you only use the recommended types and brands of batteries, as failing to follow these instructions may cause the alarm to malfunction, not alerting you in the event of a fire, and might also invalidate the warranty.

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Pricing & Availability

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Customer Reviews

52 customers have have given this product an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5

Reviews by real customers

All of our product reviews are written by real customers that have purchased this product from us and are published without modification.

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: TB

Great value, straight fitting. Did not fit old fitting had to use newly supplied, but not difficult.

Published on: 30th November 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: MC

Speedy service

Published on: 14th October 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: CD

Easy to install, not used for real but tests OK.

Published on: 30th September 2019

Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: JD

Good value item works well Bulky connection block caused slight problems when fitting into ceiling

Published on: 29th September 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: ES

Replacement....exactly what we needed The staff were more than helpful, would highly recommend.

Published on: 28th September 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: YB

Good, functional alarm. Good customer service

Published on: 27th July 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: CB

Top quality service, no messing and no issues

Published on: 26th July 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: SH

Excellent

Published on: 23rd July 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: AS

Good value, good product, prompt service.

Published on: 3rd June 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: TW

Easy to fit,excellent product

Published on: 2nd June 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: CG

Must be good as I already had this in my previous home, so now have one in my new home God online service

Published on: 24th May 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: CA

Arrived safely and seems to work! Fitted my existing base as a replacement. Quick to fit.

Published on: 19th May 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: AA

Piece of mind in a box This alarm is recognised by electricians as one of the best on the market. I bought them to replace old alarms of the same model. I could fit them easily as the fitting was already made previously when original alarms were first fitted. Great alarms.

Published on: 5th May 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: MR

Quality product

Published on: 5th May 2019

Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: AN

Good product, good service.

Published on: 23rd April 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: MP

As expected, product quality and it's delivery!

Published on: 19th April 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: LO

Good quality replacement!

Published on: 19th April 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: SP

Easy to install, direct replacement for older model,fitted perfect, no need to repaint around it Great customer service recommend to all

Published on: 4th April 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: MH

Product as discribed easy to fit at a reasonable price Products delivered in good time

Published on: 3rd April 2019

Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: PB

very satisfied

Published on: 18th March 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: RN

FIRST RATE UNIT DOES THE JOB

Published on: 8th March 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: JP

Prompt Delivery Ordered the product and received a confirmation email stating that it would be delivered within 3-5 days. More than happy with that. However, it turned up the next morning!! Excellent service.

Published on: 19th February 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: WV

Great product and fast delivery would use again

Published on: 10th February 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: GM

Simple, economical and very effective An easily installed product which has now been superseded by a new version. But very competitive price for the remaining available products. Just remember to take the battery out and remove the isolation block from the terminals!

Published on: 4th January 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: CM

Very effective -easy to fit.

Published on: 24th December 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: AS

did what the box said

Published on: 3rd December 2018

Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: RJ

Good Good for another ten years. So longer than me, probably!

Published on: 29th October 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: HB

Fast delivery, and good communication. Exactly as described, very happy with the purchase.

Published on: 26th October 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: SB

worked well

Published on: 20th October 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: DG

Excellent smoke alarm Replacement for older BRK alarms. Slight work in order to fit due to position of mains connector, but not a big issue.

Published on: 6th October 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: CM

does the job...very sensitive. replaced older units in the house and was easy to fit

Published on: 5th October 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: GL

Excellent. Fitted by a qualified electrician we feel safe in our home.

Published on: 30th April 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: DB

Easy to order, arrived promptly, exactly as ordered and easy to install.

Published on: 29th April 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: CE

Does exactly what it says on the tin. Arrived well packaged and was easy to fit. Worked straight away, and was a great replacement for the broken one. Would recommend to anyone.

Published on: 3rd March 2018

Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: AK

Great replacement for now out of stock model

Published on: 26th January 2018

Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: RB

Very good.

Published on: 12th January 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: FP

Easily fitted replacement

Published on: 1st November 2017

Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: JR

Does what it says on the box.

Published on: 4th August 2017

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: MJ

Nice unit...very easy to fit (as a refit)

Published on: 19th July 2017

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: RM

replacement for an older identical unit that had failed, fitted perfectly but with an additional battery backup.

Published on: 25th June 2017

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: JP

Clear instructions easy to fit, working fine so far

Published on: 8th January 2017

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: AD

Easy to install as replacements

Published on: 15th November 2016

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: DG

Excellent product Did the job, easy to replace old for new.

Published on: 4th November 2016

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: DB

Very neat and easy to install.

Published on: 25th October 2016

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: GB

Easy to fit and does the job. Back up battery is an improvement on the earlier model.

Published on: 18th October 2016

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: BB

fast and easy to order through to delivery

Published on: 27th August 2016

Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: DH

Very easy to retro fit. My original one stopped working, I needed a replacement. The new one fitted perfectly into the wall mounting and the existing wiring.

Published on: 19th August 2016

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: MA

Easy to fit, work very well, very peasedwith the product. Electrician fitted them.

Published on: 1st August 2016

Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: DC

Very good Service Immediate Delivery Did not fit the spacer on the ceiling as the one was to shallow so had to make a space in the ceiling to accommodate the plug

Published on: 11th July 2016

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: BM

Neat and tidy, easy to fit.

Published on: 11th July 2016

Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: -

As expected Easy to fit

Published on: 31st December 2015

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: -

Great product

Published on: 13th November 2015

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