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Mains Powered Smoke Alarms & Heat Alarms with Self-Charging 10 Year Back-up Battery - Aico Ei160e Series

29 Customer Reviews
From: £33.47 inc VAT
£27.89 ex VAT
Product Overview

The Ei160e series of 230V mains powered smoke and heat alarms are fitted with a lifetime self-charging back-up battery designed to last the full 10 year life of the alarms without requiring replacement. There are three versions of alarms available; ionisation, optical and heat, providing the optimum detection for different areas of the property. Up to 12 alarms can be hard-wire interlinked to form a smoke alarm system.

  • 230V mains powered alarms with sealed self-charging lithium battery – never needs replacing!
  • CE marked and Kitemarked to EN 14604: 2005 (smoke alarms) and BS 5446-2: 2003 (heat alarm)
  • 5 year manufacturer's warranty
  • Frustration-free! No more beeping during the night because the battery needs changing
  • Available in three versions:
    • Heat Alarm (Ei164e) – used in kitchens and garages (available for immediate dispatch)
    • Ionisation Smoke Alarm (Ei161e) for fast flaming fires – used in upstairs landings (discontinued)
    • Optical Smoke Alarm (Ei166e) for slow smouldering fires – used in bedrooms, living rooms and hallways (discontinued)
  • Suitable for installations complying to BS 5839-6: 2019 Grade D1
  • Up to 12 units can be hard-wire interlinked to form a smoke alarm system
  • Sealed back-up battery designed to last the life of the alarms (10 years)
  • Ideal where changing batteries would be inconvenient
  • Each alarm is supplied with an Easi-fit base for quick installation
  • All units have a test/hush button facility
  • Memory feature – easy to identify an alarm that has previously activated
  • An interlinked system provides the earliest possible warning of fire
  • Please note: Alarms sold separately
  • This alarm is also suitable for the updated 2021 Scottish legislation for fire alarms in homes
Interlink

The table below shows all the units that can interlink with the EI160 series.

Smoke and Heat Alarms

Model Number
Type of Unit
Type of Interlink
Ei3014 / Ei3014RF Mains Powered Heat Alarm - Sealed Lithium Hardwire Interlink
Ei3016 / Ei3016RF Mains Powered Optical Smoke Alarm - Sealed Lithium Hardwire Interlink
Ei3024 / Ei3024RF Mains Powered Optical & Heat Alarm - Sealed Lithium Hardwire Interlink
Ei3028 / Ei3028RF Mains Powered Heat & Carbon Monoxide Alarm - Sealed Lithium Hardwire Interlink
Ei2110e / Ei2110eRF Mains Powered Multi Sensor Smoke & Heat Alarm - Sealed Lithium Hardwire Interlink
Ei161e / Ei161eRF Mains Powered Ionisation Smoke Alarm - Sealed Lithium Hardwire Interlink
Ei164e / Ei164eRF Mains Powered Heat Alarm - Sealed Lithium Hardwire Interlink
Ei166e / Ei166eRF Mains Powered Optical Smoke Alarm - Sealed Lithium Hardwire Interlink
Ei141 / Ei168RC141RC Mains Powered Ionisation Alarm - 9V Alkaline Hardwire Interlink
Ei144 / Ei168RC144RC Mains Powered Heat Alarm - 9V Alkaline Hardwire Interlink
Ei146 / Ei168RC146RC Mains Powered Optical Smoke Alarm - 9V Alkaline Hardwire Interlink

Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Model Number
Type of unit
Type of interlink
Ei3018 / Ei3018RF Mains Powered Carbon Monoxide Alarm - Sealed Lithium Hardwire Interlink
Ei3028 / Ei3028RF Mains Powered Heat & Carbon Monoxide Alarm - Sealed Lithium Hardwire Interlink
Ei261 Mains Powered Carbon Monoxide Alarm - Sealed Lithium Hardwire Interlink

Ancillary Products

Model Number
Type of unit
Type of interlink
MCP401RC Mains Powered Manual Call Point Hardwire Interlink
Ei1529RC Mains Powered Locate, Silence & Test Control Switch Hardwire Interlink
Ei159 Mains Powered Smoke Alarm Locator Switch Hardware Interlink
Ei128R Mains Powered 5A Relay Module Hardwire Interlink
Ei128RBU Mains Powered 5A Relay Module with Lithium Backup Battery Hardwire Interlink
Y03 Mains Powered Multi Frequency Sounder Hardwire Interlink (via relay)
SAB300C Mains Powered Flashing Xenon Strobe (Clear) Hardwire Interlink (via relay)
SAB300R Mains Powered Flashing Xenon Strobe (Red) Hardwire Interlink (via relay)

Wiring Explained

Mains powered Ei Electronics smoke and heat alarms require a 230V AC power supply and up to 12 alarms can be hardwire interlinked in one system.

To obtain a mains power supply, each alarm can be connected to the nearest lighting circuit using 2 core and earth cable with a separate, dedicated interlink cable connecting all alarms. However, if possible it is recommended that the alarms are all powered from a dedicated circuit from the distribution board using 3 core and earth cable for safety during maintenance, as the interlink cable will carry power from live alarms on other power circuits. Please see the diagram below:-

Wiring Mains Powered Alarms

Technical Data
Product Code
Ei161e Ionisation Smoke Alarm EI161E
Ei166e Optical Smoke Alarm EI166E
Ei164e Heat Alarm EI164E
Brand EI Electronics
Back-Up Battery

Self-Charging Lifetime Lithium Battery

Dimensions (HxDia)

Ei161e Ionisation Alarm: 54x148mm

Ei164e Heat Alarm: 63x148mm

Ei166e Optical Alarm: 54x148mm

Operating Temperature

0 °C to +40 °C

Relative Humidity

15% to 95%

Sound Output

85dB

Weight

EI161E: kg

EI166E: 0.336kg

EI164E: kg

Product Datasheets

Pricing & Availability

Model Stock Price
Ei161e Ionisation Smoke Alarm
Product Code: EI161E
Stock Level:
Discontinued Product
Price:

£33.47 inc VAT

£27.89 ex VAT

Ei166e Optical Smoke Alarm
Product Code: EI166E
Stock Level:
Discontinued Product
Price:

£46.55 inc VAT

£38.79 ex VAT

Ei164e Heat Alarm
Product Code: EI164E
Stock Level:
More than 20 in stock Expected dispatch: Tomorrow
Price:

£50.15 inc VAT

£41.79 ex VAT

Customer Reviews

29 customers have given this product an overall rating of 4.6 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: C R

Well made, easy to fit

Published on: 4th March 2020

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: C R

Quality product, easy to fit

Published on: 4th March 2020

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: C R

Quality product, nice design

Published on: 4th March 2020

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: D Y

Does what it says Pretty easy to fit

Published on: 13th October 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: D Y

Does what it says

Published on: 13th October 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: B W

It replaced my old type that was out of date My only criticism was that the new version is a different shape so the whole unit had to be replaced which meant that I had to engage an electrician to fit which cost me an extra £40 pounds.

Published on: 29th April 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: C B

Very easy to install and looks good Apart from testing once a month you can sleep easy

Published on: 27th April 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: C B

Excellent

Published on: 27th April 2018

Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: R B

Easily installed

Published on: 23rd March 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: D P

Second to none

Published on: 9th February 2018

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