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Easichange® Replacement Smoke alarm for Ei161 and Ei161RC

55 Customer Reviews
£46.55 inc VAT
£38.79 ex VAT
Product Overview

The easichange® Ei161EK replacement kit has been specifically designed to allow an Ei161or Ei161RC ionisation smoke alarm head (the main and most visible part of the smoke alarm containing the sensor and the electronics) to be replaced at the end of its life without the need of an electrician. The kit contains a genuine Ei Electronics Ei3016 optical smoke alarm head and a simple guide showing how to quickly and safely replace your smoke alarm head. A free specially designed removal tool is also included in every order of Easichange alarms. The smoke alarm base with the wiring is left on the ceiling in this process.

  • Genuine Ei3016 replacement optical smoke alarm
  • Rechargeable lithium back-up battery (included)
  • FREE removal tool with every order
  • 5 year warranty
  • Test and Hush (silence) button
  • Kitemarked to BS EN 14604: 2005
  • Suitable for installations complying to BS 5839-6: 2019 Grade D1
  • CE marked

The simple installation process of the easichange® replacements kits negates the need of an electrician.

Technical Data
Product Code EI161RCEK
Alternative Product Codes Ei161, Ei161RC, Ei161e, Ei161EK, Ei3016
Brand EI Electronics
Back-Up Battery

Longlife Lithium Battery

Dimensions (HxWxD)


Operating Temperature

0 to 40°C

Relative Humidity

15% to 95% Relative Humidity

Sound Output


Weight 0.28kg
Product Datasheets
FAQs (2)
Q. Can I upgrade an existing Ei140 series base with a Ei160 series smoke alarm?

Yes, the bases for the Ei140 and Ei160 series are identical units and are interchangeable.

Q. Do you supply a tool to remove a mains powered smoke alarm from the base to replace the backup battery and the replacement battery required?

Yes, we do sell the Easichange tool separate to the kits. We also sell the 9v lithium longlife batteries required for these alarms.

Pricing & Availability

Model Stock Price
Product Code: EI161RCEK Stock Level:
More than 20 in stock Expected dispatch: Tomorrow

£46.55 inc VAT

£38.79 ex VAT

Delivery Options

The following delivery options are available on this product.

Economy Delivery

£4.79 inc VAT - Orders will be delivered in 3-5 working days by Hermes

Express Delivery

£7.91 inc VAT - Orders will be delivered in 1-2 working days by Hermes

Customer Reviews

55 customers have given this product an overall rating of 4.9 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: P S

Easy install up and running in seconds

Published on: 18th August 2020

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: S P

Easy DIY replacement An item that's a must but hope not to use

Published on: 15th July 2020

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: A S

Ideal replacement

Published on: 6th July 2020

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: S F

Easy to install. Fitted perfectly as a replacement for an old model.

Published on: 21st June 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: J A

Excellent products and customer service

Published on: 4th February 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: M R

Excellent product and simple to fit.

Published on: 13th October 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: P D

Made changing the smoke alarms so easy. Excellent.

Published on: 14th September 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: J H

Does what is required

Published on: 3rd September 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: H N

Easy to fit replacement

Published on: 29th March 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: D J

Easy to replace our old alarm with this new updated model!

Published on: 9th March 2018

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