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Replacement for FireAngel SO-601 9V Optical Smoke Alarm

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Product Overview

The FireAngel SO-601 is a 9V optical smoke alarm with toast proof sensing technology, making it less prone to sound falsely when cooking fumes are present. As the SO-601 is now discontinued FireAngel recommends the ST-622 Thermoptek smoke alarm as the most suitable replacement because it will fit on to existing S0-601 base plates. This means it can be swapped over in seconds with no drilling or obvious marks visible on the ceiling.

  • FREE delivery
  • Battery: Built-in, lasts the lifetime of your alarm
  • Warranty: 1 year warranty
  • CE marked and Kitemarked to BS EN 14604
  • Features a test/hush button
  • Ground breaking Thermoptek optical smoke sensing technology
  • Thermally enhanced for quicker detection of smouldering fires (compared to standard optical sensors)
  • Toast proof sensor - less prone to false alarms caused by cooking fumes
  • Ideal for areas adjacent to the kitchen (not suitable for kitchen or garage)
  • Sleep Easy™ function temporarily silences low battery and end of life warning chirp for 8 hours
  • Suitable for installations complying to BS 5839-6: 2019 Grade F1
  • Sensing technology of choice for the UK's Fire and Rescue Service
  • Supplied with fixings; 2 x screws and 2 x rawl plugs
Technical Data
Product Code FASO601
Alternative Product Codes ST-622, ST-622T, ST-622Q, ST-622R, s601
Brand FireAngel
Battery Type

10 Year Sealed Lithium

Dimensions (HxDia)

34x131mm

Operating Temperature

+4°C to +38°C

Relative Humidity

Up to 90%

Sound Output

85dB

Warranty

1 year

Weight 0.21kg
Product Datasheets
FAQs (2)
Q. Can a smoke alarm be fitted with a sticky adhesive pad in a let property?
A.

The sticky pad is suitable for all battery operated smoke alarms. However, we cannot judge if battery alarms are suitable for your let property, as let properties usually require mains powered alarms. There is some advice to this in the governments guides to fire risk assessments. http://www.safelincs.co.uk/Fire-Risk-Assessment/
Also see the LACoRS guide for let properties.

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

The 9V alkaline batteries and AA alkaline batteries generally last 12 to 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.

Key Product Features

Easy-to-use test/hush button takes centre stage

Powered by a 10-year long life battery, sealed in the alarm

Status indicator lights clearly visible around the main button

Includes the required screws and rawl plugs for installation

What's Included?

Every FireAngel FASO601 is supplied with the following components.

  • 1 x FireAngel ST-622 Thermoptek alarm
  • 1 x Sealed 10-year lithium battery
  • 1 x Fixings set (screws and rawl plugs)
  • 1 x Instruction manual

Pricing & Availability

Model Stock Price
Product Code: FASO601 Stock Level:
Available for pre-order Expected dispatch: 1st Nov
Price:

£13.98 inc VAT

£11.65 ex VAT

Delivery Options

The following delivery options are available on this product.

Free Economy Delivery

Free of Charge - Orders will be delivered in 40-42 working days by Hermes

Expedited Delivery

£7.91 inc VAT - Orders will be delivered in 38-39 working days by Hermes

Customer Reviews

80 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: N M

Excellent service and item exactly as described

Published on: 14th June 2021

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: J M

Perfect replacement for a broken and out of date model

Published on: 31st October 2020

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: B W

Goes off when it should and only when it should. I bought this as a replacement for a previous incarnation of the same or similar alarm from safelinks. Very happy with it. No ridiculous squawking over slightly singed toast and other such nonsense - so when it does go off you know to take it seriously. Wouldn't be without it (them actually!)

Published on: 1st September 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: P W

This was an update to one that was there Doesn't go off when your making toast

Published on: 8th June 2019

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by:

Easy to fit. Luckily haven't had the need to test if it works yet.

Published on: 11th February 2019

Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by:

easy to replace old with new

Published on: 29th January 2019

Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by:

Great Product Bought to replace one in my caravan of the same make fitted back plate perfect

Published on: 16th November 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by:

It was easy to attach it to the previous 10 year old FireAngel's base plate, is neat and tidy on the ceiling and does what it's meant to do.

Published on: 10th November 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by:

does the job well love the fact it doesn't go off for toast

Published on: 10th November 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by:

Great speedy service good price good product

Published on: 16th August 2018

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