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Battery Optical Smoke Alarm with Escape Light - First Alert SA720CEUK

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Product Overview

The First Alert SA720CEUK is a 9V battery powered optical smoke alarm with built-in escape light, ideal for installing in bedrooms, landings and hallways. Upon activation, the smoke alarm sounds a loud 85dB warning alarm and the super bright escape light automatically illuminates, helping to light the escape route in an emergency. The SA720CEUK requires no wiring whatsoever and features a test and hush button.

  • Battery: 9V alkaline battery (included)
  • Warranty: 10 year warranty
  • Please note that First Alert are no longer manufacturing new stock for the European Market and while the products may have a 2018/19 manufacturing date they still provide a full 10 year lifespan and full warranty cover from date of purchase
  • Test and hush button feature
  • CE marked and tested to BS EN 14604
  • Suitable for installations complying to BS 5839-6: 2019 Grade F2
  • Built-in super bright escape light automatically illuminates on activation
  • Helps to illuminate your escape route from the property
  • Loud 85dB warning alarm
  • Optical smoke sensor - quick to detect slow smouldering fires
  • Supplied with fixings; 2 x screws and 2 x rawl plugs
  • Product warranty and life commences from date of purchase
Technical Data
Product Code 1ASA720CEUK
Alternative Product Codes SA720, SA720CE, SA720CEUK
Brand First Alert
Battery Type

9V Alkaline

Dimensions (HxDia)

50x120mm

Operating Temperature

+5°C to +38°C

Relative Humidity

10% to 85%

Sound Output

85dB

Warranty

10 years

Weight 0.32kg
Product Datasheets
FAQs (3)
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.

Q. What sort of smoke alarm system would I need to install for a HMO?
A.

BS 5839-6 recommends that one or two storey HMOs with an individual floor area of no more than 200sqm (not the total of both floors) should have a Grade D smoke alarm system installed. Grade D refers to mains powered smoke alarms with a back up battery power supply. The alarms can be interlinked either by wire or by radio signal and the system does not require a separate fire alarm panel. For HMOs of 3 storey or higher, a Grade A panel system would need to be installed. This can cover the whole of the building, or can be used just for the communal areas with a separate Grade D system installed for the individual dwellings. For both applications, the level of cover should be a minimum of LD3 (in all escape routes) but this may change according to the fire risk assessment.

Customer Reviews

20 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: G C

Easy to install, good value for money.

Published on: 28th December 2020

Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by: S P

Promptly delivered, easy to install..hopefully will work well!

Published on: 19th December 2020

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by:

Ideal for additional detection in new kitchen/diner area

Published on: 26th February 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by:

Have so far managed to avoid dying in a blazing inferno - would recommend! We've actually purchased this unit to act as a dust monitor in our sandblast room, if the system should develop a leak. For this it works well, and the light gives a visual warning when ear defenders are being worn.

Published on: 16th February 2018

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by:

good product had one before for about twenty years so just got another one

Published on: 15th September 2017

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by:

Just what I ordered.

Published on: 16th May 2017

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by:

Logic in exercise great idea to have a light with alarm

Published on: 4th May 2017

Rating: 5 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by:

Excellent product and fast delivery

Published on: 17th April 2017

Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by:

Have had one for years so wanted straight replacement.

Published on: 7th March 2017

Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

Reviewed by:

Very pleased with product

Published on: 25th February 2017

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