What does it mean when my smoke detector flashes red?
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Then, what does flashing red light on smoke detector mean?
The flashing red light gives a visual indication that the smoke alarm is functioning properly. It also indicates a working battery is connected to the smoke alarm.
Beside above, why is my smoke detector blinking red every 10 seconds? If the smoke is not too dense, the alarm will silence immediately and the red LED blinks every 10 seconds. This indicates that the alarm is in a temporarily desensitized condition. The smoke alarm will automatically reset after approximately 10 minutes and sound the alarm if particles of combustion are still present.
Accordingly, how do you reset the red light on a smoke detector?
Press the “Test,” “Silence” or “Hush” button to reset the smoke detector if it has a blinking red light. Press "*72" (star, seven, two) to reset a smoke detector on an alarm system with a keypad.
What does the red and green light mean on a smoke detector?
This smoke alarm is equipped with red and green LED indicators. The green LED (when illuminated) indicates the presence of AC power. The red LED has four modes of operation: Standby Condition: The red LED will flash every 30-40 seconds to indicate that the smoke alarm is operating properly.