What is a latching alarm indicator?
Then, what does alarm latch mean?
Latching Alarm Indication – Alarm Latch and Low Battery Latch Every BRK photo and ion smoke, combination and CO alarm has a Latching Alarm feature. The unit “latches” or remembers which alarm initiated the event. The Latching Alarm feature will remain active until you press the test/silence button.
Beside above, what is First Alert latch? The First Alert BRK SC9120B Hardwired Combination Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm uses an electrochemical CO sensing technology and Ionization sensor for smoke detection. Its latching alarm indicator automatically identifies which unit initiated the alarm–even after the conditions that set off the alarm have subsided.
Considering this, why is the red light flashing on my smoke detector?
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.
Why is my smoke alarm beeping 3 times?
When the batteries are nearly discharged after working for a period of time, in some cases up to 6 months or 1 year, for the replaceable type, the smoke sensors are designed to make a beep sound at intervals as a warning that the battery need to be replaced or recharged. Discharged batteries also lead to False alarm.