Detection of polyurethane foam in both slow smoldering & fast flaming fires
Immunity to high-voltage current surges
The Universal Security Instruments AMI1061SC 2-in-1 Sensing Plus® Hardwired Smoke and Fire Alarm provides 10 years of continuous protection against deadly threats in the home. New Sensing Plus® Multi-Criteria Detection provides the benefits of both photoelectric and ionization alarms in one device to protect against fast flaming and slow smoldering fires. Perfect for new or replacement installations, this maintenance-free alarm is suitable for houses, apartments and mobile homes. This 2-in-1 alarm includes a 10 year lithium free battery backup that will never have to be replaced throughout the life of the detector, giving you a decade's worth in peace of mind even in the event of a power outage.
This 2-in-1 alarm implements a 10 year lithium-free battery that will never have to be replaced throughout the life of the detector, giving you a decade's worth in peace of mind even in the event of a power outage. 10 Year Permanent Power also saves money from battery replacements (up to $38.00 over the 10-year life of the alarm), eliminates annoying low battery chirps and helps the environment by reducing environmental waste from disposed batteries. This hardwired smoke and fire alarm features microprocessor intelligence that offers superior false alarm resistance. A single silence/test button to quiet a non-hazardous alarm and an end-of-service life warning that sounds when it's time to replace the battery (approximately 10-years from activation) have also been included.
Perfect for replacing existing USIAlarms, Universal Security Sensing Plus® Hardwired Smoke and Fire Detectors feature a large mounting base to cover imperfections in drywall and the option to replace retrofitting applications. The quick activation battery pull tab makes it easy to install while the deactivation key switches the alarm off and makes the batteries safe for disposal. Once the 10 year smoke and fire alarm is deactivated, the tamper resistant feature turns on to prevent deactivated alarms from being reinstalled.
This hardwired smoke and fire alarm conforms to UL 217 Standard 8th Edition. USI UL compliant smoke and fire detectors have been approved by the California State Fire Marshal and Federal Housing Authority (FHA) to exceed industry standards. New Sensing Plus® Multi-Criteria Detection provides:
Resistance to False Alarms from Cooking.
Detection of Polyurethane Foam in both Slow Smoldering & Fast Flaming Fires.
Immunity to High-Voltage Current Surges.
For maximum protection, install a smoke and fire alarm inside of every bedroom, outside every sleeping area and on all levels. The Universal Security Instruments AMI1061SC 2-in-1 Sensing Plus® Hardwired Smoke & Fire Smart Alarm comes with a 10-year limited warranty that covers both the battery and alarm.
Warranty: 10 Year Limited Warranty on both battery and alarm
Power Source: Hardwired
Alarm Battery: 10 Year Lithium Free Battery Backup
Q: How often should I replace the battery in my smoke, CO and natural gas alarms?
A: Many of our alarms come with a 10-year sealed Permanent Power battery that never needs replacing during the 10 year life of the alarm. Batteries in non sealed alarms should be replaced at least once a year or when the low battery signal sounds. Permanent Power battery technology helps keep you safe, because working smoke alarms are an important factor in surviving a home fire.
Q: What's the optimum placement of protection devices in my home?
A: Early detection of smoke, carbon monoxide, and natural gas is key to saving lives. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends installing a smoke alarm on every level of your home, including finished attics and basements. You are also encouraged to install a smoke detector inside every bedroom and at the top of certain stairways.
Q: Do I need four kinds of detectors or can one do it all?
A: You never know what kind of hazard will strike your home, or when. That's why we recommend technology that can detect carbon monoxide (CO) and natural gas as well as smoke and fire. You'll get the most protection from devices that can quickly and accurately detect and respond to a range of threats.
Q: What are "nuisance alarms"? Why are they a concern?
A: A smoke alarm that goes off when there's no emergency is annoying. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), such "nuisance alarms" are the leading reason why homeowners intentionally disable their smoke detectors. Yet doing so can be deadly. A survey conducted by the NFPA found that smoke alarms sounded in only half of the home fires reported to U.S. fire departments, and almost two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms.
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USI Sensing Plus AMI1061SC Hardwired Smoke & Fire Alarm, 10 Year Battery Backup Reviews
No more changing batteries!
Reviewed: 07/01/2021 by Blake A
These are truly the all-in-one smoke alarm. There are so many features in smoke alarms today, which makes choosing one very difficult. But USI packs all the features into one unit, without adding to the cost. Not to mention that the battery is guaranteed to last 10 years, so no more waking up to that annoying beeping sound in the middle of the night. Hooray!!
Reviewed: 06/17/2021 by Susan Y
One of the detectors was on backorder, as many items are during a pandemic, but the company sent them when they predicted they would be back in stock. My friend helped me do the hardwiring on all 5 detectors, and after the first one, the others went quickly. So far no false alarms, and they test well. The hardest part of installation was figuring which circuit breaker on my electrical panel shut off all the detectors!!
Easy to install
Reviewed: 03/31/2021 by Wes H
Replaced all the smoke detectors in my house in an afternoon. Very easy to install and looking forward to 10 years of zero maintenance.
Smoke and CO detectors
Reviewed: 02/26/2021 by David Robbins
Easy to install product. Fair pricing, free shipping and quick delivery. Informative website.
Replacement for older smoke detectors:
Reviewed: 02/12/2021 by Steven Pauff
Great smoke & fire detector. Really like the fact that they are dual sensor detectors. Replaced all 3 of my hardwired detectors. Installation was very easy for me, but if your not comfortable with electrical wiring, I suggest hiring a certified electrician. I do wish they made a version of this with a built in path light.
Three Interconnected AMI1061SC Smoke Detectors
Reviewed: 02/06/2021 by Edward Dasse
Just installed them in the garage, kitchen and bedroom hallway. No nuisance alarms after three days with moderate cooking. Starting car in the garage did not cause an alarm.
These were the only ones I could find with dual sensing, interconnection and smart rejection of nuisance alarms.