The Firex i4618 Hardwire Smoke Alarm by Kidde is an ionization smoke alarm that operates on a 120V power source with 9V battery backup. The Firex i4618 smoke alarm offers many benefits for installers and homeowners, such as its easy-access slide load front battery door. This alarm is powered by your home's electricity and will interconnect with other smoke alarms in your home. Experts recommend interconnected alarms, because when one sounds, they all sound, providing an early warning against fire by dramatically increasing your ability to hear an alarm anywhere in your home, regardless of where the fire starts. This alarm uses ionization sensing technology. Ionization sensing alarms may detect invisible fire particles (associated with flaming fires) sooner than photoelectric alarms. Photoelectric sensing alarms may detect visible particles (associated with smoldering fires) sooner than ionization alarms. Kidde strongly recommends that both ionization and photoelectric smoke alarms be installed to help insure maximum detection of the various types of fire that can occur within the home The 120 volt Firex 4618 Pro Basic smoke detector has an ionization Sensor, quick connect power harness, is multi-station interconnectable, has a 5 year warranty, and is not available to members in Iowa, Oregon Or Vermont.
Red LED flashes until reset for quick, clear identification of initiating smoke alarm in interconnected system
Visible low battery indicator helps locate chirping unit
Front loading battery door makes battery changing simple, power link tab makes installation faster
False alarm control quiets unwanted alarms for up to 8 minutes
Interconnects with other compatible Firex smoke alarms and heat alarms