Optical Smoke Alarm
1 Year Replaceable Battery
Our SB1-T optical smoke alarm is ideal for grade F2 installations where cost is a priority. Optical alarms are recommended in the British Standard BS 5839-6 for installation in circulation areas such as hallways and landings.
A fast response to slow burning fires.
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This alarm cannot be interlinked to other alarms in your home, but still offers a high protection against fire. Follow the installation guides to ensure your alarm is installed correctly and test weekly.GET IN TOUCH
FireAngel are committed to developing technologies that ensure the highest level of fire and CO detection to protect all communities.
With power inputs to suit all installations, including sealed, tamper proof, batteries or mains powered options with back-up batteries, you can be confident your FireAngel device will protect properties for years to come.
Tried and tested technology as used and trusted by over 90% of UK Fire and Rescue Services
The optical smoke sensing chamber works by 'seeing' smoke as it enters the alarm - making it perfect for slow burning fires where there is thick white smoke. For the fastest response to all fire types search for FireAngel Specification Multi-Sensor alarms.
The unit is provided with one 9V battery which will last around a year and can then be replaced. For long-life alarms look for FireAngel Specification, our 10 year life range with mains and sealed battery powered which will protect properties for 10 years.
We are leading the way in fire safety with state of the art design and technology to deliver the most reliable and efficient home safety solutions. Our advanced, intelligent sensing technology is used and trusted by over 90% of UK Fire and Rescue Services and delivers enhanced levels of safety for tenants and properties.
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No, the SB1-T is a standalone battery-powered optical smoke alarm with no interlink options. This unit cannot be interlinked with any other products – please see our FireAngel Specification range or our FireAngel Mains with 9V battery backup range, both of these ranges offer hardwire and wireless interlink options.
According to latest BS 5839-6 standards, for maximum LD1 protection you should fit a smoke alarm in the following rooms: Hallway, Landing, Living Room, Bedroom, Airing / Meter Cupboards, Loft, Garage. A smoke alarm is not recommended for installation in a kitchen, you should install a heat alarm in kitchens.
For further guidance on BS 5836-6, please visit our Standards and Regulations Section.
Whilst BS 5839-6 has previously been split into six varying Grades, each outlining the level of protection appropriate for certain properties and their corresponding levels of risk, the new update has altered the six sections, removing Grade B and Grade E, whilst Grade D and Grade F have been split into Grade D1 / Grade D2 and Grade F1 / Grade F2 respectively. Grade C has been revised and its recommendations expanded.
The 2019 grading system is as follows:
|Separate detectors, sounders and central control and indicating equipment with back-up power supply that conforms to British Standards BS EN 54.|
|Separate detectors and sounders that are mains powered with back-up power supply and central control equipment.|
|A system of one or more mains powered detectors, each with a tamper‑proof standby supply consisting of a battery or batteries (such as FireAngel’s SM-SN-1 and HM-SN-1 alarm).|
|A system of one or more mains-powered detectors, each with an integral standby supply consisting of a user‑replaceable battery or batteries. (such as FireAngel’s SW1-PF-T and HW1-PF-T alarm).|
|A system of one or more battery-powered detectors powered by a tamper‑proof primary battery or batteries (such as FireAngel’s ST-622, ST-750 alarm).|
|A system of one or more battery-powered detectors powered by a user‑replaceable primary battery or batteries. (such as FireAngel’s SB1-T alarm).|
|Please note: Grades B and E are no longer defined in BS 5839-6:2019.|