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    gjd detector advice

    ive ordered a gjd xl opal. My driveway is approx 10m deep. The idea of the detector is to alert me inside, using the gjd controller for activity on the driveway. Would I be best to mount the detector above the windows on ground floor or put them on the ground near the pavement facing the...
  2. gazdkw82

    Fire detector options

    The fire alarm in the hallway is to sensitive when cooking. It's old and needs changing anyway. It's a mains voltage smoke alarm. I plan to replace it
  3. B

    Mains wired smoke / heat / CO detector question

    Hi Guys We're having work done to insert an open plan kitchen-diner and snug seating area plus wood burner into already existing extension. One load bearing wall is being knocked through. Electrician just bumped his quote up by £820 to cover replacing this consumer unit and moving it up the...
  4. diyterry

    Pipe and cable detector

    Evening all, what do you good people use to detect hidden cables and pipes in walls my Bosch scanner is unreliable and triggers if there are no cables present.
  5. D

    Alarm Recessed Ceiling PIR Detector

    Hi I am installing a Pyronix Euro 46 V10 Hybrid Alarm Panel. I want to use wired ceiling pir detectors with it. Pyronix do a flush mounted one, however I am looking for a recessed ceiling pir detector to install. Does anyone know of any I can use. Thanks Dave
  6. O

    MF smoke detector installation for ground floor

    Hi All, Moving inappropriate ground floor smoke detector installation from hall corner to middle of ceiling. Original wiring is OMGrade under flooring above (currently lifted); JB (not MF) feeding mains and interlink via even nastier chocbox housing plastic screw connector box. Just about...
  7. S

    Sequential reversing starter for metal detector conveyor

    Can't seem to find any standard circuit diagrams for sequential reversing starter. The metal detector conveyor has manual mode and automatic reversal mode. Need to prevent the conveyor from going backwards during false signals or anything else while the conveyor is standstill. It should reverse...
  8. K

    Perforation Spark Detector

    Work in a plastic bag manufacturing company. Perforated spark detector which counts bags has gone kaput. I think it’s the inductor which generates 10kv volt through bag perforation which then sends the signal back to the counter is faulty. Can’t find replacement board. New ones too expensive...
  9. charlie76

    Domestic Smoke Detector Recommendations

    Looking for advice on reasonably priced, reliable smoke detectors to fit the following, any recommendations would be appreciated: Mains operated Radio/Wireless Interlink Battery Backed
  10. P

    Wooden shed heat detector

    Hi, I have been asked advice on installing a smoke detector inside a small wooden shed at the bottom of a garden, which is currently used for spray tanning. I have said that a smoke detector will be of no use as the mist from the machine will constantly sound the alarm. I thought I could fit an...
  11. D

    Smoke detector brand ID

    Does anyone know which brand of smoke detector this is? Cheers
  12. N

    Fire alarm detector help....

    Hi guys, I'm hoping one of you will be able to help me with this, i have had a client send me a couple of picture of existing detectors that need changing and for the life of me i cannot remember what make/model they are! Thanks Again!!
  13. E

    Switching bathroom extractor fan with microwave detector.

    Hi all.... Quick question for you, what are your thoughts on the above? I am looking for an alternate way to operate a bathroom extractor fan (don't want it on with the lights and don't want extra pull cords etc) - I propose to fit an inline fan in the loft, switched with a microwave sensor...
  14. P

    Testing Fike Twinflex Multipoint heat detector with Solo 460

    I am having trouble testing an installation with several Fike Twinflex Multipoint detectors set to heat mode. I have a Solo 460 heat tester which works fine with Apollo A1R detectors but not with the Fike detectors. I think the reason may be that the shape is different - it looks as if the hot...
  15. leep82

    Carbon Monoxide Alarm

    Currently pricing a rewire for a two bed terraced house and just wondered on people thoughts on fire detection. I am going to install mains powered with battery back up and was thinking of :- 1 x heat detector in kitchen 1 x smoke detector in living room 1 x smoke detector on landing Should i...
  16. N

    how to safely decommission smoke alarm cables

    Hi all what would comply with the regs regarding decommissioning mains smoke alarm and cables ? eg. if cable fed from db or lights ? disconnect and put cable in to a mf junction box ? eg. cables going in to smoke detectors, would you need to do the same to these as disconnected from the origin...
  17. S

    Why are smoke detectors so ugly?

    I know there are few out now that look ok, like the nest models, but still smoke/heat/CO detectors are very unslightly. One of the biggest complaints from customers, can rouine the look of a nice kitchen. Usually don't agree with customers but they are right in this case!
  18. N

    Carbon Monoxide installation?

    Just after a bit of advice please. I need to install a carbon monoxide detector in a rented flat but not sure whether it needs 1 or 2. It's a small one bed flat with a kitchen and living room. The gas boiler is in a separate kitchen cupboard and there is a gas hob in the kitchen. There is also...
  19. podmore78

    Stud Detector recommendation

    Hi Guys My colleague and I are currently looking to purchase a new stud detector but at the moment are struggling to find one that will detect stud, and cables through plaster skim and concrete. Could anyone help with recommending a detector they use that will pick up stud, conduit and cables...
  20. T

    Looking for a bit of advice regarding Dali dimmers used with presence detectors guys,

    Client has had an operational system for two years, but now the lights when fully dimmed for around 20mins have started going back to full brightness on an intermittent basis. The system comprises of retractable switch, L.C.M. and dimmable presence detector. I suspect the detector but my...