Universal Security Instruments CD-9690 manual


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  • Page 1

    WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT CO Carbon monoxide (CO) is an insidious poison. It is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas. It is a cumulative poison. Even low levels of CO have been shown to cause brain and other vital organ damage in unborn infants with no effect on the mother. The following symptoms are related to CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING and should[...]

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    Page 2 Activation of this device indicates the presence of carbon monoxide (CO) which can kill you. If alarm sounds: 1. Operate test/reset button; 2. Call your emergency services, fire department or 911; 3. Immediately move to fresh air - outdoors or by an open door/window. Do a head count to check that all persons are accounted for. Do not reenter[...]

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    Page 3 LOCATIONS TO AVOID Nuisance alarms are caused by placing alarms where they will not operate properly. To avoid nuisance alarms, do not place alarms: – Within 1 foot (.3m) from fluorescent lights. Electronic noise may cause false alarms. – Within 5 feet (1.5m) of any cooking appliance. – Closer than 20 feet (6m) away from a furnace or o[...]

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    DEVELOPING YOUR OWN CO SAFETY PLAN This CO alarm can quickly alert you to the presence of CO - it cannot prevent toxic CO emissions. Please note that there are hazards against which CO detection may not be effective, such as gas leaks or explosions. The ultimate responsibility for protection against toxic CO fumes rests solely on you. Installing CO[...]

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    INSTALLATION AND OPERATION INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: CAUTION!! READ CAREFULLY. CAUTION: THIS UNIT IS SEALED. THE COVER IS NOT REMOVABLE ! Leave your CO alarm plugged in year-round. CO problems can occur any time during the year and this alarm can only alert you if it is plugged in and receiving power. This CO alarm is intended for use in a standar[...]

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    Page 6 NORMAL OPERATION In normal operation, the alarm will blink the green LED off once approximately every 20 seconds. The display will indicate the current CO readings (if higher than 30ppm) or three dashes (Model CD-9690). SERVICE/TROUBLE CONDITION Periodically, the alarm's measurement circuit is tested. If an error is detected, the alarm [...]

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    Page 7 MAINTENANCE BATTERY REPLACEMENT The CO alarm is powered (backup) by a 9V battery. A fresh battery should last for one year under normal operating conditions. This alarm has a low battery monitor circuit which will cause the alarm to sound a short "beep" approximately every 40 seconds, for a minimum of 7 days, when the battery gets [...]

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    288-3401-00 UNIVERSAL FIVE YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY Universal Security Instruments, Inc. ("Universal") warrants your Universal product to be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of five (5) years from the date of purchase. This warranty applies only to the original consumer purchaser and only to products used in normal [...]