DSC 832 smoke in constant alarm


Old 07-05-16, 12:37 PM
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DSC 832 smoke in constant alarm

I have an DSC 832 model PC 5010 alarm system. The house is using ESL model 449C smoke detectors. Last night one of the three smokes went into alarm without any reason and after being reset will go right back to alarm. I popped in a new smoke and reset the system and a few seconds later it goes right back to alarm.

Where do I go from here?
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Old 07-06-16, 03:12 AM
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If the new smoke is going into alarm (the red indicator on the smoke is on), then there is something in the environment that is triggering it. If you are getting the alarm with no indication on the smoke, then either you have a wiring fault (a short or partial short) or there is another device on the same loop that is causing the issue.
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I think its a loop issue, by the looks of it.

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