Wireless smoke detector wiring

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Old 07-30-16, 09:27 AM
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Wireless smoke detector wiring

Can you power wireless SD using 12/2 wire and interconnect by just the wireless. Curious to use power for saving battery but trying to keep from running additional 12/3 just to interconnect signal.
 
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Old 07-30-16, 09:58 AM
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I don't recommend modifying any smoke detectors..... wired or wireless. Any modifications will void any warranty and absolve the manufacturer of any responsibility.

If you're having a problem with short battery life it may be time to upgrade to newer smoke detectors that now have longer battery life.
 
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Most wireless smokes use lithium batteries, and are good for several years of normal service...
 
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