The FireAngel CO-9X is a 7 year sealed battery carbon monoxide alarm with three LED status indicators to show when the unit has power, or has entered a fault or alarm mode.
The alarm can be wall mounted or left free standing and will sound a loud 85dB warning if dangerous levels of CO are detected.
The 7 year sealed battery powered FireAngel CO-9X carbon monoxide alarm features clear LED indicators for power, fault or alarm status and a large test/reset button for ease of testing the device. The CO detector can be wall mounted for home use, or can be left free standing, making it a suitable portable detector to take on holiday.
This is the technical data for the 7 Year Carbon Monoxide Alarm - FireAngel CO-9X.
|Alternative Product Codes||CO-9X, CO9X, fac09xfar, fac09x-far|
|Sensitivity||50ppm (parts per million)|
|Sound Output||85dB at 1 metre|
|Operating Temperature||-10 °C to +40 °C|
|Relative Humidity (non-condensing)||30% to 90%|
|Battery Type||7 year sealed lithium battery|
Q. Where should I install carbon monoxide detectors?
A. CO detectors should be installed near boilers and other potential sources of carbon monoxide. Keep a 1 to 3 meter distance to the boiler etc to avoid small start-up CO discharges to cause false alarms.
As you are likely to be most affected by CO in areas of your home that you spend the most time in it is advisable to install detectors in those areas as well, such as the living room and bedrooms.
It is also worth noting that while one detector is better than no detectors at all, larger homes may require several detectors to cover the property fully.
Which areas to avoid?
Do not install CO alarms above or below windows.
Although most kitchens contain fuel burning appliances it is not recommended to install your detector there. Kitchens can be quite steamy while you are cooking and this may affect the sensor in the CO detector. Similarly it is not recommended to install detectors in dusty areas such as workshops or garages.
For more information please watch our video guide
Q. Is this CO Detector compliant with all relevant standards to allow me to place it in a tenanted property as I am a landlord?
A. Yes, this CO alarm has been Kitemarked to EN 50291-1: 2010 and has been awarded a CE mark. It should be installed in line with the manufacturers guidance.
Q. How long do the batteries last in smoke alarms?
A. The 9V alkaline batteries last 12~18 months. Lithium batteries will usually last 5x longer than their alkaline counterparts, achieving around 5 years lifetime. Some lithium cells are also rechargeable, and when used in a mains-powered alarm may last for the entire functional lifespan of the alarm. Newer alarm models may also feature a "sealed" lithium battery. These batteries are specialist components which are designed to not be removed or need replacing by the user, and have been tested by the alarm manufacturer to ensure they last for the lifetime of the alarm.
Please Note: the actual lifetime of your batteries depends on how often the alarms are tested or activated, as sounding the alarm draws more power than when the alarms are "waiting" to detect fire. You should also read your alarm's manual to make sure you only use the recommended types and brands of batteries, as failing to follow these instructions may cause the alarm to malfunction, not alerting you in the event of a fire, and might also invalidate the warranty.
Q. What is the best way to test my alarm?
A. We recommend testing alarms by pressing the test button built-in to the unit, as this is designed to simulate the detection of the target stimuli (usually smoke, heat, or CO) at the alarm sensor. You should test your alarms regularly to ensure they are protecting building occupants, preferably every week. For more detailed guidance, check the manual included with your alarm.
Q. What are the regulations to testing CO detectors? Do I need to use test gas?
A. There is no legal or BSI requirement to test the CO detectors with a test gas. A weekly check with the test button is fully sufficient if you choose a quality CO detector. The test gas is offered as a 'belts and braces' option.
51 customers have rated this product and it has an overall rating of 4.4 out of 5
Reviewed by: NT
Installed easily. No comment yet, it hasn't gone off, so either our boat is safe or it isn't working!
Published on: 23rd November 2018
Reviewed by: MJ
Reliable and speedy delivery at a competitive price.
Published on: 9th October 2018
Reviewed by: BM
Works when tested, hope never to hear it other than when tested.
Published on: 19th May 2018
Reviewed by: AO
product as described I would buy other products
Published on: 11th May 2018
Reviewed by: GC
Good product right price delivered on time
Published on: 28th April 2018
Reviewed by: CD
Easy to install Too early to comment on performance over time, but looks well built.
Published on: 1st April 2018
Reviewed by: MW
Neat and practical to use, visibility of the detector working is reassurance. Hope we never have to find out how really good it is.
Published on: 3rd February 2018
Reviewed by: TB
product very new so I cant comment on effectivness but the product seems fit for ourpose and can be used in different settings. I am pleased with it.
Published on: 29th January 2018
Reviewed by: KG
sent direct to tenants who installed it easily swift postage
Published on: 4th January 2018
Reviewed by: KV
if it works then great - if it don't then we have had it!! merry christmas
Published on: 16th December 2017
Reviewed by: GS
Appears to be well made but have not tested the device in terms of its capability to detect CO.
Published on: 3rd September 2017
Reviewed by: JO
Does exactly as described, very satisfied with product.
Published on: 22nd June 2017
Reviewed by: DT
I have instaled this product & found it does do what it says
Published on: 2nd January 2017
Reviewed by: LB
Reasonable price and confidence in the supplier. Only negative point is that the 'on' indicator is not easily visible so initially I was not sure whether it was working.
Published on: 26th November 2016
Reviewed by: SR
Won't know if it's excellent until it alarms! Value for money. Prompt delivery. Highly recommended.
Published on: 21st November 2016
Reviewed by: JB
Easy to set up,discrete and does the job well.
Published on: 18th November 2016
Reviewed by: TS
Seems to do just what the description said
Published on: 16th November 2016
Reviewed by: MF
Attractive price for a decent product. The plastic mounting piece which comes with the 10 year detector made the 10 year detector much easier to fit on a wall.
Published on: 1st November 2016
Reviewed by: JS
So far so good Hope it never has to function as a warning
Published on: 30th October 2016
Reviewed by: MN
It seems to work but hopefully it will never meet CO.
Published on: 11th October 2016
Reviewed by: JM
Does what it says I guess. I'm no authority
Published on: 5th October 2016
Reviewed by: JW
Great alarm for the money Got this alarm as it had excellent reviews. The alarm it replaced was not sealed for life so had to replace the batteries once a year and had no indication when it ceased to function. Time will tell if the alarm lives up to its rating, but so far no complaints.
Published on: 12th May 2016
Reviewed by: SR
Like the stand so you can place on a high shelf if you don't want to hang on a wall
Published on: 20th April 2016
Reviewed by: LM
Good product delivered quickly Cannot comment on its longevity but so far so good. It would be a suggestion to have double side tape on the unit to enable it to be positioned in a suitable location.
Published on: 11th April 2016
Reviewed by: CB
Seems fine But until I actually have a carbon monoxide emission somewhere, how will I know how good it is?
Published on: 29th March 2016
Reviewed by: EW
Quick delivery, easy to install and competitive pricing.
Published on: 21st March 2016
Reviewed by: RM
neat appearance and unobtrusive There is I assume no method of testing this device to see if it detects CO. We are therefore reliant on your assurances
Published on: 29th February 2016
Reviewed by: SH
Fit for purpose Was initially sent wrong item and then wrong number of items. Was rectified via customer service.
Published on: 12th February 2016
Reviewed by: LP
Easy to use and install Thankfully I haven't had a genuine reason to test these but they're simple enough to test
Published on: 9th February 2016
Reviewed by: MD
Smart, neat and portable device. I have rated this product as OK as I am pleased with design and portability of the product. I now have a gas (cold effect) fire which replaces an old gas fire and back boiler which WAS FAULTY. I brought this item so that I can have it in the room when running the fire or move it to the spare room where the combe boiler is situated.
Published on: 4th February 2016
Reviewed by: RW
Excellent Product,, easy to fit , simple to use Bargain price
Published on: 3rd February 2016
Reviewed by: MD
Have not needed them to prove themselves as yelt, hopefully I won't. Have had them before, a good product.
Published on: 2nd February 2016
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