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Kidde AC Hardwired Interconnect Photoelectric Smoke Alarm with Hush™
P12040

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120V AC Photoelectric Smoke Alarm Model P12040

  • Photoelectric Sensing Technology.

  • One button design (operates Hush™ and test).

  • Large mounting base.

  • 9V Battery Backup (included).

  • Tamper resist feature.

  • Pre-stripped wiring harness with tinned strands.

  • Part #: 21006371

  • Previous Model #: PE120

Power Source
Hardwired
Sensor
Photoelectric
Safety Features
Good

The Kidde P12040 is a 120VAC powered photoelectric smoke alarm with 9V battery back up. This advanced smoke alarm has the ability to function as a stand-alone unit or in an interconnected system. The Kidde P12040 includes a test button, quick-connect power harness and offers a 10-year limited warranty. This alarm uses photoelectric sensing technology. Photoelectric sensing alarms may detect visible particles (associated with smoldering fires) sooner than ionization alarms. Ionization sensing alarms may detect invisible fire particles (associated with flaming fires) sooner that photoelectric alarms.

Kidde strongly recommends that both ionization and photoelectric smoke alarms be installed to help insure maximum detection of the various types of fire that can occur within the home. The Kidde model P12040 is a 120VAC powered alarm that includes a 9V battery backup to provide continuous protection during a power failure and included a quick connect power harness to make installation simple.

Part Number (Ordering Number): 21006371

  • Photoelectric Sensor – Advanced photoelectric sensor may detect visible particles (associated with smoldering fires) sooner than ionization alarms.

  • Battery Backup (9V Battery Included) – Provides continuous protection even during power outages.

  • Test Button – Tests unit’s electronic circuitry, horn and battery function.

  • Quick Connect Power Harness – Makes installation fast and easy.

  • Dust Cover – Protects sensor during construction.

  • Battery Pull Tab – Eliminates battery installation time and keeps battery fresh.

  • Red LED – Indicates that the smoke alarm is operating properly, HushTM, and alarm condition.

  • Green LED – Indicates the presence of AC power.

Technical Specifications

Model: P12040
UPC: 0-47871-40399-8
Power Source: 120VAC
Sensor: Photoelectric
Audio Alarm: 85dB at 10ft
Temperature Range: 40˚F (4.4˚C) to 100˚F (37.8˚C)
Humidity Range: 5%-95% relative humidity (RH)
Size: 5.6” in diameter x 1.55” depth
Weight: 1lb
Interconnects: Up to 24 Kidde devices
LED: Green, receiving ac power, Red , alarm mode
Warranty: 10 year limited


P12040-Technical-Diagram

Architectural and Engineering Specifications

The smoke alarm shall be Kidde model P12040 or approved equal. It shall be powered by a 120VAC, 60Hz, 80mA source along with a 9V battery back up. The unit shall incorporate a photoelectric sensor with nominal sensitivity of 1.20%/ft to 3.36%/ft. The temperature operation range shall be between 40˚F and 100˚F (4˚C and 38˚C) and the humidity operation range shall be 5% - 95% relative humidity. The smoke alarm can be installed on any standard single gang electrical box, up to a 4” octagon junction box. The electrical connection (to the alarm) shall be made with a plug-in connector. A maximum of 24 Kidde devices can be interconnected in a multiple station arrangement. The interconnect system must not exceed the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) limit of 18 initiating devices, of which 12 can be smoke alarms. With 18 initiation devices (smoke, heat, CO, etc.), interconnected, it is still possible to interconnect 6 strobe lights and or relay modules. The unit shall provide optional tamper resistance that deters removal of the unit from the wall or ceiling. The alarm shall include a test button that will electronically simulate the presence of smoke and cause the unit to go into alarm. This sequence tests the unit’s electronics, battery and horn to ensure proper operation. The unit shall include a piezoelectric horn that is rated at 85dB at 10 feet. The unit shall also include a low battery warning utilizing a brief alarm chirp every 30-40 seconds for a minimum of seven (7) days. The unit shall incorporate one red LED to indicate the alarm’s current status and mode of operation. The red LED will indicate one of two conditions: Standby Condition: The red LED will flash every 30-40 seconds to indicate that the smoke alarm is operating properly. Alarm Condition: When the alarm senses products of combustion and goes into alarm, the red LED will flash rapidly (one flash per second). The rapid flashing LED and pulsating alarm will continue until the air is cleared. The unit shall incorporate one green LED to indicate the presence of AC power. The unit shall at a minimum meet the requirements of UL217, NFPA72, The State of California Fire Marshall, NFPA 101 (One and two family dwellings) Federal Housing Authority (FHA), Housing and Urban Development (HUD). It shall also include a 10-year manufacture’s limited warranty.


P12040-Installation

The Kidde P12040 is a 120VAC powered photoelectric smoke alarm with 9V battery back up. This advanced smoke alarm has the ability to function as a stand-alone unit or in an interconnected system. The Kidde P12040 includes a test button, quick-connect power harness and offers a 10-year limited warranty. This alarm uses photoelectric sensing technology. Photoelectric sensing alarms may detect visible particles (associated with smoldering fires) sooner than ionization alarms. Ionization sensing alarms may detect invisible fire particles (associated with flaming fires) sooner that photoelectric alarms.

Kidde strongly recommends that both ionization and photoelectric smoke alarms be installed to help insure maximum detection of the various types of fire that can occur within the home. The Kidde model P12040 is a 120VAC powered alarm that includes a 9V battery backup to provide continuous protection during a power failure and included a quick connect power harness to make installation simple.

Part Number (Ordering Number): 21006371

  • Photoelectric Sensor – Advanced photoelectric sensor may detect visible particles (associated with smoldering fires) sooner than ionization alarms.

  • Battery Backup (9V Battery Included) – Provides continuous protection even during power outages.

  • Test Button – Tests unit’s electronic circuitry, horn and battery function.

  • Quick Connect Power Harness – Makes installation fast and easy.

  • Dust Cover – Protects sensor during construction.

  • Battery Pull Tab – Eliminates battery installation time and keeps battery fresh.

  • Red LED – Indicates that the smoke alarm is operating properly, HushTM, and alarm condition.

  • Green LED – Indicates the presence of AC power.

Technical Specifications

Model: P12040
UPC: 0-47871-40399-8
Power Source: 120VAC
Sensor: Photoelectric
Audio Alarm: 85dB at 10ft
Temperature Range: 40˚F (4.4˚C) to 100˚F (37.8˚C)
Humidity Range: 5%-95% relative humidity (RH)
Size: 5.6” in diameter x 1.55” depth
Weight: 1lb
Interconnects: Up to 24 Kidde devices
LED: Green, receiving ac power, Red , alarm mode
Warranty: 10 year limited


P12040-Technical-Diagram

Architectural and Engineering Specifications

The smoke alarm shall be Kidde model P12040 or approved equal. It shall be powered by a 120VAC, 60Hz, 80mA source along with a 9V battery back up. The unit shall incorporate a photoelectric sensor with nominal sensitivity of 1.20%/ft to 3.36%/ft. The temperature operation range shall be between 40˚F and 100˚F (4˚C and 38˚C) and the humidity operation range shall be 5% - 95% relative humidity. The smoke alarm can be installed on any standard single gang electrical box, up to a 4” octagon junction box. The electrical connection (to the alarm) shall be made with a plug-in connector. A maximum of 24 Kidde devices can be interconnected in a multiple station arrangement. The interconnect system must not exceed the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) limit of 18 initiating devices, of which 12 can be smoke alarms. With 18 initiation devices (smoke, heat, CO, etc.), interconnected, it is still possible to interconnect 6 strobe lights and or relay modules. The unit shall provide optional tamper resistance that deters removal of the unit from the wall or ceiling. The alarm shall include a test button that will electronically simulate the presence of smoke and cause the unit to go into alarm. This sequence tests the unit’s electronics, battery and horn to ensure proper operation. The unit shall include a piezoelectric horn that is rated at 85dB at 10 feet. The unit shall also include a low battery warning utilizing a brief alarm chirp every 30-40 seconds for a minimum of seven (7) days. The unit shall incorporate one red LED to indicate the alarm’s current status and mode of operation. The red LED will indicate one of two conditions: Standby Condition: The red LED will flash every 30-40 seconds to indicate that the smoke alarm is operating properly. Alarm Condition: When the alarm senses products of combustion and goes into alarm, the red LED will flash rapidly (one flash per second). The rapid flashing LED and pulsating alarm will continue until the air is cleared. The unit shall incorporate one green LED to indicate the presence of AC power. The unit shall at a minimum meet the requirements of UL217, NFPA72, The State of California Fire Marshall, NFPA 101 (One and two family dwellings) Federal Housing Authority (FHA), Housing and Urban Development (HUD). It shall also include a 10-year manufacture’s limited warranty.


P12040-Installation

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