The Gentex 917-0059 S1209 (120VAC/9VDC) series photoelectric smoke alarms are for use as an evacuation device in all dwelling units, including but not limited to homes, apartments, hospitals, hotels and motels. The S1209 Series is listed in compliance with ANSI/UL 217 for installation per NFPA 72 and the International Codes (IBC/IFC/IRC).
Available in two models, the S1209 Series is engineered to virtually eliminatenuisance alarms and deliver outstanding performance wherever reliable smoke detection is required.
The S1209 Series is provided with a 9VDC alkaline battery for emergency power back-up in the event building power is lost. The battery impedance is verified and the alarm provides a low or missing battery warning. The battery drawer provides easy replacement without removing the unit from the wall or ceiling.
The Gentex S1209 is provided with a push button self test and functionality test feature. The push button self test verifies power operation and tests battery levels. The push and hold button functionality test analyzes the photoelectric sensing chamber for proper operation of smoke alarm. The self and functionality tests are in compliance with NFPA 72 and ANSI/UL Standards.
Features of the smoke alarm series include DUALINK tandem capabilities with all Gentex tandem interconnect capable alarms products. The S1209 Series provides Temporal 3 evacuation tone for the smoke alarm units.