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Old 01-29-2013, 07:51 AM   #1
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On our first camping trip with the 220RB, seems like every time we used the gas range, the smoke detector would go off. We had the vent fan going, a couple of windows open, and even turned on the fan for the A/C. Anyone else experience something like this?Sure seems overly sensitive.
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:06 AM   #2
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Ours would always go off when we used the toaster. Finally figured out that if I turned on the ceiling fan first, then the smoke alarm wouldn't go off. Probably a different setup than yours, but this is what works for us.
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Old 01-29-2013, 10:47 PM   #3
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I suggest replacing the factory installed unit near the kitchen witha photo cell type alarm and relocate the original unitto bedroom area. This will eliminate many cooking alarms which the exhaust fan may not handle.
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I just got tired of it going off so the battery came out. Some time later we replaced the alarm in the bedroom with a duel detection unit.
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Old 01-30-2013, 01:05 AM   #5
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We have the same issue in ours as well. When we first started our furnace that set it off.
Now its just the toast that does it. I am planning on moving it to another location in the spring.

Good question do they make a less sensitive smoke alarm?


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Old 01-30-2013, 06:34 AM   #6
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Ours goes off when cooking bacon I just take it down before she starts and than replace it after Janet is done
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Thanks for the replies. Ours is located about halfway between the stove and the bed, just above the entrance door. Taking out the battery while cooking is an idea, but might get tiresome. Maybe I'll just replace it as suggested with a photo cell unit. The trailer is not large enough to bother with relocating the original unit to the "bedroom" though.

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I would not suggest only having a photo cell type but also have the original ionizing type relocated. You really need that as photo cell detects smoke only which could be too late to help!
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