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co alarm recommendation

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co alarm recommendation

Can anyone recommend a replacement CO alarm ours is now past its expiry date.
was looking at http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Kidde-2-x-Smoke-Alarm-and-1-x-Carbon-Monoxide-Alarm-Pack-Batteries-CO2SA-/...
and replacing the smoke alarms at the same time
edit co not co2
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PowerLee
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Re: co2 alarm recommendation

Avoid anything made by Fire Angel.
I've had 2 x smoke detectors & 1 x CO2 alarm all fail.
Also avoid anything with a NON replaceable built in battery.
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Re: co2 alarm recommendation

surely they're CO and not CO2?
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Re: co2 alarm recommendation

As in...... CO    = Carbon Mon oxide
                CO2 = Carbon Di oxide
But both are dang er oos
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Re: co2 alarm recommendation

thanks
CO    = Carbon Mon oxide is what I need to replace
@PowerLee:- noted thanks
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Re: co2 alarm recommendation

Quote from: PowerLee
Also avoid anything with a NON replaceable built in battery.

Why?
As the CO sensor have a defined life they are designed so that battery last for the life of the sensor.