Firex 242 User Manual
Smoke alarm, Hearing impaired kit
Features and Benefits
Why Install a FireX
Hearing Impaired Kit?
An ISO 9001 – 2000 Certified Company
FireX Hearing Impaired Kits provide
contractors and specialized application
users with the reliable and trouble free
performance they expect from FireX.
They meet all local and national
building code requirements including,
but not limited to UL 1971, Signaling
Appliances for the hearing impaired.
With installer-focused innovations such
as Quick Connect™ wiring harness,
gasketless mounting as well as
state-of the-art production testing
equipment, FireX smoke alarms have
earned their reputation as the most
preferred smoke alarms among
Meet the growing demand for smoke alarms for the hearing impaired.
Exceeds UL Standard 1971 “Signaling Devices for the Hearing Impaired” and ADA (American
Disabilities Act) “Standard for Visual Alarms”.
Allows for the remote placement of strobe light for maximum effectiveness.
Each kit contains all of the components necessary to install a smoke alarm/signaling device ideally
suited to the needs of the hearing impaired.
242 Hearing Impaired Kit features a FireX 41216 120V AC Smoke Alarm, 499 FireX Relay
Module, 240 strobe light (177 candela), and a wiring instruction sheet. The 41216 Smoke Alarm has
an 85 decibel horn, test switch, lighted power/alarm LED indicator, and a Quick Quiet™ False Alarm
Control to stop nuisance alarms. The 240 strobe light utilizes a Xenon flash tube which generates a
high-intensity light, visible from all sides of the lens. The 240 Remote Strobe is intended to provide
a visible notification signal for the purpose of life safety and property protection.
The 41216 Smoke Alarm mounts to any single or 4” octagon junction box or square-to-round
drywall ring and has a 7” long Quick Connect™ wiring harness for easy connection.
The 242 Hearing Impaired Kit is ideal for hotels, apartments, hospitals, assisted living homes or
whenever visible alarms are required.
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