Smoke detector with sensor having improved mounting configuration

  • US 6,377,182 B1
  • Filed: 10/19/2000
  • Issued: 04/23/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/16/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A surface mountable smoke detector comprising:

  • a housing which bounds, at least in part, an internal volume and which has a mounting side positionable adjacent a mounting surface;

    at least one smoke sensor carried within the housing and located adjacent to the mounting side wherein the housing is open, in part, to provide substantially symmetrical in-flow and out-flow of ambient atmosphere adjacent the mounting surface to and from the sensor.

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