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  Reply # 2166933 24-Jan-2019 13:40
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Rikkitic:


... I have to bring a ladder in from outside to get at the alarms...



Why? Do the alarms you have have the small reset Buttons? You will always get some false triggers so I  bought the alarms with the large reset buttons.  It means you can easily reset them with a broom handle.  Also, alarms now come with a replace by date on them. I don't know if the date varies between brands but it worth considering if you are trying to save money.


 



No way you can reset a Cavius alarm with a broom handle - button is small and on the side of the unit.



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  Reply # 2166956 24-Jan-2019 14:23
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If a smoke alarm starts shrieking in a room I am sleeping in during the middle of the night, there is no way I am going to start playing tag with it with a broom handle or golf club or any other thing I happen to grab in the dark in a state of deep sleepiness. How am I ever supposed to trust something that pulls a stunt like that on me? Is it going to wait a half-hour until I am fast asleep and then start screaming again? No way. I am going to go get a ladder, rip the damned thing out of the ceiling, and make sure the rest of my night carries on undisturbed.

 

 





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  Reply # 2167000 24-Jan-2019 15:32
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Rikkitic:

 

..  make sure the rest of my night carries on undisturbed.

 

 

 

... for eternity, if you're unlucky. embarassed


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  Reply # 2167012 24-Jan-2019 15:52
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@Rikkitic - have you looked at the Cavius website. They have wireless alarms that all link together, along with a handheld remote to test/hush alarms with.

 

https://www.cavius.co.nz/wireless-family-smart-remote/ Yes they are more expensive, but you get what you pay for




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  Reply # 2167045 24-Jan-2019 17:33
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I haven't looked at it yet but I will.

 

 





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  Reply # 2168101 26-Jan-2019 19:04
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Cavius - Great product, but the Wireless connected version is a hard buy, non Wireless in 3 packs, but the Wireless ones aren't, and no-one seems to have the Wireless Family Smart Remote!

 

Incredibly frustrating!

 

Why show things on their .nz website if you can't buy them!


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  Reply # 2168988 28-Jan-2019 15:12
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Have emailed Cavius this morning re where can you actually buy the Wireless Remote, and is the Wireless version available in a multipack.

 

Their website online form does nothing, gave up after 5 minutes of the submitting going nowhere!

 

Phone goes to answerphone!

 

Wonder when / if I will get a reply!

 

Why is buying stuff so hard in New Zealand?


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  Reply # 2169015 28-Jan-2019 15:47
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msukiwi:

 

Have emailed Cavius this morning re where can you actually buy the Wireless Remote, and is the Wireless version available in a multipack.

 

Their website online form does nothing, gave up after 5 minutes of the submitting going nowhere!

 

Phone goes to answerphone!

 

Wonder when / if I will get a reply!

 

Why is buying stuff so hard in New Zealand?

 

 

 

 

It's a public holiday in Auckland. But yes getting info from companies in NZ, including technical info, can be incredibly  difficult. 


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  Reply # 2169061 28-Jan-2019 16:14
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Aaaah.....They are in the Bay of Plenty (Te Puke)

 

So being a Mainlander didn't put 2 & 2 together to get 5!

 

Thanks, won't bother with another wasted toll call today.


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  Reply # 2169457 29-Jan-2019 09:53
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Received an email from Cavius this morning.

 

... Needless to say, phoned back, and all sorted.

 

The remotes are only available from Electrical Wholesalers, and the Wireless Detectors are not available in multipacks at this time.

 

Explained "my" situation, and they took my order over the phone.

 

Now I await my parcel.

 

10/10 for service in the end. (But most people would have given up!)


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