Patent Number: 7,233,254

Title: Lowerable smoke detector

Abstract: A lowered smoke detector is disclosed. It comprises a sensor and a mounting system. The mounting system includes a frame, a securing device, a reel, a flexible member, a mounting adaptor, an activator, and a cover. The frame is mounted to the wall with the securing device to the wall. The reel with the flexible member wound about it and the activator hanging down is attached to the frame. The sensor is mounted to flexible member via mounting adaptor and hooks. Finally, the cover fits over the frame to complete the assembly. The operator pulls the activator in a clockwise or counterclockwise direction to lower or raise the sensor between a raised position for operation and a lowered position for servicing.

Inventors: Howell; Byron H. (East St. Louis, IL)


International Classification: G08B 17/10 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-06-19 0:00:00