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Can residential Macurco CO Detectors be installed in parking garages?


By Petra Paulson No, residential Macurco CO detectors are not designed to be installed in parking garages. Residential and office CO detectors, like the Macurco CM-E1 , are constructed to meet specif

How do I find out the mounting height for my Macurco detector?


By Petra Paulson The answer depends on the gas you're trying to detect. Here are the mounting heights for Macurco gas detectors based on gas type: Carbon Monoxide : These detectors, such as the CM-6

How far apart should Macurco Detectors be installed?


By Petra Paulson That depends on the type of detector you're using and the environment in which it will be installed. The spacing figures listed below assume the detectors are being installed in loca

Is there a warm-up period for my Macurco gas detector?


By Petra Paulson Yes, all Macurco gas detectors perform a warm-up cycle that lasts between 1 and 3 minutes. During the warm-up cycle, LED indicators will blink. The alarm will be hindered during this

What gauge wiring does Macurco recommend for their detectors?


By Petra Paulson It's best to use the wiring sizes recommended by the National Electrical Code. The recommendations are as follows: 575 feet - 20 AWG 686 feet - 18 AWG 1300 feet - 16 AWG 2100 feet -

What is the estimated lifespan of a Macurco gas detector?


By Petra Paulson Macurco gas detectors with solid state sensors last 7-10 years. Detectors with other types of sensors, like electrochemical, last 3-7 years. Solid state sensors are incredibly versat