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Old November 10th 19, 05:01 PM posted to alt.home.repair
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Default Wired smoke alarm battery?

Was checking my smoke alarm batteries and noticed that they were
all measuring above 10V! I am now thinking that wired smoke alarms
apparently trickle-charge the batteries? Thus you should use only
carbon-zinc batteries -- OR YOU MIGHT CAUSE A FIRE! ;-) Where is
this in the fine print?

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