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My Nest smoke alarm was great … right up to the point it went nuts

JetSetJim Silver badge

Re: idiots with more money than sense...

> Re: batteries. Our state has mandated that all new construction (since about 1990) have hardwired smoke detectors. No more batteries.

Err - don't they have battery backups inside them for when the fire takes out your power supply before they get a chance to deafen you?

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