My home has 7 Nest Protects. I recently tried a "real-world" test using
a blown out match to create smoke at one of the Protects. The Protect
detected the smoke and sounded the alarm (an actual "emergency"
alarm--not a "heads up"). However, the alarm...
Thanks rw. How long ago did that occur? I haven't yet been able to
determine if this is a problem related to my configuration or if this is
a more general bug introduced in a later version of the software. The
function must have been working at some ...
I haven't tried a full reset. I have done the built-in test (by pushing
the button on one Nest Protest). That does cause a test to run
successfully on all the other Protects in the system. So it seems like
the interconnect network must be functioning...
Ashepherson, have you heard anything back from Google on this? They are
completely ignoring my inquiries about the status on this issue--My only
guess is their attorneys may have told them to keep quiet because of the
liability issues involved.I have...
A few different issue here:The third wire was used to physically
interconnect smoke detectors so that all the alarms could sound when
smoke sensed by any one detector. Nest detectors use a wireless
interconnection for this function rather than the th...
I should add that the reason I was testing this in the first place is
that some alarm systems (eg Ring, Abode) integrate smoke alarms by
listening for the T-3 tones from a nearby detector and then reporting
this to the central monitoring service. If ...