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OriginalGriff25-Apr-19 6:11
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Well ... it's actually physics, not design.

Battery output varies with temperature, and most houses are coolest between 02:00 and 05:00 (for obvious reasons). As they cool, the battery can't put out as much as it can during the warmer day, and the smoke detector picks this up as an imminent battery failure and starts the "replace me" chirp.
Or in our case it talks to you, which at 02:30 is even more disconcerting as it wakes you up and then shuts up so you hear something and don't know what it was ...
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