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Laugh | :laugh: Sometimes.
But ... I really like it when what looks like a random event that apocryphally happend 9 times out of 10 turns out to be a real situation that occurs because of the design of all such devices forces it to. Big Grin | :-D

Battery operated smoke detectors have to monitor the battery because if they didn't they would fail unnoticed and risk lives. But using a temperature sensor in concert with the battery output wouldn't help because if it relied on the temperature change affecting the battery, it would fail by day when it's less likely to be noticed, and not work at night when more domestic fire happen. And (of course) fires alter the temperature).

So it's a serendipitous safety feature, which I love the whole idea of! Laugh | :laugh:
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