Voltage Talk Forum Home Page Voltage Talk Forum Home Page    National Low Voltage Contractors Association Home Page
Go Back   VoltageTalk.com > Administration > Recalls
Search Voltage Talk          
Forgot Login Information    Problem Logging In?


Register Here Search Recent Posts Mark Forums Read

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-11-2009 - Apex Security Systems with XICOR Memory Chip Recalled by Honeywell - Recalls - Voltage Talk forum
PRO1 TECH's Avatar
PRO1 TECH PRO1 TECH is offline
Fourm Moderator
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: NEW YORK
Posts: 192
Rep Power: 11
PRO1 TECH is on a distinguished road
Warning Apex Security Systems with XICOR Memory Chip Recalled by Honeywell


September 6, 2007
Alert #07-575
Apex Security Systems with XICOR Memory Chip Recalled by Honeywell International; Could Fail to Warn of Fire, Intrusion

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC.

Name of Product: Apex-Brand Destiny 6100 and 6100AN Security System Control Panels

Units: About 1,000

Distributor: Honeywell International Inc., of Syosset, N.Y.

Manufacturer of Control Panel: Ademco de Juarez SRL, of Mexico

Manufacturer of Memory Chip: XICOR, of Milpitas, Calif.

Hazard: The memory chip in the control panel could lose programmed values in the event of a power outage exceeding four hours. If this occurs, the panel could fail to communicate with a central monitoring station and not sound an audible notification in the event of a fire or home intrusion.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports that the product failed to work during installation. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Description and Models: The recall involves Apex-Brand Destiny 6100 and 6100AN home security system control panels with XICOR-brand memory chips. Only units with a date code between K015 and K057 are subject to the recall. The date code appears on the product packaging. The date code includes a letter to designate the year (K=2007) followed by three numbers that indicate the day. For example, a product manufactured on the 5th day of January 2007 would have the date code "K005."

Sold at: Security distributors nationwide from January 2007 through March 2007 for between $280 and $325. Distributors sell the control panels to alarm dealers who directly install them.

Manufactured in: Mexico

Remedy: Honeywell International is contacting customers directly and is providing a replacement control panel.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Honeywell International at (800) 573-0154 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or go to the firm’s Web site at www.security.honeywell.com
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

The time now is 11:15 AM.