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Deafgard - The alarm for the deaf and hard of hearing


Deafgard is a portable device which alerts people in an emergency. Designed for the hard of hearing, Deafgard has a vibration pad and flashing light which wakes people up on the sound of the alarm.


  • Gives deaf and hard of hearing people independence and peace of mind
  • Portable and light so you can take it wherever you need it
  • Wire-free, avoids complicated wiring
  • Reduced running costs over hardwired alternative
  • Works with your existing fire alarm
  • Alarm clock function

How Deafgard works

Deafgard’s vibration pad is placed underneath a pillow or mattress.

If the fire alarm sounds the pad vibrates, powerful lights on the Deafgard flash and the screen displays “FIRE”’.

Technical specification

  • Overall height: 115mm
  • Main casing height: 55mm
  • Width: 165mm
  • Depth: 125mm
  • Packed kit weight: 980g
  • Product only (including batteries): 830g
  • Casing: ABS plastic
  • Power: 4 x 1.5v C size alkaline batteries (do not use rechargeable batteries)
  • Expected battery life: 12 months
  • Trigger: All fire alarms compliant within Europe and Internationally

Deafgard overview video

Deafgard is CE marked and tested to all applicable British and European standards such as EN 61000-6-1:2001

Deafgard Frequently Asked Questions

I have a party of deaf people checking into my hotel soon. I need to alert them when the fire alarm sounds, is Deafgard suitable for this?

Absolutely! Deafgard would be the ideal solution for this and as Deafgard is a completely wire-free, moveable device you can use it in different rooms. Just follow the instructions in the Deafgard operating guide.

A deaf guest has asked for a wake-up call, what shall I do?

Deafgard has an integrated alarm clock for deaf and hard of hearing people that can perform the wake-up call for you!

Why didn't Deafgard react to the fire alarm?

The sensitivity may need to be adjusted. Please refer to the instructions or call our customer service team who will be happy to help.

Why isn’t the pillow pad vibrating?

Check that Deafgard is switched on and that the batteries don’t need replacing. Also check that the cable from the pillow pad is connected securely to the Deafgard unit and that the pillow pad is not in the cradle.

Why are the lights not flashing?

Check that Deafgard is switched on and that the batteries don’t need replacing.

Why is there no display on the LCD?

Check that Deafgard is switched on and that the batteries don’t need replacing.

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