This heat detector offers temperature detection, suitable to any household or commercial applications. The detector is made up of an externally mounted thermistor with a specially designed cover that protects the thermistor while allowing maximum air flow. The thermistor reads the temperature from the air it takes in and transmits a signal representing the temperature to the control IC. If the temperature reaches or exceeds the trip point, the detector is triggered. The status LED lights in red and alarm signal output. The detector is an ideal unit to detect rapid fire developments in houses, shops, hotels, restaurants,offices, schools, banks, libraries and etc.