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Operator's Handbook
Autroprime Interactive Fire Detection System
116-P-APRIME-OPERATE/FGB Rev. B, 2009-10-28
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
1. Introduction.......................................................................5
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
About the Handbook ......................................................................... 5
The Reader ....................................................................................... 5
Reference Documentation ................................................................ 5
Components ...................................................................................... 6
2. The Operator Panel...........................................................7
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.4
2.5
Introduction........................................................................................ 7
Indicators........................................................................................... 8
2.2.1 Upper Section ......................................................................... 8
2.2.2 Lower Section ......................................................................... 9
The Panel Display ............................................................................. 10
Operating Buttons ............................................................................. 10
2.4.1 Function Buttons ..................................................................... 10
2.4.2 More Events button................................................................. 12
2.4.3 Alphanumeric Keypad............................................................. 12
2.4.4 Manoeuvre and Utility Buttons ................................................ 13
Internal Buzzer .................................................................................. 14
3. Operation Mode ................................................................15
3.1
3.2
3.3
3.4
3.5
3.6
3.7
3.8
3.9
3.10
Loop Topology Presentation ............................................................. 15
The Panel’s Idle State ....................................................................... 15
Conditions ......................................................................................... 15
Alarm Levels...................................................................................... 16
Access Levels ................................................................................... 16
How Events are Presented in the Display......................................... 17
How to View Detailed Information ..................................................... 17
Resounding the Internal Buzzer........................................................ 18
Resounding Fire Alarm Devices........................................................ 18
Disablement Sources ........................................................................ 18
3.10.1 Overview ................................................................................. 18
3.10.2 Point Disablements ................................................................. 19
3.11 Alarm Organization............................................................................ 20
3.11.1 Detection Zones with Different Properties .............................. 20
3.11.2 The Actioning of Alarm Zones................................................. 20
3.11.3 Immediate Action Detection Zones......................................... 20
3.11.4 Dependency Action Detection Zones ..................................... 21
3.11.5 Delayed Action Detection Zones ............................................ 22
3.11.6 Delayed Dependency Detection Zones .................................. 23
3.11.7 SOLAS Detection Zones......................................................... 24
3.11.8 Silent, Small and Large Alarm – Overview ............................. 24
4. About «In the Event of….» ...............................................26
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5. In the Event of a Fire Alarm .............................................27
5.1
5.2
Indications in the Event of a Fire Alarm ............................................ 27
Actions to be Taken in the Event of a Fire Alarm.............................. 27
6. In the Event of a Pre Alarm ..............................................32
6.1
6.2
Indications in the Event of a Pre Alarm ............................................. 32
Actions to be Taken in the Event of a Pre Alarm .............................. 32
7. In the Event of a Fire Alarm - with Alarm Delay ...........34
7.1
7.2
Indications - Fire Alarm with Alarm Delay ......................................... 34
Actions to be Taken - Fire Alarm with Alarm Delay .......................... 34
8. In the Event of Faults .......................................................37
8.1
8.2
Indications in the Event of Faults ...................................................... 37
Actions to be Taken in the Event of Faults ....................................... 37
9. Supervisory .......................................................................40
9.1
9.2
Indications during Supervisory .......................................................... 40
Actions to be Taken during Supervisory ........................................... 40
10. Menu Mode ........................................................................42
10.1 Menu Structure.................................................................................. 42
10.2 How to Enter Menu Mode ................................................................. 42
10.3 How to Enter Service Mode .............................................................. 43
11. System Status ...................................................................44
11.1 Introduction........................................................................................ 44
11.2 System Status Menu ......................................................................... 44
11.3 Example – System Status, Alarms.................................................... 44
12. Disabling............................................................................46
12.1
12.2
12.3
12.4
12.5
12.6
12.7
12.8
12.9
12.10
12.11
Introduction........................................................................................ 46
Disable Menu .................................................................................... 46
Disabling Activated / Deactivated Components ................................ 47
Disabling Detection Zones ................................................................ 47
Disabling Alarm Zones ...................................................................... 47
Disabling Points................................................................................. 47
Disabling Fire Alarm Devices ............................................................ 48
Disabling Outputs (Loop Outputs/Local Outputs) ............................. 48
Disabling Inputs (Loop Inputs/Local Inputs)...................................... 48
Disabling Routing Equipment............................................................ 48
Example – How to Disable a Detection Zone ................................... 49
13. Enabling ............................................................................51
13.1 Introduction........................................................................................ 51
13.2 Enable Menu ..................................................................................... 51
13.3 Enabling Deactivated Components................................................... 52
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13.4
13.5
13.6
13.7
13.8
13.9
13.10
13.11
13.12
Enabling Detection Zones ................................................................. 52
Enabling Alarm Zones ....................................................................... 52
Enabling Points ................................................................................. 52
Enabling Fire Alarm Devices............................................................. 52
Enabling Outputs (Loop Outputs/Local Outputs) .............................. 53
Enabling Inputs (Loop Inputs/Local Inputs)....................................... 53
Enabling Routing Equipment............................................................. 53
How to Execute Commands from the Enable Menu ......................... 54
Enable Delays ................................................................................... 55
14. Show Unit Properties........................................................56
14.1
14.2
14.3
14.4
14.5
14.6
14.7
14.8
14.9
14.10
14.11
14.12
14.13
Introduction........................................................................................ 56
Show Unit Properties Menu .............................................................. 56
Detection Zones ................................................................................ 57
Alarm Zones ...................................................................................... 57
Points ................................................................................................ 58
Fire Alarm Device.............................................................................. 58
Loop Outputs..................................................................................... 59
Local Outputs .................................................................................... 60
Loop Inputs........................................................................................ 60
Local Inputs ....................................................................................... 61
Mimic Panels ..................................................................................... 61
Activation Groups .............................................................................. 62
External Interfaces ............................................................................ 62
14.13.1
Serial Port Settings........................................................ 62
14.13.2
TCP/IP Port Settings (Ethernet) .................................... 63
14.13.3
ESPA Interface Settings................................................ 63
14.13.4
MODBUS Interface Settings ......................................... 64
14.13.5
Voyage Data Recorder (VDR)....................................... 64
14.14 Detection Loops ................................................................................ 65
14.15 Operator Panels ................................................................................ 65
15. Report
15.1
15.2
15.3
15.4
15.5
15.6
15.7
............................................................................66
Introduction........................................................................................ 66
Report Menu...................................................................................... 66
Read Log........................................................................................... 66
Show Topology.................................................................................. 67
Show Date and Time......................................................................... 67
Software Version Information............................................................ 67
Configuration Version Information..................................................... 67
16. Service Commands ..........................................................68
16.1
16.2
16.3
16.4
16.5
16.6
16.7
Introduction........................................................................................ 68
Service Menu .................................................................................... 68
Testing Detection Zones ................................................................... 69
Testing Alarm Zones ......................................................................... 70
Testing Fire Alarm Devices ............................................................... 70
Testing Loop Outputs ........................................................................ 71
Local Outputs .................................................................................... 72
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17. Appendix ...........................................................................73
17.1 Menu Structure.................................................................................. 73
18. Reader’s Comments .........................................................77
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Introduction
1. Introduction
1.1 About the Handbook
This handbook provides the information necessary to operate the
Autroprime Interactive Fire Detection System (hereby called
Autroprime) from the Fire Alarm Control Panel, including;
 Fire Alarm Control Panel BS-200, BS-200L and BS-200M
 Operating Panel BS-210 (an integrated part of the Fire Alarm
Control Panel)
 Repeater Panel BS-211
 Information Panel BV-210
 Fire Brigade Panel BU-210
1.2 The Reader
The handbook is intended to be used by personnel who are
responsible for operating the system. We assume the reader has the
necessary basic understanding of the system concept (refer to
System Description), and the term zone including, Detection Zone and
Alarm Zone.
Autroprime comprises various components (see chapter 1.4). It is
important that the reader gets familiarized with these, plus the
different terms and abbreviations.
1.3 Reference Documentation
The table below shows an overview of the complete technical
documentation available in several languages on the Autroprime
Documentation CD-ROM delivered with the panel:
Documents on the Autroprime
Documentation CD-ROM
Part number
File name
System Description
Getting Started
Installation Handbook
Connecting Loop Units
Configuration Handbook
Operator’s Handbook
User Guide
Wall Chart
Menu Structure
Datasheet; Fire Alarm Control Panel BS-200
Datasheet;
Fire Alarm Control Panel BS-200M
Datasheet;
Fire Alarm Control Panel BS-200L
Datasheet; Repeater Panel BS-211
Datasheet; Information Panel BV-210
Datasheet; Fire Brigade Panel BU-210
Datasheet; Mimic Driver BUR-200
116-P-APRIME-SYSTEMD/XGB
116-P-APRIME-GESTART/EGB
116-P-APRIME-INSTALL/DGB
116-P-CONNECTLOOPUNIT/DGB
116-P-APRIME-CONFIGU/EGB
116-P-APRIME-OPERATE/FGB
116-P-APRIME-USERGUI/LGB
116-P-APRIME-WALLCHA/LGB
116-P-APRIME-MENUSTR/MGB
116-P-BS200/CGB
116-P-BS200M/CGB
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aprimegestart_egb
aprimeinstall_dgb
connectloopunit_dgb
aprimeconfigu_egb
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aprimeusergui_lgb
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bs200_cgb
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116-P-BS200L/CGB
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116-P-BS211/CGB
116-P-BV210/CGB
116-P-BU210/CGB
116-P-BUR200/CGB
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Introduction
1.4 Components
The Autroprime Interactive Fire Alarm System comprises the following
components (EN-54) :
Component
Abbreviation
Point
Control and indicating
equipment
c.i.e.
Power Supply
-
Fire Alarm Devices
FAD
Fire Alarm Routing
Equipment
FARE
Control for Fire Protection
Equipment
FPE
Fault Warning Routing
Equipment
FWRE
Fire Alarm Receiving
Station
Fault Warning Receiving
Station
Automatic Fire Protection
Equipment
-
Description
Ref.
Detector or manual call point.
Equipment supplying power to, as well as accepting
fault and alarm signals from detectors. Indicates an
alarm condition audibly and visibly, plus the
location.
The source of power for control and indicating
equipment and for items supplied with power from
such equipment.
Equipment giving warning of fire, for example, a
sounder or visual indicator.
Equipment routing an alarm signal from control and
indicating equipment to a Fire Alarm Receiving
Station.
An automatic device actuating measures of fire
protection after receiving a signal from control and
indicating equipment (for example, fire
extinguishers, ventilation controllers).
Equipment routing a fault warning signal from
control and indicating equipment to a fault warning
receiving station.
A centre from which the necessary fire protection
measures can be initiated at any time.
A centre from which the necessary corrective
measures can be initiated.
Fire control or fire fighting equipment, for example,
extinguishing installation.
A/D
B
L
C
E
G
J
F
K
H
C
B
Fire Alarm
Control
and
indicating
equipment
A
Fire
A
detectors
D
C Device
E
F
Fire Alarm
Routing Eq.
Points
Manual
D
call-points
J
Fire Receiving
Station
K
Fault Warning
Receiving
Station
Fault Warning
Routing Eq.
G
Control for
Automatic
Fire Protection Eq.
H
Automatic Fire
Protection Eq.
L
Power
Supply
Note:
The lines linking the various components on the illustration indicate information flows,
and not physical interconnections.
Item G and H and some other items may need to be provided with a seperate power supply.
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The Operator Panel
2. The Operator Panel
2.1 Introduction
The Operator Panel BS-210, including an upper and a lower section,
is an integrated part of the Fire Alarm Control Panel BS-200, BS-200L
and BS-200M. The Repeater Panel BS-211 is identical with the
Operator Panel, with the exception of the alphanumeric keypad at the
lower section.
The other Autroprime panels; the Information Panel BV-210 (no
operating buttons available) and the Fire Brigade Panel BU-210
consist only of the upper section of the panel.
During normal operation, the backlight in the panel display is ON. No
operating buttons and indicators are visible, except for the Power
indicator that always displays a steady green light when the power is
ON and the
Enter-button
that is backlit.
Apart from this, only indicators relevant to the actual condition are
visible. For example, if a fault is present the fault indicator will have a
yellow light. A backlight will appear only on buttons that are currently
available (relevant to the actual condition).
The illustration below shows the Operator Panel with its panel display,
operating buttons and indicators.
Indicators
Panel display
Upper
section
Lower
section
Alphanumeric keypad /
Operating Buttons
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2.2 Indicators
2.2.1 Upper Section
The circular red alarm indicator
shows that one or more detection
zones are in the fire alarm state.
 Pulsing red light:
In the event of a fire alarm. The Fire Alarm
Devices (FAD), (if any), are still in active
state.
 Steady red light:
All FADs activated by the fire alarm
condition have been deactivated by
operating the Silence Alarms button. The
control and indicating equipment still
remain in the fire alarm condition.
In the event of more than one alarm. The red
More Events indicator shows that several
detection zones are in the fire alarm state.
Pre Alarm
One or more detection zones are in the pre-alarm state.
Remote Call
Steady red light when the message is sent to a remote device, for
example, the Fire Brigade.
Remote Call Response Steady red light when an acknowledge message is received from the
remote device, for example, the Fire Brigade.
Fault
The presence of a fault.
 Pulsing light
Unacknowledged fault warnings exist
 Steady light
All fault warnings have been acknowledged
Disabled Function
Steady yellow light when one or more of the following components
are in the disabled state:
 detection zones and alarm zones
 individual points
 outputs and inputs
 Fire Alarm Devices, Fire Alarm Routing Equipment, Fire
Protection Equipment and Fault Warning Routing Equipment.
Test Condition
Steady yellow light when one or more of the following components
have been manually set to the test condition:
 detection zones and alarm zones
 fire alarm devices
 outputs
Supervisory Condition The presence of an input device (for example, door control units,
monitor and control units) that is in the supervisory state.
 A pulsing light
Unacknowledged points in Supervisory state exist
 Steady light
All points in Supervisory state have been acknowledged
System Fault
Steady yellow light when a system fault is present.
Power
Steady green light when power is ON.
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2.2.2 Lower Section
Delayed Activation
Annunciator Fault
Remote Call Fault
Annunciator Disabled
Remote Call Disabled
Steady yellow light indicates that Immediate Output Actioning
has been changed to delayed output actioning (manually or
automatically by using the Day/Night function), meaning that a
delay period is active for Fire Alarm Devices (FAD), Fire Alarm
Routing Equipment (FARE) and all other outputs that are
connected to the detection zone of this type.
Pulsing yellow light when a fault is detected (and not
accepted) on one or more Fire Alarm Devices (FAD). Steady
yellow light when accepted.
The yellow Fault indicator will have the identical behaviour.
Pulsing yellow light when a fault is detected (and not
accepted) on Fire Alarm Routing Equipment (FARE). Steady
yellow light when accepted.
The yellow Fault indicator will have the identical behaviour.
Steady yellow light when one or more Fire Alarm Devices are
disabled.
The Disabled Function indicator will also have a steady yellow
light when one or more FADs are disabled.
Disabling an alarm zone will also disable the FADs in this
zone.
Steady yellow light when the signal to Fire Alarm Routing
Equipment (FARE) has been disabled.
The Disabled Function indicator will also have a steady yellow
light when FARE is disabled.
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The Operator Panel
2.3 The Panel Display
During normal operation, the panel display is always backlit.
The panel display has 8 lines of 40 characters.
Autroprime features a scrollbar functionality. A mark in a vertical
scrollbar on the right hand side of the display gives an approximate
indication of how many lines there are above and below the line which
is currently highlighted. For example, if there are a total of 6 alarms (6
lines), the mark will be positioned in the middle of the scrollbar.
2.4 Operating Buttons
Only buttons that are currently available are backlit (relevant to the
actual condition).
2.4.1 Function Buttons
Function Buttons (upper section)
Button
Mute Panel
(black)
Silence
(red)
Description
Access
Level
Used to mute the panel.
1
Used to silence Fire Alarm Devices (FAD) and cause
pulsing ALARM indicator to go steady.
2
Pressing and holding this button down for more than 7
seconds will activate the Resound function.
Reset
(green)
Used to reset the system.
2
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Function Buttons (lower section)
Button
Prolong Delay
(black)
Description
Access
Level
Applies to detection zones that are defined as Delayed
Action Detection Zones.
1
Used to prolong the delay period. A global functionality.
The delay is divided into two delay periods, Initial
Delay, T1 (configurable) and Prolonged Delay, T2
(configurable).
The (T1) delay period starts when a Fire Alarm signal
from a point is received. Actions will be initiated after
the T1 delay period has expired. Pressing Prolong
Delay will terminate T1 and the delay period T2 will
start.
The operation of delays to outputs for Fire Alarm
Devices (FAD) apply to:
 detectors and/or
 signals from specific zones
 manual call points and/or
Block
(black)
The operation of delays to outputs for Fire Alarm
Routing Equipment (FARE) apply to:
 detectors
and/or
 signals from specific zones
Applies to the maritime version BS-200M only.
1
In a SOLAS Detection Zone (Safety of Life at Sea),
there is a two-minutes delay from when a Point enters
an alarm condition until the associated Detection Zone
initiates the activation of the configured Fire Alarm
Devices (FADs) and outputs.
Activate Outputs
(black)
During this period a countdown timer is shown on the
panel display and the user is allowed to press the
Block button to block the activation of FADs and/or
outputs during this two minute period.
If one or more detection zones have entered the Fire
Alarm state and are in their T1 or T2 periods
(described above; Prolong Delay), the delayed actions
can be immediately initiated by pressing Activate
Outputs. (Activation of a manual call point will normally
give immediate action, provided that no delay has been
defined.
1
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2.4.2 More Events button
More Events button (upper section)
Button
More Events
(black)
Description
Access
Level
Used to scroll downwards among events in the
currently active window. Available only if there are
more events to be displayed in the window than what
is currently displayed (i.e. the number of lines exceeds
6).
2
In addition, a lamp test can be performed by pressing
and holding the button for at least 10 seconds. The
lamp test is performed in access level 1 (without using
the key).
2.4.3 Alphanumeric Keypad
The alphanumeric keypad includes the numbers 1 to 9, 0, the letters A
to Z, plus special characters. (Note that the Repeater Panel has no
alphanumeric keypad).
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The Operator Panel
2.4.4 Manoeuvre and Utility Buttons
Manoeuvre and Utility Buttons (lower section)
Button
When accessible (mode)
Select
Enter
Description
Used to select one of several lines
(items). Multiselect is possible by holding
down the Select button and at the same
time selecting all lines by scrolling with
the up or down arrow buttons. It is also
possible to scroll among several lines and
select one-by-one by using the Select
button.
When the cursor is on a list
item.
The properties of a selected unit is
shown.
The selected menu page on the display is
shown if the item is a submenu.
Accepts the selected function if the item
is a function.
Pressing and holding down this button for
more than 5 seconds will bring you to
menu mode.
Function
When the cursor is on an
item in a single select list.
Used to select/approve a selection
(parameter) or return.
Only accessible if one or
more items are selected
(highlighted) in a multiple
select list.
Allows you to perform a function on the
selected items.
Move one level up in the menu tree.
Cancel an input character (backspace).
Back /
Cancel /
Close
Used to move back one level / show
previous picture if the display is not
showing information on the top level.
Used to scroll lines up or down.
Used to change numerical values.
Up/down
arrow
buttons
Used to scroll to the left or to the right.
Used to highlight text for copy, cut, etc.
Left/right
arrow
buttons
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2.5 Internal Buzzer
Each panel provides an internal buzzer which is activated as
described below. If more than one condition is present
simultaneously, the buzzer will reflect the condition which has the
highest priority.
The internal buzzer is activated in the cases of:
 System Fault
 Alarm
 Pre Alarm
 Fault
 Supervisory
The internal buzzer can be silenced by pressing the Mute Panel
button.
If the cause for making the buzzer signal sound is still present, the
buzzer will resound after a predefined time.
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Operation Mode
3. Operation Mode
3.1 Loop Topology Presentation
When the panel is turned on and the initialization procedure is
completed, the panel will recognize detectors and other loop units and
the system topology is shown in the display.
3.2 The Panel’s Idle State
The panel can be in either Operation Mode or Menu Mode. When no
one is operating the panel and no button has been pressed, the panel
will always be in Operation Mode, provided that the system is in
quiescent condition (see below). The display appears as follows in the
panel’s idle state.
3.3 Conditions
In Operation Mode, the system can be in quiescent condition (lowest
priority), or in one or any combination of the following conditions:






fire alarm condition (highest priority)
pre alarm condition
fault warning condition
disablement condition
test condition
supervisory condition
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Operation Mode
3.4 Alarm Levels
A detector may signal different levels of alarm, indicating the amount
of smoke or gas currently present. These are;
 Fire Alarm Level (the highest level)
 Pre Alarm Level
Whenever a detector detects a transition from one alarm level to
another (from lower level to the highest level), this event is reported to
the system as a Pre Alarm or Fire Alarm signal, which in turn will
initiate the appropriate actions.
3.5 Access Levels
All user interface controls are classified as belonging to one of the
three different access levels described below:
Access
Level
Access
Description
1
No key or password
required
Accessible by members of the general public. All mandatory
indications are visible at access level 1 without prior manual
intervention. The normal operation mode is the default setting
for the panel.
2
Access by key
Accessible by persons with a specified responsibility for safety.
3
Password restricted
Accessible by persons trained and authorized to do
reconfiguration of site specific data and maintenance
according to the manufacturer’s published instruction.
If no action has been performed in this level within one hour
the panel will either return to Access Level 1 or Access Level 2
depending on whether the key has been used.
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Operation Mode
3.6 How Events are Presented in the Display
The different events, for example, «In the Event of a Fire Alarm», are
presented in Operation Mode.
The example below shows a situation where 2 detection zones are in
alarm state. The first and the last detection zone are shown in the
display, including information on the name of detectors and locations.
The total number of zones is shown in the upper right corner of the
display.
Total number of
detection zones
in alarm state
3.7 How to View Detailed Information
In order to select among points in alarm, for example, «In
the Event of a Fire Alarm», proceed as follows:
 Scroll (up and down) with the arrow buttons
select the wanted point.
to find and
 Press the Enter-button
to view detailed information. Scroll
downwards to see all information, for example, the type of point
(detector, manual call point) and the exact time the fire alarm
condition occured.
A black mark on the vertical scroolbar on the right side of the display
indicates that you can scroll downwards (or upwards) to reveal more
information. Note that this is not indicated on the illustration.
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3.8 Resounding the Internal Buzzer
When pressing the Mute Panel button in an alarm condition, the
internal buzzer will automatically be resounded in the following cases:
 if any new event occurs (for example, a detection zone enters the
Fire Alarm state)
 after a timeout period, if the cause for making it sound is still
present
3.9 Resounding Fire Alarm Devices
When pressing the Silence button in the event of an alarm, all Fire
Alarm Devices (FADs) will be deactivated. The red Fire Alarm
indication lamp will switch from a pulsing to a steady light and the
local buzzer will go off.
At this stage, the resound timer will start (if it has been configured).
The resound timer will restart on each operation of the Silence button.
Holding the Silence button down for more than 5 seconds will activate
the Resound function.
The alarm zones are automatically resounded to their alarm states on
timeout (configurable) of the Silence resound timer.
3.10 Disablement Sources
3.10.1 Overview
Autroprime supports the following disablement sources:
 Individual
A unit is disabled by an individual command issued to the specified
unit. Applicable to all units with disabling capabilities.
 Loop
A unit is disabled by its corresponding loop being disabled.
Applicable to points, FADs, FPEs and panels connected to loops
(DID).
 Detection Zone
A point is disabled by a command to its corresponding detection
zone, affecting all points in the detection zone, including any
manual call points. Applicable to points only.
 Alarm Zone
FADs in an alarm zone will be disabled.
 Disable Input Unit
A detection zone is disabled by a command from a Disable Input
Unit. Applicable to detection zones only.
 Modbus
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3.10.2 Point Disablements
A general rule is that a Point may be disabled by one or more
disablement sources simultaneously. In order to be enabled, the Point
must be enabled from all these disablement sources.
Example:
A Point is disabled from a Zone (Detection Zone disable command
issued from the Fire Alarm Control Panel) and from a Disable Input
Unit. For the Point to become enabled, a DZ enable command must
be issued from the Operator Panel and the Restore button on the
Disable Input Unit must be pressed.
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3.11 Alarm Organization
3.11.1 Detection Zones with Different Properties
When handling events in Operation Mode, it is important to be aware
of how the alarm organization is configured, that is, the system’s
detection zone configuration.
The system provides the following types of detection zones with
different properties:
 Immediate Action detection zone
 Dependency Action detection zone
 Delayed Action detection zone
 Delayed Dependency detection zone
 SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) detection zone
The property of a detection zone as well as the type of point (detector
or manual call point) will determine how the system responds to the
signal - with respect to action.
3.11.2 The Actioning of Alarm Zones
The actioning of alarm zones can be controlled by detection zones,
with or without Delay/Dependency properties.
For example, a detection zone in alarm can activate a number of
alarm zones. The delay period before activation can be defined
according to the property of the chosen detection zone type.
An alarm zone can give both an alarm signal (EVACUATE) and a
neighbouring alarm zone signal (ALERT) with a different pattern.
The top-level alarm zone (default) is called the Parent Alarm Zone. A
system consists of a Parent Alarm Zone, usually with several “sublevel” alarm zones in an hierarchy. Each “sub level”-alarm zone is
related to a specific area of, for example, a building. If an alarm occurs
in a Parent Alarm Zone, all Fire Alarm Devices (FADs) within this
zone, plus all FADs belonging to all “sub-level”-alarm zones will be
activated.
3.11.3 Immediate Action Detection Zones
A signal from an Immediate Action detection zone, will initiate all
actions immediately, without any delay.
Immediate Action applies to all units that can be activated by a
Immediate Action Detection Zone.
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3.11.4 Dependency Action Detection Zones
In areas where points may be exposed to a high level of pollution, for
example, unwanted alarms may occur. In order to avoid this problem,
the Dependency Action alarm organization is used.
A fire alarm signal from a single detector in a system defined as
Dependency Action will initiate no actions, i.e. there will be no
actioning of outputs to;
 Fire Alarm Devices (FAD)
 Fire Alarm Routing Equipment (FARE)
 Fire Protection Equipment (FPE)
 Silent Alarm
At least two detectors in the same detection zone must be in alarm
state before actions are initiated.
It is also possible to configure the system in such a way that a Large
Alarm will be initiated if at least two detectors in the entire system are
in alarm state, regardless of which detection zone each detector
belongs to.
Note that an activation of a manual call-point in a dependency
action detection zone will always initiate actions (provided that
the point has been set to Override Delay and Dependency, YES).
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3.11.5 Delayed Action Detection Zones
Delays to any output depends on the Day Mode operation of the
system (i.e. the LED for Delayed Action is ON). In Night Mode (i.e. the
LED for Delayed Action is OFF) all outputs will be activated at first
point in alarm.
When the operator panel receives a fire alarm signal from a point in a
Delayed Action detection zone (configurable), the actioning of outputs
to Fire Alarm Devices (FAD) and/or Fire Alarm Routing Equipment
(FARE) can be delayed.
The purpose of this type of alarm organization is to give an immediate
warning, but to delay the activation of outputs. In this way the cause of
the alarm can be investigated before the system automatically initiates
the evacuation of the protected premises and signals the local fire
brigade.
Delayed Action is based on the first point reporting the fire. A second
point in alarm in the same detection zone will not affect the delay of
the connected outputs.
In an alarm situation, the actioning of outputs will be delayed when the
detection zone has been defined as a Delayed Action detection zone
(configurable) and the point(s) in this Delayed Action detection zone
has been set to Override Delay and Dependency, NO.
Note that activation of a manual call point will normally give
immediate output actioning (provided that the point has been
set to Override Delay and Dependency, YES), even though the
immediate output actioning has been disabled (configurable).
The operation of delays to outputs for Fire Alarm Devices (FAD) apply
to:
 detectors and/or
 manual call points and/or
 signals from specific zones
The operation of delays to outputs for Fire Alarm Routing Equipment
(FARE) apply to:
 detectors and/or
 signals from specific zones
The delay is divided into two delay periods, Initial delay, T1
(configurable) and Prolonged Delay, T2 (configurable). The default
value for T1 is 1 minute and 2 minutes for T2.
The T1 delay period is started when a Fire Alarm signal from a point is
received. Actions will be initiated after the T1 delay period has
expired. Pressing PROLONG DELAY, will terminate T1 and the delay
period T2 will start.
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T1 for different detection zones may start at different times, however,
when Prolong Delay has been pressed, T2 for all detection zones will
start at the same time.
If one or more Delayed Action detection zones have entered the Fire
Alarm state and are in their T1 or T2 periods, the delayed actions can
be immediately initiated by pressing the Activate Outputs button.
Activation of a manual call point will also give immediate action
(provided that the point has been set to Override Delay and
Dependency, YES).
3.11.6 Delayed Dependency Detection Zones
Detection zones configured as Delayed Dependency Detection Zones
have the following properties in Day and Night Mode:
In Day Mode, outputs that are configured to be activated by these
detection zones will operate according to their actual configuration,
i.e. Silent Alarm, Small Alarm or Large Alarm as follows:
 When a fire alarm signal from the first detector in alarm is received,
the following will occur:
o The detection zone will enter the Silent Alarm state, and all FPE
outputs configured to be activated on Silent Alarm will be
activated. The T1 delay period will start.
o When the T1 delay period expires, the detection zone will enter
the Small Alarm state. All FPE outputs configured to be activated
on Small Alarm will be activated. The T2 delay period will start.
o When the T2 delay period expires, the detection zone will enter
the Large Alarm state. All FPE outputs configured to be activated
on Large Alarm will operate.
 Note that, at any time, if an alarm from a second detector within the
same detection zone is received, the detection zone will always
enter the Large Alarm State. This means that all (not yet activated)
FPEs configured to be activated on Silent, Small and Large Alarm
will be activated.
In Night Mode, outputs are always activated on the first detector in
alarm and the system will always enter the Large Alarm state. As with
Day Mode this means that all (not yet activated) FPEs configured to
be activated on Silent, Small and Large Alarm will operate.
Note that when a point sends an alarm signal, and this point
has been set to Override Delay and Dependency, YES, the
Delayed Dependency detection zone will enter the Large Alarm
state directly, regardless of Day or Night Mode.
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3.11.7 SOLAS Detection Zones
Note: Applies to Fire Alarm Control Panel BS-200M only.
A detection zone configured as SOLAS Detection Zone (Safety of Life
at Sea), has a two-minute delay from when a Point enters an alarm
condition until the associated Detection Zone initiates the activation of
the configured Fire Alarm Devices (FADs) and outputs.
During this period a countdown timer is shown in the panel display
and the user has the ability to block the activation of FADs and/or
outputs during the two minute period.
The Activate Outputs button can be used to activate the FADs and
outputs that are in this two minute transition period or that have
previously been blocked.
It is also possible to configure a SOLAS Detection Zone to
immediately activate certain FADs and outputs, without the two minute
delay. These FADs and outputs will thus start to operate at the
moment the first Point in a Detection Zone enters the Alarm condition.
The Silence button can be used to control the FADs independently of
the Block operation. The Silence function will affect all FADs that have
been activated.
Autroprime also has a Resound function that will reverse the effect of
Silence.
3.11.8 Silent, Small and Large Alarm – Overview
A few differences can be found in national guidelines regarding alarm
organization and output delays. To be able to meet these guidelines
you can select between different types of detection zones and control
the activation of outputs.
Three “levels” have been defined regarding the progress of a fire
alarm situation that can be utilized to activate outputs. If delays are
activated, the normal situation will be that all activations will take place
at the ‘Large Alarm’ level, both signalling the fire brigade (FARE),
sounders (FADs) and any other delayed output (FPE). Activating
outputs (FPE) at other levels may be obtained selecting these levels
through configuration.
Onboard (BSA-200) outputs may be configured to be dedicated
outputs for the Silent alarm and Small alarm levels. In this case they
will only be activated at these levels.
The table on the next page indicates which levels are available for
different types of detection zones.
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Silent Alarm
Any fire alarm signal will be indicated at the panel without any delay,
and this is the Silent Alarm level. An output may be configured to be
activated at this level, as an example to trigger a coded message
through a voice alarm system or an output to make on site technical
personnel aware of the situation.
The delay timer T1 will be started and a countdown timer will be
shown in the display. For a Delayed detection zone the operator may
now initiate a prolonged T2 period.
Small Alarm
In the case of a Delayed Dependency detection zone there is an
automatic transfer from the initial T1 delay period to the prolonged T2
delay period. When this transfer occurs the level will be increased to
Small Alarm. Looking at a shopping centre this level may be used for
another voice alarm message making the employees start the
preparations for an evacuation. The display will show the T2
countdown.
(Small alarm level is also shown for Delayed and Dependency zones,
but should not be used as an activation criteria for outputs.)
Large Alarm
The table below shows that this level is the last one (or only) for all
types of detection zones. There are different ways of getting to this
level, either elapsed timers (T1 and/or T2), a second alarm signal or a
panel operation. If not configured otherwise, all outputs will be
activated at this level, fire brigade (FARE), sounders (FAD) and any
other outputs (FPE).
Silent Alarm
Immediate Action Detection Zone
Delayed Action Detection Zone
Dependency Action Detection Zone
Delayed Dependency Detection Zone
SOLAS Detection Zone
x
x
x
x
Small Alarm
x
Large Alarm
x
x
x
x
x
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About «In the Event of….»
4. About «In the Event of….»
The subsequent chapters - In the event of…..- deal with different
events that may occur;
Chapter
In the event of…..
Chapter 5
a fire alarm
Chapter 6
a fire alarm with alarm delay (in a Delayed Action detection
zone - immediate output actioning disabled)
Chapter 7
a pre-alarm
Chapter 8
faults
Chapter 9
supervisory condition
The list above covers the most common events. In addition to these, a
great number of combinations of events may, of course, occur.
For each event there is an overview of all indications on the panel,
plus the necessary actions to take. All alarm handling and display
pictures shown in the subsequent chapters are based on the
following:
 The system is in Operation Mode.
 To operate the panel, Access Level 2 is required. This means that
the person operating the panel, must use a key before the panel
can be operated. This is indicated with a key.
 The examples show a system that is configured to immediately
trigger Fire Alarm Routing Equipment and send a message to a
Fire Receiving Station (Fire Brigade) in the event of a fire alarm.
The Remote Call indicator will thus come on.
 As you proceed through the steps in the different events, the
comments field will, when necessary, provide additional information
and show the different options you have.
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In the Event of a Fire Alarm
5. In the Event of a Fire Alarm
5.1 Indications in the Event of a Fire Alarm
One or several fire detectors or manual call-points in one or several detection zones
are signalling a Fire Alarm.
The red Alarm indicator is pulsing.
The total number of Detection
Zones.
The text display presents the first
and last (if several) detection
zones in alarm state and their
location. By operating the menu,
detailed information is available.
The red More Events indicator is
pulsing if several detection zones
are signaling a Fire Alarm.
Only the operating buttons that are available and
relevant to the current state are backlit.
The internal buzzer is activated.
The fire alarm condition activates
Fire Alarm Devices (sounders,
bells, visual indicators, etc.).
5.2 Actions to be Taken in the Event of a Fire Alarm
Step
Actions to be taken
1
Follow all precautions
described in the local
fire instructions, step by
step.
Display Indication
Audible Indication
All fire alarm devices
connected to the
alarm zones (which
are connected to the
detection zones in
alarm) are activated
(sounders and visual
indicators).
The internal buzzer on
the operator panel is
turned on.
Comments:
2
The first detection and last detection zone (if several) and points in alarm are
highlighted in the display. The total number of detection zones in alarm state
is shown in the uppermost right corner of the display.
The red Alarm indicator is pulsing. If an output to Fire Alarm Routing
Equipment is configured and applied, the red Remote Call indicator will also
be pulsing.
When several zones are in alarm state, the More Events indicator is pulsing.
To silence the internal
buzzer, press the black
Mute Panel button.
The internal buzzer on
the operator panel is
turned off.
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In the Event of a Fire Alarm
Step
Actions to be taken
3
Use the arrow down
(/arrow up) button and
scroll to observe the
detection zones and
point(s) in alarm state.
Comments:
4
Investigate the scene(s)
and carry out the
necessary actions.
5
To select a point, scroll
with the arrow up/down
buttons.
6
To view detailed point
information, press
Display Indication
Audible Indication
In this example, a total of 2 detection zones are in alarm state. If you want to
view detailed zonal/point information for each zone before investigating the
scene(s), go to step 5. If not, investigate the scene(s), then go directly to step
7.
then scroll downwards
to see all information.
Comments:
If you want to view detailed information for another point;
, then select another point in
move back using the Cancel button
step 5 and repeat step 6. If not, go directly to step 7.
7
All Fire Alarm Devices
(FAD) are deactivated.
The Alarm indicator goes
steady.
To silence all alarms,
press the red Silence
button.
Comments:
The red Alarm indicator goes steady.
To manually resound the alarm zones at this stage, press and hold down the
Silence button at least 10 seconds (see countdown of seconds on display).
Configurable: A timer begins to count down. The alarm zones are
automatically resounded to their alarm states on timeout of the silence
resound timer.
When the fire is extinguished and all necessary repair work is implemented
(smoke is exhausted, new glass replaced in the manual call points, etc.), the
system should be returned to normal operation mode (step 8).
8
All audible indicators on
all panels in the system
are turned off.
Press the green Reset
button.
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In the Event of a Fire Alarm
Step
Actions to be taken
Display Indication
Audible Indication
If no points are signalling an alarm, the system is reset and the display will return to its idle state.
Comments:
The red Alarm indicator goes off.
The red Remote Call indicator goes off (if a FARE output is configured and
applied).
If there are points still signalling an alarm when the system has been reset, go to step 9.
The point(s) still in alarm are shown on the display.
If no actions are taken, the points still signalling alarm will automatically be reactivated after a predefined timeout.
If you want to disable the point(s) - for example, a manual call-point - still signalling alarm, go to step 9.
9
To enter menu mode,
press and hold down
for a few seconds.
10
Scroll downwards
to select Disable, then
press
11
Scroll downwards
to select Points (if, for
example, one or several
points are to be
disabled), then press
12
To select a specific
point, scroll with the
arrow up/down buttons
to highlight this point.
To multiselect several
consecutive points in
the list that are to be
disabled, press and
hold down the Select
button
and at the same time
scroll with the arrow up
or down button (a mark
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Step
Actions to be taken
Display Indication
Audible Indication
will appear to the left of
each the selected
points).
To multiselect points
one-by-one, press the
Select button to mark a
point, then scroll to
another point in the list
and press the Select
button once more to
mark the next one.
13
Press the Function
button
,
then press
twice.
14
Use the alphanumeric
keypad to select the
desired Disable Time
Span (for example,
02:00 hours/minutes),
then press
twice to execute the
command.
Comments:
The yellow Disabled Function indicator is lit.
All selected points still signalling alarm are disabled. Although points have
been disabled, the system will still be in alarm state.
To reactivate the point(s), you have to enable the points that have been disabled.
15
The point(s) will again
signal alarm (if reset
has not been applied
to points in alarm).
to move
Press
back to the first level of
the Menu Mode. Repeat
the procedure similar to
step 12 to 16, but
enable instead of
disable the points.
The internal buzzer on
the operator panel is
turned on.
(Points can also be
enabled from the
Disablement window).
Comments:
16
The yellow Disabled Function indicator goes off.
The red Alarm indicator starts to pulse.
The red Remote Call indicator is lit (if a FARE output is configured and
applied).
To reset the system,
press the green Reset
button
.
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In the Event of a Fire Alarm
Step
Actions to be taken
Comments:
Display Indication
Audible Indication
If there are no points signalling a fire alarm, the system is reset.
The panel enters its idle state.
The red Alarm indicator goes off.
The red Remote Call indicator goes off (if a FARE output is configured and
applied).
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In the Event of a Pre Alarm
6. In the Event of a Pre Alarm
6.1 Indications in the Event of a Pre Alarm
A detector in one of the detection zones has entered Pre Alarm state.
The red Pre Alarm indicator is
pulsing.
The text display presents the
detection zone(s) in Pre Alarm
state and their location. By
operating the menu, detailed point
information is available.
The red More Events indicator is
pulsing if several detection zones
are signaling a Pre Alarm.
The internal buzzer is activated.
Only the operating buttons that are available and
relevant to the current state are backlit.
6.2 Actions to be Taken in the Event of a Pre Alarm
Step
Actions to be taken
1
Follow all precautions
described in the local
fire instructions, step by
step.
Comments:
2
To silence the internal
buzzer, press the black
Mute Panel button.
3
Use the arrow down
(/arrow up) button and
scroll to observe the
points(s) in Pre Alarm
state.
Display Indication
Audible Indication
The internal buzzer on
the operator panel is
turned on.
The detection zone(s) and point(s) in pre alarm state are highlighted in the
display.
The red Pre Alarm indicator is pulsing.
When several zones are in pre-alarm state, the More Events indicator is
pulsing.
The internal buzzer on
the operator panel is
turned off.
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In the Event of a Pre Alarm
Step
Actions to be taken
Comments:
4
Investigate the scene(s)
and carry out the
necessary actions.
5
To select a point, scroll
with the arrow up/down
buttons.
6
To view detailed point
information, press
Display Indication
Audible Indication
In this example, a total of 3 points are in Pre Alarm state. If you want to view
detailed point information before investigating the scene(s), go to step 5. If
not, investigate the scene(s), then go directly to step 7.
then scroll downwards
to see all information.
Comments:
If you want to view detailed information for another point;
, then select another point in
move back using the Cancel button
step 5 and repeat step 6. If not, go directly to step 7.
7
To acknowledge a Pre
Alarm, press the red
Silence button.
Comments:
8
When the situation is under control (smoke is exhausted, new glass replaced
in the manual call points, etc.), the system should be returned to normal
operating mode (step 8).
Press the green Reset
button.
Comments:
The red Pre Alarm indicator goes off, and the panel enters its idle state.
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In the Event of a Fire Alarm with Alarm Delay
7. In the Event of a Fire Alarm with Alarm Delay
7.1 Indications - Fire Alarm with Alarm Delay
A point is sending an alarm signal from a Delayed Action detection zone and the system is set to
Day Mode (alarm delay is active). NOTE: An alarm from a manual call point is normally configured
to give immediate actioning on the alarm outputs even though the system is set to Day Mode
provided that the point has been set to Override Delay and Dependency (YES).
|
The red Alarm indicator is pulsing.
The total number of detection zones
in alarm state.
The text display presents the
detection zone(s) in alarm state and
their location. By operating the
menu, detailed information is
available.
The remaining time of the delay
period (countdown T1).
The red More Events indicator is
pulsing if several detection zones
are signaling a Fire Alarm with
delay.
Only the operating buttons that are available and
relevant to the current state are backlit.
The Delayed Activation indicator
has a steady yellow light.
The internal buzzer is activated.
7.2 Actions to be Taken - Fire Alarm with Alarm Delay
Step
Actions to be taken
Display Indication
Audible Indication
1
Follow all precautions
described in the local
fire instructions, step by
step.
The internal buzzer on
the operator panel is
turned on. No fire
alarm devices are
activated (sounders
and visual indicators).
Comments:
The first detection zone and point(s) in alarm (and last detection zone, if
several) are highlighted in the display. The total number of detection zones in
alarm state is shown in the upper right corner of the display. The delay period
T1 is counted down, the remaining time is shown on the bottom line.
The red Alarm indicator is pulsing. If an output to Fire Alarm Routing
Equipment is configured and applied, the red Remote Call indicator will also
be pulsing.
When several zones are in alarm state, the More Events indicator is pulsing.
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In the Event of a Fire Alarm with Alarm Delay
Step
Actions to be taken
2
To silence the internal
buzzer, press the black
Mute Panel button.
3
Use the arrow down
(/arrow up) button and
scroll to observe the
point(s) in alarm state.
Comments:
4
Display Indication
Audible Indication
The internal buzzer on
the operator panel is
turned off.
In this example, 1 point is in alarm state. If you want to view detailed point
information before investigating the scene, continue with the next step. If not,
investigate the scene, then go directly to step 7.
To view detailed point
information, press
then scroll downwards
to see all information.
Comments: If you want to view detailed information for another point (if any);
move back using the Cancel button
3, repeat step 4.
, then select another point in step
Comments: The delay is divided into two delay periods, Initial Delay, T1 (configurable) and
Prolonged Delay, T2 (configurable).
The T1 delay period is started when a Fire Alarm signal from a point is
received. Actions will be initiated after the T1 delay period has expired.
Pressing Prolong Delay will terminate T1 and the delay period T2 will start.
T1 for different detection zones may start at different times, however, when
Prolong Delay has been pressed, T2 for all detection zones will start at the
same time.
Comments:
5
To prolong the alarm
delay, press the
Prolong Delay button
Comments:
6
T2 will start to count down.
Investigate the
scene(s), and carry out
the necessary actions.
Comments:
7
If you want to prolong the delay, go to step 5.
If you do not want to prolong the delay go directly to step 6.
The next action depends on whether or not there really is a fire.
If there is not a fire, go to step 10 (press the green Reset button).
If there really is a fire, continue with the next step.
To activate the outputs,
press the
Activate Outputs button
All fire alarm devices
(sounders and visual
indicators) that are
configured to be
activated are
activated.
or the
nearest manual call
point (provided that the
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In the Event of a Fire Alarm with Alarm Delay
Step
Actions to be taken
Display Indication
Audible Indication
point has been set to
Override Delay and
Dependency YES).
8
Carry out the necessary
actions.
9
To silence all alarms,
press the red Silence
button.
Comments:
All Fire Alarm Devices
(FAD) are deactivated.
The red Alarm indicator goes steady.
To manually resound the alarm zones at this stage, press and hold down the
Silence button at least 5 seconds.
Configurable: A timer begins to count down. The alarm zones can be
automatically resounded to their alarm states on timeout of the silence
resound timer.
When the fire is extinguished and all necessary repair work is implemented
(smoke is exhausted, new glass replaced in the manual call-points, etc.), the
system should be returned to normal operation mode.
10
All audible indicators on
all panels in the system
are turned off.
Press the green Reset
button.
If no points are signalling an alarm, the system is reset and the display will return to its idle state.
Comments:
The red Alarm indicator goes off.
The red Remote Call indicator goes off (if a FARE output is configured and
applied).
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In the Event of Faults
8. In the Event of Faults
8.1 Indications in the Event of Faults
A fault is indicated by one of the components (fire detectors, external equipment or
other faults).
The yellow Fault indicator is pulsing.
The text display indicates the nature
of the fault. By operating the menu,
detailed information is available.
Depending on the nature of the
fault, and if configured and applied,
one or several of the following
yellow indicators may be pulsing:
- System Fault
- Annunciator Fault
- Remote Call Fault
The internal buzzer is activated.
Only the operating buttons that are available and
relevant to the current state are backlit.
8.2 Actions to be Taken in the Event of Faults
Step
1
Actions to be
taken
Display Indication
Notify
service/technical
personnel if
necessary.
Comments:
2
To silence the internal
buzzer, press the
black
Mute Panel button.
3
Use the arrow down
(/arrow up) button and
scroll to observe the
points in Fault state I
(if several).
Audible Indication
The internal buzzer on
the operator panel is
turned on.
The yellow Fault indicator is pulsing.
Depending on the nature of the fault, and if configured and applied, the
following indicators will be pulsing; System, Annunciator or Remote Call Fault.
The internal buzzer on
the operator panel is
turned off.
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In the Event of Faults
Step
Actions to be
taken
Comments:
4
To select a point,
scroll with the arrow
up/down buttons.
5
To view detailed
information for a
selected point, press
Display Indication
Audible Indication
In this example, a total of 2 points are in Fault state. If you want to view
detailed information for each point in Fault state before investigating the
scene(s), continue with the next step. If not, go directly to step 6.
then scroll downwards
to see all information.
Comments:
If you want to view detailed information for another point;
, then select another point in step
move back using the Cancel button
4, repeat step 5. If not, go directly to the next step.
Fault messages provide the following information:
1. A description of the fault.
2. A suggestion on how to solve the problem.
3. The time of event.
6
Investigate the
scene(s) and carry out
the necessary actions.
Comments:
7
Now you may acknowledge either each fault one by one (Acknowledge), or you
can acknowledge all faults (Acknowledge All).
To acknowledge the
fault(s), move back
one level using the
Cancel button
Comments:
8
Faults can be acknowledged from the detailed information window as well.
Scroll to select the
desired point, press
the Function button
,
then select
Acknowledge to
acknowledge the
selected fault or
Acknowledge all to
acknowledge all
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In the Event of Faults
Step
Actions to be
taken
Display Indication
Audible Indication
faults.
Press
Comments:
When a fault is acknowledged, an asterisk (*) appears to the left of the
acknowledged point.
When all faults have been acknowledged, the yellow Fault indicator and all
other fault indicators will go steady.
When all faults have been repaired, the system can be reset.
9
Press the green Reset
button.
Comments:
The yellow Fault indicator and all other fault indicators go off, and the panel
enters its idle state (if faults have been repaired).
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Supervisory
9. Supervisory
9.1 Indications during Supervisory
The system indicates the activation of an input device, for example, a door control unit.
The Supervisory indicator has a
steady yellow light.
The text display indicates the
activation of an input device. By
operating the menu, detailed
information is available.
The internal buzzer is activated.
Only the operating buttons that are available and
relevant to the current state are backlit.
9.2 Actions to be Taken during Supervisory
Step
1
Actions to be
taken
Notify
service/technical
personnel if
necessary.
Comments:
2
Audible Indication
The internal buzzer on
the operator panel is
turned on.
The yellow Supervisory indicator is pulsing.
The internal buzzer on
the operator panel is
turned off.
To silence the internal
buzzer, press the
black
Mute Panel button.
Comments:
3
Display Indication
In this example, one point is in a Supervisory state.
Use the arrow down
button to scroll
downwards
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Supervisory
Step
Actions to be
taken
4
To view detailed
information for the
selected point, press
Display Indication
Audible Indication
then scroll downwards
to see all information.
5
Investigate the
scene(s) and carry out
the necessary actions.
Comments:
6
Now you may acknowledge the point in Supervisory state (Acknowledge).
To acknowledge the
point in Supervisory
state, move back one
level using the Cancel
button
Comments:
7
The point in Supervisory state can be acknowledged from the detailed
information window as well.
Scroll to select the
desired point, press
the Function button
,
then select
Acknowledge to
acknowledge the
selected point.
Press
Comments:
When the point is acknowledged, an asterisk appears to the left of the point.
The yellow Supervisory indicator will go steady.
The system can now be reset.
8
Press the green Reset
button.
Comments:
The yellow Supervisory indicator goes off, and the panel enters its idle state.
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Menu Mode
10. Menu Mode
10.1 Menu Structure
The Menu Stucture is accessed when entering Menu Mode. The
Menu Structure for Autroprime Interactive Fire Detection System
(including all access levels) is found in Appendix.
10.2 How to Enter Menu Mode

NOTE:
The Silence
button and the
Reset button can
be operated both
in Menu Mode
and in Operation
Mode.
 To enter the Menu Mode from operation mode or the panel’s idle
state, press and hold down the Enter button
for a few seconds.
The number and type of menu selections that appear in the display in
Menu Mode depends on the current access level (1, 2 or 3).
If the panel is set to access level 1 (no key or password), the following
is shown in the display:
If the panel is set to access level 2 (the key is turned clock-wise), six
different menu selections are shown in the display, including System
Status, Disable, Enable, Show Unit Properties, Report and Enter
Service Mode. If the panel is set to access level 3 (Service Mode is
entered using a password), the seventh menu selection Exit Service
Mode is shown in the display.
If no button is operated within a preconfigured timeout, the menu will
be terminated and the operator panel will re-enter operation mode.
 To manually re-enter operation mode, press and hold down the
Enter button
for a few seconds.
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Menu Mode
10.3 How to Enter Service Mode
Service Mode is entered from the main menu.
 Use the arrow down button to scroll down and select Enter Service
Mode.
 Press Enter twice, then use the alphanumeric keypad and type the
password that has been selected during commissioning (4
characters).
 To accept the password, press Enter once more.
The menu selections Service and Exit Service Mode now appear in
the display.
To enter the Service menu, use the arrow down button to scroll down
and select Service, then press the Enter button
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System Status
11. System Status
11.1 Introduction
NOTE:
Access Level 1
(no key or
password
required).
The System Status menu is accessed from the main menu in Menu
Mode. The System Status Menu is accessed with access level 1 (no
key or password required).
The menu gives the current status of the following conditions:
 Alarms
 Pre Alarms
 Faults
 Disablements
 Tests
 Supervisory
 Activated Outputs/Inputs
11.2 System Status Menu
System Status
Show
Show
Show
Show
Show
Show
Show
Alarms
Pre Alarms
Faults
Disablements
Tests
Supervisory
Activated Outputs/Inputs
Door Control Units
Standard Control Units
Activated Fire Alarm Devices
Other Outputs
Activated Inputs
All Outputs/Inputs by Type
All Outputs/Inputs by Time
11.3 Example – System Status, Alarms
In this example, we assume that 3 points are in alarm state.
 To enter the Menu Mode from operation mode or the panel’s idle
state, press and hold down the Enter button
for a few seconds.
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System Status
 To enter the System Status menu, press the Enter button
 To select Alarms, press the Enter button
The total number of detection zones (in this example, 2) in alarm state
is shown in the upper right corner of the display.
 Use the arrow down button to scroll down and select a detection
zone.
 To view detailed information for a point, press
 Use the arrow down button to scroll down and view all information.
 To return to Operation Mode, press and hold down the Enter button
for a few seconds.
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Disabling
12. Disabling
12.1 Introduction
NOTE:
Access Level 2
(access by key).
From the Disable menu you can disable the following:
 Detection Zone
 Alarm Zone
 Point (detectors, manual call points)
 Fire Alarm Device (FAD)
 Loop Outputs
 Local Outputs
 Loop Inputs
 Local Inputs
 Routing Equipment (FARE/FWRE)
 Loop IO Carriers
When disabling components, a disable time span is given. The disable
time span can be changed for already disabled components by
entering the disable menu.
For information on Disablement Sources, refer to chapter 3.10.
12.2 Disable Menu
Disable
Detection Zones
Alarm Zones
Points
Fire Alarm Devices
Loop Outputs
Local Outputs
Loop Inputs
Local Inputs
Routing Equipment
Loop IO Carriers
Disable
Time Span
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Disabling
12.3 Disabling Activated / Deactivated Components
When you disable an active component, for example, a sounder
issuing an alarm signal, the component will immediately switch to the
OFF state without any user notification and/or confirmation cause.
A disablement of a deactivated component, for example, a sounder
not issuing an alarm signal, will have no immediate effect on system
operation.
Both activated and deactivated disabled components will remain
switched off until enabled.
12.4 Disabling Detection Zones
When you disable a Detection Zone - all points within the specified
detection zone will be disabled. A detection zone will not be indicated
as disabled unless all points within the zone have been disabled.
A disable time span can be set. When the disable time span expires,
the detection zone will automatically be enabled. The detection zone
can also be enabled manually from the Enable Menu.
12.5 Disabling Alarm Zones
When you disable an Alarm Zone all Fire Alarm Devices (FADs;
sounders, bells etc.) within the specified alarm zone will be disabled.
An alarm zone will not be indicated as disabled unless all Fire Alarm
Devices (FADs) within the alarm zone have been disabled.
A disable time span can be set. When the disable time span expires,
the alarm zone will automatically be enabled. The alarm zone can also
be enabled manually from the Enable Menu (or disablement window).
12.6 Disabling Points
When you disable a Point (fire detectors / manual call points), no
alarm signal or fault signal from this point will be sent in the event of
an alarm / fault.
A disable time span can be set. When the disable time span expires,
the point(s) will automatically be enabled. The point(s) can also be
enabled manually from the Enable Menu (or disablement window).
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Disabling
12.7 Disabling Fire Alarm Devices
When you disable a Fire Alarm Device (FAD), the output which
controls the FAD will be disabled. The FAD will thus give no audible
indication.
You can disable a single unit (FAD)/alarm circuit, or all units (FADs) in
a selected Alarm Zone.
A disable time span can be set. When the disable time span expires,
the FAD(s) will automatically be enabled. The single FAD or all FADs
in a selected Alarm Zone can also be enabled manually from the
Enable Menu.
12.8 Disabling Outputs (Loop Outputs/Local Outputs)
When you disable outputs which control Fire Protection Equipment
(FPE), in the event of an alarm / fault, no signals will be sent to trigger
the equipment. (Note that local outputs are not necessary related to
FPE). You can disable a single output, or several outputs.
A disable time span can be set. When the disable time span expires,
the outputs which control Fire Protection Equipment will automatically
be enabled. The outputs can also be enabled manually from the
Enable Menu.
12.9 Disabling Inputs (Loop Inputs/Local Inputs)
When you disable inputs, the signals from external equipment to the
inputs you disable will not be received by the panel/system and no
actions will be taken (for example, activation of general alarm or
external day/night activation). You can disable a single input or
several inputs.
A disable time span can be set. When the disable time span expires,
the signals from external equipment to the inputs will automatically be
enabled, i.e. received by the panel/system.
12.10 Disabling Routing Equipment
When you disable Routing Equipment, including Fire Alarm Routing
Equipment (FARE) and/or Fault Warning Routing Equipment (FWRE),
the output which controls such equipment will be disabled.
Fire Alarm Routing Equipment (FARE): In the event of an alarm, no
fire alarm signals/fault signals will be sent to the fire brigade.
Fault Warning Routing Equipment (FWRE): In the event of a fault, no
fault warning signals will be sent to, for example, the security firm.
A disable time span can be set. When the disable time span expires,
the Routing Equipment which is disabled will automatically be
enabled. The equipment can also be enabled manually from the
Enable Menu.
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Disabling
12.11 Disabling Loop IO Carriers
You can disable a single Loop IO Carrier, or all Loop IO Carriers.
A disable time span can be set. When the disable time span expires,
the Loop IO Carriers will automatically be enabled. The single Loop IO
Carrier or all Loop IO Carriers can also be enabled manually from the
Enable Menu.
12.12 Example – How to Disable a Detection Zone
The example below shows how to disable a Detection Zone. The
similar procedure applies to all other selections.
 To enter the Menu Mode from operation mode or the panel’s idle
state, press and hold down the Enter button
for a few seconds.
 Use the arrow down button to scroll down and select Disable.
 Press the Enter button
.
 Press the Enter button
.
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Disabling
 Use the arrow button to scroll down and select, for example,
“Detection Zone1”.
Press the Function button
 Press the Enter button
 Use the alphanumeric display to enter the disable time span
(hours:minutes).
 To accept the disablement, press the Enter button
twice.
Note that the yellow Disabled Function indicator is lit (steady yellow
light).
The detection zone and all points within this detection zone are
disabled.
After a period of time, the display will enter operation mode. The
disabled detection zones are shown in the display.
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Enabling
13. Enabling
13.1 Introducion
From the Enable menu you can enable the following components:
 Detection Zone
 Alarm Zone
 Point (detectors, manual call points)
 Fire Alarm Device (FAD)
 Loop Outputs
 Local Outputs
 Loop Inputs
 Local Inputs
 Routing Equipment (FARE/FWRE)
 Loop IO Carriers
It is also possible to change the time span for the component.
In addition, it is possible to use the command enable Delayed
Activation, meaning that you can enable (or disable) all delays that are
defined in the system.
13.2 Enable Menu
Enable
Detection Zones
Alarm Zones
Points
Fire Alarm Devices
Loop Outputs
Local Outputs
Loop Inputs
Local Inputs
Routing Equipment
Loop IO Carriers
Delayed Activation
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13.3 Enabling Deactivated Components
Setting the arm state of a disabled deactivated component to enabled
will have no immediate effect on system operation. The component
will remain deactivated until its activation state is set to an active state
(on alarm or on command).
13.4 Enabling Detection Zones
When you enable a Detection Zone, all points within the specified
detection zone will be enabled.
13.5 Enabling Alarm Zones
When you enable an Alarm Zone all Fire Alarm Devices (FADs;
sounders, bells etc.) within the specified alarm zone will be enabled,
except for those that are individually disabled as described in the
chapter 13.6 “Enabling Points”. An alarm zone will not be indicated as
enabled unless all Fire Alarm Devices (FADs) within the alarm zone
have been enabled.
13.6 Enabling Points
When a Point (fire detectors/manual call points) is enabled (manually
or when the disable time span expires), alarm signals will be sent from
this point in the event of an alarm, provided that there is no disable
source for the point.
13.7 Enabling Fire Alarm Devices
When you enable a Fire Alarm Device (FAD), the output which
controls the FAD will be enabled. The FAD will now give an audible
indication if it is still active.
You can enable a single unit (FAD)/alarm circuit, or all units (FADs) in
a selected Alarm Zone.
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Enabling
13.8 Enabling Outputs (Loop Outputs/Local Outputs)
When you enable outputs which control Fire Protection Equipment
(FPE), signals will be sent to trigger the equipment upon the activation
of an output (caused by an alarm signal, input signal or output signal).
You can enable a single output.
13.9 Enabling Inputs (Loop Inputs/Local Inputs)
When you enable inputs, the signals from external equipment to the
inputs you enable will be received by the panel/system and actions
will be taken (for example, activation of general alarm or external
day/night activation). You can enable a single input or several inputs.
13.10 Enabling Routing Equipment
When you enable Fire Alarm Routing Equipment (FARE) and/or Fault
Warning Routing Equipment (FWRE), the output which controls such
equipment will be enabled.
Fire Alarm Routing Equipment (FARE): In the event of an alarm, fire
alarm signals may be sent to the fire brigade (configurable).
Fault Warning Routing Equipment (FWRE): In the event of a fault,
fault warning signals will be sent to, for example, the security firm.
13.11 Enabling Loop IO Carriers
You can enable a single Loop IO Carrier, or all Loop IO Carriers.
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Enabling
13.12 How to Execute Commands from the
Enable Menu
The example below shows how to enable a Detection Zone. The
similar procedure applies to all other selections (except Enable Day
Night Mode, see next chapter). Note that points can also be enabled
from the Disablement window.
 To enter the Menu Mode from operation mode or the panel’s idle
state, press and hold down the Enter button
for a few seconds.
 Use the arrow down button to scroll down and select Enable.
 Press the Enter button
.
 Press the Enter button
.
 Only disabled detection zones are shown (if any are disabled).
 Use the arrow button to scroll down and select, for example,
“Detection Zone1”.
 To mark the selected detection zone, press the Select button
 Press the Function button
 Press Enable (you can also change the disable time span).
 To accept, press the Enter button
twice.
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Enabling
13.13 Enabling Delayed Activation
The command Enable Delayed Activation (YES/NO) allows you to
enable or disable all delays that are configured in the system. The
default value is NO.
 If Enable Delayed Activation is set to NO, all delays will be disabled
(i.e. immediate actioning).
 If Enable Delayed Activation is set to YES, the system will delay the
activation of outputs from points (set to “Override Delay and
Dependency NO”) in detection zones configured as Delayed Action
Detection Zones or Delayed Dependency Detection Zones.
 If Day Mode Operation Times are configured or the property for an
onboard input is set to Day/Night Mode, the system will
automatically change the default value NO to YES when the new
configuration is saved and the system is restarted, i.e. all delays
will be automatically enabled.
o If Enable Delayed Activation is set to NO, all delays will be
disabled (i.e. immediate actioning).
o If Enable Delayed Activation is set to YES all delays are again
enabled and controlled by Day Mode Operation Times or
Day/Night inputs.
The example below shows how to enable delayed activation.
 To enter the Menu Mode from operation mode or the panel’s idle
state, press and hold down the Enter button
for a few seconds.
 Use the arrow down button to scroll down and select Enable.
 Press the Enter button
.
 Use the arrow down button to scroll down to Delays.
 Press the Enter button
twice.
 Use the right arrow button to select YES or NO, then press Enter.
 To confirm, press Enter once more.
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Show Unit Properties
14. Show Unit Properties
14.1 Introduction
NOTE:
Access Level 2
(access by key).
From the Show Unit Properties menu you can view properties for the
following units:
 Detection Zones
 Alarm Zones
 Points (fire detectors, manual call points)
 Fire Alarm Devices (FAD)
 Loop Outputs
 Local Outputs
 Loop Inputs
 Local Inputs
 Loop IO Carriers
 Mimic Panels
 Activation Groups
 External Interfaces
 Detection Loops
 Operator Panels
14.2 Show Unit Properties Menu
Show Unit Properties
Detection Zones
Alarm Zones
Points
Fire Alarm Devices
Loop Outputs
Local Outputs
Loop Inputs
Local Inputs
Loop IO Carriers
Mimic Panels
Activation Groups
External Interfaces
Detection Loops
Operator Panels
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14.3 Detection Zones
Using the Enter button
after selecting a detection zone reveals
the following properties:
 name of the detection zone
 alarm organization:
o Immediate Action Detection Zone
o Dependency Action Detection Zone
o Delayed Action Detection Zone
o Delayed Dependency Detection Zone
o SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) Detection Zone
Using the Function button
after selecting a detection zone gives
the following menu selections:
 Show Member Points
 Show Connected Units
14.4 Alarm Zones
The top-level Alarm Zone (default) is called the Parent Alarm Zone. A
system consists of a Parent Alarm Zone, usually with several “sublevel” alarm zones in an hierarchy. Each “sub level”-alarm zone is
related to a specific area of, for example, a building. If an alarm occurs
in a Parent Alarm Zone, all Fire Alarm Devices (FADs) within the
Parent Alarm Zone, plus all FADs belonging to all “sub-level”-alarm
zones will be activated.
Using the Enter button
after selecting an alarm zone reveals the
following properties:
 name of the Alarm Zone
Using the Function button
after selecting an alarm zone gives the
following menu selections:
 Show Member Fire Alarm Devices
 Show Neighbour Alarm Zones
 Show Activating Detection Zones
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14.5 Points
Using the Enter button
after selecting a point reveals the following
properties:
 name of the point
 override Delay and Dependency (YES or NO)
In an alarm situation, the actioning of outputs will be delayed when;
the detection zone has been defined as a Delayed Action detection
zone (configurable) and the point(s) in this Delayed Action
detection zone has not been set to Override Delay and
Dependency, i.e. set to No.
 performance class day setting (Normal 1, Normal 2; Industrial;
depending on the type of detector)
 operation class day setting (MultiSensor with heat, MultiSensor
only, Heat only)
 performance class night setting (Normal 1, Normal 2; Industrial)
 operation class night setting (MultiSensor with heat, MultiSensor
only, Heat only)
Using the Function button
following menu selections:
 Show Connected Units
after selecting a point gives the
14.6 Fire Alarm Device
Using the Enter button
after selecting a fire alarm device reveals
the following properties:
 Name of the Fire Alarm Device
 Unit function
 Hardware Type
Using the Function button
after selecting a fire alarm device gives
the following menu selections:
 Show Connected Units
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14.7 Loop Outputs
Using the Enter button
following properties:
 Name
 Unit function
Using the Function button
following menu selections::
after selecting a loop output reveals the
after selecting a loop output gives the
Not applicable to Fire Alarm Devices, Fire Alarm Routing Equipment
and Fault Warning Routing Equipment:
 Show Activating Detection Zones
 Show Activating Points
 Show Activating Inputs
 Show (activating) Activation Groups
 Show Activaing Outputs
Not applicable to Fire Alarm Routing Equipment and Fault Warning
Routing Equipment:
 Show Connected Units
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14.8 Local Outputs
Using the Enter button
after selecting a local output reveals the
following properties:
 Name
 Unit function
o Fire Alarm Device (FAD)
o Fire Alarm Routing Equipment (FARE)
o Fault Warning Routing Equipment (FWRE)
o Disable Out
o General Output
o RESET Out
o Silent Alarm Output
o Silence Out
o Small Alarm Output
Using the Function button
after selecting a local output gives the
following menu selections (note that the menu selections are not
applicable to all outputs):
Not applicable to Fire Alarm Devices, Fire Alarm Routing Equipment
and Fault Warning Routing Equipment:
 Show Activating Detection Zones
 Show Activating Points
 Show Activating Inputs
 Show (activating) Activation Groups
 Show Activating Outputs
Not applicable to Fire Alarm Routing Equipment and Fault Warning
Routing Equipment:
 Show Connected Units
14.9 Loop Inputs
Using the Enter button
following properties:
 Name
 Unit function
Using the Function button
following menu selections:
 Show Connected Units
after selecting a loop input reveals the
after selecting a loop input gives the
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14.10 Local Inputs
Using the Enter button
after selecting a local input reveals the
following properties:
 Name
 Unit function
o Day/Night Input
o User Configurable Input
o Morse Input
o Mute FAD Input
o Reset in Input
o Silence in Input
o FARE Feedback
o Activate All Alarms
o FWRE (only monitored inputs if disconnected from output)
 Supervisory (Yes/No)
 Supervisory Text (for some inputs)
Using the Function button
following menu selections:
 Show Connected Units
after selecting a local input gives the
14.11 Loop IO Carriers
Using the Enter button
the following properties:
 Name
 Function/switch
 Unit function
 Production number
 Hardware type
Using the Function button
following menu selections:
 Show All Carrier Units
 Show Carrier Points
 Show Carrier Inputs
 Show Carrier Outputs
after selecting a Loop IO Carrier reveals
after selecting a local input gives the
14.12 Mimic Panels
Using the Enter button
after selecting a mimic panel (if any)
reveals the following properties:
 Name
 Panel Type
Using the Function button
menu selections:
 Show Mimic Boards
 Show Mimic Inputs
 Show Mimic Outputs
after selecting a unit gives the following
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14.13 Activation Groups
Points and general outputs can be assigned to Activation Groups
(configurable). An Activation Group can be configured to trigger an
output in the event of an alarm. An output unit connected to this output
will then initiate a signal to activate external equipment, as for
example, doors, sprinkler systems, ventilation valves, horns and fire
lights.
Using the Enter button
after selecting an activation group reveals
the following properties:
 The name of the local output
 Activate group on Unit State:
meaning which alarm level the points within this activation group
will react to (pre-alarm or alarm).
 Activation Group Dependency:
meaning how many points within this activation group that must be
in alarm state before actions are initiated (1-5 and All).
after selecting an activation group
Using the Function button
gives the following menu selections:
 Show Member Points
 Show Connected Units
14.14 External Interfaces
External Interfaces include the following:
 Serial Port Settings
 TCP/IP Port Settings (Ethernet)
 ESPA
 MODBUS
 VDR (Voyage Data Recorder)
14.14.1 Serial Port Settings
Using the Enter button
after selecting serial port settings reveals
the following properties:
 bits per second
 word length
 parity
 stop bits
 hardware interface (RS-232, etc.)
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14.14.2 TCP/IP Port Settings (Ethernet)
Using the Enter button
after selecting TCP/IP port settings
reveals the following properties:
 own IP address
 gateway IP address
 subnet mask
14.14.3 ESPA Interface Settings
Using the Enter button
after selecting ESPA interface settings
reveals the following properties:
Show Settings
 name
 port (not in use, serial or TCP/IP)
 port number
 restore factory settings or not (No/Yes)
 display size (default 128), then
press Enter.
 line length (default 12)
 alphabet type (7 bits, 8 bits, or GSM)
 fault detail (Yes/No)
 startup message
Show Events
 alarm
 pre-alarm
 fault
 supervisory
 startup
 test
Show Receivers
 user name
 receiver number
 show (events)
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14.14.4 MODBUS Interface Settings
Using the Enter button
after selecting MODBUS interface settings
reveals the following properties:
Show Settings
 name
 port (not in use, serial or TCP/IP)
 TCP/IP address
 port number
 mode (slave or master)
 restore factory settings or not (Yes/No)
 slave address (default 128)
 slave ID (default 12)
 Handshake (Yes/No)
 Report Fault (Yes/No)
 Fault Timer (default 10 seconds)
Show Status Registers
 start address
 number of registers
Show Command Registers
 start address
14.14.5 Voyage Data Recorder (VDR)
Using the Enter button
after selecting Voyage Data Recorder
settings reveals the following properties:
 name
 port (not in use, serial or TCP/IP)
 port number (default 0)
 restore factory settings or not (Yes/No)
 log volume mini (Yes/No)
 active time (default 4 minutes),
determines how often a message is sent to the VDR to ensure that
there is a proper communication between the system and the VDR.
 update time (default 120 minutes),
determines how often the VDR receives a full update of all fires and
fault statuses.
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14.15 Detection Loops
Using the Enter button
after selecting a detection loop reveals the
following properties:
 name
 limit for maximum loop current
 measured loop current
 loop resistance –wire
 loop resistance +wire
14.16 Operator Panels
Using the Enter button
the following properties:
 name
 panel type
after selecting an operator panel reveals
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15. Report
15.1 Introduction
NOTE:
Access Level 2
(access by key).
The Report menu provides the following submenus:
 Read Log
 Show Topology
 Show Date and Time
 Software Version Information
 Configuration Version Information
15.2 Report Menu
Report
Read Log
Show Topology
Show Date and Time
Software Version Info
Configuration Version Info
All Log Entries
Alarms
Alarms and Activations
Faults
Enable and Disable
Tests
Supervisory
Internal Errors
15.3 Read Log
To be able to analyse system behaviour for service and maintenance
purposes, a number of events are recorded and can be viewed from
the Read Log menu, including:
 All Log Entries
 Alarms
 Alarms and Activation
 Faults
 Enable and Disable
 Test
 Supervisory
 Internal Errors
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15.4 Show Topology
This menu provides detailed information on the topology of the panel
bus and a selected loop.

From the Service Menu, perform the following:
 Use the arrow down button to scroll downwards to
System Topology, then press Enter.
A list appears, including all loops and the panel bus.
 Use the arrow button to select the panel bus or the loop you
want to view.
 Press the Function button
 Select Show Topology (the uppermost selection), then press
Enter.
The topology details, including Position, Type and Info, will
appear in the display. It is possible to toggle between the tagname
and the production number by using the left and right arrow buttons.
15.5 Show Date and Time
The following is shown:
 current time
 current date
15.6 Software Version Information
The system software version is shown.
15.7 Configuration Version Information
The following is shown:
 site name
 site configuration version
 date
 operator name
 description
 XML format version
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16. Service Commands
16.1 Introduction
From the operator panel you can perform service commands. To use
the Service Commands, access level 3 is required.
Access Level
Access Remedy
Description
3
Password restricted
Accessible by persons trained and authorized to do
reconfiguration of site specific data and maintenance
according to the manufacturer’s published instruction.
4
Mechanical tool
Accessible by persons doing repair work and changing
firmware.
16.2 Service Menu
The Service Menu includes a great number of submenus, allowing
you to do the entire configuration and service of the Autroprime
Interactive Fire Detection System.
This handbook deals with the testing of:
 Detection Zones
 Alarm Zones
 Fire Alarm Devices
 Loop Outputs
 Local Outputs
For information on the configuration of the Autroprime Interactive Fire
Detection System, refer to the Configuration Handbook.
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16.3 Testing Detection Zones
To be able to manually test points (detectors or manual call points)
without automatic actioning of Fire Protection Equipment (FPE), Fire
Alarm Routing Equipment (FARE) or Fire Alarm Devices (FAD),
selected detection zones, can be set in test mode. In this mode, any
point connected to the selected detection zone(s) can be tested
individually (with, for example, test gas) without automatic actioning
(i.e. without audible indication) from sounders, bells, etc.

From the Service Menu, perform the following:
 Use the arrow down button to scroll downwards to
Unit Test, then press Enter.
 Press Enter once more.
 Use the arrow button to select the detection zone that is to be
tested. Use, if necessary, the multiselect feature to select
several detection zones.
 Press the Function button
 To start the test, press Enter.
 Press Enter once more to confirm.
 To stop the test, use the arrow button to select Stop Test, then
press Enter twice.
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16.4 Testing Alarm Zones
This manual test activates all Fire Alarm Devices (FADs) in a selected
alarm zone (with audible indication).
The duration of the signal and the interval between each signal are
configurable (normally 1 second ON and 30 seconds OFF). The test
signal is given the lowest priority. In the event of an alarm, the alarm
signal will thus override the test signal.

From the Service Menu, perform the following:
 Use the arrow down button to scroll downwards to
Unit Test, then press Enter.
 Scroll down to Alarm Zone.
 Press Enter once more.
 Use the arrow button to select the Alarm Zone that
is to be tested. Use, if necessary, the multiselect feature to select
several alarm zones.
 Press the Function button
 To start the test, press Enter.
 Press Enter once more to confirm.
 To stop the test, use the arrow button to select Stop Test, then
press Enter twice.
16.5 Testing Fire Alarm Devices
This chapter describes how to test each Fire Alarm Device (FAD)
individually.
When the test is initiated for a selected Fire Alarm Device (FAD), a
test signal will be sent to the FAD.
The duration of the signal and the interval between each signal are
configurable (normally 1 second ON and 30 seconds OFF). The test
signal is given the lowest priority. In the event of an alarm, the alarm
signal will thus override the test signal.

From the Service Menu, perform the following:
 Use the arrow down button to scroll downwards to
Unit Test, then press Enter.
 Press Enter once more.
 Use the arrow button to select the Fire Alarm Device (FAD) that
is to be tested. Use, if necessary, the multiselect feature to select
several Fire Alarm Devices.
 Press the Function button
 To start the test, press Enter.
 Press Enter once more to confirm.
 To stop the test, use the arrow button to select Stop Test, then
press Enter twice.
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16.6 Testing Loop Outputs
This chapter describes how to test each Loop Outputs individually.
When the test is initiated for a selected loop output, a test signal will
be sent to this output.
NOTE:
Before this test is performed, make sure that all extinguishers
(or other similar equipment) that are to be tested are
disconnected. During the test, use a measuring instrument to
measure the output on the Fire Protection Equipment that is
to be tested.

From the Service Menu, perform the following:
 Use the arrow down button to scroll downwards to
Unit Test, then press Enter.
 Press Enter once more.
 Use the arrow button to select the Loop Output that
is to be tested. Use, if necessary, the multiselect feature to select
several loop outputs.
 Press the Function button
 To start the test, press Enter.
 Press Enter once more to confirm.
 To stop the test, use the arrow button to select Stop Test, then
press Enter twice.
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16.7 Local Outputs
This chapter describes how to test each Local Output individually.
When the test is initiated for a selected local output, a test signal will
be sent to this output.
NOTE:
Before this test is performed, make sure that all extinguishers
(or other similar equipment) that are to be tested are
disconnected. During the test, use a measuring instrument to
measure the output on the Fire Protection Equipment that is
to be tested.

From the Service Menu, perform the following:
 Use the arrow down button to scroll downwards to
Unit Test, then press Enter.
 Press Enter once more.
 Use the arrow button to select the Local Output that
is to be tested. Use, if necessary, the multiselect feature to select
several local outputs.
 Press the Function button
 To start the test, press Enter.
 Press Enter once more to confirm.
 To stop the test, use the arrow button to select Stop Test, then
press Enter twice.
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17. Appendix
17.1 Menu Structure
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Menu Structure
English
System Status
Show
Show
Show
Show
Show
Show
Show
Disable
Detection Zones
Alarm Zones
Points
Fire Alarm Devices
Loop Outputs
Local Outputs
Loop Inputs
Local Inputs
Routing Equipment
Loop I/O Carriers
Enable
Show Unit Properties
Report
Access Level 1: No key or password required
Access Level 2: Access by key
Access Level 3: Password restricted
Alarms
Pre Alarms
Faults
Disablements
Tests
Supervisory
Activated Outputs/Inputs
Door Control Units
Standard Control Units
Activated Fire Alarm Devices
Other Outputs
Activated Inputs
All Outputs/Inputs by Type
All Outputs/Inputs by Time
Disable
Time Span
Show Member Points
Show Connected Units
Show Member Fire Alarm Devices
Show Neighbour Alarm Zones
Show Activating Detection Zones
Detection Zones
Alarm Zones
Points
Fire Alarm Devices
Loop Outputs
Local Outputs
Loop Inputs
Local Inputs
Routing Equipment
Loop I/O Carriers
Delayed Activation
Enable /
Change
Disable
Time Span
Show Connected Units
Show Connected Units
(Not applicable to FAD, FARE and FWRE:)
Show
Show
Show
Show
Show
(Functions)
Detection Zones
Alarm Zones
Points
Fire Alarm Devices
Loop Outputs
Local Outputs
Loop Inputs
Local Inputs
Loop I/O Carriers
Mimic Panels
Activation Groups
External Interfaces
Detection Loops
Operator Panels
Activating Detection Zones
Activating Points
Activating Inputs
Activation Groups
Activating Outputs
(Not applicable to FARE and FWRE:)
Show Connected Units
Show Connected Units
Show Connected Units
Show
Show
Show
Show
All Carrier Units
Carrier Points
Carrier Inputs
Carrier Outputs
(Applicable only if Mimic Panels are used)
Show Mimic Boards
Show Member Points
Show Connected Units
Read Log
Show Topology
Show Date and Time
Software Version Info
Configuration Version Info
All Log Entries
Alarms
Alarms and Activations
Faults
Enable and Disable
Tests
Supervisory
Internal Errors
Enter Service Mode
Show Serial Port Settings
Show TCP/IP Port Settings
Show ESPA
Show MODBUS
Show VDR
Show Settings
Show Events
Show Receivers
Show Settings
Show Status Registers
Show Command Registers
Show Settings
(turn the page)
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English
Enter Service Mode
Service
System Settings
Loop Operation
Unit Configuration
Unit Test
System Topology
Export and Import
Access Level 1: No key or password required
Access Level 2: Access by key
Access Level 3: Password restricted
Save Configuration
Restart System
Day Mode Operation Times
Service Mode Password
Date and Time
Sound Patterns
Automatic Resound
DZ Delay Timers
DZ Global Dependency
Battery Parameters
Panel Name
Language
FARE and FWRE Disablement
Mains Power Fault Indication
Printer Setup
Configuration Check
System Shutdown
Restore Factory Settings
Connect to Alarm Zone
Connect to Output
Connect to Disable Input Device
Connect to Local Alarm Delay Unit
Connect to Panel (special panel only)
Disconnect from Alarm Zone
Disconnect from Output
Disconnect from Disable Input Device
Disconnect from Local Alarm Delay Unit
Disconnect from Panel (special panel only)
Show Member Points
Show Connected Units
Connect to Neighbour Alarm Zone
Disconnect from Neighbour Alarm Zone
Show Member Fire Alarm Devices
Show Neighbour Alarm Zones
Show Activating Detection Zones
Enable Units
Disable Units
Change Disable Time Span
Show Polluted Detectors
Detection Zones
Alarm Zones
Points
Fire Alarm Devices
Loop Outputs
Local Outputs
Loop Inputs
Local Inputs
Loop I/O Carriers
Mimic Panels
Activation Groups
External Interfaces
Detection Loops
Operator Panels
(Functions)
Move to Detection Zone (/Create New)
Connect to Output
Connect to Activation Group (/Create New)
Disconnect from Output
Disconnect from Activation Group
Show Connected Units
Move to Alarm Zone
Show Connected Units
(Not applicable to FAD, FARE and FWRE:)
Connect to Output
Connect to Activation Group
Disconnect from Output
Disconnect from Activation Group
Show Activating Detection Zones
Show Activating Points
Show Activating Inputs
Show Activating Groups
Show Activating Outputs
Move to Alarm Zone (applies to FAD only)
(Not applicable to FARE and FWRE:)
Show Connected Units
Connect to Output
Disconnect from Output
Show Connected Units
Show
Show
Show
Show
All Carrier Units
Carrier Points
Carrier Inputs
Carrier Outputs
(Applicable only if Mimic
Panels are used)
Exit Service Mode
Configure
Show Mimic Inputs
Show Mimic Outputs
Detection Zones
Alarm Zones
Fire Alarm Devices
Loop Outputs
Local Outputs
Mimic Panels
Connect to Output
Disconnect from Output
Show Member Points
Show Connected Units
Show Topology
Show All Faults
Clear Loop Config. – Restart System
Deactivate/Activate
Serial Port Settings
Ethernet Port Settings
ESPA
MODBUS
VDR
Export Log
Select Configuration & Restart System
Backup Current Configuration
Export Configuration
Import Configuration
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Autronica Fire and Security AS
Autronica Fire and Security is an international company, headquartered in Trondheim, one of the largest cities in Norway.
The company is owned by United Technologies Corporation and employs more than 319 persons with experience in
developing, manufacturing and marketing of fire safety equipment. Our products cover a broad range of systems for integrated
solutions, including fire detection systems, integrated fire and gas detection systems, control and presentation systems, voice
alarm systems, public address systems, emergency light systems, plus suppression systems.
All products are easily adaptable to a wide variety of applications, among others, hospitals, airports, churches and schools, as
well as to heavy industry and high-risk applications such as power plants, computer sites and offshore installations, world wide.
The company's strategy and philosophy is plainly manifested in the business idea:
Protecting life, environment and property.
Quality Assurance
Stringent control throughout Autronica Fire and Security assures the excellence of our products and services. Our products are
CE marked and developed for worldwide standards and regulations, and conform to the CEN regulation EN54. Our quality
system conforms to the Quality System Standard NS-EN ISO 9001:2000 and is valid for the following product and service
ranges: marketing, sales, development, engineering, manufacture, installation, commissioning and servicing of suppression,
integrated fire and gas detection and alarm systems, plus petrochemical, oil and gas instrumentation systems for monitoring
and control.
Autronica Fire and Security AS
Headquarters, Trondheim, Norway. Phone: + 47 73 58 25 00, fax: + 47 73 58 25 01.
Head Office Oil & Gas, Stavanger, Norway. Phone: + 47 51 84 09 00, fax: + 47 51 84 09 99.
Division Oil & Gas, Oslo, Norway. Phone: + 47 23 17 50 50, Fax: + 47 23 17 50 51
Division Oil & Gas, PO Box 416, Farnborough GU14 4AT, UK. Phone: + 47 51 84 09 00, Fax: + 44 84 52 80 20 55
Division Maritime, Suppression/New Build Detection & Alarm. Norway. Phone: + 47 31 29 55 00, Fax: + 47 31 29 55 01
Division Maritime, After Sales/Service Detection & Alarm, Norway. Phone: +47-73 58 25 00, Fax: +47-73 58 25 01
Visit Autronica Fire and Security's Web site: www.autronicafire.com
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