Version 1.0 NetSOLO® Broadband Fire Alarm - Gamewell-FCI

Version 1.0 NetSOLO® Broadband Fire Alarm - Gamewell-FCI

NetSOLO

®

Broadband Fire Alarm /

Emergency Voice Evacuation System

Engineer/Architect Specification

Part No. 9020-0581

Copyright 2003

All Rights Reserved

Published in the USA

Version 1.0

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16 Southwest Park, Westwood, MA 02090 USA

• Tel: 781-471-3000•Fax: 781-471-3099 • ww.firecontrolinstruments.com

SECTION 1 GENERAL

1.1

GENERAL CONDITIONS

A. The Contractor shall furnish all equipment, materials, tools, labor, drawings and all associated documentation necessary for a complete networked fire alarm system, ready for operational turn-over in accordance with the requirements of the NFPA-72 and the authorities having jurisdiction. The Contractor shall provide all devices and equipment required by the drawings and specifications. The Contractor may not delete any equipment or devices without submission and approval of a request for information detailing all deletions. The Contractor also may not change types of coverage without submission and approval of a request for information detailing the reason for change.

1.2

QUALITY

A. To ensure reliability and complete compatibility, all Items of the Fire Alarm System, including control panels, power supplies, as well as all initiating and indicating devices, shall be listed by

Fire Control Instruments. FCI by Underwriters Laboratories inc. (UL) and shall bear the “UL” label. Partial listing shall not be acceptable.

B. The equipment and installation supervision furnished shall be listed as an approved distributor of Fire Control Instruments, and shall produce proof of factory training within 14 calendar days of award of the contract.

1.3

SYSTEM DESCRIPTION

The successful bidder shall furnish and install a complete Networked Fire Alarm System, with all wiring, programming, and connections as described on the drawings and this document. The

Networked System shall be wired in a supervised, 2-wire fashion utilizing classes and styles as per NFPA 72. The System shall be a TRUE peer to peer network including:

Control panels (7100)

Network interface cards (INI)

Remote annunciators (LCD-7100)

Intelligent Network Command Center (INCC)

Intelligent Network Transponders (INX)

Metal double action manual stations (MS-2)

Analog photoelectric smoke detectors (ASD-PL)

Analog addressable duct detectors (ADS-P)

Addressable monitor modules (AMM-2)

Addressable control modules (AOM-2R/S)

Addressable Multiple input modules (MMI-10)

Addressable multiple output modules (MMO-6R/S)

Synchronized Strobes and Combination horn/strobes

All wiring, connections to devices, boxes, junction boxes and all other necessary material, accessories and mounting hardware.

1.4 STANDARDS

A.

The system shall conform to the latest editions of the following codes and standards:

• Life Safety Code 101

• Fire Alarm Codes NFPA 72

• National Electrical Code 70

• Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

• NFPA 12 - Carbon Dioxide Extinguishing Systems

• NFPA 12A - Halon 1301 Fire Extinguishing Systems

• NFPA 13 - Installation of Sprinkler Systems

• NFPA 15 Water Spray Fixed Systems

• NFPA 16 - Deluge Foam-Water Sprinkler Systems

• NFPA 16A - Installation of Closed Head Foam-water Sprinkler Systems

• NFPA 17 - Dry Chemical Extinguishing Systems

• NFPA 17A - Wet Chemical Extinguishing Systems

• NFPA 72 - National Fire Alarm Code:

• Central Station Fire Alarm Systems (7100D)

• Local Fire Alarm Systems

• Auxiliary Fire Alarm Systems

• Remote Station Fire Alarm Systems (7100D)

• Proprietary Fire Alarm Systems (7100D)

• NFPA 90A, Installation of Air Conditioning and Ventilating Systems

• Life Safety Code NFPA 101, Safety to Life from Fire in Buildings and Structures

• NFPA 750 Water Mist Fire Protection Systems

• NFPA 2001 Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems

1.5 WARRANTY

A.

The manufacturer shall guarantee all system equipment for a period of one (1) year from the date of final acceptance.

1.6 INTERFACING

A.

Coordinate with the appropriate contractors for interfacing to building systems as required on the drawings including but not limited to, Elevator interface, HVAC interface, and Security system interface.

1.7 SUBMITTALS

A. Submit 10 copies of shop drawings and product data sheets in accordance with all sections of this document.

The submittal shall include certification from Fire Control Instruments (FCI) verifying that the distributor is an authorized agent, who is qualified and trained by the manufacturer in the proper installation, operation and service of the system.

The Contractor shall include the following information in the equipment submittal.

1. A complete list of all supplied equipment including the quantities and model numbers

used, along with catalog data sheets on each component.

2. Complete drawings including the following:

A. Floor plans showing all control panels, annunciators, power supplies, initiating devices, indicating appliances, and control devices.

B. Wiring diagrams showing points of connection and terminals used for connection to the system devices and panels. This shall include.

Any recommendations and precautions, for installing the system devices.

Drawings of each control panel and power supply showing interconnections and field terminations, including contact ratings, and interfaces to other systems.

C. Battery capacity calculations for each control panel and power supply.

A. OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE MANUALS

1. Before final acceptance testing, submit a two (2) complete sets of operation and maintenance manuals along with two (2) sets of as-built drawings. The operation and maintenance manuals shall include:

A. Building name and address.

B. The name and phone number of the contractor, system manufacturer, and system supplier.

C. The actual operation and maintenance manual supplied by the system manufacturer.

1.8 FIRE ALARM SYSTEM FUNCTIONALITY

A. Provide a complete, electrically supervised distributed, networked analog/addressable fire alarm and control system, with analog initiating devices, integral multiple channel voice evacuation and fire fighters phone system.

B. The Fire alarm system shall consist of multiple voice channels with no additional hardware cost to add additional channels.

C. The system shall incorporate multiprocessor based control panels including model FCI-

7100, Intelligent Network Transponders (INX), and Intelligent Network Command

Center(s) (INCC) communicating over a peer-to-peer token ring network with a capacity of up to 64 nodes.

D. Each 7100 node shall incorporate two (2) Signaling Line Circuits (SLC), with the capacity to support up to 99 analog addressable detectors and 98 addressable modules per SLC.

E. SLC loops shall be capable of supporting laser detectors (ASD-LS) with a sensitivity setting as low as .2 percent obscuration, and the MCS Acclimate detector with intelligent compensation and integral thermal sensor.

F. All Voice, Data, and Fire Fighters phone Riser shall transmit over a single pair of wires or fiber optic cable.

G. Each Intelligent Network Transponder shall be capable of providing 16 distributed voice messages, Fire Fighter Phones connections, an SLC loop for control devices, and an integral network interface.

H. Each Network Node shall incorporate Boolean control-by event programming including as a minimum AND, OR, NOT, and Timer functions.

I. The control panels shall have the capability to accept firmware upgrades via connection with a laptop computer, without the requirement of replacing microchips.

J. The network shall be based on a peer to peer token ring technology operating at 625 K baud, utilizing style 4, 6 or 7 wiring.

K. The network shall include the capability of utilizing either twisted pair wiring, A pair of fiber optic cables up to 200 microns, or both, to maximize flexibility in system configuration.

L. Each network node shall have the capability of being programmed off-line using Windows based software supplied by Fire Control Instruments (FCI). Each node shall also have the capability of being downloaded by connecting the laptop computer into any other node in the system.

M. Each network node shall have the capability of being grouped with any number of additional nodes to produce a “Region”, allowing that group of nodes to act as one, while retaining the peer-to-peer functionality. Master /Slave configurations are not acceptable.

N. Each network node shall have the capability of annunciating all events within its “Region” or annunciating all events from the entire network, on both the front panel LCD without any additional equipment.

O. Each network node shall have the capability having an integral dialer that can report events in either its region, or the entire network to a single account.

P. Each 7100 panel shall have the capability of storing its entire program, and allow the installer to activate only the devices that are installed during construction, without further downloading of the system.

Q. Each system shall be provided with four (4) levels of password protection with up to sixteen (16) passwords.

SECTION 2 PRODUCT OPERATION

2.1 7100 Series Networked panel

The system shall be of multiprocessor design to allow maximum flexibility of capabilities and operation.

2.1.1 Field Programmable

The system shall be capable of being programmed by means of a Field Configuration Program (FCP) allowing programming to be downloaded via portable computer from any node on the network.

2.1.2 RS-232C Serial Output

A supervised RS-232C serial port shall be provided to operate remote printers and/or video terminals, accept a downloaded program from a portable computer, or provide an 80 column readout of all alarms, troubles, location descriptions, time, date, etc. The communication shall be standard ASCII code operating at a 9600-baud rate.

2.1.3 Control-by-Event (CBE) Program

Operation of a manual station or automatic activation of any smoke sensor, heat sensor, or waterflow zone shall activate the system control-by-event program to cause:

1. Shut down all air handling units as specified herein.

2. On the fire floor, floor above and floor below speaker circuits, the evacuation message will play continuously.

3. On the remainder of the floor speaker circuits, the approved alert message will play.

4. In the stair tower and elevator speaker circuits, the approved evacuation path message will

play.

5. The “SYSTEM ALARM” LED shall flash and the panel sounder shall pulse.

6. Indicate on the 80-character alphanumeric panel display the description of the specific

analog/addressable device in alarm. The display shall be of the liquid crystal type (LCD),

clearly visible in the dark or in poor light conditions.

AND/OR

7. Close all magnetically held doors automatically.

8 Energize programmed solenoids for activating sprinkler or extinguishing systems.

9. Perform any additional function as specified herein or as shown on the plans.

10. Notify the Fire Department.

2.1.4 General System Operation

When an alarm occurs, the control panel as well as any other control panel in the same region, or any control panel programmed as a global annunciator indicates the alarm condition until manually reset.

An alarm may be acknowledged by pressing the “ALARM ACKNOWLEDGE” switch. This shall silence the panel sounder, and change the “ALARM” LED from flashing to steadily lit.

All notification appliances may be silenced by operating the “SIGNAL SILENCE” switch on any panel in the same region or from any panel programmed as a global annunciator. This shall steadily light the “SYSTEM SILENCED” LED. If a subsequent alarm is activated, the notification appliances shall “resound” Until again silenced. Once silenced, all notification appliances may be restored again by operating the “SIGNAL SILENCE” switch.

2.1.5 Alarm Verification

Smoke detector alarm verification shall be a standard option on all zones while allowing any dry contact device (i.e.: manual stations, heat detectors, etc.) to create an immediate alarm. This feature shall allow smoke sensors that are installed in environments prone to nuisance or unwanted alarms to operate per the following sequence:

Smoke Sensor Alarm - @ time = 0.

Pre-Alarm Window - 15 seconds; a distinctive pre-alarm indication shall be displayed.

Zone Reset - 5 seconds (occurs at end of pre-alarm window).

Alarm Verification Window - 90 seconds; the system shall respond to a second alarm from the same smoke sensor as a system alarm.

System Ready - no alarm verification.

NOTE: The verification sequence is suspended once a system alarm is activated.

2.1.6 Alarm Signals

All alarm signals shall be automatically latched or “locked in” at the control panel until the operated device is returned to normal and the control panel is manually reset. When used for waterflow, the

“SIGNAL SILENCE” switch shall be bypassed.

2.1.7 Electrically Supervised

Each signaling line circuit and notification appliance circuit shall be electrically supervised for opens, shorts and ground faults.

The occurrence of any fault shall activate the system trouble circuitry but shall not interfere with the proper operation of any other circuit.

A yellow “SYSTEM TROUBLE” LED shall light and the system audible sounder shall steadily sound when any trouble is detected in the system. Failure of power, open or short circuits on the notification appliance or signaling line circuits, disarrangement in system wiring, failure of the microprocessor or any identification module, or system ground faults shall activate this trouble circuit. A trouble signal may be acknowledged by operating the “ALARM ACKNOWLEDGE” switch. This shall silence the sounder. If subsequent trouble conditions occur, the trouble circuitry will resound. During an alarm, all trouble signals shall be suppressed with the exception of lighting the yellow “SYSTEM

TROUBLE” LED.

2.1.8 Drift Compensation - Analog Smoke Sensors

System software shall automatically adjust each analog smoke sensor approximately once each week for changes in sensitivity due to the effects of component aging or environment (i.e.: dust). Each sensor shall maintain its actual sensitivity under adverse conditions to respond to alarm conditions while ignoring the factors which generally contribute to nuisance alarms.

The system trouble circuitry shall activate, display “DIRTY DETECTOR” and “VERY DIRTY

DETECTOR” indications and identify the individual unit that requires maintenance.

2.1.9 Analog Smoke Sensor Test

System software shall automatically test each analog smoke sensor a minimum of three times daily.

The test shall be a recognized functional test of each ionization chamber (analog ionization sensors) and photocell (analog photoelectric sensors) as required annually by NFPA 72. Failure of a sensor shall activate the system trouble circuitry, display a “Test Failed” indication, and identify the individual unit.

2.1.10 Dual - Mode Walk Test

The control unit shall provide a Dual-Mode Zoned Walk Test Program, which shall enable an individual to test the alarm/supervision status of each sensor or module connected to the system.

During walk test, the control unit shall automatically reset after an alarm condition enabling the technician to continue testing the system without requiring a return to the control panel.

During an Audible walk test; placing a device in alarm will cause four pulses from 7100 on-board notification appliance circuits. Operation of a supervisory switch will cause three pulses, while removal or disconnection of an initiating device will cause two pulses. All tests will be recorded by a printer for reference.

A Silent walk test will record all tests by a printer for reference while not activating the notification appliance circuit(s).

2.1.11 Printed Circuit Boards, Control Panel Components

The control unit shall be contained in a steel cabinet. All groups of circuits or common equipment shall be clearly marked. The control unit shall be red in color and shall include the following features:

a. A solid-state power transfer circuit that shall switch to standby power automatically and instantaneously if normal power fails or falls below 15% of normal (“brown out” conditions). This circuit shall allow the batteries to be effectively “floated” on the operating system to avoid upsetting normal microprocessor operation and minimize resultant nuisance troubles and/or alarms. This circuit shall be physically isolated from the power supply to facilitate service.

b. A ground fault detector to detect positive or negative grounds on the signaling line circuits, notification appliance circuits and power circuits. A ground fault indication shall occur on the display and the general trouble devices shall operate as specified herein but shall not cause an alarm.

c. Lightning protection shall be a standard feature of the fire alarm control panel and shall be incorporated in the power supply circuit, common control circuits and notification appliance circuits.

Systems that require an optional module to provide this protection shall not be considered equal.

d. Individual overcurrent protection shall be provided for the following: smoke detector (resettable) power, main power supply, battery standby power, and auxiliary (non-resettable) output.

e. A common reset and lamp test switch, labeled “SYSTEM RESET/LAMP TEST” shall be provided on the panel.

2.1.12 City Connection

The fire alarm system shall be connected via leased telephone lines to a central station or remote station.

OR

The fire alarm system shall be connected to a local energy city master box.

OR

The fire alarm system shall be connected via Digital Alarm Communicator Transmitter (DACT) and telephone lines to a central station or remote station. The panel shall contain a disconnect switch to allow testing of the system without notifying the fire department.

2.1.13 Remote Station Option

The fire department shall be consulted as to the authorized remote station serving the municipality.

The fire alarm system shall transmit both alarm and trouble signals with the alarm having priority over the trouble signal. The contractor shall be responsible for all installation charges, while the customer shall be responsible for the line lease charges.

2.1.14 Local Energy City Master Box Option

The fire alarm system shall be connected to a local energy city master box via an optional Municipal

Circuit Option Module (MCOM).

The city master box shall be coded and timed in accordance with the requirements of the fire department.

The box shall be (surface/flush) mounted and located as specified by the building engineer and the fire department.

2.1.15 Central Station Option

The fire alarm control panel shall provide an integral Digital Alarm Communicator Transmitter

(DACT) for signaling to a Central Station. The DACT shall contain a “Dialer-Runaway” feature preventing unnecessary transmissions as the result of intermittent faults in the system and shall be

Carrier Access Code (CAC) compliant, accepting up to 20-digit central station telephone numbers.

The fire department shall be consulted as to the authorized central station companies serving the municipality. The fire alarm system shall transmit both alarm and trouble signals with the alarm having priority over the trouble signal. The contractor shall be responsible for all installation charges, while the customer shall be responsible for the line lease charges.

2.1.16 Network Annunciator Option

Each 7100 Fire Alarm Control Panel shall provide the option of being configured as a network annunciator with no additional expense. The options for annunciation shall default as a regional annunciator with the capability of selecting global annunciation to provide system wide protection as well as Acknowledge, Silence, and Reset capabilities.

2.2 Intelligent Network Command Center (INCC)

The INCC shall utilize advanced Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology to allow maximum flexibility of digital audio and control capabilities and operation. All signals to and from the INCC including all Input and output data from 7100’s, Fire Fighter Phone riser, and head-end audio riser shall be transmitted over a single pair of twisted unshielded wire or Fiber optic pair.

2.2.1 Field Programmable

The INCC shall be capable of being fully programmed or modified by means of a Field Configuration

Program (FCP), to be downloaded via portable computer from any node in the system.

2.2.2 Control-by-Event Programming (CBE)

The INCC shall be capable of programming using Boolean logic including AND, OR, NOT, COUNT,

TIME DELAY, and CALENDAR functions to provide complete programming flexibility.

2.2.3 Remote Command Center Options

The System shall have the capability of adding remote command centers, or re-locating command centers utilizing only a single pair of wires for all functions.

2.2.4 RS-485 Serial Output

The System shall incorporate an RS-485 bus via a ribbon harness for connection of modules inside the same cabinet, and via a 4 wire quick connector for connection of modules up to 3000 feet from the cabinet.

2.2.5 Switch Modules (ASM-16)

Each INCC shall be capable of supporting up to sixteen (16) ASM-16 switch modules including their associated 256 pushbutton switches with 3 status LED’s per switch, configurable to perform any combination of functions. Specialty modules that only perform one task such as Speaker, Phone, or

Auxiliary are not acceptable. Each Annunciator shall have label inserts to identify the switches/LED’s function.

2.2.6 Riser wiring.

All Data, Voice, and Fire Fighter Phone riser shall transmit over a single pair of wires. Any short or open in the Phone, Voice or Data sections shall not prevent transmission over the remainder of the network.

2.3 Intelligent Network Transponder (INX)

The system shall be of multiprocessor design to allow maximum flexibility of capabilities and operation. The INX shall receive, transmit and regenerate Voice, Fire Fighter Phones, and Data over a single pair of wire or Fiber Optic cable.

2.3.1 Voice Generation

The INI-VG in each Intelligent Network Transponder (INX) shall store up to 16 unique voice messages totaling 3 minutes.

2.3.2 Power Supply Module (PM-9)

The PM-9 power supply shall supply all power necessary under normal and emergency conditions for the INI-VG, with up to three (3) AM-50 amplifiers under full load and one (1) AM-50 amplifier configured as a back-up. The power supply shall provide the capacity to charge up to 31 amp-hour batteries while under full load. The technology used shall be of a power saving switching configuration eliminating the need for a stepping transformer.

SECTION THREE: SYSTEM COMPONENTS

3.1 7100 Control Panels

The 7100 System shall consist of the following units, components, and peripheral devices, each of which is described, in detail in this section:

• System Cabinet

• Basic System Module

• Intelligent Network Interface (INI)

• Peripheral Devices (Manual Stations, Smoke sensors, heat sensors, etc.).

OPTIONAL:

• Class A Option Module (CAOM)

• Municipal Circuit Option Module (MCOM)

• Printer Transient Module (PTRM)

• Integral Digital Alarm Communicator Transmitter (DACT) (Model 7100-D)

3.11 System Cabinet

The system cabinet shall be either surface or semi-flush mounted with a texture finish and shall consist of three parts: backbox, backplate, and door. The system cabinet houses the 7100 microprocessor and related system circuitry. The cabinet shall be of dead-front steel construction; the door shall be of molded plastic. The system components shall be installed on a hinged mounting plate, which may be removed to facilitate installation and testing of field wiring. A minimum of a 1-inch wiring gutter space shall be provided behind the mounting plate. Wiring shall be terminated on removable terminal blocks to allow field servicing of all modules without disrupting system wiring.

3.1.2 LED Indicator and Outputs

A green “AC ON” LED on the lamp cluster shall indicate the presence of primary power.

Power supply outputs shall be as follows:

24 VDC Non-resettable, 0.25 amp. max., power limited.

24 VDC Resettable, 0.25 amp. max., power limited.

NOTE: Maximum combined output for both shall be 0.25 amperes.

3.1.3 Battery Charger

The power supply shall contain a battery charger with a maximum average charging current of 1 ampere. If the system loses AC power, a System Trouble shall occur. The output shall be supervised and overcurrent protected. The charger shall be capable of maintaining sealed lead-acid batteries up to

31-ampere/hour capacity.

3.1.4 Batteries

Batteries shall be of sufficient capacity to provide power for the entire system upon loss of normal AC power for a period of sixty (60) hours with five (5) minutes of alarm signaling at the end of this sixtyhour period as required by NFPA 72, Auxiliary Systems.

OR

Batteries shall be of sufficient capacity to provide power for the entire system upon loss of normal AC power for a period of twenty-four (24) hours with five (5) minutes of alarm signaling at the end of this twenty four hour period as required by NFPA 72, Local Systems.

3.1.5 Connections and Circuits

Connections to the light and power service shall be on a dedicated branch circuit in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NEC). The circuit and connections shall be mechanically protected. The circuit disconnecting means shall be accessible only to authorized personnel and shall be clearly marked “FIRE ALARM CIRCUIT CONTROL.”

3.1.6 Basic System Module

Enclosed within the system cabinet, the basic system module shall contain the power supply, microprocessor, memory, system-operating software stored on a non-volatile EPROM, system configuration memory stored on a non-volatile EEPROM, and the circuits necessary to support a fire alarm system. Volatile memory shall not be acceptable. The module shall function as the system control center, processing all messages from the field devices (supervisory, trouble, alarm).

3.1.7 Microprocessor

The microprocessor shall execute all supervisory programming to detect and report the failure or disconnection of any module or peripheral device. An isolated “watchdog” circuit shall monitor the microprocessor and upon failure shall activate the system trouble circuits on the display.

The microprocessor shall access the system program, for all control-by-event (CBE) functions. The system program shall not be lost upon failure of both primary and secondary power.

3.1.8 Signaling Line Circuits

The basic system module shall provide communication with all analog/addressable (initiation/control) devices connected to the 7100 via two-(2) signaling line circuits. Each signaling line circuit shall be capable of being wired Class B, Style 4. Class A, Style 6 operation shall be possible with installation

of the optional Class A Operating Module (CAOM). The circuits shall be capable of operating in an

NFPA Style 7 mode when equipped with the CAOM module and isolator modules or sensor bases.

Each circuit shall communicate with a maximum of ninety-nine (99) analog sensors and ninety-eight

(98) addressable monitor/control devices.

The first ninety-nine device addresses (1-99) on each circuit shall be dedicated to analog sensors, while addresses 101-198 shall be reserved for monitor/control devices.

3.1.9 Real-time Clock

The basic system module shall contain a real-time clock capable of monitoring all real-time programming and all time control functions.

3.1.10 Notification Appliance Circuits

Two (2) independent notification appliance circuits shall be provided on the basic module, polarized and rated at 1.5 amperes DC per circuit, individually overcurrent protected and supervised for opens, grounds, and short circuits. They shall be capable of being wired Class B, Style Y. With installation of the optional Class A Option Module (CAOM), they shall be capable of being wired Class A, Style Z.

Power output shall be regulated so that any UL Listed notification appliances with an operating voltage range of 17-26 VDC may be installed on the circuits. Specifications are as follows:

3.1.11 Trouble Dry Contacts

Trouble dry contacts (Form C) shall be provided rated 2 amps @ 30 VDC (resistive) and shall transfer whenever a system trouble occurs.

3.1.12 Alarm Dry Contacts

Alarm dry contacts (Form C) shall be provided rated 2 amps @ 30 VDC (resistive) and shall transfer whenever a system alarm occurs.

3.1.13 FCI Approved Sensors

Only FCI approved compatible sensors, that are UL Listed or FM Approved for use with the 7100 system shall be used. The table below identifies by part number those approved, acceptable models.

Model Description

ASD-I, IL Analog ionization sensor

ASD-P, PL Analog photoelectric sensor

ASD-PTL, Analog photoelectric sensor with 135 F thermal unit

ASD-LS Analog Laser sensor

MCS-ACCLIMATE Multi-Criteria Analog Sensor (Photo/Heat)

ADS-P200 Analog photoelectric duct sensor

ADS-RP200 Analog Photoelectric duct sensor with relay

ATD/-L Addressable thermal sensor, Fixed Temperature

ATD-R/-RL Addressable thermal sensor, Rate of Rise

ADB-FL Standard analog plug-in base

ASD-FILTREX Harsh environment smoke detector

B501BH/BHT Base/Horn assembly (Sounder Base)

3.1.14 Display

The system display shall furnish audible and visual annunciation of all alarms and trouble signals.

Dedicated LED’s shall be provided for:

Green AC Power On

Red Alarm

Yellow Supervisory

Yellow System Trouble

Yellow Power Fault

Yellow Ground Fault

Yellow NAC 1 Silenced

Yellow NAC 2 Silenced

Yellow System Silenced

The 80-character alphanumeric display shall provide status of all analog/addressable sensors, monitor and control points), and a 12-key keypad which shall permit selection of functions. The display shall be of the liquid crystal type (LCD), clearly visible in the dark and under all light conditions.

The panel shall contain four (4) functional keys and three (3) programming buttons:

• Alarm Acknowledge

• Trouble Acknowledge

• Signal Silence

• System Reset/Lamp Test

• Programming Buttons:

• Menu/Back

• Back Space/Edit

• OK

3.1.15 INTELLIGENT NETWORK INTERFACE (INI)

The Intelligent Network Interface shall provide interconnection of up to sixty four (64), 7100 control panels. The interface to the network shall be a token passing, peer-to-peer configuration operating at

625 kbaud. The interface to the 7100 panel shall be interconnected via a harness through the RS-232 port and operate at a speed of 9600 baud. The interface board shall have the option to be ordered in wire, fiber, or wire/fiber configurations as determined by field conditions.

Fiber configurations shall utilize “ST” type connectors and be able to operate with up to 200-micron fiber, but optimize for 62.5/125. The interface shall have a jumper to allow selection of ground detection of wiring when used in the wire mode. The interface shall have integral LED’s to display current status of the board.

3.2 INTELLIGENT NETWORK COMMAND CENTER

The Intelligent Network Command Center (INCC) shall supply the user interface including all manual switching, phone, and microphone inputs to NetSOLO. The INCC shall consist of the following units, and components, each of which is described in detail in this section:

• System Cabinet

• Intelligent Network Interface Voice Gateway (INI-VG)

• Auxiliary Switch Module 16 button (ASM-16)

• Telephone Assembly

• Microphone Assembly

• Peripheral Devices (AOM-TEL modules, AOM/AOM Mux modules.

3.2.1 System Cabinet

The system cabinet shall be either surface or semi-flush mounted with a texture finish and shall consist of 4 parts: backbox, backplate, inner door, and outer door. The system cabinet houses the INI-VG,

ASM-16’s, Phone, Microphone, and Related Circuitry.

3.2.2 Intelligent Network Interface Voice Gateway (INI-VG)

The INI-VG shall be a multi-function board interchangeable in both the INCC and INX.

The functions of the board shall the following features as a minimum.

• NetSOLO interface operating at 625K baud configurable with any combination of wire and/or fiber topologies. The interface shall communicate with up to 64 total INCC, INX, and 7100 control panels in a peer-to-peer fashion.

• Fire Fighter Phone riser: The INI-VG shall generate a local phone riser for use with AOM-TEL phone modules for connection to fire fighter phone stations and/or for connection of a local phone when used as a command center including phone circuits. The INI-VG will mix it’s local phone riser to the NetSOLO network in a true style 7 fashion.

• RS-485: The RS-485 provides the capability to communicate with up to 16 ASM-16 modules locally up to 3000 feet from the command center.

• Advanced processing. The INI-VG shall incorporate the latest in digital signaling processing technology with supporting Boolean logic including AND, OR, NOT, TIME DELAY functions.

• Microphone Input: The microphone input shall be on-board and allow for the addition of a local microphone when utilized as a command center including speaker circuit control.

3.2.3 Auxiliary Switch Module 16 button (ASM-16)

Each INCC shall be capable of supporting up to sixteen (16) ASM-16 switch modules including their associated 256 pushbutton switches with

• 3 status LED’s per switch, configurable to indicate any combination of functions.

• Flexible switch configurations to allow flexible set-up of phone, speaker and AUX circuits.

• An insert-able label to identify the function of each button/LED combination.

Specialty modules that only perform one task such as Speaker, Phone, or Auxiliary are not acceptable.

3.2.4 Telephone Assembly

The telephone assembly shall include the following items.

• A mounting cabinet which occupies 2 module locations on the inner door of the INCC.

• Standard phone operating on the piezeo effect with integral 6 foot cord.

• Interconnect cable for connection of the phone to the INI-VG

3.2.5 Microphone Assembly

The Microphone Assembly shall include the following items.

• A mounting cabinet which occupies 1 module location on the inner door of the INCC.

• Interconnect cable for connection of the Microphone to the INI-VG

• 1 noise canceling microphone with push-to-talk button.

3.3 INTELLIGENT NETWORK TRANSPONDER (INX)

The Intelligent Network Transponder shall provide full multi-channel distributed voice messaging, with integrated switching amplification, as well as an SLC and extended phone riser. The INX shall communicate with the NetSOLO system in a true peer-to-peer fashion operating at 625K baud over any combination of Fiber or Wire media. The INX shall consist of the following units, and components, each of which is described, in detail in this section:

3.3.1 System Cabinet

The system cabinet shall be either surface or semi-flush mounted with a texture finish and shall consist of 4 parts: backbox, backplate, inner door, and outer door. The system cabinet houses the INI-VG,

PM-9 power supply, up to four (4) AM- one, Microphone, and Related Circuitry.

3.3.2 Intelligent Network Interface Voice Gateway (INI-VG)

The INI-VG shall be a multi-function board interchangeable in both the INCC and INX.

The functions of the board shall the following features as a minimum.

• NetSOLO interface operating at 625K baud configurable with any combination of wire and/or fiber topologies. The interface shall communicate with up to 64 total INCC, INX, and 7100 control panels in a peer-to-peer fashion.

• Fire Fighter Phone riser: The INI-VG shall generate a local phone riser for use with AOM-TEL phone modules for connection to fire fighter phone. The INI-VG will mix it’s local phone riser to the NetSOLO network in a true style 7 fashion.

• Signaling Line Circuit (SLC) The INI-VG shall generate a local SLC to communicate with and control up to sixteen (16) AOM-TEL modules and thirty two (32) AOM-2S or AOM-Mux circuits for Fire phone interfacing and additional split speaker circuits.

• RS-485: The RS-485 provides the capability to communicate with up to 10 ASM-16 modules when used in the INX mode up to 3000 feet..

• Advanced processing. The INI-VG shall incorporate the latest in digital signaling processing technology with supporting Boolean logic including AND, OR, NOT, TIME DELAY functions.

• Voice Generation: The INI-VG shall incorporate all processing to allow for 16 distinct prerecorded messages utilized in a priority fashion with message 1 as the highest priority. The total length for 1 to 16 messages shall be up to 3 minutes.

• Microphone Input: The microphone input shall be on-board and allow for the addition of a local microphone when utilized as a remote command center including speaker circuit control.

3.3.3 9 amp Power Supply Module PM-9

The PM-9 power supply shall supply all power necessary under normal and emergency conditions for the

• INI-VG

• Up to three (3) AM-50 amplifiers under full load

• One (1) AM-50 amplifier configured as a back up.

The power supply shall provide the capacity to charge up to 31 amp-hour batteries while under full load. The technology used shall be of a power saving switching configuration eliminating the need of a stepping transformer.

3.3.4 50 watt switching audio amplifier (AM-50)

The AM-50 amplifier shall include as a minimum, the following features:

• A 50-watt switching audio amplifier, requiring NO transformer when used in the 25 watt mode.

• Two (2), individually addressable speaker circuits each with the capability of handling part or all of the 50 watt supplied power.

• Power shall be 24 VDC supplied via terminal block from the local PM-9 power supply.

• The ability to select from one of 16 pre-programmed messages in the INI-VG, as well as paging from locally or from the command center.

• Back-up amplification configurable so one AM-50 can perform back up or three, or perform one to one back up if configured in programming.

• Status LED’s to indicate normal operation and trouble condition.

SECTION FOUR: PERIPHERAL DEVICES: (Specifier choose as required)

4.1 Analog Photoelectric Smoke Sensors, FCI Model ASD-PL

a. Analog photoelectric sensors shall have a low profile and be capable of being set at five sensitivity settings of “LOW, LOW MEDIUM, MEDIUM, MEDIUM HIGH, and HIGH” levels.

b. Automatic and manual functional sensitivity and performance tests shall be possible without the need for generating smoke. This method shall test all sensor circuitry and a “Failed Test” indication shall display for any failed test.

c. Two LED’s providing 360-degree visibility of operating status and alarm indication shall be provided on each sensor. The LED’s shall pulse periodically indicating that the sensor is receiving power and communication is taking place. This feature shall be field programmable. Upon alarm, these LED’s shall light continuously. An alarm output shall be available for remote annunciation.

d. The system shall check the sensitivity of each sensor periodically. If a sensor alarm threshold sensitivity has changed, due to aging and/or dust accumulation, the system shall automatically compensate for this change (drift compensation).

e. Each sensor shall allow for the setting of two sensitivity levels. These levels may be programmed so that when the building is occupied, a sensor will be less sensitive than when the building is unoccupied. This feature permits sensors to be more reliable and at the same time reduces/minimizes unwanted alarms. This feature shall also provide for programmable weekend days, where the sensor will remain at an unoccupied sensitivity level.

f. The sensor screen and cover assembly shall be removable for field cleaning.

g. Each sensor shall be interchangeable with the ASD-IL and ATD-L/-RL sensors via adapter and twistlock mounting base, to ensure matching the proper sensor to the potential hazards of the areas

being covered. In all cases the system shall recognize when an improper sensor type has been installed in a previously programmed sensor type location.

h. The ASD-PTL sensor shall contain, in addition to the above, a 135 o

FT thermal sensor.

OR

4.2 Analog Ionization Smoke Sensors, FCI Model ASD-IL

a. Analog ionization sensors shall have a low profile and contain dual ionization chambers. Each sensor shall be capable of being set at seven (7) sensitivity settings ranging from 3.0 to 1.0 %/ft equivalent obscuration, with a predefined setting of 3.0%.

b. Automatic and manual functional sensitivity and performance tests shall be possible on all sensors without the need for generating smoke. This test method shall test all sensor circuitry and a “Failed

Test” indication shall display for any failed test.

c. Two LED’s providing 360-degree visibility of operating status and alarm indication shall be provided on each sensor. The LED’s shall pulse periodically indicating that the sensor is receiving power and communication is taking place. This feature shall be field programmable. Upon alarm, these LED’s shall light continuously. An alarm output shall be available for remote annunciation.

d. The system shall check the sensitivity of each sensor periodically. If a sensor alarm threshold sensitivity has changed, due to aging and/or dust accumulation, the system shall automatically compensate for this change (drift compensation).

e. Each sensor shall allow for setting of two sensitivity levels. These levels may be programmed so that when the building is occupied, a sensor will be less sensitive than when the building is unoccupied. This feature permits sensors to be more reliable and at the same time reduces/minimizes unwanted alarms. This feature shall also incorporate programmable weekend days, where the sensor will remain at an unoccupied sensitivity level.

f. The sensor screen and cover assembly shall be removable for field cleaning.

g. Each sensor shall be interchangeable with the ASD-PL and ATD-L/-RL sensors via adapter and twistlock mounting base, to ensure matching the proper sensor to the potential hazards of the areas being covered. In all cases the system shall recognize when an improper sensor type has been installed in a previously programmed sensor type location.

4.3 Addressable Thermal Sensor, FCI Model ATD-L/ATD-RL Series

a. Addressable thermal sensors shall have a low-profile and operate on the combination “rate-of-rise” and “fixed temperature” principles with the fixed temperature set point at 135 o

F. FCI Model ATD-

RL. They shall contain dual thermistor sensing circuitry for fast response.

OR

Addressable thermal sensors shall have a low profile and operate on the “fixed temperature” principle with the sensor having a set point of 135 o

F. FCI Model ATD-L. They shall contain dual thermistor sensing circuitry for fast response.

b. Two LED’s providing 360-degree visibility of operating status and alarm indication shall be provided on each sensor. The LED’s shall pulse periodically indicating that the sensor is receiving power and communication is being supplied. This feature shall be field programmable. Upon alarm, the LED’s shall light continuously. An alarm output shall be available for remote annunciation.

c. Each sensor shall be interchangeable with the ADS-PL and ASD-IL sensors via adapter and twistlock mounting base, to ensure matching the proper sensor to the potential hazards of the areas being covered. In all cases the system shall recognize when an improper sensor type has been installed in a previously programmed sensor type location.

4.4 Analog Laser Detector, FCI Model ASD-LS

a. Analog laser sensors shall have a low profile and be capable of being set at five sensitivity settings between .02% and .5% obscuration.

b. Automatic and manual functional sensitivity and performance tests shall be possible without the need for generating smoke. This method shall test all sensor circuitry and a “Failed Test” indication shall display for any failed test.

c. Two LED’s providing 360-degree visibility of operating status and alarm indication shall be provided on each sensor. The LED’s shall pulse periodically indicating that the sensor is receiving power and communication is taking place. This feature shall be field programmable. Upon alarm, these LED’s shall light continuously. An alarm output shall be available for remote annunciation.

d. The system shall check the sensitivity of each sensor periodically. If sensor alarm threshold sensitivity has changed, due to aging and/or dust accumulation, the system shall automatically compensate for this change (drift compensation).

e. Each sensor shall allow for the setting of two sensitivity levels. These levels may be programmed so that when the building is occupied, a sensor will be less sensitive than when the building is unoccupied. This feature permits sensors to be more reliable and at the same time reduces/minimizes unwanted alarms. This feature shall also provide for programmable weekend days, where the sensor will remain at an unoccupied sensitivity level.

f. The sensor screen and cover assembly shall be removable for field cleaning.

g. Each sensor shall be interchangeable with the ASD-IL and ATD-L/RL sensors via twistlock mounting base model ADB-FL, to ensure matching the proper sensor to the potential hazards of the areas being covered. In all cases the system shall recognize when an improper sensor type has been installed in a previously programmed sensor type location.

4.5 Analog Multi-Criteria Sensor FCI Model MCS-ACCLIMATE

a. MCS-ACCLIMATE sensors shall have a low profile and be capable of being set at five sensitivity settings of “LOW, LOW MEDIUM, MEDIUM, MEDIUM HIGH, and HIGH” levels.

b. Automatic and manual functional sensitivity and performance tests shall be possible without the need for generating smoke. This method shall test all sensor circuitry and a “Failed Test” indication shall display for any failed test.

c. Two LED’s providing 360-degree visibility of operating status and alarm indication shall be provided on each sensor. The LED’s shall pulse periodically indicating that the sensor is receiving power and communication is taking place. This feature shall be field programmable. Upon alarm, these LED’s shall light continuously. An alarm output shall be available for remote annunciation.

d. The sensor shall combine Photoelectronic and Thermal technologies to work together to accurately assess environmental conditions, rejecting nuisance alarms while providing a quicker response to an actual emergency. If the thermal element detects an increase in ambient temperature, the photoelectronic sensor will increase its sensitivity to smoke.

e. The sensor shall incorporate a dual stage drift compensation for real time response to changes in the environment due to dust, temperature, transient smoke etc.

f. The system shall check the sensitivity of each sensor periodically. If sensor alarm threshold sensitivity has changed, due to aging and/or dust accumulation, the system shall automatically compensate for this change (drift compensation).

g. Each sensor shall allow for the setting of two sensitivity levels. These levels may be programmed so that when the building is occupied, a sensor will be less sensitive than when the building is unoccupied. This feature permits sensors to be more reliable and at the same time reduces/minimizes unwanted alarms. This feature shall also provide for programmable weekend days, where the sensor will remain at an unoccupied sensitivity level.

h. The sensor screen and cover assembly shall be removable for field cleaning.

i. Each sensor shall be interchangeable with the ASD-IL and ATD-L/-RL sensors via adapter and twistlock mounting base, to ensure matching the proper sensor to the potential hazards of the areas being covered. In all cases the system shall recognize when an improper sensor type has been installed in a previously programmed sensor type location.

j. The ASD-PTL sensor shall contain, in addition to the above, a 135

°

FT thermal sensor.

4.6 Addressable Monitor Module, AMM-2

An addressable monitor module with an initiating circuit wired Class B, Style B shall be furnished to provide an address for individual, normally open (N.O.) contact devices.

4.7 Addressable Dual Monitor Module, AMM-2I

An addressable monitor module with two (2) initiating circuits wired Class B, Style B shall be furnished to provide two addresses for individual, normally open (N.O.) contact devices.

4.8 Addressable Multi Monitor Module MMI-10

An addressable monitor module with ten (10) initiating circuits wired Class B, or five (5) Class A shall be furnished to provide addresses for individual, normally open (N.O.) contact devices. module shall contain a green status LED that shall flash when in a quiescent mode and light continuously when in alarm. Housed in an MBB-2 or MBB-6 mounting cabinet.

4.9 Addressable Monitor Module, AMM-4

An addressable monitor module with an initiating circuit capable of being configured either Class A,

Style D or Class B, Style B shall be furnished to provide an address for an individual, normally open

(N.O.) contact de-vice, or a collective address for a group of such devices.

The AMM-4 module shall contain a yellow status LED that shall flash when in a quiescent mode and light continuously when in alarm. The LED shall be field programmable not to provide quiescent status indication, if so desired.

4.10 Addressable Sub loop Monitor Module, AMM-4S

An addressable monitor module with an initiating circuit capable of being configured Class B, Style B shall be furnished to provide a collective address for up to twenty (20) model 301P/PL, 301I/IL,

CPD/PSD conventional two-wire smoke detectors, or 301T thermistor heat detectors.

The AMM-4S module shall contain a yellow status LED that shall flash when in a quiescent mode and light continuously when in alarm. The LED shall be field programmable not to provide quiescent status indication, if so desired.

4.11 Addressable Multiple Sub loop Monitor Module MMI-6S

An addressable multiple monitor module with six(6) class B or three (3) class A initiating circuits shall be furnished to provide a collective address for up to twenty (20) model 301P/PL, 301I/IL,

CPD/PSD conventional two-wire smoke detectors, or 301T thermistor heat detectors.

The MMI-6S module shall contain a green status LED that shall flash when in a quiescent mode and light continuously when in alarm. Housed in an MBB-2 or MBB-6 mounting cabinet.

4.12 Addressable Output Module, AOM-2R/S

An addressable output module shall be connected to the same signaling line circuit as the analog/address-able monitor devices and shall provide a DPDT relay output (2 Form “C” 2 amp @ 24

VDC, resistive only)for the AOM-2R. The AOM-2S shall provide a notification appliance circuit output (1 amp @ 24 VDC, requiring separate power input) or a solenoid energizing circuit or releasing service. The AOM-2R/S module shall contain a yellow status LED that shall flash when in a quiescent mode and light continuously when activated. The LED shall be field programmable not to provide quiescent status indication if so desired.

4.13 Addressable Telephone Module AOM-TEL

An addressable module connected to the INI-VG signaling line circuit (SLC) and phone riser to provide local connection to one or more fire fighters telephones. The module shall provide a ring tone to the telephones during call-in and will switch to the local phone riser when activated.

4.14 AOM-MUX

An addressable control module used to accept 2 separate audio input signals (Channels) and through programming, activate and select the correct signal for output. Used for multiple channel applications where distributed bulk is necessary. Connects to the INI-VG signaling line circuit (SLC) for communications.

4.15 Fault Isolator Module - Model (M500X)

This module enables part of the signaling line circuit to continue operating when a short circuit occurs on a section of it. An LED flashes in the normal condition and lights during a short circuit condition.

The module automatically restores the entire circuit to the normal condition when the short circuit is removed. This module may be used in multiple in any combination with other modules, providing circuit operation is similar to that of NFPA Style 7. It does not require an address on the signaling line circuit.

4.16 Manual Fire Alarm Stations: a. Double Action Manual Station, MS-2

Furnish and install a manual station (MS-2) as indicated. Each station shall be of the non-coded double action type, requiring an outer door to be lifted to expose the actuator door. Upon pulling forward of the actuator door, the unit shall lock into a readily observable “alarm” position.

The station shall be constructed of aluminum (6063/T5), equipped with a break glass rod feature, and require a key to reset. This key shall be keyed alike with the control cabinet. The stations shall employ a highly reliable action to activate an alarm. This feature shall provide an exceptionally high resistance to accidental operation.

OR

Single Action Manual Station, MS-6

Furnish and install a manual station (MS-6) as indicated. Each station shall be of the non-coded single action type requiring pulling forward of an actuator door to activate the alarm switch. Upon pulling forward of the door, the unit shall lock into a readily observable “alarm” position.

The station shall be constructed of aluminum (6065/T5), equipped with a break glass rod feature, and require a key to reset. This key shall be keyed alike with the control cabinet. The stations shall employ a highly reliable action to activate an alarm. This feature shall provide an exceptionally high resistance to accidental operation.

OR b. Presignal Manual Station, MS-2P

Furnish and install a presignal manual station (MS-2P) as indicated. Each station shall be of the noncoded double action type, requiring an outer door to be lifted to expose the actuator door. Upon pulling forward of the actuator door, the unit shall lock into a readily observable “alarm” position. The station shall be constructed of aluminum (6063/T5), equipped with a break glass rod feature, and require a key to reset. This key shall be keyed alike with the control cabinet. The station shall also provide an additional key operated switch (keyed differently) mounted on the front of the lower door for “general alarm” signaling.

OR c. Institutional Manual Station, MS-2L

Furnish and install an institutional manual station (MS-2L) as indicated. Each station shall require a special key to release the outer door before it can be activated. After unlocking the actuator door and pulling it forward, the unit shall lock into a readily observable “alarm” position. The station shall be constructed of aluminum (6063/T5) and equipped with a break glass rod feature. Each station shall require the same key to reset.

OR d. Multiple Contact Manual Station, MS-2D

Furnish and install a multiple contact manual station (MS-2D) as indicated on the drawings. Each station shall be of the non-coded double action type, requiring an outer door to be lifted to expose the actuator door. Upon pulling forward of the actuator door, the unit shall lock into a readily observable

“alarm” position.

The station shall be constructed of aluminum (6063/T5), equipped with a break glass rod feature, and require a key to reset. This key shall be the keyed alike with the control cabinet. Upon operation of the station, a contact shall be available for remote control or annunciation. Contact rating shall be 6 amperes @ 30 VDC.

OR e. Weatherproof Manual Station, MS-WS

Furnish and install a weatherproof manual station (MS-WS) as indicated on the drawings. Each station shall be of the non-coded single action type, requiring pulling of the actuator door outward, so that the station can be operated even though encrusted with ice. Upon pulling of the actuator door, it shall remain forward to give visual indication that the station has been operated.

The station shall be NEMA 3 and constructed of cast aluminum with a bright red finish and raised white “FIRE” letters to assure fast recognition in a fire emergency. Each station shall be equipped with a break glass rod feature, and require a key to reset the station. This key shall be keyed alike with the control cabinet.

Indoor style stations mounted on gaskets shall not be acceptable.

4.17 Automatic Initiating Devices

Two-wire smoke detectors approved for use with the AMM-4S Addressable Sub loop Monitor module are as follows: (Maximum of 20 detectors per module).

a. Photoelectric Area Smoke Detectors, FCI Models PSD-7155, PSD-7156

Smoke detectors shall be of the photoelectric type and designed for two-wire installations. They shall be factory set to detect smoke at a nominal 3.0% light obscuration per foot. A special sensitivity tester shall allow a direct readout of actual detector sensitivity in percent obscuration per foot using a standard digital voltmeter.

To minimize nuisance alarms, detectors shall contain a screen protecting the sensing chamber from dust and insects, and equipped with self-compensating circuitry to provide maximum stability against the effects of aging, dust, and film accumulation. The detector shall be equipped with a pulsed LED power supervisory indicator and full functional test feature. The detectors shall be interchangeable with the CPD-7051 detector via twistlock mounting base to ensure matching the proper detection to the potential hazards of the areas being protected.

An alarm output shall be available for remote annunciation.

A Model PSD-7156 shall contain an integral 135 o

F heat detector that shall operate independently of the smoke detector circuitry.

OR

Photoelectric Area Smoke Detectors, FCI Model 301PL

Smoke detectors shall have a low profile and be of the photoelectric type with a nominal sensitivity of

3.0%/ft. and a nominal signal to noise ratio of 2.0. It shall be possible to perform a functional sensitivity and performance test on these detectors without the need for generating smoke. The test method shall test all detector circuits. Alarm indication shall be provided by a latching LED, which shall pulse periodically indicating that power is being supplied to the detector. An alarm output shall be available for remote annunciation.

A special test meter shall be available to check the sensitivity of the detectors. Metering points shall be accessible on the exterior of the detectors.

The detectors shall not alarm when exposed to wind gusts up to 2500 feet per minute. The detector screen and cover assembly shall be removable for field cleaning. Wire connections shall be made by a clamping plate and screw.

The detectors shall be interchangeable with the 301IL detectors via twistlock mounting base to ensure matching the proper detection to the potential hazards of the areas being covered.

OR

Photoelectric Area Smoke Detector, FCI Models SBS-1201, 1201T

Smoke detectors shall be of the photoelectric type and have a nominal sensitivity of 3.0%/ft. It shall be possible to perform a functional test on these detectors without the necessity of generating smoke. The test method shall test all detector circuits.

An alarm indication shall be provided by a latching LED, which shall pulse periodically indicating that power is being supplied to the detector. An alarm output shall be available for remote annunciation.

The detector screen and cover assembly shall be removable for field cleaning. Wire connections shall be made by a clamping plate and screw. A Model SBS-1201T detector shall contain an integral 135 o

F heat detector that shall operate independently of the smoke detector circuitry.

b. Ionization Area Smoke Detector, FCI Model CPD-7051

Smoke detectors shall be of the dual chamber, ionization type, shall operate with 0.7 microcurie or less of Americium 241 and designed for two-wire installations. They shall have 360 degree angle orientation (circumference) smoke entry characteristics, permitting maximum response to both visible

and invisible products of combustion from any direction. A special sensitivity tester shall allow a direct readout of actual detector sensitivity in percent per foot using a digital voltmeter. The detectors shall be capable of operation in air velocities up to 2,000 FPM and at altitudes up to 7,500 feet without adjustments.

To minimize nuisance alarms, they shall be equipped with gated output circuitry requiring three different and simultaneous signals before detector actuation. They shall be interchangeable with the

PSD-7155/7156 Photoelectric Detector via twist-lock mounting base to ensure matching the proper detection to the potential hazards of the areas being covered.

OR

Ionization Area Smoke Detectors, FCI Model 301IL

Smoke detectors shall have a low profile and be of the dual chamber, ionization type, with a nominal sensitivity of 1.5%/ft. It shall be possible to perform a calibrated sensitivity and performance test on the detector without the necessity of generating smoke. The test method shall test all detector circuits.

A special test meter shall be available to check the sensitivity of the detectors. Metering points shall be accessible on the exterior of the detectors.

An alarm indication shall be provided by a latching LED, which shall pulse periodically indicating that power is being supplied to the detector. An alarm output shall be available for remote annunciation.

The detector shall be capable of operation in air velocities up to 2,500 FPM and at altitudes up to

10,000 feet without adjustments.

The detector screen and cover assembly shall be removable for field cleaning. Wire connections shall be made by a clamping plate and screw.

The detectors shall be interchangeable with the 301PL detectors via twistlock mounting base to ensure matching the proper detection to the potential hazards of the areas being covered.

OR

Ionization Area Smoke Detectors, FCI Model SBS-1101

Smoke detectors shall be of the dual chamber, ionization type, and have a nominal sensitivity of

1.5%/ft. It shall be possible to perform a functional test on these detectors without the need for generating smoke. The test method shall test all detector circuits.

An alarm indication shall be provided by a latching LED, which shall pulse periodically indicating that power is being supplied to the detector. An alarm output shall be available for remote annunciation.

The detectors shall not alarm when exposed to wind gusts up to 300 feet per minute.

The detector screen and cover assembly shall be removable for field cleaning. Wire connections shall be made by a clamping plate and screw.

c. Duct Smoke Detectors, FCI Model DH-60

The contractor shall furnish and install where shown on plans photoelectric (DH-60/PSD-7155D) or ionization (DH-60/CPD-7051D) duct smoke detectors wired in a two or four-wire configuration. The detectors shall be UL Listed under UL Standard 268A for duct smoke detectors and allow remote functional testing without generating smoke.

OR

Four-wire Duct Smoke Detectors, FCI Model 301DH-4

The contractor shall furnish and install where shown on plans, duct smoke detectors equipped with either ionization (301I-DH) or photoelectric (301P) plug-in detector heads wired in a 4-wire configuration. The detectors shall be UL Listed under UL Standard 268A for duct smoke detectors and allow remote functional testing without generating smoke.

OR

Two-wire Duct Smoke Detectors, FCI Model 301DH-2

The contractor shall furnish and install where shown, duct smoke detectors equipped with either ionization (301I-DH) or photoelectric (301P) plug-in detector heads wired in a 2-wire configuration.

The detector shall be UL Listed under UL Standard 268A for duct smoke detectors and allow remote functional testing without generating smoke.

d. Rate of Rise Heat Detector, FCI Model 600 Series

Rate of rise heat detectors shall function on both the “rate of rise” and “fixed temperature” principles of operation. They shall be of low profile design, white in color and be provided with locking base for mounting on a standard electrical box.

OR

Rate of rise heat detectors FCI Model 500 Series

Rate of rise heat detectors shall function on both the “rate of rise” and “fixed temperature” principles of operation. These detectors shall also be available in explosion-proof and combined weather/moisture-proof versions.

The explosion-proof models shall be UL and FM approved/listed for Class I, Groups C and D, and

Class II, Groups E, F and G

OR e. Fixed Temperature Heat Detectors, FCI Model 600 Series

Fixed temperature detectors shall function on the “fixed temperature” principle of operation. They shall be provided either with SPST or DPST contact arrangements and temperature set points of 135 or 200 o

F. These detectors shall be of low profile design, white in color, and be provided with locking base for mounting on a standard electrical box.

OR

Fixed temperature detectors, FCI Model 500 Series

Fixed temperature detectors shall function on the “fixed temperature” principle of operation. They shall have temperature set points of 136 or 190 o

F. These detectors shall also be available in explosion-proof and combined weather/moisture-proof versions. The explosion-proof models shall be

UL and FM approved/listed for Class I, Groups C and D, and Class II, Groups E, F & G

OR

Fixed temperature detectors, FCI Model FL Series

Fixed temperature detectors shall function on the “fixed temperature” principle of operation. They shall have temperature set points of 135 or 200 o

F, and have a replaceable, plug-in detecting element.

4.18 Optional Remote Serial Annunciator (LCD-7100)

Furnish and install where shown on the plans a remote serial annunciator, Model LCD-7100. The annunciator shall provide an 80-character display, which shall duplicate all information on the basic system display including any network nodes its host panel is annunciating, with the exception of menus. It shall also contain the following function keys: Alarm Acknowledge, Trouble Acknowledge,

Signal Silence, System Reset/Lamp Test and System Drill Test.

The cabinet shall contain a keylock, which will enable the switches only when placed in the “ON” position, with the exception of the Trouble Acknowledge, which is used to silence the local trouble audible sounder. The annunciator shall also contain the following LED’s: Alarm, Supervisory, System

Trouble, Power Fault, System Silenced, NAC #1 Silenced, NAC #2 Silenced.

The annunciator shall mount on a standard three-gang surface or flush electrical box. The 7100 Series control panel shall accommodate up to five (5) remote LCD-7100 annunciators which can be located up to 4,000 feet from the control panel.

4.19 Optional LED Driver Module (LDM-7100)

Furnish and install a serial LED Driver Module, LDM-7100, capable of driving up to 33 remote

LED’s. As many as three modules may be installed inside a remote, Listed annunciator allowing the annunciation of up to 99 local points per annunciator. The annunciator shall be capable of operation up to 4,000 feet from the control panel.

The panel shall be capable of accommodating up to five (5) such annunciators.

SECTION FIVE: AUXILIARY FUNCTIONS

5.1 HVAC Control

Designated HVAC units shall be controlled through four-wire duct type smoke detectors as shown on the plans.

OR

Designated HVAC units shall be controlled through the auxiliary contacts of the control panel after an alarm has been initiated from any zone as shown on the plans.

OR

Designated HVAC units shall be controlled through the auxiliary zone contacts of the control panel after an alarm has been initiated from the particular zone that is designated to control HVAC units as shown on the plans. The disconnect switch shall be supervised.

OR

Designated HVAC units shall be controlled via addressable output modules programmed to cover the desired areas.

5.2 Electromagnetic Door Holders

Electromagnetic door holders shall be provided to hold fire and smoke barrier doors open until released by an alarm. The holders shall have approximately 35 lb. (15.9 kg) holding power and offer fail safe operation.

The holders shall be capable of operation on 12 VDC, 24 VAC, 24 VDC, or 120 VAC without need of any configuration.

Furnish and install FCI Model FM-900 Series where shown on plans.

All holders shall be released via the control panel after an alarm has been initiated from any zone. All circuits shall be separately fused.

SECTION SIX: WIRING

6.1 Installers’ Responsibilities

The installer shall coordinate the installation of the fire alarm equipment with the manufacturer or his authorized distributor.

All conductors and wiring shall be installed according to the manufacturer’s recommendations.

It shall be the installer’s responsibility to coordinate with the supplier, regarding the correct wiring procedures before installing any conduits or conductors.

6.2 Installation of System Components

System components shall be installed in accordance with the latest revisions of the appropriate NFPA

Standards, the requirements contained herein, National Electrical Code, local and state regulations, the requirements of the fire department and other applicable authorities having jurisdiction (AHJ).

All wire used on the fire alarm system shall be U.L. Listed as fire alarm protection signaling circuit cable per the National Electrical Code, Article 760.

SECTION SEVEN: WARRANTY AND FINAL TEST

7.1 General

The contractor shall warrant all equipment and wiring free from inherent mechanical and electrical defects for one year (365 days) from the date of final acceptance.

7.2 Final Test

Before the installation shall be considered completed and acceptable by the awarding authority, a test of:

1. The contractors job foreman, in the presence of a representative of the manufacturer, a representative of the owner, and the fire department shall operate every installed device to verify proper operation and correct annunciation at the control panel.

2. At least one half of all tests shall be performed on battery standby power.

3. Where application of heat would destroy any detector, it may be manually activated.

4. The signaling line circuits and notification appliance circuits shall be opened in at least two

(2) locations to verify the presence of supervision.

5. When the testing has been completed to the satisfaction of both the contractors job foreman

and the representatives of the manufacturer and owner, a notarized letter co-signed by each

attesting to the satisfactory completion of said testing shall be forwarded to the owner and

the fire department.

6. The contractor shall leave the fire alarm system in proper working order, and, without

additional expense to the owner, shall replace any defective materials or equipment provided

by him under this contract within one year (365 days) from the date of final acceptance by

the awarding authority.

7. The fire department must be notified prior to the final test in accordance with local

requirements.

7.3 Operating and Instruction Manuals

Operating and instruction manuals shall be submitted prior to testing of the system. Two (2) complete sets of operating and instruction manuals shall be delivered to the owner upon completion.

7.3.1 “As-Built” Drawings

A complete set of reproducible “as-built” drawings showing installed wiring, color coding, and wire tag notations for exact locations of all installed equipment, specific interconnections between all

equipment and internal wiring of the equipment shall be delivered to the owner upon completion of the system.

7.3.2 Testing Instructions

Complete, accurate, step-by-step testing instructions giving recommended and required testing frequency of all equipment, and methods for testing each individual piece of equipment shall be delivered to the owner upon completion of the system.

7.3.3 Maintenance Instructions

Maintenance instructions shall be complete, easy to read, understandable, and shall provide the following information:

1. Instructions for replacing any components of the system, including internal parts.

2. Instructions for periodic cleaning and adjustment of equipment with a schedule of these

functions.

3. A complete list of all equipment and components with information as to the address and

telephone number of both the manufacturer and local supplier of each item.

4. User operating instructions shall be provided prominently displayed on a separate sheet

located next to the control unit in accordance with UL Standard 864.

The contractor shall warrant all equipment and wiring free from inherent mechanical and

electrical defects for one year (365 days) from the date of final acceptance.

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