FireFinder PLUS
Fire Alarm Control Panel
(AS7240–2 & 4 / AS4428-3)
Installation, Commissioning &
Operation
MAN2994-6
FIRE BRIGADE
RESPONSE
FIRE BRIGADE
RESPONSE
GUIDEGUIDE
Responding to a Fire
Access Level 1
The
indicator will be illuminated. The applicable zone
indicator will also be illuminated if a Zone Board is installed otherwise details of the Loop, Sensor and
Zones in alarm are displayed on the LCD as follows.
FIRST ALARM: L1 D1 Z1
15:31
D.DSC:Loop 1 Sensor 1
Z.DCS:Zone 1
LAST ALARM: L4 D49 Z5
15:31
D.DSC:Loop 4 Sensor 49
Z.DCS:Zone 5 Depend C
PRESS PREVIOUS/NEXT TO VIEW OTHER ALARMS
AC:2Z
ALM:5
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
This control is used to silence the local buzzer. Pressing this button will silence the
panel buzzer, which sounds whenever there is a fire alarm or fault. The sound for a fire
alarm is a steady sound where as for a fault it is intermittent.
Access Level 2 – Default Access level when the door is opened.
When the alarm devices are active (FACP is in the fire condition), activating this
control will silence all alarms excluding the External Alarm device.
Activating the control again, will resound the previously silenced alarm devices.
If a new alarm is recognised whilst the alarm devices are “silenced”, then all alarm devices shall
resound.
Note: If Delays to Outputs have been configured, to investigate the delayed Alarm condition press the
“Next” button and “Enter” button.
Previous and Next controls are used to scroll the events on the
LCD. The events being displayed depends on the current
selected view, ie Zone Mode or Device Mode.
When the “SEVERAL ALARMS” indicator is illuminated, then
multiple fire alarms are present on the FACP. In order to view
the alarms the PREVIOUS and NEXT controls are used.
A Zone or Device can be disabled when in an Alarm or Fault condition by pressing the
Disable button.
Note: The Alarm condition takes precedence and no alarms must be present for using
this button to disable faults.
**Note: The “Disable” button will not clear the Fire Alarm condition. A subsequent “Reset” operation is
required to clear the Fire Alarm condition as per the requirements of AS4428-3:2010 clause 2.2.10.
This control is used to reset the FACP from the fire condition and to clear the system
fault indicator.
When using the Reset button to clear a fire condition, alarm devices must have been
silenced first by means of Alarms Silence / Resound control.
FIRE BRIGADE
RESPONSE
FIRE BRIGADE
RESPONSE
GUIDEGUIDE
Disabling a Zone / Device
Access Level 2
The following methods can be used to DISABLE a ZONE or Device:
For Zones:
Press
then Press
for Zone 1 selection.
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17/10/2013 09:00:00
ZONE:1
SELECT ZONE NO. THEN TO OR DISPLAY OR
ZONE/DEVICE DISABLE/ENABLE KEY
AC:2Z
ALM:0
Now Press the
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
.
For Devices:
Press the
then enter Loop number, Press
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LOOP:1
then enter device number.
17/10/2013 09:00:00
DEVICE:1
SELECT DEVICE NO. THEN TO OR DISPLAY OR
ZONE/DEVICE DISABLE/ENABLE KEY
AC:2Z
ALM:0
Now Press the
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
.
In either case the Disable LED will illuminate
disabled information
and the screen will display the
Loop 1 Sensor 1
MCP
L1 D1 Z1
STAT:NORMAL
/DISB
ZONES DISABLES 1
of
1
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:1
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Section
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Page No.
About This Manual ........................................................................................................ 1
1.1
Introduction ...................................................................................................... 1
1.2
General Requirements ..................................................................................... 1
1.3
References....................................................................................................... 1
1.4
Symbols ........................................................................................................... 1
Introduction ................................................................................................................... 2
2.1
System Overview ............................................................................................. 2
2.2
Key Features.................................................................................................... 2
2.3
Compliance ...................................................................................................... 3
2.4
FACP Configuration Examples ......................................................................... 4
FireFinder PLUS Description ........................................................................................ 5
Placing The Basic System Into Operation ................................................................... 7
4.1
Unpacking ........................................................................................................ 7
4.2
Anti-Static Precautions ..................................................................................... 7
4.3
Working on the System .................................................................................... 7
4.4
The Cabinet ..................................................................................................... 7
4.5
Cabling Recommendations ............................................................................... 8
4.6
Power Supplies and AC Mains Installation ...................................................... 10
4.6.1
Connecting the Mains Earth ............................................................. 10
4.6.2
Connecting 5 AMP Power Supply .................................................... 10
4.7
CORRECT Power Up / Turn “ON” Procedure.................................................. 11
4.8
Brigade / PSU Monitor Board.......................................................................... 11
4.8.1
Battery Connections ........................................................................ 13
4.8.2
Auxiliary 27 Volt Power .................................................................... 13
4.8.3
Monitored Inputs .............................................................................. 14
4.8.4
Monitored Outputs ........................................................................... 15
4.8.5
Relay Output Connections ............................................................... 16
4.10
Main Board..................................................................................................... 18
4.11
Front Panel Board .......................................................................................... 19
4.12
Main CPU....................................................................................................... 20
4.13
Slave CPU ..................................................................................................... 21
4.14
Addressable Dual Loop Termination Board ..................................................... 22
4.14.1 Detector loop Isolator Installation ..................................................... 23
4.14.2 Loop Isolator calculator .................................................................... 23
4.14.3 Loop Open / Short Circuit. ............................................................... 23
FireFinder PLUS Control Panel .................................................................................. 24
5.1
System Controls ............................................................................................. 24
5.2
System Indicators ........................................................................................... 28
Functions And Menus ................................................................................................. 31
6.1
The Default LCD Display ................................................................................ 31
6.2
LCD Contrast ................................................................................................. 31
6.3
Accessing Functions and Menus .................................................................... 31
6.4
Function Menu and Access Levels ................................................................. 32
6.4.1
Forgotten Passwords ....................................................................... 32
The Main Menu ............................................................................................................ 33
7.1
Alarms............................................................................................................ 33
7.2
Stage 1 Alarms............................................................................................... 33
7.3
Pre-Alarms ..................................................................................................... 34
7.4
Faults ............................................................................................................. 34
7.5
Disables ......................................................................................................... 35
7.6
Walk Tests ..................................................................................................... 35
7.7
Status............................................................................................................. 36
9
7.8
Tools .............................................................................................................. 40
7.9
Setup ............................................................................................................. 41
7.10
About ............................................................................................................. 42
The Function Menu ..................................................................................................... 43
8.1
Date ............................................................................................................... 43
8.2
Time............................................................................................................... 43
8.3
Day/Night ....................................................................................................... 44
8.4
Logs ............................................................................................................... 44
8.5
TESTS ........................................................................................................... 45
8.6
I/O .................................................................................................................. 46
8.7
Global ............................................................................................................ 47
8.8
Passwords (Level III) ...................................................................................... 48
8.9
Programming.................................................................................................. 49
8.9.1
Conv (Conventional) Zone ............................................................... 49
8.9.2
Device ............................................................................................. 50
8.9.3
Input ................................................................................................ 51
8.9.4
Output ............................................................................................. 51
8.9.5
Panel Based MCP ........................................................................... 51
8.9.6
Sub Address .................................................................................... 51
8.9.7
Zone programming .......................................................................... 51
8.9.8
Extra Devices Detected ................................................................... 53
8.9.9
Mismatch Detected .......................................................................... 53
Incoming Fire Alarm Signal ........................................................................................ 54
10
11
Accessing a Loop, Device or Zone ............................................................................. 55
Modem / Programming / Debug Interfacing ............................................................... 56
12
Expanding the FACP with Compatible FireFinder PLUS Boards .............................. 57
12.1
Ancillary Services ........................................................................................... 57
12.2
Compatible FireFinder PLUS Boards .............................................................. 57
12.3
Expansion Board ............................................................................................ 58
12.4
8 Zone Conventional Board ............................................................................ 59
12.5
16 Zone and 32 Zone Indicator Modules ......................................................... 60
12.6
8 Way Switch and Indicator Module ................................................................ 61
12.7
Zone Disable and Indicator Module................................................................. 62
12.8
16 Way Input Board........................................................................................ 63
12.9
8 Way Relay Board ........................................................................................ 64
12.9.1 Internal Relay Board ........................................................................ 64
12.9.2 Remote Relay Board ....................................................................... 65
12.10
8 Way Sounder Board .................................................................................... 66
12.11
4 Way Fire Fan Module .................................................................................. 67
12.12
4 Way Fan Termination Board ........................................................................ 68
12.13
Bargraph Display Card ................................................................................... 69
12.13.1 Mechanical ...................................................................................... 69
12.13.2 Front Panel Decal ............................................................................ 69
12.13.3 Front Panel Controls ........................................................................ 69
12.14
Communications Extender Board ................................................................... 70
12.15
SmartTerminal................................................................................................ 70
12.15.1 Overview ......................................................................................... 70
12.15.2 Mechanical ...................................................................................... 71
12.15.3 Installation & Cabling ....................................................................... 72
12.15.4 Setting the SmartTerminal Address.................................................. 72
12.15.5 Operation ........................................................................................ 73
12.15.6 SmartTerminal Controls and Indicators ............................................ 74
12.15.7 SmartTerminal Screen Format ......................................................... 74
12.16
Agent Release Control ................................................................................... 77
12.16.1 Operation ........................................................................................ 77
12.16.2 Agent Release Module .................................................................... 80
12.16.3 Local Control Station ....................................................................... 81
8
13
14
15
12.16.4 Agent Release Termination Board ................................................... 84
12.16.5 Interface Wiring ............................................................................... 85
12.16.6 Warning Signs ................................................................................. 86
12.17
Occupant Warning Systems ........................................................................... 90
12.17.1 Amplifier Board (25W and 50W)....................................................... 90
12.17.2 Front Panel Switch and Indicator Module ......................................... 91
12.17.3 Panel Interfacing.............................................................................. 92
12.18
Printer ............................................................................................................ 93
12.18.1 Indicators and Buttons ..................................................................... 93
12.18.2 Maintenance .................................................................................... 94
12.18.3 Printer Connections and Jumpering ................................................. 96
12.18.4 Printer 5 Volt Power Supply ............................................................. 96
Expanding the System through Networking .............................................................. 97
13.1
Networking ..................................................................................................... 97
13.2
Network Interface Card................................................................................... 97
13.3
High Level Interface Expander........................................................................ 99
Certification Information ........................................................................................... 101
16
17
18
Maintenance and Troubleshooting Chart ................................................................. 102
15.1
Maintenance ................................................................................................ 102
15.2
Troubleshooting FireFinder PLUS................................................................. 103
Compatible Devices .................................................................................................. 104
Address Setting......................................................................................................... 106
Glossary of Terms ..................................................................................................... 107
19
20
Definitions ................................................................................................................. 108
Specifications............................................................................................................ 109
21
22
QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE ...................................................................................... 111
Statement of Compliance.......................................................................................... 112
22.1
Installation Details ........................................................................................ 114
Commissioning Test Report ..................................................................................... 115
23.1
Procedure .................................................................................................... 116
23.2
System Information ...................................................................................... 116
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FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
1 About This Manual
1.1
Introduction
This manual contains all the information required to install, commission and operate the FireFinder
PLUS Fire Alarm Control Panel (FACP) and is only available to and for the use of personnel engaged
in its installation, commissioning and operation.
1.2
General Requirements
The FireFinder PLUS FACP has been designed and manufactured from high quality commercial
components so as to comply with major world standards. To ensure these standards are not
compromised in any way installation staff and operators should;
✓
Be qualified and trained for the task they undertake;
✓
Be familiar with the contents of this manual prior to the installation, commissioning or operation
of a FireFinder PLUS control system;
✓
Observe anti-static pre-cautions at all times; and
✓
Be aware that if a problem is encountered or there is any doubt with respect to the operational
parameters of the installation the supplier should be contacted.
1.3
References
ConfigManager PLUS: Operation Manual
Apollo:
Ampac:
Detector / Device Manuals
Product Data Sheets
Australian Standard:
AS7240 - 2: 2004
AS7240 - 4: 2004
AS4428 - 3: 2010
Control and Indicating Equipment
Power Supply Equipment
Fire Brigade Panel
1.4
Symbols

Important operational information
Note:
Configuration considerations
Observe antistatic precautions
Mains supply earth
DANGER mains supply present
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FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
2 Introduction
2.1
System Overview
The purpose of the FireFinder PLUS Fire Alarm Control Panel (FACP) is to monitor changes in
inputs, report those changes and update selected outputs as programmed.
2.2
Key Features
The FireFinder PLUS panel is capable of supporting:
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➢
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➢
➢
➢
➢
➢
➢
➢
➢
➢
➢
➢
Apollo Discovery and XP95 Intelligent Detectors, Multisensor, Photoelectric, Ionisation,
Thermal (heat) and CO detectors.
Conventional two wire zone detector circuits
Multiple input/outputs
Agent Release
Fan Control
High Level Interfaces
SmartGraphics
EV3000 – Early Warning System
Nurse Call
SmartTerminal
Remote LED mimics
Peer to Peer networking
Master Slave (Main - Sub) networking
Main panel plus Data Gathering Panels networking
Figure 1: Typical Application
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FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
2.3
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Compliance
The FireFinder PLUS FACP is approved to AS7240 – 2 & 4 and AS4428 – 3:2010 and includes the
following ‘Optional requirements’ as defined by AS7240-2:2004:
➢ 7.8 Output to fire alarm devices
➢ 7.9.1 Output to fire alarm routing equipment
➢ 7.9.2 Input from fire alarm routing equipment
➢ 7.10.1 Output type A to fire protection equipment
➢ 7.11.1 Delays to outputs – configuration of delays (for item C)
➢ 7.11.2 Delays to outputs – control of delays (for item C)
➢ 7.12.1 Dependency Type A
➢ 7.12.2 Dependency Type B
➢ 7.12.3 Dependency Type C
➢ 9.3 Fault signals from points
➢ 9.9 Output to fault warning routing equipment
➢ 10 Disable condition
➢ 10.5 Disablement of addressable points
➢ 11 Test condition
➢ ZB Alarm Acknowledgement Facility
➢ ZD Ancillary Control function
The FireFinder PLUS PSE includes the following ‘Optional requirement’ as defined by AS72404:2004:
➢ 5.5 Battery function check
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FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
2.4
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
FACP Configuration Examples
FRONT PANEL CONTROL
EARTH
STUD
EXT
+35V
16 WAY
LOOP COMMS
CN2
DANGER
240V
+VE
B
L2+ L1-
1
CN2
c
MAINS
SWITCH
-VE
EXT
+35V
CN18
1
CN2
CN1
2
1
c
CN2
3
CN3
CN15
4
a b
ACTIVE
CN14
CN11
a b
A
L2+ L1-
CN13
NEUTRAL
CH16
CN20
D13
GROUND
2 LOOP TERMINATION BOARD
CN17
MAIN CONTROL BOARD
CH15
+ -
U15
SLAVE CPU
-V
+V
+V
EXT
+35V
SLAVE CPU
-V
(AC)
1
20 WAY
POWER
SUPPLY
UNIT
CH8 CH6
CH8
CN3
CN1
TP3
CN7
CN6
CN21
+
CN2
CH2
CN3
CN4
EXPANSION PANEL
CN1
BZ1
EXPANSION LEDS
CN5
FRONT PANEL
PRINTER
3 WAY
ZD7
-
TX1
POWER
AUX OUT 2
CN2
CN4
BRIGADE
O/P TERM
BOARD
N/O
C N/C
RELAY 2
27V IN
10 WAY
C12
R17
MODEM
TH1
CH1
N/O
C N/C
RELAY 3
SERIAL RELAY
BRD OR
AGENT TERM BRD
OR
FAN TERM BRD
CN10
PSU MONITOR
BRIGADE I/F
N/O
C N/C
RELAY 1
D14
FAN CONTROL,
AGENT RELEASE,
OWS CONTROL OR
SWITCH & INDICATOR
X- PRINTER
C/W MOUNTING
PLATE.
+
E. BOARD SW. POWER
E. BOARD CONTROL
BAT-
BAT+
0V +27V
POWER
O/Ps
TB10
SGD
CN3
CN1
-
AUX OUT 1
26 WAY
+
CH8
N/O
C N/C
RELAY 4
N/O
U11
U10
CN16
CN8
N(AC)
B
L2+ L1-
SLAVE CPU
L(AC)
EXT
+35V
CPU BOARD
RN17
A
CN1
CN1
CN1
U14
L2+ L1-
U13
POWER
RN20
CN2
HPCI
CABINET BACKPAN VIEW
SHOWING MODULES FITTED
TO THE BACKPAN
AND WIRING DETAILS
COMMS IN
SHD
+
-
SW1
CN1
COMMS OUT
SHD
+
-
ZD 1
ZD 2
C4
RESET
CN3
C5
PRINTER PSU
C/W CABLE
26/07/2010
R3
MASTER
TB1
MAIN BOARD INTERFACE
D1
TB2
LK1
D2
BRD86NIC1-
HEARTBEAT
SHIELD
LINK
N1236
D6
COMMS
D 12
D 11
SW3
CN4
RX IN
D 13
D 14
RX OUT
TX OU T
D 16
POWER
TX IN
ZD 13
ZD 11
CN5
TYPICAL FRONT DOOR LAYOUT FOR A FULLY POPULATED PANEL
NETWORK
INTERFACE
BOARD
ISOLATED
ACTIVE
CN6
OPTIONAL NETWORKING BOARDS
NETWORK INTERFACE CARD
NOTE: POSITION MAY VARY AS SHOWN
AND IS FOR INDICATION ONLY.
NOTE: PANEL LAYOUT MAY VARY DEPENDING ON CLIENT CONFIGURATION
TO BATTERIES
Figure 2: Typical Example of a SP1M/SP1X Layout
FRONT DOOR AND FRONT INNER DOOR REAR VIEW SHOWING
INSTALLED BOARDS ON FRONT INNER DOOR AND WIRING DETAILS
AGENT TERM BRD OR
2 LOOP TERMINATION
8 ZONE BRD OR
BOARDs
FAN TERM BRD
MAINS
INPUT
FRONT PANEL CONTROL
RJ45/8 PIN
MAIN CONTROL BOARD
DANGER
240V
EARTH
STUD
CN2
CH15
MAINS
SWITCH
CH15
L(AC) N(AC)
(AC)
+VE
-VE
CN1
GROUND
CN3
NEUTRAL
20 WAY
ACTIVE
SLAVE CPU 2
SLAVE CPU 3
SLAVE CPU 4
CPU BOARD
16 WAY
-V
-V
+V
+V
CN10
10 WAY
PSU MONITOR
BRIGADE I/F
CN7
ZD7
CN6
CN8
CH2
CN1
CN5
PRINTER
3 WAY
POWER
SUPPLY
UNIT
RJ45/8 PIN
AGENT RELEASE
MODULE OR
FIRE FAN CONTROL
MODULE
GENERAL
INDICATOR
CARD
C
1+
2+ 3+ 4+
MONITORED INPUTS
POWER OK
BATT
C4
ZD2
26/07/2010
R3
MASTER
TB1
MAIN BOARD INTERFACE
D1
TB2
LK1
D2
BRD86NIC1-
HEARTBEAT
SHIELD
LINK
N1236
D6
BRIGADE
PSU MON.
BOARD
CN5
-
CN1
ACTIVE
SGD
E. BOARD SW. POWER
E. BOARD CONTROL
HPCI
CABINET BACKPAN VIEW
SHOWING MODULES FITTED TO THE BACKPAN
AND WIRING DETAILS
NOTE: WIRING MAY VARY DUE TO
CLIENT PANEL CONFIGURATION
CABINET
TO BATTERIES
Figure 3: Typical Example of a SP8 Layout
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TB10
TX OUT
D16
CN6
+
AUX OUT 2
D14
RX OUT
ZD13
+
D13
TX IN
POWER
RX IN
ZD11
AUX OUT 1
D12
D11
SW3
CN4
CN3
COMMS
-
ISOLATED
BLANK
X- PRINTER
C/W MOUNTING
PLATE.
NETWORK
INTERFACE
BOARD
N/O C N/C
RELAY 1
COMMS OUT
SHD
+
-
ZD1
SW1
CN1
CN3
C5
COMMS IN
SHD
+
-
RESET
EXPANSION BOARD
N/O C N/C N/O C N/C
RELAY 3
RELAY 2
N/O C N/C N/O
C N/C
RELAY 4
RELAY 5
3 WAY
BAT-
BAT+
0V +27V
POWER
O/Ps
CN10
2+
23+ 34+
MONITORED OUTPUTS
1+
SLAVE CPU
6
SLAVE CPU
7
SLAVE CPU
8
SLAVE CPU
5
BLANK
CN10
RS485
COMMS.
IN
1-
20 WAY
COMMS.
CN11
RS485
COMMS.
OUT
COMMS.
CN11
COMMS FAIL
4-
ANCILLARIES or
HOUSING BLANKS
FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
3 FireFinder PLUS Description
The following description does not relate to specific cabinets as the size of each cabinet will vary with
the amount of hardware fitted.
The heart of the FireFinder PLUS consists of two boards collectively known as the Controller. These
boards are the Main Board and the CPU Board. Combining these two boards with a front panel forms
the basis for a FireFinder PLUS FACP. A single Controller without an expansion board has the
capacity to interface to four (4) Slave CPU’s modules. These Slave CPU’s can be used for Loop
Termination Boards.
The Main Board has the Slave CPU Board for the first Loop Termination Board and the provision for
mounting of up to three additional Slave CPU’s to interface to loops 2 - 4. The Slave CPU’s all have
the same software installed and the manner in which they operate is automatically determined by the
type of termination or interface board onto which they connect.
If the system is to be expanded to have more than four Loop’s an Expansion Board is required. This
board contains Slave CPU No. 5 and expansion sockets for three more to interface to loops 6 - 8. This
configuration allows for a maximum number of 8 Slave CPU’s that any one Controller can
accommodate.
BACKLIGHT
RESET
SW1
EXPANSION
MODULE
CN17
MAIN BOARD
SLAVE 4
CN100
4
SLAVE 3
CN13
3
RS485 COMMS TO
BACKPAN BOARDS
CN20
SLAVE 2
CN14
CN15
2
CN4
6
FRONT PANEL
PRINTER
USB
DEBUG
CN2
7
SLAVE CPU 6
CN10
C N7
CN5
CN1
USB
EXPANSION LEDS
INTERNAL SERIAL
COMMS PORT
EXPANSION LED'S (CN3)
CN1
27V IN
CN6
EXTRA CONTROLS
BZ1
RS485 COMMS TO
FRONT DOOR BRDS
20 WAY
RIBBON
BRIGADE I/F
KEY SWITCH
+
EXPANSION PANEL
SLAVE CPU 5
ON BOARD
CN16
COMMS 3
CN3
27VDC IN
PRINTER 27V
CN25
CN2
COMMS1
RS232/MODEM
(BOTTOM)
LK3
CN9
BUZZER
OUT
THE MAIN BOARD
IS FITTED WITH
SLAVE CPU 1
CN10 TO LOOP
TERMINATION BRD
1
PSU MONITOR
EXPANSION
MODULE
CN21
0V
TP1
TP1
CN27
COMMS2 RS232 (TOP) C N 8
LK1
DEBUG
LK1
DEBUG
LK1
DEBUG
TP1
RS485 EOL
LK2
BUZZER
INHIBIT
COMMS 2
RS232
TO FRONT KEYPAD
(NOT USED IF THE KEYSWITCH
AND EXTRA
PANEL IS A NODE
WITHIN THE SAME CONTROLS
PANEL)
CN3
SLAVE CPU 7
INTERNAL PRINTER
O/P
CN4
8
SLAVE CPU 8
C N2
C N2
C N2
CN5
LK1
DEBUG
LK1
DEBUG
LK1
DEBUG
TP1
TP1
TP1
AN EXPANSION BOARD (BRD86FEPB) CAN BE CONNECTED
TO FACILITATE UP TO FOUR ADDITIONAL SLAVE CPU'S IF REQ
Figure 4: Single Controller Board with Expansion Board
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NODE ADDRESS
CN26
C N2
C N2
C N2
+5V
12 3 4 5 6 7 8
NODE ADDRESS
SLAVE CPU 2
CN23
MAIN CPU
SW2
TERMINATION BOARD
SLAVE CPU 3
SLAVE CPU 4
LOOP COMMS
EXTERNAL LOOP
COMMUNICATION
CONNECTS TO NIC
CN18
NETWORK LOOP
CO MMS
CN11
FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
FireFinder PLUS has an internal RS485 communication bus that allows for various ancillary boards
(add on modules) to be connect to the panel. These boards can be used to control and monitor field
plant equipment or the addition of an agent release module.
Where the system design exceeds the capability of one FireFinder PLUS then other FireFinder
PLUS panels can be networked together to provide an expanded system containing multiple boards in
a variety of applications.
Some of these applications include:
➢
A Master / Slave (Main Sub) FACP arrangement (MFACP / SFACP)
➢
A Peer to Peer System
➢
Use of Data Gathering Panels (DGP’s)
➢
SmartTerminal
➢
SmartGraphics
A Network FireFinder PLUS System supports a combination or all these options on a single network.
Each panel on the network is regarded as a “node”. The NETWORK BUS is accessed using a
Network Interface Card (BRD86NIC). The network configuration determines whether a NIC is required.
Configurations can be;
Master / Sub FACP: Where there is one or more FACP’s configured as local panels then each report
the status of their associated zones/devices to a MFACP. There is no control between local panels as
the MFACP is structured to have full control of the entire system.
Peer to Peer: Each FACP user can take control of the entire fire system from any FACP.
Data Gathering Panel: The use of this type of panel may be installed where there is a need to have
field terminations only at one location and all control is performed by an FACP that is remotely located.
SmartTerminal: Provides the user with the ability to monitor the status of designated areas or an
entire site as well as execute specific interrogation tasks.
SmartGraphics: Is an active graphics system connected to the FireFinder PLUS.
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FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
4 Placing The Basic System Into Operation
4.1
Unpacking
Carefully unpack the FireFinder PLUS.
The package should include:
✓
FireFinder PLUS Fire Alarm Control Panel
✓
A CD containing this “Installation and Commissioning” manual
✓
003 keys
4.2
Anti-Static Precautions
To prevent damage to components, modules and boards, anti-static precautions MUST be observed
while performing any task within the FACP. The same applies to those situated in the field.
4.3
Working on the System

Prior to unplugging any connector, connecting or disconnecting any wiring, removing
or replacing any module or board, ensure that both the Mains and Batteries have been isolated
to prevent damage to panel components.
4.4
The Cabinet
Features:
➢
➢
➢
➢
The cabinet is available in four different styles. Each style has the capability of being
either surface or flush mounted. With flush mounting though a surround is required.
Normally painted Surf Mist Ripple. Other colours are available on request.
The inner and outer door hinges are mounted on the left-hand side of the cabinet which
allow the doors open to an angle of 100º. A keyed entry is provided
Knockouts are positioned on gland plates and a cut out is available on the rear of the
cabinet to simplify cable entry. Mounting The Cabinet
 Note: It is recommended the cabinet should be installed in a clean, dry, vibration-free area.
Open the front door. Use the keyhole mounting holes in the top corners and the two holes along the
bottom of the unit to mount it on the wall. Cables to connect the system to its external actuating
devices are brought in through the knockouts on the top or bottom of the cabinet.
R 3 mm
12 mm
R 6mm.
Tap lightly around the
rim of the knockout
Figure 5: Example SP1 Back Pan Mounting Hole & Removing Knockouts
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FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
4.5
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Cabling Recommendations
Conventional Zones
Cabled in red Twin Plastic Sheath (TPS), Fire rated Radox or approved equivalent.
Analogue Loop
Two core cable. The minimum cable size is 0.75mm 2, the maximum loop resistance is 50 ohms and
the maximum loop distance is 2km.
RS 485 Network
Single twisted pair screened (2 core) cable originating from FACP extending through the protected
areas and returning to the FACP.
Cable Specifications
Capacitance of 100 Pico farads per metre or less
Resistance of 100 milliohms per metre or less
Impedance of loop typical 100 to 120 ohms
Maximum distances between modules 1.2km providing cable meets above specifications.
Recommended cable type
Belden 8132 or 9842 (non fire rated)
Radox FR Communication 0.75mm 1 pair (fire rated) x 2
SmartTerminal
Single twisted pair shielded cable (2 core) plus 2 core power, or local supply. Maximum distance
between from the last SmartTerminal and the FACP is 1.2km.
LED Mimic (RS485)
Single twisted shielded cable (No return loop) plus 2 core power or local supply.
Maximum distance between each LED repeater card and FACP is 1.2km.
Recommended Cable Type
Hartland HC2335
Belden 9841
Radox FR Communication
Fire Alarm Bell Connection
Two core 1.5mm2 PVC sheathed MIMS (Mineral Insulated Metal Sheathed) to the bell location.
Brigade Connection via Telecom
Two core 1.5mm² PVC sheathed MIMS from the FACP to the Telecom MDF.
RJ45 Multi-drop Serial Port
8 core Flat cable
Power Supplies / AC Mains
The requirement for the mains supply to the FACP is fixed wiring, using three core cable (no less than
0.75mm and no more than 2.5mm ) or a suitable three conductor system, fed from an isolating
switch fuse spur, fused at 3A. This should be secured from unauthorised operation and be marked
'FIRE ALARM: DO NOT SWITCH OFF. The Mains supply must be exclusive to the FACP.
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FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Common Power Supply Features & Specifications
Switch Mode Design
Over voltage protection
High efficiency, low working temp.
High efficiency; low ripple noise
Universal AC input/ full range
Soft start with limiting AC surge current
Short circuit/ over load
Remote control on/off (option)
Built in EMI Filter and PFC Circuit
Over temp. protection (option)
Input Voltage:
Input Freq
PFC
85 to 264 VAC
47 to 63Hz.
0.95~230VAC
Tolerance at 27V
Load Regulation
Line Regulation
+/- 1%
+/- 0.5%
+/- 0.5%
Power Supply Specifications
Type No
Output
Tolerance
R&N
Efficiency
PSU1888
PSU1890
330-0015
 1%
 1%
 1%
150mV
150mV
240mV
84%
87%
86%
27V @ 5.6A
24V @ 14A
27VDC @ 22A

Important: Under no circumstances should the FireFinder PLUS be operated
without the Power Supply PCB correctly mounted in the enclosure and the retaining screws securely
tightened.
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FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
4.6
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Power Supplies and AC Mains Installation
Generally the AC Mains will be connected to either a 5 Amp, 14Amp or 22 Amp 27 volt supply.
These supplies will be either mounted in the upper or lower right hand corner of the cabinet with the
Brigade Board mounted in close proximity.
The wiring should enter the cabinet through the nearest knockout entry hole on that side.
Refer to Figures 6 - on for the wiring and fusing details for each supply.
4.6.1
Connecting the Mains Earth
All earth cabling shall be terminated to the panel Chassis Earth Terminal in a star configuration.
The earth cable closest to the cabinet body shall have an M4 SPW beneath the lug then an M4 SPW
and M4 nut.
Each additional earth cable shall be terminated with an M4 SPW and M4 nut.
An additional M4 nut and M4 SPW are fitted to the Chassis Earth Terminal for installers to connect
their Mains Earth.
CHASSIS EARTH TERMINAL
M4 Nut
M4 Shake Proof Washer
* Extra M4 Nut and M4 SPW are
provided finger tight on the Earth bolt.
Earth Cable
M4 Nut
M4 Shake Proof Washer
Figure 6: Panel Earthing
4.6.2
Connecting 5 AMP Power Supply
Output Voltage: 27.4 Volts.
FUSE Rating:
2 Amp 3AG Slow Blow
Mains Cable:
should be no less than 0.75mm
Figure 7: Mains Power Connection to the 5 AMP Power Supply
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FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
CORRECT Power Up / Turn “ON” Procedure
4.7
Once all the field devices are installed and the wiring has been correctly terminated the FireFinder
PLUS is ready to turn on. For reliable power up it is essential the following procedure be followed;
4.8
1.
Turn the Mains power on, THEN
2.
Connect the batteries observing correct polarity.
3.
The green power on LED should be illuminated.
Brigade / PSU Monitor Board
The Brigade / PSU Monitor Board (BRD86BPSC) monitors and controls the power supply, battery
charging, monitored / un-monitored inputs, outputs and the 5 relay outputs.
Connections
TB(x)
TB1
TB2
TB3
TB4
TB5
TB6
TB7
TB8
TB9
TB10
CN(x)
CN1
CN1
CN3
CN4-8
Function
Aux Out x 2
Relay 1
Relay 2
Relay 3
Relay 4
Relay 5
Monitored Outputs x 4
Monitored Inputs x 4
Battery Out / 27VDC PSU IN
External Board / SW POWER
Type of Output
Protected
1 Amp Voltage Free Contacts
1 Amp Voltage Free Contacts
1 Amp Voltage Free Contacts
1 Amp Voltage Free Contacts
1 Amp Voltage Free Contacts
24Vdc EOL
Switched Negative, EOL
Protected
Function
JTAG
SGD
External Board Controls
Power Out
Type of Output
1 Amp ( protected )
Relay Information
Voltage Free contacts are rated at 1A @ 30V
Back EMF Protection

Inductive loads fitted to the Brigade PSU Monitor Board MUST be fitted with “Flyback”
diodes at the load for back EMF protection.
Transient Protection

Recognised transient line protection methodologies at the FACP and the load MUST be
considered when connecting any control devices to the outputs be they in close or remote.
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INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
JTAG
E TH
MON EN
CN2
CN11
D10 C35
U6
D9 C34
EOL
U7
COMMS.
CN10
C58
C56
N1236
M16
CN10
RS485
COMMS.
IN
To CN20 of the Main
Controller Board
22/09/09
TB8
TB7
1-
D11 C36
ZD6
1+
ZD5
U5
RL5
M9
M15
RL4
M7
Note: N/C C N/O
Denotes Voltage Free Contacts
N/C = Normally Closed
C = Common
C
N/O = Normally Open
Q5
RL2
HSNK2
TH5
CN7
L7
HSNK1
M12
L8
TH8
CN6
RL1
M11
D7
+
TH2
TH4
TH7
L9
TH1
Q8
CN5
SGD
E. BOARD SW. POWER
E. BOARD CONTROL
CN4 to 8 Supplies
Regulated +27VDC
to Internal Boards
1A / Connector
CN4
BAT- BAT+ 0 V +27V
POWER
O/Ps
TB10
TB3
TB2
R75
RL3
R108
M13
M1
AUX OUT 1
CN1
AUX OUT 1
CN8
M3
TB1
AUX OUT 2
- + -
AUX OUT 2
2 x AUX OUT
27VDC @ 2A
TH9
R103
TB4
M5
M2
Alarm
Relay
L6
M14
M4
Fault
Relay
1
T1
M8
Warning
System
Alarm
U2
C43
CN3
TB6
Isolate
Relay
TB5
M10
Batt Fail
Relay
(Normally
Energised)
M6
Relays are
Programmable
Default Setup
Shown
U8
BRD86BPSC4-
2 + 2- 3 + 34+
MONITORED OUTPUTS
ZD2
ZD1
Sounder
CN11
RS485
COMMS.
OUT
ZD7
N/O C N/C N/O C N/C N/O C N/C N/O C N/C N/O C N/C
RELAY 3
RELAY 1
RELAY 5
RELAY 4
RELAY 2
EOL
10K
Ohms
COMMS FAIL
ZD4
ZD3
MONITORED OUTPUTS
( EOL Required )
POWER OK
BATT
FLT.
ZD8
4-
Note:
If a diode is NOT fitted
internally to a bell / sounder
a diode MUST be fitted as
shown - fit 1N4004 or similar
Bell
EOL
10K
Ohms
1+ 2+ 3+ 4+
C
MONITORED INPUTS
CN12
MONITORED
INPUTS
( EOL's Required )
COMMS.
LK1
EXT TEMP
FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
TB9
HPCI
+27VDC
from PSU
N/C
Battery 1
12 Volts
N/O
+
- +
-
Battery 2
12Volts
Figure 8: Brigade / PSU Monitor Board Layout
Note: When connecting to the Brigade PSU Monitor board transient and “Flyback” (Back EMF)
protection methodologies MUST be applied.
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FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
4.8.1
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Battery Connections
A FireFinder PLUS requires two (2) 12 volt batteries (TB9). The batteries should be placed into the
bottom right hand side of the cabinet.
A red and black lead coming from TB1 on the Brigade Board will be clearly seen in the same area, this
lead is to be connected to the batteries red to positive and black to negative once the system is
operating on Mains supply.
Battery size is dependent on the system configuration and can vary from 12 AHr to over 100 AHr.
JTAG
ETH
MON EN
CN2
BATT
FLT.
CN11
U6
D9 C34
M16
CN10
RS 4 85
C O MMS .
IN
CO MMS .
D10 C35
BRD86BPSC4-
D11 C36
CO MMS .
C58
C56
N1236
U8
U7
ZD7
ZD2
ZD6
ZD1
22/09/09
TB7
CN11
RS 4 85
C O MMS .
OUT
EOL
2 + 2- 3 + 34+
MONITORED OUTPUTS
ZD4
ZD3
1-
POWER OK
COMMS FAIL
ZD8
4-
TB8
0 V +27V
BAT- BAT+
1+ 2+ 3+ 4+
C
MONITORED INPUTS
CN12
CN10
LK1
EXT TEMP
Note: Refer to Ampac’s battery calculation tool to calculate the required battery size.
1+
ZD5
U5
RL5
M9
RL4
L6
M14
RL3
CN7
L7
CN6
L8
TH8
-
RL1
M11
D7
Q8
CN5
+
TH2
TH4
TH7
L9
TH1
SGD
E. BOARD CONTROL
CN4
BAT- BAT+ 0 V +27V
E. BOARD SW. POWER
CN3
TB2
M12
M1
AUX OUT 1
CN1
Battery 2
12Volts
Q5
TH5
M3
TB1
AUX OUT 2
- + -
+
HSNK2
HSNK1
TB3
RL2
+
Battery 1
12 Volts
-
CN8
M13
M4
M2
- +
TH9
R108
M5
R103
TB4
-
+
M6
+27VDC
from PSU
1
T1
C43
M7
TB10
TB5
TB9
BRIGADE
BOARD
U2
M15
M8
R75
TB6
N/O C N/C N/O C N/C N/O C N/C N/O C N/C N/O C N/C
RELAY 3
RELAY 1
RELAY 5
RELAY 4
RELAY 2
M10
POWER
O/Ps
TB9
HPCI
+27VDC
from PSU
TB9 is located on the bottom
right hand side of the board
+
Battery 1
12 Volts
- +
-
Battery 2
12Volts
Figure 9: Battery Connections to the Brigade / PSU Monitor Board
4.8.2
Auxiliary 27 Volt Power
LK1
ETH
MON EN
JTAG
EXT TEMP
Two (2) 1 Amp outputs are available from TB1 terminals 1+ (plus) and 2- (minus) or 3+ and 4- on the
Brigade Board. It is important to note these outputs are short circuit monitored.
CN2
BATT
FLT.
CN11
COMMS.
C58
C56
N1236
D9 C34
M16
CN10
CN10
RS485
COMMS.
IN
COMMS.
U6
EOL
D10 C35
22/09/09
TB7
D11 C36
ZD6
ZD1
1-
U8
U7
ZD7
ZD2
1+
ZD5
U5
M14
M13
RL5
M6
RL4
1
R75
CN8
Q5
RL2
HSNK2
CN7
TH5
L7
M3
HSNK1
N/O C N/C
RELAY 1
M12
L8
TH8
CN6
RL1
M11
D7
TH2
TH4
TH7
L9
TH1
Q8
CN5
+
AUX OUT 1
TB1
AUX OUT 2
- + -
M1
SGD
E. BOARD SW. POWER
E. BOARD CONTROL
BAT-
BAT+
CN4
0V +27V
POWER
O/Ps
TB10
TB3
TH9
R108
RL3
L6
M5
R103
TB5
M7
M2
TB2
BRIGADE
BOARD
T1
M4
TB1 is located in the lower
left hand side of the board
U2
C43
CN3
TB6
N/O C N/C N/O
C N/C
RELAY 4
RELAY 5
M15
M9
M8
TB4
2 X LIMITED 2A
AUX POWER
OUTPUTS
N/O C N/C N/O C N/C
RELAY 3
RELAY 2
M10
CN1
AUX OUT 1
+ - + -
AUX OUT 2
CN11
RS485
COMMS.
OUT
BRD86BPSC4-
2+ 23+ 34+
MONITORED OUTPUTS
ZD4
ZD3
TB1
POWER OK
COMMS FAIL
ZD8
4-
TB8
1+
2+ 3+ 4+
C
MONITORED INPUTS
CN12
HPCI
+27VDC
from PSU
Battery 1
12 Volts
Figure 10: Auxiliary 27VDC Power Output
Page 13
+
- +
-
Battery 2
12Volts
FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
4.8.3
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Monitored Inputs
Four independently monitored inputs (TB8) are provided and can be configured for a variety of uses.
➢ Manual Call Point (MCP) – if activated the FACP will go into alarm. Connected to the MCP
on the front of the FACP.
➢ Class Change – if activated all Alarm Devices/Sounders and Alarm Device/Sounder
Outputs in Sounder Group 1 are turned on.
➢ External Fault – if activated the FACP will indicate a Fault condition
➢ Ancillary Disable - if activated, the FACP’s “DISABLED” and ANC OUTPUT STATUS LEDs
will both be turned on. Note that this event is used to indicate an ancillary/auxiliary
disablement or a door-opened condition if a door switch is fitted. It also activates any Relays
on the Brigade board configured as “Isolate” relays and affects the Brigade Board’s
“Aux/Anc” outputs based on their “normally energised” settings.
➢ Evacuate – if activated the FACP goes into Evacuation.
➢ Sounder Silence – if activated all activated sounders are silenced.
➢ Reset – if activated a Master Reset is initiated.
➢ Fire/Feedback - if activated, the FACP’s “Fire Output On” LED will flash (AS7240.2 Clause
7.9.2). Note that this is a latched condition and will only be cleared a “Master Reset”
command from the FACP.
➢ General Purpose – for use in Functions (Cause and Effects)
The default configuration types for the inputs are as follows:
•
•
•
•
Input 1 – MCP
Input 2 – Evacuate
Input 3 – External Fault
Input 4 – Reset
The inputs have been designed to operate with a programmable EOL of 3K3Ω, 10KΩ 22KΩ or
Unmonitored (no EOL) the 10K EOL is the default. The normal and active ranges change according to
the end of line selected.
LK1
CN11
COMMS.
C58
C56
N1236
M16
CN10
COMMS.
EOL
BRD86BPSC4-
22/09/09
TB8
TB7
1-
D9 C34
1+
RL5
TH9
CN8
R103
Q5
R108
RL3
M5
M13
RL2
HSNK2
TH5
CN7
M2
HSNK1
L7
M3
M12
L8
TH8
CN6
RL1
M1
D7
Q8
CN5
SGD
L9
TH4
TH7
E. BOARD SW. POWER
E. BOARD CONTROL
BAT-
BAT+
0V
CN4
+27V
POWER
O/Ps
TB10
TB5
RL4
L6
M14
N/O C N/C N/O C N/C N/O C N/C
RELAY 3
RELAY 1
RELAY 2
TB4
1
T1
M4
TB3
BRIGADE
BOARD
C43
M6
TB2
U2
M15
M7
R75
TB6
N/O C N/C N/O C N/C
RELAY 5
RELAY 4
M9
M8
TH2
TB8 / C
U6
CN10
RS485
COMMS.
IN
ZD5
TB1
AUX OUT 2
- + -
TO
D10 C35
U5
AUX OUT 1
4K7
D11 C36
M10
CN1
EOL
10K
Ohms
ZD1
TB8
U8
U7
ZD6
M11
TB8 / 1+, 2+, 3+ or 4+
(EOL depends on config)
DBA / MCP
2+ 23+ 34+
MONITORED OUTPUTS
TB11
TB8 / C
CN11
RS485
COMMS.
OUT
ZD7
ZD2
TH1
TO
BATT
FLT.
ZD4
ZD3
C 1+ 2+ 3+ 4+
Door Switch
POWER OK
COMMS FAIL
ZD8
4-
TB8 / 1+, 2+, 3+ or 4+
(Config set to "unmonitored")
1+
2+ 3+ 4+
C
MONITORED INPUTS
Door Switch is Open for Normal Operation and not Monitored
CN2
CN12
+
Note:
JTAG
ETH
MON EN
TB8 location
EXT TEMP
Sensed Condition
Short circuit Fault
Active condition
Normal
Open circuit Fault
CN3
Line Resistance (10K EOL)
0Ω– 150Ω
470Ω – 4KΩ
8KΩ – 15KΩ
20KΩ to ∞
HPCI
+27VDC
from PSU
Battery 1
12 Volts
Figure 11: Inputs DBA / MCP and Door Switch Wiring
Page 14
+
- +
-
Battery 2
12Volts
FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
4.8.4
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Monitored Outputs
Four independently monitored and controlled outputs (TB7) are provided and can be configured for a
variety of uses.
➢ Alarm Devices - activated when any of its four sounder groups is active. (AS7240.2 Clause
7.7 and 7.8). The output is turned off during an Alarm (sounder) disable or Alarm (sounder)
silence condition.
➢ ASE – (Australia Firefinder Plus Only)
➢ Fire/FARE – activated by alarm condition (AS7240.2 Clause 7.7 and 7.9.1). The output is
turned off during a FIRE disable condition.
➢ Ancillary - activated on device alarm conditions. The Output is turned off during an Ancillary
disable condition.
➢ Warning System - activated on evacuation and device alarm conditions. The output is
turned off during an Alarm (sounder) disable or Alarm (sounder) silence condition.
➢ Fault - activated on all fault conditions (AS7240.2 Clause 9.9). The output is turned off
during a FAULT disable condition.
➢ General Purpose – activated via the Configmanager “Function” programmed logic.
➢ External Alarm Devices - activated by an Alarm condition when a Point (Detector) has
been configured as Fire/FARE. (AS7240.2 Clause 7.7 and 7.8). The output is turned off by
the removal of the alarm condition – Silence Alarms followed by Reset.
These monitored switched outputs, supply a nominal 24VDC, at up to 1 Amperes. Monitoring is for
short, open and earth faults when the output is OFF.
The outputs have been designed to operate with a programmable EOL of 3K3Ω, 10KΩ 22KΩ or
Unmonitored (no EOL) the 10K EOL is the default.
Line Impedance (10K EOL)
0Ω– 50Ω
50Ω – 150Ω
150Ω – 15KΩ
15KΩ – 40KΩ
40KΩ to ∞
Reported Condition
Short circuit Fault
Indeterminate: Maybe reported as shorted or normal
Normal
Indeterminate: Maybe reported as normal or open circuit
Open circuit Fault
CN11
COMMS.
CN10
C58
M16
COMMS.
EOL
D9 C34
BRD86BPSC4-
U6
CN10
RS485
COMMS.
IN
22/09/09
1-
D10 C35
1+
ZD5
U5
RL5
M9
TH9
R108
RL3
R75
Q5
CN8
M13
RL2
HSNK2
TH5
CN7
HSNK1
L7
M3
M12
L8
TH8
CN6
RL1
M11
D7
TH2
TH4
TH7
L9
TH1
Q8
CN5
+
AUX OUT 1
TB1
AUX OUT 2
- + -
M1
SGD
E. BOARD SW. POWER
E. BOARD CONTROL
CN4
BAT- BAT+ 0 V +27V
POWER
O/Ps
TB10
TB5
RL4
L6
M14
M5
R103
TB4
1
T1
C43
M4
TB3
BRIGADE
BOARD
M7
M6
TB2
U2
M15
M8
CN3
TB6
N/O C N/C N/O C N/C N/O C N/C N/O C N/C N/O C N/C
RELAY 3
RELAY 1
RELAY 5
RELAY 4
RELAY 2
M10
CN1
1+ 1-
Note: If a diode is NOT fitted internally to a
bell / sounder a diode MUST be fitted as
shown - fit 1N4004 or similar
D11 C36
ZD6
M2
Warning System
U8
U7
ZD7
ZD2
ZD1
EOL
10K
Ohms
C56
N1236
TB8
1+ 2+ 3+ 4+
C
MONITORED INPUTS
BATT
FLT.
CN11
RS485
COMMS.
O UT
ZD8
4-
TB7
4+ 42+ 2-
3+ 3-
Sounder
EOL
10K
Ohms
POWER OK
COMMS FAIL
ZD4
ZD3
TB7
CN2
CN12
TB7 Location
Bell
JTAG
ETH
MON EN
LK1
2 + 2- 3 + 34+
MONITORED OUTPUTS
+ / - are monitored 1A outputs. Un-used O/P's
must be terminated in 10K Ohms EOL
EXT TEMP
Warning systems and sounders are connected to the Brigade / PSU Monitor Board as shown below. If
more sounders are required, the Sounder / Bell Control Board must be used.
HPCI
+27VDC
from PSU
Battery 1
12 Volts
Figure 12 Connecting a Bell / Sounders
Page 15
+
- +
-
Battery 2
12Volts
FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
4.8.5
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Relay Output Connections
Five “voltage free” relay outputs (TB2 – TB6) are provided and can be configured for a variety of uses.
➢ Alarm - activated on device alarm conditions and “Function” programmed logics. The relay
is turned off during a ALARM disable condition.
➢ Sprinkler - activated on device alarm conditions and “Function” programmed logics.
➢ Fault - activated on all fault conditions and “Function” programmed logics. The relay is
turned off during a FAULT disable condition.
➢ Isolate - activated on all isolate conditions and “Function” programmed logics.
➢ Battery Fail - activated on battery fail conditions and “Function” programmed logics.
➢ Mains Fail - activated on a mains power fail condition and “Function” programmed logics.
➢ Warning System - activated on evacuation, device alarm conditions and “Function”
programmed logics. If the activation of this relay is due to an evacuation condition, then the
relay is turned off during an Alarm (sounder) disable or Alarm (sounder) silence condition.
➢ Ancillary - activated on device alarm conditions.
➢ General Purpose - activated via “Function” programmed logics
Relay Switching Characteristics
These outputs have been designed to be able to switch predominately resistive loads as listed below.
Switching voltage
30VDC
24VAC
50VDC
40VAC
Maximum switching current
1A
1A
250mA
250mA
CN11
D10 C35
U6
D9 C34
COMMS.
CN10
C58
M16
CN10
RS485
COMMS.
IN
COMMS.
D11 C36
EOL
U8
U7
ZD7
ZD6
ZD1
22/09/09
TB7
NO CC NC
NO
NC
1-
NO CC NC
NO
NC
C56
ZD8
ZD2
ZD5
1+
NO CC NC
NO CC NC
NC
NO
NC NO
CN11
RS485
COMMS.
O UT
BRD86BPSC4-
TB8
BATT
FLT.
ZD4
ZD3
NO C NC
POWER OK
COMMS FAIL
N1236
ISOLATE
1+ 2+ 3+ 4+
C
MONITORED INPUTS
EWIS
4-
FAULT
CN2
CN12
2+ 2- 3+ 34+
MONITORED OUTPUTS
FIRE
BATT
FAIL
JTAG
ETH
M ON EN
LK1
Relays are Programmable. Default Setup Shown
EXT TEMP
The default relay contacts are connected as shown below.
U5
RL5
M9
RL4
R75
R108
Q5
R103
L7
HSNK1
L8
TH8
CN6
RL1
M11
D7
TH2
TH4
TH7
L9
TH1
Q8
CN5
SGD
E. BOARD SW. POWER
E. BOARD CONTROL
CN4
BAT- BAT+ 0 V +27V
POWER
O/Ps
TB10
TB5
TB4
RL3
M12
M1
TB1
AUX OUT 2
- + -
TB2
CN7
M3
+
NC
CN8
HSNK2
TH5
M2
TB2 to TB6 are located on the
lower to mid left hand side of the board
TH9
M13
RL2
TB6
TB3
TB5
CN1
C
TB4
L6
M14
M5
M4
TB3
1
T1
C43
M6
TB2
BRIGADE
BOARD
M7
AUX OUT 1
Note:
1A Un-monitored
Voltage Free Conacts:
NO: Normally Open
NC: Normally Closed
C: Common
U2
M15
M8
CN3
TB6
N/O C N/C N/O C N/C N/O C N/C N/O C N/C N/O C N/C
RELAY 3
RELAY 1
RELAY 5
RELAY 4
RELAY 2
M10
HPCI
+27VDC
from PSU
NO
Battery 1
12 Volts
Figure 13: Relay Outputs
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+
- +
-
Battery 2
12Volts
FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
4.9
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
High Current Interface Board
When the 14Amp power supply is used in the FACP the High Current Interface Board is required to
provide protection for the boards, cards and other 27VDC distribution within the FACP.
The board plugs/connects into the Brigade / PSU Monitor Board (BRD86BPSC) and the 27V DC
output from the PSU is connected to TB1 of the BRD86HCI instead of TB9 on the BRD86BPSC
Figure 14: High Current Interface Board
Connections
TB
1
2
3
4
9
10
CN
1 5
Function
27VDC PSU IN
Battery Out
27VDC Out
27VDC Out
Battery Out / 27VDC PSU IN
External Board / SW POWER
Function
27VDC 3A Max
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4.10
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Main Board
The Main Board (BRD86MBA) carries the devices for interconnecting to all the other Boards, a buzzer
for auditory indication, the backlight power supply for the LCD and CPU Reset.
The Main CPU is mounted on this board and connected to it by CN11. The main connection board
then provides interfacing to:
➢
Up to 3 Slave CPU’s (Slave CPU 1 is onboard)
➢
A printer
➢
A Modem
➢
An Expansion Panel
➢
An Internal serial bus
➢
An External communication bus.
Connections
CN1
CN2
CN3
CN4
CN5
CN6
CN7
CN8
CN9
CN10
CN11
CN12
CN13
CN14
Extra Control (Not Fitted)
Expansion Panel
Expansion LED’s (Not Fitted)
Front Keypad
Printer
Key Switch (Not Fitted)
Brigade Output
Modem and RS232 Comms
Ext Buzzer Output (Not Fitted)
Slave CPU output 1
Main CPU
LCD Graphic
Slave CPU connection
Slave CPU connection
R1
Slave CPU connection
Printer 27VDC Out
To LCD Backlight supply
External Loop Communication
LCD Characters
RS485 Communications Port 1
RS485 Communications Port 2
To LCD Backlight supply
Slave CPU Debug (Not Fitted)
Jtag Programming Slave CPU1 (Not Fitted)
USB Programming
27VDC In
Comms 2 RS232
27VDC In (not fitted)
R4
HY1
C7
D1
C2
C6
CN15
CN16
CN17
CN18
CN19
CN20
CN21
CN22
CN23
CN24
CN25
CN26
CN27
CN28
BRD86MBA4-
C3
R5
R2
30/06/10
BACKLIGHT
Q6
C1
C4
D2
C15
C12
R8
CN22
C16
C9
SW1
RESET
C13
L1
LCD BACKLIGHT INVERTER
C17
R62
C11
C10
R63
U5
U4
U6
Q1
CN17
D3
C14
U1
R7
C8
R3
R6BACKLIGHT
C5
RN1
EXPANSION
MODULE
U2
R9
CHINESE
R12
GRAPH R13
LCD
TP69
U3
R14
N1236
CN13
SLAVE 4
R15
R16
L2
U8
CN19
C26
C25
C27
U13
U10
CHAR LCD
C28
CN12
C30
CN18
U15
U14
RN2
U35
C88
TP3
C33
U20
R66
TP4
U17
Q2
C31
CN19
C36
C34
X1
SW2
Q8
U22
R21
C43
C45
C44
R23
CN23
ZDN1
C49
U21
U23
C47
R22
U19
C42
D6
C41
C40
C38 C39
D5
C46
SLAVE 1
DEBUG
C48
RN5
R24
R26
D7
D8
U24
R27
C53
TP5
TP6
C57
JTAG
CN24
U26
C60
C55
R31 C56
C58
R33 C59
C62
C65
C67
R35 C63
R30
R32
CN10
R34
R36
R37 C66
R38
R39
R48
C68
U27
C37
R51
C74
R40
C69
C71
C72
C73
C75
R49
R50
U28
U36
D9
Q3
C76
R54
C85
C87
C70
C86
R47
R46
R41
R43
R45
R44
C61
R42
R28
C51
C50
R29 C52
C54
C64
R52
CN26
C77
R53
Q4
Q5
C89
CN27
R64
RN9
TH1
CN8
EXPANSION PANEL
C79
CN21
BUZZER
INHIBIT
C83
C78
C80
D16
C81
U31
R57
D17
RN18
BUZZER
O UT
RN17
U32
D15
ZDN2
EXPANSION LEDS
CN3
RN11
D12
CN7
CN6
R60
RN13
RN14
FRONT PANEL
U34
RN15
CN5
C84
EXTRA CONTROLS
CN1
Figure 15: Main Board Layout with no Main CPU or Slave CPU’s
Page 18
R61
KEY SWITCH
CN4
BZ1
USB
U30
CN16
D14
RN19
RN12
RN10
CN25
PRINTER 27V
U33
R59
D13
+
CN2
CN9
RN16
LK3
RN6
0V
RN8
C82
EXPANSION
MODULE
R20
COMMS2 RS232 (TOP)
COMMS1 RS232/MODEM (BOTTOM)
R55 R58
C90
RN7
LK2
R56
COMMS 2
RS232
D11
C91
RS485 EOL
R19
R25
D10
U29
C19
+5V
27V IN
PRINTER
1
27V IN CN26
U25
CN28
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
R18
R67
R65
LK1
NODE ADDRESS
C35
U18
RN3
U16
DEBUG
C32
RN4
R17
U12
U11
TERMINATION BOARD
C24
PSU MONITOR
BRIGADE I/F
CN12
2
C22
NON-CHINESE
GRAPH LCD
C23
3
C20
NETWORK LOOP COMMS
4
CN11
D4
C29
CN20
CN15
SLAVE 2
C21
CN100
C18
U9
CN14
SLAVE 3
U7
R10
R11
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4.11
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Front Panel Board
The Front Panel Board (BRD86FPB) provides the buttons used to control the FACP as well as all LED
indications. All LED’s are surface mounted and the buttons are embedded within the board. The LCD
is viewed / protected by a clear Perspex screen.
Connections
CN2
To CN4 Main Board
C1
C18
D1
R1
D2
R2
D3
Q1
R31
R3
D18
R32
D19
R33
D20
D10
D4
R4
D11
D12
D13
D5
R34
R5
D6
R6
D7
R7
D8
R8
D14
D16
R23
R29
D17
D21
R36
D23
R37
D24
R38
D25
R39
D26
R40
D27
D22
R26
D9
R35
R9
C14
U4
R50
U6
C4
U2
R28
R25
C5
BRD86FPB4-
C16
C23
C8
C15
C13
U5
R30
11/08/10
U3
N1236
R27
D28
R24
C6
C11
R41 U8
R42
C9 C10
C12
U7
R43
C19
R46
R45
R44
C7
R10
R14
R47
L3
L1
D15
C17
R16
CN1
L4
C3
L8
C21
L6
R19
C2
L7
R18
L5
R17
R15
R20
R22
C20
R12
R13
L2
R11
KEYSWITCH
R21
D30
Q2
U1
CN2
C22
KEYSWITCH
Figure 16: Front Panel Board
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4.12
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Main CPU
The Main CPU (BRD86MCPU) holds the main central processing unit including the Application
software and Configuration settings for the FACP.
➢ The Main CPU is a 4-layer surface mount board
➢ The processor runs at 60MHz.
➢ 16Mbytes of FLASH
➢ 32/64 Mbytes SDRAM
USB
To Main Board CN11
R1
R2
U4
R9
R4
C2
C3
R6
C1
R3
C8
Q1
C7
C6
USB
R8
C4
C5
U1
CN1
R7
ZDN1
R5
R10
Q2
R11
R30
U3
C10
R28
U6
U7
C11
X1
C13
C12
C14
CN2
C9
U11
C15
U2
D1
C20
U10
U9
C18
C19
C21
C16
ZDN2
R29
U5
C17
R12
C22
X2
R13
R14
C23
D2
U8
R16
C31
C34
R21
R20
C27
ZDN3
R19
C30
C28
D3
R18
U13
R17
C25
C29
C24
U12
C26
R15
C33
C32
Q3
C35
U14
C42
C40
C38
C39
C36
R25
C43
D4
R23
R26
R24
C41
C37
R22
U15
C45
R27
C44
U16
0V
Figure 17: The Main CPU Board PCB Layout
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+
Connections
CN1
CN2
FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
4.13
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Slave CPU
The Slave CPU (BRD86SCPU) provides the interfacing signals and I/O’s required to allow the FACP
to connect / communicate to a variety of termination boards.
A single chip micro controller U7 controls all operations of the FACP Slave CPU. This device contains
the control program within Read Only Memory (ROM).
Automatic Termination Board Sensing
A unique feature of the Slave CPU is its ability to automatically sense the type of board it is connected
to without the user having to configure the board to suit.
Connections
CN2
CN3
To Loop Termination Board
To Main Control Board
BRD86SCB3C3
C4
R2
C5
LK1
D3
DEBUG
U3
U1
R1 C1
C7
Q1
CN3
JTAG
TP3 TP2
R7
C33
C35
R25 C36
C32
C34
C37
X1
Figure 18: Slave CPU Board
Page 21
R13
R10
TP1
R12
R11
R8
C23
C13
U5
R27 R26
C14
C15
C16
C17
C18
C19
C20
C21
D2
C27
C12
CN4
CN1
TP4
R4
U7
R6
RN1
TP5
C8
Q2
U2
C9
C11
U6
R14
C10 D1
COMMS
R5
U4
R24
C31
C6
C2
CN2
FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
4.14
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Addressable Dual Loop Termination Board
The Addressable Dual Loop Termination Board (BRD86DLTB) acts as the interface between the
external addressable devices and the control and monitoring functions of the FireFinder PLUS. Each
board provides terminations for two loops and can be used with the Apollo range of detectors. One
slave CPU is required per loop.
Note: Apollo devices L2 is +ve (positive), L1 is -ve (negative)
AMPAC strongly recommend that the LoopManager test set is used to check that the Apollo loop has
been correctly installed and commissioned before connecting it to the FireFinder PLUS.
Loop Parameters
➢ 126 Apollo Devices (i.e. maximum address range)
➢ When using Alarm Acknowledgement Facility’s (AAF’s) a max of 50 per Loop
➢ 500mA Current Max
➢ S/C protection circuitry activates at approximately 650mA
➢ Maximum length 1.2km
Note: To achieve full current, the Loop Trip current in Loop Parameters needs to be set to 300mA
(ConfigManager PLUS)
R4
C3
Q1
ZD14
D5
D6
Q13
Q11
R64
ZD17
C38
IN
LOOP2
R103
R108
D14
R110
L2
TH2
R120
R121
R122
C66
C62
Q22
L2
C78
U19
Q28
R148
C70
C74
U20
D20
U16
C80
C83
C106
C102
R183
R180 R181
C104
C92
R172
R171
C88
R161
C91
R170
0V
R179
R178
C96
D21
R184
U24
R156
+40V
C98
U25
CN3 CN4
C105
D22
-
-
+
-
+
U26
C109
C108
C103
C107
R169
R168
C90
R165
C89
R164
R166
R175
TRI WAVE
BRD86DLTB2+12V
+5V C100
C101
C99
N1236
R182
R176
C94
U22
R177
C95
C97
C87
R160
R159
R163
R162
R173
U21 R174
-5V
C84
R158 C86
R155
R157
R167
C82
L9
HSNK1
POWER
-
-R
Q24
RN2
C73
C77
C81
C85
R+
R144
R147
R143
R142
D19
Q26
C79
U18
R151
U17
R128 Q20
R137
Q23
R146
C76
C69
C72
R149
U15
R139
R152 R150
Q25
RN1
U14
D18
L2
R134
C65
R135
R133
C67
R136
D17
C64 R132
L1
L1
C60
R130
R138
C61
Q21
U13
C75
Q27
L2
L8
R114
R119 C58
C68
D15
D16
C63 R131
LOOP 2 CONTROL
R123
R118
R117
R116
R125 Q19
LOOP 1 CONTROL
R113
R111
R112
C59
R127
C71
-R
C56
LOOP 2
CN2
R115 C57
T0 SLAVE CPU
CN1
R+
-
CN1
R145
L1
L1
DC
L6
C54
OUT
+
C53
R141
R140
REGULATED
27VDC In / Out
+
C51 C52
L7
C55
U12
L2
R124
C50
R106
D13
R105
C48
R104
ZD21
-R
L2
IN
ZD20
ZD23
R100
ZD22
C45
C46
D12
TB2
OUT
L4 R92
Q18 C41
C49
L5
ZD15
ZD18
R83
C40 R84
Q16
R89
R97
R93
U10
T0 SLAVE CPU
CN1
IN
R66
C36
Q15
O UT
LOOP2
R+
+
R76
ZD16
L1
L1
+
L3 R67
Q17
IN
OUT
DC
TH1
ZD13
C35
R109
ZD7
D7
IN
-
-
ZD11
U6
C27 R56
R55
R54
R77
R71
R61
R62
C26
R81
R85
R86
+
IN
ZD9
ZD12
ZD10
C34
C39
R87
R34
L2
C31
U9
-
R43
R52
+
O UT
+
ZD5
C17
Q9
R40
R39
R37
R38
R51
R50
U8
U7
R23
ZD4
ZD6
U5
IN
LOOP 2 RETURN SENSEC21 LOOP 1
C24
Q10
D1
Q7
R30
R44
C16
C15
U4
L1
Q4
Q8
LOOPU31 RETURN SENSE
R57
SHORT CCT
ON / OPEN CCT
Q6
O UT
LOOP 1
U23
ON
OK
ZD1
LOOP 1
+ TB1
OUT
R12
R9
U1 C6
U2
ON OFF
R3
R2
R20
Q2
R63
OUT IN INDICATES
C1
ZD2
R5
LOOP 1 / 2 LED STATUS
INDICATION/S
C2
To Slave CPU Board
27VDC in / out
To Addressable loop devices
R14
CONNECTIONS
CN1 / 2
CN3 / 4
TB1 / 2
TH3
Figure 19: Addressable Loop Termination Board
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Wiring Shown
Above is for a
XP95 Circuit
with one Detector
Having LED
Monitoring
FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
4.14.1 Detector loop Isolator Installation
In applications where it is not necessary to use an isolating base for each detector, up to 20 detectors
may be installed between isolating bases.
Note: Refer to Apollo Isolating specifications and guidelines for further details.
If a short circuit or abnormally low impedance occurs, the base isolates the negative supply in the
direction of the fault. When the short circuit is removed the power will automatically be restored.
Note: Isolating base is polarity sensitive.
4.14.2 Loop Isolator calculator
The number of isolating devices on the loop can limit the maximum loop cable length depending on
the type of cable used and the total loop current. Refer to the tables below for reference.
Maximum Cable Length Using 1.5mm². Cable
Number of Isolators
0
5
50
100
150
200
250
300
350
400
450
500
10
15
20
25
30
35
40
45
50
MAX CABLE LENGTH USING 1.5mm².
Loop Current Total (mA)
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
971
850
756
680
618
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
931
810
716
640
578
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
891
770
676
600
538
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
851
730
636
560
498
1000
1000
1000
1000
973
811
690
596
520
458
1000
1000
1000
1000
933
771
650
556
480
418
1000
1000
1000
1000
893
731
610
516
440
378
1000
1000
1000
1000
853
691
570
476
400
338
1000
1000
1000
1000
813
651
530
436
360
298
1000
1000
1000
1000
733
611
490
396
320
258
1000
1000
1000
960
733
571
450
356
280
218
20
25
30
35
40
45
50
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
883
726
600
497
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
817
659
53
430
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
952
750
593
467
364
Maximum Cable Length Using 2.5mm². Cable
Number of Isolators
0
5
50
100
150
200
250
300
350
400
450
500
10
15
MAX CABLE LENGTH USING 2.5mm².
Loop Current Total (mA)
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
964
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
897
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
933
930
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
993
867
764
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
926
800
697
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
859
733
630
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
1000
950
793
667
564
4.14.3 Loop Open / Short Circuit.
In the case of an Open Circuit or Short circuit (short circuit isolators used) on the Loop Line the Loop
board provides the ability to drive out from both sides of the loop (In and Out). When these Faults are
repaired / cleared the panel will still report a Loop Fault until a Loop Test is performed on the
appropriate loop.
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5 FireFinder PLUS Control Panel
#1
Figure 20: The FireFinder PLUS Control Panel
The LCD is used to display abnormal conditions and for interrogation, control and programming
activities. When the FACP is in its normal state a default screen is displayed.
In access level 2 or higher the backlight shall always be ON. Alarm, Fault and Disable information is
accessed through the Main Menu.
#1
Is the intended area for the Alarm Routing Address Code. This area is not printed on
the Decal.
5.1
System Controls
- Active at access level 1, 2 and 3
This control is used to silence the local buzzer. Pressing this button will silence the panel buzzer,
which sounds whenever there is a fire alarm or fault. The sound for a fire alarm is a steady sound
where as for a fault it is intermittent.
- Active at access level 2 and 3.
When the alarm devices are active (FACP is in the fire condition), activating the control will silence all
alarms excluding the External Alarm device.
Activating the control again, will resound the previously silenced alarm devices.
If a new alarm is recognised whilst in the alarm devices are “silenced”, then all alarm devices shall
sound.
Note: If Delays to Outputs have been configured to investigate the delayed Alarm condition press the
“Next” button and “Enter” button.
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- Active at access level 1, 2 and 3
Previous and Next controls are used to scroll events on the LCD. The events being displayed depends
on the current selected view.
When the “SEVERAL ALARMS” indicator is illuminated, then multiple fire alarms are present on the
FACP. In order to view the alarms the PREVIOUS and NEXT controls are used.
- Active at access 2 and 3
This control is used to reset the FACP from the fire condition and to clear the system fault indicator.
This control is used to reset the FACP from the fire condition and to clear the system fault indicator
and won’t function unless the alarm devices have been silenced by means of Alarm Silence / Resound
control.
- Active at access level 2
This control is used to disable collective zones and/or individual addressable points in alarm or fault.
This control won’t function unless the alarm devices have been silenced first by means of Alarm
Silence / Resound control.
**Note: The “Disable” button will not clear the Fire Alarm condition.
A subsequent “Reset” operation is required to clear the Fire Alarm condition as per the requirements
of AS4428-3:2010 clause 2.2.10.
Entities which can be disabled are:
➢
Zones – to provide an option to distinguish between zone inputs (sensors, detectors etc)
and zone outputs (sounders, beacons, monitored outputs
➢
Sensors – loop based
➢
Loop devices – where the inputs have been configured as alarm initiating
➢
Sounders – loop based and monitored outputs
- Active at access level 2 and 3
This control is used to disable (and enable) individual Zones and/or Devices.
The indicator is lit steady a device have been disabled.
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- Active at access level 2 and 3
This control is used to disable (and enable) the Alarm Devices.
If the indicator is “ON” Steady when any Alarm Devices (including Outputs configured as Alarm
Devices) are disabled and flashes if Alarm devices are in fault. Disable has priority over fault.
- Active at access level 2 and 3
This control is used to disable (and enable) all the ancillary outputs.
The indicator is “ON” Steady when Ancillary outputs are disabled and flashes if Ancillary Outputs have
faults present.
- Active at access 2 and 3 – only when the indicator is flashing.
When the indicator is lit the control is used to override any pre-configured delays to outputs.
The indicator is “ON” Steady when a Delay is programmed and flashes when a Delay Timer is running.
- Active at access level 2 and 3
This control is used to disable (and enable) the external alarm devices output.
If the indicator is “ON” Steady when any Ext Alarm Device output is disabled and flashes if Ext Alarm
device outputs are in fault. Disable has priority over fault.
- Active at access level 2 and 3
The selection keys are used to select a loop device (or range of devices by using
the TO key) or select a zone (or range of zones).
Once a device or zone (or range) has been selected, the DISPLAY or DEVICE
DISABLE/ENABLE controls can be used.
Press this button followed by a number to select the loop you wish to access. e.g.
LOOP 4.
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After selecting the Loop number press this button to enter the device number for the
device to be interrogated.
Press this button followed by a number e.g. ZONE 4 to select the required zone.
- Active at access level 2 and 3.
Press this button after selecting the Zone number or the Loop and Device numbers to display the state
of the device. Meaning it is used in conjunction with the selection keys and alpha numeric keypad to
DISPLAY a zone or loop device.
- Active at access level 2 and 3
Use this button to access a range of devices. E.g., 2 TO 7. The selection keys are used to select a
loop device (or range of devices by using the TO key) or select a zone (or range of zones).
Once a device or zone (or range) has been selected, the DISPLAY or DEVICE DISABLE/ENABLE
controls can be used
to
- Active at access level 2 and 3.
These buttons are used to navigate around the panel’s menus and enter data. If entering a descriptor,
or some other data that contains characters as well as numbers, pressing the buttons multiple times
will scroll through the available letters written on the button, in sequence. Eg. 1,A,B,C.
Used for data entry into the current field. If he current field is alpha numeric (descriptor strings), then
the alphas are active and selected by consecutive operations of the appropriate key.
- Access level 2 / 3 required
The single arrows are used to select the entry (or insertion point) when entering data.
If the back arrow is used to move the entry point beyond the start of the current field – then the
previous data entry field will be displayed.
- Access level 2 / 3 required
Press and hold the “display” button while using these buttons to adjust the LCD contrast
The double arrows are use to select the data entry field. These are mostly used when performing on
site programming and selecting the data entry field which is to be edited.
- Active at access level 2 and 3
Used to enter / terminate data entry into the selected field
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- Active at access level 2 and 3
Used to cancel data into the current field.
10 consecutive entry of this key exits the current access level to the default access level. For example,
if the current access level is “2”, 10 consecutive entry of this key will set the current access level to “1”.
- Active at access level 2 and 3
Pressing the MENU button will display the main menu on the LCD.
- Active at access level 2 and 3
Pressing the FUNCTION button will display the function menu on the LCD
5.2
System Indicators
Buzzer
The Buzzer is activated by any of the following
➢
Fire – Steady
➢
Fault – Unsteady
- This indicator is illuminated when the FACP is in the fire condition. The
fire condition is latched until it is manually reset, by the use of the RESET control.
The FACP enters the fire alarm condition, when one of the connected fire alarm initiating devices is
activated.
Fire alarm initiating devices can be loop based sensors, conventional detectors connected via the 8
way conventional Add-On, or monitored inputs that have been configured as alarm initiating.
In the “Evacuate” condition the indicator will be flashing.
When this indicator is illuminated, the nominated fire output has been activated during a fire condition.
If the FACP has been configured to receive a feedback signal from the fire routing equipment – then
this indicator will flash at 1Hertz (½ second on and ½ second off) when the feedback signal is present.
- This LED will be illuminated when mains power is connected to the
FACP and switched on.
The indicator will also flash at 1 Hertz (½ second on and ½ second off) if the mains power has failed
and the panel is running from the secondary supply (batteries).
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- This LED will be illuminated when there is a fault associated with the
main or secondary power supply the following conditions constitute a fault.
Faults are:
➢
Charger failure
➢
Battery voltage low
➢
Battery missing
➢
HCI missing
➢
PSU overload
- The indicator is illuminated when there is a main system CPU fault
present in the FACP. The indicator is latching and is cleared by activating the RESET control. System
fault is caused by
➢
Main CPU failure -> watchdog condition
➢
Software checksum failure
➢
Memory checksum failure
- This LED will be illuminated if there is an earth fault (+ or -) on any of
the signal cables of the system. An earth fault is when the impedance detected between the 0 volt line
of the FACP and earth is less than 50ohm’s. The indicator is non latching and extinguishes when the
current flow drops below the threshold
- When the indicator is illuminated, the FACP is in any of the “Test”
modes.
- This LED will be illuminated when a device/detector is in the pre-alarm
state. Conditions – when at least one sensor has entered the pre-alarm condition. If the pre-alarm is
the highest priority abnormal condition present on the panel – then the sensor in pre-alarm shall be
reported to the LCD. If a higher priority condition is present, then the menu system shall be used to
display the pre-alarm.
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- When this indicator is lit, the FACP is in the fault condition. The fault
condition is non latching.
Sources of faults are:
➢
Loop devices – missing, type mismatch, out of calibration / out of maintenance range,
extra (or unexpected device), device related faults (esp. Hochiki)
➢
Analogue loops – short circuit, open circuit or over current
➢
Monitored inputs with open circuit or short circuit conditions
➢
Monitored outputs – with open circuit or short circuit conditions
➢
Main power supply faults – mains missing, charger fault
➢
Secondary supply faults – low battery voltage, missing battery
➢
High Current Interface (HCI) faults – missing, overload
➢
Onboard module faults – missing, failed
➢
Add-On faults – missing, failed, type mismatch
➢
Main CPU failure -> watchdog condition
➢
Software checksum failure
➢
Memory checksum failure
- When this indicator is lit, the FACP is in the Disable (or isolate)
condition. The disable condition is latching.
Entities which can be disabled are:
➢
Zones – to provide an option to distinguish between zone inputs (sensors, detectors etc)
and zone outputs (sounders, beacons, monitored outputs)
➢
Sensors – loop based
➢
Loop devices – where the inputs have been configured as alarm initiating
➢
Sounders – loop based and monitored outputs
- When this indicator is lit, the FACP has had Alarm conditions silenced
by the use of the “Silence/Resound Alarm” button. The condition is latching until another alarm is
sounded or the alarm conditions are cleared.
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6 Functions And Menus
IMPORTANT NOTE: It is strongly recommended that all field programming changes be
properly recorded.
6.1
The Default LCD Display
In its normal state the FireFinder PLUS will display a screen similar to that shown below.
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BY AMPAC TECHNOLOGIES
SYSTEM IS NORMAL
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 21: The Default LCD Display
This screen can be configured with the servicing company’s name and phone number via a laptop or
modem. The current date, time is set in the Function menu while system status is automatically
displayed.
AC: is the current Access Level (ie 2Z is access level 2 Zone mode & 2D would be access
level 2 device mode)
ALM: is the Alarm counter
PALM: is the Pre-Alarm counter
FLT: is the Fault counter
DIS: is the Disable counter
6.2
LCD Contrast
The Contrast can be adjusted using a combination or the
button the
and
buttons.
Keep the 'Display' button pressed while simultaneously pressing the '<' button to take the contrast
down 1 level, the '>' to take up the contrast by 1 level, the '<<' to take the contrast down by 8 levels or
the '>>' to take the contrast up by 8 levels.
Note: This button combination will only work in access level 2 or higher.
6.3
Accessing Functions and Menus
At Levels 2 and 3, access to the panel Functions are password protected.
A new panel has a pre-programmed password of 2222 for Level 2 and 3333 for Level 3.
Note: Only Authorised Service Technicians / Engineers have the ability to change passwords.
Note: All menus are provided with screen prompts and a “Quick Reference Guide” (see Section
22) guides the operator through the operation of the FACP.
From the DEFAULT DISPLAY, press MENU or FUNCTION. The FUNCTION menu is
password protected (actually a pass-number as it can only contain numbers) to prevent unauthorised
changes to the panel's configuration.
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Function Menu and Access Levels
Three levels of ACCESS are available via separate passwords so that access to certain facilities can
be restricted (such as the ability to enter new passwords).
6.4.1
➢
Level I: Allows access to indications and controls to investigate and respond to a fire or
fault warning.
➢
Level II: In addition to the level I facilities, quiescent, fire alarm fault warning, disable and
test conditions.
➢
Level III: In addition to the level II facilities, reconfigure specific data or control and
maintain the panel in accordance with the manufacturers’ specifications.
➢
Level IV: In an addition to level III trained and authorised by the manufacturer to repair or
alter the firmware of a panel.
Forgotten Passwords
Follow the following process if a password has been forgotten or misplaced;
Entering 9999 into the password field;
1.
Take note of the 4 digit password number displayed on the screen; then
2.
Contact the AMPAC head office and quote the above number;
3.
A temporary password will be issued and a new password can then be programmed into
the FACP.
Note: The temporary password becomes invalid if 9999 is entered again or if the panel is repowered after 9999 has been entered.
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7 The Main Menu
The MAIN MENU is accessed by pressing
MAIN MENU
Numbering System:
 denotes the menu structure number
 denotes the sub-menu numbering
 denotes a sub-menu within a sub-
0:ALARMS 1:STAGE 1 ALARMS 2:PRE-ALARMS
3:FAULTS 4:DISABLES
5:WALK TESTS
6:STATUS 7:TOOLS
8:SETUP
9:ABOUT
SELECT NO.
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
menu

denotes another sub-menu within a
sub-menu
Figure 22: The Main Menu (No Network)
Pressing the appropriate number on the keypad while in the MAIN MENU the user can view any;
7.1
Alarms
Pressing  Displays all Alarms present on the system.
ZONE:
1
Zone 1
STATUS: ALARM
‘DATE’ ‘TIME’
ZONE ALARM
AC:2Z
1
ALM:0
OF
1
PALM:0
FLT:0
DEVICE>
DIS:0
Figure 23: The ALARMS display
Pressing the
will display the Device Information the screen, pressing the
it to Zone Information
7.2
will return
Stage 1 Alarms
Pressing  Displays all Stage 1 Alarms present on the system
ZONE:
1
Zone 1
STATUS: STAGE 1 ALARM
‘DATE’ ‘TIME’
ZONE STAGE 1 ALARM
AC:2Z
ALM:0
1
PALM:0
OF
1
FLT:0
DEVICE>
DIS:0
Figure 24: The STAGE 1 ALARMS display
Pressing the
will display the Device Information on the screen, pressing the
return it to Zone Information
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Pre-Alarms
Pressing  Displays all Pre-Alarms on the system
ZONE:
1
Zone 1
STATUS: PRE-ALARM
‘DATE’ ‘TIME’
ZONE PRE-ALARM
AC:2Z
ALM:0
1
OF
PALM:0
1
DEVICE>
DIS:0
FLT:0
Figure 25: The PRE-ALARMS display
Pressing the
will display the Device Information the screen, pressing the
it to Zone Information
7.4
will return
Faults
Pressing  Displays all Faults on the system
FAULT MENU
0:ZONE/DEVICE
3:P/SUPPLY
6:SOUNDERS
1:LOOP
4:BRIGADE
7:ADD ONS
SELECT NO.
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
2:MODULE
5:TFAILS
8:SYSTEM
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 26: The Fault Menu display (no network)
FAULT MENU
0:ZONE/DEVICE
3:COMMS
6:TFAILS
9:SYSTEM
SELECT NO.
AC:2Z
ALM:0
1:LOOP
4:P/SUPPLY
7:SOUNDERS
PALM:0
2:MODULE
5:BRIGADE
8:ADD ONS
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 27: The Fault Menu display (Network configured)
ZONE:
1
Zone 1
STATUS: FAULT
‘DATE’ ‘TIME’
ZONE FAULT
AC:2Z
1
ALM:0
OF
1
PALM:0
FLT:0
DEVICE>
DIS:0
Figure 28: The FAULTS display
Pressing the
will display the Device Information the screen, pressing the
return it to Zone Information
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Disables
Pressing  Displays all Disables on the system.
ZONE:
1
Zone 1
STATUS: DISABLE
‘DATE’ ‘TIME’
ZONE DISABLE
AC:2Z
ALM:0
1
OF
PALM:0
1
FLT:0
DEVICE>
DIS:0
Figure 29: The DISABLES display
Pressing the
will display the Device Information the screen, pressing the
it to Zone Information
will return
Note: If there are no disables, a message, e.g. ‘NO ZONES OR DEVICES OR SOUNDERS OR
ADDONS DISABLED’, will be displayed for 1 to 2 seconds and then the display will return to the Main
menu.
NO ZONES OR DEVICES OR
SOUNDERS OR ADDONS DISABLED
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 30: No Zone , Devices, Sounders or Addons disabled screen
7.6
Walk Tests
Pressing  Displays all Walk Tests on the system
ZONE:
1
Zone 1
STATUS: WALK TEST
ZONE WALK TEST
AC:2Z
ALM:0
TERMINATE<KEY 0>
1
DEVICE>
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
1
OF
Figure 31: The WALK TEST display
Pressing the
will display the Device Information the screen, pressing the
it to Zone Information
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Status
Pressing  Displays the Status of the system
STATUS MENU
0:LOOPS
3:BRIGADE
6:ADD ONS
1:MODULES
4:SYSTEM
SELECT NO.
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
2:I/O
5:AVALUES
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 32: The Status Menu (No networking)
STATUS MENU
0:LOOPS
3:BRIGADE
6:AVALUES
1:MODULES
4:NETWORK
7:ADD ONS
SELECT NO.
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
2:I/O
5:SYSTEM
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 33: The Status Menu (Networking)
From the STATUS MENU the status of system components and settings can be selected and
displayed as listed below.
Note: Different screens are displayed for a system with and without networking.
Press

Loops: Enter the loop number and the LCD will display its status, e.g. normal, type of fault
etc. The Loop current draw and noise levels will also be shown in panels that have Slave CPU
software version V9.0 or higher
LOOP NO:1
STATUS: NORMAL
CURRENT (mA)
0
NOISE (mA)
0
0:PRINT ALL DEVICES
1:PRINT TOTAL
SELECT NO. _
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 34: Display Loop Status

Modules: Select the type of module, Slave and P/S
DISPLAY MODULE STATUS
0:SLAVE
SELECT NO.
AC:2Z
ALM:0
1:POWER SUPPLY
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 35: The Display Module Status display

I/O: The LCD will display the status of an input or output in a panel or on a loop, Outputs 
and Inputs .
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DISPLAY INPUT/OUTPUT STATUS
0:OUTPUTS
1:INPUTS
SELECT NO.
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 36: The Display I/O Status display
DISPLAY OUTPUT STATUS
0:IN A PANEL
SELECT NO.
AC:2Z
ALM:0
1:ON A LOOP
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 37: The Display Output Status display
Once entered the LCD will then display a description of what that input or output does and its current
state.

Brigade: Displays the Brigade Board I/O Status
BRIGADE STATUS
OUTPUT
OUTPUT
OUTPUT
OUTPUT
PRESS
AC:2Z
(NP: 1)
1: (FIRE
) OFF
/NORM
2: (FAULT
) OFF
/NORM
3: (SOUNDER ) OFF
/NORM
4: (SOUNDER ) OFF
/NORM
> FOR INPUTS/RELAYS/AUXS
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 38: Display Brigade Status
Once entered, the LCD will then display the inputs, outputs, relays and auxiliary devices status.

Network: Displays Network Status.
Is pressed to gain access to NETWORK STATUS.
Note: This option is only available if the system configuration is networked.
DISPLAY NETWORK STATUS
NIC VERSION: 0.0.00.00
0:NETWORK POINTS
1:REMOTE SLAVE MODULES
SELECT NO.
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 39: Display Network Status
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 Network Points:
DISPLAY NETWORK POINTS
0:STATUS
1:POWER SUPPLY
2:BRIGADE
SELECT NO.
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 40: Display Network Points
Network Points Screens are



STATUS: Press, Select network point e.g. Loop Number
POWER SUPPLY: Press to display Charger Volts, Battery Detected and Mains OK
BRIGADE: Press to display Operational or Non-Operational
 Remote Slave Modules:
Select from Network Status Remote Slave Modules, then Module number.
Apollo Loop 1
TYPE:APOLLO
NP:1
REMOTE MODULE
AC:2Z
ALM:0
LOOP NO:1
VER: 6.1
MOD:4
STAT:NORMAL
STATUS
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 41: Display Remote Module Status
Note: The SYSTEM, AVALUES and ADD-ONS will increment by 1 if the network is configured
/
SYSTEM: Is pressed to access SYSTEM STATUS
SYSTEM STATUS
ALARMS:000 PRE-ALARMS:000 DISABLES:000
DEVICE FAULTS:00
MOD FAULTS:00
LOOP FAULTS:00
EXTRA DEVICES:00
WALK TEST:00
WDOG:00
APP: V 1.0
EN54
CONFIG:
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 42: Display System Status
/
AValues: Is pressed to access AVALUES.
Select Loop Number and device number to show AVALUES
Loop 1
sensor
1
L1
S1
Z2
STAT: NORMAL
AVALUE:25
MODE:0
0:PRINT ENTRY
AC:2Z
ALM:0
I:000
PALM:0
FLT:0
O:000
DIS:0
Figure 43: Analogue Values
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ADD-ONS: Is pressed to access MODULE status
DISPLAY ADD-ON MODULE STATUS
NODE: 000
MODULE (1-32):
SELECT ADD-ON MODULE NO. THEN ENTER KEY
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 44: Add on Module status
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7.8
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Tools
Pressing  allows for the Testing of the following selected fields
TOOLS MENU
0:ALARM
1:FAULT
SELECT NO.
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
2:LAMP
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 45: The TOOLS menu
Pressing  brings up a further detailed selection sub-menu for an Alarm tests.
ALARM TEST
0:ZONE
1:DEVICE
SELECT NO.
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 46: The ALARMS test menu
Pressing  brings up a further detailed selection sub-menu for a Fault tests.
FAULT TEST
0:ZONE
1:DEVICE
SELECT NO.
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 47: The FAULT test menu
Pressing  initiates a LAMP Test. Which will scroll thru and illuminate all LED’s and LCD screen
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7.9
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Setup
Pressing  Displays the setup for sounders, Zone Delay and Printer
SETUP MENU
0:SOUNDER
3:LANGUAGE
1:ZONE DELAY
SELECT NO.
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
2:PRINTER
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 48: The SETUP menu
Pressing  brings up a further detailed selection sub-menu for Sounder O/P’s.
SOUNDER MENU
0:SOUNDER ENABLE
1:SOUNDER DISABLE
2:SOUNDER RE-TRIGGER(ON)
3:SOUNDER RE-TRIGGER(OFF)
CURRENT STATUS: ENABLE / RE-TRIGGER (ON)
SELECT NO.
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 49: The SOUNDER menu
Note:
Pressing  and  require access level 3.
Pressing  brings up a further detailed selection sub-menu for Zone delays
ZONE DELAY MENU
0:ALL ZONE DELAY ON 1:ALL ZONE DELAY OFF
CURRENT STATUS: DELAY ON
SELECT NO.
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 50: The ZONE DELAY menu
Pressing  brings up a further detailed selection sub-menu for Printer
PRINTER MENU
0:GO OFF-LINE / GO ON-LINE
1:ALARM MODE ONLY
SELECT NO.
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 51: The PRINTER menu
Note: The GO OFF-LINE and GO ON-LINE is a toggle option
Pressing  toggles the alternative Language for the display text.
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About
Pressing  Displays the panel’s application software version number and the title information. Title
information could be company name, contact information and so on.
ABOUT MENU
VERSION#:1.01.00.AS7240
AMPAC TECHNOLOGIES
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 52: The About menu
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8 The Function Menu
The FUNCTION MENU is accessed by pressing
button.
A prompt will ask for a PASSWORD if the control panel is not currently active. Using the keypad key in
the Level 2 or 3 PASSWORD.
LEVEL III MAIN FUNCTIONS
0:DATE 1:TIME
4:TESTS 5:I/O
8:PROG
2:DAY/NIGHT
6:GLOBAL
SELECT NO.
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
3:LOGS
7:PASSWORD
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 53: The Functions Menu (Level 3 screen shown)
8.1
Press
Date
 To select the set DATE SCREEN. The prompt will ask for the date to be entered in this
format, DD/MM/YYYY (EG 01/01/2011), key in and press
MAIN FUNCTIONS MENU.
DATE MENU
. The screen will then return to the
01/01/2012 12:00:00
DATE: DD/MM/YYYY
SELECT DAY OF MONTH
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 54: DATE Menu
8.2
Time
Press  To select the set TIME SCREEN. Then in the following format key in the time, HH:MM using
the 24 hour mode. Press
and the screen will return to the MAIN FUNCTIONS MENU.
TIME MENU
TIME: HH:MM
SELECT HOURS (IN 24HR MODE)
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
Figure 55: TIME Menu
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8.3
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Day/Night
Press  The DAY-NIGHT SETTINGS screen will appear. Time entry is the same as setting the
“Time” facility. Note this Function is available at Access Level 3 only.
Press  To enter the DAY ON time.
Press  To enter the NIGHT ON time.
Press  To ENABLE / DISABLE
DAY-NIGHT SETTINGS – CURRENTLY DISABLED
DAY ON TIME 08:00 NIGHT ON TIME 18:00
0:DAY TIME
1:NIGHT TIME
SELECT NO
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
2:ENABLE
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 56: DAY-NIGHT SETTINGS Menu
For this Function to have control it must be ENABLED by press
DISABLE.
8.4

Re-pressing

will toggle to
Logs
Press  to access the EVENT LOG MENU will be displayed.
The LOGS MENU allows the operator to select and view the events that have occurred.
EVENT LOG MENU (MAXIMUM SIZE = 2000)
0:ALARM
1:FAULT
4:I/O
5. ERASE ALL LOGS
SELECT NO
AC:3Z
ALM:0
2:DISABLE
PALM:0
FLT:0
3:SYSTEM
6. WDOG
DIS:0
Figure 57: DAY-NIGHT SETTINGS Menu
Once the type of log is selected, e.g. FAULT, each entry can be viewed by stepping through them
using the
buttons
Note: Pressing  and  require access level 3.
The type of log, number and totals logged, date and time of the ALARM, FAULT, DISABLE, SYSTEM
or I/O as well as device information will be displayed. The SYSTEM screen displays events and
watchdog activity. From these screens the operator can select two other facilities, they are;
 PRINT ENTRY will print out the displayed information if a printer is installed, or
 SHOW OPTIONS allows the operator to select how the Logs are viewed.
 To VIEW BY ENTRY NUMBER,  to VIEW BY DATE or  to PRINT MULTIPLE ENTRIES. In
each case the screen will ask for the appropriate information (ENTRY NUMBER or DATE) to be
entered before the selected option will be displayed.
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INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
TESTS
Press  to access the TESTS menu. Note this is an Access Level 3 function only.
TESTING MENU
0: WALK TEST
1:LOOP TEST
2: DEVICE LED TEST
SELECT NO.
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 58: The Testing Menu
Press  to initiate a WALK TEST:
WALK TEST MENU
0: NEW ZONE WALK TEST
1: NEW ZONE SILENCE WALK TEST
2: VIEW ZONE WALK TEST
SELECT NO.
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 59: The Testing Menu
When in walk test the
indicator is on.
Press  LOOP TEST requires the operator to select a LOOP for DIAGNOSTIC TESTING
Entering the LOOP number and pressing
will initiate the DIAGNOSTIC TEST.
Note: The LED’s on the Brigade Board will indicate which leg is being tested.
The tests displayed are;
➢ TESTING SIDE A
➢
➢ TESTING SIDE B
IDENTIFING DEVICES on SIDE A, and
IDENTIFING DEVICES on SIDE B.
Once the testing is completed the final screen will display the number of devices found and tested on
the LOOP and a Reset is requested to return the system to normal.
Note: If the data is not entered within 2 minutes the screen will time out and return to the
DEFAULT SCREEN.
Note: A Loop Test needs to be conducted after a short / open circuit has occurred, corrected and
cleared to return the panel to its default Normal status otherwise the panel will display a loop fault.
Press  to initiate a DEVICE LED TEST:
This allows the user to turn on a device LED. Cancel out of the Device LED test screen will
automatically turn off the device LED. If the device LED test screen is left on after 30 minutes the LED
will turn off and the panel return to the Normal screen.
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8.6
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
I/O
Press  To display the Manual I/O Control menu
MANUAL I/O CONTROL
0: INPUT
1 :OUTPUT
2: REMOVE ALL MANUAL CONTROL
SELECT NO.
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 60: The Manual I/O Control Menu
Manual I/O control allows the technician to turn ON or OFF inputs and outputs off a device to facilitate
testing or isolation of plant during maintenance. Removal of manual control returns control to the
panel.
Press  Input Selected:
MANUAL INPUT CONTROL
0:IN A PANEL
1 :ON A LOOP
2:IN LOCAL BRIGADE CARD
3:REMOVE ALL MANUAL INPUT CONTROL
SELECT NO.
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 61: The Manual Input Control Menu
Press

IN A PANEL: Enter the I/O Controller number then the input number. This will display the
description for the input and its current state, you can then turn the input ON or OFF or remove
manual control.
 ON A LOOP: Enter the loop number, the device number and the input number. This will display
the description for the input and its current state, you can then turn the input ON or OFF or remove
manual control.

IN LOCAL BRIGADE CARD: Will bring up the list and status of the Brigade card Inputs. These
can then be manually turned on and off with the exception off the MCP configured input
BRIGADE INPUT CONTROL
INPUT 1: (MCP
)
OFF /NORM
INPUT 2: (EVACUATE)
OFF /NORM
INPUT 3: (EXTERNAL FLT) OFF /NORM
INPUT 4: (RESET )
OFF /NORM
SELECT INPUT NO. TO CHANGE STATE
AC:2Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 62: Brigade Input Controls
 Remove All Manual Input Control: Will remove all manual input control.
 Output Selected:
Same sequences as above for inputs but substitute outputs for inputs.
 Remove All Manual Control Selected:
Globally removes all manual control.
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8.7
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Global
Press  To display the Global Output Control menu (These operates across all panels on the
network)
GLOBAL OUTPUT CONTROL
0:FWRE OUTPUT
1:FARE OUTPUT
2:WARNING SYSTEM OUTPUT
SELECT NO.
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 63: The Global Output Control Menu
Press
 FWRE OUTPUT:
Provides control to disable or enable the FWRE outputs. Press
 ENABLE
DISABLE
FARE OUTPUT:
Provides control to disable or enable the FARE outputs. Press
 ENABLE
DISABLE
WARNING SYSTEM OUTPUT:
Provides control to disable or enable the warning system outputs. Press
 ENABLE
DISABLE
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8.8
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Passwords (Level III)
Press
While in the Main Functions menu and enter the Level III Password if in Access Level II or, if in
Access Level III to display the Password Menu.
PASSWORD MENU
0: ADD PASSWORD
1 :DELETE PASSWORD
2: DELETE ALL PASSWORDS
SELECT NO.
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 64: The Password Menu
 Add Password: Enter the new password, then press
. The password is always a 4 digit
number.
 Delete Password: Enter the password that you want to delete, then press

.
Delete All Passwords: This asks you to confirm that you want to delete all the passwords. Press
then
again.
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8.9
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Programming
Press  To display the Level III Programming Menu.
ON SITE PROGRAMMING MENU
0: CONV ZONE 1 :DEVICE 2:INPUT 3: OUTPUT
4: PANEL BASED MCP 5:SUB ADDRESS
6:ZONE PROGRAMMING
SELECT NO.
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 65: Programming Menu
8.9.1
Conv (Conventional) Zone
Press  CONV ZONE:
Key in the zone number and enter or change the description (DESC) by pressing
buttons to move the flashing underline or curser. The numeric buttons multiple times to access
characters while at the same time using
EDIT Zx DESC AND TYPE STRINGS
DESC < ZONE >
TYPE<
ALPHA KEYS ARE ACTIVE
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 66: Zone Description & Type Programming
Press
to move to the TYPE field or edit the information.
Press
to move between fields use the reciprocal button
By going through all the fields a second screen can also be accessed to show the Output options.
Press
to step through these fields.
EDIT ZX BRIGADE OPTIONS AND CONFIG
ALRM: Y/N BELL: Y/N AUX:
Y/N SPRK: Y/N
AIF:
Y/N
ALARM LED: Y/N
CONFIG: LATCHING
Use < or > to change setting
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 67: Brigade Options
The buttons
are used to set the Y/N field, which is the selected Zone that will
activate the Brigade Options ALRM, BELL etc and Config.
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EDIT Z CONFIGURATION
CONFIG: LATCHING
Use < or > to change alarm setting
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 68: Zone Configuration Latching / Non-latching
Use
or
to change the setting
Configuration settings are Latching, Non-Latching, AVF, Self Reset ( 0 to 99 seconds ). After setting
the Configuration the ZONE I/O GROUPS are programmed.
EDIT Z I/O GROUPS
GROUP1:
GROUP2:
GROUP4:
GROUP5:
Enter GROUP NO.
AC:3Z
ALM:0
GROUP3:
GROUP6:
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 69: Zone I/O Groups
After scrolling through the groups and entering what I/O GROUPS will be turned on by what module/s
or device/s in a zone/s the operator is prompted to press
changes.
8.9.2
to confirm the entries and / or
Device
Press  DEVICE:
Use these buttons to EDIT and move through wording & numbering
Use these buttons to MOVE between fields i.e.: DESC & TYPE and next
parameter
Enter the
and
number then scroll through the following screens.
Press
or
Press
 To EDIT
or
 to DELETE
1. EDIT LxSx DESCRIPTION AND TYPE STRING.
e.g.:
DESC
Loop 1 Sensor 1
TYPE
SMOKE
Edit then.
2. Allocate / Edit the Device to a Zone and set the device type then.
e.g.: XP95 Photo, XP95 Heat etc3. Set /Edit and display the Output Configurations or options then. Press
e.g.: Latching, AVF, Non-latching etc
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4. Set / Edits and enables / disables the day/night settings then.
Press
5. Allocates / Edits the Loop and Devices Groups.
After scrolling through the groups a prompt tells the operator to press
changes.
8.9.3
to confirm the
Input
Press  INPUT:
By following the screen prompts as above Edit or Delete an INPUT in a panel or a loop.
Screen: PROGRAM MENU SELECTING AN INPUT
 IN A PANEL
 ON A LOOP
I/O MODULE
LOOP
Select I/O MODULE NO. then
INPUT
Select LOOP NO. then
DEVICE
Select I/P NO then
EDIT / DELETE DESC
Select DEVICE NO. then
INPUT
ALPHA BUTTONS ARE ACTIVE
Select INPUT NO. then
button
EDIT Lx Sx I/Px DESC STRING DESC
8.9.4
Output
Press  OUTPUT:
By following the screen prompts as above Add, Edit or Delete an output in a panel or on a loop.
8.9.5
Panel Based MCP
Press  to EDIT
8.9.6
Sub Address
Press  to EDIT
8.9.7
Zone programming
Press  to EDIT.
Key in the zone number and select the
key.
Enter or change the description ( DESCR ) by pressing buttons to move the flashing underline or
curser. Press the numeric buttons multiple times to access characters.
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EDIT ZONE: 1
DESC STRING
DESCR<MY ZONE 1 DESCRIPTION
ALPHA KEYS ARE ACTIVE
[USE>> TO EDIT NEXT FIELD]
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 70: Zone Programming - Description
Press the
key to edit the next field (Day Night Settings).
EDIT ZONE: 1
DAY NIGHT SETTINGS
DAY_NIGHT ENABLE:
Y
DAY MODE SETTING:
A
TIMEOUT: 0
NIGHT MODE SETTING:
N
TIMEOUT: 0
[USE <
OR >
TO EDIT]
[USE << OR >> TO NAVIGATE]
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 71: Zone Programming – Day/Night Setting 1
The keys
•
•
are used to set the:
Y/N field for the "DAY_NIGHT ENABLE”
A/B/C/D/N field for the “DAY MODE SETTING” and “NIGHT MODE SETTING where “A, B,
C” refers to “Dependency A, B, C” respectively, “D” refers to “Delay to Outputs” and “N”
refers to “Normal” (i.e. no mode setting).
The numeric buttons are used to edit the TIMEOUT fields.
EDIT ZONE: 1
DAY NIGHT SETTINGS
DAY / NIGHT
MCP OVERRIDE:
N /
N
DELAY ALARM DEVICE:
N /
N
DELAY FARE:
N /
N
[USE <
OR >
TO EDIT]
[USE << OR >> TO NAVIGATE]
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 72: Zone Programming – Day/Night Setting 2
The keys
DEVICE, DELAY FARE”.
are used to set the Y/N field for the "MCP OVERRIDE, DELAY ALARM
EDIT ZONE: 1
CONFIRMATION
SELECT ENTER TO SAVE
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 73: Zone Programming – Confirmation
Select the
key to confirm the changes.
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8.9.8
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Extra Devices Detected
The FireFinder PLUS LCD will indicate extra devices have been detected by displaying the screen
below and the FAULT LED will be illuminated.
FIREFINDER
26/2/2007 08:05:45
EXTRA DEVICES DETECTED
GOTO PROGRAMMING MENU TO RESOLVE
SYSTEM IS NOT NORMAL
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 74: Resolving Extra Modules and Devices
To resolve select FUNCTION, enter PASSWORD, press  and the screen below will appear
PROGRAMMING MENU
0: RESOLVE EXTRA MODULES AND DEVICES
1: ON SITE PROGRAMMING
SELECT NO.
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 75: Added Module or Device
Select  (Selecting  presents the PROGRAMMING MENU) then  or  (as seen below) then
ENTER to ADD the module or device to the configuration, or skip to resolve the changes manually in
the Programming Menu.
0: ADD EXTRA MODULES 1: ADD EXTRA DEVICES
2: DEVICE TYPE MISMATCH 3: MODE MISMATCH
SELECT NO.
AC:3Z
ALM:0
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 76: Resolving Extra Modules or Devices
8.9.9
Mismatch Detected
If a mismatch is detected the Normal Default Screen will change to that shown below. Go to the
Programming Menu and select either  Resolve Extra Modules and Devices then 
(Device Type) or  (Mode) to resolve the mismatch, OR On Site Programming to resolve manually.
Loop 1 Sensor 1
L1 S6 Z1 STAT: TYPE MISMATCH
ZONE FAULTS 1 of 1
Figure 77: Resolving a Mismatch
Self Learn is enabled / disabled in the EEPROM programming. If enabled FireFinder PLUS has the
ability to detect extra or missing modules or devices, (that is devices or modules that have been added
or removed) or there has been a change of the type of module or device.
Note: If a change does occur the FACP will take 30seconds to register the event on the LCD and
illuminate the FAULT LED.
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9 Incoming Fire Alarm Signal
➢
Will operate the red common LED fire indicator
➢
Will display location of fire alarm origin on the LCD
➢
Will activate external alarm.
➢
Will activate the internal FACP buzzer.
➢
Will activate any ancillary equipment so programmed.
➢
Will abort any test in progress.
The LCD will always display the first fire alarm signal received in the top section of the LCD. The lower
section of the LCD will also permanently display the most recent zone in alarm. Other essential fire
alarm information and fault or disablement information is available via the
buttons. After 30 seconds if no button is pressed the top section of the display will revert to displaying
the first zone in alarm.
FIRST ALARM: L1 D1 Z1
15:31
D.DSC:Loop 1 Sensor 1
Z.DCS:Zone 1
LAST ALARM: L4 D49 Z5
15:31
D.DSC:Loop 4 Sensor 49
Z.DCS:Zone 5 Depend C
PRESS PREVIOUS/NEXT TO VIEW OTHER ALARMS
AC:2Z
ALM:5
PALM:0
FLT:0
DIS:0
Figure 78: LCD Screen with 5 Devices in Alarm
Note: The displayed information changes to that associated with the device as the
push buttons are pressed. If there is a fault condition or a fire alarm and
the buzzer is sounding, press the
button to stop it sounding
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10 Accessing a Loop, Device or Zone
LOOP OR DEVICE
➢
From the default display, press
➢
Enter the loop number you wish to interrogate then press
➢
Press the button for the device number.
➢
Press the
button if you wish to access a range of devices on the loop,
➢
Press the
button if you wish to display the status of a device,
➢
Press the
button if you wish to disable a device
➢
Press the
button to re-enable a device.
.
ZONE
➢
From the default display, press
➢
Press the button for the zone number.
➢
Press the
button if you wish to access a range of zones,
➢
Press the
button if you wish to display the status of a zone,
➢
Press the
button if you wish to disable a zone
➢
Press the
button to re-enable a zone.
.
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11 Modem / Programming / Debug Interfacing
The modem I/O port is a Dual DB9 connector (CN8 situated on the lower left hand corner of the Main
Board BRD86MBA) that is normally used for programming of the FACP via the serial port of a PC or
Laptop. There is also a USB connector (CN25) provided to allow programming of the FACP from a
USB port of a PC.
R20
RS485 EOL
LK2
COMMS 2
RS232
COMMS2 RS232 (TOP)
NOTE: CN8 (TOP)
& CN27 ARE BOTH
COMMS 2 IN CFM TH1
CN2
CN28
CN8
R55 R58
C90
CN27
R64
Q5
R56
C82
CN9
RN16
R57
LK3
CN21
RN6
BUZZER
INHIBIT
C83
BUZZER
O UT
EXPANSION
MODULE
COMMS PORT 2
CN27 - 10 WAY IDC
CONNECTOR
R19
R25
C89
MAIN BOARD BRD86MBA
27V IN
U32
RN17
ZDN2
COMMS PORT 3
CN25
BZ1
SHIELD
RD
TD
PIN 1
+
COMMS1 RS232/MODEM
(BOTTOM)
EXPANSION PANEL
EXPANSION LEDS
COMMS PORT
1
CN3
COMMS 3 USB
The Controller also has the required hand shaking to support connection to a Modem, thus allowing
the FACP to be programmed from a remote site that has an established telephone connection. This
allows the system software to be upgraded by simply transmitting a file via the serial port of the PC or
Modem external to the FACP. Diagnostic facilities are also available via the same connection.
Plug in DB9
Connector
6
7
8
9
Note: CN8 is located on the lower
left hand side of the Main Board
1
2
3
4
5
Rx Data
Tx Data
Signal
Ground
CN8
Figure 79: FireFinder PLUS Debug Cable Connections
Note:
Debug/Notebook
cables are available from
AMPAC
Figure 80: FireFinder PLUS Debug Cable Connections
Note: the DB9F to DB9F cable is not sensitive to which end is plugged in to the FireFinder PLUS
or serial port of the PC or vice versa.
The connections between the PC/Modem and the panel are crossed. i.e. TD connects to RD.
Make sure the ConfigManagerPlus program is set to use the port you have connected the cable to
and set up the configuration as follows:
Bits per second:
Data bits:
Parity:
Stop bits:
Flow Control:
115200
8
None
1
None
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12 Expanding the FACP with Compatible FireFinder PLUS Boards
12.1
Ancillary Services
The FACP has been designed such that detectors and/or call points, in addition to giving an alarm and
calling the fire brigade, will close or open circuits of ancillary services by means of relays or similar
devices.
Examples of these services are:
➢
➢
➢
➢
Actuation of fixed fire-extinguishing systems
Closing of windows, smoke and fire doors
Control of ventilating systems
Covering of tanks containing flammable liquids and controlling their valves to isolate the
contents from direct contact with the fire, etc.
To facilitate safe maintenance of these services an option is available that allows for the isolation and
visual indication of the disablement of ancillary services that does not affect the normal operation of
the fire alarm system.
To ensure power to the fire alarm system is not prejudiced in any way, power for the ancillary services
must be included in the calculation of the power supply and battery capacity.
12.2
Compatible FireFinder PLUS Boards
Add- On Module / Board
Brigade Board
8 Zone Conventional Card
32 Zone Alarm Indicator Card
8 Way Relay Board
Max No
1 Per Controller
15 per Controller
15 per Controller
15 per Controller
Smart terminal
30 per Controller
Agent release module
4 way Fire Fan Module with Reset
4 way Fan Control (Loop driven)
8 way Switch and Indicator Card
16 Way Input Board
High Level Interface Expander
8 Way Sounder Board
Zone Control Card
Conventional Network Board
Bargraph Display Card ( BDC )
Printer
Expansion Board
Network Interface Card
Apollo / Dual Loop Termination Board
Communication Extender Board
8 per Controller
15 per Controller
15 per Controller
15 per Controller
15 per Controller
3 per Controller
15 per Controller
15 Per Controller
1 Per Controller
1 per Controller
1 per Controller
1 per Controller
8 Per Controller
1 per Controller
 Note: The Max Numbers of modules/boards that can be installed and configured within the
FACP depends on the cabinet size and the number of Panels in the System.
 Note: Refer to individual Product datasheets and installation guides for complete details.
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12.3
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Expansion Board
The Expansion Connection Board (BRD86FEPB) is used to increase the capacity of the controller
from 4 Slave CPU’s to 8 allowing Loops 5 – 8 to be configured. Connection from the Controller to the
Expansion Board, which must be mounted within 200mm of the Controller, is made via a 20 way flat
cable Slave CPU number 5 is an integral part of the Expansion Board, only Slave CPU’s 6 (CN2), 7
(CN3 and 8 (CN4)are plug ins.
Connections
CN1
CN2
CN3
CN4
CN5
To Main Connection Board
To Slave CPU 2
To Slave CPU 3
To Slave CPU 4
On board Slave CPU
TO CN2 OF MAIN BOARD
TP2
CN6
CN2
CN3
CN4
Slave CPU 6
Slave CPU 7
Slave CPU 8
CN1
C2
TP5
TP4 TP3
JTAG
C10
D1
C7
C35
U7
COMMS
C3
N1236
20 WAY
RIBBON CABLE
C4
R24
C12
R6
RN1
C11
CN7
R25
C9
U4
U2
C36
U1
U3
C38
C37
R2
U8
U5
C32 C33
C39
R7 C13
CN5 Slave CPU 5
C34
R14
U6
C14
C15
C16
C17
C18
C5
R4
D2
R26
Q1
Q2
R1
C1
D3
DEBUG
R9
R8
R23
C27
C40
U10
LK1
C41
R10
R12
U9
R11
R13
C31
BRD86FEPB2-
X1
R5
TP1
C8
Figure 81: Expansion Board Overlay
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12.4
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
8 Zone Conventional Board
This board (BRD43EZC) has 8 conventional zones. Up to 999 zones max may be configured.
The zones may be used in panel programming and Input / Output programming.
 Note 1: Each Zone circuit MUST be terminated with either a;
➢
➢
➢
➢
➢
3k3 resistor ( Default )
10uF 50VDC bipolar capacitor
4k7 resistor
6k8 resistor, OR
10k resistor
Maximium of 32
devices per Zone
(See Note 2)
PRESS HERE
End Of Line
(See Note 1)
TO BREAK
FIRE
ALARM
EOL
+ Z1 -
EOL
+ Z2 + Z3 To Zones 1 to 4 + / TB1
EOL
EOL
+ Z4 -
+ Z5 -
EOL
EOL
+ Z6 + Z7 To Zones 5 to 8 + / TB2
To Zones 5 to 8 + / -
+ -
+ -
+ Z2
+ Z3
+ Z4
Z5
+ Z6
TB1
RS485 Control
Comms In
CN3
RS485 Control
Comms Out
EOL
CN2
CN4
CN5
Fit EOL Termination
Link 1 if Last Module
on Comms Bus
27V IN
+ Z8 -
To Zones 1 to 4 + / -
Z1
+
-
EOL
+ Z7
+ Z8
TB2
Address SW
(see Note 3)
ON
ON
1 2 3 4
SW1
27V OUT
Figure 82: 8 Zone Conventional Board
Connections
Terminal/s
TB1&2 Terminals 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15
TB1&2 Terminals 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16
Function
ZONES 1 to 8 +ve
ZONES 1 to 8 -ve
 Note 2: If Diode Bases are used ONLY the 10uF CAP can be used.
 Note 3: See Section 17 for Addressing Details (SW1)
 Note 4: Short circuits on the Zone is a “Fault” condition on the FACP NOT an “Alarm”
 Note 5: Hard contact MCP’s will require a 470Ω to 680Ω series activation resistor to generate an
alarm condition and to avoid hard contact MCPS putting the Zone into Short circuit fault”
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12.5
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
16 Zone and 32 Zone Indicator Modules
This module (BRD43ZAMC) has 32 bi-coloured LED’s which can be used to display the status of up to
32 individual Zones or 16 Zones with dual LEDs.
The zone numbers assigned to each LED are configurable and the LED’s will operate in the following
manner for the respective zone statuses:
ZONE STATUS
FIRE
DEPENDENCY B
DISABLED
FAULT
ALL OTHER
LED STATE
ON STEADY
FLASH
ON STEADY
FLASH
OFF
LED COLOUR
RED
RED
YELLOW
YELLOW
n/a
The card will also respond to a lamp test when instigated on the panel to which it is connected.
Figure 83: 32 Zone and 16 Zone Indicator Decals
(See LAB1516.doc on the Web for Slip in Label)l
C
N
1
Top Card &
PCB Securing Clips
Out
RS485 Control
/ 27VDC
Comms Out
Address SW
(See Note)
ON
1 2 3 4
In
RS485 Control
/ 27VDC
Comms In
C
N
2
Fit EOL Termination Link
if Last Module
on Comms Bus
Bottom Card &
PCB Securing Clips
Figure 84: Zone Alarm Mimic Card Rear View showing connectors and Address Switch
 Note: See Section 17 for Addressing Details (SW1)
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12.6
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
8 Way Switch and Indicator Module
This card (BRD25GIB-B) has 8 switch inputs and 8 LED indicator outputs.
The switch inputs and LED outputs may be used in Input Output programming.
The switches are configurable as either momentary or toggle switches. When configured as
momentary pressing the button once will cause an event to occur as programmed in I/O and the LED’s
can be programmed to operate as an output.
When configured as toggle, pressing the button once will cause a condition to be held until the button
is pressed again. The associated LED is not available as an output in and shall always be illuminated
when the toggle condition is active. Also, when configured as a toggle, there shall be an option for a
timer override. If the toggle switch is activated it shall be de-activated automatically after the timeout
period.
Figure 85: 8 Way Switch and Indicator Card Decal (See LAB1483.doc for Slip in Label)
C
N
1
Top Card &
PCB Securing Clips
Out
RS485 Control
/ 27VDC
Comms Out
Address SW
(See Note)
ON
1 2 3 4
In
RS485 Control
/ 27VDC
Comms In
C
N
2
Fit EOL Termination Link
if Last Module
on Comms Bus
Bottom Card &
PCB Securing Clips
Figure 86: 8 Way Switch and Indicator Card Rear View showing connectors and Address Switch
 Note: See Section 17 for Addressing Details (SW1)
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12.7
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Zone Disable and Indicator Module
This module (BRD25GIB-F) has 8 switch and dual LED groups.
Each group can be associated to a single Zone.
The switch is used to disable the associated zone, while the LEDs are used to indicate the zone
status. The top LED is Red in colour and is used to indicate if the zone is in Alarm while the bottom
LED is Amber and is used to indicate both Fault (LED flashing) and Disable (LED steady).
Figure 87: Zone Disable & Indicator decal (See LAB1483.doc for Slip in Label)
C
N
1
Top Card &
PCB Securing Clips
Out
RS485 Control
/ 27VDC
Comms Out
Address SW
(See Note)
ON
1 2 3 4
In
RS485 Control
/ 27VDC
Comms In
C
N
2
Fit EOL Termination Link
if Last Module
on Comms Bus
Bottom Card &
PCB Securing Clips
Figure 88: Module Rear View showing connectors and Address Switch
 Note: See Section 17 for Addressing Details (SW1)
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12.8
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
16 Way Input Board
The 16 Way Input Board (BRD25SIP) makes provision for 16 voltage free contacts to be terminated to
16 optically coupled inputs. Its application is primarily for the monitoring of controlled ancillary
equipment or to initiate an action / event due to a change of state from what is accepted as the norm.
 Note: These inputs are not monitored for faults.
0V
1
TB2
2
3
4
0V
TB3
5
6
8
7
TB4
0V
TB5
INPUTS
2
3
0V 1
TB2
TB7
INPUTS 9 - 12
4
TB3
0V
INPUTS
5
6
7
TB4
8 0V
TB5
15
14
13
TB8
16
0V
TB9
INPUTS 13 - 16
INPUTS
9 10 11 12 0V
INPUTS
13 14 15 16 0V
TB6
TB8
TB7
TB9
RS485 Control / 27VDC
Comms Out
CN2
CN3
12 0 V
RS485 Control / 27VDC
Comms In
CN1
+
-
11
TB6
INPUTS 5 - 8
INPUTS 1 - 4
10
9
CN4
ON
Fit EOL Termination
Link 1 if Last Module
on Comms Bus
ON
1 2 3 4
Address SW
(See Note)
Not used optional 27V
Figure 89: Typical Input Wiring and Board Layout Front View showing connectors and Address Switch
Connections
Terminal/s
TB2 to 9
Function
Taking note of the Common 0v
terminals connect the voltage free
contacts as shown above.
 Note: See Section 17 for Addressing Details (SW1)
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12.9
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
8 Way Relay Board
The Relay Board (BRD25EWRB) provides 8 programmable relays with 30VDC 1 Amp voltage free
change over contacts for control or monitoring purposes and comes fitted for internal or external FACP
use.
The functionality and programming of the relays is similar to the relays on the main board of the FACP.
By default the relays default to Common Alarm functionality.
All terminal points are protected.
The board switches the relays as determined by the panel. The relays can be controlled by:
➢
Zones Alarm
➢
Group Alarm
➢
Device Alarm
➢
Internal Output
➢
Panel Output
➢
Loop Output
➢
Panel Input
➢
Loop Input
➢
Reset – relay is activated for 3 seconds when reset depressed
12.9.1 Internal Relay Board
N/0 = Normally Open
COM = Common
N/C = Normally Closed
O/P 1
COM
N/0
N/C
O/P 2
N/0
COM
N/C
COM
N/C
O/P 4
N/0
COM
TB3
TB2
TB1
O/P 3
N/0
O/P 1
N/0
COM
N/C
TB1
N/C
N/0
TB4
N/0
O/P 2
COM
N/C
TB2
N/0
COM
N/C
N/C
TB3
N/0
O/P 4
COM
N/C
N/0
TB4
RS485 Control / 27VDC
Comms In
CN2
RS485 Control / 27VDC
Comms Out
CN3
CN4
COM
N/C
O/P 5
COM
N/C
TB5
Fit EOL Termination
Link 1 if Last Module
on Comms Bus
N/0
COM
N/C
N/C
TB6
N/0
O/P 7
COM
N/C
TB7
O/P 8
N/0
TB7
O/P 6
COM
O/P 7
N/0
TB6
CN1
+
-
O/P 6
N/0
TB5
O/P 3
COM
O/P 5
COM
N/C
TB8
N/0
O/P 8
COM
N/C
TB8
Address SW
(See Note)
ON
ON
1 2 3 4
SW1
Not used optional 27VDC
Figure 90: Internal 8 Way Relay Board Front View showing connectors and Address Switch
Relay Connections
Terminal/s
TB1 to 8
Function
N/O = Normally Open,
C = Common
N/C = Normally Closed
 Note: See Section 17 for Addressing Details (SW1)
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12.9.2 Remote Relay Board
In the remote version the Comms In and Out Terminal Block TB9 is cabled to the RS485 Comms
terminal block TB1on the Communications Extender Board (see section 5.12) and can be installed up
to 1.2kms from the FACP.
Note: Can be powered from the panel or an external 27 volt source.
N/0 = Normally Open
COM = Common
N/C = Normally Closed
O/P 1
COM
N/0
N/C
TB1
O/P 2
N/0
COM
N/C
TB2
N/0
O/P 3
COM
N/C
N/0
TB3
N/0
COM
N/C
N/C
TB1
N/0
O/P 2
COM
N/C
TB2
N/0
O/P 5
N/0
TB4
O/P 1
COM
O/P 4
N/C
COM
TB5
O/P 3
COM
N/C
N/0
TB3
N/C
COM
N/C
TB4
O/P 5
N/0
COM
N/C
N/0
TB5
O/P 7
N/0
N/C
COM
O/P 6
COM
N/C
TB6
O/P 7
N/0
COM
N/C
TB7
Fit EOL Termination
Link 1 if Last Module
To TB3 on the Main
on Comms Bus
and/or Zone
TB10 Card
Mimic Card
+ - + -
TB9
O/P 8
N/0
TB7
TB6
O/P 4
COM
O/P 6
N/0
COM
N/C
TB8
N/0
O/P 8
COM
N/C
TB8
Address SW
(See Note)
O N ON
1 2 3 4
SW1
RS485+ SHD RS485+ SHD
RS485RS485-
RS485 COMMS IN / OUT
27 Volts In
(External Supply)
27 Volts Out
(External Supply)
Figure 91: Remote 8 Way Relay Board Front View showing connectors and Address Switch
Relay Connections
Terminal/s
TB1 to 8
Function
N/O = Normally Open,
C = Common
N/C = Normally Closed
Relay 1 to 8
Communications Connections
Terminal
Function
TB9
RS485+
RS485Shield
Communications In
TB9
RS485+
RS485Shield
Communications Out
Note: See Section 17 for Addressing Details (SW1)
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12.10 8 Way Sounder Board
The Sounder Board (BRD25SOP) expands the number of sounders that can be used on an FACP by
8. Each output is of a solid state design, rated at 24VDC / 750mA and requires a 10KΩ End of Line
(EOL) resistor regardless of whether or not a sounder is wired to the circuit.
The sounder board will switch ON the sounders as configured (output off, continuous or pulsed) at the
FACP and supervise the sounders for their open circuit, short circuit & line fault conditions.
Note 1: Sounder polarity MUST be observed.
10K EOL
Resistor
EOL
POWER
DC IN
0V
27V
SOUNDER 1
-VE
+VE
SOUNDER 2
+VE
-VE
EOL
EOL
SOUNDER 3
-VE
+VE
SOUNDER 4
+VE
-VE
EOL
EOL
SOUNDER 5
+VE
-VE
SOUNDER 6
+VE
-VE
EOL
EOL
SOUNDER 7
-VE
+VE
SOUNDER 8
+VE
-VE
TB3
TB2
TB1
27V
+
To Sounders 1 to 4 + / -
To Sounders 5 to 8 + / To Sounders 5 to 8 + / -
To Sounders 1 to 4 + / POWER
DC IN
0V
27V
SOUNDER 1
-VE
+VE
27VDC In
SOUNDER
-VE
+VE
3
CN1
RS485 Control
Comms In
CN2
RS485 Control
Comms Out
CN3
CN4
SOUNDER 4
+VE
-VE
SOUNDER 5
+VE
-VE
SOUNDER 6
+VE
-VE
TB2
TB3
+
-
SOUNDER 2
+VE
-VE
Fit EOL Termination
Link 1 if Last Module
on Comms Bus
SOUNDER
-VE
+VE
7
SOUNDER 8
+VE
-VE
TB1
Address SW
(See Note)
ON
ON
SW1
1 2 3 4
27VDC Out
Figure 92: 8 Way Sounder Board Front View showing connectors and Address Switch
Note 2: Maximum Current per Output: 750mA.
Note 3: A +27VDC external power supply feed is required
Note 4: In addition filtering and protection devices are used to reject transients.
Connections
Terminal/s
TB1 to 2
TB3
Function
+ve
-Ve
0V
27V
Sounder 1 to 8
Power DC IN
Note 5: See Section 17 for Addressing Details (SW1)
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12.11
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
4 Way Fire Fan Module
The Fire Fan Module (BRD25FCB) has four (4) separate fan controls each having an On, Auto and Off
function switch and a set of three (3) monitoring LED’s. The LED’s indicate the status of the equipment
e.g. Run, Fault or Stop. The two (2) arrow head buttons are used to step up and / or down through the
three (3) conditions. A slip in label can also be inserted into the hinged cover for identification
purposes.
The “Plant Trip” Reset is used to locally restart plant and equipment that has been automatically shut
down because the FACP has initiated an alarm once that alarm has been cleared.
Figure 93: DEC2944-T1 4 Way Fire Fan Module (Slip in label fitted see LAB1486.doc)
CN1
C
N
1
Out
C
N
2
TERMINATOR
LINK
LK1
ON
CN3
1 2 3 4
In
Address
Switch
Set to 1
CN2
CN2: Communications & 27V OUT
to Next Front Panel Card.
If Unsed the Termination Link Must be Inserted.
BRD25FCB4
CN1: Communications & 27V IN from CN2 off the previous
Front Panel Card or CN20 on the Main Control Board
PCB Securing Clips
Figure 94: 4 Way Fire Fan Module Rear View showing connectors and Address Switch
Note: See Section 17 for Addressing Details (SW1)
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12.12
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
4 Way Fan Termination Board
The Fan Termination Board (BRD25FTB) interfaces between the Fire Fan Module and the
plant/equipment it controls via the 24 Volt 250mA Start, Stop, current limited, relay outputs and
monitor inputs. Programmable monitoring of the field equipment is achieved using 0 volts as an input
level to indicate run, fault and stop conditions of that equipment. Monitoring is programmed in the
Function Menu for a 3, 4 or 5 Wire Start / Stop, Run, Fault, Stop & Common functions. The inputs are
protected by way of resettable transorbs and resistive / capacitive networks.
Connections
TB2 – 5 Terminals
1
2
3
4
5
6
FAN CONTROL
SOLID STATE OR
RELAY INTERFACE
FAN CONTROL
SOLID STATE OR
RELAY INTERFACE
FAN MONITORING
Function
Start
Stop
Run
FLT
Stop
Com
STOP
STOP
FAN CONTROL
SOLID STATE OR
RELAY INTERFACE
FAN MONITORING
FAN MONITORING
RUN
STOP
RUN
FLT
RUN
START
START
STOP
COM
1
2
INPUT 1
3
4
0V
5
STOP
COM
Cabling from FACP
to Plant / Equipment
+24V O/P
START
+24V O/P
1
6
COM
Cabling from FACP
to Plant / Equipment
3 Wire Fan Control
2
INPUT 1, 2
3
4
Cabling from FACP
to Plant / Equipment
0V
5
0V
+24V O/P INPUT 1, 2, 3
6
4 Wire Fan Control
5 Wire Fan Control
Figure 95: 3, 4, 5 Wire Fan Control to Termination Board
FAN 1
FAN 1
FAN 2
FAN 3
FAN 2
START STOP RUN FLT STOP COM
START STOP RUN FLT STOP COM
TB2
TB3
FAN 4
FAN 3
START STOP RUN FLT STOP COM
FAN 4
START STOP RUN FLT STOP COM
TB4
TB5
Termination to Control I/F
RS485 Control
Comms Out
CN1
FAN "N"
FAN "N"
START STOP R UN FLT STOP C O M
TB2, 3, 4, 5
RS485 Control
Comms In
CN3
CN4
POWER
0 V +27V
CN2
Fit EOL Termination
Link if Last Module
on Comms Bus
Address SW
(See Note)
ON
ON
SW1
1 2 3 4
27VDC In
27VDC Out
Figure 96: Fan Termination Board Layout and Typical I/O Wiring
Note: See Section 17 for Addressing Details (SW1)
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12.13
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Bargraph Display Card
The Bargraph display card (BDC) provides a smoke obscuration bargraph, alarm indicators, a reset
and disable facility for a Pro-Sens fitted with an Ampac version of an APID fitted.
The BDC supports two detectors, which can be located in the same Pro-Sens unit or separate ProSens units.
12.13.1 Mechanical
The BDC is an a Add On, so can be mounted locally into a standard FACP into the cabinet door cut
out (as per SP1X, SP8X etc) or remotely using an enclosure
12.13.2 Front Panel Decal
The following is the propose decal for the BDC
Figure 97: Bargraph Display Card Decal
12.13.3 Front Panel Controls
RESET
This control is used to send a reset command to the linked (configured) APID device.
Note: This control does not reset the FACP.
DISABLE/ENABLE
This control is used to disable / enable the linked (configured) APID device.
Note: This control can’t be invoked if the system’s sounders (Alarm Devices) have not been
silenced by means of FACP’s ALARMS SILENCE/RESOUND key.
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12.14
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Communications Extender Board
The Communications Extender Board (BRD82LTB-C) is mounted inside the FACP and provides
protected RS485 communications and 27VDC to the SmartTerminal and other external modules.
CH16
+ CN20
RJ45
CABLE
LOOP COMMS
L2
RN20
ZD3
TH1
TH2
ZD2
TB4
FACP MAIN
BOARD
M1
M2
TO NEXT SmartTerminal
or LED MIMIC
L6
C12
COMMUNICATIONS EXTENDER BOARD
CN2
+24VDC
0V
SHIELD +24V 0 V
RS485 OUT
SHIELDED COMMS CABLE
L1
C15
RN17
COM
CN3
IN
27VDC
IN
OUT
CN4 CN5
BRD82LTB2
CN18
TB1
OUT
TO AVAILABLE 27VDC
CONNECTOR (3 WAY)
Figure 98: Communications Extender Board PCB Layout
12.15
SmartTerminal
SmartTerminal connects to the FireFinder Plus Fire Alarm Control Panel (FACP) via the RS485
Communications Extender Board. Generally it is designed to be used anywhere where the status of
the FACP is required to be monitored by local personnel and limited control is required. It can also be
tailored as a Nurse Fire Station (NFS).
SmartTerminal has been designed for use with the FireFinder PLUS series of FACP’s.
➢
4 line by 40 character LCD with backlight and navigation buttons   buttons allow the
SmartTerminal to be used for FACP operation and interrogation. Note: the backlight is
only energised when alarms are present, a key has been pressed or controls enable key
switch is enabled
➢
Buzzer and system Reset.
➢
System expansion capabilities / options:
➢
A wide range of secure user functions. This includes the ability to disable / re-enable a
large number of system functions.
➢
Flush or surface mountable enclosure.
➢
Controls have tactile and audible feedback of operation.
➢
All terminals cater for 2.5mm cables.
➢
Reports events from devices that are accessible to the host FACP. For example if the
host FACP is configured with global access then the connected SmartTerminal reports
events from all devices. If the host FACP is configured as local then the connected
SmartTerminal reports events from devices that are directly connected to the host FACP
12.15.1 Overview
SmartTerminal consists of two PCBs;
1. A Termination Board mounted in each SmartTerminal to protect and interface the RS485
communications and 27VDC supply to the LCD Board
2. BRD82ZICC – Control, LCD Communications and LCD Driver Board
Note: A maximum of 30 SmartTerminal’s / Nurse Fire Stations (NFS) may be connected to the
communications bus over a distance of approximately 1.2Kms. When fitting multiple SmartTerminals
consideration must be given to the 24V voltage drop due to cable loss and the need for external power
supplies for the SmartTerminals.
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12.15.2 Mechanical
SmartTerminal is supplied in an ABS cabinet and consists of;
➢
➢
➢
➢
➢
➢
The Main Card, with all controls and indicators mounted directly onto it
1 X Termination Board
2 X ABS door keys
2 X 003 Enable / Disable keys
2 X Jumper links
2A Power Supply ( only if internally powered )
Note: A Communications Extender Board will be required if the Comms Bus in the FACP is fully
utilised and / or if one is not fitted.
The front door of the ABS version is locked by way of two clips on the right hand side of the cabinet. A
special locating key which has two raised pins that are inserted into the side of the cabinet unlocks the
door.
DOOR RELEASE PINS
DOOR RELEASE PINS
Figure 99: ABS Door Key and Front Panel Add On Card Surround Release Clip
KNOCKOUTS
TOP ( x15 )
BACK ( x 4 )
KEY HOLE
MOUNTING
HOLE
CN1
Q1
Q7
KEY HOLE
MOUNTING
HOLE
TB2
CN3
U1
D25
+
BRD82ICC2-
COM
TB1
+
-
C OM
RS485
OUT
TB3 TB4
+24V 0 V
+24V 0 V
24V 27V
IN OUT
D26
BRD82LTB2-
R47 R45 R43
-
RS485
IN
LCD
R12 R46 R42
28/04/2006
CN2
DISCHARGE POINT
TOUCH HERE FIRST
CONFIG
U2
CN5
SW27
U3
C9
CN1
LK1
U4
RN2
D35
D2
D3
D4
D5
RN1
D6
D7
R13
D8
C12
U5
BZ 1
C13
LCDA Main
Control PCB
CN6
BRD82LTB
R15
C16
R16
C17
SW28
TH1
RN3
U7
U8
X1
U10
D17
KEYSWITCH
R44
R14
C15
RESET
U6
DIAGNOSTIC
C22
C21
U9
R19
C19
CAB2116
C20
RN4
U11
C23
D13
D9
R20
Q2
RN5
3
7
LK1
Q4
D31
U12
R23
PRINTER
RN9
CN8
D23
D32
D24
Q6
RN8
D22
U14
6
Q3
5 4
CN9
BRD82ICC
CN7
D19
D20
D29
D11
D15
CN7
PWR LINK
CN11
CN10
R35
U15
KEY HOLE
MOUNTING
HOLE
D10
D14
RN10
1 8
D18
RN7
2
R34 R32 C36 C29 C26 C25
D21
PWR LINK
R30
CN12
Q5
D16
D12
RN13
D24
CN10
CN11
CN12
TECHNOLOGIES PTY LTD
TECHNOLOGIES PTY LTD
ORDER CODE
ORDER CODE
SERIAL NO
I/P VOLTAGE
27VDC
I/P CURRENT
SERIAL NO
ADDRESS
TESTED
QA APPR
DATE OF MAN
I/P VOLTAGE
CERTIFICATE OF
COMPLIANCE No.
12 mm
27VDC
N1236
I/P CURRENT
COMPLIANCE &
CONFIGURATION LABEL
R 6mm.
ADDRESS
TESTED
QA APPR
DATE OF MAN
CERTIFICATE OF
COMPLIANCE No.
FRONT DOOR HINGES
N1236
Figure 100: Typical Layout (Externally Powered) and Location of Keyholes
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12.15.3 Installation & Cabling
SmartTerminal is connected to the FACP as shown below.
SHIELDED COMMS CABLE
Main Panel
TO NEXT SmartTerminal
or LED MIMIC
CN20
TB1
+24VDC
TB4
0V
RJ45
CABLE
+24V 0 V
LOOP COMMS
L2
ZD3
L1
TH1
TH2
C15
CN2
FACP MAIN
BOARD
ZD2
COMMUNICATIONS
EXTENDER BOARD
L6
C12
M1
RN17
M2
RN20
SHIELD
COM
27VDC
IN OUT
CN4 CN5
CN3
IN
BRD82LTB2
CN18
RS485 OUT
+ -
OUT
TO AVAILABLE 27VDC
CONNECTOR (3 WAY)
RS485
OUT
VDC
IN
-
COM
+
-
COM
VDC 0V
OUT
TB2
TB3 TB4
+24V 0 V
+
+24V 0 V
LK1 NOT FITTED
- COM
RS485 IN
TB1
- COM
+
RS485 OUT
TB3 TB4
+24V 0V
+24V 0V
POWER IN POWER OUT
CN1
TO
LCD
03/05/2006
BRD82LTB2-
TO
LCD
CN1
POWER IN POWER OUT
BRD82LTB2-
TB1
TB2
+
TO NEXT LCDA
MAXIMUM OF 30
+24V
LK1 MUST BE FITTED TO
THE LAST BOARD ON
THE COMMS BUS
SmartTerminal 1
03/05/2006
RS485
IN
SmartTerminal 2
(IF FITTED)
TERMINATION BOARD No.2 ( BRD82LTB2 )
TERMINATION BOARD No.1 ( BRD82LTB2 )
Figure 101: Connecting SmartTerminal’s to the FACP
12.15.4 Setting the SmartTerminal Address
Open the front door; locate the “CONFIG” button situated on the left hand side of the PCB and press
for 3 seconds. The buzzer and “Config” LED will double beep and flash respectively to indicate that the
Configuration mode has been entered.
The LCD will now display the Configuration screen. This screen consists of the code version number,
current address and four adjustment markers. These markers A-, A+, C-, and C+ are used to indicate
the buttons that adjust the address and LCD contrast.
Use the “PREVIOUS (A-) and NEXT” (A+) buttons to select the desired address. The default value for
this address is 255 which is not a valid SmartTerminal address. The user must then select an address
value from 1 to 30, i.e. the same address as that set in the FACP. The buttons corresponding to C(SILENCE BUZZER) and C+ (RESET) are used in a similar manner to decrease and increase the
LCD contrast level. There is audible feedback for all button presses.
Once the address has been set press the “CONFIG” button again for 3 seconds and the screen will
return to its default and the “DIAGNOSTIC” LED will return to a slow flash. This slow flash indicates
SmartTerminal and the FACP are communicating normally i.e. the LED flashes if communications
data is being received from the FACP.
Note: If the
address is not set within the time out period of approximately 75 seconds
SmartTerminal will return to its previous state.
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12.15.5 Operation
The operation of SmartTerminal can be considered to be in one of three states, these are;
1.
Power up - when the SmartTerminal is initialising
2.
Normal - when the SmartTerminal address has been set and is communicating with the FACP,
reporting normal / abnormal conditions and controlling the FACP via the front panel controls
3.
Fault where the SmartTerminal is in fault and/or is unable to communicate with the FACP.
Power Up
The LCD displays a message telling the operator SmartTerminal is being powered up and that the
hardware is being initialized. Once the hardware has been successfully initialized set the address and
SmartTerminal should automatically transition to the normal state. Should a failure occur on power up
press the “RESET” button located on the LCD PCB and check the address is correct.
Normal
The Normal state is entered from the “Power-up” or a return from the “Fault” state and is displayed on
the LCD if the SmartTerminal is communicating with the FACP and operating correctly. In this state
the front panel Power indicator is illuminated.
Fault
SmartTerminal enters the Fault state upon;
➢
A hardware failure
➢
LCD module failure or
➢
A loss of communications with the FACP (indicated by the “DIAGNOSTIC” LED – not
flashing and the “no communications “message being displayed)
In a Fault condition the front panel NORMAL indicator is extinguished and the details of the fault are
displayed on the LCD. The FACP will also indicate a fault in a similar manner.
Access levels
There are two levels of access.
Access level 1 - only the silence buzzer control is operative. All other controls operate in access level
2.
Access level 2 - is entered when the key-switch is in the ENABLED position.
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12.15.6 SmartTerminal Controls and Indicators
All controls, except for the controls Enable / Disable Keyswitch, are of a momentary push button style
and operate in exactly the same way as does the FACP itself.
Figure 102: SmartTerminal Front Panel Layout
12.15.7 SmartTerminal Screen Format
There are 3 events that can be reported and displayed by SmartTerminal. The types of event are;
➢ Fire
➢ Faults and
➢ Disables.
The types of events are only associated with devices and detectors hence faults associated with
modules, loops O/C – S/C, power supplies and so forth are not reported on the LCD.
The SmartTerminal has front panel indicators for each type of event. When SmartTerminal is
configured not to report a type of event and that event type is present (and the corresponding front
panel indicator is illuminated on the SmartTerminal), then a standard information screen is displayed
on the LCD stating the system is not normal and the operator should see the FACP.
Alarm: If configured the screen format for reporting loop / device / zone fire condition is:
FIRE – ORIGIN:Zzzz RECENT:Zzzz TOTAL:XXX
---------------------------------------Zzzz
FIRE
<zone descriptor>
<date> <time>
CONTROL*
ZONE FIRE XXX OF XXX
DEVICE►
----------------------------------------
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Fault: If configured the screen format for reporting loop / device / zone fault condition is:
Zzzz
<zone descriptor>
<date> <time>
FAULT XXX OF XXX
FAULT
CONTROL*
DEVICE►
Note: The fault types only relate to devices.
In the event of a loss of communications, for a period of greater than 15 seconds the SmartTerminal
will default to the No Communications screen. The format for this screen is:
No Communication
Device Isolate / Disables: If configured the screen format for reporting loop / device / zone disable
condition is:
Zzzz
DISABLED
<zone descriptor>
<date> <time>
ZONE DISABLED XXX OF XXX
CONTROL*
DEVICE►
Pre-alarm: If configured the screen format for reporting loop / device / zone Pre-alarm condition is:
Zzzz
PRE-ALARM
<zone descriptor>
<date> <time>
ZONE PRE-ALARM XXX OF XXX
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Normal / Default: The format for reporting that everything is normal is:
<DATE> <TIME>
ACCESS LEVEL: 1
<USER DESCRIPTOR LINE 1>
<USER DESCRIPTOR LINE 2>
<SYSTEM STATUS>
<DAY MODE-MAN I/O>
The screen is only displayed when there are no alarms, fault or disables on the panel.
The highest priority current system status will be displayed and can be one of the following listed in
order of highest to lowest priority:
“SYSTEM ALARM”
“SYSTEM PRE-ALARM”
“SYSTEM FAULT”
“SYSTEM ISOLATE”
“SYSTEM NORMAL”
Config: The Config screen displays the following.
VX.X (software version number
Address
A- A+ C- C+
A - , A + : adjusts the address 1 to 30, 30 being the maximum number of SmartTerminal’s that can be
connected to the FACP, ( default is 255 which is not a valid address).
The function buttons as in the above screen A- A+ C- C+ perform the following;
A – Press “Previous”
A+ press “Next”
C - C+: decreases [-] and increases [+] the LCD contrast level.
C – Press “Silence Buzzer”
C+ Press “Reset”
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Agent Release Control
Agent Release control consists of an Agent Release Module, Termination Board and an optional Local
Control Station.
12.16.1 Operation
Introduction
The Agent Release Module and Termination Board communicate with the FACP via the RS485 multidrop bus.
The Local Control Station communicates only with the Termination Board via a separate RS485 bus.
Up to 7 Local Control Stations can be connected to one termination board.
Agent discharge operates in two modes – automatic and manual. The manual mode is selected by
pressing the Inhibit switch on any Local Control Station. To indicate the system is in manual the Inhibit
LED will be illuminated. Pressing Inhibit again will toggle or return the mode to automatic and
extinguish the Inhibit LED.
The “Agent Released” Pressure Switch (PSW) is wired to the PSW input on the Termination Board
and is used to confirm that the agent has been released. The circuitry involved in this process can be
configured to accept a normally open contact, normally closed contact, normally open mechanically
operated (manual) or is ignored (not fitted) and is selected via FACP on-site programming. If the
mechanical (manually operated) option is selected the module monitors the pressure switch input and
provides notification the agent has been released manually, initiates an alarm and illuminates the
“Agent Released” indicator.
Manual Mode
When the system is in manual mode, then;
➢
The Local Control Station Inhibit indicator is lit at the FACP and all Local Control
Station’s.
➢
The buzzer at all Local Control Stations will sound until the inhibit button is released.
➢
The System Inoperative output is turned on.
➢
The Automatic discharge sequences are prevented from starting.
➢
If an automatic discharge sequence was underway and the inhibit switch is activated
(switched to manual mode) the discharge sequence is aborted and the sequence is reset.
This means the Stage 1 and Stage 2 outputs are switched off.
To manually discharge the agent the “ Lock Off Valve “ must be open and the Manual Release switch
on the Local Control Station pressed. The manual discharge sequence is;
➢
➢
➢
➢
➢
➢
➢
Manual Activation indicator is lit on the FACP and Local Control Station.
The FACP activates its brigade alarm output.
Stage 1 outputs are switched to +24VDC. (FIRE ALARM sign illuminated, aural alarm
sounds)
Stage 2 outputs are switched to +24VDC. (FIRE ALARM, EVACUATE & DO NOT
ENTER signs illuminated, aural alarm sounds).
The optional pre-release start delay is activated (Selected via FACP on-site
programming); time out and an ON Interlock signal will then operate the selected release
circuitry.
The Agent Discharge LED on the Agent Release Module and Local Control Station will
illuminate when the Pressure Switch input on the Termination Board is activated.
Activate gas-fired output.
Note: The Interlock Input can be defaulted to the on position by placing a 10K EOL termination
resistor across the terminals TB2. 7 / 8 of the Agent Release Module and Local Control Station.
Auto Mode
Automatic discharge is when one or two zones going into alarm initiate the agent discharge sequence.
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Note: A “manual release” can still be initiated in “auto mode” but the LCS “Inhibit” control WILL
NOT inhibit / abort the agent release sequence.
Single Zone Activation, the following discharge sequence is executed;
➢
Automatic Activation LED is illuminated on the Agent Release Module and Local Control
Station.
➢
Stage 1 outputs are switched to +24VDC. (FIRE ALARM sign illuminated, aural alarm
sounds).
➢
Stage 2 outputs are switched to +24VDC. (FIRE ALARM, EVACUATE & DO NOT
ENTER signs illuminated, aural alarm sounds).
➢
Optional pre-release delay is started (Selected via FACP on-site programming).
➢
The delay times out and if the Interlock signal is ON, the selected circuit will activate.
➢
The Pressure Switch field input on the Termination Board is activated and the Agent
Discharge LED on the Agent Release Module and Local Control Station will be
illuminated.
➢
Activate gas-fired output.
Dual Zone Activation, if the first zone goes into alarm the following steps are initiated;
➢
The automatic activation LED on the Agent Release Module and Local Control Station will
flash.
➢
Stage 1 outputs are switch to –24VDC. [FIRE ALARM sign illuminated, aural alarm
sounds].
When the second zone goes into alarm, then the following steps occur;
➢
Automatic activation LED goes steady.
➢
Stage 1 outputs are switched to +24VDC. (FIRE ALARM & EVACUATE signs illuminated,
aural alarm sounds)
➢
Stage 2 outputs are switched to +24VDC. (DO NOT ENTER sign illuminated)
➢
Optional pre-release delay commences (Selected via FACP on-site programming).
➢
The delay times out and if the Interlock signal is on the selected circuit will activate.
➢
The Pressure Switch field input on the Termination Board is activated and the Agent
discharge LED on the Agent Release Module and Local Control Station will be
illuminated.
➢
Activate gas-fired relay output.
Service Switch
The service switch is situated on the Agent Release Module when activated causes the following;
➢
Electrically isolates the activation circuitry from the agent release device.
➢
Operates the System Inoperative output.
Note: The service switch is NOT overridden by a manual discharge.
Lock-Off Valve
When the manual lock-off valve is operated;
➢
The agent is blocked from reaching the release valve.
➢
The lock-off valve inhibit indicator LED’s on the Agent Release Module and Local Control
Station are illuminated.
➢
The system inoperative output operates.
Fault Monitoring
Fault conditions are initiated by:
➢
The Pressure Switch monitoring circuit.
➢
The Low Pressure Switch monitoring circuit.
➢
The Lock-off Valve monitoring circuit.
➢
Activation circuitry.
➢
Stage 1 outputs. (Aural & visual discharge alarms).
➢
Stage 2 outputs. (Aural & visual discharge alarms).
➢
A Zone Fault.
➢
A Fault on the interlock input.
➢
A Fault with a LCS.
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Note #1:
The common fault indicator on the Agent Release Module and Local Control Station
is illuminated for any Fault condition.
Note #2:
For a pressure switch fault, low pressure switch fault, lock-off valve fault, stage 1
output fault, stage 2 output fault and interlock fault, the FACP will signal the brigade.
Note #3:
When there is a fault in the activation circuit or in the trigger zones, in addition to the
above, the system inoperative output is operated.
Note #4:
Note #5:
The FACP fault buzzer will sound for all faults.
The FACP will report the type of fault on the LCD.
Isolation
If a trigger zone is isolated at the FACP the trigger zone isolated indicator at the Agent Release
Module and Local Control Station is illuminated, and the system inoperative output is operated.
System Inoperative Output
The system inoperative output is switched to +24VDC under the following conditions;
➢
Operation of the Service Switch.
➢
A Fault in the selected trigger circuit.
➢
Operation of the Lock-off valve.
➢
Operation of the Inhibit at an Local Control Station.
➢
A Fault in any of the activation zones.
➢
If any of the activation zones are isolated.
Manual Mechanical Release of the Agent
With agent release systems, a manual mechanical means can be provided to release the agent.
If the pressure switch is activated (indicating that the agent has been released), and the agent release
module has not activated the selected activation circuit, then the following will occur:
➢
Stage 1 output is switched to +24VDC and stage 1 relay is output closed
➢
Stage 2 output is switched to +24VDC and stage 2 relay output is closed
➢
Light the agent release led on the ACC and LCS’s
➢
Activate gas-fired relay output
Monitoring of the Pressure Switch
Due to the requirements of Manual Mechanical Release of the Agent, the pressure switch input
conveys two pieces of information:
When the pressure switch input is active, it signals that the agent has been released. The release can
be as a result of the agent release module or due to a manual mechanical release.
When the pressure switch is not active, it signals that there is a full bottle of agent available to be
discharged.
In order for the agent release module to respond to a manual mechanical release, the pressure
switch must have been previously not active, to signify that a full bottle of agent is available
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12.16.2 Agent Release Module
The Agent Release Module controls and monitors all the requirements for agent release.
C
N
1
C
N
2
EOL
TERMINATOR
LINK
Top Module & PCB
Securing Clips
LK1
SW2
LK2
INHIBIT
SWITCH MON
DISABLE
ON
+
ADDRESS
SWITCH
1 2 3 4
Out
Fit EOL Termination
Link 1 if Last Module
on Comms Bus
RS485 Control RS485 Control
/ 27VDC
/ 27VDC
Comms In
Comms Out
In
MANUAL
RELEASE
TB4
AGENT RELEASE
MCP
10K
EOL
Figure 103: Exploded View of Module and Front Panel Layout
The PCB is fitted with two 2 x RJ45 connectors CN6 & 7 for power (27VDC) and communications
(RS485) for communications between the Agent Release Module and the FACP Main Control Board.
Controlled Access
It is a requirement that control be secured from unauthorised use. A keyswitch has
therefore been included in the control process.
The FCP goes into service mode when the keyswitch is switched to SERVICE INHIBIT. This results in
the selected agent activation circuit being electrically isolated and a Common Isolate condition being
indicated at the FACP. This condition can also be confirmed through the Status Menu. To remove the
key it is necessary for the switch to be in the OFF position.
Pressing Select toggles the selection of either the Main or Reserve release agent. Selection
is indicated by the Main and Reserve Agent LED’s
Pressing the Agent Inhibit switch will inhibit the gas from release in either the Manual or
Automatic mode. The Agent Inhibit switch has an internal lamp fitted with yellow lens and is illuminated
when the Inhibit switch is activated at the FACP or any of the LCS’s. To prevent accidental operation
this switch has a hinged clear plastic cover that has to be raised to access the switch.
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12.16.3 Local Control Station
The Local Control Station is supplied fitted into an IP40 rated enclosure and has the same indicators
and Manual Release switch as the Agent Release Module within the Fire Alarm Control Panel (FACP)
but no Agent Select button or Service Inhibit keyswitch.
The Comms line is RS485 and is cabled to the Agent Termination Board.
The Interlock is a monitored input with 10KΩ EOL. This input is used to determine if air conditioning
dampers and doors are closed but can be defaulted to the “ON” condition by terminating the input with
a 2K2Ω EOL.
Double action switching is achieved by way of protective lift up covers seen here and manual
operation of the MCP or Inhibit switch. To ensure correct operation and prevent accidental release of
the agent these covers should not be disabled for any reason
Figure 104: Local Control Station
ENCLOSURE
CONTROL
PANEL
SURROUND
MCP
STANDOFFS
KNOCKOUTS BACK
TOP AND SIDES
8 X ENCLOSURE MOUNTING HOLES
Figure 105: Local Control Station Layout
LCS Operation & Controls
Lifting the cover and pressing the MCP starts the manual agent release sequence. This two action
safety feature prevents any accidental operation of the control and should not be disabled.
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Agent Release / LCS Indicators
There are 12 indicators on both the Agent Release Module and Local Control Station. They are;
MANUAL
ACTIVATION
(Red) Illuminated when a manual release sequence has commenced. A Manual
release sequence can only be started by activating the manual release at the FACP or LCS.
The indicator is extinguished by activating RESET on the FACP.
MANUAL
ACTIVATION
(Red) Illuminated when a manual release sequence has commenced. This occurs
when the selected zone(s) on the FACP have gone into alarm. For dual zones, the indicator should
flash when the first zone goes into alarm, and steady when the second zone goes into alarm.
Indicator is extinguished by activating RESET on the FACP.
AGENT
DISCHARGED
(Blue) Illuminated when the pressure switch indicates the agent has been
released. For Pyrogen, feedback is from the thermal switch. If there is no pressure switch fitted, the
indicator shall be illuminated immediately the agent release signal is activated (Selected via FACP onsite programming – refer to relevant FACP Manual)
The indicator is extinguished by activating RESET on the FACP.
LOCK OFF
VALVE INHIBITED
(Yellow) Illuminated when the lock-off valve has been activated.
STAGE 2
TIMER RUNNING
(Yellow) Illuminated when the pre-discharge delay timer is running.
The indicator is extinguished by activating the RESET control on the FACP.
AGENT CIRCUIT
FAULT
(Yellow) Illuminated when there is a fault on the monitored Main or Reserve
activation circuits e.g. S/C or O/C.
AGENT LOW
PRESSURE
(Yellow) Illuminated when the low pressure switch is activated. This indicates a
leakage at the agent cylinder. The low pressure switch is a separate switch.
TRIGGER ZONE
ISOLATED
(Yellow) Illuminated when any of the programmed trigger zones on the FACP
are isolated.
COMMON FAULT
➢
➢
➢
➢
➢
➢
➢
➢
➢
(Yellow) Illuminated under the following fault conditions;
pressure switch monitoring fault,
low pressure switch monitoring fault,
lock-off valve monitoring fault,
activation circuit fault,
stage 1 output fault,
stage 2 output fault,
LCS fault (missing or extra),
trigger zone(s) fault,
low agent pressure and interlock fault.
INTERLOCK
(Yellow) Illuminated when the interlock input (e.g. from dampers, doors etc) is
off during the discharge sequence – meaning the dampers, doors etc are not closed as they should be
or a fault exists. The “Interlock” is overridden after 10 seconds and the agent is released
Note: The Interlock is a Monitored Input and can be defaulted to the ON position by terminating
the input (TB2 7 & 8) into a 2K2 resistor.
INITIAL AGENT
(Yellow) Illuminated when the “Initial Agent” is selected.
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(Yellow) Illuminated when the “Reserve Agent” is selected.
Local Control Panel Inhibit
The agent inhibit switch has an internal lamp fitted with yellow lens. Illuminated when the inhibit switch
is activated at the FACP or any of the LCS’s.
Buzzer (located at the FACP)
The Buzzer sounds;
➢
Under all fault conditions and can be silenced by using the appropriate FACP buzzer
silence control.
➢
When the LCS Inhibit control is activated – after 8 hours – treated as an isolate condition.
➢
When the service inhibit is activated - after 8 hours – treated as an isolate condition
Connecting the LCS to the Agent Termination Board
1.
ISOLATE THE AGENT
2.
Check the FACP is functioning correctly then power down
3.
Connect the LCS to the Agent Termination Board within the Fire Alarm Control Panel and
Interlock as shown below. If applicable take into consideration warning signs at this point
4.
Insert the link LK1 onto the last LCS in the chain. If un-used place the link onto one of the LK1
pins
5.
Set the address of the LCS,
6.
Power up the system and program the FACP for the addition of the LCS
7.
Check the FACP is functioning correctly and test
8.
De-isolate the Agent

CAUTION - TO PREVENT ACCIDENTAL AGENT RELEASE DO NOT DE-ISOLATE THE
AGENT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES UNTIL THE SYSTEM AS A WHOLE IS FUNCTIONING
CORRECTLY
CN5
EOL
TERMINATOR
LINK
ONLY USED ON THE LAST
LCS ON THE COMMS BUS
LK1
JTAG
2
Address
Switch
Set to 1
ON
3
4
1 2 3 4
+
CN1
T1
ON
Local Control Station
1
2
SW2
1 2 3 4
LK2
INHIBIT
SWITCH MON.
DISABLE
ON
1 2 3 4
BRD25ARB5-
3
MANUAL HOLD/
AGENT
INHIBIT
ON
1 2 3 4
+
-
SIG
+
SCRN
+
SIG
-
+27VDC OUT
TO NEXT LCS
4
RS 485 OUT INTERLOCK
COM
TB2
-
+
+27VDC IN FROM
TERMINATION BRD.
RS 485 IN
COM
-
MANUAL
+24V 0 V +24V 0 V RELEASE
TB4
TB1
10K
EOL
2K2
10K
EOL
Agent Termination Board
within the FACP
INTER
LOCK
INSERT A 2K2 ACROSS
THE 10K EOL TO
DEFAULT TO "ON"
TB1
+
27V 0 V
RS 485 COMMS BUS
Figure 106: PCB Layout & Cabling Details
Note 1: Dipswitch No 4 on SW2 when set to “ON” activates the alternate buzzer feature where the
buzzer will sound for 5 seconds every 30 minutes when the LCS Inhibit button is activated.
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SIG+
0VDC
SCRN
SIG+24VDC
GAS SYST.
10K
10K
INPUTS
LCS CABLE
TB1
22K
22K
22K
12.16.4 Agent Release Termination Board
STAGE2
STAGE1
+ L.PSW+ LOCK-
+ PSW -
TB2
MONITORED
N/0 C OM
+
-
TB3
TB4
FIRED
INOP
+
-
N/0 C O M
TB5
C
N
1
RS485 Control
Comms In
C
N
2
RS485 Control
Fit EOL Termination
Comms Out
+
-
RELEASE
MAIN
N/0 C O M +
-
TB6
RESV
+
-
TB7
+ - Outputs are Monitored
Link 1 to Last Module
on Comms Bus
ON
CN3
CN4
1 2 3 4
SW1 Address Setting
Optional 27VDC In
Figure 107: Agent Termination Board PCB Layout
The Agent Termination Board interfaces to;
1.
The FACP via CN1, CN2 continuing the RS485 communications bus if required. LK1 is inserted
if this is the last backpan board on the bus.
2.
LCS’s (up to 7) via TB1. LK1 is inserted in the last board in the RS485 Bus
3.
Monitored Inputs: via TB2. (EOL Resistance 22K, Series Resistance 4K7)
i.
Pressure Switch (PSW) agent released
ii.
Low Pressure Switch (LPSW) agent storage cylinder pressure has dropped to a predetermined level; and
iii.
Interlock, the manual lock-off valve has been operated.
4.
Gas Fired: Output via RL2 N/O contacts rated at 1A @ 24VDC wired to TB3. Used to indicate to
other monitoring devices the agent has been released.
5.
System Inoperative: via RL1 N/O contacts rated at 1A @ 24VDC wired to TB4. Used to warn by
way of signage / audible alarm and/or monitoring that the system is inoperative.
6.
Stage 1: Output; initiates the visual and audible Fire Alarm and Evacuate warnings.
7.
8.
9.
i.
Monitored; via RL4 C/O contacts wired to TB5 1 & 2 (EOL required 10K) and
ii.
Un-monitored; via RL5 N/O contacts wired to TB5 3 & 4.
Stage 2: output; initiates the visual and audible Fire Alarm and Do No Enter warnings
i.
Monitored; via RL6 C/O contacts wired to TB6 1 &2; (EOL required is 10K) and
ii.
Un-monitored; via RL3 N/O contacts wired to TB6 3 & 4
Release: Main actuating circuit, monitored (10KΩ EOL required) via TB7 1 & 2 (2A current
limited),
Release: Reserve actuating circuit, monitored (10KΩ EOL required) via TB7 3 & 4 (2A current
limited)
Note 1: Metron Igniters - (max of 10 – a series 2watt 18 resister must be added to the circuit)
Note2 : Solenoid valve - (max current of 2 amps & 27VDC)
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12.16.5 Interface Wiring
Monitored Inputs TB2 1 & 2
Solenoid & Metron
This input relies on N/O or N/C relay contacts used in conjunction with 22K EOL and 4K7 series
resistors. The type of agent release mechanism and contacts used has to be set in the Programming
Menu for the input to function as per the manufacturers specifications and be in accordance with the
relevant Standard.
Note: The PSW, LPSW & the Interlock Mechanisms are all
mounted onto the top of the cylinder containing the Agent
Agent
Distribution
10K EOL
Solenoid
+ -
+ -
22K EOL
4K7
22K
EOL
To TB7
MAIN or
RESERVE
Release
4K7
22K EOL
TB7
MAIN
Termination
Board
+ - +
RESV
MAIN / RESERVE
RELEASE
4K7
- +
-
Agent
PSW
LPSW
LOCK
Figure 108: Solenoid, Metron PSW, LPSW and “LOCK” TB3 Wiring
LPSW & Lock
These inputs are also monitored and should be wired as shown above
TB3
*
= MOV
*
35V
1
RL2A
*
To Monitoring
Interface / Device
2
0V
Figure 109 Gas Fired Wiring
RL1A
1
TB4
+
System Inoperative
+27V Current
Limited to1A
0V
-
2
To Sys
Inop Mon
Figure 110: System Inoperative Wiring
As can be seen from above the;
1.
Gas Fired Output can be wired to any interfacing or 1A monitoring circuit that requires a closed
relay contact to indicate a change of state. This could be a relay or a solid state device.
2.
System Inoperative Outputs 27V @ 1A to supply interfacing, signage and aural alarms to
indicate the system has been taken out of service or has developed a fault.
Stage 1, Stage 2
Stage 1
RL4A
RL4B
or
Stage 2
RL6A
TB5 / 6
1
+ve
*
-ve
RL6B
2
3
RL5A
RL3A
The above circuitry applies to both
TB5 ( Stage 1 ) and TB6 ( Stage 2 )
Termination Board Relays
*
*
= MOV
35V
4
+(-)
1 or 2 Way
Signage
-(+)
To audible / visual
device or interface
*
0V
TB5 = Stage 1
TB6 = Stage 2
Figure 111: Stage 1 & 2 Wiring
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12.16.6 Warning Signs
Introduction
The Ampac Warning Signs provide clear, visual and audible indication of an alarm event and are
designed for use with fire detection and alarm systems which may incorporate agent release
capability. The display may also be customised as required to cater for a variety of applications.
The Warning Signs are available in two standard formats, the 4210-0110 for semi-flush or surface
mount indoor applications while the 4210-0120 affords IP65 weatherproof capabilities.
The Warning Signs incorporate a split level design that enables two text messages to be
independently controlled through the application of input voltages. The two levels may be activated by
either a voltage reversing DC input or through application of a common positive and two switched
negative DC inputs.
Option switches located inside the unit enable the commissioning engineer to further configure the
Warning Sign for continuous or flashing Red or Yellow LEDs, enable an integral buzzer in continuous
or pulsing mode of operation, to enable a mute facility to silence the buzzer and or optional external
sounder. A facility to synchronise the flashing between multiple signs is also provided.
Illuminated using high efficiency, high intensity LEDs to greatly reduce power consumption and
reliability ensures that the brightness is maintained even when running on depleted stand-by batteries.
Specifications:
Operational Voltage
17 to 27VDC
At 24VDC 50mA Stage 1
At 24VDC 100mA Stage 2 (100mA Muted)
IP30 195mm (H) x 325mm (W) x 50mm (D)
IP65 212mm (H) x 338mm (W) x 67mm (D)
-20˚C to +55˚C Dry heat
+40˚C @ 0 to 93% Relative Humidity
Power Consumption Continuous
IP Ratings
Environmental
Installation (4210-0110 enclosure)
Open the outer door using the plastic key device provided. Using the back box as a template, mark the
position of the four fixings in the required position on the mounting surface. For semi-flush fixing
applications, cut a hole in the mounting surface to the dimensions shown below ensuring adequate
depth is provided for the unit to be recessed.
Figure 112: Enclosure Dimensions
Before fixing the unit decide which entry points are to be used for the in-coming cables. The back box
has 7 20mm knockouts in the top and bottom which can be easily removed by sharply tapping them
with a blunt instrument and small hammer.
Top entry is recommended on this product however, back entry can be achieved by drilling additional
holes in the back box to suite. Fix the back box to the mounting surface using 4 appropriate sized bolts
or screws and install the acrylic text fascia plate using the 6 screws provided.
Installation (4210-0120 - weatherproof enclosure)
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The weatherproof enclosure should be surface mounted using appropriate fixings and sealing
washers.
1.
Using the 6x outer screws, remove the clear Perspex lid.
2.
Using the 4x black dome nuts, remove the text legend fascia plate bezel.
3.
Remove the internal printed circuit board using the 2x screws located in the centre of the PCB.
4.
Drill 4 x 4mm fixing holes in the rear of the back box near each corner and fix the back box to
the wall using appropriate fixing screws or bolts. Ensure that a watertight seal is maintained
around the fixing holes.
5.
Re-instate the printed circuit board and fit the acrylic text legend to the fascia plate bezel using
the 6x M4 nuts provided.
6.
It is recommended that the fascia plate bezel complete with acrylic text legend should be reinstated following initial testing of the system.
Cabling
The maximum size of cable that the terminals will accommodate is 2.5mm². The interconnecting
external cables should be connected to the back box using suitable cable glands. On the 4210-0120
back box, waterproof lock-tight glands should be used to ensure a weatherproof seal is maintained.
Ensure that cable tails of sufficient length are maintained to reach the terminals without cutting across
the front surface of the internal printed circuit board as this will impair the illumination of the sign.
The Warning Sign can be configured to illuminate in two ways. For voltage reversal, 2 wire
applications and for use with the Ampac Agent Release module, refer figure 1. For common positive,
switched negative 3 wire applications, refer figure 2.
Setting the Configuration Switches
The Warning Sign can be configured to operate in a variety of ways using SW2 8 way DIL switches
located on the printed circuit board.
Operational LED Colour Selection SW1 - Red or Yellow and should be set to suit the application of the
Warning Sign.
Operational Functionality SW2 - Table 1 outlines the functionality of the on-board switches located at
SW2, switches 1 - 8.
Table 1
Switch
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Off
Level Two Extinguished for Stage 1 Input.
Level One Illuminates for Stage 2 Input
Level 1 LEDs Constant
Level 2 LEDs Constant
Internal Buzzer Disabled
Buzzer Continuous
External Mute Input Enabled
Output Synchronizing Disabled
On
Level Two Illuminates for Stage 1 Input.
Level One Extinguished for Stage 2 Input.
Level 1 LEDs Flashing
Level 1 LEDs Flashing
Internal Buzzer Enabled
Buzzer Pulsing
External Mute Input Disabled
Output Synchronizing Enabled (enable on first sign only)
Cabling
TB2 (Buzzer / Sounder Mute)
MUTE - Normally Open (N/O) contacts with momentary push button switch (Optional)
INPUT
TB1 ( Single pair polarity reversing / 2 Stage Input )
Stage 1 ( Level 1 )
Minus ( - ) Positive ( + ) 24VDC
Stage 2 ( Level 2 )
Positive ( + ) Minus ( - ) 24VDC
Testing
Ensure the;
1.
cabling is correctly wired to the Warning Sign .
2.
sign is configured for purpose
3.
AGENT IS ISOLATED and test from the Agent Release Module.
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1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
OFF
D49
D45
DC+
D38
D32
D26
D21
ON
TB1
ST1
D6
D2
LEVEL 2 ON FOR STAGE 1 INPUT
LEVEL 1 OFF FOR STAGE 2 INPUT
LEVEL 1 LEDs FLASHING
LEVEL 2 LEDs FLASHING
INTERNAL BUZZER ENABLED
BUZZER PULSING
EXTERNAL MUTE INPUT DISABLED
SYNCHRONIZING OUTPUT ENABLED*
INPUT
FROM
FIRE
PANEL
ST2
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
PLEASE REFER TO WWW.AMPAC.NET
*SET ON FIRST SIGN IN LINE ONLY
LEVEL 2 OFF FOR STAGE 1 INPUT
LEVEL 1 ON FOR STAGE 2 INPUT
LEVEL 1 LEDs CONSTANT
LEVEL 2 LEDs CONSTANT
INTERNAL BUZZER DISABLED
BUZZER CONTINUOUS
EXTERNAL MUTE INPUT ENABLED
SYNCHRONIZING OUTPUT DISABLED
LEVEL 2
LEVEL 1
SW.
D37
D31
D25
D20
D5
D1
D50
D46
SOUNDER/
BUZZER
MUTE
INPUT
TB2
D39
D33
DC+
TB3
ST1
ST2
BZ2
SW1
YELLOW
D27
D22
D51
D47
RED
OUTPUT
TO
NEXT
SIGN
D7
D3
BZ1
SOUNDER
OUTPUT
DC+
D40
D34
D28
D23
STAGE 1
OUTPUT
-
+
TB4
TB4
WARNING SIGN
ST2
ST1
DC+
-ve
+24V DC
-ve
AGENT
RELEASE
SYSTEM (CIE)
ST2
D8
D4
+
EVAC
ALERT
IN
D48
SOUNDER
+
D41
D35
3 WIRE SYSTEM CONNECTION
OUT
IN
SIGN 1
OUT
D29
D24
SOUNDER
2 WIRE SYSTEM CONNECTION
SIGN 1
D52
TB4
WARNING SIGN
ST2
ST1
DC+
2 WIRE SOUNDER CONNECTION
VOLTAGE REVERSING
(+) POS
(-) POS
2 Wire BiPolar
Sounder
POLARISED (VANTAGE)
3 WIRE SOUNDER CONNECTION
TB1
-
DC+
Stage 2 (Level 2) = +
Stage 1 Stage 2
+
+
-
ST1
+
TB3
DC+
Stage 1 (Level 1) = -
ST2
TB3
Voltage Reversal
DC+
ST1
ST2
TB1
ST1
ST2
To Next Warning Sign
If multiple signs are used
(Maximum 6) fit 10K EOL
to last sign
DC+
10K
ST1
ST1
TB5
Stage 1
Output
TB1
TB1
Agent Release Board
DC+
IN
DC+
SIGN 2
IN
ST1
Momentary Push Button
Silence Buzzer / Sounder
Input
ST2
ST1
ST2
ST2
TB3
SIGN 2
10K
EOL
OUT
ST1
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N/O COM
DC+
OUT
ST2
-
ST1
+
ST2
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Figure 113: Two Wire Voltage Reversing Connection (Ampac Agent Release Module)
DC+
SW2
N1236
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
OFF
D49
D45
DC+
ON
TB1
ST1
LEVEL 2 ON FOR STAGE 1 INPUT
LEVEL 1 OFF FOR STAGE 2 INPUT
LEVEL 1 LEDs FLASHING
LEVEL 2 LEDs FLASHING
INTERNAL BUZZER ENABLED
BUZZER PULSING
EXTERNAL MUTE INPUT DISABLED
SYNCHRONIZING OUTPUT ENABLED*
D38
D32
D26
D21
ST2
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
PLEASE REFER TO WWW.AMPAC.NET
*SET ON FIRST SIGN IN LINE ONLY
LEVEL 2 OFF FOR STAGE 1 INPUT
LEVEL 1 ON FOR STAGE 2 INPUT
LEVEL 1 LEDs CONSTANT
LEVEL 2 LEDs CONSTANT
INTERNAL BUZZER DISABLED
BUZZER CONTINUOUS
EXTERNAL MUTE INPUT ENABLED
SYNCHRONIZING OUTPUT DISABLED
LEVEL 2
LEVEL 1
SW.
D37
D31
D25
D20
D50
D46
TB2
D39
D33
DC+
TB3
ST1
ST2
BZ2
SW1
YELLOW
D27
D22
D51
D47
RED
D7
BZ1
SOUNDER
OUTPUT
DC+
D40
D34
D28
D23
TB4
ST2
TB4
WARNING SIGN
ST2
ST1
DC+
-ve
+24V DC
-ve
RELEASE
SYSTEM (CIE)
AGENT
STAGE 1
OUTPUT
-
+
D8
D4
+
EVAC
ALERT
IN
D48
ST2
ST1
DC+
TB4
+
D41
3 WIRE SYSTEM CONNECTION
OUT
D35
IN
SIGN 1
OUT
D29
D24
SOUNDER
2 WIRE SYSTEM CONNECTION
SOUNDER
WARNING SIGN
SIGN 1
D52
VOLTAGE REVERSING
2 WIRE SOUNDER CONNECTION
POLARISED (VANTAGE)
3 WIRE SOUNDER CONNECTION
TB1
D3
DC+
02/04/13
D6
OUTPUT
TO
NEXT
SIGN
ST1
BRD42WSB1-
D5
SOUNDER/
BUZZER
MUTE
INPUT
TB3
DC+
D2
DC+
ST1
INPUT
FROM
FIRE
PANEL
ST2
TB3
ST2
TB1
ST1
ST2
D1
DC+
Level 2 -ve
1 (-) EVAC
2 (-) EVAC
3 (-) ALERT
4 (-) ALERT
5 (+) POS
6 (+) POS
ST1
Level 1 -ve
TB1
TB1
Conventional 3 wire
Sounder - Vantage
ST2
IN
IN
SIGN 2
SIGN 2
10K
EOL
OUT
ST1
+24 Volts DC
DC+
DC+
ST1
ST1
ST2
ST2
TB3
TB3
To Next
Warning Sign
OUT
ST2
Momentary Push Button
Silence Buzzer / Sounder
Input
DC+
DC+
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Figure 114: Polarised 3 Wire Connection
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12.17
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Occupant Warning Systems
The OWS system is intended to broadcast information (voice announcements for emergency
purposes, alert signals, evacuate signals, visual and tactile warning devices) to provide warning to the
occupants within one or more specified areas in an emergency, to effect a rapid and orderly
mobilisation of occupants in an indoor or outdoor area.
This OWS system consists of the Amplifier (25W, 50W, 120W, 250W and 500W variants) and a Front
Panel Switch and Indicator Card.
The amplifier communicates to the Front Panel Switch & Indicator via a CAN protocol, where input
events are received from the Front Panel Switch & Indicator board and feedbacks are returned to it.
The Front Panel Switch & Indicator communicates to the FACP via the FACP’s internal RS485
communications bus.
Below are some of the features the OWS contains. For detailed specifications and functional
information refer to MAN3072 OWS Technical Manual.
12.17.1 Amplifier Board (25W and 50W)
The Amplifier features 4 digital inputs, 3 relay outputs (1A), a strobe output and a 100V line output.
Figure 115: Amplifier Board
The Digital input functions are as follows:
Input 1(+/-)
Input 2
Input 3
Input 4
Bell Input (FIB)
Reset or Evacuate
(Default = Reset)
Silence or Alert
(Default = Silence)
External Fault or Custom Tone 400/450Hz @
0.5Hz
(Default = External fault input)
Active high input. Tie to 24V to activate (nonlatching); 10kΩ load opens on fault;
(Connect to FireFinder and ZoneSense Plus
FACP’s Warning System Output)
Active low input. Short to 0V to activate (nonlatching).
Active low input. Short to 0V to activate (nonlatching).
Active low input. Short to 0V to activate (nonlatching).
Note: The digital inputs are not necessary when using the Front Panel Switch & Indicator board in
the FireFinder Plus.
The Relays are rated to 1A and function as follows:
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Emergency: Relay Closed (energised)
Quiescent: Relay Open (de-energised)
No Power: Relay Open (de-energised)
Disabled: Relay Closed (energised)
Enabled: Relay Open (de-energised)
No Power: Relay Open (de-energised)
Fault: Relay Closed (energised)
No Fault: Relay Open (de-energised)
No Power: Relay Open (de-energised)
Emergency Warning Condition
Test Mode
Fault Relay
The Strobe Output functions as follows:
Strobe
Provides a Bi-polar output for driving Visual Warning Devices.
The output is monitored and requires 10kΩ 5% 1/3Watt EOL.
Allows for 8 x Ampac Xenon Strobes (208-0011) or 40 x Ampac LED strobes 4107-1005/6)
The 100V line Output functions as follows:
100V Out
Provides an isolated 100VAC Audio Output. Supports up to 3 branches.
The output is monitored. EOL value is 47kΩ 5% 1/3 Watt. For 2 branches use 100kΩ 5% ¼ Watt on
each branch, and for 3 branches use 150kΩ 5% ¼ Watt on each branch.
12.17.2 Front Panel Switch and Indicator Module
Figure 116: OWS Control Module Front
Figure 117: OWS Control Module PCB
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12.17.3 Panel Interfacing
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12.18
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Printer
Specifications
➢
Printing method: directed impact dot matrix
➢
Interface: 8 bit parallel interface
➢
Printing mechanism: 4/6 pin shuttle
➢
Interface port: 26 PIN flat plug
12.18.1 Indicators and Buttons
The front panel has an LED indicator and two buttons SEL (SELECT), LF (LINE FEED).
Figure 118: Printer Front Panel Layout (Front Cover Closed / Open)
Indicator
When the 3 colour LED indicator is illuminated;
➢
Red indicates the printer is offline with no paper;
➢
Green indicates the printer is On Line;
➢
Yellow indicates the printer is On Line with no paper; or if it is
➢
Off indicates the printer is Off Line or the printer is busy.
SEL Button
a) On Line / Off Line State
The printer enters the On Line state automatically when power is applied or on exiting from the SelfTest mode. (LED is green).
Press the SEL button, the LED is turned off and the printer goes Off Line.
Press the SEL button again, the LED turns on and the printer is On Line again.
Note: The printer will not receipt data when the printer is off line.
b) Pausing the Printer While It Is Printing.
Press the SEL button while the printer is printing, the printer will pause and enter the Off Line mode
after it finishes printing the row it was currently printing. The printer will continue to print when the SEL
button is pressed again.
c) Enter the HEX-DUMP mode
Remove power from the printer, press the SEL button, then reconnect the printer to the power supply.
The printer will enter the HEX-DUMP mode. In this mode any programs sent from the host CPU will be
printed out in Hexadecimal.
LF Button
While the printer is Off Line press and hold the LF button, paper feed will be initiated. Release the LF
button and the paper feed will be cancelled.
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Self-Test Mode
With power applied (green LED illuminated) push the SEL button. This will turn off the LED. Press and
hold in the LF button, then press the SEL button again and the printer will enter the Self Test mode.
Self-test will print out all the valid characters in the character sets.
Exit the Self-Test Mode:
After printing out the complete Self-Test list the printer will exit the mode automatically; or
Press the SEL button and the printer will immediately exit the Self-Test mode.
12.18.2 Maintenance
Installing the Ribbon Cassette
The printer has a factory loaded ink ribbon cassette. Remove the power from the printer.
Unlock the front cover by pushing down on the tab at the top of the front panel.
Push the mechanism release button in the top right corner to release the print head.
To remove the ribbon cassette gently pull out the left end then the right.
Replace the cassette by putting the right end of the new cassette slightly onto the drive axle then
gentle pushing the left end into the clips.
The left end of the cassette can only be pressed in after the right end has been correctly seated onto
the drive axle. If alignment is difficult it may be necessary to turn the knob on the cassette slightly.
Now check that the ribbon is tight across the face of the cassette, which is on the inside of the
cassette and across the paper. Turn the knob clockwise again if the ribbon is on the outside of the
cassette.
Figure 119: Paper Access
Ribbon Replacement;
Push back the mechanism head and lock it, close the cover of the printer and reconnect the power.
Loading the Paper Roll
Disconnect the power, unlock and open the front cover.
Push down on the mechanism release button in the top right corner to release the head.
Lift the mechanism as shown below.
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Figure 120: Head Mechanism Rotation and Paper Roll Removal / Insertion
1.
Take out the empty paper roll and roller
2.
Put the new paper roll onto the paper roller and replace as shown above.
3.
Connect to the power supply.
4.
Press the SEL button to take the printer Off Line, (LED is off).
5.
Press the LF button, (paper feed).
6.
Feed the edge of the paper into the mechanism and allow it to feed through.
7.
Once it established the paper is feeding through the head mechanism correctly press the SEL
button to stop the paper feed.
8.
Return the printer head to its original position.
9.
Pushing on the affixed label PUSH the head mechanism back into position.
10.
Close the front cover.
Note: Press only on the PUSH label to return the head mechanism back into position.
Note: The above instructions are graphically displayed on the inside of the front cover.
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12.18.3 Printer Connections and Jumpering
Mounted on the back of the printer mechanism is the PCB that carries the;
➢
Connectors for interconnection to the Main Board,
➢
Jumper links required to set the programmed print modes; and
➢
Printer 5 volt DC Power Supply.
Figure 121: PCB Layout
Jumper Settings
Designator Jumper State
J1
NOT Inserted
Inserted
J2 Set as
NOT Inserted
Default
Inserted
J3
NOT Inserted
Inserted
J7 Set as
Insert the Shorting Clip Between Pins
Default
1 and 2
Insert the Shorting Clip Between Pin 2
and 3
Function
Selects ESC Commands
Selects UP Commands
Selects ASCII Character Printing Mode
Selects Chinese Character Printing Mode
Select Printing by Contrary Direction
Select printing in the Normal Direction
Selects the 12 X 12 Font
Selects the 15 X 16 Font
12.18.4 Printer 5 Volt Power Supply
27 volts DC is taken from Main Board (BRD86MBA) and fed to CN1 of the 5volt Printer Power Supply
Board. It is this board that drops this voltage from 27volts to 5volts for use by the Printer. Mounted to
rear of printer
Figure 122: Printer Power Supply Board Layout
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13 Expanding the System through Networking
Expanding the system can be achieved in various ways and requires the use of boards specifically
designed for communications purposes and boards that actually expand the system.
13.1
Networking
When FACP’s are connected to each other they form a “NETWORK“. Individual FACP’s in the
Network are referred to as NODES. The Network as defined by the limitations of the installation can
consist of a number of Nodes, the number of Nodes being dependant on the configuration of each
Node. Typically an entire Network could consist of 60 Slave CPU’s connected to loops and or input /
output devices spread over several nodes. The Network is Peer to Peer with the entire system
configuration being stored at each Node. The system is then programmed so that information can be
made invisible to particular Nodes or visible to all Nodes. Likewise system commands can be global or
restricted to specific parts of the network.
The entire system can be programmed from any Node in the Network and is connected as a data loop
which provides redundancy should there be a single cabling fault.

IMPORTANT
While it is important that proper documentation is kept and maintained for any installation it
becomes even more important as a system develops into the larger types described above.
13.2
Network Interface Card
The Network Interface Card provides the RS485 communication buses via CN18 on the Main
Controller (Loop Comms) to allow the networking of multiple panels in different combinations, e.g. from
Data Gathering Panels (DGP) to Peer to Peer panels. Enabling the bias increases the immunity and
stability of the line.
The Bias SW2 defaults to ON. SW2 is only switched to OFF when direct connecting the network to
external devices such as Optical Fibre Modems.
The Isolate SW3 Allows the network node to be isolated from the network
C25
D8
C33
C28
C36
D9
SW3
D16
D15
R41
C46
R42
R46
C48
R44
ZD13
27VDC
IN / OUT
Figure 123: Network Interface Card Layout
D18
ACTIVE
R43
C47
Q2
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D14
RX OUT TX OUT
RX IN R39 TX IN
C42
TH6
C45
R33
R32
T1
D13
R40
U10
D12 R31
D11 R30
C38
R36
R38
26/07/2010
BRD86NIC1-
ZD6
ZD10
ZD9
ZD8
C19 C16
C20 C17
C18
TH1
BIAS
C13
POWER TH5
U8
C29
D10
U9
C43
D6
ISOLATED
R21
U7
R29
R37
ZD12
R15
C34
R45
C30
R26
R16
C21
R23
R35
C40
C44
D17
TH4
NO1
R28
C9
C1
NO2
COMMS
NC1
C2
R34
-L
NC2
C35
R27
CN6
NO1
C27
R25
C31
D3
R22
R20
R19
L8
C32
C39
R18
RL2
+L
C1
R17
C23
U5
R24
CN5
NC1
C22
TH3
C15
SW2
C24
CN4
ZD11
ON
U4
U6
L9 C37
-L
NO2
PANEL
RX
3V3
TH2
RL1
C2
C14
L2
ZD5
SHIELD
LINK
NC2
PANEL
TX
D7
L7 C26
0V
D5
L5
L6
R9
R8
R13
N1236
OFF
C12
U3
LK1
ZD4
HEARTBEAT
X1
L4
TB2
L1
ZD3
D1
D2
C11
C10
U2
L3
C5
C4
SW1
R7
ZD7
R11
TB1
MASTER
R1
R10
C8
R5
R6
ZDN2
C7
C6
R4
ZDN1
R12
Q1
D4
ZD2
C2
U1
+L
MAIN BOARD INTERFACE
R2
R14
COMMS OUT
SHD
+
-
ZD1
C3
CN2
CN1
R3
0V
COMMS IN
SHD
+
RESET
JTAG
C1
CN3
RS485
COMMS
OUT
RS485
COMMS
IN
TO CN18
BRD86MBA
BOARD
C41
FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
PANEL 1
16 Way
BACKLIGHT
RESET
SW1
MAIN BOARD
EXPANSION
MODULE
CN17
SLAVE 4
CN100
4
SLAVE 3
CN13
CN20
SLAVE 2
CN14
3
CN3
MAIN BOARD INTERFACE
CN15
2
0V
CN18
PANEL
TX
CN6
POWER
SW2
NETWORK INTERFACE
CARD
SW1
CN10
TERMINATION BOARD
CN26
27V IN
CN7
COMMS OUT
SHD
+
-
SHD
PSU MONITOR
BRIGADE I/F
TB2
+ -
EXPANSION
MODULE
SHD
COMMS IN
SHD
+
+ -
+
D1
LK1
RS485
COMMS
IN
RS485
COMMS
O UT
C18
D6
PRINTER
FRONT PANEL
D2
SHIELD
LINK
ISOLATED
CN1
OFF
SW2
SW3
CN5
CN4
US B
D12
D14
EXTRA CONTROLS
BZ1
TB1
ZD7
D11
D13
D16
TX OUT
CN6
ACTIVE
KEY SWITCH
EXPANSION LEDS
1
RX OUT
CN16
CN2 5
CN3
TX IN
EXPANSION PANEL
PRINTER 27V
RX IN
CN21
0V
CN2
COMMS1
RS232/MODEM
(BOTTOM)
CN9
BUZZER
OUT
LK3
BUZZER
INHIBIT
CN27
COMMS2 RS232 (TOP) CN8
TP1
TP1
COMMS 2
RS232
LK1
DEBUG
LK1
DEBUG
LK1
DEBUG
TP1
RS485 EOL
LK2
+5V
ON
CN2
CN2
CN2
MAIN CPU
BIAS
RESET
0V
3V3
CN23
MASTER
12 3 4 5 6 7 8
27VDC
IN
HEARTBEAT
NODE ADDRESS
D5
SLAVE CPU 2
D7
SLAVE CPU 3
SLAVE CPU 4
CN5
PANEL
RX
NETWORK
LOOP
COMMS
CN11
PANEL 2
MAIN BOARD
16 Way
BACKLIGHT
RESET
SW1
EXPANSION
MODULE
CN17
SLAVE 4
CN100
4
SLAVE 3
CN13
CN20
SLAVE 2
CN14
3
2
CN3
MAIN BOARD INTERFACE
CN15
0V
CN18
CN5
D5
D7
CN6
PANEL
TX
PANEL
RX
NETWORK
LOOP
COMMS
CN11
P O WE R
NETWORK INTERFACE
CARD
SW1
TERMINATION BOARD
CN10
CN26
SHD
CN7
27V IN
TB2
COMMS OUT
SHD
+
-
+-
PSU MONITOR
BRIGADE I/F
LK1
EXPANSION
MODULE
SHD
COMMS IN
SHD
+
+-
D6
+
D1
C18
Figure 124: Basic 2 Node System using a Network Interface Card
Page 98
D2
SHIELD
LINK
PRINTER
OFF
FRONT PANEL
SW3
US B
CN1
D16
ISOLATED
EXPANSION LEDS
CN5
CN4
BZ1
D12
D14
EXTRA CONTROLS
CN2 5
CN3
TB1
D11
D13
CN6
ACTIVE
KEY SWITCH
SW2
CN16
1
RX OUT TX OUT
EXPANSION PANEL
PRINTER 27V
TX IN
CN2
CN9
BUZZER
OUT
RS485
COMMS
IN
ZD7
RX IN
CN21
0V
TP1
LK3
BUZZER
INHIBIT
CN27
COMMS2 RS232 (TOP) CN8
COMMS1
RS232/MODEM
(BOTTOM)
TP1
COMMS 2
RS232
LK1
DEBUG
LK1
DEBUG
LK1
DEBUG
TP1
RS485 EOL
LK2
+5V
ON
CN2
CN2
CN2
MAIN CPU
BIAS
RESET
0V
3V3
CN23
MASTER
12 3 4 56 7 8
SLAVE CPU 2
27VDC
IN
HEARTBEAT
NODE ADDRESS
SLAVE CPU 3
SLAVE CPU 4
SW2
RS485
COMMS
O UT
FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
13.3
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
High Level Interface Expander
Hardware
The High Level Interface Expander (BRD43SPB) consists of a serial port under the control of a
microcontroller. Communications between the FACP and this board is via the RS485 control bus with
each board having a dedicated link and selectable 4 bit address.
The Serial/Parallel Board consists of serial ports, a parallel port and an Ethernet port all under the
control of a microcontroller.
The parallel port supports a standard printer.
The Ethernet port provides an additional option to print to an Ethernet printer.
The serial port (RS232) has the capability to support a GSM Modem.
SERIAL
RS485
LSB
MSB
M
M
1 2
3
4
R13
SW1 ADDRESS
Software
The Serial/USB port supports the following protocols:HLI – Functionality matches the FireFinder PLUS panel which supports text or positive ack protocol.
Configurable attributes are: logical output, physical output, alarm output, pre-alarm output, fault output,
isolate output and descriptors
Serial Port or RS485 Port
MODBUS interface -
Serial Port or RS485 Port
EV3000 -
RS485 port
SMS capability via GSM modem -
Serial or USB port
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R21
R15
C58
R36
Figure 125: High Level Interface Expander PCB Layout
SmartGraphics interface -
R16
C25
R25
C57
R24
U12
ZDN2
O
PO
C73
N1236
C
C74
Q1
U11
S
C71
C72 EXTERNAL +/-27V
( TB3
) R34
R33
ER
U13
M3
TH6 D8 C70
D7
D6
R32
RN7
ZDN1
C62 C56
C67
D5
C61
JTAG
D4
C51
C48
U9
C54 C50
D2
R31
R23
CN7
ZD5
C60
C66
R30
W
L6
C55
5V
M2 T1
R20
C49
L5
U10
TP88
D3
CN8 ZD6
R14
R18
R19
C41
C47
M1
D1
0V
C32 R35
C34
C44
R29
R27
R28
R26
+
INTERNAL
+/-27V
C27
C40
C53
C59
TH5
TP2
R12
C37
R17
LK3 U8
FACP 0V
C52
C65
C64
C63
R10
C15
C36
U7
C46
+
R8 R9
C24
X1
C45
-
L2
L1
U2
C33
R7
U6
BRD43SPB4C38
C42 R22 C43
R6
R11
C29
RS485
EOL
U3
C31
U5
C23
R5
R3
C68
LK2
C35
FACP
L3
L4EOL
CN5
0V
3.3V
ETHERNET
CN3
C26
ZD3
C22
C14
C19
C17
TP1
U1
INTERNAL FACP
U4
C28
COMMS
C18
TP89
C30 C21
RN6
RN5
R1
C13
C7
C9
C8
C6
SHD
POWER
RN4
RN3
C16
0 V +27V 0 V +27V SHD
TB3
C10
C11
C12
R2
CN4
- SHD
+
RN2
RN1
C1
+
ZD2
TH2
CN1
+
TB2
TB1
ZD4
( TB2
EXT FACP
COMMS )
PARALLEL
CN2
R4
C20
TH1
ZD1
FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
RS 232
RS 485
NODE 1
CN17
MAIN CONTROL BOARD
CH15
CH16
TB1
D13
CN14
+
CN15
CN18
1
CN2
CN2
CN4
FACP COMMS
RS485
EOL
+
CH8 CH6
LK2
-
- +
0V
HLI CONTROLLER
FACP
EOL
RN17
0V
ADDRESS
LSB M SB
- +
TB3
CN8
D7
PO W ER
D6
1
ZDN2
1
2
3
4
RS 232
RS 485
RJ45
CH8
TB1
TP3
D14
CN10
PSU MONITOR
BRIGADE I/F
27V IN
+ - SHD
SERIAL
CN2
C12
CN7
PARALLEL
CN6
+
CN21
+
CN3
CN1
+
16 Way
+2 7 V
CN4
CN5
FACP COMMS
FACP
EOL
- +
0V
LK3
FACP 0V
D12
D11
TB3
D14
- +
CN8
D7
D6
CN5
3
4
SW 1
SmartTerminal
NODE 2
RJ45
CN17
MAIN CONTROL BOARD
+ - COM
RS485 OUT
CN13
CN20
CN14
CN2
CN2
CN2
SLAVE CPU
CN1
CN1
SLAVE CPU
U13
U14
CN1
SLAVE CPU
CN2
BRD82LTB2
LOOP
C OMMS
c
U15
CPU BOARD
CN18
1
c
1
a b
2
1
a b
3
RN20
CN4
CN2 CN3
RN17
CH8 CH6
CH8
U10
TP3
D14
CN10
PSU MONITOR
BRIGADE I/F
27V IN
CN16
C12
CN7
CN6
R17
MODEM
CN2
+
CN21
TH1
CH1
CH2
CN3
CN4
EXPANSION PANEL
CN1
BZ1
EXPANSION LEDS
CN5
FRONT PANEL
PRINTER
16 Way
2 WIRE & SHIELD
RS422 COMMS IN
SW1
2 WIRE & SHIELD
RS422 COMMS OUT
COMMS OUT
+ - SHD
COMMS IN
+ - SHD
TB1
TB2
BRD86NIC1-
RESET
C N1
MA S T ER
MAIN BOARD
INTERFACE
LK1
D1
D2
H EARTBEAT
SHIELD
LINK
N1236
D6
SW3
D12
CN4
ISOLATED
D11
COMMS
NETWORK
INTERFACE
CARD
D13
CN5
CN6
TX OUT
D16
ZD13
ZD11
D14
RX OUT
TX IN
POWER
RX IN
CN5
RJ45
1
U11
CH8
+24V 0 V
POWER OUT
COMMUNICATIONS
EXTENDER BOARD
CN15
4
CN11
TB4
TB1
CH16
D13
CN3
2
ACTIVE
CN6
27V IN/OUT
CN8
ZDN2
1
ZD13
ZD11
CH15
Nurse Call
ADDRESS
D16
TX OUT
BMS
LSB M SB
PO W ER
0V
POWER
RS485
EOL
HLI CONTROLLER
+2 7V
SW3
D13
SHD
SERIAL
PARALLEL
CO M MS
+2 7 V
ISOLATED
RX OUT
SW 1
+
D6
TX IN
4
+ -
CN2
S HD
LK1
SHIELD
LINK
RX IN
3
RS 232
RS 485
-
HEARTBEAT
CN4
2
RJ45
+
D1
NETWORK
INTERFACE
BOARD
ZDN2
1
TB1
D2
N1236
D7
D6
LK2
TB2
ADDRESS
LSB M SB
CN8
S HD -
COMMS OUT
+ - SHD
TB1
FACP 0V
- +
PO W ER
TB3
BRD86NIC1-
SW1
COMMS IN
+ - SHD
MASTER
COMMS
0V
EV3000
HLI
LK3
+2 7V
2 WIRE & SHIELD
RS422 COMMS OUT
RESET
HLI CONTROLLER
FACP
EOL
- +
0V
2 WIRE & SHIELD
RS422 COMMS IN
CN5
CO M MS
PRINTER
LK2
CN5
FRONT PANEL
MAIN BOARD
INTERFACE
RS485
EOL
BZ1
EXPANSION LEDS
C N1
FACP COMMS
S HD
CH2
CN4
EXPANSION PANEL
S HD -
CN2
-
TH1
CH1
CN3
CN4
R17
MODEM
CN8
SW 1
U10
CN16
MODBUS
LK3
FACP 0V
+2 7V
U11
CH8
S HD
+2 7 V
RN20
CN5
CO M MS
CN1
CN1
U14
LOOP
C OMMS
SLAVE CPU
U13
SLAVE CPU
CN2
CN1
SLAVE CPU
c
U15
CPU BOARD
2
CN2
PARALLEL
S HD
3
c
1
a b
1
a b
-
4
CN11
+ - SHD
SERIAL
CN2
RJ45
CN20
CN13
ACTIVE
27V IN/OUT
Figure 126: Example of Networking Configurations
Note: Maximum distances between panels = 1.2km.
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Ancilliary Module
(Agent Release Module,
Fire Fan Module,
8 Way Switch Indicator)
FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
14 Certification Information
The FireFinder Plus is designed and manufactured by:
AMPAC TECHNOLOGIES PTY LTD
7 Ledgar Rd
Balcatta 6021
Western Australia
PH:
61-8-9242 3333
FAX:
61-8-9242 3334
Manufactured to:
Certificate of Compliance Number:
Equipment Serial Number:
Date of Manufacture:
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INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
15 Maintenance and Troubleshooting Chart
15.1
Maintenance
The FireFinder PLUS FACP should be maintained so as to comply with all standards / regulations
applicable to the country and location it has been installed. Failure to do so could put at risk
compliance and the integrity of the system. As a minimum it is recommended the following be used as
a guide to periodic maintenance especially if there is an absence of standards regulations.
General
To implement a site maintenance regime, responsibilities should be established by responsible
persons, training implemented if required, maintenance delegates appointed and all outcomes clearly
communicated to all parties.
Daily Operations (operator level)
✓
The delegated operator checks for normal operation
✓
If any faults are detected, record them in an established “Site Log Book” and report them to the
assigned body.
✓
Ensure all faults are signed off as they are resolved and follow up on those that are still
outstanding.
Monthly Operations (operator level)
In addition to Daily Operational checks
✓
✓
✓
✓
Visually inspect in and around the panel for any signs of pests, moisture or general damage
Ensure any non FACP standby power facilities are in a state of operational readiness
Force a suitable device, such as an MCP or detector, into an alarm state so that it generates a
know alarm outcome. This process should be controlled and established in consultation with all
interested parties (installing engineers include) so that maximum benefit is obtained from the
test.
Ensure the Site Log Book” is up to date, faults have been attended to and the latest test are
recorded
Quarterly Operations (service contractor)
In addition to Monthly Operational checks
✓
✓
✓
Check all internal connections and perform “alarm”, “fault” and site specific tests
Perform a “walk around” of the site to determine if the system integrity is free of possible faults
Ensure the Site Log Book” is up to date, faults have been attended to and the latest test are
recorded
Annual Operations (service contractor)
In addition to Monthly Operational checks
✓
✓
✓
Initiate both a “lamp” and “walk” test and any other tests as determined necessary for the site
Inspect and test ( as per the manufacturers specifications ) batteries
Ensure the Site Log Book” is up to date, faults have been attended to and the latest test are
recorded
Replacement Components (service contractor)
✓
Batteries and fuses are seen as the only field replaceable components.
✓
If a board field change is required all necessary anti-static precautions must be taken.
Note: If the Main Board is changed the power supply may require re-calibration.
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FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
15.2
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Troubleshooting FireFinder PLUS

Resolution of all suspected faults MUST only be carried out by suitably qualified technical
operatives.
Problem
No Mains Power
Power Fault LED illuminated
Earth Fault LED illuminated
System Fault LED illuminated
Maintenance Alarm cleared but
FireFinder PLUS still displays
Maintenance Alarm
LCD displays LOOP (number) open
circuit
Unable to clear an O/C or S/C on a
loop
Communication Loop not working
Can not access Function menu
Forgotten password
An Analogue Fault occurs when
using a Zone Monitor to monitor a
switch.
Sounder Fault
Solution
Check mains Fuse
Check output voltage it should be set to
27.6V.
Low = (less than 26.5V )
High = (greater than 28V )
Check the battery has been connected
properly
Check all input and output cabling and
wiring assemblies for short to ground or
resistance <50 Ohms
Ensure correct software is installed
Check all connections for loose wiring
Carry out Loop Test
Check in and out legs are connected
correctly at the loop termination board
You must perform a loop test to clear the
fault.
Check for correct software installed in all
communication boards.
Check LCD at Main controller. This may
identify where there is a break in the
communication line
Incorrect Password entered
Ring AMPAC and directions will be given to
provide you with a temporary code
A 1.8k Ohm resistor must be placed in
series with the switch contacts.
Make sure you have a 10K Ohm EOL
resistor fitted and a diode (1N4004) in
series with the sounder
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INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
16 Compatible Devices
AMPAC
Type Code
Auto
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05h

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chars)
Device Type
Type
(19
Type
Desc
Optical
XP95 Optical
XP95 PHOTO
PHOTO
05h
XP95 Optical with base sounder
XP95 PHOTO + SNDR
PHOTO
05h
XPander Optical
XPANDER PHOTO
PHOTO
05h
S90 Optical
S90 PHOTO
PHOTO
05h
Xplorer Optical
XPLORER PHOTO
PHOTO
05h
Xplorer Optical with base sounder
XPLR PHOTO + SNDR
PHOTO
05h
XP95 Beam
XP95 BEAM
PHOTO
0Dh

XP95 Reflective beam
XP95 REFLECT BEAM
BEAM
105h

Discovery Optical
DISC PHOTO
PHOTO
Discovery Optical with base sounder
DISC PHOTO + SNDR
PHOTO
Discovery Multisensor
DISC MULTISENSOR
MULTI
105h
11Dh

11Dh
Discovery Multisensor with base sounder
DISC MULTI + SNDR
MULTI
15h

XP95 Flame
XP95 FLAME
FLAME
1Dh

XP95 Multisensor
XP95 MULTISENSOR
MULTI
1Dh
XP95 Multisensor with base sounder
XP95 MULTI + SNDR
MULTI
1Dh
XPander Multisensor
XPANDER MULTI
MULTI
Enhanced Discovery Multisensor
EDSC MULTISENSOR
MULTI
Enhanced Discovery Multi + base sounder
EDSC MULTI + SNDR
MULTI
31Dh

31Dh
Heat Detectors
06h

XP95 Heat
XP95 HEAT
HEAT
06h
XP95 Heat with base sounder
XP95 HEAT + SNDR
HEAT
06h
XPander Heat
XPANDER HEAT
HEAT
06h
S90 Heat
S90 HEAT
HEAT
06h
Xplorer Heat
XPLORER HEAT
HEAT
06h
Xplorer Heat with base sounder
XPLR HEAT + SNDR
HEAT
0Eh

XP95 Hi temp
XP95 HI HEAT
HHEAT
0Eh
XP95 Hi temp with base sounder
XP95 HI HEAT + SNDR
HHEAT
0Eh
XPander Hi temp
XPANDER HI HEAT
HHEAT
0Eh
Xplorer Hi temp
XPLORER HI HEAT
HHEAT
0Eh
Xplorer Hi temp with base sounder
XPLR HI HEAT + SNDR
HHEAT
Discovery Heat
DISC HEAT
HEAT
Discovery Heat with base sounder
DISC HEAT + SNDR
HEAT
XP95 Ion
XP95 ION
ION
03h
XP95 Ion with base sounder
XP95 ION + SNDR
ION
03h
S90 Ion
S90 ION
ION
Discovery Ion
DISC ION
ION
Discovery Ion with base sounder
DISC ION + SNDR
ION
Discovery Carbon Monoxide
DISC CO
CO
Discovery Carbon Monoxide with base sndr
DISC CO + SNDR
CO
106h

106h
Ionisation
03h
103h


103h
10Bh
10Bh

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Type
Desc
Manual Call Points
07h

S90 MCP
S90 MCP
MCP
11Fh

Discovery MCP
DISC MCP
MCP
1Fh

XP95 MCP
XP95 MCP
MCP
1Fh
XPander MCP
XPANDER MCP
MCP
1Fh
XP95 Mini switch monitor with interrupt
XP95 MINI SW + INT
MCP
1Fh
Xplorer MCP
XPLORER MCP
MCP
XP95 sounder / sounder control unit
XP95 SOUNDER
SNDR
01h
XPander sounder
XPANDER SOUNDER
SNDR
01h
XP95 integrated base sounder
XP95 INTGR BSE SNDR
SNDR
01h
XP95 Intelligent base sounder
XP95 INTEL BSE SNDR
SNDR
01h
XP95 sounder beacon base
XP95 SND BEACN BSE
SNDR
01h
XP95 loop powered beacon
XP95 LOOP PWR BEACN
SNDR
01h
S90 sounder control unit
S90 SCU
SNDR
Discovery sounder beacon base/open area
DISC SOUNDER BEACN
SNDR
XP95 input / output module
XP95 I/O
I/O
02h
XPander I/O (Relay) Unit
XPANDER I/O
I/O
02h
XP95 three channel input / output module
XP95 3I/O
I/O
02h
XP95 OUTPUT
I/O
XP95 MAINS I/O
I/O
02h
XP95 output module
XP95 mains switching input / output
module
S90 single channel I/O unit
S90 SINGLE I/O
I/O
02h
S90 3 channel I/O unit
S90 3I/O
I/O
02h
S90 3 channel analogue I/O unit
S90 3I/O + ANALOGUE
I/O
02h
S90 switch monitor unit
S90 SWITCH
I/O
02h
Xplorer output module
XPLORER OUTPUT
I/O
XP95 zone monitor
XP95 ZONE MONITOR
CONV
04h
XPander Loop Interface
XPANDER INTERFACE
RADIO
04h
S90 zone monitor
S90 ZONE MONITOR
CONV
Sounders
01h
111h


I/O Units
02h

02h
Zone Monitors
04h
0Ch


XP95 switch monitor
XP95 SWITCH
SWITCH
0Ch
XP95 mini switch monitor
XP95 MINI SWITCH
SWITCH
0Ch
XP95 switch monitor plus
XP95 SWITCH PLUS
SWITCH
FastSense XP95 APIC
XP95 FASTSENSE
FSENSE
XP95 AAF
AAF
1Ch

10h

User Defined
XP95 AAF
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17 Address Setting
BINARY ADDRESS SETTING (APOLLO)
SERIES XP95 - ADDRESS DATA
DIL SWITCH: ON = 1 OFF = 0 ADDRESS TAG FOR DETECTORS (I/O DEVICES)
DIL switch setting DIL switch setting DIL switch setting DIL switch setting DIL switch setting
Address 1234567
1
1000000
Address 1234567
26
0101100
Address 1234567
51
1100110
Address 1234567
76
0011001
Address 1234567
101 1010011
2
3
4
0100000
1100000
0010000
27
28
29
1101100
0011100
1011100
52
53
54
0010110
1010110
0110110
77
78
79
1011001
0111001
1111001
102
103
104
0110011
1110011
0001011
5
6
1010000
0110000
30
31
0111100
1111100
55
56
1110110
0001110
80
81
0000101
1000101
105
106
1001011
0101011
7
8
9
1110000
0001000
1001000
32
33
34
0000010
1000010
0100010
57
58
59
1001110
0101110
1101110
82
83
84
0100101
1100101
0010101
107
108
109
1101011
0011011
1011011
10
11
12
0101000
1101000
0011000
35
36
37
1100010
0010010
1010010
60
61
62
0011110
1011110
0111110
85
86
87
1010101
0110101
1110101
110
111
112
0111011
1111011
0000111
13
14
1011000
0111000
38
39
0110010
1110010
63
64
1111110
0000001
88
89
0001101
1001101
113
114
1000111
0100111
15
16
17
1111000
0000100
1000100
40
41
42
0001010
1001010
0101010
65
66
67
1000001
0100001
1100001
90
91
92
0101101
1101101
0011101
115
116
117
1100111
0010111
1010111
18
19
20
0100100
1100100
0010100
43
44
45
1101010
0011010
1011010
68
69
70
0010001
1010001
0110001
93
94
95
1011101
0111101
1111101
118
119
120
0110111
1110111
0001111
21
22
1010100
0110100
46
47
0111010
1111010
71
72
1110001
0001001
96
97
0000011
1000011
121
122
1001111
0101111
23
24
25
1110100
0001100
1001100
48
49
50
0000110
1000110
0100110
73
74
75
1001001
0101001
1101001
98
99
100
0100011
1100011
0010011
123
124
125
1101111
0011111
1011111
126
0111111
ON
2
3
4
1
2
3
4
5
Figure 127: 4 and 8 way Switch addressing set to Address 11
2
8
32
11
1
ON
1
4
16
64
= PUNCH OUT
Figure 128: Xpert Card addressing set to Address 11
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7
8
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18 Glossary of Terms
ACF:
ANCILLARY CONTROL FACILITY
ACKD:
ACKNOWLEDGED
AHU:
AIR HANDLING UNIT
ALM:
ALARM
AVF:
ALARM VERIFICATION FACILITY
AZF:
ALARM ZONE FACILITY
AZC:
ALARM ZONE CIRCUIT
C:
RELAY COMMON CONTACT (WIPER)
CIC:
CONTROLLER INTERFACE CARD
CN:
CONNECTOR
CPU:
COMMON PROCESSOR UNIT
DGP:
DATA GATHERING POINT
EARTH:
BUILDING EARTH
EOL:
END OF LINE
FACP:
FIRE ALARM CONTROL PANEL
FLT:
FAULT
GND:
GROUND (0 VOLTS) NOT EARTH
I/O:
INPUT/OUTPUT
LCD:
LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY
MAF:
MASTER ALARM FACILITY
MCP:
MANUAL CALL POINT
MOV:
METAL OXIDE VARISTOR (TRANSIENT PROTECTION)
NIC:
NETWORK INTERFACE CARD
N/C:
NORMALLY CLOSED RELAY CONTACTS
N/O:
NORMALLY OPEN RELAY CONTACTS
N/W:
NETWORK
PCB:
PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS
P/S:
POWER SUPPLY
REM:
REMOTE
TB:
TERMINAL BLOCK
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19 Definitions
Addressable system - a fire alarm and detection system that contains addressable alarm zone
facilities or addressable control devices.
Alarm Verification Facility (AVF) - that part of the FACP, which provides an automatic resetting
function for spurious alarm signals so that they will not inadvertently initiate Master Alarm Facility
(MAF), or ACF functions. Using ConfigManager PLUS prior to downloading to the FireFinder PLUS
sets this option
Alarm zone - the specific portion of a building or complex identified by a particular alarm zone facility.
Alarm Zone Circuit (AZC) - the link or path that carries signals from an actuating device(s) to an
alarm zone facility(s).
Alarm Zone Facility (AZF) - that part of the control and indicating equipment that registers and
indicates signals (alarm and fault) received from its alarm zone circuit. It also transmits appropriate
signals to other control and indicating facilities.
Alert signal - an audible signal or combination of audible and visible signals, from the occupant
warning system to alert wardens / personnel as necessary to commence prescribed actions.
Ancillary Control Facility (ACF) - that portion of the control and indicating equipment that on receipt
of a signal initiates predetermined actions in external ancillary devices.
Ancillary equipment - remote equipment connected to FACP.
Ancillary relay - relay within FACP to operate ancillary equipment.
Ancillary output - output for driving ancillary equipment.
Approved and approval - approved by, or the approval of, the Regulatory Authority concerned.
Card-detect link - a link on a module connector to indicate the disconnection of the module.
Conventional System - is a fire detection system using a dedicated circuit for each alarm zone.
Distributed system - a fire alarm and detection system where sections of the control and indicating
equipment are remotely located from the FACP or where sub-indicator panel(s) communicate with a
main FACP.
Field connections - are connections made to FACP or ancillary equipment during installation.
Fire Alarm Control Panel (FACP) - a panel on which is mounted an indicator or indicators together
with associated equipment for the fire alarm or sprinkler system.
Fire resisting - an element of construction, component or structure which, by requirement of the
Regulatory Authority, has a specified fire resistance.
Indicating equipment - the part of a fire detection and or alarm system, which provides indication of
any warning signals (alarm and fault), received by the control equipment.
Interface - The interconnection between equipment that permits the transfer of data.
Master Alarm Facility (MAF) - that part of the equipment which receives alarm and fault signals from
any alarm zone facility and initiates the common signal (alarm and/or fault) for transmission to the fire
control station. Bells and other ancillary functions may be initiated from this facility.
Power Supply - that portion of the FACP which supplies all voltages necessary for its operation.
Regulatory Authority - an authority administering Acts of Parliament or Regulations under such Acts
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INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
20 Specifications
Metal SP1M
Only)
(Europe
Metal SP8X
Mechanical
Dimensions Cabinet: ( mm )
Material
Environmental
Temperature:
Humidity:
IP rating
Mains Input
Input Voltage:
Protection (Quick Acting Fuse):
5 AMP Supply
18 AMP Supply
Minimum Cable Requirements:
Power Supply
505 (H) x 407 (W) x 150
(D)
1.2mm Mild Steel
845 (H) x 518.5 (W) x
173(D)
Includes window outer
door
1.2mm Mild Steel
-5ºC to + 40ºC
0% to 95% non-condensing
IP30
195 - 264VAC
195 - 264VAC
2Amp 3AG Slow Blow
N/A
Not less than 0.75mm²
2A 3AG Slow Blow
5A 3AG Slow Blow
Not less than 0.75mm²
20 - 28.2VDC
<250mV
5.6Amps
3Amps
5.5Amps
Current Limiting
20 - 28.2VDC
<250mV
5.6Amps / 18Amps
Charger Float Voltage
(Temp compensated):
Approved LPCB Battery:
Battery Type:
Max Battery Capacity:
Max Charger Current Limited:
Battery Supply Current Limited:
Battery Low:
Battery Discharged Cut-off Voltage:
Max Battery Resistance
26.6-28.2VDC
(27.3VDC nom @ 20°C)
Genesis NP24-12R
2x12V Sealed Lead Acid
24AH
1.25A
3A and 2A PTC
<23VDC
<21VDC
0.75Ω
26.6-28.2VDC
(27.3VDC nom @ 20°C)
Panel
Quiescent Current ( QI ) 1 Loop
Max Number of Zone LEDs:
220mA
64
128
4
64
126 / loop
500mA / loop
2 core 1.5 -2.5mm² Max
length 1km
O/C, S/C , over current
8
128
126 / loop
500mA / loop
2 core 1.5 -2.5mm² Max
length 1km
O/C, S/C , over current
Operating Voltage Range:
Power Supply Ripple Voltage:
Power Supply Output Current:
Imax A
Imax B
Protection
Current Limiting
Batteries / Battery Charger
2x12V Sealed Lead Acid
40AH
2A
3A and 2A PTC
<23VDC
<21VDC
0.43Ω
Loop
Maximum number of Loops:
Maximum Number of Zones:
Maximum Number of Devices:
Loop Current
Cabling Requirements:
Fault supervision:
Outputs
Supervised Alarm (Current Limited)
Alarm / Fault Relay Contacts
Auxiliary VDC – Protected
Cabling Requirements:
Inputs
Supervised
Cabling Requirements:
Communications
Add-on Module Internal to FACP
External to FACP
24VDC @ 1A Max O/C, S/C, 10K EOL
24VDC @ 1A
24VDC @ 2A
2 core 1 -2.5mm2 Max length 1km
O/C, S/C, 10K EOL
2 core 1 -2.5mm2 Max length 1km
RS485
RS485
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INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Metal SP1X
Metal SP16X
505 (H) x 407 (W) x 150
(D)
Includes window outer
door
1200 (H) x 625 (W) x 240
(D)
Includes window outer
door
1.2mm Mild Steel
1.2mm Mild Steel
Mechanical
Dimensions Cabinet: ( mm )
Material
Environmental
Temperature:
Humidity:
IP rating
Mains Input
Input Voltage:
Protection (Quick Acting Fuse):
5 AMP Supply
18 AMP Supply
Minimum Cable Requirements:
-5ºC to + 40ºC
25% to 95% non condensing
IP30
195 - 264VAC
195 - 264VAC
2Amp 3AG Slow Blow
N/A
Not less than 0.75mm²
N/A
5A 3AG Slow Blow
Not less than 0.75mm²
20 - 28.2VDC
<250mV
5.6Amps
3Amps
5.5Amps
Current Limiting
20 - 28.2VDC
<250mV
18Amps
26.6-28.2VDC
(27.3VDC nom @ 20°C)
26.6-28.2VDC
(27.3VDC nom @ 20°C)
2x12V Sealed Lead Acid
18AH
1.25A
3A and 2A PTC
<23VDC
<21VDC
0.75Ω
2x12V Sealed Lead Acid
40AH
2A
3A and 2A PTC
<23VDC
<21VDC
0.43Ω
220mA
64
128 +
4
126 / loop
500mA / loop
2 core 1.5 -2.5mm² Max
length 1km
O/C, S/C , over current
16
126 / loop
500mA / loop
2 core 1.5 -2.5mm² Max
length 1km
O/C, S/C , over current
Power Supply
Operating Voltage Range:
Power Supply Ripple Voltage:
Power Supply Output Current:
Imax A
Imax B
Protection
Current Limiting
Batteries / Battery Charger
Charger O/P Voltage
(Temp compensated):
Approved LPCB Battery:
Battery Type:
Max Battery Capacity:
Max Charger Current Limited:
Battery Supply Current Limited:
Battery Low:
Battery Discharged Cut-off Voltage:
Max Battery Resistance
Panel
Quiescent Current ( QI ) 1 Loop
Max Number of Zone LEDs:
Loop
Maximum number of Loops:
Maximum Number of Devices:
Loop Current
Cabling Requirements:
Fault supervision:
Outputs
Supervised Alarm (Current Limited)
Alarm / Fault Relay Contacts
Auxiliary VDC – Protected
Cabling Requirements:
Inputs
Supervised
Cabling Requirements:
Communications
Add-on Module Internal to FACP
External to FACP
24VDC @ 1A Max O/C, S/C, 10K EOL
24VDC @ 1A
24VDC @ 2A
2 core 1 -2.5mm2 Max length 1km
O/C, S/C, 10K EOL
2 core 1 -2.5mm2 Max length 1km
RS485
RS485
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FUNCTION
ACCESS*
FUNCTION
MENU
DATE
ZONE
ALARM
TOOLS
WALK TEST
ALARMS
1
1
0
0
6
1
TIME
DEVICE
PRINT
ALL DEVICES
LOOPS
STATUS
STAGE-1 ALARM
0
2
DAY TIME
DAY/NIGHT
NIGHT TIME
1
* ENTER ACCESS CODE
FOR LEVEL 3 FUNCTIONS
0
0
0
7
5
0
= ACCESS LEVEL 3
= ACCESS LEVEL 2
2
0
0
3
0
1
1
ENABLE /
DISABLE
PRINT
ENTRY
ALARM
LOGS
ZONE
FAULT
PRINT
TOTAL
PRE-ALARMS
2
SHOW
OPTIONS
FAULT
DEVICE
SLAVE
MODULES
ZONE /
DEVICE
FAULTS
TESTS
WALK TEST
0
4
VIEW BY
ENTRY NUMBER
0
1
1
1
0
1
0
3
1
1
2
2
1
1
LOOP TEST
VIEW BY
DATE
DISABLE
LAMP
POWER
SUPPLY
LOOP
* COMMS
INPUTS
SYSTEM
SOUNDER
ENABLE
SOUNDER
0
7
ADD
PASSWORD
PASSWORD
PRINT MULTIPLE
ENTRIES
2
3
0
0
SETUP
1
4
1
DELETE
PASSWORD
I/O
SOUNDER
DISABLE
ON A LOOP
1
IN A PANEL
8
3/4
P/SUPPLY
4/5
BRIGADE
5/6
TFAILS
2
5*
0
0
STATUS
NETWORK
POINTS
* NETWORK
SOUNDER
RE TRIGGER (OFF)
3*
DELETE ALL
PASSWORDS
PRESS ENTER
TO CONFIRM
0
8
0
4*
CONV
ZONE
PROGRAMMING
CLEAR WATCH
COUNTER
WDOG
* = ACCESS LEVEL 3
ERASE ALL
LOGS
SOUNDERS
6/7
7/8
ADD ONS
INPUT
I/O
ALL ZONE
DELAY ON
ZONE
DELAY
POWER
SUPPLY
1
DEVICE
IN A PANEL
0
0
5
0
1
1
REMOTE
SLAVE MODULE
1
OUTPUT
ALL ZONE
DELAY OFF
BRIGADE
SYSTEM
2
INPUT
ON A LOOP
1
1
1
2
4/5
GO OFF-LINE
/ GO ON-LINE
PRINTER
AVALUES
3
OUTPUT
REMOVE ALL
MANUAL CONTROL
2
REMOVE ALL
MANUAL CONTROL
2
0
2
5/6
* APPLICABLE ONLY WHEN PANEL NETWORKED
4
* = ACCESS LEVEL 3
BRIGADE
SOUNDER
RE TRIGGER (ON)
2*
3
* APPLICABLE ONLY WHEN PANEL NETWORKED
1
OUTPUTS
I/O
MODULES
3
0
0
2
2
4
3
1
6/7
8/9
DISABLES
4
WARNING SYSTEM
5
Menu Flow v1_2
ZONE
PROGRAMMING
6
DISABLE
SUB
ADDRESS
1
FARE
GLOBAL
ABOUT
5
ENABLE
PANEL
BASED MCP
0
FWRE
ALARM
MODE ONLY
9
ADD ONS
SYSTEMS
4
NOTE:
1: At Access Level 1, the entire MENU is not accessible.
2: At Access Level 2, the MENU is active and partial FUNCTION options are active
The user shall be presented with the ACCESS option to enter the level 3 FUNCTION's
3: At access level 3, all FUNCTION options are available
FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
21 QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE
FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
22 Statement of Compliance
Please PRINT
1.
Name of Building:
2.
Address:
3.
I/We have installed in the above building an alteration to the system manufactured by, OR a system
manufactured by. (Name of Service Provider)
4.
The system is connected to monitoring service provider by a Permanent , Non-Permanent 
connection
5.
Date of connection
/
/
6.
Ancillary equipment installed / connected to the control and indicating equipment.
(See Commissioning Of Cards and Boards)
Yes

No

7.
Current drain of ancillary loads powered from the FACP power supply
8.
Primary power source voltage
9.
Battery type and capacity Manufacturer
10.
Is maintenance agreement held for the system?
Yes

No

11.
Operator's handbook supplied?
Yes

No

12.
Logbook supplied?
Yes

No

13.
'As-installed' drawings supplied?
Yes

No

14.
Portions of the building not protected by this system are; (Please PRINT)
AH
1
6
2
7
3
8
4
9
5
1
0
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15.
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
I/We
1.
2.
3.
Print Name/s
Hereby certify that the installation has been thoroughly tested from each actuating device and that a
test of the transmission of the alarm signal to the monitoring service provider has been satisfactorily
carried out.
I/We further certify that the whole system and all components called up in Clause 1.3 in connection
therewith are installed entirely in accordance with the current requirements of AS 1670.l, -
Except with regard to the following details which have already been approved, approval
attached.
Strike out the bolded sentence if there have not been any exceptions.
Signature
Date
Installing Company
Please PRINT or Stamp
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/
/
FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
22.1
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Installation Details
# Indicate with a number in brackets the number of actuating devices in concealed spaces.
* Add addressable loop number in brackets where applicable.
Zone
Number and Type of Actuating Devices
* No of
Thermal
Actuating
Devices
A
B
C
D
E
per Zone
Alarm
Zone
#
Fire
Flame
Smoke CO
IR
MCP
Other
UV
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
Additional
Information:
(Attach if
necessary)
Name
Company
Signature
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Date
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23
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Commissioning Test Report
This FireFinder PLUS Fire Alarm Control Panel is installed at:
Company
Name
Street
Suburb
State
Country
/
Post Code
(Company Name & Installation Address )
Owner or Owners' Authorized Representative:
Company
Name
Street
Suburb
State
Country
/
Post Code
Type of Installation:
(Circle)
NEW
MODIFIED
Date of commissioning tests:
Name and address of commissioning company,
Company
Name
Street
Suburb
State
Country
/
Post Code
Commissioning Representative: Name ( Print )
Signature:
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ADDITION
UPGRADE
/
/
(in 'BLOCK LETTERS')
FIREFINDER PLUS (AUST)
23.1
INSTALLATION,COMMISSIONING OPERATION
Procedure
The following tests are the minimum that shall be performed when commissioning a system using the
FireFinder PLUS Fire Alarm Control Panel. Supplements to these tests may be added by way of
attachments or notation (using waterproof ink) to this documentation. If supplements or tests are
added reference to them shall be made at an appropriate point on this document.
This Commissioning Record provides a complete description of the installed system and its tested
performance at the time of being commissioned and should be completed in conjunction with the -.
➢
installer's statement(s); including 'as-installed' drawings; and
➢
detector test records,
23.2
System Information
Check relevant box
YES

NO

NA






(i) listed in the operator’s manual;



(ii) compatible with the relevant parts of CIE, particularly that the
permitted number of detectors and other devices for each circuit is
not exceeded;





















(ii) The float voltage, charger type and setting is correct and in
accordance with the battery manufacturer’s recommendation.






(g) Battery temperature and voltage: The battery voltage
corresponds to that specified by the battery manufacturer for the
temperature measured after 24 hour quiescent operation.



(h) Alarm zone parameters: Each alarm zone circuit is within the
equipment manufacturer’s specifications.



(i) Wire-free alarm zones: Wire-free actuating device parameters
meet the minimum parameters specified by the manufacturer,



GENERAL
(a) Equipment: Equipment has been designed and constructed in
accordance with the relevant Standards.
(b) Installation: Equipment has been located, installed and
interconnected in accordance with the system documentation
(c) Compatibility: All detectors and other devices used in the system are—
(iii) installed in an environment for which they are suitable;
(iv) not set to a sensitivity outside that prescribed in the relevant
product Standard.
(d) Alarm zone limitations: The alarm zone limitations in Clause 2.4
of AS 1670.1 are not exceeded.
(e) Primary power source:
(i) The primary power source for the system has been provided in
accordance with AS/NZS 3000.
(ii) The isolating switch disconnects all active conductors.
(iii) Five operations of the primary power source switch did not cause
an alarm to be indicated on the system.
(f) Secondary power source:
(i) The secondary power source is of a suitable type and capacity
complying with the requirements of Clause 3.16.2 of AS 1670.1.
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including that the receiver responds to signals from an actuating
device for alarm, tamper, low standby power signals and gives a fault
signal when the supervisory signal condition is absent.
(j) Operation of fault and alarm signals: Fault and alarm conditions
correctly detect and indicate as the correct. alarm zone, operating
other required indicators, and operate relevant outputs of the CIE.
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(k) Mimic panel: All mimic panels, annunciators, etc., operate
correctly.
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(n) CIE response to actuating device operation: Each actuating
device has operated when tested with a medium suitable for the
device type and the alarm has indicated on the FIP and at the tested
device.
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(o) Fault response time: The response to a fault does not exceed
100 s for each alarm zone circuit.
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(p) Alarm response time: At least one detector in each alarm zone
has been tested and the response to the alarm does not exceed 10 s
or the period specified when dependency on more than one alarm
signal is used.
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(q) Supervisory signal response time: At least one supervisory
device in each alarm zone circuit has been tested and the response
to the supervisory device does not exceed 100 s.
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(r) Alarm acknowledgment facility: Alarm acknowledgement
facilities operate in accordance with the requirements of Clause 3.2
AS 1670.1.
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(i) A fault signal is displayed at the CIE when the circuit wiring at the
last speaker or sounder is short or open circuited.
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(ii) Each sounder/speaker operates in accordance with the
requirements of Clause 3.22 of AS 1670.1 and a record of the sound
pressure level has been made.
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(t) The external alarm indication: is visible from the main approach
to the building.
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(l) Alarm zone controls: Alarm test, fault test, isolate and reset
facility of each alarm zone operates correctly.
(m) Alarm dependency: Alarm dependency works correctly and
does not apply to devices listed in Clause 3.3 of AS 1670.1.
(s) Occupant warning system:
(u) Manual call points
(i) Each manual call point operates correctly.
(ii) The activation of manual call points do not cause existing detector
alarm indications to be extinguished.
(iii) Manual call points are not subject to alarm dependency.
(v) Smoke and fire door release: Each door-release device
operates correctly.
(w) Flame detectors
(i) The number and type of flame detectors provide adequate
protection for the area.
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(ii) There are no ‘blind’ spots in the area protected.
(iii) Detectors are rigidly fixed.
(iv) Detector lenses are clean and adequately protected from dust
and extraneous radiation sources.
(v) Detectors respond to a flame or simulated flame source.
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(x) Multi-point aspirating smoke detectors:
(i) Response time of all sampling points meets the requirements of
AS 1670.1.
(ii) Alarm settings and indicators operate correctly.
(iii) Remote indication of alarm and fault signals operate correctly.
(iv) Airflow failure indicator operates correctly.
(v) System (signal) failure indicators operate correctly.
(vi) Isolate and reset functions operate correctly.
(vii) Alarm and fault test facilities operate correctly.
(y) Duct sampling unit: The alarm indicator is clearly visible from a
trafficable area and the duct air velocity exceeds the minimum
velocity specified for the unit. If not, the measured differential
pressure is at least the minimum specified for the unit.
(z) Ancillary control functions: Each ancillary control function
operates with the activation of associated alarm zones.
(aa) Alarm signaling equipment: Alarm signaling equipment
initiates a fire alarm signal to the monitoring service provider.
(bb) Labeling: Alarm zone location is immediately apparent from the
alarm zone labeling.
DOCUMENTATION
The following documentation is located in or adjacent to the FIP:
(a) ‘As-installed’ drawings.
(b) CIE documentation required by AS 4428.1 or AS 7240.2.
(c) Commissioning test report.
(d) Installer’s statement in accordance with Appendix E of AS 1670.1.
(e) A log complying with the requirements of Clause 7.3 of AS 1670.1.
(f) Aspirating system design tool calculation.
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