EP203 Automatic Extinguisher Panel User Manual & Log Book

EP203 Automatic Extinguisher Panel User Manual & Log Book
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EP203
AUTOMATIC
EXTINGUISHER
PANEL
User Manual and
Log Book
Approved Document No. DFU0002031 Rev 3
EP203 AUTOMATIC EXTINGUISHER PANEL
CONTE NTS
IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTES ................................................................... 3
BASIC OVERVIEW AND KEY FEATURES .................................................... 4
CONTROLS & INDICATORS ...................................................................... 5
LCD Unit .........................................................................................................................................................5
LED Indicators ................................................................................................................................................5
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Pushbutton Controls.....................................................................................................................................7
Keyswitch Controls .......................................................................................................................................7
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ACCESSING THE MENU CONTROLS .......................................................... 8
Overview ........................................................................................................................................................8
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Selecting the Menus and Sub-Menus.........................................................................................................8
General User Controls (Access Level 1) ......................................................................................................9
Authorised User Controls (Access Level 2)...............................................................................................10
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SYSTEM SET-UP DATA CHART ................................................................ 14
FIRE ALARM/EXTINGUISHER PANEL LO G BOOK ...................................... 15
INSTALLATION CERTIFICATE .................................................................. 20
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COMMISSIONING CERTIFICATE .............................................................. 21
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FIGURES
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Figure 1 : Front Panel Controls and Indicators ....................................................................................................5
Figure 2 : Overview of Access Levels 1 & 2 Menus ..............................................................................................8
©2008. No responsibility can be accepted by the manufacturer or distributors of this range of extinguisher panels for any
misinterpretation of an instruction or guidance note or for the compliance of the system as a whole. The manufacturer’s
policy is one of continuous improvement and we reserve the right to make changes to product specifications at our
discretion and without prior notice. E&OE.
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EP203 AUTOMATIC EXTINGUISHER PANEL
IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTES
The EP203 Automatic Extinguisher Panel (hereafter called the EP203 panel) is safe to
operate provided it has been installed in compliance with the manufacturer’s instructions
and used in accordance with this manual.
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Le thal v ol ta ge s are pre se nt i nsi de the pa ne l. DO NOT operate the EP203 panel
with its enclosure open. There is no need to open the enclosure except to carry out
commissioning, engineering, or maintenance work. This work must only be carried out by
competent service personnel who are fully conversant with the contents of the separate
installation manual for this product and have the necessary skills for maintaining this
equipment.
If the enclosure is damaged in any way, expert advice should be sought regarding its
repair.
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Regular servicing of the EP203 panel and extinguishing system is highly recommended,
preferably on a continuous maintenance contract and by a competent organisation. A full
itemised report of the installation should be obtained at least annually.
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EP203 AUTOMATIC EXTINGUISHER PANEL
BASIC OVERVIEW AND KEY FEATURES
The EP203 panel acts as both a conventional fire alarm panel and an automatic
extinguisher control panel.
The EP203 panel’s features include the following:
• Time-stamped event log
• Abort and hold functions for cancelling, or delaying the extinguishant release sequence
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• Front-panel mounted LCD unit displays system status and facilitates system
programming
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• Front-panel mounted extinguisher release button and two keyswitches; one to enter
access mode and one to toggle between automatic/manual modes of operation
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• Three-zone conventional detector circuits, line monitored for open and short-circuit
faults. Any zone combination can be programmed to activate an alarm and initiate the
extinguishant release sequence
• Three conventional alarm sounder circuits (two x 1st stage, one x 2nd stage), line
monitored for open and short-circuit faults
• Monitored inputs for:
Manual Release, Flow Switch, Low Pressure, Mode, Hold and Abort
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• Auxiliary outputs for:
Fire, Local Fire, Extract, 1st Stage, 2nd Stage, Fault
• Extinguishing output supports up to 2 x solenoids, or multiple ‘Metrons™’
• Adjustable extinguishant release time delay, duration and flooding time
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• Alarm counter to record the number of times the panel has been in an alarm state
• Optional Output Expansion Relay Board providing additional relay outputs for:
Reset, Mode, Discharged, Hold and Abort
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• Connections for up to eight Remote Status Units (RSU) which provide remote indication
of system status on an LCD unit, with mode select and manual extinguisher release
• Connections for up to eight Economy Status Units (ESU) to provide remote indication of
system status with mode select.
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• Pushbutton and keyswitch entry to two access levels (displayed on the LCD unit).
Access Level 1 (AL1) is for general users, Access Level 2 (AL2) is for authorised users.
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CONTROLS & INDICATORS
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Figure 1 : Front Panel Controls and Indicators
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The front of the EP203 panel has various LED indicators, pushbuttons, keyswitches and an
LCD unit, as shown in Figure 1 below:
LCD Unit
This unit provides system status information, counts down the time for extinguishant
release and displays Access Levels 1 & 2 menus and sub-menus.
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LED Indicators
The LED indicators on the front of the panel give a comprehensive overview of the
system’s current status. Any fire and fault conditions are clearly displayed, disablements
highlighted and the status of all inputs and outputs displayed. The table below
summarises the various indicators and what they mean in their various states.
STATUS
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INDICATOR
Flashing Red
The panel has detected a fire alarm condition on a fire
zone.
Steady Red
The fire alarm has been silenced.
Flashing Red
A fire alarm condition has been detected on the zone(s)
flashing.
The fire alarm has been silenced on the zones lit steady.
Flashing Yellow
A hold input has been received at the panel.
first stage output
Steady Red
First stage extinguishant output has been activated.
release im minent (x2)
Steady Red
Countdown timer to extinguishant release has started.
extinguishant rele ased
Steady Red
A flow switch input (from a flow switch on the
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Steady Red
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(general fire)
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extinguishant cylinder) is received at the panel.
abort
Steady Yellow
An abort input has been received at the panel.
general disabl ement
Steady Yellow
Part of the system has been manually disabled and/or one
or more of the fire zones has a delay applied to them.
zone fault/disabl e/test
Flashing Yellow
Faulty wiring, or detector removed from base, detected on
the zones flashing.
1 – 2 – 3
Steady Yellow
The zones lit steady have been disabled.
Flashing Yellow
The zones flashing are in test mode.
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INDICATOR
STATUS
DESCRIPTI ON
Steady Yellow
Extinguishant release output has been disabled.
Steady Yellow
Manual release facility has been disabled.
Steady Yellow
First stage contact has been disabled.
Steady Yellow
Second stage contact has been disabled.
sounder disablem ent
Steady Yellow
Indicates all panel sounders are disabled.
manual o nly
Steady Yellow
Indicates the status of the extinguishant system is “Manual
extinguishant rele ase
disablement
manual rel ease
disablement
first stage output
disablement
second stage output
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disablement
Only” mode.
Steady Yellow
Indicates the status of the extinguishant system is “Manual
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manual & a utomatic
& Automatic” mode.
Steady Green
power supply fa ult
Flashing Yellow
The panel is supplied with power.
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supply present
The panel has detected a fault with its power supply, or
back-up batteries.
acc essed
Steady Yellow
The panel-mounted keyswitch has been turned to the
“accessed” position and the panel is in Access Level 2
(authorised user level).
Flashing Yellow
The panel is in test mode.
general fault
Flashing Yellow
Indicates a fault has been detected on the system.
system fault
Flashing Yellow
The panel has detected a microprocessor fault.
delays
Steady Yellow
Delays have been programmed into the panel.
Flashing Yellow
A delay is currently running.
Flashing Yellow
Faulty wiring (short or open-circuit) has been detected on
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sounder fault
the panel’s sounder circuits.
The alarm sounders have been disabled.
flooding zone f ault
Flashing Yellow
Indicates a short or open-circuit on extinguishant output.
low pressure fault
Flashing Yellow
Indicates there is low pressure in the extinguishant system,
or there is a short/open-circuit fault on the low pressure
switch input.
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Steady Yellow
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EP203 AUTOMATIC EXTINGUISHER PANEL
Pushbutton Controls
PUSHBUTT ON
DESCRIPTI ON
scroll (up) , scroll (do wn) 
Dependent on the status of the panel, these pushbuttons:
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scroll vertically through any fire, pre-alarm, or fault
conditions that appear on the panel’s LCD unit
escape , ac cept 
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scroll vertically through the panel’s user menus
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manipulate date, time, disablement settings, etc.
Dependent on the status of the panel, these pushbuttons:
scroll horizontally through the panel’s user menus
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escape, or accept options available in the panel’s user
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menus.
Provides access to the Access Level 1 menu.
silence internal sounder
Silences the panel’s internal sounder at anytime.
control panel reset
Resets the panel after the sounders have been silenced (Access
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Level 2 only).
silence/resound sou nders
Silences, or resounds the system’s sounders (Access Level 2 only).
Note: This pushbutton will not silence 2nd stage alarm if the
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extinguishant is about to be released.
EXTINGUISHER RE LEAS E
CAUTION: THE SE PUSHBU TT ONS MANUALLY R ELEA SE
(pushbuttons in yellow housing)
THE EXTINGUISHANT.
Pull down the flap and press both buttons to release the
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extinguishant.
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Keyswitch Controls
Insert and turn the panel-mounted keyswitch to the “accessed” position to enter
Access Level 2 (Authorised User level). Turn and remove the keyswitch to exit
Access Level 2.
Insert and turn the panel-mounted keyswitch to toggle the mode of the
extinguishant system between “Manual Only” and “Manual & Automatic”.
NOTE: WHEN THE PANEL IS IN MANU AL MODE, EX TINGU ISHANT C ANNOT BE
RELEASED BY A UTOMAT IC FIRE DETECTION .
MODE SELECT KEYSW ITCHES ARE ALSO M OUNTED ON REMOTE STATUS U NITS
(RSU) AND ECON OMY STATUS U NITS (ESU ) A ND O THER DEVICES . ANY ONE
KEYSWITCH I N THE MA NUAL P OSIT ION TAKES CO NTROL OF THE SYSTEM M ODE.
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EP203 AUTOMATIC EXTINGUISHER PANEL
ACCESSING THE MENU CONTROLS
Overview
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Two levels of menu controls are available on the EP203 panel; Access Level 1 (AL1) for
General Users and Access Level 2 (AL2) for Authorised Users. All menus are displayed at the
LCD unit as detailed in Figure 2, below:
Note: When selected, menus and sub-menus change from Title Case to UPPERCASE.
Figure 2 : Overview of Access Levels 1 & 2 Menus
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Selecting the Menus and Sub-Menus
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1. To enter Access Level 1 menu press the Menu pushbutton, or to enter Access Level 2
menu turn the panel-mounted keyswitch to the “accessed” position.
2. Press the Scroll (up)  and Scroll (down)  buttons to highlight a menu.
3. Press the Accept  button to select a menu.
4. Press the Accept  button to select a sub-menu (if available).
5. If applicable, press the Scroll (up)  and Scroll (down)  buttons to scroll the display
through all active conditions (faults, disablements, tests, etc.).
6. Press the Escape  button to return to the previous menu.
7. To exit Access Level 1 press the Escape  button. N ote : The panel will automatically exit
Access Level 1 after approx. 15 secs. of inactivity.
To exit Access Level 2 turn the panel-mounted keyswitch to the NOT “accessed” position.
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General User Controls (Access Level 1)
The functions that can be performed in Access Level 1 are:
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Manually activate the extinguisher release
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Mute the internal sounder.
Also, by pressing the Menu pushbutton the LCD unit displays the following menu:
Note: All Access Level 1 menus are available to an Access Level 2 user.
MENU
DESCRIPTI ON
Displays all faults on the system.
Display Dis/mnt
Displays all disablements on the system.
Zones in Test
Displays all detection zones that are in test mode on system.
Lamp Test
Illuminates all front panel LED indicators.
Alarm Counter
Displays the number of times a fire alarm condition has occurred on the panel.
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Display Faults
Note: A Terminate Delay ‘floating’ menu is also displayed for a level 1 user when there is an
alarm on the system and a sounder delay is active. Selecting this menu activates the fire
sounders immediately.
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Displ ay F a ul ts
1. In Access Level 1, select the Display Faults menu. The panel displays all active faults on
the system. (e.g. Zone 1 O/C Fault, Zone 2 S/C Fault, etc.)
2. Scroll the display through all active faults using the Scroll (up)  and Scroll (down) 
buttons.
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3. Press the Escape  button to return to the Access Level 1 menu.
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Displ ay Dis/ m nt
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The Display Disablements menu displays all active disablements on the system. An Access
Level 2 user sets disablements.
1. In Access Level 1, select the Display Dis/mnt menu. The panel displays all active
disablements on the system (e.g. Zone 1 disabled, etc.)
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2. Scroll the display through all active disablements using the Scroll (up)  and Scroll
(down)  buttons.
3. Press the Escape  button to return to the Access Level 1 menu.
Z one s i n T e st
This menu displays all detection zones that are currently in test mode on the system. A
system engineer can only put zones into test mode.
1. In Access Level 1, select the Zones in Test menu. The panel displays all zones currently
in test on the system (e.g. Zone 1 is on Test, etc.)
2. Scroll the display through all active zones in test using the Scroll (up)  and Scroll
(down)  buttons.
3. Press the Escape  button to return to the Access Level 1 menu.
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Lam p T est
All LED indicators can be tested at anytime by selecting using this menu.
1. In Access Level 1, select the Lamp Test menu. All the panel’s LEDs will illuminate steady
for approx. 2 secs. The panel’s internal sounder will also sound. If any LEDs fail to
illuminate report the fault to the designated site engineer and make a note in the Log
Book.
2. On completion, the display returns to the Access Level 1 menu.
Ala rm Counte r
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1. In Access Level 1, select the Alarm Counter menu. The total number of times the panel
has been in a fire alarm condition is displayed.
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Authorised User Controls (Access Level 2)
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2. Press the Escape  button to return to the Access Level 1 menu.
The functions that can be performed in Access Level 2, by turning the panel-mounted
keyswitch to the “accessed” position, are:
Manually activate the extinguisher release
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Mute the internal sounder
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Silence the alarm sounders
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Resound the alarm sounders
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Reset an alarm condition.
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MENU
See Access Level 1
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See Access Level 1
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See Access Level 1
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See Access Level 1
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Alarm Counter
Set Tim e/Date
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Event Lo g
Disp Contrast
Disablements
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SUB-MENU
Display Faults
Lamp Test
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Also, the LCD unit displays the following menu:
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DESCRIPTI ON
Displays the number of times a fire alarm condition has
occurred on the panel. Also, resets the counter.
Adjusts the panel’s date & time settings
Show Log
Displays the panel’s event log
Log Reset
Resets the panel’s event log
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Adjusts the contrast of the LCD unit
Disable Exting
Disables/enables the extinguishant system
Disable Zone
Disables/enables detection zones
Disable Sounder
Disables/enables fire sounders
Disable Sndrdel
Disables/enables fire sounder delay
Disable Input
Disables/enables monitored inputs
Disable Relay
Disables/enables auxiliary relay outputs
Disable RSU
Disables/enables Remote Status Units
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Note: Two ‘floating’ menus (Start Extract & Stop Extract) are also displayed for a level 2 user
when the Extract Option is selected as fitted by an engineer. These menus appear at the end
of the flooding period, prior to reset, and start or stop the ventilation extract fan
respectively.
Ala rm Counte r
1. In Access Level 2, select the Alarm Counter menu. The total number of times the panel
has been in a fire alarm condition (since last reset) is displayed.
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2. Press the Escape  button to return to the Access Level 2 menu, or to clear the alarm
counter, press the Accept  button. The panel requests confirmation to clear to todays
date.
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3. Press the Accept  button to reset the counter. The panel will start counting any new
fire conditions from the current date. A confirmation message confirms the change has
been made and the display returns to the Access Level 2 menu.
Se t Ti me/ D ate
1. In Access Level 2, select the Set Time/Date menu. The panel’s current time setting is
displayed.
2. Use the Scroll (up)  and Scroll (down)  buttons to adjust the hour (the panel has a
24 hour clock).
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3. When the correct hour is displayed, press the Accept  button to move to the minutes
field.
4. Use the Scroll (up)  and Scroll (down)  buttons to adjust the minutes.
5. When the correct time is displayed, press the Accept  button to alter the date.
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6. Use the Scroll (up) , Scroll (down)  and Accept  buttons to set the day/month/year,
as appropriate.
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7. When correct, press the Escape  button to return to the Access Level 2 menu.
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Ev ent L og
1. In Access Level 2, select the Event Log menu, select Show Log sub-menu. The panel’s
last event log is displayed.
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2. Use the Scroll (up)  and Scroll (down)  buttons to view the previously saved events.
When the log is full, the newest record replaces the oldest record. Events are listed in
chronological order.
3. Press the Escape  button to return to the previous menu.
4. To reset the panel’s event log, in Access Level 2, select the Event Log menu, then select
Log Reset sub-menu. The panel requests confirmation to erase the event log.
5. Press the Accept  button to confirm and the event log is cleared from the panel’s
memory.
6. Press the Escape  button to return to the previous menu.
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Disp Contra st
1. In Access Level 2, select the Disp Contrast menu. The panel’s current LCD display
contrast is displayed.
2. Use the Scroll (up)  and Scroll (down)  buttons to adjust the contrast of the LCD
unit.
3. Press the Accept  button to confirm the new setting and return to the Access Level 2
menu.
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The Disablements menu allows the temporary disabling, or enabling of the extinguishant
system, detection zones, sounders, monitored inputs, relays and RSUs. Typically used when
there are input/output faults and for system testing.
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Any active disablements are displayed at the EP203 panel by the General Disablement and
relevant disablement yellow LEDs lit steady.
Note: It is recommended all disablements are immediately enabled when no longer
required as they can have a major effect on how the system works.
Disa ble Ex ti ng
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This sub-menu allows the disabling/enabling of the extinguishant system.
1. From the Disablements menu, select the Disable Exting sub-menu.
2. Press the Accept  button to disable/enable the extinguishant system.
3. Press the Escape  button to return to the Disablements menu.
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connected on the system.
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This sub-menu allows the disabling/enabling of one, or more of the panel’s three detection
zones. Disabled zones do not report fire, or fault conditions.
1. From the Disablements menu, select the Disable Zone sub-menu.
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2. Select the detection zone(s) to be disabled/enabled using the Scroll (up)  and Scroll
(down)  buttons.
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3. Press the Accept  button to disable/enable a selected zone.
4. Press the Escape  button to return to the Disablements menu.
Disa ble S ounde r
This sub-menu allows the disabling/enabling of the fire sounders from sounding in a fire
condition.
1. From the Disablements menu, select Disable Sounder.
2. Press the Accept  button to disable/enable the sounder circuit.
3. Press the Escape  button to return to the Disablements menu.
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Disa ble S ndrDel
The sounder delay sub-menu allows the disabling/enabling of a fire sounder delay in a fire
condition.
1. From the Disablements menu, select Disable SndrDel.
2. Press the Accept  button to disable/enable the delay on the sounder circuit.
3. Press the Escape  button to return to the Disablements menu.
Disa ble Input
1. From the Disablements menu, select Disable Input.
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This sub-menu allows the disabling/enabling of one, or more of the panel’s six monitored
inputs: Manual Release, Flow Switch, Low Pressure, Mode, Hold and Abort.
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2. Select the input(s) to be disabled/enabled using the Scroll (up)  and Scroll (down) 
buttons.
3. Press the Accept  button to disable/enable the selected input.
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4. Press the Escape  button to return to the Disablements menu.
Disa ble Rel ay
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This sub-menu allows the disabling/enabling of one, or more of the panel’s six auxiliary
relay outputs: Fire, Local Fire, Extract, 1st Stage, 2nd Stage and Fault.
Note: If an Output Expansion Relay Board is fitted, this sub-menu also allows the
disabling/enabling of one, or more of the card’s five relay outputs: Reset, Mode,
Discharged, Hold and Abort.
1. From the Disablements menu, select Disable Relay.
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2. Select the relay output(s) to be disabled/enabled using the Scroll (up)  and Scroll
(down)  buttons.
3. Press the Accept  button to disable/enable the selected relay output.
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This sub-menu allows the disabling/enabling of one, or more of the panel’s Remote Status
Units.
1. From the Disablements menu, select Disable RSU.
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2. Select the RSU(s) to be disabled/enabled using the Scroll (up)  and Scroll (down) 
buttons.
3. Press the Accept  button. The panel requests confirmation.
4. Scroll (down)  to confirm the change.
5. Press the Accept  button to disable/enable the selected RSU. The Disablements menu
is displayed.
Note: ‘RSU Disabled’ will be displayed at the RSU that has been disabled.
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SYSTEM SET-UP DATA CHART
Importa nt: This c hart should be c om pl e te d by a n authorise d e ngi nee r pri or
to system handove r. Com pl e te the a ppropri a te setti ng box.
FUN CTI ON
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DES CRI P TIO N
The zone (Z1, Z2, Z3) combination that starts the
extinguishant release sequence.
ZONE SELECTION
EXTINGUISHANT DELAY
……………… secs
The countdown duration before the
extinguishant is released. Adjustable between 060 seconds.
……………… secs
The duration of the firing signal to the
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EXTINGUISHANT
extinguishant output. Adjustable between 1-300
seconds.
DURATION
FLOODING TIME
……………… secs
The duration for release of extinguishant.
FITTED ……….…. 
Selects whether a ventilation extract fan is fitted,
NOT FITTED.……. 
or not.
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Adjustable between 60-1740 seconds.
EXTRACT TIME
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The duration for the ventilation extract fan
operation. Adjustable between 1-900 seconds.
FLOW OPTION
FITTED ……….…. 
Selects whether a flow switch is fitted, or not.
NOT FITTED.……. 
……………… secs
EXT OUTPUT EOLS
1 x EOL ……….… 
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SOUNDER DELAY
2 x EOL …………. 
MODE FAULT:
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MODE EXCEPTIONS
The default setting when the mode input is in
Auto/Manual 
Fault and/or Disabled. Set at either Manual Only
or Auto/Manual mode.
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Auto/Manual 
ENABLED …….……. 
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DISABLED …………. 
Enables, or disables the panel’s earth fault
monitoring.
DELAYED ………….. 
The manual release of extinguishant is delayed,
IMMEDIATE ……….. 
or immediate. Extinguishant delay remains active
on automatic detection.
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MANUAL RELEASE MODE
The number of extinguisher System Line
Terminators. Set at either 1 or 2.
Manual Only 
MODE DISABLED: Manual Only 
EARTH FAULT
The time delay before the fire sounders operate.
Adjustable between 0-600 seconds.
AD DITI O NA L INF O RM ATI O N
Any additional information the user needs to be aware of is detailed below:
THE INFORMATION ABOVE WAS COMPLETED BY (Name):
OF (Company):
ON (Date):
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FIRE ALARM/EXTINGUISHER PANEL LOG BOOK
It is recommended that this log book be maintained by a responsible person, who should
ensure that every entry is properly recorded. In the UK, this is necessary to satisfy the
recommendations of BS5839-1, compliance with which may be a requirement of
legislation. If your premises are certificated under the Fire Precautions Act 1971, failure to
keep a suitable log book may be a breach of the requirements of the certificate, which is a
criminal offence. In order to satisfy the requirements of BS5839-1, the following must be
recorded:
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Name of the responsible person
Brief details of the maintenance arrangements
Dates and times of all tests, including fire drills
Dates and times of all fires to which the system responds
Dates and times of all false alarms
Causes, circumstances surrounding, and category of false alarms (if known)
The identity of any fire detector that triggers any of the above fire
alarm/extinguisher signals (if known)
 Dates, times and type of all faults and defects
 Dates and times of all maintenance (e.g. service visit, or non-routine attention).
USER:
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SITE ADDRESS:
RESPONSIBLE PERSON(S) ON SITE:
THE SYSTEM WAS DESIGNED BY:
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THE SYSTEM WAS INSTALLED BY:
THE SYSTEM WAS COMMISSIONED BY:
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THE SYSTEM WAS ACCEPTED BY:
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VERIFICATION WAS UNDERTAKEN BY:
FO R S E RVI CE (DETAILS OF WHO YOU SHOULD CONTACT IF MAINTENANCE IS REQUIRED)
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THE SYSTEM IS MAINTAINED UNDER CONTRACT BY:
Company: __________________________________________________________________________
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Address: ___________________________________________________________________________
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Contact No: ______________________________________ Expiry Date: ______________________
NORMAL HOURS (MON-FRI) TEL: ______________________________________________________
OUTSIDE NORMAL HOURS TEL: _______________________________________________________
MANNED CENTRE TEL: ______________________________________________________________
MANNED CENTRE CODE: ____________________________________________________________
NORMAL MAXIMUM ATTENDANCE TIME FOR A MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN IS: __________
EXPENDABLE COMPONENT REPLACEMENT PERIODS (LIST):
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Details of tests (including fire drills), actual fire alarms, disablements, enablements and faults should be
recorded here. False alarms and maintenance work should be recorded on page 20.
TIME
EVENT e.g . te st, fire
ZONE
alarm signa l, faul t
DEVICE
ACTION REQU IRED COMPLETED INIT IALS
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TIME
EVENT e.g . te st, fire
ZONE
alarm signa l, faul t
DEVICE
ACTION REQU IRED COMPLETED INIT IALS
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TIME
EVENT e.g . te st, fire
ZONE
alarm signa l, faul t
DEVICE
ACTION REQU IRED COMPLETED INIT IALS
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Fal se Ala rms
BRIEF CIRCUMS TANCES
TIME
ZO NE
DEVICE THAT
TRIGGERED
ALARM SIGNAL
CAUSE
(IF KNO WN)
(WHERE CAUS E IS
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ACTIVITIES IN THE
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MAINTENANCE F INDINGS O F
VISIT REQ UIRED? MAINTENANCE
TECHNICIAN
(YES O R NO )
CATEGO RY
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ALARMS
F URTHER
ACTIO N
REQ UIRED
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DATE
Mai nte na nc e Work
TIME
ZO NE
(WHERE APPL ICABLE)
DEVICE
(WHERE APPLICABL E)
REASO NS FO R WO RK
WO RK CARRIED
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F URTHER WO RK
REQ UIRED
S IGNATURE
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INSTALLATION CERTIFICATE
BS5839-1 recommends that certificates be issued for all aspects of the fire alarm/extinguisher system
including design, installation, commissioning, acceptance, verification (optional) and maintenance.
Therefore, before this user manual is handed over, the following installation certificate and the
commissioning certificate (overleaf) should be completed as appropriate by the relevant
installation/commissioning engineer(s). Please ensure that the system set-up data chart and the relevant
parts of the system Log Book are also completed as appropriate. For countries outside the UK, different
certification requirements may apply.
Certificate
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of I NSTALLATIO N
for the fire alarm/ex ti nguisher system at:
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Address: ______________________________________________________________________________________
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I/we being the competent person(s) responsible (as indicated by my/our signatures below) for the
installation of the fire alarm/extinguisher system, particulars of which are set out below, CERTIFY that
the said installation for which I/we have been responsible complies to the best of my/our knowledge
and belief with the specification described below and with the recommendations of Section 4 of
BS5839-1, except for the variations, if any, stated in this certificate.
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Name (in block letters): ________________________________________________________________________
Position (in block letters): ______________________________________________________________________
Signature: ____________________________________________________________________________________
Date: _________________________________________________________________________________________
For and on behalf of: __________________________________________________________________________
Address & postcode: ___________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
The extent of the liability of the signatory is limited to the system described below.
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Extent of installation work covered by this certificate:
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Specification against which the system was installed:
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Variations from the specification and/or Section 4 of BS5839-1 (see BS5839-1, Clause 7):
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
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_______________________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
Wiring has been tested in accordance with the recommendations of Clause 38 of BS5839-1.
Test results have been recorded and provided to: ________________________________________________
Unless supplied by others, the “as fitted” drawings have been supplied to the person responsible for
commissioning the system (see 42.2) of BS5839-1: ________________________________________
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COMMISSIONING CERTIFICATE
BS5839-1 recommends that certificates be issued for all aspects of the fire alarm/extinguisher system
including design, installation, commissioning, acceptance, verification (optional) and maintenance.
Therefore, before this user manual is handed over, the following commissioning certificate and the
installation certificate (overleaf) should be completed as appropriate by the relevant
installation/commissioning engineer(s). Please ensure that the system set-up data chart and the
relevant parts of the Log Book are also completed as appropriate. For countries outside the UK,
different certification requirements may apply.
Certificate
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of CO MMISSI ONI NG
for the fire alarm/ex ti nguisher system at:
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Address: ______________________________________________________________________________________
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I/we being the competent person(s) responsible (as indicated by my/our signatures below) for the
commissioning of the fire alarm/extinguisher system, particulars of which are set out below, CERTIFY
that the said work for which I/we have been responsible complies to the best of my/our knowledge
and belief with the specification described below and with the recommendations of Clause 39 of
BS5839-1, except for the variations, if any, stated in this certificate.
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Name (in block letters): ________________________________________________________________________
Position (in block letters): ______________________________________________________________________
Signature: ____________________________________________________________________________________
Date: _________________________________________________________________________________________
For and on behalf of: __________________________________________________________________________
Address & postcode: ___________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
The extent of the liability of the signatory is limited to the system described below.
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Extent of system covered by this certificate:
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Variations from the recommendations of Clause 39 of BS5839-1 (see BS5839-1, Clause 7):
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 All equipment operates correctly.
 Installation work is, as far as can reasonably ascertained, of an acceptable standard.
 The entire system has been inspected and tested in accordance with the recommendations of
39.2c of BS5839-1.
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The system performs as required by the specification prepared by: ___________________________
a copy of which I/we have been given.
 Taking into account the guidance contained in Section 3 of BS 5839-1, I/we have not identified
any obvious potential for an unacceptable rate of false alarms.
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The documentation described in Clause 40 of BS5839-1 has been provided to the user.
The following work should be completed before/after (delete as applicable) the system becomes
operational:
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The following potential cause(s) of false alarms should be considered at time of next service visit:
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
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Before the system becomes operational, it should be soak tested in accordance with the
recommendations of 35.2.6 of BS5839-1 for a period of: _________________ (enter a period of either
one week, such period as required by the specification, or such period as recommended by the
signatory of this certificate, whichever is the greatest, or delete if not applicable).
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