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System Description
AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System

116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. B, 2010-02-01

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Table of Contents
1. Introduction.......................................................................4
1.1 1.2 1.3 About the Handbook ......................................................................... 4 The Reader ....................................................................................... 4 Reference Documentation ................................................................ 4

2. Compliance to Standards.................................................5
2.1 2.2 Compliance with Regulations and Standards ................................... 5 EN 54-2 Functionality List ................................................................. 5 2.2.1 Optional functions with requirements of this European Standard.................................................................................. 6 2.2.2 Functions relating to other parts of EN 54 .............................. 7 2.2.3 Ancillary functions not required by this European Standard.................................................................................. 7 CE Marking Information .................................................................... 8 Definitions.......................................................................................... 8

2.3 2.4

3. System Characteristics ....................................................9
3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 3.18 3.19 Introduction........................................................................................ 9 Onshore Market / Maritime Market.................................................... 9 Petrochemical, Oil & Gas Market ...................................................... 10 AutroNet - the Local Area Network ................................................... 11 AutroFieldBus – the Low Level Protocol for Field Devices ............ 11 System Capacity ............................................................................... 11 Zoning Concept ................................................................................. 12 Communication Ports ........................................................................ 13 AutroMaster ISEMS........................................................................... 13 Interfacing Peripheral Equipment...................................................... 13 Language Options ............................................................................. 14 Environmental Requirements............................................................ 14 Configuration / Service ...................................................................... 14 3.13.1 Downloading from one central point ....................................... 14 SelfVerify® Function ......................................................................... 15 Operation Classes for different Detection Methods .......................... 15 Performance Classes for Environmental Adaptivity.......................... 16 Interactive Detectors with Dynamic Filtering (DYFI+) ....................... 17 Built-in Short-circuit Isolator .............................................................. 18 Integrity of Transmissions Paths ....................................................... 18

4. System Units .....................................................................19

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5. Examples of Network Solutions ......................................20
5.1 5.2 5.3 Introduction........................................................................................ 20 General Guidelines ........................................................................... 20 Phoenix Ethernet Switches ............................................................... 21 5.3.1 Overview ................................................................................. 21 5.3.2 Twisted Pair ............................................................................ 22 5.3.3 Multi-mode Fibre ..................................................................... 22 5.3.4 Single-mode Fibre................................................................... 23 5.4 Network Solution – Example 1 .......................................................... 24 5.5 Network Solution – Example 2 .......................................................... 24 5.6 Network Solution – Example 3 .......................................................... 25 5.7 Network Solution – Example 4 .......................................................... 25 5.8 Network Solution – Example 5 .......................................................... 26 5.9 Network Solution – Example 6 .......................................................... 27 5.10 Network Solution – Example 7 .......................................................... 28 5.11 Network Solution – Example 8 .......................................................... 28

6. Internal Modules ...............................................................29
6.1 6.2 Module Capacity inside the Fire Alarm Control Panel and Controller........................................................................................... 29 Overview ........................................................................................... 29

7. Loop Units .........................................................................31 8. Detection Loops................................................................37
8.1 8.2 8.3 Description ........................................................................................ 37 Branch-offs ........................................................................................ 37 Capacity on the Detection Loop ........................................................ 38

9.

Cable Specifications........................................................39

10. Power Distribution, Calculation and Consumption .......41
10.1 Introduction........................................................................................ 41 10.2 Power Calculation Example – 4 Power Cabinets BP-405 ............... 42 10.3 Power Consumption .......................................................................... 44 10.3.1 Mains Power ........................................................................... 44 10.3.2 System Units ........................................................................... 45 10.3.3 Loop Units ............................................................................... 45 10.3.4 Phoenix Ethernet Switches ..................................................... 45

11. Appendix ...........................................................................46
11.1 Zoning Concept ................................................................................. 46 11.1.1 General ................................................................................... 46 11.1.2 Detection Zone........................................................................ 46 11.1.3 Alarm Zone.............................................................................. 47 11.1.4 Operation Zone ....................................................................... 47 11.2 Configuration Examples .................................................................... 48 11.2.1 Simple Configuration Example................................................ 48 11.2.2 Configuration Example with Several Operation Zones.......... 50

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12. Reader’s Comments .........................................................53

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2010-02-01. Release 4. Document Name System Description Installation Handbook Commissioning Handbook Connecting Loop Units Operator’s Handbook User Guide Wall Chart Menu Structure Datasheet.1 About the Handbook This document provides a description of the AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. Power Cabinet BP-405 Datasheet. 1. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 4 . 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. 1. Controller BC-420 Part number 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB 116-P-ASAFE-INSTALL/DGB 116-P-ASAFE-COMMISS/EGB 116-P-CONNECTLOOPUNIT/DGB 116-P-ASAFE-OPERATE/FGB 116-P-ASAFE-USERGUI/LGB 116-P-ASAFE-WALLCHA/LGB 116-P-ASAFE-MENUSTR/MGB 116-P-BS420/CGB 116-P-BS430/CGB 116-P-BUBV420/CGB 116-P-BP405/CGB 116-P-BC420/CGB File name asafesystem_egb asafeinstall_dgb asafecommiss_egb connectloopunit_dgb asafeoperate_fgb asafeusergui_lgb asafewallcha_lgb asafemenustr_mgb bs420_cgb bs430_cgb bubv420_cgb bp405_cgb bc420_cgb System Description. B. Operator Panel BS-430 Datasheet.3 Reference Documentation The table below shows an overview of the technical marketing documentation for AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System.Introduction 1. Fire Alarm Control Panel BS-420 Datasheet. Release 4. Repeater Panel BU-BV-420 Datasheet. potential customers and distributors. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. sales personnel. Release 4. Introduction 1.2 The Reader This handbook is intended for consultants.

3 in this handbook) System Description. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev.2 EN 54-2 Functionality List With reference to 12.1 in this handbook)  functions relating to other parts of EN 54 (chapter 0 in this handbook)  ancillary functions not required by this European Standard (chapter 2. complies with IEC-61508 SIL2 requirements. FM regulations (Factory Mutual) and the maritime SOLAS requirements (Safety Of Life At Sea).E.1 Compliance with Regulations and Standards AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. B.1 in EN 54-2. including a list of the:  optional functions with requirements of this European Standard (chapter 2. C. Release 4.2. EN 54-2. EN 54-4 and EN 54-13 regulations. Certified according to Construction Products Directive (CPD9 and Maritime Equipment Directive (MED).N. 2.Compliance to Standards 2. Release 4.2. Compliance to Standards 2. h) a general description of the equipment. 2010-02-01.2. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 5 . AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System.

Delay the actioning of outputs to fire alarm devices and/or fire alarm routing equipment and/or fire protection equipment. 7. until confirmatory signals are received.2 No 7. An indication shall be given for a period of at least one hour. Disabling and enabling points individually. B. Transmission of fault signals to fault warning routing equipment.4 No 7.5 Yes Record the number of instances that the c.1 Optional functions with requirements of this European Standard EN 54-2 Clause 7.9 Yes 9. Manual call points overrides co-incidence.10.1 Yes Output to Fire Alarm Routing Equipment Confirmation input from Fire Alarm Routing Equipment Output type A: Output to Fire Protection Equipment Output type B: Indication of signals to Fire Protection Equipment Output type C: Confirmation input from Fire Protection Equipment Fault monitoring of Fire Protection Equipment Delays to outputs Reception and indication of fault warning signals from Fire Protection Equipment.1 Yes Transmission of fire alarm signals to controls for automatic fire protection equipment.3 8. Prepared through configuration. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. Indicated by separate light emitting indicator. the indication changes to zone System Description. Faults shall be indicated at least as zone faults.12 Co-incidence detection” of EN 54-2:1997.10 7.11 Yes 7.i. Inhibit either the indication of fire alarm condition. AutroSafe functionality 7.10. or the operation of outputs.12 No Dependency 7.10.2 No 7. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. or in groups.9.10. Entering Day-mode (input or menu) activates delays. Manual call points may override delays.9 7. by manual operation.e.2.13 No Alarm counter 8. Search ‘filters’ in Log may give alarms or resets only (with date/time). Reception and indication of signal from fire alarm routing equipment. If all points within a detection zone are disabled. First release will meet the requirements of the “7.Compliance to Standards 2.9. enters the fire alarm condition.3 No 7.4 Yes No Fault signal from points Total loss of power supply Output to Fault Warning Routing Equipment Disablement of addressable points 8.8 Implemented Yes Option text Output to Fire Alarm Device(s) Description/Requirement Automatic transmission of fire alarm signals to fire alarm devices. Only Output type A implemented 7. Interpreted to be better to give detailed point info. 2010-02-01. Outputs inhibited until confirmatory signals. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 6 . Automatic transmission of fire alarm signals to fire alarm routing equipment. Release 4.

Standardized input/output interface.i.i. See also ancillary function list. Alarm zones System Description. menu available.12 Co-incidence detection. 12. 2010-02-01. in more than one cabinet. Serial line protocol to cover required functionality in 11a) and 11b) to be defined. An automatic. Communication path between neighbouring loop units may be isolated in case of short circuit or break. Implemented as a condition in line with those required by the standard. (Also as described in EN 54-2:A1:2006 Annex E Type C dependency. Power supply in separate cabinet. Autroprime detectors may be programmed for environments.2. industrial.e. available.Compliance to Standards EN 54-2 Clause Implemented Option text Description/Requirement AutroSafe functionality disablement. no loop units will be lost in case of such a fault. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. clean.5. 10 Yes Test condition 11 No Standardized input/output interface Testing the processing and indication of fire alarm signals from zones. See also above option: 11 Standardised input/output interface) Function / type of panel (Fire Brigade Panel or Information Panel) determined by switch settings (see Installation Handbook for details). 12. Point info. Series 200 without SV.. Norwegian requirement according to HO-2/98. further enhanced in AutroSafe and Autroprime. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 7 . AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. Release 4.e. introduced in our BS-100 c.2 Functions relating to other parts of EN 54 EN 54 part no EN 54-4 Power supply equipment Description Battery internal resistance and deep discharge.4. 2. c. 2.2. an ancillary function without requirements. As defined in EN 54-2:1998 7.and 500-series equipment.) Event indication and handling. interfaces. (In accordance with Annex G.5 Yes Integrity of transmission paths Communication options available. Provided connection as a loop (recommended).3 Ancillary functions not required by this European Standard Ancillary function Pre Alarm condition Description A warning level from the detectors with zone indication on display. Means of sub-dividing the alarming area in an installation during fire alarm condition Self Verifying Function DYFI+ Environmental Adaptivity SOLAS functionality Co-incidence detection Delayed co-incidence detection Operator panels Repeater panels Short circuit isolators integrated in loop units. connections and cables for 300. calibrated test of all detectors. Dynamic Filtering. suitable for the transmission and reception of signals to and from ancillary equipment. B. normal. Mandatory functional requirements given by Safety Of Life At Sea (SOLAS) for installations on ships.

2010-02-01.1 in this handbook. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 8 . AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. Release 4. B. A Detection Loop is wired from the Loop Module to connect all loop units.Compliance to Standards 2. A System Unit is defined as a unit that is directly connected to AutroNet.4 Definitions       AutroNet is the system’s local area network. an I/O-unit or an Electronic Sounder that is connected to a detection loop. AutroFieldBus is the system’s serial interface and low level protocol for field devices (loop controllers and power units). Other technical data: See AutroSafe Installation Handbook 116-P-ASAFEINSTALL/DGB 2. A Point is defined as either a detector or a manual call point.3 CE Marking Information Autronica Fire and Security AS 7483 Trondheim 09 EN 54 –2:1997/A1:2006 Control and indicating equipment for fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Provided options: See chapter 2. A Loop Unit is defined as either a Point. System Description.2. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev.

2 Onshore Market / Maritime Market The illustration below shows an example of an installation for the onshore and maritime market. provides advanced functionality within fire detection for a wide range of applications. 2010-02-01. A standalone system is also possible. System Characteristics 3.1 Introduction AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. AutroNet. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 9 . The system has a great capacity. providing extremely fast data transmission. maritime and offshore market.System Characteristics 3. using the Fire Alarm Control Panel BS-420 (the mandatory panel in any system). 3. and is developed for worldwide standards and regulations. Release 4. controllers) can be connected to the AutroNet. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. A maximum of 64 system units (panels. B. The system is designed to meet requirements in the high-end segment of the land. AutroSafe 4 operates on a high-speed and fully redundant Ethernetbased network solution. System Description. Release 4. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. and the fact that all types of loop units can be connected to the same detection loop gives large flexibility.

AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System.3 Petrochemical. B. 2010-02-01.System Characteristics 3. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 10 . Release 4. System Description. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. Oil & Gas Market The illustration below shows an example of an installation for the petrochemical market.

refer to Example of Network Solutions.the Local Area Network AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. AutroNet supports a maximum of 64 system units. The main circuit board in each single panel/cabinet provides two Ethernet ports. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. including guidelines and information on Ethernet switches. 3. All power cabinets and field devices communicate on the AutroFieldBus to achieve fault monitoring and control. System units per system (connected to the local area network. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. B.6 System Capacity Maximum number of. enabling redundancy.4 AutroNet . Release 4. 3. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 11 .5 AutroFieldBus – the Low Level Protocol for Field Devices AutroFieldBus is the system’s serial interface and low level protocol for field devices (loop controllers and power units). For detailed information on network solutions. features an Ethernet-based local area network called AutroNet.System Characteristics 3. 2010-02-01. AutroNet) Loop units per system Modules per fire alarm control panel / controller Detection Loops per fire alarm control panel / controller Loop units per detection loop Loop units per branch on a detection loop Loop units per Powerloop Socket sounder / loop sounders per detection loop AutroFieldBus units connected to AutroFieldBus Ethernet ports per fire alarm control panel / controller USB host ports per fire alarm control panel / controller 64 15000 12 6 127 32 15 40 31 2 2 System Description. chapter 5. Release 4.

Release 4.System Characteristics 3. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 12 . B. System Description. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. refer to Appendix. Assigning system components to zones enables hierarchical control from detection to activation of alarm.7 Zoning Concept To describe the functional hierarchy of the system we use the term "zone". AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. 2010-02-01. This hierarchy consists of the following zones:  Detection Zone (DZ)  Alarm Zone (AZ)  Operation Zone (OZ) Fire Alarm Control Panels Operator Panels Information Panels Repeater Panels Points (Detectors / Manual Call Points Input signals) Operation Zone Detection Zone Alarm Zone Sounders For detailed information on each zone.

Navigation is fast and instinctual. allowing connectivity with devices such as AutroTel alarm routing via telephone networks and pocket paging systems. The AutroMaster ISEMS has an intuitive control and monitoring interface. RS-422 or RS-485 serial port for communication with third party equipment (AutroCom)  1 AutroFieldBus (AFB) interface  2 USB host ports for the connection of a printer and for the connection of a memory stick for downloading configuration data and system software  FailSafe relay output 3. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. NMEA-0183.4.9 AutroMaster ISEMS AutroMaster ISEMS is an Integrated Safety and Emergency Management System which can be used together with the AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. plus downloading of configuration data and system software  1 AL_Com+ interface  1 RS-232. 2010-02-01. 3. B. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 13 . allowing connectivity with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC). System Description.10 Interfacing Peripheral Equipment For communication with peripheral equipment / third-party equipment the following protocols are used:    ESPA 4. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev.System Characteristics 3. Release 4. allowing connectivity with devices such as the maritime Voyage Data Recorder (VDR).8 Communication Ports The system offers the following communication ports:  2 Ethernet ports for AutroNet and/or AutroCom. and the powerful zoom functions allow you to monitor all areas in great detail. MODBUS.4. providing an easy-to-understand graphical presentation of the premises and events that may occur.

Ambient temperature: EN 54: -5° to +40° C Maritime requirements: -15° to +70° C Degree of protection: IEC-529/IP32 3. To replace the existing configuration data with new configuration data. class 3k5 (refer to EN 54-2.1 Downloading from one central point Downloading of configuration data or system software to the entire system can be done from one central point. B.System Characteristics 3.13 Configuration / Service 3. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. a system restart must be performed after the configuration is downloaded.13. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 14 . The USB port is used for downloading data from a USB memory stick.1.6). Release 4.12 Environmental Requirements The equipment complies with environmental conditions of EN 60721-3-3:1995. System Description. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. chapter 12. 2010-02-01.11 Language Options AutroSafe version 4 supports the following languages (listed in alphabetical order):                 Danish Dutch English English (version intended for the Oil & Gas market) Finnish French German Hungarian Icelandic Italian Norwegian Polish Portuguese (Brazilian) Russian Spanish Swedish 3.

14 SelfVerify® Function AutroSafe SelfVerify® solves all issues of manual maintenance. the display on the operating panel will accurately pinpoint the source of any problem. connections and cables – from detector chamber to alarm output – every single day. interfaces. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. allowing you to choose the MultiSensor’s detection method and calculation. leaving time-consuming and costly physical testing no longer necessary. 3.class A1 MultiSensor with Heat (a combination of optical detection with heat enhancement and Heat class A1) By means of a command from AutroCom (AutroMaster) it is possible to disable the smoke detection for a given time and make the MultiSensor work as a pure heat detector. The SelfVerify system ensures that each detector always responds to the correct alarm level. With AutroSafe SelfVerify®. In the event of irregularities.    MultiSensor (optical detection with heat enhancement) Heat only (thermal detection only) . B. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 15 . Not only does the system test whether a detector is capable of provoking an alarm. The Operation Classes are as follows. it even verifies the sensitivity of every detector with a calibrated signal. Release 4. the system checks all detectors. System Description.15 Operation Classes for different Detection Methods The MultiSensor detector can be set to three different Operation Classes. The MultiSensor will return automatically to its configured Operation class when the time has elapsed. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System.System Characteristics 3. 2010-02-01.

116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. for example.N. All three different sensitivity settings comply with the C. for example offices and hospitals etc. with sensitivity settings covering the following environments:    clean environments. System Description. data rooms etc. it is possible to achieve an accurate and reliable system. normal environments. factories and warehouses etc.System Characteristics 3. B. Release 4. regulations EN-54. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 16 . 2010-02-01.E. industrial environments. By choosing a sensitivity setting that suits the environment. whilst virtually eliminating false alarms. providing the optimal detection.16 Performance Classes for Environmental Adaptivity AutroSafe uses detectors that can be programmed to one of three different Performance Classes. for example laboratories. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System.

The DYFI+ digital filtering is present in each detector. for example. and the system provides the earliest possible warning of a potential fire . even with a polluted detector. False alarms are virtually eliminated. Each detector has three different filter functions: The smouldering fire filter provides accurate and quick detection in the event of a smouldering fire. B. i.e. Release 4. The pollution filter maintains the chosen sensitivity throughout the detector’s entire lifetime.System Characteristics 3. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. vapour. cigarette smoke etc. Such phenomena can be short pulses caused by. in a situation where a potential fire with no flames develops during a longer period.17 Interactive Detectors with Dynamic Filtering (DYFI+) AutroSafe features detectors with the digital filter technology DYFI+. The transient filter virtually eliminates false alarms caused by phenomena that are not related to a real fire.. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 17 . System Description.before it becomes a problem. 2010-02-01. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System.

19 Integrity of Transmissions Paths Reference document EN 54-2. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. 2010-02-01. AutroNet: The main circuit board in each single panel/cabinet provides two Ethernet ports.2. Means.    System Description. 3. Release 4. Each individual detector has a built-in short-circuit isolator. B.System Characteristics 3.    AutroFieldBus: Built-in short-circuit isolator (no loop units lost in case of a shortcircuit or interruption). In the event of a short-circuit in the detector cable. to limit the consequences of faults (short-circuit or interruption): Detection loop:  Built-in short-circuit isolator (no loop units lost in case of a shortcircuit or interruption).5. enabling redundancy.18 Built-in Short-circuit Isolator The loop resistance on the detection loop is continously monitored to register a possible break or short-circuit on the detection loop. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 18 . chapter 12. the short-circuit location will be isolated as the short-circuit isolator will be activated in the detectors on either side. specified and provided.

BS-430 Controller The Controller serves as a connection unit for Loop Driver Modules and I/O modules. It provides information related to the operation zone(s). All alarm handling and system features can be controlled and monitored from this panel. The maximum power available is 24V/5A. BS-420 BS-420M BS-420G Operator Panel The Operator Panel serves as a operating panel for one or several defined operation zones. The Fire Brigade Panel allows you to operate alarms related to the relevant operation zone. B. BU-BV-420 Power Cabinet BP-405 System Description.System Units 4. BC-420 Repeater Panel The Repeater Panel BU-BV-420 serves as both a Fire Brigade Panel and an Information Panel. The Power Cabinet BP-405 provides space for two 12V/18Ah batteries (not included). Release 4. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 19 . maritime market (BS-420M) and petrochemical oil & gas market (BS-420G). The Information Panel serves as an indication device only. All alarm handling and system features can be controlled and monitored from the panel. The panel serves as a operating panel for one or several operation zones. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. 2010-02-01. The fire alarm control panel is available in three different variants specifically designed for the land market (BS-420). System Units System Units Fire Alarm Control Panel Description BS-420 is a complete fire alarm control panel with full operating capabilities. Settings on a dipswitch determine the type of panel . AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System.

or single-mode/multi-mode optic fibre) 5. chapter 9). Typical multi-mode links have data rates of 10 Mbit/s to 10 Gbit/s over link lengths of up to 600 meters—more than sufficient for the majority of premises applications. Examples of Network Solutions 5. 2010-02-01. such as within a building or on a campus. Attenuation coefficients in fibre optics usually use units of dB/km through the medium due to the relatively high quality of transparency of modern optical transmission media. controllers) can be connected to the network. Multi-mode optic fibre is a type of optic fibre mostly used for communication over shorter distances. A maximum of 64 system units (panels. also known as transmission loss. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. Ethernet switches and a selection of different examples of network solutions. such that a power cable break or power loss in one network will not affect the operability of the other. the origin of power to switches serving one network shall be from a different source than the origin of power to the switches serving the other network. This chapter deals with general guidelines.2 General Guidelines      The smallest network solution consists of two panels (example 1).Examples of Network Solutions 5. B. System Description. To secure AutroNet redundancy (communication between panels). The use of Cat 5 cable type/category allows a maximum transmission length of 100 meters between panels/switches.1 Introduction AutroSafe 4 operates on a high-speed and fully redundant Ethernetbased network solution. AutroNet. 100m. is the reduction in intensity of the light beam (or signal) with respect to distance travelled through a transmission medium. A network solution (AutroNet) with more than two panels requires the use of switches (example 3). Transmission lengths that exceed 100 meters require the use of single-mode or multi-mode optic fibre (refer also to Cable Specifications. The transmission length between two panels using Cat 5 cable type/category can be extended by using Ethernet switches (example 2). Release 4. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 20 . Attenuation in fibre optics. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. In these examples the following parameters vary:  the number of system units  the number of switches  the type of switches  the transmission length between the system units/switches  the cabling (Cat 5 cable max.

3.2127 116-5151-030.2135 SFNT: Standard Function Narrow High Temperature Unmanaged Switches LM: Lean Managed Switches System Description.3 Phoenix Ethernet Switches 5. Multi-mode fibre -transmission length 11000 m (glass fibre with F-G 62. Equipment for single-mode fibre is more expensive than equipment for multi-mode optic fibre.2130 116-5151-030. 2010-02-01. see chapter 10. and 10 Gbit/s to 300 m (10GBASE-SR). SM Transmission length 36000 m (glass fiber with F-G 9/125 0.2129 116-5151-030.4 dB/km) 26000 m (glass fiber with F-G 9/125 0. Single-mode fibres are used for most communication links longer than 550 metres. Release 4.2133 116-5151-030.3. For these reasons.2131 116-5151-030.1 Overview A network solution (AutroNet) with more than two panels requires the use of switches.5/125 2.5/125 0. 1 Gbit/s to 220–550 m (1000BASE-SX). single-mode fibres can have a higher bandwidth than multi-mode fibres.2128 116-5151-030.6 dB/km F600) 2800 m (glass fibre with F-G 50/125 1.2132 116-5151-030.5 dB/km) 5.36 dB/km) 32000 m (glass fiber with F-G 9/125 0. Switch type (Phoenix) FL SWITCH SFNT 5TX FL SWITCH SFNT 4TX/FX FL SWITCH SFNT 8TX FL SWITCH SFNT 7TX/FX FL SWITCH LM 5TX FL SWITCH LM 4TX/FX FL SWITCH LM 4TX/2FX FL SWITCH LM 4TX/FX SM FL SWITCH LM 4TX/2FX SM Description 5 RJ45 ports 4 RJ45 ports 1 fibre optic multi-mode port (SC) 8 RJ45 ports 7 RJ45 ports 1 fibre optic multi-mode port (SC) 5 RJ45 ports 4 RJ45 ports 1 fibre optic multi-mode port (SC) 4 RJ45 ports 2 fibre optic multi-mode port (SC) 4 RJ45 ports 1 fibre optic single-mode port (SC) 4 RJ45 ports 2 fibre optic single-mode port (SC) Autronica part number 116-5151-030. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 21 . Typical transmission speed/distance limits are 100 Mbit/s for distances up to 2 km (100BASE-FX).Examples of Network Solutions The equipment used for communications over multi-mode optic fibre is much less expensive than that for single-mode optic fibre. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System.6 dB/km F800) Single-mode fibers are better at retaining the fidelity of each light pulse over long distances than multi-mode fibres.7 dB/km F1200) 3000 m (glass fibre with F-G 62. but the single-mode fibre itself is usually cheaper in bulk.7 dB/km F1000) 6400 m (glass fibre with F-G 50/125 0.3. B. Only Phoenix Ethernet switches (see table below) are approved and supported by Autronica Fire and Security AS. For information on current consumption.2134 116-5151-030. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. The switch type and the number of switches depend on the actual installation / network design (number of panels and the distances between the panels/switches).

3 Multi-mode Fibre F-G 50/125 0.8 km 2.8 km 11 km 11 km 3 km 3 km System Description.4 6.6dB/km F100 F1000 Type indication Unmanaged FL SWITCH SFNT 5TX FL SWITCH SFNT 8TX FL SWITCH SFNT 4TX/FX FL SWITCH SFNT 7TX/FX Managed FL SWITCH LM 5TX FL SWITCH LM 8TX FL SWITCH LM 4TX/FX FL SWITCH LM 4TX/2FX FL SWITCH LM 4TX/FX SM FL SWITCH LM 4TX/2FX SM 6.8 2.3.5/125 F-G 62. B.7 dB/km F1200 F-G 50/125 1. 2010-02-01.2 Twisted Pair Patch cables should be of same specification as main cable.4 km 2.6 dB/km F800 F-G 62.Examples of Network Solutions 5. Type indication Unmanaged FL SWITCH SFNT 5TX FL SWITCH SFNT 8TX FL SWITCH SFNT 4TX/FX FL SWITCH SFNT 7TX/FX Managed FL SWITCH LM 5TX FL SWITCH LM 8TX FL SWITCH LM 4TX/FX FL SWITCH LM 4TX/2FX FL SWITCH LM 4TX/FX SM FL SWITCH LM 4TX/2FX SM Cat5e/Cat6 FTP 100m 100m 100m 100m 100m 100m 100m 100m 100m 100m 5.8 11 11 3 3 6.3.4 2. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 22 .5/125 0.7 dB/km 2. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. Release 4.4 km 6. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev.

B.4 Single-mode Fibre Patch cables should be of same specification as main cable Type indication Unmanaged FL SWITCH SFNT 5TX FL SWITCH SFNT 8TX FL SWITCH SFNT 4TX/FX FL SWITCH SFNT 7TX/FX Managed FL SWITCH LM 5TX FL SWITCH LM 8TX FL SWITCH LM 4TX/FX FL SWITCH LM 4TX/2FX FL SWITCH LM 4TX/FX SM FL SWITCH LM 4TX/2FX SM F-G 9/125 F-G 9/125 0. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 23 .3. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System.Examples of Network Solutions 5. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev.4 dB/km F-G 9/125 0. 2010-02-01.5dB/km 36 km 36 km 32 km 32 km 26 km 26 km System Description. Release 4.36 dB/km 0.

max. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 24 . max. B. 100m 5.4 Network Solution – Example 1 A system equipped with maximum two panels can be installed without the use of any Ethernet switches. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System.. the transmission length between the two panels cannot exceed 100 meters. 2010-02-01. Release 4. 100m max.Examples of Network Solutions 5.5 Network Solution – Example 2 The maximum transmission length between the two panels is increased (compared to example 1) by using Ethernet switches to boost the signal.. In this case.. 100m System Description. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev.

five panels can be included in a system. 2010-02-01. for example. System Description. Release 4.Examples of Network Solutions 5.7 Network Solution – Example 4 The simplest Ethernet switch is equipped with five Tx ports. The switch allows five connections. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 25 . The transmission length between the panels and an Ethernet switch does not exceed 100 meters. B. 5. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev.6 Network Solution – Example 3 A simple network system. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System.

Release 4. An Ethernet switch equipped with a multi-mode fibre optic port is required. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System.8 Network Solution – Example 5 If the transmission length between two Ethernet switches exceeds 100 meters. System Description. 2010-02-01. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 26 . a fibre optic cable can be used to achieve longer distances.Examples of Network Solutions 5. Multi-mode optic fibre is a type of optic fibre mostly used for communication over shorter distances. such as within a building. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. B.

Examples of Network Solutions 5. a fibre optic cable can be used to achieve longer distances. Release 4. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. B.9 Network Solution – Example 6 If the transmission length between two Ethernet switches exceeds 100 meters. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 27 . 2010-02-01. Single-mode fibers are mostly used for communication links longer than 1000 metres. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. System Description.

System Description. B.11 Network Solution – Example 8 By using a single (two for redundancy) Ethernet switch. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System.Examples of Network Solutions 5. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 28 . up to eight AutroSafe panels can be linked together making one system.10 Network Solution – Example 7 All AutroSafe panels within a system are linked together using an internal Ethernet network. Release 4. 2010-02-01. 5. The AutroSafe system uses the same network to communicate with AutroMaster ISEMS (Integrated Safety and Emergency Management System).

Modules in the Fire Alarm Control Panel / Controller Loop Driver Module BSD-310 / BSD-311 Main Function Description Each Loop Driver Module provides 1 detection loop with 127 loop units. The cable impedance for the standard module BSD-310 is. open collector nonmonitored outputs. There can be a maximum of 6 Loop Driver Modules in each unit (i. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 29 . each system unit can accommodate up to a maximum of 12 optional modules. BSL-310. B.5F. The outputs can be used for alarm sounders. 2010-02-01. Internal Modules 6. Release 4.1 Module Capacity inside the Fire Alarm Control Panel and Controller Each Fire Alarm Control Panel or Controller provides an internal Power Module. Each alarm circuit has its own freely programmable address and signal frequencies. monitored BSB-310 Each module provides 4 monitored output circuits (sounder output circuits).5F. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. 6. All outputs are freely programmable from all detectors. due to traffic capacity and power consumption. Each module provides 8 Maximum load: 100 mA per output. Fire Alarm Routing Equipment (FARE). Output Module. Rmax=50 total and Cmax=0. Fire Protection Equipment (FPE) and other fault outputs. in each Fire Alarm Control Panel or Controller). for example. All modules have the same dimensions and are easily plugged onto each other on a standard mounting rail inside the unit. BBR-4 BBR-23/24 Autronica Output Module BSJ-310 The module can be used for relay or LED The module can be used for relay or LED operation. BSS-310 and Communication Module. The cable impedance for the high-power version BSD-311 is. manual call points and input signals. In addition to these 2 mandatory modules.2 Overview The Fire Alarm Control Panel and the Controller can be equipped with the same modules.1 A on each output. Rmax=20 total and Cmax=0.e. Protection fuse: 1. The limitation of 12 modules is due to the total capacity in one system unit. May be used for Fire Alarm Devices (FAD).Internal Modules 6. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. operation. The standard signal frequency is 2 Hz. System Description. Maximum 6 of these modules can be Loop Driver Modules. The maximum number of detectors and manual call points that can be connected to these 6 modules are 512 (refer to EN-54). Refer to the next chapter.

Release 4. where 24VDC power is supplied. The sub loop is monitored for broken line by an end-of line unit BNY-330. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. this allows up to eight BSD-330 modules to be installed in the panel. BS-30. BSS-310A must be installed instead of BSS310. Input Module BSE-320 Communication Module BSL-310 Each module provides 8 non-monitored and galvanic isolated inputs. BNB-330 is a modular interface unit designed to monitor conventional fire detectors of the current increase type and to convey their status to the AutroSafe fire panel. 2010-02-01. The module serves as an interface for the common internal communication line between the I/O modules. If more than three modules are used. *The BN-330 unit requires separate 24VDC. System Description. Earth fault monitoring. BS-90 and BS-100. Monitor resistance: 2 k Alarm resistance: 500 . Galvanic isolated from the internal circuitry.the presence of 5V Conventional Loop Interface BNB-330 (BN-330*) The conventional detectors are connected to a two-wire sub loop.1k May be used for Digital Input Devices (contacts) and other controlling inputs. Conforms to IP-67. B. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. BSD-330 is used as an interface between the AutroSafe detector loop protocol and BS-100 loop protocol. Built-in battery monitoring. two or three BS-100 loops are to be connected to an AutroSafe Panel. but the unit may be configured to give an alarm instead. Always mounted in the Fire Alarm Control Panel and Controller.Internal Modules Modules in the Fire Alarm Control Panel / Controller Input Module. BS-100 Loop Interface BSD-330 The BS-100 Loop Interface. Always mounted in the Fire Alarm Control Panel and Controller. Right green indicator . RS-232 interface with hand-shake. the Power Module BSS-310 has enough power to feed the BSD-330 modules. May be used for Digital Input Devices (contacts) and other controlling inputs. The interface makes it possible to connect BS-panel type detectors to the AutroSafe system. *Variant: The BN-330 unit consists of a BNB-330 module mounted on a DIN-rail inside a PCMbox. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 30 . The module version BNB-330 is to be mounted on a DIN-rail onto other internal modules inside the Fire Alarm Control Panel / Controller. Power Module BSS-310 The module provides 24V and 5V to the I/O modules. monitored BSE-310 Main Function Description Each module provides 4 monitored inputs.the presence of 24V Left green indicator . including detectors used in systems BS-3. As default a short circuit of the sub loop will give a fault warning. BS-80. BS-60. In cases where one. Control outputs for activation of charger/battery. Two green indicators.

 Series 300 with SelfVerify. Description Combines scattered light measurement in the detector chamber with temperature measurement by means of a thermistor. In the event of a short-circuit in the detector cable. Short circuit isolator in each detector*.  Series 500 with SelfVerify. B. Protection degree IP-44D. Comprises a built-in alarm indicator (LED). System Description. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. The system also offers Ex ia-approved versions intended for high-risk applications. interactive addressable units designed for use in heavy-duty applications and hazardous areas. interactive addressable units. maritime and off-shore installations where there is a potential flaming and smouldering fire hazard. with or without the SelfVerifying Function (SV-function). Loop Units The AutroSafe System offers a wide range of fire alarm detectors. 2010-02-01. Short circuit isolator in each detector*. Comprises a built-in alarm indicator (LED). Optical Smoke Detectors BH-200 BH-300 BH-500 BH-500/Ex Heat Detectors BD-200 BD-300 BD-500 BD-500/Ex High Sensitive Smoke Detectors Used in areas where smoke detectors can not be used due to possible false/unwanted alarm problems. in industrial. standard interactive addressable units. These units are marked with the suffix /Ex. 300. Built-in thermistor for registrating of temperature where the detector is installed. For detection of combustion gases mainly consisting of visible (large) particles. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. Short circuit isolator in each detector*. Release 4. for example. Short circuit isolator in each detector*. Input units can also be delivered in series 500 and 500/Ex. Grade 1 detectors. manual call points and input/output units. Detectors on the Detection Loop MultiSensors BH-220 BH-320 BH-520 BH-520/Ex Application / Main Function Typical applications are. For detection of smoke and rising temperature. Measurement of scattered infra red light in a measuring chamber. 500: IP-44D High sensitive smoke detectors (S-variants). 520 and Ex-approved versions. * Each individual detector has a built-in short-circuit isolator.Loop Units 7. The system offers the choice of the following three main series:  Series 200. Protection degree IP-44D. A conduit box (BWP-100) for watertight cable entry is available. Series S The system offers these S-variants in series 500. Smoke detector series S comprise special high sensitive smoke detectors Both input and input/output units are also available with the SV-function. the short-circuit location will be isolated as the short-circuit isolator will be activated in the detectors on either side. Comprises a built-in alarm indicator (LED). Protection degree IP-44D. Series 200. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 31 .

e. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. An Operation Zone can have one or more units. Up to 4 different configurations of input contacts.300 BRANNALARM Tilpasningsenhet FIRE ALARM Interface unit Nr. The unit can send acknowledgement and reset to the Control Panel. Conforms to IP-66. Conforms to IP-66. Each loop unit can be connected to one Operation Zone. The Remote Alarm Unit is connected to the detection loop. The main purpose of the unit is to facilitate alarm handling without disturbance of people and unnecessary calls to rescue services. Conforms to IP-54 / IP-67 BU-200 Monitoring Input Unit BN. B. An external timer controls the Day/Night Mode time for the operation zone. The Fire Alarm Control Panel BS-420 or Operator Panel BS-430 can control one or several units. Provided with an indicator. The unit consists of 1 monitored input. An external timer controls the disablement time for the selected detection zones.g. The disablement time is configurable (AutroSafe Configuration Tool). delaying Alarm Zones etc. 2010-02-01.e.Loop Units Other units on the Detection Loop Loop Interface Unit for AutroBeam 100 BN-40A/3 Disable Input Unit with push buttons Application / Main Function The unit is used for interfacing the AutroBeam 100 detector. Provided with an indicator. Disable Input Unit with timer input BW-201 The unit is used to disable one or a number of detection zones. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 32 . Conforms to IP-66. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. Release 4. No. Conforms to IP-66. A Disablement button is used to activate the disablement. before the disablement time automatically expires. A Day Mode button is used to put the system in Day Mode i. BW-202 Day/Night Control Unit with timer input Remote Alarm Control Unit The unit is used for external Day/Night control.e. Description The unit requires separate 24V DC supply. Interface unit for fault monitoring of external units by the AutroSafe system BN-201 System Description. Day/Night Control Unit with push buttons The unit is used for external Day/Night control. Provided with an indicator. The maximum number of units used in a detection loop is 4. An Enablement button is used to enable the disbled detection zones during the disablement time. Conforms to IP-54 / IP-67. Conforms to IP-66. A Nigth Mode button set the Operation Zone back to ‘Immediate Actioning’ Provided with an indicator. Can give a spesific fault message at activation. the fire brigade. BW-200 The unit is used to disable one or a number of detection zones. but requires separate 24V DC power. i. BW-203 The Remote Alarm Control Unit is used for remote / local alarm handling from predefined areas / zones.

Output: Monitored relay output for alarm devices.320 BRANNALARM Tilpasningsenhet FIRE ALARM Interface unit Nr. No. indicating light etc. BN-221/02 Fire Alarm Interface Input Unit BN. Conforms to IP-54 / IP-67.320 BRANNALARM Tilpasningsenhet FIRE ALARM Interface unit Nr.300 Tilpasnings enhe t The unit consists of 1 monitored input. It controls and monitors external equipment. plus 1 output with a potential free changeover contact controlling the power to a door magnet.Loop Units Other units on the Detection Loop Monitored Output Unit. No. plus 1 output with a potential free changeover contact. Conforms to IP-54 / IP-67. 7A relay BN. An open circuit (loss of 2k on the inputs) gives fault warning. 2010-02-01. Typical applications are notification devices such as horns. BN-320/2 Standard Control Unit BN. Description BN-221/02 monitors the presence of the 24V IN power supply. Input: Monitored. Conforms to IP-54 / IP-67. External equipment must have separate power supply. No.310 Tilpasnings enhe t FIRE ALARM Inte rface unit The unit is used for configurable FPE outputs. strobe lights. Inputs: Used for interfacing the alarm and fault relays. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. NOTE! Must be configured according to which detector type to be interfaced. Door Control Unit BN. 7A relay is connected directly to the detection loop in the AutroSafe Interactive Fire Alarm System.320 BRANNALARM Tilpasningsenhet FIRE ALARM Interface unit Nr. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. The unit has 2 monitored inputs monitoring the door's position (open / closed). Typical applications are:  Interface for AutroFlame  Interface for AutroBeam 25 The I/O unit consists of 2 (two) inputs and 1 (one) output. BN-320/4 Typical applications are monitoring and/or control of various external equipment. for on/off functions. such as control of :  fire dampers  ventilation valves  fans The Standard Control Unit is connected directly to the detection loop. Release 4. for example. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 33 . BN-310 Loop Interface Input/ Output Unit BN. No. The unit will give a fault warning in case of power failure or loss of power. System Description. monitor or identify external equipment. FIRE ALARM Inte rface unit BN-300 Relay Output Unit BN. connection and indication of alarm switches. The unit has one monitored relay output. The unit with SV is used for interfacing different types of signal switches to an AutroSafe detection loop. The unit is used for control and monitoring of fire doors. Conforms to IP-66 / IP-67 FIRE ALARM Interface unit Nr. The Door Control Unit is connected directly to the detection loop. The unit has 2 monitored inputs. Contact rating: 1A / 30V. The door magnet must be powered from an external 24V DC power supply. BN-320 The unit with SV is mounted on the detection loop to control. Each unit has its own address.300 BRANNALARM Tilpasningsenhet Application / Main Function The Monitored Output Unit. The unit consists of a potential free changeover contact. Conforms to IP-54 / IP-67. B.

Loop Units Other units on the Detection Loop Application / Main Function  lifts  fire and smoke hatches. BN-505/ EXD System Description. It must be connected to the approved AutroSafe barrier BZ-500. 2. The Sprinkler Control Unit is connected directly to the detection loop. As default a short circuit of the sub loop will give a fault warning. No. but the unit may be configured to give an alarm instead. Sprinkler Control Unit BN. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. BN-500/N is an Eexn version for use in zone 2 only. Stable signal on input for time 2 gives fire alarm. BN-320/5 Conventional Loop Interface BN. Conforms to IP-54 / IP-67. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 34 . Conforms to IP-54 / IP-67.320 BRANNALARM Tilpasningsenhet FIRE ALARM Interface unit Nr. The unit has 1 monitored input monitoring the flow switch. Conforms to IP-54 / IP-67. For external equipment. Release 4. Time 1 and 2 are configurable by means of the AutroSafe Configuration Tool (0-127 seconds). BN-500/EX is an input unit for use in hazardous area zone 0. 1. The sub loop is moni-tored for broken line by an end-of line unit BNY-330.320 BRANNALARM Tilpasningsenhet FIRE ALARM Interface unit Nr. Input Unit BN. etc. but the unit may be configured to give an alarm instead. BN-500/N Input Unit (with BNB300) BN. Conforms to IP-54 / IP-67. As default a short circuit of the sub loop will give a fault warning. Input B is used for reporting fault conditions (power fault and/or unit fault). sprinkler contacts. The BN500/EXD is suitable for interfacing of all kinds of alarm contacts onto the The conventional detectors are connected to a two-wire sub loop. No. Description Input A is used for confirming activation (manual or automatic). BNB-330 BNB-330 is a modular interface designed to monitor conventional fire detectors of the current increase type and to convey their status to the AutroSafe fire panel. The sub loop is monitored for broken line by an end-of line unit BNY-330. Otherwise it is similar to BN-500/EX. An open circuit (loss of 2k on the inputs) gives fault warning. BN-500/EX The conventional detectors are connected to a two-wire sub loop.320 BRANNALARM Tilpasningsenhet FIRE ALARM Interface unit Nr. An open circuit (loss of 2k on the inputs) gives fault warning. Conforms to IP-66. No. Stable signal on input for time 1 gives prealarm. No. 2010-02-01. Applications include alarm push-buttons. The input unit is designed for use with the AutroSafe interactive firealarm system. Input Unit BN. The input unit is used to interface different types of signal devices of ON/OFF type onto the AutroSafe detector loop. BN-505/EXD is an input unit for use in hazardous area zone 1 or 2.320 BRANNALARM Tilpasningsenhet FIRE ALARM Interface unit Nr.320 BRANNALARM Tilpasningsenhet FIRE ALARM Interface unit Nr. The unit is used for monitoring and control of sprinkler systems. Conforms to IP-67. B. No. The BN-330 unit (Interface Unit for Conventional Loops) consists of a BNB-330 module mounted on a DINrail inside a PCM-box. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System.

Ex-approved for use in hazardous areas. but with protection grade IP-66. Conforms to IP-44D. BF-300M BF-300M/N Designed specially for Delivered with a metal surface mounting maritime application and installation with open cabling. Conforms to IP-42. BF-300 / BF-300V2 Manual Call Point K N US G LA S SE T TRYK K HER P RE SS H ER E B R EA K G LA SS Manual Call Point used to manually initiate alarms. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. Powered from the detection loop. Electronic Sounder BBR-200 Electronic Sounder with address / interface board inside. The maximum number of electronic sounders on a detection loop depends on the configuration of the detection loop. Manual Call Point with SV-function. BREAK GLASS BF-500/Ex BF-500/N Manual Call Point Manual Call Point with SV-function. but without LED. Conforms to IP44D. Ex-approved for use in hazardous areas. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. Manual Call Points used to manually initiate alarms. Two 20 square mm cable entry holes are provided. box with epoxy powder coating.Loop Units Other units on the Detection Loop Application / Main Function AutroSafe system. 2010-02-01. Requires no separate power supply. It is often used as a general interface for EXE approved call points etc. In addition to the types listed above in this table. Four 20 mm square cable entry holes are provided. Refer to Product Catalogue. BF-500/N is for zone 2 only. Manual Call Point K N US G LA S SE T TRYK K HER P RE SS H ER E B R EA K G LA SS Manual Call Point used to manually initiate alarms. Description Socket Sounder BBR-110 Detector base with addressable sounder intended for use with AutroSafe detectors. System Description. but without LED. Release 4. Powered from the detection loop. Autronica Fire and Security AS offers other types of manual call points for special purposes. Manual Call Point 0 7 04 KNUS GLASSET TRY K K H E R PR ES S H E R E Manual Call Point used to manually initiate alarms. BF-501/N is for zone 2 only. BF-300M/N is for zone 2 only. Series 300: Manual Call Points with LED indication and SV-function. BF-501/Ex BF-501/N Manual Call Points for special purposes For outdoor use. For outdoor use. Conforms to IP-66. Current consumption: 5 mA at 24 VDC. Has a 86-decibel sound output at 1 meter. in order to avoid costly approvals for each type of equipment. Same function as series 500. B. Connected directly to the detection loop. Without LED. With BSD-311 a maximum of 40 sounders with a total of 99 loopunits can be used. Series 300: Manual Call Points with LED indication and SV-function. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 35 . Conforms to IP-42. Manual Call Point used to manually initiate alarms. No external power supply required.. With BSD-310 up to 20 sounders can be used on one detection loop with 99 points.. Conforms to IP44D. Two 20 mm square cable entry holes are provided. BF-501 Manual Call Point Manual Call Point used to manually initiate alarms.

2010-02-01. Release 4. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. Description External 24 V DC regulated supply (2227V). Galvanic isolated. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. BZ-500 Detectors will be mounted as a branch-off from this unit on the loop. B. System Description. Classification: EXia IIC. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 36 . Up to 20 Loop Units.Loop Units Other units on the Detection Loop Ex-Barrier Unit Application / Main Function The unit serves as an interface for Ex-approved detectors connected to and powered from the detection loop.

Accepted Branch-off NOT Accepted! Branch-off Branch-off Loop Loop System Description. BN. but this is not recommended. the number of detectors on each branch-off must be kept to a minimum (a maximum of 32 detectors on each branchoff). Release 4. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 37 . the detection loop must be wired as a loop. If necessary. 8. A maximum of 6 Loop Driver Modules can be installed in one Controller or Fire Alarm Control Panel. B. as the detectors on a branch-off will not operate in case of a break og shortcuit on the branch-off. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System.1 Description A detection loop is connected directly to the Loop Driver Module. No.320 BRANNALARM Tilpasningsenhet FIRE ALARM Interface uni t Nr. The detection loop must be wired as a loop. No. Detectors. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. This installation method provides optimum safety. The cable for the detection loop must be in accordance with local/national regulations. Note that all types and series of AutroSafe detectors. a branch-off can be connected to a detection loop if the existing cable layout requires this. manual call points and I/O units can be connected to the same detection loop.Detection Loops 8. manual call points and input/output signals are freely programmable during system configuration. Detection Loops 8. 2010-02-01.320 BRANNALARM Tilpasningsenhet Manual Call Point K N U S G LA S SE T T RYK K HER PRES S H ER E B R EA K G LA SS FIR E ALA RM Interface unit Nr. there can not be more than one branch-off per detector. Detector Loop Driver Module I/O Unit BN. as the safety will be reduced.2 Branch-offs For optimum safety and as a general rule. To ensure a correct addressing of the detectors on a branch-off when configuring the system. For safety reasons.

A detector with active LED indication will also draw current on the detection loop. The table below shows the current consumption for loop units in normal status and in alarm status.3mA Current Consumption in Alarm Status 0. detectors/manual call points.3 Capacity on the Detection Loop There can be a maximum of 127 loop units per detection loop. The remaining loop units can be used for input and output control signals. Loop Units Number of Detectors / Manual Call Points BSD-310 BSD-311 Number of I/O Units Number of Electronic Sounders (BBR-200) BSD-310 BSD-311 Maximum Number of Activated LED Indications BSD-310 BSD-311 BSD-310 BSD-311 Detectors only Detectors + I/O Units 99 99 99 99 99 74 74 74 50 50 30 99 80 80 71 65 65 65 65 65 50 35 0 28 15 10 5 47 20 6 50 20 30 0 19 0 28 22 15 10 20 34 43 50 0 0 4 4 5 2 7 9 5 9 9 0 0 19 0 12 4 5 10 0 6 10 6 3 1 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 4 18 18 11 18 14 18 18 15 18 16 15 Detectors + I/O Units + electronic sounders System Description. A maximum of 99 of these loop units can be used for points. In a configuration where it is required that several LEDs must be activated simultaneously. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System.3mA 0. Release 4. Reducing the number of detectors will allow the use of more I/O units. i. plus the maximum number of activated LED indications for each combination*. the number of detectors on the loop must be reduced. 2010-02-01. B. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. Other combinations within the given limits are possible. fire door control and monitoring. for example.Detection Loops 8. The table below is an example. Loop Unit Current Consumption in Normal Status 0. and 18 when using the Loop Driver Module highpower version BSD-311. to always ensure sufficient capacity for activation of electronic sounders and control functions.e.3mA 5mA Detector. The limitations of loop units on the detection loop are for safety reasons. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 38 . showing different numbers of loop units in different combinations. Manual Call Point and I/O Unit Electronic Sounder (BBR-200) The maximum number of activated LEDs is 6 when using Loop Driver Module BSD-310.

Contact Autronica for design-advice for applications with long parallel Powerloop cable runs.5 2 x 0. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev.0mm2 Maximum cable length (m) 1000m 2000m 3300m 400m 800m 1320m Maximum resistance () / capacitance (F) Standard loop driver module BSD-310: Rmax=50 total and Cmax=0.5mm2 1000m. PowerLoop Dual shielded cable.75 2 x 1. B. twisted pair cables are recommended. Cable Specifications Cabling Cable type / category 2 x 0. Segregation of parallel PowerLoop cable runs by 30cm (1 feet) will increase permissible parallel length significantly.5F Al_Com Fire Detection Loops The Power Loop Calculator Tool shall be used to determine the cable dimension. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 39 . 2010-02-01.75 2 x 1. shielded cable is recommended. Release 4. The Power Loop Calculator Tool shall be used to determine the permissible cable length. Dual shielded cable shall be used. System Description. The Power Loop Calculator Tool shall be used to determine the maximum resistance.5 2 x 2. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. The permissible length of parallel PowerLoop cable runs will depend on the quality of the cable shield. Long parallel PowerLoop cable runs may introduce cross-talk between PowerLoops.5F High-power version BSD-311: Rmax=20 total and Cmax=0.5 In Integrated Fire & Gas Detection Systems. Shield type according to the table on the backside of this sheet (Power Loop Cabling – Guidance Table). Cable dimension 18 AWG 15 AWG 13 AWG 18 AWG 15 AWG 13 AWG CSA 1.Cable Specifications 9.5 2 x 2. thus it is recommended to avoid such long parallel runs. Typically CSA 2. Maximum loop resistance depends on load.

7 dB/km F1200 3000 m (glass fibre with F-G 62. no 10892 30 CAT. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev.36 dB/km 32000 m (glass fibre with F-G 9/125 0. 9 dB over full cable segments (or between boosters). Maximum resistance () / capacitance (F) Characteristic impedance 100 ohm +/. Multi-mode optic fibre AutroCom Serial CAT 4. ABB art. VDR and ESPA Modbus and Profibus Compatible Equipment Power Supply / Cabling CAT 5 communication cable or similar.depending on the cable quality and baud rate.communication 485 /RS-422).5/125 2. Maximum cable length 1000m .15%. Ethernet – TCP/IP (AutroNet) CAT 5 or 6 / FTP Single-mode optic fibre Maximum 100m.6 dB/km F600 2800 m (glass fibre with F-G 50/125 1. normally with Boosters is 2.7 dB/km F1000 6400 m (glass fibre with F-G 50/125 0.Cable Specifications Cabling Cable type / category Cable Maximum cable length dimension (m) (mm2) Short length cables (< 600m): The cable length is limited to 600m. SGL/Multimode Attenuation is defined by the wire to wire capacitance mostly. 5 or 6 For example.4 dB/km 26000 m (glass fibre with F-G 9/125 0. Max. Maximum cable length 1000m . Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 40 . Medium length cables (< 1000m): The AutroFieldBus cable length is limited to 1000m.5mm2 Fibre. As for AUTROLON. Cable dimension according to system load and project spec. If the AFB ring. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System.5 dB/km Transmission length 11000 m (glass fibre with F-G 62. System Description. Release 4. CAT 5 Third party detectors (RS. 5 or 6. RS-4xx: 1000m. cable or similar. The Boosters shall be used if the AutroFieldBus cable is more total attenuation of the than 1km in length.depending on the cable quality and baud rate. 2010-02-01. Transmission length 36000 m (glass fibre with F-G 9/125 0.5 FTP 4x2/0. AutroFieldBus Twisted-pair cables.8km (see the capacitance is also rightmost column).5mm2. Boosters cable length shall not shall be evenly spread round exceed 9 dB. The capacitance shall not The booster can also be used exceed the specified in cases when different cable value in order to types (AFB cables) are used in achieve the total a distributed system (see also communication rightmost column). NOTE: The attenuation is not maximum length for a total ring specified. As for AUTROLON.5/125 0. defined. Attenuation @100KHz. length.6 dB/km F800 RS-232: Maximum 10m. Capacitance per 1000m shall be less than 100nF. as long as the wire is Cable length > 1000m: at least 0. (AFB) Category 4. B. Capacitance per 1000m shall be less than 200nF.

2010-02-01. Release 4. 24V/2A 24 V Temperature 3rd party power outputs Battery System Description.           2 x 24V outputs of 2A to AutroSafe panel 2 x 24V outputs of 2A to I/O stack 2 x 24V outputs of 2A to third-party equipment 1 input for battery 1 input for battery charger Communication Power control for battery Control signals for battery charger All internal voltage levels are monitored Temperature sensor for compensation of charger voltage Power Supply Interfaces / Connections 24 V Control signals AFB (AutroFieldBus) Autro Safe 24 V 24 V Switches for I/O Stack I/O Stack 24 V Contact.1 Introduction The power supply provides power to AutroSafe. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. Calculation and Consumption 10. B. Calculation and Consumption 10. AutroSafe’s existing I/O module stacks. plus 24 voltage contacts for other external equipment. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. Power Distribution. battery monitoring and charging. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 41 .Power Distribution. 24V/2A Contact.

B1. Output A supplies 2A and functions as a single output for all Controllers BC-420 and panels (BS-420.2 Power Calculation Example – 4 Power Cabinets BP-405 Power Cabinet 1 A1 A2 B1 B2 Panel Panel External External Internal modules (I/O stack) BS-420 and BC-420 BS-420 and BC-420 Fibre converters 2x LM 4TX/2FX Fibre converters 2x LM 4TX/2FX 720 mA 800 mA 1860 mA BS-420 and BC-420 3380 mA All outputs in Power Cabinet 1 are correctly set up for redundancy and are below the limit of 2A. B. Note that if there is a maximum load from both output A and C. meaning that the limit of 3A is exceeded by 0. which in this case would exceed the limit of 3A. the total load would be 4A. 10. A2. or another power cabinet has to be added. C2) is 2A. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. The total power consumption must be reduced by 0.Power Distribution. It is therefore important to calculate the total power consumption for each Power Cabinet BP-405 to ensure that this limit is not exceeded. B2.38A. Release 4. of which 3A is available for the fire detection system.38A. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 42 . C1. the total power consumption is 3.38A. C1 C2 Total power consumption System Description. 2A is used for the charging and maintenance of the battery. Note that the maximum load for each output (A1. 2010-02-01. The example described in the next chapter shows how you can easily find out if the power consumption in a system is within the given limits. Calculation and Consumption The Power Cabinet BP-405 supplies a maximum of 5A. BU-BV-420). BS-430. Output C supplies 2A to the internal modules mounted on the rail inside the Controller BC-420 and Fire Alarm Control Panel BS-420. However.

In order to reduce the total power consumption for Power Cabinet 1 to 3A (the limit). it supplies power to equipment that does not require redundant power. as this output is shut off 3 seconds during an initialization of the system. Both Power Cabinets will now have a total power consumption within the limit of 3A. one of the fibre converters powered from Power Cabinet 1 can instead be powered from Power Cabinet 2. B. Output C1 or C2 cannot be used to other equipment. Power Cabinet 3 A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2 Total power consumption Panel Panel External External Internal modules (I/O stack) BU-BV-420 BU-BV-420 Various additional external equipment 24V Equipment that does not require redundancy 220 mA 500 mA 750 mA 1470 mA A Repeater Panel BU-BV-420 is powered from a Power Cabinet 3.e. If redundancy is not required. In addition. Calculation and Consumption Power Cabinet 2 A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2 Total power consumption Panel 2 x BC-420 Panel 2 x BC-420 External External Internal modules (I/O stack) 2 x BC-420 720 mA 1860 mA 2580 mA Power Cabinet 2 is correctly set up.58A. Release 4. Power Cabinet 4 A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2 Total power consumption Panel Panel External External Internal modules (I/O stack) 1x BC-420 1x BC-420 and BS-420 Various relays and door magnets Various relays and door magnets 680 mA 2500 mA 2300 mA BC-420 and BS-420 BC-420 and BS-420 5480 mA System Description. below the limit of 3A.Power Distribution. 2010-02-01. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 43 . output B1 or B2). i. Power Cabinet 3 supplies redundant power to the Repeater Panel BU-BV-420. The total power consumption for Power Cabinet 1 will then be reduced by 400mA to 2980mA (<3A). power can be supplied from one output (for example. as no outputs exceed the limit of 2A and the total power consumption is 2.

as the power needed is no longer exceeding the total limit of BP-405. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev.  The power consumption from output C1 and C2 exceeds the limits. B. Calculation and Consumption The power distribution from Power Cabinet 4 is not according to legal specifications of the Power Cabinet BP-405.  Conclusion: The total power consumption (5480mA) related to the power distribution in Power Cabinet 4 is far too high.2A. The internal modules (I/O stack) draw too much power. More power must be supplied. Power consumption status: Output A The power consumption is below the limit (2A).3. The current consumption at 230V is 1.5A.Power Distribution. System Description.6A. but the BS-420 must have redundant power. Port C is still above 2A and must be reduced either by removing components that are not needed or by using an additional Power Cabinet BP-405.  The total power consumption exceeds 3A. This means that this output can supply a maximum of 4A (2A + 2A).  Output B More than 2A is supplied to equipment that does not require redundant power. The inrush peak current consumption is 35A.3 Power Consumption 10. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System.1 Mains Power The current consumption at 115V is 3. 2010-02-01.  Output C This connection is not satisfactory as the power consumption is above 2A. 10. power supplied from Power Cabinet 4 will be sufficient. A separate power supply can be used to supply power to equipment that does not require redundancy. If the power consumption is reduced by 2. and thus must be supplied with power from A1. Power must also be supplied from output A1. Release 4. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 44 .  BS-420 is not supplied with redundant power.

2129 116-5151-030. Calculation and Consumption System Units System Unit Fire Alarm Control Panel BS-420 Controller BC-420 Repeater Panel BU-BV-420 Operator Panel BS-430 Current Consumption 156mA/27.2133 116-5151-030. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev.2131 116-5151-030.) @ 24V DC 120mA 160mA 153mA 175mA 250 mA 380mA 400mA 380mA 400mA Switch type (Phoenix) FL SWITCH SFNT 5TX FL SWITCH SFNT 4TX/FX FL SWITCH SFNT 8TX FL SWITCH SFNT 7TX/FX FL SWITCH LM 5TX FL SWITCH LM 4TX/FX FL SWITCH LM 4TX/2FX FL SWITCH LM 4TX/FX SM FL SWITCH LM 4TX/2FX SM Description 5 RJ45 ports 4 RJ45 ports 1 fibre optic multi-mode port (SC) 8 RJ45 ports 7 RJ45 ports 1 fibre optic multi-mode port (SC) 5 RJ45 ports 4 RJ45 ports 1 fibre optic multi-mode port (SC) 4 RJ45 ports 2 fibre optic multi-mode port (SC) 4 RJ45 ports 1 fibre optic single-mode port (SC) 4 RJ45 ports 2 fibre optic single-mode port (SC) Autronica part number 116-5151-030. 10.2127 116-5151-030.2 Loop Units For information on the current consumption for various loop units. Release 4.2V DC (idle) Power Board BSF-400 Max.2V DC (lamp test) 85mA 10.2134 116-5151-030.2V (lamp test) 175mA/27. Current Consumption (max. 340mA/27. B. 340mA/27. 2010-02-01. 220mA/27.2130 116-5151-030. refer to technical specifications provided in the relevant datasheets. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 45 .2135 System Description.2VDC (idle) Max.2V DC (idle) Max.3.2VDC (lamp test) 156mA/22.3 Phoenix Ethernet Switches The current consumption for each Phoenix switch is shown in the rightmost column below.2128 116-5151-030.2132 116-5151-030.Power Distribution.3.

Appendix 11. B. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System.2 Detection Zone A Detection Zone (DZ) is defined as a zone with one or more points (detectors or manual call-points) that logically belong together. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. a specific office on the second floor in a building). This hierarchy consists of the following zones:  Detection Zone (DZ)  Alarm Zone (AZ)  Operation Zone (OZ) Fire Alarm Control Panels Operator Panels Information Panels Repeater Panels Points (Detectors / Manual Call Points Input signals) Operation Zone Detection Zone Alarm Zone Sounders 11. System Description. 2010-02-01. Appendix 11.1 Zoning Concept 11. A point can only be assigned to one detection zone.1. determined by geographical/functional parameters (for example. Release 4.1 General To describe the functional hierarchy of the system we use the term "zone". the sales department on the second floor). The Detection Zone will be the trigger to generate outputs to the Alarm Zone. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 46 . and can only refer to one specific location in the system (for example. Assigning system components to zones enables hierarchical control from detection to activation of alarm.1.

116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. At least one Fire Alarm Control Panel / Operator Panel should have the overall control of the system. Geographically associated alarm zones can be defined as neighbour zones.) can be controlled from an Operation Zone. The operation zone can cover one floor or one building.Appendix 11. Operation zones on higher levels may encompass several other operation zones. detection zones) requires the use of several Operation Zones / sub-operation zones with different Day / Night Operation. Example: An alarm from one of the devices in DZ3 will activate sounders in AZ1. 11.4 Operation Zone An Operation Zone (OZ) defines the scope of an Operator Panel.1. System Description. 2010-02-01. Input / Output units (for example.3 Alarm Zone An Alarm Zone (AZ) is activated by one or several detection zones.e. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 47 . An Operation Zone given these properties and necessary parameter settings is referred to as a Control Operation Zone. such that these can operate outputs for alarm zones adjacent to the incident. alarm sounders give the same audible signal. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. Door Control Units. Release 4. Sprinkler Control Units etc. Different day / night operation for different areas (i. B. Within the same alarm zone.1. and is designed to restrict the operators’ sphere of influence on the system as a whole. An Operation Zone given these properties and necessary parameter settings is referred to as a Day / Night Operation Zone.

Disabled Fire Brig.1 Simple Configuration Example The simple configuration example is based on the AutroSafe Demo Board configuration. Fault System Fault Alarms Disabled Alarms Fault 1 4 7 C i 2 5 8 0 3 6 9  BSB-310  Sounder Au tro nica Operation Zone 1 Operation Zone 1 System Description.2. Release 4. B.2 Configuration Examples 11. Signalled Power More Events Mute Panel Silence Alarms Reset A0001 LSI-1 CANTEEN Detection Zone 1 Alarm Zone 2 A0002 LSI-2 BSD-310 Testing Fire Brig. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. and it looks like this: Operation Zone 1 BS-420 BS-320 Operation Zone 1 ALARM AUTROSAFE SelfVerify 19:23 BD-300 BH-300 Fault Function Disabled Function Delayed Fire Brig. 2010-02-01. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 48 Output 1 Output 2 Output 3 Output 4 To FARE To Sounders in Alarm Zone 2 To FPE To FWRE K N US G LA S SE T T RYK K HER P RE S S H ER E B R EA K G LA SS BF-300 SALES OFFICE Detection Zone 2 Alarm Zone 1 Operation Zone 1 A0005 LSI-5 BH-320 CORRIDOR SOUTH Detection Zone 3 Alarm Zone 2 BBR-200 Au tro nica A0003 LSI-3 Sounder A0004 Operation Zone 1 LSI-4 .Appendix 11.

plus Fire Alarm Routing Equipment and Fire Warning Routing Equipment. All Loop Units are connected to this loop. The system is divided into two Alarm Zones (1 and 2). the SALES OFFICE and the CORRIDOR SOUTH. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. Fire Alarm Devices (FAD). Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 49 . The Electronic Sounder in Alarm Zone 1 is triggered when alarms are activated in Detection Zone 2. B. including all Detection Zones. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. Fire Protection Equipment (FPE) and Fault Warning Routing Equipment (FWRE). One Operation Zone defines the scope of the Fire Alarm Control Panel BS-420. The BS-420 also provides one Output Module BSB-310 with monitored outputs for Fire Alarm Routing Equipment (FARE). 2010-02-01. Release 4. 2 and 3). Alarm Zones. each section defined as a Detection Zone (1. the CANTEEN. and the sounders (Fire Alarm Devices) in Alarm Zone 2 are triggered when alarms are activated in Detection Zone 1 and 3.Appendix The building is divided into three sections. The BS-420 provides one Loop Driver BSD-310. System Description.

The panel's defined Operation Zone 1 is on the top level. building C.Appendix 11. encompassing Operation Zone 2. Remote information on the fire alarm location.. the following Neighbour Zones are defined: C is defined as a neighbour zone to B. for example. 2010-02-01. Operation Zone 3 will trigger output 3 on the output module. System Description. Building A is the main administration building with a Fire Alarm Control Panel. B and D are defined as neighbour zones to C. activ. 3 and 4. Configuration Operation Zones The Fire Alarm Control Panel in building A serves as an operating panel for all operation zones. acktivated Fire vent. C Operation Zone 3 D Operation Zone 4 B To BS-420 Operation Zone 2 To BS-420 ALARM Alarm Zone 3 To BS-420 Alarm Zone 4 Alarm Zone 2 Silence buzzer More Alarms Silence sounders Reset ALARM A L A RM Fire ext. AutroSafe Interactive Fire Detection System. activ. acktivated Fire ext. control and monitor the entire building complex. 116-P-ASAFE-SYSTEMD/EGB Rev. will activate all sounders (default 0. for example. In addition. Fire Brig. building B.2. The Detection Zones in each building are connected to each building's Alarm Zone. The buzzer will be activated on the panels in building A and B in the event of an alarm. A fire alarm in. Fire Brig. Fire Brig. What is achieved This configuration allows the Fire Alarm Control Panel to operate.5 second OFF) in this building. Alarm Zones Each building is defined as an Alarm Zone. Power More Alarms Silence buzzer Silence sounders Reset Fire ext. Fire Alarm Routing Equipment (FARE) The Output Module (BSB-310) in the Fire Alarm Control Panel is configured as follows: Each Operation Zone (1-4) has a dedicated output. A fire alarm from a detector in building B. Simultaneously. and what is achieved.5 seconds OFF) on all sounders will be heard in building C. the fire brigade will be able to know exactly in which building the fire has occured. acktivated Fire vent. Autronica Fire and Security AS Page 50 . Power More Alarms Silence buzzer Silence sounders Reset Prewarning Early warning Fault System fault Function disabled Test Alarm Zone 1 1 4 7 C ? 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 Self Verify The table below describes how the system is configured. a neighbour alert signal (default 0.5 second ON / 0. for example. detailed information (information on the detection zone/detector) will be shown only on the panel's display in building B and in the main administration building. 3 and 4).2 Configuration Example with Several Operation Zones The illustration below shows an example of a configuration with 4 operation zones. recvd. In this way. activ. where Operation Zone 1 is on the top level encompassing the other operation zones (2. The example shows 4 buildings. will be shown on the panel's display in building C and D. B. In the event of a fire alarm in building B.5 second ON / 3. Power More Alarms Silence buzzer Silence sounders Reset Prewarning Prewarning Early warning Fault System fault Function disabled Test 1 4 7 C ? 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 1 4 7 C ? 2 5 8 0 Early warning Fault System fault Function disabled Test 3 6 9 Prewarning Early warning Fault System fault Function disabled Test 1 4 7 C ? 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 Self Verify BS-430 Self Verify BS-430 Self Verify BS-430 Top Level Operation Zone 1 A To FARE 1 To FARE 2 To FARE 3 To FARE 4 Output 1 Output 2 Output 3 Output 4 BSB-310 BS-420 A L A RM Fire ext. C is defined as a neighbour zone to D. acktivated Fire vent. recvd. i. Power Fire vent.e.. recvd. recvd. Release 4. Fire Brig. Information is selectively routed.. plus in the main administration building. activ. in this case.. and in addition to the main administration building's Alarm Zone.

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