Fire Alarm Panel integrates emergency communications system.
March 9, 2012 -
Integrating mass notification capabilities with fire alarm technology, Farenhyt ECS (Emergency Communications System) provides fire protection and system for broadcasting real-time, intelligible communications within facility. All-in-one system is completely supervised and meets NFPA 72, UL 2572, and Department of Defense (DoD) standards. Control panels include customizable switches for as many as 15 pre-recorded messages and one microphone for live paging.
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Silent Knight Introduces Combination Fire Alarm & Emergency Communications System
Combined Technology Offers Cost Efficiencies & Simplified Operations in One Completely Supervised System
NORTHFORD, Conn. - Silent Knight by Honeywell (NYSE: HON) introduces the new Farenhyt ECS (Emergency Communications System) line, providing both cutting-edge fire protection and a system for broadcasting real-time communications within a facility, big or small. By integrating mass notification capabilities with its proven fire alarm technology, Silent Knight aims to offer an all-in-one system that is easy-to-use, cost-effective and benefits from the stringent requirements placed on fire alarm systems.
The Farenhyt ECS line delivers real-time, intelligible communications over a completely supervised system that meets the latest NFPA 72, UL 2572 and Department of Defense (DoD) standards. Farenhyt ECS control panels include customizable switches for as many as 15 pre-recorded messages and a microphone for live paging - all simple-to-use technology which enables users to direct general or emergency communications to all or select areas of a facility.
As many as seven Silent Knight ECS-RCUs (Remote Command Units) can tie into a facility's Farenhyt ECS and be conveniently placed throughout a facility to provide a quick means for live paging to specific areas of a facility. Complete operation of fire alarm and ECS functions can also be performed through an ECS-RCU, which is UL-listed and meets the DoD mass notification system requirements of an LOC (Local Operator Console).
The Farenhyt ECS runs on most wire-types, making it a cost-effective retrofit option when existing fire alarm wire is used. Fire alarm speaker intelligibility requirements combined with regular system testing code mandates ensure this integrated fire alarm and ECS communicates clearly and is well maintained. Ideal for schools, hospitals, government and military facilities or other places of assembly, a Farenhyt ECS is a great choice for buildings considering an ECS or fire alarm upgrade, or for those located within a municipality that will soon adopt current NFPA code ECS requirements.
More technical information on Silent Knight's new Farenhyt ECS (a.k.a. mass notification system) line is available on www.farenhyt.com. For an ECS demonstration, contact a local Silent Knight Regional Sales Manager or visit Silent Knight's booth # 11039 at the ISC West Show in Las Vegas, March 28-30.
Silent Knight, part of the Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Life Safety Group, designs and manufactures commercial fire alarm and life safety systems. Its broad portfolio of products is available through security equipment distribution and a nationwide network of authorized Farenhyt Distributors. Founded in 1961, Silent Knight's manufacturing operations are based in the United States.
Honeywell International (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell's shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywellnow.com.