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Notification Appliances utilize LEDs as strobe light source.

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August 21, 2014 - Intended for fire alarm and emergency communication systems, Wheelock Exceder LED Series includes ceiling models for horns, horn strobes, strobes, speakers, and speaker strobes. Series features dual voltage 25/70 Vrms, field selectable tap settings from 1/8–2 W for speaker models, and field selectable candela settings of 15, 30, 75, and 95 cd. With frequency response spanning 300–8,000 Hz, speaker and speaker strobe models suit mass notification applications.

Eaton Corp.

Eaton Center, Cleveland, OH, 44114, USA

Original Press Release

Eaton Announces Expansion to Wheelock Exceder LED Series with Ceiling Models

Press release date: August 13, 2014

Eaton Provides Energy Efficiency, Cost Savings with Expanded Line of Wheelock Exceder LED Series Ceiling Notification Appliances

LONG BRANCH, N.J. … Power management company Eaton today announced that its Cooper Notification business has expanded its Wheelock Exceder LED Series to include ceiling models for horns, horn strobes, strobes, speakers and speaker strobes. The Wheelock Exceder Series is the industry’s first line of notification appliances to utilize high-efficiency light emitting diodes (LEDs) as the strobe light source to help reduce overall costs in fire alarm and emergency communication systems.

“The addition of new ceiling appliances completes our low candela line of Wheelock Exceder LED products,” said Huyenchau Villas, product manager, Eaton’s Cooper Notification business. “Our break-through optical design and energy-efficient LED technology leads the industry in low current draw, which equates to lower installation costs, reduction in materials and overall system savings for customers.”

Exceder LED ceiling appliances offer one of the industry’s smallest footprints in a sleek, modern design. For faster and easier installation, the series includes dual voltage (25/70 Voltage Root Mean Square), five field-selectable tap settings (1/8 to 2 watts) for speaker models and multiple audible settings for horn models, field-selectable candela (cd) settings (15, 30, 75, 95 cd), and convenient mounting options for both new and retrofit construction.

The Exceder LED speaker and speaker strobe models feature the widest frequency response range in the industry spanning 300 to 8,000 Hertz. Ideal for mass notification applications, the wider frequency response range allows the speaker to reproduce frequencies closer to the original sound, improving the clarity and comprehension of the intended message for intelligible communications.

Eaton’s Cooper Notification business offers the Exceder LED ceiling speaker data files for the EASE Evac software design tool from AFMG technologies to help system designers meet intelligibility code requirements,. To import the files, visit www.coopernotification.com.  

To learn more about this solution or others from Eaton’s Cooper Notification business, visit www.coopernotification.com.

Eaton’s Cooper Notification business is a leader in developing integrated, advanced technology and code-compliant solutions for life safety and mass notification, providing critical, emergency communications for higher education, industrial, commercial, government and military markets.

Eaton’s Electrical Sector is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.

Eaton is a power management company with 2013 sales of $22.0 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 103,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.

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