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Remote Power Supply extends signaling capacity of fire control systems.

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February 29, 2012 - RPS is 10 A power supply designed for fire alarm, detection, and control solutions. It can be activated by notification appliance circuit from fire panel, optional control modules, or can be used in standalone applications to supply power to auxiliary devices (door holders, panel peripheral devices). Features include 4 output circuits - Class A or B - rated for 3 A maximum, built-in synchronization with different vendor protocols, operation in both generator and follower sync modes, and universal AC input.

FIKE Corp.

704 S. 10th St., Blue Springs, MO, 64015 4263, USA

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Fike Launches New Remote Power Supply

Press release date: February 21, 2012

Blue Springs, MO. -- Fike announces the addition of a new Remote Power Supply (RPS) to compliment its existing line of fire alarm and detection and control solutions.

"This new 10 amp power supply is used to extend the signaling capacity of Fike's fire alarm and suppression control systems, including the intelligent CyberCat Fire Alarm Panel, and the Cheetah Xi Fire Suppression Control System," explained Kevin Montgomery, Fike Electrical Product Manager, Facilities Protection.

The RPS can be activated by a notification appliance circuit (NAC) from a fire panel, optional control modules, or can be used in standalone applications to supply power to auxiliary devices (door holders, panel peripheral devices, etc.). The UL Listed Remote Power Supply offers several key features, including 4 output circuits - Class A or B - rated for 3 amps maximum, built-in synchronization with several different vendor protocols, operation in both Generator and Follower sync modes and universal AC Input.

"What is really exciting is that in addition to the RPS carrying the UL 864 9th Edition listing, this power supply is listed to the new UL 2572 standard in support of MNS/ECS applications. This new power supply is a key addition to Fike's comprehensive offering that brings together state-of-the-art notification technology to deliver time-sensitive information quickly and effectively to facility occupants during an emergency situation," says Kevin Montgomery.

Fike is a globally recognized supplier of products and services that protect people and critical assets from dangers such as fire, explosion, and over-pressurization. With over 65 years of experience manufacturing safety solutions, Fike offers a complete line of proven, reliable products to customers around the world.

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