Evacuation Systems support 6 channels of digital audio.

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Fully digital and networkable, Audio Evacuation Systems provide prerecorded messages and emergency paging during life safety emergency to facilitate orderly evacuation. They support line paging and 2-way telephone communications, as well as various control functions, all operating simultaneously on single pair of wires or fiber optic cables. Systems are available integrated directly within panel or as expansion solutions, which are in addendum to panel.




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Gamewell Offers Its Extensive Voice Evacuation Product Line



NORTHFORD, Conn.- Gamewell, a manufacturer of commercial fire alarm control panels and emergency life safety systems, announces release of the industry's most state-of-the-art voice (audio) evacuation system product line.

Gamewell's fully digital and networkable audio evacuation systems are able to support up to six channels of digital audio, including line paging and two-way telephone communications, plus various control functions, all operating simultaneously on a single pair of wires or fiber optic cables.

This new technology allows Gamewell to provide an extensive portfolio of integrated fire safety solutions for low- to mid- rise buildings and general areas of assembly, in addition to digital audio solutions for high-rise and campus applications.

In addition, Gamewell's voice evacuation systems can be custom-configured for unique buildings and floor plans, or to meet local requirements for voice evacuation systems.

Gamewell's voice evacuation systems provide prerecorded messages and emergency paging during a life safety emergency to facilitate orderly evacuation. The system can also be used to alert building occupants of imminent severe weather events such as tornados.

Gamewell voice evacuation systems are offered in two alternatives - integrated solutions and audio expansion solutions. Integrated solutions are those that are integrated directly within the panel, while audio expansion solutions are in addendum to the panel.

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Integrated solutions include the IF602VE and IF610VE alternatives, which are both available with SmartScan or XP-95 SLC protocols. The IF602VE Series features a built-in 25-Watt voice system, which can be further expanded to 150 Watts and distributed over 24 evacuation zones. The IF610VE Series features up to 200 Watts of voice evacuation power in a single cabinet.

Audio expansion systems range from the 25-Watt to 150-Watt Audio Command Center (GW-ACC) to the GV System, Gamewell's state-of-the-art networked multi-channel digital voice evacuation solution. The GV System supports up to 1,000 evacuation zones, 256 distributed audio panels and 200 Watts of voice evacuation power per panel. Gamewell's audio expansion solutions are compatible with all 600 Series fire alarm control panels.

Gamewell is part of the Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Life Safety Group, an industry leader in providing commercial fire alarms, advanced detection and notification products, and home patient remote tracking.

Honeywell International is a $25 billion 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, Chicago and Pacific Stock Exchanges. It is one of the 30 stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is also a component of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. For additional information, please visit www.honeywell.com. Gamewell, part of the Honeywell Fire Group, is a leading manufacturer of commercial fire control panels and emergency life safety systems. For more information visit www.gamewell.com.

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