Fire Notification Appliances can be wall/ceiling mounted.

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Wheelock Exceder(TM) series fire notification appliances include strobes, horns, and horn strobes with 5 mounting options that can be installed on single circuit. Appliances feature exterior candela windows, with 8 candela settings, and voltage test points. Universal mounting base features cover that protects contacts from dirt and paint and also shunts circuit for spotting wiring errors. Operating from dual 12/24 Vdc, units are ADA/NFPA/UFC/ANSI and OSHA 29, Part 1910, 165 compliant.

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Cooper Notification Releases Wheelock Exceder(TM) Series of Notification Appliances

Sleek new line of ceiling and wall mount strobes, horns and horn strobes

Long Branch, N.J., September 22, 2009 - Cooper Notification, an operating unit of Cooper Industries plc (NYSE:CBE), announced today the launch of their new line of Wheelock fire notification appliances under the brand Exceder(TM). The Exceder(TM) series of strobes, horns and horn strobes for wall and ceiling mount applications offer the best combination of features. The eight candela settings and five mounting options on one appliance provide industry first innovation and the lowest total cost of ownership. Installers and building owners alike will benefit from Wheelock's latest advancement for fire notification.

Meeting today's code requirements, the Exceder(TM) series offers the perfect combination of sleek modern style and efficiency. The appliances feature low current draw, providing building owner's substantial cost-savings through achieving the maximum amount of appliances that can be installed on a single notification circuit.

Equipped with visible candela windows on the outside of the appliances, tool-less setting changes, voltage test points, dual 12/24 VDC operation and a universal mounting base with multiple mounting options, this new line of Exceder(TM) strobes, horns and horn strobes are easy to install, and allow for quick inspection and routine maintenance. The mounting base includes a contact cover to protect contacts from dirt and paint and allows the ability to shunt the circuit to check for common wiring errors.

"The commitment of Cooper Notification to continue providing the safety and security industry with innovative, feature rich fire and emergency communication products and solutions is imperative to our business objectives," said Ratna Reddi, V.P. Marketing and Business Development." The benefits of Exceder(TM) reinforce this promise, affording customers and installers the opportunity to utilize the latest in fire life safety appliances."

The Exceder(TM) series is compatible with UL Regulated Voltage using filtered DC or unfiltered VRMS input voltage. In addition, it is ADA/NFPA/UFC/ANSI and OSHA 29, Part 1910, 165 compliant. To learn more about the Wheelock Exceder(TM) line of strobes, horns and horn strobes, visit

For additional information, contact Tim Rice at (412) 394-6611 or

About Cooper Notification

Cooper Notification, a solution platform of The Cooper Safety Division, is comprised of several businesses with decades of experience and innovation in the development of high quality products and solutions. With the ever present need to protect, alert and inform, Cooper Notification is focused on meeting the growing demand for personnel and property safety. We are the source for notification solutions supporting Fire, Security, Hazardous area, Mass Notification, Voice evacuation and Industrial Signaling applications and operating under the powerful global brands of Fulleon, MEDC, Roam Secure, SAFEPATH, WAVES and Wheelock. For more information, visit the web site at

About Cooper Industries

Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE) is a global manufacturer with 2008 revenues of $6.5 billion, approximately 88% of which are from electrical products. Founded in 1833, Cooper's sustained level of success is attributable to a constant focus on innovation, evolving business practices while maintaining the highest ethical standards, and meeting customer needs. The Company has eight operating divisions with leading market share positions and world-class products and brands including: Bussmann electrical and electronic fuses; Crouse-Hinds and CEAG explosion-proof electrical equipment; Halo and Metalux lighting fixtures; and Kyle and McGraw-Edison power systems products. With this broad range of products, Cooper is uniquely positioned for several long-term growth trends including the global infrastructure build-out, the need to improve the reliability and productivity of the electric grid, the demand for higher energy-efficient products and the need for improved electrical safety. In 2008, sixty-one percent of total sales were to customers in the industrial and utility end-markets and thirty-seven percent of total sales were to customers outside the United States. Cooper has manufacturing facilities in 23 countries as of 2008. For more information, visit the website at

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