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Bosch B443 Installation Manual

Bosch B443 Installation Manual

Conettix plug-in hspa+ cellular communicator
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1 | Overview
The B443 provides IP communication over the GSM (GPRS/EDGE/
UMTS/HSPA+) digital cellular network by directly connecting the
module to the control panel. The control panel can be confi gured to
use B443 for alarm reporting, remote access and personal notifi cation
The B443 module requires a SIM card with active cellular service
to communicate. Bosch Cellular service and SIM cards are
available in some countries. Consult your Bosch representative for
Figure 1.1: Board overview
Callout ― Description
1 ― Module handle and support leg
2 ― SIM card holder
3 ― LEDs
4 ― Threaded female SMA antenna connector
5 ― Plug-in module retention clip opening
6 ― PCB metal contacts
2 | Installation and removal
If installing the communicator into a B450 module, refer to the
Conettix Plug-in Communicator Interface (B450) Installation and
Operation Guide for more information.
Remove power to the control panel prior to installing or
removing the module.
2.1 | Insert the SIM card
Inserting the SIM card:
Break away the SIM card from the plastic die-cut card.
Insert the SIM card into the SIM card holder on the module by
sliding it into the card holder, verifying that the gold contact side
of the SIM card is against the module. Refer to Figure 2.1.
Figure 2.1: Inserting the SIM card
Callout ― Description
1 ― Module
2 ― SIM card
2.2 | Install the antenna
Installing the antenna:
Place the magnetic antenna on top of the enclosure, or
vertically on another metal surface.
Route the antenna cable through a knock-out.
Connect the antenna cable to the module.
Secure the antenna cable to the inside of the enclosure.
Figure 2.2: Installing the antenna
Callout ― Description
1 ― Antenna routed through any knock-out
2 ― Antenna cable connected to the module
2.3 | Install the module
The control panel communicates with and provides power to the
module through the plug-in connection. Proper installation results in
the necessary electrical and mechanical connection.
Installing the module:
With the module facing the control panel as shown in Figure 2.3,
insert the support leg into the support hole labeled X.
Align the PCB metal contacts with the on-board connector.
Push the module into place. The retention clip snaps closed and
secures the module in place.
Figure 2.3: Installing the module
Callout ― Description
1 ― Support leg
2 ― PCB metal contacts
3 ― Plug-in module retention clip
2.4 | Module removal
To remove an installed module, hold the plug-in module retention clip
open with one hand while grasping the top corners of the module
support handle with your other hand. Pull the module out.
3 | Diagnostic LED descriptions
At power up, all module LEDs activate for several seconds, indicating
proper insertion. The Signal LEDs then turn off until the module
registers on the cellular network. Registering a new module might take
up to 3 min.
Check the LED display to ensure a good signal strength level, and
adjust the antenna location as required. The signal strength LEDs
momentarily turn off to indicate the module has measured and
updated the signal strength status. Refer to Table 3.1.
Flash pattern
Indicates an unacceptable
signal strength level.
Indicates a marginal
signal strength level.
Green (1 light)
Indicates a good signal
strength level.
Green (2 lights)
Indicates a very good
signal strength level.
Table 3.1: Signal strength LEDs description
Flash pattern
Normal State. Indicates normal
Flashes once every 1 sec
Communication Error State. Indi-
On Steady (blue)
cates the module is unable to com-
municate on the cellular network.
LED Trouble State. Module is not
powered, or some other trouble
condition prohibits the module
from controlling the STATUS LED.
(Check for proper installation.)
Table 3.2: STATUS LED descriptions
4 | Confi guration
The programming of B442 Plug-in Communicators is be done through
the compatible control panel or the B450 Plug-in Communicator Inter-
face. Refer to your control panel guide, remote programming software
help or the B450 IOG for parameter descriptions, options and defaults.
For Bosch Cellular account status and management, use RPS or
the online service portal (go to
aspx and click on the Cellular Portal Login link).
Confi gure network alarm communication routes and settings in the
control panel. Cellular carrier specifi c settings such as Access Point
Name and SIM card security can also be programmed through B
Series control panel, or Conettix Plug-in Communicator Interface



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Summary of Contents for Bosch B443

  • Page 1 Operation Guide for more information. the necessary electrical and mechanical connection. registers on the cellular network. Registering a new module might take use B443 for alarm reporting, remote access and personal notifi cation up to 3 min. messaging. Installing the module:...
  • Page 2 ∆ ∆ Copyright 1999/5/ . This document is the intellectual property of Bosch Security Systems, Italian Inc. and is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. Con la presente Bosch Security Systems dichiara che questo rile- vatore antintrusione è conforme ai requisiti essenziali ed alle altre Trademarks disposizioni pertinenti stabilite dalla direttiva 1999/5/CE.