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Siemens XC10 Series Operation

Siemens XC10 Series Operation

Extinguishing control unit
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Extinguishing control unit
XC1001-A / XC1005-A / XC1003-A
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  • Page 1 XC10 Extinguishing control unit XC1001-A / XC1005-A / XC1003-A Operation Building Technologies Control Products and Systems...
  • Page 2 Technical specifications and availability subject to change without notice. © 2009-2012 Copyright Siemens Switzerland Ltd We reserve all rights in this document and in the subject thereof. By acceptance of the document the recipient acknowledges these rights and undertakes not to publish the document nor the subject thereof in full or in part, nor to make them available to any third party without our...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    About this document ................5 Safety ....................7 Safety notices ..................7 Safety regulations for the method of operation ........8 Standards and directives complied with ..........10 Release notes ..................11 Extinguishing system overview ............12 Extinguishing process ................14 Blocking functions ................15 Operation ...................
  • Page 4 A6V10257477_c_en_-- Building Technologies 2012-06 Fire Safety...
  • Page 5: About This Document

    About this document About this document Goal and purpose This document describes the operation of the extinguishing control panel XC10. The reader shall become familiar with the possible indications and operating functions on the PMI, as well as with the functionality of the panel in the overall system.
  • Page 6 About this document Document identification Position Information Title page - Product type - Product designation - Document type Last page, bottom left - Document ID - ID_ModificationIndex_Language_COUNTRY - Edition date Last page, bottom right- - Manual hand side - Register Conventions for text marking Markups Special markups are shown in this document as follows:...
  • Page 7: Safety

    Safety Safety Safety notices The safety notices must be observed in order to protect people and property. The safety notices in this document contain the following elements: Symbol for danger Signal word Nature and origin of the danger Consequences if the danger occurs Measures or prohibitions for danger avoidance Symbol for danger This is the symbol for danger.
  • Page 8: Safety Regulations For The Method Of Operation

    Safety regulations for the method of operation National standards, regulations and legislation Siemens products are developed and produced in compliance with the relevant European and international safety standards. Should additional national or local safety standards or legislation concerning the planning, assembly, installation,...
  • Page 9 Modules and spare parts Components and spare parts must comply with the technical specifications defined by Siemens. Only use products specified or recommended by Siemens. Only use fuses with the specified fuse characteristics. Wrong battery types and improper battery changing lead to a risk of explosion.
  • Page 10: Standards And Directives Complied With

    We are grateful for any suggestions for improvement. Standards and directives complied with A list of the standards and directives complied with is available from your Siemens contact. In order to satisfy Directive 89/106/EEC (the Construction Products Directive –...
  • Page 11: Release Notes

    Safety Release notes Limitations to the configuration or use of devices in fire detection or extinguishing installation with a particular firmware version are possible. WARNING Limited or non-existent fire detection Personal injury and damage to property in the event of a fire. Read the 'Release Notes' before you plan and/or configure fire detection or extinguishing installation.
  • Page 12: Extinguishing System Overview

    Extinguishing system overview Extinguishing system overview An extinguishing system consists of the following components: - Extinguishing control panel for evaluating, displaying and operating all functions of an extinguishing area. - Fire detectors for automatic activation of extinguishing. - Manual release button(s) for manual activation of extinguishing. - Emergency hold button(s) to hold the extinguishing process or emergency abort button to cancel the initiated extinguishing release as long as the pre-warning time is running.
  • Page 13 Extinguishing system overview The XC10 extinguishing control unit is used for displaying, operating and monitoring the functions of an extinguishing area and its immediate environs. All detectors, alarm sounders, illuminated warning panel, monitoring devices and controllers are connected to the extinguishing control unit. If a detector triggers an alarm, it is transmitted to the extinguishing control unit.
  • Page 14: Extinguishing Process

    Extinguishing system overview The automatic activation of extinguishing can be blocked as a precaution for maintenance work. In this instance, in the event of fire, it is possible to press the Manual Release Button for activation of extinguishing. Mechanical blocking For the safety of the people, the extinguishing can be blocked mechanically by actuating the mechanical blocking device.
  • Page 15: Blocking Functions

    Extinguishing system overview system can be reset only after completion of the flooding time. The flooding time can be set to between 10s to 30mn. The fire control (shut off air conditioning, smoke protection flaps and doors to the extinguishing area) is triggered as a rule in the case of "Fire alarm" or at the start of activated time.
  • Page 16: Operation

    Operation Operation All display and control elements, except the 4-digit display for XC1001-A and XC1003-A versions, are accessible to the operator: LED 1 to 32 for operating conditions indication, – Keys 1 to 15 allowing: – to enter level 2 access code operation (reset, disabled, test, etc.) 4-digit display allowing: –...
  • Page 17 Operation Indicators State Description N° Color Yellow Fixed – Manual release is blocked or being tested Yellow Fixed – Standard = not used Alternative = automatic and manual release granted (UK) – Yellow Fixed Automatic release is blocked – – At least one detection zone which starts the extinguishing is off or being tested Fixed All detection zones which start the extinguishing are in alarm condition...
  • Page 18 Operation Keys Description 1 … 4 Operating access code input (level 2, programming, system test, etc.) Silence / Restart sounders by successive pressing: 1st pressing: silence sounders – 2nd pressing: restart sounders – – 3rd pressing: silence sounders … Operating access level required = level 2 (silence sounders is not possible during pre-warning time) Silence buzzer Operating access level required = level 1 or 2 or 2 only (*) 1) Reset of the system.
  • Page 19: Operating Access Levels

    Operation Operating access levels XC10xx-A operation is organized in several operating access levels. Operating access level 1 This level gives access to: silence buzzer led test fault detailed display alarm counter display (XC1003-A and XC1005-A only) Operating access level 2 This operating access level gives access, after code input on keyboard (4 2 3 3 by default or personalized) or by key (option), to the following controls: silence buzzer...
  • Page 20: Extinguishing Process

    Operation Extinguishing process In the event of fire, an extinguishing process normally occurs automatically and triggers the two alarm stages "Fire alarm" and "Activated" before extinguishing is activated. As explained in the following, there are different operating options to affect the extinguishing process. Fire alarm A fire detector in the extinguishing area has detected a fire.
  • Page 21 Operation At this stage, no action can be carried out to prevent extinguishing release. All people in the area to be flooded must immediately evacuate it. However, you have the option of temporary hold or abort extinguishing (only a local intervention, provided this device is installed).
  • Page 22: Disabling Part Of The System

    Disabling part of the system Disabling part of the system In certain situations (e.g. maintenance work) it is reasonable to disable parts of the system. If a system part is disabled (isolated), then the Led "Disabled" is lit continuously. Disabled system parts can under certain circumstances prevent the correct acquisition or processing of alarms or faults as well as WARNING activation of extinguishing.
  • Page 23: Disabling Alarm Sounders, Actuators And Fire Controls

    Disabling part of the system Disabling alarm sounders, actuators and fire controls Disabled alarm sounders and fire controls are not activated in the WARNING event of an alarm! Therefore, re-enable disabled alarm sounders and fire controls again as soon as normal conditions prevail! In order to prevent unintentional activation of the alarm sounders and fire controls, the alarm sounders and the fire controls can be disabled in exceptional cases.
  • Page 24: Setting Automatic Blocked / Manual Blocked Operating Modes

    Disabling part of the system Setting Automatic blocked / Manual blocked operating modes 1. Enable level 2 access, 2. Press the « Mode select » key (8) until obtaining the desired operating mode (corresponding yellow LED lit up fixed): press: Automatic blocked –...
  • Page 25: Maintenance

    Maintenance Maintenance Preventive maintenance 6.1.1 Performed by the customer Once a week Check that all leds and buzzer are activated with the "Led test" Every 6 months Check all alarm sounders and illuminated warning panels Check the Remote transmission connection 6.1.2 Performed by the maintenance technician The maintenance operation of an extinguishing installation must be performed by...
  • Page 26: Checking Remote Transmission Alarm

    Maintenance « Fire controls » Led (21) flashes slowly 3. Press « Lamp test » key (9) to end the test before 30 seconds, if necessary Checking Remote Transmission alarm Before checking the remote transmission, ensure that activation of extinguishing is in fact blocked, the alarm sounders and the fire WARNING controls are disabled and the receiving station is notified of the imminent test.
  • Page 27: Faults / Troubleshooting

    Faults / Troubleshooting Faults / Troubleshooting The control panel has an extended auto-test function. In case the system indicates a fault or is not in normal operating mode, the following table presents a listing of possible faults with notes on possible causes. WARNING Always eliminate faults as soon as possible Press simultaneously keys “1”...
  • Page 28 Faults / Troubleshooting Designation State Significance N° Color Yellow Loss of agent Fixed Short circuit Slow Break Monitored input 3 Fast Incorrect status Yellow Manual blocked Fixed Short circuit Monitored input 4 Slow Break Yellow Not used Fixed 24 V output fuse blown Yellow Automatic blocked Fixed Key enabled more than 5 mn...
  • Page 29 Faults / Troubleshooting Designation State Significance N° Color Manual release Fixed Enabled < 15 s after reset Yellow Manual release Fixed Short circuit Manual release line Slow Break For any faults listed above, the service provider in account must be contacted Any electrical fault (break or short circuit) on the following lines may have a direct consequence on the extinguishing process, or in some cases prevent it.
  • Page 30: Environmental Protection

    The user assumes responsibility for disposal of the system. If any questions arise at the time of proper disposal and which represent a hazard to persons or to the environment, the Technical Customer Service of Siemens Building Technologies Ltd. is available for information.
  • Page 31 Environmental protection A6V10257477_c_en_-- Building Technologies 2012-06 Fire Safety...
  • Page 32 © 2009-2012 Copyright Siemens Switzerland Ltd Issued by Data and design subject to change without notice. Siemens Switzerland Ltd Infrastructure & Cities Sector Building Technologies Division International Headquarters Gubelstrasse 22 CH-6301 Zug Tel. +41 41 724 24 24 Document no.

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