Fire System
User's Guide


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  • Page 1 Fire System User’s Guide...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction Command Center Function Keys Viewing System Events Warning Displays and Tones Fire Alarms Silencing Fire Troubles Detector Reset Key Annunciator Reset Key The Idle Display How the System Reports Alarms System Functions View Memory Fire Test View Log Remote Program System Trouble Displays...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction Using the Command Center Your system’s command center is an advanced digital device that Your system provides access to functions through the Menu. Access offers a variety of features. Its highly visible, back-lit keypad and the Menu by pressing the [ESC] key. Pressing the [PREV] or built-in sounder alert you to a number of system events.
  • Page 5: Command Center Function Keys

    Command Center Function Keys ENT (Enter) Your command center has four function keys. These keys are used The function of the [ENT] key is to select the menu item displayed. to control your system. Command Center Quiets for Keystrokes ESC (Escape) Pressing [ESC], [PREV], [NEXT], or [ENT] lights the keys and The [ESC] key has two functions.
  • Page 6: Viewing System Events

    Viewing System Events Warning Displays and Tones Your system automatically displays fire alarm events or fire trouble Your command center emits one of several distinct tones and events as they occur. Fire trouble events include such things as a displays custom text to alert you to system events. Additional bells broken wire or a closed sprinkler system valve.
  • Page 7: Fire Alarms

    See the description of the Detector Reset key and the Annunciator Reset key for more information. * FIRE SYSTEM * ALARM SILENCED A1 2 FIRE ALARM LOBBY SMOKE...
  • Page 8: Silencing Fire Troubles

    * FIRE SYSTEM * to FIRE TROUBLE. Manually press the [NEXT] key repeatedly to display all of the devices that are still off normal.
  • Page 9: Detector Reset Key

    After pressing this key, the display shows SENSORS RESETING for approximately 3 seconds and then goes blank before returning to the repeated display of * FIRE SYSTEM * followed by ALARM SILENCED. This function clears alarm point information from the display. The ALARM SILENCED message continues to display as a reminder that the VIEW MEMORY ? function can still be used to view cleared point information.
  • Page 10: Annunciator Reset Key

    Annunciator Reset Key Description After the [ALARM SILENCE], [TROUBLE SILENCE] and/or [DETECTOR RESET] keys are pressed, retrieve the cleared keypad display information with the View Memory ? menu function. Pressing the [ANNUNCIATOR RESET] key clears the ALARM SILENCED message from the display and clears the VIEW MEMORY ? buffer and returns the display to idle text.
  • Page 11: The Idle Display

    “At an idle state” means that the system is not currently performing a function entered by a user. • PRESS ALARM SIL Indicates that the [ALARM SILENCE] key needs to be pressed. • * FIRE SYSTEM * This is the normal idle display that indicates the system is normal and ready to function. • CHECK FIRE SYS This is one of a number of displays that indicate the system requires service.
  • Page 12: How The System Reports Alarms

    Keystroke Checking Tones How the System Reports Alarms Valid Entry Your system may be programmed to automatically send reports to your monitoring facility. This communication temporarily If you press an appropriate key for the function or entry you desire, disconnects your telephones. Once the report is completed, your the command center sounds a muted beep tone, indicating it system returns the telephones to normal operation (check with accepted your keystroke.
  • Page 13: System Functions

    System Functions Below is a summary of the features covered in this guide. Some of these functions may not be available in your menu. Access the menu by pressing the [ESC] key. The first menu item, ALARM SILENCE ?, is displayed. This function can be selected by pressing the [ENT] key. Doing this has the same effect as pressing the [ALARM SILENCE] key.
  • Page 14: View Memory

    VIEW MEMORY? Using View Memory: View Event Memory Press the [ESC] key to enter the menu, then press [NEXT] repeatedly until you reach the VIEW MEMORY ? prompt. Description Press [ENT]. Event memory allows you or a service technician to review events after Your system displays event summary lines and point text in this they are cleared from the command center’s display.
  • Page 15: Fire Test

    FIRE TEST ? Using Fire Test: Description Press the [ESC] key to enter the menu, then press [NEXT] repeatedly until you reach the FIRE TEST ? prompt. Use this function to test fire points to be certain they function Press [ENT]. properly.
  • Page 16 FIRE TEST ? (continued) Automatic time-out returns the system to idle text: If there is no point or command center activity for 20 minutes, the fire test ends Faulting a point more than once does not increment the test automatically. The command center returns to idle text. count.
  • Page 17: View Log

    VIEW LOG ? ENTER START DATE displays. To view the entire log from the newest event, press [ENT]. Description The date and time of the event displays. Press [NEXT] to Use this function to review events in your system at your command view the description of the event, or press [PREV] to view center.
  • Page 18: Remote Program

    REMOTE PROGRAM ? For systems without a phone number: Ensure your security system is at idle text. Description Call this phone number: ______________________. Your servicing company can remotely program your security This number is designated for the Remote Account system using the telephone line your panel is connected to. Manager.
  • Page 19 At the conclusion of the programming session your system • If you want your system to call the RAM, press [ENT] sends a report to the security company and then returns when the display shows CALL RAM ?.The display shows your telephone to normal service and your display to idle CALLING RAM momentarily as the panel dials the RAM text.
  • Page 20 VIEW POINT STATUS ? • PT###_OPEN_HW: a HW point is open. • PT###_NORML_HW: a HW point is normal. Description • PT###_MISNG_HW: a HW point is missing. Use this function to identify the number or location of each point in an area, and to show the current condition of any point you Continue to press [ENT] to see the type and condition of select.
  • Page 21 DISPLAY REV? Description This function displays the revision of firmware currently installed in the panel. Press the [ESC] key to enter the Menu. Press [NEXT] until the DISPLAY REV ? function is displayed. The current revision of firmware displays # # - # #) for 5 seconds. (9112 REV The display returns to idle text.
  • Page 22: System Trouble Displays

    System Trouble Displays SERVC BATT LOW Indicates the system’s battery is low, or temporarily draining faster If you see any of the following system trouble displays, contact than the system can charge it. If this display remains or appears your servicing company to determine whether repairs are needed: frequently, call your security company for service.
  • Page 23 Displays when a problem occurs with one of the panel’s circuits. Call your security company. FIRST DISARM Indicates that the function requested can only be performed when the idle display shows * FIRE SYSTEM *. Press the [ALARM SILENCE] key.
  • Page 24: Log Event Definitions

    Log Event Definitions BYPASS - Point bypassed. An event modifier showing how the point was bypassed follows this event in the log. AC FAIL - AC power to the panel interrupted. CANCEL - User canceled an alarm from the area specified. AC RSTOR - AC power to the panel restored.
  • Page 25 FIRE TRBLE - Trouble condition at point specified. PROG OK - Panel successfully programmed by a local programmer. FIRE START - Fire Walk Test started. PT TESTED - This point walk tested. LOG FULL - Panel log is full. New event overwrites oldest event. PWR RESET - Power was reset at specified time.
  • Page 26 REMO RESET - Panel reset from RAM. STAT RPT - Status report sent. RESTORAL - Restoral at device in area specified. TEST RPT - Test report sent. SDI FAIL - SDI device specified is not working. 1 to 8 = TIME CHG - User changed panel’s time.
  • Page 27: System Glossary

    System Glossary Relay - Your system may have relays programmed to provide control of devices such as premises lighting or entry gates. Area - A group of detection devices connected to your security Your security company programs relays for automatic control system.
  • Page 28: Maintenance And Service

    Maintenance and Service How to Clean the Command Center This system requires very little maintenance, however, you should If your command center gets dirty, apply a test the system weekly to ensure it is working properly. A test household glass cleaner to a clean cloth or paper schedule and maintenance program can be arranged.

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