On 1st September 2017, BS 5839-1 2017 was released.
The revised standard includes 25 changes to 14 existing clauses; the key changes will be discussed in this blog.
Call Point Covers
The biggest change, and the one that everyone is talking about, is the recommendation for call point covers. Going forward, all call points should be installed with a call point cover. The standard does not specify whether existing installations should be updated to i...
It has come to my knowledge that so many of fire alarm systems installers are faced with problem of replacing the old Zeta addressable standard protocol devices. Zeta, since 2004 phased out the standard addressable protocol devices while they rolled out new model of devices; the Fyreye MKII protocol devices. Since then, there's no longer Support for the standard protocol devices. However, all hope is not lost.
For the securetone addressable sounders having standard protocol, the r...
All we need to know about this wonderful programming handheld tool:
This tool is primarily used to soft address Fyreye MKII addressable Devices. But the most important thing about this tool is that it can also be used to convert MKII protocol devices to Standard protocol especially for the input /output modules of any kind.
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