EVAC-ALERT Evacuation Alert Panel - C-TEC Cabinet View larger

'EVAC-ALERT' Evacuation Alert Panel (in C-TEC cabinet)



  • Designed for areas with low risks of vandalism such as secure or manned reception areas.
  • Can be configured so its evacuation switches are not active until enabled by an external secure switch.
  • Supplied as a 2 loop 8 zone panel expandable to 48 zones & 4 loops using add-on parts.
  • Enclosure features a heavy duty external door with metal hinges & 2 secure cam locks.
  • Can accommodate up to 38Ah batteries.
  • Internal features include bright LED indicators, easy-to-operate evacuation toggle switches and a concealed but intuitive maintenance interface.
  • Firefighter controls FULLY compliant with the requirements of BS 8629.
  • Can be connected to self-testing evacuation alert sounders, visual indicators & vibrating pillow pads.
  • Powered by C-TEC's powerful 'CAST' protocol & compatible with our ENVISION data management software.
  • Customisable ‘slide-in’ floor/zone labelling system.
  • For unmanned, less secure areas our EAP 2-4 Loop C-TEC Gerda variants may be more appropriate.

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Technical Specifications

Approvals/certifications Power supply certified to EN54-4. Firefighter control switches to BS 8629.
Protocol/compatibility C-TEC CAST.
Mains supply 230V 50/60Hz.
Mains rated current 1.3A maximum.
Internal power supply 27.3Vdc +/- 1% nominal @ 20ºC.
Total output current limited to 5A @ 230Vac (4A with 1A battery charging).
Battery charge capacity 7Ah min to 38Ah max.
Quiescent current Varies depending on the panel's configuration - refer to our ZFP loop/battery calculation tool for details.
Max battery size and type 2 x 12V 38Ah VRLA connected in series. Max size of battery is 197 L x 175 H x 165 W mm.
No. of loop drivers 2 or 4.
Max. loop output current 450mA (38V max).
Max. loop length 1km.
Max. addressable devices per loop 255.
Auxiliary relays 2 x Programmable Relays (programmable from C&Es). 1 x Fault Relay (active when no faults are present). Volt free single pole changeover. Max. switch current 1A; Max. switch voltage 30Vdc.
Other outputs 24V Aux. Power (19.5V min, 28V max). Protected by a resettable fuse. Max. current 100mA.
Auxiliary inputs 2 x Programmable Inputs (programmable from C&Es). 470Ω to trigger. Max. input voltage 27V (non-latching).
PC connection Via a galvanically isolated USB socket.
Pager/DECT connection RS232. ESPA compatible. C-TEC BMS protocol compliant.
Graphics interface/diagnostics connection RS232. ESPA compatible, C-TEC 'ENVISION ENABLED'
Network connection RS485 hi-integrity multi-path fault tolerant network connection via optional ZHN network card. Max 128 network nodes (up to 64 main panels).
Indicators User: Power on, Power fault, Gen. fault, Fault warning sounder, separate evacuation & zone fault indicators per zone. Maintenance: 480x272 pixel touchscreen, all relevant EN54 indicators & 4 programmable indicators.
Controls User: Silence fault warning sounder, activate/deactivate alert devices. Maintenance: Interactive touchscreen with menu sensitive buttons; 1 x keyswitch allowing direct access to AL2.
Connections Fixed, largest acceptable conductor size 2.5mm2.
Expansion connections RS485 peripheral bus connection allows the connection of up to 15 'A-Bus' PCBs (2 control cores plus screen plus 2 cores for power).
Construction & finish Mild steel zinc coated with light grey RAL7035 light texture epoxy paint. (Suited to match C-TEC's ZFP panels).
IP Rating IP30.
Dimensions 450 W x 462 H x 237 D mm.
Mounting information Can be surface mounted or alternatively semi-flush-mounted using our ZBEZS bezel.
Weight 15 kg approx (without batteries).
Notes 2 locks, 4 keys supplied (keyed alike).
1 Loop Variants N/A.
2 Loop Variants May be extended to 4 loops. Optional Network Card available.
4 Loop Variants Optional Network Card available.
6 Loop Variants N/A.
8 Loop Variants N/A.


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Dimensions & Mounting Information

Product dimensions (approx): 450 W x 462 H x 237 D mm. Weight 15kg (without batteries).

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