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Category: Fire Alarm Systems

FIM Expo Cardiff 2022

On Tuesday 13th September we attended the FIM Expo at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff where most of the major manufacturers were showcasing parts of their product portfolio. These events are always a great opportunity to keep abreast of industry developments and network with our key partners. This year we used the opportunity to interview […]

Guide to maintaining and upgrading the Twinflex fire alarm system

Since its launch the Twinflex system has been instrumental in establishing the 2-wire market in the UK. Famed by allowing installers to develop a fire alarm system with simply 3 items; panel, multipoint detector with integral sounder and call point, the Twinflex quickly became the go to solution for electrical contractors. Whilst the Twinflex has […]

Wireless fire alarm manufacturers

The landscape of wireless fire alarm manufacturers is larger than ever and we anticipate this will continue to grow given the key benefits of wireless. In this article we explore each player, outlining the type of system offered to help you make an informed decision.

Guide to beam detection for fire alarm systems

What are reflective beam detectors? Reflective beam detectors are devices that project an infa-red light which is then returned via a reflector plate, this provides a sensing path across the protected space. When enough smoke obscures this infra-red beam, the returning signal strength will be reduced and will result in a fire condition being generated.

Reduce false alarms with Alarm Verification on the Infinity ID2

Verification is an option included on the Infinity ID2. Verification is intended for systems in apartments, HMO’s, or any premises where it may be desirable that an alarm from a smoke detector from one apartment or area would need to be confirmed before the whole system goes into alarm.

Infinity ID2 Trained Installer online course

Comprehensive training on life safety systems is paramount. Delivering this training safely and effectively is however challenging given the obstacles posed by the current pandemic. It is therefore pleasing for us to announce our partner Zeta Alarms are launching a series of online training courses over the coming months. The first of which is the […]

Zerio Plus pre-programming service

As a specialist fire detection distributor we pride ourselves on offering value added services meaning we do more than simply shift boxes. In the case of the Zerio Plus wireless system our customers benefit from a complementary pre-programming service.

Radial or loop wiring supported by Infinity ID2

The Infinity ID2 is an intelligent 2-wire system and can be wired as either radials where you would have 1 cable per zone or you could wire all the zones onto a single loop. In this #TechTip our head engineer Dan explains what wiring the ID2 panel expects by default and how to easily change […]

In the future will all fire alarm systems be wireless?

Inspired by our recent interview with Mark Tansey of Electro Detectors, who shared his thoughts on their Zerio Plus system, this post explores the future possibility of every new fire alarm system being wireless.