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C-Tec CAST C-3-8 Base VAD with Sounder

£39.80 (inc VAT: £47.76)

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SKU: CA456A/W Category: Brand:


The C-Tec CAST C-3-8 Base VAD with Sounder is a certified addressable visual and audible alarm device designed for ceiling mounting.


  • Provides ‘C-3-8’ rated light distribution and 92dB(A) sound output
  • Incorporates a short-circuit loop isolator and group addressing capability
  • Offers selectable volume levels, tones, and optional colored caps for stand-alone use


  • Approvals/certifications : LPCB certified to EN54-3, 17 & 23 and Kiwa Telefication certified to EN54-13
  • Protocol/compatibility : Compatible with C-TEC’s CAST protocol Addressable Fire Panels
  • Application/operation : Designed to be ceiling mounted – either stand-alone with a red or white cap or as part of a stacked
    Sounder/VAD/Detector Base combination
  • VAD category & coverage : C-3-8
  • Flash rate & colour: 0.5Hz / White.
  • Supply/operating voltage: 27 to 40V DC.
  • Quiescent current : 470µA typical
  • Nominal SPL (Sound Pressure Level) : 92dB(A) when set to tone 1
  • Alarm current : 12.5mA 27 to 40V DC (typical, VAD lit, Sounder on max)
  • Indicators : Polling (red LED)
  • Product dimensions (mm) : 122mm diameter x 46mm deep (not including optional CAST detector and base)
  • IP Rating : IP21C (Type A)
  • Weight : 170g  
  • Operating conditions/temperature:  -10ºC to +55ºC. Max. 95% RH (Non-condensing)


Additional information

Weight 2.1 kg