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

£52.98 (inc VAT: £63.58)

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SKU: CA457A/W Category: Brand:


The C-Tec CAST C-3-8 Base VAD with Voice Sounder is a ceiling-mounted, addressable device that combines visual and audible alarms for fire safety systems.


  • Provides ‘C-3-8’ rated light distribution for effective visual signaling
  • Offers superb sound intelligibility with selectable voice messages and tones
  • Incorporates an onboard short-circuit loop isolator for enhanced system resilience


  • 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: 24 to 40V DC.
  • Quiescent current : 470µA typical
  • Nominal SPL (Sound Pressure Level) : 89 dB(A) @ 1 m
  • Alarm current : 26.5mA @ 27-40V DC (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)
  • Notes: Includes the same lenses and electronics as our CAST EN54-3, 13, 17 & 23 certified Base Sounder VAD


Additional information

Weight 2.1 kg