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C-Tec CAST Compact C-3-8 Ceiling VAD with Sounder

SKU: CA451A/SW Category: Brand:


The C-TEC CAST Compact C-3-8 Ceiling VAD with Sounder is a certified fire alarm device that provides visual and audible warning signals.


  • Provides ‘C-3-8’ light distribution when ceiling mounted and ‘W-3-3.1’ coverage when wall mounted
  • Delivers an impressive 96dB(A) sound output at 1 meter distance
  • Incorporates an onboard short-circuit loop isolator and operates at low current consumption (12.5mA alarm, 460µA quiescent)


  • 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 : Provides C-3-8 rated coverage coverage when ceiling mounted. Can also be wall mounted to provide
    W-3-3.1 rated coverage
  • VAD category & coverage : C-3-8 or W-3-3.1
  • Flash rate & colour: 0.5Hz / White.
  • Supply/operating voltage: 27 to 40V DC.
  • Quiescent current : 460µA typical.
  • Nominal SPL (Sound Pressure Level) : 96dB(A) when set to tone 1
  • Alarm current : 12.5mA @ 27 to 40V DC (VAD lit, Sounder on max)
  • Indicators : Polling (red LED)
  • Product dimensions (mm) : 102mm diameter x 63mm deep
  • IP Rating : IP21C (Type A)
  • Weight : 175g  
  • Operating conditions/temperature:  -10ºC to +55ºC. Max. 95% RH (Non-condensing)


Additional information

Weight 2.1 kg