C-3-8 Addressable Base VAD c/w 96dB(A) Sounder

  • Third-party certified to EN54-3 (Sounders), EN54-23 (VADs) and 17 (Isolators) by the LPCB.
  • Provides ‘C-3-8’ light distribution (min 0.4 lux over a 3 x 8m cylindrical area).
  • Supplied with a BF431QCP quick connect plate and detector spur wires.
  • Impressive 96dB(A) sound output @ 1m.
  • Onboard short-circuit loop isolator.
  • 550µA quiescent current.
  • 14mA alarm current @24V DC (VAD lit, sounder on max).
  • Group addressing facility allows multiple devices to be operated simultaneously.
  • 7 selectable volume levels and up to 15 selectable tone pairs.
  • Optional BF330CTLIDW white or BF330CTLIDR red cap available for stand-alone use.
  • IP21C rated.


Approvals/certifications Certified to EN54-3, 23 & 17 by the LPCB (0832-CPR-F1115).
Protocol/compatibility Compatible with C-TEC’s XFP/ZFP XP95/Discovery 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 (15m3 cylindrical coverage).
Flash rate & colour 0.5Hz / White.
Supply/operating voltage 17 to 28V DC (Sounder); 21 to 28V DC (Sounder/VAD).
Quiescent current 550µA @ 24 VDC.
Nominal SPL (Sound Pressure Level) 96dB(A) when set to tone 1.
Alarm current 14mA (VAD lit, Sounder on max).
Indicators Polling (green LED) & Short Circuit Isolator Active (amber LED).
Product dimensions (mm) 122mm diameter x 46mm deep (not including optional XP95/Discovery detector and base).
IP Rating IP21C (Type A).
Weight 170g.
Operating conditions/temperature -10ºC to +55ºC. Max. 95% RH (Non-condensing).


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