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Wildlife Invasion Successfully Detected by Pertronic Fire Indicator Panel

An engineer from our Brisbane office recently discovered a previously unknown feature of the Pertronic F120A.

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Convert Obscuration to dB Attenuation with our Smoke Density Conversion Table

Occasionally we are asked about converting between various smoke density measurement systems. This information is very hard to find.

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FireUtils™ Speeds Up Loop Configuration

When configuring an analogue addressable fire alarm system, we usually start by listing the loop devices. It’s quick and easy with the FireUtils™ Device Type Selector.

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Don't Get Caught! Disable is different from Isolate

Occasionally we hear about someone having issues with the Disable function in AS 7240.2 fire indicating panels.

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How to Build a Trouble-Free RS-485 Bus for Pertronic Fire Alarm Systems

The F220 has been designed to support the trend toward larger, more complex fire alarm systems. These systems collect and process a lot of information, which is why the F220...

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Estimating the Load on a Pertronic 50 Watt Evacuation Amplifier

When amplifiers are used to drive evacuation systems it is often difficult to accurately know how much capacity is used or available on the amplifier – important information in fault finding...

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