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SigTEL 8 Line Master Controller (no handset)


SigTEL 8 Line Master Controller (no handset)

Part No. ECU-8

Ideal for disabled refuge, fire telephone and stadium marshalling applications.
Allows operators to communicate with up to eight disabled refuge or fire telephone outstations.
Expandable to 16 lines using an ECU-8 expansion unit.
Networking facility allows up to four controllers (plus any expansion units) to be interlinked allowing systems of up to 64 lines to be implemented.
Supplied with a backlit LCD and handset.
True duplex speech.
Unique ‘auto-learn’ facility allows fast system set up.
Can be semi-flush mounted using an AFP385 bezel.
Operation can be maintained for 24 hours (standby) and 3 hours (in use) using 2 x 12V 7 Ahr batteries.
Easily interfaced to NC951 accessible toilet alarms, PDA audio-frequency induction loop systems, strobes, CCTV activation relays, etc.

Technical Specifications

Approvals/certifications Facilitates compliance with BS5839-9 when correctly installed.
Mains supply 230V 50/60Hz.
Mains rated current 500mA.
Internal power supply 19V-28.5V (27V nominal). Ripple 7V maximum (battery fault).
Total output current limited to 1.5A @ 230Vac
Quiescent current 100mA (controller with fault buzzer sounding) plus 1mA per Type A outstation and 3.2mA per Type B outstation.
Max battery size and type 2 x 12V 7Ah VRLA connected in series.
No. of lines 8 (expandable to 16 via an ECU-8S 8 line expansion unit).
Auxiliary relays Changeover fault relay (failsafe). 30V 1A max.
Open collector outputs (OP1): Activates when the ECU is ringing; (OP2) Activates when there is an active accessible toilet alarm call; (OP3) Closes when the handset is off hook and remains active for 2 mins after it is replaced. 24V, 50mA max.
Other outputs +24 V. Typically used to supply power to equipment connected to the ECU’s open collector outputs (relays, etc).
Engineer (AL3) functions Engineer mode and reset buttons (internal).
Indicators 128 x 64 pixel LCD display; Disablememt; System fault; PSU fault; General fault; Power on.
Controls Handset; Scroll buttons; Hold; Call Accept; Function; Directory; Silence Buzzer.
Expansion connections 2 x CAT5 connectors provided for an optional ECU-8S expansion unit (leads supplied with ECU-8S). ECU721 network card allows the connection of up to 3 additional ECU-4/8 controllers (1 x ECU721 per ECU-4/8).
Product dimensions (mm) 410 W x 250 H x 80 D mm (base); 439 W x 274 H x 7 D mm (lid). Handset protrudes 80 mm beyond lid.
Construction & finish Metal lid and base, RAL7035 grey texture.
IP Rating IP20.
Weight 3.1kg (without batteries).
Operating conditions/temperature -5ºC to +40ºC. Max relative humidity: 95%.

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C-TEC is one of the UK’s leading independent manufacturers of life safety equipment. Our products include fire alarm control panels, disabled refuge/emergency voice communication systems, disabled persons toilet alarms and staff protection systems.

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