No More Manual Calculations
Lite-Calcs 2.0 software from Fire-Lite is a second-generation software program that offers new features and enhancements for developing voltage drop calculations for fire alarm control panels, Notification Appliance Circuits (NAC), and auxiliary power supplies. This software spells good news for installers seeking an automatic alternative to manually calculating voltage drops along a NAC. Improvements in this version include a user-friendly database for editing, adding, and deleting parts. Lite-Calcs 2.0 also allows users to save and easily access frequently used notification appliances through its newly added Favorites feature. Its updated design also has a feature to store job information and contacts in a database for use in future calculations. For more information, visit www.firelite.com.
Gentex Corporation announces the release of the Mass Notification Strobe and Horn/Strobe products. The units are designed for warning and emergency applications, including security, severe weather, evacuation and emergency response. They’re available in amber, blue, green and red colors. The units are available for wall and ceiling mount application. A weatherproof wall mount model and faceplates are also available in red or white. The Mass Notification units are equipped with Gentex features including Super-Slide For Ease of Supervision and Checkmate, and Instant Voltage Verification features. The line is UL 1638 and UL 464 listed. For more information, visit www.gentex.com.
Half Inch Gap Contacts
Standard Gap 20RS Series contacts from G.R.I. now offer a Wide Gap feature at one half inch plus, (?” +) at no extra charge. Because of this change in gaps, the G.R.I. 20RS Wide Gap is now obsolete and the 20RS Extra Wide Gaps remain the same at 1” Plus.
Biometric Fingerprint Access Control Solution
The BioRead 1000 Fingerprint Access System from International Electronics, Inc. (IEI) is a finger-only biometric solution specifically designed for small stand alone applications. The BioRead 1000 stores fingerprint templates of up to 90 users. A hand-held programmer is used to initiate enrollment and other programming functions. It can be installed to send a Wiegand signal for each successful fingerprint authentication. For more information, visit www.ieib.com.
Got You Covered
This Mini Stopper from STI (STI-6500) is a multipurpose cover designed for use with single gang keypads, light switches or emergency shutdown switches. Without restricting legitimate access, this cover protects smaller flush mounted units from accidental activation. The strong, durable construction takes the toughest knocks while it guards against accidental or intentional physical damage. It can also protect against dirt, dust and grime with the use of a gasket. It consists of a tamperproof, clear polycarbonate shield and frame that fits easily over the unit it is protecting. For more information, visit www.sti-usa.com.
Cyrex Networks announce the new CBLNT video balun. This model is rated at 1500ft and offers a convenient 6” tail that allows the installer to conveniently fit multiple baluns to a DVR. Designed with dual termination capability, the CBLNT can be connected with RJ45 jack or 2 wire terminal connection. For more information, visit www.cyrxnetworks.com or call 1 888 MY CYREX.
Making A Connection
Tane Alarm Products is now producing connectors for CCTV which includes a wide range of high quality BNC jacks, plugs, and adapters. Tane is including 3 ferrels on their 2 pc. Crimp-in BNCs at no additional charge. This will enable dealers to stock one part that fits a broader range of cables on 2 pc standard and right angle BNC plugs. For more information, visit www.tanealarm.com.