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Make sure your battery back up can handle the voltage and drops

Although the number of batteries required for the systems you install most likely do not amount to the number pictured below, they are still just as critical to the systems in the buildings you protect. And your due diligence in performing proper standby power and voltage drop calculations is critical.



Greg Kessinger is SD&I’s longtime resident fire alarm and codes expert and a regular contributor to the magazine. Reach him at greg@firealarm.org.