SimplexGrinnell debuts new fire alarm control panel

4100ES on display at NFPA conference


LAS VEGAS, Nev. (June 7, 2010) - SimplexGrinnell, a Tyco International company, is introducing an impressive array of new technologies at the 2010 NFPA Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, including the Simplex 4100ES Fire Alarm Control Panel - a next-generation life-safety platform that provides more processing power, improved networkability and added serviceability features.

In addition to the Simplex 4100ES panel, the company is announcing technology advancements that:

- Bring remote service capabilities to advanced Simplex fire alarm panels
- Strengthen the Simplex TrueSite graphical information management system with the ability to provide monitoring and control from remote locations
- Offer new air sampling detection solutions for restricted and hard-to-service areas such as HVAC ducts, correctional facilities and cable tunnels
- Expand the Simplex TrueAlert non-addressable product line to include weatherproof and high-candela audio-visual devices

"SimplexGrinnell is excited to use this year's NFPA Expo as the venue to introduce new technologies and product enhancements that strengthen our life-safety solutions capabilities and advance the company's long-standing commitment to leadership and innovation," said John Haynes, Director of Fire Alarm Marketing. "With these advancements, SimplexGrinnell is very well positioned to meet our customers' evolving challenges in life safety and property protection - today and in the future."

Here is a closer look at the technology advancements being showcased at the SimplexGrinnell booth (#1426):

Simplex 4100ES Life-Safety Platform

SimplexGrinnell is taking its integrated life-safety technology capabilities to another level with the introduction of the Simplex 4100ES - an Internet-ready, next-generation Simplex fire detection and alarm platform. With added processing power, improved networkability and exciting new serviceability features, the Simplex 4100ES advances the ability to deliver scalable, cost-effective life-safety solutions. The new platform provides Ethernet connectivity, so critical in today's networked world, and supports remote fire alarm panel diagnostics. Keeping with SimplexGrinnell's commitment to support customers for the life of their systems, the Simplex 4100ES has been developed with forward/backward compatible technology. This means existing Simplex 4100 fire alarm customers have an easy upgrade path to the newer technology - without having to replace their existing system. In addition, the Simplex 4100ES panel has been given a newer, more modern look that reflects the evolution in this flagship product.

TrueInsightSM Remote Service

SimplexGrinnell is introducing TrueInsight Remote Service - an industry-changing technology that takes the company's ability to service and support advanced Simplex fire alarm systems to a new level of response and efficiency. TrueInsight Remote Service is an Internet-based diagnostic capability that gives SimplexGrinnell a real-time, actionable view of the operating status of advanced Simplex systems. When a trouble or warning 2 condition is detected, the technology can automatically notify the SimplexGrinnell Service Resource Center. SimplexGrinnell can then work to identify and isolate the issue - sometimes before a customer even knows that a problem exists.

Simplex TrueSite Workstation - Client/Server Capability

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