C-3-8 Addressable Base VAD c/w Voice Sounder


  • Superb sound intelligibility.
  • Includes three selectable voice message pairs.
  • Provides ‘C-3-8’ light distribution (min 0.4 lux over a 3 x 8m cylindrical area) using the same lenses and electronics as our EN54-23, 3 & 17 certified base sounder VAD.
  • Onboard short-circuit loop isolator.
  • 550µA quiescent current.
  • 19.5mA alarm current @24V DC (VAD lit, voice sounder on max).
  • Group addressing facility allows multiple devices to be operated simultaneously.
  • 7 selectable volume levels.
  • Optional BF330CTLIDW white or BF330CTLIDR red cap available for stand-alone use.
  • IP21C rated.
  • Detector spur wires included.
SKU: BF457A/CX/W Category: Tags: , ,
Protocol/compatibilityCompatible with C-TEC’s XFP/ZFP XP95/Discovery Addressable Fire Panels.
Application/operationDesigned to be ceiling mounted – either stand-alone with a red or white cap or as part of a stacked Voice Sounder/VAD/Detector Base combination.
VAD category & coverageC-3-8.
Flash rate & colour0.5Hz / White.
Supply/operating voltage17 to 28V DC (VAD); 21 to 28V DC (Voice Sounder/VAD).
Quiescent current550µA @ 24 VDC.
Nominal SPL (Sound Pressure Level)TBC. See tab below for Voice Message selection options and audio preview files.
Alarm current19.5mA (VAD lit, Voice Sounder on max); 10mA (Voice Sounder on max, VAD off).
IndicatorsPolling (green LED) & Short Circuit Isolator Active (amber LED).
Product dimensions (mm)122mm diameter x 46mm deep (not including optional XP95/Discovery detector and base).
IP RatingIP21C (Type A).
Operating conditions/temperature-10ºC to +55ºC. Max. 95% RH (Non-condensing).
NotesIncludes the same lenses and electronics as our EN54-23 , 3 & 17 certified Base Sounder VAD.


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