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INSTALLATION MANUAL

CONVENTIONAL
F I RE PANEL S
424
408
ISO 14001
9191.BNT2
ISO 14001
IT-52588
ISO 9001
9105.BNT1
ISO 9001
IT-52587
This Control panel can be programmed using the respective Software J400 release 1.1 or higher.
BENTEL SECURITYsrl shall not assume the responsibility for damage arising from improper application or use.
This Control panel has been designed and manufactured to the highest standards of quality and performance.
Installation of this Control panel must be carried out strictly in accordance with the instructions described in this manual, and
in compliance with the local laws and bylaws in force
The J424 and J408 Control panels comply with the essential requirements of standards EN54-2; EN54-4; EN12094-1.
EN12094-1 certification shall be deemed void if the J400-EXT Extinguishment Module is not installed in the Control panel.
The J424 and J408 Control panels, all their accessories and functions, unless otherwise specified (see notes marked A), are
IMQ Security Systems Grade II Listed.
BENTEL SECURITY srl reserves the right to change the technical specifications of these products without prior notice.
EN12094-1
Electrical automatic control and delay device
Environmental class A
Protection level IP30
Flooding zones 1 to 2
CO2, inert gas, halogenate hydrocarbon
Expected Options:
Delay of extinguishing signal
Monitoring of status of components
Emergency hold device
Control of flooding time
Response delay activated condition: maximum 3 s
Response delay triggering of outputs: maximum 1 s
1328-CPD-0067
1328-CPD-0068
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(J424)
(J408-2/J408-4/J408-8)
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CONTENS
INTRODUCTION 5
The J424 and J408 Control panels 5
Accessory Items 5
Description 5
Inputs 5
Outputs 6
Operating features 6
Interface 7
Extinguishment Module 8
Access to Signalling and Commands 8
Power Supply 8
IDENTIFICATION OF PARTS 9
The Status LEDs 9
Description of Parts 14
Description of the Control keys 20
INSTALLING THE CONTROL PANEL 21
Installing accessory boards 21
Installing Extinguishment Modules 21
Installing Expander Module Kit (for J424 ONLY) 22
Display Module (for J424 and J400-REP ONLY) 24
Installing Repeaters 25
Installing the Control panel 25
Description of the Terminals 25
Main Board and Expander Board terminals 25
Main Board Terminals 26
Extinguishment Module Terminals 28
The System Wiring 29
Connecting Fire Detectors 29
Connecting Call-points 30
Connecting Gas Detectors 30
Connecting Signalling Devices 32
Connecting a Repeater 32
Connecting Extinguishment Modules 33
Connecting a Dialler 34
Connecting a Power Supply 34
Connecting the Mains Supply 35
Thermal Probe 35
Maintenance 36
Te sting the Extin gui shment Mo du le 36
PROGRAMMING FROM A PC 37
Enrolling: Expander Modules 37
Enrolling: Extinguishment Modules 37
Activation Mode 38
Times 38
Zones 38
Manual Extinguishment Input 38
Disable Extinguishment Input 38
Pressure Switch Input 38
Enrolling: Power Supply Stations 38
Enrolling: Repeaters and LCD Modules 39
Zones 39
Thresholds 39
Options 40
Times 40
Outputs 40
NAC1 Output 40
NAC2 Output 41
ALARM Output 41
OC Output Events 41
DL Output 41
Panel Settings 42
Day/Night 42
Reset 42
User Code 42
Alarm Verification Time 42
Extinguishment Termination Code 42
Night Mode Silence Time 43
Mains Failure Signalling Delay 43
Date/Time 43
Downloading 43
Re sto ring Fac tory De fa ults 44
PROGRAMMING FROM THE PANEL 45
Accessing the Programming session 45
Exiting the Programming Session 45
The ZONES Programming Phase 46
The TIMES Programming Phase 46
The OUTPUTS Programming Phase 47
The PANEL Programming Phase 47
User Code (Key/LED 1) 48
Day Mode (Key/LED 2) 48
Night Mode (Key/LED 4) 48
Clock (Key/LED 5) 48
Date (Key/LED 7) 48
Mains Off Delay (Key/LED 8) 48
The VARIOUS Programming Phase 48
Stabilization Time (Key/LED 1) 48
Reset Time (Key/LED 2) 48
Non-Silenceable Outs (Key/LED 4) 48
Configuration 1 (Key/LED 5) 49
Configuration 2 (Key/LED 7) 49
The MODULES Programming Phase 49
Extin guish. time (Key/LED 1) 49
Pre-exting. time (Key/LED 2) 49
Man. Preest-Ex. T. (Key/LED 4) 50
Reset Inhibit T. (Key/LED 5) 50
Zones (Key/LED 7) 50
LCD Module 50
Programming Mode Address 50
Zones Descriptions 50
Strings Update 50
Date Format 50
QUICK GUIDE 51
Technical features 51
Description of the terminals 51
INTRODUCTION
The J424 and J408 Control panels
The re du ced com ple xity J424 and J408 Fire Con trol
pa nels are the fru it of at ten ti ve re se arch and in stal ler
per cep tion. The win ning com bi na tion of ex pert wor -
kman ship, high qua lity ma te rials and es sen tial links
among vi tal com po nents pro vi de ma xi mum in stal la tion
fle xi bi lity and per for man ce.
The com po nents of the se Con trol pa nels ope ra te as in -
ten ded when the ex ter nal am bient con di tions comply
with the re qui re ments of class 3k5 of IEC 721-3-3:1978.
The J424 and J408 Con trol pa nels pro vi des the fol lo -
wing fe a tu res: 8 Su per vi sed/Bypas sa ble in put zo nes
(the J408-2 pro vi des 2 and the J408-4pro vi des 4);
2 Su per vi sed/Si len ce a ble/Bypas sa ble fire out puts;
1 Si len ce a ble fire out put and 1 Si len ce a ble/Bypas sa ble
fa ult alarm out put.
The J424 mo del has been espe cially de si gned for me -
dium to lar ge re si den tial and com mer cial ap pli ca tions.
It sup ports two 8 zone Expan der Mo du les (pro vi ding a
to tal of 24 zo nes); two Extin gui shment Mo du les and an
LCD Mo du le and pro vi des ho u sing for two 12 V, 17 Ah
bat te ries. This mo del is po we red by a 2.5 A swit ching
po wer supply.
The J408 mo del has been espe cially de si gned for small
re si den tial and com mer cial ap pli ca tions. It is ava i la ble
with 2 (TJ408-2), 4 (J408-4) or 8 zo nes (J408-8).
It sup ports 1 Extin gui shment Mo du le and pro vi des ho u -
sing for two 12 V, 7 Ah bat te ries. This mo del is po we red
by a 1.5 A swit ching po wer supply.
Accessory Items
J400-EXP8 Expan der Mo du le Kit. This kit com pri ses
an 8 zone Expan der Mo du le and an Expan der Con trol
bo ard. The Expan der Mo du le con ta ins most of the
elec tro nic cir cu itry and elec tri cal ter mi nals whe re as the
Expan der Con trol bo ard pro vi des the com mand keys
and sta tus LEDs of the Expan der Mo du le zo nes.
The Expan der Mo du le and Expan der Con trol bo ard are
in ten ded for con nec tion to the Main bo ard of the Con trol
pa nel. In the event of an alarm, the Expan der Mo du le
will si gnal the sta tus of its in puts to the Main bo ard
which will ac ti va te the fire war ning and fire con trol de vi -
ces and ge ne ra te si gnal ling on the Expan der Con trol
bo ard. The J424 ac cepts TWO J400-EXP8 Expan der
Mo du les Kits.
J400-EXT Extin gui shment Mo du le
Fal se ac ti va tion of Fire Extin gui shment systems may
ca u se un ne ces sary in con ve nien ce to end-users and
se rio us da ma ge to pro perty. The J400-EXT Extin gui -
shment Mo du le aims at the re du cing the fal se alarm rate
by ve rif ying alarm con di tions be fo re ac ti va ting any Fire
Extin gui shment systems.
The J408-8, J408-4 and J408-2 Con trol pa nels sup port
ONE Extin gui shment Mo du le Kit, whe re as the J424
Con trol pa nel sup ports TWO.
J400-LCD Di splay Mo du le
This bo ard has 6 scroll keys and a two-line bac klit LCD
(16 cha rac ters per line) which pro vi des writ ten in for ma -
tion re gar ding the system sta tus.
J400-REP Re pe a ter pa nel
This Re pe a ter pa nel is in ten ded for con nec tion (via 4
wi res) to J424 and J408-8 Con trol pa nels. It pro vi des all
the vi sual and au di ble war nings ge ne ra ted by the Con -
trol pa nel and al lows end-users to ma na ge the system
from a re mo te lo ca tion (up to 1000 me tres from the
Con trol pa nel). The J424 and J408-8 Con trol pa nels
sup port up to FOUR Re pe a ter pa nels.
Software Ma na ge ment Sof wa re
This user-friendly sof twa re ap pli ca tion (Win dows) of -
fers a quick and easy way to pro gram the Con trol pa nel
and pro vi des event log ger and print-out fun ctions.
Description
Inputs
This Con trol pa nel has spe cial in puts (de tec tion zo nes)
for fire de tec tion de vi ces, such as con ven tio nal fire de -
tec tors (i.e. de vi ces which re sem ble the ope ra ting
mode of open con tacts du ring standby sta tus and re si -
stors du ring Alarm sta tus) and si mi lar de vi ces, such as
Cal lpo ints and gas de tec tors.
The Con trol pa nel con si ders its in puts to be in standby
sta tus when they pull-down to 0 V with a 3900 ohm re si -
stan ce. The in puts can de tect and si gnal Au to ma tic
Alarms (ge ne ra ted by fire de tec tors), Ma nual Alarms
(ge ne ra ted by Cal lpo ints), shor ted li nes (ge ne ra ted by
de tec tor fa ults) and in ter rup ted li nes (ge ne ra ted by the
re mo val of de tec tors from the ir ba ses).
AIMQ-SECURITY SYSTEMS cer ti fi ca tion ap plies
ONLY when no more than 30 de vi ces are con nec -
ted to each zone, and no more than 512 de vi ces IN
ALL are con nec ted to the Con trol pa nel.
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Outputs
AThis Con trol pa nel ac cepts de vi ces that ope ra te
wit hin SELV li mits ONLY.
This sec tion de scri bes how the Con trol pa nel out puts
ope ra te.
Supervised outputs The Con trol pa nel will be able to
de tect and si gnal short-cir cu its and po wer supply in ter -
rup tions on this type of out put.
Bypassable outputs The user will be able to di sa ble
(by me ans of the re spec ti ve key) this type of out put.
Silenceable outputs The user will be able to stop (via
the Si len ce key) this type of out put
The out puts can be si len ced for an in de fi ni te pe riod (du -
ring Day Mode) or, for the pro gram med Si len ce Time
(du ring Night Mode).
This Con trol pa nel pro vi des the fol lo wing alarm out puts:
two Su per vi sed/Si len ce a ble/Bypas sa ble out puts
(NAC1 and NAC2 ter mi nals) with po si ti ve po la rity
(27.6 V) du ring alarm sta tus;
one Si len ce a ble/NON-Su per vi sed/NON-Bypas sa ble
Volt-free chan ge o ver con tact (ALARM ter mi nals) for
de vi ces which can not be con nec ted di rectly to NAC1
or NAC2;
one Su per vi sed/Bypas sa ble/NON-Si len ce a ble out put
(DL ter mi nal), in ten ded for use with te lep ho ne de vi ces
that pull-down to 0 V (ne ga ti ve) in the event of an alarm;
one Si len ce a ble/NON-Su per vi sed/NON-Bypas sa ble
out put for each in put zone (ter mi nals R1, R2, ..., R8)
that will pull-down to 0 V (ne ga ti ve) when the re spec ti -
ve zone ge ne ra tes an alarm. The se out puts al low se -
lec ti ve ac tion, as they ac ti va te only the de vi ces
con nec ted to the zone con cer ned.
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The NAC1, NAC2 and DL out puts comply with
EN54-2.
This Con trol pa nel also pro vi des:
one Si len ce a ble/NON-Su per vi sed/NON-Bypas sa ble
Volt-free chan ge o ver con tact (TROUBLE ter mi nals)
that will ac ti va te in the event of tro u ble;
one NON-Su per vi sed/NON-Bypas sa ble/NON-Si len -
ce a ble open-col lec tor out put (OC ter mi nal) that will
pull-down to 0 V (ne ga ti ve) when the as so cia ted
event oc curs (Alarm, Pre-alarm, Fa ult, Re set,
Bypass, Test or Do u ble knock);
one NON-Su per vi sed/NON-Bypas sa ble/NON-Si len -
ce a ble chan ge o ver con tact (PL ter mi nal) that will
pull-down to 0 V (ne ga ti ve) in the event of po wer fa i -
lu re to the Con trol pa nel.
Operating features
Pre-alarm If a zone ge ne ra tes an alarm du ring Day
Mode (Night Mode LED OFF), the Con trol pa nel will start
the Pre-alarm Time. This sta tus will be si gnal led by:
a slow in ter mit tent beep;
blin king on the LED of the Zone Alarm that ge ne ra -
ted the Alarm;
glo wing on the Pre-al. LED;
ac ti va tion of the NAC1 and NAC2 out puts in ac -
cor dan ce with pro gram ming;
Ne ga ti ve pull-down to 0 V on the R ter mi nal of the
zone that ge ne ra ted the Alarm, that is, if the
Pre-alarm on R out put op tion is ena bled;
Ne ga ti ve pull-down to 0 V on OC ter mi nal, that is, if it
is pro gram med to si gnal Pre-alarm.
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This Con trol pa nel will ge ne ra te an Instant Alarm if
alarm con di tions are de tec ted du ring Night Mode
(Night Mode LED glo wing) or, if an alarm is trig ge -
red from a Cal lpo int con nec ted to a zone ena bled
for Call po int Prio rity (i.e. the Call po int Prio rity
op tion ENABLED).
Du ring Pre-alarm sta tus, all per sons on the pre mi ses
(Access Le vel 1 re fer to Access to si gnal ling and
com mands) will be able to:
ac ti va te an Eva cua tion Alarm by pres sing and hol -
ding the Ack./Evac. key for AT LEAST 5 se conds.
Du ring Pre-alarm sta tus, Key and PIN Code users
(Access Le vel 2 re fer to Access to si gnal ling and
com mands) will be able to:
add the Inve sti ga tion Time to the Pre-Alarm Time
by pres sing (for LESS THAN 5 se conds) the
Ack./Evac. key;
ac ti va te an Eva cua tion Alarm by pres sing and hol -
ding the Ack./Evac. key for AT LEAST 5 se conds;
stop the Si len ce a ble out puts and in ter rupt the
Pre-alarm Time by pres sing the Si len ce key.
Du ring Si len ce sta tus (Si len ce LED glo wing), it is pos -
si ble to use the Si len ce key to re le a se the Si len ce a ble
out puts and re start Pre-alarm Time or, use the Re set
key to re sto re standby sta tus.
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If the Con trol pa nel is ope ra ting in Night Mode
(Night Mode LED glo wing), the Con trol pa nel will
exit Si len ce sta tus au to ma ti cally when the pro -
gram med Night mode Si len ce time ex pi res.
Alarm The Con trol pa nel will ge ne ra te an alarm when the
Pre-Alarm Time ex pi res. Alarm sta tus will be si gnal led by:
a fast in ter mit tent beep;
glo wing on the LED of the Zone Alarm that ge ne ra -
ted the Alarm;
glo wing on the Alarm LED;
ac ti va tion of the NAC1 and NAC2 out puts in ac -
cor dan ce with pro gram ming;
Ne ga ti ve pull-down to 0 V on the R ter mi nal of the
zone that ge ne ra ted the Alarm;
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Ne ga ti ve pull-down to 0 V on the OC ter mi nal, that is,
if it is pro gram med to si gnal Alarm sta tus.
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The Con trol pa nel will ac ti va te the DL out put when
the pro gram med Alarm Si gnal ling de lay ex pi res.
Du ring Alarm sta tus, Key and PIN Code users (Access
Le vel 2 re fer to Access to si gnal ling and com -
mands) will be able to:
stop the Si len ce a ble out puts by pres sing the Si len ce key.
Du ring Si len ce sta tus (Si len ce LED glo wing), it is pos -
si ble to use the Si len ce key to re le a se the Si len ce a ble
out puts, and the Re set key to re sto re standby sta tus.
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If the Con trol pa nel is in Night Mode (Night Mode
LED glo wing), the Con trol pa nel will exit Si len ce
sta tus when the pro gram med Night mode Si len ce
time ex pi res.
Trouble This Con trol pa nel can de tect and si gnal the
fol lo wing Tro u ble:
Input zone shor ted or open;
Su per vi sed zone shor ted or open;
Con trol pa nel bloc ked;
Out put 24V or 24R shor ted;
Low bat tery, bat tery tro u ble or di scon nec ted bat tery;
Gro und fa ult;
Com mu ni ca tion tro u ble with pe rip he rals;
Ma ins fa i lu re.
Fa ult con di tions will be si gnal led by:
a slow in ter mit tent beep (at 1 se cond in ter vals);
glo wing on the Fa ult LED;
fast blin king on the LED of the com po nent con cer -
ned (the Lo gic Unit LED will glow to si gnal Con trol
pa nel bloc ked);
ac ti va tion of the Fa ult out put (TROUBLE ter mi nals);
Ne ga ti ve pull-down to 0 V on OC ter mi nal, that is, if it
is pro gram med to si gnal Fa ult.
The Fa ult out put (TROUBLE ter mi nals) and OC out -
puts (if duly pro gram med by your Instal ler) will re sto re
to standby au to ma ti cally when fa ult con di tions cle ar.
Under cer ta in cir cum stan ces, fa ult con di tions may cle ar
spon ta ne o usly, if this oc curs, the event will be sto red in
the me mory un til the Con trol pa nel Re sets.
Sto red Fa ult events will be si gnal led by:
slow blin king on the LEDs of the com po nent con -
cer ned.
Silence This Con trol pa nel pro vi des a Si len ce key
which can be used to re sto re the Si len ce a ble out puts to
standby sta tus:
R1, R2, ..., R8
NAC1 and NAC2
ALARM
TROUBLE
Si len ce sta tus will be si gnal led by:
an au di ble si gnal (la sting 1 se cond) fol lo wed by a
long pa u se (la sting 5 se conds);
glo wing on the Si len ce LED.
Si len ce sta tus will be held un til the Si len ce key is pres -
sed aga in or, if the Con trol pa nel is ope ra ting in Night
Mode, un til the pro gram med Night mode Si len ce time
ex pi res, or un til a new Alarm or Tro u ble con di tion is de -
tec ted.
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ONLY Key and PIN Code Users (Access Le vel 2)
can SILENCE the Si len ce a ble out puts.
Disable This Con trol pa nel pro vi des keys which can
be used to di sa ble the bypas sa ble in puts and out puts:
Z1, Z2, ... Z24 can be used to bypass (ex clu de) the ir
re spec ti ve zo nes;
Di sab./Fa ult NAC can be used to bypass out puts
NAC1 and NAC2;
Di sab./Fa ult Te le com can be used to bypass the DL
out put.
DISABLED zo nes can not ge ne ra te alarms or war nings
of any kind, and DISABLED out puts can not be ac ti va -
ted.
Di sa bled sta tus will be si gnal led by:
glo wing on the Di sab. LED;
glo wing on the LED of the re spec ti ve zone or out put
(see LEDs: Di sa bled/Fa ult/Test, Di sab./Fa ult NAC
and Di sab./Fa ult Te le com).
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ONLY Key and PIN Code Users (Access Le vel 2)
can DISABLE zo nes and/or out puts.
Reset Re set ting the Con trol pa nel will re sto re the out -
puts to standby sta tus, de le te the me mory, and in ter rupt
the po wer supply to ter mi nals Z1, Z2, ..., Z8 and 24R for
the pro gram med Re set Time.
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ONLY Key and PIN Code Users (Access Le vel 2)
can Re set the system. Fire alarms must be Si len -
ced (via the Si len ce key) be fo re Re set.
Fa ult con di tions can be Re set di rectly (via the Re -
set key).
Interface
Visual Signalling The system sta tus will be si gnal led
on the Con trol pa nel LEDs as fol lows:
GREEN in di ca tes nor mal ope ra ting con di tions;
AMBER in di ca tes spe ci fic ope ra ting mo des (for exam -
ple Day or Night mode), and/or Fa ult con di tions;
RED in di ca tes Alarm con di tions.
Memory The Con trol pa nel will si gnal Alarm/Fa ult
events un til the system Re sets, even if the event cle ars
in the me an ti me.
Sto red events will be si gnal led by:
slow blin king on the LED con cer ned.
Display The J424 Con trol pa nel can ho u se the
J400-LCD Mo du le. This mo du le pro vi des writ ten in for -
ma tion re gar ding the system sta tus, and the ca u se of
fa ults on in puts and out puts (short-cir cu it, in ter rup tion
etc.).
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Audible Signalling The Buz zer will si gnal the Con trol
pa nel sta tus as fol lows:
Status Sound Pause Description
Pre-alarm 0.5 s 0.5 s Intermittent beep
Alarm 0.2 s 0.2 s Fast Intermittent beep
Fault 1 s 1 s Slow Intermittent beep
Silence 1 s 5 s
Long beep/Long pause
Reset 0.5 s 0.1 s
Short beep/Short
pause
Test 1 s 3 s
Long beep/Long pause
Test This key will al low ALL users to test the Con trol
pa nel Buz zer and LEDs (Access le vel 1), and Key and
PIN Code Users to test the zo nes (Access le vel 2).
To test a zone: press the re spec ti ve Zone key (Z1, Z2, ...,
Z24) and the Test key si mul ta ne o usly.
Extinguishment Module
This sec tion de scri bes how the J400-EXT Extin gui -
shment Mo du le ope ra tes.
Activation Mode The Fire Extin gui shment systems
may be ac ti va ted by alarm con di tions on ONE of the
pro gram med zo nes (OR Mode), at le ast TWO of the
pro gram med zo nes (At le ast two Mode), or ALL of the
pro gram med zo nes (ALL Mode).
Pre-Extinguishment If the pro gram med Acti va tion
Mo de con di tions oc cur, the Extin gui shment Mo du le will
start the Pre-Extin gui shment pha se (in di ca ted by glo -
wing on the Pre Ext. LED and by ac ti va tion of the Mo du -
le PR out puts) but will not ac ti va te the re spec ti ve Fire
Extin gui shment systems im me dia tely, thus al lo wing
users to ve rify the Alarm.
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The Pre-Extin gui shment and Extin gui shment con -
di tions are igno red in the event of a fa ult in the PR
Out put and/or the IE Out put.
Extinguishment If the Acti va tion Mo de con di tions are
still pre sent when the pro gram med Pre-Extin gui shment
time ex pi res, the Extin gui shment Mo du le will ac ti va te the
Extin gui shment pha se (in di ca ted by glo wing on the Elec -
tro val ve LED and by the ac ti va tion of the Mo du les AE out -
put). The Fire Extin gui shment systems, (con nec ted to the
Mo du les EV out put) will stay On un til the alarm con di tions
ce a se, or un til the pro gram med Extin gui shment Time ex pi -
res (i.e. if the Bi sta ble op tion is di sa bled), or un til the Di sa -
ble Extin guish key is pres sed. The Extin gui shment sta tus
ce a ses when the Con trol pa nel is re set or af ter the pro -
gram med Extin gui shment Time (if the Bi sta ble op tion is di -
sa bled).
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The Pre-Extin gui shment and Extin gui shment con -
di tions are igno red in the event of a fa ult in the PR
Out put and/or the IE Out put.
Auxiliary Supervision Inputs The Extin gui shment
Mo du le pro vi des sup ple men tary su per vi sion in puts for
Extin gui shment Inhi bi tion, Ma nual Extin gui shment and
Pres su re Switch con trol. The se Su per vi sed in puts
must pull down to 0 V (ne ga ti ve) with a 3.900 ohm re si -
stan ce du ring standby sta tus. In the event of in ter rup -
tion or short-cir cu it, the se in puts will ge ne ra te a war -
nings on the LED con cer ned.
Access to Signalling and Commands
The re are 4 ac cess le vels, in com plian ce with the Fire
Sa fety Re gu la tions in for ce.
Access Level 1 Vie wing: ALL per sons can view the
Con trol pa nel sta tus.
Access Level 2 Ope ra ting the system (PIN Code en te -
red or Key tur ned in the Key switch): ONLY Key and PIN
Code Users can ope ra te the system.
Access Level 3 Ope ning the Con trol pa nel: ONLY
Qua li fied per sons with aut ho ri za tion are al lo wed to
open the Con trol pa nel door (re qui res re mo val of the
screws) for ma in te nan ce pur po ses.
Access Level 4 Re pa i ring or re pla cing the PCB:
ONLY the Ma nu fac tu rer sho uld be al lo wed to re pa ir or
re pla ce the PCB.
Power Supply
The po wer supply system of the J424 and J408 Con trol
pa nels com plies with EN54-4.
Both mo dels are po we red by the Ma ins (230 V, 50 Hz):
the J408 mo del has Swit ching Po wer Supply which
sup plies up to 1.5 A at 27.6 V;
the J424 mo del has Swit ching Po wer Supply which
sup plies up to 2.5 A at 27.6 V;
Both mo dels can ho u se two 12 V bat te ries which, when
con nec ted in se ries, will supply 24 V to the Con trol pa -
nel and pe rip he rals in the event of black-out, and will
also pro vi de any pic kup cur rents which ex ce ed the ma -
xi mum cur rent sup plied by the Swit ching Po wer Supply.
Po wer Supply:
the J408 mo del can ho u se two 7 Ah bat te ries (YUASA
NP 7-12 FR mo del or si mi lar fla me class UL94-V2
or hi gher);
the J424 mo del can ho u se two 17 Ah bat te ries
(YUASA NP 17-12 FR mo del or si mi lar fla me class
UL94-V2 or hi gher).
This Con trol pa nel can de tect, si gnal and sto re in me -
mory the fol lo wing po wer fa ults: shor ted 24V or 24R
out puts (24V/24R LED); Low bat tery, Bat tery fa ult or
Bat tery di scon nec ted (Bat tery LED), Gro und fa ult
(Gro und LED) and Ma ins fa i lu re (Ma ins LED).
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The Bat tery Di scon nec ted fa ult may be si gnal led
with a de lay of up to 1 mi nu te. The Ma ins fa ult will
be si gnal led when the pro gram med de lay ex pi res.
8 Conventional Fire Panels J424/J408
IDENTIFICATION OF PARTS
The Status LEDs
The fol lo wing sec tion de scri bes how the Con trol pa nel
LEDs ope ra te, and the ac tions that can be ta ken du ring
the va rio us pha ses si gnal led on the LEDs. Du ring
standby sta tus ONLY the GREEN Ma ins LED sho uld
be On (glo wing).
+
Some LEDs in di ca te more than one sta tus, ho we -
ver, in most ca ses the LEDs si gnal as fol lows:
ON (glo wing) in di ca tes DISABLED sta tus;
Fast blin king in di ca tes a FAULT con di tion;
Slow blin king in di ca tes an ALARM/FAULT event
in me mory.
LED DESCRIPTION
Alarm Glo wing in di ca tes Alarm sta tus. In the event of an Alarm, the Con trol pa nel will ac ti va te the unbypas -
sed alarm outputs..
Pre-al. Glo wing in di ca tes Pre-alarm status.
Test Glo wing in di ca tes Test con di tions on at le ast one zone.
Disab. Glo wing in di ca tes the Disabled sta tus of the NAC,Te le com, Zone and Extin gui shment out puts, or in hi -
bi tion of Ma nual or Au to ma tic Extin gui shment
Telecom Glo wing in di ca tes that the Te lep ho ne de vi ce out put is ac ti ve (nega ti ve pull-down to 0 V on ter mi nal
[DL]).
Green
Mains
OFF in di ca tes Ma ins fa i lu re (230 V).
IMPORTANT: Po wer must be re sto red be fo re the bat te ries empty.
Fault Glo wing in di ca tes one of the fol lo wing Fa ults: Bloc ked Con trol pa nel; Shor ted 24V or 24R out put;
Empty Bat te ries; Di scon nec ted Bat tery; Gro und Fa ult; Ma ins Fa i lu re; Zone Tro u ble; Shor ted or Open
NAC or DL out put; Extin gui shment Module Tro u ble; Pe rip he ral Tro u ble.
Logic Unit Glo wing in di ca tes Bloc ked Con trol pa nel. IMPORTANT: Ma in te nan ce re qui red.
NOTE When the Con trol pa nel is swit ched on for the first time, this LED will flash un til a Re set has
been per for med.
24V/24R Fast blin king in di ca tes Shor ted 24V or 24R out put.
Battery Fast blin king in di ca tes Bat te ries empty, di scon nec ted or fa ulty. If this con di tion per sists, the bat te ries
will be una ble to fun ction as in ten ded in the event of blac ko ut, IMPORTANT: New bat te ries required
Ground Fast blin king in di ca tes a Vol ta ge le a ka ge to Earth.
IMPORTANT: Check wi ring insu la tion.
Periph. Fast blin king in di ca tes com mu ni ca tion tro u ble with pe rip he rals.
Amber
Mains
Fast blin king in di ca tes Ma ins fa i lu re (230 V) or Swit ching Po wer supply fa ult. Du ring this con di tion,
the Con trol pa nel will be po we red by the bat te ries. Ma ins fa i lu re is also si gnal led on the Gre en Ma ins
LED (OFF), ho we ver, this LED also si gnals Ma ins Fa i lu re in Me mory (Slow blin king).
Silence Glo wing in di ca tes that Si len ce a ble out puts (ter mi nals [NAC1], [NAC2], [DL], [TROUBLE], [ALARM] (if
pro gram med) and [Rn] (if pro gram med) have been ma nually for ced to standby by me ans of the re -
spec ti ve key.
Ack./Evac. Glo wing in di ca tes that the pro gram med Inve sti ga tion time is run ning.
Reset Glo wing in di ca tes that Re set ope ra tions can not be car ried out.
Night Mode Glo wing in di ca tes that the Con trol pa nel is ope ra ting in Night Mode.
Disab./Fault
NAC
Glo wing in di ca tes that the Su per vi sed, Si len ce a ble Fire Alarm out puts (ter mi nals [NAC1] and
[NAC2]) have been disabled by me ans of the re spec ti ve key, the re fo re, in the event of alarm will not
be ac ti va ted.
Fast blin king in di ca tes that at le ast one of the Su per vi sed, Si len ce a ble Fire Alarm out puts (ter mi nals
[NAC1] and [NAC2]) is shor ted or open.
Disab./Fault
Telecom
Glo wing in di ca tes that the te lep ho ne de vi ce out put (ter mi nal [DL]) has been di sa bled by me ans of the
re spec ti ve key, the re fo re, in the event of an alarm will not be ac ti va ted.
Fast blin king in di ca tes that the te lep ho ne de vi ce out put (ter mi nal [DL]) is shor ted or open.
Disabled/
Fault/
Test
Glo wing in di ca tes that the re spec ti ve zone has been disabled by me ans of the re spec ti ve key, the re -
fo re, will be una ble trig ger alarms. Fast blin king in di ca tes that the re spec ti ve zone is shor ted or open,
the re fo re, una ble to de tect alarm con di tions.
Zone Alarm Glo wing in di ca tes that the re spec ti ve zone has de tec ted alarm con di tions.
Ta ble 1 De scrip tion of the sta tus LEDs ... (con ti nu ed on page 20)
BB
M S A C M B L I J 4 0 8 - 8 0 . 0
Extinguish. Automatic
Extinguish.
Manual
Extinguish.
Electro-
valve
Pre
Ext.
Manual
Ext.
Disab.
Ext.
Pres.
Switch
Logic
Unit
Disable
Fault
ON

408
M S A C M N E I J 4 0 8 - 8 0 . 0
Fault
Logic
Unit
Battery
Ground
Mains
Periph.
Pre-al.
Disab.
Mains
Telecom
Test
Silence Night Mode
Ack./Evac. Disab./Fault
NAC
Reset Disab./Fault
Telecom
Disab. Buzzer Test
1 2 3
5
8
0
4
7
9
6
Disabled/Fault/Test Disabled/Fault/Test
z1 z5
z4 z8
z3 z7
z2 z6
Zone Alarm Zone Alarm
24V/24R
Alarm
M S A C M B L I J 4 2 4 - 8 0 . 0
Esc
Enter
Fault
Logic
Unit
Battery
Ground
Mains
Periph.
Pre-al.
Disab.
Mains
Telecom
Test
Silence Night Mode
Ack./Evac. Disab./Fault
NAC
Reset Disab./Fault
Telecom
Disab. Buzzer Test
1 2 3
5
8
0
4
7
9
6
Disabled/Fult/Test Disabled/Fult/Test
z1 z5
z4 z8
z3 z7
z2 z6
Zone Alarm Zone Alarm
24V/24R
Alarm
Disabled/Fult/Test Disabled/Fult/Test
z9 z13
z12 z16
z11 z15
z10 z14
Zone Alarm Zone Alarm
Disabled/Fult/Test Disabled/Fult/Test
z17 z21
z20 z24
z19 z23
z18 z22
Zone Alarm Zone Alarm

424
Extinguish. Automatic
Extinguish.
Manual
Extinguish.
Electro-
valve
Pre-
Ext.
Manual
Ext.
Disab.
Ext.
Pres.
Switch
Logic
Unit
Disable
Fault
ON
Extinguish. Automatic
Extinguish.
Manual
Extinguish.
Electro-
valve
Pre
Ext.
Manual
Ext.
Disab.
Ext.
Pres-
Switch
Logic
Unit
Disable
Fault
ON
L
iv
e
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l
o
2
M S A C M B L I J 4 0 0 - R E P a . 0
Esc
Enter
Fault
Logic
Unit
Battery
Ground
Mains
Periph.
Pre-al.
Disab.
Mains
Telecom
Test
Silence Night Mode
Ack./Evac. Disab./Fault
NAC
Reset Disab./Fault
Telecom
Disab. Buzzer Test
1 2 3
5
8
0
4
7
9
6
Disabled/Fault/Test Disabled/Fault/Test
z1 z5
z4 z8
z3 z7
z2 z6
Zone Alarm Zone Alarm
24V/24R
Alarm
Disabled/Fault/Test Disabled/Fault/Test
z9 z13
z12 z16
z11 z15
z10 z14
Zone Alarm Zone Alarm
Disabled/Fault/Test Disabled/Fault/Test
z17 z21
z20 z24
z19 z23
z18 z22
Zone Alarm Zone Alarm

Liv
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l
o
2
400 REP REP
5 1 2 2 4
4
1
4
2 1 2 3 4 1
2 5 1 2
1
a) b)
4 4
4 4 3 5 2
c)
Fi gu re 1 Fron t view of the J424 Con trol pa nel J424 (a), J408 Con trol pa nel (b) and J400-REP Re pe a ter (c)
BB
M S A C M B L I J 4 0 8 - 8 0 . 0
Extinguish. Automatic
Extinguish.
Manual
Extinguish.
Electro-
valve
Pre
Ext.
Manual
Ext.
Disab.
Ext.
Pres.
Switch
Logic
Unit
Disable
Fault
ON

408
M S A C M N E I J 4 0 8 - 8 0 . 0
Fault
Logic
Unit
Battery
Ground
Mains
Periph.
Pre-al.
Disab.
Mains
Telecom
Test
Silence Night Mode
Ack./Evac. Disab./Fault
NAC
Reset Disab./Fault
Telecom
Disab. Buzzer Test
1 2 3
5
8
0
4
7
9
6
Disabled/Fault/Test Disabled/Fault/Test
z1 z5
z4 z8
z3 z7
z2 z6
Zone Alarm Zone Alarm
24V/24R
Alarm
M S A C M B L I J 4 2 4 - 8 0 . 0
Esc
Enter
Fault
Logic
Unit
Battery
Ground
Mains
Periph.
Pre-al.
Disab.
Mains
Telecom
Test
Silence Night Mode
Ack./Evac. Disab./Fault
NAC
Reset Disab./Fault
Telecom
Disab. Buzzer Test
1 2 3
5
8
0
4
7
9
6
Disabled/Fult/Test Disabled/Fult/Test
z1 z5
z4 z8
z3 z7
z2 z6
Zone Alarm Zone Alarm
24V/24R
Alarm
Disabled/Fult/Test Disabled/Fult/Test
z9 z13
z12 z16
z11 z15
z10 z14
Zone Alarm Zone Alarm
Disabled/Fult/Test Disabled/Fult/Test
z17 z21
z20 z24
z19 z23
z18 z22
Zone Alarm Zone Alarm

424
Extinguish. Automatic
Extinguish.
Manual
Extinguish.
Electro-
valve
Pre-
Ext.
Manual
Ext.
Disab.
Ext.
Pres.
Switch
Logic
Unit
Disable
Fault
ON
Extinguish. Automatic
Extinguish.
Manual
Extinguish.
Electro-
valve
Pre
Ext.
Manual
Ext.
Disab.
Ext.
Pres-
Switch
Logic
Unit
Disable
Fault
ON
L
iv
e
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l
o
2
M S A C M B L I J 4 0 0 - R E P a . 0
Esc
Enter
Fault
Logic
Unit
Battery
Ground
Mains
Periph.
Pre-al.
Disab.
Mains
Telecom
Test
Silence Night Mode
Ack./Evac. Disab./Fault
NAC
Reset Disab./Fault
Telecom
Disab. Buzzer Test
1 2 3
5
8
0
4
7
9
6
Disabled/Fault/Test Disabled/Fault/Test
z1 z5
z4 z8
z3 z7
z2 z6
Zone Alarm Zone Alarm
24V/24R
Alarm
Disabled/Fault/Test Disabled/Fault/Test
z9 z13
z12 z16
z11 z15
z10 z14
Zone Alarm Zone Alarm
Disabled/Fault/Test Disabled/Fault/Test
z17 z21
z20 z24
z19 z23
z18 z22
Zone Alarm Zone Alarm

Liv
e
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2
400 REP REP
5 1 2 2 4
4
1
4
2 1 2 3 4 1
2 5 1 2
1
a) b)
4 4
4 4 3 5 2
c)
Fi gu re 1 Fron t view of the J424 Con trol pa nel J424 (a), J408 Con trol pa nel (b) and J400-REP Re pe a ter (c)
IDENTIFICATION OF PARTS 11
Z1 R1
1 2 3
Z2 R2
4 5 6
Z3 R3
7 8 9
Z4 R4
10 11 12
D
L

2
4
V

2
7

2
8
2
9
3
0
3
1
P
L
A
L
A
R
M
N
O
N
C
C
T
R
O
U
B
L
E
N
O
N
C
C
-
+
-
+
N
A
C
1
N
A
C
2
Z5 R5
13 14 15
Z6 R6
16 17 18
Z7 R7
19 20 21
Z8 R8
22 23 24
2
6

2
4
R

O
C

+
-
R
S
4
8
5
V
2
4
PRG
B016
G
A
S
E
F
R
A
C
/N
F
G
+
V
G
N
D
B+
L
B
GND
+V
A
C
/L
F
3
.
1
5
A
/
2
5

V
F
6
.
3
A
/
2
5

V C
N
O
N
C
6
20
7 8 10 11 12 13 14 15 17 14 18 12 19
21 22 23 24 20 25 12 26 27 28 29 30 31
9
12
16
Fi gu re 2 Ma xi mum con fi gu ra tion of the J424 Con trol pa nel
Z1 R1
1 2 3
Z2 R2
4 5 6
Z3 R3
7 8 9
Z4 R4
10 11 12
D
L

2
4
V

2
7

2
8
2
9
3
0
3
1
P
L
A
L
A
R
M
N
O
N
C
C
T
R
O
U
B
L
E
N
O
N
C
C
-
+
-
+
N
A
C
1
N
A
C
2
Z5 R5
13 14 15
Z6 R6
16 17 18
Z7 R7
19 20 21
Z8 R8
22 23 24
2
6

2
4
R

O
C

+
-
R
S
4
8
5
V
2
4
PRG
B016
G
A
S
E
F
R
A
C
/N
F
G
+
V
G
N
D
B+
L
B
GND
+V
A
C
/L
F
3
.
1
5
A
/
2
5

V
F
6
.
3
A
/
2
5

V C
N
O
N
C
6
20
7 8 10 11 12 13 14 15 17 14 18 12 19
21 22 23 24 20 25 12 26 27 28 29 30 31
9
12
16
Fi gu re 2 Ma xi mum con fi gu ra tion of the J424 Con trol pa nel
IDENTIFICATION OF PARTS 13
Description of Parts
This sec tion de scri bes the com po nents of the J424 and
J408 Con trol pa nels, and J400-REP Re pe a ter.
Unless ot her wi se sta ted, the num bers in bol dfa ce in this
Ma nual re fer to the Ta bles ands Dia grams in this sec -
tion.
The parts iden ti fi ca tion num bers in the dia grams go cloc -
kwi se. The whi te num bers re fer to parts which are com -
mon to se ve ral of the system de vi ces, the re fo re, are
de scri bed the first time they are en co un te red only.
P. Description
1 Sur fa ce Ca ble con du it entry
2 Zone la bel slots
3 Di splay
4 Door screws
5 Key switch (Access Le vel 2)
6 Di splay mo du le (ac ces sory item)
7 Expan der Con trol bo ard (LEDs and keys) of
Expan der no. 2 (ac ces sory item for J424)
8 Flat ca ble (ac ces sory item for J424): for the
Expan der Con trol bo ard con nec tion
9 Main Con trol bo ard (LEDs and keys) of zo nes
1 thro ugh 8
10 Expan der Con trol bo ard (LEDs and keys) of
zo nes 9 thro ugh 16 (ac ces sory item for J424)
11 Flat ca ble: for the Main Con trol Bo ard con nec -
tion (zo nes 1 thro ugh 8)
12 Anchor screw lo ca tions
13 Main bo ard (2, 4 or 8 zo nes)
14 Cha sed ca ble con du it entry
15 Flat ca ble (ac ces sory item for J424): for the
Expan der Con trol bo ard con nec tion
14 Conventional Fire Panels J424/J408
Z1 R1
1 2 3
Z2 R2
4 5 6
Z3 R3
7 8 9
Z4 R4
10 11 12
D
L

2
4
V

2
7

2
8
2
9
3
0
3
1
P
L
A
L
A
R
M
N
O
N
C
C
T
R
O
U
B
L
E
N
O
N
C
C
-
+
-
+
N
A
C
1
N
A
C
2
Z5 R5
13 14 15
Z6 R6
16 17 18
Z7 R7
19 20 21
Z8 R8
22 23 24
2
6

2
4
R

O
C

+
-
R
S
4
8
5
V
2
4
PRG
B016
G
A
S
E
F
R
A
C
/N
F
G
+
V
G
N
D
B+
L
B
GND
+V
A
C
/L
F
2
A
/
2
5

V
F 6 . 3 A / 2 5 V
B
C
N
O
N
C
9
12
13 12 18
20 20 12 32 32 28 27 24
11 17 19 16 14
22
Fi gu re 3 Ma xi mum con fi gu ra tion of the J408 Con trol pa nel
P. Description
16 Anchor for 230 V po wer supply wi res
17 Swit ching po wer supply screws
18 Swit ching po wer supply/Bat tery char ger
19 Swit ching po wer supply sup port
20 Bat te ries (NOT sup plied!):
J408 = two 7 Ah @ 12 V
J424 = two 17 Ah @ 12 V
21 Expan der no. 1 (ac ces sory item)
22 Bag con ta i ning keys, re si stors and dio des
23 Flat ca ble (ac ces sory item): for the Expan der
Mo du le no. 1 to Expan der Mo du le no. 2 con -
nec tion
24 Ther mal pro be (ac ces sory item)
25 Expan der Mo du le no. 2 (ac ces sory item)
26 Flat ca ble(ac ces sory item): for the Expan der
Mo du le no. 1 to Main bo ard con nec tion
27 Flat ca ble (ac ces sory item): for the Extin gui -
shment Mo du le to Main bo ard con nec tion
28 Extin gui shment Mo du le no.1 (ac ces sory
item)
P. Description
29 Flat ca ble (ac ces sory item): for the Extin gui -
shment Mo du le no. 1 to Extin gui shment Mo -
du le no. 2 con nec tion
30 Flat ca ble (ac ces sory item): for the Di splay
Mo du le con nec tion
31 Extin gui shment Mo du le no.2 (ac ces sory
item)
32 Wire run
IDENTIFICATION OF PARTS 15
Z1 R1
1 2 3
Z2 R2
4 5 6
Z3 R3
7 8 9
Z4 R4
10 11 12
D
L

2
4
V

2
7

2
8
2
9
3
0
3
1
P
L
A
L
A
R
M
N
O
N
C
C
T
R
O
U
B
L
E
N
O
N
C
C
-
+
-
+
N
A
C
1
N
A
C
2
Z5 R5
13 14 15
Z6 R6
16 17 18
Z7 R7
19 20 21
Z8 R8
22 23 24
2
6

2
4
R

O
C

+
-
R
S
4
8
5
V
2
4
PRG
B016
G
A
S
E
F
R
A
C
/N
F
G
+
V
G
N
D
B+
L
B
GND
+V
A
C
/L
F
2
A
/
2
5

V
F 6 . 3 A / 2 5 V
B
C
N
O
N
C
9
12
13 12 18
20 20 12 32 32 28 27 24
11 17 19 16 14
22
Fi gu re 3 Ma xi mum con fi gu ra tion of the J408 Con trol pa nel
P. Description
33 Anchor screw lo ca tion ho les
34 Chased ca ble con du it entry
35 RS485 Inter fa ce
36 Sol de red Ear thing screw
16 Conventional Fire Panels J424/J408
C
N
O
N
C
a)
33
33
34 33
33 36 35
b)
Fi gu re 4 Ma xi mum con fi gu ra tion of the J400-REP Re pe a ter: a) backplate; b) frontpla te (in side view)
IDENTIFICATION OF PARTS 17
C
N
O
N
C
a)
33
33
34 33
33 36 35
b)
Fi gu re 4 Ma xi mum con fi gu ra tion of the J400-REP Re pe a ter: a) backplate; b) frontpla te (in side view)
P. Description
37 Bat tery out put vol ta ge con trol out put (con nec -
ted at fac tory)
38 Ther mal pro be jack
39 Swit ching-po wer-supply jack (con nec ted at
fac tory)
40 Buz zer
41 Ter mi nal bo ard
42 Extin gui shment Mo du le an chor ho les
43 Address Jum per:
// = Extin gui shment Mo du le no. 1
oo = Extin gui shment Mo du le no. 2
44 Ter mi nal bo ard
45 Ca ble: con nects the Swit ching po wer supply
to the Main bo ard (con nec ted at fac tory)
46 Swit ching-po wer-supply an chor
47 Swit ching-po wer-supply clo su re ri vet
48 Ma ins in di ca tor LED
49 Swit ching-po wer-supply an chor hole
50 Swit ching-po wer-supply out put vol ta ge con -
trol in put (con nec ted at fac tory)
51 Fine trim mer for the Swit ching-po wer-supply
out put Vol ta ge
52 Au xi liary po wer-supply ter mi nals (27.6 V)
53 Ma ins po wer ter mi nals (230 V / 50 Hz)
54 Swit ching-po wer-supply screws
55 Swit ching-po wer-supply fuse pro tects aga -
inst over lo ad:
J408 = F 2A 250V
J424 = F 3.15A 250V
56 Jack for Extin gui shment Mo du le nr. 2 or the
Di splay Mo du le
57 Mi cro pro ces sor
58 Jack for the Main bo ard or Di splay Mo du le
59 Re ser ved Jum per DO NOT REMOVE
60 Bat tery jacks
61 Jum per for Gro und (Earth) fa ult de tec tion:
// = Gro und (Earth) fa ult mo ni to red
oo = Gro und (Earth) fa ult NOT mo ni to red
62 Jum per to be REMOVED when con nec ting
a 4-20 mA gas de tec tor to ter mi nal Z1
63 Jack for Extin gui shment Mo du le nr. 1 or the
Di splay Mo du le
64 Expan der Mo du le jack
65 Pro gram ming Jum per:
PRG PRG
o O Pro gram ming
O Pro gram ming O Ena bled
O Di sa bled o
66 Expan der Con trol bo ard jack (con nec ted at
fac tory)
67 RS232 Se rial Port
18 Conventional Fire Panels J424/J408
A
C
/N
F
G
+
V
G
N
D
B+
L
B
GND
+V
A
C
/L
F
2
A
/
2
5

V
F 6 . 3 A / 2 5 V
38
67
40
41
37
39
37
38
39
41
40
41
42
43
44
42
45
47
48
65
66
63
41
61
60
67
66
64
65
63
61
41
60
42
59
58
56
44
42
55
53
52
51
50
49
a)
b)
c)
d)
54
46
57
62
57
62
57
Fi gu re 5 Iden ti fi ca tion of Parts: a) Main Bo ard (2 or 4
zo nes); b) 8-zone Main Bo ard; c) Extin gui shment Mo -
du le; d) J408 Con trol pa nel Swit ching-po wer-supply
P. Description
68 Expan der Mo du le an chor ho les (4)
69 Ter mi nal strip
70 Address Jum per:
// = Expan der Mo du le no. 1
oo = Expan der Mo du le no. 2
71 Expan der Con trol Bo ard an chor ho les (4)
72 Jack for the Expan der Con trol Bo ard to
Expan der Mo du le con nec tion
73 Di splay Mo du le an chor ho les (5)
74 Jack for the con nec tion bet we en the Di -
splay Mo du le and the con se cu ti ve pe rip he -
ral de vi ce
75 Jack for the con nec tion bet we en the Di -
splay Mo du le and the pre ce ding pe rip he ral
de vi ce
76 Address Jum pers
77 Ter mi nal strip
78 Buz zer
79 Jack for the Expan der Con trol bo ard (zo -
nes 17 to 24)
80 Jack for the Expan der Con trol bo ard of zo -
nes 9 to 16
81 Jack for the Expan der Con trol bo ard of zo -
nes 1 to 8
82 Di splay module Pro gram ming Jum per:
// = Pro gram ming Enabled
oo = Pro gram ming Disabled
83 Jack for the con nec tion bet we en the
Expan der Mo du le and the con se cu ti ve pe -
rip he ral de vi ce
84 Jack for the con nec tion bet we en the
Expan der Mo du le and the pre ce ding pe -
rip he ral de vi ce or Main Bo ard
85 Expan der Con trol Bo ard jack
IDENTIFICATION OF PARTS 19
A
C
/N
F
G
+
V
G
N
D
B+
L
B
GND
+V
A
C
/L
F
3
.
1
5
A
/
2
5

V
F
6
.
3
A
/
2
5

V
68 68
85
84
83
68
69
68
70
71
72
71
71
71
73
74
75
73
73
73
82
73
a)
b)
c)
81
80
79
78
76
77
d)
e)
Fi gu re 6 Iden ti fi ca tion of Par ts: a) Expan der Mo du le; b)
Expan der Control Bo ard; c) Di splay Mo du le; d) RS485
Re pe a ter Inter fa ce; e) J424 Con trol pa nel Swit ching-po -
wer-supply
Description of the Control keys
The Con trol pa nel keys can be ac ti va ted by Key switch
and PIN Code Users ONLY (Access le vel 2 Key tur -
ned in key switch or PIN Code en te red re fer to
Access to Si gnal ling and Com mands), un less ot her wi -
se sta ted.
LED ON Fault
Electro-
valve
Glo wing in di ca tes Extin gui shment in co ur se Fast blin king in di ca tes po wer supply fa i lu re to
the elec tro val ve con nec ted to out put EV, or that
the lat ter is eit her open or shor ted
Pre
Ext.
Glo wing in di ca tes Pre-Extin gui shment in co ur se.
Fast blin king in di ca tes that alarms have been
ge ne ra ted in some of the zo nes pro gram med for
ac ti va tion of the Extin gui shment Mo du le.
Fast blin king in di ca tes that ter mi nals [+] and []
of out put PR are eit her di scon nec ted or shor ted
Manual
Ext.
Glo wing in di ca tes that in put EM has been ac ti va -
ted
Fast blin king in di ca tes that ter mi nals [+] and []
of in put EM are eit her di scon nec ted or shor ted
Disab.
Ext.
Glo wing in di ca tes that in put IE has been ac ti va -
ted
Fast blin king in di ca tes that ter mi nals [+] and []
of in put IE are eit her di scon nec ted or shor ted
Pres.
Switch
Glo wing in di ca tes that the in put PS has been ac -
ti va ted, due to low ex tin gui shant gas pres su re
Fast blin king in di ca tes that ter mi nals [+] and []
of in put PS are eit her di scon nec ted or shor ted
Logic Unit Fast blin king in di ca tes bloc ked Extin gui shment Bo ard
Disable
Extinguish.
Glo wing in di ca tes Extin gui shment is inhibited
Disable
Manual
Extinguish.
Glo wing in di ca tes Ma nual Extin gui shment is
inhibited
Disable
Automatic
Extinguish.
Glo wing in di ca tes that Au to ma tic Extin gui -
shment is in hi bi ted
Ta ble 1 (con ti nu ed from page 9) De scrip tion of the LEDs
Key DESCRIPTION
Silence This key can be used to re sto re the Si len ce a ble out puts to standby sta tus (ter mi nals [NAC1], [NAC2],
[DL], [TROUBLE], [ALARM if pro gram med] and [Rn if pro gram med]. Si len ce sta tus will be held
un til the Si len ce key is pres sed aga in or, if the Con trol pa nel is ope ra ting in Night Mode, un til the
Night mode Si len ce time ex pi res or un til a new Alarm/Tro u ble con di tion is de tec ted.
Ack./ Evac. This key can be used to re fresh the Pre-Alarm Time or trig ger an Alarm:
For all per sons on the pre mi ses: If this key is pres sed for over 5 se conds du ring Pre-Alarm Time,
the system will ge ne ra te an alarm.
For Key and PIN Code Users ONLY (Access le vel 2): If this key is pres sed du ring Pre-Alarm
Time, the re ma i ning Pre-Alarm Time will be re fresh with the pro gram med Inve sti ga tion Time. If it is
pres sed for over 5 se conds du ring Pre-Alarm Time, the system will ge ne ra te an alarm.
Reset This key can be used to re set the Fire de tec tors and re sto re all out puts to standby sta tus (Su per vi -
sed/Si len ce a ble out puts, NON-Su per vi sed/Non-Si len ce a ble out puts and Alarm zone out puts).
Disab. Buzzer This key can be used to di sa ble the buz zer. The buz zer will be re-ena ble if any kind of event oc curs.
Night Mode This key can be used to switch from Day to Night Mode.
Disab./Fault
NAC
This key can be used to di sa ble the Bypas sa ble Fire alarm out puts (ter mi nals [NAC1] and [NAC2]).
Disab./Fault
Telecom
This key can be used to di sa ble the Te lep ho ne de vi ce out put (ter mi nal [DL])
Test This key can be used to test the zo nes, buz zer and LEDs . If this key is pres sed (when the Con trol pa -
nel is fun ctio ning as in ten ded), all the LEDs will Glow and the buz zer will emit a con ti nu o us beep.
For Access le vel 2 Users ONLY: If this key is pres sed with the Di sa ble key of a zone (z1, z2, .., z24)
it will ac ti va te the re spec ti ve zone test pha se.
z1 z24 The se keys can be used to di sa ble the ir re spec ti ve zo nes. Di sa bled zo nes will pro vi de vi sual si gnal -
ling of fire and fa ult con di tions but will not ac ti va te any out puts or sto re events in Me mory.
Disable
Extinguish.
This key can be used to di sa ble the Extin gui shment fun ction.
Disable
Manual
Extinguish.
This key can be used to di sa ble the Ma nual Extin gui shment fun ction. If this fun ction is di sa bled, it
will not be pos si ble to ac ti va te Extin gui shment fun ction via the EM in put.
Disable
Automatic
Extinguish.
This but ton can be used to di sa ble the Au to ma tic Extin gui shment fun ction. If this fun ction is di sa -
bled, the zo nes will not be una ble to ac ti va te Extin gui shment.
Ta ble 2 De scrip tion of keys
INSTALLING THE CONTROL PANEL
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Instal la tion of this system must be car ried out
strictly in ac cor dan ce with the in struc tions in
this sec tion, and in com plian ce with the lo cal
sa fety re gu la tions in for ce.
Cho o se su i ta ble mo un ting lo ca tions for the Con trol
pa nel, de tec tors, fire war ning and fire con trol de vi ces.
Lay the ca bles bet we en the Con trol pa nel and the
system pe rip he rals.
If ne ces sary, in stall any ac ces sory mo du les (Expan -
ders, etc.).
Mo unt the Con trol pa nel to the wall.
Carry out the ne ces sary con nec tions, le a ving the po -
wer-supply con nec tion un til last.
Pro gram the Con trol pa nel in ac cor dan ce with the in -
struc tions in the PROGRAMMING sec tion.
Test the en ti re system (Con trol pa nel, de tec tors, fire
war ning and fire con trol de vi ces).
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Acces sory Mo du les (Expan ders Mo du les, Extin -
gui shment Mo du les, etc.) sho uld be in stal led be fo -
re mo un ting the Con trol pa nel to the wall.
Installing accessory boards
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Ensu re that the Con trol pa nel po wer supply
(Ma ins and Bat te ries) has been di scon nec ted
be fo re in stal ling any ac ces sory the Mo du les.
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Acces sory Mo du les must be en rol led.
Installing Extinguishment Modules
J408 The J408 can ho u se 1 Extin gui shment Mo du le, po si -
tio ned as shown on page 14 (see part no. 28). To in stall the
Extin gui shment Mo du le, work thro ugh the fol lo wing steps.
1. Re mo ve the screws 4 and open the Con trol pa nel.
2. Hold the unit with the com po nent side fa cing you.
Insert the Extin gui shment Mo du le un der the clips 86
on the top part of the ho u sing (see Fi gu re 7a), then
snap it gently into pla ce. Ensu re that it is re sting
pro perly on the pla stic sup port pins 87 (see Fi gu -
re 7a) and that it is held firmly in po si tion by the clips
88 (as per Fi gu re 7b).
3. Ensu re that the Jum pers, mar ked 1 and 2 on the
PCB (43 and 59 in the Parts De scrip tion Ta ble)
are in ser ted (Extin gui shment Mo du le no. 1).
4. Using the Flat ca ble (27), con nect the Extin gui -
shment Mo du le to the Main Bo ard, via the jacks (58
and 63 re spec ti vely).
5. Pla ce the la bel pro vi ded with the Extin gui shment
Mo du le next to the data la bel that is al re ady pre sent
on one of the Con trol pa nels sides.
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The po la rity of the Flat ca ble con nec tors must be
ob ser ved.
J424 The J424 Con trol pa nel can ho u se 2 Extin gui -
shment Mo du les (28 and 31 in the Fi gu re on page 12).
Install the Extin gui shment Mo du le, as fol lows.
1. Re mo ve the screws (4) and open the Con trol pa nel.
2. Fit the spa cers (91) onto the pla stic pins (90).
3. Using the nuts (93), se cu re the Extin gui shment Mo -
du le in po si tion.
INSTALLING THE CONTROL PANEL 21
86
a)
b)
8786 86 88
88 89 89 89
Fi gu re 7 J408: Instal ling the Extin gui shment Mo du le
90
a) b)
91 90 91
90 91 90 91
92 92
92 92
Fi gu re 8 J424: Instal ling the Extin gui shment Module
4. Using the Jum per (43), mar ked 1 on the PCB, set
up the Extin gui shment Mo du le ad dress:
Jum per (43) IN = Extin gui shment Mo du le nr. 1;
Jum per (43) OUT = Extin gui shment Mo du le nr. 2.
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The Jum per (59), mar ked 2 on the PCB, MUST
BE INSERTED.
5. Using the Flat ca bles con nect the Extin gui shment
Mo du les as fol lows:
if you are in stal ling ONE Extin gui shment Mo du le
con nect it to the Main Bo ard, via the jacks (58
and 63 re spec ti vely), as per Fig. 9a;
if you are in stal ling TWO Extin gui shment Mo du les
con nect Extin gui shment Mo du le nr. 1 to Extin gui -
shment Mo du le nr. 2, via the jacks (56) then, con nect
Extin gui shment Mo du le nr. 1 to the Main Bo ard, via the
jacks (58 and 63 re spec ti vely), as per Fig. 9b.
6. Pla ce the la bel pro vi ded with the Extin gui shment
Mo du le next to the data la bel that is al re ady pre sent
on one of the Con trol pa nels si des.
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The po la rity of the Flat ca ble con nec tors must be
ob ser ved.
Installing Expander Module Kit (for J424 ONLY)
This Expan der Mo du le Kit com pri ses an 8 zone Expan -
der Mo du le and the Expan der Con trol bo ard. The
Expan der Mo du le con ta ins most of the elec tro nic cir cu -
itry and elec tri cal ter mi nals whe re as the Expan der Con -
trol bo ard pro vi des the LEDs and con trol keys for
Expan der Mo du le zo nes.
Install Expan der Mo du les as fol lows:
if you are in stal ling ONE Expan der Mo du le Kit,
mo unt the Expan der Mo du le (21) and the Expan der
Con trol bo ard (10), as per Fi gu re 11a;
if you are in stal ling TWO Expan der Mo du le Kits,
mo unt Expan der Mo du le nr. 1 (21) and the Expan der
Con trol bo ard (10) to the backpla te then mo unt
Expan der Mo du le nr. 2 (25) and the Expan der Con -
trol bo ard (7), as per Fi gu re 11b.
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If you are in stal ling ONE Expan der Mo du le Kit only,
the lo ca tion will be dif fe rent to that shown in the
dia gram.
22 Conventional Fire Panels J424/J408
13
9
28
31
13
9
28
a)
b)
27 63 58
27 63 56 29 56
Fi gu re 9 Con nec ting ONE Extin gui shment Mo du le (a)
or TWO Extin gui shment Mo du les (b) to a J424 Con trol
pa nel: 9) Main Con trol Bo ard; 13) Main Bo ard; 27) and
29) Flat ca ble for the con nec tion of the Extin gui shment
Mo du les; 28) Extin gui shment Mo du le nr. 1; 31) Extin -
gui shment Mo du le nr. 2; 56) Jack for the con nec tion to
the con se cu ti ve Extin gui shment Mo du le; 58) Jack for
the con nec tion to the Main Bo ard; 63) Jack for the con -
nec tion of Extin gui shment Mo du le nr. 1.
93
93
95 96 97 98 99 98 99 100 100
93 98 99 98 99 100 100
a) b) c) d) e)
94
94 94
Fi gu re 10 Instal ling an Expan der Mo du le Kit: 93) Re ver se loc king sup ports; 94) Expan der Mo du le an chor ho les;
95) Long pla stic spa cer; 96) Expan der Mo du le pla ce ment screw; 97) Expan der Mo du le nut; 98) Expan der Con trol Bo -
ard screws; 99) Short pla stic spa cer; 100) Expan der Con trol Bo ard nut.
Expander Module Install Expan der Mo du les
as fol lows.
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Expan ders Mo du les must be in stal led be fo -
re mo un ting the Con trol pa nel to the wall.
1. Re mo ve the screws (4) and open the Con -
trol pa nel.
2. Insert the re ver se loc king sup ports (93) into
the ir re spec ti ve lo ca tions (94) (as per
Fig. 10a).
3. Fit the long spa cer (95) onto the fi xed screw
(96), as shown in Fig. 10b.
4. Using a nut, se cu re the Expan der Mo du le in
po si tion (as per Fig. 10c).
5. Using the Jum per (70) set the Address of
the Expan der Mo du le (mar ked ADDR on
the PCB):
Jum per (70) IN = Expan der Mo du le nr. 1
Jum per (70) OUT = Expan der Mo du le nr. 2
6. Using the Flat ca bles con nect the Expan der
Mo du les as fol lows:
7. if you are in stal ling ONE Expan der Mo -
du le con nect it to the Main Bo ard, via
the jacks (84 and 64 re spec ti vely), as per
Fig. 11);
if you are in stal ling TWO Expan der Mo du -
les con nect Expan der Mo du le nr. 1 to
Expan der Mo du le nr. 2, via the jacks (83),
then con nect Expan der Mo du le nr. 1 to the
Main Bo ard, via the jacks (58 and 63 re -
spec ti vely), as per Fig. 11b.
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The po la rity of the Flat ca ble con nec tors
must be ob ser ved.
Expander Control Board Install the Expan -
der Mo du le as fol lows.
1. Fit the short spa cers (99) onto the sol de red
screws (98), as shown in Fig. 10d.
2. Using the nuts, se cu re the Expan der Con trol Bo ard
in po si tion, as per Fig. 10e.
3. Using the Flat ca ble, con nect the Expan der Con trol
Bo ard to the re spec ti ve Expan der Mo du le, via the
jacks (72) and (8), as per Fig. 11a and Fig. 11b.
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The po la rity of the Flat ca ble con nec tors must be
ob ser ved.
INSTALLING THE CONTROL PANEL 23
99
21
21
25
10 10 77
13
13 13
9
72 72 64 15 85
8 26 8384 23 83
99
10
72
84 26 15
b)
a)
64
Fi gu re 11 Con nec ting ONE Expan der Mo du le (a) Con nec ting
TWO Expan der Mo du les (b): 7) Con trol Bo ard of Expan der Mo du le
nr. 2; 8) and 15) Flat ca ble for the con nec tion bet we en the Con trol
Bo ard and Expan der Mo du le; 9) Main Con trol Bo ard; 10) Con trol
Bo ard of Expan der Mo du le nr. 1; 13) Main Bo ard; 21) Expan der
Mo du le nr. 1; 23) and 26) Flat ca ble for con nec tion to the Expan der
Mo du le; 25) Expan der Mo du le nr. 2; 64) Jack for the Expan der Bo -
ard con nec tion; 72) Jack for the con nec tion bet we en the Con trol
Bo ard and the re spec ti ve Expan der Mo du le (on the com po nent
side); 83) Jack for the con nec tion bet we en Expan der Mo du le nr. 1
and Expan der Mo du le nr. 2; 84) Jack for the con nec tion bet we en
the Expan der Mo du le and the Main Bo ard; 85) Jack for the Con trol
Bo ard con nec tion.
Display Module (for J424 and J400-REP ONLY)
The J424 Con trol pa nel and the J400-REP Re pe a ter
both ac cept Di splay Mo du les (see 6 pa ges 12 and 16).
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This in struc tions in the fol lo wing sec tion re fer to the
con nec tion of an LCD Mo du le to a J424 Con trol pa -
nel, the con nec tion pro ce du re for the J400-REP
Re pe a ter is si mi lar.
1. Re mo ve the screws (4) and open the Con trol pa nel.
2. Re mo ve the nuts (101), as per Fig. 12a.
3. Re mo ve the pro tec ti ve film (108) from the glass pla -
te (102), as per Fig. 12b.
4. Screw the brass tap ped spa cers (104) onto the fi xed
screws (103) and fit the pla stic spa cers (106) to the
fi xed screws (107), as per Fig. 12c.
5. Using the pre vio usly re mo ved nuts (101), and tho -
se sup plied with the di splay Mo du le (105), se cu re
the Di splay Mo du le in po si tion, as per Fig. 12d.
6. Using the Flat ca ble, con nect the Di splay Mo du le
as fol lows:
J424: if NO Extin gui shment Mo du les are in stal led
con nect the Di splay Mo du le di rectly to the Main
Bo ard via the jacks (75 and 63 re spec ti vely), as per
Fig. 13a;
J424: if ONE Extin gui shment Mo du les is in stal -
led con nect the Di splay Mo du le to the Extin gui -
shment Mo du le via the jacks (75 and 56
re spec ti vely), as per Fig. 13b;
424: if TWO Extin gui shment Mo du les are in stal -
led con nect the Di splay Mo du le to Extin gui -
shment Mo du le nr. 2 via the jacks (75 and 58
re spec ti vely), as per Fig. 13c;
J400-REP: con nect the Di splay Mo du le to the RS485
Inter fa ce via the jacks (75 and 63 re spec ti vely).
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The po la rity of the Flat ca ble con nec tors must be
ob ser ved.
7. Set the Di splay Mo du le Address, as de scri bed in
the Di splay Mo du le sec tion un der PRO -
GRAMMING FROM THE CONTROL PANEL
101
107 103 107
106 106 104
101
101
102
108
103
104 104
103
105 105
a) b) c) d)
Fi gu re 12 Instal ling the Di splay Module: 101) and 105) nuts; 102) glass plate; 103) and 107) sol de red screws;
104) Brass tap ped spa cers; 106) Pla stic spacers; 108) Pro tec ti ve film.
63 75 30
6
13
9
56 75
6
13
9
28
31
6
13
9
28
30
75 58 30
a)
b)
c)
Fi gu re 13 Con nec ting an LCD Mo du le to a Con trol pa -
nel: a) wit ho ut Extin gui shment Mo du les; b) with ONE
Extin gui shment Mo du le; c) with TWO Extin gui shment
Mo du les ;6) Di splay Mo du le; 9) Main Con trol Bo ard; 13)
Main Bo ard; 28) Extin gui shment Mo du le nr. 1; 30) Flat
ca ble for the Di splay Mo du le con nec tion; 31) Extin gui -
shment Mo du le nr. 2.
Installing Repeaters
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The Di splay Mo du le (if used) must be in stal led be -
fo re the Re pe a ters.
Re pe a ters can be wall mo un ted, or flush mo un ted to an
ave

BL08 out let box (or si mi lar).


Work ca re fully thro ugh the fol lo wing steps.
1. Lay the con nec tion ca bles (re fer to Con nec ting
Re pe a ters).
2. Re mo ve the screws (4) and open the Con trol pa nel.
3. Take out the bag 22 con ta i ning the Re pe a ter pa nel
Keys (Access Le vel 2).
4. If ne ces sary, in stall the Di splay Mo du le as de scri -
bed in the Di splay Mo du le sec tion.
5. If you are flush mo un ting the Re pe a ter, go to step
7. If you are wall mo un ting the Re pe a ter, drill the
an chor screw ho les 33.
6. Pull the wi res thro ugh the wire entry 34, then, using
the an chor screws, se cu re the Re pe a ter to the wall.
7. Com ple te the con nec tions to the ter mi nal bo ard 77
of the RS485 Inter fa ce (part nr. 35), as de scri bed in
the Con nec ting Re pe a ters sec tion.
8. Using the jum pers 76 of the RS485 (part nr. 35), set
the Re pe a ter Address, as per the fol lo wing Ta ble:
Repeater nr.
Jumpers 76
1 2
1 IN IN
2 OUT IN
3 IN OUT
4 OUT OUT
9. After po wer up, set the Address of the Di splay Mo -
du le (if in stal led), as de scri bed in the Di splay Mo -
du le sec tion un der PROGRAMMING FROM THE
CONTROL PANEL.
Installing the Control panel
Work ca re fully thro ugh the fol lo wing steps (see the Fi -
gu res on pa ges 10, 12 and 14).
1. Re mo ve the screws (4) and open the Con trol pa nel.
2. Drill the an chor screw ho les 9.
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Check for wa ter pi pes and elec tri cal wi ring be -
fo re dril ling.
3. If ne ces sary, using a ham mer or si mi lar tool, re mo -
ve the sur fa ce con du it wire knoc ko uts 1.
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The ca ble con du it union with the case must be se -
cu red by HB Fla me Class (or hi gher) lock nuts.
4. Pull the wi res thro ugh the cha sed wire entry 12
then, using the an chor screws, se cu re the backpla -
te to the wall.
Description of the Terminals
This sec tion de scri bes the Con trol pa nel ter mi nals.
Main Board and Expander Board terminals
[Z1] ... [Z8] Su per vi sed/Bypas sa ble de tec tion zo -
nes. De tec tion de vi ce ter mi nals for Fire de tec tors, Call
po ints, Gas de tec tors, etc.
The Con trol pa nel will con si der the zone:
Open when the vol ta ge is bet we en 27.6 V and
26.31 V;
In Standby when the vol ta ge is bet we en 26.31 V and
17.15 V;
In Alarm when the vol ta ge is bet we en 17.15 V and
2.82 V;
Shor ted when the vol ta ge is bet we en 2.82 V and
0 V.
If the Call po int prio rity op tion has been ena bled (re fer
to PROGRAMMING FROM A PC), the Con trol pa nel
will di stin guish bet we en Alarms ge ne ra ted by De tec tors
and Alarms ge ne ra ted by Ma nual Call Po int, as fol lows:
De tec tor Alarm when the vol ta ge is bet we en
17.15 V and 13.15 V;
Call po int Alarm when the vol ta ge is bet we en
13.15 V and 2.82 V.
The sta tus thre sholds can be pro gram med in di vi dually
for each zone, in this way, it will be pos si ble to com pen -
sa te for vol ta ge drops ca u sed by the con nec tions.
Up to 30 de vi ces can be con nec ted to each zone.
One 4-20 mA Gas de tec tor can be con nec ted to zone
Z1 of the Main Bo ard and the Expan der Mo du le, as de -
scri bed in the Con nec ting Gas De tec tors pa ra graph.
INSTALLING THE CONTROL PANEL 25
AIMQ-SECURITY SYSTEMS cer ti fi ca tion ap plies
ONLY when: no more than 30 de vi ces are con nec -
ted to each zone; no more than 3 Gas de tec tors are
con nec ted to the Con trol pa nel; no more than 512
de vi ces IN ALL are con nec ted to the Con trol pa nel.
If a zone trig gers an Au to ma tic Alarm du ring Day
Mode, the Con trol pa nel will ini tia li ze the Pre-alarm
pha se.
If a zone trig gers an Au to ma tic Alarm du ring Night
Mode, the Con trol pa nel will ge ne ra te an in stant Alarm.
If a zone trig gers a Ma nual Alarm whet her in Day or
Night Mode, the Con trol pa nel will ge ne ra te an in stant
Alarm.
If a zone Shorts or Opens, the Con trol pa nel will ge ne -
ra te a Tro u ble war ning.
Each Re set ope ra tion will in ter rupt the po wer supply to
all zo nes for the pro gram med De tec tor Re set Time.
[M] De tec tor ne ga ti ve
[R1] ... [R8] Si len ce a ble/Re pe at Out puts
Each zone pro vi des a Re pe at Out put for se lec ti ve in ter -
ven tion pur po ses (to clo se Fire do ors, to li mit si gnal ling
to the Zone con cer ned, etc.).
ADO NOT con nect EN54 E, J or C ra ted de vi ces
(vi sual, au di ble or te lep ho ne si gnal ling de vi ces) to
Out puts R1, R2, , R8.
Re pe at Out puts are Nor mally Open.
Ope ra ting prin ci ples:
If the Pre-Alarm on R Out put op tion is DISABLED, the
Re pe at Out put of the zone in Alarm sta tus will pull down
to 0 V (ne ga ti ve) when the Con trol pa nel trig gers Alarm
sta tus.
If the Pre-Alarm on R Out put op tion is ENABLED, the
Re pe at Out put of the zone in Alarm sta tus will pull down
to 0 V (ne ga ti ve) when the Con trol pa nel trig gers
Pre-Alarm sta tus.

All the Re pe at Out puts will re sto re to standby when the
Con trol pa nel Re sets.
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If the Gas De tec tor op tion ENABLED, the Re pe at
Out put of the zone will re sto re to standby when the
Vol ta ge on the zone ter mi nal con cer ned drops be -
low the Pre-Alarm thre shold, that is, as long as the
Alarm thre shold va lue has not been ex ce e ded in
the me an ti me.
If the Non-Si len ce a ble R Out put op tion is DISABLED,
it will be pos si ble to Si len ce (for ce to standby) the Re pe -
at Out put of the zone con cer ned.
Re pe at Out puts will hold standby sta tus for the pro -
gram med Si len ce Time.
If Alarm con di tions are pre sent when the Si len ce Time
ex pi res, the Re pe at Out put will re-ac ti va te.
Up to 0.1 A can cir cu la te on each Re pe at Out put.
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Out puts R1, R2, ..., R8 ac cept de vi ces that ope ra te
wit hin SELV li mits ONLY.
Main Board Terminals
[24V] [M] Au xi liary Po wer Supply
Po wer supply for de vi ces that fun ction at 24 V, pro tec -
ted by a re set ta ble fuse, has bat tery bac kup.
Ope ra ting prin ci ples
Po si ti ve pull-up to 27.6 V on the [24V] ter mi nal;
Ne ga ti ve pull-down to 0 V on the [M] ter mi nal.
If the cur rent draw on the [24V] ter mi nal ex ce eds 1 A,
the system will in ter rupt the po wer supply to the ter mi -
nal and si gnal Fa ult on the 24V/24R LED (fast blin king).
The system will re sto re po wer to the ter mi nal when the
cur rent draws drops be low 1 A.
[24R] [M] Re set ta ble Au xi liary Po wer Supply
Re set ta ble Po wer supply for de vi ces that fun ction at
24 V, pro tec ted by a re set ta ble fuse, has bat tery bac -
kup.
Ope ra ting prin ci ples
Po si ti ve pull-up to 27.6 V on the [24R] ter mi nal;
Ne ga ti ve pull-down to 0 V on the [M] ter mi nal.
If the cur rent draw on the [24R] ter mi nal ex ce eds 1 A,
the system will in ter rupt po wer to the ter mi nal, and
will si gnal Fa ult on the 24V/24R LED (fast blin king).
The system will re sto re po wer to the ter mi nal when
the cur rent draws drops be low 1 A.
The system will in ter rupt po wer from ter mi nal [24R]
du ring Re set, the re fo re, this po wer so ur ce can be
used to po wer de vi ces that re set when the po wer
supply is in ter rup ted.
OC Pro gram ma ble Au xi liary Out put
This Out put can be pro gram med to si gnal one or more
of the fol lo wing events:
Alarm
Pre-alarm
Fa ult
Re set
Di sa ble
Test
Do u ble Knock
ADO NOT con nect EN54 E, J or C ra ted de vi ces
(vi sual, au di ble or te lep ho ne si gnal ling de vi ces) to
the OC out put.
The OC Out put (Open-Col lec tor) is Nor mally Open.
Ope ra ting prin ci ples:
This Out put will ac ti va te when one of its as so cia ted
events oc curs, and will re sto re when the event ends.
Up to 1 A can cir cu la te on the OC Out put.
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The OC Out put ac cepts de vi ces that ope ra te wit hin
SELV li mits ONLY.
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[DL] Su per vi sed/Bypas sa ble Dial ler Out put
This Out put is for Dial ler ac ti va tion.
Ope ra ting prin ci ples
This Nor mally-Open Out put (open-col lec tor) will:
pull down to 0 V (ne ga ti ve) when the Alarm Si gnal -
ling De lay ex pi res (re fer to DL Out put un der Out -
puts in the PROGRAMMING FROM A PC sec tion);
re sto re to standby when the Con trol pa nel Re sets.
Acti va tion of the DL Out put will be in di ca ted by Glo wing
on the Te le com LED.
Short-cir cu it or po wer supply in ter rup tion on the DL
Out put will be in di ca ted by fast blin king on the Di -
sab./Fa ult Te le com LED.
The DL Out put can be di sa bled by me ans of the Di sab./Fa -
ult Te le com key. Di sa ble ment of the DL Out put will be
in di ca ted by Glo wing on the Di sab./Fa ult Te le com LED.
If the DL Out put is di sa bled, it will be una ble to ac ti va te
in the event of alarm.
Up to 0.1 A can cir cu la te on the DL Out put.
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The DL Out put ac cepts de vi ces that ope ra te wit hin
SELV li mits ONLY.
PL Po wer Loss Out put
This Out put is for Po wer loss si gnal ling.
Ope ra ting prin ci ples
This Nor mally-Open Out put will:
pull down to 0 V (ne ga ti ve) in the event of to tal po wer
fa i lu re (Ma ins and bat tery po wer supply);
re sto re to standby when the po wer supply con di tions
re turn to nor mal.
Up to 1 A can cir cu la te on the PL Out put.
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The PL Out put ac cepts de vi ces that ope ra te wit hin
SELV li mits ONLY.
ALARM Si len ce a ble Alarm Out put
This Vol ta ge free con tact can be used for the con nec -
tion of de vi ces which can not be con nec ted di rectly to
NAC1 or NAC2.
Ope ra ting prin ci ples:
in Standby sta tus, ter mi nal [C] clo ses to ter mi nal [NC];
in the event of an Alarm, ter mi nal [C] will clo se to ter -
mi nal [NO], as per pro gram ming (re fer to ALARM
Out put un der Out puts in the PROGRAMMING
FROM A PC sec tion).
The ALARM Out put will re sto re to standby when the
Con trol pa nel re sets.
ADO NOT con nect EN54 E, J or C ra ted de vi ces
(vi sual, au di ble or te lep ho ne si gnal ling de vi ces) to
the ALARM Out put.
If the NON-Si len ce a ble op tion of the ALARM Out put has
been DISABLED (re fer to ALARM Out put un der Out -
puts in the PROGRAMMING FROM A PC sec tion), it
will be pos si ble to Si len ce (for ce to standby) this Out put.
The ALARM Out put will hold standby sta tus for the pro -
gram med Si len ce Time.
If Alarm con di tions are pre sent when the Si len ce Time
ex pi res, the ALARM Out put will re-ac ti va te.
Up to 5 A can cir cu la te on the ALARM Out put.
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The ALARM Out put ac cepts de vi ces that ope ra te
wit hin SELV li mits ONLY.
TROUBLE Si len ce a ble Tro u ble Out put
This Out put is for Tro u ble si gnal ling.
Ope ra ting prin ci ples
in Standby sta tus, ter mi nal [C] clo ses to ter mi nal [NC];
in Tro u ble sta tus, ter mi nal [C] will clo se to ter mi nal
[NO] (re fer to Tro u ble in the INTRODUCTION).
ADO NOT con nect EN54 E, J or C ra ted de vi ces
(vi sual, au di ble or te lep ho ne si gnal ling de vi ces) to
the TROUBLE out put.
Up to 5 A can cir cu la te on the TROUBLE Out put.
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The TROUBLE Out put will ac ti va te when the po wer
supply to the Con trol pa nel fa ils (Ma ins and bat tery
po wer supply). The TROUBLE Out put ac cepts de vi -
ces that ope ra te wit hin SELV li mits ONLY.
NAC1 and NAC2 Su per vi sed/Si len ce a ble/Bypas sa -
ble Alarm Out puts
The se Out puts are for the Alarm si gnal ling de vi ces.
Ope ra ting prin ci ples:
in Standby sta tus, the se Out puts will be INACTIVE
(read on for de ta ils);
in Pre-Alarm sta tus, the se Out puts will ACTIVATE
(read on for de ta ils) and DE-ACTIVATE in ac cor dan -
ce with the pro gram med Pre-Alarm Pat tern (re fer
to NAC1 and NAC2 un der Out puts in the
PROGRAMMING FROM A PC sec tion);
in Alarm sta tus, the se Out puts will ACTIVATE and
DE-ACTIVATE in ac cor dan ce with the pro gram med
Alarm Pat tern (re fer to NAC1 and NAC2 un der Out -
puts in the PROGRAMMING FROM A PC sec tion).
Out put INACTIVE: ne ga ti ve pull-down to 0 V on [+] ter mi -
nal; po si ti ve pull-up to 27.6 V on the [] ter mi nal.
Out put ACTIVE: po si ti ve pull-up to 27.6 V on the [+] ter -
mi nal; ne ga ti ve pull-down to 0 V on the [] ter mi nal.
NAC1 and NAC2 will re sto re to standby when the
Con trol pa nel Re sets.
If the Bi sta ble op tion is ena bled (re fer to Out puts
in the PROGRAMMING FROM A PC sec tion), the
NAC2 Out put will re turn to standby when all zo nes
re turn to standby.
NAC1 and NAC2 can be Si len ced (for ced to standby).
The NAC Out puts will hold standby sta tus for the pro -
gram med Si len ce Time. If Alarm con di tions are pre -
sent when the pro gram med Si len ce Time ex pi res,
they will re-ac ti va te.
Short-cir cu it or po wer supply in ter rup tion on NAC1 or
NAC2 will be in di ca ted by fast blin king on the Di -
sab./Fa ult NAC LED.
NAC1 and NAC2 can be di sa bled by me ans of the Di -
sab./Fa ult NAC key.
Di sa ble ment of the se Out puts will be in di ca ted by
Glo wing on the Di sab./Fa ult NAC LED.
If NAC1 and NAC2 are di sa bled, they will be una ble to
ac ti va te in the event of alarm.
Up to 1 A can cir cu la te on NAC1 and NAC2.
INSTALLING THE CONTROL PANEL 27
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NAC1 and NAC2 ac cept de vi ces that ope ra te wit -
hin SELV li mits ONLY.
Extinguishment Module Terminals
EM Su per vi sed/Bypas sa ble Ma nual Extin gui -
shment Input
This Input is for ma nual ac ti va tion of the Fire Extin gui -
shment systems.
Standby sta tus of this Input can be eit her Nor mally
Open (at de fa ult) or Nor mally Clo sed (re fer to Ma nual
Extin gui shment Input un der Enrol ling: Extin gui shment
Mo du les in the PRO GRAMMING FROM PC)
Ope ra ting prin ci ples:
the Con trol pa nel will con si der the EM Input OPEN
when a 3.900 ohm re si stan ce is ap plied to its [+] and
[] ter mi nals;
the Con trol pa nel will con si der the EM Input CLOSED
when one or more (up to 10) 680 ohm re si stor is/are
ap plied in pa ral lel to the 3.900 ohm re si stan ce.
The EM Input will ac ti va te when in ver se con di tions to its
standby con di tions oc cur.
Acti va tion of the EM Input will start the Pre-Extin gui -
shment Time.
Acti va tion of the EM Input will be in di ca ted by Glo wing
on the ON Ma nual Ext. LED.
Short-cir cu it or po wer supply in ter rup tion on the EM Input will
be in di ca ted by fast blin king on the Fa ult Ma nual Ext. LED.
The EM in put can be di sa bled by me ans of the Di sa ble
Ma nual Extin guish. key.
Di sa ble ment of this Input will be in di ca ted by Glo wing
on the Di sa ble Ma nual Extin guish. LED.
IE Su per vi sed Inhi bit Extin gui shment Input
This Input is for the in hi bi tion of Fire Extin gui shment
systems.
The standby sta tus of this Input can be eit her Nor mally
Open (at de fa ult) or Nor mally Clo sed (re fer to Di sa ble
Extin gui shment Input un der Enrol ling: Extin gui shment
Mo du les in the PRO GRAMMING FROM A PC).
Ope ra ting prin ci ples:
the Con trol pa nel will con si der the IE Input OPEN
when a 3.900 ohm re si stor is ap plied bet we en its [+]
and [] ter mi nals;
the Con trol pa nel will con si der the IE Input CLOSED
when one or more (up to 10) 680 ohm re si stor is/are
ap plied in pa ral lel to the 3.900 ohm re si stor.
The IE Input will ac ti va te when the in ver se con di tions to
its pro gram med standby con di tions oc cur.
If the IE Input is ac ti ve when Extin gui shment con di tions oc -
cur, the Con trol pa nel will ac ti va te the PR Out put (Pre-Extin -
gui shment) and WILL START the Pre-Extin gui shment Time.
If the IE Input ac ti va tes du ring the Pre-Extin gui shment
pha se, the Con trol pa nel WILL NOT STOP the
Pre-Extin gui shment Time.
In both ca ses, when the time has elap sed, no ex tin gui -
shment will oc cur un less the IE Input is re sto red to
stand-by. If the IE Input is ac ti va ted du ring the Extin gui -
shment pha se, this will have no ef fect.
Acti va tion of the IE Input will be in di ca ted by Glo wing on the
ON Di sab. Ext. LED.
Short-cir cu it or po wer supply in ter rup tion on the IE Input will
be in di ca ted by fast blin king on the Fa ult Di sab. Ext. LED.
PS Su per vi sed Pres su re Switch Input
This Input is for the Pres su re Switch con nec tion.
Standby sta tus of this Input can be eit her Nor mally
Open (at de fa ult) or Nor mally Clo sed (re fer to Pres su -
re Switch Input un der Enrol ling: Extin gui shment Mo -
du les in the PRO GRAMMING FROM A PC).
the Con trol pa nel will con si der the PS Input OPEN
when a 3.900 ohm re si stor is ap plied across its [+]
and [] ter mi nals;
the Con trol pa nel will con si der the PS Input CLOSED
when one or more (up to 10) 680 ohm re si stor is/are
ap plied in pa ral lel to the 3.900 ohm re si stor.
The PS Input will ac ti va te when the in ver se con di tions
to its pro gram med standby con di tions oc cur.
Acti va tion of the PS Input will be in di ca ted by Glo wing
on the ON Pres. Switch LED. Short-cir cu it or po wer
supply in ter rup tion on the PS Input will be in di ca ted by
fast blin king on the Fa ult Pres. Switch LED.
Short-cir cu it or po wer supply in ter rup tion on the PS
Input will be in di ca ted by fast blin king on the Fa ult Pres.
Switch LED.
EV Su per vi sed Elec tro val ve Out put
This Out put is for the Elec tro val ve con nec tion.
Ope ra ting prin ci ples:
in Standby sta tus, the EV ter mi nals will be OPEN;
du ring the Extin gui shment pha se, the EV ter mi nals
will be CLOSED.
Acti va tion of the EV Out put will be in di ca ted by Glo wing
on the ON Elec tro val ve LED. Short-cir cu it or po wer
supply in ter rup tion on the EV Out put will be in di ca ted by
fast blin king on the Fa ult Elec tro val ve LED.
Up to 5 A can cir cu la te on the EV Out put.
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This Out put is not ena bled if the re is a fa ult with the
IE Input and/or the PR Out put.
24P Po wer Bo ost Input
This Input is for the Po wer bo ost re qui red by the de vi -
ces con nec ted to Out puts PR and AE.
Wi ring in struc tions:
Con nect the [+] and [] ter mi nals of this Input to the [+]
and [] ter mi nals 47 of the Swit ching Po wer Supply.
PR Su per vi sed/Si len ce a ble Pre-Extin gui shment
Out put
This Out put is for Pre-Extin gui shment si gnal ling.
Ope ra ting prin ci ples
Standby sta tus: ne ga ti ve pull-down to 0 V on the [+]
ter mi nal; po si ti ve pull-up to 27.6 V on the [] ter mi nal.
Pre-Extin gui shment pha se: po si ti ve pull-up to 27.6 V
on the [+] ter mi nal; ne ga ti ve pull-down to 0 V on the
[] ter mi nal.
Acti va tion of the PR Out put will be in di ca ted by Glo wing
on the ON Pre Ext. LED.
Short-cir cu it or po wer supply in ter rup tion on the PR
Input will be in di ca ted by fast blin king on the Fa ult Pre
Ext. LED.
Up to 1 A can cir cu la te on the PR Out put.
28 Conventional Fire Panels J424/J408

CONVENTIONAL
F I RE PANEL S
424
408
ISO 14001
9191.BNT2
ISO 14001
IT-52588
ISO 9001
9105.BNT1
ISO 9001
IT-52587
USERS INSTRUCTIONS
Standby status
Du ring nor mal ope ra ting con di tions (Standby sta tus),
ONLY the gre en Ma ins LED and, if the Con trol pa nel is
ope ra ting in Night Mode, the Night Mode LED will be
On (glo wing). The di splay will show the time and date
and PANEL WORKING mes sa ge:
PANEL WORKING
17:30 13/10/2004
PRE-ALARM
If a fire de tec tor goes into alarm du ring DAY Mode, the
Con trol pa nel will trig ger the PRE-ALARM pha se which
will be si gnal led by:
the re spec ti ve si gnal ling de vi ces;
the Pre-al. LED (On);
the Zone Alarm LEDs of the zo nes con cer ned
(glowing);
an in ter mit tent au di ble si gnal (0.5 se cond beep fol lo -
wed by a 0.5 se cond pa u se);
a mes sa ge, si mi lar to the fol lo wing:
PREALARM
Warehouse
The bot tom line on the di splay will show the la bel (e.g
Wa re ho u se) of the zone that trig ge red the
PRE-ALARM.
Du ring PRE-ALARM sta tus, you can:
Use or * to scroll the zo nes con cer ned.
If you do not press a but ton wit hin 20 se conds, the di -
splay will go back to the first zone that trig ge red the
PRE-ALARM.
Press Esc to ac cess the Main menu.
If you do not press a but ton wit hin 20 se conds, the di -
splay will go back to the first zone that trig ge red the
PRE-ALARM.
PRE-ALARM sta tus will last for the pre-set Time (re fer
to the fol lo wing pa ra graph for de ta ils).
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The Con trol pa nel will ge ne ra te an in stant Alarm
(re fer to Night Mode), if alarm con di tions are de -
tec ted du ring Night Mode or, if an alarm is trig ge -
red from a Ma nual Call po int con nec ted to a
zone with the Call po int prio rity at tri bu te (i.e. Call
po int prio rity ENABLED).
ALARM
ALARM sta tus will be si gnal led by:
the re spec ti ve si gnal ling de vi ces;
the Alarm LED (On);
the Zone Alarm LEDs of the zo nes con cer ned
(glowing);
a fast in ter mit tent au di ble si gnal (0.2 se cond beep
fol lo wed by a 0.2 se cond pa u se);
an ALARM mes sa ge, si mi lar to the fol lo wing:
ALARM ON ZONE 01
Warehouse
The top line of the di splay will show the num ber of the
zone that trig ge red the ALARM, and the bot tom line will
show the zone la bel (e.g Wa re ho u se).
Du ring ALARM sta tus, you can:
Use or * to scroll the zo nes con cer ned.
If you do not press a but ton wit hin 20 se conds, the di -
splay will go back to the first zone that trig ge red the
ALARM.
Press Esc to view the Main menu.
If you do not press a but ton wit hin 20 se conds, the di -
splay will go back to first zone that trig ge red the
ALARM.
If zo nes re sto re to standby spon ta ne o usly, the ALARM
events will be sto red in the Me mory and si gnal led on the
re spec ti ve Zone Alarm LEDs un til you Re set the Con -
trol pa nel.
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The Fire Alarm Out puts will not re sto re to standby
un til you Re set the Con trol pa nel even if an
Alarm ends spon ta ne o usly.
FAULT
FAULTS will be si gnal led by:
the re spec ti ve si gnal ling de vi ces;
the Fa ult LED (On);
the re spec ti ve Fa ult LED (On) re fer to Ta ble 1;
a slow in ter mit tent au di ble si gnal (1 se cond beep fol -
lo wed by a 1 se cond pa u se);
a mes sa ge on the di splay, si mi lar to the fol lo wing (re -
fer to Ta ble 1):
FAULT ON ZONE 01
Warehouse
If FAULT con di tions are de tec ted, you can:
Use or * to scroll the Fa ults list.
If you do not press a but ton wit hin 20 se conds, the di -
splay will go back to the first fa ult that oc cur red.
Press Esc to view the Main Menu.
If you do not press a but ton wit hin 20 se conds, the di -
splay will go back to first FAULT that oc cur red.
If FAULTcon di tions cle ar spon ta ne o usly, the re spec ti ve
events will be sto red in the Me mory, and will be si gnal -
led by slow fla shing on the re spec ti ve LEDs.
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The Con trol pa nel will re sto re to standby when all
the FAULT con di tions cle ar.
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LED STAT. DISPLAY DESCRIPTION CONSEQUENCE
Disabled
/Fault
/Test
Fast
blink.
FAULT ON ZONE 01
Warehouse
A de tec tor is mis sing from
zone no. 1, or zo ne no. 1 is
shor ted or open
The de tec tors downstre am of
the mis sing de tec tor will be
una ble to si gnal fire conditions
Logic Unit
ON
The Con trol pa nel is blocked The Con trol pa nel will be una -
ble to function
Mains
(amber)
Fast
blink.
FAULT
Main Fault
The Con trol pa nel is NOT po -
we red from the Ma ins
The bat te ries will pro vi de po -
wer un til they empty.
Disab./Fault
Telecom
Fast
blink.
FAULT
DL Output
The Dial ler Out put is shor ted
or open
The Te lep ho ne de vi ces set up
to send fire war nings will be
una ble to fun ction
Ground
ON
FAULT
Ground Fault
Le a ka ge to Earth The Con trol pa nel fun ctio ns
may be im pa i red
24V/24R
Fast
blink.
FAULT
24V Output
24V Out put is shor ted The de vi ces con nec ted to the
24V Out put will be una ble to
fun ction
FAULT
24R Output
24R Out put is shor ted The de vi ces con nec ted to the
24R Out put will be una ble to
fun ction
Battery Fast
blink.
FAULT
Battery
The Con trol pa nel bat te ries are
empty, fa ulty or di scon nec ted
The Pa nel may be una ble to
fun ction in the event of black-out
Disab./Fault
NAC Fast
blink.
FAULT
NAC 1 Output
The NAC1 Out put is shor ted or
open
The de vi ces con nec ted to the
NAC1 will be una ble to fun ction
FAULT
NAC 2 Output
The NAC2 Out put is shor ted or
open
The de vi ces con nec ted to the
NAC2 will be una ble to fun ction
Periph. Fast
blink.
FAULT
Peripheral
The Pa nel CANNOT com mu ni -
ca te with the pe rip he rals
The Pa nel will be una ble to read
the sta tus of the Pe rip he rals
The in for ma tion in the fol lo wing rows is va lid for Extin gui shment Mo du le nr. 1 and Extin gui shment Mo du le n. 2
Fault:
Electro-
valve
Fast
blink.
FAULT ON EXT. 1
ELECTROVALVE
The po wer supply to the Elec tro -
val ve is in ter rup ted or the Elec tro -
val ve Out put is shor ted or open
The Fire Extin gui shment
systems CANNOT be ac ti va -
ted
Fault:
Pre Ext.
Fast
blink.
FAULT ON EXT. 1
PRE-EXT. OUTPUT
The Pre-ex tin gui shment Out -
put is shor ted or open
The Pa nel will be una ble to si gnal
the Pre-ex tin gui shment pha se
Fault:
Manual
Ext.
Fast
blink.
FAULT ON EXT. 1
MANUAL EXT.INPUT
Ma nual Ex tin gui shment Input
is shor ted or open
The Ma nual Extin gui shment
but tons CANNOT ac ti va te the
Extin gui shment pha se
Fault:
Disab.
Ext.
Fast
blink.
FAULT ON EXT. 1
INHIB.EXT.INPUT
The Inhi bit Extin gui shment
Input is shor ted or open
The Inhi bit Extin gui shment
but tons CANNOT inhi bit the
Extin gui shment pha se
Fault:
Pres.
Switch
Fast
blink.
FAULT ON EXT. 1
PRES.SWITCH INP.
The Pres su re switch Input is
shor ted or open
The Pa nel will be una ble to ga -
u ge the Extin gui shment Gas
pres su re
Fault:
Logic Unit
ON
The Extin gui shment Mo du le is
blocked
The Extin gui shment Mo du le
will be una ble to fun ction
The in for ma tion in the fol lo wing rows is va lid for all the Po wer Supply Sta tions
FAULT POWER ST.1
Main Fault
The Po wer Supply Sta tion is
not po we red from the Ma ins
The bat te ries will supply the
Po wer Supply Sta tion un til
they empty
FAULT POWER ST.1
Low Battery
The Po wer Supply Sta tion bat -
te ries are low
The Po wer Supply Sta tion may
be una ble to fun ction in the
event of black-out
FAULT POWER ST.1
Battery Fault
The Po wer Supply Sta tion bat -
te ries are low or disconnected
The Po wer Supply Sta tion may
be una ble to fun ction in the
event of black-out
FAULT POWER ST.1
Battery Disconn.
The bat te ries of the Po wer
Supply Sta tion has shut down
due to vol ta ge drop
The Po wer Supply Sta tion may
be una ble to fun ction in the
event of black-out
FAULT POWER ST.1
OUT 1
The Out put nr. 1 of the Po wer
Supply Sta tion is shor ted
The de vi ces con nec ted to the
Out put 1 will be una ble to fun ction
FAULT POWER ST.1
OUT 2
The Out put nr. 2 of the Po wer
Supply Sta tion is shor ted
The de vi ces con nec ted to the
Out put 2 will be una ble to fun ction
Ta ble 1 Fa ult De scri ptions
Access Level 2
Most of the fun ctions pro vi ded by this Con trol pa nel are
ava i la ble at Access Le vel 2. The re fo re, only Key and
PIN Code Users can ope ra te the system (PIN Code en -
te red or Key tur ned in the Key switch).
Accessing Level 2 using a Key Insert the key into
the Key switch and turn it ho ri zon tally ac cess will be
in di ca ted by a beep.
To exit Access Le vel 2: turn the key back and re mo ve it
from the Key switch the Con trol pa nel will hold
Access Le vel 2 for a fur ther 20 se conds then will emit
two be eps to in di ca te the end of Access Le vel 2 sta tus.
Accessing Level 2 using a PIN Code Type in your
PIN Code (1234 at De fa ult): ac cess will be in di ca ted
by a five be eps in ra pid suc ces sion.
To exit Access Le vel 2: DO NOT press any but ton for
20 se conds: the end of Access Le vel 2 sta tus will be in -
di ca ted by two be eps in ra pid suc ces sion.
Investigation Time (Ack./Evac. button)
The Ack./Evac. but ton will al low you to ex tend the pre -
set Pre-alarm Time.
If you press Ack./Evac. but ton, the Pre-alarm Time will
be re ple ni shed with the pre-set Inve sti ga tion Time.
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The Ack./Evac. but ton fun ctions only du ring the
Pre-alarm pha se (Pre-al. LED ON).
To ac ti va te the Inve sti ga tion Time pha se:
1. Enter the PIN Code or turn the key in the Key switch
(Access Le vel 2).
2. Press and hold the Ack./Evac. but ton for at le ast 5
se conds: the Ack./Evac. LED will go On to in di ca -
te that the Inve sti ga tion Time is run ning.
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You can re quest Inve sti ga tion Time once only.
Evacuation (Ack./Evac. button)
You can also use the Ack./Evac. but ton to ac ti va te an
Eva cua tion Alarm.
To ac ti va te an ALARM when the Con trol pa nel is in
Pre-alarm sta tus (Pre-al. LED ON), press and hold the
Ack./Evac. but ton AT LEAST 5 se conds.
To ac ti va te an Alarm when the Con trol pa nel is in
Standby sta tus:
1. Enter the PIN Code or turn the key in the Key switch
(Access Le vel 2).
2. Press the Ack./Evac. but ton for at le ast 5 se -
conds.
Silence
The Si len ce but ton will al low you to stop the si gnal ling
de vi ces. To Si len ce the si gnal ling de vi ces:
1. Enter the PIN Code or turn the key in the Key switch
(Access Le vel 2).
2. Press Si len ce.
Disable
If a de tec tor is not wor king pro perly or is ca u sing fal se
Alarms (si gnal led by fast blin king on the Di sa bled/Fa -
ult/Test LED), you can di sa ble it by pres sing the re spec ti -
ve zone but ton. You can di sa ble si gnal ling de vi ces
(Bells, Si rens, Fire signs, etc.) by pres sing the Di -
sab./Fa ult NAC but ton, and di sa ble the Dial ler out put
by pres sing the Di sab./Fa ult Te le com But ton.
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Di sa bled de vi ces will be una ble to work in the
event of fire.
Reset
The Re set but ton will al low you to Re set the Con trol pa -
nel (stop the si gnal ling de vi ces, re set de tec tors and cle -
ar the me mory). To Re set the Con trol pa nel:
1. Enter the PIN Code or turn the key in the Key switch
(Access Le vel 2).
2. Press Re set.
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To Re set the Con trol pa nel af ter an ALARM, first
press the Si len ce but ton.
Test
The Test but ton will al low you to check the wor king or -
der of the Con trol pa nel LEDs and Buz zer.
Extinguishment Module
This Con trol pa nel is equip ped with an Extin gui shment
Mo du le for fire ex tin gui shment pur po ses (up to 2 Extin -
gui shment Mo du les can be con nec ted to J424 Con trol
pa nels). The se de vi ces have been spe cially de si gned
to re du ce un ne ces sary ac ti va tion of Fire Extin gui -
shment ap plian ces.
In the event of a Fire, the Extin gui shment systems will
be ac ti va ted when the pre-set Pre-Extin gui shment
Time ex pi res. The se de vi ces can also be ac ti va ted from
ma nual call-po ints (ask your Instal ler for de ta ils).
Extin gui shment systems may also be ac ti va ted using
one of the but tons pro vi ded by the in stal ler. In this case,
a dif fe rent Pre-Extin gui shment time may be set (re fer to
the Pro gram ming from a PC section).
4 Conventional Fire Panels J424/J408
Pre-extinguishment Phase
If the pro gram med ex tin gui shment con di tions oc cur
(pro gram med by your Instal ler), the Extin gui shment
Mo du le will ge ne ra te the Pre-ex tin gui shment pha se
which will be si gnal led by:
the re spec ti ve si gnal ling de vi ces;
the ON Pre Ext. LED (On).
buz zer.
The Extin gui shment Mo du le will ac ti va te the Fire Extin -
gui shment systems when the Pre-ex tin gui shment Time
ex pi res.
The Pre-ex tin gui shment pha se will al low you to check
whet her use of Fire Extin gui shment systems, and Eva -
cua tion of the pre mi ses are re ally ne ces sary.
You can end this pha se by pres sing:
any Stop Extin gui shment but ton (set up by your
Instal ler).
In this case, the Pre-Extin gui shment Time will NOT be
stop ped by the Con trol pa nel. When the time has elap -
sed, no ex tin gui shment will oc cur un less the IE Input is
re sto red to stanby.
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The Di sa ble Extin guish. but ton can be used du -
ring Access Le vel 2 only.
Extinguishment Phase
The Extin gui shment Mo du le will ac ti va te the Fire Extin -
gui shment systems when the Pre-ex tin gui shment Pha -
se ex pi res.
The Extin gui shment Pha se will be si gnal led by.
the ON Elec tro val ve LED (On).
the de vi ces pro vi ded by the in stal ler.
buz zer.
The AV ACTIVATED event, and the re spec ti ve de ta ils
will be re cor ded in the log ger (EXTING.MODULE 1 or
EXTING.MODULE 2).
The Extin gui shment Pha se will run for the pre-set Extin gui -
shment Time or un til the Con trol pa nel Re sets.
Manual Extinguishment
The Extin gui shment Mo du le can be ac ti va ted from ma -
nual call-po ints (ask your Instal ler for de ta ils).
Ma nual ac ti va tion of the Extin gui shment Mo du le is si -
gnal led by:
the ON Ma nual Ext. LED (On);
a mes sa ge on the di splay si mi lar to the fol lo wing:
EXTING.MODULE.1
MANUAL ACTIVATE
buz zer.
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If you ac ti va te the Extin gui shment Mo du le ma -
nually, the Con trol pa nel will ge ne ra te an Alarm.
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Pre-Extin gui shment and Extin gui shment will NOT
be car ried out by the Con trol pa nel in the event of a
fa ult on the PR Out put or the IE Out put.
Disable Extinguish. button
This but ton will al low you to in hi bit the Fire Extin gui -
shment systems.
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The Di sa ble Extin guish. but ton can be used du -
ring Access Le vel 2 only.
This ope ra tion will be si gnal led by:
the Di sa ble Extin guish. LED (On);
the Di sab. LED (On).
The OUTS BYPASS event, and re spec ti ve de ta ils will
be re cor ded in the log ger (EXTING.MODULE 1 or
EXTING.MODULE 2).
If you di sa ble the Extin gui shment Mo du le du ring
Standby sta tus, it will be una ble to ope ra te in the event
of an Alarm.
Disable Manual Extinguish. button
This but ton will al low you to Di sa ble/Ena ble ma nual ac -
ti va tion of the Extin gui shment Mo du le.
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The Di sa ble Ma nual Extin guish. but ton can be
used du ring Access Le vel 2 only.
This ope ra tion will be si gnal led by:
the Di sa ble Ma nual Extin guish. LED (On);
the Di sab. LED (On).
Disable Automatic Extinguishment
This but ton will al low you to Di sa ble/Ena ble the ac ti va -
tion of ex tin gui shment, via the de tec tors pro vi ded by the
in stal ler.
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The Di sa ble Automatic Extin guish. but ton can
be used du ring Access Le vel 2 only.
This ope ra tion will be si gnal led by:
the Di sa ble Au to ma tic Extin guish. LED (On);
the Di sab. LED (On).
USERS INSTRUCTIONS 5
6 Conventional Fire Panels J424/J408
EVENTS DETAILS DESCRIPTION
24R OUT FAULT None 24R out put is shor ted
24R OUT RESTORE None 24R out put has been re sto red
24V OUT FAULT None 24V out put is shor ted
24V OUT RESTORE None 24V out put has been re sto red
ALARM ZONE Zone no. + De scrip tion The zone con cer ned is in Alarm sta tus
AUTO UNBYPASSED Extin gui shment Mod. nr. Au to ma tic Extin gui shment of Ext. Mod. nr. has been re-ena bled
BATT.CHARG.FAULT Po wer Supply Stat. nr. Char ger of Po wer Supply Stat. nr. not wor king pro perly
BATT.CHARG.REST. Po wer Supply Stat. nr. Char ger of Po wer Supply Stat. nr. has been re sto red
BATTERY DISCONN. Po wer Supply Stat. nr. Bat te ries of Po wer Supply Stat. nr. di scon nec ted
BATTERY FAULT None Pa nel bat te ries empty, mal fun ctio ning or di scon nec ted
BATTERY FAULT Po wer Supply Stat. nr. Bat te ries of Po wer Supply Stat. nr. empty or di scon nec ted
BATTERY FAULT Po wer Supply Stat. nr. Bat te ries of Po wer Supply Stat. nr. low
BATTERY RECONN. Po wer Supply Stat. nr. Bat te ries of Po wer Supply Stat. nr. have been re sto red
BATTERY RESTORE Po wer Supply Stat. nr. Bat te ries of Po wer Supply Stat. nr have been re sto red
BATTERY RESTORE None Pa nel bat te ries have been re sto red
BATTERY RESTORE Po wer Supply Stat. nr. Bat te ries of Po wer Supply Stat. nr. empty or di scon nec ted
BUZZER SILENCED None The Buz zer has been di sa bled
BYPASSED ZONE Zone no. + De scrip tion The zone con cer ned has been di sa bled
DETECTOR MISSING Zone no. + De scrip tion The de tec tor con nec ted to the zone con cer ned is not working
DIALLER ACTIVATE None Dial ler Out put has been activated
DISAB.AUTO Extin gui shment Mod. nr. Au to ma tic Extin gui shment of Ext. Mod. nr. has been di sa bled
DL OUT FAULT None Dial ler con nec tions in ter rup ted or shor ted
DL OUT RESTORE None Dial ler con nec tions has been re sto red
DL OUTPUT Ena bled/Disabled The Dial ler Out put has been di sa bled/enabled
EM ACTIVATED Extin gui shment Mod. nr. EM Input of Extin gui shment Mod. nr. has been ac ti va ted
EM INPUT FAULT Extin gui shment Mod. nr. EM Input of Extin gui shment Mod. nr. shor ted or open
EM INPUT RESTORE Extin gui shment Mod. nr. EM Input of Extin gui shment Mod. nr. has been re sto red
EV OUT ACTIVATED Extin gui shment Mod. nr. EV Out put of Extin gui shment Mod. nr. has been ac ti va ted
EV OUT FAULT Extin gui shment Mod. nr. EV Out put of Extin gui shment Mod. nr. shor ted or open
EV OUT RESTORE Extin gui shment Mod. nr. EV Out put of Extin guish. Mod. nr. has been re sto red
EVACUATE None Eva cua tion com mand exe cu ted
GND FAULT REST. None Con trol pa nel gro und fa ult has been re sto red
GROUND FAULT None Con trol pa nel le a ka ge to Earth
IE ACTIVATED Extin gui shment Mod. nr. IE Input of Extin gui shment Mod. nr. has been activated
IE INPUT FAULT Extin gui shment Mod. nr. IE Input of Extin gui shment Mod. nr. shor ted or open
IE INPUT RESTORE Extin gui shment Mod. nr. IE Input of Extin gui shment Mod. nr. has been re sto red
INVESTIGATION None Inve sti ga tion executed
MAIN FAULT None/Pow.SupStat.nr. Ma ins fa i lu re to Con trol pa nel/Po wer Supply Stat. nr.
MAIN RESTORE None The Con trol pa nel/Po wer Supply Stat. nr. po we red from Mains
MANUAL BYPASSED Extin gui shment Mod. nr. EM Input of Extin gui shment Mod. nr. has been di sa bled
MANUAL UNBYPASS. Extin gui shment Mod. nr. EM Input of Extin gui shment Mod. nr has been re-ena bled
MODE Night/Day Con trol pa nel has swit ched from Night to Day Mode
NAC OUTPUT Ena bled/Di sa bled One of the Alarm out puts has been di sa bled/ena bled
NAC1 FAULT None Alarm de vi ce con nec tions in ter rup ted or shor ted
NAC1 RESTORE None Alarm de vi ce con nec tions in ter rup ted has been re sto red
NAC2 FAULT None Alarm de vi ce con nec tions in ter rup ted or shor ted
NAC2 RESTORE None Alarm de vi ce con nec tions in ter rup ted has been re sto red
OUT 1 RESTORE Po wer Supply Stat. nr. O1 Out put of Po wer Supply Stat. nr has been re sto red
OUT 1 SHORT Po wer Supply Stat. nr. O1 Out put of Po wer Supply Stat. nr shorted
OUT 2 RESTORE Po wer Supply Stat. nr. O2 Out put of Po wer Supply Stat. nr has been re sto red
OUT 2 SHORT Po wer Supply Stat. nr. O2 Out put of Po wer Supply Stat. nr shor ted
OUTS BYPASSED Extin gui shment Mod. nr. Extin gui shment Mod. PR, EV and AV out puts di sa bled
OUTS UNBYPASSED Extin gui shment Mod. nr. Extin gui shment Mod. PR, EV and AV out puts re-ena bled
PR OUT ACTIVATED Extin gui shment Mod. nr. PR Out put of Extin gui shment Mod. nr. ac ti va ted
PR OUT FAULT Extin gui shment Mod. nr. PR Out put of Extin gui shment Mod. nr. shor ted or open
PERIPHERAL FAULT Pe rip heral type and nr. The de vi ce con cer ned is mis sing or fa ulty
PERIPHERAL REST. Extin gui shment Mod. nr. PR Out put of Extin guish. Mod. nr. has been re sto red
PERIPHERAL REST. De vi ce type+Number The de vi ce con cer ned has been re sto red
Ta bl e 2 Event De scrip tions (Con ti nu es ...): AV = Extin gui shment Done; EM = Ma nual Extin gui shment; EV = Elec tro -
val ve; IE = Inhi bit Extin gui shment ; PR = Pre-ex tin gui shment; PS = Pres su re switch.
The Logger
The Con trol pa nel log ger can sto re the Time, Date and
De ta ils of 50 events. To view the events in the log ger,
pro ce ed as fol lows.
1. From standby sta tus, use or * to view the
LOGGER:
VIEW
LOGGER
2. Press Esc to step back or, press Enter to view the
last event in the Log ger.
ALARM ZONE
15:46 18/10/2004
The top line on the di splay will show the event (re fer to
the DESCRIPTIONS co lumn in Ta ble 2), the bot tom line
will show when the event oc cur red (Time and Date).
3. Use or * to scroll up and down the event list, use
to view the event de ta ils (see the DETAILS co -
lumn in Ta ble 2).
ZONE 01
Warehouse
4. Re pe at the pre vio us step to con ti nue vie wing or,
press Esc to step back.
The Status LEDs
This sec tion de scri bes the war nings si gnal led on the
Con trol pa nel LEDs and ac tions that can be ta ken du -
ring the va rio us pha ses of a fire alarm.
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Some LEDs in di ca te more than one sta tus and, if
not ot her wi se sta ted, ope ra te as fol lows:
ON (glo wing) in di ca tes DISABLED sta tus;
Fast blin king in di ca tes a FAULT con di tion;
Slow blin king in di ca tes an ALARM/FAULT event
in me mory.
Mains (Green) Under nor mal ope ra ting con di tions this
LED will be On (glo wing). This LED in di ca tes the pre -
sen ce of the MAINS POWER SUPPLY.
Alarm On (glo wing) in di ca tes that at le ast one zone is
in ALARM sta tus (the zo nes in ALARM sta tus can be
vie wed on the Zone Alarm LEDs).
Du ring ALARM sta tus, Key and PIN Code users (Access
Le vel 2 re fer to Access Le vel 2) will be able to:
STOP the Si len ce a ble Alarm si gnal ling by pres sing
the Si len ce but ton;
STOP the en ti re ALARM pro ce du re (in the event of
fal se alarm) by pres sing the Re set but ton.
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The Si len ce and Re set but tons can be used du -
ring Access Le vel 2 only.
Pre-al. On (glo wing) in di ca tes PRE-ALARM sta tus.
The Con trol pa nel will ge ne ra te an ALARM when the
pre-set PRE-ALARM time ex pi res.
Du ring PRE-ALARM sta tus, Key and PIN Code users
(Access Le vel 2 re fer to Access Le vel 2) will be
able to:
EXTEND the Pre-alarm Time (to al low Alarm ve ri fi -
ca tion) by pres sing the Ack./Evac. but ton for LESS
THAN 5 se conds;
ACTIVATE an Eva cua tion Alarm by pres sing and hol -
ding the Ack./Evac. key for AT LEAST 5 se conds;
STOP the Si len ce a ble Alarm si gnal ling and in ter rupt
the Pre-alarm Time by pres sing the Si len ce but ton;
STOP the ALARM pro ce du re (in the event of fal se
alarm) by pres sing the Re set but ton.
STOP Fire Extin gui shment systems(e.g. Sprin kler
system, etc.) by pres sing the Di sa ble Extin guish.
but ton on the Con trol pa nel or, any Di sa ble Extin -
guish. but ton lo ca ted on the pre mi ses.
USERS INSTRUCTIONS 7
EVENTS DETAILS DESCRIPTION
PS ACTIVATED Extin gui shment Mod. nr. PS Input of Extin gui shment Mod. nr. is operating
PS INPUT FAULT Extin gui shment Mod. nr. PS Input of Extin gui shment Mod. nr. shor ted or open
PS INPUT RESTORE Extin gui shment Mod. nr. PS Input of Extin guish. Mod. nr. exe cu ted
RESET None Re set exe cu ted
RESTORE Zone no. + De scrip tion The de tec tor of the Zone con cer ned has been re sto red
SILENCED None Si len ce executed
SWITCH.DISCONN. Po wer Supply Stat. nr. Swit ching Po wer Supply of Station nr. is di scon nec ted
SWITCH.RECONN. Po wer Supply Stat. nr. Swit ching Po wer Supply of Sta tion nr. has been re sto red
UNBYPAS.ZONE Zone no. + De scrip tion The Zone con cer ned has been re-ena bled
ZONE FAULT REST. Zone no. + De scrip tion The Zone con cer ned has been re sto red
ZONE OPEN Zone no. + De scrip tion The Zone con cer ned is open
ZONE PREALARM Zone no. + De scrip tion The Zone con cer ned is in Pre-alarm sta tus
ZONE SHORT Zone no. + De scrip tion The Zone con cer ned is shorted
Ta ble 2 Event De scrip tions: AV = Extin gui shment Done; EM = Ma nual Extin gui shment; EV = Electro val ve; IE = Inhi bit
Extin gui shment ; PR = Pre-ex tin gui shment; PS = Pres su re switch.
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The Ack./Evac., Si len ce and Re set but tons can
be used du ring Access Le vel 2 only.
Test ON (glo wing) in di ca tes that at le ast one Zone is in
Test sta tus. The zo nes in Test sta tus can be vie wed on
the Di sa bled/Fa ult/Test LEDs.
Disab. ON (glo wing) in di ca tes that at le ast one zone
has been DISABLED, the re fo re, it will be una ble to trig -
ger ALARMS. The DISABLED zo nes can be vie wed on
the Zone Alarm LEDs.
Telecom ON (glo wing)in di ca tes that the Dial ler has
been ac ti va ted.
Mains (GREEN) OFF in di ca tes Ma ins fa i lu re. Ma ins fa -
i lu re may be due to lo cal black-out in the area, if this is
not the case, you must call your in stal ler for ser vi ce.
IMPORTANT: The Con trol pa nel will be po we red by the
bat te ries du ring black-out, ho we ver, if Ma ins fa i lu re lasts
for many ho urs the bat te ries may empty.
Fault ON (glo wing) in di ca tes that one or more fa ults
have been de tec ted. The Fa ult types can be vie wed on
the re spec ti ve LEDs.
Logic Unit ON (glo wing) in di ca tes that the Con trol pa -
nel is bloc ked. Call your in stal ler for ser vi ce.
24V/24R Fast blin king in di ca tes short-cir cu it. Call your
in stal ler for ser vi ce.
Battery ON (glo wing) in di ca tes that the bat te ries are low
or di scon nec ted, the re fo re, in the event of a black-out will
be una ble to po wer the Con trol pa nel. Allow the bat te ries
to re char ge for se ve ral ho urs, if the con di tion con ti nu es,
you must call your in stal ler for ser vi ce.
Ground ON (glo wing) in di ca tes a Gro und fa ult. Call
your in stal ler for ser vi ce.
Periph. Fast blin king in di ca tes com mu ni ca tion tro u ble
with the pe rip he rals (Expan der mo du le, Extin gui shment
mo du le, LCD Mo du le, Re pe a ter pa nel, Po wer sta tion),.
Call your in stal ler for ser vi ce.
Mains (Amber) Nor mally Off. This LED will switch On
in the event of Ma ins Fa i lu re. Ma ins Fa i lu re events in
me mory will be si gnal led by slow blin king.
Silence ON (glo wing) in di ca tes that the Alarm si gnal -
ling de vi ces have been si len ced by me ans of the Si len -
ce but ton. To re-ena ble the de vi ces, press the Si len ce
but ton aga in . Si len ced de vi ces will be re-ena bled au to -
ma ti cally in the event of a new ALARM.
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The Si len ce but ton can be used du ring Access Le -
vel 2 only.
Ack./Evac. ON (glo wing) in di ca tes that the pro gram -
med Inve sti ga tion time is run ning.
Reset ON (glo wing) in di ca tes that Re set can not be
car ried out: press the Si len ce but ton.
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The Si len ce but ton can be used du ring Access Le -
vel 2 only.
Night Mode ON (glo wing) in di ca tes that the Con trol
pa nel is ope ra ting in NIGHT Mode.
If the Si len ce but ton is pres sed du ring NIGHT mode
SILENCE sta tus will be held for the pro gram med Night
mode Si len ce time.
OFF in di ca tes that the Con trol pa nel is ope ra ting in
DAY Mode. If the Si len ce but ton is pres sed du ring DAY
Mode SILENCE sta tus will be held un til the Si len ce
but ton is pres sed aga in.
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The Si len ce but ton can be used du ring Access Le -
vel 2 only.
Disab./Fault NAC ON (glo wing) in di ca tes that the
SUPER VISED/SILENCEABLE fire si gnal ling de vi ces
have been DISABLED.
Fast blin king in di ca tes that the SUPER -
VISED/SILENCEABLE fire si gnal ling de vi ces are una -
ble to ope ra te. Call your in stal ler for ser vi ce.
Disab./Fault Telecom ON (glo wing) in di ca tes that the
Dial ler has been DISABLED.
Fast blin king in di ca tes that the DIALLER is una ble to
ope ra te. Call your in stal ler for ser vi ce.
Zone Alarm ON (glo wing) in di ca tes that the zone con -
cer ned is in ALARM sta tus. Ve rify the Alarm!
In the event of Fire, ACTIVATE an Eva cua tion Alarm by
pres sing and hol ding the Ack./Evac. key for AT LEAST
5 se conds.
In the event of Fal se Alarm, press the Re set but ton to
cle ar the Alarm sta tus.
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The Re set but ton can be used du ring Access Le vel
2 only.
Disabled/Fault/Test ON (glo wing) in di ca tes that the
zone con cer ned has been DISABLED by me ans of the
re spec ti ve but ton, the re fo re, it will be una ble to trig ger
ALARMS.
Fast blin king in di ca tes Fa ult sta tus. Call your in stal ler
for ser vi ce.
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AE Si len ce a ble Acti va ted Extin gui shment Out put
This Out put is for Acti va ted Extin gui shment si gnal.
Ope ra ting prin ci ples
Standby sta tus: ne ga ti ve pull-down to 0 V on the [+]
ter mi nal; po si ti ve pull-up to 27.6 V on the [] ter mi nal.
Acti va ted sta tus: po si ti ve pull-up to 27.6 V on the [+]
ter mi nal; ne ga ti ve pull-down to 0 V on the [] ter mi nal.
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For cor rect ope ra tion of the out put, the EOL re si stor
must be con nec ted as shown in Fi gu re 19 on page 33.
Up to 1 A can cir cu la te on the AE Out put.
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In the event of shor ted or open con nec tions on the
AE Out put, the out put will not be ac ti va ted.
PE Po stpo ne Extin gui shment. This out put goes to ne -
ga ti ve when the Inhi bit Extin gui shment Input is ac ti va ted.
Up to 0.1 A can cir cu la te on the PE Out put.
The System Wiring
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Use shiel ded ca ble only for all con nec tions, with
one end of the shield con nec ted to the Con trol pa -
nel ne ga ti ve ter mi nal and the ot her left free.
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High Vol ta ge le ads (230 V) must be bun ched se -
pa ra tely from Low Vol ta ge le ads (24 V). All le -
ads must be bun ched in such a way as to avo id
con tact with ot her wi ring and com po nents.
Connecting Fire Detectors
This Con trol pa nel sup ports Con ven tio nal Fire De tec -
tors (i.e. de vi ces which re sem ble the ope ra ting mode of
open con tacts du ring standby sta tus, and re si stors du -
ring Alarm sta tus).
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DO NOT con nect more than 30 de vi ces to each
zone.
Con nect Con ven tio nal Fire De tec tors as per Fi gu re 14.
Ope ra ting prin ci ples
Ter mi nals L1 and L2, re spec ti vely, the po wer in put
and out put ter mi nals of the de tec tor (the se ter mi nals
con nect when the de tec tor is at ta ched to its base,
and di scon nect when it is re mo ved);
ter mi nal L the ne ga ti ve po wer ter mi nal of the de -
tec tor;
EOL re si stor 109 to be con nec ted bet we en ter mi -
nal L1 and ter mi nal L of the last de tec tor. The EOL
re si stor al lows the system to check con ti nu ity and
de tect short-cir cu its;
Dio des 110 ne ces sary when the Bypass Mis sing
De tec tors op tion is ena bled (fur ther de ta ils in the fol -
lo wing pa ra graph).
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Con nect any unu sed zone ter mi nals to ne ga ti ve
with a 3900 ohm, 1/4 W re si stor.
The Con trol pa nel and Expan der Mo du les pro vi de suf fi -
cient 3900 ohm, 1/4 W re si stors to ba lan ce the ir zo nes.
This Con trol pa nel also ac cepts Fire de tec tors with Nor -
mally-Open Alarm Out puts, as shown in Fi gu re 15.
Con nect a 680 ohm (111) re si stor in se ries to the Nor -
mally-Open con tact, then con nect the se ries of the
con tact with the re si stor and the Nor mally-Open con tact
to the zone ter mi nal.
INSTALLING THE CONTROL PANEL 29
L1 L1 NO
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Conventional
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Manual
Call Point
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Fi gu re 14 Wi ring dia gram of 3 de tec tion de vi ces to a zone: 109) 3900 ohm EOL Re si stor, 1/4 W (oran ge-whi -
te-red-gold); 110) 1N5819 Dio de (or si mi lar) ne ces sary when the Bypass Mis sing De tec tors op tion is ena bled;
*) Cal lpo int con tact re si stan ce re qui red if the Call po int priority
Bypass Missing Detectors If this op tion is ena bled,
the zone con cer ned will ex clu de any ino pe ra ti ve (Mis -
sing) de tec tors from the system con fi gu ra tion, thus al lo -
wing de tec tors con nec ted downstre am of Mis sing de -
vi ces to ope ra te as nor mal.
Wi ring in struc tions for this fe a tu re:
Con nect 1N5819 dio des (or si mi lar) to the po wer in -
put and out put ter mi nals of all the de tec tors but the last,
then con nect a 1N5819 dio de to the po wer out put ter -
mi nal and the ne ga ti ve ter mi nal of the last de tec tor (see
part nr. 110 in Fi gu re 14).
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The po la rity of the dio des must be ob ser ved (see
Fi gu re 14: the whi te band on part nr. 110 in di ca tes
the cat ho de.
The Con trol pa nel mo ni tors the system for Mis sing de -
vi ces by in ver ting the po la rity (every 60 se conds) of ter -
mi nals be lon ging to zo nes with the Bypass Mis sing
De tec tors at tri bu te (op tion ENABLED).
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Po la rity in ver sion DOES NOT da ma ge the de tec -
tors as, du ring this sta tus, only a 0.6 V ne ga ti ve vol -
ta ge is pre sent on the de tec tor po wer ter mi nals .
Connecting Call-points
This Con trol pa nel ac cepts Nor mally Open Call-po ints
with 680 ohm con tact re si stan ce (wi ring as per Fi gu -
re 14), and Call-po ints with zero ohm con tact re si stan -
ce (wi ring as per Fi gu re 15).
Wi ring in struc tions
Con nect a 680 ohm (112) re si stor in se ries to the Nor -
mally-Open con tact, then con nect the se ries of the
con tact with the re si stor and the Nor mally-Open con tact
to the zone ter mi nal.
If the Call po int is the last de vi ce or the zone, con nect
the EOL (109) to its NO and C ter mi nals.
Call-point priority If this op tion is ena bled, the zone
con cer ned will di scri mi na te bet we en alarms trig ge red
by De tec tors and tho se trig ge red by Call-po ints. In the
event of a Call-po int alarm, the Con trol pa nel will ge ne -
ra te an in stant alarm re gar dless of the ope ra ting mode
of the system (Day or Night Mode).
Wi ring in struc tions for this fe a tu re:
Use Call-po ints with 270 ohm con tact re si stan ce, or
con nect a 270 ohm re si stor in se ries to a Call-po ints
with zero ohm con tact re si stan ce, as shown in Fi gu -
re 15 (111).
AIMQ-SECURITY SYSTEMS cer ti fi ca tion ap plies
ONLY when Call-po int prio rity op tion is
ENABLED.
Connecting Gas Detectors
This Con trol pa nel ac cepts Gas de tec tors with Nor mally
Open Out puts (NO) and 4-20 mA gas de tec tors.
NO Output Con nect Gas de tec tors with Nor mally
Open Out puts (NO) as per Fi gu re 16a.
Ope ra ting prin ci ples:
Ter mi nal [A] (the De tec tor Alarm Out put) will con nect to
ter mi nal [] when the con cen tra tion of gas in the area
ex ce eds the pre set sa fety thre shold.
Wi ring de scrip tion:
Using a 680 ohm re si stor (115), con nect ter mi nal [A] to
the zone ter mi nal.
Con nect ter mi nal [+] (the De tec tor Po wer in put) to a po -
wer so ur ce that can be in ter rup ted for the re qui red re set
time (see ter mi nal [24R] on the Main Bo ard).
Ter mi nal [P] si gnals the pre-alarm sta tus of the de tec -
tor. If this sta te is to be de tec ted, ter mi nal [P] must be
con nec ted to the zone (re fer to Fi gu re 16a) using an
820 ohm re si stor (116) and the zone sho uld be pro -
gram med with the at tri bu te Do u ble N.O. Gas de tec tor,
as de scri bed un der "Zo nes" in the PROGRAMMING
FROM A PC" section.
30 Conventional Fire Panels J424/J408
NO C
Z3
R3
24R
NO C NO C
Zero ohm
call-point
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NO output
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Fi gu re 15 Wi ring dia gram of 3 de tec tors with Nor mally-Open Out puts and a Call po int with zero ohm con tact re si stan -
ce: 109) 3900 ohm, 1/4 W EOL re si stor (oran ge-whi te-red-gold); 111) 680 ohm re si stor;
112) 680 ohm re si stor (necessary when Call-po int priority op tion is DISABLED) or 270 ohm re si stor when Call-po int
Priority op tion is ENABLED).
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If ter mi nal [P] is used, ter mi nal [A] must also have
an 820 ohm re si stor.
The Re pe at Out put of the zone can be set up to in ter -
rupt the gas flow in the event of an alarm (wi ring as per
Fi gu re 16a see ter mi nal [R4]).
If zone Z4 ge ne ra tes an alarm (or pre-alarm when
the Pre-Alarm on R Out put op tion is ENABLED), ter -
mi nal [R4] will pull down to 0 V (ne ga ti ve) thus ac ti va ting
the re lay which in turn will latch the Swit ching Po wer
supply to the Elec tro val ve.
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The cur rent draw of Elec tro val ves must be pro vi ded by
an ex ter nal po wer so ur ce (e.g. BXM Po wer Sta tion).
4 - 20 mA Gas detectors 4 - 20 mA Gas de tec tors
can be con nec ted to ter mi nals [Z1] ONLY on the Main
Bo ard and Expan der Mo du le, as per Fi gu re 16b.
Ope ra ting prin ci ples
The cur rent draw of ter mi nal [S] va ries from 4 to 20 mA
in ac cor dan ce with the con cen tra tion of gas pre sent in
the area.
Wi ring de scrip tion
The [] ter mi nal is the ne ga ti ve po wer ter mi nal.
Con nect a 470 ohm, 2 W (113) bet we en ter mi nal [S]
and ter mi nal [] of the de tec tor.
Con nect [+] ter mi nal (po si ti ve po wer in put) to a po wer
so ur ce that can be in ter rup ted for the re qui red re set
time (see ter mi nal [24R] on the Main Bo ard).
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Ter mi nal [Z1] ac cepts ONE 4 - 20 mA Gas de tec -
tor ONLY. If you are con nec ting a 4 - 20 mA Gas
de tec tor to ter mi nal [Z1] of an Expan der Mo du le,
re mo ve the Jum per (62) (mar ked GAS on the
PCB), and ENABLE the Gas De tec tor op tion of the
re spec ti ve zone (i.e. Zone nr. 1 for the Main Bo ard,
Zone nr. 9 for Expan der Mo du le nr. 1, zone nr. 17
for Expan der Mo du le nr. 2).
INSTALLING THE CONTROL PANEL 31
Z4
R4
24R
A P A P
Z1
R1
24R
Gas
electrovalve
O2
Power supply
station
S
NC
NA
24
24
C
24 V relay
24V
NO output
gas
detector
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a) b)
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gas detector
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Fi gu re 16 Wi ring dia gram of a Gas de tec tor with Nor mally-Open Out put (a) and a 4 - 20 mA Gas de tec tor (b):
109) 3900 ohm, 1/4 W EOL Re si stor (oran ge-whi te-red-gold); 111) 680 ohm re si stor; 113) 470 ohm re si stor, 2 W; 115) a
680 ohm re si stor if the op tion Do u ble N.O. Gas de tec tor is di sa bled, or an 820 ohm re si stor if the op tion is ena bled;
116) an 820 ohm re si stor sho uld be used only if the op tion Do u ble N.O. Gas de tec tor is ena bled
Connecting Signalling Devices
NAC1, NAC2 and ALARM out puts are for the alarm si -
gnal ling de vi ce con nec tions.
NAC1 and NAC2 can be set up to si gnal pre-alarm and
alarm con di tions (re fer to Out puts un der
PROGRAMMING FROM A PC).
The wi ring dia gram in Fi gu re 18 shows two war ning
lamps and the fla sher of an out do or si gnal ling de vi ce
(STROBE ter mi nals) con nec ted to NAC2, and two fire
bells and the horn of an out do or si gnal ling de vi ce
(HORN ter mi nals) con nec ted to NAC1. This type of
con nec tion ma kes it pos si ble to di ver sify pre-alarm from
alarm si gnal ling.
For exam ple, NAC2 will not ac ti va te du ring the
pre-alarm pha se, whe re as, NAC1 will ac ti va te every 6
se conds for 2 se conds. NAC1 and NAC2 will al ways be
ac ti ve du ring alarm sta tus.
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A 3900 ohm, 1/4 W re si stor (109) must be con nec -
ted bet we en the [+] and [] ter mi nals of the last de -
vi ce con nec ted to NAC1 and NAC2.
A 1N4007 dio de (114) (or si mi lar) must be
con nec ted bet we en the [+] ter mi nals of de vi ces
con nec ted to NAC1 and NAC2 and the [+] ter mi -
nals of the lat ter.
Connecting a Repeater
Con nect the 24V, , + and M ter mi nals to the re spec ti -
ve ter mi nals on the Main Bo ard of the Con trol pa nel, as
shown in Fi gu re 17.
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The ma xi mum wire length con nec ted the RS485 ter mi -
nals of the Con trol pa nel must not ex ce ed 1000 me tres.
Con nect the - ter mi nal of the Re pe a ter to the Main
Earth wire.
32 Conventional Fire Panels J424/J408
24V
R
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RS485
24V
RS485
24V
RS485
24V
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Connect
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conductor
Fi gu re 17 Wi ring dia gram of a Re pe a ter con nec tion
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N
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ALARM

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Fire bell Fire bell
Warning lamp
114
114 114
Warning lamp
109
109
Fi gu re 18 Wi ring dia gram of Si gnal ling de vi ces: 109) 3900 ohm, 1/4 W EOL Re si stor (oran ge-whi te-red-gold);
114) 1N4007 Dio de or si mi lar
Connecting Extinguishment
Modules
The wi ring dia gram in Fi gu re 19
shows an Extin gui shment Mo du le
con nec ted to the Con trol pa nel.
The EM in puts (Ma nual Extin gui -
shment) and IE in puts (Inhi bit Extin -
gui shment) ac cept Nor mally-Open
con trol but tons with 680 ohm con tact
re si stan ce.
Wi ring de scrip tion:
Con nect a 3900 ohm, 1/4 W re si stor
(109) bet we en ter mi nal [NO] and ter -
mi nal [C] of the last con trol but ton.
The PS in put ac cepts pres su re swit -
ches with Nor mally-Open out put and
680 ohm con tact re si stan ce.
Wi ring de scrip tion:
Con nect a 680 ohm re si stor (111) bet -
we en one of the pres su re switch ter -
mi nals and the [+] ter mi nal of the PS
in put.
Con nect (as near as pos si ble to the
last pres su re switch con nec ted to the
PS in put) a 3900 ohm, 1/4 W re si stor
(109) in pa ral lel to the [+] and [] ter mi -
nals of the PS in put.
Extin gui shment Mo du les are una ble
to supply the high cur rent draw re qui -
red by Elec tro val ves, the re fo re, in stal -
la tion of an ex ter nal Po wer Sta tion is
re qui red.
Wi ring de scrip tion:
The Extin gui shment Mo du le is una ble
to supply the cur rent draw of the PR
and AE Out puts, the re fo re, it will be
ne ces sary to con nect the 24P in put to
the Swit ching Po wer Supply of the
Con trol pa nel, or to an ex ter nal Po wer
sta tion.
The PR out put (Pre-Extin gui shment)
and AE out put (Acti va ted Extin gui -
shment) ac cept si gnal ling de vi ces that
ope ra te at 24V.
Wi ring de scrip tion:
Con nect (as near as pos si ble to the
last de vi ce con nec ted to the out put) a
3900 ohm, 1/4 W re si stor (109) in pa -
ral lel to the [+] and [] ter mi nals of the
out put.
Con nect a 1N4007 dio de or si mi lar,
bet we en the po si ti ve in puts of the de -
vi ces con nec ted to the PR and AE,
and the [+] ter mi nals of the lat ter.
INSTALLING THE CONTROL PANEL 33
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SECONDS
NO
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Manual
Extinguishment
Control Buttons
680 W 680 W
680 W 680 W
Power Supply
Station
Control Panel
Power Supply
Inhibit
Extinguishment
Control Buttons
Extinguishment
Gas
Pressure switch
Extinguishment Gas
Electrovalve
Optical-
Acoustic
Signalling
Optical-
Acoustic
Signalling 110 110
109
110
111
109
109
109
109
Fi gu re 19 Wi ring dia gram of an Extin gui shment Mo du le: 109) 3900 ohm,
1/4 W EOL Re si stor (oran ge-whi te-red-gold); 110) 1N4007 Dio de or si mi lar;
111) 680 ohm (blue-grey-brown-gold)
Connecting a Dialler
An exam ple of how to con nect a Dial ler is shown in Fi -
gu re 21. It is as su med that the dial ler is ac ti va ted when
ter mi nal L1 goes to ne ga ti ve.
Connecting a Power Supply
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The po wer cir cu its of this Con trol pa nel comply
with the EN54-4 stan dard.
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In or der to comply with the Sa fety re gu la tions
in for ce, the Ma ins must be equip ped with a bi -
po lar iso la ting de vi ce for pro tec tion aga inst
over vol ta ge and short-cir cu it to Earth (e.g. au -
to ma tic iso la ting switch).
This Con trol pa nel is po we red from the Ma ins
(230V/50 Hz) thro ugh a Swit ching po wer supply, lo ca -
ted in si de the case. The J408 Con trol pa nel pro vi des
ho u sing for two 12 V, 7 Ah ma xi mum bat te ries, whe re -
as, the J424 Con trol pa nel pro vi des ho u sing for two
12 V, 17 Ah ma xi mum bat te ries for po wer du ring Ma ins
fa i lu re. The non-vo la ti le me mory will hold the pro gram -
med data at all ti mes.
In the event of Ma ins fa i lu re, the:
GREEN Ma ins LED will turn OFF
AMBER Ma ins LED will turn ON
The Con trol pa nel will mo ni tor the bat te ries at all ti mes,
(re fer to Sta tic Test and Dyna mic Test).
Static Test The Sta tic Test mo ni tors the bat tery char -
ge du ring Ma ins fa i lu re. In the event of Low bat tery sta -
tus (be low 22.8 V), the Bat tery LED will turn ON. If this
oc curs, the Ma ins po wer must be re sto red be fo re the
bat te ries empty, ot her wi se, the system will shut down.
Low bat tery re sto ral (over 24.6 V) will be si gnal led by
blin king on the Bat tery LED (Me mory).
Dynamic Test The Dyna mic Test mo ni tors the ope ra -
ting ca pa city of the bat te ries. In the event of a Fa i led
Test re sult (bat te ries do not meet the Test re qui re -
ments), The Bat tery LED will turn ON.
If this oc curs, the bac kup bat tery must be re pla ced im -
me dia tely, ot her wi se, the system will be una ble to fun -
ction in the event of Ma ins fa i lu re (black-out).
Bat tery tro u ble re sto ral will be si gnal led by blin king on
the Bat tery LED (Me mory).
34 Conventional Fire Panels J424/J408
L Main board N
Automatic
Isolating
Switch
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12 V battery
Line
Neutral
Earth
230 V
50 Hz
+
12 V battery
Power supply
RED wire
BLACK wire
Jumper
Fi gu re 20 Wi ring dia gram for the po wer supply
L1
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Fi gu re 21 Con nec ting a Dial ler: 109) 3900 ohm, 1/4W
(oran ge-whi te-red-gold) EOL re si stor; 114) 1N4007
dio de, or equi va lent.
Connecting the Mains Supply
Work ca re fully thro ugh the fol lo wing steps (re fer to the
fi gu res on pa ges 12, 14, 18 and 19).
1. Lo ca te the bac kup bat te ries in the ho u sing 20.
2. Using the Jum per (sup plied), con nect the bat te ries
in se ries.
3. Obser ving the bat tery po la rity, con nect the bat tery
ter mi nals to the wi res 60.
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If you are con nec ting 17 Ah bat te ries, you must re -
pla ce the wire 60 and jum per con nec tors.
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J424: Use 17 Ah @ 12 V YUASA NP 17-12 FR bat -
te ries;
J408: Use 7Ah @ 12 V YUASA NP7-12 FR bat te -
ries; or si mi lar with case fla me class UL94-V2 (or
hi gher).
4. Con nect the Earth wire to the [Q] ter mi nal on the
ter mi nal bo ard 53.
5. Con nect the Ne u tral wire to ter mi nal [N], and the
Line wire to ter mi nal [L] on the ter mi nal bo ard 53.
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The Con trol pa nel will re set on po wer up.
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DO NOT al low the po wer ca ble to cross over ot -
her wi ring (see Fi gu re 22a). The po wer ca ble
must be ro u ted as per Fi gu re 22c and held
firmly in pla ce by a ca ble tie (see Fi gu re 22b).
Thermal Probe
This Con trol pa nel sup ports the KST ther mal pro be (ac -
ces sory item). The pro be will op ti mi ze the bat tery char -
ging pro cess by re gu la ting the char ge vol ta ge in
ac cor dan ce with the bat tery tem pe ra tu re.
Work ca re fully thro ugh the fol lo wing in struc tions (re fer
to the fi gu re on pa ges 12, 14, 18 and 19):
1. Con nect the pro be 24 to the con nec tor 38 on the
Main bo ard of the Con trol pa nel.
2. Attach the pro be to one of the bat te ries, in such a
way as to ob ta in op ti mum heat tran sfer.
3. Me a su re the Pro be tem pe ra tu re.
4. Using the graph in Fi gu re 23 and/or Ta ble 3, find
the va lue (in ac cor dan ce with the bat tery tem pe ra -
tu re) that the out put vol ta ge of the Swit ching Po wer
Supply will be ba sed on.
5. Using the trim mer 51, ad just the vol ta ge on the ter -
mi nal bo ard 52 to the re qui red va lue.
INSTALLING THE CONTROL PANEL 35
AC/N
FG
+V
GND
B+
L
B
GND
+V
AC/L
F 3
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AC/L
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a) b) c)
No Yes
Fi gu re 22
Maintenance
The fol lo wing ope ra tions must car ried out re gu larly.
A Using a damp cloth (DO NOT USE SOLVENTS OF
ANY KIND), re mo ve dust from the Con trol pa nel case.
B Using the Test key, check that the LEDs and buz zer
are fun ctio ning pro perly.
C Ensu re that the bat te ries are suf fi ciently char ged and
fun ctio ning pro perly. If not, re pla ce them im me dia tely.
D Ensu re that all ca bles and con nec tions are in tact.
E Ensu re that the re are no un re la ted ob jects in si de the
Con trol pa nel case.
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Po ints A and B may be car ried out by users.
Po ints C, D and E must be car ried out by qua li fied
per sons only.
Te sting the Extin gui shment Mo du le
The Extin gui shment Mo du le may be te sted as de scri -
bed be low.
1. With the Con trol pa nel set to Access Le vel 1, ac ti -
va te the Extin gui shment Mo du le.
2. Check that the Extin gui shment Mo du le is wor king
cor rectly.
3. Type in the Extin gui shment Ter mi na tion Code
(re fer to Con trol pa nel in the PROGRAMMING
FROM A PC sec tion) then press the Di sa ble
Extin guish. button to stop the Extin gui shment
Time.
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When the Extin gui shment Ter mi na tion Code has
been en te red, 5 be eps in ra pid suc ces sion will be he -
ard. The Extin gui shment Ter mi na tion Code may only
be en te red at Access Le vel 1. After 20 se conds, the
Extin gui shment Ter mi na tion Code will no lon ger work
(do u ble beep).
4. Check that the EV Out put has been disactivated.
36 Conventional Fire Panels J424/J408
TEMPERATURE (C) -10 -5 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50
VOLTAGE (V) 29.0 28.8 28.6 28.2 28.0 27.8 27.4 27.2 27.0 26.8 26.6 26.4 26.2
Ta ble 3 Swit ching Po wer Supply Out put Vol ta ge chart. To find the Out put Vol ta ge using the chart: se lect the ne a -
rest va lue to the Pro be tem pe ra tu re on the TEMPERATURE (C) row; read the re spec ti ve va lue on the VOLTAGE (V)
row; ad just the Out put Vol ta ge of the Swit ching Po wer Supply to the in di ca ted va lue. For exam ple, if the Pro be tem pe -
ra tu re is 22 C, the Out put Vol ta ge of the Swit ching Po wer Supply must be set at 27.4 V.
-10 -5 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50
26,0
27,0
28,0
29,0
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TEMPERATURE (C)
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27,4
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Fi gu re 23 Swit ching Po wer Supply Out put Vol ta ge graph. To find the Out put Vol ta ge using the graph: in di ca te the
Pro be tem pe ra tu re on the TEMPERATURE (C) axis; draw a line from the tem pe ra tu re va lue po int up to the cur ve a);
draw a line from the in ter sec tion po int across to the VOLTAGE (V) axis; ad just the Out put Vol ta ge of the Swit ching Po -
wer Supply to the re sul tant va lue. For exam ple, if the Pro be tem pe ra tu re is 22 C, the Out put Vol ta ge of the Swit ching
Po wer Supply must be set at 27.4 V.
PROGRAMMING FROM A PC
You can pro gram this system from the Con trol pa nel or
from a com pu ter, using the J400 ap pli ca tion.
This sec tion de scri bes how to pro gram the system from
a com pu ter. If you in tend pro gram ming the system from
the Con trol pa nel re fer to the PROGRAMMING FROM
THE PANEL sec tion.
Enrolling: Expander Modules
The Expan der Mo du les page will al low you to en rol
Expan der Mo du les, as fol lows.
- Enrol the Expan der Mo du les (if in stal led).
A tick (E) in di ca tes that the re spec ti ve de vi ce is part of
the system.
Description This 16 cha rac ter field will al low you to as -
sign a la bel to the Expan der Mo du le. For exam ple, if the
Expan der Mo du le mo ni tors a par ti cu lar part of the pre -
mi ses, it may be use ful to as sign the name of the area
con cer ned. The as si gned la bel will iden tify the Expan -
der Mo du le in all the ope ra tions it is in vol ved in.
Enrolling: Extinguishment Modules
The Extin gui shment Mo du les page will al low you to
en rol and set up Extin gui shment Mo du les, as fol lows.
- Enrol the Extin gui shment Mo du les (if in stal led).
A tick (E) in di ca tes that the re spec ti ve de vi ce is part of
the system.
Description This 16 cha rac ter field will al low you to as -
sign a la bel to the Extin gui shment Mo du le. For exam -
ple, if the Extin gui shment Mo du le is in ten ded for fire ex -
tin ction in a par ti cu lar part of the pre mi ses, it may be
use ful to as sign the name of the area con cer ned. The
as si gned la bel will iden tify the Extin gui shment Mo du le
in all the ope ra tions it is in vol ved in.
Set ting up an Extin gui shment Mo du le:
se lect the Extin gui shment Mo du le on the left-hand
side of the page, then pro gram the re spec ti ve pa ra me -
ters on the right-hand side of the page, as fol lows.
PROGRAMMING FROM A PC 37
Fi gu re 24 The Extin gui shment Mo du les
page
Activation Mode
This sec tion will al low you to se lect the lo gic that will ac -
ti va te the Extin gui shment pha se, as fol lows.
+
When some zo nes are in alarm, a con di tion of
pre-ac ti va tion is si gnal led by the Con trol pa nel by
me ans of the ON Pre. Ext., which fla shes quickly.
OR If you ENABLE this op tion, at le ast ONE of the Zo -
nes se lec ted in the Zo nes chart must de tect alarm
con di tions.
At least TWO If you ENABLE this op tion, at le ast TWO
of the Zo nes se lec ted in the Zo nes chart must de -
tect alarm con di tions.
All If you ENABLE this op tion, ALL the Zo nes se lec -
ted in the Zo nes chart must de tect alarm con di tions.
Times
This sec tion will al low you to set the Extin gui shment Ti -
mes.
Pre-Extinguishment Time This field will al low you to
pro gram a de lay bet we en ve ri fi ca tion of the Acti va tion
Mode con di tions and ac ti va tion of the Elec tro val ve out -
put ([EV] ter mi nals). The Pre-Extin gui shment out put
([PR] ter mi nals) will be ac ti ve du ring the Pre-Extin gui -
shment Time.
Accep ted va lu es: 0 to 60 se conds, in steps of 1 se cond.
De fa ult va lue: 20 se conds.
Extinguishment Time This field will al low you to set
the Extin gui shment Time. If you DISABLE the Bi sta ble
op tion, the EV out put will re sto re to standby when the
pro gram med Extin gui shment Time ex pi res.
Accep ted va lu es: 0 to 300 se conds (5 mi nu tes ) in steps
of 5 se cond.
Bistable If you ENABLE the Bi sta ble op tion, the EV
out put will re sto re to standby when the Con trol pa nel
Re sets.
Ma nual Pre-Extin gui shment Time Set the time that
must elap se from the po int at which the EM Input is ac ti -
va ted to the po int at which the Elec tro val ve Out put ([EV]
ter mi nals) are ac ti va ted. Du ring the Ma nual Pre-Extin -
gui shment Tim e, the Pre-Extin gui shment Out put
([PR] ter mi nals) is ac ti va ted.
Accep ted va lu es: 0 to 60 se conds, steps of 1 se cond.
De fa ult va lue: 0 se conds.
Ma nual Pre-Extin gui shment When the Ma nual
Pre-Extin gui shment op tion is ena bled, the Ma nual
Pre-Extin gui shment Time may be set. When the op tion
is di sa bled, the Pre-Extin gui shment Time will also be
used by the Con trol pa nel for ma nual ac ti va tion.
Reset Inhibit Time This is the amo unt of time that
must elap se from the po int at which the Extin gui shment
Mo du le is ena bled to the po int at which the mo du le may
be re set. If the re set is per for med du ring the Re set Inhi -
bit Time, the Con trol pa nel will re set all systems (ex cept
for the activated Extin gui shment Mo du le) for a few se -
conds, af ter which it will re turn to an alarm con di tion.
Accep ted va lues: 0 to 30 mi nu tes, steps of 1 mi nu te.
De fa ult va lue: 0 mi nu tes.
Zones
This sec tion will al low you to se lect the Zo nes which will
ac ti va te the Extin gui shment pha se.
Manual Extinguishment Input
This field will al low you to set up the Standby sta tus of
the Ma nual Extin gui shment Input ([EM] ter mi nals).
Normally Closed If this op tion is DISABLED (at De fa -
ult), the re must be a 3900 ohm re si stan ce across the [+]
and [] ter mi nals of the EM Input du ring Standby sta tus.
When this op tion is ena bled, the re si stor in standby
must be 680 ohm.
Disable Extinguishment Input
This field will al low you to set up the Standby sta tus of
the Di sa ble Extin gui shment Input ([IE] ter mi nals).
Normally Closed If this op tion is DISABLED (at De fa -
ult), the re must be a 3900 ohm re si stan ce across the [+]
and [] ter mi nals of the IE in put du ring Standby sta tus.
When this op tion is ena bled, the re si stor in standby
must be 680 ohm.
Pressure Switch Input
This field will al low you to set up the Standby sta tus of
the Pres su re Switch Input ([PS] ter mi nals).
Normally Closed If this op tion is DISABLED (at De fa -
ult), the re must be a 3900 ohm re si stan ce across the [+]
and [] ter mi nals of the PS in put du ring Standby sta tus.
When this op tion is ena bled, the re si stor in standby
must be 680 ohm.
Enrolling: Power Supply Stations
The Po wer Supply Sta tions page will al low you to en -
rol and set up Po wer Supply Sta tions, as fol lows.
- Enrol the Po wer Supply Sta tions (if in stal led).
A tick (E) in di ca tes that the re spec ti ve Po wer Supply
Sta tion is part of the system.
Description This 16 cha rac ter field will al low you to as -
sign a la bel to the re spec ti ve Po wer Supply Sta tion. For
exam ple, it may be use ful to as sign the name of the
area whe re the de vi ce is lo ca ted. The as si gned la bel
will iden tify the Po wer Supply Sta tion in all the ope ra -
tions it is in vol ved in.
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Enrolling: Repeaters and LCD Modules
The Re pe a ters and LCD Mo du les page will al low you
to en rol Re pe a ter pa nels and LCD Mo du les, as fol lows.
- Enrol the Re pe a ter pa nels and Di splay Mo du les (if
in stal led).
A tick (E) in di ca tes that the re spec ti ve de vi ce is part of
the system.
Description This 16 cha rac ter field will al low you to as -
sign a la bel to the re spec ti ve de vi ce. For exam ple, it
may be use ful to as sign the name of the area whe re the
de vi ce is lo ca ted. The as si gned la bel will iden tify the de -
vi ce in all the ope ra tions it is in vol ved in.
Zones
The Zo nes page will al low you to pro gram the Zo nes
The chart on the left-hand side of the page shows the
num ber of zo nes ava i la ble on the system, de pen ding
on whet her or not the system uti li zes Expan der Mo du -
les (re fer to Enrol ling: Expan der Mo du les). The fol lo -
wing in for ma tion is shown for each Zone.
No. This field shows the ID Num ber of the Zone.
Position This field shows the De scrip tion of the de vi ce
the Zone is as si gned to.
Description This field will al low you to as sign a la bel to
the Zone. The as si gned la bel will iden tify the Zone in all
the ope ra tions it is in vol ved in.
The sec tion on the right-hand side of the Zo nes page
will al low you to pro gram and/or chan ge the set tings of
the se lec ted Zone (se lec ted from Zo nes chart), as fol -
lows
Thresholds
This Con trol pa nel can de tect whet her its Zo nes are
Shor ted, Open or in Alarm sta tus by me a su ring the vol -
ta ge on the re spec ti ve Zone ter mi nals.
The Thre sholds are the vol ta ge va lu es that ca u se the
Zo nes to switch from one sta tus to anot her, as fol lows.
Open/Standby The Con trol pa nel will con si der the
Zone in OPEN sta tus when the vol ta ge on its ter mi nals
ex ce eds the va lue pro gram med in this field.
The Con trol pa nel will con si der the Zone in STANDBY
sta tus when the vol ta ge on its ter mi nals ran ges bet we -
en va lue pro gram med in this field and the va lue pro -
gram med in the Standby/Auto.Alarm field.
Standby/Auto.Alarm If the Call po int Prio rity op tion
has been ENABLED, the Con trol pa nel will con si der the
Zone ALARM sta tus when the vol ta ge on its ter mi nals ran -
ges bet we en the va lue pro gram med in this field and the va -
lue pro gram med in the Auto.Alarm/Ma nual Alarm field.
If the Call po int Prio rity op tion has been DISABLED,
the Con trol pa nel will con si der the Zone ALARM sta tus
when the vol ta ge on its ter mi nals ran ges bet we en the
va lue pro gram med in this field and the va lue pro gram -
med in the Ma nual Alarm/Short field.
Auto.Alarm/Manual Alarm If the Call po int Prio rity
op tion has been ENABLED, the Con trol pa nel will con -
si der the Zone in MANUAL ALARM sta tus when the vol -
ta ge on its ter mi nals ran ges bet we en the va lue pro -
gram med in this field and the va lue pro gram med in the
Ma nual Alarm/Short field.
Manual Alarm/Short The Con trol pa nel will con si der
the Zone in MANUAL ALARM sta tus when the vol ta ge on
its ter mi nals is be low the va lue pro gram med in this field.
Chan ging the De fa ult Thre sholds:
se lect the key but ton, then en ter the new va lu es (in
ac cor dan ce with the num ber and fe a tu res of the zone
con nec ted de vi ces).
PROGRAMMING FROM A PC 39
Fi gu re 25 The Zo nes page
For step by step in struc tions on how to set up the Thre -
sholds:
se lect the Wi zard Thre sholds but ton.
+
The Wi zard Thre sholds op tion can be used only
when the Con trol pa nel con nec ted to a com pu ter,
and is in Pro gram ming sta tus (as de scri bed in the
Dow nlo a ding pa ra graph).
Options
This sec tion will al low you to as sign the Zone at tri bu tes.
Alarm Verification If this op tion is ENABLED, Alarm
will be ve ri fied as fol lows:
the system will not ge ne ra te a Con trol pa nel Alarm
when the Zone first de tects Alarm con di tions;
the system will re set the Zone and start the Alarm
Ve ri fi ca tion Time (re fer to Pa nel set tings);
if the Zone trig gers anot her Alarm whi le the Alarm
Ve ri fi ca tion Time is run ning, the system will ge ne ra te
a Con trol pa nel Alarm.
Bypass missing detectors If the Zone is wi red to
bypass mis sing de tec tors, this op tion MUST BE ENABLED.
NON-Silenceable R Output If this op tion is
ENABLED, the Re pe at Out put of the Zone con cer ned
([Rn] ter mi nal) CANNOT be Si len ced.
Pre-Alarm on R Output If this op tion is ENABLED, the
Con trol pa nel will ac ti va te the Re pe at Out put of the Zone
con cer ned ([Rn] ter mi nal) du ring the Pre-Alarm pha se.
Test zone on NACs If this op tion is ENABLED, the
Con trol pa nel will ac ti va te the NAC1 and NAC2 Out puts
for 1 se cond when the Zone is un der go es te sting.
Call point Priority If this op tion is ENABLED, the Con -
trol pa nel will ge ne ra te an in stant Alarm when the Zone
Call-po int but ton is pres sed.
Gas Detector If this op tion is ENABLED, it will be pos si ble
to con nect a 4 - 20 mA Gas De tec tor to the Zone ter mi nal.
+
The Gas De tec tor op tion can be ENABLED ONLY
for Zo nes 1, 9 and 17, re spec ti vely, the [Z1] ter mi -
nals on the Main Bo ard, and on Expan der nr. 1 and
Expan der nr. 2.
Double N.O. Gas De tec tor This op tion sho uld be
ena bled when using ter mi nal [P] of the de tec tor. When
this op tion is ENABLED, Zone thre sholds will be au to -
ma ti cally ad ju sted to the con nec tion il lu stra ted in Fi gu re
16a on page 31. Thus, the Con trol pa nel will be able to
de tect 2 ac ti va tion thre sholds, one for the Pre-Alarm
and one for the Alarm.
R Output Bistable This op tion is only ava i la ble when
the Do u ble N.O. Gas de tec tor is ena bled.
In this case, when the op tion R Out put Bi sta ble is ena -
bled, the R Out put of the zone is ac ti va ted when the zone
ex ce eds the alarm thre shold (or the pre-alarm thre shold,
if the op tion Pre-Alarm on R Out put is ena bled) and re -
turns to standby when the zone falls be low the alarm
thre shold, ir re spec ti vely of the Con trol pa nel sta tus.
If the op tion R Out put Bi sta ble is di sa bled (fac tory de -
fa ult), the R Out put re turns to standby when the Con trol
pa nel is re set.
Times
Pre-Alarm Time This field will al low you to pro gram the
de lay bet we en the Zone Alarm and the Con trol pa nel Alarm.
+
If se ve ral Zo nes trig ger Alarms wit hin se conds of
one anot her, the Con trol pa nel will ge ne ra te an
Alarm when the shor test Pre-Alarm Time of all the
Zo nes con cer ned ex pi res.
Accep ted va lu es: 0 to 300 se conds (5 mi nu tes), in steps
of 10 se conds.
De fa ult set ting: 60 se conds.
Investigation Time This field wilI al low you to pro gram
an in ter val that will over ri de the Pre-Alarm Time. This
in ter val will al low users time to in ve sti ga te fire alerts.
It will be ap plied when the Ack/Evac. key is pres sed for
less than 5 se conds at Access Le vel 2 (Key switch
ENABLED or PIN Code en te red).
Accep ted va lu es: 0 to 300 se conds (5 mi nu tes), in steps
of 10 se conds
De fa ult va lue: 60 se conds.
Outputs
The Out puts page con trols the pul se pat tern for
Pre-Alarm (Alert) and/or Alarm (Eva cua te) si gnal ling on
the NAC1 and NAC2 out puts, and Alarm (Eva cua te) si -
gnal ling on the ALARM out put.
The pat tern is re pre sen ted by a se ries of bells, each bell
re pre sen ting a se cond.
The con fi gu ra tion of the RED and WHITE backgro unds
(for On and Off re spec ti vely e.g. all RED in di ca tes con ti -
nu o usly On) de ter mi nes the re spec ti ve pul se pat tern.
For exam ple, the out put de vi ces (con nec ted to
NAC1and NAC2) can be con fi gu red to have one au di -
ble out put for Pre-Alarm (Alert) and a dif fe rent au di ble
out put for Alarm (Eva cua te), thus al lo wing users to di -
stin guish bet we en the two con di tions, as fol lows.
NAC1 Output
Pre-Alarm pattern The bell chart will al low you to pro -
gram the Pre-Alarm (Alert) pat tern of NAC1.
= Out put OFF for 1 se cond;
= Out put ON for 1 se cond.
Pre-Alarm De fa ult set ting: NAC1 will turn ON for 2 se -
conds then turn OFF for 6 se conds.
Alarm pattern To be set up in the same way as the
Pre-Alarm pat tern of NAC1 but for the Alarm pat tern.
De fa ult set ting: NAC1 is con ti nu o us.
40 Conventional Fire Panels J424/J408
NAC2 Output
Pre-Alarm pattern To be set up in the same way as
the Pre-Alarm pat tern of NAC1 but for the Pre-Alarm
pat tern of NAC2.
Pre-Alarm De fa ult set ting: NAC2 WILL NOT ACTIVATE
du ring the Pre-Alarm Time.
Alarm pattern To be set up in the same way as the
Alarm pat tern of NAC1 but for the Alarm pat tern of NAC2.
De fa ult set ting: NAC2 is con ti nu o us.
Bi sta ble If this op tion is ena bled, the NAC2 Out put
re turns to standby when all zo nes have re tur ned to
standby, ir re spec ti vely of the Con trol pa nels sta tus. If
this op tion is di sa bled (fac tory de fa ult), the NAC2 Out -
put re turns to standby when the Con trol pa nel is re set.
+
If the Bi sta ble op tion is ena bled, this will void com -
plian ce with Stan dard EN54-2 of the NAC2 Out put.
ALARM Output
Alarm Pattern To be set up in the same way as NAC1
but for the Alarm pat tern of the ALARM Out put.
De fa ult set ting: the Alarm Out put is con ti nu o us.
NON-Silenceable If this op tion is ENABLED, the
ALARM Out put can not be SILENCED.
OC Output Events
This sec tion will al low you to as sign one or more of the
fol lo wing events to the OC Out put ([OC] ter mi nal), as
fol lows.
Alarm If you as sign this event, the OC Out put will ac ti -
va te when the Con trol pa nel ge ne ra tes an Alarm, and
will re sto re to standby when the Con trol pa nel Re sets.
Pre-Alarm If you as sign this event, the OC Out put will
ac ti va te when the Con trol pa nel ge ne ra tes Pre-Alarm,
and will re sto re to standby when the Con trol pa nel ge -
ne ra tes an Alarm.
Fault If you as sign this event, the OC Out put will ac ti -
va te when the system de tects tro u ble, and will re sto re
when the tro u ble cle ars.
Reset If you as sign this event, the OC Out put will ac ti -
va te when the system ge ne ra tes Re set, and will re ma in
ac ti ve un til Re set is com ple ted.
Disable If you as sign this event, the OC Out put will ac -
ti va te when Zo nes are Di sa bled, and will re sto re when
the Zo nes are Re-Ena bled.
Test If you as sign this event, the OC Out put will ac ti -
va te when Zo nes are in Test sta tus, and will re sto re
when Test sta tus ends.
Double Knock If you as sign this event, the OC Out put
will ac ti va te when TWO or more Zo nes ge ne ra te Alarm,
and will re sto re to standby when the Con trol pa nel Re -
sets.
+
If you as sign more than one event, the OC Out put will
ac ti va te when one of the as si gned events oc curs,
and will Re set when ALL the as si gned events end.
DL Output
The Dial ler Out put ([DL] ter mi nal) will ac ti va te when its
pro gram med de lay ex pi res. The de lay co un tdown will
start when the Con trol pa nel ge ne ra tes Alarm sta tus.
+
If the Alarm is trig ge red from a Call po int (con nec -
ted to a Zone with the Call po int prio rity op tion
ENABLED), the DL Out put will ac ti va te in stantly.
Alarm Signalling Delay This field will al low you to pro -
gram the Dial ler Out put de lay.
Accep ted va lu es: 0 thro ugh 600 se conds (10 mi nu tes),
in steps of 10 se conds;
De fa ult set ting: 60 se conds.
+
The Alarm Si gnal ling De lay will be su spen ded
du ring the Si len ce pha se.
PROGRAMMING FROM A PC 41
Fi gu re 26 The Out puts page
Panel Settings
The Pa nel Set tings page will al low you to pro gram the
fol lo wing pa ra me ters.
Day/Night
Automatic Night to Day Mode If this op tion is
ENABLED, the chan ge o ver from Night Mode to Day
Mode will oc cur au to ma ti cally at the set Time (re fer
to Night to Day Mode in this sec tion).
Automatic Day to Night Mode If this op tion is
ENABLED, the chan ge o ver from Day Mode to Night
Mode will oc cur au to ma ti cally at the set Time (re fer to
Day to Night Mode in this sec tion).
Night to Day Mode This field will al low you to pro gram
when the Con trol pa nel must chan ge from Night to Day
Mode.
This set ting re qui res two di gits for the Hour va lue and
two for the Mi nu tes va lue.
Use 00 to 23 (00 = Mid night) to set the Hour va lue.
Use 00 to 59 to set the Mi nu tes va lue.
Day to Night Mode This field will al low you to pro gram
when the Con trol pa nel must chan ge from Day to Night
Mode.
This set ting re qui res two di gits for the Hour va lue and
two for the Mi nu tes va lue.
Use 00 to 23 (00 = Mid night) to set the Hour va lue.
Use 00 to 59 to set the Mi nu tes va lue.
Reset
The Con trol pa nel Re set ope ra tion is di vi ded into two
pha ses: Re set and Sta bi li za tion.
Du ring the Re set pha se, the Con trol pa nel will in ter rupt
the po wer supply to the de vi ces con nec ted to the Zo nes
and the [24R] ter mi nal.
Du ring the Sta bi li za tion pha se, the Con trol pa nel will
igno re the sta tus of the Zo nes.
This pro cess is ne ces sary, as some de vi ces si gnal tro u -
ble con di tions for se ve ral se conds af ter po wer-up.
The Re set sec tion will al low you to pro gram the De tec -
tor Re set and Sta bi li za tion Ti mes.
Detector Reset Time This field will al low you to pro -
gram the length of the po wer in ter rup tion that will re set
the De tec tors.
Accep ted va lu es: 0 thro ugh 15 se conds, in steps of 1
se cond.
De fa ult set ting: 8 se conds.
Detector Stabilization Time This field will al low you
to pro gram the length of time (ne ces sary af ter Re set)
that the system will igno re the Zone Sta tus.
Accep ted va lu es: 0 thro ugh 5 se conds, in steps of 1 se -
cond.
De fa ult set ting: 2 se conds.
User Code
The 4-di git User Code will al low ac cess to Le vel 2 of the
Con trol pa nel.
De fa ult set ting: 1234
Alarm Verification Time
This field will al low you to pro gram the Alarm ve ri fi ca tion
win dow, that is, the time wit hin which a Zone (with the
Alarm Ve ri fi ca tion op tion ENABLED) must trig ger two
Alarm events in or der for the system ge ne ra te a Con trol
pa nel Alarm.
Accep ted va lu es: 10 thro ugh 600 se conds (10 mi nu -
tes), in steps of 5 se conds
De fa ult set ting: 60 se conds
Extinguishment Termination Code
The Extin gui shment Ter mi na tion Code is a 4-di git num -
ber that al lows the Extin gui shment Time to be stop ped
for test pur po ses (re fer to Te sting The Extin gui shment
Mo du le in the INSTALLING THE CONTROL PANEL
sec tion.
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Fi gu re 27 The Pa nel Set ting page
Type in the Extin gui shment Ter mi na tion Code than
press the Di sa ble Extin guish. but ton to stop the Extin -
gui shment Time.
+
When the Extin gui shment Ter mi na tion Code is en -
te red, this will be ac know led ged by 5 be eps in ra -
pid suc ces sion. The Extin gui shment Ter mi na tion
Code may only be en te red at Access Le vel 1. After
20 se conds, the Extin gui shment Ter mi na tion Code
will no lon ger have any ef fect (do u ble beep).
Night Mode Silence Time
This pa ra me ter de ter mi nes how long the Con trol pa nel
will hold Si len ce sta tus du ring Night Mode.
Accep ted va lu es: 0 thro ugh 600 se conds (10 mi nu tes),
in steps of 5 se conds
De fa ult set ting: 60 se conds
Mains Failure Signalling Delay
This pa ra me ter de ter mi nes how long the Con trol pa nel
will wait be fo re si gnal ling a Ma ins Fa i lu re event.
Accep ted Va lu es: 0 thro ugh 9999 mi nu tes (6 days, 22
ho urs, 39 mi nu tes), in steps of 1 mi nu te.
De fa ult Set ting: 0 mi nu tes.
AThe IMQ SECURITY SYSTEMS ap pro val ap plies
ONLY when the Ma ins Fa i lu re de lay is set at 30
mi nu tes or less.
Date/Time
This field is for the cur rent date and time.
Downloading
Once the ope ra ting pa ra me ters have been set up, they
must be dow nlo a ded to the re spec ti ve Con trol Pa nel,
as fol lows.
1. Re mo ve the screws 4 and open the Con trol pa nel.
2. Con nect the jum per 65 to the first and se cond ter -
mi nal pins on the 3-pin ter mi nal strip mar ked PRG
on the Main Bo ard. All the Con trol pa nel LEDs will
go OFF ex cept for the Di sab./Fa ult Te le com LED
which will blink to in di ca te that the system is re -
ady for pro gram ming via com pu ter.
3. Con nect the Con trol Pa nel se rial port (67) to one of
the PC se rial ports, as fol lows:
using a CVSER/9F9F link (ac ces sory item), or a
ca ble si mi lar to the one in Fi gu re 28a;, con nect the
Con trol Pa nel to the PC;
if the PC se rial port has 25 pins, use an
ADSER/9M25F adap ter (ac ces sory item), or a ca -
ble si mi lar to the one in Fi gu re 28b.
4. Se lect the PC se rial port used for con nec tion with
the Con trol pa nel, as fol lows:
se lect Se rial Ports from the Se tup menu;
se lect the se rial port (Con trol Pa nel sec tion);
click or OK.
5. Se lect the pa ra me ters to be dow nlo a ded, as fol -
lows:
se lect Con trol pa nel from the Se tup menu;
se lect the Con trol pa nel type from the Pa nel
menu;
se lect the re spec ti ve fir mwa re re le a se from the
Fir mwa re menu;
click OK.
PROGRAMMING FROM A PC 43
5
4
6
5
4
3
2
1
9
18
8
19
17
16
15
14
7
20
21
22
23
24
25
6
3
7
2
8
9
10
11
12
13
1
DB9 Female
connector
a)
b) 7-wire cable
shield
DB25 Female
connector
5 5
4 4
9 9
8 8
7 7
6 6
3 3
2 2
1 1
DB9 Female
connector
7-wire cable
shield
DB9 Female
connector
Fi gure 28 Wi ring dia gram for the se rial link bet we en the Con trol pa nel and PC
6. To dow nlo ad a spe ci fic page: click the DWLo ad
but ton on the page in que stion.
To Dow nlo ad se ve ral pa ges:
se lect the re qui red page from the Pa ges menu,
right click, Se lect (a - on the page Icon in di ca tes
that it will be dow nlo a ded);
re pe at the pro ce du re for all the re qui red Pa ges;
right click aga in then se lect DWLo ad.
+
To dow nlo ad a gro up of pa ges, se lect the root.
For exam ple: to dow nlo ad all the Con fi gu ra tion re la ted
pa ges, se lect Con fi gu ra tion from the Pa ges menu; to
dow nlo ad All the Pa ges, se lect J400 from the Pa ges
menu.
7. To view the Con trol pa nel pa ra me ters work ca re -
fully thro ugh po int 6 then se lect UPLo ad in ste ad of
DWLo ad.
8. To exit the Pro gram ming ses sion con nect the
jum per 65 to the se cond and third ter mi nals on
the 3-pin ter mi nal strip mar ked PRG on the Main
Bo ard. The Con trol pa nel will Re set au to ma ti cally.
Re sto ring Fac tory De fa ults
In or der to re sto re fac tory de fa ults, press the Re set but -
ton for 5 se conds when the Con trol pa nel is in Pro gram -
ming sta tus. A se ries of be eps will si gnal that the
Con trol pa nel has re sto red the fac tory de fa ults.
44 Conventional Fire Panels J424/J408
PROGRAMMING FROM THE PANEL
Read thro ugh the fol lo wing sec tion ca re fully, in or der to
get an ove rall view of how to use the Pro gram ming
Over lay du ring the va rio us Pro gram ming Pha ses. For
de ta ils re gar ding the pa ra me ters of each pha se, re fer to
the re spec ti ve pa ra graph in the PROGRAMMING
FROM A PC chap ter.
Using the Pro gram ming Over lay
The Pro gram ming Over lay is set up in co lumns.
The LEDs in co lumn A re pre sent the Pro gram ming
Pha ses: OZONES; OTIMES; O OUTPUTS; O PANEL;
O VARIOUS and O MODULES.
Co lumns B, C, D, E and F are di vi ded into pa nes, each
pane pro vi ding a se ries of op tions. Each op tion is pre -
ce ded by a num ber, re pre sen ting the Pro gram ming
Pha se it be longs to (e.g. O Pre-alarm time co lumn C
be longs to the OTIMES Pro gram ming Pha se).
The pa nes in co lumn B have LEDs, tho se in co lumns C
(ex cept for the Next Pha se key), D, E and F have
LEDs and keys. Du ring the pro gram ming ses sion, the
LEDs and keys and will take on Mul ti-Task sta tus, that
is, they will ope ra te in ac cor dan ce with the Pro gram -
ming Pha se con cer ned.
+
Some op tions must be ENABLED/DISABLED by
me ans of the Zone keys (Z1 thro ugh Z8 for the
J408; Z1 thro ugh Z 24 for the J424). The Pro gram -
ming Over lay co vers the keys of Zo nes 1 thro ugh 8
(Z1 . . . Z 8), ho we ver, the re is no need to re mo ve it,
as the se keys are cle arly in di ca ted in co lumns E
and F.
Accessing the Programming session
1. Re mo ve the screws 4 and open the Con trol pa nel.
2. Con nect the jum per 65 to the first and se cond ter -
mi nal pins on the 3-pin ter mi nal strip mar ked PRG
on the Main Bo ard. All the Con trol pa nel LEDs will
go OFF ex cept for the Di sab./Fa ult Te le com LED
which will blink to in di ca te that the system is re -
ady for pro gram ming via com pu ter.
3. Press and hold the Di sab./Fa ult Te le com key for at
le ast 2 se conds. The gre en Ma ins LED will blink and
the Amber Ma ins LED will go ON to in di ca te that the
system is re ady for pro gram ming via the Con trol pa nel.
4. Re mo ve the cut-outs (for the LEDs), and in sert the
tabs of the Pro gram ming Over lay into the Zone la -
bel slots, as shown in Fi gu re 29.
5. Press the Next Pha se key 9 then se lect the gro up of
pa ra me ters that you want to pro gram: ZONES,
TIMES; OUTPUTS; PANEL or VARIOUS (re fer to the
re spec ti ve pa ra graph for de ta ils) or, if you want to
pro gram the Extin gui shment Mo du les, press and hold
(for at le ast 2 se conds) key 3 or key 6, re spec ti vely,
Extin gui shment Mo du le nr. 1 and Extin gui shment
Mo du le nr. 2 (re fer to Pro gram ming Mo du les for de -
ta ils). The re spec ti ve LED in co lumn A will turn On to
in di ca te the gro up of pa ra me ters con cer ned.
Exiting the Programming Session
Once pro gram ming has been com ple ted, press key 9,
then con nect the jum per 65 to the se cond and third ter -
mi nals on the 3-pin ter mi nal strip mar ked PRG on the
Main Bo ard. The Con trol pa nel will Re set au to ma ti cally.
+
Press the Next Pha se key 9 be fo re re po si tio ning the
jum per, ot her wi se, the set tings will not be sa ved.
PROGRAMMING FROM THE PANEL 45
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
MO
M
M
O4-20mA gas
O
O
O1 sec
N
5 sec
O
O
O
O2 sec
C
N
10 sec
OTest on NACs
O
ONAC1 Alarm
O4 sec
20 sec
O
O
ONAC2 Alarm
O8 sec
40 sec
ONON silen. R
O
OALARM
O16 sec
80 sec
O
O
OOC output
O32 sec
160 sec
OAlarm verific.
O
O64 sec
320 sec
>2 x N.O. gas
O
O128 sec
640 sec
MODULES
VARIOUS
PANEL
OUTPUTS
TIMES
ZONES
O-
OInvestigation time
OPre-alarm
ODay mode
OReset time
g OPre-extin . timeO
OZone 1
OZone 1
OFault
O
OExting. 1 LCD 1
ALARM
OZone 5
OZone 5
OPower 1
OZone 5
p Re . 1
OZone 2
OZone 2
OTest
OExting. 2 LCD 2
OZone 6
OZone 6
OPower 2
OZone 6
p Re . 2
OZone 3
OZone 3
OExpander 1
OZone 3
LCD 3
OZone 7
OZone 7
OPower 3
OZone 7
p Re . 3
OZone 4
OZone 4
OExpander 2
OZone 4
LCD 4
OZone 8
OZone 8
OPower 4
OZone 8
p Re . 4
O
g Zone 2/Extin . 2O O
O-
OVerification time
OReset
g ONi ht mode
O
OMan. pre-ext. t.O
NON silence. outs
O-
OPre-alarm time
OAlarm
OUser code
OStabilization time
O O Extinguish. time
O-
OSilence time
ODisablement
OClock
OConfiguration 1
OReset Inhibit t.O
O-
g Confi uration 2
ODL output delay
ODouble knock
ODate
O
OZones
O-
g Confi uration 2
ODL output delay
ODouble knock
ODate
O
OZones
1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8
9 0
ONext Option
ODecrease time
ONext Output
ODecrease time
ODecrease time
O-
OIncrease time
OMains OFF delay
OIncrease time
OIncrease time
ONext phase
C B A E F D
Pre-alarm on R
Detect missing
Call-point alarm
NAC2 Pre-alarm
NAC1 Pre-alarm
g Zone 1/Extin . 1O
O
R out
bistable
Fi gu re 29 Using the Pro gram ming Over lay with a J408 Con trol panel
The ZONES Programming Phase
The ZONES LED will blink to in di ca te that the system is
re ady to start the pro gram ming pro ce du re.
Du ring this pha se, the keys and LEDs will ope ra te in ac -
cor dan ce with the op tions pre ce ded by O in the pa nes
on the Pro gram ming Over lay, see Fi gu re 30.
+
The me a ning of the first LED at the bot tom of co -
lumn B is R Out put Bi sta ble for the zo nes in which
the op tion Do u ble N.O. Gas" is ena bled.
1. Using the Next op tion key (0 co lumn D), se lect the
op tion you want to pro gram. The re spec ti ve LED
will go On (see co lumn B).
2. Using the key of the zone con cer ned (Z1 ... Z24),
ena ble/di sa ble the se lec ted op tion: if the re spec ti -
ve zone LED is On, the se lec ted op tion is ena bled;
if the re spec ti ve zone LED is Off, the se lec ted op -
tion is di sa bled.
3. Go back to step 1 to pro gram anot her zone op tion
or, press the Next pha se key 9 to go to the fol lo -
wing Pro gram ming Pha se (see co lumn A).
The TIMES Programming Phase
The TIMES LED will blink to in di ca te that the system is
re ady to start the pro gram ming pro ce du re. Du ring this
pha se, the keys and LEDs will ope ra te in ac cor dan ce
with the op tions pre ce ded by O in the pa nes on the Pro -
gram ming Over lay, see Fi gu re 31.
1. Using the keys in co lumns C and D, se lect the Time
op tion you want to pro gram.
2. Using the Incre a se Time op tion (Key 8), or the De -
cre a se Time op tion (Key 0), re spec ti vely in cre a se
or de cre a se the set ting. The set ting is achie ved by
ad ding to get her the va lu es in di ca ted by the LEDs in
co lumn B (e.g. if the 40 sec and 20 sec LEDs are
On, the set ting will be 60 se conds).
3. If you want to pro gram the Ve ri fi ca tion time or Si -
len ce Time or the DL out put de lay, go to step 4.
If you want to save the set ting, press the key of the
zone con cer ned (Z1 ... Z24): if the re spec ti ve LED
is On, the new Time set ting has been sa ved; if the
re spec ti ve LED is Off, the new Time set ting has not
been sa ved (set ting un chan ged).
4. Go back to step 1 to pro gram anot her Time op tion
or, press the Next pha se key 9 to go to the fol lo -
wing Pro gram ming Pha se (Out puts co lumn A).
46 Conventional Fire Panels J424/J408
O-
g Confi uration 2
ODL output delay
ODouble knock
ODate
O
OZones
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
MO
M
M
O
O
O4-20mA gas
O
ON
O1 sec
OC
N
O
O
O2 sec
OTest on NACs
O
ONAC1 Alarm
O4 sec
O
ONAC2 Alarm
O8 sec
ONON silen. R
O
OALARM
O16 sec
O
O
OOC output
O32 sec
O
O128 sec
O2 x N.O. gas
MODULES
VARIOUS
PANEL
OUTPUTS
TIMES
ZONES
O-
OInvestigation time
OPre-alarm
ODay mode
OReset time
g OPre-extin . timeO
OZone 1
OZone 1
OFault
O
OExting. 1 LCD 1
OZone 5
OZone 5
OPower 1 p Re . 1
OZone 5
OZone 2
OZone 2
OTest
OExting. 2 LCD 2
OZone 6
OZone 6
OPower 2 p Re . 2
OZone 6
OZone 3
OZone 3
OExpander 1 LCD 3
OZone 3
OZone 7
OZone 7
OPower 3 p Re . 3
OZone 7
OZone 4
OZone 4
OExpander 2 LCD 4
OZone 4
OZone 8
OZone 8
OPower 4 p Re . 4
OZone 8
O
g Zone 2/Extin . 2O O
O-
OVerification time
OReset
g ONi ht mode
O
OMan. pre-ext. t.O
O-
OPre-alarm time
OAlarm
OUser code
OStabilization time
O O
O-
OSilence time
ODisablement
OClock
OConfiguration 1
OReset Inhibit t.O
1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8
9 0
ONext Option
ODecrease time
ONext Output
ODecrease time
ODecrease time
O-
OIncrease time
OMains OFF delay
OIncrease time
OIncrease time
ONext phase
C B A E F D
Pre-alarm on R
Detect missing
Call-point alarm
NAC2 Pre-alarm
NAC1 Pre-alarm
g Zone 1/Extin . 1O
O
R out
bistable
OAlarm verific.
O
O64 sec
O
Fi gu re 30 Pro gram ming the Zo nes
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
MO
M
M
O
O
O4-20mA gas
O5 sec
ON
O1 sec
OC
O10 sec
ON
O2 sec
OTest on NACs
O20 sec
ONAC1 Alarm
O4 sec
O
O40 sec
ONAC2 Alarm
O8 sec
ONON silen. R
O80 sec
OALARM
O16 sec
O
O160 sec
OOC output
O32 sec
OAlarm verific.
O320 sec
O64 sec
O2 x N.O. gas
O640 sec
O128 sec
MODULES
VARIOUS
PANEL
OUTPUTS
TIMES
ZONES
O-
OInvestigation time
OPre-alarm
ODay mode
OReset time
g OPre-extin . timeO
OZone 1
OZone 1
OFault
OALARM
OExting. 1 LCD 1
OZone 5
OZone 5
OPower 1 p Re . 1
OZone 5
OZone 2
OZone 2
OTest
OExting. 2 LCD 2
OZone 6
OZone 6
OPower 2 p Re . 2
OZone 6
OZone 3
OZone 3
OExpander 1 LCD 3
OZone 3
OZone 7
OZone 7
OPower 3 p Re . 3
OZone 7
OZone 4
OZone 4
OExpander 2 LCD 4
OZone 4
OZone 8
OZone 8
OPower 4 p Re . 4
OZone 8
O
g Zone 2/Extin . 2O O
O-
OVerification time
OReset
g ONi ht mode
ONON silence. outs
OMan. pre-ext. t.O
O-
OPre-alarm time
OAlarm
OUser code
OStabilization time
O O Extinguish. time
O-
OSilence time
ODisablement
OClock
OConfiguration 1
OReset Inhibit t.O
O-
g Confi uration 2
ODL output delay
ODouble knock
ODate
O
OZones
1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8
9 0
ONext Option
ODecrease time
ONext Output
ODecrease time
ODecrease time
O-
OIncrease time
OMains OFF delay
OIncrease time
OIncrease time
ONext phase
C B A E F D
Pre-alarm on R
Detect missing
Call-point alarm
NAC2 Pre-alarm
NAC1 Pre-alarm
g Zone 1/Extin . 1O
O
R out
bistable
Fi gu re 31 The Ti mes Pro gram ming Pha se
The OUTPUTS Programming Phase
The OUTPUTS LED will blink to in di ca te that the
system is re ady to con fi gu re the Out put Pul se Pat tern
(re pre sen ted by LEDs 1 thro ugh 8, each LED re pre sen -
ting a se cond pe riod in the pat tern). Du ring this pha se,
the keys and LEDs will ope ra te in ac cor dan ce with the
op tions pre ce ded by O in the pa nes on the Pro gram -
ming Over lay, see Fi gu re 32.
1. Using the Next Out put key (0 co lumn D) se lect the
out put you want to pro gram. The re spec ti ve LED
will go On (see co lumn B).
2. If you are pro gram ming the OC Out put, go to step 3.
If you are pro gram ming the NAC 1, NAC 2 or ALARM
out puts, the pat tern is achie ved by using Keys 1 thro -
ugh 8, as fol lows: if the LED is On, the out put will be
On for the cor re spon ding 1 se cond pe riod in the pat -
tern; if the LED is Off, the out put will be Off for the
cor re spon ding 1 se cond pe riod in the pat tern. For
exam ple, LEDS 1 thro ugh 4 On and 5 thro ugh 8 Off
in di ca tes 4 se conds On and 4 se conds Off, all LEDs
On in di ca tes con ti nu o usly On.
3. Using keys 1 thro ugh 7, se lect or de se lect the OC
Out put events:
if the LED is On, the OC Out put will si gnal the re -
spec ti ve event;
if the LED is Off, the OC Out put will not si gnal the
re spec ti ve event.
4. Go back to step 1 to pro gram anot her Out put op tion
or, press the Next pha se key 9 to go to the fol lo -
wing Pro gram ming Pha se (see Co lumn A).
The PANEL Programming Phase
The PANEL LED will blink to in di ca te that the system is
re ady to pro gram the User Code, Day and Night Mode
Ti mes and cur rent Time and Date. Du ring this pha se,
the keys and LEDs will ope ra te in ac cor dan ce with the
op tions pre ce ded by O in the pa nes on the Pro gram -
ming Over lay, see Fi gu re 33.
1. Using the keys in co lumns C and D, se lect the pa ra -
me ter you want to pro gram (re fer to the re spec ti ve
pa ra graph for de ta ils) or, press the Next pha se
key 9 to go to the fol lo wing Pro gram ming Pha se
(see Co lumn A).
PROGRAMMING FROM THE PANEL 47
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
MO
M
M
O
O
O4-20mA gas
ON
O1 sec
OC
O10 sec
N
O2 sec
O
OTest on NACs
ONAC1 Alarm
O4 sec
O
ONAC2 Alarm
O8 sec
ONON silen. R
OALARM
O16 sec
O
OOC output
O32 sec
OAlarm verific.
O64 sec
>2 x N.O. gas
O128 sec
MODULES
VARIOUS
PANEL
OUTPUTS
TIMES
ZONES
O-
OInvestigation time
OPre-alarm
ODay mode
OReset time
g
OPre-extin . timeO
OZone 1
OZone 1
OFault
OExting. 1 LCD 1
OZone 5
OZone 5
OPower 1
p
Re . 1
OZone 5
OZone 2
OZone 2
OTest
OExting. 2 LCD 2
OZone 6
OZone 6
OPower 2
p
Re . 2
OZone 6
OZone 3
OZone 3
OExpander 1 LCD 3
OZone 3
OZone 7
OZone 7
OPower 3
p
Re . 3
OZone 7
OZone 4
OZone 4
OExpander 2 LCD 4
OZone 4
OZone 8
OZone 8
OPower 4
p
Re . 4
OZone 8
O
g Zone 2/Extin . 2O O
O-
OVerification time
OReset
g
ONi ht mode
OMan. pre-ext. t.O
O-
OPre-alarm time
OAlarm
OUser code
OStabilization time
O-
OSilence time
ODisablement
OClock
OConfiguration 1
OReset Inhibit t.O
O-
g
Confi uration 2
ODL output delay
ODouble knock
ODate
O
OZones
O-
ODL output delay
ODouble knock
ODate
O
g
Confi uration 2
OZones
1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8
9 0
ONext Option
ODecrease time
ONext Output
ODecrease time
ODecrease time
O-
OIncrease time
OMains OFF delay
OIncrease time
OIncrease time
ONext phase
C B A E F D
Pre-alarm on R
Detect missing
Call-point alarm
NAC2 Pre-alarm
NAC1 Pre-alarm
g Zone 1/Extin . 1O
O
R out
bistable
Fi gu re 32 The Out puts Pro gram ming Pha se
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
MO
M
M
O
O
O4-20mA gas
O O5 sec
ON
O1 sec
OC
O10 sec
ON
O2 sec
OC
O10 sec
ON
O2 sec
OTest on NACs
O O20 sec
ONAC1 Alarm
O4 sec
O
O O40 sec
ONAC2 Alarm
O8 sec
ONON silen. R
O O80 sec
OALARM
O16 sec
O
O O160 sec
OOC output
O32 sec
OAlarm verific.
O O320 sec
O64 sec
>2 x N.O. gas
O O640 sec
O128 sec
MODULES
VARIOUS
PANEL
OUTPUTS
TIMES
ZONES
O-
OInvestigation time
OPre-alarm
ODay mode
OReset time
g
OPre-extin . timeO
OZone 1
OZone 1
OFault
O OALARM
OExting. 1 LCD 1
OZone 5
OZone 5
OPower 1
p
Re . 1
OZone 5
OZone 2
OZone 2
OTest
OExting. 2 LCD 2
OZone 6
OZone 6
OPower 2
p
Re . 2
OZone 6
OZone 3
OZone 3
OExpander 1 LCD 3
OZone 3
OZone 7
OZone 7
OPower 3
p
Re . 3
OZone 7
OZone 4
OZone 4
OExpander 2 LCD 4
OZone 4
OZone 8
OZone 8
OPower 4
p
Re . 4
OZone 8
O
g Zone 2/Extin . 2O O
O-
OVerification time
OReset
g
ONi ht mode
O ONON silence. Outs
OMan. pre-ext. T.O
O-
OPre-alarm time
OAlarm
OUser code
OStabilization time
O O OExtinguish. timeO
O-
OSilence time
ODisablement
OClock
OConfiguration 1
OReset Inhibit t.O
O-
g
Confi uration 2
ODL output delay
ODouble knock
ODate
O
OZones
O-
ODL output delay
ODouble knock
ODate
O
g
Confi uration 2
OZones
1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8
9 0
ONext Option
ODecrease time
ONext Output
ODecrease time
ODecrease time
O-
OIncrease time
OMains OFF delay
OIncrease time
OIncrease time
ONext phase
C B A E F D
Pre-alarm on R
Detect missing
Call-point alarm
NAC2 Pre-alarm
NAC1 Pre-alarm
g Zone 1/Extin . 1O
O
R out
bistable
Fi gu re 33 The Pa nel Pro gram ming Phase
User Code (Key/LED 1)
The LED will go On to in di ca te that the system is re ady
to start the pro gram ming pro ce du re. Using keys 0 thro -
ugh 9, type in a 4 di git User Code. The LED will go Off
af ter entry of the fo urth di git (in di ca ting that the User
Code has been ac cep ted).
Day Mode (Key/LED 2)
The LED will go On to in di ca te that the system is re ady to
start the pro gram ming pro ce du re. Using keys 0 thro ugh
9, type in the Time when the chan ge o ver from Night to
Day Mode must oc cur. Enter two di gits for the Hour (00
to 23 00 for Mid night) and two for the Mi nu tes (00 to
59). The LED will go Off af ter entry of the fo urth di git (in di -
ca ting that the set ting has been ac cep ted).
Night Mode (Key/LED 4)
The LED will go On to in di ca te that the system is re ady
to start the pro gram ming pro ce du re. Using keys 0 thro -
ugh 9, type in the Time (for mat ted as per Day Mode)
when the chan ge o ver from Day to Night Mode must oc -
cur. The LED will go Off af ter entry of the fo urth di git (in -
di ca ting that the set ting has been ac cep ted).
Clock (Key/LED 5)
The LED will go On to in di ca te that the system is re ady to
start the pro gram ming pro ce du re. Using keys 0 thro ugh 9,
type in the cur rent Time (for mat as per Day Mode).
Date (Key/LED 7)
The LED will go On to in di ca te that the system is re ady
to start the pro gram ming pro ce du re. Using keys 0 thro -
ugh 9, en ter the re spec ti ve two di gits for the Day (00 to
31), Month (00 to 12) and Year (00 to 99). The LED will
go Off af ter entry of the last di git (in di ca ting that the set -
ting has been ac cep ted). Wrong en tries will be si gnal led
by an au di ble er ror si gnal.
Mains Off Delay (Key/LED 8)
The LED will go On to in di ca te that the system is re ady
to start the pro gram ming pro ce du re. Using keys 0 thro -
ugh 9, type in the length of time the Con trol pa nel must
wait be fo re si gnal ling a Ma ins Fa i lu re event. Enter four
di gits (0000 thro ugh 9999 mi nu tes). The LED will go Off
af ter entry of the last di git (in di ca ting that the Ma ins Off
De lay has been ac cep ted). Wrong en tries will be si -
gnal led by an au di ble er ror si gnal.
The VARIOUS Programming Phase
The VARIOUS LED will blink to in di ca te that the system
is re ady to pro gram the Sta bi li za tion Time, Re set
Time, Si len ce a ble Outs and Con fi gu ra tion 1 and 2.
Du ring this pha se, the keys and LEDs will ope ra te in ac -
cor dan ce with the op tions pre ce ded by O in the pa nes
on the Pro gram ming Over lay, see Fi gu re 34.
1. Using the keys in co lumns C and D, se lect the pa ra -
me ter you want to pro gram, then re fer to the re spec ti ve
pa ra graph or, press the Next pha se key 9 to go to the
fol lo wing Pro gram ming Pha se (see Co lumn A).
Stabilization Time (Key/LED 1)
The LED will go On to in di ca te that the system is re ady
to start the pro gram ming pro ce du re. Use the Incre a se
Time op tion (Key 8) or De cre a se Time op tion (Key 0),
re spec ti vely, to in cre a se or de cre a se the set ting. The
set ting is achie ved by ad ding to get her the va lu es in di -
ca ted by the LEDs in co lumn B (e.g. if the 8 sec and 2
sec LEDs are On, the set ting will be 10 se conds).
Reset Time (Key/LED 2)
The LED will go On to in di ca te that the system is re ady
to start the pro gram ming pro ce du re. This set ting is
achie ved and for mat ted as per the Sta bi li za tion Time.
Non-Silenceable Outs (Key/LED 4)
Press key 4 (NON-Si len ce. Out puts) to set the NON-Si -
len ce a ble Out puts, then press key 3 (ALARM) to set the
ALARM Out put as NON-Si len ce a ble.
if the ALARM LED is On, the ALARM Out put is NOT
Si len ce a ble;
if the ALARM LED is Off, the ALARM Out put is Si len -
ce a ble.
48 Conventional Fire Panels J424/J408
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
O
M
MO
M
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
MO
M
M
O
O
O4-20mA gas
O O5 sec
ON
O1 sec
O
O
O
C
N
O2 sec
10 sec
OTest on NACs
O O20 sec
ONAC1 Alarm
O4 sec
O
O O40 sec
ONAC2 Alarm
O8 sec
ONON silen. R
O O80 sec
OALARM
O16 sec
O
O O160 sec
OOC output
O32 sec
OAlarm verific.
O320 sec
O64 sec
320 sec
>2 x N.O. gas
O O640 sec
O128 sec
MODULES
VARIOUS
PANEL
OUTPUTS
TIMES
ZONES
O-
OInvestigation time
OPre-alarm
ODay mode
OReset time
g
OPre-extin . timeO
OZone 1
OZone 1
OFault
OALARM
OExting. 1 LCD 1
OZone 5
OZone 5
OPower 1
p
Re . 1
OZone 5
OZone 2
OZone 2
OTest
OExting. 2 LCD 2
OZone 6
OZone 6
OPower 2
p
Re . 2
OZone 6
OZone 3
OZone 3
OExpander 1 LCD 3
OZone 3
OZone 7
OZone 7
OPower 3
p
Re . 3
OZone 7
OZone 4
OZone 4
OExpander 2 LCD 4
OZone 4
OZone 8
OZone 8
OPower 4
p
Re . 4
OZone 8
O
g Zone 2/Extin . 2O O
O-
OVerification time
OReset
g
ONi ht mode
ONON silence. outs
OMan. pre-ext. t.O
O-
OPre-alarm time
OAlarm
OUser code
OStabilization time
O O OExtinguish. timeO
O-
OSilence time
ODisablement
OClock
OConfiguration 1
OReset Inhibit t.O
O-
g
Confi uration 2
ODL output delay
ODouble knock
ODate
O
OZones
O-
ODL output delay
ODouble knock
ODate
O
g
Confi uration 2
OZones
1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8
9 0
ONext Option
ODecrease time
ONext Output
ODecrease time
ODecrease time
O-
OIncrease time
OMains OFF delay
OIncrease time
OIncrease time
ONext phase
C B A E F D
Pre-alarm on R
Detect missing
Call-point alarm
NAC2 Pre-alarm
NAC1 Pre-alarm
g Zone 1/Extin . 1O
O
R out
bistable
Fi gu re 34 The VARIOUS Pro gram ming Phase
Configuration 1 (Key/LED 5)
The LED will go On to in di ca te that the system is re ady
to start the pro gram ming pro ce du re. Using the keys in
co lumns E and F, con fi gu re the Con trol pa nel:
if the LED is On, the re spec ti ve Mo du le is in clu ded in
the con fi gu ra tion;
if the LED is Off, the re spec ti ve Mo du le is NOT in clu -
ded in the con fi gu ra tion.
Du ring this pha se, the keys and LEDs in co lumns E and
F will ope ra te in ac cor dan ce with the op tions writ ten in
po si ti ve type:
Exting. 1 = Extin gui shment Mo du le nr. 1
Exting. 2 = Extin gui shment Mo du le nr. 2
Expan der 1 = Expan der Mo du le nr. 1
Expan der 2 = Expan der Mo du le nr. 2
Po wer 1 = Po wer Sta tion nr. 1
Po wer 2 = Po wer Sta tion nr. 2
Po wer 3 = Po wer Sta tion nr. 3
Po wer 4 = Po wer Sta tion nr. 4
Configuration 2 (Key/LED 7)
The LED will go On to in di ca te that the system is re ady
to start the pro gram ming pro ce du re. Using the keys in
co lumns E and F, con fi gu re the Con trol pa nel:
if the LED is On, the re spec ti ve Mo du le is in clu ded in
the con fi gu ra tion;
if the LED is Off, the re spec ti ve Mo du le is NOT in clu -
ded in the con fi gu ra tion.
Du ring this pha se, the keys and LEDs in co lumns E and
F will ope ra te in ac cor dan ce with the op tions writ ten in
ne ga ti ve type:
LCD 1 = LCD Mo du le nr. 1
LCD 2 = LCD Mo du le nr. 2
LCD 3 = LCD Mo du le nr. 3
LCD 4 = LCD Mo du le nr. 4
Rep. 1 = Re pe a ter pa nel nr. 1
Rep. 2 = Re pe a ter pa nel nr. 2
Rep. 3 = Re pe a ter pa nel nr. 3
Rep. 4 = Re pe a ter pa nel nr. 4
The MODULES Programming Phase
+
The Acti va tion Mode may ONLY be pro gram med
THROUGH A PC.
The MODULES LED will blink to in di ca te that the system is
re ady to pro gram the pa ra me ters of the Extin gui shment
Mo du les. Du ring this pha se, the keys and LEDs will ope ra -
te in ac cor dan ce with the op tions pre ce ded by O in the pa -
nes on the Pro gram ming Over lay, see Fi gu re 35.
The LED (Exting. 1 or Exting. 2) cor re spon ding to the
Extin gui shment Mo du le con cer ned will blink to in di ca te that
the system is re ady to pro gram the re spec ti ve pa ra me ters.
Press key 1 (Extin guish. Time), 2 (Pre-Exting. Time),
4 (Man. pre-Ext. T.), 5 (Re set Inhi bit T.) or 7 (Zo nes)
to se lect the pa ra me ter to be pro gram med, then read
the re le vant sub-sec tion, or press key 9 (Next Pha se)
to go back to the ZONE Pro gram ming.
Extin guish. time (Key/LED 1)
The LED will go On to in di ca te that the system is re ady
to start the pro gram ming pro ce du re.
Use the Incre a se Time op tion (Key 8) or De cre a se
Time op tion (Key 0), re spec ti vely, to in cre a se or de cre -
a se the set ting. The set ting is achie ved by ad ding to get -
her the va lu es pre ce ded by Oand O, in di ca ted by the
LEDs in co lumn B (e.g. if the 20 sec and 40 sec LEDs
are On, the set ting will be 60 se conds (20+40)).
Pre-exting. time (Key/LED 2)
The LED will go On to in di ca te that the system is re ady
to start the pro gram ming pro ce du re.
Use the Incre a se Time op tion (Key 8) or De cre a se
Time op tion (Key 0), re spec ti vely, to in cre a se or de cre -
a se the set ting. The set ting is achie ved by ad ding to get -
her the va lu es pre ce ded by Oand O, in di ca ted by the
LEDs in co lumn B (e.g. if the 16 sec and 4 sec LEDs
are On, the set ting will be 20 se conds (16+4)).
PROGRAMMING FROM THE PANEL 49
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
M
MO
M
O
O
MO
M
M
O4-20mA gas
O5 sec
ON
O1 sec
OC
O10 sec
ON
O2 sec
OTest on NACs
O20 sec
ONAC1 Alarm
O4 sec
O
O40 sec
ONAC2 Alarm
O8 sec
ONON silen. R
O80 sec
OALARM
O16 sec
O
O160 sec
OOC output
O32 sec
OAlarm verific.
O320 sec
O64 sec
>2 x N.O. gas
O O640 sec
O128 sec
MODULES
VARIOUS
PANEL
OUTPUTS
TIMES
ZONES
O-
OInvestigation time
OPre-alarm
ODay mode
OReset time
g
OPre-extin . timeO
OZone 1
OZone 1
OFault
OALARM
OExting. 1 LCD 1
OZone 5
OZone 5
OPower 1
p
Re . 1
OZone 5
OZone 2
OZone 2
OTest
OExting. 2 LCD 2
OZone 6
OZone 6
OPower 2
p
Re . 2
OZone 6
OZone 3
OZone 3
OExpander 1 LCD 3
OZone 3
OZone 7
OZone 7
OPower 3
p
Re . 3
OZone 7
OZone 4
OZone 4
OExpander 2 LCD 4
OZone 4
OZone 8
OZone 8
OPower 4
p
Re . 4
OZone 8
O
g Zone 2/Extin . 2O O
O-
OVerification time
OReset
g
ONi ht mode
ONON silence. outs
OMan. pre-ext. t.O
O-
OPre-alarm time
OAlarm
OUser code
OStabilization time
OExtinguish. O time
O-
OSilence time
ODisablement
OClock
OConfiguration 1
OReset Inhibit t.O
O-
g
Confi uration 2
ODL output delay
ODouble knock
ODate
O
OZones
O-
ODL output delay
ODouble knock
ODate
O
g
Confi uration 2
OZones
1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8
9 0
ONext Option
ODecrease time
ONext Output
ODecrease time
ODecrease time
O-
OIncrease time
OMains OFF delay
OIncrease time
OIncrease time
ONext phase
C B A E F D
Pre-alarm on R
Detect missing
Call-point alarm
NAC2 Pre-alarm
NAC1 Pre-alarm
g Zone 1/Extin . 1O
O
R out
bistable
Fi gu re 35 The Mo du les Pro gram ming Phase
Man. Preest-Ex. T. (Key/LED 4)
The LED will go On to in di ca te that the system is re ady
to start the pro gram ming pro ce du re.
Use the Incre a se Time op tion (Key 8) or De cre a se
Time op tion (Key 0), re spec ti vely, to in cre a se or de cre -
a se the set ting. The set ting is achie ved by ad ding to get -
her the va lu es pre ce ded by Oand O, in di ca ted by the
LEDs in co lumn B (e.g. if the 16 sec and 4 sec LEDs
are On, the set ting will be 20 se conds (16+4)).
Reset Inhibit T. (Key/LED 5)
The LED will go On to in di ca te that the system is re ady
to start the pro gram ming pro ce du re.
Use the Incre a se Time op tion (Key 8) or De cre a se
Time op tion (Key 0), re spec ti vely, to in cre a se or de cre -
a se the set ting. The set ting is achie ved by ad ding to get -
her the va lu es pre ce ded by Oand O, in di ca ted by the
LEDs in co lumn B (e.g. if the 16 sec and 4 sec LEDs
are On, the set ting will be 20 se conds (16+4)).
Zones (Key/LED 7)
The LED will go On to in di ca te that the system is re ady
to start the pro gram ming pro ce du re.
Using the Zone keys (Z1 to Z 8 for the J408; Z1 to Z 24 for
the J424) ENABLE/DISABLE the re spec ti ve Zo nes for
Acti va tion of the Extin gui shment Mo du le con cer ned:
if the re spec ti ve Zone LED is On, the Zone will trig ger
ac ti va tion of the Extin gui shment Mo du le con cer ned;
if the re spec ti ve Zone LED is Off, the Zone will NOT trig -
ger ac ti va tion of the Extin gui shment Mo du le con cer ned.
LCD Module
The LCD Mo du le will al low you to pro gram the fol lo wing
pa ra me ters from a J424 Con trol pa nel or from a
J400-REP Re pe a ter pa nel:
LCD Mo du le Address
Zone De scrip tions
Strings Upda te
Date For mat
To ac cess the pro gram ming pha se, in sert the LCD Mo -
du le jum per 82, the mo du le will pro vi de the Main menu.
Programming Mode Address
Pro gram this op tion as fol lows.
1. Using or *, se lect the Pro gram ming Mode
Address op tion:
PROGRAMMING MODE
ADDRESS : 1
2. Using or , as sign the re spec ti ve Address to the
LCD Mo du le.
PROGRAMMING MODE
ADDRESS : 4
+
If you are using an LCD Mo du le with a J424, as sign
Address 4. If you are using an LCD Mo du le with a
Re pe a ter pa nel, as sign the Re pe a ter pa nel Address.
Zones Descriptions
1. Using or *, se lect Zo nes De scrip tions:
ZONE DESCRIPTION
press ENTER
2. Press Enter:
ZONE 1
Zone 1
3. Using or , se lect the cha rac ter you want to
chan ge (the se lec ted cha rac ter will blink).
Using or *, se lect the new cha rac ter.
ZONE 1
Warehouse
4. Press Enter to save the De scrip tion on the scre en
and step back or, press Esc to save the De scrip tion
on the scre en and go back to the Main Menu.
+
Any chan ges made to the De scrip tions via the LCD
Mo du le must be bro ad ca sted to the ot her Mo du les
by me ans of the Strings Upda te com mand.
Strings Update
1. Using or *, se lect Upda te Strings.
STRINGS UPDATE
press ENTER
2. Press Enter to up da te the De scrip tions.
UPDATE
EXECUTED
3. Press Esc to go back to the Main Menu..
Date Format
1. Using or *, se lect Date For mat:
DATE FORMAT :
dd/mm/yyyy
2. Using or , se lect the date for mat:
dd/mm/yyyy = day/month/year;
mm/dd/yyyy = month/day/year.
DATE FORMAT :
mm/dd/yyyy
3. Press Enter or Esc to con firm and go back to the
Main menu.
50 Conventional Fire Panels J424/J408
QUICK GUIDE
This quick gui de is for in stal lers with know led ge of the
J424 and J408 con trol pa nels, and fire con trol pa nels in
ge ne ral. This chap ter holds all the ne ces sary in stal la -
tion de ta ils.
Technical features
Some of the tec hni cal fe a tu res, re gar ding the ter mi nals
on the Main and Expan der bo ards, are de scri bed in the
fol lo wing pa ra graph.
CONTROL PANEL J424 J408
Main voltage 230 V~ 50 Hz -15/+10%
Maximum current 0.9 A 0.5 A
Power 60 W 35 W
Maximum current
available...(1)
1.5 A 1 A
Low voltage range 19.0 27.6 V
Low voltage ripple 1 %
Suitable batteries:
make
model
2 * 12 V/17 Ah
YUASA
NP 17-12 FR
2 * 12 V/7 Ah
YUASA
NP 7-12 FR
or equivalent with case flame
class UL94-V2 or higher
Temperature range -5 +40 C
Dimensions
(W*H*D)
422*502*116
mm
354*280*100
mm
Weight 18.7 Kg(2) 8.2 Kg(3)
(1) ... for the po wer supply of the op tio nal mo du les
(Extin gui shment mo du les, Expan der mo du les e Di splay
mo du le) and ex ter nal de vi ces.
(2) With two 12 V, 17 Ah bat te ries, 2 Expan der mo du -
les, 2 Extin gui shment mo du les and the Di splay mo du le.
(3) With two 12 V, 7 Ah bat te ries and 1 Extin gui shment
mo du le.
The fol lo wing Ta ble shows the cur rent draw of the Con -
trol pa nel mo du les.
MODULE CURRENT DRAW (A)
in Standby maximum
Main Board+J408-2
2-Zone Control Board
0.08 0.25
Main Board+J408-4
4-Zone Control Board
0.1 0.27
Main Board+J408-8 and
J424 8-Zone Control
Board
0.13 0.3
J400-EXT Extinguishment
Module
0.04 0.21
J400-EXP8 Expander
Module
0.06 0.5
J400-LCD Module 0.08 0.08
Description of the terminals
The ter mi nals of the 8 zone Main bo ard, 4/2 zone Main bo -
ards, Expan der bo ard, Extin gui shment bo ard and Swit ching
po wer supply, are de scri bed briefly in the a Ta ble 4: the
standby (nor mal) sta tus is the first, fol lo wed by the alarm sta -
tus. Mo re o ver, the Vol ta ge pre sent du ring the dif fe rent ope -
ra ting con di tions is in di ca ted for each ter mi nal, as well as the
ma xi mum cur rent (in amps) that can cir cu la te:
(4) The sum of the cur rents ab sor bed by ter mi nals [Z1],
[Z2], ..., [Z8], [24V], [24R], [NAC1] and [NAC2] must not
ex ce ed: 1.5 A for the J424 con trol pa nel; 1 A for the
J408 con trol pa nel.
(5) The ter mi nals [Z1], [Z2], ..., [Z8] and [DL], if not used,
must be con nec ted to negative using a 3900 ohm re si stor.
(6) Con nect a 3900 ohm re si stor bet we en the [+] and [-]
ter mi nals of the NAC1 and NAC2 Out puts, if not used.
QUICK GUIDE 51
TERM. DESCRIPTION v(V) i(A)
MAIN BOARD and EXPANDER BOARD
[Z1]
+
[Z8]
(5)
Supervised and Bypassable DETECTION ZONE:
Negative pull-down on terminal to 0 V with 3900 ohm respective zone in Standby
Negative pull-down on terminal to 0 V with 680 ohm respective zone in Auto- Alarm
Negative pull-down on terminal to 0 V with 270 ohm respective zone in Manual Alarm
terminal shorted or open fault signalling
27.6


0.06
(4)
[M] DETECTOR NEGATIVE 0
[R1]
+
[R8]
Silenceable ZONE ALARM REPEAT:
respective zone in standby status terminal open
respective zone in alarm Negative pull-down to 0 V on terminal 0 0.1
Ta ble 4 De scrip tion of ter mi nals (Con ti nues ...)
TERM. DESCRIPTION v(V) i(A)
2 and 4 ZONE MAIN BOARDS
[DL]
(5)
SupervisedBypassable DIALLER Output:
during Standby floating
on expiry of the Alarm Signalling Delay negative pull-down to 0 V 0 0.1
[OC]
PROGRAMMABLE AUXILIARY Output:
during Standby terminal floating
on verification of an associated event negative pull-down to 0 V 0 1
[24V]
[M]
24 V POWER Output:
Positive pull-up to 27.6 V on [24V] terminal
Negative pull-down to 0 V on [M] terminal
27.6
0
1(4)

[24R]
[M]
RESETTABLE 24 V POWER Output:
during Standby positive pull-up to 27.6 V on [24R] terminal
during Reset [24R] terminal floating;
Negative pull down to 0 V on [M] terminal
27.6

0
1(4)

[PL]
POWER LOSS Output:
during Standby floating
during power failure negative pull-down to 0 V

1
ALARM
Non-SupervisedSilenceable ALARM Output:
Control panel in Standby [COM] terminal connects to [NC] and [NO] floats
Control panel in Alarm the [COM] and [NO] terminals connect, in accordance with programming 5
FAULT
Non-SupervisedSilenceableBypassable FAULT Output:
Control panel in Standby [COM] terminal connects to [NC] and [NO] floats
in the event of Fault [COM] terminal connects to NO] and [NC] floats 5
NAC1
(6)
SupervisedSilenceableBypassable ALARM Output N. 1:
Panel in Standby negative pull-down to 0 V on [+] terminal; positive pull-up to 27.6 on [] terminal
Panel in Alarm positive pull-up to 27.6 on [+] terminal; negative pull-down to 0 V on [] terminal 27.6 1(4)
NAC2
(6)
SupervisedSilenceableBypassable ALARM Output N. 2:
Panel in Standby negative pull-down to 0 V on [+] terminal; positive pull-up to 27.6 V on [] terminal
Panel in Alarm positive pull-up to 27.6 on [+] terminal; negative pull down to 0 V on [] terminal 27.6 1(4)
8 ZONE MAIN BOARD
RS485
RS485 Serial Port:
Positive pull-up to 27.6 V on [24V] terminal;
Negative pull-down to 0 V on [M] terminal;
data on [+] and [] terminals
27.6
0

1(4)

Ta ble 4 (...continued) Ter mi nals De scrip tion


QUICK GUIDE 53
EXTINGUISHMENT BOARD
EM
SupervisedBypassable MANUAL EXTINGUISHMENT Input:
3.900 ohm (680 ohm se NC) across [+] and [] terminals Input in Standby
680 ohm (3.900 ohm se NC) across [+] and [] terminals PRE-EXTINGUISHMENT time
[+] and [] terminals shorted or open Manual Extinguishment Fault signalling

IE
Supervised INHIBIT EXTINGUISHMENT Input:
3.900 ohm (680 ohm if NC) across [+] and [] Input in Standby
680 ohm (3.900 ohm if NC) across [+] an [] terminals EXTINGUISHMENT impossible
[+] and [] terminals shorted or open Inhibit Exting. Fault signalling

PS
Supervised PRESSURE SWITCH Input:
3.900 ohm (680 ohm if NC) across [+] and [] terminals Input in Standby
680 ohm (3.900 ohm if NC) across [+] and [] terminals Pressure Switch Activated signalling
[+] and [] terminals shorted or open Pressure Switch Fault signalling

[EV]
Supervised ELECTROVALVE Output:
Extinguishment Module in Standby terminals disconnected
Extinguishment Module in Extinguishment phase terminals connected
terminals shorted or open Electrovalve Fault signalling
5
24P
POWER BOOST Input:
Power supply Input for the PR and AE Outputs
PR
Supervised PRE-EXTINGUISHMENT Output:
Extinguishment Module in Stand by negative on [+] terminal, positive on [] terminal
during the Pre-Extinguishment phase positive on [+] terminal, negative on [] terminal
terminals [+] and [] shorted or open Fault Pre Ext. signalling
-27.6
27.6

1
AE
ACTIVATED EXTINGUISHMENT Output:
Extinguishment Module in Stand by negative on [+] terminal, positive on [] terminal
during the Extinguishment phase positive on [+] terminal, negative on [] terminal
-27.6
27.6

1
PE
POSTPONE EXTINGUISHMENT Output:
IE Input in standby su spen ded ter mi nal
IE Input activated terminal connected to negative 0

0.1
Ta ble 4 (...con ti nu ed) Ter mi nals De scrip tion
54 Conventional Fire Panels J424/J408
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