Make It Work - Conventional Fire Alarms

by Douglas Krantz

Electronics of a Building-Wide Fire Alarm System

66 Pages - More than 80 Drawings

Make It Work - Conventional Fire Alarms begins by showing how Life-Safety affects the building-wide fire alarm electronics, and then answers the questions:

  • Why can't there be T-taps on the Initiating Device Circuit (IDC) or the Notification Appliance Circuit (NAC)?
  • Why does the NAC circuit reverse voltage when it goes into alarm?
  • How does Conventional Fire Alarm Supervision Work?
  • Why is Class A Wiring better than Class B Wiring?

Make It Work - Conventional Fire Alarms - shows how a Conventional Fire Alarm System works.


As an added bonus:

  • Standby Battery Life Expectancy is explained
  • Ground Faults and why they are so dangerous is explained

If you install fire alarm systems, Make It Work - Conventional Fire Alarms helps you understand just what it is you're installing.

If you service fire alarm systems, Make It Work - Conventional Fire Alarms helps you understand some of the inner workings of the fire alarm system.

You will get a PDF (4MB) file.

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