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Wired and Wireless alarms

EN50131 Glossary


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Guide to EN50131 Terminology

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Alarm Point
Individual detectors on the panel are called "Alarm Points". On the Euro-MERiDIAN range of panels they are described as 'inputs'.
ATE (Alarm Transmission Equipment)
Communicating equipment such as STU, digi, dualcom, RedCare etc.
ATS (Alarm Transmission System)
Refers to the entire transmission system from ATE to ARC.
HU / Hold Up
This is a PA (Personal Attack). Includes panic buttons and duress codes.
Level 1 User
Level 1 User A passer-by
Level 3 User
The alarm engineer; allowed full programming control of the system.
Master User
The Manager; allowed to programme user codes onto the system, set date/time etc
Notification
Sending alarm condition to warning device (WD) such as external siren and/or to ATS (Alarm Transmission System).
Remote Notification
Remote Signalling (to alarm receiving centre).
Restore
Panel needs to be reset in order to continue use after an alarm.
Zone
On a Euro panel this is a Ward or an area. Individual detectors on the panel are called "Alarm Points".
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