Integrating I/NET with a Firefighters Smoke Control Station (FSCS)

Issue

Can an I/NET control system be connected to a Firefighters Smoke Control Station (FSCS)?

Which I/NET product is often recommended as a Fire Alarm Panel (FAP) Interface?

Product Line

TAC I/NET

Environment

  • I/NET
  • FSCS
  • UL 864

Cause

Smoke control in an HVAC application.

Resolution

I/NET can be connected to a UL 864 listed panel providing contact inputs (for Lamps/Enunciator) and contact outputs delivering override switch status.

Only the 7797-12-U8 is approved for use as the primary means of serial alarm reception in a listed smoke control system.

Refer to TCON 231, Smoke Control Systems Manual, FSCS Interface Options for more details.