User guide

Distributed Audio Panel Manual — P/N 52265:B1 6/8/2010 7
This audio panel has been designed to comply with standards set forth by the following regulatory
agencies:
Underwriters Laboratories Standard UL 864
NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm Code
NFPA Standards
This Audio Distribution Panel complies with the following NFPA Standards:
NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm Code
Note: Audible signal appliances used in public mode applications, are required to have
minimum sound levels of 75 dBA at 10 feet (3 meters) and a maximum level of 120 dBA at the
minimum hearing distance from the audible appliance.
To ensure that the appliance is clearly heard, the audible appliance sound level must be at least
15 dBA above the average ambient sound level or 5 dBA above the maximum sound level with
a duration of at least 60 seconds, depending on which level is greater, with the sound level
being measured 5 feet (1.5 meters) above the floor.
Underwriters Laboratories Documents:
UL 38 Manually Actuated Signaling Boxes
UL 217 Smoke Detectors, Single and Multiple Station
UL 228 Door Closers–Holders for Fire Protective Signaling Systems
UL 268 Smoke Detectors for Fire Protective Signaling Systems
UL 268A Smoke Detectors for Duct Applications
UL 346 Waterflow Indicators for Fire Protective Signaling Systems
UL 464 Audible Signaling Appliances
UL 521 Heat Detectors for Fire Protective Signaling Systems
UL 864 Standard for Control Units for Fire Protective Signaling Systems
UL 1481 Power Supplies for Fire Protective Signaling Systems
UL 1638 Visual Signaling Appliances
UL 1711 Amplifiers for Fire Protective Signaling Systems
UL 1971 Signaling Devices for Hearing Impaired
Other:
NEC Article 250 Grounding
NEC Article 300 Wiring Methods
NEC Article 760 Fire Protective Signaling Systems
Applicable Local and State Building Codes
Requirements of the Local Authority Having Jurisdiction (LAHJ)
Fire•Lite Documents
Fire•Lite Device Compatibility Document Document #15384
FCPS-24F(E) Field Charger/Power Supply Document #50079
FCPS-2404 Field Charger/Power Supply Document #51486
FCPS-24FS Field Charger/Power Supply Document #51883
MS-9200(C)/E Technical Manual Document #51003
MS-9200UDTechnical Manual Document #51906
Before proceeding, the installer should be familiar with the following documents.