Fire-Lite Alarms Announces Wireless Fire Sensing System
July 14, 2016
Fire-LiteAlarms by Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announcedtoday its new commercial wireless fire alarm solution to protect challengingapplications and high-cost installations, as well as building expansions. The SmartWireless Integrated Fire Technology (SWIFT) detectors and modulesseamlessly integrate with new and existing Fire-Lite Alarms fire alarm systems.
Theinitial launch of SWIFT devices will include photoelectric, photo/thermal,standard heat, and rate-of-rise heat detectors, plus a monitor module. A systemcan have any combination of up to 50 devices per wireless gateway, includingthe gateway itself and user interface driver. Spacing of SWIFT devices should follow NFPA guidelines for theapplication. In an average environment, SWIFT devices can be placedapproximately 50 feet from the gateway and from each other. Various factorssuch as physical barriers and other radio transmissions can affect signalstrength, therefore a site survey before installation is recommended. The SWIFTsystem offers a site survey procedure, which allows an installer to preview asite for wireless viability before a system is purchased. More information on Fire-Lite Alarms' SWIFT solutionis available online at www.firelitewireless.com .