C-Tec CAST C-3-8 Base VAD with Voice Sounder (CA457A/W)


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    C-Tec CAST C-3-8 Base VAD with Voice Sounder

    The C-Tec CAST C-3-8 Base VAD with Voice Sounder is a ceiling-mounted, addressable device that combines visual and audible alarms for fire safety systems.


    • Provides 'C-3-8' rated light distribution for effective visual signaling
    • Offers superb sound intelligibility with selectable voice messages and tones
    • Incorporates an onboard short-circuit loop isolator for enhanced system resilience

    Technical Specifications

    • Protocol/compatibility : Compatible with C-TEC's CAST protocol Addressable Fire Panels
    • Application/operation : Designed to be ceiling mounted – either stand-alone with a red or white cap or as part of a stacked
      Sounder/VAD/Detector Base combination
    • VAD category & coverage : C-3-8
    • Flash rate & colour: 0.5Hz / White.
    • Supply/operating voltage: 24 to 40V DC.
    • Quiescent current : 470µA typical
    • Nominal SPL (Sound Pressure Level) : 89 dB(A) @ 1 m
    • Alarm current : 26.5mA @ 27-40V DC (VAD lit, Sounder on max)
    • Indicators : Polling (red LED)
    • Product dimensions (mm) : 122mm diameter x 46mm deep (not including optional CAST detector and base)
    • IP Rating : IP21C (Type A)
    • Weight : 170g  
    • Operating conditions/temperature:  -10ºC to +55ºC. Max. 95% RH (Non-condensing)
    • Notes: Includes the same lenses and electronics as our CAST EN54-3, 13, 17 & 23 certified Base Sounder VAD


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