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CAST Optical Smoke Detector


The CAST Optical Smoke Detector from C-TEC is a high-quality multi-sensor fire detector offering outstanding detection performance at a very competitive price.

  • Manufactured by C-TEC in the UK.
  • Third-party certified to EN54-5 and 7 by Intertek (also tested to pr-EN54-29)
  • Wide 6-33V DC operating voltage.
  • Two 8mm x 2mm ultra-bright red LED indicating strips offering 360º visibility.
  • Drift compensation functionality ensures detector sensitivity is automatically calibrated to suit prevailing conditions and/or increased contamination levels.
  • Incorporates a heat and smoke sensor making it deal for detecting a wide range of fires whilst also reducing false alarms.
  • Compatible with our ActiV C4408D diode, C4408 non-diode and C4408R relay bases.

Technical Specifications of the CAST Optical Smoke Detector:

  • Approvals/certifications Certified to EN54-5 & 7 by Intertek (0359-CPR-00183)
  • Application/operation As well as operating independently, the C4414’s smoke & heat sensors combine to produce a sensitive response to freely burning fires, e.g. when a rise in heat is detected, its smoke response level reduces for improved detection and reduced false alarms
  • Application temperature 25°C typical, 50°C max
  • Static response temperature 54°C min, 65°C max
  • Sensitivity Nominal alarm threshold of 0.16db/m obscuration measured in accordance with EN54-7:2000
  • Supply wiring 2-wire monitored, polarity sensitive
  • Supply/operating voltage 6 to 33V DC
  • Quiescent current 30µA @ 24 VDCAlarm voltage 6-33V DCAlarm current 19mA @ 12-33V DC; 11mA @ 9V DC; 2.5mA@ 6V DCAlarm reset voltage Less than 1V DC (+0.5 seconds alarm reset time)Expansion connections Remote LED output available via ActiV base
  • Current source to the negative line, short-circuit protected
  • Max voltage 2.7V DCProduct dimensions (mm) 102.2mm diameter x 37mm deep (detector in base); 102.2mm diameter x 57.5mm deep
  • Construction & finish White polycarbonate casing rated to UL94 V-2 with nylon parts
  • IP Rating IP42
  • Weight 99g
  • CAST Optical Smoke Detector

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