Det-Tronics Receives FM approval for its Eagle Quantum Premier(R) Supervising System

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System supervises one or more flame and gas detection systems locally or remotely as defined by NFPA72.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Jan. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Det-Tronics Corporation (Detector Electronics) today announced that it has received FM approval on its Proprietary Supervising Station System, defined in NFPA 72 2002, for use with the Eagle Quantum Premier(R) (EQP) system.

Caption: Det-Tronics EQP systemThe EQP Supervising System (EQPSS) comprises a Human Machine Interface (HMI) that provides owners with a graphical interface to supervise their facilities' EQP systems. The FM approval for the EQPSS includes EQP systems, Ethernet Switches, PCs, serial-to-Ethernet converters, and copper-to-fiber converters.

"We are pleased to provide our customers with a rigorously tested and proven system that can supervise multiple flame and gas detection systems," says Jim Vogel, Det-Tronics Vice-President of Sales and Marketing.

Det-Tronics has also received FM approval for EQP controller-to-controller networking via SLC485. This enables the EQP controllers to be networked with either class A or B signaling line circuits. The communications can be over either copper or fiber optic (both multi mode and single mode).

NFPA 72 defines a Proprietary Supervising Station System as being a facility/system that provides supervision of one or more fire alarm systems that are located either locally or remotely, under one ownership, at which trained, competent personnel are in constant attendance.

About Detector Electronics
Detector Electronics Corporation (Det-Tronics), a UTC Fire and Security Company, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), is a world leader in optical fire detection, gas detection, and hazard mitigation systems. Det-Tronics designs, builds, tests, and commissions safety systems that range from conventional panels to fault-tolerant, addressable systems. Det-Tronics flame and gas detectors are globally certified to the latest product approvals standards, including critical SIL-2 industrial applications.

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