Technical Specification / The Fire Beam BLUE

The Fire Beam BLUE Technical Specification

A full technical specification of thefirebeamBLUE and associated components can be seen below, answering most of the questions you may have. thefirebeamBLUE is a conventional beam detector.

Electrical Specifications:
Supply Voltage 12 to 30 Vdc normal
Supply Current 5.5mA in all operational states
Supply Current 13.5mA in fast commissioning
Environmental Specifications:
Temperature -10°C to +55°C
Humidity 10 to 95% RH Non-condensing
Protection Index IP65 when suitably mounted and terminated
Mechanical Specifications:
Beam Head H:180mm x W:155mm x D:137mm - Weight 1.1kg
70KIT140 Mid-Range Reflector H:293mm x W:293mm x D:5mm - Weight 0.8kg
140KIT160 Long-Range Reflector H:394mm x W:394mm x D:5mm - Weight 1.8kg
Adapter H:270mm x W:250mm x D:5mm - Weight 0.6Kg
(mounts the Beam Head onto Unistrut)
Optical Specifications:
Optical Wavelength 870nm
Maximum Angular Alignment ±5°
Maximum Angular Misalignment (static not auto-aligning)
Beam Head ±0.4°  /  Reflector ±2°
Operational Specifications:
Protection Range
Fire Beam BLUE Standard Product 7 to 70 metres. Use short range mask for distances between 7 & 20 metres
70KIT140 Mid-Range Reflector Kit 70 to 140 metres
140KIT160 Long Range Reflector Kit 140 to 160 metres
Alarm Sensitivity Levels
25% (1.25dB) to 50% (3dB) in 1% (0.05dB) increments (default 35% (1.87dB))
Alarm Condition:
Obscuration drops to below pre-defined sensitivity level.
Time to Alarm Condition adjustable between 2 to 30 seconds in 1 second increments (default 10 seconds)
Alarm Indication:
App Status - FIRE
Head Red Flashing LED
Alarm Relay Change Over (CO) Contact
Rating 2A @ 30 VDC
Test / Reset Features:
Beam test function with App
Alarm latching / auto-reset selectable (default auto-reset)
Alarm reset in latching mode with App reset function, removing power for >5 seconds or momentarily apply >5 VDC to reset connections in Beam Head
Fault Sensitivity Level:
Fault Condition:
Obscuration drops to below the fault sensitivity level within 1 second
Power Down or Supply Voltage < 9 VDC
Commissioning modes, Pre-Alignment and Auto-Alignment
Beam turned off during Beam Maintenance
Time to Fault Condition adjustable, 2 to 60 seconds in 1 second increments (default 10 seconds)
Fault Indication:
App Status - FAULT
Head Yellow Flashing LED 1 Second
Fault Relay Change Over (CO) Contact Rating 2A @ 30 VDC
Normal Condition:
Obscuration level is above the Alarm sensitivity level
App Status - NORMAL
Programmable on/off
Head Green Flashing LED
Programmable on/off
Auto-Align / Beam Contamination Compensation:
Auto-align during normal operation if obscuration drops below 90% for the duration of the align time set (doesn't affect normal operating mode)
Beam Contamination Compensation 4 hour monitoring. Compensation data available in the App

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