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FastTest is a feature of Orbis. It is a maintenance procedure that takes just four seconds to test and confirm that smoke and heat detectors are functioning correctly.
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Fire Alarm Control Panel
Apparatus used to control a fire protection system and often called a 'control panel'. Usually described in standards as 'Control and Indicating Equipment' (CIE).
A device which senses the combustion products of a fire - such as heat, smoke or carbon monoxide.
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Fixed Temperature Detector
A device that incorporates a thermocouple or thermistor to sense temperature change. If a given (fixed) temperature is exceeded, the device goes into alarm mode.
A device incorporating an infra-red or ultra-violet sensor to detect the radiation emitted by flames.
To find out more about the Apollo XP95 Flame Detector, visit the XP95 Flame Detector page.
A term meaning that equipment is compatible with newer products. See also 'backward compatibility'.