First-of-Its-Kind Hazardous Area Loudspeaker from SigCom

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Woburn, MA February 4, 2019

Signal Communications Corporation aka “SigCom” has engineered a unique solution that drives down the cost of hazardous area loudspeakers.

The SSP-15H is equipped with a compression driver that provides up to 15 watts RMS power handling capability with superior intelligibility and dispersion to achieve maximum sound projection.  Each loudspeaker comes with a versa­tile 25/70.7 V line multi-tap transformer that meets a variety of distributed system needs. A screwdriver-adjustable switch allows easy selection of seven power setting.

The new SigCom model SSP-15H is listed for Class 1, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, and D; Class II, Division 2, Groups F and G; and Class III.  The loudspeakers meet or exceed the UL Listed standards for audible signal appliances. Approvals include UL Standard 1480 – Speakers for Fire Protective Signaling Systems.

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About SigCom, NFPA and FM

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Radio Alarm Reporting Systems: About SigCom, NFPA, and FM

SigCom’s TRX50, DTX, and other Radio Alarm Reporting Systems are tested and approved by Factory Mutual “FM” to the standards set by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) code that covers Public and Commercial Alarm Reporting Systems. 

National Fire Protection Association, NFPA

NFPA writes the Standards for Fire Alarm Reporting Systems. 

 

Factory Mutual, FM

Factory Mutual is a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory, as designated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). FM writes test procedures to assess and approves Fire Alarm Reporting Systems to the NFPA Standards.  FM is equivalent to UL, ETL and other laboratories recognized by OSHA. See https://www.osha.gov/dts/otpca/nrtl/nrtllist.html .

 

Signal Communications Corporation (SigCom)

SigCom develops and manufactures life safety systems designed to meet and exceed the standards set by NFPA and other organizations. SigCom products are tested and approved by Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories including FM, UL, and ETL.

 

NFPA Chapter 27, Public Emergency Alarm Reporting Systems

SigCom systems are listed under NFPA Chapter 27. This covers Public / Municipal alarm reporting systems. Chapter 27 is the most rigorous standard for these systems. For example, Chapter 27 requires operation a wide range of temperature from -40° to +140°F and outdoor uses

[Excerpts from the NFPA Website]

27.1.1 The provisions of this chapter apply to the proper configuration, performance, installation, and operation of public emergency alarm reporting systems and auxiliary alarm systems. Public emergency alarm reporting systems shall consist of alarm boxes and alarm processing equipment that communicate on a wired or wireless network(s), one-way or two-way, meeting the requirements of this chapter. This shall include systems that use a communications infrastructure that is publicly owned, operated, and controlled or where public emergency alarm reporting systems and equipment are used in other applications. [ROP-485]

27.1.2 The installation and use of public emergency alarm reporting systems and auxiliary alarm systems shall comply with the requirements of this chapter.

27.1.3 The requirements of this chapter shall apply to systems and equipment for the transmission and reception of alarm and other emergency signals, including those from auxiliary alarm systems,

NFPA Chapter 26, Supervising Station Alarm Systems / Remote Station Signaling Systems

SigCom equipment is also listed under NFPA Chapter 26. This covers non-public / commercial operations.  Chapter 26 is a less rigorous standard.

The TRX50 is one of very few systems that is compliant with both NFPA Chapters 27 and 26.

Contact us or Download More Information including reference from Factory Mutual’s website.

Sigcom Introduces SSP-15 Series Multi-Purpose Loudspeakers

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High Output Speakers for Fire Alarm and Emergency Communication Systems

WOBURN, MA January 30, 2018 – Signal Communications (Sigcom), a leading manufacturer of emergency reporting and communications products designed to make military, municipal, industrial, institutional, and commercial locations safer, today introduced the SSP-15 Series Multi-Purpose Loudspeakers.

SSP-15 Series signals are supervised high output loudspeakers that have been designed for high quality signaling in a broad range of industrial and life safety applications in all types of challenging environments.

With up to 15 watts of power, SSP-15 Series loudspeakers project sound over long distances and wide areas. Typical applications for SSP-15 Series include fire alarm, emergency warning, plant evacuation, process control, and public address signaling as well as voice evacuation and mass notification systems. SSP-15 Series loudspeakers are ideal for installation in commercial buildings, distribution centers, factories, schools, public access areas, civic centers, gymnasiums, athletic fields, military bases, fire stations, and recreational facilities.

SSP-15 Series loudspeakers meet or exceed the UL Listed standards for audible signal appliances. Approvals include UL Standard 1480 – Speakers for Fire Protective Signaling Systems.

SSP-15 Series loudspeakers join Sigcom’s broad line of emergency and industrial signaling products used for protecting facilities of virtually any size or type. Whether intending to reach occupants within a building or people in an outdoor stadium or across an expansive military base, Sigcom’s emergency and industrial signals deliver highly effective and attention-grabbing results.

Sigcom’s extensive product range also includes voice evacuation control panels, mass notification systems, local operating consoles, remote microphones, emergency reporting systems, and high output signals – all designed to assist military base commanders, facility managers, and security directors in guaranteeing that the right messages reach the right people in an emergency situation.

Sigcom Launches New TRX50 Emergency Reporting System

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Highly Scalable Platform with Integrated Wide Area Mass Notification (MNS)

WOBURN, MA August 15, 2017 – Signal Communications (Sigcom), a leading manufacturer of emergency reporting, communication, and life safety products designed to make military, municipal, industrial, institutional, and commercial locations safer, today introduced the TRX50 Emergency Reporting and Wide Area Mass Notification System.

For over 30 years, Sigcom’s emergency reporting and notification systems have been used to protect thousands of buildings and many thousands of people in municipalities and on military bases from coast to coast. The new TRX50 offers a fully integrated software and hardware platform for monitoring, reporting, and management of major emergencies that endanger people and property. Each system is customized to meet the needs of the community, the local responders, and the central dispatch operations.

TRX50 options include support for combined hardwire (Telegraph) and radio box networks, ability to manage and dispatch calls at multiple stations in the emergency center, and ability to add integrated wide area mass notification to the platform.

The TRX50 system provides a long range radio backbone to report emergency incidents from a radio box to a central dispatch location and the capability to respond including initiating prerecorded and live voice messages from the head end back to any remote location.

The TRX50 system meets the stringent requirements of municipal fire protection systems and the specific requirements of the U.S. Military for security and force protection applications. TRX50 has been tested and approved to be compliant with both NFPA 72 Chapter 27 – Public Emergency Alarm Reporting Systems – and Chapter 26 – Supervising Station Alarm Systems. TRX50 is one of very few systems to be compliant with both Chapter 26 and Chapter 27.

Major Expansion to Sigcom’s Industrial Signals Product Line

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New TMH and AMH Signals are Weatherproof and Suitable for Div 2 Hazardous Locations

WOBURN, MA December 9, 2016 – Signal Communications (Sigcom), a leading manufacturer of emergency communications products designed to make military, industrial, institutional, and commercial locations safer, has introduced the AMH Series and TMH Series signals, the newest offerings in Sigcom’s extensive industrial signaling product line.

AMH Series signals are high output continuous duty amplified speakers. TMH Series signals are high output continuous duty tone signaling amplified speakers. All AMH Series and TMH Series signals draw extremely low power while producing clear tone or audio reproduction up to 107 dBA at 10 ft.

AMH Series and TMH Series signals feature a very robust weatherproof construction and have been approved for use in NEC Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, and D; Class II, Division 2, Groups F and G; and Class III hazardous areas. They have been designed for high quality signaling in harsh environments with high ambient noise.  Applications include emergency warning, plant evacuation, general alarm, process control, public address, as well as emergency communication systems. In addition, they are UL listed for Fire Alarm Signaling.

AMH Series amplified speakers can be connected to either a 25 or 70 Vrms speaker circuit. This option is user selectable using an on board jumper – no additional modules to install as with most other products in this category.

Each TMH Series signal can be configured for one of up to 11 different tones including Fast Pulse, Whoop, HiLo, Temporal 1k, Ring, and Yelp.  These tones are user selectable via an internal dip-switch – no additional modules to install as with most other products in this category.

Sigcom Expands Voice Evacuation Systems Product Line

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Add 100 Watts of Audio Power to any Fire/Voice System

WOBURN, MA September 12, 2017 – Signal Communications (Sigcom), a leading manufacturer of emergency communications products designed to make military, industrial, institutional, and commercial locations safer, today introduced the DAPB-100 Distributed Audio Power Booster, the newest offerings in Sigcom’s voice evacuation systems product line designed to provide an additional 100 watts of audio output power to any new or existing fire alarm/voice evacuation system.

The DAPB-100 amplifies the audio messages from the voice evacuation control system throughout a building when additional audio power is required. Typical applications include places of assembly such as schools, small retail, theatres, churches, office buildings, restaurants, health care facilities, and dormitories.

The DAPB-100 also provides 4 additional Class A or Class B supervised speaker circuits. DAPB-100 is a self- contained appliance that can be installed near the voice panel or remotely where needed in order to reduce wiring demands on the voice evacuation system. Multiple DAPB-100 distributed audio boosters can be connected together in applications requiring more audio power.

DAPB-100 joins Sigcom’s broad line of emergency communication solutions capable of protecting facilities of virtually any size or type. Whether intending to reach occupants within a building or people in an outdoor stadium, or across an expansive military base, Sigcom’s emergency communication systems deliver highly effective and attention-grabbing results.

Sigcom’s extensive product range includes voice evacuation control panels, mass notification systems, local operating consoles, remote microphones, and high output signals – all designed to assist military base commanders, facility managers, and security directors in guaranteeing that the right messages reach the right people in an emergency situation.

DAPB-100 is available now through leading security and life safety equipment dealers and distributors.

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