CAST Input Output Module

Order code: CA730 Category:
  • LPCB certified to EN54-17 & 18 and Kiwa Telefication certified to EN54-13.
  • Incorporates the functions of a switch monitor, zone monitor and output unit.
  • Can be configured to monitor any combination of:-
    • Up to 20 conventional detectors & 10 MCPs
    • Any normally open switch with an EOL resistor fitted.
    • A simple normally open or closed switch (non-fault monitored).
  • Onboard short-circuit loop isolator.
  • 5.5mA typical alarm current (1.3mA typical quiescent current) @ 22-40V DC.
  • Indicators for Loop polling, input faults and relay status.
  • Can switch 1A@30V DC (or 0.3A@125V AC)
  • Includes volt free changeover contacts that can be used to trigger rollershutter doors, gas shut-off valves, smoke vents, etc.
  • Mountable on a C-TEC NCP-26 surface box or a standard UK 25mm double gang back box (not supplied).

        

More Information

‘CAST’ is the world’s most-advanced ‘distributed intelligence’ fire alarm system protocol. Conceived, designed and realised by C-TEC as part of a five-year, multi-million pound project, it involved the creation of a powerful proprietary communication protocol (C-TEC Addressable System Technology, CAST) and multiple control panels & field devices. Now available to purchase, its key features include:

• 255 devices per loop.
• Autonomous decision-making for faster response times.
• Multiple type codes.
• 40V loop drive voltage.
• Two ‘soft’ addressing options – automatic via the panel or manual via a powerful handheld programmer.
• Powerful multi-level addressing facilitates easy device addition and swapped device identification.
• Multiple functionality at a single address (integrated devices) – coming soon.
• Volumes, tones & detector modes can be changed at compatible panels.
• High-speed data transmission and robust data transfer.
• Intrinsically EN54-13 compliant.
• Provides geographical location of short and open circuit faults (a short circuit isolator is included as standard in every CAST field device).
• Replace device function.
• Future seamless integration with other CAST life safety systems reducing energy, servicing, installation and repair costs.
• Designed and manufactured in the UK.

Documentation

CA730 CAST I/O Unit Instructions – DFU7300000

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BIM/CAD Drawings

CA730 (RFA)

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CA730 surface mounted BIM (RFA)

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Approval Certificates
LPCB Third Party Approval Certificate – CAST & Hush-Pro I/O Modules etc to EN54-17/18196.38 KB Download
KIWA Third Party Approval Certificate – XFP & ZFP CAST Fire Panels and CAST Devices to EN54-13 (Systems Approval)130.87 KB Download
EU CPR Certificate of Conformity – CAST CA730 (CoC)180.77 KB Download
EU Declaration of Conformity – CAST Input/Output Units (DoC)74.24 KB Download
EU Declaration of Performance – CAST Input/Output Units (DoP)172.37 KB Download