FP 8 Zone Economy Conventional Fire Alarm Panel

Order code: FF388-3 Category:
  • Installer-friendly design.
  • Robust metal enclosure c/w lift off lid & heavy-duty base connections.
  • Eight conventional Zone circuits.
  • Two conventional Sounder circuits.
  • Separate indicators for open & short circuit fault, sounder fault and battery/power supply fault.
  • Non-latching class change sounder output, latching fire & non-latching fault outputs (via expansion loom).
  • Short circuit=fire facility (pre-1980 BS, no resistors in call points, selectable on a zone by zone basis).
  • Ancillary connections for repeaters & other system add-ons including fault relay modules, fire relay modules, sounder delay relay modules, sounder extender kits, etc).
  • Multi-lingual variants (subject to quantities).
  • Space for 2 x 12V 3.2Ah VRLA batteries.
  • Compatible with virtually all known conventional fire detectors including C-TEC’s ActiV range.
  • Designed to comply with BS 5839-4 (this panel in not compliant with EN54-2/4 and should NOT be used in new UK or European installations).
Technical Specifications

Mains supply

Mains rated current

Internal power supply

Total output current limited to

Quiescent current

Max battery size and type

No. of detector zone circuits

Call point resistor value

Max. devices per detector zone

No. of conventional sounder circuits

EOL resistor value

Max. sounder output current

Auxiliary relays

Open collector outputs

Auxiliary inputs



Product dimensions (mm)

Construction & finish

IP Rating


Operating conditions/temperature



FPE8 8 Zone Fire Panel Manual – DFU0388010


BF378M Minimu Instructions – DFU4780000


FF374X Loom Instructions – DFU3800100


FF374-FR Fault Relay Mod Insts


FF374-DFR Fire Relay Module Instructions – DFU3740002


FF374-DT Delay Timer Module Instructions – DFU3740001


FP Fire Repeater Panel Instructions – DFU0396001


Dimensions & Mounting Information
Product dimensions: 405 W x 267 H x 92 D mm. 
FF385 bezel available for semi-flush mounting.