Fire Alarm

High Rise specializes in the installation, service andEDWARDS Authorized Strategic Partner Logo, Color maintenance of fire alarm systems within the New York City area. We are an EST Strategic Partner and a multi-year winner of their Strategic Partner of the Year Award for the Northeast Region. Whether your facility is a small commercial building, or a large residential building, High Rise can furnish and install a code compliant life safety system that is tailored to fit your needs.

io500 Series

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Features
• Comes standard with one loop (expandable to two) that supports up to 250 (expandable to 500)  intelligent devices: each i0500 loop supports up to 125 detectors and up to 125 modules.
• Supports Signature Series intelligent modules and detectors
• Four Class B NACs or two Class A NACs.
• Form C contacts for alarm and trouble, Form A for supervisory
• Electronic addressing with automatic device mapping
• Optional Ethernet port for diagnostics, programming and a variety of system reports
• Two programmable switches with LEDs and custom labeling
• Supports Genesis horn silence over two wires and UL 1971 -compliant strobe synchronization
• Supports up tonight serial annunciators, (LCD, LED -only, and graphic interface).
• 1,000 event panel history log
• Can use misting wiring for roost retrofit applications
• Upload/download remotely or locally
• Two -level maintenance alert reporting
• Pre -alarm and alarm verification by point
• Adjustable detector sensitivity
• 4 x 20 character backlit LCD display

Description
The EST iO500 intelligent life safety system offers the power of high-end intelligent processing in a configuration that delivers an uncomplicated solution for small to mid-sized applications. With intelligent detection, electronic addressing, automatic device mapping, optional Ethernet® connectivity, and a full line of easily-configured option cards and modules, this flexible system offers versatility that benefits building owners and contractors alike. The iO500 provides one Class A or Class B analog device loop that supports up to 250 device addresses. A second 250-point loop may be added to the iO500 to expand total system capacity to up to 500 device addresses. The panel includes four NACs that may be wired for either Class A or Class B operation.

The iO500 supports a wide range of accessories and related equipment, including:
• Signature Series intelligent modules, detectors, and bases
• R-Series remote annunciators
• option cards that expand system capacity and extend system capabilities.

EST 3x System

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Standard Features
• Up to six intelligent analog loops hosting as many as 1,500 Signature Series devices per panel
• Optional integrated 8 -channel digital audio
• 10 amp power supply with universal 94 to 264 Vac input voltage
• Patented Voltage Boost technology delivers consistent voltage — even at low battery power
• Four built-in 3 -amp notification/auxiliary circuits
• Large 24 -line by 40 -character backlit LCD
• Simplified operation with the SpeedTouch. rotary control
• 65 amp hour battery charger
• Eight- or 64 -node network nodes using copper and/or fiber
• Supports up to 30 R -Series remote annunciators
• Removable terminals on all low voltage wiring
• Space for up to three additional option cards such as extra SLC loops, amplifiers, or dialer/modem
• Optional Ethernet interface
• 1,100 event history log

Description
EST3X represents the latest generation of life safety control panels for mid to large sized applications. With large multi-message displays and innovative controls, intuitive interfaces, and bold colored cabinets — these systems capture the imagination, and catch the eye. But behind the LCD display is where they really shine.

New microprocessors and chipsets take full advantage of the latest advances in computing technology, leading to smarter, faster, higher-capacity processing and more efficient designs. EST3X’s patented Voltage Boost™ technology, for example, delivers consistent voltage – even at low battery power – resulting in lighter cable requirements and/or longer runs. That saves time and money.

High performance processing also leads to powerful networking features and versatile digital audio functionality. The wide range of EST3X configurations include standalone operation, networking with up to eight nodes, or integration with an EST3 network comprising as many as 64 nodes — complete with EST3-Sixty mass notification capabilities and display of security events.

EST3X sets a new standard in front-panel life safety control interfaces. Its exclusive SpeedTouch™ rotary control offers nimble forward and back scrolling through events and options, while a mere tap of the control selects items with an unprecedented fluidity of motion. Its extra-large backlit display reveals up to eight concurrent messages, and switch/LED strips provide ample space for meaningful custom labels. And for end users, large tactile control buttons instill confidence and promote quick response when time is of the essence.

EST 3 System

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Features
• Supports Signature Series intelligent analog devices
• Three second alarm response time
• Total network wiring over 300.000 feet
• Supports 250 devices per loop. 2.500 devices per node
• Automatic device and panel addressing
• Eight channels of multiplexed audio
• 168 -character LCD display
• Uses existing wiring for most retrofit applications
• Slide -in LED and switch labels

Description
The EST3 from High Rise Fire Protection has both the power and the capacity to handle even the largest of high rise building installations.

Supporting Signature Series multisensor analog detectors on a multi-priority peer-to-peer token ring network, EST3 boasts exceptional alarm response and virtually fail-safe operation. Ideal for high-rise office towers and campus style installations, EST3 supports a total network length of an incredible 60 miles and it does this without sacrificing even a nanosecond from its lightning fast three-second response time! And best of all, it is compatible with the analog multisensor detector. EST3’s user interface offers simple yet powerful control and display in any situation. Finger tip operation and intuitive feedback provide the big picture whether the user is in the midst of a crisis, or simply performing routine maintenance. And because EST3 supports a full eight channels of multiplexed audio, there’s plenty of capacity to handle communications.

Firefighters, emergency response personnel, and building occupants can all keep in touch when seconds count and information can save lives.

Modular Design
But its modular design is what makes EST3 a favorite with building owners, installers, and property managers: system components are arranged in layers that swing out for easy access; key components feature removable terminal blocks and simple plug-in connectors; and, its modular design means the system can easily keep pace with even the most radical changes to building floor plans.

Extremely flexible, easy to maintain, and a breeze to service, the EST3 is brimming with design innovations geared expressly towards the goal of providing exceptional performance with a minimum of system overhead.

Signature Series

High_Rise_6_Signature_SeriesHigh Rise Fire and Security wants you to know that Signature Series alarm decisions are made right at the detector. This method of distributed intelligence makes for a more robust system, and stable, more efficient communications.

No building is an island. No application is truly like another. That’s why we made Signature Series as changeable as the buildings they go into.

Design flexibility built right into every application with a module to suit every need — and mounting options that save time and money. Making the best of true multisensor capability, Signature Series detectors continually monitor the protected space with their on-board sensors, each of which is finely tuned to detect a different characteristic of combustion. All this information is gathered and run through a sophisticated algorithm that compares the sensor readings over time to known signatures of fires. Only when a match is found will an alarm condition occur. This means that a single multisensor detector can distinguish between a harmless puff of dust and a wisp of smoke; between hot, humid weather and a serious life safety condition.

With modular carbon monoxide sensors, Signature Series detectors from High Rise Fire and Security pull double-duty, continually monitoring the environment for signs of smoke — as well as its invisible yet deadly companion, carbon monoxide. Meanwhile, continuous self-diagnostics ensures reliability over the long-haul, and innovative field-replaceable smoke chambers make detector maintenance literally a snap.

Signature Series input/output modules are powerful yet flexible devices that allow the life safety system to interact with the world beyond its Signature loop controller. The function of each module is determined by an installer selected personality code, which is set during system configuration. This exclusive Signature Series innovation provides elegant system interoperability — at a fraction of the cost and time when compared with other methods.

Fireworks Interface

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EST’s FireWorks—Transforms Information Into Action
When warning signals sound, will your personnel become frozen in the headlights of looming disaster, or act swiftly to protect your building and its occupants?

With EST’s FireWorks, you’ll have the answer. FireWorks is a breakthrough control interface that keeps pace with your building’s protection systems while charting the course for effective response every step of the way.

Description
Somewhere, in a quiet uninhabited corner of your building, a smoke detector goes into alarm. Within seconds another follows suit. Somewhere else an electrical current suddenly changes polarity. Horns begin to sound, strobes flash. A CCTV camera pans to pick up a visual of the alarm scene. A dialer makes an automatic call to the fire department. Other circuits energize.

In a typical emergency situation, hundreds of events like these unfold system-wide in a matter of seconds. Individually they hold little meaning. Together they can overwhelm even the most seasoned operator. But from the right perspective they coalesce into a vivid picture of precisely what is happening, and most importantly, how best to respond. FireWorks™ strikes that delicate balance between too much information and not enough. It is the lens that brings cascading events from thousands of points into sharp, understandable focus. It is the tool that helps your personnel make sense of what is happening and get the information that’s needed for swift, decisive, and effective action.

By merging the very latest design technology with the most innovative life safety systems that have ever come to market, FireWorks™ delivers a highly effective, yet surprisingly simple means of monitoring and control for your building systems. Its unique four-quadrant display pinpoints relevant event details while keeping the big picture in plain view. And its familiar Windows® interface presents a clean, intuitive means of information retrieval and control.

Because FireWorks™ is event-driven, your personnel will never find themselves abandoned by technology just when it’s needed most. Regardless of whether an event is fire and/or security related, FireWorks™ automatically prioritizes all system events so that the most urgent information is always front-and-center. Color coding of event types provides instant visual recognition of what’s occurring. The system also keeps pace with your operator by constantly updating the content of adjacent display quadrants with information relevant to the currently selected event. As the situation unfolds, your operator is never more than a glance away from important, context-sensitive information necessary to bring the matter to a speedy and effective conclusion.

Using the latest Windows® operating system and FireWorks™ software, your life safety control merges seamlessly with other building systems. The payoff: unprecedented flexibility, lightning speed, and virtually limitless application potential.

Genesis Devices

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Fire Alarm Initiating Devices
Devices that cause a fire alarm control panel to enter an alarm condition are initiating devices.

A fire alarm system is only as good as its initiating devices. Detectors and pull stations are the front lines in the war against loss of life and property. So it pays to go with the best. EST initiating devices are just that. From the most sophisticated Signature Series multisensor detector, to the simplest break-glass pull station, EST initiating devices combine the very latest technology with a range of products that incorporate the very best innovations.

Fire Alarm Indicating Devices
Devices that audibly or visibly signal an alarm condition are indicating devices, or notification appliances.

EST’s notification appliances are high-performance devices finely tuned to deliver maximum output in exchange for the lowest possible current draw. Available are a wide range of bells, strobes, horns, chimes, multi-tone signals, speakers, and hazardous location signals. Covering the entire spectrum of life safety applications, these devices are durable, dependable, and virtually maintenance-free. And they support a wide range of mounting options that make them ideal for new construction and retrofit applications alike.