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Crowcon Vortex - Control Panel
Crowcon Vortex is a powerful package that has flexibility built-in. With up to 12 channels of gas including up to 3 of fire, Vortex can be customised to meet your site requirements, however complex, without the need for extensive cabling. All this and it is simplicity itself to operate and maintain.
This control panel for monitoring one to twelve gas detectors, three zones may alternatively configured for smoke/heat detectors. Versatile modular system available with up to 32 programmable relays. Includes gas level display, battery back-up, internal alarm, one-man calibration feature, RS-485 Modbus communications, event logging and PC software for configuration and monitoring.
Available in wall mount, 19" rack mount or panel mounting formats. This particiular format is wall mounted 19" Rack enclosure. For 19" rack or wall mount click here.
470 x 306 x 170mm (18.5 x 12 x 6.5 ins)
Rack display: standard 19” 3U
Panel display: 441 x 128mm (cut-out 366 x 84.5mm)
Modules, PSU and batteries are supplied separately for fitting within a cabinet.
Dependant on configuration
Front cover: ABS
Up to 12 (1 to 3 4-way input modules)
-10°C to +40°C (14°F to +140°F)
0-95% RH non-condensing
Gas 2 or 3 wire 4-20mA (sink or source), 0-5V
Fire – smoke & heat detectors, manual call-points Up to 3 loops, Up to 20 devices per loop
External audible/visual alarm drive Via relays, four 24Vdc 0.5A supplies provided.
Type Up to 24 SPCO, contacts rated 6A @ 250Vac (1 to 3 8-way relay modules)
Up to 32 SPCO with bus extension module
Assignment – Common Mains fail, battery low and fail
Assignment – Voting Alarms, faults and system events
Relay modes Energised/de-energised, latched/non-latched, time-delayed, pulsed
DCS/PLC/PC: RS-485 Modbus or Profibus
Local configuration link: RS-232 (configuration software and lead supplied)
Up to 300 alarm, power, fault, system events are stored in Non-Volatile Memory
Channel number: 2-digit 7-segment Green LED
Gas reading: 4-digit 7-segment Red LED
Measurement units: % LEL, ppm, % Vol, Fire
Power: Green LED
Battery OK: Green LED
Run/hold indication: Green LED
Channel test mode: Flashing Amber LED
System fault – integrity watchdog: Amber LED
Audible – internal sounder: Piezo
Visual – Alarm: Level 1 & 2, Red LED; Fault – Per channel, Amber LED; Inhibit – Per zone, Amber LED
AC mains: 110/120V & 220/240Vac (switchable) 50-60hz 3.2A max
Battery back-ip: 2Ah internal
Low voltage directive: EN61010-1
EMC: Directive 2014/30/EU: EN50270, FCC: CRF47 Part 15, ICES-003
ATEX: Ex II 2G D Zone 1, Zone 2, IECEx optional
Validated to IEC61508 (SIL1)
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