• AS 1603.11-2010

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    Automatic fire detection and alarm systems Visual warning devices

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Superseded date:  12-20-2018

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2010

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 1603.11-2010 AUTOMATIC FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEMS - VISUAL WARNING DEVICES
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    6 - 1.1 SCOPE
    6 - 1.2 APPLICATION
    6 - 1.3 CLASSIFICATION
    6 - 1.4 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    7 - 1.5 DEFINITIONS
    7 - 1.5.1 Internally illuminated visual warning device
    7 - 1.5.2 Programmable message type visual warning device
    7 - 1.5.3 Visual warning device (VWD)
    7 - 1.6 INTERPRETATION OF SPECIFIED LIMITING VALUES
    8 - SECTION 2 FUNCTIONS
    8 - 2.1 GENERAL
    8 - 2.2 LIGHTING LEVELS AND FLASH RATE FOR INTERNALLY ILLUMINATED FIXED MESSAGE TYPE VWDs
    8 - 2.2.1 Mean luminance
    8 - 2.2.2 Luminance ratios
    8 - 2.2.3 Uniformity
    8 - 2.2.4 Flash rate
    8 - 2.2.5 Synchronization-Optional function
    8 - 2.3 LIGHTING LEVELS AND FLASH RATE FOR LED MATRIX FIXED MESSAGE TYPE VWDs
    8 - 2.3.1 Mean luminance
    9 - 2.3.2 Uniformity
    9 - 2.3.3 Flash rate
    9 - 2.3.4 Synchronization-Optional function
    9 - 2.4 LIGHTING LEVELS AND FLASH RATE FOR PROGRAMMABLE MESSAGE TYPE VWDs
    9 - 2.4.1 Mean luminance
    9 - 2.4.2 Uniformity
    9 - 2.4.3 Flash rate
    9 - 2.4.4 Synchronization-Optional function
    9 - 2.5 LIGHT INTENSITY, COLOUR, FLASH RATE AND SYNCHRONIZATION FOR STROBE TYPE VWDs
    9 - 2.5.1 Light intensity
    9 - 2.5.2 Colour
    10 - 2.5.3 Flash rate
    10 - 2.5.4 Synchronization-Optional function
    11 - 2.6 POWER SUPPLY
    11 - 2.6.1 VWDs for system installation
    11 - 2.6.2 VWDs for installation with residential smoke alarms
    12 - SECTION 3 DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
    12 - 3.1 GENERAL
    12 - 3.2 MATERIALS AND COMPONENTS
    12 - 3.2.1 Resistance to corrosion
    12 - 3.2.2 Resistance to temperature
    12 - 3.3 ELECTRICAL
    12 - 3.3.1 Electrical safety
    12 - 3.3.2 Contacts
    12 - 3.4 CONNECTING FACILITIES
    13 - 3.5 CHARACTER HEIGHTS AND VIEWING DISTANCE
    13 - 3.6 DISPLAY SURFACE
    13 - 3.7 WEATHER RESISTANCE-OPTIONAL
    13 - 3.8 MOUNTING FACILITIES
    14 - SECTION 4 PRODUCT MARKING AND INFORMATION
    14 - 4.1 MARKING
    14 - 4.2 POINT-OF-SALE INFORMATION
    15 - SECTION 5 ASSESSMENT OF COMPLIANCE
    15 - 5.1 CRITERIA OF ACCEPTANCE AND TEST SCHEDULES
    15 - 5.1.1 General
    15 - 5.1.2 Information for the testing organization
    15 - 5.2 STRENGTH OF SCREW THREADS
    15 - 5.3 ENDURANCE ASSESSMENT
    15 - 5.3.1 Voltage stability
    15 - 5.3.2 Insulation resistance
    15 - 5.3.3 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), immunity tests (operational)
    16 - 5.3.4 Low temperature
    16 - 5.3.5 Damp heat
    17 - 5.3.6 Dry heat
    17 - 5.3.7 Corrosion
    17 - 5.3.8 Vibration
    17 - 5.3.9 Impact
    17 - 5.3.10 Exposure to simulated solar radiation (endurance) (option with requirements)
    18 - 5.4 REPORTING

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies requirements for the design and performance of visual warning devices (VWDs) for use in fire detection, warning, control and alarm systems.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard specifies requirements for the design and performance of visual warning devices (VWDs) for use in fire detection, warning, control and alarm systems.

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    Committee FP-002
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS 1603.11-2001.Second edition 2010. First published as AS 1603.11 2001. Second edition 2010.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS/NZS 3121:2002 Approval and test specification - Insulating mouldings (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 60068.2.6-2003 Environmental testing Tests - Test Fc: Vibration (sinusoidal) (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 60068.2.75-2003 Environmental testing Tests - Test Eh: Hammer tests
    AS 2484.2-1991 Fire - Glossary of terms Fire protection and firefighting equipment
    AS 60068.2.5-2003 Environmental testing Tests - Test Sa: Simulated solar radiation at ground level
    AS 2362.4-1993 Automatic fire detection and alarm systems - Methods of test for actuating devices - Voltage stability test
    AS 60068.2.30-2003 Environmental testing Tests - Test Db and guidance: Damp heat, cyclic (12 + 12-hour cycle)
    AS 60068.2.2-2003 Environmental testing Tests - Test B: Dry heat (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 3100:2009 Approval and test specification - General requirements for electrical equipment
    AS 2362.16-2002 Fire detection, warning, control and intercom systems - Methods of test - Impact test
    AS 60068.2.1-2003 Environmental testing Tests - Test A: Cold (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 2362.13-2002 Fire detection, warning, control and intercom systems - Methods of test - Corrosion test
    AS 60529-2004 Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code) (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 60068.2.42-2004 Environmental testing Tests - Test Kc: Sulphur dioxide test for contacts and connections (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 2706-2003 Numerical values - Rounding and interpretation of limiting values (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1670.4-2004 Fire detection, warning, control and intercom systems - System design, installation and commissioning Sound systems and intercom systems for emergency purposes
    AS 3786-1993 Smoke alarms
    AS 2484.1-1990 Fire - Glossary of terms Fire tests (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1670.1-2004 Fire detection, warning, control and intercom systems - System design, installation and commissioning Fire

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    AS 2419.1:2017 Fire hydrant installations System design, installation and commissioning
    AS 1603.17-2011 Automatic fire detection and alarm systems Warning equipment for people with hearing impairment
    AS 1670.5:2016 Fire detection, warning, control and intercom systems - System design, installation and commissioning Special hazards systems
    AS/NZS 3007:2013 Electrical equipment in mines and quarries - Surface installations and associated processing plant
    AS 4487-2013 Condensed aerosol fire extinguishing systems - Requirements for system design, installation and commissioning and test methods for components
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