Posts Tagged ‘EN54’

Posted by Jon Whiten on April 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

EN54-23:2010 – Deadline moved to 31st December 2013

The coexistence period for EN 54-23 ended at the beginning of March 2013 meaning that “Visual Alarm Devices” (VAD) or “Beacons” sold for notifying a person to an Fire Alarm are required to be CE marked to EN54-23:2010. Due to the shortage of certified products in the marketplace, along with an amendment to the standard […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on January 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

Tech Thursday – EN54-23

What is EN54-23? EN54-23 or to give it its full title “Fire detection and fire alarm systems – Part 23: Fire alarm devices – Visual alarm devices”, was produced to standardise the requirements, in terms of construction, robustness and performance of warning beacons used within a fire detection system.  The purpose of the beacons being […]