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by Gentex SPK4
Tue May 17, 2016 2:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did any of the schools you went to use actual mechanical bells for the bell?
Replies: 13
Views: 4687

Re: Did any of the schools you went to use actual mechanical bells for the bell?

None of the schools I ever went to ever used Mechanical Bells. All tones over the intercom system. However, Edgewater Public (the school where I went for much of my Pre-K years, as well as Kindergarten and 1st Grade), Spruce Creek Elementary (the school where I went for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, & 5th Grade), ...
by Gentex SPK4
Mon May 16, 2016 12:13 pm
Forum: Fire Alarm General Discussion
Topic: Make Up a System (2.0)
Replies: 643
Views: 96780

Re: Make Up a System (2.0)

Here's one based on Disney's Recess: Third St Elementary School, built in 1928, originally had a pull-rod fire alarm system, which was automated in 1955 with a Standard Electric Time UAX-3 Fire Alarm System. The alarms were Standard Electric Time rebranded IBM 4030-2 Horns, installed mostly in the h...
by Gentex SPK4
Thu May 05, 2016 7:42 pm
Forum: Fire Alarm General Discussion
Topic: Do you hate it when you're in school.....
Replies: 8
Views: 2854

Do you hate it when you're in school.....

And they announce that they are testing the fire alarms and to disregard them? It's happened to me before, mostly in elementary and high school, and I HATE it!
by Gentex SPK4
Sat Apr 16, 2016 1:04 pm
Forum: Fire Alarm General Discussion
Topic: Make Up a System (2.0)
Replies: 643
Views: 96780

Re: Make Up a System (2.0)

The Thomas Edison Jr./Sr. High School, built in 1967, originally had a Simplex 4211 Fire Alarm System. The alarms were Simplex 4080-6 Bells in the hallways and in the library, and Simplex 4080-7 Bells in the gym, cafeteria, and auditorium. The pull stations were mostly Simplex rebranded Faraday Chev...
by Gentex SPK4
Mon Apr 11, 2016 10:18 pm
Forum: Fire Alarm General Discussion
Topic: What alarm do you have at work/school
Replies: 1119
Views: 269308

Re: What alarm do you have at work/school

As for my college, it's pretty bland as most buildings, other than a few, mostly have battery operated smoke alarms and no full fire alarm systems. Writing Center [*]Air Products Duct Detector and a Test Station Beacon Hall Panel [*]Silent Knight 5808 N/As [*]Wheelock HSW Horn/Strobes and STW Strobe...