Fire Alarms in Buildings (2.0)

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How many Dollar Generals are there actually? XD
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Simplex 4051 wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:35 am
How many Dollar Generals are there actually? XD
About 4. They are just cookiecutter buildings with the same theme of yellow and grey :(
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The Dollar Trees over here all have the same interior colors of green and yellow so I feel you.
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One of my former schools (5th grade) had an EST Quickstart QS1. The pulls were all SIGA-270 (behind stoppers), and the alarms were, oddly enough, Wheelock MT horns on RSSP strobe plates! The reason they installed these alarms is because the old signals were some sort of Bell on a strobe plate, and they didn't want to paint over the cutout of the old alarms. So they just slapped these combos on there. Many other schools in the same district use these MT/RSSP combos, but the panels and pull stations differ based on the installation. For example, the school beside the school I went to in 6th grade had these combos, but with a Simplex 4010 and 4099-9001 pulls.
I have a 120VAC Simplex 4090. I protect that thing like it's my kid.
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The twin school of the one that a member here went to kindergarten with has this set up now that you mention it. Both schools originally had Simplex 4051 horns on 4050-80 flashers but one school got them replaced with common as frick SpectrAlert Advances and the other school has MT horns on RSSP strobe plates.
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PANEL:
Either one of these:
Fire-Lite MS-9600LS
Fire-Lite 9200
Fire-Lite MS9200UDLS
Fire-Lite MS9200UD
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Fire-Lite LCD-80F

Initiating devices:
Fire-Lite BG-12LXs

Signals:
System Sensor PC2WH
System Sensor SCWKS in bathrooms

!!!EXTRAS!!!
There is a cafe/pizza hut express and they have a signal:
Potter CSH-1224W-BW with sign next to it that says "DANGER! WHEN ALARMS SOUNDS:
Code 4: Co2 Leak in soda system. 5 Buzzes: Freezer door open for long period of time"
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A hotel in Flordia I went to with my extended family back in summer 2017 (before I joined here):


PANEL:
Fire-Lite addressable panel (unknown)
Wheelock Safepath 4

Initiating devices:
Fire-Lite BG-12LXs
I cannot for the LIFE OF ME figure out what the smokes were.

Signaling devices:
Wheelock E70-24MCWs in halls and general areas
Wheelock ET70-Ws in restrooms(?) and units
Wheelock ET-1010-Rs outside
(Fun fact: This went off while we stayed. 3 whoops and then an attendant gets on the microphone and says "Attention please, Level X has a reported emergency. Levels. X and X please prepare for evacuation." then they said "This is a false alarm!!!".
(Also worth mentioning is that my aunt used an exit sign as a key hider)
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I'm sure that there are quite a few people who use an exit sign as a place to hide their keys.
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I've seen a few instances where alarms at my school with extruded backboxes have coke bottles sitting on the top of them. It's really funny tbh
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Before the college that I go to was upgraded to a Notifier system, of of the Simplex 4050-80 flashers that had a 4051 horn on it had googly eyes glued to it for some reason.
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The local Wal-mart

PANEL:
CURRENT:
Radionics or Bosch of sorts
Bosch D1256RB keypad
Original:
As the complex was built in 1989 and with the Simplex 2901-9838+4903-9101 that I noticed while getting snacks to bring into the cinema (yeah its bad to sneak food in but 10$ for a soda and chocolate? NO, NO, AND NO)
at Dollar Tree next door I guess a Simplex 4002 or 4001.

Initiating devices:
Bosch FMM-462 by service desk with sign above that says "In case of fire: blahblahblahblahblah"
Sprinklers
Original:
A guess by a long shot but Simplex 4251-20s or 2099-9001s

Signaling devices:
Current:
System Sensor PC2RKs
Original:
Simplex 2901-9838+4903-9101s (???)
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The local Restore:

PANEL:
One of those funny ADEMCO fire/burg combos

INITIATING DEVICES:
Fire-Lite BG-12
System Sensor i3s

SIGNALING DEVICES:
System Sensor P2Rs
(One by fire escape has no label)
(All are ceiling mount models)
(Lots of them are flopped off the ceiling O_O)

EXTRAS:
Some rusty locknetics break glass/buzzer goes off/you leave type station next to a walled off main door
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That reminds me how over in my college in the science wing there is a SpectrAlert Advance strobe that is wall mount but was installed on the ceiling.
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Simplex 4051 wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 12:51 am
That reminds me how over in my college in the science wing there is a SpectrAlert Advance strobe that is wall mount but was installed on the ceiling.
Yeah, This consumes my area mostly in bathrooms (???) for some reason. All other rooms have SS PC2RHs while smack in the bathroom there is a P2R on the ceiling. :(
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Universal Studios
(Going off of memory from summer 2017)

Honeywell BG-12s
System Sensor ceiling mount advances
EST 278-Bs
EST Integrities
Honeywell S464A in area between moving sidewalks

(I most likely forgot many, revamp will come)
(Many SC locations will come soon)
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