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BS 5839-8:1998

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Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning, and maintenance of voice alarm systems

Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

30-05-2008

Language(s)

English

Published date

25-01-2006

Committees responsible
Foreword
Section 1. General
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Exchange of information
5 Planning schedule
Section 2. Design considerations
6 General
7 Fault monitoring
8 Power amplifiers
9 Loudspeaker zones
10 Types of loudspeaker
11 Ambient noise sensing and compensation controller
12 Emergency microphones
13 Message generators
14 Messages
15 Audibility and intelligibility of messages
16 Priorities
17 Control equipment
18 Power supplies
19 Cables, wiring and other interconnections
20 Climatic and environmental conditions
21 Variations in power supply
22 Radio and electrical interference
Section 3. Workmanship, installation and commissioning
23 Work off site
24 Work on site
25 Siting and accommodation
26 Installation of cables and wires
27 Installation of equipment
28 Inspection, initial testing, commissioning and certification
   of systems
29 Extensions and alterations to existing systems
Section 4. User responsibilities
30 General
31 Training
32 Maintenance
Annex A (informative) Types of loudspeaker
Annex B (informative) Typical noise levels in buildings
Annex C (informative) Calculation of battery load current (I[2])
Annex D (informative) Model certificates
Annex E (normative) Recommendations for the use of voice sounders
Bibliography

Provides recommendations for the planning, design, installation and servicing of voice alarm systems in and around buildings.

Committee
FSH/12/1
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes 94/408964 DC (08/2005) To be read in conjunction with BS 5839-1(2002), BS 6259(1997) and BS EN 60849. (02/2006)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
56
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

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