FCS Flexible Control System

    Key Features

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    Up to 128 channels of gas readings
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    FCS-M offers Modbus® RS-485 digital output signal for LAN and WAN communications
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    FCS-B offers BACnet® MS/TP output signal for WAN communications (for communicating with a BAS)
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    4 dry contact relays, 5-amps @240 volts each
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    Door mounted audible alarm, optional water tight version
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    Optional configurable internal analog inputs and/or analog outputs
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    Graphic, full colour LCD touch screen with LED indicators
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    USB port for firmware upgrades and data logging
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    Standard water / dust tight, corrosion resistant enclosure (drip proof); IP54 rated with water tight, door mounted audible alarm installed
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    Thermal resetting fuses
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    RoHS compliant circuit boards
The FCS Flexible Control System is a sophisticated, high performance controller that offers up to 128 gas channel configurations for monitoring toxic, combustible or refrigerant gases with versatile control functionality for non-hazardous, non-explosion rated, commercial and light industrial applications. The FCS is designed to accept inputs from digital, analog and wireless transmitters and/or Peripheral Devices (in various combinations), using Modbus® RS-485,  4-20 mA analog input or wireless communication. The FCS is available in two models, the FCS-M with Modbus® RS-485 output or the FCS-B with BACnet® MS/TP output for communicating with a Building Automation System (BAS).
 
Standard features include, four configurable SPDT dry contact relays with field configurable time delays and trigger levels, a full colour LCD touch screen with LED panel indicating configurable channel alarm status, relay status and fault conditions, extensive menu system with password protection, enhanced logic control, priorities/zoning capabilities, a USB port for firmware upgrades, data logging and a door-mounted, audible alarm. Optional value added features include, analog inputs and/or analog outputs, a top mounted strobe, a locking door and a water tight, door-mounted audible alarm. The FCS can can be connected to several remote devices such as a remote strobe/horn combo, a Remote Display Module and several LNK Peripheral Devices.
 

APPLICATIONS

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    Large Parking Facilities
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    Recreation Facilities
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    Food Processing Plants
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    Cold Storage and Freezer Rooms
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    Chemical Storage Rooms
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    ... and many more

Sensors

Mechanical

Enclosure:

ABS / Polycarbonate, rated UL94-5VA;

IP54 rated with optional water tight, door mounted audible alarm installed

Copper coated interior to reduce RF interference.

Weight: 1.8 kg (4 lbs)
Size: 10.0” x 8.9” x 4.44” (254 mm x 226 mm x 113 mm)

Electrical

Power Requirement: Line Voltage: 90 – 240 VAC, 50 -60 Hz, 75 W
Wiring:

Line Voltage: VAC three-conductor shielded 18 awg stranded within conduit

LAN Modbus RS-485: 4-conductor shielded

WAN (output to BAS only): 4-conductor shielded Modbus RS-485 or optional BACnet RS-485 module

Fuses: Automatic resetting thermal


 

Input / Output

Outputs:

Modbus RS-485 RTU (FCS-M)
BACnet MS/TP to BAS (FCS-B)

Remote & Peripheral Devices on a Modbus RS-485 network

Two drive outputs for strobe/horn - e.g. RSH-24 (0.5 amp @ 24 V max)

Four or eight internal 4-20 mA analog outputs (if Option -AO or -2AO is installed)

Four SPDT dry contact relays, rated 5 amps @ 240 VAC

Loud, door mounted audible alarm, rated 90 dB @ 30 cm
Optional door mounted, water tight audible alarm rated 85 dB @ 2 ft
 

Inputs:

Modbus RS-485

Four or eight internal 4-20 mA analog inputs (if Option -AI or -2AI is installed)

Two dry contact switch inputs


User Interface

Display: 8.1 cm (3.2”) Graphic, full colour LCD touch screen with LED indicators for “POWER”, “STATUS 1, 2 and 3” and  “FAULT”

Environmental

Operating Temperature: -20°C to 40°C (-4°F to 104°F)
Humidity: 15 - 90% RH non-condensing

Certifications

Conforms to: CSA-C22.2 No. 205-M1983 (R2009)
                      UL508 (Edition 17):2007
Conforms to:   EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
                        EN 50270:2006, Type 1, EN61010
Conforms to:  FCC. This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
FCS-B is listed by BTL

Part Numbers

Description Code
High performance controller with up to 128 channel configurations, digital and/or analog inputs, Modbus® WAN output, Modbus® LAN, up to sixty 5A @240 VAC SPDT relays (4 internal, 56 remote), 2 drive outputs, standard door mounted buzzer, graphic 8.1 cm (3.2”) LCD touch screen display, data logging, water / dust tight enclosure  FCS-M
High performance controller with up to 128 channel configurations, digital and/or analog inputs, BACnet® WAN output, Modbus® LAN, up to sixty 5A @240 VAC SPDT relays (4 internal, 56 remote), 2 drive outputs, standard door mounted buzzer, graphic 8.1 cm (3.2”) LCD touch screen display, data logging, water / dust tight enclosure  FCS-B
CETCI BACnet Module for converting QCC-M WAN communication from Modbus® to BACnet®, installed in the field by qualified technician only  CET-BAC-MOD
Analog Input board for adding 4 internal 4-20 mA analog inputs to the FCS, installed in the field by qualified technician only  CET-FAI
Analog Output board for adding 4 internal 4-20 mA analog outputs to the FCS, installed in the field by qualified technician only  CET-FAO

Options

Description Code
Four internal 4-20 mA Analog Inputs  AI
Eight internal 4-20 mA Analog Inputs  2AI
Four internal 4-20 Analog Outputs  AO
Eight internal 4-20 mA Analog Outputs  2AO
Four internal 4-20 Analog Inputs and Four 4-20 mA Analog Outputs  AIAO
Door lock with two keys  DL
Internal heater for cold environment applications down to -40°C / -40°F  IH
Top mounted strobe 24 V, size: 7 cm dia x 12.7 cm H (2.75” dia x 5” H)  L
Door mounted, water tight buzzer rated, 85 dB @ 60.96 cm (2 ft)  WA

Peripheral Devices (LNK)

Description Code
Analog Input Peripheral Device, 24 VDC/VAC, 1W, with four 4-20 mA inputs, one 2A SPDT relay, Modbus® RS-485 communication, LED indicator for power, water / dust tight enclosure  LNK-AI
Analog Output Peripheral Device, 24 VDC/VAC, 3W, with four 4-20 mA outputs, one 2A SPDT relay, Modbus® RS-485 communication, LED indicator for power, water / dust tight enclosure  LNK-AO
BUS Network Extender Peripheral Device, 24 VAC/VDC, 1W, Modbus® RS-485 communication, LED indicator for power, water / dust tight enclosure  LNK-XT

Remote Transmitters

Description Code
Analog Transmitters 
LPT Low Power  LPT-TCO, LPT-END
LPT-A Analog  various
AST-IS CO2 Infrared series  various
ART Infrared Refrigerant  various
CXT Explosion Proof  various
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Digital Transmitters 
LPT-M Modbus®  various
LPT-P Digital Car Park  various
ART Infrared Refrigerant  various
CXT Explosion Proof  various

Remote Devices

Description Code
Remote Display for FCS Flexible Control System  FCS-RDM
Remote Horn/Strobe Combo, rated 100 dB @ 3 m (10 ft)  RSH-24VDC
Remote Audible Alarm, rated 90 dB @ 30 cm (0.98 ft)  RAA-90
Remote Audible Alarm, water tight audible, rated 85 dB @ 60.96 cm (2 ft)  RAA-90-W
Surface mount Industrial Horn, rated 78 to 103 dB @ 3 m (10 ft), includes mounting bracket  HORN 120V
Very bright, 10.16 cm (4 in) industrial LED beacon with 3 flash patterns. Surface mount or 1.27 cm (1/2 in) NPT conduit mount. 12 - 80 VDC required power  STROBE 4 DCMV
Strobe, 24 V, size: 7 cm dia x 12.7 cm H (2.75 in x 5 in), remote mount, hardware not included  STROBE 24V-R
Remote Relay, Modbus® RS-485 RTU communication with four relays, rated 5A @ 240 volts each  RLY-4
Remote Relay, Modbus® RS-485 RTU communication with eight relays, rated 5A @ 240 volts each  RLY-8
Remote Power Supply, 24 VDC, 2 Amps  RPS-24VDC

Metal Protective Guard

» 16 gauge, clear anodized metal protective guard
» Larger size for controllers & self-contained systems
» Smaller size for analog & digital transmitters

Remote Strobe Light

» Low profile, lightweight
» Weather and corrosion resistant
» Surface mount and 1/2” NPT conduit mount

Remote Industrial Horn

» Corrosion resistant finish
» Volume adjustable
» Low current, high decibel

RSH-24VDC Remote Strobe & Horn Combo (with Enclosure)

» Two alarm features combined into one device
» Light weight, weather and corrosion resistant
» Independent settings for horn, strobe or horn and strobe together
» Surface mount and 1/2” NPT conduit mount
» ABS / Polycarbonate water / dust tight enclosure

Remote Audible Alarm

» Loud remote audible alarm
» Easy installation
» 2-wire VDC
» Standard corrosion resistant enclosure
» Water tight option available for wet or wash down environments


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