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  • Active-8 System Only (55900)
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The Active-8 is a compact self contained 8 point gas detection system that lets you monitor any combination of combustible and toxic gasses, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Being compact, secure and robust, the Active-8 ticks all the boxes when you need a quick, simple and effective installation, yet at the same time still giving you a digital display and LED indicators to display system status with a quick glance.

To increase its flexibility the Active-8 can be linked to alarms and other equipment within your facility via Alarm and Fault relays, giving you and your people the protection they need.

For more info, call our sales team on +44 (0)141 302 8302.

Key Features

  • Combination of up to 8 Detection Points
  • Alarm Relays to enable interfacing with other equipment/systems
  • Easily calibrated
  • LCD displaying system status
  • Battery back-up available


  • Gas Monitoring for the Drinks Industry (CO2/Ammonia/Freon/etc)
  • Ammonia Detection in Cooling & Refrigeration
  • Rapid Detection of CO2 in Cooling & Refrigeration
  • CO Monitoring in Parking Garages/Loading Bays/Warehouses
  • Chemical Plants
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Water Treatment Plants
  • Steel Plants
  • Power Plants
  • Petro-chemical Plants
  • General Industry

Technical Specification

Measuring Ranges

Up to 8 zone-able inputs

Fire Detection
Up to 30 Fire Detectors per Zone
Number of Zones : Up to Eight Zones Displays


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Common Alarm 1, Alarm 2, Alarm 3 and Fault.
In addition, there can be up to 16 individual
customised alarm outputs.

Physical Properties

415 (H) x 230 (W) x 102 (D) mm

6.5Kgs (including batteries)
5.5Kgs (without batteries)


5 – 95% RH non-condensing

-20oC to + 50oC (-4oF to + 122oF)

Power Supply

240vAC, 110vAC or 24vDC

Battery Options (optional)
Internal Battery Back-up (rating 1.2Ah)


SPCO Relays with the following contact ratings:
Max Switching Power 60W
Max Switching Voltage 220vDC, 250vAC
Max Switching Current 2A
Two Monitored Sounder Outputs (rated at 24vDC 500mA each).
Optional 4-20 mA Output Box can provide individual analogue output per channel.
This is available as isolated or non-isolated.


Individual Zone LED Display
Common LED Display
Descriptive LCD Display

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