Silent Panic Switch and Emergency Alarm
Banks, jewelry stores, homes, and other places where people and property are at risk can be protected with a manually operated, silent panic/emergency alarm switch. The Sentrol 3040, with its LED and latching circuit, is ideal for retail outlets and medical care facilities. Sentrol’s 3045 Panic Switch is ideal for bedrooms and bathrooms in residential installations. It can be used by someone who is too injured (from falls, burns, heart attacks) to call for help. The 3050 and 3055 feature a glowing LED for low light visibility. The LED glows green when powered up, turns red upon activation. The 3040CT, 3045CT, 3050CT and 3055CT are ideal in garages or other unheated facilities in cold climates. The 3050CT and 3055CT feature a glowing LED for low light visibility. The LED glows green when powered up, turns red upon activation. The 3050CT contains a latching LED, the 3055CT is non-latching.
Note: The 3040 has a separate latching LED circuit. It must be powered and reset by a push-button +5 to 12 VDC source in or mounted outside the alarm panel. The 3045 has no latching LED. The Interlogix 3050 contains a latching LED, the 3055 is non-latching.
Determine the best location for the actuating lever. The switch is most effective when mounted out of view but within convenient reach of the user, as under a counter top or inside the kneehole of a desk. In a residence place no higher than 4' (122 cm) so it can be reached by a person lying on the floor.
Allow at least 3" (7.62 cm) of clearance above the mounting surface to accommodate the actuating lever when it is fully open. The device can be mounted horizontally or vertically.
Temporarily mount unit with tape and test for ease of operation. Mark holes for screws and a hole for leads. Drill pilot holes or start screws. Connect leads to terminal block inside housing. Snap cover plate in place.
Test unit. Handle pulled approximately 30˚ from the normal locked position will activate alarm circuit and LED circuit — LED will light. With handle open, reset LED circuit by interrupting power to LED circuit. LED will go out. Close handle. Device is now fully re-armed.