Commissioning & Maintenance:

Tech X can provide voice alarm system commissioning and system maintenance including routine inspections in accordance with BS5839 Pt8 and EN54-16.

Regular system maintenance for audibility and speech intelligibility is a requirement of the these standards and helps ensure that systems are kept fully functional in preparation for emergency evacuations etc.

Routine maintenance visits

Visits will be scheduled either quarterly or six monthly and tests will be carried out in accordance with BS5839 pt8.

Main equipment

Visual checks for system main equipment, field wiring and loudspeaker fixings.
Emergency messages, fire officers microphones and paging consoles will be checked for correct operation.
Fire alarm interface connections will be tested for correct alert and evacuate procedures and fault monitoring to fire alarm systems.
All battery back up supplies will be checked for physical condition and sufficient backup power capacity. Battery charging supplies are also checked.
Fault simulation of amplifiers, power supplies, microphones and loudspeaker circuits will be activated to test for fault monitoring.
Additional staff training for new operatives will also be carried out during our visits if required.

Loudspeakers and field wiring

Carry out tests in each zone or area for loudspeaker coverage, confirmation of sufficient audibility and message intelligibility.

A full report of any outstanding issues will be issued to the client.

System support

We also provide 24 hour, 7 day ongoing system support for all voice alarm systems.

To book an engineer please call Tech X on 0845 6447555

To discuss your project with Tech X please get in touch!

Tech X audio engineers are members of the of the Institute of sound and communications engineers federation, AES and electro technical certification scheme.

Audio Engineering Society
electrontechnical certificate scheme
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