FIRST-FIX INSTRUCTIONS

METHOD OF INSTALLATION

Addressable Receiver Units, Display Units, Over Door Lights, Addressable Patient Call Buttons and Communications Units must be wired on the Data Ring.

Receiver Units to be programmed as Slaves (sharing an address of another) and Slave Patient Call Buttons are spurred from the Addressable Receiver Units.

There should be no more than 40 units of any kind attached to one ring.

Rings should be no more than 825 ft in total length.

All Receiver Units should, wherever possible, be located centrally on the ceiling. A Receiver Unit should always be located further than 5 ft from a fluorescent light.  If this is not possible, ask.

Receiver Units located in corridors or large rooms should be spaced not more than 65 ft apart to give best coverage.  In external areas Receivers should be spaced no more than 35-50 ft apart depending on conditions.

DO NOT run the Data Ring near mains cables or mains switching equipment.

The Display Units should preferably be located about 5 ft above floor-level or satisfactory eyelevel.

CENTRAL SERVICES

Power Supplies/Data Ring Junction Boxes should be located centrally on the installation, providing the shortest Data and power routes to all locations and thus minimising any power losses in the cable

TYPE OF CABLE

All connections MUST be made using Pinpoint recommended cable.

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