Gamewell-FCI Recalls Fire Alarm Panels
Name of Product:
Gamewell-FCI fire alarm panels (ILI-MB-E3 and ILI-S-E3)
When configured in a certain way, the panels can become non-responsive and connected detectors in the area can fail to detect and respond to an alarm.
March 31, 2016
This recall is for the ILI-MB-E3 and ILI-S-E3 Gamewell-FCI fire alarm panels in commercial buildings. This issue is limited to a specific configuration of Signaling Line Circuit (SLC) devices. To occur, the SLC must include at least two of the following detectors in any combination: Acclimate, 4-Warn, Photo/CO and iFAAST. The issue would occur only if the detectors are addressed within the same FlashScan polling group. Detectors installed in a different combination are not affected.
Consumers should immediately contact the distributor to obtain the free repair, a firmware upgrade.
No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Authorized distributors from May 2015 through August 2015 for about $800.
Gamewell-FCI of Northford, Conn.
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