CR8506-V EN54-16 Controller for PA8500-VES Evacuation System

The controller CR8506-V is the heart of PA8500-VES evacuation system; it has been designed to drive all the supervising functions of the entire system, in compliance with the current safety standard for voice evacuation systems. It also manages and controls all the audio signals (evacuation, alert and standard messages and background music).


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The complete architecture of PA8500-VES system is based on the controller CR8506-V, the management and diagnostics unit. It is highly recommended for big as well as small installations, where high performance of security, flexibility and easiness are required. CAT-5e SF/UTP network assures an easy connection of the several units, controllers, routers, digital amplif ers and emergency and/or paging call stations. This solution performs in efficient and economic installation, allowing the usage of both local and centralized equipment.

Each CR8506-V can manage 6 control lines to which the following units can be directly connected:

• PMD range of digital amplifiers, equipped with a diagnostics card (up to 16 per line);

• Router RT8506-V (1 per line) for up to 6 outputs zones with A & B speaker lines (100V);

• PA8506-V Integrated Voice Evacuation Systems with 6 zones.

• Maximum number of zones in the whole system: 216.

It is possible to connect up to a maximum of 6 CR8506-V controllers with one another.

Main features

• Controlled emergency microphone.

• 2-channel broadcast system.

• Built-in message generator to broadcast prerecorded messages (EVAC and ALERT).

• USB input for background music source.

• Back-up power amplifier management.

• Secondary emergency power supply input (24 VDC).

• 7 controlled input contacts.

• 3 relay outputs.

• 6 control lines for PMD digital amplif ers and/or router RT8506-V and/or integrated voice evacuation system


• 4 redundant lines to connect other CR8506-V in daisy chain (max 6).

• 2 redundant lines for emergency microphone consoles, PMB132 range (max 7).

• 2 lines for call stations PMB range (max 16 with 7 priority levels).

• Graphic display 128x64 pixel monochrome,for displaying multiple windows management.

• Complete diagnostic of system fault events.

• Standard rack mounting 19” (2 units)


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