FPG-MAC-2-8The MAC 2-8 series is fully expandable from 2 to 8 loops complete with 8 on-board sounder circuits. the control panel consists of a simple to use lCD menu driven graphical interface, dual, flashbased microprocessor technology driven by 5 Amp power supplys and chargers approved to en54 parts 2 & 4.

Dedicated system navigation keys makes learning this control panel user friendly as well as installer friendly due to the uncomplicated, trouble free, commissioning and fault finding.

Powerful Cause and Effect programming coupled with ‘DynamiX’ zoning makes the panel suitable for a wide range of site applications, from small to large complex multi area systems. Fully on site programmable via on board alphanumeric keypad or PC -Net Configuration tools.

  • Optional flush mounting unit and glazed lockable door
  • Integrated, tactile, alpha numeric keypad • 240 x 60 Graphical back lit liquid crystal display
  • 1000 Fire, Fault and Diagnostic Event Log
  • Optional on-board or remote printer
  • Network capabilities

  • Manufactured from high quality steel, available in a range of finishes
  • Available as 2 to 8 Loop Panels
  • Ability to support Hochiki, Apollo XP95 & Discovery protocols
  • Optional 20, 50 ,100 and 200 LED zonal fire and fault indicators



  • Fully expandable from 2 to 8 loops via common plug in loop driver boards.
  • Full support of Apollo (Discovery, Xplorer S90 & XP95) and Hochiki ESP protocols.
  • Advanced graphical LCD user interface with up to 1000 fire zones as standard, allowing full EN54 compliance without additional hardware or LED indication.
  • 2 x 5 Amp power supply and charger to EN54 part 4.
  • Dedicated RS232 serial port for direct PC or modem connection.
  • Dual, flash based, microprocessor technology with on-board Real Time Clock.
  • Optional on-board or remote printer.
  • Installer friendly ‘Auto-learn’ and ‘Loop Detection’ facility for trouble-free, commissioning. Fully on-site programmable via on-board alphanumeric keypad or PC configuration tools.
  • Flash memory and the advanced graphical display enables the panels to be configured to operate in virtually any language with any character set and allows the installer’s logo and company details to be applied to the LCD display.
  • Robust, removable equipment chassis with plug-in connectors for simple fixing and cable termination
  • When connected to the fault tolerant Ad-NeT network, the panel operates as a true peer-to-peer interface (with up to 1000 shared zones) with full cross panel reporting, control and cause and effect functionality.


The MAC 2-8 Panels conform to the following standards:

  • BS5839-4 with optional Zonal Fire LED’s
  • BS EN54-2 Control and Indicating Equipment
  • BS EN54-4 Power Supply Equipment
  • BS EN60950 Safety of information technology equipment
  • BS EN50130-4: 196 Product Family Standard
  • EMC Directive 89/336/EEC (and the amending directive 92/23/EEC)
  • Low Voltage Direct
Dimensions950 H x 450 W x 190 D
Recessed950 H x 450 W x 173 D
Loop Current500mA
Power Supply5 Amp Switch Mode
Charger Current2 x 2.4 DDP monitored
Sounder Circuits8 x 1Amp Programmable
Relays4 x 1Amp 30v max
Weight5 Kg
Serial ports1 x RS232
Prog Inputs8
Prog Outputs8
Battery Capacity24v 18Ah Internal, 24v 48Ah External
Number of Zones1000
ApprovalsBS EN54-2 & 4:1998