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American Dynamics : AD2096A

By: American Dynamics
Video Based Security and Integration Solutions
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Alarm Interface Unit (120VAC)

The American Dynamics AD2096A Matrix Alarm Interface Unit is used with American Dynamics Matrix Switching System, which can respond to 64 alarm inputs. 64 hard-wired alarms can be converted to American Dynamics alarm contact numbers by the unit. In order to increase the alarm inputs from 64 to higher numbers, multiple units can be cascaded on a single RS-232 system port.


Available Configurations Include:

AD2096-1 Matrix alarm interface unit, provides 64 alarm inputs, 230 VAC
AD2032 Matrix alarm responder, provides 32 relays to follow alarm monitor, 120 VAC

AD2096A features include:

  • Input of 64 hard-wired alarms
  • Multiple units cascadable on a single RS-232 link
  • Diagnostic LEDs and Alarm presence indication
  • Universal wall, surface, or rack mounts
  • Enables the system to automatically respond to external inputs
Alarm Inputs
64 contact closures (closures to ground or 0 V to 5 V logic levels), N/O or N/C, programmable in blocks of 8

Address Range
16 blocks of 64 for maximum of 1024

Alarm Outputs
RS-232 RJ-45 direct connection to system CPU

Alarm Indication
LED, and Form-C relay outputs

Power and alarm
Connectors RS-232: RJ-45 in/out, cascadable
Alarm Inputs: Eleven 12-pin removable screw terminals
Mounting Universal wall, surface, and rack mount (19-inch EIA)
Power Requirements 120VAC
Power Connector 8W
Operating Temperature 32 - 104°F (0 - 40°C)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 19 x 3.5 x 8" (483 x 89 x 203mm)
Weight 10 lbs (4.5kg)

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