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Migrating to Radio, Ethernet, or Fiber Panels from 100mA Loops

Last week, we took a look at why clients are moving away from telegraph fire alarm monitoring systems that utilize copper 100 milliamp (mA) loops. Today, we would like to focus on why clients are so interested in migrating to panels that report alerts via radio, Ethernet, or fiber communication when their copper 100mA Loops start to fail.

Justin Sagalow
November 23, 2022

Why Clients Are Moving Away From 100mA Loops

Today, we’d like to take a closer look at a very common type of legacy fire alarm system. Telegraph-based fire alarm monitoring systems that utilize 100 milliamp (mA) loops can be found all over the country. Many of these loops are quite old, and oftentimes, not properly maintained.

Justin Sagalow
November 18, 2022

NFPA 72: Overview of National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (Chapters 15-23)

Let’s continue our review of the NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code. The NFPA standards, most recently updated this year, establish the requirements for automatic fire detection and fire protection systems and exist for everyone’s safety and protection. If you are looking for more detail on any one topic or have any questions, please feel free to call toll-free here at Digitize to speak with an engineer.

Justin Sagalow
November 16, 2022

Digitize and DPS Technology Supplies Reliable Monitoring For a Municipal Transportation Organization

Digitize has the privilege of many contracts with organizations in higher education, military, and government. Over the last year, we’ve worked with one of our large municipal clients to update their system, inquire about any problems they’ve encountered, and provide them with innovative technology solutions.

Justin Sagalow
November 10, 2022

Why Do Clients Order the 3505 Prism LX™ Multiplex Alarm Monitoring System?

The purpose of the complete System 3505 Prism LX™ Monitoring System with the Multiplex option is to function as a completely self-regulating, self-correcting alarm monitoring system that is compatible with outside fire alarm technology and has no one single point of failure.

Justin Sagalow
November 9, 2022

Muxpad II and VersAlarm Ethernet Monitoring System Compatibility With Popular Fire Alarm Control Panels

As manufacturers of the devices used to monitor fire alarm systems, we understand how necessary it is for all of our products to be compatible with the wide variety of equipment available on the market.

Justin Sagalow
November 4, 2022

Digitize’s Prism LX Monitoring System Protects UPenn

UPenn’s location in such a densely-populated area has provided them with certain fire alarm monitoring challenges that have required creative problem-solving and dedicated maintenance.

Justin Sagalow
November 4, 2022

Why Clients Are Replacing Gamewell Boxes With Digitize DET-16s

By installing a DET unit, you can avoid the costly and time-consuming processes of installing and maintaining mechanical boxes. Once you have a DET unit installed and active, you can make further changes to your fire alarm system as your budget and installation capacity permits.

Justin Sagalow
October 30, 2022

What Fire Alarm Monitoring Services Don’t Tell You

Putting someone else in charge of your fire alarm monitoring system saves you time and responsibility. But, do these services really save you money?

Justin Sagalow
October 30, 2022

What is a Fire Alarm Monitor Module? What is a Fire Alarm Monitor Module?

Today, we're going to demystify the role of the monitor module in a fire alarm system. Along the way, we'll try to include helpful information that will hopefully help you make a confident, informed purchase.

Justin Sagalow
October 21, 2022

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