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Kidde FX-64R One Loop Intelligent Fire Alarm System


Kidde is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of fire safety products. Each day, they work to expand upon their legacy of innovation, providing advanced solutions to protect people and property from fire and other related hazards. Their smoke and carbon monoxide detectors help prevent injuries and minimize damage by alerting people to dangers earlier. They offer a wide range of fire extinguishers that equip people to stop the spread of fires before they cause catastrophes and their key security solutions provide convenience and safety in countless applications.


The FX Series

Kidde Commercial FX life safety systems provide control panel devices and accessories all engineered to work together seamlessly for reliable performance and worry-free operation. FX systems put you in charge, allowing you to tailor each system to your requirements and budget, with plenty of room to upgrade and expand in the future.


Key Advantages

  • Efficient: From quick setup to streamlined service and maintenance, getting your building protected and keeping it that way is easy.

  • Retrofit-Ready: Designed to be backwards compatible, the FX Series can use device wiring from most legacy systems with no effect on performance. That means you don’t have to bear the expense or endure the disruption of rewiring your building.

  • Reliable: The FX Series is built upon Kidde Commercial’s legacy of innovation and expertise in life safety technologies. When you choose an FX Series life safety system, you’re putting your confidence in a name you’ve known and trusted for years.

  • Intuitive: Simple front-panel operation and a user-friendly design keeps your building personnel in full control of your FX Series system.

  • Cost-Effective: With the FX Series, you now have access to life safety technology


Intelligent Addressable

  • Holistic System: Supports a suite of intelligent addressable detectors

  • Optional Ethernet Port/IP Communicator: Provides local or remote diagnostics & programming connectivity and IP Communications to a central monitoring station.

  • Optional USB Module: Allows for local programming & printing.

  • Cyber Security: Maintains system operations in the face of outside threats.

  • Pinpoint™: Accurate ground fault protection specifies where a problem occurs.

  • Wiresaver™: Enables the use of existing wire in most retrofits.


Valuable Features with Conventional Technology

  • Automatic Drift Compensation: Allows for extended detector life.

  • Available 7.5 AMPS: Reduces equipment costs across the board.

  • Advanced Features: Precision signal synchronization & optional audible silence.

  • Integrated Communications: Allows for programming & central monitoring station connectivity.

  • Zone or NAC Pairs: Easily convert to single Class A circuits.

  • Combination Waterflow & Supervisory Zones: Reduces wiring cost & increases zone availability for other applications.


The FX 64-R

Provides one Class B intelligent device loop that supports up to 64 device addresses, and two Class B Notification Appliance Circuits (NACs). Optional Class A device wiring is available with the use of a module.


Main Features:

  • Auto-programming speeds installation time

  • Form C contacts for alarm and trouble, Form A for supervisory

  • Easy-to-configure rotary addressing

  • Optional Ethernet port for diagnostics, programming and a

  • variety of system reports

  • Two programmable switches with LEDs and custom labeling

  • Supports horn silence over two wires, and UL 1971-compliant

  • strobe synchronization

  • Class B or Class A wiring

  • Ground fault detection by module


Additional Features

  1. Supports up to eight serial annunciators (LCD, LED-only, and graphic interface)

  2. Can use existing wiring for most retrofit applications

  3. Upload/download remotely or locally

  4. Two-level maintenance alert reporting

  5. Pre-alarm and alarm verification by point

  6. Adjustable detector sensitivity

  7. 4 x 20 character backlit LCD display

  8. Optional earthquake hardening: seismic Importance Factor 1.5

  9. Standalone operation

  10. Transmission test frequency by hour


Power-Flo Technologies is proud to support Kidde as the leading manufacturer of fire safety products. They believe that there is more to safety than equipment and technology. From collaboration with builders and dealers to community initiatives to partnerships with non-profits, they are committed to working together to create a safer world.


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