SOURCE: Detector Electronics Corp.

Detector Electronics Corp.

May 18, 2011 09:00 ET

Det-Tronics Introduces Addressable Smoke and Heat Detection for Non-Hazardous Areas

A Single Fire and Gas Safety System Monitors Living Quarters as Well as Process Areas

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - May 18, 2011) - Detector Electronics Corporation (Det-Tronics) has introduced its Addressable Smoke and Heat (ASH) Module ( The ASH Module is an interface device that manages inputs/outputs between the Eagle Quantum Premier® (EQP) Safety System and devices in non-hazardous areas, such as living quarters and control rooms. Det-Tronics is a business of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

"The ASH Module seamlessly integrates non-hazardous and hazardous areas into a single fire and gas life-safety system," says Mike Bragg, Product Manager at Det-Tronics.

In addition:

  • The ASH Module is flexible enough to support multiple addressable devices such as smoke detectors, heat detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, manual call stations, beacons, sounders, and I/O modules.
  • The ASH Module offers powerful yet simple programming that allows users to tailor the solution beyond the capabilities of conventional fire panels.
  • The ASH Module is CE marked; hazardous rated by FM, CSA, ATEX, IECEx; and FM performance approved to NFPA 72-2010.

About Detector Electronics

Detector Electronics Corporation (Det-Tronics) -- a world leader in industrial fire detection, gas detection, and hazard mitigation systems -- designs, builds, tests, and commissions safety systems ranging from conventional panels to fault-tolerant, addressable systems. Det-Tronics detectors are globally certified to current product approvals standards, including critical SIL 2 industrial applications. More information is available at

Det-Tronics is a business of UTC Fire & Security, which provides fire safety and security solutions to more than one million customers worldwide. Headquartered in Connecticut, UTC Fire & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., which provides high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries worldwide. More information is available at

Det-Tronics, the DET-TRONICS logo, and Eagle Quantum Premier are registered trademarks or trademarks of Detector Electronics Corporation in the United States, other countries or both.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Cathryn Kasic
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    Detector Electronics Corporation
    6901 West 110th Street
    Minneapolis, MN 55438 USA
    Tel 952.941.5665
    Fax 952.829.8750