ARES-III CONTROL UNITS

  • The Multi Compartment Control Box receives detection signals from the engine, crew and other protected compartments and activates the fire extinguishing system.
  • Microprocessor based electronics, enable flexibility to fit the specific system configurations and operating logic. The control panel includes indications and warning signals, manual activation, automatic activation, system test features.
  • Modern CANBUS serial communication port enables connection to vehicle control system and can be used for maintenance and trouble-shooting.

General Features

  • High speed response- less than 6 msec
  • Automatic and manual Built In Test (BIT)
  • Automatic extinguisher activation
  • Integral Direct Manual activation
  • Accepts external manual activation inputs
  • Combat / Peace Mode
  • Manual activation and output signal for every compartment
  • Fault led indication for every cylinder and
  • detectors on vehicle diagram
  • Alarm LEDs for every compartment
  • Alarm logging until next reset
  • Accepts input signals from optical detectors,
  • thermocouples and thermal wire
  • CANBUS (J-1939) compatible
  • MTBF minimum 140,000 hours
  • Power Supply : 24 VDC nominal (16-32V)
  • Power Consumption : 450 mA @ 24 VDC
  • Operating Temperature : -40°C to + 71°C
  • Storage Temperature : -50°C to + 85°C
  • Weight : 1900 gr ± 290 gr (Depends on Config)
  • Dimensions WxDxL: 180 x 86 x 149 mm (±5 mm)
  • IPC A-610 Class-3 Produced PCB
  • IP67 Water and dust ingress protection
  • Salt spray test resistance 800 hours
  • MIL-STD-810G ,MIL-STD-461G, MIL-STD-1275E
  • UL, CE GOST-R Certification

16 Detector ( Programmable function )
12 Cylinders ( Crew (4) Engine (2) Tires (2) Body (4) )
Double Shot Features ( Crew and Engine )
Manual buttons provide activation independently from electronic system
datalog can be done with CANBUS.

4 Input
-Input 1 : Vehicle Ignition Switch ( ‘NO’ contact, switching either to battery (+) )
-Input 2 : Blackout Input ( ‘NO’ contact, switching either to battery (-) )
-Input 3 : Emergency Input ( ‘NO’ contact, switching either to battery (-) )
-Input 4 : Configurable Digital Inputs ( ‘NO’ contact, switching either to battery (-) )

4 Output (1A 24V DC)
-Output 1 : Master Warning ( 1A @ 24VDC )
-Output 2 : Crew Fire Alarm ( 1A @ 24VDC )
-Output 3 : Engine Fire Alarm ( 1A @ 24VDC )
-Output 4 : Crew Fan Controler ( 1A @ 24VDC )