Telguard, a provider of security and life safety communications, announces its cellular alarm communicator for commercial fire, the TG-7FS LTE-A, is now available for sale in Canada. The TG-7FS has long been the go-to communicator in the U.S., and the Canadian market will now be able to take advantage of its performance and reliability. “Telguard devices have been trusted universal alarm communicators across Canada for decades, primarily in the residential and commercial intrusion space,” said George Brody, President of Telguard. Fire alarm control panel “Now we’re bringing our industry-leading fire communicator into Canada to help fire and life safety integrators offer a world-class cellular solution. Dealers can offer customers a solution that protects properties better and does so at a lower cost than using increasingly less reliable landlines.” Telco cost are eliminated and the dealer gains RMR and full control of the system The TG-7FS is a universal cellular communicator, meaning it works with virtually every fire alarm control panel. Using Canada’s LTE cellular networks, the TG-7FS transmits alarm signals from the fire panel to the designated monitoring station. The unit can serve as the sole communications path for fire alarm systems, meaning it can replace all landlines currently dedicated to the master control unit. Telco cost are eliminated and the dealer gains RMR and full control of the system. Easy Plug-And-Play The TG-7FS is a true drop-in replacement, featuring a dial capture, which allows for easy plug-and-play. It’s also highly configurable with an option available to power the TG-7FS right from the panel. The TG-7FS LTE-A meets the strict ULC S559 and ULC S304 standards and has been listed for use in Canada. The TG-7FS operates on LTE networks across Canada, including Rogers, Bell, Telus, and Sasktel, and will be available at security distribution partners in Canada such as ADI Global Distribution and Anixter.
Telguard, globally renowned company in the field of security and life safety communications, has announced that its cellular fire alarm communicators have been issued a Certificate of Approval, #6316. This means Fire & Life Safety dealers in New York City are now able to use Telguard’s premier cellular fire communicator, the TG-7FS LTE. Fire communicators New York City has strict regulations on fire communicators that can be used, and manufacturers must obtain a Certificate of Approval for fire systems dealers to be able to specify a brand like Telguard. The Certificate of Approval #6316 gives New York City fire integrators the ability to specify the TG-7FS LTE in their system designs. The TG-7FS is a universal cellular communicator, meaning it works with virtually every fire alarm control panel. Using LTE cellular networks, the TG-7FS transmits alarm signals from the fire panel to the designated monitoring station. The unit meets UL 864 requirements and is compliant with NFPA 72 for primary or backup communications for commercial fire alarm systems. By using the TG-7FS, accounts can go from two to one dedicated landline, which will save them money. Fire and life safety integrators Telguard collaborated with Carlos Santiago, owner of New York Protection Controls to obtain the Certificate of Approval. “Central stations need to know about this Certificate of Approval so they can work with fire and life safety integrators and specify cellular communicators like Telguard in their system designs,” said Carlos Santiago, adding. “Dealers and integrators can choose from either AT&T or Verizon models—whichever carrier works best for them in their locale.” “Telguard has been a go-to cellular communicator for authority having jurisdictions (AHJs) and fire marshals across the country for years,” said Telguard President, George Brody, further adding, “We’re thrilled to have New York City’s Certificate of Approval.”