Key Features
EN54-20 approved
Dual pipe air-sampling
Single zone
Area coverage up to 2000m2
0.001% to 20% obscuration/m

Product Discontinued

This product has now been discontinued and has been replaced by the Xtralis ICAM IFT-P Aspirating Smoke Detector.

Please note: spares for EF-FTP Aspirating Smoke Detectors are still available and part numbers can be found below.


The EF-FT Pico detector is an air-sampling system with an alarm sensitivity range from 0.001% to 20% obscuration/m. This detector is classified as a Very Early Warning Smoke Detector and can reliably detect fire at an early stage at low to high concentrations of smoke over an area of up to 2,000m2.

The detector is configurable for a variety of environments, providing an ideal fire detection solution for power stations, telecommunications and IT facilities, and heavy industrial environments such as chemical plants, factories, warehouses and mining facilities.

How it Works

The Pico detector draws air through sample holes in a pipe network, then filters and analyses the sample in a laser detection chamber. Individually programmable alarm states (Alert, Action, Fire 1, and Fire 2) are shown on the display, which contains four alarm LEDs and an OK/FAULT LED. Dedicated output relays also provide interfaces for each alarm state and device faults.

Product Features

Programming and Configuration

RS484, RS232 and TCP/IP interfaces are available to connect to remote display and controls panels, system configuration tools (VSC or Configtracer) and email messaging.

Inputs and Outputs

The Pico detector supports a maximum of three optional modules, which provide the detector with additional programming output relay interfaces and/or 4 to 20mA analogue outputs.

Aspiration and Flow Sensing

The aspirator is a 2000 Pa, high pressure and high volume fan, which provides superior detection times over long pipe lengths and reliable detection in high air-flow environments. Airflow in each pipe is monitored by a dual element thermal sensing system, with airflow faults indicated on the display and monitoring equipment.

Additional Features

  • 4 alarms - Alert, Action , Fire 1, Fire 2
  • 2 x 100m (max) sampling pipes
  • 5 relay outputs as standard



- Class A (12 holes / 0.04% obs/m)
- Class B (36 holes / 0.04% obs/m)
- Class C (36 holes / 0.10% obs/m)






Tech Specs


Sampling Pipe Inlets



Integrated mass particle detection nephelometer

Sampling Pipe

1 or 2, 25mm or 3/4” nominal bore

Sampling Pipe Length

100m (max) per pipe. Verify using Aspire 2

Exhaust Air Pipe

1 (25mm or 3/4”)


Supply Voltage

Nominal 24Vdc (18 to 30Vdc)

Operating Current

500mA to 1.2A max (fan speed dependent)


5 Status LEDs


Local via PC and/or remote


Remote membrane (option) and/or RS232 PC connection

Relay Outputs

5 common as standard

Flow Monitoring

Differential pressure sensor. Twin thermal element

Cable Terminals

Removable, rising clamp, 2.0mm2 wire maximum


Operating Temperature

-10 to +60°C

Recommended Det. Amb.

0 to 39°C

Operating Humidity

10 to 95% (non condensing)

IP Rating




0.001 to 20% obscuration per metre


2000 Pa centrifugal air pump

Alarm Levels

4 - Programmable (Alert, Action, Fire 1, Fire 2)

Alarm Delay

1-60 seconds


RS484, RS232, MODbus, Ethernet TCP/IP


Field exchangeable dual stage

Housing Material

Galvanised steel back chassis with ABS housing


Upright or Horizontal



Dimensions (W x H x D)

254 x 180 x 208mm

Part Codes

EF-FTP-T Firetracer PICO, 24V DC, TCP/IP, Class A, B, C
10-FE06-01 E-Series Aspirating Fan - Pico, FT4, FT6
02-FL53 Replacement Filter Element, Coarse 20ppi (Pack of 10) ASD/LASD/E Series
02-FL56 Replacement Filter Element, Fine 44ppi, FT Series, (Pack of 10) E Series Only
28-002 4A True Load, Power Supply, 24VDC, 96-264V AC (EN54-4) 17AH Max
VPS-250-E External 5A PSU with Charger - EN54 Approved



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