ProFyre C8 Conventional Fire Alarm Panel

Key Features
EN54 Part 2 & 4 Approved
1, 2, 4, 6 or 8 zone circuits
Up to 4 conventional sounder circuits
Fire and Fault relays
Key-pad, key-less activate controls


ProFyre C8 Panel

A compact, fully-featured, cost effective conventional fire alarm panel, available in 1, 2, 4, 6 or 8 zone versions. The ProFyre C8 system is the ideal choice for small to medium sized ‘conventional style’ system installations, where a reliable and easy to install automatic fire detection and alarm solution is required.

Control panels have either 2 or 4 sounder solid-state fused outputs (depending upon model), together with fire and fault voltage free contacts for connecting to auxiliary plant and remote services.

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The ProFyre C8 is fully approved by BSI for safe use and installation in any European Union country and bears the CE mark to show that it complies with all the applicable Directives including the CPR, EMC and the Low Voltage Directive (LVD).

  • EN54-2:1997+A1:2006
    Fire detection and fire alarm systems - Control and indicating equipment.
  • EN54-4:1997+A1:2002+A2:2006
    Fire detection and fire alarm systems - Power supply equipment.

ProFyre C8 Approvals

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ProFyre Conventional Devices

ProFyre Conventional Devices

All devices have been designed with ease of installation and commissioning in mind, thereby saving time and associated costs. The products are all manufactured to exacting standards, and have a high quality, attractive finish enabling the products to be specified and installed in the most aesthetically demanding environments.

Complemented by a complete range of ProFyre conventional field devices, the ProFyre C8 is the logical choice for systems that require clear alarm management and ease of use.

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Compatible with Apollo Conventional Devices

Apollo Conventional Orbis Detector

The ProFyre C8 control panel has been independently tested and approved by Apollo Fire Detectors for use with Series 65 and Orbis devices in accordance with Apollo compatibility test schedule TSP03.

Apollo Certificate of Compatibility

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Typical Wiring Diagram

ProFyre C8 Typical Wiring Diagram

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Mounting Options

ProFyre C8 Panel Mount Options

The ProFyre C8 has been designed to accommodate various applications. A single version that can be mounted surface or semi-flush.

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Excellent Access

ProFyre C8 Removable Front

The C8 has a fully removable front providing excellent access during installation and commissioning. Internal electronics are on a single removable PCB, allowing installation to be carried out at any stage without risk of damage to internal electronics and controls.

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Battery Capacity

Battery Capacity

The ProFyre C8 can accommodate for up to two 12V 7Ah sealed lead acid (SLA) rechargeable batteries for applications that require a longer standby requirement.

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Panel Compartment

ProFyre C8 Compartment Door

The C8 enclosure has a sliding compartment door which holds both the installation and user manuals allowing easy access to information when needed.

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Wi-Fyre Compatible


It is possible to combine a Wi-Fyre transponder and its associated wireless field devices with an existing hard-wired conventional zone circuit, sounder circuit or a combination of both. This enables Wi-Fyre field devices to seamlessly co-exist with existing fire detectors and sounders on the same circuit.

Tech Specs



1, 2, 4, 6, 8


32 per Zone

Zone Voltage

22.5Vdc Nominal

Zone Short Circuit Protection


Zone End of Line Device

1N4002 Diode

Manual Call Point Trigger Resistance

470Ohm or 680Ohm



Class Change (via Zone 2, Selectable by DIL Switch)

Sounder Delay

One Man Test Facility

Zonal & Sounder Isolation



Power, General Fire, General Fault, General Test, Supply Fault, Sounder

Fault Disablement, System Fault, General Disablement, Earth Fault, Sounder

Delay, General Short Circuit Fault, Control Enabled, Zone 1-8 Fire, Zone 1-8

Fault, Zone 1-8 Test, Zone 1-8 Disable


Panel Access, Start/Stop Sounders, Silence Buzzers, Reset, Override

Sounder Delay, Controls Including Cancel and Test


1 x VFCO Single Pole Fault Relay: SELV @ 1A

1 (or 2*) x VFCO Single Pole Fire Relay: SELV @ 1A

* Fault Relay can be used as second fire contact

2 x Auxiliary Relay: 24Vdc @ 150mA (Uses Sounder Circuits 3 and/or 4 if unused)

Available Only for 4, 6 and 8 Zone Panels


Class Change (Selectable): Uses Zone 2 (Selectable by DIL Switch)

Sounder Alarm Outputs: 2 x 150mA @ 24Vdc (2 Zone Panel)

4 x 150mA @ 24Vdc (4, 6, & 8 Zone Panel)

Sounder Circuit

Sounder Activation Delay:

0 to 10 Minutes - In 1 Min Increments

Sounder End of Line Device:

10K Resistor


Mains Voltage

100 - 240Vac +/- 10% @ 50/60Hz

System Voltage

24Vdc Nominal (18 - 32V)

Charger Voltage

28.6V @ 25°C (No Batteries Connected)

Total PSU Output


Battery Capacity

2 x 12V 7Ah SLA (Max)

Battery Cut-off Voltage

Less Than 20Vdc



3kg (6.61Ibs) Excluding Batteries

Dimensions W x H x D

ProFyre C8 Dimensions

Outer: 371mm x 302mm x 93mm (14.60in x 11.88in x 3.66in)

Inner for Semi-recess Mounting : 350mm x 291mm x 38mm

(13.77in x 11.45in x 1.49in)

Cable Entries

ProFyre C8 Cable Entries

Top: 15 x 20mm Knockouts

Mounting Points

ProFyre C8 Mounting Points

Mounting Points: 5

Operating Conditions

Operating Temperature: -5° to +40°C (23°F to 104°F)

Humidity: 0% to 95% RH, non-condensing




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Design Environment

Indoor Use Only

Ordering Information

ProFyre C8 Conventional Fire Alarm Panel

13-000 ProFyre C8 1 Zone Conventional Fire Alarm Panel
13-001 ProFyre C8 2 Zone Conventional Fire Alarm Panel
13-002 ProFyre C8 4 Zone Conventional Fire Alarm Panel
13-003 ProFyre C8 6 Zone Conventional Fire Alarm Panel
13-004 ProFyre C8 8 Zone Conventional Fire Alarm Panel

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