Addressable Beam Detectors

Open area smoke detection

Optical beam technology provides smoke detection in large, open areas where it is either impractical or not cost-effective to use traditional point-type sensors.

  • Advanced protection for large, open spaces
  • AutoAlign and AutoOptimise make installation easy and help you keep your system in peak operating condition
  • A range of options to meet the specific needs of your facility
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Befitting Solution for Commercial Occupancies

Simplex addressable beam detectors provide smoke detection in areas with high ceilings or large, open spaces where it’s either impractical or not cost-effective to use traditional point-type sensors. Beam detectors can be mounted on walls and span large distances, making them an ideal solution for warehouses, airports, atriums, convention centers, shopping malls, auditoriums, and sports arenas. Our FIRERAY 5000-based solution features an auto-aligning, self-correcting infrared beam smoke detector. Up to two detector heads can report to a single ground-level controller. Installation, calibration, and service are quick and easy, and the AutoOptimise feature automatically adjusts the beam to accommodate changes in temperature, building settling and other factors. Addressable beam detectors are intelligent devices with a built-in connection to the Simplex IDNet sensor network, allowing them to communicate with the control unit for easier configuration, installation, service, and maintenance.
Befitting Solution for Commercial Occupancies


  • Installation flexibility:Up to two detector heads can report to one controller. The controller can be mounted at ground level for easy access.
  • Continuous optimization:The AutoOptimize feature keeps the beam adjusted for maximum performance.
  • Built in electronic UL/ULC obscuration acceptance fire test.
  • Fire alarm control unit display:Users receive smoke status, controller-to-detector communication status, trouble status, analog signal strength values and compensation level.
  • Easy alignment:A built-in laser-assisted prism mounting supports faster alignment and installation.
  • Broad coverage:Lateral detection up to 30 ft. (9.144 m) on either side of the beam provides a maximum total coverage area of up to 19,800 square feet (1,829 square meters).
  • Fire alarm control unit-accessible settings:Users can select the sensitivity level, set the almost-dirty threshold, and initiate obscuration tests.


Industry-Leading Technology

Simplex sensors and detectors offers performance and reliability for quick detection of fire, smoke and heat events.

Tailored Solutions For Every Space

The wide range of Simplex TrueAlarm Addressable Sensors and initiating devices lets you choose the right technology for your facility’s needs.

Meaningful Innovation

Our detection platform is designed for faster response and fewer nuisance alarms.

Long-Term Value

Our sensors and detection devices are reliable, efficient, easy to manage and simple to upgrade.

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