Orbis® is a range of conventional detectors which has been developed and tested to create advantages for fire engineers and installers, as well as owners and users of buildings.
Orbis is a range with modern styling and a mounting base that saves installation time. It is electrically compatible with Apollo Series 65 and previous ranges of conventional detector.
Orbis is a demonstration of Apollo's commitment to the market for high quality conventional detectors for use in small to medium size installations. In developing this range Apollo has put ease of installation and reliability in daily operation at the forefront of considerations. The attractive and compact design means that Orbis will blend in well with all architectural styles.
Orbis is manufactured in Apollo's factory near Portsmouth, England
Orbis has been tested and approved to the following standards:
EN54-7: 2000 + A1: 2002 optical smoke detector
EN 54-7: 2000 + A1: 2002 & CEA 4021: 2003-07
multisensor smoke detector EN 54-5: 2000 + A1: 2002 heat detector
Detectors have been declared as being compliant with the essential requirements of the EMC Directive 2004/108/EEC and the Construction Products Directive 89/106/EEC
TimeSaver Base® designed for fast installation
StartUp™ for fast commissioning
FasTest® reduces maintenance time
automatic drift compensation with DirtAlert® warning to easily identify dirty detectors
SensAlert® which indicates that the detector is not operating properly
wide voltage and operating temperature ranges
optical sensor designed for high reliability and reduced false alarm incidence
multisensor smoke detector for detecting fast-burning fires
flashing LED option
Orbis operates on the well established light scatter principle. The remarkable optical design of the Orbis optical smoke detector allows it to respond to a wide spectrum of fires.
The sensing chamber of the Orbis optical smoke detector contains an optical sensor which measures back-scattered light as well as the more usual forward-scattered light. Sensitivity to black smoke is greatly improved.
The detector is calibrated so that Orbis is highly reliable in detecting fires but is much less likely to generate false alarms than earlier smoke detectors.
The stability of the detector-high reliability, low false alarm rate-is further increased by the use of algorithms to decide when the detector should change to the alarm state. This removes the likelihood of a detector producing an alarm as a result of smoke from smoking materials or from another non-fire source.