Global Patent Index - EP 0967585 A3

EP 0967585 A3 2001-01-10 - Alarm apparatus

Title (en)

Alarm apparatus

Title (de)

Alarmanlage

Title (fr)

Dispositif d'alarme

Publication

EP 0967585 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 99304994 A

Priority

GB 9813883 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0967585A2] An alarm apparatus using a single pair of signal wires (20) coupled to detector units (30) and alarm output units (40). Voltage on the signal wires (20) is reversed to indicate an alarm condition and periodically dipped to a third voltage level to decouple the alarm output units (40) enabling the detector units (30) to be monitored in the alarm state. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G08B 25/04; G08B 26/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G08B 25/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G08B 25/04 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0967585 A2 19991229; EP 0967585 A3 20010110; EP 0967585 B1 20040303; GB 9813883 D0 19980826

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