Wireless security upgrade for hotel and country club

Published:  07 November, 2008

Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club
EMS Group wireless interfaces have been used in the upgrading of the security system for Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club.

Ashdown Park hotel & Country Club in East Sussex is using EMS Group’s Universe+ ACU wireless interfaces as the basis of a recent security upgrade. The hotel has 106 bedrooms and is a listed 19th century mansion house, so it was important not to damage the interior during the upgrade.

The ACU is a universal interface that connect any security alarm panel to the Universe+ range of wireless devices — such as PIRs, contact switches and break-glass sensors. Any existing hard-wired security system can be expanded without the need to install additional cable, no matter what make of control panel is used.

The hotel used 16 ACUs to interface over 50 new wireless devices to the existing security system. Each device can be fitted in less than 10 minutes, so room occupancy is not affected. The upgrade was completed without having to take the existing security system off line and install cable between the security devices and the ACUs.

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