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ViLX-228N-0 Repeater Station

All Lexicomm Emergency Voice Communications Systems (EVCS) are designed to comply fully with the requirements of BS 5839-9:2021 for use as a fire telephone system (FT), disabled refuge system (DRS) or as a combined system when both fire telephones and disabled refuge call points are required.

Key features:
  • Compact Design
  • Fully Compliant to BS 5839-9:2021
  • Integrated Assist Call and acknowledge meeting BS8300
  • Full Duplex operation
  • Wall mount enclosure
  • Lockable handset cover
  • Expandable from 2 to 8 lines
  • Inbuilt networking

The Lexicomm LX228 repeater station consists of a self-contained enclosure housing a master handset.

The case is made from powder coated zintec, with a smoked perspex door covering the handset. 20mm cable knock-outs are provided for all necessary cables as well as space for the backup 12V 7AH VRSLA battery.

The repeater station is microprocessor controlled, it has an identical appearance to a LX228 master station and can control a maximum of 8 lines. Lines auto identify by flashing Red for EVCS calls, Blue for assist calls or flashing Green for Connected calls as detailed in BS5839pt9:2021.

Assist Calls can be acknowledged by pressing the zone key (as required by BS8300) and will return to alarm if not reset within two minutes.

A maximum of one repeater station can be connected to a ViLX-228 master station, no configuration is required.

Power Supply and Charger

AC input230VAC +/- 10% 50/60Hz
Internal supply5V, 16V, 27V DC
SupplyMonitored Open, Short, Fuses, High Impedance
ProtectionDeep discharge, Short, Thermal
Battery type1 x 12V 7AH VRSLA
Mains fuse240V 1A HRC
Battery fuse750mA PTC
Charge current400mA


Lines2-8 in 2 line blocks
Remote enableShort to use
End of line10KΩ


Number2, Fault & In use
TypeVolt free relay
Contact30V DC 1A


Buttons8 Zone keys
Zone LEDs (x8)RGB Status leds
Fault LEDs3, PSU, System, General
Supply LEDs2, AC ,DC present

Network Cables

Cores2x2 core 1mm or 1.5mm
Distance500m between panels

Standards Compliance

Product FamilyBS5839-pt9, BS9999, BS8300