Care 2


  • CARE2 is an all-in-one Emergency Voice Communication (EVC) system.
  • Fully monitored and battery-backed.
  • Fully compliant to BS5839-9:2011
  • Assists companies with compliance to BS9999:2008.
  • CARE2 is an all-in-one Emergency Voice Communication (EVC) system.
  • Firefighter and roaming telephones remain active.
  • Speech steered; disabled refuge remotes.

The benefits of Care 2

  • Stylish, versatile and easy to operate.
  • Monitored roaming telephone handsets - enables use with confidence.
  • Facilitates clear communication during an emergency event.
  • Ideal for retro-fitting old star-wired systems.
  • Simple to navigate and control.
  • Activity/fault log.
  • Ethernet port for configuration diagnostics and accessing activity/fault log.

The control console

The CARE2 control console has a bright and clear LCD screen and is operated by a rotary encoder. Any combination of the outstations featured on this leaflet can be connected to the panel.

  • Black or stainless steel finish.
  • Unique design, easy to operate.
  • 4-way control panel - expandable.

  • Optional 4-way expansion kit available.
  • Clear LCD screen with rotary encoder/control.

  • Rugged red handset with hearing aid compatible earpiece.
  • Fault relay for indicator at fire panel. Full system monitoring.
  • Battery backed for use in the event of power failure (three hours active plus 24 hours standby).
  • Surface mount (optional flush mount bezel available).

The network expansion panel (NEP)

The CARE2 Network expansion console (NEP) adds to the flexibility of the CARE2 EVC system. Whether you require one outstation or 256 outstations, CARE2 can meet your needs. Each Network Expansion Panel can connect to 16 Outstations, and up to 15 Network Expansion Panels (and one master console) can be networked together to allow up to 256 remote units.

  • Up to 15 NEPs can be fitted on one system (14 if installing two 'control panels).
  • Each NEP is supplied with a 4-way line card (add up to 3 expansion kits to enable 8, 12 or 16-way).
  • Systems with up to 256 outstations possible.
  • At each NEP, the status of local outstations can be viewed by using the rotary encoder and LCD screen.

Disabled refuge remote unit

The Care2 Disabled Refuge Remote Unit provides clear, hands-free, two-way communication between person(s) in a refuge area and building control (or fire officers) during an evacuation event. Type B outstation as defined in BS5839-9:2011 – for use by the public and disabled persons requiring assistance.
The disabled refuge outstations on the system are permanently ‘active’, however, by fitting an optional module they can remain in ‘standby’ mode until activated by the fire panel.

  • Green or stainless steel finish.
  • Induction loop output to feed external amplifier.
  • Surface mountable (optional flush mount bezel available).
  • Call reset at control console.
  • Hands free operation.
  • Speech steered.
  • One remote unit should be installed per refuge area.

IP66 rated enclosure

The IP66 Rated Enclosure enables mounting of refuge remote in external areas, such as car parks, balconies, etc.

  • Green surface mount enclosure
  • Takes one C2RRG remote unit.

Plasterboard back box

  • Enables "first fix" in plasterboard for the disabled refuge remote
  • Green or stainless steel colour options (bezel colour).

Firefighter telephone

Telephone handset in a metal enclosure. Used by fire officers/building control during an emergency – such as a fire. Assists with the efficient evacuation of a building. Provides a method of clear communication for the user and those monitoring the situation at the control console. Firefighter telephones are usually sited on every floor of a building (as a minimum) in areas that are easily accessible.

  • Handset has hearing aid compatible earpiece (T-coil).
  • Robust handset in heavy duty enclosure.
  • Red or stainless steel finish.
  • Conference facility for fire and roaming telephones via console panel.
  • Full duplex speech.
  • Door latch initiates call.
  • Surface mountable (optional flush mount bezel available).
  • Push door or slot lock versions available.

Emergency steward's telephone

Designed for sports venues and stadia, the emergency telephone has all the features of the firefighter telephone. In a sports venue (or similar site) no-one should have to travel more than 30m to reach the nearest outstation (BS5839-9:2011).

 This style of outstation is typically used by stewards for during an emergency. It provides a method of clear communication between stewards in different areas, enabling up-to-date information on a situation to be conveyed.

  • Green finish
  • Robust handset in heavy duty enclosure
  • Handset has a hearing aid compatible earpiece (T-coil)
  • Full duplex speech
  • Push or slot lock door versions available (door latch initiates call)
  • Conference facility
  • Surface mountable (optional flush mount bezel available)

Roaming telephone

The CARE2 roaming telephone is a portable handset for use at the specially designed jack sockets. The jack sockets are positioned at appropriate points throughout a building.

The roaming telephones are stored in an enclosure which, as well as keeping them protected and secure, provides the added advantage of monitoring the handsets whilst not in use.

  • Robust unit with hearing aid compatible earpiece (T-coil)
  • Any number can be daisy chained (one operational per line at any one time)
  • Conference call facility via control console
  • Lockable glass door
  • Green reassurance LEDs
  • Self powered from the line
  • Surface mountable (optional flush mount bezel available)

Disabled toilet alarm kit

The disabled toilet alarm kit provides the solution for disabled toilet alarm facilities on the CARE2 EVC (emergency voice communication) system.  Adding disabled toilet alarms to an EVC system provides the ability to monitor activity on these points as well as two-way communication with the standard outstations on an EVC system. The three-part kit is available in either a white or stainless steel finish and fully conforms to BS8300:2009 requirements.

  • In the kit:
  • Pull switch: ceiling mounted pull with two ‘G’ pulls.
  • Reset point: reset button (and LED) to reset calls locally.
  • Light/sounder: Overdoor triangular lens with integral sounder to attract attention.
  • List Item
  • Connects directly to CARE2 Control Console.
  • Up to 2 Disabled Toilet Alarms can be connected to one line.
  • Features:
  • Monitored battery backup.
  • Self test facility.
  • Powerful LEDs and sounder.
  • Conforms to BS8300:2009 requirements

Disabled refuge toilet alarm controller

The 4-way toilet alarm control panel (the DTA4) is the latest addition to our DTAKIT range of products.Simply connect the new panel to up to four toilet alarm kits for an easy to operate toilet alarm system.A stylish product with a full range of functions, including fault monitoring. Fully BS8300 compliant.

  • Panels can be daisy-chained to add more toilet alarm kits from one mains connection
  • Each toilet alarm point is clearly indicated on the panel, with space for the user to add individual zone labelling.
  • The panel has four 'call acknowledge' buttons and incoming call LEDs - one for each toilet alarm connected.
  • When the relevant 'call acknowledge' button is pressed on the panel, the caller will notice audible and visual changes to the alarm indicators, thus providing reassurance that help is on the way.
  • The unit has a built-in mains power supply and an LED to confirm that the system is powered and available for use.
  • The system is monitored and will indicate a short or open circuit condition. The display will also show which toilet alarm is at fault.

Disabled Refuge System

The CARE2 system is a latest development – stylish, versatile and easy to use. A radially wired emergency voice communication system built to the highest standard which provides an alternative to the well-established loop-wired Omnicare range.

The CARE2 control console has a bright and clear LCD screen and is operated by a rotary encoder. Any combination of CARE2 outstations can be connected to the panel.

The 4-way panel can be expanded to 8, 12 or 16-way by means of an optional expansion kit (not factory fitted).

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Care 2 Cabling

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