The ES-50X is the latest intelligent addressable fire alarm controlpanel (FACP) from FireLite Alarms and is a direct replacement forthe MS-9050UD/LS. The ES-50X comes with a pre-installed communi-cator and supports up to 50 addressable devices in any combinationof detectors or modules. With an extensive list of powerful features,the ES-50X programs just like Fire•Lite’s other addressable panels,yet fits into applications previously served only by conventional panels.The pre-installed IPOTS-COM is a dual technology (POTS and IP)communicator. The POTS transmits system status (alarms, troubles,AC loss, etc.) to a Central Station via the public switched telephonenetwork. The IP communicator’s internet monitoring capability sendsalarm signals over the Internet saving the monthly cost of two dedi-cated business telephone lines. Although not required, the second-ary telephone line may be retained providing backup communicationover the public switched telephone line. Optional cellular reporting isavailable using the CELL-MOD or CELL-CAB-FL.Remote and local programming of the control panel is possible usingthe FS-Tools Upload/Download utility. Programming databases canbe uploaded/downloaded via the panel’s USB port (and USB cable)or via an ethernet connection using the IPOTS-COM communicator.The USB port also allows for the download or upload of the entireprogram, history file, walk-test data, current status and system volt-ages by means of a USB flash drive.The power supply and all electronics are contained on a circuitboard supported on a new quick install chassis and housed in ametal cabinet. Available accessories include local and remoteupload/download software, remote annunciators, and reverse polar-ity/city box transmitter (4XTMF).