All Lexicomm Emergency Voice Communications Systems (EVCS) are
designed to comply fully with the requirements of BS5839-9:2011 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.
An EVCS is a fixed, secure, bi-directional, full duplex voice communication system
to assist fire fighters during emergencies in high rise buildings or large sites
where radio communication cannot be guaranteed to work due to interference
from the fire corona.
The Lexicomm ViLX-TMS Master station can accept up to eight lines of outstation,
(Type A fixed phones, Type B refuge hands free points, emergency assist alarm
point or jack points in Far East and Middle East applications) as required.
The touch-screen layout has four buttons allowing quick access to the main
functions, and permanently displaying the number of current calls, alarms and
Emergency Assist Alarm calls can be acknowledged by pressing the Icon on
screen(as required by BS8300) and will return to alarm if not reset within two
The ViLX-TMS has inbuilt networking allowing it to form one of the 64 panels
on a Lexicomm network installation allowing a total of 512 outstations to be
accommodated. Each panel can be a master station or ViLX-EX8 network