Cranford Controls

BEx Flameproof Sounder Beacons

Product Overview

The flameproof BExCS110-05 combination alarm sounders and Xenon beacons are suitable for Zone 1 & Zone 2 applications and the BExDCS110-05 versions also for Zone 21 & 22.

Sound level outputs are up to 117dB(A) at 1 meter with a choice of 32 alarm tones and 3 remotely selectable stages. Sounder & beacon may be connected from a single supply for simultaneous operation or from separate supplies for independent operation.


  • Automatic synchronisation on multi-beacon & sounder systems.
  • Beacons can be set to ‘flip-flop’ alternating mode with other units on multi-beacon systems.
  • Xenon tubes mechanically secured against shock & vibration
  • Ratchet adjustable stainless steel ‘U’ bracket.
  • ‘Programmable’ version available:
    – 45 alarm tones
    – 4 remotely selectable stages
    – Any tone can be assigned to any stage
    – User configurable continuous frequency tone


Ingress Protection IP66/67
Housing Material Marine-Grade Copper Free LM6 Aluminium
Housing Finish Phosphated & Powder Coated
BExCS110-05 Flare High impact UL94 V0 & 5VA FR ABS (Red)
BExDCS110-05 Flare Anti-Static High impact ABS (Black)
Cable Entries Dual M20 ISO (one stopping plug inc)
Terminals 0.5 to 4.0mm² cables
Line Monitoring Min. 500 Ohm 2w, or 3k3 Ohm0.5w res. or diode (dc versions)
Weight DC: 4.80kg; AC:5.00kg

For further product details, please refer to the Product Data Sheet

Part Numbers

306-003 BExCS110-05D Sounder/Beacon, Red Body, Red Lens