Cranford Controls

FireFinder Intelligent / Conventional Control Panel

Product Overview

FireFinder is a state of the art multi microprocessor controlled Intelligent Fire Alarm Control Panel.

Modular in design, the FireFinder provides flexibility and versatility that can be configured to operate with both intelligent analogue addressable and conventional devices in the one system.

Available in single or multiple loop configurations, the FireFinder supports the leading Apollo XP95 and Discovery detector protocols.

The Ampac ConfigManager software tools provide a powerful combination with the FireFinder to configure the system operational and functional characteristics of an installation.

Enhanced networking capabilities offer the user extended applications with FireFinder incorporating a Master/ Slave Fire control panel arrangement, true Peer to Peer systems, data gathering panels and SmartGraphics (a PC based application) for the supervision, monitoring and control of larger fire management systems.


  • Clear back-lit 40 character 8 line LCD display
  • Programming options via the front panel or laptop computer
  • Remote system interrogation and diagnostics
  • Extensive Alarm Management resources
  • Self Auto Learn capabilities
  • Day Night sensitivity settings
  • Versatile multi processor architecture
  • Event log and printer options
  • Flexible modular expansion and panel Add Ons
  • Optional 32, 64, 96 & 128 zone indicators
  • 20W, 40W, 60W and 120W OWS options
  • SmartTerminal repeater options

Typical System Schematic


Number of Detection Loops

1 – 16 depending on enclosure

(larger configurations available on request)

Detection Protocol Apollo XP95 and Discovery
Devices per Loop 126
Number of Zones 999 Programmable Zones / 64 Conventional Zones
Monitored Outputs 1A @ 27V dc, Fused, 10K? EOL
Relay Outputs 7 x VFCO rated 1A @ 30V dc (function specific)
Power Supply 2A, 5.6A  or 18A

Dimensions (mm)




500 H x 405 W x 145 D

840 H x 515 W x 170 D

1200 H x 625 W x 240 D

For further details refer Product Data Sheet.

Part Numbers


SP1X 16 Zone 8550-1150
SP1X 16 Zone EV20+Mic 5.6A 8550-1450
SP1X 16 Zone EV40+Mic 5.6A 8550-1430
SP1X 16 Zone 5.6A 8550-4150


SP1X 1 Loop  8550-1100
SP1X 1 Loop EV40+Mic 5.6A  8550-1440
SP8X 1 Loop 5.6A 8550-4100
SP8X 1 Loop EV120+Mic 18A 8550-4490

Refer local Customer Service Office (CSO) for further build variations