VESDA-E Technical Accreditation Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    The VESDA-E has a number of detector display options. Those options are:
    • A. 

      LEDs only

    • B. 

      3.5 inch touch screen display

    • C. 

      7 inch touch screen display

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The VESDA-E has a new detection chamber called the flair chamber. The Flair chamber was built on Xtralis’ core competencies of Image processing, optics, interpretation of light and:
    • A. 

      Video Transmission

    • B. 

      Air Sampling

    • C. 

      Electronics manufacturing

    • D. 

      Particle Counting

  • 3. 
    The VESDA-E has the greatest sensitivity range of any Xtralis air sampling smoke detector to date. The VESDA-E sensitivity range is:
    • A. 

      0.0015-6.25%obs/ft (0.005-20%obs/m)

    • B. 

      0.0003-6.25%obs/ft (0.001-20%obs/m)

    • C. 

      0.008-6.25%obs/ft (0.025-20%obs/m)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The VESDA-E Fire 1 Alarm Threshold can be more sensitive than the VLP Fire 1 Alarm Threshold by:
    • A. 

      100 times

    • B. 

      50 percent

    • C. 

      25 Pascals

    • D. 

      15 times

  • 5. 
    Inherent Absolute Calibration, particle classification, and operating temperature stability are some of the ways the VESDA-E detection chamber achieves its superior detection reliability.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The enclosure for the VESDA-E was designed for both aesthetics and durability. The VESDA-E enclosure is:
    • A. 

      Made of durable plastic with an IP rating of 40

    • B. 

      Made of brushed aluminum with an IP rating of 40

    • C. 

      Made of Stainless steel with an IP rating of 40

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    The VESDA-E was designed for the ease of cable entry and interconnection wiring to external monitoring devices by the use of a hinged door on the fascia, removable wiring terminals, and:
    • A. 

      4 sealed conduit knockouts

    • B. 

      4 removable conduit access points

    • C. 

      2 sealed conduit knockouts

    • D. 

      2 removable conduit access points

  • 8. 
    The single-stage replaceable air sampling filter on the VESDA-E is designed to filter out larger particles above what size?
    • A. 

      60 Micron

    • B. 

      30 Micron

    • C. 

      20 Micron

    • D. 

      10 Micron

  • 9. 
    The single-stage filter has a chip fitted which registers the following:
    • A. 

      Type of filter inserted.

    • B. 

      Total smoke hours.

    • C. 

      Total dust count.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 10. 
    The inlet manifold on the VESDA-E utilizes Ultrasonic Flow Sensors per inlet Pipe for precise sampled airflow monitoring. The Ultrasonic Flow sensors then allow the VESDA-E to provide how many programmable flow faults?
    • A. 

      Two - High air flow and Low air flow

    • B. 

      Four - Major High, Major Low, Minor High, Minor Low

    • C. 

      One – General Flow Fault

    • D. 

      Sixteen – Major High, Major Low, Minor High, Minor Low per individual inlet pipe

  • 11. 
    The VESDA-E aspirator is a new design that is more efficient and quieter than other aspirators used in previous VESDA air sampling smoke detectors. The VESDA-E aspirator has how many programmable speed settings?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20

  • 12. 
    The maximum area a single VESDA-E detector can protect is:
    • A. 

      5,000 sq. feet (465 sq. meters)

    • B. 

      10,000 sq. feet (929 sq. meters)

    • C. 

      20,000 sq. feet (2000 sq. meters)

    • D. 

      25,000 sq. feet (2300 sq. meters)

  • 13. 
    Together with the Flair smoke chamber and newly designed aspirator, the VESDA-E will allow for longer pipe runs compared to previous VESDA detectors. What is the maximum allowable aggregate pipe length for a single VESDA-E detector using a branched sample pipe network?
    • A. 

      1312 feet (400 meters)

    • B. 

      1500 feet (450 meters)

    • C. 

      2624 feet (800 meters)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    When mounting a VESDA-E detector to the wall a minimum of 2 inches (50mm) of space is required between the ceiling and the detector. If a Stax module is to be added to the top of the detector the minimum space between the detector and the ceiling shall be:
    • A. 

      3 feet (1 Meter)

    • B. 

      2 feet (60 cm)

    • C. 

      1 foot (30 cm)

    • D. 

      .5 foot (15 cm)

  • 15. 
    All three display versions of the VESDA-E detector (LED, 3.5”, 7 “) have a reset/disable push button switch. How long must the reset/disable switch be depressed to put the VESDA-E detector in Disable Mode?
    • A. 

      3 seconds

    • B. 

      30 seconds

    • C. 

      60 seconds

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    The 3.5-inch VESDA-E touch screen display has 3 distinct screens. These screens are the Main Screen, the Airflow screen, and the:
    • A. 

      Status Screen

    • B. 

      Maintenance Screen

    • C. 

      Fault Screen

    • D. 

      Front Door Screen

  • 17. 
    The VESDA-E detector comes with seven programmable, form C relays. The seven relays include Fire 1, Action, Alert, Isolate, Urgent Fault, Minor Fault, and:
    • A. 

      General Trouble

    • B. 

      General Maintenance

    • C. 

      General Tso

    • D. 

      Fire 2

  • 18. 
    The VESDA-E detector has two power wiring terminals, one for power in the other for power out to other VESDA-E detectors. What is the acceptable input voltage for powering a VESDA-E detector?
    • A. 

      220VAC

    • B. 

      110VAC

    • C. 

      24VDC

    • D. 

      18-30VDC

  • 19. 
    Besides the on-board relays provided by the VESDA-E detector, there are three additional ways the detector can communicate with external devices/systems. Those communication methods are:
    • A. 

      USB, USA, USSR

    • B. 

      USB, Ethernet, Blue Tooth

    • C. 

      USB, Modbus, WiFi

    • D. 

      USB, Ethernet, WiFi

  • 20. 
    In order for the VESDA-E to communicate via Ethernet or WiFi, a number of parameters need to be programmed into the detector using Xtralis VSC software and a USB serial connection. Those parameters include the devices IP (Internet Protocol) address and:
    • A. 

      Detector Password

    • B. 

      Detector Serial number

    • C. 

      Detector MAC Address

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    The VESDA-E can communicate to several Xtralis software applications including VSC, VSM, and iVESDA using the WiFi communications protocol. The key element required for the VESDA-E detector to communicate to any Xtralis software package is:
    • A. 

      A Blue Tooth adaptor

    • B. 

      A WiFi Access point or WiFi Router

    • C. 

      A flux capacitor

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    The iVESDA application can be used to:
    • A. 

      Monitor all devices on VESDAnet

    • B. 

      Monitor only VESDA-E devices on VESDAnet

    • C. 

      Monitor only legacy detectors on VESDAnet

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    The VESDA-E detector has a built-in virtual HLI. If a VESDA-E detector is placed on an existing VESDAnet network, the VESDA-E can communicate with other VESDA devices (including VLP, VLC, etc) via its VESDAnet ports and also communicate to external devices through one of its other communication ports (USB, Ethernet, WiFi). This means that an external HLI (High Level Interface) is no longer required.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The VESDA-E USB communication port can be used for other tasks other than connecting a serial cable between the detector and a computer. The USB port can also be used to download detector event logs, upload detector configuration parameters, and upload detector firmware upgrades using what device?
    • A. 

      Hand held programmer

    • B. 

      Memory Stick

    • C. 

      Vesda Laser Compact

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    The VESDA-E detector has two GPI (General Purpose Inputs) used for things such as remote reset, power supply monitoring, standby by mode, remote disable, etc. One of the GPI is monitored and the other is unmonitored.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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