Edwards EST GCF-VM

Strobe, White, “FIRE” Marking, Clear Lens, Selectable Output

Condition: New
Brand: Edwards, EST
Status: Obsolete
SKU: 44363
Manufacturer Part #: GCF-VM
Replacement: GCVWF


Genesis life safety and mass notification/emergency communications (ECS/MNS) ceiling strobes are small, compact, and attractive visible emergency signaling devices. Protruding no more than 1.6” (41 mm) from the ceiling, Genesis strobes blend with any decor.

Thanks to patented breakthrough technology, Edwards Genesis strobes do not require bulky specular reflectors and lenses. Instead, an exclusive cavity design conditions light to produce a highly controlled distribution pattern. Significant development efforts employing this new technology have given rise to a new benchmark in strobe performance – FullLight technology.

FullLight strobe technology produces a smooth light distribution pattern without the spikes and voids characteristic of specular reflectors. This ensures the entire coverage area receives consistent illumination from the strobe flash. As a result, Genesis strobes with FullLight technology go well beyond the minimum UL-required “cross” pattern, significantly exceeding UL-1971 and ULC-S526 light distribution requirements.

Depending on the model, clear lens Genesis ceiling strobes feature 15 to 95, or 95 to 177 candela output (see ordering information), which is selectable with a conveniently-located switch. The candela output setting remains clearly visible even after final installation, yet it is locked in place to prevent unauthorized movement after installation.

Genesis ECS/MNS appliances offer emergency signaling with clear amber or blue lenses. They are ideal for applications that require differentiation between life safety and mass notification alerts.

Additional information

Weight 1.8 lbs
Dimensions 6.8 × 6.8 × 1.0 in


Lens Color





Ceiling, Flush, Wall


Production Status





  • Field configurable – no need to remove the device!
  • ECS/MNS models available
  • Unique low-profile design
  • Easy to install
  • Unparalleled performance
  • Approved for public and private mode applications


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