Potter PAD100-PD

Photoelectric Smoke Sensor

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Brand: Potter FireAlarm.com Part #: 37496 Category: Manufacturer Part #: PAD100-PDSecondary Part #: 3992733 Tag:


The photoelectric Smoke Sensor is a listed analog addressable smoke sensor compatible with fire alarm control panels that utilize the Potter Addressable Device (PAD) protocol. The PAD100-PD is a low profile smoke sensor with a wide sensitivity range. The sensor and base (not included) are made of a durable plastic in an off-white color to blend in with the ceiling. The PAD100-PD has a sensitivity range of 1.0 to 3.7 % per foot and is UL. The PAD100-PD features drift compensation and has built in dirty detector warning as well as. The PAD100-PD and the control panel communicate over a proven and robust digital communication path and the system analyzes the information at the particular device. The total polling speed is less than five (5) seconds, well under the UL requirements. The sensor is compatible with any of the PAD series sensor bases and simply twists on. The PAD100-PD is addressed using DIP switches in the rear of the sensor and can be easily programmed in the field without special tools.


Weight 1.00 lbs
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Product Notes

Replacement: PAD200-PD


  • Low profile, less than 2 inches with the base
  • Wide selectable sensitivity range of 1.0 to 3.7%/foot
  • Sensor communicates sensitivity to control panel
  • UL listed smoke calibration and sensitivity
  • Optional locking tab to prevent unwanted removal
  • Simple DIP switch address setting, no programming tool required
  • LED alarm indicator
  • Product includes a 5 year warranty
  • UUKL Listed for Smoke Control


PAD100-PD Photoelectric Smoke Sensor
Potter – Data Sheet

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