Viking VFR-400


Multi-Hazard Release Control Panel for Preaction Systems

Availability: Estimated 60 days

Condition: New
Brand: Viking
Status: Active
SKU: 47197
Manufacturer Part #: VFR-400
Secondary Part #: 14152


The Viking VFR400 is a microprocessor based multi-hazard releasing control panel for use on preaction, deluge, Surefire® and Firecycle® multicycle sprinkler systems, MX-1230 Fire Extinguishing System, and MX-200 Fire Extinguishing System. The Model VFR400 is Underwriters Laboratory listed, and complies with UL Standard 864, Ninth Edition, for Local Control Units for Releasing Service. It is designed to be compatible and installed in accordance with the requirements of NFPA 13, NFPA 15, NFPA 16, NFPA 72, and NFPA 2001.

The VFR400 is housed in a steel cabinet with removable door and key lock. Standard is red with black and white trim. The panel is available for use with either 120 VAC or 220 VAC for primary power. The cabinet will house up to two (2) 12AH standby batteries, which are capable of powering the unit in excess of 90 hours in the event of an AC power failure. For (2) 18AH batteries, a separate battery box (Part Number 09866) must be used. The VFR400 Release Control Panel can be used with a wide range of compatible initiating devices, such as spot heat detectors, smoke detectors, and linear heat detectors (10,000 ft. – SAFE-FIRE) or (3,500 ft. – Protectowire).

Additional information

Weight 16 lbs
Dimensions 18.50 × 14.68 × 4.75 in

Potter Electric Signal Company, LLC




Unit of Measurement

EA (Each)

Production Status



  • Multi-Hazard Operation
  • Supervised Microprocessor
  • 32 Character Alpha-Numeric LCD Display
  • Custom Banner Message Text
  • Custom Zone Description Text
  • On Board Menu Driven Programming Controls
  • Releasing Circuits Protected from False Activation
  • Four Class B Initiating Circuits
  • Two Class B Supervisory Circuits**
  • Four Class B Output Circuits
  • Programmable Cross Zoning
  • Continuous or Timed Discharge
  • 40 Event History Buffer
  • Walktest with Automatic Time-out
  • Alarm, Trouble, Supervisory Waterflow Relays
  • Optional Class A Output Zone Module
  • 21 Standard Programs in Panel Memory
  • Password Protection for all Programming
  • 24 Hour Clock
  • Supervised Remote Annunciator Output up to three (3)
  • Auxiliary 24 VDC Power (Constant and Resettable)


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