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WNC1800/FX-ZFR 182x Pro Series Wireless Field Bus System Product Bulletin

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Locations or applications that prohibit cellular telephones or Wi-Fi systems are unsuitable for the wireless FX-PC products. Examples include the following locations or applications:

  • Operating rooms or radiation therapy rooms
  • Validated environments
  • UL 864 applications
  • Department of Defense applications requiring DIACAP certification (for example, military bases and military hospitals)

Do not use the wireless FX-PC products in applications that cannot tolerate intermittent communication interference, or where the following may occur:

  • Critical control features would impact life-safety or result in large monetary loss, including secondary (backup) life-safety applications
  • Data centers, production lines, or critical areas would be shut down
  • Loss of critical control would result from loss of data from humidity or temperature sensor communications
  • Operation of exhaust fans or Air Handling Units (AHUs) would impair a purge or pressurization mode
  • Missing data would invalidate reporting required by the customer
  • Security points are monitored