Spectrex SharpEye 40/40D-M Ultra Fast Multi IR Quad-Sense Flame Detector


The Spectrex SharpEye 40/40D-M is an ultra-fast multispectrum QuadSense IR3 Flame Detector. The SharpEye 40/40D-M provides superior, long distance detection of hydrogen at up to 165ft (50m) and hydrocarbon fires at up to 295 ft. (90 m), exceptional ultra-fast detection in under 50 msec.
Spectrex SharpEye 40/40D-M Ultra Fast Multi IR Quad-Sense Flame Detector
The Spectrex SharpEye 4/40D-M features the widest operation temperature range in extreme weather conditions with unparalleled reliability and is based on the proven Triple-IR (IR3) technology which ensures highest sensitivity with best immunity to false alarms

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  • Superior longest distance detection of hydrocarbon-based fuel and gas fires at up to 300 ft. (90 m)
  • Ultra fast detection, high speed response under 50 msec
  • Proven false alarm immunity
  • Unparalleled reliability - 150,000 hours MTBF
  • Best in class temperature range: -76 to +185 °F (-60 to +85 °C)
  • Enhanced durability backed up by with five-year warranty
  • Six sensitivity levels, adapting to any application
  • Smart field of view integrity test, allowing flawless operation
  • Innovative IR Built-In-Test - continuously validating the optical integrity and the electronic circuitry
  • Multiple output options for maximum compatibility with standard infrastructures
  • Plug-and-Play - factory calibrated for immediate use in any fire detection system
  • Universal wiring option for fast ordering process
  • Two mode heated optics for impeccable performance in challenging environmental conditions
  • Worldwide and regionally certified for hazardous areas
  • Performance and reliability approved by recognizable certification bodies
  • SIL3 compatible
Spectral response Four infrared bands between 2 and 5 μm
Sensitivity ranges 6 sensitivity ranges for 1 ft2 (0.1 m2) n-heptane pan fire
Field of view Hydrogen: horizontal 90°, vertical 90°
Temperature range Operating: -76 to +185 °F (-60 to +85 °C)
Storage: -76 to +185 °F (-60 to +85 °C)
Humidity Non-condensing relative humidity up to 100%
Standard response time Typically < 2 sec. at 131 ft. (40m)
10 sec. at 300 ft. (90 m)
High speed response time (explosion) 50 msec for 1 ft. (0.30 m) diameter sphere LPG-air mixture explosion at 66 ft. (20 m)