Indoor detection

May 2002 Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

The Optex MX40 is an addition to the successful range of quality indoor detection equipment distributed by Elvey International. The Optex MX-40 creates an integrated detection area that enables the microwave detection area to synchronise to the PIR detection area, achieving higher detection performance and preventing errors and false alarms.

Anti-crosstalk system

Because Optex's unique microwave technology allows the design of antenna settings differently from conventional methods, the anti-crosstalk system of the MX-40 QZ prevents interference from other microwaves. When several detectors are placed in combination in one area, false alarms may occur due to matching frequencies, because microwaves from each detector may cause interference with each other. But the MX-40 QZ greatly reduces interference to prevent false alarms.

Spherical lens design

With uniform distance between each lens segment and the pyroelectric elements, the spherical lens provides a precise focal length to each of the multiple lens segments. This enables each lens segment to precisely face its detection area and creates detection zones without distortion. Spherical design also makes lens construction tough against outside forces and resistant to damage from disturbances to the lens.





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