PCX 78
  • PCX hybrid control panel
  • Maximum total zones 78
    – 8 onboard wired inputs expandable to 78
    – Expandable with up to 64 wireless zones
  • 13 programmable wired outputs expandable to 85
  • 8 independent areas
  • Arm and disarm via app, pin code, proximity tag or keyfob
  • Wi-Fi, LAN, GPRS, and PSTN modules available
  • Control your security system from anywhere with ProControl+
  • Complies with EN50131-1
    Security Grade 3, Environmental Class II
  • Connect to UDL for remote diagnostics

Control panel technical characteristics

Two-way wireless technology Using the RIX32-WE wireless input expander
Independent areas 8
Tamper protection Case tamper & back tamper
LCD keypad with integrated prox reader PCX LCD Keypad
User codes and prox tags 100
Guard codes 20
Reporting formats Fast format, SIA3 and Contact ID
System logs 1250

Inputs & outputs

Input type Wired & Wireless (with RIX32-WE)
Onboard wired inputs 8
Total inputs 78
Wired EOL inputs 78 (with 8 RIXs, 6 Keypads)
Two-way wireless inputs 64 (with 2x RIX32-WE)
Outputs on board 15
Output modules 2
Maximum outputs 85
Two-way wireless keyfobs 32 (with a RIX32-WE)
Two-way wireless sirens 2 (with a RIX32-WE)
Wired keypads Max 6
Readers and entry control Max 5

Communications and modems

Modem type (optional) GPRS
LAN modem (optional) Yes
Supports PyronixCloud & ProControl+ App Yes
Event Signalling to Insite Yes
Formats Contact ID IP, SIA Level 3 IP

Environmental and operating features

Storage temperature -20C to +60C
Certified operating temperature -10C to +40C
Nominal operating temperature -10C to +40C
Physical dimensions (W x H x D) 297 x 250 x 82mm (small case)
390 x 305 x 100mm (large case)
PCB: 170 x 90 x 40mm
Weight Small case 4.8kg inc. battery
Large case 11.5kg inc. battery

Electrical & battery

Integrated power supply 1.5A (small casing)
Battery capacity 7.0Ah
Battery supply protection Reverse polarity protected
Battery low voltage protection 10v low voltage cut off
Internal battery charger 750mA Continuous
Recharge time <24 hours
Mains supply 230V (220-240V) AC Max 250mA
Operating voltage 22V AC Nominal (20%), 50Hz (10%)
Quiescent current consumption <90mA
Fuse (battery) 1.6A slow blow, 20mm
Fuse (12v outlets) 800mA fast blow, 20mm
Fuse (mains) 315mA Anti-surge, 20mm
Fuse (RS485 data BUS) 800mA fast blow, 20mm

Resistance (wired inputs)

Normal 0k5 to 8k3
Intruder 1k5 to 5k9
Tamper <0k5 or >17k
Fault 6k to 8k1
Masking 8k2 to 17k

Certifications and warranty

Security Grade Grade 2 small case
Grade 3 large case
Environmental class II
EN Certificate EN50131-3:2009 | EN50131-1:2006+A1:2009 | EN50131-6:2008 | PD6662:2017
Certification type IMQ
Certificate number CA12.01494
Electrical conformity CE
Warranty 2 years