DSC Ceiling Mount Infrared

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Bravo5 is a 360 degree ceiling-mounted, single element quad PIR detector. That's ideal in commercial applications where partitions or other obstructions might obscure the line
Brand: DSC
Part Number: BV500

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The Bravo5 is a ceiling mount detector designed to provide reliable motion detection for residential and commercial applications. The Bravo5 uses a special Fresnel lens made for 360deg. detection in conjunction with a quad element PIR sensor optimized for uniform detection all around its field of view. Special attention is given to false alarm immunity against RF, static, electrical transient to ensure trouble free operation for many years.


  • Multi-Level Signal Processing
  • 360deg. coverage
  • Quad element PIR sensor
  • High level static and transient protection
  • Excellent RF immunity
  • Temperature compensation
  • Fast/Slow detection jumper
  • LED ON/OFF jumper
  • SMD construction
  • Super quiet operation
  • 5 year warranty

Product Information

  • BV-500: Form ‘A' alarm contact
  • BV-501: Form ‘A' alarm contact and tamper switch
  • BV-502: Form ‘C' alarm contact and tamper switch

Additional Info

Additional Info

Part Number BV500
What's in the box (1) DSC Ceiling Mount Infrared


Installed several, works greatReview by name withheld
Installed several, works great (Posted on 6/2/12)
This detector is awsome and so much faster to install and since ...Review by James
This detector is awsome and so much faster to install and since installation no false alarms.

I mounted one on a cathedral type ceiling in a bedroom and we hav 99 percent coverage
just puch your drill or long screw driver through the point of attachment and pull the wire through and mount my total installation time was less then 20 minutes
(Posted on 11/23/05)

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Input Voltage 9 - 14.5 VDC
Current (nominal) 18 /15 mA (alarm on/off) @12 VDC
Contact Rating  
Alarm Relay 0.1A @24VDC
Tamper Switch 0.1A @24VDC
Size (diameter x height) 4.6" x 1.4" / 117 mm x 36 mm
Maximum detection range (diameter) Detector placed 8 ft./ 2.4 m from floor: 24 ft./ 7.3 m
Detector placed 10 ft./ 3.0 m from floor: 30 ft./ 9.2 m
Detector placed 12 ft./ 3.6 m from floor: 40 ft./ 12.2 m
Additional operating modes LED ON/OFF Jumper J1
Pulse count (fast/slow) Jumper J2, J2 ON is fast count.
RF Immunity 20V/m ( 100Hz - 1.2GHz)
Transients @ wiring terminal 2.4KV @ 1.2joules
Operating temperature 32 -122°F / 0 - 50°C
Humidity 5 - 95% RH non-condensing