DSC Ceiling Mount Infrared W/Glass Break

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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: BV500GB

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The Bravo 5GB is a ceiling mount motion and glassbreak detector in one housing designed to provide reliable protection for residential and commercial applications. The Bravo 5GB 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. The Bravo 5GB is integrated with an advanced microprocessor based glassbreak sensor, designed to detect the sounds produced by the shattering of framed glass. The glassbreak detection scheme used on Bravo 5GB is a result of an extensive research program, designed to study the properties of glass as well as the properties of sounds produced by the shattering of framed glass. The Bravo 5GB offers a benefit of having motion and glassbreak detectors in one housing for many applications where both protections are required in the same room.


  • 360deg. coverage
  • High level static and transient protection
  • Excellent RF immunity Motion Detection
  • Multi-Level Signal Processing *
  • Quad element PIR sensor
  • Temperature compensation
  • Fast/Slow detection jumper J3
  • LED ON/OFF jumper J4
  • Super quiet operation Glassbreak Detection
  • Microcontroller-based Digital Signal Processing technology
  • Dynamic Signal Processing* provides accurate detection of plate, laminated, wired and tempered glass types, while rejecting common "bell" or "ringing" type sounds
  • "White noise" rejection mechanism
  • Installer test mode for glassbreak sensor
  • Alarm memory (latching LED) for glassbreak sensor

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Part Number BV500GB
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Input Voltage 9 - 14.5 VDC
Current (typical) 38/35 mA (alarm on/off) @12VDC
Contact Rating  
Alarm Relay (PIR) 0.1A @24VDC
Alarm Relay (Glassbreak) 1.0A @24VDC
Tamper Switch 0.1A @24VDC
Size (diameter x height) 4.6" x 1.4" / 117 mm x 36 mm
Motion Detector Range (diameter)  
8 ft./ 2.4 m from floor 24 ft./ 7.3 m
10 ft./ 3.0 m from floor 30 ft./ 9.2 m
12 ft./ 3.6 m from floor 40 ft./ 12.2 m
Jumper Setting J1 Installer Test Mode
J2 Alarm Memory
J3 PIR Sensitivity
J4 Motion LED ON/OFF
J5 Glassbreak Detection Level *
RF Immunity (Not verified by UL) Radiated -10V/m +80% AM (@1KHz) from 80MHz to 1GHz
Conducted -10V +80% AM (@1KHz) from 150KHz to 80MHz
Transients @ wiring terminal 2.4KV @ 1.2joules
Operating temperature 32 -122°F / 0 - 50°C
Humidity 5 - 95% RH non-condensing (verified to 85% by UL)