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Q & A to help you understand the EVS


If you are asking can the EVS be used for “this or that”. Check out some of our more commonly asked questions below.

If you don’t find your answer below, please send us an email with your question and we will be happy to answer it for you.

Can the EVS be used with both Conventional and Addressable Fire Alarm Systems?

Yes it can

Are all EVS keyed alike?

Yes they are. However the option is available to have a building keyed differently.

Is EVS listed in both Canada and USA?

Yes the EVS is ULC and UL listed.

Can the EVS be installed to test Smoke Detectors and Rate of Rise Heat Detectors?

No, the EVS is not listed for testing these devices.

Does it matter which side of the EVS the risister goes on?

Yes, the risister has to be installed under the terminals maked R- & R+

Can the EVS be custom stamped with my company name?

Yes, this option is available at an additional cost.

Is the EVS plate the same size as a standard End of Line plate?

No the EVS plate is slightly bigger than the standard EOL, so that it should cover up minor paint damage caused from removing old EOL.

Can the EVS only be used to replace End of Lines?

No, the EVS can be used for testing a variety of devices and componantes as well, for bypassing auxiliary in Fire Alarms and Security Systems and more.

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