ZEX508 8-Zone Expander

ZEX508 8-Zone Expander

For the FORCE System

This expander is an 8-zone expansion card for FORCE Security System.

The ZEX508 allow adding 8 zones to the FORCE’s 8 onboard zones. It can be powered by PIMA’s PS-2 power supply that features low battery and AC loss supervision and reporting.


  • 8 zone inputs, 1 relay output
  • Communicates using PIMA propriety ForceBus
  • Card and communication status LEDs
  • Detection options:
    No EOL resistors: Open (Short) and Open (open circuit)
    One EOL resistor protection: Close (resistance), Open (open circuit) and short fault (short circuit)
    Two EOL resistors: Close (resistance), Open (resistance), short fault (short circuit) and cut (open circuit)
  • Tamper switch protection against opening and removal
  • Optional EOL loop supervision
  • Sensitivity setting
  • Plastic enclosure

Technical Specifications

  • Baud rate: 19,200bps
  • Voltage levels: 0,+12V
  • Relay Output: 1A, NO/NC/COM
  • Differential, Half Duplex
  • Terminal block connections
  • Operating Voltage Range: 9-14VDC
  • Current Consumption: @13.8V – 40±10 mA
  • PS-2:
    Voltage (max): 15VDC
    Indication inputs: AC loss, Low Battery
    Molex connector
  • Operating temperature range: -10° C to +55° C
  • Weight (including enclosure): 400gr