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DCS System

757.498.6118 Ext - 109DCS System - Call for pricing - Dynacord ProAnnounce


PDFDCS System Specifications (pdf)

DCS 400 Series components increase the ProAnnounce system’s control functionality capabilities in many ways. The DCS system can be expanded at any time after installation for increased functionality. DCS control components are available as expansion “modules” that fit into the DCS400 expansion chassis or as “stand alone” cards that can be mounted on standoffs in an equipment rack. The chassis mount module versions are identified by an “R” in the model number. The DCS control system consists of the following primary components:

  • DCS 400 main module chassis
  • DCS 401/401R primary system control module
  • DCS 405/405R extension module
  • DCS 408/408R relay module
  • DCS 409/409R relay module
  • DCS 412/412R logic input module
  • DCS 416/416R analog I/O module
  • DCS 420 monitor unit

The ProAnnounce operating system defines the total amount of supported control inputs and outputs. A ProAnnounce installation allows integrating a maximum of up to 8 DCS 401R control modules. A single control module can host up to 12 relay boards of the types DCS 408R/DCS 409R in any sequence. In addition, it is possible to connect up to 5 logic input modules, 2 analog I/O modules, and 2 rotary encoders.


  • Net Weight: 4.7 kg (10.36 lbs)
  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 8.8 x 48.3 x 33.5 cm (3.5" x 19.0" x 13.2")

Architectural and Engineering Specifications

The expansion system is designed for use with the ProAnnounce system and shall enable the use of a variety of system control and output routing devices. The system shall consist of a 2RU system rack frame accommodating any one of a series of 6 expansion control modules, which slide in the rear of the unit. The rack frame shall hold up to 10 expansion cards. It shall be powered from a 24V DC source supply through a dual spade lug terminal connection. The system shall be equipped with internal self-resetting fuses. The system shall enable the use of analog or digital controls; expand the system operation to include relay operated switching and remote monitoring. The system shall also offer the ability to add a rack mounted monitor unit for in place control and monitoring of any channel.

The expansion system shall be the Dynacord ProAnnounce DCS digital control system.

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