FMC 2000

The RAE Systems FMC 2000 is a multi-channel controller – with a built-in wireless modem – designed for integration with RAE Systems’ MeshGuard intelligent network of connected sensors. The FMC 2000 is the command and control element of the MeshGuard system that gathers data and monitors alarms from MeshGuard toxic and flammable gas monitors.

List of Benefits

  • Built-in wireless modem for
  • use in MeshGuard networks
  • Manages up to 24 channels
  • Guaranteed 12hr run-time
  • Five programmable SPDT
  • relay outputs
  • RS-485 and Ethernet interface
  • Simple, intuitive operation
  • Backup battery for up to 15hrs
  • of operation


The built-in wireless modem automatically links with MeshGuard monitors, and the controller has built-in security safeguards to resist tampering. The FMC 2000 controller can monitor up to 24 wireless MeshGuard detectors and contains five programmable relays that can trigger external alarms or process controls - more than capable of helping you manage a large fleet of instruments.

An optional element of the MeshGuard system is the FA200 Alarm Bar with quick connector. The alarm device comes with one audible and four visual alarm outputs, and the alarm logic is fully configurable from the FMC 2000 multi-channel controller. The high volume alarms and sirens make it ideal for noisy industrial settings.

SpecificationDetail Description
Size 24 x 40 x 9.3 cm / 9.5” x 15.7” x 3.7” in.
Weight 6.5kg / 14.3lbs excluding mounting plate
LCD Display 5.7” 320 x 240 black/white graphic with backlight
Audible alarm 95dB @ 12” (30cm)
Visual alarm Super bright red LED with enclosed cover
Data logging SD card
Interface RS-A485 Modbus RTU, Ethernet Modbus RTU
Relay 5 SPDT relays (6A 250VAC)
Housing Stainless Steel
Power supply 85V to 264V AC
Backup battery Rechargeable lead-Aacid battery 12V 2.8Ah, Up to 15 hours of operation
Operating temperature -A20° to +55°C / -A4° to 131°F
Humidity 0% to 95% relative humidity, non-Acondensing
IP Rating IP54 (NEMA 3)
Wireless frequency ISM license free band, IEEE 802.15.2.4GHz
Wireless approvals FCC Part 15, CE R & TTE
Radio module Supports RM2400A
Certifications 61010-1/CSA C22.2 No. 61010-1 Part no.
Size 83.8 x 11.4 x 20.3 cm / 33” x 4.5” x 8”in
Weight 6.6kg / 14.5lbs
Power 12VDC supplied by FMC 2000
Operating temp A40° to +55°C / 40° to 131°F
Cable length 10m / 33’ standard
Connector 6-pin mil-style plugAin male connector with cable
Enclosure Stainless steel with protective bars over strobes
Audible alarm output 112dB at 10’ (3m) duel tone, steady-yelp horn Four 160,000-Acandlepower strobes
Warranty 2 years

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