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 868STR Series AdaptaBeacon
Electronic Horn/Strobe 
Outdoor, Surface Mount
Edwards is a registered trademark of UTC Fire & Security


The Edwards 868STR AdaptaBeacon series is a bright, low current, high decibel, surface mount, combination electronic horn/strobe for indoor or outdoor use. It has been designed for mounting with the supplied back box. Strobe and horn may be operated independently.

The 868STR mounts to the gray, corrosion resistant weatherproof surface box supplied with the unit. The box measures 5 59/6" (150mm) square by 3 13/32" (87mm) deep.

The 868STR AdaptaBeacon is for outdoor wall mounting in manufacturing sites. Used where a distinctive visual or audible signal is required for timing, scheduling, paging, process control and general alarm applications

Low current draw
High dB output
Terminals for easy wiring
Gray flame resistant housing
Five lens colors
150 candela strobe (clear lens)
Complete with gasket and surface back box
Engineered thermoplastic housing
1,000 hour strobe tube
Agency Approvals
Strobe- UL 1638 Listed
Horn- UL 464 Listed
Click for Spec Sheet
Cat. No. 868STR(*)-N5 868STR(*)-AQ
Operating Voltage ** 120V AC 24V AC 24V DC
Operating Current - Horn*** 21mA 60mA 20mA
Operating Current - Strobe*** 90mA (RMS) 158mA (RMS) 219mA (AVG)
Operating Environment Indoor: 85% relative humidity at 86F (30C); 32F to 120F (0 to 49C) variable ambient
Strobe Flash Rate 1 flash per second
Strobe Level Output 90 dBA at 10ft (3.05 m) in an Anechonic Chamber
Mounting Indoor Surface Mount
Light Output UL 1638 Clear Lens - 150 cd
Amber Lens - 90 cd
Green Lens - 70 cd
Red Lens - 21 cd
Blue Lens - 20 cd
*Lens color: A-Amber, B-Blue, C-Clear, G-Green, R-Red
**Operating voltage - 20% to + 10% of nominal voltage
***Horn and strobe currents are additive when connected in parallel
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