External Security Sounder.




Background.

The team at Optima were invited to provide support in the development of a next-generation external radio sounder and visual-alert product. Optima were engaged to complete the partially developed product; making significant CAD, tooling and manufacturing optimisation changes to ensure the product functioned accurately, and was suitable for mass production with injection-moulding techniques.

Approach.

Alongside a modern advanced electronic configuration, the range featured;

An ‘Installer-friendly’ self-supporting lid, built-in spirit levels and innovative revolving fixing holes, ready for installation on a variety of external building finishes.

An array of high specification LED’s and LED strobes, providing security reassurance for the user.

A range of robust, translucent polycarbonate bodies, in 3 colours (Blue, Amber and Red) to suit the specific user application. The product also exhibited a low-profile modern aesthetic, appropriate for installation on most building types.

Delivery.

The product entered final tooling in 2015 and was launch to market at the beginning of 2016.

Services Used

Engineering Design

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Prototyping

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Concept Development

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