General Sound - Dallas Texas - Fire Alarm Systems, Security, Sound, CCTV
General Sound - Dallas Texas - Fire Alarm Systems, Security, Sound, CCTV
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    Full Service Fire Alarm Contractor- General Sound
    Full Service Fire Alarm Contractor Since 1973
    Headquartered in Richardson, Texas, General Sound is a full-service commercial fire alarm contractor. Our services include sales, installation, inspection and maintenance of fire alarm systems manufactured by the most recognized names in the industry.
    Fire Alarm, Smoke Alarm, Heat Detection Manufacturers from General Sound
    Industry Leading Suppliers
    General Sound is an authorized distributor of fire alarm, sound and security systems manufactured by the most respected brand names in the industry including Notifier, System Sensor, Vesda, Bogen, Atlas Sound, Cambridge and Dynasound.
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    Full Service Fire Alarm Contractor- General Sound
    Fire Alarm Panels & Networks
    General Sound is a full-service commercial fire alarm contractor. As a NOTIFIER Premier Engineered Systems Distributor, we service all NOTIFIER fire alarm control panels and design, professionally install and support NOTIFIER life safety systems that meet the needs of a variety of customers, including schools, hospitals, networked corporate campuses and more.
    Smoke Alarm Systems from General Sound
    Smoke Detection
    Time is of the essence. General Sound offers the earliest and most accurate smoke detection from industry leaders like Vesda, Notifier, and System Sensor. You can depend on General Sound to install, service and support your life safety systems.
  • Security
    CCTV - Video Security from General Sound
    CCTV - Video Security
    General Sound offers a wide selection of video security solutions for commercial applications, such as industrial facilities, schools and corporate offices.
  • Sound Systems / Sound Masking
    Access Control from General Sound
    Sound Systems
    General Sound offers only the highest quality commercial audio components for all sizes of public address, pro sound and intercom systems. We install these systems in a variety of environments.
    CCTV - Video Security from General Sound
    Sound Masking
    General Sound offers sound masking solutions for a wide variety of commercial uses. Sound masking uses a familiar background sound to "mask" human speech and other sounds in a given area to make your work environment more comfortable.
  • Manufacturers
    LEADING BRANDS FROM General Sound

    General Sound is an authorized distributor of fire alarm, sound and security systems manufactured by the most respected brand names in the industry. Here is a representation of some of our top manufacturers:
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    Why Choose General Sound?
    Why Choose General Sound?
    We are committed to providing our customers with the best service in the DFW Metroplex. General Sound ensures all of our installations are to the highest degree of quality and efficiency by using our own licensed, factory trained, and NICET certified professionals.
  • Industry Leaders in Life Safety

    General Sound is a distributor for NOTIFIER, a leader in the fire alarm industry for over 60 years. NOTIFIER's unwavering commitment to continuously develop new solutions that improve life safety has produced the premiere line of fire alarm systems that use today's most innovative technologies while remaining user friendly.

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Fire Alarm Systems

Commercial-Grade Engineered Fire Alarm Systems

General Sound Fire Alarm Systems - Richardson, Texas

Onyx® Series Brochure

General Sound is a Premier Engineered Systems Distributor for NOTIFIER, a leader in the fire alarm industry for over 60 years. NOTIFIER's unwavering commitment to continuously develop new solutions that improve life safety has produced the premiere line of fire alarm systems that use today's most innovative technologies while remaining user friendly.


    ONYX® Series Intelligent Fire Systems
  • Panel for virtually every size/type installation
  • Expandable via network options
  • Patented intelligent sensing technology
  • Workstation/PC for central command and remote access
  • Backward compatible
  • Easy to use and maintain
Notifier Onyx Series NFS 320

NFS-320 General Sound Fire Protection Services

The NFS-320 is engineered specifically for small applications, incorporating features that minimize installation time, enable faster response times, and simplify maintenance and usability. With one Signaling Line Circuit (SLC) capable of monitoring up to 318 intelligent points, the NFS-320 offers all the sophistication and premier performance synonymous with the ONYX Series. It just does it on a smaller scale.

    Typical Applications
  • Small Commercial
  • Schools
  • Restaurants
  • Standalone Retail
  • Strip Malls
Notifier Onyx Series NFS 640

NFS2-640 General Sound Fire Protection Services

The NFS2-640 is engineered specifically for mid-size applications, and allows customization to your specific fire protection needs. And should those needs change in the future, the NFS2-640 can adapt with the addition, removal, or replacement of system modules and is easily expanded via NOTIFIER's intelligent fire alarm network to accommodate future building expansion.

    Typical Applications
  • Commercial Offices
  • Schools
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Educational Buildings
  • Hotels
  • Strip Malls
Notifier Onyx Series NFS2-3030

NFS2-3030 General Sound Fire Protection Services

The NFS2-3030, with its tremendous point capacity and powerful programming options, is the ideal choice for large scale applications requiring custom solutions and superior performance. A full line of optional panel circuit modules make it highly customizable and capable of addressing the toughest design challenges.

    Typical Applications
  • High Rise Buildings
  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels
  • Airports
  • Sports Arenas/Complexes
  • Shopping Malls
Notifier Onyx Series Digital Voice Command

Digital Voice Command General Sound Fire Protection Services

ONYX Digital Voice Command (DVC), NOTIFIER's multi-channel digital audio evacuation and paging system, features eight channels of industry leading quality audio, five firefighter telephone channels, wire or fiber network options, and can broadcast multiple, distinct messages throughout your entire facility simultaneously.

    Typical Applications
  • Hotels
  • Airports
  • Theatres
  • Schools and Educational Facilities
  • Hospitals
Notifier Onyx Series ONYXWorks

ONYXWorks General Sound Fire Protection Services

ONYXWorks is a PC based graphical workstation that links fire alarm control panels, security panels and life safety systems from multiple vendors, making it ideal for retrofit, upgrade and expansion applications. With ONYXWorks, a facility manager can monitor and manage all systems from a single point of control throughout your building, campus, city, state or even worldwide, over a proprietary network.

    Typical Applications
  • University Campuses
  • School Districts
  • Corporate Campuses
  • High Rise Buildings
  • Hospitals
  • Office Parks
Notifier Onyx Series ONYX FirstVision

ONYX FirstVision General Sound Fire Protection Services

In an emergency, the only thing more important than speed is reliable information. ONYX FirstVision, NOTIFIER'S interactive graphical touch screen interface, allows first responders to quickly access critical information, such as the origin of a fire, how fast and in which direction it is spreading, and the access of exit routes that are affected. Armed with this knowledge, firefighters and other first responders can quickly make well-informed decisions and execute a safer, more effective response that can reduce or even prevent the loss of life and property.

    Typical Applications
  • High Rise Buildings
  • Hospitals
  • Office Parks
  • Telecommunications Facilities
  • Data Centers

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Call General Sound today at 972-231-2541 for more information about Notifier Life Safety Systems.

FIRE ALARMS from General Sound
FIRE ALARMS
General Sound is a full-service commercial fire alarm contractor. As a NOTIFIER Premier Engineered Systems Distributor, we are able to service all NOTIFIER fire alarm control panels as well as design, professionally install, and support NOTIFIER life safety systems for a variety of customers.
General Sound offers OFFERING TOP BRANDS
OFFERING TOP BRANDS
General Sound is an authorized distributor of fire alarm, sound and security systems manufactured by the biggest and best brand names in the industry, including Notifier, System Sensor, Vesda, Bogen, Atlas Sound, Cambridge, Dynasound and many others.
General Sound Fire Alarm Systems
Sound Systems
General Sound provides only the highest quality commercial audio components for all sizes of public address, pro sound and intercom systems. We install these systems in a variety of environments.
  • Fire Alarms & Fire Safety Notification from General Sound
    Fire Alarm
    General Sound is a distributor for NOTIFIER, a leader in the fire alarm industry for over 60 years. NOTIFIER's unwavering commitment to continuously develop new solutions that improve life safety has produced the premiere line of fire alarm systems Learn more>>
  • Life Safety Notification from General Sound
    Life Safety Notification
    The broadest line of Audible/Visual Appliances in the industry featuring System Sensor Horns, Horn Strobes, Strobes, Speakers & Speaker Strobes, Chimes & Chime Strobes, Bells, and Weatherproof Appliances.
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  • Emergency Communications from General Sound
    Emergency Communications
    Informing people of an emergency and instructing them to evacuate, relocate or remain where they are, is critical to keeping them safe and out of harms way.
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  • Smoke Detection
    Smoke Detection
    When it comes to life safety, time is of the essence. General Sound offers the earliest and most accurate smoke detection available from industry leaders like Notifier System Sensor and Vesda.
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  • Security and Video Surveillance from General Sound
    Security and Video Surveillance
    Pan, tilt and zoom dome cameras give you a comprehensive view that you can't get from a fixed camera. General Sound offers PTZ camera solutions from top manufacturers, ensuring a wide range of options to suit your needs and budget.
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  • Sound Masking from General Sound
    Sound Masking
    Sound masking uses a familiar background sound to "mask" human speech and other sounds in a given area to make your work environ-
    ment more comfortable. While sound masking is mostly used to protect privacy or confidentiality, it is also used to help increase workers' concentration levels and productivity. Learn more>>
  • Sound Systems from General Sound
    Sound Systems
    General Sound offers only the highest quality commercial audio components for all sizes of public address, pro sound and intercom systems. Regardless of your specific application, General Sound will design a system that will feature audio clarity and ease of use.
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