When it comes to fire and life safety, you need a system that you can count on in every way. That's why the EST4 intelligent panel is engineered to perform for decades, be quick to service and simple to integrate into any building's existing infrastructure. And with state-of-the-art defense against cyber threats, you can trust EST4 keeps your property secure from every angle.

Backwards Compatible, Forward Thinking

The EST4 system from Edwards makes life safety communications simple to service, secure from cyberthreats, and easy to implement in a wide variety of facilities.

  • Equally suited to new and retrofit projects
  • Compatible with an array of wiring types
  • 75% less cabling leads to savings in materials and labor
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Fire Safety for the Future


The EST4 life safety system is equipped with the ability to deploy proxy firewalls that effectively insulate the internal fire network from external cyber threats. The EST4 platform's proxy firewall uses Advanced Encryption Standard encryption and protocols.
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The EST4 platform's enhanced networking capabilities are based on a TCP/IPv6 network, giving it the flexibility to be designed into many mid-to-large applications. EST4's self-configuring network even allows changes from copper to fiber with no system downtime.

Forward Migration

Quickly and easily upgrade your existing Edwards systems like EST3, EST2 and RC3 with cost-saving innovations from Edwards. The EST4 platform supports all Signature Series devices, modules and service tools, and Genesis notification appliances, plus existing network cabling is reusable.
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The EST4 platform's hi-fidelity audio messaging capabilities ensure that messages reach the right people across 200 channels, at the right time, and provide responders with the ability to relay information clearly and concisely, saving time and protecting lives.

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Edwards is proud to provide a variety of tools for architects and engineers. To learn more about how the EST4 platform will fit into your plans for new construction or renovation, click the links below.


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