Highly sensitive, very early warning smoke detection system


The VESDA LaserCOMPACT (VLC) is an aspirating smoke detector that provides very early warning in single and small environments where space is at a premium. The VLC is available in two versions, one that interfaces via relays only (RO) and one that interfaces via relays and VESDAnet (VN). The VESDA VLC-EX detector has been specifically designed to provide al the benefits of ASD for the protection of hazardous areas with Zone 2 classification.


  • Single pipe inlet
  • Five (5) status LEDs
  • Referencing
  • VESDAnet communication (VN)
  • Clean air barrier optics protection
  • Three (3) alarm levels
  • Three (3) programmable relays
  • Air flow monitoring
  • Optional remote display and relay capability
  • Simple mounting design
  • AutoLearn™

The VLC-EX models incorporate an IP54 rated stainless steel enclosure


  • Small archives
  • Production machinery
  • Ceiling voids
  • Prison cells
  • Wet benches
  • Data storage cabinets
  • Critical process tools


  • Wide sensitivity range: 0.0015 – 6%/ft
  • Coverage area up to 8,000sqft
  • Suitable for zone 2 applications (VLC-EX only)
  • Single pipe inlet
  • VESDAnet capable

See manufacturer’s datasheet for full technical specifications


  • UL Listed
  • ULC Listed
  • FM Approved
  • CSFM