LifeSafety Power Supply Integrations


Beginning in Access It! Universal.NET 6.1, support has been added for EP controllers to communicate to the LifeSafety Power Netlink NL4 module. This integration allows for monitoring and control of LifeSafety Power inputs and outputs.

Upon the installation of the NL4 within Access It! Universal.NET, all ancillary inputs and outputs for are created for (4) M8 distribution models. If not using any of the created inputs or outputs they can be removed by unchecking the device installed checkbox located in the respective devices properties screen. 

Required Components

The following components are required to complete the integration.

  • Access It!® Universal.NET min s/w v6.1
  • Any EP or LP series controller using an encrypted communication method min f/w 1.241
  • LifeSafety NL4 min f/w 8.05M

Access It! Universal.NET configuration

  1. Within Access It! Universal.NET, navigate to the Hardware menu
  2. Edit the SCP communicating to the Lifesafety NL4
  3. Change SIO Port Configuration Port 4 protocol to PSIA
  4. Select Web Logins tab
  5. Click New
  6. Select PSIA Client Login for Web login type
  7. Enter the credentials used to access the LifeSafety NL4 via the web interface
  8. Click OK
  9. Click Save
  10. Expand SCPs
  11. Expand the SCP the LifeSafety NL4 will be installed under
  12. Select SIOs from the left hand menu
  13. A list of all available SIOs appear in the pane to the right of the hardware tree
  14. Edit the first uninstalled SIO from the right hand pane
    General Tab
    Model: LifeSafety Power NL4
    Device Installed: X
    IP Address: <Set accordingly>
  15. Click Save

More Information

For information on configuring encrypting communication see the following articles:

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