Self test information

Self test emergency lighting units are intelligently designed to cut costs in testing and maintenance of emergency lights. The technology in the self test emergency lights allows the unit to be tested in accordance to the BS 5266 pt8 and BS EN 50172.

Self testing emergency lights allow two types of tests;

Test A – Runs automatically every 30 days and checks the following,

  • Emergency Operation for 5 minutes
  • Battery Capacity
  • Health of Lamp

Test B –  Runs automatically every 360 days and checks the following,

  • Emergency Operation for full rated duration
  • Battery Capacity
  • Health of Lamp