The DSC PowerSeries is made up of the basic panels PC1404, PC1616, PC1832, and PC1864 and all associated keypads and modules.

Features PC1404 PC1616 PC1832 PC1864
Number of On-Board Zones 4 6 8 8
Total Zone Supported 8 32 32 64
Keypad Zone Expansion Yes Yes Yes Yes
Hardwired Expansion Zone Doubling Yes Yes Yes
Hardwired Zones  8  16 (1xPC5108) 32 (3xPC5108) 64 (7xPC5108)
Wireless Zone Expansion No Yes Yes Yes (64 Wireless)
Addressable Zone Expansion No Yes Yes Yes (32 Addressable)
Number of Keypads  4  8  8  8
Number of Wireless Receivers  - 4 (PC5320) 4 (PC5320) 4 (PC5320)
On-Board PGM Outputs

PGM1=50mA

PGM2=300mA

PGM1=50mA

PGM2=300mA

PGM1=50mA

PGM2=300mA

PGM1,3,4=50mA

PGM2=300mA

Number of Main Panel Low-Current PGM Outputs  1 1 1 3
Number of Main Panel High-Current PGM Outputs  1 1 1 1
PGM Expansion

 8x50mA (PC5208)

4x500mA (PC5205)

8x50mA (PC5208)

4x500mA (PC5205)

8x50mA (PC5208)

4x500mA (PC5205)

8x50mA (PC5208)

4x500mA (PC5205)
Number of Additional Low-Current PGM Outputs 8 8 8 8
Number of Additional High-Current PGM Outputs 4 4 4 4
Number of Access Codes  39 + Master Code 47 + Master Code 71 + Master Code 94 + Master Code
Number of Partitions 1 2 4 8
Panel Event Buffer 128 500 500 500
Phone Line Supervision Yes Yes Yes Yes
Siren Supervision Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bell Output 12v/700mA 12v/700mA 12v/700mA 12v/700mA
SIA CP01 Compliant No Yes Yes Yes
Event-Initiated Personal Paging Yes Yes Yes Yes
Upload/Download Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
Direct-Connect (PC Link) Downloading Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
DLS SA End-User Downloading Support No Yes(v4.1+) Yes(v4.1+) Yes(v4.1+)
Internet Alarm Communications No Yes Yes Yes
Audio Alarm Verification No Yes Yes Yes
Cellular Alarm Communications Yes Yes Yes Yes
 Battery Required 1.2Ah/4Ah/7Ah 4Ah/7Ah/14Ah 4Ah/7Ah/14Ah  4Ah/7Ah/14Ah
 Interactive No Yes Yes Yes