Product Specification Sheet APS071

Rev. 01/2020

PK153 High Priority Emergency Call Control Unit

Architects' And Engineers' Specifications
The high (3rd) priority control unit shall be Alpha Communications® / TekTone model PK153, or approved equal, and shall provide the third level of signaling priority. The PK153 shall automatically override normal and low level emergency calls. The PK153 shall be U.L.® Listed 1069 to the latest standards.

Low voltage wiring shall be used and positive barrier type screw terminals shall be provided for installation wiring. The PK153 shall be mountable right to the surface of the wall or in the optional model IH151N U.L.® Listed junction box cabinet. Contractor shall observe all local and national electrical and building codes.

Optional Components
IH151N U.L.® Listed steel junction box cabinet, in a painted Beige finish. Used to house and protect the PK153 and its wiring connections.
PK153 High Priority Emergency Call Control Unit
The Alpha Communications® / TekTone PK153 high priority control unit is used only with the NC110A, NC110N, NC150N, NC150R and NC200N series nurse-call and area of refuge (area of rescue) type systems and annunciators. The PK153 is used to provide a third level of signaling priority, for applications such as fire/heat/smoke detection and/or code call capabilities. One PK153 is required per system, in addition to the PK152 (or older PK151A) control unit(s). No additional transformer is required. See the system wiring diagram for the additional wiring requirements. The PK153 is U.L.® Listed 1069.

All PK153 connections are positive barrier screw terminal type.

  • Easily Installs Right on Finished Wall Surface or in Optional (IH151N) Junction Box
  • Operates on Safe Low-Voltage Class II Wiring
  • Positive Barrier Screw Terminal Connections
  • U.L.® Listed 1069 to Latest Standards (when used with IH151N and SS106)
  • Provides Third Level of Signaling Priority
Height: 9.50" (240mm)
Width: 2.38" (60mm)
Depth: 2.25" (57mm)
Rugged Extruded Aluminum Case
Positive barrier type screw terminal connections. Should be installed within 50 feet of master station
Wiring Requirements
See individual system wiring diagram for more complete wiring information.
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