Product Specification Sheet APS1002

Rev. 09/2016

EPS156 Code Call (Code Blue) Station (Non-Supervised) (AlphaLinQ™ 100 series)

Architects' And Engineers' Specifications

The Code Call / Code Blue Push/Pull Stations shall be shall be Alpha Communications® AlphaLinQ™ 100 series model EPS156, or approved equal. Operation of emergency signals shall be accomplished by a short pull on the (optional model CA015K nylon cord or CA016K TPU plastic cord) or by pulling / pushing down on the Blue lever marked 'CODE'.

The Red "CALL PLACED" L.E.D. indicator shall flash to assure the patient that the call has been placed. Switching mechanism shall consist of a reliable DPDT switch. The EPS156 shall be used in conjunction with a AC153 third priority control unit, to provide a separate and distinct flash and tone rate. The EPS156 is not a 'supervised' code call station.

The Red "CALL PLACED" L.E.D. indicator shall flash to assure the patient that the call has been placed. Switching mechanism shall consist of a reliable DPDT switch.

The EPS156 is not designed to be used in wet or damp environments.

All electronic components needed for these features shall be mounted on a printed circuit board and all station components shall be mounted an a rugged ABS plastic faceplate. The station(s) shall be installed in a single gang ring with square box. Plug-in connectors shall be provided for connections. The EPS156 shall be UL® 1069 Listed to the latest standards.

Contractor shall observe all local and national electrical and building codes.

Required Components
  • AlphaLinQ™ 100 Annunciator unit and system components
  • AC152 Control Unit (req. SS106 Transformer)
  • AC153 Third Priority Control Unit
EPS156 Code Call (Code Blue) Station (Non-Supervised)

The Alpha Communications® EPS156 Code Call / Code Blue Station may be used to operate all system code signals (except 'supervised' code blue applications). It may be used independently or connected with other call stations or intercom stations. All electronic components are mounted on a circuit board. The EPS156 features a built-in Red (flashing) LED. 

Due to the flexibility of its design, it may be used as a PULL CORD CODE STATION, or a PUSH TYPE CODE CALL STATION. The optional (model CA015K or CA016K) pull cord may be used for emergency pull activation, or if so desired, the standard LARGE BLUE push/pull down lever may be used.

The EPS156 is used primarily with the AlphaLinQ™ 100 series visual nurse-call system, but can be used and is backwards compatible with some older systems as well. The EPS156 is U.L. 1069 listed, to the latest standards. 

  • U.L. Listed 1069 - to the latest standards
  • Simple and flexible operation.
  • RED L.E.D. "Called Placed" indicator (flashing)
  • Call cancel only at point of origin.
  • Flame Retardant type ABS White Plastic Faceplate
  • Can be used as a Pull or Push type station
  • Corridor Zone Light Capability (optional)
Height: 4.50" (114mm)
Width: 2.75" (69mm)
Depth: 1.75" (44mm)
Projects: 0.44" (11mm) from mounting surface
Steel City #52171 box with Steel City #52C14 plaster ring, or Alpha Communications® Model #IH358 box with IH357 ring, or EXACT EQUAL. Vertical mount.
Flame retardant type ABS plastic faceplate. Switches and electronic components are circuit board mounted.
Plug-in connectors.
Optional Components
  • CDL101LED Corridor Dome Light w/1 White LED
  • CDL102LED Corridor Zone Light w/1 White and 1 Red LED
  • VPS101 Single Visual Patient Station
  • VPS102 Double Visual Patient Station
  • VSS110 Visual Staff Station
  • EPS155 Emergency Pull/Push Station (Toilet)
  • EPS337 Emergency Pull/Push Station (Shower)
  • EPS339 Emergency Push Station (Mushroom Head)
  • VDS150 Duty Station
  • CA015K Nylon pull cord sets
  • CA016K Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) plastic pull cord sets
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