Product Specification Sheet APS141

Rev. 07/2013

IR208 and IR208/5 Apartment Intercom Stations

This Specsheet is for a product which is discontinued. Please contact us for alternative products.
IR208 / IR208/5
System Operations

The caller, by pressing the appropriate button on the entrance panel, causes an electronic call tone to be sounded in the apartment station being called. The resident may then determine the identity of the caller and permit entry to the building, if so desired, by operating the apartment station as follows:

  • TALK button Push while speaking to caller
  • LISTEN button Push while listening for reply
  • DOOR button Push to allow entry to building

IR208 And IR208/5 Apartment Intercom Stations
The Alpha Communications® / TekTone IR208 and IR208/5 Apartment Stations are rugged, dependable units combined with advanced electronic design to provide natural, clear voice communication and positive door release operation. These versatile stations may be used in large or small buildings and feature a wide variety of optional accessories to provide needed additional functions such as dual operation, post office door release, timed door release operation, etc. Stainless steel panels and aluminum push button provide for vandal-resistant stations. The IR208/5 has the same specifications and features as IR208but requires four (4) common wires.
  • Simple operation 
  • Advanced design  
  • Clear voice fidelity  
  • Vandal-resistant 
  • Easy Installation
  • Automatic Privacy
  • Rugged and reliable
  • 4 and 5-wire models
Dimensions: 4.50" (115 mm) H x 4.50" (115 mm) W
Finish:  Satin brushed stainless steel 
Controls: Individually replaceable push buttons with self wiping contacts. Identified for TALK, LISTEN, and DOOR functions.
Speaker/Mic:  Oval-45 ohms. 3.50" x 2.25" 
Screw terminals (4) IR208; (5) IR208/5
Standard 2-gang electrical box
3 common and 1 selective for IR2084 common and 1 selective for IR208/5
Architects' and Engineers' Specifications
Suite stations shall be Alpha Communications® / TekTone IR208 or IR208/5, or approved equal, with stainless steel panel and aluminum vandal-resistant, momentary action pushbuttons for TALK, LISTEN, and DOOR operation. The 3.50" x 2.25" speaker/microphone shall have voice frequency response and be secured by stainless steel studs. Screw terminal connections shall be provided. Required wiring shall be only three (3)  common and one (1) selective wires for the IR208, and four (4) common and one (1) selective wires for the IR208/5.
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