Product Specification Sheet APS164

Rev. 07/2013

CM449 (Vandal) Series and CM229 Series Apartment Intercom System Entrance Panels

This Specsheet is for a product which is discontinued. Please contact us for alternative products.
CM449 Vandal Series
shown with OF192 frame
& AM190D directory
CM229 Standard Series
shown with OF192 frame
& AM190D directory

Architects' And Engineers' Specifications
The entrance panel shall be Alpha Communications® / Tektone CM229 series or CM449 series Tek-Guard Vandal Resistant Series. It shall contain as many buttons as there are suites or areas to be called. Directory panels are to be supplied to accommodated an equivalent number of tenant names. The CM449 series panel shall include a weather-resistant mylar speaker mounted behind a louvered grill and perforated aluminum material to protect the speaker from damage. The CM229 series shall include a weather-resistant mylar speaker mounted behind an ABS plastic grill. Both series shall include an electrostatic microphone. Push button switches shall be individually replaceable with self-wiping contacts. Push button actuators (CM449 series) shall be made of solid, extruded aluminum suitable for engraving.

All mounting screws shall be tamper resistant type.

The panel shall be flush or surface mounted and shall be finished in brushed aluminum or optional (extra cost) anodized gold.

Required Components
  • TA292A Two-wire handset remote
  • PK292 Two-wire amplifier
CM449 (Vandal) Series and CM229 Series Apartment Intercom System Entrance Panels

The CM449 and CM229 Series Entrance Panels are modular by which adding additional button panels (if required), directory panels, frame and housing comprise the entrance panel.

CM449 panels are equipped with both a mylar, voicefrequency response speaker protected by a louvered grill, perforated aluminum material and an electrostatic microphone. The aluminum push button actuators may be engraved with up to four letter/digit combinations.

CM229 panels are equipped with both a mylar speaker protected by an ABS plastic grill and an electrostatic microphone. The buttons may be hot-stamped with up to four letter/digit combinations.

  • Weather-resistant mylar speaker
  • Fully enclosed back box with knockouts
  • Hands-free loudspeaking
  • Tamper-resistant mounting screws
  • Self-wiping push button switches
  • Vandal-resistant Lexan® directories
  • Slim-line surface mount frame option of OF190S series
  • Two-wire operation system operation
CM449 Vandal Series:
  • Vandal-resistant panel and push button activators

Panels - 16.50" (418 mm) height
OF19X Series Frame - 19" (456 mm) height
3.50" (89 mm) mylar
Extruded aluminum engraved (CM449)
Modular extruded anodized aluminum
Flush: OH19X series flush w/OF19X series frame
Surface: OF190S series surface frame

Push Button:
Individually replaceable with self-wiping contacts
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