Product Specification Sheet APS201

Rev. 07/2013

1320 Master Keyboard Encoder (AstraPage series)

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Architects' And Engineers' Specifications

The Master Keyboard Encoder shall be Alpha Communications® / Stento model #1320 or approved equivalent. The encoder shall be made of shatterproof ABS plastic and be 8.0" H x 6.0" W x 2.0" D (204mm x 153mm x 51mm). The encoder shall have ten 15mm buttons including Cancel, Send, and Recall buttons.

The display shall be 18mm x 82mm alphanumeric and have a 2 line display for up to 20 characters. The connector shall be a 25-pin, female "D" connector and shall include 9 feet of cord to the #1340 termination unit. The encoder shall operate up to 100 receivers (pocket pagers) and include up to nine (9) preset messages.

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

1320 Master Keyboard Encoder
The #1320 is a compact master keyboard console with a built-in encoder for control of up to 100 radio paging receivers (pocket pagers). The unit is easy to use with menu driven instructions from the backlit LCD display and a standard 0-9 keypad, plus a "send" button. System includes nine (9) programmable preset stored messages, plus the ability to dial in call-back telephone numbers. User simply enters 2-digit pager number, a message or a telephone number and presses the send button. Basic system allows keyboard to be used simultaneously with 3 other optional inputs, such as a Stento intercom, a telephone system, and alarms from contacts or a microprocessor. Self diagnostic circuitry will indicate various fault conditions on the LCD display. The #1320 operates on the AstraPage radio paging system.
  • Easy to use
  • Pages up to 100 receivers (pocket pagers)
  • Selective paging plus group calls
  • Compact desk top console
  • Backlit alphanumeric LCD display
  • Display provides menu driven prompts
  • Includes up to 9 preset messages
  • Recall display of messages sent
  • Extremely fast paging functions
  • Includes self diagnostic circuitry

Shatterproof ABS plastic with Lexan faceplate
8.0" H x 6.0" W x 2.0" D
Ten 15mm digit buttons - Including Cancel, Send, and Recall buttons
18mm X 82mm alphanumeric, 2 line display for 20 characters
25-pin, female "D" connector. Includes 9 ft. of cord to the #1340 termination unit
100 addresses, 9 messages (software version .001)

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