Product Specification Sheet APS262

Rev. 10/2013

E512 Apartment Pushbutton Call Entrance Panels

This Specsheet is for a product which is discontinued. Please contact us for alternative products.

Model E512/04 Shown

Architects' And Engineers' Specifications

The Pushbutton Call entrance panel(s) shall be Alpha Communications® E512 series or approved equal, and shall provide for 2, 4 or 6 pushbuttons per call panel. Pushbutton switches shall be individually replaceable type with self wiping contacts and built-in name holders, protected by a snap-in polycarbonate cover, for signalling to low-voltage devices.

The individual pushbutton switches can be illuminated for night viewing with the addition of the optional model 10530 lamp insert, which requires separate 8VAC electrical power.

The E512 shall have mounting holes to flush mount to Alpha Communications® IH101 flush backbox(es) or IH102 flush mounting ring(s) or IH700G surface backbox(es).

Each E512 panel shall be made of 2mm thick solid aluminum in a natural anodized finish.

Contractor shall provide a model S1 screwdriver for panel maintenance.

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

E512 Economy Series Apartment Pushbutton Call Entrance Panel

The Alpha Communications® E512 Series entrance panel is a compact style series for use with various types of apartment bell, buzzer, chime or other low-voltage signalling devices. They are our most economical entrance pushbutton call panel stations for flush or surface mounting, for up to 6 buttons. 

The E512 series panels can be flush or surface mounted, when used with the appropriate back box/housing.

These compact panels are 5.00"W (127mm) x 7.00"H (178mm) and are available in 2 Button (E512/02), 4 button (E512/04) and 6 button (E512/06) configurations.

In addition, these pushbutton panels feature individually replaceable self-wiping pushbutton switches with built-in nameholders, protected by a polycarbonate snap-on cover. Each pushbutton can be illuminated (for night viewing) by the addition of the optional model 10530 lamp insert (which requires separate power).

  • Can be used to signal to a variety of low-voltage devices
  • Weather-resistant design
  • Individually replaceable self-wiping push button switches with built-in nameholders
  • Compact Size - can be Flush or Surface Mounted (with appropriate back box/housing)
  • Simple installation
  • Economical and compact
  • Pushbutton(s) can be illuminated for night viewing with optional model #10530 lamp insert(s)
  • 2mm thick Natural Anodized Aluminum faceplate

Height: 7.00" (178mm)
Width: 5.00" (127mm)

Push Buttons:

Individually replaceable type with self wiping contacts and built-in nameholders (model 10510BR)


None - not used for intercom applications


2mm thick Natural Anodized Aluminum faceplate

Flush Housings:

IH101 Flush Back box ---OR--- IH102 Flush Mounting Ring

Surface Housing:

IH700G Surface Back Box (Grey Enamel) painted finish over steel

Tool Required:

Model S1 Scrulox (Roberts head) screwdriver

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