The audio-visual nurse-call system shall be Alpha Communications® / TekTone NC200N series, or approved equal. At each of the bed locations, contractor shall furnish and install a model IR151B (single) or IR152B (dual) bedside station and the required SF301/8 call-cords (or other specialty type cords as required). At each bath location, contractor shall furnish and install a model SF155B (pull/push) or SF337C (push/pull shower type) emergency-call station. At each remote location, contractor shall furnish and install a model LI381 single bulb corridor dome light. Where required, contractor shall furnish and install the necessary double bulb LI382 corridor zone light(s), and/or model IR150B staff stations and/or LI150B remote duty stations.
At each main nurse's location, contractor shall furnish and install one (1) model NC200N/xxx (xxx=number of lamp indicators must be in multiples of 20) annunciator with appropriate backbox or housing (specify flush, surface or desk mounting). Annunciator shall have indicator lights no less than 5/8" by 5/8" in size, to allow for positive room recognition, when activated. Each lamp module shall have a 'TEST' button to allow for testing of all indicator lamps on that module, as often as desired. Each NC200N master station shall have a built-in voice amplifier with internal volume controls, as well as Nurse Follow, Tone Off, Tone Call and Group Call (for groups of 10 stations).
System shall be U.L. listed 1069 to the latest standards. Contractor shall observe all local and national electrical and building codes.
When a remote station is activated, the NC200N annunciator will sound an electronic tone and will light, indicating the location of the call. The tone signal can be silenced at the master station (and/or at the optional LI150B remote duty station(s) for non-emergency calls). The individual switch/light will remain lighted until the remote station is reset at the point of origination, or when answered by voice from the master station (for remotes with voice capability only).
The NC200N master annunciator is modular, desk mounted, and is available in multiples of twenty (20) lights/switches. The NC200N features built-in tone signal, and tone silence button and light. 'TEST' buttons are used on each annunciator lamp module for lamp testing. A press-to-talk button enables the NC200N master to speak with any voice type remote station. Each NC200N master has a built-in amplifier with voice volume controls. An optional model TA200N handset module, can be installed onto any master station, for private voice communication, or for very noisy environments. Nurse Follow, Tone-Off, Tone Call and Group Call are push button selected.