Product Specification Sheet APS368

Rev. 07/2013

5556/004 Video Distributor Unit (5601/5651 Series)

Architects' And Engineers' Specifications

The video distributor unit(s) shall be Alpha Communications® / Elvox™ model 5556/004or approved equal, and shall provide up to four (4) amplified video outputs for the video-intercom system. The 5556/004 shall be built into a rugged high impact ABS plastic case, and shall be powered by the system's DC power supply. 

Low voltage wiring shall be used and positive screw terminal and coax clamp video connectors shall be provided for installation wiring. The 5556/004 shall be mountable right to the surface of the wall or in a customer-supplied junction box cabinet.

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

5556/004 Video Distributor Unit

The Alpha Communications® / Elvox 5556/004 video distributor unit is used with the 5601 and 5651 series video-intercom systems. The 5556/004 is used when the video signal from the lobby entry camera(s) must be split (distributed) to several coaxial cables. 

The 5556/004 gets its DC power from the system's power supply. All 5556/004 connections are positive screw terminal and coax clamp connector type. 

Each 5556/004 has four (4) video outputs. When multiple 5556/004's are used, for systems requiring more than four (4) outputs, multiple 5556/004 units may be "daisy-chained" to provide outputs in multiples of four (4).

  • Easily Installs Right on Finished Wall Surface or in Optional Junction Box
  • Operates on Safe Low-Voltage Class II Wiring
  • Positive Screw Terminal and Coax Clamp Connectors
  • Provides 4 separate amplified video outputs
  • Can be "daisy-chained" when more than 4 video outputs are needed

Height: 4.50" (115mm)  
Width: 2.75" (70mm)  
Depth: 2.50" (64mm) from mounting surface

High impact ABS plastic case
Positive screw terminal and coax clamp video connectors
Temperature Range:
0-50 degrees C.
Surface-mounted (usually installed near the system power supply and other system central equipment)

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