Product Specification Sheet APS416

Rev. 11/2013

PK417 Multi-Entrance Audio/Video Switching Adapter

This Specsheet is for a product which is discontinued. Please contact us for alternative products.
Architects' And Engineers' Specifications

The multi-entrance adapter(s) shall be Alpha Communications®/Tektone model PK417, or approved equal. Unit(s) shall provide the control and power circuits needed to switch the audio, video, and door release functions, to the calling entrance station. Unit(s) shall be used in addition to standard system amplifier. Low voltage wiring shall be used and positive screw terminals and 'F' connectors shall be provided for installation wiring. The PK417 unit(s) shall be installed adjacent to the video-intercom amplifier (PK314A or equivalent).

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

PK417 Multi-Entrance Video Switching Adapter

The Alpha Communications® PK417 multi-entrance adapters are used with our PK314A series amplifiers and VM104 series video-intercom monitors. They provide audio intercom, video, and door release switching for two (2) to three (3) entrances.

The PK417 adapters are used in addition to the system amplifier, and power off of the same transformer. Positive screw terminals and 'F' connectors make installation quick and easy.

You must add one (1) PK417 switching adapter to each entrance, after the first entrance, up to a maximum of three (3) entrances (using a maximum of two PK417 units).

  • Can be used for two (2) to three (3) entrances
  • Operates on Safe Low-Voltage Class II Wiring
  • Positive screw terminal and 'F' connectors
Dimensions: Height: 5.50" (140mm)
Width: 3.125" (83mm)
Depth: 2.00" (51mm)
Construction: Rugged Extruded Aluminum Casing.
Connections: Positive screw terminals and 'F' connectors (for video coax)
Mounting: Surface mount

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