Product Specification Sheet APS473

Rev. 07/2013

NC351A / NC351A/2 Central Processing Equipment (CPE) (NC300II Series)

  • U.L. 1069 Listed, 4th Edition Standards
  • English Language Format
  • 16 Paging Zones and All-Call
  • Programmable Alpha-Numerical Room Numbering
  • Programmable Bed Status
  • Master-to-Master Communications
  • Supervised Multiplexed Wiring - 32 Levels of Priority
  • Staff Locator and Follower
  • 4 or 8 Simultaneous Talk Paths (depending upon CPE)
  • Master with SPILL-PROOF Membrane Switches
  • Modular construction - easily expandable
  • 2 isolated serial ports
  • Self-contained electronics and power supply
  • 12 or 24 hour time display format
  • Buss connection for a single common video output
Architects' And Engineers' Specifications

The supplemental power supply shall be Alpha Communications® / TekTone PK305A or approved equal and will include the necessary hardware to interface with the NC351A/2 Central Equipment to provide additional power to support up to 512 patient stations.

The PK305A supplemental power supply shall be housed in a durable metal enclosure with provisions for plug-in field wiring connections.

The PK305A supplemental power supply shall be UL1069 Listed.

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

NC351A and NC351A/2 Central Processing Equipment (CPE)

A major component of the NC300II series microprocessor based audio-visual nurse-call system, the Alpha Communications® NC351A and NC351A/2 CPE's supply the central equipment point for system component integration. The NC351A supports up to 4 master consoles and 256 addressable stations, while the NC351A/2 supports up to 8 master consoles and 512 addressable stations. The NC351A and NC351A/2 house the necessary firmware to operate all the NC300II System functions. From a single durable metal enclosure, the central equipment supports (2) isolated serial ports, field station ports, master console ports, optional single common video output, and power requirements for up to 512 patient, staff and duty stations.


19.50"W x 15.50"H x 5.25"D (496 x 394 x 134mm)
Up to 4 (NC351A) or 8 (NC351A/2) masters and controllers, up to 256 (NC351A) or 512 (NC351A/2) stations
Power Input:
115 V, 60 Hz, 125 W
26°C; 0-80% relative humidity
Terminations: Plug-in connectors
System Supervision:
Continuous polling of all stations. Station or wiring faults displayed at master station(s).
Up to 4 (NC351A) or 8 (NC351A/2) audio paths provided. Amplifiers rated at 20 watts. Overload and short circuit protection included.
System Protection: All outputs protected by self-resetting current-limiting devices.

Required Components

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