Product Specification Sheet APS506

Rev. 07/2013

53R0 Apt. Video Intercom Monitor Station (Giotto Series)

This Specsheet is for a product which is discontinued. Please contact us for alternative products.
  • 4.0" (diagonal) Crystal Clear Black & White video screen
  • Convenient Duplex Voice Operation
  • Easy Surface Wall Installation using Steel Wall Plate
  • Quick Wall Plate Connect/Disconnect
  • Clear Voice Fidelity using Amplified Handset
  • Rugged and Reliable. Simple to Operate
  • Pleasant Electronic Call Tone Signal from Entrance Panel(s)
  • Low profile flush monitor protrudes only 3.50" from wall
  • Monitors may be activated with built-in Monitor Button
  • Works with a Variety of Aluminum and Stainless Steel Lobby Entry Panels
53R0 Apt. Video Monitor

The Alpha Communications® / Elvox Giotto Series 53R0 apartment house series monitors are designed primarily to replace the older 5401 and 5601/800 series video-intercom monitors. 

These attractive monitors surface mount right onto the wall, by means of a steel backplate (supplied) or over an optional flush steel backbox with plaster ring (IH358 with IH357). 

All 53R0 monitors feature a crystal clear 4.0" (102mm) black and white monitor (measured diagonally), electronic tone signalling, heavy duty coiled cord, momentary door release button, monitor activation button, contrast control and amplified handset with electret microphone, providing simultaneous Talk and Listen functions. 

When combined with our vandal-resistant lobby entry stations and amplifier/power supply (and related accessories), the 53R0 monitors are part of a complete building security system.


All 53R0 monitors are 8.00"W (204mm) x 8.75"H (223mm) x 3.50"D (89mm). All dimensions shown are outside dimensions, less the coiled cord.
Handset: Duplex Handset with Electret Microphone and heavy duty coiled cord
Finish: High Impact ABS Plastic, Soft White color.
Door Release Button, Monitor Button, Contrast/Brightness Control, 2 auxiliary switches.
Video Tube:
4.0" (102mm) High Brightness Black and White Tube (measured diagonally).
Model IH358 flush double gang electrical box, used with model IH357 flush mount plaster ring

Architects' And Engineers' Specifications

The replacement apartment monitor station(s) shall be Alpha Communications®/Elvox™ Giotto Series model 53R0Monitor(s) shall be surface mounted (over a model IH358 backbox with IH357 mounting ring). Monitor(s) shall include a high quality 4.0" (102mm) video screen (measured diagonally). Monitor handset shall feature duplex communication and electret microphone for exceptional voice fidelity. Handset shall include a heavy duty coiled cord. Monitor shall include a door release button, monitor on button, contrast/brightness control switch, two (2) auxiliary switches and steel backplate connector. Monitor shall be constructed of high impact ABS plastic in a soft white color. Monitor shall feature electronic call tone signalling from lobby entrance station(s). Monitor can be desk mounted using optional model 5610 desk adaptor.

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