Product Specification Sheet APS584

Rev. 07/2013

KBS-1 Coax to Digital Video Converter ('NoCoax' Series)

Architects' And Engineers' Specifications

The coax to digital video converter unit(s) shall be Alpha Communications® / S.T.R.™ model KBS-1, or approved equal. The KBS-1 shall be built into a rugged high impact ABS plastic case, and shall be powered by the model NGC20 DC power supply. 

One KBS-1 (and NGC20) shall be required for each camera that contractor will connect to the Alpha Communications®/S.T.R.™ 'NoCoax' video-intercom system. 

Low voltage wiring shall be used and positive screw terminal connectors shall be provided for installation wiring. The KBS-1 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.

KBS-1 Coax to Digital Video Converter Unit

The Alpha Communications® / S.T.R.™ KBS-1 coax to digital video converter unit is used only with the VH30ANC and VH30CNC series 'NoCoax' video-intercom systems. The KBS-1 is used to convert the video data signal from the lobby entry camera coax to a digital signal to be sent to the 'NoCoax' video monitor(s). 

The KBS-1 gets its power from the NGC20 DC power supply. All KBS-1 connections are positive screw terminal type. 

Each lobby (or other camera) connected to the 'NoCoax' series video-intercom system, requires one (1) KBS-1 converter (and associated NGC20 power supply).

  • Easily Installs Right on Finished Wall Surface or in Optional Junction Box
  • Operates on Safe Low-Voltage Class II Wiring
  • Positive Screw Terminal Connectors 
  • Compact size allows mounting inside most lobby entry panel stations

Height: 1.75"(45mm)
Width: 2.125" (54mm)
Depth: 0.75" (20mm) from mounting surface

Construction: High impact Black ABS plastic case
Connections: Positive screw terminal connectors
Temerature Range: 0-50 degrees C.
Mounting: Surface-mounted (usually installed near the system amplifier/power supply and other system central equipment).
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