Product Specification Sheet APS600

Rev. 07/2013

SF529 Wireless Assistance Call and Check-In Station (NC500 Series)

This Specsheet is for a product which is discontinued. Please contact us for alternative products.
  • Fully supervised wireless 900MHz Frequency Agile® transmitter
  • Low battery warning before battery depletion
  • Call assurance LED
  • Resident Check-In capability
  • Field-replaceable, 3V lithium battery (model BA505)
          SF529A Wireless Assistance Call and Resident Check-In Station

          The Alpha Communications® / TekTone SF529 Wireless Assistance Call and Resident Check-In Station is for use with the Tek-CARE®500 (NC500) Wireless Assistance Call and Check-In System. The SF529 features the great range and reliability of 900MHz signaling. This unit can be wall mounted near any resident location for call placement (stainless steel and other metal fixtures may interfere with the signal transmission).

          Calls are latched locally to ensure that residents receive direct staff attention. The device includes a call assurance LED. Check-ins are placed by pressing the Check-In push button during set check-in times. The SF529 features a fully supervised RF link to ensure reliability and to monitor battery state. The battery is a customer replaceable 3V lithium.


          Height: 4.5" (115mm)
          Width: 2.75" (70mm)
          Depth: 2.25" (58mm)
          Projects: 0.50" (13mm)


          Attractive, flame retardant (UL® 94V-0) plastic

          Housing: Plastic single-gang box
          Power: 3V Lithium battery (model BA505) (included)
          Battery Life: 4-5 Years (Typical)

          Required Components

          TekCARE®500 (NC500) Wireless Assistance Call and Check-In System

          Architects' And Engineers' Specifications

          The Wireless Assistance Call and Resident Check In Station(s) shall be Alpha Communications® / TekTone SF529 or approved equal. It shall use the 900MHz frequency for signal transmission and shall include an LED call assurance indicator. Calls shall be locally latched and require local reset to clear. Check-ins shall be placed by pressing the Check-In push button during set check-in times. No physical wiring connections shall be required to transmit a call. The station shall include a 3V lithium battery.

          TekTone® has designed the Tek-CARE®500 (NC500) to work as a system. Its NC501Master Station Computer has been carefully designed and matched to work with NC500 wireless and wired peripherals. TekTone® will not warrant or support components of NC500 that are purchased separately unless the components are add-ons to previously sold systems. TekTone® will also not warrant or support a system that is a mix of TekTone® and Non-TekTone® parts, unless prior written permission has been obtained. In order to track our systems and to inform facilities of software upgrades, full site information (site name, address and phone number) will be required when ordering. Site information and NC501 warranty number will also be required when requesting technical support.

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