Product Specification Sheet APS660

Rev. 07/2013

5801 B&W SimpleBUS2 Video-Intercom Monitors

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

The B&W video-intercom monitor station(s) shall be Alpha Communications®/Comelit SimpleBUS2 model 5801, or approved equal. Monitor(s) shall be mounted surface (or desktop using optional model 5712 adaptor). Monitor(s) shall be connected using only two (2) looped 'common' wires (twisted or untwisted) and shall not require any selective (point) wires or coaxial cabling. Monitor(s) shall include a high quality 3.5" B&W video screen. Monitors using mirrors or other non-flat type screens, or coaxial cable shall not be acceptable. Monitor(s) shall feature electret condenser microphone for exceptional voice fidelity. Handsets that include carbon transmitter or other voice technologies shall not be acceptable. Handset shall have a textured finish and flexible coiled cord. Monitor shall include a Blue door release button and two (2) auxiliary Grey buttons for optional features. Monitor shall feature an electronic chime signal, with a 2nd chime sound for optional private door bell signaling. Monitor shall be in White and shall only protrude from the wall 2.50" inches (64mm).

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

5801 Series B&W Video-Intercom Monitors

The Alpha Communications® / Comelit 5801 SimpleBUS2 series 2-wire B&W monitors are designed to meet virtually any requirement for video-intercom security, while not requiring any riser coaxial cabling, or any selective (homerun) wiring. 

These attractive monitors are conveniently surface mounted right on the wall. Monitors can be changed to desk mount with the addition of an optional model 5712 desk adaptor.

All 5801 series SimpleBUS2 monitors feature a crystal clear 3.5" B&W flat screen monitor (measured diagonally), textured finish handset (to minimize scratches and fingerprints), electronic chime signaling, flexible coiled cord and one (1) Blue momentary door release button switch, and two (2) Grey button switches for additional functions.

  • 3.5" (diagonal) Crystal Clear B&W video screen
  • No riser coaxial cabling required - uses only 2 looped wires twisted or un-twisted
  • Convenient Half-Duplex Voice Operation
  • Easy Installation (surface or optional desk)
  • Clear Voice Fidelity using Electret Condenser Microphones
  • Rugged and Reliable. Simple to Operate
  • Low profile surface monitor protrudes only 2.25" from wall
All 5801 series monitors are 8.05"W (205mm) x 8.90"H (227mm) x 2.50"D (64mm). All dimensions shown are outside dimensions for the surface type monitor+handset, less the coiled cord.
Desk Adaptor:
Model 5712 (White). Use in addition to the monitor unit. OPTIONAL.
Wall Plate:
Model 5814 Allows the monitor to mount to the finished wall surface. One (1) required for each 5801 monitor

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