Product Specification Sheet APS669

Rev. 07/2013

SF117/2A and SF117/4A Emergency Call Switch with RED 'call-placed' Indicator

 Shown in STANDBY mode

Shown in ACTIVATED mode

NOTE: Our exclusive 'Red Indicator' turns RED when a call is placed, without the need for costly LEDs or additional wiring or additional power.

Architects' And Engineers' Specifications

The Emergency Call switch(es) shall be Alpha Communications® model SF117/2A, SF117/4A or approved equal with pull cord operated switch, mounted on a durable ABS plastic faceplate marked "EMERGENCY". Signaling for assistance shall only require a short pull in any direction on the 6' nylon cord. Canceling the call shall be possible only at the point of origin. Unit shall mount on single-gang electric "gem" box or plaster ring. The SF117/2A the shall have a RED 'Call-Placed' Flag Indicator which gives positive visual assurance when a call is placed, without the need for any additional power or station wiring. Pull cords without a RED 'call placed' flag indicator shall not be acceptable.

The Emergency Call switch may be used with 'stand-alone' low-voltage emergency systems, or the AlphaEcall™ and/or QwikBUS™ series systems(s), or equivalent.

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

SF117/2A and SF117/4A Emergency Pull Switch

The Alpha Communications® SF117/2A Emergency Pull Switch features a rugged, long-life, positive-acting switch mounted on a durable ABS plastic faceplate. Signaling an emergency requires just a short pull on the 6' long nylon cord, in any direction. The signal cannot be canceled except at the point of origin.

The SF117/2A provides two circuits to operate 1-2 signaling devices, such as a remote annunciator lamp, and a corridor dome lamp. An optional model (SF117/4A) provides two additional signaling circuits to operate additional options such as floor bell(s) and individual apartment electric door openers, as required.

The SF117/2A features a rugged, long-life, positive-acting switch mounted on a flame retardant type ABS plastic faceplate marked "EMERGENCY" in Black lettering. In addition, the SF117/2A features our 'Exclusive' RED 'CallPlaced' Flag Indicator which gives positive visual assurance when a call is placed, without the need for any additional power or station wiring.

Wiring Requirements
Refer to system wiring diagram for more complete wiring information. These switches are low-voltage Class II type and should only be used for low-voltage indoor applications. They are not suitable for wet environments.

Dimensions: Height: 4.50" (114mm) (less cord)
Width: 2.75" (70mm)
Depth: 1.50" (38mm) (into wall)
Faceplate: White ABS plastic.

SF117/2A - 2PDT (with Flag Indicator)
Switch rating: 125V, 2A

SF117/4A - 4PDT (with Flag Indicator)
Switch rating: 125V, 2A

Pigtail wire leads
Mounting: Standard single-gang electrical box
Marking: "EMERGENCY" in Black Letters 
Cord Length: 6 foot long (can be shortened in the field), made of durable Nylon
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