Product Specification Sheet APS687

Rev. 07/2013

2608 Series SimpleBUS2 Intercom Handset Station

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

The intercom handset station(s) shall be Alpha Communications® / Comelit SimpleBUS2 model 2608, or approved equal. Handset(s) shall be surface mounted. Handset(s) shall be connected using only two (2) looped 'common' wires and shall not require any selective (point) wires or coaxial cabling. Handset(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. Handset shall include a door release button and one (1) auxiliary pushbutton for optional features. Handset shall feature an electronic tone signal, with a 2nd tone sound for optional private door bell signaling. Handset shall be in White and shall only protrude from the wall 2.30" inches (59mm).

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

2608 Series SimpleBUS2 Intercom Handset Station

The AlphaCommunications®/Comelit 2608 SimpleBUS2 series 2-wire handsets are designed to meet virtually any requirement for intercom security, while not requiring any selective (home-run) wiring.

These attractive handsets are conveniently surface mounted right on the wall. The 2608 is a perfect handset to be used in intermixed syartems with SimpleBUS2 video-intercom stations, such as models 5701, 5702, 5801, 5802, 6101B, and 6101W.

All 2608 series SimpleBUS2 handsets feature a textured finish (to minimize scratches and fingerprints), electronic tone signaling, flexible coiled cord and one (1) momentary door release button switch, and one (2) momentary button switch for additional functions.

  • Convenient Digital Half-Duplex Voice Operation
  • Easy Installation - Only 2 Common (loop) Wires Required
  • Eavesdrop Privacy
  • Clear Voice Fidelity using Electret Condenser Microphones
  • Rugged and Reliable / Simple to Operate
  • Mounts Surface or Desk
  • Available in White Plastic
All 2608 series handsets are 3.75"W (96mm) x 8.50"H (216mm) x 2.30"D (59mm). All dimensions shown are outside dimensions for the surface type handset, less the coiled cord.
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