Product Specification Sheet APS693

Rev. 07/2013

SF401EX Strain Relief Cable / Extender (8-pin DIN type)

Length: 6.0" (153mm) 
24-gauge polyvinyl-covered cord with molded ends (Male/Female)
Connections:  Connections: 8-pin 'DIN' plugs
SF401EX Strain Relief Cable

The Alpha Communications® / TekTone  SF401EX Strain Relief Cable is used to increase the life span of call cords, pillow speakers and room stations. The cable is placed between the call cord or pillow speaker and the room station. 

If the call cord or pillow speaker is attached to a bed and then the bed is pulled away, the strain relief cable disconnects. This prevents damage to both the room station and the call cord or pillow speaker.

The SF401EX is typically used with the NC300 , NC300II and TC400 nurse-call systems where an 8-pin 'DIN' type jack is used at the patient bed station(s). Typically they are used with the IR319B, IR320B, IR411IR411EPB, IR412, and IR412EPB or similar patient stations.

  • UL 1069 Listed
  • Molded connectors
  • Clean break-away action
  • Increase life of call cords, pillow speakers and room stations
Architects' And Engineers' Specifications

The strain relief cable(s) shall be Alpha Communications® / TekTone model SF401EX or approved equal.

The SF401EX shall be plugged into an Alpha Communications® / TekTone call cord or pillow speaker and then into a room station to provide break-away action when stressed. The strain relief cable shall be approximately 6", and shall be terminated with one mail 'DIN' connector and one female 'DIN' connector. The connector ends shall be molded to provide durability. A cord-out shall report at the annunciator(s)/master station(s) if the cable is disconnected at either end.

The SF401EX shall be UL 1069 listed.

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