Product Specification Sheet APS722

Rev. 03/2014

NC510ES Wireless Receiver Unit (TC500 Series)

  • Facilitates supervision of transmitters
  • EchoStream® 900 MHz spread-spectrum radio
  • Knockouts for wiring
  • Snap-on/pry-off cover
NC510ES Receiver

The Alpha Communications® / TekTone NC510ES Receiver enables communication between transmitters and the NC501ES Master Station Computer in a TekCARE®500 Wireless Emergency Call System. The NC510ES facilitates the supervision of all transmitters. The NC510ES's EchoStream® 900 MHz spread-spectrum radio provides reliability, even in hostile or difficult radio environments. EchoStream® technology minimizes nulls or dead spots. The NC510ES Receiver includes a slot through the side of the plastic case for wiring. Transmitters are programmed using default information stored in the receiver.


Height: 3.50" (89mm)
Width: 6.50" (166mm)
Depth: 1.00" (26mm)

Weight: 5.7 oz.
Power Required: 12 VDC, provided by PK510 Power Supply/PC Interconnect Assembly
Frquency: 902-928 MHz frequency-hopping spread spectrum
Environment: -20C to60C (-4F to 140F) and up to 90% non-condensing relative humidity
Required Components

  • Tek-CARE500 (TC500) Wireless Emergency Call System
  • PK510 Power Supply/PC Interconnect Assembly (included with NC510ES)

Architects' And Engineers' Specifications

The  receiver(s) shall be Alpha Communications® / TekTone NC510ES or approved equal. The receiver shall interface with the NC501ES Master Station Computer. A serial data interface shall translate messages from the wireless receiver to the NC501ES. The receiver shall send communications from up to 65,532 transmitters to the NC501ES Master Station Computer. The receiver shall report the following transmitter fault conditions: low battery, tamper and missing-with a programmable supervision window of 1 to 24 hours. The receiver shall use a frequency-hopping spread spectrum with an operating frequency of 902-928 MHz.

TekTone® has designed the Tek-CARE®500 (TC500) to work as a system. Its NC501ES Master Station Computer has been carefully designed and matched to work with TC500 wireless and wired peripherals. TekTone® will not warrant or support components of TC500 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 NC501ES warranty number will also be required when requesting technical support.

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