Product Specification Sheet APS758

Rev. 10/2013

ES512 Apartment Intercom System Speaker Entrance Panels

Model ES512/03 Shown

Architects' And Engineers' Specifications

The entrance panel(s) shall be Alpha Communications® ES512 series or approved equal, and shall provide for up to 3 pushbuttons per speaker panel. The panel shall include a weather-resistant 45 ohm mylar speaker mounted behind a Dark Brown flame retardant polycarbonate plastic grill. Push button switches shall be individually replaceable type with self wiping contacts and built-in name holders, protected by a snap-in polycarbonate cover.

The individual pushbutton switches can be illuminated for night viewing with the addition of the optional model# 10530 lamp insert, which requires separate 8VAC electrical power.

The ES512 shall have mounting holes to flush mount to Alpha Communications® IH101 or IH106N flush backbox(es) or IH102 flush mounting ring(s) or IH700G surface backbox(es).

Each ES512 panel shall be made of 2mm thick solid aluminum in a natural anodized finish.

Contractor shall provide a model S1 screwdriver for panel maintenance.

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

ES512 Economy Series Apartment Intercom System Speaker Entrance Panel

The Alpha Communications® ES512 Series entrance panel is a compact style series for use with various types of loudspeaker type apartment/suite stations. They are our most economical entrance panel stations for flush or surface mounting, for up to 3 buttons. 

Panels are equipped with a weather resistant mylar speaker protected by a Dark Brown flame retardant polycarbonate plastic grill. ES512 series panels can be flush or surface mounted, when used with the appropriate back box/housing.

These compact panels are 5.00"W (127mm) x 7.00"H (178mm) and are available in 0 Button (ES512/00), 1 button (ES512/01), 2 button (ES512/02), and 3 button (ES512/03) configurations.

In addition, these pushbutton panels feature individually replaceable self-wiping pushbutton switches with built-in nameholders, protected by a polycarbonate snap-on cover. Each pushbutton can be illuminated (for night viewing) by the addition of the optional model 10530 lamp insert (which requires separate 8VAC power).

  • Hands-free loudspeaking
  • Weather-resistant mylar speaker
  • Individually replaceable self-wiping push button switches with built-in nameholders
  • Compact Size - can be Flush or Surface Mounted (with appropriate back box/housing)
  • Simple installation
  • Economical and compact
  • Pushbutton(s) can be illuminated for night viewing with optional model #10530 lamp insert(s)
  • 2mm thick Natural Anodized Aluminum faceplate

Height: 7.00" (178mm)
Width: 5.00" (127mm)


Individually replaceable type with self wiping contacts and built-in nameholders (model 10510BR)


2.50" (64mm) 45 ohm voice frequency response


2mm thick Natural Anodized Aluminum faceplate

Flush Housings:

IH101 Flush Back box ---OR--- IH102 Flush Mounting Ring

NOTE: the ES512/03 requires the model IH106N flush backbox instead of the IH101

Surface Housing:

IH700G Surface Back Box (Grey Enamel) painted finish over steel

Tool Required:

Model S1 Scrulox (Roberts head) screwdriver

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