Rev. 4 - 04/03
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Master station shall be Alpha Communications®/Tektone NC303
or approved equal. The master station and wiring from the master
station to the system central processing equipment (CPE) shall be
fully supervised. Model NC303 shall include the signaling circuits
necessary to receive and answer calls from all patient, staff, and
duty stations; and receive calls from code and emergency stations
on the NC300 System. The master station shall provide for
handset or loudspeaker communication with patients and staff.
Function buttons with (and without) LED's shall be provided to
initiate reset operation, staff emergency request, nurse/aide re-
quest, paging operations, and nurse-follower operations. Addi-
tional buttons for menu-driven programmable functions include:
talk, monitor, capture, privacy, view system configuration, and
room priority programming.
Incoming calls shall be displayed by room numbers in plain English
on a 15" video monitor (Alpha Communications® NC313 with
NC314A) displayed in order of time of origination, and in
accordance with established priority.
The station shall be equipped with an integral handset, volume
control, color-keyed function switches (with and without LED's),
audible signal control switches, call LED, busy LED, 2.50"
speaker, electrostatic microphone, C.P.E. fault LED;
LED; and 12-button digital keypad for entry of station numbers,
zone and station assignments, and for selection of menu functions.
All buttons shall also switch to Alpha-character operation by
depressing the switch marked "ALPHA", Alpha-character opera-
tion shall allow for Alpha-numeric room numbering and subse-
quent calling of rooms so designated. All switches shall be of spill-