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September 25, 2006

Cat-5e cable recommended for access control systems

Linear’s access control systems can use readily available, standard, low-cost, Category-5e cable for connecting remote devices (keypads, card readers, etc.) to the system’s PBUS terminals. Category-5e (Cat-5e) cable contains four... Read More
August 22, 2006

dmc1 monaural speaker wiring

There is an error in the DMC1 Finish-out Instructions regarding the wiring of monaural satellite speakers. Figure 4 in the instructions has incorrect CAT-5 wire color call outs. Refer to... Read More
August 21, 2006

FMC8 and NR8M speaker wiring

The Model FMC8 and NR8M Ceiling Intercom Speakers are now being supplied with blue and violet hook-up wires soldered to the speaker terminals. The violet wire is soldered to the... Read More
August 17, 2006

dmc1CD not recognized by dmc1 or dmc3-4 master unit

The Model DMC1CD Add-on 6-disc CD Changer is an accessory for the Model DMC1 or DMC3-4 Music/Communication System master units. If the CD unit is powered up before the master... Read More
August 15, 2006

Controlling multiple speaker zones with a single keypad

The MDS-6A Music Distribution System has up to six speaker zones that are normally controlled by up to six Model MCS-1A or MSC-2A Keypad Zone Controllers. In some larger installations,... Read More
August 11, 2006

New LINMODEM initialization string for Account Manager

The Model LINMODEM add-on modem used with some of Linear’s access control systems has been upgraded to a new version. This second version contains a new modem board. The new... Read More